Fighting COVID-19 with Artificial Intelligence Jerry Wang Shiwu | Last Updated: 22nd June, 2020, 11:26

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak has caused upheaval around the world, and it is slowly changing everything. The pandemic has shut down schools, offices, malls, stores, and is nearly bringing most economies at a standstill. It is changing how people communicate, study, work, shop, and handle challenges.

Fighting COVID-19 with Artificial Intelligence

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While others worry about economies slipping into recession and markets melting down


Ancient tombs discovered in southwest China Ancient tombs discovered in southwest China

The tombs, dating back to the Warring States Period (475-221 BC), are unearthed in Qu County in the province


New BeiDou navigation satellite launched New BeiDou navigation satellite launched

Compared with other navigation systems in the world, the design of the BDS constellation is unique, including medium earth orbit, inclined geosynchronous earth orbit


Facebook tests cross-posting stories to Instagram with experimental feature Facebook tests cross-posting stories to Instagram

A screenshot of how the cross-posting feature could work on Facebook's Android app has been shared by app researcher Jane Manchun Wong


Google restricts visits to curb coronavirus risk Google restricts visits to curb coronavirus risk

Google is already among technology companies including Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon that have given employees the option of working from home instead of going to the office


Cambridge Analytica: Australia takes Facebook to court over privacy Australia sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica

Australia's federal court can impose a fine of A$1.7m (£860,000) for every serious or repeated interference with privacy


Tech lifestyles enable ‘safe escape’ from coronavirus Tech lifestyles enable ‘safe escape’ from coronavirus

The latest tech-inspired lifestyle solutions are gaining traction as more people are advised to work from home, and many conferences and gatherings are cancelled


US lawmakers propose internet controls to fight child porn US lawmakers propose internet controls to fight child porn

The internet is infested with this criminal conduct, and the images, and photos, and video of it. That’s our target


Facebook removes Donald Trump ad disguised as census message Facebook removes Trump ad disguised as census message

The ads encouraged readers to "take the official 2020 Congressional District Census," but clicking on the messages directed users to a Trump campaign website


Twitter bans content that ‘dehumanises’ people with disability, disease Twitter bans content that ‘dehumanises’ people with disability, disease

"A rule barring such hate speech targeting religious groups now applies to "language that dehumanizes on the basis of age, disability, or disease," the Twitter safety team says in an online post


NASA names next Mars rover 'Perseverance' NASA names next Mars rover 'Perseverance'

It will be the fifth exploratory vehicle, projected to land in February 2021, on the Red Planet following in the tire tracks of the similarly augustly titled Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity


Facebook to help combat virus misinformation Facebook to help combat virus misinformation

Zuckerberg says Facebook will also give support and millions more in ad credits to other unspecified organizations


Chinese app WeChat censored virus content since 1 Jan Chinese app WeChat censored virus content since 1 Jan

China's most popular messaging app has been censoring key words about the coronavirus outbreak from as early as 1 January


Google cancels developers gathering due to coronavirus Google cancels developers gathering due to coronavirus

Google added it is exploring other ways for its developer community to connect and collaborate


NASA to reveal name of latest Mars rover NASA to reveal name of latest Mars rover

The Mars 2020 rover currently is at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida being prepared for launch this summer


Mexican YouTuber sentenced to 50 years over kidnap Mexican YouTuber sentenced to 50 years over kidnap

A YouTuber who kidnapped a woman in the Mexican state of Chihuahua in February 2018 has been sentenced to 50 years


NASA selects SpaceX for 2022 'Psyche' asteroid mission NASA selects SpaceX for 2022 'Psyche' asteroid mission

The Psyche mission currently is targeted to launch in July 2022 on a Falcon Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 39A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the US space agency said in a statement late Friday


BCS Computer City's IT Expo 2020 begins in city BCS Computer City's IT Expo 2020 begins in city

Private Sector Industry and Investment Advisor to the Prime MinisterSalman Fazlur Rahman, MP, inaugurated the Mega Fair as the Chief Guest


Apple, Samsung, Huawei,80 others accused of using forced Chinese labour 83 phone manufacturers accused of using forced Uighurs labour

The Australian think tank identifies a network of at least 27 factories in nine Chinese provinces where more than 80,000 Uighurs have been transferred


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Do you find pleasure in flipping your Smartphone? The style and comfort of folding phones vary with the advancement


Scientists find possible evidence of chromosomes, DNA preserved in dinosaur fossils Scientists find possible evidence of chromosomes, DNA preserved in dinosaur fossils

The findings of the research team are recently published in National Science Review


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"The only things I know for certain are that I'm going to die someday and that the Earth is flat," he says


Google celebrates leap day with doodle Google celebrates leap day with doodle

This is further illustrated with Google Doodle's home page saying, "We HOP you have a good one—Happy Leap Day!"


Telescopes detect 'biggest explosion since Big Bang' Telescopes detect 'biggest explosion since Big Bang'

Scientists have detected evidence of a colossal explosion in space - five times bigger than anything observed before


Microsft Edge now allows users to block potentially unwanted applications Microsft Edge now allows users to block unwanted apps

PUAs (commonly known as potentially unwanted programs or PUPs) are classified as grayware - that are not considered malware but can cause irritating lag


Baidu warns of big hit from coronavirus outbreak Baidu warns of big hit from coronavirus outbreak

It is forecasting revenues between 21.0 billion yuan ($3.0 billion) and 22.9 billion yuan in the first three months of the year


Oppo smartwatch to run Google Wear OS Oppo smartwatch to run Google Wear OS

There are rumours earlier that the Oppo smartwatch will operate on an Oppo-developed OS, news portal GSM Arena reported on Wednesday


Facebook sues analytics firm for data misuse Facebook sues analytics firm for data misuse

New Jersey-based oneAudience paid software makers to install "malicious" software in their apps in order to "improperly" collect data about people at Facebook


Facebook nixes developers conference due to coronavirus Facebook nixes developers conference due to coronavirus

The gathering in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose typically draws thousands of software makers from around the world who collaborate with the tech giant on the programming


Chinese space reveals what it's like on far side of moon Chinese space reveals what it's like on far side of moon

China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is unveiling lunar secrets one layer at a time


Tech giants free to censor content under US Constitution: ruling Tech giants free to censor content under US Constitution: ruling

The ruling is welcomed by YouTube on Wednesday


First animal that lives without breathing oxygen discovered First animal that lives without breathing oxygen discovered

As it evolved, the animal, which is a myxozoan relative of jellyfish and corals, gave up breathing and consuming oxygen to produce energy


Internet giants fight spread of coronavirus untruths Internet giants fight spread of coronavirus untruths

We will also block or restrict hashtags used to spread misinformation on Instagram, and are conducting proactive sweeps to find and remove as much of this content as we can


NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash

Tesla's partially automated driving system steered an electric SUV into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley


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Smartphone has now become an essential for almost everyone in the advancement of technology especially in 2020


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This is the first mission focused on taking direct geophysical measurements of any planet besides Earth, and it’s given us our first real understanding of Mars’ interior structure and geological processes


Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for breaking rules Twitter suspends 70 pro-Bloomberg accounts for breaking rules

Some of the accounts are now banned while others can be re-authorized once the users behind them verify they are in control, Twitter says


Samsung confirms coronavirus case at phone factory complex in South Korea Samsung confirms coronavirus case in S Korea factory

Gumi is close to the city of Daegu, home to a church at the centre of South Korea's largest coronavirus outbreak


Apple needs a 5G iPhone now more than ever Apple needs a 5G iPhone now more than ever

Whatever high Apple executives were on in January after the company posted record earnings…

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