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I finally caved. I have been avoiding signing my 8-year-old son up for Facebook Messenger for Kids since the invites started rolling in ages ago. As much as I use and advocate for the benefits of social media, I don't think an 8-year-old needs to be on a Messenger service.
Larry Keating, President of Keating Technologies and NPC Security has brought to our attention that malicious health advisory emails are being used by hackers to exploit the global COVID-19 pandemic. Most notably, Keating's security company alerted their customers to show caution when opening the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus COVID-19 map.
Since our last update, our provincial government has mandated that all non-essential businesses should close for a two week period. Bryston will comply with this order and close through April 8th and practice safe distancing and good citizenship effective immediately.
Vizio has added the CDC's Slow the Spread app to its SmartCast smart TV interface, allowing owners of its TVs to get more information about how to stay safe and informed about the coronavirus.
Later this afternoon, all non-essential businesses have been ordered to close in Ontario. This may not change things much since businesses have not really been businesses for over a week.
Bell Media has extended the free trial period for its Crave TV streaming service to 30 days, up from seven.
Rogers is offering its support to Food Banks Canada (FBC) by donating one million meals and using its TV and radio assets to help build national awareness of the need for healthy meals for families as a result of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact human health in Canada, we at Gentec look to operate under the safest possible environment for our staff according to WHO and Canadian Health Care Guidelines.
Somewhere, in a dank, dark basement is a socially awkward yet brilliant guy shaking his head at the current situation. You know the guy. The one who everyone considers the stereotypical geeky tech nerd who doesn't socialize with others. Instead, he chooses to stay home staring at his computer screen for hours on end. Yet today, we are all being forced to become this fictional person we have long shunned.
Music, media, and technology company Stingray is offering free content to Canadian families for the next 30 days in order to help provide entertainment to those currently in quarantine or self-isolation because of the COVID-19 outbreak.