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Athletics GM David Forst ‘livid’ amid COVID-19 test delays

Athletics GM David Forst ‘livid’ amid COVID-19 test delays

Sports
July 6 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics general manager David Forst is very unhappy with delays in the COVID-19 test result process, which have held up team workouts prior to MLB's planned 2020 season. The Athletic obtained a WhatsApp message Forst recently sent to players and Athletics staff members. A team source described the manager as "livid" and "frustrated." Advertisement Athletics players were scheduled to have their first workout Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum. Pitchers and catchers attended the workout, but position players were not allowed to attend because their results had yet to be processed and analyzed. Forst said the delay was caused by the observance of the Fourth of July. "MLB has informed me this evening that our test samples from Friday have not arrived at the lab," Forst ...
Pandemic delays Yahoo Japan, Line merger past October

Pandemic delays Yahoo Japan, Line merger past October

Technology
The merger between online services Yahoo Japan and Line Corp. is getting pushed back to later than the scheduled October date because of the fallout from the coronavirus pandemicBy YURI KAGEYAMA AP Business WriterJune 30, 2020, 9:51 AM2 min read2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- Online services Yahoo Japan and Line Corp. said Tuesday the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is causing delays that will push back their merger to later than the scheduled October date. Z Holdings Corp., which operates Yahoo Japan, and Naver Corp. of South Korea, which owns a majority stake in Line, announced last year the merger as equal partners that will form a joint venture through a tender offer. Both sides said procedures required under law were getting delayed becau...
BT delays removal of Huawei from EE’s core network by two years

BT delays removal of Huawei from EE’s core network by two years

Technology
Huawei's involvement in the most sensitive parts of EE's mobile network is to continue longer than planned.In December 2018, owner BT said it would take just two years to remove Huawei equipment from its core network.But it now says "100% of core mobile traffic" will be on its new Ericsson-built equipment by 2023, the government deadline announced in January 2020.And it blames the government for also ruling 65% of the network's periphery must be rid of Huawei equipment too. What is the 5G core and why is it important?A mobile phone network's core is sometimes likened to its heart or brain.It is where voice and other data is routed across various sub-networks and computer servers to ensure it reac...
Coronavirus: New Look delays supplier payments ‘indefinitely’

Coronavirus: New Look delays supplier payments ‘indefinitely’

Business
New Look says it is suspending payments to suppliers for existing stock "indefinitely", telling them in a letter that the stock can be collected by its owners. The retailer is also cancelling orders for its Spring and Summer clothing lines and won't pay costs towards them.New Look told the BBC it did not take the decision lightly. "This is a matter of survival," it told suppliers.One small firm said New Look’s behaviour was “totally out of order”.'Challenges'The supplier, which provides clothing for several High Street chains and did not want its name published, told the BBC it was not currently owed money by New Look and had no outstanding orders with the retailer.However, it added that New Look’s approach would “devastate smaller companies down the sup
Wind delays Northrop Grumman’s supply run to space station

Wind delays Northrop Grumman’s supply run to space station

Technology
High wind has delayed Northrop Grumman's supply run to the International Space StationBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterFebruary 14, 2020, 8:55 PM1 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- High wind delayed Northrop Grumman's supply run to the International Space Station on Friday. The weather was OK at the launch pad on Wallops Island, Virginia, but upper-level winds exceeded safety limits. The company will try again Saturday at 3:21 p.m. — an easy-to-remember 3-2-1. It will be Northrop Grumman's third attempt in under a week to launch its Antares rocket with a Cygnus capsule on top. Sunday's try was interrupted by pad equipment concerns, then bad weather moved in. The delivery includes nearly 4 tons of experiments and gear, as well as candy and cheese for the three station astronauts. ——— The