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…

Trump’s Council to Re-Open America doesn’t look promising, but at least it’s a good meme

[ad_1] The White House Council to Re-open America is not inspiring a lot confidence, but at least it impressed a new meme.  The president introduced his plans to assemble the group throughout a press briefing Friday. And by Monday, Twitter had some enjoyable.  I don’t see what all of the controversy with the Council to…

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…

Verizon canceling FiOS installs and telling customers to wait a few months

[ad_1] Verizon is canceling many home-Internet installations and repairs in the course of the pandemic, and some customers are being given appointment dates in November after they strive to schedule an set up. The November appointment dates seem to be placeholders that may finally get replaced by earlier dates. But Verizon is sending combined messages…