A drone light show was produced in Seoul on July 7 as a gesture of thanks and also to highlight the protective measures needed to combat the virus.
The social media giant announced the ban on June 30.
“The policies we’re implementing today are designed to address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community,” Mark Zuckerberg wrote on his Facebook page announcing the changes.
Consumers have generally consented to their phone location data being collected for marketing purposes, but not necessarily for government surveillance.
The watch can pick up signs that the wearer is at a sink, based on motion sensors and the sound of water.
Thousands of employees are asking the company to stop selling tech to law enforcement.
The feature will allow people to turn off all social issue, electoral or political ads from candidates, Super PACs or other organizations that have the "Paid for by" disclaimer on them.
A feature exclusively available for Apple users called “Shortcuts,” which was launched in 2018, allows users to conduct tasks on their phones that would normally require multiple actions with a single voice command of the iPhone’s artificial intelligence capability, Siri.
The feature is being tested on Android "to help promote informed discussion," the company said.
Amazon’s moratorium follows a similar move by IBM, which expressed concerns over how its technology could be used for mass surveillance and racial profiling.
New technology could help protect law enforcement officers from COVID-19 by heating cabins of police cruisers up to 133 degrees to kill the virus.
Apple is watching the looters who have pillaged its stores during the protests.
Twitter users will be able to click on a link to see verified information regarding mail-in ballots and false claims made by the president.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University analyzed more than 200 million tweets discussing coronavirus or COVID-19 since January.
A University of Central Florida aerospace engineer is turning to insects for inspiration in designing more compact and flexible cargo and equipment to be transported into space.
Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.
A fog machine is the newest weapon in the fight against the coronavirus. A mixture of water and salt is used to fumigate large spaces and is said to kill 99 percent of all viruses and germs on multiple surfaces.
The team at MIT and Harvard is reportedly designing a face mask that would produce a fluorescent signal when a person with COVID-19 breathes, coughs or sneezes.
The companies did not disclose financial terms. Citing unnamed people familiar with the matter, Axios said the deal is valued around $400 million.
The app is among a rush of new technologies aiming to help companies bring people back to work safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.