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Internet divide as video goes viral

When it comes to things that are seen on Indian roads filled with traffic, you would think that dancing would be the last thing you’d see. However, despite not being so common of an act, people still do it. Recently, a video of a girl dancing inside a convertible Audi sedan has been shared online. In this video, the girl was seen dancing to loud music in the middle of a road filled with chaotic traffic and people around. Observant viewers were looking at this Delhi girl in shock as she danced while standing inside a…

California court battle over gun magazines shows U.S. divide

Late last month, a coalition of 19 U.S. states and the District of Columbia came together to support California’s ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines.In a brief filed in the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, where a challenge to California’s law is being considered, the coalition argued that California’s ban is “wholly consistent” with the 2nd Amendment and should be upheld as lawful.Late Thursday, 25 other states responded with their own brief arguing just the opposite. They said California’s ammunition ban was a…

New app seeks to end iPhone-Android text color bubble divide

The ongoing divide between iPhone's blue text bubbles and Android's green ones has long been a source of frustration and humor among users.In Silicon Valley, entrepreneur Eric Migicovsky co-founded "Beeper Mini" in a converted garage, aiming to bridge the technological and social gaps between iPhone and Android users. The app allows Android users to join iMessage group chats in blue, appearing the same as iPhone users. "What we're trying to do is give people the freedom of choice. You should be able to download any…

Bhashini: PM Modi taps Bhashini AI platform to bridge language divide

Prime Minister Narendra Modi used Bhashini, the Government of India’s national public digital platform for languages that develops services and products for citizens by leveraging AI, at two recent public events to enable travellers and students from southern India to understand his speech.Bhashini counts among its various products and technologies, real time speech to speech machine translation, and automatic speech recognition, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi used on December 19 to interact with students in various…

Nicaragua’s Miss Universe win exposes deep political divide

MEXICO CITY —  Nicaragua’s increasingly isolated and repressive government thought it had scored a rare public relations victory last week when Miss Nicaragua Sheynnis Palacios won the Miss Universe competition.But the “legitimate joy and pride” President Daniel Ortega’s government expressed in a statement Sunday after the win quickly turned to angry condemnation, after it emerged that Palacios graduated from a college at the center of 2018 protests against the government — and that she apparently participated in the…