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Google Maps Hacks by Simon Weckert
99 smartphones are transported in a handcart to generate virtual traffic jam in Google Maps.
Through this activity, it is possible to turn a green street red which has an impact in the physical world by navigating cars on another route to avoid being stuck in traffic.
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Wonder what your customer really wants? Ask. Don’t tell.
IMF chief: 'Clear we have entered recession'
The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday.
China-Europe freight train service resumed in Wuhan
China-Europe freight train service from Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province, resumed regular operations on Saturday, allowing more goods such as medical supplies and daily...
‘Fighter’ grandma, 86, beats Covid-19 after surviving Hitler and heart surgery
An 86-year-old woman who ‘survived Hitler, open-heart surgery, two replacement knees and two replacement hips’ has proved she is a fighter once again by beating coronavirus.
Covid-19 SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total: 650,567 Coronavirus Cases, 30,299 deaths, Recovered: 139,552. By region:
How To Tell If We're Beating COVID-19
Italy's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000. Many are asking why the fatality rate is so high
Italy's death toll is now the highest in the world at 10,023. Fatalities passed the grim milestone on Saturday, with an increase of 889 since the last figures were released on F...
Govt only helping bosses, not workers: unions
A group of trade unions have accused the government of neglecting plight of workers affected by the coronavirus crisis and offering financial help only to business owners.
EU Emperor's new clothes: EU fires warning shot at China in coronavirus battle of the narratives
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell worry about the ability of the EU to keep taxing EU citizens for giving them nothing but nice words against coronavirus, ...
The rules of safe shopping under coronavirus: five tips for social distancing
Buying essential supplies can be tricky during the coronavirus lockdown. Here’s how to navigate the new rules
In US money or your life as usual: debt collection continues despite pandemic
Veronica Cavalli was at home in New York City last week, laid off from her job amid the Covid-19 pandemic. When supplies ran low she sent her teenage children to the grocery sto...
Chinese team and equipment arrive in UK to support virus fight
China sent an expert team and a large shipment of medical equipment to the United Kingdom on Saturday to help in the fight against COVID-19.
Hong Kong’s hard-hit domestic helpers urge city to recognise their role in battling coronavirus crisis
Some have lost their jobs because of employer relocation, while others continue to serve households under quarantine and immobile elderly. A recent online survey of 1,127 domest...
Boris Johnson: "worse to come" as deaths pass 1,000
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Saturday that the coronavirus outbreak would get worse before it gets better, as the number of deaths in Britain rose 260 in one d...
Boris leads coronavirus battle via video conference
Boris Johnson kept himself at the forefront of the UK’s battle against coronavirus when he hosted a conference call at Downing Street this morning.
Bill Gates: State-by-state shutdown won't work
Bill Gates says that the US should shutdown the entire country for a short period of time to control the spread of the coronavirus and predicts that the number of cases will pea...
1918 influenza pandemic survivor interview: Mrs. Edna Register Boone
Mrs. Boone, 100 year-old resident of Mobile, tells how her family was the only family in a small rural Alabama area that did not contract the flu during the 1918 flu outbreak. M...
Chinese scientist advises people in Europe, US to wear face masks in public
People who don’t cover their mouths are making a big mistake, says director general of Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. Advice comes as number of confirmed inf...
Coronavirus: two arrested for allegedly stealing rice from Aeon supermarket in Hong Kong amid shortage fears due to pandemic
Police stopped the pair outside Aeon supermarket in Hung Hom on Friday and found six packs of rice, totalling 12kg, on them. On Tuesday, a security guard chased a man after seei...
Cuomo says possible NY quarantine 'would be chaos and mayhem'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo responds to President Donald Trump considering a short-term quarantine of coronavirus "hot spots," including New York.
Billionaire David Geffen criticized for the You poor plebs can suck it. It’s fabulous to be rich! post
As the claustrophobic reality of self-isolation under the coronavirus outbreak begins to bite for millions of families confined to their homes, spare a thought for the billionai...
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