COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus strain that causes COVID-19, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is affecting lives worldwide.

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Cognizant To Pay Additional 25 Percent In Base Pay To Indian Employees

American tech giant, Cognizant announced that the company will pay an additional 25 percent of the base pay to the employees in India and the Philippines for the month of April due to the current pandemic.  Currently, the tech giant…

What Indian Tech Leaders Are Saying About COVID-19 Pandemic

India has been going through a difficult time. COVID-19 has proven to be a bigger problem than what anyone could have anticipated. The pandemic has been spreading at an alarming rate and has impacted everything – from people’s daily lives,…

Bosch Develops Rapid Test To Combat COVID-19

Recently, German tech-giant Bosch announced its new, fully automated rapid test for COVID-19, Bosch Vivalytic analyzer, which can help medical facilities such as doctors’ offices, hospitals, laboratories, and health centres make fast diagnoses. Bosch Healthcare Solutions subsidiary collaborated with the…

Conduent Joins AWS To Fight COVID-19

Considering the havoc created by COVID-19 everywhere, Conduent Incorporated has announced that its disease surveillance outbreak management platform, Maven, is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for automated COVID-19 Case Management, Patient Outreach and Contact Tracing visualization. The step…

CEO of VISA Pledged “No COVID-19 Related Layoffs in 2020”

The pandemic has brought a drastic impact into the economy and with such a current situation, the aftermath is not going to be fruitful. In such a situation, the most vulnerable thing between an employee and an organisation is the…

2021 Financial Guidance Withdrawn By VMware And Dell

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, tech giants such as Dell and VMware on Thursday announced to withdraw their 2021 fiscal guidance. Other companies such as Twitter and Square too are reported to pull back their financial outlook due to…

Facebook Seeing Weakening Ads Business In Nations Hit By Coronavirus

Despite witnessing an increase in engagement on some of its platforms, like Messenger and WhatsApp, Facebook has admitted that its ad business is getting adversely affected especially ”in places hit hardest by the COVID-19 coronavirus. In a recent blog post…

A Group Of 400 Cybersecurity Experts Come Together To Fight Coronavirus-Related Hacking

Nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cyber-security formed an international group in order to fight to hack related to the novel coronavirus. Named the group — COVID-19 CTI League, for cyber threat intelligence, includes professionals from more than 40 countries…

AI4ALL Open Learning Program Provides Free Lesson On AI’s Role In Current Crisis

AI4ALL Open Learning is a free program which community-based organisations, as well as teachers, can use the resource to educate the community and high-school students about Artificial Intelligence. Recently, AI4ALL announced a new module which high school teachers with a…

Israel Converts AI Cyber-Security Defense System To Predict Coronavirus Outbreak Locations

As coronavirus cases in Israel surge past 1,200, Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, which is a state-owned Israeli technology company, has recently announced that it has converted an AI-based cyber-security defence system in order to predict the location of the coronavirus…

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