Google’s work from home strategy includes a $1,000 allowance

  • May 26, 2020
Google is joining other companies is planning for a return to the office as COVID-19 cases decline, but its strategy may be more elaborate than most. Company chief Sundar Pichai has outlined a roadmap that will still have most employees working from…

Blizzard has canceled this year’s BlizzCon

  • May 26, 2020
You can add BlizzCon to the list of major events that won’t be happening this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although BlizzCon typically happens in November, Blizzard has already made the call to cancel this year’s edition.The publisher said in e…

Israel restricts COVID-19 phone tracking to ‘special cases’

  • May 24, 2020
Israel’s original plan to track the phones of COVID-19 sufferers won’t get very far. The country’s cabinet has restricted the use of the Shin Bet security agency’s phone surveillance to “specific and special cases” where officials can’t determine an…

Recommended Reading: COVID-19 and AI health care

  • May 23, 2020
COVID-19 will accelerate the AI health care revolutionKai-Fu Lee, WiredThe coronavirus pandemic will cause us to rethink major aspects of everyday life around the world, but it may also expedite the use of artificial intelligence in health care. Sino…