It was the ultimate crutch for people like myself who sometimes struggle with social awkwardness, cutting out any level intimacy involved in communication, making it easier to say anything you want with no immediate, real life repercussion. Understanding that early on, I learned not to take social media too seriously at all. I have to remind myself of that sometimes.
The company said Alexa users spanned the corners of the country ranging from metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore to smaller cities like Spiti, Bundi, and Gadchiroli. Customers from over 85% pin codes purchased Echo smart speakers in 2020. Alexa users asked the digital assistant to control a smart home gadget 8.6 lakh times every day in 2020..
The Emergency Management Unit of theUW Madison Police Department, along with support from university, city, county, state, and federal agencies will hold a full scale exercise on Thursday, July 17th. Some of the participating agencies include the Madison Fire Police Departments, Dane Country Sheriff Office Emergency Management, Department of Justice, FBI, US Attorney’s Office, UW Hospital, and Meriter Hospital. More than 400 people are expected to participate in this real life simulation of an emergency at Camp Randall Stadium.
Health Minister Christine Elliott said 121 of the 1,489 new infections reported provincewide on Sunday were identified in York. “Opening Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital remains our government’s most pressing local priority delivering exceptional care in the heart of our community while also supporting our province as we recover from this pandemic,” said a statement from Stephen Lecce, the local provincial legislator who also serves as Ontario education minister. This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb.
Western social media apps including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are banned in China, where the local internet is tightly censored to weed out content that could undermine the ruling communist party.The Clubhouse app, launched in early 2020, saw explosive growth in user numbers earlier this month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev held a surprise discussion on the platform.While Clubhouse remains uncensored, it is only available on iOS devices and is unavailable in the local Apple app store, both major barriers for its widespread use in China.Mainland Chinese users can access the app by modifying the location of their app store.It unclear why the app remains unblocked in China, though some foreign social sites with small Chinese followings manage to operate under the radar of censors, including 8kun, a central hub for QAnon followers.The discussion became a hot topic on China own Twitter like social media site Weibo on Saturday.”I don know how long this environment can last”, said one user in a popular Weibo post that was liked over 65,000 times. “But I will definitely remember this moment in Internet history.”($1 = 6.4664 Chinese yuan renminbi)(Reporting by Cate Cadell and Pei Li, additional reporting by Jessie Pang in Hong Kong; Editing by Kim Coghill)Vaccine diplomacy: India seeks to rival China with broad shipmentsIndia has approved the shipment of COVID 19 vaccine to Cambodia and plans to supply Mongolia and Pacific Island states, officials said on Sunday, as supplies arrived in Afghanistan all part of the country widening vaccine diplomacy. Seeking to steal a march over rival Asian giant China, which has also promised to deliver shots, Prime Minister Narendra Modi government has been giving nearby countries millions of doses of the locally made AstraZeneca PLC vaccine, even as its domestic immunisation programme has just begun.The Canadian PressCheney says she won quit the House after Wyoming censureWASHINGTON Rep.