Coronavirus People to get emergency help to pay energy bills -

Coronavirus: People to get emergency help to pay energy bills

Coronavirus: People to get emergency help to pay energy bills. GETTY IMAGES Energy regulator Ofgem is introducing new rules from 15 December to help vulnerable customers who struggle to pay their energy bills this winter. Suppliers will be required to offer emergency credit to customers who cannot top-up prepayment meters. And if customers are in[…]

Alexa call 999 Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest researchers say -

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say

‘Alexa, call 999’: Smart speakers could automatically raise alarm about people in cardiac arrest, researchers say. ‘These devices have amazing capabilities that we can take advantage of,’ says scientist. Amazon’s Echo device could be soon be used to automatically alert paramedics to a patient in cardiac arrest, say scientists (Reuters). Digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa could soon[…]