Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Apple To Re-open Most US Stores

Post Coronavirus: With enhanced deep cleaning and kerbside pickups, Apple is to re-open most of its stores in the United…

2 months ago

Coronavirus: Nokia Closes Indian Factory After Positive Tests

After India eases its nationwide lockdown, Nokia suspends operations at local telecoms factory when 42 staff test positive for Covid-19

2 months ago

Latvia Set To Release Covid-19 App Based On Tech Companies’ Framework

Latvia is aiming to be one of the first countries to release a Covid-19 contact-tracing app based on Apple and…

2 months ago

Arsonists Attack 5G Mast In Derbyshire

5G mobile phone mast set on fire only days after it was erected, as experts condemn theories that link 5G…

2 months ago

UK Looks To Scale Back Huawei Deal In Wake Of Pandemic

Prime minister Boris Johnson has reportedly ordered plans drawn up that would see Huawei's involvement in UK's 5G networks reduced…

3 months ago

GitLab Hacks Own Remote-Working Staff In Phishing Test

Company finds 20 percent of its all-remote staff responds to phishing message by exposing user credentials, raising fears about the…

3 months ago

HPE Cost-Savings Plan Sees Office Closures, Staff Cuts

HP Enterprise also sees long-term shift to remote working, with 'at least' 50 percent of staff expected to work from…

3 months ago

Microsoft Uncovers ‘Massive’ Pandemic-Themed Phishing Campaign

Scam emails use Excel spreadsheets containing Covid-19 data as a lure, then execute malicious macros that give attackers control over…

3 months ago

IBM To Cut Thousands Of Jobs, But Will Still Pay Shareholders

Another round of layoffs is on the cards for IBM employees, as new CEO swings the headcount axe, but insists…

3 months ago

Shopify To Allow Staff To Work From Home Permanently

Post Coronavirus world. Canadian e-commerce firm Shopify joins Twitter in saying it will allow staff to work from home forever

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Apple, Google Release Contact Tracing API

Both firms say 22 countries and a number of US states have requested to use the contact-tracing API for their…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: NHS Contact Tracing App Has Flaws, Aussie Researchers Warn

Security flaws in the NHS coronavirus contact-tracing app could pose risk to user privacy, as the NCSC promises to fix…

3 months ago

Bluetooth Standard Vulnerable To Unpatched Spoofing Attack

Researchers warn of weaknesses affecting all Bluetooth-compliant devices – just as governments roll out coronavirus apps reliant on the tech

3 months ago

Uber To Cut Quarter Of Workforce In Profitability Drive

Company is to focus on core businesses of ride-sharing and food delivery and shutter job hunting, start-up incubator and AI…

3 months ago

Apple And Google Set To Release Coronavirus API Amidst Privacy Furore

Native coronavirus contact-tracing tech set to make official debut in the next few days as UK and Germany differ on…

3 months ago

Pandemic Drives Foxconn Profits Down Nearly 90 Percent

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn sees profits slump after shuttering China plants for weeks, but expects double-digit revenue jump as restrictions ease

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Amazon To Make Affordable Face Shields

Amazon to use engineers from its drone and hardware divisions to make face shields for medical professionals, before selling them…

3 months ago

TSMC To Build $12 Billion Chip Factory In US

After talking with Trump, big name chip maker TSMC confirms plans to build a $12 billion semiconductor factory in Arizona,…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: One In Four YouTube Covid-19 Videos Are Misleading

More than a quarter of Coronavirus videos on YouTube contain “misleading or inaccurate information”, a new study has warned

3 months ago

Tesla Reaches Deal With California County To Re-open Factory

The acrimonious stand-off between Elon Musk's Tesla and Alameda County looks to have been resolved, with factory production to begin…

3 months ago

FBI Accuses China-linked Hackers Of Attacking Coronavirus Researchers

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security say China-linked hackers are attacking US firms carrying out Covid-19 research

3 months ago

Trump Steps Into Tesla Factory Row, As Musk Talks With Texas Over HQ Move

US President gets involved in Elon Musk's fight with Californian county, after Fremont factory is re-opened in defiance of local…

3 months ago

Facebook Moderators Agree $52 Million Settlement After PTSD Lawsuit

Facebook has agreed a multi million dollar settlement with content moderators who sued it for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and…

3 months ago

Twitter To Allow Staff To Work From Home ‘Forever’

With its offices remaining shut until at least September, Twitter tells its staff they can continue working from home forever…

3 months ago

WhatsApp Challenges Zoom With 50 Person Video Calling

Serious video conferencing move by Facebook. Desktop users of WhatsApp will soon be able to add up 50 people on…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Apple Begins Reopening US Stores

Apple has begun re-opening some of its retail stores in the United States, but will insist on additional safeguards including…

3 months ago

Elon Musk Risks Arrest As He Reopens Telsa Factory

Arrest me. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defied local officials in California by reopening Fremont factory, and dared them to…

3 months ago

Coronavirus: Tech Firms To Allow Staff To Work From Home For Most Of 2020

As some parts of the world emerge from Coronavirus lockdowns, a number of tech firms are telling staff they can…

3 months ago

Trump Administration Talks With Chipmakers Over Building US Factories

Go local? Officials in Washington reportedly talk to two semiconductor companies about constructing chip factories in the United States

3 months ago

Tesla Sues Californian County, Threats To Move HQ

Final straw for Elon Musk. Skirmish with California erupts into full-scale legal battle after local officials refuse to allow Fremont…

3 months ago