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Elon Musk’s X does a U-turn, starts showing headlines in news articles posted on platform
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Elon Musk’s X does a U-turn, starts showing headlines in news articles posted on platform

Elon Musk had earlier decided to remove headlines from posts with links to other websites, saying that it would make the platform look and feel more beautiful and aesthetic. However, just months after removing headlines, the platform was forced to reverse its decision

China’s BYD to reward dealers with gifts worth 2 billion Yuan for hitting sales target, beating Tesla
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China’s BYD to reward dealers with gifts worth 2 billion Yuan for hitting sales target, beating Tesla

Dealers who were able to hit their sales target will be rewarded with 666 yuan or roughly $93 for each car they sold. Given that BYD sold over 3 million EVs and hybrids, it is expected to out over 2 billion yuan, or roughly $281.7 million

Apple in trouble, $100 bn wiped off from market cap after stock downgrade by Barclays
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Apple in trouble, $100 bn wiped off from market cap after stock downgrade by Barclays

Apple's stock fell by 3.6 per cent after Barclays downgraded their stock. This downgrade led to $107 billion to be wiped off from Apple's market cap. This is one of the sharpest dips that Apple has seen in recent months

Indian Railways working on super app of its own, will have features from multiple other travel platforms
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Indian Railways working on super app of its own, will have features from multiple other travel platforms

The proposed Indian Railways super app will amalgamate features from existing mobile applications, including IRCTC Rail Connect, UTS (Unreserved Ticketing System), Rail Madad, and the National Train Enquiry System

Elon Musk’s X does a U-turn, starts showing headlines in news articles posted on platform
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Elon Musk’s X does a U-turn, starts showing headlines in news articles posted on platform

Elon Musk had earlier decided to remove headlines from posts with links to other websites, saying that it would make the platform look and feel more beautiful and aesthetic. However, just months after removing headlines, the platform was forced to reverse its decision

Samsung Galaxy A15 5G and Galaxy A25 5G now available in India: Check pricing, offers here
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Samsung Galaxy A15 5G and Galaxy A25 5G now available in India: Check pricing, offers here

Samsung is also offering some impressive discounts for users on select cards. The Galaxy A25 in particular is impressive thanks to a bunch of AI features that it offers in the photography department

WhatsApp banned over 7 crore Indian accounts in 2023, 71 lakhs in November itself
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WhatsApp banned over 7 crore Indian accounts in 2023, 71 lakhs in November itself

Between January and November 2023, WhatsApp banned over 6.9 crore accounts in India. Experts believe that in December, they are set to ban another 70 lakh accounts or so, because of which the total will be well over 7 crore for 2023

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra may come with 4K, 120fps video recording, likely to be launched on January 17
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Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra may come with 4K, 120fps video recording, likely to be launched on January 17

The Galaxy S23 Ultra, which supports 4K recording at a maximum of 60fps. Although the feature is currently in testing, it will be a massive boost for the S24 Ultra. Leaks have also suggested that the Galaxy S24 series might be launched on January 17

Cryptocurrencies rally, Bitcoin surges past $45,000 for the first time since April 2022
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Cryptocurrencies rally, Bitcoin surges past $45,000 for the first time since April 2022

BitCoin, and other crypto currencies surged to their highest value since April 2022. Bitcoin in particular stood at over $45,318, with investors expecting it to hit $54,000 by March 2024

Opinion: 5G smartphones stole the show in 2023. Here’s what 2024 holds
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Opinion: 5G smartphones stole the show in 2023. Here’s what 2024 holds

In 2023, smartphones in India were all about 5G. It was also the year when Indian consumers evolved and matured. Madhav Sheth, CEO of HTech paints the picture of how the Indian smartphone industry is likely to shape up in 2024

Elon Musk’s X gets devalued again by Fidelity, now worth $12-14 bn as ad sales fall below expectation
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Elon Musk’s X gets devalued again by Fidelity, now worth $12-14 bn as ad sales fall below expectation

Elon Musk's X may have lost over 71.5% of its value, and may only be worth $12-14 billion, much less than the $44 billion that he had paid for. The drop in valuation comes after Fidelity reduced the valuation of its holding in X by an additional 11 per cent

Tesla to rethink strategy, broaden appeal after record sales in 2023, go beyond EV enthusiasts
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Tesla to rethink strategy, broaden appeal after record sales in 2023, go beyond EV enthusiasts

Despite record breaking sales in 2023, Tesla is planning to rethink its strategy, and now focus on more budget, and easy to use EV. The idea is to move away from EV enthusiasts and Elon Musk fans, and focus more on regular customers

‘Might change Apple for the better’ says Masimo CEO on spending $100mn in Apple Watch IP case
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‘Might change Apple for the better’ says Masimo CEO on spending $100mn in Apple Watch IP case

Although it costs the company a fortune in fighting Apple, Masimo's CEO Joe Kiani plans on continuing his crusade against Apple and fight the Cupertino-based tech giant in the Apple Watch patent dispute

Netherlands blocks ASML from exporting chipmaking machines to China following US export restrictions
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Netherlands blocks ASML from exporting chipmaking machines to China following US export restrictions

The US was able to convince the Netherlands to impose trade restrictions on Dutch chipmaking companies from dealing with China for the latest generation of lithography machines. However, now, the US wants to block even older technological equipment

High Stakes Game: Steam’s Best of 2023 highlights which games had gamers all excited last year
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High Stakes Game: Steam’s Best of 2023 highlights which games had gamers all excited last year

Valve has revealed its 'Best of 2023' list on Steam, categorising top-selling PC games into tiers such as Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze, offering insights into the gaming landscape throughout the year

Samsung Galaxy S24 series to have AI photo editing tools similar to Google's Pixel 8 Series
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Samsung Galaxy S24 series to have AI photo editing tools similar to Google's Pixel 8 Series

Samsung is pushing AI onto its upcoming smartphones in a major way. The upcoming Galaxy S24 series may come with some seriously cool AI photo editing tools and features, similar to what we see on the Google's Pixel 8 Series

Tesla insiders reveal that manufacturing the Cybertruck is a disaster, costs getting out of hand
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Tesla insiders reveal that manufacturing the Cybertruck is a disaster, costs getting out of hand

Tesla's newest EV, the Cybertruck is causing some major problems for the EV maker. To meet the production target of 250,000 Cybertrucks, Tesla must manufacture nearly one million 4680 cells daily. However, they are only producing cells at a rate sufficient for only 24,000 Cybertrucks

Despite CEO drama, OpenAI's Annualised Revenue grew 20% in 2 months, to make over $1.6 billion
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Despite CEO drama, OpenAI's Annualised Revenue grew 20% in 2 months, to make over $1.6 billion

Sam Altman's firing and then getting reinstated as OpenAI's CEO had cast severe aspersions on the financials of the AI developing company. However, despite all of that, OpenAI is set to make earn more than previously expected

Will have many more launches, 2024 the year of Mission Gaganyaan: ISRO chairperson S Somanath
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Will have many more launches, 2024 the year of Mission Gaganyaan: ISRO chairperson S Somanath

During the XPoSat's post launch conference, ISRO chairperson S Somanath revealed that 2024 will be a huge year for Mission Gaganyaan, and will have "two more test flights of the launch vehicle, followed by the unmanned missions of the Gaganyaan programme."

XPoSat a totally women-engineered satellite, reveals ISRO Mission Director
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XPoSat a totally women-engineered satellite, reveals ISRO Mission Director

In his address after the successul launch of the PSLV-C58 rocket which was carrying the XPoSat satellite, ISRO's Mission Director Dr Jayakumar M explained how the mission is testament to women's empowerment in the field of science and technology