When India's Airports Reopen On Monday, They'll Be Pushing Travelers To Use The Government's Controversial Contact Tracing App
Downloading Aarogya Setu won't be mandatory to fly, but Indian authorities will be pushing it.
India's Contact Tracing App Is All But Mandatory. So This Programmer Hacked It So That He Always Appears Safe.
A software engineer from Bangalore was worried about being forced to download Aarogya Setu. So he ripped its guts out.
“Not installing the app will be considered a violation of lockdown orders,” said a police order released in Noida, India.
Aarogya Setu, which more than 75 million Indians have downloaded, might soon become more than a contact tracing app.
Without enough human contact tracers to identify infected people, the US is barreling toward a digital solution, and possible disaster.
The deal makes Facebook the largest minority shareholder in Jio.
Social media companies have struggled to combat misinformation about the pandemic so far.
The verified account of the manager of a popular Bollywood actor has been permanently suspended, Twitter told BuzzFeed News.
On the inside, it’s powered by the same chips and technology that runs the iPhone 11.
Zoom has exploded in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic while also coming under fire over security issues.
Once a message has been forwarded more than five times in total, it can now only be forwarded to one chat at a time.
A Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases Can Be Traced Back To A Single Mosque And Now 200 Million Muslims Are Being Vilified
Six COVID-19 deaths have been linked to a religious gathering in March. It’s led to a huge spike in anti-Muslim narratives and misinformation.
The anonymized data is being published on a dedicated new website.
The app that sends the selfies will also send GPS coordinates so that officials can verify the person’s location.
Despite a spike in readership during the coronavirus outbreak, news organizations haven't been successful in converting the surge in traffic to revenue.
Health care professionals in India are being evicted from their homes because of the coronavirus, while at least one doctor was assaulted by police on her way to work.
During the three-week period, no Indian citizen will be allowed to leave their home to socialize or work, except those working in essential services.
"It's the same as being stamped at a nightclub. Get over it."
The new keyboard with a trackpad lets you mouse around your tablet like on an actual computer.
8 Million People Can’t Get News About The Coronavirus Because Their Government Is Slowing Down The Internet
"It's a catastrophe," a medical student in northern Kashmir told BuzzFeed News.