Mitra the Robot Helps COVID Patients in India Speak to Loved Ones

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  A hospital in India has deployed a customer-service robot to patrol its wards, connecting coronavirus patients to friends and relatives. Mitra, meaning ‘friend’ in Hindi, is best known for interacting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in 2017. Its piercing eyes are equipped with facial recognition technology to help it recall people it has previously interacted
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Situations In Which Mobile ID Verification Is Needed

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There is a constant increase in the number of onboarding transactions and registrations that take place online. People slowly but surely start to use their mobile devices instead of their computers to make purchases online and to carry out many other operations. As an immediate result, mobile ID verification becomes more and more important. In
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Apple One Announced, Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, More Bundled

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  Apple One is now official, bundling together the iPhone-maker’s services. At its online-only event on Tuesday, Apple unveiled a subscription bundle that includes: Spotify competitor Apple Music, streaming video-on-demand platform Apple TV+, gaming subscription Apple Arcade, cloud storage on iCloud, fitness Apple Fitness+ (not in India), and the news and magazine service Apple News+
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Samsung ‘Galaxy Unpacked for Every Fan’ Event Scheduled for September 23, Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Expected

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE launch is expected on September 23. Samsung has scheduled a virtual event called “Galaxy Unpacked for Every Fan” for September 23 where it is quite likely to launch the Galaxy S20 FE aka Galaxy S20 Fan Edition. The upcoming smartphone, which was initially rumoured as the Samsung Galaxy S20 Lite, is
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Jio Fiber to Restrict Broadband Speed to 1Mbps if Users Cross Data Cap

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HIGHLIGHTS Jio Fiber to reduce users’ Internet speeds after crossing 3.3TB quota It is said to offer “mid-range” CPE to users going with Rs. 1,500 deposit Jio Fiber offers a grace period of 30 days to its users Jio Fiber users on the new “truly unlimited” plans will be switched to 1 Mbps speed upon
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Jio May Launch Android-Powered Low-Cost Phone in December

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  Reliance Industries’ telecom unit Jio is looking to outsource the manufacturing of over 10 crore low-cost smartphones that will be built on Google’s Android platform, Business Standard newspaper reported, citing sources. The phones, which will be bundled with data packs, could be launched in December 2020 or early next year, the newspaper reported on Wednesday. Reliance,
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First Black Hole With ‘Intermediate Mass’ Discovered, Oldest Ever Detected

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HIGHLIGHTS Gravitational waves were first measured in September 2015 GW190521 was detected on May 21, 2019 by three interferometers The LIGO consortium is led by scientists at MIT and Caltech Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery of a black hole, the oldest ever detected, that shouldn’t even exist according to the current understanding of cosmic monsters
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