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Researchers at IIT Delhi Kusuma School of Biological Sciences (KSBS) have developed a detection assay for Covid-19 which has now been approved by ICMR (ANI)
Researchers at IIT Delhi Kusuma School of Biological Sciences (KSBS) have developed a detection assay for Covid-19 which has now been approved by ICMR (ANI)

Microsoft India funds two IIT Delhi projects on Covid-19 detection

  • One of them pertains to ICMR approved probe-free Real-Time PCR-based COVID-19 detection assay
  • The other project is a collaboration between IIT Delhi and National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, and aims to develop an ELISA based diagnostic serological assay against COVID-19

The company has gotten under major scrutiny over security and privacy-related issues ever since the reports of Zoombombing came to light. (REUTERS)
The company has gotten under major scrutiny over security and privacy-related issues ever since the reports of Zoombombing came to light. (REUTERS)

Here's why Zoom is asking users to upgrade app before May 30

  • The company has gotten under major scrutiny over security and privacy-related issues ever since the reports of Zoombombing came to light
  • All Zoom rooms will have enhanced encryption between Zoom Rooms Controller and Zoom Rooms enabled starting June 30, 2020

A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone. (REUTERS)
A TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone. (REUTERS)

TikTok owner ByteDance moves to shift power out of China: Report

  • The strategy is aimed not only at TikTok, which is not available in China, but all of ByteDance's non-China focused businesses, the sources said
  • Such businesses also include units in India like social networking app Helo

The banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) vertical is exploring multiple use cases. Photo: iStock
The banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) vertical is exploring multiple use cases. Photo: iStock

Most Indian companies want AI for improved productivity

  • For over 65% of organisations in India, the primary drivers for using AI are improved productivity and faster time to market
  • Organisations across multiple verticals have been leveraging AI, driven by their own needs

FILE PHOTO: The Lenovo logo is seen in this illustration photo  (REUTERS)
FILE - This April 12, 2016 file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France (AP)
The camcorder gets a BIONZ X image processing engine and large 1.0-type Exmor RS CMOS sensor
Instagram hopes that this move will motivate more influencers to create content for IGTV (AP)
The company’s existing Mi portfolio of laptops, available in China, includes an ultra thin Mi Laptop Air.. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo (REUTERS)
The company’s existing Mi portfolio of laptops, available in China, includes an ultra thin Mi Laptop Air.. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo (REUTERS)

Xiaomi to enter India PC market with Mi laptop in June

  • The name of the Mi notebook that will be launched in India first is not known yet
  • The company’s existing Mi portfolio of laptops, available in China, includes an ultra thin Mi Laptop Air

File Photo: Shop owner uses a calculator for billing while selling liquor to people, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown (PTI)
File Photo: Shop owner uses a calculator for billing while selling liquor to people, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown (PTI)

Kerala's liqour app BevQ gets over 1 lakh downloads in hours, some users unhappy

  • Since the app is still new, it is expected to go through a few updates and revisions to iron out the issues
  • BevQ is a virtual queue application and token generator service provided by Kerala state beverages corporation

Within the first three days from its launch the Aarogya Setu app crossed five million downloads. Photo: Reuters
Within the first three days from its launch the Aarogya Setu app crossed five million downloads. Photo: Reuters

Fake Aarogya Setu apps carrying spyware spotted

  • These malicious apps install the legitimate app in the background, a technique used to fool the user into believing that the user installed the legitimate app. In reality, the malicious app executes criminal functions in the background.

The open sale schedule for both OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will be revealed at a later date
The open sale schedule for both OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro will be revealed at a later date

OnePlus postpones sale date of OnePlus 8 series

  • OnePlus disclosed that they will be postponing the sale of OnePlus 8 series due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’
  • The company has given some assurances stating that the production has resumed already

You can also share the music creation to Instagram, Facebook Stories, or any other platform. (Reuters)
You can also share the music creation to Instagram, Facebook Stories, or any other platform. (Reuters)

Facebook takes on TikTok again with music making app Collab

  • Collabs are three independent videos that are playing in sync
  • With the app, you can create your own arrangement by adding in your own recording or by swiping and discovering an arrangement to complete your composition

Similar to the 55-inch counterpart, the 43-inch Nokia TV is expected to run on Android 9.0 operating system
Second generation Apple iPhone SE
Second generation Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE review: Dependability over specs

  • A size comparison with nearly any phone today will make the iPhone SE seem smaller, but that’s only because we’re used to big phones
  • The hardware inside allows the company to enable software features like Smart HDR and portrait lighting, which enhances this SE’s camera as compared to the older one

The only design niggle is the camera module on back, which sticks out quite a bit
The launch could fulfill the demand for laptops and work machines for employees working from home
The logo of Sony PlayStation is displayed in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan. (REUTERS)
The logo of Sony PlayStation is displayed in Chiba, east of Tokyo, Japan. (REUTERS)

Sony is planning a PS5 conference for as early as next week

  • Sony’s biggest rival, Microsoft Corp., has put out regular streams and updates about the upcoming Xbox Series X, which is also planned for release this fall
  • The Japanese tech giant has only let out a trickle of information on the PlayStation 5

The new OnePlus Z picture that was tweeted by the tipster (Twitter/ Max J.)
Galaxy A51 is available in Blue, White and Black Prism Crush colours
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