Day: May 11, 2020

Coronavirus latest: Gov. Cuomo to reopen some parts of New York

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 3,925,815, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 274,488.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:

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Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Tuesday, May 12

1:15 a.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that he expects several regions in the state to be able to begin a phased reopening as soon as this weekend after the stay-at-home order

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Virus epicenter shifts from advanced nations to developing world

SAO PAULO/TOKYO — While the U.S. and Europe move to reopen their economies, novel coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly in a number of big developing countries. New infections in developing countries have overtaken those in the rich world, with the number of new confirmed infections hitting 50,000 on Friday.

Developing countries are rushing to reopen their economies despite weak health care systems, sparking fears of an explosion of infections. Severe COVID-19 outbreaks in heavily indebted nations could drag on the world economy.

Nikkei has examined coronavirus cases using data from the World Health Organization. The number of new infections in

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How to Become a Successful Gaming Entrepreneur

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Tech is obscuring the lines between the dream world and real world. As Morpheus explains to Neo in the 1999 film The Matrix, what’s real is “simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.” Gamers play an average of seven hours each week, according to a 2019 report by Limelight Networks, and they spend even more time on Twitch and YouTube watching their peers. Games versus schoolwork? No contest. Video games are far more thrilling than algebra. 

Players increasingly move forth in their real-world lives viewing

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Consumers tire of COVID-19-related ads, survey finds

Dive Brief:

  • A survey of 7,000 consumers across seven countries in April found that 41% are now ready to hear from brands about topics unrelated to the pandemic, according to press materials from Mitto that were shared with Marketing Dive​.
  • Additionally, 77% of consumers said brands care about their well-being based on the ads they’ve seen over the past several weeks while 30% said brands helped make them feel less anxious. More than half (53%) said that they heard from brands more often in the last few weeks, and 73% felt the increase in messages was appropriate. Fifty-eight percent of
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