Tech

Lost Time: How coronavirus spread while supply orders lagged

  • Apr 06, 2020

The government’s stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment is nearly drained just as the numbers of people infected with the coronavirus and in need of critical care is surging. Back in January, the first alarms were sounding about th

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New Mexico suspends home evictions, offers business loans

  • Mar 26, 2020

The state Supreme Court halted all housing evictions for failure to pay rent on Tuesday as health authorities began enforcing an order for people to stay home with few exceptions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed infections for COVID-

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Australia cancels track championships for 2020

  • Mar 26, 2020

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Athletics Australia has canceled its 2020 national track and field championships in a bid to help “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

  • Mar 23, 2020

With so much of the U.S. workforce — and their families — now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it’s not a huge surprise that home internet is showing the strain. If you’ve had a business videocon

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Apple temporarily shuts stores worldwide to fight virus

  • Mar 16, 2020

Tech giant Apple is closing its stores outside of China for two weeks and will only sell online as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic. “In our workplaces and communities, we must do all we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19,&rdquo

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U.S. internet well-equipped to handle work from home surge

  • Mar 16, 2020

The U.S. internet won’t get overloaded by spikes in traffic from the millions of Americans now working from home to discourage the spread of the new coronavirus, experts say. But connections could stumble for many if too many family members try to videoconference at the same time.

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Cluster of coronavirus cases is tied to US biotech assembly

  • Mar 13, 2020

A biotech assembly at an inn in downtown Boston shows up to be the source of a cluster of the coronavirus within the U.S. — and caution for bosses who are still holding enormous social occasions as the 

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Edited Biden video portends social media challenges in 2020

  • Mar 11, 2020

CHICAGO  — As former Vice President Joe Biden’s drive for the White House gains momentum, the 77-year-old’s political opponents on both the right and left have launched an internet campaign suggesting he’s not mentally or physically equipped to serve — sometimes using altered conte

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Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street sinks despite rate cut

  • Mar 05, 2020

BEIJING  — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street sank despite an emergency U.S. interest cut aimed at defusing fears a virus outbreak might depress global economic activity. Benchmarks in Shanghai and Sydney declined while Tokyo and Seoul advanced. Hong Kong was little-changed

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