Latest Covid-19 publications

Netflix set to reduce stream quality to ease internet pressure in Europe 

Netflix has said it will temporarily reduce the quality of videos on its platform to ease pressure on internet service providers during the coronavirus outbreak. The platform, which is home to shows including Stranger Things and The Crown, will drop the video bit rate for 30 days, following calls from the EU’s European Commissioner for internal market Thierry Breton.

UK Government in talks with phone companies to stop spread of coronavirus 

Ministers are asking phone operators if they can use mobile data to help monitor whether the public are following social distancing advice to tackle the coronavirus. BT, which owns EE, said it was in talks with the Government over how it could aid in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Microsoft Bing launches interactive Covid-19 tracking map

The tracking map allows users to see the number of Covid-19 cases globally as well as news linked to that region Microsoft’s Bing search engine has launched a new interactive map which allows users to track the number of cases of Covid-19 around the world. The map uses data from the World Health Organisation (WHO),… Read More