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WHO updates guidelines for wearing a mask in indoor, outdoor public areas

Wearing a mask must be done in conjunction with other measures like hand hygiene, the physical distancing, ventilation in indoor settings, testing, contact tracing, quarantine and isolation. Advertisements Advertisements With more than 64 million cases,…

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UK to rollout Pfizer-BioNtech’s COVID-19 vaccine next week: Who will get it first, and other FAQs

The authorisation to use the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech now clears the way for the deployment of a vaccine that’s expected to play a significant role in the global effort to cub the…

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SARS-CoV-2 virus could find its way into the brain via the nose, new study finds

The SARS-CoV-2 spike protein was found in neuron cells, suggesting that neurons associated with smell may be infected. Advertisements Advertisements An illustration of the novel SARS-CoV2 virus. Image: Nexu Science Communication/Trinity College The novel coronavirus…

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Making puzzles for Immortals Fenyx Rising was biggest challenge, says Ubisoft’s Julien Galloudec- Technology News, Firstpost

Karan PradhanNov 30, 2020 22:33:23 IST “It’s a very specific talent and it’s almost an art to create good challenges and good puzzles,” says Ubisoft Quebec’s associate game director Julien Galloudec in a conversation with…

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A simple, affordable fitness watch with a bunch of cool features- Technology News, Firstpost

Ameya DalviNov 28, 2020 17:32:47 IST Rating: 4/5 Price: Rs 3,999 Over the past 12 to 14 months, we have reviewed a handful of Amazfit’s more premium watches, ranging from Amazfit GTR to the T-Rex,…

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Molecular testing is a crucial tool for diagnosis, insights to lower antimicrobial resistance burden

The utility of molecular testing has been released in the current COVID-19 pandemic, with RT-PCR becoming a household name. Advertisements Advertisements Molecular testing is growing more relevant in infection diagnosis for its high accuracy, efficiency….

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ESA signs 102 million dollar deal with Swiss startup to bring back space junk- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffNov 27, 2020 18:03:18 IST The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a 86 million-euro ($102 million) contract with ClearSpace SA to bring a large piece of orbital trash back to Earth. ClearSpace is…

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Personal data of 2.8 lakh WhiteHat Jr students reportedly exposed, company insists there was no breach- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffNov 26, 2020 18:56:33 IST Indian education tech startup WhiteHat Jr was reportedly affected by a bug that left personal data of 2.8 lakh students exposed. WhiteHat Jr admitted there was a bug,…

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Mindtree Limited partners with the Nordex Group in a bid to drive digital transformation

Mindtree Limited and The Nordex Group partner to upscale their company’s digital transformation and growth plans respectively. Mindtree Limited, an Indian multinational information technology and outsourcing company has united with wind turbine manufacturer, The Nordex…

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Best WiFi cameras- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StudioNov 24, 2020 20:05:05 IST All-in-one home securityIdeal for keeping an eye on your home, this cloud IP camera is loaded with impressive security features. With advanced sensors, it delivers brilliant images and crystal…

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Amazon Music expands X-Ray features, to provide more info about favourite songs- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 23, 2020 17:39:49 IST Amazon Music has expanded its X-Ray features which now will enable users to get glimpses of behind-the-scenes and trivia for their favourite songs. The feature is, however, not new…

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US FDA grants emergency use authorisation to Regeneron antibody therapy given to Donald Trump

The green light for drugmaker Regeneron came after REGEN-COV2, was shown to reduce COVID-19-related hospitalizations or emergency room visits in patients with underlying conditions Advertisements Advertisements A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is…

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Sequoia-backed Eduvanz acquires edtech firm Klarity

Klarity, the brainchild of Manmeet Singh Akali has been acquired by Eduvanz. Klarity is an online portal that enables users to have one-on-one sessions with mentors from companies such as ICICI, Google, Jio, etc. Klarity…

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Upgrade your Sound Experience with these Headsets with Cord- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StudioNov 20, 2020 18:20:35 IST Built in SD card slot Now you can enjoy music with a lot of comfort. These earphones have been designed specifically to give you utmost comfort, with ergonomic leather…

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From Rollable Phones to AR Advancements, OPPO Inno Day 2020 Dazzles With Tech Innovations- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StudioNov 19, 2020 21:02:25 IST Advertisements Advertisements Smart Device company, OPPO is known for pushing the best technology on its smartphones and smart devices – brand after brand, year after year. For those who’re…

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Epic Games’ Hypersense tech could mirror Fortnite players’ facial expressions in real time- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 18, 2020 19:11:18 IST Epic Games, the developer behind Fortnite recently bought the real-time facial animation technology company called Hypersense. As per a report in The Verge, the app can put a gamer’s facial…

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BYJU’S Young Genius Is Looking for Young Prodigies from Across India- Technology News, Firstpost

FP StudioNov 17, 2020 19:00:44 IST Advertisements Advertisements What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word genius? A person of greater intellect? Someone who can cull out insights from…

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The gamer’s upgrade dilemma- Technology News, Firstpost

Anirudh RegidiNov 16, 2020 17:32:48 IST This is the first time in maybe a decade that I’m asking myself this question. Intel has utterly dominated the desktop CPU space since at least 2006, when its…

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How to watch it live- Technology News, Firstpost

tech2 News StaffNov 14, 2020 14:47:04 IST SpaceX’s first crew rotation flight, that was scheduled for Saturday, 14 November, has been postponed by a day due to bad weather. The launch is now supposed to…

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World Diabetes day: Everything that you need to know about gestational diabetes when you are pregnant

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus can affect the baby’s health, and raise the risk of type 2 diabetes later in life. Gestational diabetes is an illness in which the blood sugar levels rise during pregnancy. It is…

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Snapchat releases several festive lenses, stickers and features- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 13, 2020 17:59:09 IST Snapchat is the latest app to bring out special features ahead of Diwali. In a global rollout, Snapchat has launched several lenses for users to enjoy the festive season. The app…

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Psychiatrists, psychologists working with survivors of caste and gender-based trauma need to be trained for it, say human rights activists

Therapy modules taught in universities are informed by feminism and are queer-affirmative but they do not actively recognise caste-based pride and shame. Psychotherapy, counselling and psychiatry are in principle designed to help people realise their…

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Realme X7, Realme X7 Pro India launch teased; likely to debut in India next month- Technology News, Firstpost

FP TrendingNov 11, 2020 17:20:42 IST Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro are expected to launch in India soon. Vice President of Realme and CEO Realme India and Europe Madhav Sheth in a Diwali letter…

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New MacBook expected to be powered by A14 chipsets- Technology News, Firstpost

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison. Apple will be hosting its third launch…