Currently, there are 110 vacancies for the post of professor, 4 vacancies for the post of Assistant Professor and 157 vacancies for the post of Associate Professor. …read more
Author: Shivendra Singh
So far, the police have arrested 29 people, including the main accused, for indiscriminately firing upon the villagers. …read more
Pinterest isn’t your typical social network — for starts, its 250 million users spend their time creating collections of things that make them happy, rather than competing to spread news that might end up making someone sad. But when Pinterest users search the platform for something dreary anyhow, the company doesn’t have qualms about stepping in.
Today, Pinterest has revealed a new set of “emotional well-being activities” that it will automatically suggest to user who search for phrases that signal that they’re undergoing some anxiety or stress or otherwise feeling bad. And yes — one of those exercises, developed in partnership with the Stanford School of Medicine’s Brainstorm lab, literally asks Pinterest users to take some deep…
One thousand detonators and 5,000 gelatin sticks were recovered from the possession of the arrested. …read more
When New Yorkers were stuck without access to multiple subway lines for 90 minutes on July 19th, that was really just the culmination of ongoing woes. The City has obtained Metropolitan Transportation Authority reports showing that the NYC subway sys… …read more
Amazon may have picked the first cast member for its upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series. Sources told several media outlets today that Australian actress Markella Kavenagh will be a series regular in the streaming giant’s high-budget rendition of t… …read more
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Facebook’s Messenger Kids app is built around a simple premise: children shouldn’t be able to talk to users who haven’t been approved by their parents. But a design flaw allowed users to sidestep that protection through the group chat system, allowing children to enter group chats with unapproved strangers.
For the past week, Facebook has been quietly closing down those group chats and alerting users, but has not made any public statements disclosing the issue. The alert, which was obtained by The Verge, reads as follows:
We found a technical error that allowed [CHILD]’s friend [FRIEND] to create a group chat with [CHILD] and one or more of [FRIEND]’s parent-approved friends. We want you to know that we’ve turned off this…
A new study reveals more of the vast cosmic structure surrounding our Milky Way galaxy. …read more