Yahoo Renamed Altaba By Verizon And The Twitter Jokes Recount Its Sad Story

Yahoo Renamed Altaba By Verizon And The Twitter Jokes Recount Its Sad Story

It’s truly the end of an era with Yahoo being officially over. Its beleaguered CEO Ex-Googler Marissa Mayer has left the company with a $55 million severance package and the new owners Verizon have decided to do away with the name Yahoo. Yahoo has been renamed ‘Altaba’, and the internet has some strong reactions on the oddball name. 1. Because Altaba also happens to be a prescription drug. Do not take Altaba if you have…

11 Uber Drivers Share The Most Interesting And Craziest Stories From Their Jobs

11 Uber Drivers Share The Most Interesting And Craziest Stories From Their Jobs

Driving for an Uber is a serious business these days and there’s a thriving community of Uber (and Lyft) drivers that’s only growing given the scope for flexible work and high returns. That said, being in a field where spending a considerable amount of time with dozens of strangers is a part of your job, day in day out, interesting things are bound to happen. So we did a bit of trawling on the internet,…

Why Richard Branson Literally Cut Off A Tie One Of His Audience Members Wore

Why Richard Branson Literally Cut Off A Tie One Of His Audience Members Wore

It’s not often that a multi-billionaire celebrity businessman is giving a talk to a packed audience, and it ends with him snipping off a part of their clothing. But when the man is Richard Branson, the flamboyant Virgin-boss it makes complete sense. Branson, who has long been a proponent of casual work culture, liberal benefits, and above a strict believer in “no dress codes”, was at the launch of his documentary ‘Don’t look down’. At…

How Should Ideal Interviews At These 10 Top Tech Companies Look Like

How Should Ideal Interviews At These 10 Top Tech Companies Look Like

It’s rather dull that some of the world’s most innovative companies follow a standard interview process. More often that not, the candidates are far too cautious about putting a wrong foot out and stick to well revised interview answers. But Bright Side had different ideas about how interviews at the top companies should go with this fictional interview series. The candidates get cheeky and reply to the questions in the company’s own product language and…

Here’s How Twitter Is Reacting To Ratan Tata Making A Comeback As Tata Sons Chairman

Here’s How Twitter Is Reacting To Ratan Tata Making A Comeback As Tata Sons Chairman

Barely an hour ago, Tata Sons made a shock announcement replacing Cyrus Mistry as the Chairman of India’s largest conglomerate. In stepped in Ratan Tata, who’s been appointed the Interim Chairman. Tata had vacated the post for Mistry after he’d turned 75 in 2012. And Twitter’s having a field day with the development. Ratan Tata is one of India’s most respected business figures, and his comeback got India’s netizens into a frenzy. Ratan Tata returns…

A Developer And Designer Match On Tinder, Hilarity Ensues

A Developer And Designer Match On Tinder, Hilarity Ensues

“I hope we can merge without any conflicts,” isn’t your typical pick up line, but dating etiquette is thrown out of the window when two nerds happen to match on Tinder. Gabriel Lewis, an iOS developer from San Francisco posted a Tinder conversation on Twitter. After ascertaining their mutual nerdy interests, him and his Tinder match engage in a nerdy battle of wits. “Wouldn’t mind giving you a unit test,” he begins. “Only if I…

Rakhi Sawant Is Now Traumatizing The Android Mascot At Google’s Headquarters

Rakhi Sawant Is Now Traumatizing The Android Mascot At Google’s Headquarters

The Googleplex is Mountain View, in some respects, is the ground zero of technology. It’s Google’s headquarters, and is a magnet for technocrats, entrepreneurs, and some of the smartest people in the world. And Rakhi Sawant, it turns out. The onetime item girl is apparently on a tour to California, and decided to step by Google’s offices. And Google’s large Android caught her fancy. “Ye mujhe bahut satata hai (He bugs me a lot),” she purrs…

If Normal Ads Weren’t Bad Enough, Uber’s Now Beaming Them From The Skies

If Normal Ads Weren’t Bad Enough, Uber’s Now Beaming Them From The Skies

Don’t get us wrong – technology’s awesome. It helps us live longer. It helps us be healthier. It helps us explore other planets. It’s the bedrock of modern civilization, and it’s what helps us push the boundaries of what our species can achieve. Occasionally, it also gives us this.  It looks like a shot from a post-dystopian horror movie, but it’s not. Uber’s now using drones to advertise its uberPool service in Mexico City, Mexico. These drones…

Ordinary Man Made Famous By The Internet During The US Presidential Debate Lands Uber Ad

Ordinary Man Made Famous By The Internet During The US Presidential Debate Lands Uber Ad

The internet is a strange place. It can create heroes out of normal people with as much potency as it can become the troll hub for the others. (Ask Trump.) In the second US presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton last week, one man in the audience stood out and as of yesterday has scored an Uber endorsement.   The man was Ken Bone, who stepped up from the audience section…

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Is Causing The Internet To Have A Meltdown

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Is Causing The Internet To Have A Meltdown

Samsung is one of the world’s most popular brands, but when their phones start exploding instead of making calls, you can be sure that the internet will have lots to say. Memes had surfaced since the first Note 7 explosions, and as the sorry saga unfolded, things…blew up. Some people grappled with the existential crises the phone had brought with it.   Others had interesting ideas for Note 7 accessories. Some found humour in real…

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