The report by Microsoft follows similar reports by other teleconferencing platforms like Zoom and Google Meet on the massive rise in the usage of video chat tools . For example, at end-to-end encryption messaging service Wickr, which offers fully encrypted video calls with as many as 50 participants, business sales have more than doubled each week for a month, said Chief Executive Joel Wallenstrom.
Italy, the hardest-hit country in Europe with a population a fifth the size of the United States, was also approaching the grim milestone with 19,468 declared virus fatalities. The number of intensive care patients in NY has also decreased slightly for the first time since the middle of March. The global death toll from the virus passed 103,000 yesterday.
The second stage of the effort will focus on building a "Bluetooth-based contact tracing platform" into iOS and Android . The app will work by sharing identifying information between nearby phones across a Bluetooth connection and notifying users when they have come into contact with an infected person, or one who later turns out to be infected.
Another game, Thumper , had just 5,515 people register a score for the first level of the game on Stadia , compared to 172,000 people who had done the same on the PlayStation 4 version of the game. I've had Stadia Pro for a while and own Metro Exodus just by clicking around in the app when it was free. This means the purchase is invalid if a subscriber cancels the Google Stadia Pro subscription.
MWC is typically where many companies unveil the phones and wearables they plan to release throughout the remainder of the year. Today, the GSMA is moving ahead as planned and will host MWC Barcelona 24-27 February 2020. The MWC is considered to be the world's largest mobile communications trade fair. That would have allowed the GSMA to cancel the event and collect on insurance to cover its losses.
According to the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, during April's supermoon on Tuesday, April 7, the moon will be 221,655 miles away from our planet, approximately 16,000 miles closer than normal. No, the moon isn't actually pink, but April's full moon was given the name as it "heralded the appearance of the moss pink", according to the Old Farmer's Almanac .