Category: Technology

Robinhood’s CEO

Elon Musk Question Robinhood’s CEO For This Reason

Robinhood’s CEO Vladimir Tenev faced a torrent of questions from Elon Musk for halting Reddit GameStop investors from buying just when the stock witnessed a meteoric rise.

Musk grilled Tenev on Clubhouse, an exclusive audio app, and he asked the moderators to turn the volume on so that everyone invited to the session could hear what excuse Tenev had to offer for that fault.

What did Elon Musk ask to Vladimir Tenev?

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The CEO-to-CEO showdown went over 90 minutes in which Musk asked many disturbing questions to Tenev that latter said that some questions into conspiracy theories. The discussion started with the first question about what made the trading app to halt buying on the hottest stocks of the market at some point last week.

He asked Tenev to spill the beans as people were eager to know why they couldn’t buy GameStop shares. Robinhood ordered freezing of GameStop shares exactly when the stock was high in demand. And the action resulted in online ire and subsequent questioning by Elon Musk.

What was the reason of Robinhood’s action of freezing shares of certain companies?

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Settlement Of Pay Biases

Google Will Pay $2.6 Million In Back Pay In Settlement Of Pay Biases

Google has been found guilty of underpaying women and unfairly passing over women and Asians in job openings and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has asked the tech giant to $3.8 million that includes $2.6 million in back pay, towards settlement of the allegations.

What are the allegations against Google?

It was found that from 2014 to 2017 Google underpaid 2,783 women employees in its software engineering group in Mount View, California and Seattle area. Also, there were hiring rate differences between disadvantaged women and Asian employees in 2017. They were all software engineers attached to San Francisco, Sunnyvale, California and Kirkland, Washington.

What is the settlement achieved for the allegations?

In settlement, Google is asked to pay $2.6 million to 5,500 employees and review its hiring and salary practices. Also, the tech giant is asked to assign $1.25 million for pay adjustments for engineers working in Mountain View, Kirkland, Seattle and New York over the next five years. Also, the unused funds, if any, will be set aside for diversity efforts at Google.

How did Google react to the settlement?

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All-New-Tata-Safari

Did You See The All-New Tata Safari?

Tata Motors released the video of all-new Safari ahead of the delivery of the much-awaited SUV later this month. The SUV was first unveiled as Gravitas at the Auto Expo 2020 is now presented as Safari. The video highlights all the important features of the SUV.

The next generation SUV

The video starts with a blue color Safari coming out of a hanger in an aerodrome and starting running on the runway just like an airplane does. Here the Tata Motors want to project the new Safari in a new way. The SUV parks in the mid of airfield and awaits its owner who lands from a chopper.

Exterior

First is the majestic stance of the SUV and then the camera moves towards the chrome studded tri-arrow front grille and then showcases the iconic roof rails with Safari branding. The tyre size is R18 and they come with machined alloys. The man from the chopper sits in the SUV and the camera goes towards the back to show signature twin light LED tail lamps.

Interior

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What Is New In The New Tata Altroz iTurbo?

Tata Motors launched the 2021 variant of Tata Altroz iTurbo model with an introductory price of ₹ 7.73 lakh to ₹ 8.85 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). This premium hatchback car is now available in three iTurbo variants – VT, XZ and XZ+ trim. The XZ+ trim is available in both petrol and diesel variants and it is priced between ₹ 8.25 lakh to ₹ 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) respectively.

Engine

Tata Altroz iTurbo is powered by a new 1.2-litre, three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine. While similar engine is used for Tata Nexon facelift but the company says that it has made several changes in the engine and the most important change is the iTurbo that stands for intelligence. Paired with a 5-speed manual transmission, the engine produces 108 bhp of raw power and a torque of 140 Nm between 1,500 – 5,500 rpm. The company claims 18.13 kmpl fuel efficiency with this engine. Also, it is claimed to achieve 100 kmph sprint in 11.9 seconds.

Interior

The new iTurbo trims will come with black and light grey interior topped with new perforated leatherette upholstery. On technology side, … Read the rest

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What Is The Latest Information On PUBG Mobile India Launch?

Hopeful of the India launch of PUBG Mobile on 19th January, Tuesday, millions of PUGB enthusiasts are searching information about launch of PUBG Mobile in India. But there is confusing information about the release date of PUBG for Indian fans.

Information available on PUBG Mobile India launch

An undisclosed source revealed that the PUBG Mobile India could be launched on January 19 fueling speculation about the expected launch. The claim was strengthened after the trailer of the Royale game was released on January 15. It triggered a rumor that the PUBG Mobile India launch date could be anything between January 15 to 19.

Some earlier reports indicated strong possibilities of PUBG Mobile India release in the third week of January but some other sources denied this possibility and suggested that it was highly unlikely that PUBG Mobile India could be launched before March. Soon there came a video on YouTube claiming PUBG Mobile India launch between Jan 15-19.

Recent appointments in PUBG Corporation

Last December, Krafton Inc, parent company of PUBG Corporation appointed Aneesh Arvind as new country manager for India. It fueled speculation of … Read the rest

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Would Oppo Reno 5 5G Live The Infinite?

Oppo Reno 5 5G will be launched in India today. The company has already made arrangements to roll out the buzz about the new 5G phone. It has a micro page with tagline “live the infinite” to talk more about the new phone. Oppo has already launched this phone in China last year.

Let’s check important features of the new Oppo Reno 5 5G phone

Display: The phone could come with a 6.5-inch AMOLED display with 1080p. Its refresh rate is expected to be 90Hz and the Aspect Ratio could be 20:9

Processor: Expect a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ processor with this latest 5G phone

OS: The phone works on ColorsOS 11 that is based on Android 11

Camera: It sports a 64 MP primary camera and a 32 MP front camera. And if teasers are to be believed, it also packs a 2 MP macro camera and a 2 MP portrait lens. Also, it is said to have futuristic video capabilities.

Battery: It packs a powerful 4,350mAh battery with 65W fast charging capacity that provides quick charging for all day … Read the rest