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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

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 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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Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

47 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

With the COVID-19 pandemic making work from home the default for those companies that are able to do so, it's no surprise that we are seeing a massive rise in the usage of...
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The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

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

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

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...
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The WTO warns that the coronavirus pandemic could create another Great Depression

The WTO warns that the coronavirus pandemic could create another Great Depression

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The World Trade Organization expects global trade to fall between 13% and 32% because of the coronavirus pandemic, creating another Great Depression in the worst-case...
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Alipay debuts initiatives to help businesses in China as lockdowns end

Alipay debuts initiatives to help businesses in China as lockdowns end

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day...
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Sony invests $400M in Chinese entertainment platform Bilibili

3 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Sony said on Thursday that it is investing $400 million to secure a 4.98% stake in Chinese entertainment giant Bilibili. 10-year old Bilibili features animation, comics, games...
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Google subsidiary agrees to pursue internet “diversification” in Asia to block China access to U.S. market

4 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

The global internet continues to disintegrate into regional internets . Yesterday, the FCC authorized a Google subsidiary, GU Holdings, to open a submarine fiber optic link...
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Costco set to open new store in China's Suzhou city

5 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. retail giant Costco will open a new store in China's eastern city of Suzhou, near Shanghai, state media reported on Thursday.
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Tesla's China sales hit record high in March: industry association

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Tesla Inc sold 10,160 vehicles in China in March, its highest ever monthly sales in the world's largest auto market, the China Passenger Car Association said on Thursday.
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Oil climbs, stocks sputter as investors await U.S. unemployment figures

Oil climbs, stocks sputter as investors await U.S. unemployment figures

7 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Good morning, Bull Sheeters. There's a...
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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 ...