Day: March 17, 2020

Fox is buying free video-streaming service Tubi – CNET

The deal is worth around $440 million. …read more Source:: CNet

Harvard astronomer says Starlink could affect hunt for near-earth asteroids – CNET

SpaceX and other companies are looking to add thousands of satellites to the sky, and astronomers are concerned. …read more Source:: CNet

A COVID-19 Cybersecurity Poll: Securing a Remote Workforce

COVID-19 is changing how we work. Weigh in on how your organization is securing its remote footprint with our short Threatpost poll. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Need better Wi-Fi while you’re bunkered in at home? A range extender can help – CNET

If you’re looking to improve Wi-Fi speeds throughout your home, here’s what you need to know about your options. …read more Source:: CNet

Israel is tracking phone location data to fight COVID-19, reports say – CNET

The plan, announced Monday, was reportedly approved overnight. …read more Source:: CNet

The European Union is closing its borders in COVID-19 measures – CNET

The European Commission proposed a series of guidelines for EU nations. …read more Source:: CNet

US Government, Tech Industry Discussing Ways To Use Smartphone Location Data To Combat Coronavirus

The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use location data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking whether people are keeping one another at safe distances to stem the outbreak. From a report: Public-health…

Suzuki Jimny pickup is the workhorse we need – Roadshow

It’s the Samurai pickup conversion we didn’t know the world needed. …read more Source:: CNet

India Could be Next Virus Hotspot With an ‘Avalanche’ of Cases

India could become the next global hotspot for virus cases, with experts warning containment measures that proved successful elsewhere in Asia may not work in the world’s second-most populous country. From a report: The South Asian nation, which has so far reported 137 infections and three deaths, is trying to contain the virus by closing…

Coronavirus updates: Stocks up as Trump considers ‘sending checks to Americans immediately’ – CNET

The US president says he’s preparing to ask for an $850 billion aid package to blunt the economic impact of the pandemic. Here’s the latest on COVID-19. …read more Source:: CNet