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Coronavirus: How will you commute to work after lockdown?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cycle lanes might need to be wider The traditional commute may never be the same again once people return to work after lockdown in what is likely to be an era of social distancing. It’s a particularly big problem for workers in the …

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PewDiePie: YouTube signs exclusive deal with videomaker

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption PewDiePie will return to making videos for YouTube after a year long break. Videomaker PewDiePie has signed an exclusive deal to stream on YouTube. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, had amassed over 100m followers in 2019 when he abruptly announced he …

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Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work and is my data safe?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Millions of people in the UK will soon be asked to track their movements to limit the spread of coronavirus. Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that the trial of a “test, track and trace” programme will start on the Isle of Wight on Tuesday. …

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Coronavirus: Contact tracing app to be trialled on Isle of Wight

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images An NHS app aimed at limiting a second wave of coronavirus will be trialled on the Isle of Wight this week. It will be the first place where the new contact-tracing app will be used before being rolled out more widely this month, said transport …

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Love Bug's creator tracked down to repair shop in Manila

[ad_1] The man behind the world’s first major computer virus outbreak has admitted his guilt, 20 years after his software infected millions of machines worldwide. Filipino Onel de Guzman, now 44, says he unleashed the Love Bug computer worm to steal passwords so he could access the internet without paying. …

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Coronavirus: David Icke's channel deleted by YouTube

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption David Icke has now had his official pages deleted by YouTube and Facebook YouTube has deleted the conspiracy theorist David Icke’s official channel from its platform. The Google-owned video clip service acted after repeatedly warning Mr Icke that he had violated its policies by …

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Coronavirus: Coping with lockdown on poor broadband

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Watching films is one way to pass the time during lockdown but not if all you can see is buffering Households across the country are finding their broadband connections pushed to the limit as families in lockdown try to work, educate and entertain …

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Controversial sale of .org web domain blocked

[ad_1] The controversial sale of the .org web domain – used by charities and non-profit organisations – has been set back after months of deliberation. Public Internet Registry (PIR), which runs the .org domain, was sold in November to private equity firm Ethos Capital for a rumoured $1bn (£800m). Critics …

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Are ‘anti-virus’ cars in China just a gimmick?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Car makers in China are tapping into health concerns by launching vehicles with anti-virus features. New models aim to provide the same level of protection inside the cabin as wearing a face mask. Some of the country’s biggest carmakers have launched new cars with such …

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Coronavirus: NHS dashboard to predict protective gear shortages

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption The NHS tool should help identify when hospitals and clinics are about to run out of specific PPE products The NHS has begun feeding health workers’ use of personal protective equipment (PPE) into a “data store”. The system is designed to identify which hospitals …

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