Spain’s many COVID-19 apps May 12, 2020
Spain currently has nine different COVID-19 tracing apps. Which type of app is preferable?
Chinese mobile data predicts Covid-19 Spread May 5, 2020
Using mobile phone data, researchers can predict the spread of Covid-19 through China
Privacy concerns over contact tracing apps April 28, 2020
Can coronavirus contact tracing apps be made without revealing our personal data?
Could fitness trackers track COVID-19? April 21, 2020
Could data from wearable fitness trackers track COVID-19?
Supercomputers seeking solutions for Covid-19 April 14, 2020
The world’s most powerful supercomputers are seeking solutions for Covid-19
Internet and journalist reporting freedom curtailed April 7, 2020
A new online map is recording where journalists are restricted in reporting on COVID-19.
Covid-19 cyber attacks rise March 31, 2020
Cyber attacks relating to the coronavirus pandemic are increasing around the world
A digital tracker that monitors new surveillance March 24, 2020
A digital tracker to monitor surveillance implemented by governments to curb COVID-19.
Coronovirus tech handbook online March 17, 2020
The coronavirus tech handbook continues to grow online.
Covid-19 makes tech events go virtual March 10, 2020
An increasing number of tech events are going virtual to reduce transmission of COVID-19
Will digital sobriety help reduce energy use? March 3, 2020
Will digital sobriety and keeping our handsets longer help reduce energy use?
Ethiopia’s new law banning online hate speech Feb. 25, 2020
Ethiopia has introduced a new law aimed at curbing hate speech and disinformation online.
Feminist chatbots Feb. 18, 2020
Countering bias, sexism and trolling online
Repairing Voyager 2 Feb. 11, 2020
NASA scientists have repaired Voyager 2 which is currently 18bn km away from Earth
Drones dealing with locust swarms Feb. 4, 2020
Drones are collecting real time data on the massive locust swarms in Africa and India
Internet partially restored in Kashmir Jan. 28, 2020
Following a court ruling in India the internet has been partially restored in Kashmir.
Internet shutdowns cost $8bn in 2019 Jan. 21, 2020
A new report estimates that internet shutdowns cost $8bn in 2019
Tech tracking Australian fires Jan. 14, 2020
An app that tracks bush fires in Australia is proving vital in staying safe
South Africa power cuts Jan. 7, 2020
Power cuts in South Africa are plunging the country into darkness and possible recession.
Why is AI so far from perfect? Dec. 31, 2019
Why is AI so far from perfect and what can be done to improve it?