Coronavirus: How can you stop the spread of misinformation?

Think before you share and check the source are among the tips the public is being urged to adopt. Source link

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How robots have joined the battle against coronavirus

From taking temperatures remotely to helping with hand washing, robots are helping with healthcare around the world. BBC Click’s Lara Lewington looks at some of the novel ways robots are

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Coronavirus: Racist ‘zoombombing’ at virtual synagogue

Image copyright Family who attended the meeting Image caption One family held up a sign of peace amid the abuse A synagogue service being held online has been hijacked by

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Apple buys weather app Dark Sky

Apple has purchased the weather predicting app Dark Sky and plans to shut down the Android and Wear OS versions. Dark Sky is known for its hyper-local weather predictions and

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Coronavirus: 3D-printer owners rally to create NHS face masks

Image copyright 3DCrowd UK Image caption 3D-printed equipment is being transported to health workers around the country Some 1,400 3D-printer owners have pledged to use their machines to help make

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Houseparty: How safe is Epic Games’ video chat app?

Image copyright Epic The messages began circulating at the weekend: “Delete the Houseparty app, it’s hacked my Spotify account!” Like many rumours, the posts went viral across both public networks,

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Coronavirus: UK considers virus-tracing app to ease lockdown

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Why Oxford University experts are urging the rollout of a coronavirus app A coronavirus app that alerts people if they have

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Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage

Image copyright Houseparty Image caption Houseparty has become one of the most downloaded apps in several countries The owner of video chat and game app Houseparty is offering a $1m

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‘The phone slipped into the bath’: Conference call tales

Image copyright James Gill Image caption A team birthday at GoSquared “I was on a call last week and a colleague’s half-naked boyfriend walked behind her,” recalls communications consultant Jason

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Coronavirus: Tech firm Bloom Energy fixes broken US ventilators

Image copyright EPA Image caption California’s governor announced Bloom Energy’s success at its Sunnyvale, California campus A Californian company that usually makes green-energy fuel cells is due to deliver 170

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