HBO Max launched in the U.S. in May stocked with shows including Anna Kendrick’s Love Life. HBO is yet to reveal launch plans for other territories, though it is likely that the UK will not be a priority given the company’s content partnership with Sky. … [Read more...] about HBO Max’s Global Rollout To Be Led By Hulu’s Former International Chief Johannes Larcher
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“Banks may be more willing to outsource certain services such as risk modelling and regulatory reporting,” he said. “We launched such services last year in Warsaw and we will probably develop them faster than we originally planned.” … [Read more...] about For Hire: Central Europe’s business services firms spy a chance in crisis
Sedwill's exit speeds up Whitehall reform PM's aide Cummings calls for civil service changes How often do ministers change jobs? Has civil service reform been tried before?Lord Fulton carried out a study into the civil service back in 1968. It suggested that parts of it had become a "cult" of the generalist and that changes needed to be made. … [Read more...] about Civil service: What changes does the government want to make?
With the day-to-day death tolls in Italy and Spain on a downward slope, there were growing fears the U.K. might end up as the country with the most virus deaths in Europe. However, the pace of new confirmed cases and hospitalizations in the U.K. appears to be plateauing, a trend that officials hope will show up in fewer deaths in the near future. … [Read more...] about UK virus deaths top 10,000 as leader Johnson leaves hospital
In May, Qatar began requiring all residents to use a virus-alert and quarantine enforcement app or face fines of up to $55,000. The app assigns each user a digital color code — green for people who are healthy with no symptoms, red for confirmed cases of COVID-19 — that dictates whether a person must stay home or may go out. It can also track users’ real-time locations to monitor whether those infected with the virus are complying with government self-quarantine orders. … [Read more...] about Virus-tracing apps are rife with problems. Governments are rushing to fix them