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A new phone-tracing technology could tell if you've been exposed to the coronavirus - without sacrificing privacy. 130 researchers are offering it to countries for free

A new phone-tracing technology could tell if you've been exposed to the coronavirus - without sacrificing privacy. 130 researchers are offering it to countries for free

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The novel coronavirus excels at spreading because it's contagious when there are few or no symptoms. That's why governments are resorting to lockdowns, travel bans, and other...
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AI vs data privacy: OGTC flagship event goes online

2 days ago   |   Energy Voice

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre will launch the first of its Tech20 Virtual series with ‘Artificial Intelligence vs Data Privacy: a 21st century David and Goliath story'...
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Zoom's CEO apologizes for its many security issues as daily users balloon to 200 million

Zoom's CEO apologizes for its many security issues as daily users balloon to 200 million

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Video conferencing Zoom has been criticized for privacy and security issues on its platform. CEO Eric Yuan apologized for the problems in a blog post, saying Zoom wasn't built...
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Several BP Gulf of Mexico workers test positive for coronavirus

3 days ago   |   Energy Voice

BP is adjusting the company's offshore procedures after several workers who had previously been aboard a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico tested positive for the...
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Zoom's security and privacy problems are snowballing

Zoom's security and privacy problems are snowballing

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Video-conferencing service Zoom faces multiple reported security issues as both usage and scrutiny increase. In the last 48 hours, reports surfaced that Zoom doesn't use...
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Cybersecurity experts say there should be 'less hysteria' about Zoom after multiple privacy and security concerns

Cybersecurity experts say there should be 'less hysteria' about Zoom after multiple privacy and security concerns

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Zoom is enjoying a record performance as the coronavirus pandemic forces millions of workers around the world to switch to videoconferencing. The company's daily downloads have...
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Do you know how Zoom is using your data? Here's why you should | Arwa Mahdawi

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

The video-call provider has apologised for sending data to Facebook without users' permission, showing that we must be vigilant about the tech we use Coronavirus - latest...
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Guidance: Energy Technology List : privacy notice

4 days ago   |   Gov

Find details here about the ETL privacy policy and how we collect and process your data.
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Privacy concerns are swarming around Zoom - just as it's becoming everyone's new favorite video conferencing app

Privacy concerns are swarming around Zoom - just as it's becoming everyone's new favorite video conferencing app

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Video conferencing app Zoom has skyrocketed in popularity in recent weeks as more people than ever before are working from home. But the growing popularity has also led to more...
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Apple just bought the beloved weather app Dark Sky, and it's shutting down the Android version

Apple just bought the beloved weather app Dark Sky, and it's shutting down the Android version

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Apple just bought the company behind beloved weather app Dark Sky. The move officially kills the Android version. "The app will no longer be available for download," the...
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Theory coronavirus leaked from Chinese lab ‘no longer discounted'

Theory coronavirus leaked from Chinese lab ‘no longer discounted'

The Institute of Virology is ten miles from the wet market at the centre of the crisis Ministers fear that coronavirus may have originated in a Chinese research lab and not a... Read more ...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Trump fired the intelligence community lawyer who told Congress about the...

Trump fired the intelligence community lawyer who told Congress about the Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday... Read more ...

3M warns Trump order blocking mask exports could lead to retaliation

3M warns Trump order blocking mask exports could lead to retaliation

Enlarge / Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (credit: David Kawai/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Minnesota manufacturing giant 3M warned Friday that a Trump administration... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs: The stock market's biggest driver will plunge 123% in a...

Goldman Sachs: The stock market's biggest driver will plunge 123% in a brutal 2nd quarter

Profit growth for S&P 500 companies is set to slip 33% in 2020 as the coronavirus lockdown halts revenue streams, Goldman Sachs said. Earnings-per-share growth is historically... Read more ...

Videos show emotional send-off sailors gave aircraft carrier captain fired...

Videos show emotional send-off sailors gave aircraft carrier captain fired after warning of coronavirus outbreak

Navy sailors gave Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt fired after a letter he wrote about a coronavirus outbreak onboard leaked to the media... Read more ...

Here's how people in every state are reacting to coronavirus lockdowns...

Here's how people in every state are reacting to coronavirus lockdowns, according to Google location data

Google published a huge report of location data this week showing how people's movement has changed during the coronavirus pandemic. The data details changes in attendance at... Read more ...

I reported on the coronavirus for 3 months - then I got it. Here's what my...

I reported on the coronavirus for 3 months - then I got it. Here's what my battle with COVID-19 has been like

I've been reporting on the coronavirus pandemic for Business Insider since early January. Two weeks ago, I started feeling mild symptoms: body aches and chills. A week later, I... Read more ...

UPenn students recreated their campus on 'Minecraft' in painstaking detail...

UPenn students recreated their campus on 'Minecraft' in painstaking detail while stuck at home - take a look

Students at the University of Pennsylvania are recreating their campus on "Minecraft" after COVID-19 ended their semester early. Events including graduations and weddings have... Read more ...

Roman Abramovich transfer change is 'less of a concern' for one Chelsea player

Roman Abramovich transfer change is 'less of a concern' for one Chelsea player

Chelsea have moved away from their gun-ho approach in the transfer market in recent seasons. Read more ...