Friday, April 10, 2020

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Netflix is at the moment down for quite a few buyers all-around the earth

Netflix is currently experiencing outages around the world, but affecting mostly users in the United States and Europe. According to Down Detector, users began reporting issues around 12 PM Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, and many people are still unable to connect to the streaming service on different platforms, including mobile, PCs and smart TVs.…

Facebook in talks to get stake in major Indian telco Reliance Jio, report states

Reliance Jio, a three-and-a-half-year-old subsidiary of India’s most valued firm Reliance Industries, may have attracted the attention of an American giant: Facebook. The social conglomerate is in talks to acquire a 10% stake in the Indian telecom operator, the Financial Times reported Tuesday. The size of the deal, the paper said, was in “multi-billion dollars.”…

Asian stock markets drop as COVID-19 is declared a pandemic

American stock markets plunged on Wednesday, after the World Health Organization officially declared the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic. In Asia, meanwhile, almost all the major stock indexes were also trading lower the morning after the WHO’s announcement, with the Asia Dow Index down 4% by midday. Morning trading in East Asian markets was ongoing…

The WHO is urging nations to action up COVID-19 tests, but Indian authorities think doing so will spark ‘more panic, much more paranoia, and...

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.India, the world's second-most populous country, is going into lockdown in a bid to ward off the coronavirus pandemic. Home to more than 1.3 billion people, India has reported 519 coronavirus cases and 10 deaths. In order to keep India's caseload down, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Twitter that a…

Coronavirus: India’s bailout may possibly not be sufficient to help you save financial state

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMillions of people in India are struggling for food during the country's coronavirus lockdownMohammad Alam is one of thousands of workers standing in a food queue in India's capital, Delhi. The factory where he worked shut down after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to…

A coronavirus ‘super-spreader’ in India who refused to self-isolate sparked an outbreak that left forty,000 individuals in quarantine, officials say

A coronavirus "super-spreader" who refused to self-isolate prompted the quarantine of about tens of thousands, officials said.The "super-spreader" did not self-quarantine after traveling to Italy and Germany, and attended a large Sikh festival in India in mid-March.The man died shortly after the festival, and was posthumously diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.His diagnosis prompted officials to…

Amazon Key Online video now supports up to 6 profiles on the same account

Amazon is rolling out user profiles for Prime Video, allowing as many as six different people to track their viewing progress, manage watch lists, and get personalized recommendations. Kid profiles can also be added and limited to content that’s safe for children under 12 to watch. The feature, which was spotted by NDTV and XDA-Developers,…

Report Examines Problems Apple Has Confronted in Expanding Production in India

The Information has published a detailed look into the challenges that Apple has faced in expanding its manufacturing operations in India, including strict labor laws, unsatisfactory health and safety standards, and protectionist trade policies that have resulted in rising tariffs on smartphone components. An excerpt from the paywalled report: For example, one Indian supplier Apple…

IPL start delayed until finally April for the reason that of coronavirus

Hardik Pandya and his fellow Mumbai Indians players paraded the IPL trophy on a bus after winning the tournament in 2019The start of the 2020 Indian Premier League season has been delayed from 29 March to 15 April as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said the…

Spotify buyers in India can last but not least stream music from Warner Music’s catalog

Spotify launched in India just over a year ago, and while it was a long-awaited debut, there was a problem. Spotify ran into licensing issues with Warner India's publishing arm, so the service debuted without any content from Warner's extensive roster. The streaming service settled the issue by inking a licensing deal earlier this year,…

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Food Kashmir: China ignores Pak’s UNSC contact

NEW DELHI: As president of the UN Security Council in March, and in a sharp departure from its position earlier, China ignored a plea by Pakistan for "urgent and appropriate" consideration of what the latter described as grave developments in Jammu and KashmirUNSC presidency has not been lost on India as the two countries look…

Food US starts troop withdrawal from Afghanistan: US formal

US troops have started to leave Afghanistan for the initial troop withdrawal required in the US-Taliban agreement, a spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan announced on Monday, amid political chaos in Kabul that threatens the deal. The US will cut the number of forces in the country to 8,600, according to a statement by US Forces Afghanistan…

Almost everything You Can Enjoy on Quibi When It Launches Following Week

Image: QuibiQuibi, a new entertainment platform designed specifically for your phone, is set to officially launch on April 6th. When it does, it will launch with a decent-sized lineup of programming.Programming includes travel series Cup of Joe starring Joe Jonas; Anna Kendrick’s comedy Dummy; Fight Like a Girl from WWE’s Superstars; Agua Donkeys from Funny…

A next prospective COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Monthly bill and Melinda Gates, is coming into human screening

A new COVID-19 vaccine candidate is entering Phase 1 clinical human testing today, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted an application from Inovio Pharmaceuticals under the regulator’s Investigational New Drug program. Inovio plans to inject its first volunteer test subject with the INO-4800 DNA vaccine candidate it has developed, following promising results…

U.S. imposes fresh new sanctions on Iranian folks, companies – Treasury

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday blacklisted 20 Iran- and Iraq-based companies, officials and individuals, accusing them of supporting terrorist groups and ramping up pressure on Tehran even as the Islamic Republic battles the coronavirus outbreak.The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that the individuals and entities supported Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards…