Sunday, 05 April 2020
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Amazon working on a game streaming platform: Report
Amazon is reportedly working on a full-fledged cloud gaming platform under the code name Project Tempo, similar to Google's Stadia and Nvidia's GeForce Now. ...
B'desh records biggest jump in COVID-19 cases
The total number of confirmed cases in Bangladesh reached 70 on Saturday with the emergence of nine new cases, the biggest jump in a a 24-hour period, according to a health offici...
Pak Senator urges UN to probe if COVID-19 is man-made
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik has urged the UN to form a high-powered commission to probe if the COVID-19 was a man-made or a naturally grown virus and also to...
China using coronavirus pandemic for pushing it's authoritarianism on fragile democracies
China has been using coronavirus pandemic to position itself as a responsible global leader and to exert its authoritarian methods on leaders wanting to control frustrated public ...
Google Fi doubles data limit to 30GB in US
To help people stay connected during the coronavirus pandemic, Google Fi has announced to temporarily increase its limits for full speed data to 30GB per user, for both Flexible a...
Delta Airlines Applies for US Aid Amid Expectations of a 90pc Drop Revenue
Delta Airlines applied for relief under the recently passed USD2 trillion CARES Act and is braced for a second-quarter in which revenue is expected to fall 90 per cent, Chief Exec...
French doctors accused of racism over Africa testing comments
Two French doctors have been accused of racism after a TV debate in which one suggested trials in Africa to see if a tuberculosis vaccine would prove effective against coronavirus...
Chinese explorers start Everest climb amid pandemic
A group of Chinese mountaineers has begun an expedition on Mount Everest while the site was currently closed to foreign climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic, a media repor...
China using world's coronavirus misery to draw profits
While the world is busy in fighting China-originated coronavirus on a war footing, Beijing is utilising the global crisis to draw profits. In the last few days, the country has co...
Zoom routing video conference calls, keys via servers in China
US-based video meeting app Zoom courted a fresh controversy when security researchers from Citizen Lab at University of Toronto found that that some Zoom calls are being routed th...
China observes national day of mourning for COVID-19 victims (Ld)
Chinese President Xi Jinping led the country on Saturday in observing a national day of mourning for those who lost their lives in the coronavirus pandemic that originated in the ...
About 50 Qantas airline staff infected with COVID-19
Some 50 staff members from Australian flag carrier Qantas and its subsidiary airline, Jetstar, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a company official said on Saturday...
Mobile clinics tending to homeless in Paris
Mobile clinics in Paris were providing help to the citys homeless, who are one of the most vulnerable groups in the coronavirus pandemic given their precarious healthcare situatio...
3rd SpaceX prototype spacecraft blows up during pressure test
A third prototype of Elon Musk-run SpaceXs next-generation rocket Starship 'SN3' broke apart during a pressure test at the companys test site in Boca Chica, Texas. ...
US returns 2 stolen statues to Cambodia
The US has returned two stolen ancient statues to Cambodia which were stolen decades ago during the civil war, according to a statement on Saturday. ...
Cats can infect each other with coronavirus: Study
A team of Chinese researchers has revealed that cats are not only susceptible to contracting new coronavirus but can pass it on other cats as well. ...
Four men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case re-arrested
The four men acquitted in Daniel Pearl murder case have been re-arrested, just a day after a court overturned their convictions....
Imran Khan's criticism over J and K Reorganisation Order 2020 baseless, say PoK activists
Political activists from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) have condemned Prime Minister Imran Khan's criticism over the introduction of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Order 2020....
Afghan presidential guard killed in Kabul attack
Unidentified gunmen attacked two Afghan Presidential Protective Service (PPS) members, killing one and injuring the other on the outskirts of capital Kabul, an official confirmed ...
S.Korea extends social distancing drive for 2 more weeks
South Korea on Saturday decided to extend its social distancing campaign for another two weeks amid a slowing but still continuing coronavirus spread. ...
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