This year found parents and children in a situation that we have never seen the likes of before, with state mandated lockdowns forcing schools all over the globe to shut down for months on end. This has not been easy for parents, who have suddenly become makeshift teachers as well as mothers and fathers, … More 5 free computer science resources to keep kids engaged at home
Scams demanding bitcoin on pain of infecting you with the coronavirus gain their fair share of shine among schemes with a thin veneer of plausibility. We’ve already warned you about all manner of spammers and scammers using strategies based on interest in, or fear and concern about, coronavirus and its associated disease, COVID-19. Not to be outdone, some of … More Scams, lies, and coronavirus
The tool, which comes after a similar effort by Google, looks at how people’s traveling behavior has changed since the start of the pandemic. Apple has released a tool that shows how movement patterns around the world were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic since January 13th. Called Mobility Trends Reports, the tool is similar to … More Apple releases mobility data to help combat COVID‑19
Scientists from the Slovak companies MultiplexDX, Lambda Life and ProScience Tech have joined forces with virologists from the Biomedical Center of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (BMC SAV) to develop a reagent kit according to World Health Organization (WHO) protocols for reliable SARS-CoV-2 detection. In the first phase they plan to produce and make available … More ESET Foundation supporting development of a diagnostic PCR test to detect COVID-19.