The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2020
Apple and Google said they would not allow the use of location tracking in apps using their new contact tracing system to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus...Reuters From ACM TechNews | May 12, 2020
An app designed by a Japanese teenager uses GPS so people can use their iPhones to track their whereabouts and help with contract tracing during the coronavirus...Associated Press From ACM TechNews | May 11, 2020
Since the Australian government announced it would fast-track digital alternatives to in-person medical care, a million mental health telehealth consultations have...ZDNet From ACM TechNews | May 7, 2020
Researchers combined two techniques—radio frequency (RF) photonics sensing and quantum metrology—to give sensor networks a never-before-achieved level of precision...University of Arizona College of Engineering From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
The National Football League is using a startup's artificial intelligence technology to remotely scout prospective players during the coronavirus restrictions.
...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | April 20, 2020
Governments worldwide are using digital surveillance technologies to track the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, raising concerns about the erosion of privacy...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 17, 2020