Vi Makes Rs. 49 Plan Free for Low-Income Groups Amidst Pandemic

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Vi (Vodafone Idea) has announced special COVID-19 relief offers for its 60 million low-income customers. The telecom operator is offering the Rs. 49 recharge pack for free as a one-time offer. With this offer, Vi will be providing benefits of up to Rs. 294 crores to its low-income group users. It has also launched a … Read more

Poco Extends Warranty on Smartphones, Pauses May Launches

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Poco is offering extended warranty to all customers whose warranty was set to expire in the months of May and June. Poco has extended the warranty for such customers by two months in India. The company’s move comes amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in the country. The company has also announced that it will not … Read more

Google Starts Showing COVID-19 Vaccine, Hospital Beds, Oxygen Updates in India

Google to Show COVID-19 Vaccine Information; Testing Feature to Show Availability of Hospital Beds, Oxygen

Google on Monday announced that it has rolled out new updates to Search in India to show people information related to COVID-19 vaccine and its registration. The US-based company is also testing new features on Google Maps to help users in the country find critical resources such as hospital beds and medical oxygen using crowd-sourced … Read more

Twitter to Ease COVID-19 Resource Searches in India With These Updates

Twitter Announces Updates to Ease COVID-19 Resource Searches in India

Twitter is bringing updates to its platform to help those people who are seeking assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic. As a large number of Twitter users in India are asking others for information on hospital beds, oxygen, medicine, and food, the microblogging platform has launched a COVID-19 SOS: Resources page that will update in real … Read more

Xiaomi, OnePlus to Help With COVID-19 Relief Efforts in India

Xiaomi to Donate Rs. 3 Crore for Oxygen Cylinders, OnePlus to Help Amplify COVID-19 Emergencies

India is in the throes of the pandemic once again with a record rise in COVID-19 cases and fatalities. The country’s medical infrastructure has nearly collapsed, with an acute shortage of hospital beds, oxygen, and urgent medication plaguing more cities every day. A few tech companies like OnePlus and Xiaomi have now come forward to … Read more

For Many Indians, Twitter Has Become a Hope to Survive in This Pandemic

For Many Indians, Twitter Has Become a Hope to Survive in This Pandemic

Rishika Rao, a Jaipur-resident, who owns a digital marketing agency, found that the way she has been using Twitter through the pandemic has slowly changed. For a huge section of Indians, desperate in the face of the pandemic, trying to find help and relief for their friends and family, Twitter has become the place to … Read more

Social Media Influencers Turn COVID Information Saviours

Social Media Influencers Turn COVID Information Saviours

Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook are full of posts of people asking for help because of COVID-19 as cases continue to rise, but it has also brought out the best in people as many others have started to post links and leads to help people find medicines, food, and information in these difficult times. The unprecedented … Read more

Delhi Lockdown: How to Get an E-Pass to Travel During the Restriction

Delhi Lockdown: How to Apply for an E-Pass to Travel During the Restriction

Delhi lockdown has been announced by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as daily COVID-19 cases continue to grow rapidly. Although the government is restricting normal movement and only allowing essential services, select individuals can apply for an e-pass to travel during the state lockdown. The Delhi government website has provided the provision to apply for an … Read more

Google Pledges to Provide COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to ‘Countries in Need’

Google Pledges to Provide 250,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to ‘Countries in Need’

Google on Thursday went international with tools designed to help people find COVID-19 vaccination locations, as the US internet titan ramps up efforts to fight the pandemic. It also pledged to provide vaccine doses to “countries in need.” The Internet titan also plans to launch a cloud-based “virtual agent” that people can use to schedule … Read more

Uber, Lyft Offer Free Rides to Vaccine Sites for Customers in US

Uber, Lyft Offer COVID-19 Vaccination for Drivers, Free Rides to Vaccine Centres for Customers

Uber Technologies and Lyft are spending millions of dollars to provide drivers with access to COVID-19 vaccines and offering tens of millions of free or discounted rides to vaccination sites for people in communities that lack access to transportation and healthcare services. The effort is both public-spirited, and self-interested. Ride-hailing demand is ramping up throughout … Read more