Could coronavirus kickstart more accessible tech? | Global News Everyday

Many people have changed the way they work during the coronavirus pandemic, but for some disabled people this has brought some specific challenges. Improvements in accessible technology has seen artificial intelligence software provide real-time, on-screen transcriptions of what someone is saying in video calls, but there are concerns that some video calling platforms and apps […]

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Coronavirus Kills Gaming Events but GamerContest.com is Keeping Esports Alive

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Companies That Are Beating the Market During the Coronavirus Crisis

NEW YORK, May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — A comprehensive study was carried out in April 2020 by the global executive recruitment and consulting company Kroll Consulting. The survey gathered inputs from Israeli tech employees working in global or globally active companies. Israel, ‘the startup nation’, ranks third in the world in the number of Nasdaq […]

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Coronavirus wrap: Premier League could be free-to-air as sport task-force formed

Premier League matches have moved closer to being broadcast free-to-air, while the Government has announced the formation of a task-force to help sport resume in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Oliver Dowden, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, said he had “productive discussions” with top-flight officials, and believes such a […]

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Phil Spencer says 2021 games are more likely to be disrupted by coronavirus

Games planned for 2021 are more likely to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic than those releasing this year, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer. Speaking to Business Insider in a new interview, Spencer reiterated that he ‘feels good’ about Xbox Series X’s planned launch later this year and the software scheduled to release alongside […]

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Coronavirus shows flawed logic of putting an NFL team abroad

Understandably, the NFL last week officially canceled all of its international contests for the 2020 season. Instead, all five games are scheduled to be played as home regular-season games. Staging them in the United States is going to be challenge enough as long as the coronavirus is a significant part of life. “After considerable analysis, […]

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Coronavirus wrap: Anniversary Games cancelled as Project Restart plans develop

The Anniversary Games has been cancelled in the latest concession to coronavirus, but wide-ranging discussions continue regarding the possible return of Premier League football. The decision not to hold the Diamond League event at the London Stadium on July 4 and 5 is a major blow to UK Athletics, albeit a seemingly inevitable one given […]

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Coronavirus Wrap: Anniversary Games at London Stadium cancelled

British Athletics has announced the cancellation of the Muller Anniversary Games, scheduled for July 4 and 5 at the London Stadium, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The governing body said it had made the seemingly inevitable decision in order to prioritise the safety of all personnel who would have been involved in the event. […]

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