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Apple sticks with March iPhone event despite coronavirus

Apple sticks with March iPhone event despite coronavirus

Apple is reportedly still gearing up for a late March special event to introduce the much-expected iPhone 9, though production of any new iPad Pro models may have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Calling change in a spooky market In January, a report claimed a March launch for the device. More recently, …

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Apple Won’t Meet Quarterly Forecasts Because of Coronavirus

Apple Won't Meet Quarterly Forecasts Because of Coronavirus

It looks like Apple may be impacted by coronavirus, after all. The company today warned investors that it was unlikely to meet its second-quarter revenue forecast due to a few factors related to the coronavirus outbreak. Apple cited coronavirus-related two reasons for not meeting revenue forecasts. For starters, Apple makes …

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Apple maintains March iPhone event plan, despite coronavirus

Apple maintains March iPhone event plan, despite coronavirus

Apple is gearing up for a late March special event to introduce the much-expected iPhone 9, reports claim, though production of any new iPad Pro models may have been impacted by the dreadful coronavirus pandemic. Calling change in a spooky market In January, a report claimed a March launch for …

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Government May Give Reprieve To Solar Projects Delayed By Coronavirus Fallout

Government May Give Reprieve To Solar Projects Delayed By Coronavirus Fallout

The government will consider extending deadlines for completing solar energy projects to shield developers from stiff penalties after the coronavirus outbreak hit component supplies from China, a top government official said on Tuesday. Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s Indian unit, Crisil, warned on Monday that nearly three gigawatts of solar …

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Samsung Poised to Benefit From China Coronavirus Woes Afflicting Apple, Other Rivals

Samsung Poised to Benefit From China Coronavirus Woes Afflicting Apple, Other Rivals

Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam. Half of Samsung’s smartphones are now made in Vietnam, where the coronavirus that has crippled the China operations of …

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Industry Seeks Cut In Import Duties To Tackle Disruptions Due To Coronavirus

Industry Seeks Cut In Import Duties To Tackle Disruptions Due To Coronavirus

New Delhi: Business leaders in India are demanding cuts in import duties on antibiotic drugs, mobile parts and other items as the outbreak of the coronavirus has disrupted supplies from China, government and industry officials said. The outbreak of the virus in China has hit India’s manufacturing and exports of …

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Asia stocks fall as economic impact of coronavirus weighs on markets

Asia stocks fall as economic impact of coronavirus weighs on markets

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares slipped in Asia on Tuesday as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple saying it would fail to meet its profit target and China moving to postpone or cancel major events including the Beijing auto show. Signs suggest China may …

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Westerdam cruise passenger with coronavirus: What we know so far

Passenger on cruise ship denied port of entry: We are not a plague ship

After being stuck at sea for days, when Japan, the Philippines and Thailand turned it away over concerns it had passengers who could have been infected with the novel coronavirus, on Friday, the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia finally allowed the Westerdam to dock. Passengers met with Cambodian Prime Minister, …

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Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus

Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus

A nurse in a protective suit feeds a coronavirus patient inside an isolated ward at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, February 8, 2020. China Daily via Reuters BEIJING — The director of a Chinese hospital located in the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak died Tuesday, adding to …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Is Roughly 20 Times Deadlier Than Seasonal Flu

Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Is Roughly 20 Times Deadlier Than Seasonal Flu

The new virus is deadlier than the one that causes the flu. An analysis of 44,672 coronavirus patients in China whose diagnoses were confirmed by laboratory testing has found that 1,023 had died by Feb. 11. That’s a fatality rate of 2.3 percent. Figures released on a daily basis suggest …

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