Category: Tech

Meta Offers Deferral Programme for Employees Unready to Return to Office in January 2022

Meta Platforms said on Tuesday it will fully reopen its US offices on January 31 next year while giving its employees an opportunity to delay their scheduled return by three to five months. The social media giant’s new “office deferral programme” will ensure that its employees have flexibility in returning back to offices, Meta said. Meta, formerly […]

Minor Fluctuations Keep Crypto Market Calm, Bitcoin and Ether Register Minimal Losses

Entering into the middle of December’s second week, Bitcoin opened Wednesday with a minor loss of 0.90 percent. The world’s most-valued cryptocurrency is currently trading at $53, 619 (roughly Rs. 40 lakh) as per Indian exchange CoinSwitch Kuber. On international exchanges such as CoinMarketCap and Binance, the world’s oldest cryptocurrency is being traded for around […]

Indian-Origin Doctor Anil Menon Among 10 Astronauts Chosen by NASA for Moon Mission

Indian-origin physician Anil Menon, a lieutenant colonel at the US Air Force, has been selected by NASA along with nine others to be astronauts for future missions, the American space agency has announced. Menon, 45, was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Ukrainian and Indian immigrants.He was SpaceX’s first flight surgeon, helping to launch […]

Apple’s Alleged Restriction on Workers’ Slack Use Sparks Labour Complaint

Apple has restricted employees’ use of workplace messaging app Slack, hampering workers’ ability to engage in protected speech and organising, a former employee alleged in a complaint to a US labour regulator filed on Tuesday. Slack, which allows individuals to create on-the-fly group conversations, was rolled out a few years ago by Apple and has become […]

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