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Explainer: What was behind diversion of a Ryanair flight to Belarus?

The diversion of a Ryanair flight to Lithuania by Belarus, leading to the arrest of an opposition journalist who was a passenger, has sparked international...

covid vaccine registration: Covid-19 vaccine registration for 18+ from today: Everything you need to know

As India will be starting its third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on May 1 for all above age of 18 years, the registration...

Prashant Kishor audio clip creates social media furore | India News

NEW DELHI: An audio snippet of Trinamool Congress strategist Prashant Kishor, where he talks about PM Narendra Modi’s popularity in Bengal and of Trinamool’s own...

China charges ahead with a national digital currency

Annabelle Huang recently won a government lottery to try China’s latest economics experiment: a national digital currency. After joining the lottery through the social media...

App to help disabled in accessibility battle | India News

NEW DELHI: The government is all set to launch the “Sugamya Bharat App” — a crowdsourcing mobile application on Tuesday enabling persons with disabilities and...

China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers

Taipei: Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China’s leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But recently, he said...

Gboard shortcuts for dummies | NextPit

There are many different types of software keyboards for smartphones, and the fact of the matter is this: many of them are useful. Google’s very own...

How affected was WhatsApp by Pegasus in India, asks SC | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and WhatsApp, the latest entrant into app-based payment services, to respond to petitions questioning the...

44 percent Indians struggling with ‘information overload’ amid pandemic, says new survey

BENGALURU: About 44 per cent of Indians feel that “information overload” has intensified during the pandemic and escalated their daily stress, a new survey revealed...

iOS and Android apps: Free apps that will be expensive again soon!

It is that time of the week once again as we here at NextPit wade through hell and high water to bring you a selection...

Co-WIN app snag pricks states, forces vaccine drive to go offline | India News

NEW DELHI: A day after India rolled out what aims to be the world’s largest mass Covid-19 vaccination programme, random glitches in the Co-WIN app...

As vaccine rollout date nears, states gear up for phase 1

New Delhi: The states have geared up for the Covid vaccination programme to be rolled out from Saturday. ET takes a look at the preparedness...

Ministry of information and broadcasting launches digital calender, diary for 2021 | India News

NEW DELHI: The ministry of information and broadcasting on Friday launched a digital calendar and diary for 2021, instead of printing them, which helped the...

Telegram will soon have ads, premium features, founder reveals

Telegram, the popular messaging app that has proven to be a viable alternative to WhatsApp and that has remained ad-free since inception will soon be...

Local apps look to sign on TikTok celebs

BENGALURU: Local video streaming platforms that are racing to snap up top-ranking content creators from the banned short video app TikTok are finding the stakes...

The best new apps for Android and iOS this week

As every week, here is a selection of our five applications for Android and iPhone of the week. From mobile games to productivity and interface customization...

Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one...

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection...

India makes source code of contact-tracing app public

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India said on Tuesday it was making public the source code of its coronavirus contact-tracing app Aarogya Setu for Google’s (GOOGL.O)...

India follows China’s lead to widen use of coronavirus tracing app

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is aggressively pushing a state-backed contact tracing app to fight the spread of COVID-19, raising fears that the world’s second-most...

Indian court seeks government reply over challenge to mandatory coronavirus app

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A court asked the Indian government on Friday to respond to a challenge against its order for compulsory use of a...

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

CHAMBLON, Switzerland (Reuters) – In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections...

India orders coronavirus tracing app for all workers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has ordered all public and private sector employees use a government-backed contact tracing app and maintain social distancing in offices...

India makes government tracing app mandatory for all workers

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has mandated that all public and private sector employees use a government-backed Bluetooth tracing app and maintain social distancing in...

Apple and Google join forces to fight Coronavirus with Bluetooth

Over the Easter weekend, an unusual cooperation attracted attention: Google and Apple want to jointly develop a Bluetooth interface for recording coronavirus cases. The cooperation should...