Eight Covid-19 containment zones were created in East Delhi on Tuesday and over 5,000 residents placed under quarantine after eight positive cases were reported from some localities.
Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a prediction about what the tech industry will look like after the coronavirus outbreak subsides: Big Tech will be even bigger. “The strongest brands and the strongest companies will recover more quickly,” he said, during a video call with reporters on Tuesday. He added that “the industry leader, if […]
John Prine, the ingenious singer-songwriter who explored the heartbreaks, indignities and absurdities of everyday life in “Angel from Montgomery,” “Sam Stone,” “Hello in There” and scores of other indelible tunes, died Tuesday at the age of 73. His family announced his death from complications from the coronavirus; he died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in […]
Despite federal health recommendations, thousands of Wisconsin voters waited hours in long lines outside overcrowded polling stations on Tuesday so they could participate in a presidential primary election that tested the limits of electoral politics in the midst of a pandemic. Thousands more stayed home, unwilling to risk their health even as Republican officials pushed […]
Foxconn, the company responsible for assembling most of the world’s Apple Inc. iPhones, will aid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic by developing and making ventilators in the U.S. The Wisconsin plant owned by Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., will be used to manufacture ventilators, Medtronic Plc Chief Executive Officer Omar […]
The price of rice — a staple food in Asia — has hit 7-year highs due to the coronavirus crisis as importers rush to stockpile the grain while exporters curb shipments.