How did the Covidsafe app go from being vital to almost irrelevant? | World news

It was sold as the key to unlocking restrictions – like sunscreen to protect Australians from Covid-19 – but as the country begins to open up, the role of the Covidsafe app in the recovery seems to have dropped to marginal at best. “This is an important protection for a Continue Reading

‘It’s a superpower’: an autistic young woman takes her message of inclusion to TikTok | Society- Tempemail

At 22, Chloé Hayden is outgoing and creative and, with a growing online audience that numbers in the hundreds of thousands, she is unquestionably popular. But it took her a while to get there. At 13 she had been to 10 schools, had zero friends, and severe depression and anxiety Continue Reading

How the ‘Plandemic’ conspiracy theory took hold | Coronavirus outbreak- Tempemail

T o have one viral sensation, Oscar Wilde might have said, is unfortunate. But to have two smacks of carelessness. And that’s what we have. The first is Covid-19, about which much printer’s ink has already been spilled. The second is Plandemic, a 26-minute “documentary” video featuring Dr Judy Mikovits, Continue Reading

Amazon threatened with closure of Wisconsin campus over coronavirus | Amazon

Health officials in south-eastern Wisconsin have warned Amazon that if they don’t fully cooperate with state testing and tracing efforts, its Kenosha campus located 40 miles south of Milwaukee could be shut down. The announcement comes as at least 20 workers have tested positive for the coronavirus at two facilities. Continue Reading

Boris Johnson forced to reduce Huawei’s role in UK’s 5G networks | Huawei

Boris Johnson has been forced to cave into to Conservative backbench rebels opposed to the presence of Huawei in 5G networks and has drawn up plans to reduce the Chinese company’s involvement to zero by 2023. The prime minister’s retreat is designed to stave off what could have been an Continue Reading

New Device Uses Shadows to Generate Electricity | Tempemail

Sourced from Royal Society of Chemistry, Singapore. In an interesting twist in emerging technologies and the energy sector, a team of researchers from the Tempemail University of Singapore (NUS) has created a device called the Shadow-Effect Energy Generator. The device is able to create an electrical charge using the contrast Continue Reading

Lockdown laptops: affordable options for those stuck at home | Technology

With a full return to work, school and spending time with family in real life rather than on a video call still not in sight, you may have finally decided that it is worth buying a new laptop. If you want an affordable computer there are lots to choose from, Continue Reading

Is Technology Africa’s Biggest Undiscovered Gold Mine? | Tempemail

Technology has the potential to fundamentally transform societies. Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and broadband are becoming central to the societal developments around the world – enabling rapid improvements to industrial production and societal services, positively influencing the way we live and interact with our environment. Africa is home to Continue Reading

Google Maps is Making Wheelchair-Accessible Locations Easier to Spot | Tempemail

Sourced from Google. In honour of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google is adding a long-overdue feature to its Maps app that puts details about a location’s accessibility facilities front and centre. With the “Accessible Places” feature enabled, business and points of interest with wheelchair-accessible entrances are marked with a wheelchair Continue Reading