Help Researchers With The COVID Symptom Tracker App Massachusetts General Hospital's Dr. Andrew T. Chan is a lead researcher on the app, which takes seconds to complete and is being encouraged to be used daily. The physician-epidemiologist explains that the app will help determine "hot spots" or new symptoms. According to Lifehacker, COVID Symptom Tracker asks you two simple questions: 1. Have you taken a coronavirus test before? 2. Are you currently feeling healthy or experiencing symptoms? You will also provide some demographic information. Giving your name or number is optional. Dr. Andrew T. Chan, via Lifehacker Dr. Andrew T. Chan, via Lifehacker
Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey says he is donating more than a quarter of his considerable wealth to help the fight against COVID-19. In a tweet Tuesday, Dorsey, who also founded and leads payment app company Square, said he is giving $1 billion in Square equity to the Start...
Chinese authorities are easing travel controls after declaring victory over the coronavirus, but flowers and some other crops that are deemed nonessential are withering while farmers wait for permission to move them to markets
As many companies shift gears or close doors in the coronavirus economy, Zoom has had the enviable problem of managing what the Wall Street Journal calls "breakneck growth." Except that, per the Journal, "it hasn't been going well" as the videoconferencing company has been beset with security and privacy issues...
When Jeffrey Katzenberg was envisioning streaming service Quibi, he thought the service would be perfect for those in-between moments like commuting to work or waiting in line for coffee. As U.S. residents social distance due to coronavirus fears, priorities and activities have changed. However, those in-between moments still remain hidden amidst homeschool, chores, video conferencing, and answering emails — and that’s where Quibi can still fit in.
Ukrainian says firefighters are laboring to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station that was evacuated because of radioactive contamination after the 1986 explosion at the plant
Video-conferencing app Zoom Video has exploded in popularity as more people than ever are looking to work and socialize remotely, but concerns about its privacy and security policies are growing. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, who himself had a Zoom meeting 'zoom-bombed' last week, has sent a letter to the company asking for more information on their privacy practices.
Thomas Metzmacher was faced with having to shut down his Frankfurt restaurant specializing in a traditional tart hard cider due to German regulations prohibiting groups of people from gathering amid the coronavirus pandemic
With over 1,400 confirmed coronavirus cases in the city so far, San Diego is prepping for a surge in coronavirus patients. To accommodate the expected surge, San Diego Mayor, Kevin Faulconer recently announced a directive to offer up all available city property to fight the outbreak. “It’s about having an all hands on deck approach to make our city facilities available to our hospitals should we need them, with one goal: how are we planning for a surge that we may or may not have?” said Mayor Faulconer. “We are doing everything we can from a city standpoint to support our hospitals.”
WeWork is suing Softbank after it withdrew its $3 billion tender offer. The company claims SoftBank breached obligations with WeWork minority shareholders, and now the company is telling SoftBank to complete the offer or pay for the damages.
General Motors is bringing on 1,000 workers in Indiana as it ramps up production of Ventec Life Systems’ ventilators in an effort to ultimately crank out 10,000 ventilators per month. "Next week we start production,” GM Corporate Medical Director Dr. Jeffrey Hess told Cheddar.