As coronavirus cyclones through world, companies strengthen virtual bonds
Starting this week, Dalmia Bharat Group is organising morning Bhagavad Gita discourses through a Zoom call, where its employees working from home can tune in before they get to their work online. “Once the lockdown stops after 21 days, this may just become a way of life (in the company),” said Menon.
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Covid-19 pandemic: Govt talks to Facebook, Google, WhatsApp for virus information blitz
The US-based search giant will send close to 300 million notifications a day to users containing information on the pandemic, a senior official said.
Google celebrates the ‘father of infection control’, Dr Ignaz Semmelweis
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, Google pays tribute to Dr Ignaz Semmelweis, the first person to discover the benefits of handwashing, ...
Reduced headcount in Google’s offices due to COVID-19, tech giant puts Chrome OS release on hold
Google will rely on AI to moderate content on YouTube.
Karan Bajwa appointed as Google Cloud head in India
Earlier this month, the company also announced plans to expand its presence in India by launching a cloud region in Delhi, adding to its Mumbai region which was opened in 2017.
Former Google engineer agrees to plead guilty to secrets theft
Anthony Levandowski began negotiating with ridesharing giant Uber to invest in or buy Otto while he was still working at Google, and admits having downloaded a whole series of documents a few months before his resignation in January 2016.
Awareness of coronavirus reaches crescendo in India
According to Google Trends, coronavirus is the most popular in Goa with a score of 100 followed by Andaman & Nicobar Island (86), Karnataka (80), Meghalaya (75), and Nagaland (74). Barring Karnataka, these states have lower cases of virus infection. Maharashtra and Kerala where the maximum cases of the Coronavirus have been detected are ranked ninth and 33rd.
Google emphasises on need for handwashing, pays tribute to Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis in the times of COVID-19
The Hungarian physician is known as 'the father of infection control'.
Trump oversold a Google website to fight coronavirus
Verily was developing a website that could let people evaluate their symptoms and direct them to nearby “drive through” locations for testing. Desperate to tap the private sector to satisfy the public’s demands for a more robust response to the rapidly spreading virus, Kushner was quickly sold on the idea.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
The index has breached the swing low of 7,832 and is approaching the 61.8 per cent retracement of the rally from the 2011 low, which is near 7,550 level, said Gaurav Ratnaparkhi, Senior Technical Analyst at Sharekhan.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman sets Rs 15 lakh income cap to tax NRIs
Govt has decided to tax only the income generated by NRIs from the biz in India, leaving their global incomes.
Coronavirus Bangalore case: Wife, father-in-law of Google techie booked under Epidemics Act, says report
As per the Times of India, the Google employee tested positive for coronavirus on March 12 after he returned from Italy. His wife was in quarantine but later managed to evade the authorities. She then took a flight to Delhi from where she boarded a train to get to her parental home in Agra. Officials reportedly faced resistance while trying to move her to an isolation ward.
Google employee from Bengaluru is Karnataka's fifth coronavirus case
"The employee has been on quarantine since then, and we have asked colleagues who were in close contact with the employee to quarantine themselves and monitor their health," the statement said.
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