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Carry1st has $4M to invest in African mobile gaming

Carry1st has $4M to invest in African mobile gaming

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

Gaming development startup Carry1st has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital . That brings the company's total VC to $4 million, which Carry1st will...
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More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. That's the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying. More than 4,000 US cities...
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The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a...
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AT&T, Walt Disney rise; Twitter, Amazon fall

9 hours ago   |   Stl Today

NEW YORK - Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday:
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New York City now alone in state in keeping economy closed

9 hours ago   |   Chron   |   4 articles

NEW YORK - Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo lobbied the...
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BC-Cash Prices, 1st Ld-Writethru,0343

9 hours ago   |   Stl Today

NEW YORK - Wholesale cash prices Wednesday
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IBM is leaving a big WeWork office it rents in New York City - adding another vacancy into the flex-space market as blue-chip companies rethink real-estate needs

IBM is leaving a big WeWork office it rents in New York City - adding another vacancy into the flex-space market as blue-chip companies rethink real-estate needs

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Computing giant IBM is leaving a large location it leases in Manhattan from WeWork. The exit is a blow for the flexible-workspace giant, which has been struggling with growing...
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Appeals court sides with tech giants in activists' lawsuit

10 hours ago   |   Chron   |   3 articles

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of conspiring to stifle the political views of a...
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AT&T, Walt Disney rise; Twitter, Amazon fall

10 hours ago   |   Chron   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: Amazon.com Inc., down $11.47 to $2,410.39. The e-commerce giant is considering buying self-driving...
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Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say they're scapegoats in the coronavirus crisis. The 'othering' goes back decades

Orthodox and Haredi Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say they're scapegoats in the coronavirus crisis. The 'othering' goes back decades

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Orthodox and Hasidic Jews in a New York suburb say the coronavirus has lead to increased hatred toward their community. While community leaders in Rockland County say they have...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter... Read more ...

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as experts predict that it will surpass 125,000 deaths by August

Brazil is predicted to surpass 125,000 COVID-19 deaths by August 4, according to new estimates from the University of Washington . By comparison, the US is expected to reach... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

BOSTON - A precipitous drop in public transit ridership due to COVID-19 concerns has given the MBTA a chance to accelerate some previously planned upgrades, Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more ...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the President plans to issue an executive order "pertaining to social media," several White House reporters aboard Air Force One... Read more ...

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Wednesday that formally implements the next phase of his “Stay Safe MN” plan, which will allow restaurants and bars to... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

LAS VEGAS - Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more... Read more ...