EERIE reflections of the world's current coronavirus pandemic are being picked out of pop culture by spooked fans. From The Simpsons references to self-isolation to books and films which actually mention corona and Wuhan, below are some creepy correlations between the real world and fiction. My Secret Terrius Netflix drama […]Read more
Houseparty 'NOT hacked' – and offers $1MILLION bounty to find person who started 'smear campaign'
VIRAL video chat app Houseparty hasn't been hacked – and may have been targeted by a "commercial smear campaign", its creators say. The app is now offering a staggering $1million reward for anyone who can bring the alleged perpetrator to justice. Complaints about the popular video-calling service being "hacked" spread […]Read more
US senators urge coronavirus delay to June 1 USMCA trade deal start date
Ross: USMCA better on labor, environment, economics than any deal in US history Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross discusses the passage of USMCA, the benefits USMCA would have for the U.S. economy, and its improvement over previous deals. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your […]Read more
Universal Credit: Payments will rise next week – what are the new rates?
Universal Credit is paid monthly and the amount received will depend on the claimants circumstances. Additional “elements” such as having children or being disabled will likely result in higher payments. READ MORE Universal Credit: What’s needed for an advance payment? To ensure that all claimants receive some level of support, […]Read more
How coronavirus chaos is impacting everything in the property world
There’s no single clear trend — other than fear and confusion — as the property world waits out the coronavirus fallout. The chaos impacts development, leasing, finance and all points between. Here are our takes on several key situations. RETAIL RENT PAYMENTS: The situation’s in flux after the Wall Street […]Read more
Attorneys General Urge FDA To Lift Restrictions On Medication Abortion
A coalition of 21 attorneys general is urging the federal government to lift restrictions on mifepristone, a drug used in medication abortion, so that women who want to terminate a pregnancy do not have to embark on unnecessary travel during the coronavirus outbreak. Medication abortion, often referred to as the […]Read more
Shuttle Service Via Hits $2.25 Billion Value With New Funding
Via Transportation Inc., which operates shared ride-hailing services in several cities and provides software to dozens of transit agencies, has raised a major funding round and more than doubled its valuation even as the pandemic hammers the global transportation industry. The funding round, which has been in the works for […]Read more
Universal Credit payments April 2020: How much is Universal Credit going up?
Coronavirus is having a devastating impact on the global economy, but the UK Government has stepped in to reduce the strain on individuals’ finances. As well as the State Pension, National Minimum and Living Wage, and Working Tax Credit being raised, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has announced […]Read more
Amazon Echo Dot is down from £49.99 to £24.99 at Currys
HOLDING out for a price cut on the Amazon Echo Dot? Now’s the time. The Amazon device has been cut by £25 at Currys, and that includes free delivery. The Echo Dot is the cheapest Echo device available, and the best introduction to the range. And at £25 it’s an […]Read more
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 'remastered campaign' will launch TOMORROW
A CLASSIC Call of Duty game is getting a remastered release tomorrow, The Sun understands. The spruced up re-release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been rumoured for months but it appears gamers finally have confirmation that the title is on its way. The download only features the […]Read more