Will faster processing of more—and more relevant—data, analyzed with the right models, yield better insights into mitigating the spread of future pandemics, designing effective treatments, and developing successful vaccines?
If you weren’t already taking the rise of coronavirus-based cybercrime seriously, take note. A rare joint alert has gone out from U.S. and U.K. agencies about COVID-19 scams, revealing a list of 2,500 coronavirus-themed threats they’re tracking.
Zoom has come under a lot of scrutiny over the last couple of weeks after the COVID-19 crisis led a surge of users to its video conferencing platform. And rightly so—it should be possible to conduct your meetings and chats without privacy violations, or the threat of "Zoom-bombing."
As a huge number of people work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, Zoom videoconferencing is thriving. According to figures published at the end of February, Zoom added over 2 million users so far in 2020—more than across all of 2019.
Houseparty, with 10 million downloads on Android and millions more on iPhones (Apple won’t confirm exact numbers), has become one of, if not the hit app of the coronavirus shutdown. Vogue even called it "the quarantine app you need to download immediately."