Tag Archives: Countries

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service expands to more countries (Update: 11 European markets)

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Google hasn’t announced Stadia in a vacuum; game streaming services have been in the works for years, with varying degrees of success. The technology to provide virtually lag-free, high-end graphics over miles of cables and Wi-Fi networks has only recently become robust enough. Thus, it comes as no surprise that …

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Lessons on COVID-19 From Low-Income Countries

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 26, 2020 — It’s taken for granted that lower-income countries learn regularly from high-income countries. Having lived and worked as a physician in Nepal, Japan, the United States, and Canada, however, I know that high-income countries have much to learn …

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Disney+ Is Now Available In Many European Countries

Disney+ Is Now Available In Many European Countries

Disney+ arrival in Europe has been long awaited, and it is finally available. Late last year, Disney+ launched in the US and a few other countries. It brought loads of great content both new and old. And it was pegged to launch in Europe later this year, but Disney+ decided …

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Athletes across globe call for Olympic postponement as countries pull out | Sport

Dina Asher-Smith is one of the athletes to have voiced her frustrations with the IOC

The International Olympic Committee is facing almost irresistible pressure to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games this week rather than wait until its mid-April deadline – with a growing number of athletes, governments and national federations saying it is unfair to keep them in limbo during the coronavirus pandemic. The British …

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United States Lags Behind Other Countries in Home Dialysis

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 17, 2020 — The push for home dialysis in the United States is taking on a new urgency in the backdrop of COVID-19, according to nephrologist Christopher Chan, MD, head of the division of nephrology at University Health Network (UHN) in …

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HMD Connect Is a Global Data SIM Card From Nokia Phone Maker That Works in 120 Countries

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HMD Global unveiled a slew of Nokia-branded smartphones and smart feature phone at its March 19 online-only event. But aside from phones, there was another rather interesting product that went official – the HMD Connect global data SIM card. The HMD Connect SIM will give users up to 1GB of …

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Oppo lists the first countries to get the Find X2 and X2 Pro, talks in-depth about the screen

Oppo lists the first countries to get the Find X2 and X2 Pro, talks in-depth about the screen

The 6.7″ AMOLED panel on the Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro has been rated A+ by DisplayMate (calling it “top tier, world class” display). The company is excited to talk more about how the display was built and the features that enabled it to earn the highest mark. …

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The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it.

The World Has a Plan to Fight Coronavirus. Most Countries Are Not Using it.

For weeks, the World Health Organization resisted declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, fearing that doing so would incite panic across the globe. But facing the cameras on Wednesday, the agency’s director general, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, did just that, asking for global unity to “change the course of this …

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Those RCS chat ‘hacks’ for Messages are starting to break in unsupported countries, just as Google said (Updated)

Those RCS chat 'hacks' for Messages are starting to break in unsupported countries, just as Google said (Updated)

Before Google saved us all from the tyranny of the carriers, some enterprising folks worked out a sort of “hack” that enabled Google’s RCS/chat services, letting us all send messages with the futuristic protocol, even if we weren’t in one of the few supported markets. When it did finally start …

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Strikes and Attack Ads: The Hard Road Other Countries Took to Single-Payer

Strikes and Attack Ads: The Hard Road Other Countries Took to Single-Payer

It is a common refrain from Bernie Sanders on the campaign trail: The United States is the only developed country that does not provide health coverage to all residents. “Canada can provide universal health care to all their people at half the cost,” he said at a recent Democratic debate. …

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