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Gove warns 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is 'dangerous nonsense' - video

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Michael Gove said at a Downing Street press conference the conspiracy theory that links 5G technology to the spread of coronavirus is ‘dangerous nonsense' after mobile phone...
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Scientists slam celebrities for 'fanning the flames' of false theory blaming 5G for coronavirus

Scientists slam celebrities for 'fanning the flames' of false theory blaming 5G for coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

Scientists have hit out at celebrities promoting conspiracy theories linking 5G technology with coronavirus. Woody Harrelson, Lee Ryan and Calum Best have all shared false 5G...
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Apple Snatches AI Startup to Smarten Siri

Apple Snatches AI Startup to Smarten Siri

1 day ago   |   PC Mag

Voysis, which Apple silently acquired, uses artificial intelligence to improve a digital assistant's ability to understand a person's natural language while shopping. Apple has...
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Woody Harrelson and Jason Gardiner slammed for sharing 5G conspiracy theories

Woody Harrelson and Jason Gardiner slammed for sharing 5G conspiracy theories

1 day ago   |   Daily Record

A host of celebrities have been sharing the wild rumours which claim that 5G technology is linked to the global outbreak of Covid-19.
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5G Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Condemned After Two Mobile Phone Mast Fires

5G Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories Condemned After Two Mobile Phone Mast Fires

1 day ago   |   Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Conspiracy theories about 5G technology and coronavirus have been...
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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

1 day 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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People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A baseless, already-debunked rumor linking the novel coronavirus and 5G broadband technology is spreading across the UK and appears to have caused physical damage this week. A...
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Zoom responds to privacy concerns

1 day ago   |   CNET

This week's major tech stories include Zoom's response to privacy concerns, coronavirus scams already costing consumers millions and reports that say Nintendo is planning a...
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Apple's latest acquisition should help Siri understand you better

Apple's latest acquisition should help Siri understand you better

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

Apple just acquired a company that specializes in processing natural language requests - and that should mean holding a conversation with the Siri assistant is going to get a...
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Onward is now available on Disney Plus: see how to watch the Pixar movie online

Onward is now available on Disney Plus: see how to watch the Pixar movie online

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

Whether you're a fan of all Pixar movies (and have already devoured Disney Plus 's collection) or are looking for something to entertain the kids under lockdown, you can...
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How to watch the Virtual Grand National: live stream today's big race right now

How to watch the Virtual Grand National: live stream today's big race right now

The Grand National won't be stopped, with the most prestigious event on the UK horse racing calendar set to go ahead today in spite of the coronavirus pandemic - albeit only in... Read more ...

Scientists slam celebrities for 'fanning the flames' of false theory blaming...

Scientists slam celebrities for 'fanning the flames' of false theory blaming 5G for coronavirus

Scientists have hit out at celebrities promoting conspiracy theories linking 5G technology with coronavirus. Woody Harrelson, Lee Ryan and Calum Best have all shared false 5G... Read more ...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing...

People across the UK are apparently burning cellphone masts and abusing engineers on the street over baseless conspiracy theories linking the coronavirus to 5G networks

A baseless, already-debunked rumor linking the novel coronavirus and 5G broadband technology is spreading across the UK and appears to have caused physical damage this week. A... Read more ...

To Stop Hijackings, Zoom Will Turn on the 'Waiting Room' Feature For All Users

To Stop Hijackings, Zoom Will Turn on the 'Waiting Room' Feature For All Users

Starting on Sunday, the company is also requiring passwords on everyone's previously scheduled meetings to help prevent unwanted guests from infiltrating the video conferencing... Read more ...

Disney gives Black Widow and other Marvel movies new release dates

Disney gives Black Widow and other Marvel movies new release dates

Disney and its subsidiaries are continuing to adjust the release date schedule for their upcoming films. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, several Hollywood studios have been... Read more ...

WrestleMania 36 live stream: watch the biggest WWE event of 2020 online for...

WrestleMania 36 live stream: watch the biggest WWE event of 2020 online for free now

WWE's WrestleMania may be a different beast in 2020, but it's still the most prestigious event on the professional wrestling calendar. The coronavirus pandemic means this... Read more ...

Amazon Delays Game Streaming Service, 2021 Debut Likely

Amazon Delays Game Streaming Service, 2021 Debut Likely

Plans to introduce the platform, Project Tempo, are on hold. Amazon will, however, release 'Crucible' and 'New World' this spring. Amazon might not introduce its long-rumored... Read more ...

E3 2021 Scheduled as 'Reimagined' Event

E3 2021 Scheduled as 'Reimagined' Event

Canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus outbreak, E3 returns next year. E3 2020 is canceled , but the Entertainment Software Association notified partners in the gaming... Read more ...

Skater XL ollies out of early access this summer, joined by a few pros

Skater XL ollies out of early access this summer, joined by a few pros

Skater XL will officially launch in July, following a rather low-key period in Steam's early access program. Along with the release window, developer Easy Day Studios has also... Read more ...

Valorant's producers had to limit the amount of time developers spent...

Valorant's producers had to limit the amount of time developers spent playing their own game

There's a lot of anticipation around Riot Games' Valorant, and it's no wonder why: it's poised to take on the likes of Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and as... Read more ...