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As countries begin to lift coronavirus lockdowns, biometric identification can help verify those who have already had the infection, and ensure that the vulnerable get the vaccine when it is launched, health and technology experts said.
It wasn’t ordered up by Washington, it doesn’t have a catchy name and its members don’t get paid. But the Covid-19 Mobility Data Network could mean the difference between life and death.
European Union governments have pushed the bloc's stringent data privacy rules to their limits by tapping the biggest telecom and tech companies for data to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
Many members of the Libra Association – a Facebook Inc-led effort to create a global cryptocurrency – are now also backing a rival effort.
When Miriam Gonzalez started contributing data to the world's biggest crowdsourced map from her Mexico City home five years ago, she found herself part of a rare and odd group of volunteers.
Steven Seagal has agreed to pay US$314,000 (RM1.3mil) to resolve charges of "unlawfully touting" a cryptocurrency offering, the United States securities regulator said on Feb 27.
The Alinker mobility bike was created by Dutch designer and humanitarian Barbara Alink for her ageing mother to use without the stigma attached to mobility walkers and scooters.
An internal confidential document from the United Nations, leaked to The New Humanitarian and seen by The Associated Press, says that dozens of servers were "compromised” at offices in Geneva and Vienna.
Teaching online video game players to save lives, not take them – that is the aim of a new product developed in an unusual collaboration between the creators of the wildly popular Fortnite games and the International Committee of the Red Cross.
A group of prominent internet pioneers is mobilizing to block the US$1.1bil sale of control of the .org internet domain, arguing that the takeover of .org by a newly formed private company would hurt the millions of nonprofits that rely on it.