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Recent articles by Amrita:

Twitch is a home for the world we've lost under quarantine

Creative industries are flocking to Twitch in the wake of the pandemic. → Read More

Why a wave of at-home coronavirus tests are dividing global regulators

Biotech labs are inventing new Covid-19 tests every day. So why is there still a global testing shortage? → Read More

Coronavirus could leave 30% of US workers jobless, Fed official says

Shutdowns are expected to cripple the economy. → Read More

Emirates backtracks on a decision to suspend all passenger flights

The Dubai-based airline is making drastic cuts to its operations. → Read More

Rand Paul is the first US senator to test positive for Covid-19

Two days ago the US lawmaker made contact with several other senators at a lunch meeting. → Read More

New York now leads UK, South Korea and several EU countries in Covid-19 cases

The governor confirmed there were 15,168 cases of coronavirus in the state on March 22 → Read More

Telemedicine struggles to be an option for everyone in the wake of coronavirus

Only 1 in 10 Americans have used a telehealth service. That may soon change. → Read More

Bill Gates is stepping down from Microsoft's board

The Microsoft co-founder will devote more time to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. → Read More

SXSW is cancelled for the first time in its 34-year history

Austin's tech, music, and film festival was scheduled for March 13 through March 22. → Read More

Can Flipboard TV save the news from YouTube?

The news aggregation app is venturing into video. → Read More

Facing calls to cancel, SXSW is going ahead—with fewer panels and smaller crowds

Companies like Twitter and Facebook, and individuals including Tim Ferriss, are skipping the festival because of coronavirus. → Read More

What hand sanitizer shortages on Amazon say about global supply —

Stores across the world are experiencing shortages of the instant disinfectant. → Read More

Coronavirus spells trouble for online platforms like Weibo, despite user spike

Quarantined users are flocking to the internet, but tech companies face challenges ahead. → Read More

Europe’s single market for data won’t free it from American tech giants

Europe's Data Strategy is high on ambition, but low on details. → Read More

Coronavirus is the last thing the global smartphone industry needs

Global smartphone shipments will be slashed as a result of the outbreak. → Read More

The EU’s agenda to regulate AI does little to rein in facial recognition

The European Union Commission released an ambitious agenda for AI. But is it enough? → Read More

What a RICO charge means for Huawei

Huawei has been hit by the US federal anti-racketeering law. → Read More

The White House wants more AI research for less money

Science agencies like DARPA and NSF face huge spending cuts under a White House proposal. → Read More

How coronavirus is upending Big Tech

From iPhones to LCD televisions, much of the world’s consumer technology is made in China, or relies on parts made there. → Read More

Thanks to Amazon, the cloud war is a fight for third place

AWS is at the top of the cloud computing game, at least for now. → Read More