Apple growers are facing labour shortage ahead of plucking season due to COVID-19. As transportation services have not been restored properly, labourers are finding it tough to come back. One of the apple growers said, "Transportation services have not been restored properly, labourers are finding it tough to come. Many labourers come from Nepal, they are also facing difficulties." Apple growers have also covered their orchards with net to save the fruit from hailstorm.
Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is now available in the Microsoft stores with one notable feature for the users.While it's always been possible to stream Prime Video content through a browser, users were not able to download videos on a Windows device to watch offline. However, this has been changed with the availability of the dedicated app as it presents users with an option to download content for offline viewing.Under the description of the app, it has been mentioned that users can download videos to watch offline. Also, the Amazon Prime Video's app for Windows 10 is free to download but users will require the streaming platform's subscription.
For Pro, Education, and Enterprise users of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, there used to be some perks. One benefit Home users didn't have was the ability to postpone major updates for up to a year. But now, Gizmodo reports Microsoft has quietly dropped the feature. Now, the optional delay has been shortened to 35 days, which is what Home users have. According to Microsoft, this change is intentional, and was made to 'prevent confusion.
Google is working on several new features including background blur, low-light mode and background replacement images for its video calling application Meet. Alike rival videoconferencing platforms Zoom and Microsoft Teams, Google Meet users will be able to either choose their own image or pick from several default options. Google confirmed to The Verge that in addition to background blur and background replacement images, real-time captioning, low-light mode, hand-raising, and a tile view of up to 49 meeting participants will be rolled out to the consumer version of Meet. Google integrated Meet into Gmail last month, adding a sidebar link and making meetings of up to 100 people with no time limits available to anyone with a Google account.
The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world protests against police brutality. Emma Jehle explains what you need to know about the group.
Global consumer products giants Coke and Unilever on Friday joined a growing list of more than 90 advertisers that have temporarily pulled ads from Facebook but went a step further and pulled ads from other social media platforms over complaints the industry is profiting from hate speech. Conway G. Gittens has the latest.
The Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju on July 03 said that the ministry will launch Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) Junior to groom young athletes for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. "We're going to start TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) for juniors too. If we identify 10 to 12-yr-old talents today, government will take care of them, so they'll be ready for 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympics," said Kiren Rijiju at a video conference 'Fit India talks'. Rijiju said that the junior scheme is part of the efforts to ensure that India finishes in the top 10 of the rankings at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
There's nothing Jean-Remi Galinon enjoys more than bouncing along the cobbled streets of Paris in his vintage Citroen 2CV, showing off his city to foreign tourists, usually Americans. But the coronavirus is keeping them away, and Galinon out of work.
A nine-year-old has successfully run the distance from Big Ben to the Eiffel Tower at home to raise money for the NHS – and says he might cycle the return trip next week. Josh Hall from Blean, Kent, also crossed the Channel on a rowing machine as part of his 341km (212-mile) virtual journey from London to Paris – which culminated with him jogging up and down his stairs to climb atop the French capital’s famous tower. He started the challenge on April 16, running 6km (3.7 miles) per day over three sessions in his garden and in local green areas, completing the trip 75 days later on June 30.
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If you needed any indication that the big consulting firms were making an entry in the world of advertising services, look back to Accenture's appointment of Omnicom veteran Nikki Mendonça in October..