China develops nanomaterial to combat coronavirus: Report
Covid-19: Rs 2.5-cr grant challenge for medtech entrepreneurs
  • Covid-19: Rs 2.5-cr grant challenge for medtech entrepreneurs(18:43)
    Chennai, March 29 (IANS) In order to speedily augment the supply of ventilators and personal protection equipment (PPE) to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) on Sunday threw a challenge #Innovate2BeatCOVID for medtech entrepreneurs.
Astronauts' urine can help build moon bases for journey to Mars
Google starts rolling out new account switcher on Play Store
  • Google starts rolling out new account switcher on Play Store(18:11)
    San Francisco, March 29 (IANS) Google last year announced that it will roll out a new account switcher to its apps, which lets users easily manage all their Google settings, and now the company has begun rolling the feature on its Play Store.
Manufacturing-only recession spreads to services sector: KPMG report
Cybersecurity firm K7 Computing gives products at no cost
  • Cybersecurity firm K7 Computing gives products at no cost(16:44)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Domestic cybersecurity firm K7 Computing on Sunday said that it is providing cybersecurity products for use at no cost for laptops, desktops, Android smartphones and endpoint protection in the organisations.
Oppo donates Rs 1 crore to PM relief fund
  • Oppo donates Rs 1 crore to PM relief fund(15:44)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Chinese manufacturer Oppo on Sunday said that it has donated Rs 1 crore to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister's Distress Fund to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.
49-day lockdown necessary to stop COVID-19 resurgence in India: Study
  • 49-day lockdown necessary to stop COVID-19 resurgence in India: Study(14:23)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Two Indian-origin researchers from the University of Cambridge in the UK have come up with a new mathematical model that predicts a flat 49-day nationwide lockdown -- or sustained lockdown with periodic relaxation extending over two months -- may be necessary to prevent COVID-19 resurgence in India.
Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations donate medical supplies to India
COVID-19: Google cancels April Fools' jokes
Weak demand to hit India smartphone market the most in 2020
  • Weak demand to hit India smartphone market the most in 2020(11:55)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) More than the supply concerns, weakening demand due the uncertainties brought about by the novel coronavirus is set to impact the India smartphone market the most, according to a projection by market research firm techARC.
Twitter deletes tweet by Trump's attorney for corona misinformation
Video conferencing app Zoom to stop sending data to Facebook
Paytm to contribute Rs 500 crore for PM CARES Fund
  • Paytm to contribute Rs 500 crore for PM CARES Fund(11:09)
    New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) To support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, India's leading digital payments and financial services platform Paytm on Sunday said it is aiming to contribute Rs 500 crore to the PM CARES Fund.
Google commits $800 million to support SMBs, health workers
  • Google commits $800 million to support SMBs, health workers(20:38)
    San Francisco, March 28 (IANS) In biggest donation yet from any global tech giant, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced the company will provide over $800 million to support small and medium businesses (SMBs), health organisations, governments and health workers on the frontline of global COVID-19 pandemic.
Google bans Infowars app over fake coronavirus video
Nasscom seeks government support for startups amid lockdown
  • Nasscom seeks government support for startups amid lockdown(18:51)
    New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Amid uncertainties in business environment due to COVID-19 lockdown, Indian IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Saturday sought government support for startups so that they can continue doing their business.
Apple may launch several Macs with ARM-based processors in 2021
Lyft refers its drivers to jobs at Amazon as ridership falls
  • Lyft refers its drivers to jobs at Amazon as ridership falls(16:27)
    San Francisco, March 28 (IANS) As the world reels under the new coronavirus pandemic, ride hailing company Lyft is now referring drivers to jobs at Amazon in a partnership between the two companies designed to alleviate financial hardships from a massive drop in ride-hailing services.
COVID-19: Global hospitality industry checks out amid poor occupancy
Tencent working on cloud gaming platform with Huawei
  • Tencent working on cloud gaming platform with Huawei(16:08)
    Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor, is creating a cloud gaming platform with Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei.
Tesla reduces staff at Nevada Gigafactory due to corona fears
US varsity starts decontamination of N95 masks for reuse
  • US varsity starts decontamination of N95 masks for reuse(13:14)
    New York, March 28 (IANS) In the wake of a critical shortage of N95 face masks that block the novel coronavirus, researchers at Duke University in the US have confirmed a way to use existing vapourised hydrogen peroxide methods to clean the masks so they can be reused.
  • How life can get better as we age(12:17)
    Sydney, March 28 (IANS) Life can get better with age with mindfulness because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve overall wellbeing, according to a new study.
Cyber security risk increases amid 'work from home' trend