An iPhone and an ultrasound wand could help doctors spot COVID-19 remotely

The images in front of me on this Zoom call don't make much sense: There's a pie slice of noisy gray, punctuated by long, dark shadows that slide around laterally. And at the top sits a series of immobile, tightly packed layers. It's all gibberish to...

Magic Leap layoffs reportedly affect about half its workforce

The past few years have been rough for Magic Leap, and the coronavirus pandemic isn’t helping matters. The company announced today that it will lay off employees at every level of the organization, and though Magic Leap’s CEO, Rony Abovitz, doesn’t c...

Snapchat’s new lens helps users donate to the WHO’s COVID-19 relief fund

Snapchat’s latest AR filter lets users donate directly to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. With the Snapchat camera, users can scan 23 international currencies in 33 countries. The AR filter will show how donat...