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Apple to ship 1 million face shields a week for medical workers
Technology

Apple to ship 1 million face shields a week for medical workers

California: Apple announced that it will soon be producing one million face shields a week for medical workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Google to publish user location data to help world tackle coronavirus pandemic

California: In the global fight against coronavirus pandemic, the techno giant Google has come forward to help the world by sharing users’ location data around the world. ...

Japan’s university holds unique online graduation ceremony

Tokyo: In a remarkable technological development, the BBT University in Japan’s capital held a unique online graduation ceremony by introducing robot avatars. ...

COVID-19: Google allocates $6.5 million to help fight misinformation

California: Google has announced to allocate funds amounting to $6.5 million to fight misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic around the world. ...

New Facebook feature allows people to reach help in COVID-19 pandemic

San Francisco: Facebook activated a feature allowing people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to reach out for help from their community. ...

Pakistan close to manufacturing indigenous ventilators

Islamabad: Pakistan will soon have its indigenous ventilators as trials of three designs of locally developed breathing equipment have entered final verification stage. ...

Pakistani techies develop first smart ventilator amid coronavirus outbreak

Karachi: As countries across the globe are scrambling to buy more ventilators to help coronavirus patient breath while suffering from respiratory infection, a Pakistan technologist and his team developed a smart ventilator, joining fight against the pandemic. ...

Pakistan launches ‘Whatsapp Corona Helpline’ to educate public

Islamabad: Taking another step to boost awareness among public about novel coronavirus infection, the federal government has launched a WhatsApp helpline. ...

Test that can detect coronavirus in minutes about to be released

Abbot Laboratories on Friday confirmed that it has been given US approval for a coronavirus detection test that will give results in "minutes" and can be used in doctor's offices and clinics, as well as hospitals. ...