CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

A CNN reporter and his crew were arrested and released by police in Minneapolis early Friday, after a night of continued protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was handcuffed on the ground while police knelt on his back and neck. CNN’s Omar Jimenez, who the cable network said identifies … Read more CNN Reporter Omar Jimenez Arrested Covering George Floyd Protests in Minneapolis

UK contact-tracing phone app against coronavirus to miss deadline

The UK health secretary’s deadline to roll out a mobile phone app to trace and contact possible coronavirus infections has been delayed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to have a COVID-19 tracing system by June 1 in order to get businesses and schools going again. The app is being tested on the Isle of Wight … Read more UK contact-tracing phone app against coronavirus to miss deadline

Rare white grizzly bear spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

A rare white grizzly bear has been spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains. According to experts, the colouring is the result of a recessive gene in the cub – not albinism.  Local wildlife officials have known about the white grizzly since 2017, but Cara Clarkson’s mobile phone video of the bear, which went viral, marks the … Read more Rare white grizzly bear spotted in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

King of Russian cliches | Bear attacks man & chases cars

Meanwhile in Russia … a bear swiped a mobile phone out of a pedestrian’s hand who was attempting to film it. The wild beast was spotted dashing through the central city of Yaroslavl. Some speculated whether it was the very same elusive bear that is on Yaroslavl’s coat of arms wielding a battle axe (thankfully … Read more King of Russian cliches | Bear attacks man & chases cars

U.S. senator steps aside as committee chair as FBI probes stock trades

U.S. Senator Richard Burr will step aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, as he’s investigated for insider trading. He said he did not want the investigation to distract the intelligence committee from its work. The FBI has seized his mobile phone, as they look into allegations he used inside information to trade stocks … Read more U.S. senator steps aside as committee chair as FBI probes stock trades

Doctors Learn How To Treat Coronavirus Patient With VR

Doctors in Taiwan are learning to treat coronavirus patients using VR headsets, AP reports. A mobile phone brand has developed a system which can teach the basic procedures before medical staff face the dangers of the real wards. Dr. Ke Jian-yu, the chief resident doctor at Taipei Tzu-Chi Hospital’s emergency department is practising how to … Read more Doctors Learn How To Treat Coronavirus Patient With VR

Doctors learn to treat Covid-19 patients in virtual reality in Taiwan

Doctors in Taiwan are learning to treat coronavirus patients using VR headsets. A mobile phone brand has developed a system which can teach the basic procedures before medical staff face the dangers of the real wards. The SimX VR medical training system has been developed by Taiwanese mobile phone brand HTC and the Buddhist Tzu … Read more Doctors learn to treat Covid-19 patients in virtual reality in Taiwan

Witness of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing says he’s receiving death threats

A man who says he recorded the mobile phone video of the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery says he’s received death threats. A police report taken after Arbery’s shooting identified William Bryan is identified as a witness. In an interview on Monday on WJAX-TV, Mr Bryan said, “I am not feeling safe at all. I haven’t … Read more Witness of Ahmaud Arbery’s killing says he’s receiving death threats

South Korea police promise anonymity to track outbreak in gay clubs

South Korean authorities said Tuesday they were using mobile phone data to trace Seoul nightclub visitors as they try to tackle a coronavirus cluster, promising anonymity to those being tested due to the stigma surrounding homosexuality. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more South Korea police promise anonymity to track outbreak in gay clubs

Deconfine or double down? Covid-19 in France, Turkey, Sweden and Russia

From Russia, where mobile phone apps track citizens to ensure compliance with lockdown, to Sweden, which never confined and opted instead for herd immunity, François Picard’s panel of journalists assess the situation in their country and discuss how the entertainment industry is adapting to the new normal, between the Rolling Stones’ eerie new single and budding Zoom-made TV formats.  Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Deconfine or double down? Covid-19 in France, Turkey, Sweden and Russia

New details revealed on Khashoggi’s murder

Turkish prosecutors have published more details about the indictment of 20 Saudi nationals for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The 117-page document includes new pictures of Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for the first time – days before he was killed there in October 2018. It also outlines the testimony of dozens … Read more New details revealed on Khashoggi’s murder

Is new mobile streamer Quibi any good? | Download This Show

This week we put Quibi under the microscope, a new streaming service designed especially for your mobile phone. Marc Fennell is joined on Download This Show by Rae Johnston, Science and Technology Editor, NITV, and Angharad Yeo, presenter on Good Game Spawn Point on ABC Me, and video game critic, technology journalist and entertainer. Listen … Read more Is new mobile streamer Quibi any good? | Download This Show

Gove warns 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is ‘dangerous nonsense’

Michael Gove said at a Downing Street press conference the conspiracy theory that links 5G technology to the spread of coronavirus is ‘dangerous nonsense’ after mobile phone masts around the UK were attacked. He was joined by the national medical director of the NHS, Stephen Powis, who added: ‘I’m absolutely outraged, absolutely disgusted, that people would be … Read more Gove warns 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is ‘dangerous nonsense’

Coronavirus: 5G conspiracy theory is ‘absolute rubbish’

Professor Stephen Powis has hit out at people who spread conspiracy theories that the virus is connected to 5G communication towers. Three recent mobile phone mast fires around the UK are being investigated as possible arsons. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews … Read more Coronavirus: 5G conspiracy theory is ‘absolute rubbish’

Are Covid-19 tracking apps a threat to public freedom?

When will it be safe to end the lockdown in countries hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak? Public opinion in Europe strongly favors a mobile phone app to ensure social distancing. Does a victory for public health necessarily spell defeat for privacy rights? Fabrice Epelboin, co-founder of cybersecurity consultants Yogosha speak with François Picard Subscribe … Read more Are Covid-19 tracking apps a threat to public freedom?