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UK broadband providers lift data caps during coronavirus crisis

A billboard advertising Virgin media fibre broadband is seen in London, Britain, March 30, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville Britain’s big telecoms…

Detroit Auto Show canceled in preparation for FEMA to turn venue into field hospital – TechCrunch

The North American International Auto Show, which was scheduled for June in Detroit, has been canceled as the COVID-19 pandemic…

Lab-in-a-box test can detect COVID-19 in 5 minutes

The key is its use of molecular testing that looks for a small section of the SARS-CoV-2 virus’ RNA and…

Sanitizing Amazon boxes, taking Uber and getting food properly during the coronavirus pandemic

How can you sanitize packages from Amazon amid COVID-19? (Reuters) Suddenly without much preparation, Americans were told to stay home…

Exclusive: Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods…

‘Tiger King’ might be the wildest show on Netflix – TechCrunch

Netflix’s “Tiger King” is a docuseries focusing on the man who calls himself Joe Exotic — owner of a private…

Google pulls Infowars from the Play Store over coronavirus misinformation

In 2018, several internet services decided to pull channels from Alex Jones and his Infowars setup, including YouTube and Apple’s…

Tech how-to: Pay using your phone at stores instead of your credit card

Think back just a month. It may have seemed obsessive-compulsive to wash your hands after every interaction. Now we know…

Apple’s factories are running, but suppliers wary about iPhone demand

(Reuters) – As China reopens its economy after months of lockdown, Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iPhone factories are largely up and…

John Borthwick & Matt Hartman of betaworks discuss coronavirus adaptation strategies – TechCrunch

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hopping on Zoom with betaworks’ John Borthwick and Matt Hartman to discuss the tech…