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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 March 2020

* The next iPhone could have a depth-sensing camera on the back >>
* Trump bans most travel from Europe for 30 days amid coronavirus pandemic >>
* Here’s How Much Boston Dynamics Robotic Technology Has Improved In 10 Years >>

* Tracking down unexpected sources of light pollution >>
* Chinese studies link quarantines with coronavirus mutations that may make it more ‘insidious’ >>
* Disney park employees panic as parks remain open amid coronavirus pandemic >>

* Coronavirus: Viking cruise line to park up 79 ships until end of April >>
* Carnival’s Princess Cruises line just cancelled all voyages for the next two months >>

* Animation: How Covid-19 rapidly spread around the world. >>
* Autonomous Robots Are Helping Kill Coronavirus in Hospitals >>
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* Snakes are facing extinction as temperatures rise due to climate change >>

* Enterprise AI Books to Read This Spring >>
* Remote Work Is Great but Far from Universal >>
* Will the Corona Virus Aftermath Lead to a Resurgence in Virtual Reality? >>

* Beware of ‘Coronavirus Maps’ – It’s a malware infecting PCs to steal passwords >>
* These Impossibly Tiny Organs Could Finally End Animal Testing >>
* Announcement: Acquired worldwide Zoom Meetup >>

* Where’s The Corona Vaccine? >>
* Coronavirus, Oil, and Kansas >>
* Early Thoughts on a Pandemic >>

* Brits show love for fiber in a time of COVID-19 >>
* Galaxy S20 5G review: Top-shelf specs, but plenty of room for refinement >>
* We Built a Database of Over 500 iPhones Cops Have Tried to Unlock >>

* Google introduces Cloud AI Platform Pipelines >>
* VMblog Expert Interview: Rob Hirschfeld of RackN Talks VMware vSphere 7, Kubernetes, Digital Rebar and More >>
* Webinar: One Stop Solution to Backup your Virtual, Physical, Cloud Workloads and SaaS Applications >>

* The Technology Powering the 2020 Census >>

* Tech Companies Working to Head Off Facial Recognition Bans >>
* Kiwi app puts classrooms online after schools close due to coronavirus >>

* Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now >>
* ‘Worst health crisis in generation’ – PM Johnson >>
* Stocks plunge into bear market territory: March 12, 2020 >>

* Training batch reinforcement learning policies with Amazon SageMaker RL >>
* A Rare Brown Dwarf Eclipsing Binary >>
* Astronomers Spot Rare Brown Dwarf Pair >>

* Gas and Dust Stop Planets From Eating Their Moons >>
* Is the “D-star Hexaquark” the Dark Matter Particle? >>
* Molten iron rain falls through the skies of scorching-hot exoplanet >>

* Slime mold models help astronomers map filaments of the cosmic web >>
* SpaceX optimistic about May crewed mission >>
* Neutron Star Measures Just 22 Kilometers Across >>

* Airlines will stop coronavirus ‘ghost flights’—now we need to rethink the future of flying >>
* How coronavirus could completely upend the 2020 presidential campaign >>

* AWS launches Bottlerocket, a Linux-based OS for container hosting >>
* Amazon rolls out Alexa-powered voice shopping experience in India >>
* As Coronavirus Testing Increases, Some Labs Fear a Shortage of Other Supplies >>

* BMW will discontinue its iconic i8 hybrid sports car in April >>
* Making Sense of the Economic Impact of the Coronavirus >>
* Microsoft Teams users to get federation with Skype consumer service starting in late March >>

* NASA’s SLS Moon rocket is 2 years behind and billions over budget, internal report finds >>
* Shadow’s cloud-based gaming service now starts at $12 per month >>
* Stocks fall again, pushing deeper into bear territory as SaaS reaches 1-year lows >>

* US is preparing to ban foreign-made drones from government use >>
* Emotionally Intelligent Bosses Can Bring Out Your Creativity >>
* Half of people in the US would sell their genetic data for $95 >>

* Liquid iron rain spotted on super-heated exoplanet WASP-76b >>
* Smallest Known Dinosaur Found in Amber >>
* The race to test coronavirus antiviral drugs and vaccines is under way >>

* Why is it so hard to calculate how many people will die from covid-19? >>
* Why isn’t the UK taking more drastic action to tackle the coronavirus? >>
* Wind-powered turbines could clean pollutants from our air >>

* Global stocks plunge after Trump announces coronavirus response package >>
* Trump’s coronavirus travel ban excludes the countries where he has golf courses >>
* I taps human wisdom for faster, better cancer diagnosis >>

* Tom Hanks coronavirus: Actor and wife Rita Wilson test positive >>
* Robots on the march to walking like humans >>
* Transforming healthcare with AI: The impact on the workforce and organizations >>

* How retailers can build resilience ahead of a recession >>
* Industry’s fast-mover advantage: Enterprise value from digital factories >>
* China adds to BeiDou as satnav service helps fight coronavirus >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 March 2020

* Coronavirus confirmed as pandemic by World Health Organization >>
* Game Developers Conference will stream panels and awards for free >>
* Matternet’s new drone landing station looks like a sci-fi movie prop >>

* It’s Not 9/11 or a Housing Crash. So What’s the Coronavirus Fiscal Playbook? >>

* Satellites and AI Monitor Chinese Economy’s Reaction to Coronavirus >>
* Work from home >>
* How coronavirus is hitting low-wage earners especially hard >>

* Microsoft disrupts a botnet that infected 9 million computers >>
* Tesla might build a Cybertruck plant in ‘central USA’ >>
* Why so many robotic startups fail, and what can be done about it >>

* Dow Teeters on Edge of Bear Status Amid Virus Fear: Markets Wrap >>
* Coronavirus: Chinese police wear smart helmets to check body temperature in crowds >>
* Uber may temporarily suspend drivers exposed to the coronavirus >>

* Why Deaths from Coronavirus Are So High in Italy >>
* What Is a Virus? Experts Struggle to Say >>
* World’s biggest gaming conference E3 is slated to be cancelled >>

* Agriculture, cameras, tire changes and drive-throughs: Here are our robotics pitch-off winners >>
* Airport retailer OTG will use Amazon’s cashierless technology starting next week >>
* Construction Workers Embrace the Robots That Do Their Jobs >>

* Cloud’s growth cycle isn’t behind us yet >>
* Credit Sesame launches a digital banking service focused on improving credit scores >>
* DHL will deploy 1,000 robots from Locus Robotics for delivery fulfillment >>

* GSMA: Don’t give spectrum to enterprise >>
* Eurobites: Telefónica takes up arms against COVID-19 >>
* Google developing next-gen Chromecast streamer – report >>

* Telefónica and TIM eyeing Oi mobile biz in Brazil – reports >>
* Canceling events early can help keep an outbreak from getting worse >>

* Elon Musk is ‘scouting’ new US locations for Cybertruck, Model Y production >>
* Elon Musk: Starlink Latency Will Be Good Enough For Competitive Gaming >>
* Engineer Who Attended RSA Cybersecurity Event Contracts Coronavirus >>

* Google expands work from home recommendation to all North American employees, establishes ‘COVID-19 fund’ >>
* How Chinese Companies Have Responded to Coronavirus >>
* How the brain encodes landmarks that help us navigate >>

* Machine Learning Takes On Antibiotic Resistance >>
* Pixel 4a leak video dives into the phone’s most intimate details >>
* Using Lego therapy for autism >>
* Small robots could help look after salmon without stressing them out >>

* Coronavirus Is Exposing Deficiencies in U.S. Health Care >>
* As national COVID-19 cases top 1,000, insurers waive treatment fees and US preps stimulus >>
* A Bolder Vision for Business Schools >>

* Gmail now supports multiple signatures >>
* Meltdown The Sequel strikes Intel chips – and full mitigation against data-meddling LVI flaw will slash performance >>
* Mind Reading and Mind Control Technologies Are Coming >>

* Coronavirus: UK virus cases rise again as sixth person dies >>
* Italy recorded its most deaths from the coronavirus in a single day, more evidence it’s now the hardest-hit place on Earth >>

* Rare double brown dwarf eclipse spotted in surprise discovery >>
* This stunning 4K video re-creates Apollo 13’s perilous trip around moon >>
* SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype passes big tank pressure test >>

* SpaceX Dragon cargo ship, the last to be caught by robot arm, arrives at space station >>
* NASA center in California issues mandatory work-from-home order after employee tests positive for coronavirus >>
* India faces big budget cut for new human spaceflight program >>

* Coronavirus cases pass 115,000 worldwide >>
* Go Cloud, but Don’t Forget to Backup Your Physical Servers and Data >>
* Coronavirus Ravages Iran All the Way to the Top >>

* Japan builds new surveillance warship targeting Chinese, North Korean submarines >>
* 5 Things to Know About Open Source Security >>
* Coronavirus: outrage as Harvard gives students five days to leave campus >>

* The Xbox E3 event will still happen, just online >>
* E3 2020 has been canceled >>
* Canceling events early can help keep an outbreak from getting worse >>

* Samsung Galaxy S20 Review: Just Right >>

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