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Samsung’s Galaxy M21 is its latest affordable handset for the Indian market

Samsung has announced the Galaxy M21, a new handset for the Indian market, which will cost 12,999 rupees (around $175), GSMArena reports. It’s the successor to last year’s Galaxy M20, and it’s another attempt by Samsung to win back buyers from Chinese rivals whose phones have stolen market share from the world’s largest handset maker. […]

Wuhan study offers new insight into fatality rate of coronavirus

About 1.4 percent of people in Wuhan, China, who became ill with the coronavirus died, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Nature. The finding is consistent with a study from last month which also found the case fatality rate — or the number of deaths divided by the number of diagnosed cases […]

Three members of Philadelphia 76ers organization test positive for coronavirus

Seven NBA players — including Kevin Durant, Donovan Mitchell, and Rudy Gobert — have tested positive for the coronavirus, plus one member of the Denver Nuggets organization. Now add three members of the 76ers organization, as well. The team made the announcement Thursday. The club had players, coaches, and basketball operations staff that had contact […]

Kangana Ranaut Doesn’t Miss Fitness Regime During Coronavirus Outbreak

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is currently in Manali spending some quality time with her family during Coronavirus outbreak. Her team has uploaded an image of the Manikarnika actress with her fitness trainer, Siddhartha Singh. In the selfie, Kangana is seen dressed in a white hoodie over a black racerback. The caption of the post reads, […]

Boeing eyes production pause as virus spreads

Boeing Co (BA.N) is leaning toward a temporary work stoppage at its twin-aisle jetliner factories due to the spread of coronavirus, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, echoing a similar move by European rival Airbus SE (AIR.PA). The U.S. planemaker has not made a final decision on the timing and duration of a […]

Bose’s Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are cheaper than ever at Nordstrom

Bose’s Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 are $100 off right now at Nordstrom, a store usually known for deals on clothing, not gadgets. This model usually sells for $400, but Wirecutter Deals pointed out that you can snag them for $300 in black or silver. The 700s have seen a minor price drop here and there […]

Daniel Dae Kim announces he has coronavirus

Daniel Dae Kim announced on Instagram on Thursday that he’s tested positive for coronavirus, opening up about his journey to diagnosis and pleading for the public to follow self-isolation guidelines. The actor, who is now in Hawaii and was there when he obtained his test, was in New York the past few weeks. “I wanted […]

Two Lakers players test positive for coronavirus

NBA players union Executive Director Michelle Roberts said Wednesday to expect more NBA players would test positive for the coronavirus. That didn’t take long. Two Lakers have tested positive for the virus, the team confirmed Thursday (Shams Charania of The Athletic broke the news). Players were tested Wednesday in the wake of the announcement that […]

Telehealth and telemedicine for coronavirus: What it is and how to use it now

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the government — and health care systems — to ramp up their telemedicine offerings at breakneck speed to reduce the flow of traffic to emergency rooms in an attempt to avoid putting health care givers at risk. “This is new for everybody. We are in a completely different place than […]

Germany will block foreign takeovers to avoid economy sell-out

Germany will protect domestic firms from foreign takeovers, two leading politicians said on Friday, after company valuations in Europe’s largest economy have been hammered by the coronavirus pandemic. Ministers have already promised liquidity support to businesses and introduced measures making it easier to reduce working hours rather than lay off workers. The cabinet is due […]