Demonstrating 15 contact tracing and other tools built to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Andy Moss is currently a Visiting Professor at NYU Tandon teaching entrepreneurship and innovation as well developing the COR Methodology, an active advisor/mentor to startups and business leaders, and is a former Microsoft executive. Connor Spelliscy Contributor John Borthwick Contributor John Borthwick is the founder and CEO of betaworks, has been a leader and…

Charter has 230 infected employees after resisting work-at-home requests

[ad_1] Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. More than 230 Charter employees have tested positive for COVID-19, and at least two have died, The New York Times reported today. New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office has opened an inquiry into Charter’s labor practices and management of employees during the pandemic, a spokesperson for James…

Pandemic hasn’t crushed broadband networks—even rural areas are doing OK

[ad_1] The sharp growth in residential-broadband traffic seen during the pandemic is starting to level off, new data shows. While Internet speeds have slowed somewhat in many parts of the United States, it turns out that even rural-broadband networks are holding up pretty well. Speeds have dropped in rural areas but are stabilizing, BroadbandNow reported…