As you may know, Twitter rolled out a mute feature back in 2014 that allows users to silence tweets from people they don’t care to hear from. Now, Twitter is taking that feature a step further by letting people create blacklists of keywords, phrases and even emojis to be muted in notifications. … [Read more...] about Twitter expands ‘mute’ functionality, retrains support staff, makes it easier to report harassment
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Deakin University chief digital officer Craig Warren told ZDNet that while its cloud campus looks a lot different compared to how it was when it first launched, CloudDeakin is considered as the university's fifth campus, alongside its four physical campuses, where some 27,000 students from 73 different countries are enrolled to study exclusively online. … [Read more...] about Deakin Uni’s timely cloud prep helps 62,000 students move online during COVID-19
NEW DELHI: Medical technology firm Siemens Healthineers and the industry body Nasscom on Thursday said they have entered a partnership for collaboratively nurturing innovation in healthcare startups. Siemens Healthineers and Nasscom's Center of Excellence for IoT & AI (internet of things and artificial intelligence) will work with the Indian startup ecosystem to make healthcare more accessible and affordable, the partners said in a joint statement. Through this partnership, the startup ecosystem in India will benefit from the global experience of the Siemens Healthineers Technology Accelerator in collaborating with businesses that are working on cutting-edge technologies in the areas of imaging, diagnostics and digital health leveraging AI, internet of medical things (IoMT) and robotics, it added. The technology accelerator in India will facilitate collaboration between business lines of Siemens Healthineers and the startups through proof-of-concept or co-creation projects with … [Read more...] about Siemens Healthineers, Nasscom partner to support innovation in healthcare startups
Researchers have already collected more data on complications, and they seem to be rare. A U.S. paper looking only at the therapy’s safety in the first 5000 patients found 36 severe adverse events, including TRALI and TACO cases, but some may have been the result of COVID-19 itself. Only two events were “definitely related” to the transfusion, according to the treating physician; 23 others were deemed “possibly” or “probably” related. “I wouldn’t say the [safety] concerns have been put to rest, but they have been given a nap,” says one of the authors, Michael Joyner of the Mayo Clinic. … [Read more...] about Can plasma from COVID-19 survivors help save others?
NEW DELHI: Chinese smartphone maker Huawei launched its latest Android tablet — MatePad in its home country. The device comes with a starting price tag of 1,899 yuan (Rs 20,390) and is available in two colour options — Black and White. The device is already up for pre-order and will go on sale in the country from April 26. Huawei MatePad specifications The Huawei MatePad features a 10.4-inch IPS display with 2000x1200 pixel resolution with 470 nit brightness. The Android tablet is powered by the company’s own octa-core Kirin 810 processor with ARM Mali-g52 MP6 GUP. The Huawei MatePad runs Android operating system topped with Huawei’s own layer of customisation EMUI 10.1. The device packs 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage. Users can further expand the storage up to 512GB by installing a microSD card. The device sports an 8MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera to facilitate video calling. Measuring 245.2 x 154.96x 7.35 mm, the Android tablet comes … [Read more...] about Huawei MatePad with 7250mAh battery launched