Reuters - 13 hours 43 min ago
Motor racing's all-female W Series cancelled its 2020 season on Thursday due to the COVID-19 pandemic but promised to return next year with at least two support races on the Formula One calendar.
Reuters - 13 hours 43 min ago
For years, hardware engineers at American consumer electronics firms have hopped on a flight to China to iron out manufacturing kinks on assembly lines, but the COVID-19 pandemic and Sino-U.S. tensions have made travel between the countries difficult.
Hello Giggles - 13 hours 48 min ago
It's officially Pride Month, but what would normally be a time for events and gathering is something else entirely. This is not simply due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but because of the widespread Black Lives Matter protests largely sparked by the murder of George Floyd. During this time, white people and non-Black people of color can educate themselves and others in their communities on Black LGBTQ history; it’s essential that no one forgets those who, like Marsha P. Johnson...
Forbes - 13 hours 50 min ago
New York City's cultural gem, The Metropolitan Opera, this week announced the cancellation of the first half of its 2020-21 season in light of the ongoing social distancing practices in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Los Angeles Times - 14 hours 18 min ago
VIP's Cafe in Tarzana, where John Wooden had breakfast each morning, nearly had to go out of business because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The owners are hoping to bounce back.
Reuters - 14 hours 28 min ago
Virgin Atlantic said on Thursday it would restart some flights that have been grounded by the COVID-19 pandemic on July 20 and aimed to restore further services in August.
How-To Geek - 15 hours 11 min ago
Fitbit is putting its expertise to work with the Fitbit Flow ventilator, a low-cost device with emergency FDA approval for use throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement for The Verge, Fitbit estimated that its ventilators would sell for around $5,000 each—tens of thousands of dollars less than the average medical-grade ventilator.
The Guardian - 15 hours 49 min ago
Finding good employees was a challenge just a few months ago but now that the labor market has been disrupted, it's a great time to recruit Coronavirus latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage It's not news that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on many small businesses. Millions have been required to shut down. Millions more have been forced to seek federal aid. Many will never recover. But the ones that do, and have a little extra cash in the bank, will find that...
Reuters - 17 hours 44 min ago
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes.
The Verge - 17 hours 55 min ago
Image: Summer Game Fest Even though E3 , Gamescom , and other summer gaming events have become online-only or outright canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there's still going to be a lot of gaming news this summer. Publishers and media have already scheduled many digital events, promising news and announcements, which could help fill the void left by the loss of the big tentpole events. And it seems likely that some of these events will provide early looks at the first Xbox Series X and PlayStation...
Contact Music - 18 hours 3 min ago
Edward Enninful says lockdown has been ''creatively speaking, the best period of my career''. The editor-in-chief of British Vogue admitted that the Covid-19 pandemic has provided a number of challenges for him and his team but said that quarantining at...
The Guardian - 18 hours 25 min ago
Shortfalls of hundreds of millions of dollars due to lack of international students and no access to jobkeeper are leading to drastic staff cuts Several regional Australian universities are planning to shut campuses while others are set to announce hundreds of job losses in coming weeks to deal with the sharp falls in revenue due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Without access to jobkeeper the sector has been specifically excluded by the Morrison government universities are frantically working on strategies...
Reuters - 18 hours 31 min ago
JOHANNESBURG - World-leading renewables companies are lining up to invest in South Africa's energy sector and help remedy a chronic generation shortfall that pushed the continent's most advanced economy into recession even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck.
The Verge - 18 hours 31 min ago
Boston-based micromobility startup Superpedestrian is launching a shared electric scooter-sharing service called Link, which is built around the super durable and smart e-scooters the company announced in late 2018. To bolster that effort, Superpedestrian is acquiring " substantially all of the assets " of fellow Boston mobility startup Zagster, in what is the latest in a rash of consolidations in the space brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Superpedestrian tells The Verge it specifically...
Tech Crunch - 19 hours 15 min ago
Amazon announced today it has added 12 new cargo aircraft to Amazon Air, bringing its total fleet to more than 80 aircraft, in part because of increased demand for shipments during the COVID-19 pandemic. The converted Boeing 767-300 were leased from the Air Transport Services Group. Amazon said one of the planes will begin transporting […]...
Reuters - 19 hours 17 min ago
Novak Djokovic had built up a real head of steam before the COVID-19 pandemic shut the tennis season down and it will be interesting to see if the world number one can regain that momentum, 18-times Grand Slam champion Chris Evert has said.
Travel Pulse - 19 hours 49 min ago
Agents haven't stopped working hard for their clients.
Tech Crunch - 20 hours 52 min ago
Homage, the Singapore-based startup that matches families and caregivers, has launched a new service that provides home medical visits, telehealth consultations and medication delivery. Called Homage Health, the service was already being developed before the COVID-19 pandemic, but co-founder and CEO Gillian Tee told TechCrunch that its launch was accelerated because many of the company's […]...
NY Post - 21 hours 27 min ago
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to stage a “simplified” Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organizers were already discussing possible changes. Koike’s comments come after the Yomiuri newspaper reported that various options, such as mandatory coronavirus testing and having fewer spectators, were...
The Guardian - 21 hours 39 min ago
Possible changes for Games next year being discussed Mandatory testing and limited movement among options Tokyo's governor Yuriko Koike has said it may be necessary to a stage a "simplified" Olympics next year due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and that organisers were already discussing possible changes. Koike's comments come after the Yomiuri newspaper reported that various options, such as mandatory coronavirus testing and having fewer spectators, were being considered...
The Guardian - 22 hours 1 min ago
Players' union finally receives CA's revised outlook CA facing $80m shortfall in revenue due to Covid-19 Cricket Australia has projected a nearly 50% plunge in revenue that underpins player payments as the domestic game struggles to cope with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. The Australian reported CA's revenue pool was originally forecast at around $400m in the 2020-21 season but had been slashed due to Covid-19's impact on the schedule. Continue reading...
ABC News - 22 hours 14 min ago
All 32 NFL teams have been told by Commissioner Roger Goodell to hold training camps at their home facilities this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Canoe News - 22 hours 16 min ago
TOKYO — Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it may be necessary to a stage a “simplified” Olympics next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and that organizers were already discussing possible changes. Koike’s comments come after the Yomiuri newspaper reported that various options, such as mandatory coronavirus testing and having […]...
The Independent - 22 hours 31 min ago
Democratic Republic of Congo facing 'perfect storm' of health crises, with authorities attempting to contain coronavirus pandemic, largest measles outbreak in the world and now two Ebola epidemics...