China’s coronavirus campaign offers glimpse into surveillance system

BEIJING – The coronavirus outbreak in China has given unprecedented glimpses into how an extensive system of surveillance cameras works, as monitoring stations are rebranded epidemic “war rooms” helping to check people’s movements and stifle the disease. China is trying … Read more…

Chinese city proposes permanent health tracking with a score based on drinking and exercise habits

In Hangzhou, the government’s proposals involve giving a person a health score via a smartphone app. This will be based on various factors including electronic medical records, results of physical examinations and lifestyle choices. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Tesla factory inspected by Fremont Police as authorities give green light to gradual reopening

Law enforcement officers called hours ahead of their visit on Wednesday, had full access to the entire Tesla facility during the inspection and were able to observe whether employees working there were complying with the latest health orders. Tech BEST … Read more…

U.S. hospitals are losing millions of dollars per day in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic — and recovery may take years

Conservative estimates indicate that U.S. hospitals are losing more than a billion dollars per day by complying with the guidance from policymakers and the leading medical associations to preserve resources for Covid-19 patients. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

U.S. hospitals are losing millions of dollars per day in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic — and recovery may take years

Conservative estimates indicate that U.S. hospitals are losing more than a billion dollars per day by complying with the guidance from policymakers and the leading medical associations to preserve resources for Covid-19 patients. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE:

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: 80¢ face masks, hand sanitizer in stock, AirPods 2 at all-time low, more

Sunday’s daily deals roundup has some serious surprises in it, and the first one is the fact that Pacli 3-layer face masks that had been Amazon’s best-sellers until the sold out a couple weeks ago are finally back in stock … Read more…

10 deals you don’t want to miss on Sunday: 80¢ face masks, hand sanitizer in stock, AirPods 2 at all-time low, more

Sunday’s daily deals roundup has some serious surprises in it, and the first one is the fact that Pacli 3-layer face masks that had been Amazon’s best-sellers until the sold out a couple weeks ago are finally back in stock … Read more…

Tesla’s Elon Musk calling coronavirus lockdowns ‘fascist’ overshadows profitable quarter

Tesla Inc’s outspoken CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday called sweeping U.S. stay-at-home restrictions to curtail the coronavirus outbreak “fascist” as the electric carmaker posted its third quarterly profit in a row. Reuters: Technology News BEST DEAL UPDATE: