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Covid-19: Google resolves NHS app issue on Android phones

The NHS app had stopped working on some phones, with users getting stuck on the loading page......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcJan 14th, 2021

Microsoft, Oracle and and other tech giants team up Covid-19 vaccine "passports"

With coronavirus vaccines now rolling out across the United States, businesses and schools are considering how, and what it will take, to safely resume in-person operations......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News6 hr. 5 min. ago

Facebook Uses AI To Predict If COVID-19 Patients Will Need More Care

Facebook is harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to help doctors predict whether they will need more resources, such as extra oxygen to care for COVID-19 patients in hospitals. CNET reports: The social network said Friday it developed two.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 5 min. ago

University of Florida Asks Students To Use App To Report Professors Who Don"t Teach In Person

jyosim writes: Professors at the University of Florida are outraged that the university essentially put a "tattle" button on a campus safety app that lets students report if professors aren't teaching in person. Apparently more than 100 professors th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News19 hr. 5 min. ago

US fishing and seafood industries saw broad declines last summer due to COVID-19

While losses vary by sector, by region and by industry, data and information from this report may help businesses and communities assess losses and inform long-term recovery and resilience strategies......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 32 min. ago

The best COVID tech of CES 2021: Smart masks and sanitizers

From smart face masks to temperature-checking doorbells, there was plenty of tech introduced at CES 2021 designed to combat COVID-19. Here was the best......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 33 min. ago

The pandemic was top of mind in the tech of CES 2021

Of course COVID-19 was bound to be an unavoidable topic during the first-ever all-virtual CES. After all, the topic is at front of mind regardless of the topic these days. Close to a year into the pandemic, presenters still understandably feel obliga.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 5 min. ago

With Trump’s vaccine rollout in chaos, Biden unveils five-point plan

"We will manage the hell out of this operation," Biden vowed. Enlarge / US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to administer COVID-19 vaccines in Wilmington, Delaware on January 15, 2021. (credit: Getty | Angela Weiss) Pres.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Hackers alter stolen regulatory data to sow mistrust in COVID-19 vaccine

Post titled “Astonishing fraud! Evil Pfffizer! Fake vaccines!” found on the dark Web. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Last month, the makers of one of the most promising coronavirus vaccines reported that hackers stole confidential document.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Wearables Provide Speedy COVID Screening

Using edge AI and wearable biosensors, an app detects COVID within two minutes—even in asymptomatic patients. There’s a new player in the effort to quickly and effectively screen populations for COVID-19: This week, a Princeton spin-off com.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

WhatsApp delays enforcement of privacy terms by 3 months, following backlash

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won’t enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook app to a potential lawsuit, triggered a natio.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 33 min. ago

Google Removing Inadvertent Ability for Chromium Browsers To Access Chrome Bookmarks, Sync

Besides the intended differences, web browsers based on Chromium offer an underlying experience that's mostly identical to Chrome. Google recently discovered that users of third-party Chromium browsers have inadvertently been able to access data and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

WhatsApp Delays Enforcement of Privacy Terms by 3 Months, Following Backlash

WhatsApp said on Friday that it won't enforce the planned update to its data-sharing policy until May 15, weeks after news about the new terms created confusion among its users, exposed the Facebook-app to a potential lawsuit, triggered a nationwide.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone’s encryption

Openings provided by iOS and Android security are there for those with the right tools. Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit (credit: Westend61 | Getty Images) Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Apple Plans Podcasting Subscription Service in Threat To Spotify

Apple -- long considered the sleeping giant in the podcast space -- is waking up. The company, which runs the most widely used podcasting app in the industry, is discussing launching a new subscription service [Editor's note: the link may be paywalle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Bumble files for IPO

Bumble, the company best known for its female-centered dating app, is getting ready for its big date with Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Trump tries to claw back billions from COVID vaccine distributor

The cuts have no chance of passing but are likely to further enrage health experts. Enlarge / A picture taken on January 15, 2021, shows a pharmacist holding with gloved hands a vial of the undiluted Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19. (credit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

There is no COVID vaccine reserve. Trump admin already shipped it

"This is a deception on a national scale." Enlarge / Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), who allegedly deceived states on the vaccine supply, receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine during an event at the NIH Clinical Center o.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

CES 2021: Consumer Electronics Makers Pivot to Everything Covid

Facemasks with built-in earphones and loudspeakers, desktop UV phone disinfectors, and a host of portable air purifiers are among the gadgets launching in the age of Covid It’s been ten months since the coronavirus pandemic changed everything.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

EMA warns over doctored COVID-19 vaccine data hacked and leaked online

EMA warns over doctored COVID-19 vaccine data hacked and leaked online.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Fortnite-maker Epic Games sues Apple and Google in UK

Epic Games escalates a row over the fees Apple and Google charge app developers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021