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WHO and Tencent Deepened Collaboration to Fight Against COVID-19

Tencent Holdings Limited, announced to deepen collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) via a US$10 million donation to WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, and an agreement to open source our digital health solutions to assist the global fight against the pandemic. WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and Tencent President Martin Lau made the announcement via video conference. Marketing Technology News: Recapd Enables Captions for Zoom and Webex Meetings as People Work from Home "I…

Yext Announces Collaboration with State of New Jersey to Launch Comprehensive COVID-19 Information Hub

Company looking to work with governments and organisations across the UK and Europe in a bid to give citizens accurate information around global pandemic Yext, Inc., the Search Experience Cloud company, has announced its collaboration with the State of New Jersey to deliver residents accurate, up-to-date information about COVID-19 with a new online information hub. Yext is looking to work with governmental, NGOs, charities and other businesses and organisations across the UK & Europe to combat the growing concern around…

Esri to Provide Mapping Resources to WHO Member States

Advanced Geospatial Technology Offered to Global Communities During COVID-19 Crisis Esri, the global leader in mapping and location intelligence, announced they will provide a COVID-19 Response Package for Ministries of Health and Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) partners which will enable these organizations to have access to Esri’s geospatial platform and tools that can be used for reporting and analysis of cases and deaths, public health and response activities at the national level, in addition to…

Domo Updates its COVID-19 Global Tracker with County-Level Infection Statistics, Stay-at-Home Orders and Testing-By-State Data

Robust, Interactive Tracker Available to Anyone to Use and Embed for Free Domo announced it has updated its free, interactive Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Tracker with county-level infection statistics, stay-at-home orders and testing-by-state data. To support the worldwide effort to keep communities informed, healthy and safe, this free resource uses the Domo platform to help anyone see and understand COVID-19 data, and embed any of the visualizations in their own websites or operations. Updating every 10 minutes, the…

Cyborg Systems Develops COVID-19 Tracking Software

On 16th March, 2020, in his opening remarks, WHO Director-General stated unequivocally that urgent escalation in testing, isolation and contact tracing was required, which is the backbone of the response to fight COVID-19. A multinational supplier of technology used in national security, Cyborg Systems, has used its inherent expertise in tracking to develop 'Unmaze', a powerful solution to track those infected, and those who came in touch with them. In a briefing to Nugen, company's spokesperson Mr. Alen Mateev stated…

Alterra.ai and Mymo Launch a Chatbot That Can Answer Questions on the Coronavirus Outbreak

The COVID Q&A bot answers questions on the coronavirus symptoms, prevention, and treatment, among other things. It helps people concerned about the coronavirus outbreak to quickly get answers to their burning questions. Marketing Technology News: Tacton Visualization Empowers Customers to See and Interact with Customized Products in Real-Time The bot relies on the information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The bot is available to medical…

Nasdaq Statement on North American Operations

All electronic equities, options, and fixed income markets remain fully operationalNew listings and Initial Public Offerings continue as scheduled PHLX Options Market trading floor transitions to electronic-only trading Nasdaq, Inc., issued the following statement regarding its North American operations as part of the company’s business continuity plan in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus: Nasdaq’s operations have been tested over time to function successfully in remote environments. This includes the company’s market…

Introducing Microsoft Bing COVID-19 Tracker

As per Bing COVID-19 Tracker, there are 85,377 active cases and 6518 deaths. COVID-19 is exposing the frail connection between health, technology, people and data science. Within a month, COVID-19 has reached every nook and corner of the planet, throwing off daily lives, businesses, and events. To accurately understand the extent of this pandemic, The Microsoft Bing Team has announced a web portal– COVID-19 Tracker. What is Bing COVID-19 Tracker? Bing COVID-19 tracker shows a real-time extent of the novel coronavirus…

Global Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak Intensifies

FinancialBuzz.com News Commentary The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of confirmed cases crossed the 100,000 mark over the weekend and cases have been reported from over 100 countries. The death toll from COVID-19 passed 4,000 worldwide. WHO now indicates that the fact that so many have been affected so quickly is troubling and that the threat of a pandemic is very real. In the meantime, the United States and Europe …

United Nations Establishes Tableau as Visual Analytics Standard, Streamlines Global Adoption of Platform

United Nation and Tableau's Partnership to Enable Timely Access to Easily Understood Information in a Crisis Situation The United Nations and Tableau Software have announced an unprecedented agreement that provides access to Tableaworld-class visual analytics to professionals working in 193 Member States across the United Nations system. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking at the launch of the Centre for Humanitarian Data in The Hague in December 2017, highlighted the growing importance placed…