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Recent articles by Georgina:

Microsoft Will No Longer Invest in Facial-Recognition Tech

Microsoft is divesting its shares in AnyVision, an Israeli facial-recognition company alleged to be contributing to mass surveillance in the West Bank. → Read More

SpaceX Will Deliver Cargo to NASA's Gateway Space Station

NASA has announced SpaceX as its first commercial partner for Gateway, part of the Artemis program to have astronauts back on the moon in the next few years. → Read More

Lawmakers Says Amazon Is Failing to Protect Its Workers

U.S. lawmakers lead by Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ilhan Omar have called on Amazon to do more to protects its workers from coronavirus. → Read More

Apple Manufacturing Is Back on Track, but What About Demand?

Apple will be able to manufacture more iPhones now that its factories have reopened, but there are concerns about the demand for these items. → Read More

Apple Releases New Coronavirus Screening App and Website

Apple has released a tool for people in the U.S. to check whether they might be infected with coronavirus and whether they should be seeking medical treatment. → Read More

See a Gorgeous Image of Mars's Juventae Chasma

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured a particularly stunning image of the strange ridges and channels formed by erosion on the Red Planet's surface. → Read More

Alexa Can Help Assess Whether You Have Coronavirus

Amazon Alexa can now offer advice to users who are worried that they may have contracted coronavirus, officially called COVID-19. → Read More

SpaceX Forced to Drop Mock Spacecraft in Parachute Test

SpaceX ran into a problem while performing a parachute test on its Crew Dragon capsule this week. → Read More

Teens Without Broadband Internet Less Confident About Future

A new survey conducted jointly by Microsoft and 4-H shows that teenagers are keenly aware of how important broadband access is to their future prospects. → Read More

Supercomputer Consortium to Fight Coronavirus

The fight against coronavirus is getting support from 16 supercomputers thanks to a consortium of agencies and companies including Amazon, Google, and NASA. → Read More

How to Keep Coronavirus off the International Space Station

With the outbreak of coronavirus affecting every area of life, you might be surprised that space agencies intend to send more astronauts to the ISS next month. → Read More

Amazon Prime Video Offers Streaming of Theatrical Releases

Some movies are being released online for streaming while they are still in theaters through Amazon Prime Video's in-theater rental service. → Read More

Lyft Will Deliver Meals and Medical Supplies

Lyft announced it would support the delivery of medical supplies and meals in areas of the U.S. most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Amazon Raises Overtime Pay for Warehouse Workers

Amazon warehouse workers who are paid an hourly wage will now receive double pay for working overtime over 40 hours per week. → Read More

How to Survive Self Isolation, According to an Astronaut

Retired Canadian astronaut and national treasure Chris Hadfield has made a video offering advice on how to cope with isolation during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

CDC Coronavirus Chatbot Advises If You Need Medical Care

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a chatbot which offer advice about whether people may be infected with coronavirus, → Read More

See Massive Stars Being Born in the Tarantula Nebula

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning image of a region of massive star formation called LHA 120-N 150 on the outskirts of the Tarantula Nebula. → Read More

Senators Call on Amazon to Protect the Health of Its Workers

Following a case of coronavirus in a U.S. Amazon warehouse, four senators have called on the company to do more to protect its workers from the outbreak. → Read More

Curiosity Rover Snaps a Selfie of Mars's Greenheugh Pediment

NASA's Curiosity rover recently conquered its steepest ever slope in area called the Greenheugh Pediment, which the rover captured in a selfie. → Read More

Google Launches Coronavirus Information Site

Google has launched a COVID-19 Information & Resources site, intended to provide information about the disease for the general global public. → Read More