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Donut Robotics debuts connected face mask

Japanese startup develops tech-savvy face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic
26 Jun 2020
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Amazon launches $2 billion climate technology fund

"The Climate Pledge Fund will look to invest in the visionary entrepreneurs and innovators,” says Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos
23 Jun 2020
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Apple shuts down some US stores after rise in coronavirus cases

Apple temporarily shuts down 11 stores in Florida, Arizona, South Carolina and North Carolina
23 Jun 2020
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Colin Kaepernick to join Medium as board member and columnist

Former Super Bowl quarterback cashes in on his activism
19 Jun 2020
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Watson Works helps employers make informed decisions about workplace re-entry

IBM launches AI-based tools to help employers as they navigate the return to work
18 Jun 2020
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Google Duo launches web video chats for up to 32 people

Google’s web-based chat app aims at FaceTime with expanded calls
18 Jun 2020
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Microsoft Teams update focuses on distance learning

Among other improvements, Teams will let users see 49 people at a time
17 Jun 2020
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Amazon to use AI to enforce social distancing

Distance Assistant uses 50-inch monitor to encourage social distancing among employees
16 Jun 2020
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WhatsApp rolls out digital payments service

Users will be able to transfer money to people and small businesses without leaving the chat
16 Jun 2020
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Apple and YouTube announce $100m initiatives to support black communities

Firms join a wave of companies coming out in support of the black community
12 Jun 2020
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Signal on iOS allows you to securely transfer data to new device

Move your account and messaging history to new iPhone or iPad
10 Jun 2020
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Signal app use surges as protests spread

Downloads of the encrypted messaging app have tripled in a week
7 Jun 2020
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Satirical websites target Mark Zuckerberg with fake news

Satirical websites using fictional headlines to call attention to Zuckerberg’s stance on fact-checking
3 Jun 2020
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Facebook staff stage virtual walkout over firm's handling of Trump’s posts

Some employees have also circulated petitions and threatened to resign from their positions
2 Jun 2020
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Talkspace CEO says the deal is off with Facebook

“We will not support a platform that incites violence, racism, and lies,” says CEO Oren Frank
2 Jun 2020
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Facebook’s NPE Team introduces CatchUp

CatchUp aims to make staying in touch easier than ever, even without a Facebook account
27 May 2020
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WhatsApp takes QR codes for a test drive in its latest app update

QR feature available in beta on iOS and Android
22 May 2020
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Microsoft will block reply-all email storms in Office 365

Reply All Storm Protection has the potential to minimise disruption and reduce digital pollution
11 May 2020
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Zoom's first acquisition is identity startup Keybase

Zoom acquires firm as part of its 90-day plan to address security flaws
8 May 2020
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Apple awards $10 million to COPAN Diagnostics to boost production of nasal swabs

Apple dips deeper into its coffers to battle coronavirus
7 May 2020
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Survey finds 48% of IT pros spend weeks negotiating vendor contracts

That’s not the only time drain IT pros experience
5 May 2020
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FCC must hand over IP addresses related to fake net neutrality comments

Though there may be privacy concerns, Judge sides with reporters
4 May 2020
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Hear free audiobooks with Libby app and Sonos speakers

New integration lets owners of Sonos speakers listen to audiobooks for free
30 Apr 2020