Technology

Mmhmm Aims to Reshape Your Video Calls With Virtual Backgrounds, Slides, a Lot More

Video calls have grown dramatically in the recent past — thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. But the growth isn’t the only thing that’s happening for video calls. Betterment in the virtual experience is also what we’re receiving nowadays. Phil Libin, former CEO of note-taking app Evernote, has brought a new app called “Mmhmm” as one […]

Sports

Ohio State pauses voluntary on-campus workouts after positive virus tests

Ohio State has paused all voluntary workouts on campus following the results of its most recent COVID-19 testing of student-athletes, the school announced on Wednesday, but it didn’t release the number of positive tests, citing a concern it could “lead to the identification of specific individuals and compromise their medical privacy.” The scope extends beyond […]

Technology

Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone Specifications, Performance Tipped on AnTuTu Ahead of July Launch

Lenovo Legion Gaming Phone, an upcoming gaming smartphone from the Chinese tech company, may just have received an impressive result on AnTuTu benchmarks. The benchmarking firm has posted details of a Lenovo model L79031 receiving an impressive score of 648,871. Thanks to its impressive graphical performance on the benchmark, the Lenovo smartphone is thought to […]

World News Live

Trump Hosts President López Obrador of Mexico to Spotlight Trade and Immigration

President Trump welcomed Mexico’s president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to the White House on Wednesday for meetings on trade, the economy and immigration — subjects far more compatible with Mr. Trump’s re-election campaign themes than the spreading coronavirus. The meeting is meant to celebrate the official July 1 enactment of a revised North American Free Trade […]

World News Live

Thailand’s Cabinet Approves Two Draft Bills Allowing Same-sex Partnerships

Thailand’s Cabinet has approved two draft bills that would give same-sex unions legal status similar to that of heterosexual marriages. The draft Civil Partnership Act and amendments of the Civil and Commercial Code will be sent to Parliament soon for approval, deputy government spokeswoman Ratchada Thanadirek said after Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting. The Civil Partnership Act […]

Business

Grave Shortages of Protective Gear Flare Again as Covid Cases Surge

Ms. Murray said medical staff members worried that surgical masks offered little protection when treating asymptomatic carriers of the virus. She said she was increasingly seized with anxiety as the hospital filled up with coronavirus patients, some of them sent from local nursing homes, because staff members lacked even basic protective gear and were unable […]