Day: April 21, 2020

Snap surges on earnings revenue beat and Q1 user gains – TechCrunch

The coronavirus pandemic has presented plenty of challenges for ad-reliant social networks, but Snap made clear it was not yet feeling significant negative effects with its Q1 earnings release today. Snap surged 17% after-hours on news of its Q1 results after dropping nearly 4% during trading today. The company reported revenue of $462 million in …

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Australia’s Nick Kyrgios no fan of Slams without crowd | Tennis News

MUMBAI: As Grand Slam governing bodies ponder over the perfect blueprint of future events amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, Australian world number 40 Nick Kyrgios has said he does not want to play in a major in the absence of crowd. The tennis season was suspended in March due to the pandemic and the shutdown …

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Coronavirus-related Facebook support groups reach 4.5M in US as misinformation and conspiracies spread – TechCrunch

Facebook has already come under fire for hosting groups organizing anti-quarantine protests in response to government lockdowns amid the coronavirus outbreak, and those promoting fake coronavirus cures and misinformation. Now it’s trying to figure out what to do with the growing number of COVID-19 community groups on its platform worldwide. In hopes of better educating …

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Sudha Murty’s first-ever audiobook to release on April 23

Great news for parents and kids! Beloved children’s author-philanthropist Sudha Murty is all set to release her new book in an audiobook format, for the very first time. Titled ‘How the Onion Got Its Layers’, the book will be published by Puffin India on April 23 which also marks World Book Day. Illustrated by Priyanka …

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ITF forms player panels for lower tier professionals | Tennis News

MUMBAI: With lower-level athletes alleging lack of communication with the International Tennis Federation amid the COVID-19 lockdown, the governing body on Tuesday announced the creation of player panels for those competing on its World Tennis Tour. The ITF World Tennis Tour consists of lower-rung tournaments and serves as a transition circuit between the junior and …

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Week 4 of lockdown: Most states have slowed corona growth, Gujarat still a worry

On March 25, the day India came under lockdown, it had a little over 500 cases. By April 21 (11 am), it reported 18,601 cases and 590 deaths. Despite the surge in cases, the bright spot as India completed four weeks in lockdown is the slower growth in coronavirus infections. In the first week of …

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Life is going to be different after Covid-19 pandemic: Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli feels that life after this coronavirus pandemic will not be the same and spoke at length on his struggle days. India skipper Virat Kohli. (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Virat Kohli said the pandemic has taught the world a very important lesson For Anushka Sharma, pandemic has forced people to care about the basics in …

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League committee recommendations approved: Remaining I-League games cancelled, Mohun Bagan winners | Football News

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) executive panel on Tuesday ratified its league committee’s recommendations to cancel the remaining 28 matches of the I-League in view of the coronavirus-forced lockdown and declare runaway leaders Mohun Bagan as champions. The AIFF also said it is waiting to discuss with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) …

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WhatsApp and WHO launch stickers to help people get through these tough times – TechCrunch

WhatsApp is deepening its collaboration with the World Health Organization as people across the globe grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. The Facebook -owned service said today it is attempting to appeal to users in a language that they speak “billions” of times a day on its platform: Stickers. The service, with more than 2 billion …

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Covid-19 lockdown: Unable to get migrant worker’s body home, family conducts dummy funeral

A year-old child lit his father’s pyre here last week, a poignant moment made heart-wrenching by the fact that the body wasn’t there. It lay in a morgue, hundreds of kilometres away in Delhi. Crippled by poverty and the coronavirus lockdown, Sunil’s family in Dumrikhurd village in Chauri Chaura police station area was forced to …

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