World health authorities now have a name for the coronavirus illness. COVID-19

The World Health Organization on Monday proposed an official name for the illness caused by new coronavirus: COVID-19. The acronym stands for coronavirus disease 2019, as the illness was first detected toward the end of last year. The director general of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that the new name makes no... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: Sony and Amazon pull out of major tech show

Sony said it would no longer take part in Mobile World Congress in Barcelona after "monitoring the evolving situation" after the coronavirus outbreak. The organiser has said the event, which attracts 100,000 people, will go ahead. But it admitted other companies are considering whether to attend. South Korea's LG Electronics, Ericsson, the Swedish telecoms equipment-maker,... Continue Reading →

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