Hiawatha Bray

Bray is a technology writer for the Business section. He has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines including Wired, Fast Company and Black Enterprise. He received an Overseas Press Club award for his series on the Internet in Africa.

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From MIT, a new shield against COVID virus

By , Globe Staff

A plastics company is rushing to make thousands of masks designed by two academics at the Cambridge institution


Tech tools aimed at assessing the likelihood that you have COVID-19

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A growing number of technology companies are offering online diagnostic tools that use simple question-and-answer tests to assess the likelihood that someone is infected with the coronavirus.

3-D printing to the coronavirus rescue? Not so fast.

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Hobbyists are scrambling to make substitute protective gear for health care workers, but some in the industry warn the products might not be up to standard.

Akamai to slow video game downloads to minimize Internet congestion during coronavirus shutdown

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Akamai says that during peak usage hours it will slow down the downloads of video games, in an effort to ensure the Internet performs well for other users.