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Coronavirus News Roundup, September 5-September 11

Coronavirus News Roundup, September 5-September 11 Robin Lloyd The items below are highlights from the free newsletter, “Smart, useful, science stuff about COVID-19.” To receive newsletter issues daily in your inbox, sign-up here.. Please consider a monthly contribution to support this newsletter. At Nature, Nicky Phillips, David Cyranoski and Smriti Mallapaty covered the…

Disney+ is getting a watch party mode

Disney+ is getting a watch party mode Sponsored Links Chesnot via Getty Images Remote watch parties have become increasingly popular this year, with many of us staying at home more often than not amid the pandemic. Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Movies Anywhere and even Twitch have at least tried baking a watch party feature into…

What to expect at Apple’s September 15th event

What to expect at Apple’s September 15th event It’s early September, so Apple naturally has an event planned. But thanks to the coronavirus, next Tuesday’s event is going to be a little weird. Like WWDC, next week’s event will be virtual and (presumably) pre-recorded. More significant, though, is that Apple has already admitted it will…