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Premier League players tarnished by taking too long to act on pay | Dean Ashton | Football

Dean Ashton in action for West Ham against Manchester City in 2008.

Footballers have always been an easy target. They are in the public eye and the amount of money they earn is regularly splashed over the newspapers, so it surprises me that swifter action hasn’t been taken to resolve the issue over whether Premier League players should accept pay cuts or …

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ACT Fibernet Extends Up to 300Mbps Speeds, Unlimited FUP Benefits, to April 30

ACT Fibernet Extends Up to 300Mbps Speeds, Unlimited FUP Benefits, to April 30

In March, ACT Fibernet introduced upgraded speeds of up to 300Mbps and an unlimited fair usage policy (FUP) for its broadband subscribers in India to ease working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. These freebies came with a validity until March 31, but the company has now extended the deadline …

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COVID-19: How ISP Engineers Are Fighting to Keep the Internet Alive in the Time of Coronavirus

COVID-19: How ISP Engineers Are Fighting to Keep the Internet Alive in the Time of Coronavirus

As the 21-day lockdown imposed because of the spread of coronavirus continues, people around the country (and the world) are relying more and more on the Internet. Although the government has denied that the lockdown is going to be extended, many of us will likely continue to work from home …

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Level of inconsistency over Joe Marler’s ban for an act without malice | Ugo Monye | Sport

The rugby authorities have an important decision to make because I look at the outcomes of this week’s various disciplinary hearings and it leads me to one key question: What is more important – the health and safety of the players or the game’s image? In the past few days …

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Why suspending the NBA season was a glorious act of patriotism | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar | Sport

Those too busy emptying the Costco shelves of hand sanitizer and toilet paper might have missed the news that the National Basketball Association has suspended the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. Other professional and college sports have since also suspended, cancelled or otherwise modified how sports will be played …

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Eric Dier’s trip through the fourth wall was an oddly moving act of defiance | Barney Ronay | Football

Eric Dier drew sympathy, support and applause for his unexpected incursion into the stands to confront a supporter.

“Where can there be a place in the game for a man of such extravagant talent, a man of such wicked temperament? A man who has now … OH MY GOODNESS ME!!! He has KICKED … He has PUNCHED A FAN!!! Eric Cantona has jumped in and SCISSOR KUNG FU …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: ‘Now Is the Time to Act,’ W.H.O. Chief Warns

Coronavirus Live Updates: ‘Now Is the Time to Act,’ W.H.O. Chief Warns

As the number of cases reaches 100,000, fears grow that politics could hamper global response. The world’s leading health official implored international leaders to unleash the full power of their governments to combat the new coronavirus outbreak. “This is not a drill,” said Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of …

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ACT Stream TV 4K Android-Based Media Streaming Box Now Available on Rental Basis

ACT Stream TV 4K Android-Based Media Streaming Box Now Available on Rental Basis

ACT Stream TV 4K media streaming box from ACT (Atria Convergence Technologies Ltd.) Fibernet is now available on a monthly rental basis. The ACT Stream TV 4K, which is powered by Android, supports 4K streaming with support for Dolby Audio and Google Assistant voice control. Since it is Android-based, there …

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Stocks Crushed Again as Selloff Intensifies, Fed Says It Will Act ‘Appropriately’

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Stocks extended declines Friday amid the worst week for world stocks since the 2008 financial crisis. Coronavirus update: 2,788 deaths in China and 78,824 confirmed cases. Globally, there are 2,867 deaths and 83,867 confirmed cases. Clorox is Real Money’s Stock of the Day. The disinfectant maker has stepped up production …

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Paytm Payments Bank Says Telcos Should Act Faster to Counter Online Fraud

Paytm Payments Bank Says Telcos Should Act Faster to Counter Online Fraud

Telecom companies in India need to implement stringent preventive and punitive measures to counter the menace of online frauds executed through spam SMS or calls, a top Paytm Payments Bank (PPB) executive said on Thursday. Paytm Payments Bank, which also houses the Paytm wallet, recently filed an FIR against fraudsters. …

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