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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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Google Building Self-Check Website for Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump announced Friday that internet giant Alphabet is creating a website where people will be able to check whether they have  symptoms of the novel coronavirus.

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FBI Arrests Russian Accused of Heading Hacker 'Storefront'

U.S. authorities have arrested a Russian national who ran a hacker "storefront" that took in at least $17 million by selling stolen personal data and other illegal products and services, according to court records.

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India's PM Hands Over Social Media Accounts to Mark Women's Day

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave prominent women control of his social media accounts on Sunday to mark International Women's Day in a move critics dismissed as a publicity stunt.

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BMW Previews 'i4' Tesla Challenger

BMW on Tuesday presented its "i4" electric concept car set for release in 2021, as Germany's high-end manufacturers scramble to offer drivers a credible alternative to Tesla.

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Facebook Nixes Developers Conference Due to Coronavirus

Facebook on Thursday canceled its annual F8 developers conference, the biggest annual event for the US tech giant, over fears about the possible spread of the novel coronavirus.

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