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Tech Wrap: Aarogya Setu gets new feature, Facebook partners with CBSE and more

More tech news includes DuckDuckGo coming back online in India and Apple removes games from its Chinese App Store.

Here's everything that made headlines in tech today.
Here's everything that made headlines in tech today. (Pixabay)

Facebook today announced a major partnership with CBSE for educating teachers and students on digital safety and augmented reality. In addition to that, we also got to know about the government’s AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge that will promote new apps and old ones.

So here’s a look at today’s top tech news:

Aarogya Setu app update

The government rolled out a new update to the Aarogya Setu app that will allow users to assess their risk level based on the people with whom they have been in close proximity with.

CBSE partners with Facebook

CBSE has announced a partnership with Facebook as a part of which the social media giant will train 10,000 teachers and 30,000 students on various aspects of digital safety and augmented reality.

AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology and MyGov in partnership with Atal Innovation Mission and Niti Aayog announced the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge with the aim of promoting existing apps and launching new ones. The last date for submissions is July 18.

DuckDuckGo becomes accessible in India

Shortly after getting blocked by several ISPs in India, DuckDuckGo has started becoming available in India again. While the privacy focused search engine is available on Airtel, Vodafone and ACT Fibernet users are still facing difficulty accessing it.

Apple's Chinese App Store removes 4,500 games

Apple has removed over 4,500 games from its App Store in China owing to a change in licensing restrictions that require developers to have a license before putting their game on the App Store.