Wuhan CocoBull Technology, a Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain startup, has received a “multi-million dollar investment” from OK Group on the day the city of Wuhan, China, finally ends its lockdown from the coronavirus.
Computer simulations using technology normally applied to the aerospace and automotive industries have found that the 2m distance advised to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus is inadequate for exercise.
The Covid-19 coronavirus crisis has forced thousands of conferences to go virtual, but BlockDown 2020, a major cryptocurrency conference, has gone a step further by using virtual reality (VR) to simulate the real-world experience.
The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line medical workers continues to be one of the biggest issues in the ongoing coronavirus crisis, prompting solutions to come from unusual places, including Whitgift School.
Opportunistic cyberattackers appear to be increasing their efforts against businesses in order to take advantage of the surge in remote working due to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Switching to 100% remote working due to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis is a challenge for any business, but for a company such as fintech startup Nutmeg, which is facing its busiest time of the year, it is particularly challenging.
There are some articles that as a journalist you cannot believe you have to write, and this is certainly one of them, but let’s be clear: 5G does not in any way cause the coronavirus.
In the last few years, a variety of startups have taken on the issue of food waste, with app Karma being one of the most prominent players in the space.
The use of surveillance via technologies such as apps and smartphones to combat the spread of the coronavirus can be useful, but risks empowering authoritarian governments, historian and author Yuval Noah Harari has said.
As a manufacturer of high-performance workwear, Ministry of Supply normally produces clothing using sophisticated technologies, but with the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus it has turned its attention and 3D printing capabilities to something new: face masks.
Hotel chain Marriott International has today announced that it has been hit by a second data breach exposing the personal details of “up to approximately 5.2 million guests”.
A smart bus equipped with a slew of hi-tech features has been launched in Shanghai, China, in a bid to combat the Covid-19 coronavirus.
The impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on business operations is undoubtedly severe, but the true extent of it is still being realised.
Lockdowns and stepped-up social distancing across Europe due to the coronavirus have caused a dramatic surge in the use of fintech apps to assist with banking and finance over the last week.
Even before the UK government ordered the closure of restaurants and cafes to combat the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the disease was hitting hospitality hard, but for suppliers such as Foodchain, the decision was a major blow.
Within the next few weeks, UK consumers will be able to log onto either Amazon or Boots’s website and order a home test for delivery that will tell them if they have had the coronavirus.
As the UK gets to grips with a lockdown to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus, delivery services are more important than ever, and insurtech startup Zego is playing a small but vital role.
While many industries are suffering severely as a result of the coronavirus-induced lockdowns now in place in many parts of the world, drone companies are seeing a surge as the technology is adopted by governments.
Microsoft has warned that some hackers are undertaking targeted attacks using an unpatched vulnerability in the Windows 10 operating system.
A global platform designed to help governments maintain the resilience and availability of telecom networks during the coronavirus crisis has been launched by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialised agency of the United Nations.
The UK has raised the contactless payment limit in order to help reduce physical contact as part of ongoing efforts to combat the coronavirus.
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The hospitality industry is currently taking an unprecedented pummelling from the coronavirus.
Ecommerce startup Cazoo has announced that it has raised £100m to enable users to buy cars online, as the Covid-19 coronavirus drives a surge in online shopping.
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When it comes to industry fallout from the coronavirus, few are being hit harder than events, and for festival ticketing startup Festicket, it’s a very real challenge.
As ever more companies switch to remote working due to the coronavirus, cybersecurity professionals and those working in security operations centres (SOCs) are facing an unprecedented challenge.
Among the top tech firms worldwide, Apple has seen the biggest drop in terms of its leadership within the consumer electronics sector as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus, according to research by GlobalData published today.
The combination of a surge in home working and the closure of schools across the UK is set to place “unprecedented demand” on mobile and broadband networks during the coronavirus outbreak, which will likely lead to a sharp drop in speeds and service quality.