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Russell Jeung, a professor of Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University, describes harassment, assault and microaggressions against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new COVID-19 website and app will then offer recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on what to do next.
Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts and other gig workers who have lost their livelihoods because of the coronavirus pandemic would get some relief under the proposed new $2 trillion federal rescue package.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) said a medical facility in Georgia would be added to the agency's clinical trial of a vaccine for COVID-19.
Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line, 14% have a learning disability, and some struggle just to find Internet access.
Nick Clegg, vice president of global affairs and communications, says the company will work to remove coronavirus-related information that has the potential to cause physical harm.
Working from home can make employees more vulnerable to hackers — especially if they're browsing websites they wouldn't visit when the boss is watching.
Often overshadowed online by his rivals, Joe Biden is holding virtual town halls and fundraisers. He's also trying to compete for TV airtime as the country is consumed by a historic crisis.
Spotify "data alchemist" Glenn McDonald has been regularly scanning the platform for new songs addressing the crisis, updating his master playlist along the way.
The U.S. Army said three field hospitals would deploy to New York and Washington state to assist with COVID-19 response efforts.
How does a set of misleading videos online turn into a dangerous health crisis ... all in the span of three days? Claire Wardle discusses the real life consequences of misinformation online.
Scientists hope a machine can do what a person can't: quickly analyze every physical and chemical aspect of the coronavirus and sift through the world's drugs for subtle clues that might prove useful.
Researchers have identified dozens of drugs and compounds that may be effective in combating the CCP virus.
When we shop in a store, we're used to having options. But in a digital economy controlled by tech monopolies, choice isn't built in. Margrethe Vestager is on a mission to change that.
The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium, allowing researchers access to U.S.-based supercomputers.
With so much data collected on our online behavior, it's bound to be misused. Sociologist Zeynep Tufekci says to rebuild trust in the internet, we need to entirely restructure how it operates.
Online video games are proving popular as people look for a way to socialize during this time of social distancing. Some game developers are even changing games' rules to cater to the new reality.
Edward Snowden revealed government programs that collected our private data. Today, he says private corporations have become just as intrusive—but without the restraints placed on government.
The move draws criticism over privacy, as concerns rise about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attempts to stay in power.
A law that allows the executive branch to direct industrial production is being used to spur firms to step up their output of scarce items, such as face masks and ventilators.