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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 March 2020

* We’ve Got The Vaccine, Says Pentagon-Funded Company >>
* Israeli-made oral vaccine for coronavirus on track, but testing will take months >>
* Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft’s board of directors >>

* Trump issues emergency declaration for coronavirus pandemic >>
* Does coronavirus need a brand? >>

* Iranian, Russian, Chinese Media Push COVID-19 ‘Bioweapon’ Conspiracies >>
* China Spins That U.S. Army Started the Coronavirus Epidemic >>
* Brazilian leader shook hands with Donald Trump claims test shows he does NOT have virus after his own son did >>
* Trump says he ‘most likely’ will be tested for coronavirus >>

* China’s Mars mission likely still on track for July launch despite coronavirus outbreak >>
* Coronavirus, Testing Delays Push Europe-Russia Mars Mission to 2022 >>
* SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket debuts on display at Space Center Houston >>

* Coronavirus could force ISPs to abandon data caps forever >>
* FDA approves new coronavirus test that could speed rate of testing up to tenfold >>
* Engadget Podcast: Coronavirus and our remote work future >>

* Scenes from the Satellite Show >>
* AI could help with the next pandemic—but not with this one >>

* Core Internet players will ‘easily absorb’ COVID-19-induced traffic surge, Internet Society says >>
* How to practice social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic >>

* First Covid-19 case happened in November, China government records show >>
* Covid-19 could cause permanent shift towards home working >>
* ServiceNow pulls on its platforms, talks up machine learning, analytics in biggest release since ex-SAP boss took reins >>

* SpaceX’s Starship will soon be made of different stuff >>
* Big Data Helps Taiwan Fight Coronavirus >>
* Edge-AI Startup Gets $60-million, Preps for Mass Production >>

* Li-Fi Scrubs Into the Operating Room >>
* South Sudan Is Building Its Electric Grid Virtually From Scratch >>
* Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference goes online-only >>

* ‘Dyson sphere’ legacy: Freeman Dyson’s wild alien megastructure idea will live forever >>
* Face mask sales are up 319% as Americans ignore CDC calls to stop hoarding them >>
* How COVID-19 layoffs could lead to an increase in crime >>

* 5G devices were less than 1% of US smartphone purchases in 2019 >>
* Amazon asks all employees to work from home, if they can >>
* Coronavirus and ‘work from home’ policies have messed with ride-sharing and public transit >>

* European Commission goes teleworking by default over COVID-19 >>
* AWS Bills, Offline-first, Censorship, and Corporate Engineering Blogs >>
* Google employee in Bangalore tests positive for coronavirus >>

* Hackers are jumping on the COVID-19 pandemic to spread malware >>
* How to Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer >>
* Microsoft issues emergency Windows 10 patch for leaked vulnerability >>

* Microsoft moves its 2020 Build developer conference online >>
* Stocks dive on Dow’s worst day since 1987, tech crashes and Bitcoin is no haven >>
* Stocks sharply rebound as markets rally on expectations of government bailout, testing >>

* Bored at home? Come hang out with TechCrunch at 12:30pm PT on a live call >>
* How To Work Out When You Can’t Go To The Gym >>
* Radar safety system protects only 7 per cent of UK smart motorways >>

* Solar flares and cosmic rays may make Proxima b warm enough for life >>

* The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it. >>
* US internet providers begin suspending data caps as coronavirus pandemic forces more people to work from home putting increased pressure on home networks >>

* Why the coronavirus is different from flu and warrants major action >>

* Why is the UK approach to coronavirus so different to other countries? >>
* As coronavirus causes school closures, districts across the country are searching for ways to feed students who rely on school lunches >>

* These are the places where you can still buy toilet paper >>
* Working from home? Mind your manners in online meetings by following these tips >>
* Coronavirus lifestyles of the rich and famous: how the 1% are coping >>

* Coronavirus: when binge-watching goes viral >>
* Building an AI-powered Battlesnake with reinforcement learning on Amazon SageMaker >>
* Creating a machine learning-powered REST API with Amazon API Gateway mapping templates and Amazon SageMaker >>

* Satellite images show Iran’s mass graves for coronavirus victims >>
* American Astronomy’s Future Goes on Trial in Washington >>
* Italy’s coronavirus response dramatically reduces air pollution emissions, satellites show >>

* These two tiny spacecraft will help pave the way for astronauts to return to the moon >>
* A Lithium-Ion Battery That Works Even When It’s on Fire >>
* After Ebola: Nebraska and the Next Pandemic >>

* Video Friday: Autonomous Security Robot Meets Self-Driving Tesla >>
* Biotech Pioneer Is Making a Home Test Kit for Coronavirus >>
* Westworld’s Third Season Is a Good but Exhausting Reboot >>

* Bitcoin’s recent price drop proves it’s not a ‘safe haven’ investment >>
* Bleach Kills The Coronavirus, Too >>
* Coronavirus: Housebound Italian children strain internet playing video games >>

* Your Nose Itches. You Wonder: Is It the Coronavirus? >>
* Panicked Shoppers Empty Shelves as Coronavirus Anxiety Rises >>
* Coronavirus: English local elections postponed for a year >>

* Waymo Drivers Say They’Re Being Discouraged From Canceling Robotaxi Rides During Coronavirus Outbreak >>
* AT&T tells its gigantic workforce, including WarnerMedia, to work from home >>

* Over $1,000,000 in prizes for COVID-19 work from Emergent Ventures >>
* The best movies and TV shows to stream when you’re working remotely >>
* Trump declares a national emergency >>

* Microsoft Plots the End of Visual Basic >>
* a16z Podcast: When Fintech Meets Social >>
* Wall Street’s roller coaster week continues: March 13, 2020 >>

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