The Punjab government on Friday launched a mobile application aimed at undertaking house to house surveillance to contain the spread of COVID-19. The app, 'Ghar ghar nigrani', was launched by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh through video conference, an official release said. The chief minister described the health department's initiative, encompassing ASHA (accredited social health activist) workers and community volunteers, as a tool for early detection and testing of coronavirus. Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Anurag Agarwal said the entire rural and urban population of Punjab above 30 years of age shall be surveyed as part of the drive, which will also cover persons below the age of 30 having co-morbidity or influenza-like illness. The survey would capture full medical conditions of a person for the previous one week and complete details of his/her co-morbidity, Agarwal said, adding that this would help the state develop an extremely important database to further plan its … [Read more...] about Punjab government launches ‘Ghar ghar nigrani’ mobile app
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Amazon.com Inc has requested employees remove the TikTok video sharing app from their mobile devices by July 10 over "security risks," according to a memo to employees seen by Reuters. "Due to security risk, the TikTok app is no longer permitted on mobile devices that access Amazon email. If you have TikTok on your device, you must remove it by 10-Jul to retain mobile access to Amazon email. At this time, using TikTok from your Amazon laptop browser is allowed," according to the email. Amazon.com representatives did not immediately return requests for comment. "While Amazon did not communicate to us before sending their email, and we still do not understand their concerns, we welcome a dialogue so we can address any issues they may have and enable their team to continue participating in our community," TikTok responded in a statement. Chinese-owned social media platform TikTok, among the fastest-growing digital platforms in history, is facing heavy scrutiny outside China. India … [Read more...] about Amazon asks its employees to delete TikTok app, citing security concerns
With the launch of Galaxy A51 and Galaxy A71 smartphones, South Korean tech giant Samsung also announced some features specifically designed for Indian customers under its Make for India innovation. The company is expanding it by adding two new features as a part of AltZLife to smartphones. The two ‘Make for India’ solutions that are part of AltZLife are Quick Switch and Content Suggestions and they have been developed by a team of engineers at Samsung R&D Institutes in Bangalore and Noida using insights from consumer research. The new features have been developed following deep consumer insights to give smartphone users better privacy options and will enhance the smartphones’ privacy level. With the new AltZLife features, Samsung smartphone users can quickly and easily switch between normal mode and private mode (Secure Folder) by simply double-clicking on the power key. The on-device AI function also intelligently suggests moving private content to the Secure … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy A71 and Galaxy A51 set to get new privacy features
AMD recently announced its Ryzen 4000-series processors in different configurations that make tall claims on paper. There’s the new and improved 7nm Zen2 core architecture, integrated graphics and tons of other features that mainly focuses on providing optimal performance while keeping the efficiency at its best. Asus joined hands with AMD to bring its first laptop powered by AMD's latest and one-of-the-most powerful 4000-series mobile processors which not only are among the most compact 14-inch gaming laptop but also the most professional looking gaming machines. The laptop in question is Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, a machine that brings aboard AMD's latest 4000-series processor targeted at both gamers as well as content creators. AMD has also claimed that their latest Ryzen 4000 mobile processors are designed specifically for improving the performance of compact laptops. We have been testing this machine for a while now and here's what we have to say about it. Before that, let's … [Read more...] about Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 review: Power-packed compact laptop
What are my specs? These apps make it easy to check the specs of your phone with ease While the Settings app on your phone does a decent job at telling you some of the specs on your smartphone or tablet, it doesn't tell you everything. Luckily, there are a plethora of apps that allow you to not only check your phone's specs, but so much more. … [Read more...] about WhatsApp Web: What is it and how to use it?