Live Tweets

  • Live from Motorola's new Moto G, Moto X, Moto 360 India launch event September 5, 2014

    Read: Motorola launches the new Moto G, new Moto X smartphones and Moto 360 smartwatch in India Motorola has barely left anything for us to guess. It's almost clear what the company has up its sleeves for its event today in New Delhi and Chicago. Motorola has already teased the sequels...
  • 'Vaping', 'listicle', 'live-tweet' and 'binge-watch' are the latest words to be added to the Oxford Dictionary August 14, 2014

    London: Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"? Perhaps it's time to get to know them. Britain's Oxford University Press said Thursday it is adding the words - along with other new entries, from "time-poor" to "Paleo diet" - to its online Oxford Dictionaries to reflect new language trends. Editors for...
  • 'Awful break-up happening beside me in cafe': Author live tweets heartbreaking break-up of a couple sitting next to him May 7, 2014

    You are at a coffee shop. There is a couple next to you obviously distressed about something. With a rising sense of disquiet you realise the couple is having their last conversation together. They are breaking up.Faced with a situation such as this, what would you do? Author Dave...
  • #GlobalDayOfRage live tweets: #NoGoingBack protests against Section 377 December 15, 2013

    Several LGBT advocacy groups and activists are protesting against the reinstation of criminality of homosexuality in India (Section 377 of the IPC) by the Supreme Court in India and in many cities across the world. "This Judgment has inspired anger across different sections of society around the world. While the...
  • Woman unknowingly live tweets husband's death December 7, 2013

    Seattle: A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted about her husband's death in a freeway crash. In a series of gut-wrenching tweets on Wednesday that grew more frantic, the Vancouver, Washington, mother first tweeted how horrible it was when she learned someone had died on Interstate...
  • Live tweets: More than 60 million people affected October 30, 2012

    New York: Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground, public transport shut down and the stock market suffered its first weather-related closure in 27 years. About 50 million people from the Mid-Atlantic to Canada were...
  • Live tweets: Hurricane Sandy set to unlease its fury on US October 29, 2012

    New York: It's almost an apocalyptic feeling here in New York - with streets largely deserted, the essential transport services now shut down. The subway and buses have been shut down, people have been warned to stay out of parks, and to hunker down indoors, as Hurricane Sandy approaches, about...
  • Curiosity live tweets quirky updates from Mars August 6, 2012

    In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet's past. A chorus of cheers and applause echoed through the NASA Jet Propulsion...
  • Shoaib Athar, who tweeted Osama killing, talks May 4, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden didn't use the internet till the very end but ironically it was the internet that first picked up news of the US operations, with Shoaib Athar sending out tweets from his home just yards away. ...