Supercomputer-driven models simulated in Japan suggested that operating commuter trains with windows open and limiting the number of passengers may help reduce the risk of coronavirus infections, as scientists warn of airborne spread of the virus.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has vetoed several points of a law aimed at protecting indigenous communities against Covid-19 on Wednesday, according to the government's official journal.
Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist meet the EPA's criteria for use against the coronavirus based on laboratory testing that found both products kill the virus two minutes after contact, the agency announced in a statement Monday.
Samsung customers can now reach out through WhatsApp to ensure contactless customer service during the coronavirus pandemic.
Aarogya Setu app has been updated with the option to give permission to external apps to access your health status. It has also added the option to let users permanently delete their account and erase all their data stored by the Aarogya Setu app.
Ola on Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with digital payments platform, PhonePe. Through this development, Ola users will be able to link their existing PhonePe account with their Ola account in order to make payments for future rides.
Unacademy, the e-learning platform, on Tuesday announced its acquisition of Chandigarh-based ed-tech startup PrepLadder for $50 million (roughly Rs. 373.2 crores). PrepLadder that was founded in 2016 specialises in courses aimed at medical aspirants in the country.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn said Sunday that he would not make a prediction about when a coronavirus vaccine would be available after President Trump claimed that a vaccine or therapeutic would be ready "long
The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 150 new Coronavirus cases Saturday and no additional deaths.
New cases are up 43% in Florida over the past week, up 35% in Texas, and up 20% in California over the same period.
Tesla is building mobile molecule printers to help make the potential COVID-19 vaccine being developed by CureVac in Germany, the electric-car maker's Chief Executive Officer, Elon Musk, tweeted on Wednesday.
Facebook said Thursday it would offer reminders to its users to wear protective masks, responding to the latest surge in US coronavirus cases, which has sparked renewed fears of containing the pandemic.
The current dominant strain of COVID-19 is three to six times as infectious as the original variation, a new study has suggested. The new strain is, however, not more severe.
Second stimulus checks could be sent as early as August.
Lake Elsinore resident Thomas Macias attended a barbecue last month. Shortly afterward, he started feeling sick. June 20, he posted a poignant message on Facebook to warn his loved ones about the risks of the virus. He died a day after that post.
Microsoft on Tuesday launched an effort to teach 25 million people around the world digital-age work skills free of charge by the end of the year.
Stocks moved higher to start the third quarter.
Trump supports second stimulus checks.
Amazon said on Monday it would spend $500 million on one-time bonuses to its front-line employees and partners working through the coronavirus crisis.
Google has turned off automatic back up for photos and videos from messaging apps. The development was shared by the search giant on its support blog. The reason for this change is to “save internet resources” due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Aarogya Setu, the COVID-19 tracing app provided by the Government, has resumed service after users reported login issues last night. Without clarifying what caused the technical snag, Aarogya Setu via its Twitter account announced, "Setu is back."
Google said late on Tuesday it was delaying the reopening of its US offices by around two months because of a surge in the number of coronavirus cases in some states.
Travelers from California face a growing set of restrictions as destinations foreign and domestic begin to grapple with life post-pandemic.
Fitbit said on Friday that young adults in the United States are lagging behind older age groups in returning to the same number of steps as before the coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19 contact-tracing app has been downloaded more than 4 million times since its launch a week ago as the government seeks to head off a second wave of infections now that businesses and schools have reopened.
Japanese startup Donut Robotics has developed an internet-connected "smart mask" that can transmit messages and translate from Japanese into eight other languages.
Workers at six Amazon sites in Germany will go on strike on Monday in protest over safety after some staff at logistics centres tested positive for coronavirus, labour union Verdi said.
Several people are forwarding a message on WhatsApp and social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter claiming that a COVID-19 exposure sensor has been silently “inserted into every phone.” Here’s what’s the truth about the widely spread message.
Health officials are reporting 85 coronavirus (COVID-19) cases linked to an outbreak at an East Lansing bar as of Saturday.
Ten space missions being prepared for launch this year have been “disturbed” due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown besides delay in the human space and Moon missions, ISRO chief K Sivan said on Wednesday.
Google said on Thursday that it is working with partner financial institutions to help small businesses in India impacted due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Facebook said Thursday it was looking to add notifications about the source of coronavirus-related posts and will warn users when they share stories that are more than 90 days old.
Tenet new release date in India is August 12. Christopher Nolan's time-bending espionage epic movie has been delayed an additional two weeks from July 31 to August 12, as coronavirus cases hit a new peak in the US.
The Witcher season 2 will resume filming August 17 in the UK, Netflix has announced, after a five-month break. The Witcher season 2 had been forced to halt production in March owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
George R.R. Martin hopes to have finished “The Winds of Winter” in 2021, the Game of Thrones author said in a blog post on his official website Tuesday. “The Winds of Winter” is the long-awaited sixth novel in A Song of Ice and Fire series.
France's much-heralded new phone app for tracking coronavirus cases has only alerted 14 people that they were at risk of infection since its launch three weeks ago, the digital affairs minister said Tuesday.
Call of Duty: Mobile has surpassed 250 million (25 crore) downloads worldwide, Sensor Tower estimates revealed on Monday. The figures include all international versions of the mobile game across both the App Store and Google Play.
California, Texas and Florida all set records for the number of new coronavirus cases in one day, which one expert said is not due just to increased testing.
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British security officials have told UK telecom operators to ensure they have adequate stockpiles of Huawei equipment due to fears that new U.S. sanctions will disrupt the Chinese firm's ability to maintain critical supplies, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
The Minnesota Department of Health is announcing 461 new COVID-19 cases and eight additional deaths.
Amid a global race to find COVID-19 vaccine, a team of Nigerian scientists recently announced the discovery of a novel coronavirus vaccine that may help prevent the SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, according to a report by The Guardian Nigeria.
After facing customer backlash, AMC, the largest movie theater chain in the U.S., decided on Friday that health was more important than politics and announced that it would require all moviegoers to wear face masks in its theaters.
Has Apple or Google suddenly uploaded a COVID-19 tracking app to your phone without asking first? Let's look closer at the claim that's spreading across social media.
Although many people may be glad to see parts of the country gradually reopening, it doesn’t mean that some places or companies won’t decide to close again if coronavirus cases flare up. That’s exactly what Apple is doing at about a dozen stores in the U.S. “out of an abundance of caution.”