Google has launched a new healthcare API to combat COVID-19

Joe Corkery, Google Cloud product management director, explains how the new API will help developers scale healthcare solutions. Dan Patterson, senior producer for CNET and CBS News, spoke with Joe Corkery, director of product management, healthcare and life science, Google Cloud, about the use of machine learning in healthcare applications. The following is an edited […]

Most Americans are willing to forego personal data privacy to combat the spread of COVID-19

A KPMG survey also found that baby boomers were more to allow employers to take their temperature, compared to Gen X and millennials. Image: iStockphoto/oatawa Three in four Americans (75%) are thinking more about data privacy issues amid the COVID-19 pandemic, yet most are willing to share their personal information to keep others safe and […]

NASA hackathon leverages global ingenuity to combat the coronavirus pandemic

This special edition of the standard Space Apps Challenge is a global collaboration campaign focused on mitigating the spread of COVID-19. On May 30 and 31, NASA and its partners are hosting the Space Apps COVID-19 Challenge. The event will allow participants to use a mountain of data collected by worldwide space agencies to come […]

How healthcare organizations can combat cyberattacks during the coronavirus

Cyberattacks against hospitals and medical facilities have risen this year, often via ransomware and social engineering exploits, says IntSights. Cybercriminals tend to follow the money, which is why they so often hit large corporations and major businesses with ransomware and malware. But healthcare organizations can also be lucrative targets as criminals are aware of the […]