Banking, govt, critical infrastructure most targeted by cybercriminals in 2018-19: Cisco

New Delhi: Banking and finance, government and critical infrastructure were among the most targeted sectors in India by cybercriminals in 2018-19, according to tech major Cisco. Also, about 26 per cent of these overall attacks cost organisations in the country upwards of USD 5 million each. “The hackers are persistent, and their campaigns are very […]

Sky Bet Championship 2018/19 – your big season preview

Reading v Derby (Fri, 8pm – live on Sky) Birmingham v Norwich Brentford v Rotherham Bristol City v Nottingham Forest Ipswich v Blackburn Millwall v Middlesbrough Preston v QPR West Brom v Bolton Wigan v Sheff Wed Sheff Utd v Swansea (5.30pm – live on Sky) Leeds v Stoke (Sun, 4.30pm – live on Sky […]

Premier League 2018-19: How Manchester City and Liverpool’s record-breaking battle played out

City and Liverpool each won six of their first seven matches, the only blemishes being respective 1-1 draws at Wolves and Chelsea. A home Champions League loss to Lyon for Guardiola’s men and the Reds’ European defeat at Napoli suggested frailties domestic foes were largely unable to locate. The sides were all square heading into […]

2018-19 Renewals And Cancellations For Broadcast, Cable & Streaming

Amphibia (renewed for Season 2)canceled; three seasons)renewed for Season 3)renewed for Season 4)Coop & Cami Ask the World (renewed for Season 2)DuckTales (renewed for Season 2)Hotel Transylvania: The Series (renewed for Season 2)Sydney to the Max (renewed for Season 2)

UK announces 3,539 more Covid-19 cases in highest rise in four months as six further deaths are recorded and experts warn the epidemic is now doubling every WEEK

Although similar numbers of cases were seen during May when the country was still in lockdown, the Government wasn’t doing enough testing to find the hundreds of thousands of other people who were thought to be infected at the time, meaning the figures for then and now aren’t comparable.

How Superspreaders – People and Places – Drive COVID-19 Pandemic

In fact, epidemiologists in the late 1990s found that respiratory ailments, sexually transmitted infections, vector-borne parasites and other diseases all follow what they call the 20/80 rule: 20% of the cases are responsible for 80% of disease transmission. Those figures might be more like 10/80 for COVID-19, according to one recent study.

Teachers, Parents Adapt as Schooling Resumes Amid COVID-19

“When we plan, we’re used to starting with what we want students to achieve by the end of the year and working backwards from there,” she said. “Now I can’t even tell you what next week is going to look like, let alone the end of the year. Are we going to be back in […]

EPFO to pay 8.5% interest rate for FY 20 in two instalments, says expected earnings hit by Covid-19

This was decided today at a meeting of the central board of trustees (CBT), the retirement fund manager’s apex decision-making body. The decision came after EPFO informed the board that its expected earnings as discussed in March, were hit by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on return on investments.

Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca Halts COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

And officials in Los Angeles County, California have issued an order banning most Halloween activities, traditionally observed on October 31.  The banned activities include the traditional door-to-door “trick-or-treating,” when costum-clad children knock on doors to receive candy, and “trunk-or-treating,” a similar activity involving going from car to car.   Indoor and outdoor events, including carnivals, festivals […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Development Will Follow Scientific Process, US Experts Vow

President Donald Trump has made vaccine development an issue in the U.S. presidential election, suggesting his administration’s efforts to fast-track a vaccine could yield results by October. If this happened, it would be the fastest ever development of a vaccine for a novel virus.