Whatsapp Has Added A New Status Feature, And The Memes Are Coming Thick And Fast

Whatsapp Has Added A New Status Feature, And The Memes Are Coming Thick And Fast

Whatsapp today released its much-awaited status feature, through which users can now graduate from drab text statuses to statuses that use images, video and gifs. With this update, Whatsapp is starting a look a lot like Snapchat, with its full-screen pictures and its the ability to embellish them with text and emoticons. However, not everyone is pleased. People in particular are concerned that there might just be too many storytelling apps out there. Next time a kid…

The Best Jokes On The Indian Union Budget Of 2017

The Best Jokes On The Indian Union Budget Of 2017

When things get too technical, too financial or too boring to handle in the parliament, trust people to lighten the atmosphere on Twitter. As the Union Budget for 2017 was being announced finance minister Arun Jaitley, Twitter had its alternative version being live tweeted simultaneously. Here’s the funniest tweets on the major announcements from the Budget. 1. On the lowered tax rate on income slab of Rs, 2,50,000 – 5,00,000 from 10% to 5% #Budget201710%…

StackOverflow Briefly Went Down Yesterday, And Programmers Everywhere Lost Their Minds

StackOverflow Briefly Went Down Yesterday, And Programmers Everywhere Lost Their Minds

  Computer Science engineers across the world had spent a very torrid half an hour yesterday. It wasn’t because of a new superbug that was threatening their systems, or because a global mandate had declared that they must wear formals at work. StackOverflow, the computer programmer’s bible, had a brief outage. StackOverflow is an online community in which Computer Science engineers  help each other with programming questions. Through its repository that spans several years, it…

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…

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