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Twitter launches labels, warnings on misleading COVID-19 information

Twitter launches labels, warnings on misleading COVID-19 information

Published 11/05/2020

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID-19, the company said on [more…]

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans [more…]

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

Published 01/05/2020

CHAMBLON, Switzerland (Reuters) - In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections [more…]

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Published 26/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach [more…]

Israeli firm raises $5 million for tech to recognize mask-covered faces

Israeli firm raises $5 million for tech to recognize mask-covered faces

Published 26/04/2020

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel’s Corsight AI, which has developed technology to recognize faces concealed by masks, goggles and plastic shields, raised $5 million from [more…]

Showdown looms between Silicon Valley, U.S. states over contact tracing apps

Showdown looms between Silicon Valley, U.S. states over contact tracing apps

Published 25/04/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. states promoting apps that could prove essential to ending the coronavirus lockdown may be headed for a showdown with the [more…]

IBM sees shift in client spend priorities, withdraws annual forecast

IBM sees shift in client spend priorities, withdraws annual forecast

Published 20/04/2020

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM.N) clients have shifted priorities toward saving capital in recent weeks because of COVID-19, hitting software sales in particular, [more…]

Explainer: Zoom bombs make choosing video apps harder for lockdown chats

Explainer: Zoom bombs make choosing video apps harder for lockdown chats

Published 20/04/2020

(Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis has seen millions locked in their homes turn to videoconferencing apps, bringing with it question marks over security and privacy [more…]

India’s Infosys suspends FY revenue forecast on coronavirus blow

India’s Infosys suspends FY revenue forecast on coronavirus blow

Published 20/04/2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - India’s Infosys suspended its full-year 2021 revenue forecast on Monday, joining its software outsourcing rivals in flagging a hit to its business [more…]

Rift opens over European coronavirus contact tracing apps

Rift opens over European coronavirus contact tracing apps

Published 20/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially [more…]