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WWDC 2020 Developer Conference Shifted to Online-Only Format by Apple Over Coronavirus Fears

WWDC 2020 Developer Conference Shifted to Online-Only Format by Apple Over Coronavirus Fears

In a wise decision, Apple on Friday announced it will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June but digital-only owing to coronavirus pandemic. Now in its 31st year, Apple WWDC 2020 will take on an entirely new online format packed with content for consumers, press and developers alike. …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus on Friday, helping financial markets pare some of their steep losses, while more major events were canceled or postponed. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street …

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PGA Tour cancels Players Championship, other events amid coronavirus fears

Cameron Champ, Nate Lashley, Kevin Tway and their caddies, walk the 17th green, during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Associated Press)

The PGA Tour said Thursday it was canceling The Players Championship and at least three subsequent tournaments — following the lead of nearly every other major sports league in the U.S. in calling off competitions amid the coronavirus outbreak. “It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship,” the …

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Formula One’s Australian Grand Prix cancelled amid coronavirus fears | Sport

Confusion engulfed the season-opening Australian Grand Prix hours before the cars were due on track before the race was eventually cancelled amid fears over the spread of the coronavirus. “Following the confirmation that a member of the McLaren Racing Team has tested positive for Covid-19 and the team’s decision to …

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Indian Stocks Crash To Worst Day Since 2008 As Pandemic Fuels Growth Fears

Sensex, Nifty Hit Three-Week Lows Amid Weakness Across Sectors: 10 Things To Know

Last time Indian stock indexes dropped as much was at the height of the global financial crisis in 2008. The Indian stock markets plunged into bear territory on Thursday after the coronavirus outbreak was described a pandemic and the United States suspended travel from Europe, fanning fears of further disruption …

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Wall Street pounded by growth fears as Boeing slumps

Wall Street pounded by growth fears as Boeing slumps

(Reuters) – U.S. stock indexes tumbled on Wednesday as investors worried over the absence of immediate measures from President Donald Trump’s administration to counter the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, New York, U.S., …

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Australian Grand Prix: three F1 team members placed in isolation over coronavirus fears | Sport

Hand sanitiser stations

Three Formula One team members have been placed into isolation amid concerns they may have contracted the coronavirus, as the decision to go ahead with the Australian Grand Prix comes under renewed fire. One member from McLaren and two from the Haas teams were evaluated at the circuit’s isolation unit, …

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Coachella, Influential Music Festival, Is Postponed Amid Virus Fears

Coachella, Influential Music Festival, Is Postponed Amid Virus Fears

Coachella is postponed. Organizers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the giant pop festival in the picturesque desert of Southern California, have delayed next month’s event to October over concerns about the coronavirus, the festival announced on Tuesday after days of speculation. The festival, which had been planned …

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Fears grow for football season and Olympics as coronavirus disruption increases | Sport

The pace of disruption caused by the coronavirus accelerated across the sporting world on Tuesday as more football matches were moved behind closed doors, new medical measures introduced and fresh questions were raised about the viability of the Tokyo Olympics. As Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola spoke of their reluctance …

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