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COVID-19: The Need for Secure Labs--and Their Risks
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:33:00 GMT
From https:
Coronavirus research requires high-containment labs. Journalist Elisabeth Eaves talks with Scientific American contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs about her article "The Risks of Building Too Many...

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Why Social Media are Crucial for Frontline Physicians in the Fight Against COVID-19
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:00:00 GMT
From https:
The disease spreads so fast and is so poorly understood that doctors and researchers are sharing their findings on Twitter and Facebook, not medical journals

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


How Sewage Could Reveal True Scale of Coronavirus Outbreak
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:00:00 GMT
From https:
Wastewater testing could also be used as an early-warning sign if the virus returns

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Climate Change Has Doubled Riskiest Fire Days in California
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 17:00:00 GMT
From https:
The extreme conditions that are ripe for wildfires will only increase if warming continues unabated

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Mathematical Proof That Rocked Number Theory Will Be Published
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:30:00 GMT
From https:
But some experts say author Shinichi Mochizuki failed to fix fatal flaw in the solution of a major arithmetics problem

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Note to Polluters: Salmon Are Sensible Fish
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:15:00 GMT
From https:
Originally published in July 1857

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Coronavirus Disrupts Vital Field Research--Including Disease Transmission Work
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:00:00 GMT
From https:
Scientists across the globe have been cut off from sites and experimental resources—or stranded abroad

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


The Challenge of Finding Genome-Based Cancer Treatments
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:00:00 GMT
From https:
Fighting the disease is like trying to hit a moving target, evolutionarily speaking

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Why the Coronavirus Slipped Past Disease Detectives
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:45:00 GMT
From https:
Groups of scientists tasked with identifying pandemic-prone microbes were stretched too far and thin

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Squid's Glowing Skin Patterns May Be Code
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:40:00 GMT
From https:
Humboldt squid can rapidly change the pigmentation and luminescence patterns on their skin by contracting and relaxing their muscles, possibly to communicate.

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Masks do reduce spread of flu and some coronaviruses, study finds
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:03:30 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Face masks could help limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.


Exclusive: Amazon to delay Prime Day event due to coronavirus, outlines cloud risks
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:10:24 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Amazon.com Inc is postponing its major summer shopping event, Prime Day, until at least August and expects a potential $100 million hit from excess devices it might now sell at a discount, according to internal meeting notes seen by Reuters.


Three VOIP companies may lose providers if coronavirus robocalls continue, U.S. agencies say
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:48:49 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Three voice over internet providers may lose access to the U.S. telecom network if they do not stop allowing their service to be used by robocallers touting coronavirus and other scams, the Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission said on Friday.


Two U.S. state AGs seek info on Zoom's privacy practices
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:33:05 -0400
From feeds.reuters
At least two U.S. state attorneys have sought information from Zoom Video Communications Inc following multiple reports that questioned the privacy and security of the video-conferencing app.


Cisco's Webex draws record 324 million users in March
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:04:23 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Cisco Systems Inc's video-conferencing app Webex registered a record 324 million attendees in March, with usage more than doubling in the Americas, as the coronavirus-led lockdowns forced businesses to have employees work from home.


Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:50:32 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Alphabet Inc's Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day.


Poland works on smartphone app to help stop coronavirus outbreak
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:11:14 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Poland is working on a smartphone application to help trace people who have come in contact with those infected with the coronavirus and warn them about the possible risk, the Digital Ministry said on Friday.


Europe's north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:33:52 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the pandemic but one country, Sweden, stands out for allowing life to go on much as before, Google data show.


Factbox: Google location data shows slump in trips to malls, offices
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:28:56 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein in the spread of COVID-19.


SoftBank's Son tests state of emergency appetite via Twitter poll
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 08:08:11 -0400
From feeds.reuters
SoftBank Group Corp founder and CEO Masayoshi Son on Friday began polling his Twitter followers over whether a state of emergency should be declared, as the number of people in Tokyo infected with the coronavirus continues to rise.


Coronavirus threatens to knock South Korea off 5G leadership perch
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 03:00:03 -0400
From feeds.reuters
South Korea is struggling to retain its lead in global next-generation 5G telecom services, as the coronavirus pandemic further cools sentiment of consumers whose interest in the technology has waned due to cost and quality concerns.


Birdsong and clear views: coronavirus lockdown clears Paris pollution
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:30:34 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Parisians confined to their flats by a lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus can at least now open their windows and breathe in fresh air, listen to the birds and enjoy a peaceful night's sleep.


Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:12:18 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data.


Keepers, animals keep each other company at Cairo's shuttered zoo
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:31:09 -0400
From feeds.reuters
The chimpanzees, lions and hippos of Cairo's zoo are getting a rare spell of peace and quiet alone with their keepers as a closure caused by the coronavirus outbreak keeps the public away.


East Africa locust swarms gather as coronavirus curbs delay pesticides
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 06:40:35 -0400
From feeds.reuters
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.


Zoom Is Struggling With Security Flaws as Demand for Videoconferencing Spikes
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:44:42 +0000
From feedproxy.google
Online trolls have been sneaking into web meetings and disrupting them with profanities and pornography

Google to release your location data to help fight coronavirus pandemic
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Google (GOOGL) is publicly releasing the data it's already collecting about people's movements during the coronavirus pandemic.


Esports are already online (obviously), but the pandemic is still creating huge challenges
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Esports are already online (obviously), but the pandemic is still creating huge challenges


F1 teams are lightning fast, highly skilled and available. Here's how they're fighting coronavirus
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Formula One teams based in the United Kingdom are racing to produce thousands of ventilators desperately needed by the country's National Health Service.


Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to American food banks
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to US food banks to help them feed a growing number of out-of-work Americans who are losing their jobs during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


Can you use apps to track coronavirus and protect privacy? Europe's going to try
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Countries across Europe are looking to launch tracking apps to fight the spread of the coronavirus, without raising the kinds of privacy concerns that surround similar technology used elsewhere.


Tesla overcomes plant shutdowns to again build 100,000 cars in quarter
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Tesla built more than 100,000 vehicles in the first quarter, despite shutdowns at its plants in Shanghai and Fremont, California, due to health concerns associated with the coronavirus.


Amazon says it's taking coronavirus seriously. Workers say the company is endangering their health
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Amid mounting criticism of its pandemic response, Amazon on Thursday said it is rapidly expanding temperature checks for its employees and that it has nearly completed its hiring spree of 100,000 additional workers at its distribution centers.


Zoom CEO apologizes for having 'fallen short' on privacy and security
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The founder and CEO of Zoom has apologized to the video conferencing app's millions of users after coming under fire for a host of privacy issues at a time when it has emerged as a vital social and professional lifeline for many.


WeWork founder misses out on $1 billion as SoftBank cancels share buyout
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
SoftBank is walking away from a sizeable chunk of its WeWork rescue package, which included a near billion dollar windfall for ousted founder Adam Neumann.


Zoom, the video conferencing app everyone is using, faces questions over privacy
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
The coronavirus outbreak has seen millions of people ordered to stay in their homes flock to Zoom, using the video conference app for everything from brunches and birthday parties to religious events and even a UK cabinet meeting. But the spike in popularity is leading to a wave of scrutiny, particularly around privacy.


Desk dining and mandatory health checks: How Huawei is returning to work
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
At Huawei's first ever virtual press conference on Tuesday, CEO Eric Xu waited patiently as dozens of reporters attempted to get the moderator's attention on video conferencing platform Zoom.


Apple acquires popular weather app Dark Sky
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Apple has acquired the popular weather app Dark Sky in a move that could turn the iPhone and smartwatch maker into the exclusive provider of an app known for its minute-by-minute weather updates.


Facebook feature lets neighbors volunteer to help each other during pandemic
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Facebook is rolling out a new tool that lets its users offer or request help from their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.


What is Houseparty and what are the allegations around hacking?
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Houseparty, one of the video calling apps keeping people connected around the world during the coronavirus pandemic, has offered a $1 million reward to anyone who can prove it has been sabotaged.


Amazon fires warehouse worker who led Staten Island warehouse walkout
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Amazon has terminated an employee based in the company's Staten Island, New York, warehouse after he participated in a worker walkout protesting the company's response to the novel coronavirus.


Doctors turn to Twitter and TikTok to share coronavirus news
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Ali Raja spends nine-hour shifts in the emergency room at Massachusetts General Hospital treating conditions ranging from coronavirus to gunshot wounds, sprained ankles and heart attacks.


Masa Son's global tech empire is being rocked by the pandemic. Don't count him out just yet
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Japanese billionaire Masa Son cast himself as a bold, visionary investor betting on the future. Now he's playing defense as the coronavirus pandemic threatens large swathes of his global tech portfolio and savages SoftBank's share price.


Mercedes F1 engineers help make a breathing aid for coronavirus patients in less than 100 hours
Date: 0
From rss.cnn
Formula One engine manufacturer Mercedes has teamed up with clinicians and university engineers in London to design a breathing aid that can be quickly mass produced, a development that could help reduce the need for coronavirus patients to be placed on ventilators.


How to fix your home internet
Date: 0
From https:
With #StayAtHome and social distancing now becoming a way of life, more of us are relying on the internet for work, education and entertainment. This has placed greater demand on our network infrastructure, reducing the bandwidth available for each user, and is leaving people frustrated at seemingly slow internet speeds.

Phone bills waived for healthcare workers on the frontline
Date: 0
From https:
Two of the countryas biggest telcos have stepped up their assistance for the aheroesa on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Stag party: Deer take over London streets
Date: 0
From https:
Deer have taken over deserted East London streets as they make the most of coronavirus lockdown.

Big makeover for Australiaas cheapest car
Date: 0
From https:
The war between Australiaas cheapest cars heats up.

The price you pay for a stylish SUV
Date: 0
From https:
Just about everyone has an SUV these days, but few folks have a aSportbacka.

Free calls for frontline workers: What you must know
Date: 0
From https:
E xclusive: Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers will not have to worry about paying mobile phone bills for three months with Optus after the company responded to News Corpas campaign to support frontline workers today.

Big bounty offered over Houseparty ahacka
Date: 0
From https:
An app that surged in popularity as the coronavirus pandemic forced many to stay inside has offered a $US1 million ($A1.64 million) bounty for the party behind what it claims are only rumours that the app had been hacked.

Best budget performance car on sale
Date: 0
From https:
Fiesta means celebration.

Calls for free NBN as traffic spikes
Date: 0
From https:
The five biggest companies that sell access to the national broadband network, two of which will soon become one, will form a aspecial working groupa to keep the internet going during the COVID-19 pandemic.

aDemand bettera: Obama takes swipe at Trump over virus handling
Date: 0
From https:
Former US president Barack Obama has taken a thinly veiled swipe at his successor Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Why this is the worldas best sports car
Date: 0
From https:
The Porsche 911 is one of the worldas most desirable cars, and even in its most basic form it is clear to see why the 911 is counted among the best performance cars ever built. Here is five things you need to know about the Porsche 911 Carrera.

Tech giants force media atipping pointa
Date: 0
From https:
Australian media was apassing its tipping pointa and risked acollapsea unless the Federal Government took urgent action to help keep the public informed, News Corp Australasia executive chairman Michael Miller has warned.

New spideras artistic mating ritual
Date: 0
From https:
Seven new types of spider have been discovered around Australia as described in newly published research.

Aussie plan to fast-track vaccine
Date: 0
From https:
Australia could hold the key to fast-tracking the development of a vaccine for coronavirus.

Itas set to get stormy, windy and chilly going into the weekend
Date: 0
From https:
A double whammy of powerful fronts is set to hit south eastern Australia in the coming days bring damaging winds and storms.

aThey run it nowa: Goats take over town
Date: 0
From https:
Goats have apparently taken over a Welsh town while people stay inside to try and avoid contracting or spreading the coronavirus as a pandemic grips the world.

iPhones set for genius new feature
Date: 0
From https:
The rise of the iPhone has already killed physical music collections and wallets and now it is coming for your car keys.

Viral ad staras message to doubters
Date: 0
From https:
An online stock commentator who projected a fitness company would see its share prices plummet following an unfortunately viral piece of advertising has been savagely owned by a Twitter account that hired the actor from the commercial.

No more fun and games in virus fight
Date: 0
From https:
The pandemic-induced requirement to spend most of your time in your house has also forced content distributors to review how much traffic theyare responsible for on the internet as people try to work from home.

Selfish acar hoardersa slammed for long bookings
Date: 0
From https:
Car sharing services make a lot of sense for urban folks who occasionally drive.

a#BoomerRemovera: Millennials shocking new hashtag for coronavirus
Date: 0
From https:
Millennials have a shocking new hashtag for coronavirus which goes to the heart of which members of the community CV-19 is killing.

New plan to fight virus lies
Date: 0
From https:
The government has launched an official app to keep Australians updated on the latest coronavirus information.

New luxury brandas surprise reveal
Date: 0
From https:
Australiaas newest luxury brand is hoping for a big second half of the year.

Sneaky trick to stop annoying notifications
Date: 0
From https:
In recent years itas become a meme on social media to talk about how much you love cancelling plans, but now that none of us have any weare starting to realise what a luxury that is.

The app everyone is downloading
Date: 0
From https:
Despite the technology having existed for over a decade, video calling is only now and by necessity exploding in popularity.

The Google search taking net by storm
Date: 0
From https:
With technology always evolving, the way we learn is changing too a like using augmented reality to learn about animals.

Best new cars arriving soon
Date: 0
From https:
As Australia goes into lockdown to fight the spread of COVID-19 there are some exciting new cars due to land very soon.

Facebook and COVID-19: They deleted the app, said goodbye to friends. Then came coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:07:03 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
As COVID-19 spreads, defectors who swore off Facebook years ago are reluctantly returning to connect with friends. "It was that yearning for connection."


Could wearables like Apple Watch, Fitbit fitness trackers help detect coronavirus?
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:35:39 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
While they can't tell whether you're infected with COVID-19, warnings, wearables are helping healthcare feed deployment decisions. Here's how.


On coronavirus lockdown, gamers seek solace and community in video games
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:27:21 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Coronavirus lockdowns and extended social distancing has more people playing video games to stay connected and pass the time.


Use Zoom? These 5 safety tips can keep the 'Zoombombing' hackers away
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 01:12:26 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Password protect, share meeting IDs instead of links, take control of screen share, find and use Waiting Room feature for Zoom, the No. 1 video app


How to save money on your cellphone bill
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:40:16 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Unreal and Mint Mobile have best prices, if you use wifi mostly. AT&T's $2 a day pre-paid plan sounds good, but is $60 monthly if used each day.


Leaked memo: Amazon strategy to attack Staten Island strike organizer as 'not smart'
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:45:28 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Amazon reportedly planned to smear the fired employee who organized a walkout over coronavirus safety concerns at one of the company's warehouses.


5 ways tech can help you stay sane while you stay home
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:26:39 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Kim Komando says tech will do wonders to bring back some semblance of your previous life during the coronavirus pandemic.


Here's where you can still buy thermometers
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:01:31 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Trying to shop for thermometers online? Here are the best places where you can still find them.


28 reasons to still be excited that it's spring
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:44:01 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Not sure how to welcome the new season? Allow us to offer a few suggestions.


Working from home? Here's how to turn your iPad or TV into a second monitor
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:46:54 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Expand your horizons with multiple work screens.


Tackle your book list thanks to this great Audible sale
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:15:38 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Amazon's popular service Audible is having one of the best sales on audiobooks a get details here.


The FCC and FTC warn phone firms to stop passing along coronavirus robocalls
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 20:26:46 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
The FCC and FTC are clamping down on robocalls touting free COVID-19 test kits and coronavirus home HVAC cleaning services.


28 reasons to still be excited that it's spring
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:08:48 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Not sure how to welcome the new season? Allow us to offer a few suggestions.


SheaMoisture announces $1M relief fund to women of color entrepreneurs affected by coronavirus
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:11:47 +0000
From rssfeeds.usatoday
Haircare and beauty brand SheaMoisture announced a $1M relief fund to support women of color entrepreneurs and small-business owners.