• Coronavirus vaccines: The drugs in development to treat COVID-19 - CNET

    14 days ago - By CNET

    Researchers are racing to develop new treatments and therapies to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what you need to know about them.
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  • Bell Let's Talk announces $5 million fund to support mental health initiatives amid COVID-19

    Bell Let's Talk announces $5 million fund to support mental health initiatives amid COVID-19

    14 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Bell Let's Talk has announced that it will provide $5 million CAD in funding for organizations delivering mental health support amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
    The funding will support the Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Mental Health Association, Kids Help Phone, Revivre and Strongest Families Institute.
    These organizations are currently delivering mental health support to Canadian communities using remote tools to practice social distancing. The funding will help enhance their efforts to provide support to people experiencing isolation, anxiety and other challenges during these unprecedented...
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  • TIFF and Bell partner on stay-at-home classic movie experience on Crave

    TIFF and Bell partner on stay-at-home classic movie experience on Crave

    14 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    The Toronto International Film Festival and Bell Media are partnering on a lineup of shared at-home movie viewing experiences on Crave to entertain Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Starting Friday, March 27th, TIFF co-head and artistic director Cameron Bailey will host the first in a series of virtual Q&As and movie screenings. The inaugural event will kick off at 7pm ET and focus on TIFF's 1987 People's Choice winner, The Princess Bride .
    At that time, Canadians can head over to TIFF's Instagram page and participate in a live Q&A with Bailey and The Princess Bride star Mandy...
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  • Free Streaming Service Trials And Live TV You Can Use Right Now

    14 days ago - By GameSpot

    Because of the the COVID-19 pandemic, many people across the world are stuck inside, looking for something to do. And adding streaming services to your collection can be costly, especially if someone is out of work for the time being. However, both Sling and Hulu are offering a little bit of live TV to keep people entertained while they are stuck inside. The live TV streaming service Sling has a 14-day free trial, and you do not need a credit card in order to sign up. You'll get more than 45 channels, 10 hours of cloud DVR, 50k on-demand shows and movies, and the ability to watch on three...
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  • IBM and The Weather Channel launch Covid-19 tracking maps

    IBM and The Weather Channel launch Covid-19 tracking maps

    14 days ago - By TechRadar

    Finding accurate and up-to-date information on the spread of the coronavirus is essential for researchers and scientists which is why IBM and its subsidiary The Weather Channel have released new tools to help do just that. While there are already a number of tools available online from the WHO and John Hopkins University to track the coronavirus, fake coronavirus maps created by cybercriminals have also sprung up which infect users' systems with malware. IBM and The Weather Channel's new initiative combines data from legitimate sources in addition to reported data from both the state and...
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  • Eastlink implements new safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Eastlink implements new safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic

    14 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Halifax-based Eastlink has implemented several new measures to keep employees and customers safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
    The carrier is now conducting ‘driveway assessments' to prevent the need for technicians to enter customers' homes. Eastlink says it has new tools that allow customers to share the camera on their smartphones with a technician on their driveway.
    This allows the technician to see the problem while practicing social distancing. However, if a technician does need to enter a customer's home, Eastlink is advising customers to keep a minimum of two metres distance...
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  • The CW's Flash, Supernatural, And Legacies Season Finales Delayed Due To Coronavirus

    14 days ago - By GameSpot

    As the world weathers the storm of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the entertainment industry is being forced to make some major adjustments. Movie premieres have been delayed, major conventions have been canceled , and theatrical releases are being shuffled to digital within weeks. Now, as the situation continues to develop, we're beginning to see its effects on currently airing shows. Earlier this week, The Walking Dead announced that the final episode of Season 10 would be pushed back to an unspecified date. Today, Variety has reported that three CW shows, The Flash, Supernatural, and...
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  • FBI issues warning about COVID-19 stimulus-package scams - CNET

    14 days ago - By CNET

    Thieves online could be taking advantage of the US' $2 trillion stimulus package, the bureau says.
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  • Samsung announces the Galaxy A31, sporting quad cameras in a mid-range package

    14 days ago - By Talk Android

    Smartphone sales are, well, not great right now. Pretty much everyone is struggling in a market that's shrinking fast and hard due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. We're not seeing quite as much excitement around phone launches these days, but Samsung's trying to stay the course with a refreshed Galaxy A31 smartphone. It's another mid-range...
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  • Keep up with the COVID-19 pandemic in the US with the Weather Channel app

    14 days ago - By Talk Android

    The Weather Channel is generally known for, you know, the weather. But amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, they're ready to branch out. Now you can use the Weather Channel Android app to view the current state of confirmed cases in the United States. The app pulls its data from WHO and local governments, but it...
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