Tag: Austria

‘We are in shock’: Austrian capital reels after gunman kills at least two

VIENNA: Music lovers were enjoying an opera, with young people in bars raising a final glass together before a new coronavirus lockdown, when gunmen suddenly...

Italians embrace coronavirus tracing app as privacy fears ease

ROME (Reuters) – Italy, the first major European country to roll out a smartphone app to trace COVID-19 infections that does not rely on a...

Europe pins hopes on smarter coronavirus contact tracing apps

MUEHLBACH AM MANHARTSBERG, Austria (Reuters) – European countries cautiously emerging from the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic are looking to a second generation of contact...

Covid-19: PM Modi talks to leaders of Qatar, Egypt and Austria | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday had a telephonic conversation with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, President of Egypt Abdel...

Lufthansa, German government agree on $9.8 billion rescue package: sources

FRANKFURT/BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government and the management of flagship carrier Lufthansa (LHAG.DE), which has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, have reached...

Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedge bets

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google,...

Shares in sensor maker AMS soar after upbeat outlook

VIENNA (Reuters) – Shares in AMS jumped 20% on Wednesday after the sensor specialist said it expects the impact from the novel coronavirus to be...

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach...

Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach...

France, Germany in standoff with Silicon Valley on contact tracing

PARIS/BERLIN (Reuters) – A standoff between the two largest nations in the European Union and Silicon Valley escalated on Friday as Apple and Google rebuffed...

European coronavirus app platform gains traction with governments

BERLIN (Reuters) – A European technology platform to support smartphone apps that can help trace people at risk of infection by the new coronavirus is...

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

BERLIN (Reuters) – Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the...