Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Silicon Shortage Slows Car Production

Supply chain squeeze. Worldwide shortage of CPUs is slowing the manufacturing of new cars from a number of the world's…

2 days ago

CES 2021: Tech Expo Virtual Highlights So Far

See-through television, rollable smartphone, and gaming company making a highly advanced facemask among new developments during CES 2021

1 week ago

NEC Facial Recognition Works Despite Masks

NEC launches facial recognition system that can identify people, even if they are wearing masks to protect against Coronavirus

2 weeks ago

YouTube Reinstates TalkRadio Channel After Ban Decision

Streaming service YouTube restores talkRADIO after a “further review” of its controversial decision to remove it over Covid-19 content

2 weeks ago

YouTube Axes TalkRadio Channel

Coronavirus misinformation speculated as reason for YouTube removing Ofcom-regulated TalkRadio from its streaming platform

2 weeks ago

NSO Used Real Location Data Of People In Demo, Researchers Allege

In a demonstration of its Covid-19 contact-tracing system earlier this year, researchers allege NSO Group used real people's location data

3 weeks ago

Apple Removes App Promoting Parties During Pandemic

American app Vybe Together has been removed from the Apple app store, after it allegedly promoted parties during Coronavirus pandemic

3 weeks ago

Samsung Display Extends LCD Production In South Korea

Saved by Coronavirus? Production of LCD displays in South Korea now extended, thanks to lockdown demand for home entertainment

3 weeks ago

Bath Council Refuses To Allow 5G Mast

Fearmongering victory? Local council in Bath refuses permission for 5G mast, after local resistance and intervention of Lib Dem MP

4 weeks ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

1 month ago

Apple Closes Los Angeles Stores As Covid Cases Spike

Apple closes at least a dozen stores in Los Angeles area as cases surge in California and Los Angeles County…

1 month ago

One In Four UK Homes Can Access Gigabyte Broadband, Ofcom Says

UK communications regulator Ofcom reveals 8 million British homes can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps, despite pandemic

1 month ago

California Asks Court To Force Amazon To Comply With Coronavirus Probe

Attorney General asks court to force Amazon to co-operate with state investigation into its handling of Covid-19 pandemic

1 month ago

Oracle Joins California Leavers, Relocates To Texas

California exodus? Software giant Oracle becomes latest Silicon Valley firm to move its HQ from California and relocate it to…

1 month ago

Hackers Steal Covid-19 Vaccine Documents From EU Agency

European Union's medicine regulator has been hacked, and documents concerning the Pfizer Coronavirus vaccine have been stolen

1 month ago

Facebook Bans Fake Covid-19 Vaccine Claims

Conspiracy clampdown. Social networking giant Facebook follows YouTube lead in banning false and misleading claims about Covid-19 vaccines

2 months ago

Hackers Target Covid-19 Cold Chain, Warns IBM

Firms involved with the specialist “cold chain” infrastructure required for several Coronavirus vaccines, have been targetted by hackers

2 months ago

China Refuses To Apologise For Fake Aussie Solider Photo

Bitter relations spill into the open after China refuses to apologise to Australia for foreign ministry spokesman tweeting fake photo

2 months ago

Google DeepMind Solves 50 Year Old Folding Protein Problem

Breakthrough at Google's AI unit DeepMind allow researchers to determine a protein’s 3D shape from its amino-acid sequence

2 months ago

North Korean Hackers Target AstraZeneca For Covid Vaccine

North Korean hackers pose as recruiters on LinkedIn and WhatsApp, to send job offer documents laden with malware to AstraZeneca…

2 months ago

Coronavirus Pandemic Impacts Full Fibre Broadband Rollout

Government finances are hurting. Delay to ambitious plan to roll out gigabit broadband to every home in UK by 2025,…

2 months ago

UK Government, Facebook, Google, Twitter To Tackle Covid Misinformation

Major social networking platforms team up with the UK government and Full Fact Chariy to fight misleading information about Coronavirus

2 months ago

Microsoft Warns Of Russia, North Korea Attacks On Vaccine Research

Russia and North Korea carrying out cyber-attacks on pharmaceuticals companies and researchers involved in coronavirus vaccine research, Microsoft says

2 months ago

Public Sector Leaders Admit Personal Toll From Pandemic

Pure Storage study finds only 6 percent of public sector leaders admit they were extremely prepared for the Coronavirus pandemic

2 months ago

European Commission Warns Of Rising Pandemic Scam Risk

European Commission tells internet media and e-commerce companies to prepare for increase in Covid-19-related scams and disinformation as cases rise

2 months ago

Coronavirus Posts Sees Twitter Permanently Suspend David Icke

Former footballer and conspiracy theorist David Icke, who believes reptilians control the planet, permanently suspended by Twitter

3 months ago

Judge Dismisses Amazon Coronavirus Safety Lawsuit

Lawsuit by Amazon workers over alleged lack of Covid-19 protection in Staten Island facility has been dismissed by New York…

3 months ago

NCSC Report Reveals Scale Of Coronavirus Cyber Threats

British online defender outlines what cyber threats it has encountered over past year, with Covid-19 featuring prominently

3 months ago

UK’s Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps To Share Data

Data sharing agreement for the UK's three different Covid-19 contact tracing apps, will see them share infection data between them

3 months ago

Amazon Extends Work From Home Until June 2021

After thousands of its workforce were infected with Coronavirus, Amazon extends its work from home option until middle of 2021

3 months ago