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Technology Helps Doctors, Health Industry Track Patients, Treatments

Technology Helps Doctors, Health Industry Track Patients, Treatments

As the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to overwhelm doctors and hospitals throughout the country, medical technology firms and health centers are...

Delivery Apps Trending as Americans Seek to Avoid Infection

Delivery Apps Trending as Americans Seek to Avoid Infection

With social distancing now the mantra to keep the coronavirus from spreading further, more American consumers are turning to online...

Twitter Deletes Egypt, Saudi Accounts Over ‘Pro-Govt Direction’

Twitter Deletes Egypt, Saudi Accounts Over ‘Pro-Govt Direction’

Twitter said Thursday it has removed thousands of accounts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Indonesia and Serbia that allegedly took...

Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts 

Google Boosts Support for Checking Coronavirus Facts 

Google on Thursday said it is pumping $6.5 million into fact-checkers and nonprofits as it ramps up its the battle...

California Energy Company Pivots to Refurbishing Ventilators 

California Energy Company Pivots to Refurbishing Ventilators 

A California hydrogen fuel cell company is now repairing and updating old ventilators, answering a challenge by the state to...

China’s Huawei Warns More US Pressure May Spur Retaliation

China’s Huawei Warns More US Pressure May Spur Retaliation

Huawei’s chairman warned Tuesday that more U.S. moves to increase pressure on the Chinese tech giant might trigger retaliation by...

Spain Tries Tracking Coronavirus, Sparking Privacy Concerns

Spain Tries Tracking Coronavirus, Sparking Privacy Concerns

In Madrid only a few weeks ago, thousands of demonstrators took part in a women’s march, defiant or unaware of...

Coronavirus-Stricken Cities go Digital to Boost Solidarity, Wellbeing 

Coronavirus-Stricken Cities go Digital to Boost Solidarity, Wellbeing 

On the streets of Barcelona, a few lone shoppers and dog walkers, their faces obscured by masks, are the only...

COVID-19 Started in China. To Change the Narrative, China Started to Tweet

COVID-19 Started in China. To Change the Narrative, China Started to Tweet

Jeff Kao is a ProPublica reporter who FILE – In this Feb. 16, 2020, photo, a policeman stands guard at...

Coronavirus Life Poses Tech Challenges for American Teleworkers

Coronavirus Life Poses Tech Challenges for American Teleworkers

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many office workers to do their jobs from home. And they are using technology like...

Robots Do COVID-19 Jobs Too Dangerous for Humans

Robots Do COVID-19 Jobs Too Dangerous for Humans

Before the coronavirus outbreak, a Beijing technology company was already working to integrate autonomous vehicles into daily life in China....

Amid COVID-19, Technology Helps American Teleworkers Stay Connected

Amid COVID-19, Technology Helps American Teleworkers Stay Connected

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many office workers to do their jobs from home. And they are using technology like...