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MIT downgraded rating 1 out of 5 for Indian govt Mandatory Aarogya Setu app

1861 founded  Massachusetts Institute of Technology that has produced 95 Nobel laureates as on date has rated all the COVID-19 contact tracing apps in the world.   The App developed by National Informatics Centre was initially handed a rating of 2 out of 5 stars by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), based on its Read More…

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Indian Navy officials created remote monitoring system for Covid-19 ICUs

A team of Navy officers have designed an innovative and cost-effective solution that allows remote monitoring of patients in ICU, thereby considerably reducing the risk to healthcare staff looking after Covid-19.   This solution is being implemented on a trial basis at the Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), a designated Covid-19 hospital that caters Read More…

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Singapore based DBS joined Contour trade-finance blockchain network

DBS Bank announced that it is the first Singaporean bank to join the Contour trade-finance blockchain network, which is built on R3’s Corda and digitalises global trade processes such as the creation, exchange, approval and issuance of letters of credit (LC).   Joining Contour’s growing ecosystem of banks and partners, aligns with DBS’ ongoing efforts Read More…

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Mission Robo taxis by 2022 : Intel purchase Moovit for 900 million US$

  In pursuance to bridge gap of its mission for self-driving “robotaxis” Chipmaker Intel Corp has bought Israeli public transit app maker Moovit for about $900 million   This move help intel that could take to the streets “robotaxis” in early 2022, the company said on Monday.   After taken over , Moovit still will Read More…

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Giant Google Team enters video conferencing fierce market with free offers

Google on Tuesday made its business videoconferencing service free to all users, ramping up competition for Zoom an Microsoft teams as people flock online to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic threat   Google Meet had previously been reserved for subscribers to the premium G Suite software tools for businesses.   Some six million businesses Read More…

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Singapore : 2kg vitamins for 2.7 Kms first attempt of drone service started

Singapore´s first attempt of drone delivery service has begun by taking vitamins to a ship, with its operator saying Wednesday the devices are crucial in reducing human contact during the coronavirus pandemic. The use of drones is part of the city-state´s drive to embrace technological innovation, as well as an effort to tackle a manpower Read More…

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Cyber Criminals target Health Institutions across globe for huge ransom

Employees of several NHS (National Health Service) organizations in the UK received an email with the subject: “All Staff; Coronavirus Awareness.”   It was supposedly from their internal IT department. The mail informed that the institution was organising a seminar for all staff to talk about the deadly virus.   It asked them to click Read More…

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South Korean firm started making rapid testing kits for COVID-19 in Haryana

The move comes against the backdrop of complaints from several state governments about the efficacy of rapid testing kits sourced from China.   A South Korean company has launched the production of Covid-19 rapid antibody testing kits at its subsidiary at Manesar in Haryana, with a capacity of making 500,000 kits per week, to meet Read More…

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Apple SE 2020 to face fierce competition from the Androids

The new Apple iPhone SE is the company’s latest smartphone that falls in the ‘budget’ segment. Design-wise, the iPhone SE (2020) looks quite similar to the iPhone 8 that was launched as the successor to the iPhone 7 in September 2017.   Built using aerospace grade aluminium and durable glass, it measures 138.4×67.3×7.3mm and weighs Read More…