Robots are joining the fight against coronavirus in India.

In India, a handful of hospitals are using robots to assist healthcare workers on the frontlines of the pandemic.

cnn.com/2020/11/11/tech/robots

Apple won’t give Siri a female-sounding voice by default anymore - Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The VergeApple will remove the female voice as the default for its... - theverge.com/2021/3/31/2236050

Virgin Galactic unveils mirror-coated space plane known as 'Spaceship III'.

Virgin Galactic, the space tourism firm that hopes to send its first customers to space next year, unveiled a new spacecraft design on Tuesday. The sleek new space plane has a reflective coating that the company calls "mirror-like," and says will add to space tourists' experience.

cnn.com/2021/03/31/tech/virgin

Silicon Valley is starting to bring workers back to the office.

After years of building huge modern offices and a work culture that many industries have emulated, Silicon Valley was among the first to shutter those offices and go fully remote when the coronavirus pandemic began.

cnn.com/2021/03/31/tech/silico

Apple pushes over 110 manufacturing partners into renewable energy - CNET - The reduction in carbon emissions will be the equivalent of taking more than 3.4 million cars off ... - cnet.com/news/apple-pushes-ove

Distrowatch News: Development Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Beta Red Hat has published a beta for the upcoming release of version 8.4. The new beta offers updated development and more useful data visualization tools. The company's release announcement reads: "More powerful data visualization features that can create simpler views of complex system performance data thanks to the.... distrowatch.com/11203

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine highly effective in adolescents - Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeThe Pfizer / BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective in... - theverge.com/2021/3/31/2235988

Package Release: 03/31 qt 6.0.3 Qt: a C++ application framework for writing graphical applications qt-project.org/

Apple Supports Independent Artists With New Investment - The tech giant teams up with artist-services company UnitedMasters, an alternative to the major la... - wsj.com/articles/apple-support #paid

Facebook is giving you more control over what you see in your News Feed - CNET - You'll be able to choose whether content appears chronologically or algorithmically, or whether yo... - cnet.com/news/facebook-is-givi

Package Release: 03/31 curl 7.76.0 cURL: a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax curl.se/

M87's Central Black Hole in Polarized Light

Image Credit: Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration; Text: Jayanne English (U. Manitoba)

apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap210331.ht #APoD

Turing Award Goes to Creators of Computer Programming Building Blocks - Jeffrey Ullman and Alfred Aho developed many of the fundamental concepts that researchers use when... - nytimes.com/2021/03/31/technol #awardsdecorationsandhonors #assnforcomputingmachinery #computersandtheinternet #belllaboratories #ullmanjeffrey #turingaward #ahoalfred

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines 80% effective at preventing COVID-19 after one shot, CDC says - CNET - Two shots showed 90% effectiveness. - cnet.com/health/pfizer-and-mod

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