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  2. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that he is deploying the National Guard to round up unused ventilators and personal protective equipment from across the state so they can be redistributed to hospitals on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak. View the full article
  3. Adam Sandler has proven that a little laughter is just what the world needs as a means to ease the pain and suffering around the world caused by the escalating coronavirus pandemic. View the full article
  4. The English Premier League was suspended indefinitely on Friday following a meeting of its 20 clubs, who discussed financial painkiller measures including asking players to take a substantial pay cut during the coronavirus outbreak. View the full article
  5. The rising number of deaths reported in our country because of underlying chronic illness and obesity should alarm everyone. View the full article
  6. The U.S. Women's Open in Houston is moving from the end of spring to the middle of December. View the full article
  7. China has limited climbs to its nationals while Nepal has cancelled all expeditions. View the full article
  8. Former Vice President Joe Biden says the March unemployment report – which saw the nation’s jobless level rise to 4.4 percent – is more evidence that another economic stimulus package is needed to help boost an economy savaged by the coronavirus pandemic. View the full article
  9. The coronavirus pandemic has left most of the world's major cities, including London, New York and others, empty. As humans hunker down, with shelter-in-place measures around the world enacted, wild animals have started to take over. View the full article
  10. A family of five in Odessa, Missouri has had their faith in small-town America restored after they lost everything but the clothes on their backs Sunday in a house fire amid the coronavirus outbreak. View the full article
  11. The service's mixed messages have frustrated cryptographers, as the US government and other sensitive organizations increasingly depend on it. View the full article
  12. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Fi has temporarily increased its high-speed data cap to 30GB per user. Customers who have either a Flexible or Unlimited plan will have access to the data limit increase at no additional charge. Flexible plan users usually have 15GB of high-speed data, so this is a doubling of their typical cap. After they reach the limit, high-speed data will cost an additional $10 per GB for the remainder of the payment period. Unlimited plan members ordinarily get 22GB of full-speed data before their speeds are throttled down to 256 Kbps for the remainder of the billing period. Now, they’ll get full speeds until that 30GB limit is reached. Last month, Google announced a grace period on payments, so Fi customers who are currently facing... Continue reading… View the full article
  13. Meetings on Zoom, the increasingly popular video conferencing service, are encrypted using an algorithm with serious, well-known weaknesses, and sometimes using keys issued by servers in China, even when meeting participants are all in North America, according to researchers at the University of Toronto. From a report: The researchers also found that Zoom protects video and audio content using a home-grown encryption scheme, that there is a vulnerability in Zoom's "waiting room" feature, and that Zoom appears to have at least 700 employees in China spread across three subsidiaries. They conclude, in a report for the university's Citizen Lab -- widely followed in information security circles -- that Zoom's service is "not suited for secrets" and that it may be legally obligated to disclose encryption keys to Chinese authorities and "responsive to pressure" from them. Read more of this story at Slashdot. View the full article
  14. While states are still struggling with a supply shortage medical supplies are being shipped out of the country by the shipload – some by United States government agencies. View the full article
  15. The under-construction Athletes Village for the Tokyo Olympics could be used as a temporary hospital for coronavirus patients. View the full article
  16. Additional students from the University of Texas who thwarted officials’ advice from public health officials to stay home and social distance, taking a spring break trip to Mexico have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. View the full article
  17. With more Americans working from home, it’s critical to make your home office secure. View the full article
  18. President Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow reacted Friday to the U.S. losing more than 700,000 thousand jobs in March saying he thinks “the numbers are also going to be very poor” in the weeks ahead. View the full article
  19. The WNBA announced Friday training camp and the start of the regular season will be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has brought sports to a grinding halt. View the full article
  20. The U.S. Department of Defense reportedly is planning to send 85 refrigerated trucks to New York City by mid-April as the number of coronavirus deaths there has nearly filled its morgues to capacity. View the full article
  21. As the new coronavirus pandemic spreads globally, a leading Jewish human rights group is calling on social media platforms to root out posts using it as an opportunity for anti-Semitism. View the full article
  22. Gal Gadot held a video chat party with her “Wonder Woman: 1984” co-stars amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to celebrate fellow actor Pedro Pascal’s birthday. View the full article
  23. As the nation battles a COVID-19 testing kit shortage, 3-D printed nasal swabs may help alleviate the burden. View the full article
  24. Former NFL coach Rex Ryan is not a fan of the contract the Dallas Cowboys agreed to with Amari Cooper last month and on Friday he slammed the wide receiver for being an overpaid “disappearing act.” View the full article
  25. “We are so happy to be able to get our guests home and assist those few who need additional medical services,” said Orlando Ashford, president of Holland America Line. View the full article
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