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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 April 2020

* Google’s auto-complete for speech can cover up glitches in video calls >>
* A second potential COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Bill and Melinda Gates, is entering human testing >>
* Heated disagreement breaks out in Situation Room over hydroxychloroquine >>

* Google Maps now highlights restaurants with delivery options >>
* Apple’s newest product is a face shield to protect against COVID-19 >>
* Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms ‘worsen’ >>

* Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era >>
* Quibi experienced an outage on launch day >>
* Quit trying to make Quibi happen >>

* Uber built a tool to help its drivers find work at other companies >>
* Supervised self-driving shuttles are moving COVID-19 tests in Florida >>
* UK mobile carriers politely ask people to stop burning 5G towers >>

* Deepmind AI can understand the unusual atomic structure of glass >>
* An asteroid strike may have popped the surface of Mars >>
* Tesla shows how it builds ventilators using Model 3 parts >>

* If you imagine that a local business making surgical face masks is working 24/7, guess again >>
* An alarm bell for the next pandemic >>

* Researchers develop emergency ventilator based on resuscitation bags used in ambulances >>
* Swarm gets all the approvals it needs to begin operating its satellite connectivity service in the US >>
* U.S. is formalizing Telecom rules to restrict foreign ownership of internet and telecom assets >>

* How Kubernetes Prepared 8×8 for a 50x Spike in Videoconferencing Usage >>
* Send in the Bots: How Drones and Robots Help Fight COVID-19 >>
* DigitalOcean: COVID-19 Puts Capacity Planning on an Accelerated Schedule >>

* Coronavirus and pets: How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs >>
* Google Offers Location Data to Health Officials Fighting Pandemic >>
* Foursquare Merges With Factual, Another Location-Data Provider >>

* Vodafone to add 4 Tbps of capacity to its networks due to COVID-19 >>
* Why some covid-19 tests in the US take more than a week >>
* SpecOps Makes Password Auditor Free To Help WFH >>

* AI runs smack up against a big data problem in COVID-19 diagnosis >>
* IBM shares AI tools to better understand and treat COVID-19 >>
* How does NZ’s Covid-19 response stack up? >>

* Lockdown must end very soon >>
* Estimates of the predicted coronavirus death toll have little meaning >>
* To beat the coronavirus raise an army of the recovered >>

* Tech for good during COVID-19: Texts for frontline workers, a crisis prevention hotline and more >>
* R&D Roundup: Ultrasound/AI medical imaging, assistive exoskeletons and neural weather modeling >>
* 2019 Was ‘Probably the Worst Year in a Century’ for Australia >>

* Airbnb’s COVID-19 crisis could be a boon for affordable housing >>
* Antarctica’s Denman Glacier is sinking into the world’s deepest canyon >>

* Queen tells UK ‘better days will return’ in speech >>
* Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Wipe Out All of Summer Blockbuster Season? >>

* How do we still have ‘No Paywave’ in a Covid-19 world? >>
* Your configs suck? Try a real programming language. >>
* All models are wrong, but some are completely wrong >>

* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through April 4) >>
* Since Donald Trump Restricted Travel From China, Almost 40,000 People Flew Into U.S., ‘New York Times’ Reports >>
* Can India Contain the Pandemic? >>

* What It’s Like To Attend a Conference — in Person — in the Age of Covid-19? >>
* Startups Weekly: SaaS companies feel the churn but hope for a brighter tomorrow >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘The Platform’ offers a gruesome metaphor for capitalism >>

* FightCamp review: We’re all anxious right now and this at-home boxing gym can help >>
* ESPN2 will air 12 hours of esports coverage on April 5th >>
* Scenario 4 >>

* Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR >>
* The spaceship crash survival game ‘Symmetry’ is free right now on GOG >>
* Accion raises $11 million to refine its dime-size spacecraft thrusters >>

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