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Google-parent Alphabet to donate US$800m in response to coronavirus crisis

Google-parent Alphabet to donate US$800m in response to coronavirus crisis

Plus ad credits to government and health organizations and businesses.
Mar 30 2020 6:21AM
Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle coronavirus

Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle coronavirus

To alert users if someone they have been in contact with develops COVID-19.
Mar 30 2020 6:21AM
Apple works with White House to release 'COVID-19' app, website

Apple works with White House to release 'COVID-19' app, website

Direct users to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on coronavirus.
Mar 29 2020 8:42PM
Spotify launches music relief project to help artists

Spotify launches music relief project to help artists

As gigs scrapped for social distancing.
Mar 26 2020 12:42PM
Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

Ovens can slow wifi signals, Britain's media regulator Ofcom said on Wednesday.
Mar 26 2020 6:42AM
SpaceX's simulated spacecraft becomes unstable in parachute test: CNBC

SpaceX's simulated spacecraft becomes unstable in parachute test: CNBC

Incident during testing for its Crew Dragon capsule
Mar 26 2020 6:42AM
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denied bail by London court

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange denied bail by London court

After his lawyers said he should be released because of prison coronavirus risk.
Mar 26 2020 6:42AM
Renault workers use 3D printers to make medical visors

Renault workers use 3D printers to make medical visors

Carmakers pivot to medical supplies.
Mar 25 2020 1:16PM
Amazon to stop non-essential sales in India

Amazon to stop non-essential sales in India

Prioritises household staples and healthcare products.
Mar 25 2020 1:16PM
China to launch experimental spacecraft next month

China to launch experimental spacecraft next month

Launch date set for mid- to late April.
Mar 25 2020 12:16PM
China's IT ministry urges faster 5G rollout - government document

China's IT ministry urges faster 5G rollout - government document

Localities called on to boost buildouts and applications to minimise coronavirus impact.
Mar 25 2020 6:39AM
Instacart to add 300,000 gig workers in coronavirus-driven hiring

Instacart to add 300,000 gig workers in coronavirus-driven hiring

Doubling its current base, as demand surges for grocery delivery services.
Mar 24 2020 1:05PM
Apple scraps iPhone purchase limit amid virus outbreak

Apple scraps iPhone purchase limit amid virus outbreak

Curbs remain for some iPad, Macbook models.
Mar 24 2020 12:29PM
Britain challenges start-ups to support mental health of self-isolators

Britain challenges start-ups to support mental health of self-isolators

£25,000 grants available for digital solutions that can be running in next few weeks.
Mar 24 2020 6:29AM
Russia postpones sovereign internet test over coronavirus

Russia postpones sovereign internet test over coronavirus

Revised schedule due soon.
Mar 23 2020 1:02PM
Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Netflix to slash traffic across Europe to relieve virus strain on internet providers

Relief measure for internet service providers (ISPs) experiencing a surge in usage.
Mar 23 2020 6:34AM
Walmart to hire 150,000 workers as shoppers surge on coronavirus fears

Walmart to hire 150,000 workers as shoppers surge on coronavirus fears

Citing a jump in shoppers due to pandemic.
Mar 23 2020 6:34AM
Apple limits online iPhone purchases to two per person amid coronavirus

Apple limits online iPhone purchases to two per person amid coronavirus

In many countries including the United States and China to stop gouging grey marketeers.
Mar 23 2020 6:34AM
US lawmaker urges caution in using location data to track COVID-19

US lawmaker urges caution in using location data to track COVID-19

Wants assurances from US government, big tech firms.
Mar 20 2020 6:50AM
Samsung expects chip demand growth despite coronavirus turmoil

Samsung expects chip demand growth despite coronavirus turmoil

Follows dour AGM turnout.
Mar 18 2020 1:18PM

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