How to Book COVID-19 Vaccine via Paytm App

How to Book COVID-19 Vaccine via Paytm App: Follow These Steps

Looking for an easy way to book COVID-19 vaccine? You can use Paytm. The Paytm app can help you book COVID-19 vaccine in a few easy steps. Paytm — generally used for mobile recharges, bill payments, or making payments offline — has emerged as one of the first third-party solutions to enable COVID-19 vaccine bookings … Read more

Centre Asks Twitter to Remove ‘Manipulated Media’ Tag From Tweets

Twitter’s Disciplinary Slowdown Over Deletion of Banned Content in Russia Extended Until May 15

The Union Government on Friday wrote to Twitter registering objection on the use of “Manipulated Media” tag on certain tweets made by Indian political leaders with reference to a toolkit “created to undermine, derail and demean the efforts of the centre against COVID-19 pandemic”. It asked Twitter to remove the tag as the matter is … Read more

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

How to Activate ISD on Your Vi (Vodafone Idea) Number

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

Poco X3 Pro First Impressions: The F1 Successor Everyone Wants?

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

Truecaller Launches COVID Hospital Directory to Help During COVID-19 Crisis

Truecaller Launches COVID Hospital Directory to Help Users Looking for Bed Vacancy

Truecaller has launched a new COVID Hospital Directory for Indian citizens looking for assistance during the pandemic. The directory includes telephone numbers and addresses of designated COVID-19 hospitals from multiple states across the country, sourced from official government databases. The directory is built right into the app and can be accessed from either the menu … 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

Ethereurm Co-Founder Donates Over $600,000 in Tokens for COVID-19 Relief

Ethereum Co-Founder Donates Rs. 4.5 Crores For COVID-19 Relief in India

Ehtereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin posted a proof of transfer of 100 ETH and 100 MKR, worth approximately $606,110 (roughly Rs. 4.5 crores), for use in COVID-19 relief in India. Ethereum, the open-source blockchain software founded in 2014, is used to build contracts on the blockchain, and has recently been in the news a lot because … 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

Apple to Help Employees Get COVID-19 Vaccine Shots for at Its Offices

Apple to Set Up Silicon Design Centre in Germany, Invest EUR 1 Billion

Apple said on Friday that it is starting a program to help employees get voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations at the iPhone maker’s offices. The company is working with drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance as its vendor and will open a website for its workers to sign up for appointments, an Apple spokeswoman said. Apple is one … Read more