Drone-deployed sterile mosquitoes could check spread of insect-borne illnesses – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Drone deployment of sterile mosquitoes could accelerate efforts to control their populations and reduce insect-borne disease, according to a proof of concept experiment by an multi-institutional research team. The improved technique could save thousands of lives. Mosquitoes are a public health hazard around the world, spreading infections like malaria to millions and causing countless…

IoT solutions are enabling social distancing – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Tyler Cracraft Contributor Tyler Cracraft is an electronic engineer turned solution architect at Advantech who has more than a decade of experience working in the electronics technology industry. If you’re a business owner or investor and are wondering about the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the business world, you’re not alone. Today’s…

Color’s COVID-19 testing shows most who test positive had either mild or no symptoms – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Echoing much of the existing data and research on the subject, SF-based Color released data today showing that based on its own testing program, most individuals who test positive for COVID-19 display either mild or no symptoms, including even running a fever. The results, taken from Color’s own testing of over 30,000 people to…

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Pipo Saude raises $4.6 million to bring healthcare benefits management services to Brazil – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Pipo Saude, a Brazilian provider of healthcare services for businesses and their employees, has raised $4.6 million in a new round of funding to expand its footprint in Brazil. “The company’s platform offers recommendations for the healthcare products that fit the team, enabling businesses to improve the quality of life of their employees,” said…

United adds touchless check-in kiosks to airports across the U.S. – TechCrunch

[ad_1] As Americans are ramping up to start traveling, amid a loosening of COVID-19 restrictions, United has announce the addition of 219 touchless check-in kiosks across the U.S. The new check-in option was one of a number of initiatives announced as part of the carrier’s CleanPlus strategy of addressing travel during the pandemic. When travelers…

RapidSOS raises $21M to continue expanding its data platform for first responders – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The global health pandemic has shed new light on how essential it is to have accurate data about an individual’s situation to assess the severity of his or her condition, and for those responding to emergencies to have it as instantly as possible to make the right choices in terms of care. Today, a…