Hendri Wigunah

Hendri Wigunah

Startup Founder & Millenial Entrepreneur

EU privacy experts push a decentralized approach to COVID-19 contacts tracing – TechCrunch

A group of European privacy experts has proposed a decentralized system for Bluetooth-based COVID-19 contacts tracing which they argue offers greater protection against abuse and misuse of people’s data than apps which pull data into centralized pots. The protocol — which they’re calling Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (DP-PPT) — has been designed by around 25… Continue reading

Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer – TechCrunch

Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, like SpaceX and Tesla, have shifted to manufacturing ventilators, smaller companies are also trying to pitch in… Continue reading

How I (remotely) podcast – TechCrunch

Over the last five-plus years of my podcast, I’ve turned down a number of interview offers with artists who weren’t able to meet face to face. I know a lot of folks who do great podcasts remotely, and I’ve even done a few (relatively okay) ones myself. But there’s really no replacement for being able… Continue reading

Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and other potential COVID-19 treatments explained – TechCrunch

During two of this week’s White House briefings, President Trump referred specifically to two potential treatments that have been identified by medical researchers and clinicians, and that have undergone various degrees of investigation and testing in the ongoing fight against the global coronavirus pandemic. It’s important to note upfront that regardless of what you may… Continue reading