The change came the same day Texas reported a one-day high in new cases with 1,855 reported Thursday. Texas now has 59,776 confirmed cases through nearly 990,000 viral and coronavirus antibody tests. It has 1,601 deaths, a one-day increase of 39. The actual number of cases is likely far higher because many people have not been tested, and studies suggest people can be infected and not feel sick. … [Read more...] about Texas to Allow Some Fans at Outdoor Sporting Events
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"We understand and respect that the Quad Cities market has dynamics and challenges that prevent the playing of the John Deere Classic in 2020,” said Andy Pazder, the tour's chief tournaments and competitions officer. “As we’ve seen through the years, the community support for the John Deere Classic is unwavering and I have no doubt the event will return stronger than ever in its 50th playing in 2021.” … [Read more...] about John Deere Classic chooses to cancel PGA Tour event
According to the official website of "Event 201", the exercise was to simulate an outbreak of a novel zoonotic transmitted from bats to pigs to people that eventually becomes efficiently transmissible from person to person, leading to a severe pandemic. The pathogen and the disease it causes are modeled largely on SARS, but it is more transmissible. … [Read more...] about Secret fort in US must come clean on its work
Building consumer confidence to return to live shows is an additional hurdle for venues to overcome. And while promoters may be able to help supplement concert revenue with paid livestreams -- which have boomed 50% in popularity during the pandemic, according to Bandsintown statistics -- with so many questions still circulating about COVID-19 and a lack of consistent guidelines from the federal government, customers have indicated many have a new reluctance to attend live events. In a Canadian survey conducted by Abacus Data, only 22% of frequent concertgoers and 12% of the general population say they will attend concerts within a few weeks of their return. Both the Abacus Data survey and a Live Nation survey of live music fans found that about 10% of concert goers believe they will probably never return to venues and festivals. … [Read more...] about Music Venues Across the Country Can Reopen, But Is It Worth It?
Apple included a cryptic message with its event invite—"Siri, give us a hint"—but our safe expectations for the event are fairly straightforward. Apple is likely to release "S" versions of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus designs with faster internals, better cameras, and Force Touch support among a handful of other features. Those phones will arrive alongside iOS 9, which is usually released to existing iDevices a couple of days before the new phones are available. Aside from the phones, a new Apple TV is said to bring much faster internals along with a redesigned remote control and a new version of the iOS-derived Apple TV OS that supports Siri, more robust search, and a full App Store and SDK for developers. This would be the product's first major update since 2012. What's not clear is how many of these software changes will (or even can) be backported to the current Apple TV, which Apple has been selling for $69 since March of this year. … [Read more...] about Invites go out for Apple’s September 9 iPhone event