Author: Sakina Raj

Armed with a degree in English Literature, Sakina chose to explore the world of content writing and pursue it as a career. Sakina has been playing with words for over five years now and currently pens down articles for Marketprimes and various other online portals relating to diverse domains. When not writing, she can be found buried in the pages of a novel or sketching.

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Lyft taken to court over failure to protect users from sexual assault

Lyft taken to court over failure to protect users from sexual assault

world-news
Lyft, the US-based ridesharing company, is reportedly facing a new round of lawsuits filed by drivers and passengers who claim to have been subjected to physical and sexual misconduct while on rides, and who also accuse the ride-hailing firm of failing to protect its customers. As per Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane Conway & Wise, the legal team that represents several of the victims, seventeen cases have been filed in California, Arizona, Connecti
SpaceX’s Starlink cuts monthly subscription prices by half for some

SpaceX’s Starlink cuts monthly subscription prices by half for some

tech-science
Starlink, an internet-from-space service run by SpaceX, owned by the American billionaire Elon Musk, has reportedly informed its users about the reduction in monthly subscription fees owing to local market conditions. Apparently, users in the Netherlands  have received notifications stating that the monthy subscription charges for their Starlink RV service have been reduced to €105 a month from €124  a month, effective Augu
Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Mike McCarley partner to form TMRW Sports

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Mike McCarley partner to form TMRW Sports

sports
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, two golf icons, have reportedly planned to enter the entertainment and technology market with a new startup called TMRW Sports, which they claim will offer progressive solutions to sports, entertainment, and media. The two are collaborating on the project alongside seasoned sports media executive Mike McCarley, and former NBC Sports chairman Dick Ebersol is an investor. McCarley was the former president of NBC
Google Cloud to shut down its IoT Core service by August 2023

Google Cloud to shut down its IoT Core service by August 2023

tech-science
Google’s cloud computing service, Google Cloud Platform, has reportedly announced that it will discontinue its IoT Core service, with customers having a year to shift to a partner for managing their IoT devices. A company spokesperson stated that since the launch of IoT Core, it had become evident that the needs of its customers can be served better by its partners who specialize in IoT applications and services.  The spokesperso
Eat Just secures $25Mn from Alibaba-backed C2 Capital Partners

Eat Just secures $25Mn from Alibaba-backed C2 Capital Partners

business
American food startup Eat Just has reportedly secured $25 million from Chinese private equity firm C2 Capital Partners and has also entered a strategic partnership with the firm, which enjoys backing from e-commerce giant Alibaba. The California-based firm will be utilizing the funding and the partnership to expand its business in China in terms of branding, sales, go-to-market strategies, hiring, consumer insights, as well as in regulatory ap
Disney overtakes Netflix with more than 152Mn streaming subscribers

Disney overtakes Netflix with more than 152Mn streaming subscribers

entertainment
The Walt Disney Company, the American multinational entertainment and mass media conglomerate, has reportedly announced that its over-the-top (OTT) services have surpassed that of long-time rival, Netflix. According to the company’s earnings announcement made on Wednesday, Disney Plus supposedly added 14.4 million subscribers in the third quarter of the current fiscal year to reach a total of 152.1 million subscribers. For the record,
Hyundai Motor to see 2022 operating profit reach $7Bn for first time

Hyundai Motor to see 2022 operating profit reach $7Bn for first time

business
Hyundai Motor, the leading South Korean automobile manufacturer, is reportedly expecting to see its 2022 operating profit reach up to ₩10 trillion ($7.7 billion) for the first time in its history, even after the numerous slumps it witnessed this year, including the comeback of COVID-19 and disruptions to the supply chain. Securities firms had predicted an operating profit of approximately ₩8 trillion ($6.1 billion) for the firm but
HD Hyundai unit Avikus sails into Level 2 autonomous navigation system

HD Hyundai unit Avikus sails into Level 2 autonomous navigation system

tech-science
Avikus, a division of HD Hyundai, the largest shipbuilding company in South Korea, has reportedly announced that it has successfully commercialized its Level 2 autonomous navigation system for the shipbuilding market. According to a statement from the company, Avikus has an agreement in place with two local companies, Sinokor Merchant Marine Co. and SK Shipping Co., to gradually provide 23 ships controlled by the shippers with the latest Level
Anonymous account holders left exposed by large Twitter breach

Anonymous account holders left exposed by large Twitter breach

tech-science
A malicious actor reportedly exploited a vulnerability in American social media platform, Twitter’s software that exposed the potential identity of a number of anonymous Twitter account owners last year, according to the social media giant. According to reports, although Twitter did not confirm the report that more than 5.4 million users’ data was put up for sale online, it stated that that users all around the world were affected