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Marcus Kwikiriza officially quits Nxt radio, reportedly set to replace Kabushenga as Vision Group boss

Nxt Radio’s Marcus Kwikiriza has officially bid farewell to Next Media Group for greener pastures. Marcus has been hosting Nxt radio’s Morning Zoo show alongside Karitas Karisimbi  and Another Round show on NBS TV alongside Geatano Kaggwa. On Friday after his radio show, Marcus through his twitter handle called it quits from the Naguru based radio station, saying that it’s time for him to hang up the MIC. “After many amazing years on morning radio, trying several times to quit and failing because of my love for it, it’s time…

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Covid19 North America 

A roadmap for improving reporting and data analytics

All custom software and software packages come with reporting functionality. That functionality is almost always sufficient to successfully launch the application. Soon after launch the world changes because successful applications grow in terms of. As this growth continues, the previously sufficient reporting functionality becomes inadequate and the chorus of end-user complaints becomes louder. Here’s a roadmap that CIOs can apply to respond to mounting frustrations. The roadmap will keep end-users and management happy as the application continues to grow in usage and value to the organization. The steps in the…

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Asia Covid19 

Coronavirus in China: Beijing Seafood Market Shuts Down

Before the new cluster of cases, Beijing had not reported any new locally transmitted cases for eight weeks. China’s wet markets — where vendors sell fresh meat, seafood and produce — have come under scrutiny in recent months, because many of the first reported cases in Wuhan were tied to a seafood market there that has since been permanently closed. Epidemiologists have not arrived at a consensus on whether the market was the source of the virus. Seven of the 53 people who tested positive over the previous three days…

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Covid19 North America 

Apple opens access to mobility data, offering insight into how COVID-19 is changing cities

Apple is providing a data set derived from aggregated, anonymized information taken from users of its Maps navigational app, the company announced today. The data is collected as a set of “Mobility Trends Reports,” which are updated daily and provide a look at the change in the number of routing requests made within the Maps app, which is the default routing app on iPhones, for three modes of transportation, including driving, walking and transit. Apple is quick to note that this information isn’t tied to any individuals, as Maps does…

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Covid19 Europe 

McDonald’s closing all UK and Ireland restaurants in Covid-19 fight

McDonald’s is closing all its restaurants in the UK and Ireland over the coronavirus outbreak. The company plans to shut its branches by 7pm tomorrow, while also working with community groups to distribute food and drink in the coming days. Bosses decided to close the restaurants in part because of concerns about ‘safe social distancing’ during takeaway and drive-thru collections. The fast food chain plans to offer free food and drink to all frontline health and emergency service workers before the closures tomorrow evening. It comes after the Government ordered…

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