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ISRO biz to zoom if units converted into separate entities

ISRO biz to zoom if units converted into separate entities

05-06-2020 comments

Chennai (IANS) The sum of the turnover of Indian space agency's various divisions if spun off into different business entities will surpass that of its behemoth parent owing to focused leadership and innovation, said a senior official of the Indian…

WHO includes hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial again

WHO includes hydroxychloroquine in solidarity trial again

04-06-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) The World Health Organisation on Wednesday said that anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) will return to the solidarity trial for the potential treatment of coronavirus disease.

At a press conference in the WHO headquarters…

Google clarifies why it removed Mitron, 'Remove China Apps'

Google clarifies why it removed Mitron, 'Remove China Apps'

04-06-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) With the scrapping of Mitron and Remove China Apps from its Play Store gaining a lot of attention in India, Google on Thursday said that it removed a video app "for a number of technical policy violations", while adding that it also…

Google faces $5bn lawsuit over tracking users in Incognito Mode

Google faces $5bn lawsuit over tracking users in Incognito Mode

03-06-2020 comments

San Francisco (IANS) Google is facing a $5 billion lawsuit in the US over claims that the Search engine giant collected user information even when they surfed the Internet in Incognito Mode or private mode in Chrome browser.

The class-action…

After Mitron, Google Play Store takes down 'Remove China Apps'

After Mitron, Google Play Store takes down 'Remove China Apps'

03-06-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) After removing the Mitron app, Google Play Store has now taken down the 'Remove China Apps' designed to help smartphone users identify applications of Chinese origin.

Offered by Jaipur-based OneTouch AppLabs, the 'Remove…

Plasma therapy safe, effective for severe Covid-19 patients: Study

Plasma therapy safe, effective for severe Covid-19 patients: Study

03-06-2020 comments

New York (IANS) A new trial has found that convalescent plasma therapy is a safe treatment option for patients with severe Covid-19 symptoms, say researchers as globally the coronavirus infection has affected over 6 lakh people and at least half of…

WeTransfer not banned yet, working fine in India

WeTransfer not banned yet, working fine in India

02-06-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) Despite reports claiming that the Indian government has banned popular file sharing platform WeTransfer in the country, the app which helps sends heavy files up to 2GB for free was working fine on Monday.

Reports earlier said…

Google Pixel phones get new tools for personal safety

Google Pixel phones get new tools for personal safety

02-06-2020 comments

San Francisco (IANS) Google has announced to bring its personal safety app to all Pixel devices which was limited to just Pixel 4, along with car crash detection tool which is coming to Pixel 3 first.

Other features include scheduling a check-in…

SpaceX-NASA Mission: Lucknow woman gives wings to her dreams

SpaceX-NASA Mission: Lucknow woman gives wings to her dreams

01-06-2020 comments

Lucknow (IANS) Octogenarian Rajkumari was visibly overjoyed and proud when SpaceX rocket ship Falcon 9 lifted off the Kennedy Space Centre in the US last week as her young granddaughter too had made a contribution to the project.

Sitting at…

Mitron repackaged app made by developers from Pakistan: Report

Mitron repackaged app made by developers from Pakistan: Report

31-05-2020 comments

New Delhi (IANS) Mitron, the much touted desi version of TikTok, appears to have a "Pakistan connection" as the source code of the app was originally made by developers from Pakistan, the media reported.

This group from Pakistan, known as Qboxus,…

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