If you’ve just logged into your Yahoo email and read an urgent security letter from the Yahoo team saying that your account has been compromised, you are one of the more than a billion users that have been hacked.
The massive data breach actually happened in August 2013 but was just revealed by the company.
Just a day after the launch of Amazon Prime’s video-streaming service in India, where it announced extensive local content partnerships, its global counterpart Netflix has announced a long-term content deal with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment.
“Netflix is the new home of King Khan” — said an official statement released by the on-demand video service. All existing Red Chillies’ titles as well as Khan’s films that will hit theatres in the next three years would be exclusively accessible to Netflix’s global subscriber base of 86 million. Read more…
A week long trial began today at airports in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Bengaluru, where passengers will not have to get their baggages stamped.
The trial is only available to people taking domestic flights. Depending on the success of the ongoing trial, the official says they will look explore giving people the option to avoid getting their boarding pass stamped as well. Read more…
The car, which will cost more than $100,000 at launch, will have supercar-class specs: two motors with a combined 1,000 horsepower and a zero to 60 mph acceleration in 2.5 seconds.
It will also have some autonomous features, including cameras, radars and Lidar.
Lucid also claims there would be an option with a 130 kWh, 400-mile range battery; for comparison, Tesla’s priciest Model S variant, the P100D, boasts a 337-mile range. The standard Air model, however, will have a 100 kWh battery, just like the P100D. Read more…
It appears there will be no escape from inflated taxi fares for now.
A new set of guidelines released by India’s central government reveals that ride-hailing services such as Uber and its local counterpart, Ola, can now charge customers three times the minimum fare during the day, and up to four times between midnight and 5 a.m.
I drive most places, but occasionally hop on an Uber to work events if parking will be difficult. So Uber labelled me a “daytime traveller,” and noted that my measly 14 rides in 2016 were “fewer and more far between than most.”