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Tokyo Games postponement to require Olympic-scale rethink

  • Joel Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:50:52

When Tokyo Games organizers, the International Olympic Committee and the world’s premier athletes saw their July and August 2020 plans go up in a coronavirus-ignited...

When Tokyo Games organizers, the International Olympic Committee and the world’s premier athletes saw their July and August 2020 plans go up in a coronavirus-ignited puff of smoke recently, they began a journey into the unknown. No Olympics has been postpone… [+5851 chars]

IASbaba’s 60 Day Plan [Day – 32]- IAS Prelims Test Series 2020 Geography & CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • IASbaba
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:50:49

ARCHIVES OF 60 DAY PLAN Dear Students, The 60 Days Training has finally begun:) DAY 32 is here! It is time to Introspect, Ideate and Improve!! We have come-up with articles to instil confidence, motivate you in the present situation. Do … The post IASbaba’s 6…

Dear Students, The 60 Days Training has finally begun:) DAY 32 is here! It is time to Introspect, Ideate and Improve!! We have come-up with articles to instil confidence, motivate you in the present situation. Do read these articles. Mark the words/lines … [+18825 chars]

Asian-Americans and the coronavirus

  • Shahid Javed Burki, Letter, Letter, Letter, Dr Ayesha Mian, Hasaan Khawar, Muhammad Hamid Zaman, Editorial, Editorial, Editorial
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:47:22

It feels we’re being sent backward in various ways — and that’s painful The post Asian-Americans and the coronavirus appeared first on The Express Tribune.

PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE Let us begin with history and some numbers. Although Asians have been in the United States since the 17th century, large-scale migration did not begin until the mid-19th century. However restrictive laws during the four-decade period bet… [+6891 chars]

Lattice Biologics Signs Definitive Agreement with Alumina Partners for $6 Million At-Will Offering Facility

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:42:29

BELGRADE, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lattice Biologics Ltd. (TSX-V: LBL) (OTCBB: LBLTF) (“Lattice Biologics” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the "Agreement") with Alumina Partners (Ontario) Ltd. ("Alumina…

BELGRADE, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lattice Biologics Ltd. (TSX-V: LBL) (OTCBB: LBLTF) (Lattice Biologics or the Company) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement (the "Agreement") with Alumina Partners (Ontario) Ltd. ("Alumina") f… [+9219 chars]

Pak troops shell forward posts along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

  • PTI
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:41:12

There were a total of 646 incidents of ceasefire violations along the Indo-Pakistan International Border (IB) as well as the Line of Control (LoC) between January 1 and February 23 this year.

By: PTI | Jammu | Published: April 7, 2020 10:11:12 am Pakistani troops shelled forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, officials said. (Representational Image)Pakista… [+1215 chars]

Honor Blackman, who essayed Bond Girl Pussy Galore in 1964 film Goldfinger, passes away aged 94

  • FP Staff
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:41:01

Honor Blackman died of natural causes at her home in Sussex, southern England the family said in a statement The post Honor Blackman, who essayed Bond Girl Pussy Galore in 1964 film Goldfinger, passes away aged 94 appeared first on Firstpost.

London: British actress Honor Blackman, who was best known for playing Bond girl Pussy Galore, has died at the age of 94, her family said on Monday. She was much loved and will be greatly missed by her two children Barnaby and Lottie, and grandchildren Daisy… [+3964 chars]

Trump's economic advisor warned of 'millions of lives lost and trillions in economic loss' from the coronavirus in two memos in January and February

  • Sarah Al-Arshani
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:40:43

Economic advisor Peter Navarro sent a memo to the National Security Council in January that predicted hundreds of thousands would die from the coronavirus and the economy would see a loss of trillions of dollars, The New York Times reported on Monday.

<ul><li> The Trump administration received at least two memos – the first in January the second in February – from economic advisor Peter Navarro on both the human and economic costs of the coronavirus outbreak. </li><li> By the second memo, sent directly … [+2816 chars]

Trump's economic advisor warned of 'millions of lives lost and trillions in economic loss' from the coronavirus in two memos in January and February

  • Sarah Al-Arshani
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:40:43

The Trump administration received at least two memos — the first in January the second in February — from economic advisor Peter Navarro on both the human and economic costs of the coronavirus outbreak. By the second memo, sent directly to President Trump on …

Economic advisor Peter Navarro sent a memo to the National Security Council in January that predicted hundreds of thousands would die from the coronavirus and the economy would see a loss of trillions of dollars, The New York Times reported on Monday. Overal… [+2123 chars]

Everise enables Work at Home ([email protected]) transitions for Companies during Covid-19 pandemic; recruits thousands to support new business

  • PR Newswire
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:37:00

Everise, headquartered in Singapore with offices across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, offers transformational customer service solutions to Fortune 500 and high-growth technology companies. The BPO has customer experience centers in Malaysia and the Philipp…

Everise, a next-generation, disruptive, business process outsourcing (BPO) company, expects to grow revenues by 50% this year, and is currently recruiting thousands of new employees due to new business wins and a rapid implementation of their Work at Home ([email protected]… [+4341 chars]

Everise enables Work at Home ([email protected]) transitions for Companies during Covid-19 pandemic; recruits thousands to support new business

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:37:00

SINGAPORE, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Everise, headquartered in Singapore with offices across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, offers transformational customer service solutions to Fortune 500 and high-growth technology companies. The BPO has customer exper…

SINGAPORE, April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Everise, headquartered in Singapore with offices across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, offers transformational customer service solutions to Fortune 500 and high-growth technology companies. The BPO has customer exper… [+3805 chars]

The seven principles of online learning: Feedback from faculty and alumni on its importance for teaching and learning

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:37:00

Cynthia Janet Tanis, Research in Learning Technology, Apr 07, 2020 The point of departure for this article is Chickering and Gamson's (1987) Seven Principles For Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. The author revisits these principles, draws out some ex…

Agar, M. (1996) Speaking of Ethnography, 2nd edn, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA. Bali, M. (2014) ‘MOOC Pedagogy: gleaning good practice from existing MOOC’s’, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, vol. 10, no 4, pp. 44–56. Bacchus, R., et al. (2019) ‘When rubr… [+8781 chars]

Sugar inquiry report

  • Editorial
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:35:34

Unless there is a greater game at play, proximity to Tareen is now going to keep embarrassing Imran and his government The post Sugar inquiry report appeared first on The Express Tribune.

Imran Khan is in a fix. The Prime Minister and PTI Chairman had promised action against all involved in the sugar crisis, and now he knows who they are. Top of the list is one of his closest advisers and his partys most notable donor. Next up is the family th… [+2052 chars]

Unequal Alliance: Brazil Makes Concessions to US But Hears Only New Threats in Return – Academic

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:34:12

Since issuing a threat to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on Brazil last year, Donald Trump has not ruled out travel restrictions against the country which has found itself in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Brazilian academic Ricardo Balistiero has e…

Since issuing a threat to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on Brazil last year, Donald Trump has not ruled out travel restrictions against the country which has found itself in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Brazilian academic Ricardo Balistiero has e… [+3138 chars]

NYT: WH Economic Adviser Warned Trump in January That Coronavirus Pandemic Could Threaten Millions of Americans, Cost Trillions of Dollars

  • Reed Richardson
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:31:22

White House economic adviser Peter Navarro reportedly warned President Donald Trump back in January that a coronavirus pandemic could threaten millions of Americans, cost trillions of dollars.

Photo credit: Pete Marovich, Pool/Getty Images. Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated insistence that “no one” could have predicted the extent of the coronavirus pandemic, one of his own economic advisers did just that more than two months ago. Per repo… [+2379 chars]

Sasi Kalinga, veteran Malayalam actor known for Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Amen, passes away aged 59 after liver ailments

  • FP Trending
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:30:54

Several celebrities of the Malayalam film industry and fans took to social media to pay tribute to Sasi Kalinga The post Sasi Kalinga, veteran Malayalam actor known for Lijo Jose Pellissery’s Amen, passes away aged 59 after liver ailments appeared first on Fi…

Prominent Malayalam actor Sasi Kalinga passed away in Kozhikode on Tuesday morning. He was 59. The actor was suffering from liver ailments and was admitted to a private hospital in Kozhikode for quite some time, reportedManorama Online. Before venturing int… [+1579 chars]

5 questions about website and brand security every business owner should ask

  • Help Net Security
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:30:50

Your website is the primary way your customers interact with your enterprise. You envision and create a website to: Enhance customer engagement and conversion of visitors to customers. Optimize revenue per customer. Create repeat customers. Retain customers, …

Your website is the primary way your customers interact with your enterprise. You envision and create a website to: <ul><li>Enhance customer engagement and conversion of visitors to customers.</li><li>Optimize revenue per customer.</li><li>Create repeat cust… [+5016 chars]

4g Capital Provides Operational and Services Update Further to COVID-19 Outbreak in East Africa

  • APO Africa Newsroom
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:30:32

4G Capital is committed to helping its clients throughout this challenging period while supporting government policies The post 4g Capital Provides Operational and Services Update Further to COVID-19 Outbreak in East Africa appeared first on The Good Men Proj…

The following has been submitted as a press release and has not been edited by The Good Men Project. — NAIROBI, Kenya, March 27, 2020/APO Group 4G CAPITAL GROUP Limited (4G CAPITAL) (4g-Capital.com), a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion… [+3038 chars]

M&M up 12% after it rejects plan to infuse fresh equity in South Korean-arm

  • SI Reporter
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:30:23

The company's board has turned down a proposal to pump in fresh equity of $406 million in its ailing South Korean subsidiary SsangYong Motor Co amid coronavirus crisis

Shares of Mahindra &amp; Mahindra (M&amp;M) jumped 12 per cent at Rs 316 on the BSE on Tuesday after the company’s board turned down a proposal to pump in fresh equity of $406 million in its ailing South Korean subsidiary SsangYong Motor Co (SYMC) amid the on… [+1795 chars]

Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a Pandemic

  • NYT
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:29:16

Dated Jan. 29, it came during a period when Mr. Trump was playing down the risks to the United States, and he would later go on to say that no one could have predicted such a devastating outcome. Mr. Navarro said in the memo that the administration faced a ch…

Skip to comments. Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a PandemicNYT ^Posted on 04/06/2020 9:29:16 PM PDT by Bigtigermike Dated Jan. 29, it came during a period when Mr. Trump was playing down the risks to the United States, and he would … [+5284 chars]

Pre-Installed Utility Renders HP Computers Vulnerable to Attacks

  • Ionut Arghire
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:28:14

A security researcher discovered multiple vulnerabilities in HP Support Assistant, a utility pre-installed on all HP computers sold after October 2012. read more

A security researcher discovered multiple vulnerabilities in HP Support Assistant, a utility pre-installed on all HP computers sold after October 2012. Pre-loaded on computers running Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, the tool was found to be impacted by… [+3157 chars]

Modeling coronavirus: 'Uncertainty is the only certainty'

  • By SETH BORENSTEIN and CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:28:02

SEATTLE (AP) - A statistical model cited by the White House generated a slightly less grim figure Monday for a first wave of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. - a projection designed to help officials plan for the worst, including having enough…

<ul><li>In this Monday, April 6, 2020, photo, a report delivered to the city of Austin, Texas, on COVID-19 health care demand is photographed in Frederick, Md. The latest statistical models forecast fewer deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic befor… [+6426 chars]

What to know about unemployment, stimulus checks in Washington and Idaho

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:27:07

Answering your questions about money, assistance and unemployment during the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

SPOKANE, Wash. People across Washington and Idaho are suddenly faced with figuring out how make ends meet after stay-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic have ground the economy to a halt. Whether youre facing unemployment, furloughs, lost wages or cu… [+5562 chars]

Tripwire Patch Priority Index for March 2020

  • None
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:27:00

Tripwire’s March 2020 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities from Microsoft and Adobe. Up first on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Browsers and Scripting Engine. These patches resolve information disc…

Tripwire’s March 2020 Patch Priority Index (PPI) brings together important vulnerabilities from Microsoft and Adobe. Up first on the patch priority list this month are patches for Microsoft Browsers and Scripting Engine. These patches resolve information dis… [+3482 chars]

Boeing will re-test its Starliner spacecraft after software failure during last flight test

  • Reuters
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:26:49

A series of software glitches and an issue with the automated timer resulted in Starliner failing to dock at the space station. The post Boeing will re-test its Starliner spacecraft after software failure during last flight test appeared first on Firstpost.

ReutersApr 07, 2020 09:56:49 IST Boeing Co said on Monday it would send its Starliner astronaut spacecraft on another unmanned mission to the International Space Station, months after its last flight was cut short because of a software bug. During the Decem… [+1444 chars]

Zoom adds security and privacy measures to prevent Zoombombing

  • tech2 News Staff
  • Published date: 2020-04-07 04:25:48

Zoombombing is a technique where the hacker logs into the video call hijacking all the screens by inappropriate images or audio. The post Zoom adds security and privacy measures to prevent Zoombombing appeared first on Firstpost.

tech2 News StaffApr 07, 2020 10:07:15 IST Due to the worldwide lockdown, more and more people are working from home and relying on video calling apps to stay in touch. In the process, Zoom has become one of the most downloaded apps on Android and iOS, surpas… [+1454 chars]