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Facebook Distanced From Twitter By Zuckerberg Over Trump Fight- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

“We have a different policy I think than Twitter on this,” Zuckerberg told Fox News, Trump’s preferred broadcaster. Both sites take down content that violates their terms of service, but Facebook’s approach, he said, has “distinguished us from some of the other tech companies in terms of being stronger on free expression and giving people […]

Volunteer army in Indonesia helps fight coronavirus with data, web – Networking – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

As Indonesia’s most populous province weighed tough movement restrictions to stop the new coronavirus, it turned to a loosely-knit volunteer group of data scientists and health experts. The Kawal COVID-19 (Guard against COVID-19) group organized a data model presented to the provincial governor that showed there could be 70,000 deaths by July in West Java […]

Wearables, Sensors and Chatbots to help fight Covid-19 post lockdown- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Many industries across the world have shut down normal operations and others have significantly scaled back activities in efforts to keep workers safe and prevent COVID-19 from further spreading. But as various regions experience a “flattening of the curve” and in some areas, a decrease in new cases, companies are now beginning to […]

Qualcomm commits $1.5mn to India’s fight against COVID-19- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Qualcomm India has announced a financial aid of $1.5 million (approximately Rs 11.3 crore) to help India tackle the spread of COVID-19. The contributions will be made towards PM CARES Fund, and multiple relief and public healthcare infrastructure initiatives, the chip-making giant said. The public healthcare infrastructure efforts include enabling broader availability of […]

Qualcomm India commits $1.5 Million to support India’s Fight Against COVID-19- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article Qualcomm India Private Limited (Qualcomm India) announced a financial aid of $1.5 Million in India to help tackle the spread of COVID-19. The contributions will be made towards PM CARES Fund, and multiple relief and public healthcare infrastructure initiatives. The public healthcare infrastructure efforts include enabling broader availability of COVID-19 test kits, preventive […]

How Immersive Technologies are Empowering the Fight Against COVID-19- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article “I feel like I’m playing PAC-MAN,” IEEE Member Todd Richmond told a grocery store employee when food shopping recently. “I turn down a row, see people, turn back around and immediately head for another aisle.” The grocery shopping experience, like the rest of the world, has been turned upside-down by the COVID-19 pandemic. But as […]

Court suspends part of Slovakia’s phone-tracking law to fight virus spread – Software – Telco/ISP- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Slovakia’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday suspended parts of a new law allowing state authorities to access data collected by telecommunications operators as part of plans to track contacts of people infected with the coronavirus. Parliament approved the legislation in March, but while the court said it accepted the necessity for fast solutions during the pandemic, […]

Twitter is Using New Labels to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy In an attempt to make finding credible news a little easier, Twitter has announced that it is introducing new labels for tweets that contain COVID-19-related misinformation. The social media goliath started testing labels in February after it became known that a number of public figures were tweeting misleading and […]

WHO says apps can’t replace ‘boots-on-the-ground’ in virus fight – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The World Health Organization has stressed that contact-tracing apps and other technology cannot replace old-fashioned “boots-on-the-ground” measures as many countries begin easing lockdowns imposed to curb the new coronavirus. “We are very, very keen to stress that IT tools do not replace the basic public health workforce that is going to be needed to trace, […]

Drones Take Off To Fight COVID-19 And Should Land On Ethical Grounds With Drone Policy- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Read Article India enters the third phase of the lockdown with a few relaxations in measures and a hope that by the end of the month, activities should resume normally. Shutters open for non-essential item shops, the private sector can have a limited number of employees reaching office, and all precautionary measures have been laid […]