COVID-19 could hamper national security, new data shows

April 1, 2020

Via: FCW

Could the coronavirus pandemic seriously diminish military readiness? That’s been a key question from personnel and reporters to Defense Department leadership in the past several weeks. But a new map suggests COVID-19 could significantly alter DOD’s readiness — particularly for […]

White House suspends environmental protection, citing coronavirus

March 27, 2020

Category: Federal, Policy

2020 has a new motto: “Cancelled due to the coronavirus.” Businesses, schools, sports, travel, film, and TV production, conferences, meetings, and basically any and all business as usual has been suspended in the US as individuals and institutions try to […]

America is finally testing for coronavirus in significant volumes

March 20, 2020

America is finally starting to test for the coronavirus in significant volumes. On Thursday, the total number of coronavirus tests conducted in America topped 100,000, according to the COVID tracking project. That’s a 10-fold increase from a week earlier. In […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

Google now tells you how coronavirus will affect your travel plans

March 25, 2020

Via: BGR

There are clearly more pressing concerns at the moment than canceling or rescheduling travel plans that were made prior to the World Health Organization declaring the novel coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, but that does not change the fact that countless […]

Federal, Policy, State & Local

US airlines prepare for shutdown of all domestic passenger flights

March 24, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The news comes from a Wall Street Journal report that cites anonymous industry and federal officials. It states that government agencies are considering ordering a shutdown as cancelations increase due to the coronavirus. According to Flightstats, there have been almost […]