"CWI's Board of Directors, with deep regret, have agreed to a plan that we expect will safeguard CWI's future while delivering at least a minimum level of job protection for all of the people employed or contracted throughout the region's cricket community," the governing body said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact: Cricket West Indies to temporarily halve salaries of staff and players
When our body contracts an infection, it automatically produces antibodies to fight off that infection. Otherwise, vaccines, which often carry the disease-causing microorganism in a dormant or inactive state, help the body produce those antibodies so as to protect an individual from catching the infection, making him/her immune to it. Besides, if an individual is immune to a disease, he/she cannot pass it on to others. … [Read more...] about In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?
Hashtags like #RacismIsAVirus and #UnapologeticallyAsian are being shared and printed on T-shirts. #HATEISAVIRUS, created in late March by three millennials who connected via Instagram, is now a non-profit organization. It raised $16,000 in a virtual rally last week for small businesses hurt by the pandemic, said co-founder Tammy Cho, 25. … [Read more...] about US Asians, harassed over coronavirus, push back on streets, social media
The petitioner-students -- Abhishek, Sharanjeet Kumar and Deepak -- have contended that the "well-off students" would have the support of "intelligent parents, friends, gadgets and search engines" during exams, whereas their poor counterparts would not have access to any of these. … [Read more...] about Plea opposes DU’s open book online exam for final-year UG, PG students; HC seeks university stand
Most users interested in blockbuster premium games buy them right away: On average, 50% to 60% of the lifetime units are sold in the first month after launch. For example, Red Dead Redemption 2 sold 17 million units in its first 12 days. To be attractive, a subscription service would have to feature blockbusters at or near their launch dates. Currently, a game publisher nets at least $42 per unit on a $60 game sold digitally or physically. That’s probably what publishers will expect from any distribution outlet, including subscription services, that offer their products. The leverage for blockbuster games lies squarely with the publisher—more so than for video entertainment. Licensing just two blockbusters a year could cost a platform $8 per user every month. That would be 80% to 100% of subscription revenues if game services were priced in the same way over-the-top (OTT) videos are. Past game-subscription services (such as GameTap and OnLive) have faced this very problem … [Read more...] about Why you won’t get a Netflix of gaming