Euro technology The 20 most powerful execs and creatives leading Disney Plus, which has surged to 50 million subscribers and become the company’s biggest bright spot

Ricky Strauss, Kevin Mayer, and Agnes Chu Eric Charbonneau/Invision for Walt Disney/AP Image; Valerie Macon/Getty Images; Faye Sadou/MediaPunch /IPX; Olivia Reaney/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. After an unprecedented 2019, Disney’s business is facing major challenges during the coronavirus crisis.But its streaming service…

Euro technology Internet-of-things use cases have proliferated amid the pandemic and adoption will likely persist long-term

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Euro technology ID startup Yoti reveals its alternative to controversial immunity passports, focused on proving COVID-19 test results before returning to work or boarding a flight

Biometrics startup Yoti has revealed designs for a new in-app tool which would allow users to prove the results of their most recent COVID-19 test. Yoti provides ID verification services, a market projected to reach a global value of $13 billion by 2024. Yoti claims its designs could help governments loosen lockdown restrictions around the World, with…

Euro technology How people are using 3D printing to fight equipment shortages, from tech companies to a high school robotics team making 400 face masks a day

3D-printing technology offers novel ways for organizations outside of medicine to help fight the coronavirus.One high school robotics team in Michigan is 3D-printing 400 face shields a day.A UK company that normally prints architectural models is now producing ventilator masks and valvesA Belgian 3D-printing company designed a hands-free door opener and an oxygen-mask connector meant…

Electrical cars EV Shafiqullah Shafaq: Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman handed six-year ban

Shafiqullah Shafaq has played 24 one-day internationals and 46 Twenty20s for AfghanistanAfghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned for six years from all forms of cricket after breaching anti-corruption rules.Shafaq admitted to four charges while playing for Afghan club Nangarhar Leopards in 2018 and Sylhet Thunder in last year’s Bangladesh Premier League.The 30-year-old has played…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: Boris Johnson setting out plans for lockdown

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: “We are taking the first careful steps to modify our measures” Boris Johnson has unveiled a “conditional plan” to reopen society, allowing people in England to spend more time outdoors from Wednesday.The PM also said people who could not work from home should return to…

Electrical cars EV Coronavirus: NI message remains ‘stay at home’

Image copyright Stephen Davison/PSNI/PA The Northern Ireland Executive says it will “consider its plan for a phased, strategic approach to recovery” at a meeting on Monday.A statement from First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill was issued on Sunday night.Politicians in NI had emphasised the “stay at home message” ahead of the…

Electrical cars EV Plans for early prisoner release shelved by government

Proposals to release some offenders from prison earlier than planned have been shelved by the government.The change was due before the House of Commons on Tuesday where it faced opposition from a number of Tory MPs.But a Whitehall source told the BBC it was no longer necessary as the coronavirus outbreak has eased pressure on…