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Coronavirus shutdown presents challenges for teams, sponsors

8 minutes ago   |   Chron

CHICAGO - There are no sponsored power plays at the moment. No doughnut races in the fourth quarter. No calls to the bullpen presented by phone companies. Amid the coronavirus...
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A Bay Area county official said sporting events like San Francisco 49ers home games are unlikely to resume until late November due to the coronavirus

A Bay Area county official said sporting events like San Francisco 49ers home games are unlikely to resume until late November due to the coronavirus

22 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sporting events in the Bay Area county of Santa Clara may not resume until late November as the world continues to fight the coronavirus disease. The news could affect the...
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Fact Checking Stories About Covid-19: How A World-Wide Network Of Scientists Is Kept Very Busy

32 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Combating fake news is a big part of getting the health crisis under control, says Science Feedback founder Emmanuel Vincent.
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Real unemployment in the United States has likely hit 14.7%, the highest level since 1940

Real unemployment in the United States has likely hit 14.7%, the highest level since 1940

36 minutes ago   |   Fortune   |   9 articles

We're likely sitting at the highest level of joblessness since Franklin Roosevelt was president. Another 6.6 million Americans filed initial unemployment claims in the week...
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TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   12 articles

TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, is pledging $250 million to organizations providing coronavirus relief, the company's president Alex Zhu announced Thursday. The $250...
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5 charts of daily coronavirus cases and deaths reveal how differently the outbreak has affected 5 major countries

5 charts of daily coronavirus cases and deaths reveal how differently the outbreak has affected 5 major countries

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   6 articles

Roughly 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 globally and at least 85,000 have died as the virus continues to spread. But daily new case numbers vary widely by...
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COVID-19 Is This Generation's Sept 11, And Other Ways Life Will Never Be The Same Again

54 minutes ago   |   Forbes

COVID-19 has turned our world upside down. From the way we travel to how we work, American life is entering a new normal.
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DARPA snags Intel to lead its machine learning security tech

58 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

Chip maker Intel has been chosen to lead a new initiative led by the U.S. military's research wing DARPA, aimed at improving cyber-defenses against deception attacks on machine...
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16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises

16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises

1 hour ago   |   Stl Today

NEW YORK - A staggering 16.8 million Americans have been thrown onto the unemployment rolls in just three weeks, underscoring the terrifying speed with which the coronavirus...
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A startup backed by Goldman Sachs is measuring shadows from space to track the world's oil supply - and it's yielding shocking numbers that no one else has

A startup backed by Goldman Sachs is measuring shadows from space to track the world's oil supply - and it's yielding shocking numbers that no one else has

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The world is awash in oil that nobody wants , causing storage tanks around the world to fill up at historic rates. Knowing exactly how much oil is in those tanks is worth a lot...
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7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans...

7 nonprofits you can donate to right now that are helping Americans struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic

The economic fallout from the novel coronavirus in the US is devastating - some 16.8 million people lost their jobs in a matter of three weeks. Thankfully, many organizations... Read more ...

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress cities, businesses

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress cities, businesses

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan...

Mission Critical To Save The Economy: Fed Goes Even Bigger With Massive Loan Help

In its latest salvo, the Federal Reserve announced $2.3 trillion in new lending programs in an effort to keep businesses and local governments afloat during the coronavirus... Read more ...

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare...

TikTok's $250 million pledge to coronavirus relief will support healthcare workers, education, and communities around the world

TikTok, the popular video-sharing app, is pledging $250 million to organizations providing coronavirus relief, the company's president Alex Zhu announced Thursday. The $250... Read more ...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on...

Oil surges as Saudi Arabia and Russia end price war by agreeing on production cuts

Saudi Arabia, Russia, and the OPEC+ coalition agreed on Thursday to slash crude oil production, a move that's expected to boost prices. The agreement puts an end to an... Read more ...

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

WASHINGTON - With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their... Read more ...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

Authorities in Wuhan, China, reported 41 cases of an mysterious, pneumonialike respiratory illness to the World Health Organization on December 31. Most were linked to a local... Read more ...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic output cuts

Global crude prices jumped seven percent on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and major producers led by Russia agreed to cut output in an... Read more ...

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

This is the time to ramp up your marketing efforts with a series. Why? Because if you're at home due to COVID-19, you have more time than ever to let your imagination wander... Read more ...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the...

NYC restaurant workers who still have jobs say they're afraid to ride the subway to work and wonder if they're really 'essential' workers in a pandemic

New York City's restaurants have been closed to diners for three weeks to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus , leaving thousands in the industry jobless. Some restaurants... Read more ...