Brands are seeking new ways to customize messages. A startup that gathers data on when you pick up your phone, or when you go out on a run, can help.
Blyncsy wants states using Apple and Google technology to pay it $1 per resident. It may not win, but the patent tussle could deter others from adopting apps.
It started with the district hiring a little-known virtual charter school company, which led to balky connections and an even more troublesome curriculum.
Lack of coordination, test shortages, and mistrust of technology have hobbled what looked like a promising innovation.
Police increasingly ask Google and other tech firms for data about who was where, when. Two judges ruled the investigative tool invalid in a Chicago case.
Older patients and other vulnerable populations tend to need more medical care, but it’s often difficult for them to get online for remote visits.
Alphabet, Microsoft, and Salesforce are offering services to track employees, arrange tests, and record results—all while most of their staffers are remote.
The companies will handle more of the technology for notifying people who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. Privacy won’t be affected, they say.
In a study, people responded to messages that resonated with them personally—up to a certain extent. The results could help shape responses to future pandemics.
Companies and programmers are re-examining how technical terms are used amid Black Lives Matter protests. But some worry the changes are empty symbolism.