May 22nd, 2021 12:50 PM 12 COMMENTS

AIMRA Urges Government to Provide Relief Packages for Offline Retailers

The Covid-19 crisis hit India in 2020 and, ever since then, the country has been struggling with the pandemic. During the first wave, the lockdown was implemented, which resulted in zero sales in multiple sectors, be it tech or auto. The second wave of the pandemic, which came in March of 2021, has had severe effects within the country. To maintain services, telcos such as Jio, Airtel and Vi recently... Read More

May 18th, 2021 5:40 PM 23 COMMENTS

Vi Is Offering Rs 49 Pack for Free, Rs 79 Pack With Double Benefits

Vi, better known as Vodafone Idea is one of India’s leading telecom operator and has been one of the front runners for quite some time. Today, it announced its plan to offer special Covid-19 relief offers for around 60 million low-income customers in a bid to help them stay connected at all times during the 2nd wave of Covid. This is the second time a telecom provider in India is... Read More

May 15th, 2021 9:17 PM 0 COMMENTS

Tech Adoption Rate Increased Dramatically During the Pandemic

Covid-19 has had major implications all around the world, wreaking havoc even to this day. With the pandemic came the need to stay at home to stay safe and, it seems that constant lockdowns and quarantines within homes have had some positive effects. The previous year saw people adapting to technology like never before, going from doing tasks physically to suddenly moving online, from business owners to students to the... Read More

April 16th, 2020 9:57 AM 0 COMMENTS

Apple is Making Use Of Data From Maps to Curb Coronavirus Spread

Apple has been actively participating in helping people at the time of the current global pandemic. The Cupertino giant has already donated over 20 million face masks to people in need and is manufacturing face shields designed by its team of own experts. Apple also helped Stanford Medicine by developing its first app so that the responders can screen the symptoms of COVID -19 and also if needed, schedule an... Read More

April 13th, 2020 2:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Telecom Operations Might Fully Shut Down in Virus Hotspots

As the threat of COVID-19 is increasing drastically, the government of India has labelled various hotspots. These hotspots have been affected by the virus severely, and strict lockdown has been imposed in hotspots cities. Also, telecom operators who are trying to ensure seamless connectivity are not being allowed to operate in virus hotspot areas by the local authorities. Major telecom operators like Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio have... Read More

April 12th, 2020 4:01 PM 0 COMMENTS

Apple and Google Partnering on COVID-19 Contact Tracing Technology

Apple and Google announced a joint effort in developing a system that helps government and health agencies in tracking the spread of Coronavirus with the help of users' data. The companies announced a two step approach which includes application programming interfaces (API) and a broader system level platform using Bluetooth to build a robust voluntary contact tracing network. Apple and Google said that the user privacy and security will be an... Read More

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