France says its contact-tracing application, which would likely send tracking data to a state-run server, won't work with iOS Bluetooth privacy protections (Helene Fouquet/Bloomberg)

[ad_1] Helene Fouquet / Bloomberg: France says its contact-tracing application, which would likely send tracking data to a state-run server, won’t work with iOS Bluetooth privacy protections  —  – Minister says Apple protocol slows government’s app deployment  — Government developing app without using Google-Apple platform [ad_2] Source link

The stealthy little drones that fly like insects

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Engineers admire the dragonfly’s flying ability, but have found it impossible to mimic When Storm Ciara swept across the UK in February, Alex Caccia was strolling on Oxford’s Port Meadow watching birds take to the air. He marvelled at their indifference to high winds: “While airliners were grounded…

After the pandemic shut down live-music venues, some artists have turned to sites like Stageit to livestream performances with typical viewers paying around $15 (Lucas Shaw/Bloomberg)

[ad_1] Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg: After the pandemic shut down live-music venues, some artists have turned to sites like Stageit to livestream performances with typical viewers paying around $15  —  The crowd of a few hundred begins to gather a half-hour before Rhett Miller takes the stage. [ad_2] Source link

Can herd immunity help stop coronavirus? What we know now

[ad_1] Herd immunity occurs when the vast majority of people in a geographic region are immune to a disease, eventually stopping its spread.  Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Since the coronavirus pandemic began, the term “herd immunity” has been flung around as one…

NextView Ventures is launching a remote accelerator for startups – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Over the weekend, Silicon Valley leader Marc Andreessen broke his usual silence and gave some advice to Silicon Valley: It’s time to build. The famed investor urged CEOs, entrepreneurs and investors alike to welcome new companies into their circles. The blog post details high-flying pieces of advice that could each land in a unique…

Vestiaire Collective raises $64.2 million for its second-hand fashion platform – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Vestiaire Collective just closed another big round of funding in the middle of an economic crisis — the round closed in early April. The startup raised $64.2 million (€59 million) and the company has raised more than $240 million over the year, according to Crunchbase. Vestiaire Collective operates a marketplace of pre-owned fashion items.…

Gamers report unauthorized access to their Nintendo accounts

[ad_1] Image: Olly Curtis / Future Publishing via Getty Images Matthew Humphries for PCMag 2020-04-20 21:45:28 UTC Follow @https://twitter.com/PCMag PCMag.com is a leading authority on technology, delivering Labs-based, independent reviews of the latest products and services. Our expert industry analysis and practical solutions help you make better buying decisions and get more from technology. It…

3D-printed glasses startup Fitz is making custom protective eyewear for healthcare workers – TechCrunch

[ad_1] A lot of startups have answered the call for more personal protective equipment (PPE) and other essentials to support healthcare workers in their efforts to curb the spread and impact of COVID-19. One of those is direct-to-consumer 3D-printed eyewear brand Fitz, which is employing its custom-fit glasses technology to build protective, prescription specs for…