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Weekly Update: June 21, 2021 - June 25, 2021

Without a customer, you don't have a business, all you have is a hobby. Don Peppers (October 01, 1950; American Business Author) Let's start! Here's a Fun Fact that you may not, or may know: According to Syndacast , Google uses around one thousand computers in 0.2 seconds to generate query for a single search. Image Credit: DigitalMarketer Interesting, isn't it? June 21, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 2,99,35,221 Recovered - 2,88,44,199 Deceased - 3,88,135 ::: Narendra Modi , the Prime Minister of India, launched mYoga App. The app is an initiative of the Indian Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO). It will have training videos and other important information related to Yoga. Narendra Modi, while launching the app, said that the app would help everyone to fulfill the motto of, "One World, One Health". He added that Yoga was an array of hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Imag

Tech Day: Updates Related to Zoom, Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4, and Microsoft's Windows 11

Let's start! :::The new feature announced by Zoom lets its users share their pronouns with others. Image Credit: Zoom | Blog The new feature announced by Zoom will help a user to address another user by their preferable pronouns like he/him/his, she/her/her, and they/them/theirs. This is being considered a very important feature by the LGBTQ community members as it gives them their much-deserved respect. The pronoun will be visible to others as it will appear on the side of the profile. A user will have the right to not share their pronouns. In the case of accounts that have more than one user, the feature will remain off by default. The option to turn the feature on will remain with the administrator of accounts with multiple users. Zoom is all set to roll out the feature with its next 5.7.0 update. Zoom has developed this feature after it received feedback from customers, social organizations, diversity leaders, and educators. Advertisement ::: ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4 has bee

Weekly Update: June 14, 2021 - June 18, 2021

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way. Napolean Hill (October 26, 1883 - November 8, 1970; American Author) Let's start! Here is a Fun Fact that may not, or may, know: The color of the feathers of Flamingos is originally white when they are born. The color changes to pink because of algae and fish consumed by them. Image Credit: Maryland Zoo Both algae and fish that they consume contain a chemical called carotenoids. This chemical is responsible for turning their feathers pink. June 14, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 2,95,10,410 Recovered - 2,81,62,947 Deceased - 3,74,305 ::: Philips recalled around three-four million breathing devices and ventilators. The devices were recalled to address an issue of foam degrading into particles that may be ingested or inhaled and potentially have toxic & carcinogenic effects. Image Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette After the reports were made public, the value of

Tech Day: Updates Related to Google Meet, Apple Podcast Subscription, and Sony PS5

Let's start! ::: Google Meet , on a Google Workspace blog, has announced a major update related to its Hand-Raising feature that was first introduced in November 2020. Image Credit: Ars Technica The update moves people who have raised their hands to a more visible position and automatically lowers the hand once the person has spoken. It also offers improved visual icon and animated video title. The new feature will be rolled out for the users of Workspace Essentials, Business Standard, Business Plus, Enterprise Essentials, Enterprise Standard, Enterprise Plus, Education Fundamentals, Education Plus, Non-Profits, and G Suite Business. Google has started to roll out the update from June 16, 2021, and plans to make it available to all eligible users within fifteen days. Advertisement ::: Apple Podcasts Subscription is now available in 170 countries. Logo; Image Credit: Apple Listeners across 170 countries can now support their favorite artists and enjoy their new content by purchasin

Weekly Update: June 07, 2021 - June 11, 2021

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there. Will Smith (September 25, 1968; American Actor) Let's start! Here's a Fun Fact , that you may not, or may, know: Kleenex tissues were originally meant to be used as filters in gas masks for the army fighting the first World War. The war, however, ended before scientists could make the product perfect for use. Image Credit: Kleenex The material was then redeveloped to be more softer & smoother and it was marketed as a facial tissue. Advertisement June 07, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 2,89,09,975 Recovered - 2,71,59,180 Deceased - 3,49,186 :::Acharya Devrat, the Governor of Gujarat, virtually inaugurated Gau Anusandhan Unit at the Gujarat Technical University (GTU). Gau Anusandhan Unit, also known as the Cow Research Center, was inaugurated as a part of the ongoing Kamdhenu Chair formed by Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog to promote the use

Tech Day: Updates Related to Asus Gaming Laptop, OnePlus TV, and OkCupid

Let's start! ::: Asus announced its four new gaming laptops - featuring 11th Gen Intel Core H-Series processors - namely, Asus ROG Zephyrus S17, Asus Zephyrus M16, Asus TUF Gaming F15, and Asus TUF Gaming F17. Image Credit: FoneArena Asus TUF Gaming F15 and Asus TUF Gaming F17 are priced at ₹1,04,990/- and ₹92,990/- respectively. F15 will be available for sale from June 11, 2021, on Amazon, Asus Exclusive Stores, Croma, Vijay Sales, and ROG Stores. F17 will be available for sale from June 14, 2021, only on Flipkart. Both the laptops are powered by Intel Core H-Series processors and both the laptops feature Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series Laptop GPUs. F15 and F17 support fast charging as they charge from 0% to 50% in thirty minutes. A user may either charge these laptops with the cable provided by the company or use the Type-C cable to charge via the Thunderbolt 4 port. Asus Zephyrus S17 and Asus Zephyrus M16 will be launched soon. The company, for now, has revealed its prices. Asus h

Weekly Update: May 31, 2021 - June 04, 2021

Be thankful for everything that happens in your life, it's all an experience. -Roy T. Bennett (Author of The Light in The Heart) Let's start! Here is a Fun Fact that may not, or may, know: The larynx that grows and sticks out at the front of the throat is called an Adam's Apple. According to Kids Health , it has been named after the story in which Adam eats a piece of the forbidden fruit of the Garden of Eden and it gets stuck in his throat. Image Credit: Young Men's Health The larynx is responsible for making the voice of boys deeper than the voice of girls. May 31, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 2,80,47,534 Recovered - 2,56,92,342 Deceased - 3,29,100 ::: Natasha Narwal , a Pinjra Tod activist, surrendered after returning to Tihar jail. She was arrested along with Devangana Kalita, another activist, in May 2020 for their connection with the northeast Delhi riots. Natasha Narwal was granted the three-week interim