Google confirms US offices will remain closed until at least September, as COVID-19 spikes...

A few months back, Google announced plans to reopen some U.S. offices after the July 4th holiday. But the best-laid plans, and all of that. Things have obviously not been going great in...

Beyond Burger arrives in Alibaba’s grocery stores in China – TechCrunch

Beyond Meat is starting to hit supermarket shelves in China after it first entered the country in April by supplying Starbucks’ plant-based menu. Within weeks, it had also forayed into select KFC,...

Apple temporarily re-closes 14 more Florida stores as COVID-19 numbers surge – TechCrunch

After closing stores across four states, this was no doubt a bit of an inevitable: Following reporting earlier today, Apple has confirmed that it will be shutting down an additional 14 stores in...

NASA’s JPL open-sources an anti-face-touching wearable to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 –...

There are some wearables out there in the world that are making claims around COVID-19 and their ability to detect it, prevent it, certify that you don’t have it, and more. But a...

Demand for fertility services persists despite COVID-19 shutdowns – TechCrunch

In 2019, the global fertility services industry was estimated to be worth $14.8 billion with demand driven by the significant growth in the median age of first-time mothers, according to a Research &...

Taiwanese startup Deep01 raises $2.7 million for its AI-based medical imaging software – TechCrunch

Deep01, a Taiwanese startup that develops software to help doctors interpret CT brain scans more quickly, announced today that it has raised $2.7 million. The funding was led by PC maker ASUSTek. Deep01’s ...

After reopening, Apple is closing stores in four states as COVID-19 numbers climb –...

Apple today confirmed earlier rumors that it plans to shut down re-opened stores in four states.  Impacted locations include six stores in Arizona, two in Florida, another two in North Carolina and one...

Plume is building a healthcare service specifically for the transgender community – TechCrunch

Plume, the Denver-based startup that provides hormone replacement therapies and medical consultations tailored to the trans community, could not be launching at a time when the company’s services are more needed. It’s no hyperbole...

UK gives up on centralized coronavirus contacts tracing app — will switch to model...

The UK has given up building a centralized coronavirus contacts tracing app and will instead switch to a decentralized app architecture, the BBC has reported. This means its future app will be capable...

Drone-deployed sterile mosquitoes could check spread of insect-borne illnesses – TechCrunch

Drone deployment of sterile mosquitoes could accelerate efforts to control their populations and reduce insect-borne disease, according to a proof of concept experiment by an multi-institutional research team. The improved technique could save...
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