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The pandemic has made living without a computer harder than ever. Employees are working remotely, kids are going to school via laptop, and grandparents are visiting with their grandkids on screens. At the same time, the pandemic has made it harder to get broken devices fixed, as many big chain stores have ceased offering on-site repairs.
SINGAPORE (Bloomberg): Singapore passed legislation that will allow the government to use Covid-19 tracing data in certain criminal investigations, formaliSing legal powers that had sparked unusual controversy.
Cybersecurity report reveals that the way some apps generate link previews could expose users to privacy risks and potentially waste gigabytes of mobile data.
TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, has come under fire by the Trump administration several weeks after people used the app to flood Trump’s Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally with fake registrations in a mass prank. The administration is now considering a ban of the app due to security risks – a claim experts say is valid.
To go anywhere in Singapore these days, Joni Sng needs mobile phone apps and other technologies – a QR code to enter shops, a digital map to see how crowded a mall or park is, and a tracker to show if she was near someone infected with the coronavirus.
Germany launched a coronavirus tracing app on June 16 that officials say is so secure even government ministers can use it, though developers acknowledge it isn't perfect yet.
European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact tracing apps to help contain further outbreaks.
MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) - European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact tracing apps to help contain further outbreaks.
From smart police helmets to research labs, the novel coronavirus has given Dubai an opportunity to test its technological and scientific clout as it shapes its approach to the pandemic.
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