High Tech > Facebook

Facebook Messenger's new information hub is all about COVID-19

5 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Following the launch of its COVID-19 Information Center on Facebook comes a similar offering in Messenger: the new Coronavirus Community Hub. With this, Facebook Messenger users can access information related to the pandemic directly in the chatting app, including resources from government health organizations. These groups will be able to provide users with immediate automated responses to coronavirus questions and...
Read more ...

 

New York calls for tech volunteers to fight COVID-19

New York calls for tech volunteers to fight COVID-19

5 days ago   |   By InfoWorld

New York State has put out a call for volunteers with technology expertise to create “technology SWAT teams” to boost the state's response to COVID-19. The official site for the COVID-19 Technology SWAT Team , as it's called, is light on details but broad in scope. The state seeks volunteers with a wide range of tech skills: “professionals with experience in product management, software development / engineering, hardware deployment and end-user support, data science, operations management, design, or other similar areas.” To read this article in full,
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Facebook      Archive      Apps      Facebook      Messenger      Tech      Science      Hardware      Software Development      Analytics      Cloud Computing  


Uber Eats turns to grocery deliveries to fill pandemic-shaped hole in its...

Uber Eats turns to grocery deliveries to fill pandemic-shaped hole in its business

Image: Uber Uber Eats is launching a series of partnerships with supermarkets, convenience stores, and other businesses to offer home deliveries of essential items, Reuters... Read more ...

Operation Covid-19 will allow self-reporting of cases, to get ahead of...

Operation Covid-19 will allow self-reporting of cases, to get ahead of official figures

The Canadian founder of a startup who caught Covid-19 from Justin Trudeau's wife has launched an initiative to allow anyone to self-report their own case of the disease and... Read more ...

Samsung offers 50-percent buy-back guarantee on the Galaxy S20

Samsung offers 50-percent buy-back guarantee on the Galaxy S20

Photo by Brennan King / The Verge Samsung phones are notorious for dropping in price quickly - the S20, for example, went on sale for $200 below its MSRP within weeks of its... Read more ...

Facebook launches coronavirus Community Help page: users can request or...

Facebook launches coronavirus Community Help page: users can request or offer help

Recently, Facebook launched a coronavirus-related Facebook Messenger , in an effort to help users in the ongoing pandemic. The tech giant has been fighting misinformation and... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 has secret 96Hz mode, but you probably don't want to...

Samsung Galaxy S20 has secret 96Hz mode, but you probably don't want to activate it

Samsung's Galaxy S20 series comes with a 120Hz refresh rate display that allows for a smoother user interface than most other handsets, but it seems the company may have a... Read more ...

All the coronavirus antivirals and vaccine research projects being...

All the coronavirus antivirals and vaccine research projects being fast-tracked right now

Just three months after China first notified the World Health Organization about a deadly new coronavirus, studies of numerous antiviral treatments and potential vaccines are... Read more ...

The best racing games of all time

The best racing games of all time

We rounded up the best racing games, including simulators as well as casual and arcade games like Mario Kart. Read more ...

NHS clears video conferencing tools like Skype and WhatsApp for consultations

NHS clears video conferencing tools like Skype and WhatsApp for consultations

The NHS has said it is OK for doctors to carry out online consultations via video conferencing tools as the coronavirus outbreak continues. The health service has given medical... Read more ...

How small businesses can navigate remote working

How small businesses can navigate remote working

Remote working has become the norm for businesses of all sizes during these trying times. Over the past few weeks we've seen an unprecedented rise in remote workers never seen... Read more ...

The best diesel cars for 2020

The best diesel cars for 2020

The turbodiesel engines available in 2020 are far smoother, much peppier, and more efficient than ever before. Read more ...