6 ways to learn a foreign language for free while you’re sheltering in place for COVID-19

Rosetta Stone. The grandfather of language companies is offering free three-month subscriptions to learn any of 22 languages. Babbel. The course hub just opened up three months of free classes in a dozen languages. Fabel Cottage. These fun audio and video stories in French, German, Spanish, and Italian are usually locked under subscription, but are now freely […]

European Day of Languages to be held at Goethe-Institut

Jointly held by the embassies of Finland, France, Italy and Poland, the Aula Cervantes, Wallonie-Bruxelles, the British Council and the Goethe-Institut, the European Day of Languages 2018 will feature a wide range of activities including language classes, games, talks, conferences and language contests.

Google Duo app starts using artificial noise to improve voice calls

Google is rolling out an audio call improving technology for Google Duo that many of us might not have heard before. This tech called WaveNetEQ aims to remove the audio jitter, which you usually hear while making internet calls, by using artificial noise that mimics human speech. This is done using the company’s ‘Deepmind’ neural […]

Tottenham fans will face arrest if they use ‘Yid’ chants at home match

Chief superintendent Mick Johnson, the match commander on Sunday, said: “This topic has been debated at length but our position is clear: racism and offensive language have no place in football or indeed in society. Those supporters who engage in such behaviour should be under no illusion that they may be committing an offence and […]

Huawei is STILL using American components in their flagship P40 smartphone nearly a year after the Trump administration banned US companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant

HOW CHINA COULD TARGET APPLE AND OTHER US COMPANIES IN RETALIATION FOR HUAWEI BAN China could retaliate against America for its treatment of Huawei in a number of devastating ways – the most likely would be to targeting US companies that do business in the region, such as Apple. Greater China ranks third among the […]

Trump announces new face mask recommendations after heated internal debate

Underpinning the internal back-and-forth was the persistent shortage of medical grade masks for front-line hospital workers, which states and the federal government have scrambled to resolve through patchwork shipments and appeals to the private sector. Some White House officials feared a blanket recommendation for Americans to use face coverings might cause a rush on the […]

Trump Administration Used Venezuela Anti-Drug Operation to Distract from Coronavirus Crisis at Home, Officials Say

“In general, Trump’s approach, whether we are talking about the ridiculous wall, child separation, or chauvinistic military operations, has not been based on evidence or expertise to address the real issue of illegal narcotics flowing into our country,” she added. “Ultimately, there is a need to respond if hostile actors are taking advantage of COVID-19, […]

‘I’ll take it’: Donald Trump dismisses warnings that Vladimir Putin will use 60 tons of Russian medical supplies sent to New York as Kremlin propaganda, calling it a ‘nice gesture’

‘Nothing to see here. Just a Russian military aircraft landing at JFK with 60 tons of medical supplies to support America’s #COVID19 response. A propaganda bonanza as our own government shrinks from America’s leadership role in a global crisis,’ Brett McGurk, a former diplomat for Trump and former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, […]

Risks Associated With Too Much Use Of Hand Sanitiser

Before using alcoholic sanitiser, make sure to remove all the ignition sources around you to prevent the possibility of fire. If the sanitiser accidentally falls somewhere, it should be immediately cleaned with water. It should be stored in areas which are away from heat, sparks, ignition, flames, switches or extreme heat. Do not allow children […]

Coronavirus lockdown: 7 useful government apps that you must have

Here are the apps: BHIM UPI Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) is a payment app that lets you make simple, easy and quick transactions using Unified Payments Interface (UPI). It has been developed by the National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). Users can make direct bank payments to anyone on UPI using their UPI ID […]