TE Connectivity surpasses face shield donation goal
TE Connectivity has produced more than 120,000 face shields to donate to medical workers around the world working the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19.
Councils splash out on mobile devices for remote working
London Councils have purchased a total of 7,792 new devices since the start of the Coronavirus outbreak to facilitate remote working, according to official figures obtained by Parliament Street Think Tank.
Ricardo recertified on the FTSE4Good index series
Ricardo has announced that the company has been reaccredited as a constituent of the FTSE4Good series index - the globally recognised benchmark of corporate responsibility, transparency, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).
Silicon Labs strengthens commitment to Wi-SUN
Silicon Labs is deepening its commitment to Wi-SUN, an increasingly popular and widely deployed industrial mesh networking standard well suited for smart utility, smart city and IIoT applications.
Farnell and partners ‘Make a Better Tomorrow Together’
Farnell, the Development Distributor, has launched a charitable initiative with support from supplier partners Rohde & Schwarz, ROHM and Multicomp Pro, seeking to ‘Make a Better Tomorrow Together’.
New contact-tracing app ‘less invasive than Alexa’
As privacy concerns grow over contact-tracing app technology, a new monitoring system funded under the European Open Science Cloud initiative will launch on 10th July that allows users with strong symptoms of coronavirus to take full ownership of their personal data while participating in national track-and-trace schemes.
Smiths Interconnect partners with ventilator suppliers
Smiths Interconnect has announced that it is collaborating with medical technology organisations around the world to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The company has long been a trusted partner to ventilator manufacturers providing high reliability connectors known for their durability and performance in critical environments.
Vicor joins Global Semiconductor Alliance
Vicor has announced that it has become a member of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry.
The risks COVID-19 immunity passports pose to human rights
A new study will examine the risks COVID-19 immunity passports pose to human rights as more countries begin to use technology to monitor health during the pandemic. Digital health certificates could be used as a way of allowing people who may have acquired immunity to COVID-19 to return to work and to travel. However, they pose important problems for data privacy and human rights protections and could disproportionately affect the vulnerable...
Data science assists with COVID-19 re-opening stages
The 2020 COVID-19 Computational Challenge has resulted in significant data-driven solutions to assist with the transition to re-open Los Angeles. Team ANRG from University of Southern California with other five winner teams produced the COVID-19 infection risk score visuals in different communities within the L.A. County and recommendations on risk mitigation.