Remote working could put an end to the office as we know it

Meanwhile, Netflix and YouTube have agreed to cap their services for 30 days to ease the burden on broadband networks. Netflix will cap its bitrate, which it says will reduce data consumption by 25%, and YouTube will only be available in standard definition – as opposed to high definition or 4K. Disney, Apple, Amazon, Facebook […]

CBS Correspondent Shares Story of Miscarrying While Reporting on 2017 Wildfires: ‘I Blamed Myself’

“I knew if I told any of the men on that crew what I was going through, they wouldn’t understand. I’d get that look — ‘Oh, you poor woman’ — and then word would get back to my managers. So I kept everything to myself,” she wrote.

Russian plane with supplies for coronavirus fight lands in US

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that Putin expected the US to return the gesture if Russia faces a similar crisis and US producers have increased their capacity to produce medical supplies.

Experts share lessons learned from COVID-19 responses in webinar

The timely diagnoses and timely quarantine measures in Shanghai have been effective to stop the circulation of COVID-19 in the city. Zhang said, “This activity did not cause an overall impact on normal citizens’ lives because we quarantined every suspected case we found and none of them spread disease further in our community.”As a result, […]

Stanford, UC Berkeley among schools still planning to charge full tuition for spring term

“If Stanford assists students in this time of need, then many of us will feel indebted to this institution and proud to be associated with it,” the letter read. “However, if Stanford fails to take meaningful action, we will not donate to the university in the future unless we have already made commitments to do […]

Openly Gay Black Woman Overwhelmingly Wins Chicago Mayoral Race: ‘A Movement for Change’

“I’m sure there’s some folks that still have notions that are different — but look, I am a lesbian. I am married to a woman, we have a child, we have family. I have a coming-out story that’s probably very similar to lots of people who are my age: fear of being rejected, fear of […]

Coronavirus: Indonesia grapples with fear of a hidden virus surge

Indonesia – one of the worlds most populous and far-flung nations – only just closed its borders, but experts fear this came too late. As the BBC’s Resty Woro Yuniar and Aghnia Adzkia report, its healthcare system will not be able to cope amid warnings that official figures mask the true scale of virus cases.

BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 4

Started as an automation tool for small- and medium-sized teams, Katalon has progressed to become an enriched testing ecosystem for enterprise-sized teams with more advanced needs. “We are grateful and delighted to be named a March 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Software Test Automation for the second time. We believe this distinction has […]

China mourns thousands who died in country’s coronavirus epidemic

The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast at the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China, the central bank (PBOC), as China holds a national mourning for those who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on the Qingming tomb-sweeping festival in Beijing, China April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins