Google release location data for 131 countries to assess effectiveness of lockdowns

In a statement, Alphabet Inc said, Google has published reports for 131 countries which show whether stay-at-home measures, to stem the footprint of the Wuhan Coronavirus, adopted by government are working. Google analyzed location data of billions of phone users to create a dataset which health authorities can use to assess if people are abiding…

SoftBank to launch autonomous-enabling services in Japan in July 2019

SoftBank’s service will power a range of machineries including autonomous farm equipment to buses and drones. In a statement, Japan’s SoftBank Corp stated it will be launching a service in 2019 that will use satellite navigation data and the telco’s mobile base stations to help power self-driving buses, drones and farm machinery. SoftBank’s service will…