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Asian Americans Use Social Media to Mobilize Against Attacks

Asian Americans Use Social Media to Mobilize Against Attacks

By Terry Tang | Apr 5
Asian Americans are using social media to organize and fight back against racially motivated attacks during the pandemic, which the FBI predicts will increase as infections grow.

New Phone-Only Quibi Aims for Bite of Digital Entertainment

New Phone-Only Quibi Aims for Bite of Digital Entertainment

By Lynn Elber | Apr 4
Want to see Chance the Rapper prank Hollywood stars? Catch a new action thriller starring Liam Hemsworth and Christoph Waltz? How about a six-minute edition of "60 Minutes?" There's an app for that!

Hacker Posts Racial Slur on Fan Chat with Black NHL Player

Hacker Posts Racial Slur on Fan Chat with Black NHL Player

Apr 4
A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect.

SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders

SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBTQ Elders

Apr 3
New SAGE program seeks to assist LGBTQ elders who are at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SXSW Partners with Amazon to Put its Film Festival Online

SXSW Partners with Amazon to Put its Film Festival Online

By Jake Coyle | Apr 3
The popcorn will be bring your own and the barbecue won't be as good, but the Austin, Texas, SXSW Film Festival is moving online after having its 27th edition canceled by the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Allowing Longer Shifts At Nuclear Plants in Pandemic

U.S. Allowing Longer Shifts At Nuclear Plants in Pandemic

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Apr 3
U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic, raising worries among watchdogs and some families living near reactors.

Chinese Smartphone Health Code Rules Post-Virus Life

Chinese Smartphone Health Code Rules Post-Virus Life

Apr 2
Since the coronavirus outbreak, life in China is ruled by a green symbol on a smartphone screen.

5 Quick Fixes for Your Home Office

5 Quick Fixes for Your Home Office

By Andrew Villagomez | Apr 2
A few essential additions can make a significant impact in creating a productive work environment during these unprecedented times.

Can You Fix Ventilators? A Fuel Cell Engineer Figures It Out

Can You Fix Ventilators? A Fuel Cell Engineer Figures It Out

By Adam Beam | Apr 2
It was late when engineer Joe Tavi's boss called with an odd question: Could their company, which makes fuel cells, learn how to fix a ventilator?

Those Without Broadband Struggle in a Stuck-At-Home Nation

Those Without Broadband Struggle in a Stuck-At-Home Nation

By Tali Arbel and Michael Casey | Apr 1
Online connections are keeping Americans in touch with vital institutions and each other. But that's not much of an option when fast internet service is hard to come by.

Facebook Joins Resistance to Bolsonaro Virus Claims

Facebook Joins Resistance to Bolsonaro Virus Claims

By Mauricio Savarese and David Biller | Apr 1
Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who have lined up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus.

Fake News or the Truth? Russia Cracks Down on Virus Postings

Fake News or the Truth? Russia Cracks Down on Virus Postings

By Daria Litvinova | Apr 1
Lawmakers rushed the bill through all three readings in just one day after President Vladimir Putin spoke about the need to counter "provocations, stupid gossip and malicious lies" about the outbreak.

Is This Telemedicine's Moment?

Is This Telemedicine's Moment?

Apr 1
This is telemedicine's moment. Already on the rise prior to the current public health crisis, it is fast becoming a critical tool in preventing exposures, as well as freeing health care workers and supplies to alleviate the stress on health systems.

Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students with Disabilities

Remote Learning Poses Hurdles for Students with Disabilities

By Collin Binkley | Apr 1
Across the U.S., schools and families face new challenges in maintaining instruction for students with disabilities.

Meet Eric Yuan, the Man Who Made Your Zoom Meetings Possible

Meet Eric Yuan, the Man Who Made Your Zoom Meetings Possible

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 31
If you hadn't already heard have of Zoom Video Communications, there is a decent chance you've made its acquaintance over the past few weeks.

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