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Essential commodities market gets a major leg-up from states, police

In most areas, direct selling by farmers to retailers is on full swing, while mandis are calling for lesser quantities of perishables

Trump empowered conspiracy theorists: Now they're a major threat to public health and safety

Trump's tribe of wackos spirals out of control: Threats against Fauci, a deliberate train crash. What's next?

Tiger King: Where are Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, Rick and the rest now? - CNET

What became of the colorful cast of Netflix's hit true-crime documentary?

DNC pushes back national convention to August - CNET

Democrats are postponing their convention by a month due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Over 12,000 people applied to fly to the moon as NASA Artemis astronauts - CNET

Many applied. Only a few will be chosen.

Want to play Half-Life: Alyx? Here's the VR gear you need to play - CNET

How to play Valve's newest VR-only Half-Life game.

Pelosi creating special committee to make sure Trump doesn't screw up coronavirus response

Saying «we need transparency and accountability,» House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday that she is creating a special House committee, overseen by Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina, «to examine all aspects of the federal response t

Zoom CEO Eric S Yuan apologises to users for privacy and security gaps

He said the video-conferencing platform will now be focusing all its resources on tackling the “safety, and privacy issues” for the next 90 days.

Govt considering import restrictions on tyres

The industry has time and again raised concerns over rising imports of tyres from countries like China.

Global coronavirus deaths top 50,000, led by Italy & Spain, as nearly 1 million diagnosed -Johns Hopkins University

The total number of deaths attributed to the coronavirus pandemic has soared past 50,000 globally as cases inch toward the 1 million mark, with Italy and Spain leading other nations in mortality. Read Full Article at

'We know what you've been doing!' Premier League ace Timm Klose appears to be on Pornhub during screen share shocker with fans

Premier League center-back Timm Klose has been mocked by soccer fans after a tab on his Macbook appeared to be open on Pornhub when the experienced Norwich defender revealed what he had been watching in an Instagram story. Read Full Article at

‘We are not at the beginning of the end’: Greek PM warns of ‘most critical month’ ahead in battle against Covid-19

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis warned that Greece is facing its “most critical month” in the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic amid lockdown measures set to help tackle the spread of the deadly disease. Read Full Article at

Sporting storylines: 6 stunning sports documentaries to enjoy during the coronavirus lockdown (VIDEO)

Struggling to get your fix of sporting action and drama? Fear not, as RT Sport's Simon Head picks out six outstanding sports documentaries to check out during the coronavirus lockdown. Read Full Article at

'Send me location!' Khabib breaks silence on UFC 249 cancelation during McGregor-gatecrashed Instagram Live (VIDEO)

UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov has broken his silence since confirming he would not circumvent covid-19 quarantine measures to fight at UFC 249, asking fans advising him to travel where exactly they think he should fly. Read Full Article at

Coronavirus cancellations and delays: Democratic convention, Wimbledon, more - CNET

Movies, music fests, tech conferences, political rallies and sports events have all been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Motorsport Heroes: The Ferrari that made Massa F1 champ for 38s

In the film, Massa relives some of the greatest and worst moments of his career throughout this documentary, including his experiences in the F2008 (below).To watch the film, subscribe to from $4.99/€4.50/£3.99 a month.Ferrari F2008 (659) 200

New WrestleMania backdrops for your video call needs

Show your love for all things WWE with new WrestleMania and Firefly Fun House backdrops in your next video meeting, group chat or class.

McLaren F1 drivers and senior management agree to pay cuts

McLaren's Formula One drivers Carlos Sainz Jr. and Lando Norris have agreed to take pay cuts as part of protective cost-cutting during the coronavirus pandemic

Olympic delay adds workload, costs and cash flow uncertainty

Postponing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 will make the event more costly for all parties, the International Olympic Committee acknowledged on Thursday

IRL pivots into virtual event calendar In Remote Life

What do you do if you’re an event discovery startup and suddenly it’s illegal to attend events? You lean into the cultural shift and pivot. Today, $11 million-funded calendar app IRL is morphing from In Real Life to In Remote Life. It will now foc

Estimote launches wearables for workplace-level contact tracing for COVID-19

Bluetooth location beacon startup Estimote has adapted its technological expertise to develop a new product designed specifically at curbing the spread of COVID-19. The company created a new range of wearable devices that co-founder Steve Cheney believes can

While Trump plays president, New York's doctors and nurses are forced to decide who lives, who dies

Seems Blunderkind Jared Kushner was given permission by daddy-in-law Trump to lead him by the nose on decision-making in the coronavirus pandemic, including about whether New York needs the assistance its officials have been clamoring for. «I have all t

News Conference to Feature NASA Astronauts on International Space Station

Three NASA astronauts will participate in a live media teleconference at 10:45 a.m. EDT Friday, April 10.

White House and public health experts disagree on which states should get COVID-19 rapid tests

The failure to test for COVID-19 gave the virus a head start in the United States, and while things are improving slowly, it’s still basically a big flaming mess. One of the glimmers of hope comes from the new rapid tests from Abbott Laboratories—but no

Democratic National Convention delayed until mid-August due to coronavirus concerns

The Hill is now reporting that in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Democratic National Convention originally scheduled to take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in mid-July will now be moved to Aug. 17, and that front-running presidential candidate

Jared Kushner rebrands himself as Mr. Coronavirus, and is working to privatize public health

Having fulfilled his previous goal of bringing peace to the Middle East (that happened, right?), Jared Kushner is now Mr. Coronavirus, and Politico is On It with the requisite puff piece. The thing about yet another Jared Kushner puff piece, though, is that

Shannon Sharpe maintains that LeBron James is the GOAT over Michael Jordan: ‘That’s facts’

Shannon Sharpe continues to believe Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James is the greatest of all time, even after Michael Jordan was voted the best to ever wear the number 23. Hear why Shannon could care less about a number, and why he maintains LeBron is the grea

Nick Wright thinks it’s a mistake for Bill Belichick to pass on Cam Newton

As a Kansas City Chiefs fan, Nick Wright is delighted to hear reports coming out of the Patriots camp, that Bill Belichick is not interested in bringing Cam Newton to New England, preferring to keep Jarrett Stidham as their go-to quarterback. Nick details wh

Survey: NCAA athletic directors are bracing for big financial hit

Athletic directors at the nation's biggest sports schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bike, scooter sales plummet in March; Hero loses ground while Honda gains

Sales of India’s top three two-wheeler makers -- Hero MotoCorp, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) and TVS Motor Company, who control 77 percent of the domestic market, plummeted 36 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 1.02 million units

Democratic Party delays US presidential convention until August over coronavirus crisis

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Half of humanity being asked to isolate themselves at home to fight the spread of Covid-19

Half of the world’s population is being told to stay home in an effort to slow down the coronavirus pandemic, according to a staggering new tally, as the virus continues to hit countries worldwide and crumbles their economies. Read Full Article at

Supply chain faces disruption with over 5 lakh trucks stranded at state borders

Due to lack of availability of food and other amenities, most drivers have parked the trucks on highways.

Google Cloud launches a managed Memcached service

Google today announced the beta of Memorystore for Memcached, a new service that provides a fully managed in-memory datastore that is compatible with the open-source Memcached protocol. It will join Redis in the Memorystore family, which first launched in 201

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new warehouse safety steps

Amazon says it will start taking additional steps to ensure the safety of its warehouse workers, SoftBank backs out of its latest WeWork investment and Zoom tries to fix its security issues. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 2, 2020. 1. Amazon begins r

NASA and SpaceX add some retro flare to the Falcon 9 rocket flying the first crewed Dragon launch

NASA and SpaceX are moving ahead full-steam with the Demo-2 launch of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft – the first launch to carry astronauts to space aboard a private launch vehicle from American soil. The Falcon 9 rocket that will propel the Crew Dra

Lending startups are angling for new business from the COVID-19 bailout

As the largest federal stimulus package in the history of the United States, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, injects a planned $2.2 trillion into the U.S. economy, fintech startups are angling to get a seat at the table when it comes t

Modsy confirms layoffs, 10 months after announcing its $37M Series C

Modsy, an e-commerce company that creates 3D renderings of customized rooms, has confirmed to TechCrunch that it laid off a number of staff. In addition, several of its executives, including CEO Shanna Tellerman, will take a 25% pay cut. TechCrunch first hear

Fed#39;s Kaplan says oil output cut helps, joblessness will be #39;challenge#39;: Report

He also repeated his expectation that U.S. unemployment will leap to the low or mid teens, for 3.5 percent in February, and that though it should drop to around 8 percent by year#39;s end, a weakened consumer and small business sector mean it could be a chall

Coronavirus | IT firms begin issuing pink slips; 1.5 lakh employees may lose their job over the next 3-6 months

The industry employs about 45-50 lakh, of which and smaller firms account for about 10-12 lakh. The top five IT firms alone employ close to 10 lakh people
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