Start your Monday smart: Pandemic, stay home, equal pay, US census, culture online

“ZeroZeroZero”: Based on the book of the same title from best-selling author Roberto Saviano, “ZeroZeroZero” follows the journey of a massive cocaine shipment, from the Mexican cartels managing the drug’s production, to the Italian crime syndicates handling worldwide distribution, and American businesses — apparently above suspicion — controlling the seemingly infinite amount of money the […]

Fnatic’s best mechanical keyboard deal is back for round three

Fnatic miniStreak (Cherry MX Brown) – £75 from Amazon UK (down from £90) Fnatic Streak (Cherry MX Brown) – £90 from Amazon UK (down from £120) Fnatic Streak (Cherry MX Silent Red) – £102 from Amazon UK (down from £120) Fnatic Rush (Cherry MX Brown) – £45 from Amazon UK (down from £70) Fnatic Rush […]

Ardern’s online messages keep spirits up in New Zealand’s coronavirus lockdown

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Hours after New Zealand imposed a nationwide lockdown to beat a coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern took to Facebook, livestreaming in a sweater from bed, to “check in” on citizens and tell them of the day’s events.

The best minivans for 2020

The list of available tech features includes ones you might expect, like an 8.0-inch central touchscreen for the infotainment system, and a rear-seat entertainment system. However, the Odyssey can also tell passengers in the back seats exactly how much longer they need to wait before getting to their destination. It’s also offered with a camera […]

Coronavirus: ‘Our world is coming to a complete standstill’

On a personal note, I will be turning 50 on April 26 and have had to cancel my birthday celebrations, including a planned and paid for holiday cruise with family and friends.

Social media usage jumps 87% as people log over 4 hrs online daily

CHENNAI: The first week of lockdown saw Indians spend more than 280 minutes a day on social media, a spike of 87% over the previous week, as people remained indoors. Streaming platforms and televisions also saw a rise in viewership, while outof-home (OOH) media and radio were neglected, according to a survey. Social media usage, […]

American Idol recap: ‘Just Sam’ blows away the judges in Hawaii as the best singers advance to the Top 20

Louis Knight, a 19-year-old pizza delivery guy from Philadelphia, went barefoot as he sang Castle on the Hill, by Ed Sheeran, which reminded him of friends he’d left behind in England and his pal Russell, who died by suicide and inspired his AI audition song.

What Are The Best Comedy Movies To Watch During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

As far as I’m concerned, there won’t ever be a coming-of-age film this great ever again. It’s the perfect movie for life as a young man. We’re all just trying to get women and party, and it almost never goes according to plan.

Spotlight: Local California business helps battle COVID-19 around world

When COVID-19 first broke out in January, Chinese health officials were faced with the daunting challenge of finding millions of essential medical supplies, such as protective masks, face shields, goggles, full-body protection suits, respirators of various kinds, disinfectants, thermometers, latex gloves, and other protective products and health accessories to help them combat the virus.

UK anti-fake news unit dealing with up to 10 false coronavirus articles a day

When false narratives are identified online or on social media, the government’s rapid response unit coordinates with departments across Whitehall to find a way to tackle the content if it cannot be taken down. This can include a direct rebuttal on social media and ensuring public health campaigns are promoted through reliable sources.