LONDON — The coronavirus-related recessions around the world are going to be bad and for some of the world’s major industrial nations the worst that anyone alive has experienced, according to analysts at Deutsche Bank. In a wide-ranging report using data that in parts goes back 800 years, Jim Reid […]
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing schools to close down, many college students are recreating their campuses in Minecraft.
The day before University of Pennsylvania students were told that their college commencement would be held online, junior Andrew Guo thought of an alternative to holding the address over Zoom. Students could have a Hey Day and graduation inside Minecraft, just as a Japanese elementary school had organized days earlier. […]
For the first time in years, Apple has a sub-$1,000 MacBook. Technically, anyway. The new and improved MacBook Air starts at $999, a drop from its old $1,099 base price. Notably, Apple also doubled the entry-level storage from 128GB to 256 gigabytes. Most imp…
Coming from my work computer, which has a quad-core Core i7 chip and 16GB of RAM, I didn’t notice a significant drop in performance for most tasks. Things like Slack, Spotify, browsing, email, Messages, Notes all work smoothly on the Air; no Core i7 chip needed. Occasionally, there were small […]
In medieval times, the picturesque region around Peveril Castle in the U.K.’s Peak District was a center of lead mining and an industrial landscape. Robjem/iStock By Ann GibbonsMar. 30, 2020 , 8:01 PM In the Peak District of the United Kingdom, the picturesque village of Castleton nestles at the foot […]
The order which stays proceedings for 10 days was in the best interests of the company, CannTrust said
Canadian cannabis company CannTrust Holdings Inc said Tuesday that it had been granted creditor protection under CCAA. The order which stays proceedings for 10 days was in the best interests of the company, CannTrust said in a statement. Trading of CannTrust has been halted on the TSX and in New […]
The hotel chain has suffered its second major breach in 16 months. Here’s how to find out if you’re affected.
In November 2018, hotel giant Marriott disclosed that it had suffered one of the largest breaches in history. That hack compromised the information of 500 million people who had made a reservation at a Starwood hotel. On Tuesday, Marriott announced that it had once again been hit, with up to […]
Kerala is the most-affected state in the country with 234 positive cases.The novel coronavirus has infected more than 800,000 people and killed over 38,540 worldwide
The number of coronavirus cases in India have reached 1,397 on Tuesday, says Health Ministry. Out of these, 38 cases are being assigned to states to initiate contact tracing. Out of these positive cases, 49 are foreign nationals. Over 200 cases related to COVID-19 infection reported from the various states, […]
‘The big change is the financial hardship we’re seeing – and the huge level of demand,’ says charity boss
Food charities have told The Independent they are struggling to get enough volunteers and donations to deal with the overwhelming demand during the coronavirus outbreak. Our Help the Hungry campaign aims to get all those in danger of going without food because of job losses, a fall in income or self-isolation the support […]
Video calling has fast become our only way of keeping in contact with the outside world, but what are your options and which one is best for you? Googles video and voice calling app Hangouts has been around for a while. Originally part of Googles now-shuttered Google+ social network, it […]