Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is changing the way we live

The novel coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19, quickly spread throughout the world and has changed our daily lives and the way we interact. As cities shut down and people engage in social distancing, our tech has become essential to connect with others at a time of isolation. The impact will be long-lasting: Several nations have begun work on a vaccine, but it will take months before one can be distributed widely. Here’s the latest news about how the coronavirus is transforming the way we live.

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Apple Maps now shows you COVID-19 vaccination locations

Apple Maps is now showing more than 20,000 COVID-19 vaccination locations, including operating hours, addresses, phone numbers, and relevant website links.
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Zoom Escaper gives you the perfect excuse to flee tiresome calls

Fed up with Zoom meetings? Then this ingenious Zoom Escaper soundboard looks like the perfect tool to help you sabotage your calls and enable an easy exit.
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The wildest 5G conspiracy theories explained — and debunked

5G is currently rolling out to the public, and as with any new technology, there are a number of conspiracy theories surrounding it.
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Contact-tracing apps were the biggest tech failure of the COVID-19 pandemic

The contact-tracing system deployed by Google and Apple that was aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 has been a complete failure.
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Speed, demand, and responsibility: How messaging app Line dealt with 2020

The offline world moved quickly online during 2020, and the CTO of messaging app Line spoke to Digital Trends about what how the global pandemic affected it.
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Amazon to hand full-time frontline workers a $300 holiday bonus

As it heads into what could be one of the busiest online shopping periods on record, Amazon is handing a $300 holiday bonus to its full-time frontline workers.
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This breakthrough mask promises even more protection than the N95

This mask doesn't just filter virus and bacteria particles, it goes further and inactivates them in minutes.
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Amazon reveals how many of its workers have caught COVID-19

In a bid to be more transparent about its handling of the pandemic, Amazon has posted data showing infections rates among its front-line workers.
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Sniffer dogs could detect COVID-19 days before symptoms occur

Sniffer dogs trained to detect COVID-19 on infected individuals -- even before they develop symptoms -- are being deployed at international airports.
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Google Maps will now show coronavirus outbreaks in your area

The tool shows how many new confirmed coronavirus cases there have been in an area in the last seven days.
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