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Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

Published 12/04/2020

(Reuters) - The technology arm of Britain’s National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Inc’s Google and iPhone maker [more…]

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Apple, Google plan software to slow virus, joining global debate on tracking

Published 11/04/2020

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Friday that they will work together to create contact tracing technology that aims [more…]

Singapore stops teachers using Zoom app after ‘very serious incidents’

Singapore stops teachers using Zoom app after ‘very serious incidents’

Published 11/04/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by teachers after “very serious incidents” in the first week of a coronavirus [more…]

Boeing plans to retest Starliner flight after botched mission

Boeing plans to retest Starliner flight after botched mission

Published 06/04/2020

(Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Monday it would send its Starliner astronaut spacecraft on another unmanned mission to the International Space Station, months after [more…]

Solid chip sales unlikely to cushion Samsung’s virus-hit first quarter profit

Solid chip sales unlikely to cushion Samsung’s virus-hit first quarter profit

Published 05/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - The coronavirus-driven global shift to working from home is set to have boosted demand for Samsung Electronics’ memory chips from laptop makers [more…]

Exclusive: Silver Lake to seek more than $16 billion for buyout fund – sources

Exclusive: Silver Lake to seek more than $16 billion for buyout fund – sources

Published 05/04/2020

(Reuters) - Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is preparing to seek at least $16 billion from investors for its sixth flagship buyout fund, braving [more…]

Two U.S. state AGs seek info on Zoom’s privacy practices

Two U.S. state AGs seek info on Zoom’s privacy practices

Published 03/04/2020

(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 [more…]

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Published 03/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the [more…]

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

Published 03/04/2020

OAKLAND, California (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs [more…]

Coronavirus threatens to knock South Korea off 5G leadership perch

Coronavirus threatens to knock South Korea off 5G leadership perch

Published 03/04/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is struggling to retain its lead in global next-generation 5G telecom services, as the coronavirus pandemic further cools sentiment of [more…]