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66th Day Of Lockdown

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Techies who studied in the US are in luck, a new legislation gives them preference for H-1B visas

But outsourcing companies will not be allowed to displace American workers by filling vacancies with H-1B and L-1 visa holders

23 May 2020 6:31 PM

In a flash! Imagine downloading 1,000 HD movies in a split second, researchers in Australia have done it

A team at University of Australia recorded a data speed of 44.2 Terabits per second (Tbps) from a single optical chip — a micro-comb chip.

23 May 2020 5:53 PM

Zoom not safe, says plea in Supreme Court asking for ban on app, Centre asked to respond

The plea also seeks a direction to the Centre to carry out a technical study into the security and privacy risks of using Zoom.

22 May 2020 8:38 PM

Alibaba's profit plummets, but revenue up 7 per cent as demand rises for ecommerce amid coronavirus

Analysts say the longer-term social-distancing concerns could further boost e-commerce in China and further improve Alibaba’s prospects.

22 May 2020 7:41 PM

Amazon India says it will add 50,000 temp roles but where are the migrant workers to take up the jobs?

It may struggle to employ people for warehousing and delivery to meet surging demand, as many such roles were being fulfilled by migrants.

22 May 2020 6:44 PM

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World’s most successful arcade game Pac-Man turns 40: Here's the story of how it came to be

The firm claims the lovable character has a brand recognition of 90 percent around the world—“one of the most recognised on the planet”.

22 May 2020 5:42 PM

Work from home being sold as the new culture by tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter

It enables companies to cut the cost of rent, power and other charges from maintaining an office

22 May 2020 4:54 PM

Was behind in 2016, but confident of stopping election interference this time, Zuckerberg says

Facebook had been accused of helping Trump win in 2016 through misinformation that was posted by foreign governments online.

21 May 2020 9:18 PM

Warning messages will pop-up on Facebook Messenger if you're chatting with a potential scammer

The safety notices will pop up if activity taking place in the background is deemed suspicious by artificial intelligence software.

21 May 2020 8:37 PM

After a long wait, Google and Apple release their joint COVID app technology

It uses Bluetooth technology to detect when someone who downloaded the app has spent time near another app user who later tests positive.

21 May 2020 7:55 PM

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Swiggy now a tippler's dream, starts alcohol delivery in Ranchi, soon in other cities

The service could be expanded to other states for which the company is in talks with governments.

21 May 2020 6:47 PM

Amazon steps on to Zomato, Swiggy turf, starts with food delivery in some parts of Bengaluru

Now, apart from groceries on Prime Now, Bengalurians can get meals delivered through the Amazon app itself in some pin codes

21 May 2020 5:25 PM

On quarantine, wearing a government-mandated location tracker, how does it feel?

An Associated Press reporter in Hong Kong describes her experience.

20 May 2020 8:37 PM

Reminded of its climate change pledge, Google says it will stop building AI tools for oil extraction

Greenpeace report said Amazon, Microsoft, Google undermining their own climate pledges by partnering with Shell, BP, Chevron and ExxonMobil.

20 May 2020 7:45 PM

In the wake of #BoisLockerRoom, CBSE issues cyber safety advisory for students

Students are told to block and if need be report as soon as possible if someone makes them uncomfortable on a social networking site.

20 May 2020 6:46 PM

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'Death sentence given over Zoom inhumane, man should have right to see accusers face to face in court'

Singapore court conducting drug trafficking case on Zoom criticised for pronouncing a death sentence over the videoconferencing platform.

20 May 2020 5:28 PM

Not willing to let Google, Apple set terms, France building own government-monitored COVID app

France, Britain, Norway say government needs access data to combat virus whereas the tech firms say they are adhering to data privacy norms.

20 May 2020 4:21 PM

Walmart sales jumped 74 pc as it became a lifeline in the US amid the pandemic

Costs soared as well, $900 million in all, as hourly workers were given a total cash bonus of $755 million and pay was raised by $2 an hour.

19 May 2020 7:13 PM

11-year-old Minecraft one of the most popular games amid pandemic, has 26 million players monthly

Video games and online viewing of matches on platforms such as Twitch, YouTube and Facebook have been seeing huge growth during the pandemic

19 May 2020 6:36 PM

Australian watchdog suggests boycott of Google, Facebook to force them to pay for news

The radical idea was among a series of possible bargaining tools put forward by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

19 May 2020 5:25 PM

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