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UK Dismisses 5G/Coronavirus Claims as 'Nonsense'

The British government on Wednesday dismissed a TV presenter's claim that there could be a link between 5G technology and coronavirus as "complete nonsense."

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EU Looks to Apps as Way of Easing Virus Lockdown

As the EU's economy reels from virus lockdowns, Brussels  unveiled a proposed roadmap on Wednesday to ease restrictions on life and businesses, relying in large part on smartphone tracking apps.

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Drones Take Italians' Temperature and Issue Fines

The hovering drone emits a mechanical buzz reminiscent of a wasp and shouts down instructions in a tinny voice.

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Video App Zoom Rockets to Fame, with Some Hiccups, amid Pandemic

What does British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have in common with virtual happy hour celebrants and thousands of students around the world?

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Google to Publish User Location Data to Help Govts Tackle Virus

Google will publish location data from its users around the world from Friday to allow governments to gauge the effectiveness of social distancing measures put in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the tech giant said.

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Thousands Download Coronavirus Tracking App in Austria

Thousands of people in Austria have downloaded an app to help track their contacts touted as a way to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, the Austrian Red Cross said Thursday.

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Tech Volunteers Use 3D Printers to Make Crucial Virus Masks

3D printer owners across Britain have answered the call of health leaders by teaming up to produce thousands of face visors to protect medical workers from being infected with coronavirus.

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Instagram Unveils New Shared Video Feature to Ease Isolation

Instagram unveiled a new feature Tuesday allowing users to connect more easily over video and shared content as part of a move to ease isolation stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Facebook Aims Its Messenger at Coronavirus Battle

Facebook on Monday began enlisting outside developers to create ways its Messenger service can help health organizations battling the novel coronavirus.

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Facebook and Google in Talks with Washington to Track Infections

Facebook and Google are in talks with Washington over potentially using individuals' personal data to track and combat the coronavirus outbreak, US media reported.

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