Day: April 7, 2020

Colts owner Jim Irsay donates 10,000 N95 masks

Colts owner Jim Irsay has bought some high-end guitars and other items over the years, but has now found something that’s truly priceless. Irsay announced on Twitter this afternoon that he acquired more than 10,000 N95 masks which he’s donating to medical personnel in Indiana to protect them against COVID-19. The protective masks are in […]

Mindfulness App May Prevent Anxiety, Burnout In Doctors

As novel coronavirus cases continue to increase, health professionals on the front lines face frightening realities, rising anxiety and the very real potential for burnout, and to deal with such situations, mindfulness app can be helpful, say researchers. Mindfulness is when people are centred and living in the moment, rather than dwelling in the past […]

Saudi Arabia denies withdrawing from OPEC+ deal, says Russia was the one that withdrew

The Saudi foreign minister said early on Saturday that a statement attributed to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin about the kingdom’s withdrawal from the OPEC+ deal is not correct, and that Russia is the one that withdrew, state agency (SPA) reported. Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud added that the kingdom’s stance on shale […]

Apple’s new iPad Pro cuts off the microphone when its case is closed to prevent snooping

Recent MacBooks have included a security feature that shuts off the microphone at a hardware level when the lid is closed. Apple has now introduced the same feature on iPads, beginning with the 2020 iPad Pro. The iPad doesn’t have a lid, of course, so Apple instead activates the mic cut-off whenever a case with […]

Two killed in knife attack in French town under coronavirus lockdown

Two people were killed by a knifeman as shoppers queued outside a bakery in a town in southeastern France. At least eight others were injured from the attack at around 11am this morning in Romans-sur-Isere, which is currently on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. The suspect was arrested by police nearby and is yet […]