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Samsung Galaxy Watches will add blood-pressure monitoring app

It'll come to Galaxy Watch Active 2 later this year.

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Samsung Galaxy Watches will add blood-pressure…

It'll come to Galaxy Watch Active 2 later this year.

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Skype’s new Meet Now feature offers free group video chats, just like Zoom

Skype's free group chat feature is here to compete with Zoom, but there's a catch.

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Skype’s new Meet Now feature offers…

Skype's free group chat feature is here to compete with Zoom, but there's a catch.

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Why are there doubts over contact-tracing apps?

There are growing tensions over the best approach to coronavirus contact-tracing apps and whether or not the technology can live up to its promise. Smartphone software is being developed to alert users when someone they were recently near becomes infected.

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Why are there doubts over contact-tracing…

There are growing tensions over the best approach to coronavirus contact-tracing apps and whether or not the technology can live...

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UK employment rate at record high before lockdown

UK employment was estimated at a record high in the three months to February, before the effects of the coronavirus lockdown started to hit the economy.

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UK employment rate at record high…

UK employment was estimated at a record high in the three months to February, before the effects of the coronavirus...

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Amazon deploys thermal cameras at warehouses

Scans for fevers faster. Amazon has started to use thermal cameras at its warehouses to speed up screening for feverish workers who could be infected with the coronavirus, employees told Reuters.

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Amazon deploys thermal cameras at warehouses

Scans for fevers faster. Amazon has started to use thermal cameras at its warehouses to speed up screening for feverish...

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Australia plans law forcing Google, Facebook to share ad revenue with domestic media firms

Legislation within months. Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to share advertising revenue with local media firms, the country's treasurer said on Monday, becoming one of the first countries to require digital platforms to pay for content they use.

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Australia plans law forcing Google, Facebook…

Legislation within months. Australia will pass legislation within months obliging Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to share advertising revenue...

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Alibaba to invest $45 billion in cloud services

After coronavirus boosted demand. Alibaba said it will invest 200 billion yuan (A$44.8 billion) in its cloud infrastructure over three years - a plan that follows a boom in demand for business software as the coronavirus outbreak peaked in China.

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Alibaba to invest $45 billion in…

After coronavirus boosted demand. Alibaba said it will invest 200 billion yuan (A$44.8 billion) in its cloud infrastructure over three...

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NAB takes $1bn software hit to bottom line

McEwan goes Kondo on code shop. Incoming National Australia Bank chief executive Ross McEwan has wasted no time cleaning out the bank’s sprawling technology estate, kicking a whopping $1,056 million worth of software capitalisation to the curb ahead of first half results.

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NAB takes $1bn software hit to…

McEwan goes Kondo on code shop. Incoming National Australia Bank chief executive Ross McEwan has wasted no time cleaning out...

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Services Australia doubles myGov capacity again to meet demand

From 150k to 300k concurrent users. Services Australia has further bolstered the government’s online services portal myGov, as the number of Australians out of work continues to climb in the wake of COVID-19.

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Services Australia doubles myGov capacity again…

From 150k to 300k concurrent users. Services Australia has further bolstered the government’s online services portal myGov, as the number...

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Spammers leak out $1.4bn email accounts mapped to real names

A large-scale spamming company left its database of 1.4 billion email accounts - with full names and IP addresses - exposed to the internet, creating one of the biggest privacy violations in history. MacKeeper security researcher Chris Vickery said he found a segment of database and other file backups that...

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Spammers leak out $1.4bn email accounts…

A large-scale spamming company left its database of 1.4 billion email accounts - with full names and IP addresses -...

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