Coronavirus

How an SMS bot helped NSW Health cut COVID-19 test result wait times

How an SMS bot helped NSW Health cut COVID-19 test result wait times

And other lessons from the pandemic.
May 14 2020 6:56AM
Court suspends part of Slovakia's phone-tracking law to fight virus spread

Court suspends part of Slovakia's phone-tracking law to fight virus spread

"Part of the suspended law was not sufficiently clear and allowed personal data processing."
May 14 2020 6:46AM
US accuses China-linked hackers of stealing coronavirus research

US accuses China-linked hackers of stealing coronavirus research

Warns both scientists and public health officials to be on the lookout for cyber theft.
May 14 2020 6:46AM
Logitech sales surge as locked-down families, workers stay connected

Logitech sales surge as locked-down families, workers stay connected

Big jump in sales of computer products during its fourth quarter.
May 13 2020 6:23AM
After surviving wars and pestilence, religions use technology to beat pandemic

After surviving wars and pestilence, religions use technology to beat pandemic

Live-streaming ceremonies and virtual confessionals.
May 13 2020 6:23AM
Elon Musk says he's ready for arrest as California Tesla plant reopens

Elon Musk says he's ready for arrest as California Tesla plant reopens

Defying local orders to stay closed.
May 12 2020 1:10PM
$4m digital health project to help front line medical workers battle COVID-19

$4m digital health project to help front line medical workers battle COVID-19

Leveraging real-time data and analytics.
May 11 2020 1:30PM
WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing

WHO readies coronavirus app for checking symptoms, possibly contact tracing

To enable people in under-resourced countries to assess.
May 10 2020 8:52PM
Colombia's coronavirus app troubles show rocky path without tech from Apple, Google

Colombia's coronavirus app troubles show rocky path without tech from Apple, Google

Removed the contact-tracing feature after experiencing glitches.
May 7 2020 12:38PM
From bunting to the big picture: Isle of Wight becomes UK's virus app test bed

From bunting to the big picture: Isle of Wight becomes UK's virus app test bed

Britain has chosen to process data centrally rather than on the devices themselves.
May 7 2020 6:49AM
DTA chief defends AWS pick for COVIDSafe

DTA chief defends AWS pick for COVIDSafe

Reveals app cost $1.5m to build all up.
May 6 2020 10:50PM
DTA admits COVIDSafe performance "highly variable" on iOS

DTA admits COVIDSafe performance "highly variable" on iOS

But refutes some Bluetooth bugs witnessed.
May 6 2020 6:07PM
Book a table for fast food? Burger King trials post-lockdown app in Italy

Book a table for fast food? Burger King trials post-lockdown app in Italy

Seeks to persuade locals it is safe to eat out again after more than two months of lockdown.
May 6 2020 1:50PM
Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Home Affairs led early contact tracing app work at DTA's request

Workload saw IT agency farm out initial dev.
May 6 2020 1:17PM
Greencross Vets launches 24/7 online consultations for pets

Greencross Vets launches 24/7 online consultations for pets

Video conferencing goes to the dogs.
May 6 2020 1:10PM
Home Affairs reshuffles tech group due to COVID-19

Home Affairs reshuffles tech group due to COVID-19

New interim national security CIO named.
May 6 2020 7:05AM
State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn

State-backed hackers targeting coronavirus responders, US and UK warn

Attacking healthcare and research institutions in an effort to steal valuable information.
May 6 2020 6:54AM
UK to test COVID-19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight this week

UK to test COVID-19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight this week

Opts for centralised tracing model.
May 5 2020 1:14PM
Govt unveils COVIDSafe contact tracing app bill

Govt unveils COVIDSafe contact tracing app bill

Unlawful access punishable by five years jail.
May 5 2020 6:48AM
IoT to track urban mobility changes during pandemic

IoT to track urban mobility changes during pandemic

Gathering data as restrictions begin to lift.
May 4 2020 2:00PM

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