News 200520: motorhomes, cambridge, floods, Boris Johnson, Warzone, The Witcher, Facebook Stores

Motorhomes to enjoy this summer away from the coronavirus

https://www.lukor.net/2020/05/20/motorhomes-to-enjoy-this-summer-away-from-the-coronavirus/
Summer is just around the corner, and one of the questions everyone is asking most in these early stages of re-opening is what will happen to the holidays. And while we wait to see how the pandemic evolves, and the measures that governors are approving, what is clear is that this year almost everyone will …

Cambridge will not have face-to-face classes next academic year as a precaution for the coronavirus

https://www.lukor.net/2020/05/20/cambridge-will-not-have-face-to-face-classes-next-academic-year-as-a-precaution-for-the-coronavirus/
The English University of Cambridge will not have face-to-face but virtual classes in the next academic year 2020-21, as a precautionary measure by COVID-19. Cambridge, with a traditional system of tutoring, has decided that classes will be given through the Internet, although it is possible that some very small groups of students will be formed …

Flood warning in Michigan after heavy rains broke two dams

https://www.theallineed.com/news/20200520/flood-warning-in-michigan-after-heavy-rains-broke-two-dams/
The governor of the state of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer, declared a state of emergency last night after heavy rains broke two dams in the region, and has ordered the immediate evacuation of hundreds of people. “We are expecting historic flooding,” she said. The Edenville and Sanford dams have not been able to stop the rising …

Brexit and COVID-19: perfect storm stalks Boris Johnson

https://www.technationnews.com/news/world/brexit-and-covid-19-perfect-storm-stalks-boris-johnson/
The Boris Johnson government is under increasing pressure from its own ranks to provide some oxygen to the economy in the midst of the pandemic. In April, the first month that the British were entirely confined, the number of people applying for unemployment assistance rose from 856,500 to 2.1 million, the highest rise in a …

Call of Duty: Warzone is a bad joke where you’re just cannon fodder

https://www.technationnews.com/apps-games/games/call-of-duty-warzone-is-a-bad-joke-where-youre-just-cannon-fodder/
For those who have entered to read this post just out of curiosity without knowing very well what it’s all about, I explain a little bit about what the game is about (those who are aware, can skip the next paragraph). Call of Duty is a saga of shooting games that year after year is …

The SD specification is updated with PCIe 4.0 to achieve speeds of up to 4 GB/s

https://www.technationnews.com/hardware-gadgets/hardware/the-sd-specification-is-updated-with-pcie-4-0-to-achieve-speeds-of-up-to-4-gb-s/

Back in June 2018, the first SD Express cards were made official, based on the Secure Digital (SD) 7.0 specification. Fully backwards compatible, they immediately attracted attention for providing a speed close to GB/s adopting PCI Express 3.0 and NVMe 1.3 interfaces in card format, leaving in the mud any model available until then. Now …

The Witcher’s free to play card game Gwent comes to Steam

https://www.technationnews.com/apps-games/games/the-witchers-free-to-play-card-game-gwent-comes-to-steam/
Although it’s been five years since the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and the priority for CD Projekt at the moment is Cyberpunk 2077, the Polish studio finds room not to abandon Geralt de Rivia and company. Today, the Gwent card spin-off makes its debut on Steam, and it does so with a …

Facebook launches feature to create free shops on Instagram and Facebook

https://www.ebusinessplanet.com/marketing/social-media/20200520/facebook-launches-feature-to-create-free-shops-on-instagram-and-facebook/
Facebook announced a few hours ago the launch of Shops, a way for businesses to set up free stores on Facebook and Instagram. The stores, which will feature third-party services including Shopify, BigCommerce and Woo, are designed to make the social network a convenient shopping destination.