People working in banks, couriers, telecom offices, shop, air travel related staff, all members of overseas operations and people staying or working in slums with very high population density with poorly ventilated buildings, those staying in institutional settings like old age homes, orphanage, asylums, shelters for homeless, hostels and prisons should be considered for testing. … [Read more...] about ICMR asks states to do sero-survey in high-risk populations to assess exposure to Covid-19
"Transparency, privacy and security have been the core design principle of Aarogya Setu. Opening the source code to developer community signifies Government of India continuing principal to these commitments. No other government anywhere in the world has been open source at this scale," Kant said. … [Read more...] about Aarogya Setu app becomes open source to address privacy concerns
Billionaire investor Howard Marks says investors might not be able to predict the future, but that does not mean they are powerless to deal with it. Citing a memo titled You Can’t Predict. You Can Prepare that he wrote in 2001, Marks said he raised the question about how one can prepare for something that he can’t predict exactly 19 years ago. His answer: “We can do so by recognising that they will inevitably occur, and by making our portfolios more cautious when economic developments and investor behaviour render markets more vulnerable to damage from untoward events." That reasoning, Marks says, suggests a glimmer of good news in the ongoing environment. The co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management said he is bombarded these days with conflicting views regarding the wisdom of rapidly reopening the US economy. Marks says while his view on that topic is of little value, he also does not possess the expertise required to know for sure whose opinion … [Read more...] about What gives Howard Marks glimmer of hope in this tough environment?
The Aarogya Setu app is used on Android phones by 98% of the registered users, and the source code for the Android app is currently available on GitHub, a collaboration platform for software developers, where code can be developed or reviewed collaboratively. Both the iOS and KaiOS source codes will be released over a period of time, starting with the iOS version, which will be available as open source within the next two weeks, according to the statement. … [Read more...] about Aarogya Setu app is now open source: what does it mean?
Android versionWhile the source code for the Android version of the application will be available for review on GitHub, the iOS version of the application will be released as open source within the next two weeks, the Ministry of Electronics and IT said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Aarogya Setu app is now open source, says government