HOW ROBOTS HAVE JOINED THE BATTLE AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

From taking temperatures remotely to helping with hand washing, robots are helping with healthcare.

CORONAVIRUS: ZOOM UNDER INCREASED SCRUTINY AS POPULARITY SOARS

The New York attorney general has written to the videoconferencing company about its security measures.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: RACIST 'ZOOMBOMBING' AT VIRTUAL SYNAGOGUE

Hackers hijacking Zoom meetings to shout abuse is on the rise as more people talk virtually.

APPLE BUYS WEATHER APP DARK SKY

The iPhone maker will shut down the Android and Wear OS versions of the app in July.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: 3D-PRINTER OWNERS RALLY TO CREATE NHS FACE MASKS

More than 1,000 people volunteer to help make face shields for front-line workers.

HOUSEPARTY: HOW SAFE IS EPIC GAMES' VIDEO CHAT APP?

Security experts back owner's assertion that chat app is not hacking other products.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: 5G ‘CERTAINLY DELAYED' IN EUROPE AND UK

UK and European 5G network rollouts will certainly be delayed during the pandemic, Huawei says.

CORONAVIRUS: UK CONSIDERS VIRUS-TRACING APP TO EASE LOCKDOWN

Study describes how app would alert citizens if someone they came into contact with tests positive.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: WORLD LEADERS' POSTS DELETED OVER FAKE NEWS

Social networks usually leave world leaders' posts alone - but the pandemic is changing that.

CORONAVIRUS: CONTAGION CAST SHARE COVID-19 ADVICE

Kate Winslet, Matt Damon, Jennifer Ehle and Laurence Fishburne post public service announcements.

 
 
 

HOUSEPARTY OFFERS $1M REWARD FOR PROOF OF SABOTAGE

The company says claims it exposed users data were part of a commercial smear campaign.

'THE PHONE SLIPPED INTO THE BATH': CONFERENCE CALL TALES

How to avoid some of the pitfalls of teleconferencing and how it is changing the way we meet and do business.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: TECH FIRM BLOOM ENERGY FIXES BROKEN US VENTILATORS

The 170 repaired machines had been in storage since the H5N1 bird flu outbreak of the mid-2000s.

CORONAVIRUS: START-UPS USE ZOOM APP TO LAY OFF STAFF

Two California-based start-ups confirm they have used the conference-call app to lay off staff.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: UK BROADBAND DATA CAPS REMOVED DURING PANDEMIC

Coronavirus pandemic prompts removal of UK broadband data caps on fixed-line connections.

CORONAVIRUS: MERCEDES F1 TO MAKE BREATHING AID

Thousands of the devices, which deliver oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator, could be made.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: FAKE NEWS CRACKDOWN BY UK GOVERNMENT

A rapid response unit is working with social media firms to take down misleading or harmful content.

MANUFACTURERS CAST DOUBT ON VENTILATOR TARGET

Engineering firms say the UK may not have all the ventilators it needs when virus infections peak.

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS: YOUTUBE STARS URGE FANS TO STAY AT HOME

More than 100 YouTubers appear in a video message encouraging people to stay at home.

CORONAVIRUS: NHS TURNS TO BIG TECH TO TACKLE COVID-19 HOT SPOTS

Amazon, Google, Palantir, Microsoft and Faculty AI will help decision-makers better understand the crisis.

 
 
 



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