WHO releases new guidelines on wearing mask for COVID-19.

WHO releases new guidelines on wearing mask for COVID-19.

The World Health Organization recently announced major changes towards their guidelines of wearing a mask. The latest guidelines went from recommending the general public to only wear a mask if they’re coughing, sneezing or are in close proximity to someone with COVID-19 or to recommending wearing cloth masks (min. 3 layers thick) whenever they’re in…

Check out this video from Vox about how COVID-19 can be both more and less deadly!

Check out this video from Vox about how COVID-19 can be both more and less deadly!

COVID-19 is still there and it’s growing at an alarming rate in many countries like India etc. But people’s fear has reduced over time, but the deadliness of the virus hasn’t. It’s still out there claiming hundreds and thousands of lives daily all around the world. look after yourself 😑 pic.twitter.com/Wv8do9eZtD — Dan Mace (@Dannmace)…

Amazon launches dedicated mask store.

Amazon launches dedicated mask store.

As the nation-wide lockdown is slowly ending, it is becoming important for people to adapt this living as new at least in the coming few months. So, a lot of things should be taken into consideration and among which wearing masks in public places is compulsory. To deal with this, Amazon in India has launched a…

Android 11 launch might be delayed.

Android 11 launch might be delayed.

Google already canceled its biggest event Google I/O 2020 as the whole world is facing such an unforeseen pandemic due to COVID-19. Previously Google announced that I/O 2020 will be an online event but later it fully canceled it. However, Google announced that a Beta Launch Show online event will be held, where the company…

Government Issues Safeguards for Arogya Setu, following Privacy Concerns.

Government Issues Safeguards for Arogya Setu, following Privacy Concerns.

On Monday the 11th of May, the Indian government issued a new set of guidelines regarding data collection and data processing through the very controversial contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu. This was done in an effort to assure the citizens that the app doesn’t pose any risk to their online privacy. As per the new guidelines from Government,…

Twitter now warns users about fake news on COVID-19

Twitter now warns users about fake news on COVID-19

To reduce misinformation and fake news from its platform, on Monday Twitter said that it has now started warning its users about the tweets containing disputed or false information about COVID-19. Twitter said in an official blog post that it is now adding some labels and warning messages “that will provide additional context and information…

Delivery of Non-Essential items restarts in Green and Orange zones…

Delivery of Non-Essential items restarts in Green and Orange zones…

After the MHA softens norms for lockdown, smartphone manufacturers have started taking orders. Poco is among the first few companies to start its sales of its X2 via Flipkart. However, the delivery solely depends on which zone you are. For people residing in Red zones, only essential items are to be delivered and for Orange…

Aarogya Setu app: India’s version of contact tracing.

Aarogya Setu app: India’s version of contact tracing.

Aarogya Setu app was launched in early April. It is a contact tracing app using Bluetooth and GPS data of users made by the government only. The government has decided to enable intensive surveillance for contact tracing in Containment Zones. Although it is not yet mandatory for everyone in India, its use has been vigorously…

TikTok adds donation stickers for COVID-19

TikTok adds donation stickers for COVID-19

On Monday, April 28, TikTok announced the launch of a new feature in its app. This feature will provide different creators with a way to raise funds within their videos and also live streams for people and communities suffering from COVID-19. The feature is called ‘Donation Stickers’. The interactive buttons can be embedded directly in…

The Coronavirus pandemic could be followed by a global food shortage!!

The Coronavirus pandemic could be followed by a global food shortage!!

A Global Food crisis on the rise All the difficulties, the world is facing right now, an even bigger problem is rising behind our back. With whole countries on lockdown a shortage of food becomes more prevalent which can lead to 265 million facing acute hunger by the end of this year!! The coronavirus is…

The US tops world in Coronavirus cases

The US tops world in Coronavirus cases

The US tops China in number of cases and now has the highest number of coronavirus cases. With 123,750+ confirmed cases and 2,227+ deaths — more cases than China, Italy or any other country has seen. Well so how did it get there… All thanks to the amazing response from the administration.They really did it…

Tech Giants help to fight COVID-19

Tech Giants help to fight COVID-19

On Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the tech giant has sourced over 10 million masks from supply chains and will be donating those to the healthcare workers in the United States. Tim Cook shared on Twitter, “Proud to share we’ve been able to source 10M masks for the US and millions more for…

Tech companies seek to help fight the coronavirus

Tech companies seek to help fight the coronavirus

Facebook Facebook has decided to give six-month bonuses and an additional $1,000 (Rs 74,037) to all its 45,000 full-time employees in order to help them during the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement was made by Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg in an internal note to its employees. It is unclear if the contractors will also receive the…

Unacademy and BYJU’S offer free classes due to COVID-19!

Unacademy and BYJU’S offer free classes due to COVID-19!

Unacademy will conduct free live classes for students across all exams. The popular education platform will host over 20,000 free live classes to ensure learners’ education is not obstructed amidst the ongoing health concerns due to Covid-19. “We are bringing together our entire network of educators to conduct free live classes for learners across the…

The Coronavirus Saga

The Coronavirus Saga

The coronavirus a.k.a. COVID-19, is this it, is this the thing that finishes it all?? Since the confirmation of the first case of the COVID-19 being detected on Dec 2019, it has claimed around 2,980 lives (as of 1st March 2020) and more than 87,161 cases have been reported across 60 countries. Not only has…