- Corporate leaders face economic challenge of a lifetime(18:32)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) As the new coronavirus pandemic hits enterprises and individuals alike -- businesses large and small shut their doors and millions retreat to enforced isolation -- the magnitude of the crisis confronts corporate leaders with the economic challenge of a lifetime, a new report has stressed.
- How COVID-19 changed retail, shopping behaviour of people(18:04)
San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) The widespread restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic changed shopping behaviour dramatically with many people stocking up on hand sanitisers and toilet papers, while shelters across the US are running out of pets to adopt as consumers take comfort in a new companion, said a new report.
- PhonePe launches #i4India movement to fight COVID-19(18:03)
Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) Digital payments major PhonePe on Friday announced the launch of a national movement called #i4India after its #100CrorePledge to help India fight the extraordinary challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic went viral last week.
- Zoom CEO sorry as privacy, security concerns mar video meetings(17:21)
San Jose, April 3 (IANS) Video meeting app Zooms Founder and CEO Eric Yuan has apologized for the privacy and security issues or "Zoom-bombing" being reported in his app that has seen a surge in usage globally as people work from home during lockdowns.
- AI can predict corona patients' risk if they need ventilators(16:40)
London, April 3 (IANS) As companies the world over commit to make ventilators to meet the demand, researchers are now developing computer models based on artificial intelligence (AI) that calculate the risk of an individual patient's need for a ventilator or intensive care.
- 5G iPhones can still arrive on schedule: Foxconn(16:32)
Taipei, April 3 (IANS) Taiwan-based electronics contract manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd or Foxconn has reportedly said that the production of the 5G iPhones is likely to start on schedule for the fall launch of the new handsets.
- Cisco expands product portfolio for small businesses(15:18)
Bengaluru, April 3 (IANS) As the world battles COVID-19, networking giant Cisco on Friday said it is doubling down its focus on serving small businesses by offering customers and partners a simple, secure and flexible portfolio with new solutions.
- COVID-19: Google Maps offers user location data to health officials(15:07)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Google Maps is offering user location data to help public health officials spot increase or decrease of movement across high-level categories of places â such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces and residential areas.
- This startup leads India's race to build low-cost ventilators (IANS interview)(13:33)
By Gokul Bhagabati
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Sensing the critical need of ventilators to treat COVID-19 patients, a bunch of engineers associated with an Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)-incubated company -- Nocca Robotics -- is leading the race to build low-cost ventilators in the country.
- Laptop sales surge in India as firms empower workforce at home(12:57)
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) While several industries reel under the COVID-19 lockdown impact in India, PC and laptop majors like HP and Lenovo have seen a massive surge in bulk buying from corporates and enterprises to keep their workforce stay home, safe and connected.
- Google to shut down 'Neighbourly' app(11:20)
San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) Google has announced that it is shutting down its Q&A social app Neighbourly on May 12, as the project did not take off as expected.
- Spotify adds Siri support to its Apple Watch app(10:14)
San Francisco, April 3 (IANS) Swedish music streaming app Spotify has updated its app to take advantage of Siri support on Apple Watch in watchOS 6, with version 8.5.52 available now on the App Store.