Science and technology current affairs- 2022

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Science and technology current affairs- 2022

Science and technology current affairs: 1-Jack Dorsey has firmly stated that he will never be the CEO of Twitter again, despite speculations of his rejoining the microblogging network following Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion buyout.

2-Google has officially shown the Pixel Watch, which will be available alongside the Pixel 7 smartphone later this fall. In addition, the company displayed its first Android tablet.

3-As Netflix loses paid customers amid lacklustre growth, the Walt Disney Company revealed a gain of 7.9 million subscribers for Disney+ in the January-March period, bringing the total to 137.9 million.

4- Who said the corporation will have 230 to 260 million users by fiscal 2024?

The Walt Disney Company’s CEO, Ans-Bob Chapek

5-As Ola Electric, the developer of electric e-scooters, faces government scrutiny and consumer complaints, two of its senior executives have resigned, the most recent being chief marketing officer Varun Dubey.

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6-Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai has doubled down on bringing fresh advances in some of the most technically difficult fields of computer science to countries like India who need them the most.

7-After nearly two years, Google will finally launch its Pixel 6a smartphone to India.

8- According to the World Health Organization, Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 have been found in more than a dozen nations, fueling Covid outbreaks around the world.

9-Disney+Hotstar, the company’s video streaming service, added 2.6 million paying customers in the quarter ended January 1, bringing its overall user base to 45.9 million.

10-Google has published the second Beta of its Android 13 operating system, which includes a number of new features and user controls, as well as privacy and security enhancements.

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11-Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have invented wireless charging and communication technology that can remotely assist prospective Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

12-The Internet of Things (IoT) is a collection of objects (“things”) that can communicate with one another via the Internet. IoT devices range from simple household items in a “smart” home to complex industrial and scientific instruments.

13-According to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, half of individuals treated to hospital two years after infection with Covid-19 still had at least one symptom.

14- SoftBank, a Japanese investment firm, posted a massive net loss of 1.708 trillion yen ($13.14 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31, stating it would be forced to decrease startup funding by more than half this year.

15- SoftBank’s $100 billion Vision Fund, which is funded by Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi, was unveiled in 2017.

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16-In order to help Android app developers in growing areas, like India, generate more income, Google has added new pre-paid app subscription options and other enhancements.

17-The spectacular crash of Terra (Luna), one of the top ten most valued cryptocurrencies, has wrecked havoc on the lives of investors, who dread becoming homeless as a result of the crypto mayhem.

18-Russia’s integrated nuclear power player Rosatom announced on Thursday that its group company manufactured crucial components for the planned atomic power plant number 5 at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu.

19-China’s Zhurong rover is part of the Tianwen-1 mission, which will land in Mars’ southern Utopia Planitia in May 2021.

20-According to analysis, between $272 million and $545 million in Bitcoin will be lost this year.

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21-As Indian firms regained control of the true wireless earbuds (TWS) market, local production of these gadgets increased by 113% year on year in the January-March quarter (Q1), according to a new report released on Thursday.

22-In the Indian market, Motorola released the ‘Motorola Edge 30’ smartphone, which features a Snapdragon 778G+ 5G CPU and a 144Hz billion colour pOLED display.

It comes with a 4020mAh battery that enables 33W turboPower quick charging.

23-EV fires are unabated in India, and now an electric two-wheeler belonging to Gurugram-based Benling India has exploded while charging in Telangana.

The event occurred in a village in Telangana’s Karimnagar district, and certain parts of the e-scooter were burned after the explosion.

24-The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF) requested the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to halt the growth of online scams caused by bogus advertisements on Google Search.

25-The world’s first subcutaneous medicine for breast cancer that is successful and cuts treatment time by 90% has been launched in India, according to Roche Pharma.

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