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technology-can-never-replace-classroom-teaching-and-learning–si

technology-can-never-replace-classroom-teaching-and-learning–si

If technology could replace classroom teaching and learning, schools and colleges in various counties would have shut down decades ago, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday.   The minister was addressing the Digital India Conclave, where he discussed the impact of technology on education post the COVID-19 …

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Microsoft: Russia Cyberattacks Targeting More Governments, Agencies

WASHINGTON —  Russia appears to be getting more aggressive and more successful as the nation’s hackers launch a growing number of cyberattacks against the United States and other nations, according to a new report by Microsoft. Microsoft’s 2021 Digital Defense Report warns that what it labels as “Russian nation-state actors” …

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understanding-how-the-new-malaria-vaccine-works

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended widespread use of RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, which is also known by its trade name Mosquirix.   WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it “a historic moment” after a meeting in which two of the UN health agency’s expert advisory groups recommended the step. …

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Google to Invest $1 Billion in Africa Over Five Years

LAGOS —  Google plans to invest $1 billion in Africa over the next five years to ensure access to fast and cheaper internet and will back startups to support the continent’s digital transformation, it said on Wednesday. The unit of U.S. tech company Alphabet Inc made the announcement at a …

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US Rolls Out New Cybersecurity Requirements for Rail, Air 

WASHINGTON —  The United States is taking new steps to make sure the country’s air and surface transportation sectors will not be crippled by ransomware or cyberattacks. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced the measures Tuesday at a virtual cybersecurity conference, warning that recent incidents such as the SolarWinds hack …

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Amazon’s Twitch Hit by Data Breach

Amazon.com Inc.’s livestreaming e-sports platform Twitch said Wednesday that it had been hit by a data breach. It gave no details. An anonymous hacker claimed to have leaked Twitch data, including information related to the company’s source code, clients and unreleased games, according to Video Games Chronicle, which first reported …

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new-findings-suggest-that-covid-19-epidemic-is-man-made

The hypothesis that COVID-19 leaked accidentally from a Chinese lab in Wuhan was widely dismissed then as an unfounded conspiracy against China. The leak theory, which says that the virus was man-made in a lab, has again come to light as the researchers could not find the viral host that …

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airtel-conducts-india-s-first-rural-5g-trial-along-with-ericsson

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel and equipment maker Ericsson on Tuesday said they have conducted India’s first 5G network trial in a rural location, demonstrating the potential that 5G can unleash in bridging the digital divide.   The demonstration took place in Bhaipur Bramanan village on the outskirts of Delhi-NCR using …

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google-launches-gni-advertising-lab

Google on Tuesday announced the launch of its Google News Initiative Advertising Lab to support small and medium-sized news publishers producing original news for local and regional communities in India.   The programme, aimed at newsrooms employing up to 100 members, will focus on technical and product training of teams, …

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