India, Singapore, Officer discussed on Daily Tech News Show
So it's open with limited capacity and strict safely guidelines, but they were afraid. The anticipated attraction would be a health risk because everybody would want to go. India's Ministry of Electronics an IT announced at band fifty nine apps from Chinese firms over public concerns that they quote engaged in activities, which is prejudicial soul to sovereignty and integrity of India, defensive India and security of State and public order end quotes. APPs blocked include the by towns owned tiktok. Perhaps you've heard of it and Hilo. The game clash of kings shell means me video call APP UC. UC, Browser and and club factory India's largest third largest e-commerce firm I'm sure the those bands will stay firm. No one will challenge the middle and finally the new. York Times announced it exit its partnership with Apple News with time stories, no longer appearing in the apple news feed according to C.. O. Meredith Levian. The publication is reexamining quote. All of our relationships with the big platforms. All Right? Let's talk a little more about what Singapore's doing for contact racing. Let's Singapore's started handing out. Bluetooth enabled contact tracing devices that you can clip onto a belt or perhaps drop into a bag that you might be wearing. These are for people who don't use phones. The devices have a nine month battery life, and since there aren't notifications on the device, a contact tracing officer will contact the user if they'd been in contact with somebody diagnosed with Covid, nineteen data on the clip on devices is encrypted and kept for twenty five days if the devices have. No Internet connection and initial device distribution will focus on older people who have little. We're new family, support, or perhaps have mobility. As, well. Yes, so these have no Internet connection. I honestly think targeted for people who can't afford phones or like. They say the older population that just don't WanNA use phones, but I imagine people who are privacy focused might like this to like all the date is kept on the device, not phone never connected to the Internet, if I don't hand over to the health officer. Nobody gets the data, and it's not damaged data anyway, but could be good at convincing people about that. Plus, it's great for geocaching. You can throw a pokemon on it, and then people would really love it, and like it grows up the more you walk. These are all great ideas. I think Tom God. She's coming back. The problem here is that Singapore only has a couple. Million people have downloaded. It's actual APP. It's not nearly enough to really provide the benefits that an APP would provide to contact tracing a no this. This move is meant to help fill in some of those gaps, but if you can't get the majority of the population that had phones to download the contact tracing APP that's not going to help, because those people won't get counted even when they're near the people with this Little Bluetooth device. I guess my question about it is with no. Internet connection You know it's obviously it's obviously taken gps, data and kind of like not..