Zoom video chat app faces questions over privacy as popularity surges amid coronavirus lockdown

March 27, 2020 at 08:23AM Popular video chat app Zoom is facing questions over its privacy after being accused of passing information about its users to Facebook. Zoom video chat app faces questions over privacy as popularity surges amid coronavirus lockdown … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Zoom video chat app faces questions over privacyContinue reading “Zoom video chat app faces questions over privacy as popularity surges amid coronavirus lockdown”

Clap For Our Carers: Videos of applause for NHS workers set all-time record for internet traffic, says Virgin Media

March 27, 2020 at 01:54PM Millions of Britons left their house and made noise to show support – and then flocked to the internet to share footage Clap For Our Carers: Videos of applause for NHS workers set all-time record for internet traffic, says Virgin Media … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Clap For OurContinue reading “Clap For Our Carers: Videos of applause for NHS workers set all-time record for internet traffic, says Virgin Media”

Coronavirus: Face mask price gougers continue to profit from Covid-19 pandemic on Facebook and Instagram

March 27, 2020 at 12:02PM ‘Facebook is littered with pages trying to capitalise on people’s fears,’ report states Coronavirus: Face mask price gougers continue to profit from Covid-19 pandemic on Facebook and Instagram … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus: Face mask price gougers continue to profit from Covid-19 pandemic on Facebook and Instagram

Text scams use fears about coronavirus outbreak and to panic people and steal money

March 27, 2020 at 08:49AM Messages use threatening language and official identities to trick members of the public Text scams use fears about coronavirus outbreak and to panic people and steal money … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Text scams use fears about coronavirus outbreak and to panic people and steal money

FBI promotes fitness app amid coronavirus lockdown, prompting privacy warnings

March 26, 2020 at 06:55PM ‘Looking to get ripped while ceding your location data to the FBI?,’ advocacy group comments FBI promotes fitness app amid coronavirus lockdown, prompting privacy warnings … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: FBI promotes fitness app amid coronavirus lockdown, prompting privacy warnings

Hundreds of thousands sign up their computers to fight against coronavirus, creating vast collaborative research project

March 26, 2020 at 05:28PM Project is working ten times faster than the world’s most powerful supercomputer Hundreds of thousands sign up their computers to fight against coronavirus, creating vast collaborative research project … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Hundreds of thousands sign up their computers to fight against coronavirus, creating vast collaborative research project

iPhone 12 release date could be delayed by months due to coronavirus, reports say

March 26, 2020 at 10:35AM Apple usually launches new handset in September iPhone 12 release date could be delayed by months due to coronavirus, reports say … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: iPhone 12 release date could be delayed by months due to coronavirus, reports say

PlayStation to slow downloads in the US to protect internet amid coronavirus lockdown

March 26, 2020 at 03:17PM Sony will throttle game downloads in the US in an attempt to protect the internet. PlayStation to slow downloads in the US to protect internet amid coronavirus lockdown … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: PlayStation to slow downloads in the US to protect internet amid coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: WhatsApp news service from WHO offers life-saving advice to billions of users

March 26, 2020 at 02:19PM Chatbot offers advice such as, ‘Hand dryers are NOT effective in killing the coronavirus’ Coronavirus: WhatsApp news service from WHO offers life-saving advice to billions of users … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus: WhatsApp news service from WHO offers life-saving advice to billions of users

How to watch films with friends online under coronavirus lockdown

March 26, 2020 at 11:55AM New generation of apps make social distancing more social How to watch films with friends online under coronavirus lockdown … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: How to watch films with friends online under coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Facebook defends itself as hoaxes and false stories spread across WhatsApp and Instagram

March 26, 2020 at 08:47AM Social network has attempted to direct users to authoritative guidance instead of misleading information Coronavirus: Facebook defends itself as hoaxes and false stories spread across WhatsApp and Instagram … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus: Facebook defends itself as hoaxes and false stories spread across WhatsApp and Instagram

Zoom: Video chat used by Boris Johnson for cabinet meetings and offices across world dropped by Ministry of Defence over security concerns

March 26, 2020 at 08:04AM The Ministry of Defence is reportedly discouraging use of the video chat app Zoom over concerns about its security. Zoom: Video chat used by Boris Johnson for cabinet meetings and offices across world dropped by Ministry of Defence over security concerns … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Zoom: Video chatContinue reading “Zoom: Video chat used by Boris Johnson for cabinet meetings and offices across world dropped by Ministry of Defence over security concerns”

Coronavirus pandemic could prove ‘tipping point’ for robots looking after humans, scientists and experts say

March 25, 2020 at 06:00PM Robotics experts say AI and machines could save lives by performing the ‘dull, dirty and dangerous’ jobs Coronavirus pandemic could prove 'tipping point' for robots looking after humans, scientists and experts say … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus pandemic could prove 'tipping point' for robots looking after humans, scientistsContinue reading “Coronavirus pandemic could prove ‘tipping point’ for robots looking after humans, scientists and experts say”

Netflix down: Streaming site and app not working as users unable to watch TV shows or films during coronavirus lockdown

March 25, 2020 at 05:17PM Some users able to get online through smart TVs and phone apps Netflix down: Streaming site and app not working as users unable to watch TV shows or films during coronavirus lockdown … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Netflix down: Streaming site and app not working as users unable toContinue reading “Netflix down: Streaming site and app not working as users unable to watch TV shows or films during coronavirus lockdown”

Coronavirus lockdown sees renewed interest in drone deliveries as UPS partners with Wingcopter

March 25, 2020 at 02:47PM Packages could reach customers without the need for any human contact Coronavirus lockdown sees renewed interest in drone deliveries as UPS partners with Wingcopter … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus lockdown sees renewed interest in drone deliveries as UPS partners with Wingcopter

UK coronavirus lockdown has led daytime internet usage to more than double, Virgin Media says

March 25, 2020 at 12:04PM Network is ‘comfortably accommodating’ increase, company says UK coronavirus lockdown has led daytime internet usage to more than double, Virgin Media says … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: UK coronavirus lockdown has led daytime internet usage to more than double, Virgin Media says

Bitcoin price hit by dramatic value fluctuations amid coronavirus panic buying and selling

March 25, 2020 at 11:09AM ‘This is the first time the world has faced an economic crisis when there has been an alternative financial system,’ one analyst says Bitcoin price hit by dramatic value fluctuations amid coronavirus panic buying and selling … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Bitcoin price hit by dramatic value fluctuations amidContinue reading “Bitcoin price hit by dramatic value fluctuations amid coronavirus panic buying and selling”

Coronavirus: UK telecoms companies join forces to manage surge in internet usage during lockdown

March 25, 2020 at 10:21AM Ofcom campaign suggests ways British public can reduce strain on networks Coronavirus: UK telecoms companies join forces to manage surge in internet usage during lockdown … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus: UK telecoms companies join forces to manage surge in internet usage during lockdown

Coronavirus symptom tracking app downloaded hundreds of thousands of times

March 25, 2020 at 08:42AM An app has been created to allow people to track the symptoms of Covid-19 and help fight the spread of coronavirus. Coronavirus symptom tracking app downloaded hundreds of thousands of times … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Coronavirus symptom tracking app downloaded hundreds of thousands of times

Zoom: The two features you need to know about for video conferences

March 24, 2020 at 08:44PM App has become key way for virtual workplaces to meet Zoom: The two features you need to know about for video conferences … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Zoom: The two features you need to know about for video conferences

Major Windows bug is letting hackers attack users, says Microsoft

March 24, 2020 at 10:39AM Simply viewing a document could be enough to allow cybercriminals access Major Windows bug is letting hackers attack users, says Microsoft … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Major Windows bug is letting hackers attack users, says Microsoft

Hantavirus: Misleading WhatsApp messages about new outbreak spread fear amid coronavirus panic – here’s what you need to know

March 24, 2020 at 04:36PM Virus is serious – but should not be compared to current pandemic Hantavirus: Misleading WhatsApp messages about new outbreak spread fear amid coronavirus panic – here's what you need to know … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Hantavirus: Misleading WhatsApp messages about new outbreak spread fear amid coronavirus panic –Continue reading “Hantavirus: Misleading WhatsApp messages about new outbreak spread fear amid coronavirus panic – here’s what you need to know”