8:40 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020
- Associated Press
Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60 Argentina’s president declared three days of national mourning for Maradona on WednesdayDiego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.
6:32 a.m. Oct. 15, 2020
- By Callum Keown
Isolating in dorm rooms, no socializing, and online classes. The British university students living through the pandemic Many students have been forced to self-isolate in residences, unable to leave even to go food shoppingBritish students had hoped to be enjoying their first months of university, and all the freedom and chaos the experience typically brings. Instead, they have been battling a far different reality.
7:32 a.m. Oct. 2, 2020
- By Jurica Dujmovic
ESports has boomed during the global pandemic — here are the best platforms to help you get started Prize pools of gamers rival those of traditional major-league sportsPrize pools of gamers rival those of traditional major-league sports.
11:18 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020
- By Lina Saigol
Here’s how Julius Baer is helping its clients grow their wealth during the crisis Heavy trading by ultra rich clients helped Julius Baer to record profits in the first half of the year.
7:28 a.m. July 31, 2020
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Pandemic will continue for some time, experts tell Congress as U.S. case tally nears 4.5 million Big tech quartet chalk up $29 billion in earnings and almost $200 billion in sales despite pandemic and antitrust scrutinyWith close to 4.5 million Americans confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus illness COVID-19, the pandemic will continue for some time, public health officials will tell Congress on Friday, underscoring the importance of following their recommendations on face masks, frequent hand washing and social distancing.
8:43 a.m. June 20, 2020
- By Jeremy C. Owens
How the pandemic has changed tech in its first 100 days Apple, Amazon, and other Big Tech stocks have clawed back, but the outlook for hardware sales remains grimWhen COVID-19 began to spread publicly in the U.S., predictions were grim and quickly ended a bull market in technology that had lasted more than a decade.
6:53 a.m. June 4, 2020
- Associated Press
Hong Kong bans insults to China’s national anthem Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthemHong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem.
2:45 a.m. May 6, 2020
- By Max A. Cherney
Videogames are flourishing in the pandemic, and game makers aren’t scared of the future EA and Activision executives discuss industry’s past successes during recessions, but fret about ability to launch new titles with everyone working from homeTwo titans in the videogame industry reported plump profits compared with last year, as Electronic Arts Inc. and Activision Blizzard Inc. said late Tuesday that lock-down orders across the globe had beefed up interest in videogames.
2:07 a.m. May 5, 2020
- By Emily Bary
Disney’s struggles, videogames’ success and the potential for fake meat take earnings stage Earnings Watch: Disney, Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and Beyond Meat highlight busy afternoon of reports TuesdayThe new winners and losers of leisure time will be on full display Tuesday as Walt Disney Co. prepares to outline its issues in the real world while videogame makers detail how the pandemic is playing out in virtual realms.