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How have you pivoted in this pandemic?

By now, I hope you have accepted Covid-19 and the stress that it brings along as the new normal. It’s counterproductive to think otherwise and dwell on old times, user behavior, and habits. The world has changed (and so should we), and it will keep changing even after this pandemic ends.

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Apple, Google release their coronavirus exposure notification tech

Apple and Google said on Wednesday that they have finished the initial version of their exposure notification technology and are making it available to health authorities to build their apps. Android and iOS are both getting updates today to enable the technology.

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Many tech workers won’t be going back to the office

Tech companies are gaming out how to bring employees back to the office, but many are expecting a new normal in which a significant portion of their workers stay home for good. Why it matters: Some tech firms may find they are just as productive with a remote workforce.

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The Remote Work Shift and Debate

The conversation around remote working continues to get more interesting. The topic of remote work is now coming from all aspects of the tech industry, and the news from Twitter that all their employees have the option to work remotely forever has many believing this will be the new trend.

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The coronavirus downturn might yield a new startup wave

The American economy is in a dark period right now, but some in Silicon Valley are optimistic it could spawn a generation of startups whose founders are finally getting the nudge they needed to make the leap.

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港初創研試劑盒 助揪出隱形患者

原文刊於信報財經新聞「StartupBeat創科鬥室」 招彥燾表示,相達生物科技大約花了三周研發RNA提取試劑盒。(黃俊耀攝) 新型冠狀病毒肺炎肆虐全球,各地科學家均全力研發新技術遏止疫情擴散。主打液態活檢(Liquid Biopsy)

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「星之子」創光觸媒可重用口罩

「星之子」陳易希設立的初創公司Bull.

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FindDoc夥GOGOVAN 問診取樣檢測肺疫

原文刊於信報財經新聞「StartupBeat創科鬥室」 數碼港社群初創FindDoc聯同GOGOVAN,為私家診所和市民推出視像問診及檢測容器上門速遞服務。私家醫生透過FindDoc視像問診服務,對用戶進行初步新冠肺炎篩查,轉介高風險人士做檢

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Prenetics為10萬人上門檢測新冠

原文刊於信報財經新聞「StartupBeat創科鬥室」 楊聖武(左四)指出,檢測結果不會與其他合作夥伴共享;左一為彭子楓。(Prenetics圖片) 新冠肺炎疫情持續,無病徵的隱形患者令人防不勝防。本港基因測試初創Prenetics昨宣布,與保

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互联网女皇报告:科技赋能减轻疫情对经济影响

新冠疫情重塑了经济活动、消费者行为以及科学技术的重要性。拥有强大的互联网线上线下融合能力的企业在疫情中的表现最好。互联网女皇玛丽·米克(Mary Meeker)4月17日发布了其著名的年度互联网趋势报告,在详细分析了新

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Coronavirus Clarity

Apple and Google, who last Friday jointly | announced new capabilities for contact tracing coronavirus carriers at scale, released a new statement yesterday clarifying that no government would tell them what to do. Or, to put it in the gentler terms conveighed by CNBC:

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Our New Historical Divide: B.C. and A.C. — the World Before Corona and the World After

Here are some trends to watch. Before the coronavirus crisis hit, I was toying with writing a book about 21st-century political parties, but in light of this global epidemic it’s obvious that whatever nonfiction book you’re working on now, put it down. There is the world B.C.

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Don’t bail out the startups, says LocalGlobe’s Robin Klein

Startup funding during the crisis: What’s really going on? Funding rounds plummeted by 22% in March, valuations are dropping and founders are worried they won’t be able to raise their next round.

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Silicon Valley Bank Struggles as Startups Rush for Government Loans

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本地網上售票平台冀打破票務固有市場規則

最近本地網上售票平台舉辦棟篤笑網上重溫活動成為熱話,其涉獵的範疇已經不再只是售票服務。對於他們的售票平台運作和發展,相信不少朋友都感到興趣,unwire.pro 今次就邀請到創辦人分享其經驗。

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Carousell for Business empowers Hong Kong merchants to increase online sales

Hong Kong, 2 April 2020 – Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds marketplaces, today announced the launch of Carousell for Business (CarouBiz) in Hong Kong.

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TNB Aura to invest $2m in each startup hit by Covid-19 crisis

TNB Aura, a Singapore-based venture capital firm focused on Southeast Asian investments, launched a new fund to invest US$2 million in each startup affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How Tech’s Lobbyists Are Using the Pandemic to Make Gains

Silicon Valley hasn’t suffered from the same financial devastation as other industries. Tech companies still have an agenda to push.

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Taiwan’s new ‘electronic fence’ for quarantines leads wave of virus monitoring

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan, which has won global praise for its effective action against the coronavirus, is rolling out a mobile phone-based “electronic fence” that uses location-tracking to ensure people who are quarantined stay in their homes.

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COVID-19 Community Mobility Report

As global communities respond to COVID-19, we’ve heard from public health officials that the same type of aggregated, anonymized insights we use in products such as Google Maps could be helpful as they make critical decisions to combat COVID-19.

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Funding Friday: Americas Food Fund

As we continue to make our way through this pandemic, I keep coming back to the question of how do we help those in the most need right now. Last week it was our health care responders on the front lines, the week before it was workers in the hospitality industry who are now out of work.

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The SoundCloud Stimulus Plan

As Billboard is reporting this morning, our portfolio company SoundCloud is putting up $15mm to support its creator community in this difficult time for musicians. Musicians can’t tour right now. That’s a huge part of their earnings.

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Start-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’

Dozens have laid off thousands, slashed costs and changed their businesses to try to survive the pandemic. All that may not work.

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Uber offers 300,000 free rides and meals to NHS staff in UK

Uber is rewarding NHS doctors, nurses and staff with free trips and meals during the coronavirus crisis. It has committed to offering 200,000 rides up to £15 in value to any worker with an NHS email address, plus 100,000 meals through Uber Eats, up to the value of £10.

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Airbnb Hosts to Help Provide Housing to 100,000 COVID-19 Responders

New global initiative will provide free or subsidized housing for healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders, typically closer to where they are working Airbnb Hosts can opt in to provide homes that follow new cleanliness protocols based on recommendations from medical experts Ai

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6 Conversations Entrepreneurs Must Have ASAP

Offices are closed. Production is halted. Billings for your products or services are frozen. Clients/customers have been lost, and crucial past receivables aren’t coming in.

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新型冠狀病毒在飛沫與物體?在不銹鋼、塑膠表面存活較久!?

新型冠狀病毒 (SARS-CoV-2) 在飛沫(氣溶膠狀態)中可存活超過 3 小時。在塑膠和不鏽鋼表面,則可存活數天之久。1

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Farm scraping by to feed 4,000 pigs without Las Vegas Strip leftovers

LAS VEGAS (FOX5)– A Las Vegas farm relied on strip casinos as its main food source for 4,000 pigs. Now it’s getting creative to keep them full. “Pigs are a lot like us so they love sweets, candies, ice cream,” Las Vegas Livestock co-owner Hank Combs said. “They like meat and potatoes.

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Two more people test positive for coronavirus over the weekend in Milton Keynes

But it is thought many more people could have the virus but have not had the opportunity to have a swab test taken. The NHS is advising people not to visit a GP, hospital or pharmacy, but to self-isolate at home. if they are showing symptoms.

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【口罩防疫措施】衞生署電子手環追蹤在家隔離者 解構14天家居檢疫措施【附檢疫大廈名單】

本港武漢肺炎疫情蔓延未止,日前衞生署首次公布接受家居檢疫人士的居住大廈名單,從名單可見需留家接受檢疫人士的人士已遍佈14區。究竟何謂衞生署14天家居檢疫措施?甚麼人需要接受14天家居檢疫措施?而衞生署又如何確

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