SINGAPORE - Google has launched a new tool which will show places where crowds had been gathering, in response to calls from public health officials to get better insights into whether social distancing measures are working to slow down the spread of Covid-19.
Coronavirus: S'pore Government to make its contact-tracing app freely available to developers worldwide
SINGAPORE - In a move to help the international community combat the coronavirus pandemic, the Government will be making the software for its contact-tracing application TraceTogether, which has already been installed by more than 620,000 people, freely available to developers around the world.
TOKYO (AFP) - When the coronavirus outbreak forced organisers to cancel marathons in the Japanese city of Nagoya, they turned to tech to ease the disappointment, offering runners the chance to race alone.
Various apps have been created in China, South Korea and Taiwan to exploit smartphone technologies for everything from contact tracing to enforcing quarantines that require people who have been exposed to the coronavirus to stay at home.
In a bid to make temperature-taking more efficient, the Government Technology Agency (GovTech) has developed a new automated temperature scanning system which has been deployed in more than 30 government and community buildings in less than two weeks.
SINGAPORE - Businesses such as real estate developers will have access to nationwide geospatial data for the first time with the launch of a virtual platform on Sunday (March 22).
SINGAPORE -In a time of safe distancing and staying home as much as possible to prevent transmission of the coronavirus, singles are either delaying their journey of looking for love or changing the way they go about it.
Some retailers said sales of computer accessories have risen sharply in the past month as employees seek to be more productive and comfortable at home.
Last week, Facebook's anti-spam rule went haywire, wrongly blocking and flagging as spam a slew of legitimate posts and links, including those with news articles related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier this month, the Bank of England announced that Alan Turing would be featured on the new £50 (S$84.60) note. The last to switch from paper to polymer, it is due to enter circulation in late 2021.