The London Series is officially cancelled

This is not surprising but, as of today, it is now official: The London Series scheduled for June 13-14 between the Cubs and Cardinals has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s not even clear that regular season games will be played in the United States as early as mid-June and, even if we […]

Mum with cancer ticks off bucket list at home as she lives in isolation

A mum with terminal cancer will tick off her bucket list at home as she fears the coronavirus pandemic will see her live out her final days in isolation. Rhiann Breen, 31, of Newport in Wales, first felt a lump in her left breast while looking at a bruise caused by her son Max, who […]

Booking Holdings CEO tests positive for coronavirus

Online travel agency Booking Holdings said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Glenn Fogel has tested positive for coronavirus. The company said Fogel, who took the test on March 26 after mild symptoms, has not shown any symptoms since March 28 and will continue to perform his responsibilities as CEO. Employees were informed of Fogel’s diagnosis […]

Cloudflare’s high-speed ‘WARP’ VPN is coming to macOS and Windows this year

On April 1 of last year, Cloudflare unveiled “WARP” to the world, a high-speed VPN that came as a free add-on to the company’s mobile DNS app. Now, precisely a year later, Cloudflare is using April Fool’s Day to announce more WARP news: the VPN is officially coming to macOS and Windows as a […]

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole call 11-year-old cancer patient before his death

Drake, The Weeknd and J. Cole fulfilled an 11-year-old cancer patient’s dream when they FaceTimed with him during the “last difficult days of his life,” according to his mother. Elijah Williams, who had been battling cancer for three years, died Friday, but not before some of his favorite artists called him for virtual meet-and-greets. “To […]

Dodgers games to be available to a lot more cable subscribers soon

In 2013 the Los Angeles Dodgers entered into a multi-billion TV deal with Time Warner to broadcast Dodgers games on what would eventually be known as SportsNet LA. Awesome! The only problem: Time Warner — eventually Spectrum — required so much in rights fees from other cable carriers to make up for the billions it […]

Some baby formula milk contains more sugar than Fanta

A worrying new study has raised questions over sugar levels in formula baby milk, which in some cases contain twice as much as Fanta. Researchers found that ready to drink formula milk for babies under 12 months was found to contain as much as 8.7 grammes of added sugar per 100 millilitres, compared to 4.6 […]

Wall Street dives 4% as virus pandemic fears intensify

Wall Street’s three major indexes fell more than 4% on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump’s dire warning on the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus sent investors running from even the most defensive equities. Trump warned Americans late Tuesday of a “painful” two weeks ahead and health officials highlighted research predictions of an enormous jump […]

Royalties to Borderlands 3 talent are reported dismal despite game’s success

Gearbox developers got an unpleasant surprise on Tuesday when they were informed that their royalty bonuses for Borderlands 3 would be far lower than expected. Apparently, the game cost the company more to make than anticipated and so the bonuses are reflecting that. Gearbox Software employees have the opportunity to participate in profit sharing with […]

Nursing homes overwhelmed by coronavirus: ‘It is impossible for us to stop the spread’

Some quarantined deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department may go unpaid as the sheriff and county chief executive feud over payments to those ordered to stay home last month over coronavirus concerns. The spat emerged during the countrywide outbreak of COVID-19 and just days after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed […]