The iPhone 15 series was launched by Apple at an event in September this year. It was received well by users as people queued up at the Apple store to get their hands on the new devices on the first day. And scammers are using the fanbase of the new handsets to dupe people. In a recent post on X, formerly called Twitter, PIB Fact Check, the fact-checking unit of the Press Information Bureau, shared an ongoing scam that claims India Post is offering an iPhone 15 as a Diwali gift.
According to the post on X, the lucky draw asks for information from users to reveal personal details and promises an iPhone 15 as a gift. The X handle added that this is a fraud and is not associated with India Post.
A major technical glitch recently disrupted the UK’s air traffic control system, causing extensive delays and stranding thousands of travellers.
This event has reignited discussions about the dated technology supporting the nation’s air traffic systems, the absence of reliable backup solutions, and the financial consequences for both airlines and passengers.
A ‘technical failure’ at the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) severely restricted the number of planes in the UK sky for several hours.
An unnamed airline input a single piece of incorrect data in a flight plan, triggering the failure. The faulty data caused NATS to suspend its backup systems to prevent the presentation of incorrect safety-related information to air traffic…
Quick-commerce startup Zepto is now a quick-commerce unicorn, the first one in India this year.
It has raised $200 million at a valuation of $1.4 billion, the first to turn a unicorn after an 11-month unicorn drought.
The funding round was led by the StepStone Group, a US asset management firm and included Goodwater Capital and some existing investors.
This round is significant for making Zepto the first unicorn, or startup valued at over $1 billion, to be minted in India this year.
Ending unicorn drought
Zepto is the first unicorn, or startup valued at over $1 billion, to be minted in India this year since last September.
The last startup in India to turn unicorn was Molbio Diagnostics in September 2022.
Before that, at the peak of the funding boom in 2021, the country added a…
Wayne Brady is a popular television personality and actor. The 51-year-old, known for hosting shows such as The Wayne Brady Show and Let’s Make a Deal, has opened up about his sexuality. In an interview with People he shared that he identifies himself as pansexual. He was quoted as saying, “I couldn’t say if I was bisexual, because I had to really see what that was, especially because I really have not gotten a chance to act on anything. So, I came to pansexual.” He also shared what ‘pan’ means to him. Wayne stated, “pan means being able to be attracted to anyone who identifies as gay, straight, bi, transsexual or non-binary.” Pansexual, Demisexual, Autosexual or Gynosexual, Were you Aware About These New Sexual Orientations.
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