Vyomica Berry

Vyomica Berry

Vyomica Berry is a sub-editor at WION Digital. She is an avid reader and covers world news.

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Why is India poised to become the next superpower?

From 1991 to 2019, India's GDP by Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) has increased by 772 per cent from $1 trillion to $9 trillion

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What is metaverse, the new buzzword in internet technology?

As a vision, metaverse may sound fantastical to many people but Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other tech titans are betting on it as the next great leap in the evolution of the internet

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From visionary to fallen biotech star: The rise and fall of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos, a fallen unicorn company, was founded by Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford University dropout in 2003 at the age of 19

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What is the milk crate challenge that has gone viral on social media?

Most videos end with what looks like a painful fall onto the collapsing crates, or the ground, as onlookers film on their phones in what some dubbed an event in the 'Hood Olympics'

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From narco-terrorism to informal economy: The state-crime nexus of Afghanistan’s opium dilemma

Afghanistan has a near-monopoly on opium and heroin, accounting for 80 to 90 percent of global output, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

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Here is why Elon Musk decried bitcoin's 'insane' energy use after Tesla payment U-turn

Obtaining bitcoin is an energy-intensive endeavour, and the chart showed the evolution of its power usage, rising constantly from 2016 and accelerating sharply in 2020 on an annualized basis to…

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'Talkative' dinosaur? Mexican paleontologists make unique discovery

The tail of the animal, called Tlatolophus galorum, was discovered first, in the General Cepeda area of the northern state of Coahuila in 2013

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Elon Musk's SpaceX signs deal with Google Cloud for satellite broadband

Under the partnership, SpaceX will place its Starlink ground stations within Google data center properties, which can help the service support businesses requiring cloud-based applications

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Researchers develop artificial intelligence that can detect sarcasm in social media

Properly understanding and responding to customer feedback on Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms are critical for success, but it is incredibly labour-intensive

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NASA shares image of nearly 5-billion-year-old asteroid crossing the Earth

The image of asteroid Bennu has been taken by the Osiris Rex spacecraft which is on its way back to Earth with a sample of rocks and dust from the ancient cosmic object

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Medical oxygen: Why is it vital and does India produce enough?

Oxygen therapy is crucial for severe Covid-19 patients with hypoxaemia when oxygen levels in the blood are too low

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Apple Inc to roll out iOS update to limit digital advertisers from tracking iPhone users

For Apple's more than 1 billion iPhone users, the change will mean a new pop-up notification in some apps seeking their permission to collect data that Apple believes could be used to track their…

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Earth Day 2021: History, significance and all you need to know

In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace, to first be observed on March 21, 1970, the first day of…

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Doctor among victims of lethal Tesla car crash in Texas

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted on Monday that preliminary data downloaded by Tesla indicate the vehicle was not operating on Autopilot, and was not part of the automaker's "Full Self-…

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Blood clots are latest curse of coronavirus vaccines. All you need to know

The clots occur in veins in the brain, called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), as well as the abdomen and arteries

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