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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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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The best way to dispose of used face masks? Turn them into roads

Shredding old face masks and turning them into construction materials could save them from being thrown into landfills.
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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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Google Maps’ latest features aim to ease holiday season stress

Google is adding new pandemic-related data to Maps aimed at getting you safely through the busy holiday season and beyond.
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Coronavirus vaccine researchers are being targeted by cyberattacks

Pharmaceutical companies and vaccine researchers working on a coronavirus vaccine have been the target of hacking attacks, a new report from Microsoft says.
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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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Mobile World Congress 2021 postponed to late June due to COVID-19

GSMA is postponing MWC 2021, which was originally set to take place in March, to late June.
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Bill Gates doesn’t expect a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year

Gates said drug maker Pfizer may be closest to an approved COVID-19 vaccine.
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