How do you plan for in-person consumer behavior and COVID at the same time?; Tuesday’s daily brief

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Philippines retained US military deal as ‘concession’ for Covid vaccines – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said US vaccine donations convinced him to keep a military deal between the two long-time allies that forms a key part of President Joe Biden’s efforts to counter Chinese influence in the region. At a late Monday briefing, Duterte said he agreed to continue the Visiting Forces Agreement with the … Read more

Pokémon GO influencers threaten a boycott after Niantic removes COVID safety measures – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes The creators of Pokémon GO, Niantic developed one of the first mainstream augmented reality games, boasting 166 million users and over a billion dollars in revenue last year. Taking inspiration from the main series Pokémon games, Pokémon GO uses in-game incentives to encourage users to explore their surroundings, team up with other users to fight … Read more

Covid: Delta pushes weekly cases to 4 million – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes Mushrooming outbreaks of the Delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter Covid-19 curbs on Saturday, as the WHO urged the world to contain the mutation before it turns into something deadlier and draws out the pandemic. First detected in India, the strain has now reached 132 countries and territories. “Delta is a warning: … Read more

Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped.

Reading Time: 14 minutes It never happened—but not for lack of effort. Research teams around the world stepped up to help. The AI community, in particular, rushed to develop software that many believed would allow hospitals to diagnose or triage patients faster, bringing much-needed support to the front lines—in theory. In the end, many hundreds of predictive tools were … Read more

Death toll in wildfires that hit southern Turkey rises to 4 – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes Firefighters and local villagers try to get the fire under control in Kirli village near the town of Manavgat in Turkey. (AP) ANKARA, TURKEY: The death toll in wildfires raging in southern Turkey rose to four as fire crews on Friday battled blazes that burned down homes and forced people to evacuate villages and beach … Read more

Ravages of Covid surge evident inside Missouri hospital – Times of India

Reading Time: 10 minutes OSAGE BEACH: Daryl Barker was passionately against a Covid-19 vaccination, and so were his relatives. Then 10 of them got sick and Barker, at just 31, ended up in a Missouri intensive care unit fighting for his life. It’s a scenario playing out time and again at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, where 22 … Read more

Covid Is Pulling the Plug on Beloved Japanese Arcades

Reading Time: 8 minutes On January 16, 2021, Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike tournament legend Tominaga made a rare and critical mistake. Deep into the final round of a first-to-10 bloodbath against Kuni, a Ryu great who’s similarly known for precise gameplay, Tominaga’s murderous Makoto backed Ryu precariously into his own corner. Seizing the opportunity to close the book … Read more

Performance Marketing Benefits in the age of COVID 19

Reading Time: 9 minutes Since the start of COVID-19, brands have placed a greater emphasis on eCommerce conversions. Even with different marketing strategies in place, brands have noticed a recent drop in leads as well as other measurables such as website clicks. All these factors are leading up to lost revenue making it a nerve-racking time … Read more

UK to send Kenya 817,000 COVID vaccines as Prime Minister Johnson meets President Kenyatta

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