• WB boards: Education minister says candidates caught with phones in exam halls to face action 21 Feb 2020 17:07 KOLKATA: West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Thursday said strict punishment will be meted out to candidates caught with mobile phones inside examination halls during the ongoing Class 10 board examinations. Addressing the media in the …
  • Amazon Grand Gaming Days sale now live: The best deals for grabs 21 Feb 2020 16:49 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: February 21, 2020 10:00:30 pm Customers can get up to 50 per cent on devices, accessories and more during the sale. Amazon is currently running its Grand Gaming Days sale, during which it is providing consumers with a …
  • Fears of Global Spread as Cases Accelerate in Iran and South Korea 21 Feb 2020 16:41 The coronavirus outbreak showed dangerous signs of breaking out beyond China, as new cases were reported in the Middle East and large clusters emerged around Asia. Countries were closing their borders with Iran as health officials scrambled to make sense …
  • ‘UnTrue’: Twisted romance puts Cristine and Xian through the wringer 21 Feb 2020 16:32 Scene from “UnTrue” —PHOTO BY MARK TARROZA DIZON Xian Lim’s vanishing act in Sigrid Andrea Bernardo’s twisted romantic thriller “UnTrue” deserves all the accolades it’s getting—after all, it is indubitably the 30-year-old actor’s finest performance to date …
  • Markshark Launches MOKiN, The First Ultra-low Latency Wireless Display Transmitter with USB-C Hub 21 Feb 2020 16:09 SHENZHEN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2020-- MOKIN launched its very first Ultra-Latency Wireless Display Transmitter, unlike other wireless devices on the market, transmits data in real time at minimum delay. This press release features multimedia. …
  • This AirPods case case looks like a Game Boy 21 Feb 2020 15:37 Do you need a case for your AirPods case? Perhaps not, but the accessory accessories are increasingly popular, whether your personal style extends to crocheting or leather. And what if it looked as cute as this Game Boy-inspired design from Elago? Making …
  • Vegan cuisine, rave gear and a pawn shop in West Covina: Four Hours 21 Feb 2020 15:22 Fans of the critically acclaimed romantic musical sitcom “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” may recognize West Covina as the cozy piece of suburbia where Rebecca Bunch resided across four seasons. Tucked away in the San Gabriel Valley, West Covina offers a bit of an …
  • Apple is finally going to let you delete all those annoying default apps 21 Feb 2020 13:54 The tech giant packs its gadgets with software which you will soon be able to ditch forever, according to rumours (Image: Getty)The iPhone comes stuffed with 38 apps that allow you to do everything from checking stocks to sending emails. Apple’s designers …
  • More Confusion as China Changes Counting Method Yet Again 21 Feb 2020 13:53 Chinese officials in the province hardest hit by the coronavirus acknowledged for the first time on Friday that their methods of confirming and reporting infection numbers had sown confusion and mistrust. They pledged to share data more openly and …
  • What to keep in mind when personalising a digital image 21 Feb 2020 12:50 Written by Nishant Shah | Published: February 21, 2020 5:30:56 pm The stories told about us are going to be more than we can ever control, fathom, or keep up with. The joy of total surrender to the smart technologies around us is in the imagined utopia of …
  • Old technology taken apart 21 Feb 2020 12:38 Brandon General Museum and Archives administrator Aly Wowchuk prepares an accounting calculator for the museum's upcoming Dissecting Technology event on Saturday. (Tim Smith/The Brandon Sun) Brandonites will have the opportunity to learn how old …
  • Brit couple conquer infamous arcade 'grabber' machines - and kit home out with gadgets and toys 21 Feb 2020 12:37 A British couple have conquered the infamous arcade 'GRABBER' machines - kitting out their home with gadgets and toys. Michael and Lauren Francis spend their weekends and holidays in seaside resorts up and down the country - playing the notorious …
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 pre-orders are now live 21 Feb 2020 12:34 If you've been saving up for a Samsung Galaxy S20, this is the time when you say goodbye to your hard-earned cash.  The Galaxy S20 pre-orders are now live for all three new Samsung flagships: Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, and Galaxy S20 Ultra.   The …
  • Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Reports Second Death From Virus 21 Feb 2020 12:08 South Korea reported a surge in confirmed infections and a second death from the coronavirus on Friday. The patient, who died on Friday, was a 54-year-old woman who had been admitted to a hospital in Cheongdo, a town in the southeastern part of the country …
  • Tokyo blasts ‘not appropriate’ London Olympic hosting offer 21 Feb 2020 11:34 FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, two logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, are displayed at a grand opening ceremony of the Ariake Arena, a venue for volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and wheelchair basketball during the Paralympic …
  • Harrison Barnes makes 7 3s in Kings’ win over Grizzlies 21 Feb 2020 10:53 Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes dunks as Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson, right, watches during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) SACRAMENTO, …
  • Malik Monk, Miles Bridges carry Hornets over cold-shooting Bulls 21 Feb 2020 10:53 Charlotte Hornets guard Malik Monk, right, celebrates with guard Devonte’ Graham (4) after scoring during the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. The Hornets won 103-93. (AP Photo…
  • Amazon.in brings back ‘Grand Gaming Days’ with top offers 21 Feb 2020 09:29 Top offers on laptops, gaming consoles, graphic cards, gaming accessories and more. Amazon.in today announced the latest edition of ‘Grand Gaming Days’ for gaming enthusiasts. The sale will be live until February 23, 2020. Customers can get exciting offers …
  • Joel Embiid powers 76ers past Nets in overtime 21 Feb 2020 09:19 Philadelphia 76ers’ Tobias Harris, left, and Joel Embiid celebrate during overtime in an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 112-104. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) PHILADELPHIA — A few …
  • Trae Young’s career-high 50 leads Hawks past Heat 21 Feb 2020 09:19 Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, second from right, shoots between Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo (13) and forward Jimmy Butler (22) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis) ATLANTA— Trae …
  • Another Young Doctor Dies in China 21 Feb 2020 09:10 A 29-year-old respiratory doctor in Wuhan, the city at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, died on Thursday night after being infected by the virus, according to an announcement from the hospital where he worked. It was the latest in a …
  • Attention iPhone users: Apple may finally make a change you’ve wanted for years 21 Feb 2020 08:39 What happens to iPhone owners when you send them a link in an email? As anyone with an iPhone can tell you, the link opens in the Safari app. This might sound all well and good, but there’s one little problem: Safari isn’t everyone’s browser of choice. …
  • KidKraft Playset Connects With Alexa for Baby's First Self-Surveillance 21 Feb 2020 08:22 Image: KidKraft Amazon’s privacy woes are no secret. There are a million and one reasons that privacy-minded consumers should be wary of Amazon’s smart gadgets and those of its subsidiaries. If a parent knows to think twice before buying a veritable Amazon …
  • Constellium N.V. (CSTM) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Transcript 21 Feb 2020 08:04 Image source: The Motley Fool. Constellium N.V. (NYSE:CSTM) Q4 2019 Earnings Call Feb 20, 2020, 10:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to …
  • All eyes on 3rd telco as China-backed firm downplays delays 21 Feb 2020 07:51 The country’s third major telco, Dito Telecommunity, could take its first paying subscribers by March 2021—delaying a debut that was anticipated as early as July this year. The actual deadline for commercial operations was clarified on Thursday by …
  • The future of work is here, freelance economy offers unparalleled opportunity for growth; moves to close the gender pay gap 21 Feb 2020 07:50 Payoneer today issued its Freelancer Income Report based on a survey of over 7,000 freelancers from 150 countries, providing new insight into the world of freelancers, their motivations and how this unique workforce empowers global collaboration by …
  • The Medical City launches Center for Gender Health and Wellness 21 Feb 2020 07:50 Access to comprehensive and quality health care is one of the vital rights of any individual. It should, first and foremost, serve all colors and harness gender-sensitivity practices within the community. As a way of forwarding this cause, The Medical City …
  • West Bengal Madhyamik: ‘Candidates caught with phones in exam halls to face action’ 21 Feb 2020 07:18 By: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: February 21, 2020 10:23:34 am Strict punishment will be meted out to candidates caught with mobile phones inside examination halls, said education minister Partha Chatterjee  West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on …
  • TikTok addict? Slow your scroll with time limit settings 21 Feb 2020 04:50 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. TikTok this week introduced new controls that allow parents to control their children’s time on the app. This new mode …
  • Beware! Big brother is watching 21 Feb 2020 04:26 Beware! Big brother is watching ISLAMABAD: A cabinet member bought a luxury vehicle out of nowhere. Efforts were made to keep it hush-hush, nevertheless, it was reported. The minister is facing an internal inquiry and has often been found cursing the …
  • Blue Ribbon to join Pogo Senate probe 21 Feb 2020 03:23 MANILA, Philippines — Senator Richard Gordon is eyeing a broader and deeper Senate investigation into crimes and alleged corruption linked to Philippine offshore gaming operators (Pogos), saying that the “pastillas” immigration scheme was just the “tip of …
  • Frank Anderson, former CIA spymaster in the Middle East, dies at 78 21 Feb 2020 03:22 Mr. Anderson spent the bulk of his 26-year intelligence career as a CIA officer in the Middle East, where he and his colleagues served as the tip of the spear of American foreign policy, orchestrating covert actions intended to obtain intelligence and give …
  • Eye for an eye still? 21 Feb 2020 02:31 There used to be a time when life was simply and mostly physical. When historians and anthropologists write about it today, they may use certain terms to describe life then, terms like primitive, prehistoric, ancient, elemental, and the like. For those who …
  • VIP access for ‘pastillas’ 21 Feb 2020 02:30 They’ve been singing “happy days are here again” at the Bureau of Immigration (BI). Sen. Risa Hontiveros, chair of the Senate committee on women, children, family relations and gender equality, dropped a bombshell last Monday: a “pastillas” scheme at the …
  • CM Murad Ali Shah asks newly inducted ASIs to serve people 21 Feb 2020 01:26 CM Murad Ali Shah asks newly inducted ASIs to serve people The Sindh government has strengthened the Sindh police by equipping them with latest gadgets and weapons, providing them best training and ensuring that all the recruitment is made purely on merit. …
  • Hunger strikes 21 Feb 2020 01:18 Abby Arevalo is looking forward to bigger things ahead. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ADRIAN FLORES Struggling for the first time this week, Abby Arevalo still coasted to win the Philippine Ladies Open title on Thursday—the eve of her 21st birthday—before …
  • Window to future 21 Feb 2020 01:18 The Gilas Pilipinas team that will face Indonesia will also have a young captain in Kiefer Ravena. —TRISTAN TAMAYO/INQUIRER.NET A window of opportunity awaits the young members of Gilas Pilipinas who gear up for battle against Indonesia for the Fiba …
  • PH’s 1st cerebral palsy football team sets sights on Asean Para Games 21 Feb 2020 01:05 CP Rascals ready for the Asean Para Games. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines – The country’s first football team composed of athletes with cerebral palsy (CP) — a brain condition that hampers muscle movement — is set to participate in the 10th Asean …
  • Legazpi endures water crisis 21 Feb 2020 00:26 PRECIOUS DROP A boy fetches water from a community deep well in the village of Bogña in Legazpi City. Officials of the Albay provincial capital have declared a water crisis in the city due to supply shortage. —MARK ALVIC ESPLANA LEGAZPI CITY—In Victory …
  • Exorcising our digital zombies 21 Feb 2020 00:23 I RECENTLY overheard a friend lamenting about how difficult it is to feed her grandchildren, both under the age of seven, at meal times. The little ones would whimper and fuss, refusing to take a morsel. The only way to get them to eat is usually to let …
  • Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 2 - Cinematic Trailer - Nintendo Switch - Nintendo 21 Feb 2020 00:10 Chapter 2 - Season 2 has arrived, and you've been activated! Play as a spy and join the forces of GHOST or SHADOW to secure intel, sabotage rival agents and take back the Island. The Agency is calling, will you join the fight? Discover Top Secret …
  • Constellium SE (CSTM) CEO Jean-Marc Germain on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 20 Feb 2020 23:10 Constellium SE (NYSE:CSTM) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call February 20, 2020 9:00 AM ET Company Participants Ryan Wentling - Director of Investor Relations Jean-Marc Germain - Chief Executive Officer Peter Matt - Executive Vice President and Chief …
  • DIGITAL TRENDS: Why multiple mental models are key to success 20 Feb 2020 22:54 By Innocent SwaiThere was a group of six blind men who heard about an animal, called elephant. None of them was aware of its shape and form. Out of their curiosity, they wanted to inspect and could only feel different parts of an elephant: the trunk, the …
  • 2020 Under 40: Branden George, Real Sourcing Network 20 Feb 2020 22:18 BRANDEN GEORGE, 29 Marketing Engagement Manager Real Sourcing Network (RSN), New York Real Sourcing Network (RSN) is the little start up that could. In just a couple short years, the company has earned status as a thought leader in marketing services …
  • Former Bank Indonesia Deputy Governor Appointed OVO Chief Commissioner 20 Feb 2020 22:15 Jakarta. Visionet Internasional, the operator of leading digital payment platform OVO, has appointed former Bank Indonesia deputy governor Mirza Adityaswara as a chief commissioner.  Mirza will oversee OVO's board of directors to ensure the …
  • Ring makes 2FA mandatory to keep hackers out of your doorbell account 20 Feb 2020 22:03 Leery of losing microseconds of your life by using two-factor authentication (2FA) to keep your stuff safe from hackers? Alas for you, but hurray for security. Bit by bit, the Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a wee bit more secure: last week, Google …
  • In the haunting new ‘Westworld’ Season 3 trailer, the hosts are out for blood 20 Feb 2020 21:53 Freeze all motor functions: HBO released a new trailer on Thursday for the third season of its hit sci-fi Western “Westworld,” and this time it’s the humans’ turn to question the nature of their reality. In the preview, Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, …
  • Court discharges Gershon Akpa in treason trial 20 Feb 2020 21:34 By Gifty Amofa, GNA Accra, Feb. 20, GNA – The Kaneshie District Court on Thursday discharged Mr Gershon Akpa, a weapons mechanic who is one of the ten persons accused of treason on the advice of the Attorney General (AG). Ms Hilda Craig, a Senior State …
  • Legal experts agree: Senate must have say in VFA scrapping 20 Feb 2020 21:17 The 1987 Constitution abhors the idea of absolute power, according to Far Eastern University (FEU) Institute of Law Dean Mel Sta. Maria, one of the legal experts who on Thursday supported the senators’ stand that Senate concurrence is needed in the …
  • 500 Pinoys from virus-hit ship staying at Athletes’ Village 20 Feb 2020 21:17 Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Thursday said around 500 Filipinos on the coronavirus-wracked cruise ship Diamond Princess in Japan would be repatriated on Sunday. Duque told reporters that like the 30 repatriates from Wuhan city in central China, …
  • Protests greet OKd bill allowing full foreign ownership in telco, transport 20 Feb 2020 21:17 The proposed “New Public Service Act” that the House of Representatives passed on second reading on Tuesday is unconstitutional, as it allows foreign-owned companies to fully own transportation and telecommunications facilities in the country, Albay Rep. …
  • More sacked as witness details ‘Pastillas’ scam 20 Feb 2020 21:17 Allison Chiong —GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the sacking of all immigration officials and employees allegedly involved in a bribery scheme that allowed hundreds of thousands of Chinese to illegally enter the country to work for …
  • Amazon Alexa is recording your conversations - here's how you can listen to them 20 Feb 2020 20:53 There are constant fears that our technology may be listening to us - with adverts popping up on our gadgets after chatting about holidays or brands with friends. But it turns out Amazon's Alexa devices are actually recording us - even if we are not …
  • New Barcelona Signing Martin Braithwaite Breaks Ground On Smart Home Project In Philadelphia 20 Feb 2020 20:35 New Barcelona star, Martin Braithwaite, isn't your average footballer. (Photo by Josep LAGO / AFP) ... [+] (Photo by JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images It’s not often that football players can make a seamless transition into …
  • Smartwatch owners love their calorie-counting gadgets, but they are verrry expensive 20 Feb 2020 20:14 Smartwatch sales have been steadily increasing in recent years, thanks to Apple's efforts, as well as downward pricing pressure from Chinese firms like Xiaomi. And, according to entrail prodders at analyst haus CCS Insight, those who buy them are …
  • How to use Twitter’s new ‘Continue Thread’ feature 20 Feb 2020 19:49 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Twitter this week rolled out a new feature that allows mobile users to connect their new tweets to older ones. It’s a …
  • Best travel gadgets of 2020 — 15 innovations to ease your travel hassles 20 Feb 2020 18:49 The temptation to overpack is real — especially when you're feeling the urge to bring all your essentials. The best travel gadgets, though, will satisfy your needs with clever, compact, and versatile design that not only save you from trouble, but also …
  • ‘Downhill’ costars Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell— she dishes on flirty men, he talks about being ‘un-male’ (Conclusion) 20 Feb 2020 17:39 Julia Louis-Dreyfus (left) and Will Ferrell in “Downhill” (Conclusion) LOS ANGELES—In part 2 of our column on “Downhill,” a comedy filmed in the Swiss Alps, we focus on Will Ferrell, who costars with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Adapted from the Swedish drama “ …
  • More chuckles and snickers than laugh-out-loud guffaws 20 Feb 2020 17:39 Daniel Radcliffe (left) and Steve Buscemi in “Miracle Workers” Who knew an existential crisis could be so funny? But that’s exactly what viewers get when they tune in to “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages,” the stand-alone Season 2 of the slick satirical series …
  • Top tips for sleeping during a flight including hand luggage essentials to pack 20 Feb 2020 17:33 Travelling can be a tiring experience especially if you're facing a long-haul journey, so getting some proper rest is important. Unfortunately, it's often easier said than done during a flight, with plenty of factors ranging from time zones to …
  • Sokoto: Police warn against unauthorised use of siren 20 Feb 2020 16:51 The Sokoto State Police Command has  warned members of the public against unauthorised use of siren in their vehicles. The public was also warned to refrain from using revolving lights, tinted glasses, Supernumerary Police Officers (SPY) and covering of …
  • 7 best new smart home gadgets 20 Feb 2020 15:57 Some products have the power to make you feel like a wizard, casting spells with only your hands or voice. Bring every element of  your sanctuary under your control with this selection of magical new home tech. Libratone BIRD This utterly adorable smart …
  • Get over £100 off Microsoft's class-leading Surface Pro 7 20 Feb 2020 15:51 Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 is little over four months old, but we're already seeing some pretty sizeable discounts. For a limited time, Amazon are offering the i5 variant with 8GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD for just £795. That's a saving of over 10% …
  • ABS-CBN’s Katigbak: We know we’re not perfect, issues would be answered 20 Feb 2020 15:33 ABS-CBN gate (INQUIRER.net file photo) MANILA, Philippines — The chief executive officer of ABS-CBN has admitted that the broadcast giant is not a perfect company, and has assured the public that issues hounding them would be answered soon. According to …
  • Former Amazon chief turns his Alexa off when he wants privacy - and this is why 20 Feb 2020 14:54 Have you ever suspected that your gadgets are listening in on your conversations? When you've just got off the phone with someone and the topic of your conversation mysteriously appears as an advert on the webpage at which you're looking. There are …
  • West Bengal Madhyamik: Purported geography paper images viral, authorities say it was from last year 20 Feb 2020 14:11 By: PTI | Kolkata | Updated: February 20, 2020 7:12:28 pm The purported images of four pages of the question paper were circulated on the app, triggering confusion among students and their parents. Representational Image/ file Purported images of last …
  • Samsung users worldwide awoke to a weird notification this morning 20 Feb 2020 13:43 A view of the range of Samsung smartphones (Image: Samsung)If you use a Samsung Galaxy phone then you may have experienced a weird notification pop up on your screen this morning. Users from around the world are reporting a strange ‘1’ popping up from …
  • HTC expands Vive Cosmos family with Play, Elite and XR 20 Feb 2020 13:29 MWC 2020 might not be going ahead anymore, but that hasn’t stopped HTC from revealing a new line of Vive Cosmos headsets at a variety of price-points. The modular aspect of the Vive Cosmos was one of the biggest selling points at launch back in 2019, but …
  • WB Madhyamik exam: Purported geography paper images viral, authorities say it was from last year 20 Feb 2020 13:17 KOLKATA: Purported images of last year's geography question paper with 2020 typed on it surfaced on WhatsApp soon after the class 10 West Bengal board examination of the subject began on Thursday, an official said. Authorities of West Bengal Board of …
  • This cozy bedside lamp is actually a high-tech charger and speaker system 20 Feb 2020 12:53 Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Save space and money. Image: hometree By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-02-20 02:03:00 -0800 TL;DR: Get three useful devices in one with the Tree of …
  • Why 2020 Is Going to Create the “New FANG Stocks” 20 Feb 2020 12:51 2020’s Top Tech Stocks For years now, we’ve seen the same old names dominate the conversation when it came to the top tech stocks. The FANG stocks—Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX), and Google, aka  …
  • As Kareena Kapoor Khan completes two decades in Bollywood, here are 20 things that Bebo’s known for 20 Feb 2020 12:29 It was the year 2000 when Kareena Kapoor, daughter of Babita and Randhir Kapoor set foot in Bollywood with the film Refugee. It starred Abhishek Bachchan in a lead role and Kareena was noticed in this one. There were several reasons like her being from the …
  • ‘PH for sale’: Solons hit move to allow foreign ownership of public utilities 20 Feb 2020 11:29 MANILA, Philippines — Several lawmakers have thumbed down the bill seeking to allow foreign ownership of some public utilities in the country. Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said House Bill 78, which was recently approved on second reading in the House of …
  • Apple tipped to reveal iPhone 9 and/or iPhone SE 2 at 'secret' event 20 Feb 2020 11:24 The iPhone SE is long due an upgrade according to some Apple fans (Apple)Apple historically has big media events every September where it reveals the latest iPhones, iPads and Mac gadgets. But the company is also known to occasionally announce new products …
  • Pep Guardiola to stay at Man City ‘no matter what’ after UEFA ban 20 Feb 2020 11:22 Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the UEFA Champions League football Group C match between Manchester City and Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on November 26, 2019. ( …
  • WB: Making PH roads safe to generate $45.63B in economic benefits 20 Feb 2020 09:56 Most motorists consider roads in the Philippines as unsafe and could welcome a World Bank (WB) initiative to establish a lead agency to lay out a national road safety program that the WB estimates will bring at least $45.63 billion in economic benefits in …
  • Big Tech fines delayed, ESB called out and don’t believe the Facebook blitz 20 Feb 2020 09:49 A decision by the State’s data protection watchdog on whether to issue the first fines against big tech companies has been delayed by “procedural queries” raised by the firms. These include issues around company information it will share with other EU …
  • A taste of wildlife at Al Khor Family Park 20 Feb 2020 09:47 The mini zoo at Al Khor Family Park has emerged as major destination for children where they can interact with their favourite animals and birds. Seeing animals in real life is a much more immersive experience than reading about them in books or watching …
  • Rapper Dave cites Meghan at UK music awards, wins album of year 20 Feb 2020 09:38 Dave accepts the award for Album of the Year on stage at the Brit Awards 2020 in London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Image: Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP LONDON — Soulful London rapper Dave brought a political edge to the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards, …
  • Taiwan Jan export orders shrink the most in nearly 7 years 20 Feb 2020 09:29 (Recasts, adds details) * Jan orders -12.8% y/y vs -9% in Reuters poll * Orders from China -11.1% y/y; U.S. -11.5% * Ministry sees Feb orders between +9.7% and +14.9% y/y * Ministry says first quarter export orders to take hit TAIPEI, Feb 20 ( …
  • Apple’s affordable iPhone coming next month – here’s what we know so far 20 Feb 2020 09:20 Updated 02/19/20 – According to a report by Bloomberg, despite production being slowed by the coronavirus, Apple is still on track to release the new iPhone SE 2 at the end of March. It’s also working on a new iPad Pro but its release could be …
  • Isolated, training in masks: coronavirus hits China’s Olympic hopes 20 Feb 2020 09:01 (FILES) This file photo taken on October 10, 2019 shows a fan waving the Chinese national flag as others cheer during the World Cup 2022 qualifier football match between China and Guam in Guangzhou. – The coronavirus exposes an ignorance of China’s …
  • New cases challenge Korea’s coronavirus response 20 Feb 2020 08:55 A street in central Daegu on Thursday. Following more than 30 confirmed cases of COVID-19, citizens in the southern city are avoiding public places. Yonhap via The Korea Herald/Asia News Network SEOUL — The novel coronavirus outbreak in Korea has …
  • South Korea reports 1st COVID-19 death 20 Feb 2020 08:55 In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, photo, medial workers wearing protective gears move a patient suspected of contracting the coronavirus from an ambulance to the Kyungpook National University Hospital in Daegu, South Korea. The mayor of the South Korean …
  • Alexa is recording your conversations - here's how to listen back and delete them 20 Feb 2020 08:49 From Apple’s Siri to Amazon's Alexa, smart assistants now form a key part of many people’s daily lives. There are constant conspiracy theories about whether our gadgets are actually listening to us. And as it turns out, Amazon's Alexa devices are …
  • Craig Wedren Launches 'Sabbath Sessions' Podcast 20 Feb 2020 08:24 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Acclaimed songwriter, singer, film & television composer and Shudder To Think frontman Craig Wedren has added another title to his already expanded resume: podcast creator. Today he releases the first episode of his Sabbath …
  • Former Peebles stores open as Gordmans 20 Feb 2020 08:23 The sign on the front of the former Peebles in Countryside Plaza in East Huntingdon Township – now Gordmans - says it all. “Yep, we’re open.” On Tuesday, this location, along with 22 others, opened their doors at 9 a.m. as the midwest discount retailer …
  • Rijeka in Croatia: the culture capital that knows how to party 20 Feb 2020 07:25 Clanking cowbells filled the air as about two dozen zvončari paraded through the village of Rukavac, just west of Rijeka. To me, they looked like pagans from a Grimm’s fairytale: shaggy woolly gilets, those bells hanging round their waists, and heads …
  • Progress seen in fight vs novel coronavirus epidemic 20 Feb 2020 07:20 Medical workers present a birthday gift to a patient who recovered from novel coronavirus pneumonia at Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Tuesday. The patient was later discharged from the hospital. WANG YUGUO / XINHUA via China Daily/ …
  • West Bengal: Examinee held with mobile; candidates with gadgets to face expulsion and legal action 20 Feb 2020 06:50
  • The gadgets that can make travelling a bit more enjoyable 20 Feb 2020 06:10 How high tech is your travel? From noise-cancelling headphones and high-tech bag trackers to smart luggage that follows you around the airport, there are plenty of ways to make your travel a little more interesting – and pleasant. The Bobby Compact Anti- …
  • Senate approves new anti-terror bill on 2nd reading 20 Feb 2020 06:03 MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has approved on second reading Thursday the proposed Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, a measure seen to give more teeth to the country’s existing anti-terrorism law. Senate Bill No. 1083, authored by Senator Panfilo Lacson, …
  • Rivers Fishermen Decry Illegal Bunkering, Want Govt’s Support 20 Feb 2020 05:43 Worried by the negative impacts of illegal bunkering on the aquatic life in rural areas and the incessant attack on fishermen by sea pirates, the fishing folks in Rivers State have called on the state government to come to their rescue. The call was made …
  • Review - Zebra L10 ruggedised laptops 20 Feb 2020 05:07 Ruggedised devices are, as the name suggests, tougher than normal, designed for outdoor and mobile users who increasingly need some computing power on their jobs. For the last week or so I’ve been playing with a couple of new ruggedised laptops from Zebra …
  • Rizals translated El Filibusterismo finds new readership in the Netherlands - ABS-CBN News 20 Feb 2020 03:56 THE HAGUE, Netherlands—For “Dutchipinos,” or Dutch-Filipinos who grew up or were born here, and are trying to reconnect with their Filipino roots, there is now a Dutch translation of Jose Rizal’s second novel “El Filibusterismo” (“De Revolutie: Een …
  • China’s new virus cases, deaths rise but increase is lower; 2,124 dead, over 74,500 infected 20 Feb 2020 03:54 BEIJING  — New virus cases in China rose by just 394 from the previous day, with a rise in the death toll of 114, the government said Thursday, as health inspectors went door-to-door to find every infected person in the worst-hit city. People wear masks as …
  • JUST IN- Armed robber jailed 10 years 20 Feb 2020 03:45 The Chronicle Sukulwenkosi Dube-Matutu, Gwanda Correspondent  A MAN from Filabusi who was part of a seven-man gang that attacked a Filabusi-based businessman armed with four pistols and got away with US$19 000, R72 000, RTGS$14 000 and electrical gadgets …
  • Examinee held with mobile; candidates with gadgets to face expulsion and legal action 19 Feb 2020 23:44
  • Lawan calls for installation of security gadgets after receiving threats of attack on NASS 19 Feb 2020 09:05 The Senate president of Nigeria, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, February 18, called for installation of security gadgets at the National Assembly complex in Abuja. Lawan made this call to security operatives during an emergency meeting with the leadership of the …
  • 8 Gadgets To Make Meal Prep and Kitchen Organizing So Much Easier 18 Feb 2020 20:23 8 Gadgets To Make Meal Prep and Kitchen Organizing So Much Easier Who isn't looking to shave a few minutes off their everyday meal-prep routine? Whether you're making individual salads for weekday lunches or cooking up a big batch of penne …