In 2013, Facebook disclosed a software flaw that exposed 6 million users' phone numbers and email addresses to unauthorized viewers for a year, while a technical glitch in 2008 revealed confidential birth-dates on 80 million Facebook users' profiles. … [Read more...] about Facebook takes on Zoom with new standalone desktop Messenger app for MacOS and Windows with unlimited video group calls during coronavirus lockdown
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CoughingSneezingBeing in the same space for a long period Touching the same surface Social distancing also refers to limiting physical contact with each other as much as possible which has led to authorities encouraging people to work from home, avoid crowded spaces and public transport as much as possible. … [Read more...] about Google uses location data to share unprecedented detail on how movement of people in major US cities has plummeted due to a global coronavirus pandemic
There was good news for parents in the budget – the maximum amount they can save in a junior Isa for their child is increasing from £4,368 to £9,000 a year from 6 April. As with all types of Isa, there is no tax to pay on interest or capital gains on growth. … [Read more...] about April is the start of the tax year. How will the changes affect me?
Prof Sheila Bird, formerly of the Medical Research Council’s biostatistics unit at Cambridge University, explains: “We’re on a rising epidemic trend, and so the death counts are currently increasing, and we’re trying to track how steeply they are increasing. If today I’m getting to know about a series of deaths that occurred in the past 10 days, then what I’m getting is not a reflection of the steepness of the curve at this moment.” … [Read more...] about Why what we think we know about the UK’s coronavirus death toll is wrong
In Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province and the centre of the outbreak, all traffic lights in urban areas turned red at 10am and all road traffic ceased for three minutes. Some 2,567 people have died in the city of 11 million people, accounting for more than 75% of mainland China’s coronavirus fatalities. … [Read more...] about China mourns Covid-19 whistleblowers as Trump dismisses US face mask advice