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Apple Supplier Targets Production of 30,000 Ventilators a Month

COVID-19 effect: Apple supplier targets production of 30,000 ventilators a month

April 4, 2020 2:05:20 pm

Flex Ltd, a contract manufacturer known for making Apple Inc computers, is starting to assemble thousands of ventilators to meet surging demand for the machines in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook questioned by senators on COVID-19 screening app

April 4, 2020 1:24:23 pm

Several Democratic senators asked Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook about the privacy of the company’s new Covid-19 screening app and website.

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Amazon pushes into making video games, not just streaming their play

April 4, 2020 1:08:45 pm

Opening a new front in the campaign to dominate digital entertainment, Amazon is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into becoming a leading creator and distributor of video games.

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Lockdown: This website shows nearest open grocery shop, medical store, COVID-19 test centres

April 4, 2020 6:25:16 pm

Quikr has introduced a website called Still Open to help citizens locate the nearby functioning grocery stores, medical stores, COVID-19 testing centres and other stores classified under essential services.

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Amazon exec called fired worker ‘not smart’ in leaked memo

April 3, 2020 5:37:10 pm

Amazon General Counsel David Zapolsky said fired worker Chris Smalls should be the focus of Amazon’s public-relations campaign countering activist employees, said the person who saw an internal memo.

Apple Supplier Targets Production of 30,000 Ventilators a Month

Apple tells staff US stores to remain closed until early May

April 3, 2020 4:54:07 pm

The company is “working on options to make sure parents have the support and the flexibility to adjust their schedules as needed,” according to the note.

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Google’s COVID-19 Mobility reports to show how lockdowns, social distancing is working

April 3, 2020 4:56:31 pm

Google has started publishing its COVID-19 Community Mobility reports to give an insight into how lockdowns are impacting the ongoing health-crisis and whether they have been effective or not in helping curb the coronavirus pandemic in particular areas.

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Google shares data on how virus has changed movement in cities

April 3, 2020 4:34:56 pm

Google said the mobility reports don’t impinge on privacy because they only use data from people who have agreed to share their location with the company, and the information can’t be tied to individual accounts.

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Zoom’s boom coincides with spike in bugs, vulnerabilities and privacy issues; what you need to know

April 3, 2020 1:26:34 pm

For Zoom, popularity has come with increased scrutiny. A number of privacy issues, security flaws have been highlighted around Zoom, and it looks like the company is taking some serious action.

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COVID-19: Indians are not spending as much time on WiFi despite lockdown

April 3, 2020 10:33:02 am

The latest report coming from OpenSignal reveals that time spent by Indians on WiFi during the lockdown period hasn't increased as expected. 

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Zoombombing is seeing trolls take over Zoom video calls: Here’s what happens

April 2, 2020 5:38:29 pm

Zoom has seen a meteoric rise in its popularity, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. But it has also led to a new ugly trend called 'zoombombing' where trolls are barging into calls and sharing objectionable content

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Aarogya Setu: This app launched by Indian government will help you track COVID-19 cases

April 3, 2020 2:17:47 pm

The government of India has launched its own tracking app called Aarogya Setu. It is available for both Android and iOS. Here's how to use.

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Apple’s new deal with Amazon Prime video is a game changer: Tae Kim

April 2, 2020 1:52:29 pm

Late Wednesday, Bloomberg News reported that Apple as relaxed its rules requiring a 30% cut for any content sold inside video apps on its iOS platform.

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Demand for health gadgets surges in lockdown, likely to last

April 2, 2020 1:31:03 pm

Coronavirus pandemic: Fitness-tracking gadgets are selling out, home exercise classes have never been more popular and industrial robot designers are pivoting to making sanitation bots.

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Is Zoom video conferencing app leaking user emails addresses, pictures?

April 3, 2020 9:05:41 am

A lawsuit has been filed against Zoom for sharing data with third-parties such as Facebook without user permission.

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COVID-19 trackers for India: These live trackers provide coronavirus India updates

April 4, 2020 12:16:07 pm

Coronavirus (COVID-19) trackers for India Live Tracker: Coronavirus cases are rising in the country with every passing day amid the government trying to control it. Here are some online trackers that will help get COVID-19 updates sitting at home.

Apple asks store workers to take on tech support roles

April 1, 2020 5:57:00 pm

Apple is asking retail store employees to temporarily become remote technical support staff while stores remain closed.

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No additional spectrum needed to handle extra traffic, says industry body COAI

April 1, 2020 5:25:03 pm

In a statement the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) has said that there is no need for additional spectrum in order to handle to the increased load as the measures taken by the industry have led to a 'flattening of traffic demand on networks."

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Zoom meetings are not end-to-end encrypted, despite claims: What this means

April 1, 2020 11:59:54 am

Zoom, the video meeting service, has seen a spike in its usage ever since the coronavirus pandemic has led to a work from home policy. But it would appear Zoom's claims about being end-to-end encrypted are misleading.

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Google 3D animals: How to watch AR animals at home

April 4, 2020 12:19:57 pm

Google 3D animals: Here's how to watch augmented reality (AR) animals such as tiger, lion, panda and more while sitting at home.