MTV Video Music Awards Opt Out Of Indoor Event At Barclays Center After Health Warnings

New York City faced the worst of the early weeks of COVID-19, with total deaths exceeding 800 a day in April, taxing hospitals and emergency resources, but the tide has turned recently. As the rest of the nation copes with a major surge in COVID-19, New York is headed the other direction.

Spotify’s Daniel Ek: killing the golden goose, one download at a time

“For me, personally, a healthy home life was more important than career,” she told Jemele Hill, on the podcast Jemele Hill Is Unbothered, explaining that she “made a decision to make money and not chase creative acting roles”. Far from sounding ungrateful at the Grey’s Anatomy mothership, her reasoning was sound and her frankness important, […]

Reality Check as China’s Huawei Running out of Smartphone Chips Under US Sanctions

“This is a very big loss for us… Unfortunately, in the second round of U.S. sanctions, our chip producers only accepted orders until May 15. Production will close on Sept. 15. This year may be the last generation of Huawei Kirin high-end chips,” Yu said Friday at an industry conference, China Info 100. Yu confirmed […]

Coronavirus live updates: Growing number of kids infected with COVID-19, deadly inflammation

4:29 p.m. California has a lot at stake as D.C. falters: California had a lot riding on the stimulus relief package that hit a standstill in Washington on Friday. The Democrats’ version would release at least $14 billion that California officials are counting on in the state budget. Without it, steep cuts will hit the […]