Coronavirus shutdown may help Serena’s Grand Slam quest: coach

Coronavirus shutdown may help Serena's Grand Slam quest: coach

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Serena Williams is as motivated as ever to add to her 23 Grand Slam singles titles and the COVID-19 shutdown could end up helping her in that quest, the American’s long-time coach Patrick Mouratoglou has told Reuters. Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July … Read more

Amitabh Bachchan Helps 500 Migrant Workers Reach Their Hometown Varanasi By Arranging Chartered Flights for Them

Amitabh Bachchan Helps 500 Migrant Workers Reach Their Hometown Varanasi By Arranging Chartered Flights for Them

Amitabh Bachchan (Photo Credits: Instagram) Coronavirus outbreak has turned out to be a difficult time not only for those fighting it at the frontlines but particularly migrant workers who were left stranded away from their hometowns amid the lockdown situation with little to zero resources at their expense. While we saw heartbreaking stories of migrant … Read more

Food fight in the media world

Food fight in the media world

In this episode: Bon Appétit’s editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport has resigned over a brownface photo and criticism from BIPOC staffers. “Bachelor” alums are backing up a petition demanding the show finally cast a black lead. And what’s not to love about Ana de Armas’ life-size cardboard cutout of herself displayed on her lawn?        Here’s a … Read more

Bang & Olufsen is working on Xbox-approved audio accessories

Bang & Olufsen is working on Xbox-approved audio accessories

“The technology has advanced significantly in gaming, and enhancing the sound experience offers a place for us to play a key role. By entering the gaming industry, we want to do what we do best: delivering outstanding sound performance wrapped in astonishing design and solid craftmanship. We see a big commercial potential within gaming, and … Read more

Israel’s Bezeq to convert pay phones into defibrillator stations

Israel's Bezeq to convert pay phones into defibrillator stations

A public phone booth which has been converted into a defibrillator station as part of a plan to replace thousands of phone booths by Bezeq Israel Telecom and the country’s ambulance service, is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel June 8, 2020. Ronen Topelberg/Bezeq Israel Telecom/Handout via REUTERS JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s main phone company said … Read more

For virus-tamer Merkel, global alliances trumped nationalism

For virus-tamer Merkel, global alliances trumped nationalism

BERLIN (Reuters) – Travelling in convoy through the Chinese city of Wuhan last September, Angela Merkel called a halt. As her party crossed a bridge over the Yangtze river, the German Chancellor wanted to hear about a grand gesture by revolutionary leader Mao Zedong. FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel poses for pictures on a … Read more