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IBM offers free Coronavirus tracking tool: The Weather Company

Techstination feature for Thursday, April 23, 2020

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.       IBM has been offering a free tool for tracking reported cases of Coronavirus….through its www.weather.com site and the Weather Channel apps on Android and iOS.    Sheri Bachstein is global head of the consumer business at IBM’s The Weather Company…

“So we thought that this was a natural pivot for us to be able to provide trusted information on this particular virus.  And we’re doing that down to a county level.   We know that our customers want their weather at a very local level and so we felt like providing the virus information at a very local, county level was really important.”

Keep in mind that the numbers are only reported cases..as is the case with other statistics available.  There is also a graph…down to the county level on the app and Web site.

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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