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Siladitya Ray


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Past articles by Siladitya:

Six Killed After Helicopter On Sightseeing Tour To Mount Everest Crashes

The crash took place around 40 miles from the world's tallest mountain peak while the helicopter was returning back to the national capital Kathmandu. → Read More

Meta Says It Plans To Add Labels For State-Run Media Outlets And Fact Checking On Threads

The comment comes days after Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said Threads will not actively promote politics and hard news content. → Read More

Threads Now Fastest-Growing App In History—With 100 Million Users In Just Five Days

Meta's new Threads app—a competitor to Twitter—has overtaken ChatGPT, which achieved the 100 million milestone in 2 months. → Read More

Heavy Rains Cause Severe Flooding In New York State, At Least One Killed

A flash flood warning remains in effect until Monday morning across southeastern parts of the state, including New York City. → Read More

Biden Administration Requests Stay On Order That Restricts Its Communications With Social Media Firms On Content Moderation

A Trump-appointed federal judge issued a ruling earlier this week curbing Biden administration officials from talking with social media companies on content moderation. → Read More

Musk Calls Out Meta’s ‘Algorithm-Only’ Approach And ‘Social Media Monopoly’ After Threads Hits 30 Million Milestone

Musk has been severely critical of Meta’s Thread since its rollout on Wednesday. → Read More

No Hashtags, No Chronological Timeline And Mobile Only: How Meta's 'Threads' Differs From Twitter

While Threads appears very similar to Twitter on the surface, the platform features key changes to the formula, which makes it more similar to Facebook and Instagram. → Read More

Zuckerberg Says Threads Crossed 10 Million Signups In First Seven Hours As Musk Rails Against Instagram

Meta’s Twitter rival “Threads” launched in over 100 countries on Thursday, allowing users to sign up to the app using their Instagram accounts. → Read More

9 Injured In D.C. Shooting—16th Mass Shooting Over July 4 Weekend

According to the Gun Violence Archive, 15 people were killed and 94 were injured in mass shootings across the country since Friday evening. → Read More

Chip War Intensifies As China Threatens More Retaliation Against U.S. Export Controls

China’s retaliation against the U.S. government’s chip export curbs has raised fears that Beijing could block the export of critical rare earth elements next. → Read More

Truth Social SPAC Agrees To Pay $18 Million To Settle SEC Investigation Into Merger

If the SEC approves the settlement, it will enter a cease-and-desist order, finding DWAC “violated certain antifraud provisions of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act.” → Read More

Four People Killed And Two Injured In Philadelphia Mass Shooting, Suspect In Police Custody

The suspected shooter apprehended by the police following a chase was in possession of an “AR-style” rifle, several magazines, a handgun, a police scanner and was wearing a bulletproof vest. → Read More

Shares Of Europe’s Most Valuable Tech Firm Fall Amid New U.S.-Led Efforts To Restrict Chip Exports To China

Dutch firm ASML, the world’s leading producer of lithography machines used for advanced chip manufacturing, will now need to seek government authorization for exporting its tools. → Read More

Parents Sue To Block Georgia Law Limiting Gender Affirming Care For Minors

The parents argue that the law, which goes into effect on Saturday, “infringes parents’ fundamental right” to make medical decisions about their children. → Read More

Police Killing Of Teenager Triggers Massive Protests In France—Here’s What You Need To Know

The protests were sparked by the police killing of a 17-year-old delivery driver during a failed traffic stop on Tuesday. → Read More

Chinese Spy Balloon Reportedly Used U.S.-Made Gear That Could Be Bought Online

The balloon used a mix of off-the-shelf American parts and Chinese sensors to collect photos, videos and other data, according to a Wall Street Journal report. → Read More

Russia Ends Probe Into Wagner Group’s Armed Insurrection Hours After Putin Accuses Them Of Betrayal

The FSB said its investigation has concluded after it found that the armed insurrectionists had “ceased activities directed at committing the crime.” → Read More

CNN Airs Tape Of Trump Appearing To Discuss Classified Defense Documents

In the audio recording, Trump discusses being in possession of a “big pile of papers” before purportedly showing off a classified plan about conducting military action in Iran. → Read More

Starbucks Union Workers Are Striking After Accusing Firm Of Banning Pride Decorations

Starbucks has pushed back against allegations that it is banning Pride decorations at its stores, saying it encourages its store leaders “to celebrate the diversity of our partners and customers within their communities.” → Read More

Kari Lake Sued For Defamation By Arizona GOP Election Official She Accused Of Election Sabotage

The lawsuit was filed by Maricopa County recorder Stephen Richer, who says Lake’s “defamatory allegations have unleashed violent vitriol and other dire consequences.” → Read More