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Startup accelerators forge ahead with new virtual programs

Startup accelerators forge ahead with new virtual programs

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues globally, startup accelerators are turning to virtual setups to continue running their programs.
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Madfinger's Shadowgun War Games crosses 2 million mobile downloads

Madfinger's Shadowgun War Games crosses 2 million mobile downloads

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Madfinger Games has generated more than 2 million downloads for Shadowgun War Games, its latest free-to-play tactical first-person shooter game.
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FCC sets 6GHz Wi-Fi vote for April 23, opening door to Wi-Fi 6E

FCC sets 6GHz Wi-Fi vote for April 23, opening door to Wi-Fi 6E

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Wi-Fi is about to get a major speed boost in the United States, as the FCC will vote on adding new 6GHz spectrum to 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies.
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The Brex card for startups just launched a rewards program tailored to remote work - you can earn bonus points on Zoom, Slack, and food delivery

The Brex card for startups just launched a rewards program tailored to remote work - you can earn bonus points on Zoom, Slack, and food delivery

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Brex Corporate Card for Startups doesn't require a credit check or any personal guarantees. If it's your only corporate credit card, you can earn bonus points on categories...
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GamesBeat Summit Digital speakers: Mike Morhaime, Owen Mahoney, and Mike Frazzini

GamesBeat Summit Digital speakers: Mike Morhaime, Owen Mahoney, and Mike Frazzini

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

GamesBeat Summit Digital will feature Mike Morhaime , Nexon CEO Owen Mahoney, and Amazon Games vice president Mike Frazzini.
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From bakeries in France to golf courses in Arizona, here is what is considered an 'essential' business during the coronavirus outbreak across borders

From bakeries in France to golf courses in Arizona, here is what is considered an 'essential' business during the coronavirus outbreak across borders

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

As countries, states and cities issue lockdowns and stay-at-home orders , only "essential" businesses are staying open. Businesses that fall under the "non-essential" category...
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Why is there no MENA category on the 2020 US census?

7 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The 2020 US census suggests those of Lebanese, Egyptian and other MENA descent select 'white' on the race question.
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Slack launches Zoom and Microsoft Teams Calls integrations

Slack launches Zoom and Microsoft Teams Calls integrations

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Slack users can now use Microsoft Teams or Zoom for videoconferencing or VOIP phone calls. Cisco Jabber and Dialpad integrations were also announced today.
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T-Mobile completes Sprint merger, promises ‘transformative 5G network'

T-Mobile completes Sprint merger, promises ‘transformative 5G network'

8 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

After extended regulatory delays, T-Mobile and Sprint finally completed their long-awaited merger, and are promising a strong 5G network for U.S. consumers.
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CITGO Distinguished Scholars: Fatuma

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Meet the Citgo Distinguished Scholars! These recipients were selected for their efforts in the Beatring The Odds category.
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FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk

Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they... Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus

She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff. Read more ...

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

Toilet paper spills onto Texas highway after truck catches fire

No, this is not an April Fools' prank. A Texas interstate was closed early Wednesday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper crashed and caught fire. Read more ...

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 outbreak across Kentucky

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is expected to give an update on the COVID-19 outbreak across the Bluegrass. Read more ...

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

FDA Requests Heartburn Drug Zantac To Be Pulled From Market Immediately

The US Food and Drug Administration is requesting that manufacturers pull all prescription and over-the-counter ranitidine drugs, known by the brand name Zantac, from the... Read more ...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give...

Target, Trader Joe's and other stores close on Easter Sunday to give employees break

Grocery store workers have been working around the clock to make sure shelves are stocked during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was canceled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

Florida Governor Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order

After mounting COVID-19 cases and public pressure, GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis finally took a step he previously said he was waiting for the White House to order. Read more ...

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers vet Choo giving $1K each to 191 Texas minor leaguers

Rangers veteran Shin-Soo Choo is helping out financially strapped minor league players with the season on hold, giving $1,000 each to 191 of them who are in the Texas organization. Read more ...