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Coronavirus reminds, “to be or not to be?

Countries may face a real trade-off. Should they go through a period of extreme and painful lockdowns, and along with it a steep decline in economic activity – or should they delay the peak and slow down the transmission and suffer a less acute but longer decline in economic activity? East Asian countries took the …

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Twitter tells staff to work from home due to virus fears

Twitter told its more than 4,800 employees around the world to work from home, amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. “Beginning today, we are strongly encouraging all employees globally to work from home if they’re able. Our goal is to lower the probability of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus for us …

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Youtube bans ‘implied’ threats | New Europe

YouTube revealed on 11 December it would better “tackle harassment” with its strengthened anti-harassment policy. After being repeatedly accused of allowing hate speech, the video streaming platform said it will ban “veiled or implied threats” and insults based on race and sexuality. It also said it will “demonetize” the channels that keep breaking its rules …

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