Contracts for a number of coronavirus data deals that the UK government inked in haste with US tech giants, including Google and Palantir, plus a UK-based AI firm called Faculty, have been published today by openDemocracy and law firm Foxglove — which had threatened legal action for withholding the information. Concerns had been raised about [
“When the media was howling because there were folks on the beach, Gov. DeSantis prohibited visitations to assisted living facilities and nursing homes,” a spokeswoman says.
Your concerns about the privacy and security risks of using state-run coronavirus contact tracing apps? They're reasonable concerns.
The deadly disease of structural racism is killing Americans — including George Floyd — as surely as COVID-19.
In a special speech at the World Health Assembly, President Moon Jae-in said that “sharing information and cooperating with one another demonstrates a power that no virus will ever have a power that only humans possess.
The headline is that COVID-19 hasn’t stopped Cloudera’s climb back. But the real story is that the pandemic is not prompting enterprises to pull the plug on long-term data projects. What are the implications for enterprise software vendors?
Contact tracing has become a major tactic around the world in tracking and containing the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Apple and Google are releasing their much-anticipated “exposure notification” technology to help global health authorities track the coronavirus pandemic. Governments around the world can now use the technology in their own contact tracing apps, subject to approval by the two tech giants. Contact tracing—tracking down those who may have been exposed to an infectious person—is
Experts have claimed that vitamin K found in eggs, spinach, and blue cheeses can fight coronavirus infections. Patients who died from the virus were found to have been suffering from vitamin K deficiency.
On Memorial Day, as crowds packed Venice Beach in Los Angeles, the state of California experienced its highest one-day total for positive coronavirus cases. According to data compiled by the San Jose Mercury News, there were 2,565 new cases in California on May 25 — breaking the previous one-day record from May 5th, when 2,546 new cases were reported across the [
Who woulda thunk it? It turns out Qatar’s coronavirus contact tracing app, which the country made compulsory to install for residents last week, has glaring security holes. Amnesty‘s Security Labs found a critical vulnerability in the software — dubbed Ehteraz — which would have allowed attackers to obtain tons of highly sensitive personal information, including the name, national ID, health status, and location data of more than 1 million users. Fortunately, the issue has since been patched...