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Weekly Update: July 05, 2021 - July 09, 2021

I like long walks, especially when they are taken by people who annoy me. Fred Allen (May 31, 1894 - March 17, 1956; American Comedian) Let's start! Here's a Fun Fact that may not, or may, know: Some humans dream in black & white. Image Credit: Sharon McCutcheon/Unsplash It is believed that in the earlier days, majority of people dreamed in black & white because color televisions were not invented. Advertisement July 05, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 3,05,85,229 Recovered - 2,97,00,430 Deceased - 4,02,728 ::: Furlenco , Bengaluru-based furniture & appliance rental startup, raised around ₹1,000 crores. The fund that has been raised is a mix of debt and equity. It was raised in Zinnia Global Fund-led Series D funding round that saw the participation of investors like CE-Ventures and Lightbox Ventures, to name a few. After raising the fund, Furlenco aims to expand its user base by offering more customized soluti

Tech Day: Updates Related to Windows Print Spooler Service, Xtend Smartwatch, and Secure Internet

Let's start! :::The security researchers at Microsoft addressed a flaw in the Printer Spooler Service of Windows after which Microsoft rolled out an emergency patch. Image Credit: CIO Bulletin The members of the security research team identified the flaw, named PrintNightmare after they accidentally published a Proof-of-Concept (PoC) exploit code. Reportedly, the flaw can let hackers access the affected or most vulnerable systems to install programs, modify data, and create new accounts with full admin rights. It is recommended to let Microsoft update your Windows service as hackers can perform all the malicious activities from anywhere in the world and affect your system. Microsoft has rolled out the patch for Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 12 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1. Microsoft is planning to roll out the patch for Windows 2012, Windows 2016, and 1607 version of Windows 10 as early as possible. Advertisement :::boAt has

Weekly Update: June 28, 2021 - July 02, 2021

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily. Zig Ziglar (November 06, 1926 - November 28, 2012; American Author) Let's start! Here's a Fun Fact that may not, or may, know: The Earth is neither flat nor round. It has the shape of a flattened sphere, also known as oblate spheroid. Image Credit: Google The poles of Earth are flat but the equator bulges due to its rotation, giving it the shape of a flattened sphere. June 28, 2021 (Monday) :::The number of Corona Cases across India were as follows: Confirmed - 3,02,79,331 Recovered - 2,93,09,607 Deceased - 3,96,730 ::: Slice , a Bengaluru-based fintech start-up, raised ₹148 crores from its existing investors Gunosy and Blume Ventures, to name a few. Slice targets the younger population of the country to issue credit cards and payment cards at zero joining or annual fee. The members are not required to pay any minimum amount every month either. Rajan Bajaj, on

Tech Day: Updates Related to TCL, HBO Max, And Realme

Let's start! :::A C-Series Mini LED has been launched by TCL. Image Credit: TCL TCL has launched India's first Mini LED TV in three versions namely, Mini LED QLED 4k C825, Mini LED QLED 4k C728, and Mini LED QLED 4k C725. All the versions of the mini LED share some common features like Dolby Atmos, IMAX Enhanced, Hands-Free voice control 2.0, and Dolby Vision, to name a few. C728 will be available in three dimensions of 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch at ₹79,990/-, ₹1,02,990/-, and ₹1,59,990/-, respectively. It has been specially designed for gamers. TLC has offered a hands-free voice control option and auto low latency mode in C728. C725 will be available in three dimensions of 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch at ₹64,990/-, ₹72,990/-, and ₹99,999/- respectively. It will sport an HDMI 2.1 port with an integrated ONKYO-certified soundbar that is paired with Dolby Atmos and an HDR10+ display. C825 will be available in two dimensions of 55-inch and 65-inch at ₹1,14,990/- and ₹1,49,

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