Sunday, April 5, 2020
Google (GOOGL) is publicly releasing the data it's already collecting about people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic. The company said it plans to publish a series of "Community Mobility Reports" to show the types of places people are visiting across...
In the pre-pandemic era, I would’ve skipped the garlic pasta before a date. Now, I skip the shower, perfume, deodorant, teeth-brushing and socks. Plus, I probably had that pasta for breakfast. About a month ago, a mentor set me up with...
The novel coronavirus outbreak is far from being under control, with COVID-19 ravaging several countries at the moment. The US alone has accounted for nearly 175,000 cases of the more than 818,000 cases worldwide at the time of this...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. | Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AP Photo Updated: 03/31/2020 07:55 PM EDT After keeping a low profile for weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suddenly can’t stop talking about the coronavirus. America’s top diplomat has been hitting the phones to...
Mike Francesa sees the light at the end of this sports-less tunnel. During his return to Sunday mornings for WFAN as part of the station’s coronavirus-related weekend revamp, Francesa spoke of the potential sports utopia that awaits when sporting events...
The use of phone location tracking to keep tabs on COVID-19 is becoming increasingly common, and the US appears to be no exception. Wall Street Journalsources say federal (via the CDC), state and local governments have been receiving location...
President Donald Trump. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Updated: 03/26/2020 07:39 PM EDT President Donald Trump on Thursday teased a new plan to reopen swaths of the country shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic via a targeted, county-by-county mitigation effort. In a letter to...
Health officials have begged Americans to practice social distancing and many states and cities have issued stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders to slow the spread of coronavirus. But not everyone is listening. Now, a tech company is using smartphone data to...
A passenger who died on a bus in China has tested positive for a completely different virus than COVID-19 — one more fatal that often produces very similar symptoms, according to state-run media. The unidentified victim from Yunnan province died...
Amazon is playing a direct role in COVID-19 relief beyond shipping essentials to people sheltering at home. Amazon Care, the division providing healthcare to company staff, is partnering with the Gates Foundation-backed Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network to deliver and...

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