Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicFacebook rebranding

Topic: Facebook rebranding

Leaked photo reveals Meta planned competitor to Apple Watch

Meta (earlier Facebook) has been planning to launch its first watch in 2022, but a final decision on timing hasn’t been made yet.

Goodbye, Facebook; Hello, Meta — Why name change reflects poor judgement by Zuckerberg

Whether Meta can separate itself from the problems brought to light by whistleblower Frances Haugen needs to be seen. There is no guarantee the final result won’t be a car crash.

Facebook changes name to Meta as it shifts focus to virtual reality

The new name won’t affect how the company uses or shares data, and the corporate structure isn’t changing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said 'the metaverse is the next frontier'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

A Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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