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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Stormzy, Elton John and friends thank healthcare workers in moving video

Some of the biggest celebrities in the UK have joined forces to pay tribute to frontline workers for the National Health Service (NHS) currently battling the new coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).  Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Stormzy, Paul McCartney, Da.....»»

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Epic Games Store free games: this week"s giveaways revealed

Epic Games Store continues its giveaway bonanza Ready for this week's free Epic Games Store games? It's looking likely that we're all going to be locked in for at least a short period of time while the sensible COVID-19 coronavir.....»»

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AI could be key to tackling future global health crises

Artificial Intelligence has played a big role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic We are currently facing one of the greatest challenges in a generation, which has brought life as we know it to a halt. COVID-19 has infected hundreds of thousands o.....»»

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Report: India sees no bump in Wifi consumption on mobile during lockdown

OpenSignal has issued an interesting report revealing statistics of wifi usage across the country. It’s been more than a week that the Indian government announced a nation-wide lockdown to prevent COVID-19 infections. The 21-day lockdown.....»»

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Apple to keep all of its U.S. stores closed until at least May

The extended closures come as the U.S. battles to manage the COVID-19 outbreak.....»»

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Amazon, Instacart respond to worker backlash over COVID-19

Both companies have brought in new measures to protect workers from the virus.....»»

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Is remote work the new normal?

As COVID-19 continues to spread, remote work is no longer an experiment, but a requirement in many nations. While it represents a huge change, the results of a research conducted by OnePoll and Citrix, reveal that a majority of employees around the w.....»»

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Doctors hail students making COVID-19 face-visors in makeshift factory

An A-level student and two former pupils have turned their school into a factory to produce protective equipment to help the NHS during the COVID-19 crisis......»»

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HBO makes some top shows, movies and documentaries free to stream on HBO NOW and HBO GO

Giving people even more of a reason to stay home and follow the social distancing measures designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S., HBO said it would be making 500 hours of programming free to stream over HBO NOW and HBO GO without a subs.....»»

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FCC enacts $200M telehealth initiative to ease COVID-19 burden on hospitals

The FCC has developed and approved a $200 million program to fund telehealth services and devices for medical providers, just a week or so after the funding was announced. Hospitals and other health centers will be able to apply for up to $1M to cove.....»»

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America’s COVID-19 testing has stalled, and that’s a big problem

We'll need a lot more testing capacity to get the coronavirus under control. Enlarge / After growing exponentially for most of March, US testing has stalled out at around 100,000 tests per day. (credit: Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica) One of Ame.....»»

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US markets shrug off record unemployment numbers as tech shares rise

Despite reports of historic unemployment, with roughly 6.6 million Americans filing for unemployment, domestic stocks rose during regular trading today. One day after grim estimates on the potential death toll from the COVID-19 epidemic in the U.S. s.....»»

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Henry Ford Health System to conduct first large US study of hydroxychloroquine’s ability to prevent COVID-19

Despite false assertions by the president to the contrary, any potential treatments to counter or prevent COVID-19 are still only at the stage of early investigations, which include one-off treatment with special individual case authorizations, and s.....»»

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Controversial firm NSO Group is making spyware that tracks and predicts the spread of Covid-19

Earlier this week, Israel's Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said in a statement that the government was working on the last steps of regulatory approval for using a new software solution to track citizens and help enforce social distancing......»»

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Pinterest CEO and a team of leading scientists launch a self-reporting COVID-19 tracking app

There have been a few scattered efforts to leverage crowd-sourced self-reporting of symptoms as a way to potentially predict and chart the progress of COVID-19 across the U.S., and around the world. A new effort looks like the most comprehensive, wel.....»»

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HBO makes some top shows, movies, and documentaries free to stream on HBO NOW and HBO GO

Giving people even more of a reason to stay home and follow the social distancing measures designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the US, HBO said it would be making 500 hours of programming free to stream over HBO NOW and HBO Go without a subscr.....»»

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Tesla delivers 88,400 electric vehicles, beating expectations

Tesla delivered 88,400 vehicles in the first quarter, beating most analysts expectations despite a 21% decrease from the previous quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic put downward pressure on demand and created logistical challenges. Tesla said Thursday.....»»

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U.S. markets shrug off record unemployment numbers as tech shares rise

Despite reports of historic unemployment with roughly 6.6 million Americans filing for unemployment, domestic stocks rose during regular trading today. One day after grim estimates on the potential death toll from the COVID-19 epidemic in the US sent.....»»

Source:  techcrunchCategory: top13 hr. 45 min. ago Related News

Henry Ford Health System to conduct first large U.S. study of hydroxychloroquine’s ability to prevent COVID-19

Despite false assertions by the President to the contrary, any potential treatments to counter or prevent COVID-19 are still only at the stage of early investigations, which include one-off treatment with special individual case authorizations, and s.....»»

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EU Justice Chief Urges US Tech Giants To Halt Virus Clickbaits

EU justice chief Vera Jourova on Thursday criticised U.S. tech giants such as Google and Facebook for making money off coronavirus-related fake news instead of putting in more efforts to stop the deluge. From a report: With millions of people confine.....»»

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