Microsoft to keep investing in Skype

Despite its video conferencing app Teams breaking all records in the social distancing times, Microsoft said it would continue to invest in Skype that has crossed 40 million daily active users. Continue Reading

Mosques to open for Friday prayers in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will allow mosques to open for Friday prayers, state TV reported on Tuesday, as the kingdom eases restrictions on movement to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Continue Reading

Joe Biden calls Trump ‘absolute fool’

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an absolute fool for not wearing a mask at a series of recent public events, saying his lack of leadership on the issue is costing peoples’ lives. Continue Reading

France reports 28,530 COVID-19 deaths

On Tuesday, 16,264 people remained hospitalized, 534 fewer than on Monday, and 1,555 patients were treated in intensive care, 54 less than on Monday. Continue Reading

California eases pandemic Covid-19 restrictions

California, the most populous U.S. state, took another step on Tuesday toward ending sweeping lockdowns imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, allowing barber shops and hair salons in most counties to operate for the first time in more than two months. Continue Reading

Crashed Pak plane’s pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude: Report

The pilot of the crashed Pakistan International Airlines plane ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed before the landing, according to media reports on Monday. Continue Reading

‘Age, male sex, underlying illness validated as risk factors for death due to Covid-19’

Age, male sex, and underlying illnesses like diabetes have emerged as risk factors for death due to novel coronavirus infection, according to a large cohort study which can help health professionals learn more about how the COVID-19 illness progresses. Continue Reading