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Stop using state spy agency to track phones for coronavirus tracing: Israel parliamentary committee

The government had controversially approved Shin Bet’s use of surveillance for the Covid-19 illness as an emergency measure in mid-March.

10 Jun 2020 10:05 PM

IIT-Bombay develops two apps to help civic bodies ensure individuals don't jump quarantine

The apps employ GPS data and geofencing to alert authorities of users breaching preset virtual geographical boundaries

30 Mar 2020 11:50 AM

Privacy could become the next victim of the coronavirus as governments step up mass surveillance

Authoritarian regimes such as China use COVID-19 as a pretext to suppress independent speech and restrict fundamental rights

29 Mar 2020 12:12 PM

5 mobile apps that can pay users money

If you are looking to start earning extra bucks with just a few clicks on your smartphone, here are 5 apps that pay you real-time money.

02 Dec 2019 1:20 PM

5 Apps to help you sail through the festive season

suite of apps today can help you get everything done, right from getting your groceries ordered, to your house cleaned.

14 Oct 2019 7:05 PM


Apps that will help you manage the monsoon fiasco

With the rains fast spreading throughout the country, here is what all you can do to relax yourself during this monsoon season.

15 Jun 2017 1:55 PM

Period-tracking apps may be inaccurate: study

Researchers focused on nine different period tracking apps, and on what characteristics users liked or disliked

07 May 2017 5:44 PM

Health apps not always helpful despite top ratings

Nearly all the apps in the study let people enter information into their phone about their health that day.

16 Dec 2016 9:07 AM

Smartphone app that detects autism in children

One benefit of the technology is that parents could use it at home to determine if there is a need for clinical examination.

14 Nov 2016 3:22 PM