With support from AWS, the Consumer Technology Association and the American Telemedicine Association launched TechHealthDirectory.com to help patients and clinicians find the telehealth resources.
When the current tragic COVID-19 predicament is behind us is when the assessment will be made on the judgments that we make now. Organizations with established healthy relationships with customers and employees are well-positioned to create a narrative of caring and implement a specific plan of action. Michael Maoz, senior vice president of Innovation Strategy at Salesforce and a customer experience and customer engagement management expert, shares his thoughts on the crisis as a turning point.
The COVID-19 news is so continually grim that we lose sight of the hopeful things occurring at the global, national and local levels to get control of this deadly virus.
It's easy to be cynical. But some companies really are going beyond good PR to help during the pandemic.
The origin of the COVID-19 disease is not certain, but many have pointed to a live-animal market in Wuhan, China. Chinese researchers, however, present genetic data they say suggest many mammals around the world could have a role in spreading the disease, including dogs and cats.
Places such as California that got a jump on testing via swift measures to lock down communities may emerge from quarantine sooner than other parts of the country, US Rep. Ami Bera of Sacramento County told a gathering of AI researchers working on COVID-19 projects. Testing of blood antibodies is key to opening up communities, he said.
Pharma companies use the open-source platform to build data lakes with internal and external data sets.
In addition to it's latest new band form factor hardware, Fitbit introduces a new standard with extra content in Fitbit Premium. New users will also experience an extended 90-day free trial of Premium to help you through today's tough times.
A data-derived tool for healthcare providers and community leaders to identify populations likely to experience severe outcomes once infected.
Our oldest technology pioneers are highly vulnerable to COVID-19.
Open-source developers are uniting to create and improve code and programs to help fight COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged businesses to evolve their digital selves in new ways. An important lesson from 2020 is that every business must be digital. But we face real challenges before we reach digital utopia. John Kao, a world-renowned innovation and leadership expert, shares his views on the future of work and leadership as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governments around the world have called on the help of the technology industry. Here are a few of the projects in the works.
The first pandemic-triggered supply shock event was big, but not devastating. Yet it proved to be one of several factors triggering a tremendous worldwide demand shock, the result of which may be a second — probably worse — supply shock.
Cutting back on face-to-face consultations means a rapid increase in videoconferencing in healthcare.
Samsung's line of Galaxy Watches support quick release band options and the excellent case maker, UAG, just released three strap options for several models.
There are some extremely expensive cuff style bands for the Apple Watch, but thankfully the folks at Pad & Quill offer an affordable, exquisitely constructed handmade leather option for less than $100. This new Edition one improves upon its previous Lowry Cuff model too.
Wearing your Apple Watch daily means it is out there exposed to contact with various objects so it's not bad insurance to protect that display with a glass protector. ZAGG also includes a bumper to protect the edges of the Apple Watch.
Healthcare, both physical and mental, has become the focus of some vendors at CES this year.
Add these useful, cool tech items to your back-to-school list for 2018.
Have ever quit using a fitness tracker, and if so, why? Here is what respondents to a survey hated about their trackers -- and which came out on top.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that tech players small and big have tools and resources to help countries fight the global pandemic, and governments are asking the industry to step up. Read more: https://zd.net/3aOqa29
Karen Roby sits down with Scott Drikakis, healthcare segment leader, Americas at Stratasys, to learn more about how Stratasys is transforming its organization to create face shields and to help flatten the COVID-19 pandemic curve.
Tiernan Ray explains that Google trained a deep learning AI network to figure out the possible structure of some proteins that may play a role in COVID-19, but it was only possible by leveraging decades of government-backed fundamental biological science. Read more: https://zd.net/2QcxQCS
Content engagement on false and misleading news about the COVID-19 virus illness is over 142 times that of legitimate and expert sources such as the CDC and WHO, according to NewsGuard.
Should you worry? We talked to some doctors who specialize in infectious diseases and biodefense.
CDC defines exposure risk for airplane travelers, and firms encourage working from home for people who have been traveling in China.
Danny Palmer explains to Karen Roby that researchers have found that almost half of connected medical devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep vulnerability -- but this one thing could help keep patients and staff safe from attackers. Read more: https://zd.net/2wU0G4f
Tonya Hall talks to Brent Boekestein, co-founder and CEO at Vintra Inc., to learn more about ways that intelligent cameras can be built through building data sets to help in the case of medical emergencies.
Matt Miller discusses how Garmin's latest themed watch for adults reaches out to the Star Wars fan with Darth Vader and tie fighter inspiration. Read more: https://zd.net/2FkixlS
Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 Plus is one of the best smartphones available today. With the release of the new Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker, Samsung released a themed device with hardware and software elements depicting Kylo Ren in various ways. The unboxing experience with Matt Miller is one you can't miss. Read more: https://zd.net/2Qn2mKF
The voice assistant's new skill, which lets it manage users' medication, falls in line with Amazon's recent investments in healthcare.
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