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Coronavirus: David Cameron’s tutor Prof Peter Sinclair dies

Coronavirus: David Cameron’s tutor Prof Peter Sinclair dies

Image copyright University of Birmingham Image caption Prof Peter Sinclair joined the University of Birmingham in 1994 A professor who taught David Cameron at Oxford University has died after contracting coronavirus.Prof Peter Sinclair, 73, was the future PM's tutor when Mr Cameron studied philosophy, politics and economics at Brasenose College in the 1980s.He joined the…
The coronavirus pandemic could impact 5G deployment timelines for network operators

The coronavirus pandemic could impact 5G deployment timelines for network operators

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here.The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) — the global organization that develops telecommunication standards — delayed the upcoming release of new 5G…
Facebook is offering its Workplace service for free to coronavirus pandemic responders

Facebook is offering its Workplace service for free to coronavirus pandemic...

Facebook is offering the premium version of Workplace Advanced, its cloud software for businesses, for free to emergency services and government organizations for 12 months, to help those fighting the spread of coronavirus.Workplace Advanced essentially gives companies an internal version of Facebook for their own use.Facebook's free offering of Workplace is one of several steps…
For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced ways

For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced ways

One remembers the polio epidemic and the hardships of World War II. One is stoic about it all — because, he says, he’s already “here past the welcome.” A third, old enough to remember the aftermath of the 1918 flu epidemic, turns to her faith in challenging times. For older Americans, some of the people…
Hyundai’s fledgling luxury brand has a stunning new flagship sedan to compete with the likes of Mercedes and BMW

Hyundai’s fledgling luxury brand has a stunning new flagship sedan to...

Genesis G80. Genesis Genesis, Hyundai's luxury sub-brand, officially debuted its 2021 G80 sedan on Monday — and the car is stunning. It has a massive front grille, clean lines, and a stylish interior, all of which contribute to the G80's sleek, upscale look. Three engine options are available, the most powerful of which is a 3.5-liter, turbocharged…
Coronavirus: Italy in ‘massive shock therapy’ pledge to offset virus impact

Coronavirus: Italy in ‘massive shock therapy’ pledge to offset virus impact

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Controls are in place at railway stations in the quarantine zone Italy's government has pledged to further increase spending in a "massive shock therapy" to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.The country is struggling to adapt to the most restrictive measures since World War Two, introduced on Sunday.Up…
Coronavirus: Asia stocks steady on stimulus plans

Coronavirus: Asia stocks steady on stimulus plans

Image copyright Getty Images The pound has fallen to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, as the spread of the coronavirus pandemic spooks investors.It is currently trading at $1.15, a fall of almost 5% in just one day. It comes as financial markets tumbled again after major stimulus plans failed to quell fears…
Asia shares up on multi-trillion dollar stimulus hopes

Asia shares up on multi-trillion dollar stimulus hopes

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Asia have continued a global stock market rally on hopes global authorities will do more to combat the impact of the coronavirus.On Thursday top US share indexes capped their best three-day gains since the Great Depression.It comes as investors expect the US Congress to pass a massive stimulus package…
Four new coronavirus cases confirmed in Wales

Four new coronavirus cases confirmed in Wales

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow do people get tested for coronavirus? With more than 630 people having already been tested in Wales for the coronavirus Covid-19, health boards are gearing up for testing more in the community.How is testing being organised? Tests can only be for people who have been told…
Coronavirus: US slashes rates and launches huge stimulus programme

Coronavirus: US slashes rates and launches huge stimulus programme

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell held a media conference on Sunday The US has cut interest rates to almost zero and launched a $700bn stimulus programme in a bid to protect the economy from the effect of coronavirus.It is part of a co-ordinated action announced on Sunday in the…

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Coronavirus: David Cameron’s tutor Prof Peter Sinclair dies

Coronavirus: David Cameron’s tutor Prof Peter Sinclair dies

Image copyright University of Birmingham Image caption Prof Peter Sinclair joined the University of Birmingham in 1994 A professor who taught David Cameron at Oxford University has died after contracting coronavirus.Prof Peter Sinclair, 73, was the future PM's tutor when Mr Cameron studied philosophy, politics and economics at Brasenose College in the 1980s.He joined the…