Coronavirus

Deakin Uni frees up course on switching to digital education

Deakin Uni frees up course on switching to digital education

As all levels of education move online.
Apr 2 2020 7:28AM
Putin takes coronavirus precautions as Moscow unveils tracking app

Putin takes coronavirus precautions as Moscow unveils tracking app

For people who have been ordered to stay home because of the outbreak.
Apr 2 2020 7:11AM
Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

Tariff pain turns to gain: US computer stockpiles help meet virus rush

Boston Public Schools ordered 20,000 laptops and had them in hand in four days.
Apr 2 2020 7:11AM
Video chat app Houseparty offers US$1 million reward over hacking claims

Video chat app Houseparty offers US$1 million reward over hacking claims

As popularity soars amid COVID-19 lockdowns.
Apr 1 2020 1:00PM
New York's Northwell Health begins 3D printing nasal swabs for coronavirus testing

New York's Northwell Health begins 3D printing nasal swabs for coronavirus testing

Enabling it to produce thousands of swabs a day that can used for testing.
Apr 1 2020 6:59AM
Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

To talk about how networks are holding up as tens of millions of Americans work from home.
Apr 1 2020 6:55AM
'Like Glastonbury tickets' - Britons chase online grocery slots in coronavirus crisis

'Like Glastonbury tickets' - Britons chase online grocery slots in coronavirus crisis

Places retailers in tricky position.
Mar 31 2020 1:45PM
Facebook commits US$100 million to support news media hurt by virus crisis

Facebook commits US$100 million to support news media hurt by virus crisis

First grants go to 50 US, Canadian publications.
Mar 31 2020 1:37PM
Israel taps mobile data to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel taps mobile data to find likely coronavirus carriers

With help from embattled spyware firm NSO.
Mar 31 2020 1:32PM
Wollongong Uni begins 3D printing protective equipment for health workers

Wollongong Uni begins 3D printing protective equipment for health workers

Joins international DIY push.
Mar 31 2020 7:35AM
Germany aims to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app in weeks

Germany aims to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app in weeks

After a broad political consensus emerged that Singapore approach can be effective.
Mar 31 2020 7:34AM
Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid coronavirus outbreak

Microsoft says Skype users surge 70 percent amid coronavirus outbreak

As more individuals stay home.
Mar 31 2020 7:09AM
Instacart workers strike as labor unrest grows during coronavirus crisis

Instacart workers strike as labor unrest grows during coronavirus crisis

Organised by group called the Gig Workers Collective.
Mar 31 2020 7:09AM
Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

Australia launches COVID-19 app, WhatsApp chat

But no contact tracing functionality, yet.
Mar 30 2020 10:51AM
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
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
Elderly in UK care home embrace technology to beat coronavirus lockdown

Elderly in UK care home embrace technology to beat coronavirus lockdown

Octogenarians prepare for three weeks of isolation.
Mar 27 2020 1:18PM
Danish charity network to 3D print protective visors

Danish charity network to 3D print protective visors

Printing up to 20,000 visors a day.
Mar 27 2020 1:13PM
Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs

Home-bound users fume as video apps do not sync with TVs

Lack of interoperability "a hot mess".
Mar 27 2020 1:07PM
NCI, Pawsey put the call out for COVID-19 data

NCI, Pawsey put the call out for COVID-19 data

Offers free, expedited HPC gruntwork.
Mar 27 2020 6:45AM

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