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Pro sports play on through coronavirus shutdown — thanks to video games

The National Hockey League may have suspended play last week, but the Carolina Hurricanes still laid the wood to the Ottawa Senators 9-1, this afternoon, in an NHL 20 match live-streamed by the Canes’ official YouTube account this afternoon. In real life, Ottawa and Carolina were due to face off today, but that was postponed…

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Here’s a wrap of the main tech-related coronavirus news in the last 24 hours

Much of the world is waking up to a strange new reality. As the coronavirus strain, COVID-19, swept across the planet, today may go down in history as the day when huge numbers of countries were largely united in a global shut-down to address the pandemic. TechCrunch brings you a wrap of the technology world’s…

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Curiosity Mars rover takes a new selfie before record climb

This selfie was taken by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover on Feb. 26, 2020 (the 2,687th Martian day, or sol, of the mission). The crumbling rock layer at the top of the image is “the Greenheugh Pediment,” which Curiosity climbed soon after taking the image. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover recently set a record for…

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The story behind West Virginia's 'no coronavirus' statistic

(CNN)Carolyn Vigil was lying in bed next to her husband when she first saw the meme. It noted West Virginia had no reported cases of coronavirus, and jokingly pleaded for its people to hang on. She remembers it so well because it’s the day her husband James began to feel sick in their Shepherdstown home…

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Startups Weekly: Investors also face a pandemic reckoning

Billions of dollars have flowed into startup investing this decade, but the era appears to be closing with the coronavirus pandemic. Limited partners are saying no to younger venture firms who are still out raising, while cutting back on weaker existing firms in their portfolios, Connie Loizos reports on TechCrunch this week. Other firms with…

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Here's a wrap of the main tech-related Coronavirus news in the last 24 hours

Much of the world is waking up to a strange new reality. As the coronavirus strain, COVID-19, swept across the planet, today may go down in history as the day when huge numbers of countries were largely united in a global shut-down to address the pandemic. TechCrunch brings you a wrap of the technology world’s…

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Pence says he and wife will be tested for coronavirus

(CNN)Vice President Mike Pence said Saturday that he and his wife Karen would be tested for the coronavirus after a staff member in his office tested positive for the virus this week. “Given the unique position that I have as vice president and as the leader of the White House coronavirus task force, both I…

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China’s Yutu-2 rover sets off for UNEXPLORED areas as Chang’e 4 mission reawakens on far side of Moon

Far, far away from coronavirus worries, China’s Yutu-2 lunar rover and Chang’e-4 spacecraft have whirred back to life on the far side of the Moon, with the intrepid rover boldly setting off for unexplored areas. After powering down while the Moon was hidden from the Sun, the mission has now earnestly started its 16th lunar…

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New York state is sending one million masks to NYC, Gov. Cuomo says

(CNN)Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during a news conference Saturday that New York is sending 1 million N95 respirator masks to New York City as Covid-19 confirmed cases have surpassed 10,300 across the state.”One million masks won’t get us through the crisis, but it will make a significant contribution to New York City’s mask issue,” Cuomo…

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Stimulus package could top $2 trillion as negotiators look to clear final major hurdles

(CNN)US negotiators entered a crucial day in the effort to deploy more than $1 trillion in emergency stimulus to a staggering economy, with a growing consensus on a final agreement, but a handful of significant hang-ups still to be resolved. Bipartisan groups of senators worked late into Friday night with top officials from President Donald…