Apple use a robot ‘Daisy’ to recycle old iphone

Apple use a robot Daisy to recycle old iphone

Smartphone Top Brand Apple Inc recycle their old electronic basically old iPhones. The Robot is a ‘Daisy’ robot. Daisy robot disassembles iPhone in the way that can recover and reuse the minerals in old phones.

The California based company, Cupertino says the Daisy robot is part of its plan to become “closed-loop” manufacturer which does not depend on mining industry totally.

With the increasing demand of electronics items like smartphone, other electric gadgets need more mined minerals, a reality that apple believes in.

Lisa Jackson, Apple head of environment, policy and social

Lisa Jackson said , “We’re not necessarily competing with the folks who mine,”. “There’s nothing for miners to fear in this development.”

Inside a nondescript warehouse on the outskirts of Austin, Texas, Apple’s Daisy robot breaks apart iPhones so that 14 minerals, including lithium, can be extracted and recycled.

Last month apple bought batch of carbon-free aluminium from a joint venture between companies Rio Tinto and Alcoa. Apple use to do recycle their product from last few years. Apple already using the cobalt, recycled tin in some of its new products.

What is Daisy ?

Daisy is a robot. It uses four step recycle process to remove battery with a small blast and then remove screws and modules of the phone. The separated components are sent to recyclers for minerals to be extracted and refine. Daisy robot can process 200 phone per hour. iPhone is the first product that Dai.sy would disassembles, because of it popularity and demands, said Jackson

Apple also want to share the same technology with others, including electric car makers.

4 New Privacy Features By Facebook

4 New Privacy Features By Facebook

Privacy Features By Facebook: New Updates in Privacy Verification tool with all new four features by giant social media network facebook. These all new 4 features will help users to increase their Account security and security on their personal information.

Facebook by default provide their security by Privacy Checkup tool from 2014. This week they updated their new version of this tool worldwide.

Who Can See What You Share

This update will help account users to set permission on their profile information like contact information and their post. By using this feature account holders will able to set limitation on other people to secure your basic information, pictures and posts.

How to Keep Your Account Secure

It will help you strengthen your account security by setting a stronger password and turning on login alerts,” Facebook said in a blog post late Monday.

How People Can Find You

“How People Can Find You” on Facebook will let you review ways in which people can look you up on Facebook and who can send you friend requests.

“Data Settings on Facebook will let user review the information share with apps on which he/she logged into Facebook. User can also remove the apps you no longer use,” said the social networking platform.

Users of facebook can access this Privacy Checkup by question mark icon on Facebook website and select Privacy Checkup.

Facebook said

“We know privacy is personal and we’ve integrated privacy tips to help you make the right privacy decisions for you,”

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates $113 billion net worth indicates inequality of wealth in the world

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates $113 billion net worth indicates inequality of wealth in the world

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates one of the richest person globally who is come after Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, with a net worth of $113 billion, according to Bloomberg Billionaires Index — believes that disproportionately high wealth among people like him highlights the inequality gap. This gap “separates the lucky from the unlucky”. And that there is a need for a fairer tax system in order to bridge that gap. “A few people end up with a great deal—I’ve been disproportionately rewarded for the work I’ve done—while many others who work just as hard struggle to get by,” Microsoft CEO Bill Gates wrote in his blog post last week.

If you have more money, you pay a higher percentage in taxes – Microsoft CEO Bill Gates

“That’s why I’m for a tax system in which, if you have more money, you pay a higher percentage in taxes. And I think the rich should pay more than they currently do, and that includes Melinda and me,” he said as a suggestion to the US government for the fairer tax system. “The wealth gap is growing. The distance between the top and bottom incomes in the United States is much greater than it was 50 years ago,” he wrote on GatesNotes, the blog.

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates thoughts echoed Warren Buffet’s who said that the problem with the US economy is people like him, he had told PBS Newshour in 2017. “The real problem, in my view, is — this has been — the prosperity has been unbelievable for the extremely rich people.”

Lack of fairness in the tax system

Gates explained further the lack of fairness in the tax system. The US government collects about three-quarters of its revenue from taxing labour — wages and salaries as most people in the US earn almost their entire income from salary and hourly work. This is taxed at a whopping 37 per cent maximum. On the other hand, the wealthiest class in the country generally earns only a minuscule share of their income from a salary as the majority share is earned via profits on investments including stock or real estate. This is taxed at 20 per cent if they’re held for over a year. “That’s the clearest evidence I’ve seen that the system isn’t fair,” he said.

Read more https://www.financialexpress.com/industry/bill-gates-my-113-billion-net-worth-shows-wealth-inequality-in-the-world/1813682/

UNICEF: India Lead at 67,385 In Births On New Year 2020

India Lead at 67,385 In Births On New Year- By UNICEF

According to UNICEF estimates, India is about to add nearly 273 million people between 2019 and 2050, while the population of Nigeria is projected to grow by 200 million.

United Nations: Nearly 400,000 babies took birth on new year day around the world. India reach the highest number of these births worldwide at 67,385, according to UN.

An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day, according to UNICEF. Of this, an estimated 67,385 babies were born in India, the most globally. China comes in second with 46,299 births.

“The beginning of a new year and a new decade is an opportunity to reflect on our hopes and aspirations not only for our future, but the future of those who will come after us,” UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore said. “As the calendar flips each January, we are reminded of all the possibility and potential of each child embarking on her or his life’s journey-if they are just given that chance.”

Very First Baby in 2020

Fiji in the Pacific most likely delivered 2020’s first baby, while the US, the last of the New Year’s Day. Globally, over half of these births were estimated to have taken place in eight countries – India (67,385), China (46,299), Nigeria (26,039), Pakistan (16,787), Indonesia (13,020), United States of America (10,452), Democratic Republic of Congo (10,247) and Ethiopia (8,493).

Each January, UNICEF celebrates babies born on New Year’s Day, an auspicious day for child birth around the world. However, for millions of newborns around the world, the day of their birth is far less auspicious.

In 2018

In 2018, 2.5 million newborns died in just their first month of life; about a third of them on the first day of life. Among those children, most died from preventable causes such as premature birth, complications during delivery, and infections like sepsis.

In addition, more than 2.5 million babies are born dead each year. UNICEF said over the past three decades, the world has seen remarkable progress in child survival. Cutting the number of children worldwide who die before their fifth birthday by more than half. But there has been slower progress for newborns. Babies dying in the first month accounted for 47 per cent of all deaths among children under five in 2018, up from 40 per cent in 1990.

According to UN estimates, India is expected to add nearly 273 million people between 2019 and 2050, while the population of Nigeria is projected to grow by 200 million. Together, these two countries could account for 23 per cent of the global population increase to 2050.

Read more https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/at-67-385-india-leaves-china-behind-in-births-on-new-year-unicef-2157513

WhatsApp withdraw support of these OS by 2020

WhatsApp will withdraw support of these OS from 1 February 2020

WhatsApp is going to stop working on the number of operating system of smartphones in coming year of 2020. As per updates on FAQ section of the WhatsApp , there are several iOS and Android smartphones that will not be capable to run the latest versions of application. Facebook who owns the whatsapp will withdraw support of these OS from 1 February 2020.

Whatsapp FAQ Section

FAQ section says, Smartphones running on Android 2.3.7 version of operating system and lower, and iPhones running on iOS 8 and below than that will not be supported to the Whatsapp Versions which will release from next year.

WhatsApp also stressed on the fact that these older versions of Android and iOS operating systems “can no longer create new accounts, nor re-verify existing accounts after February 1, 2020.”

However, the Facebook-owned instant messaging platform will keep the app running for select phones with KaiOS 2.5.1+ OS, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2.

Microsoft Windows OS

Moreover, in what may come as a bad news for Windows OS users. WhatsApp earlier announced that is also withdrawing support for all Windows phones from December 31, 2019 — the same month that Microsoft ends support of its Windows 10 Mobile OS. The company also added that the app “might not be available in the Microsoft Store after July 1, 2019.”

WhatsApp also highlighted that the decision to end support for these Android phones and iPhones will not affect a lot of users.

Operating Systems which will not support from next year (Year 2020)

  • Android versions 2.3.7 and older
  • iOS 8 and older
  • All Windows OS phones from 31 December, 2019

Operating systems that the app supports and recommends users to use the following updated devices:

  • Android running OS 4.0.3+
  • iPhone running iOS 9+
  • Select phones running KaiOS 2.5.1+, including JioPhone and JioPhone 2