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Tech News of the Week: Tech Giants Supporting the Fight Against Coronavirus

Tech Giants Supporting the Fight Against Coronavirus As HP mobilizes its teams to develop parts that are needed in hospitals, Google launched a website dedicated to helping and offering resources to its users about COVID-19. Some people have attempted to sell...

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board and other tech news for the week

  Bill Gates leaves Microsoft board and other tech news for the week The new policies of Airbnb and Facebook against the coronavirus and the sale of the prototype of the Nintendo PlayStation are some of the events that have sounded...

Israel passes emergency law to use mobile data for COVID-19 contact tracing

Israel has passed an emergency law to use mobile phone data for tracking people infected with COVID-19 including to identify and quarantine others they have come into contact with and may have infected. The BBC reports that the emergency law...

CcHub funds tech to curb COVID-19 on concerns of an Africa outbreak

Africa’s largest innovation incubator, CcHub, will offer funding and engineering support to tech projects aimed at curbing COVID-19 and its social and economic impact. The Lagos and Nairobi based organization posted an open application on its website this week, CcHub...

Tech Advisor May 2020 Digital Edition

This month Inside this month’s edition we review Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, the latest in the company’s excellent Surface Pro range. You can find out why this is the Windows 2-in-1 you’ve been waiting for inside. Also this issue...

How big tech is taking on COVID-19

Over the past week, one thing has become painfully clear for U.S. residents: COVID-19 is going to permeate every aspect of our lives for a long time to come. Those of us in and around tech have been noticing...

Original Content podcast: ‘Devs’ is a strange and delightful technothriller

Given its name, you might expect “Devs” — which launched earlier this month on the new FX on Hulu — to be a “Silicon Valley”-style sitcom about the tech industry. And there are indeed some delightful moments where “Ex Machina”...

Sponsors could be key to solving tech’s lack of gender diversity

Rebecca Henderson Contributor Share on Twitter Rebecca Henderson is the CEO of Global Businesses and executive board member at Randstad. Women pioneered the field of computer technology. Yet, in 2020, the sector is still dominated by men. Though the industry has made efforts toward achieving...

Microsoft Build 2020 to be online-only as coronavirus crisis deepens

Microsoft is the latest company to announce big changes to its schedule for as a result of the coronavirus. The Build developer conference, due to take place in May, will now be a virtual-only event. In a statement to...

How the coronavirus has hit the tech industry

Wuhan, in the Hubei Province of China, was the starting point for what has become one of the deadliest epidemics in recent history. At the time of writing, there have been well over 100,000 cases and 4000 deaths from...
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Shorts, the bet of Youtube to end the success of TikTok

Shorts, the bet of Youtube to end the success of TikTok TikTok is one of the most downloaded applications in 2019 and also this year,...

Mexican scientists develop microchip for quick and cheap tests of coronavirus

Mexican scientists develop microchip for quick and cheap tests of coronavirus The device created by Mexicans would determine in less than an hour whether or...

Identify page offering fake Netflix memberships for quarantine

Identify page offering fake Netflix memberships for quarantine Users were forced to enter a league that supposedly gave free access to the platform's catalogue The quarantine...

Google Play prepares to offer ‘free’ movies and series

Google Play prepares to offer 'free' movies and series Google Play Movies & TV could make an extensive catalogue of movies, series and television show...