Despite Trump’s claims, Google isn’t building the coronavirus screening site — and it’s not ready

In a press conference at the White House, President Trump today announced that 1,700 Google engineers were working on a Coronavirus screening site. That site was supposedly the first step in a new screening process that would lead people from figuring out if …

Microsoft Your Phone now supports cross-platform copy and paste and RCS on the latest Samsung phones

Microsoft and Samsung partnered up to bring us an enhanced version of the Your Phone service that connects Android phones with Windows machines. The Korean company promised to add even more exclusive improvements to the syncing utility for the Galaxy S20 and …

CAA Removes ‘Optional’ From Work-At-Home Mandate; Offices To Empty For Minimum Two Weeks Over Coronavirus Concerns

EXCLUSIVE: CAA is now telling its staff to stay home, no ifs, ands, or buts. The agency has implemented a plan for all worldwide employees to work remotely, with offices essentially closing at end of business today. Deadline broke last night that a version of…

Apple Limits AirPods and Apple Watch Try-Ons in Retail Stores to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Apple is scaling back Apple Watch and AirPods try-on options at some of its retail stores as part of an effort to cut down on the spread of coronavirus, reports Business Insider. Customers can still ask to try on ‌Apple Watch‌ and ‌AirPods‌ models, but emplo…

Salesforce’s ProGen trained on 280 million amino acid sequences to learn to generate proteins

This week, a team of scientists at Salesforce published a study detailing an AI system ProGen they say is capable of generating proteins in a controllable fashion, such that it could unlock new approaches to protein engineering. If their claims pan out, it co…