Day: April 18, 2020

Report: Warriors tried to trade Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson for Chris Paul in 2011

Between 1998 and 2012, the Warriors had no All-Stars. Golden State sure tried to add one, though. The Warriors made Kevin Garnett’s short list in 2007 and reportedly nearly traded for the Timberwolves star before the Celtics got him. Golden State general manager Bob Myers – dangling Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson – also pursued Chris Paul before the New Orleans Hornets traded him to the Clippers in […]

Weddings in the time of Covid-19: Some hits, mostly misses

Couples who were all set to take their vows, after having spent a long time planning their perfect wedding, have had to hit the pause button. Ruchita confesses to missing the signs. “Maybe it was just the joyous thought of finally solemnising our bond, I somehow completely ignored the whole conversation around the (coronavirus) pandemic.” […]

British insurer Aviva halts executive bonuses, pay rises

British insurer Aviva (AV.L) said on Thursday its executive directors and leadership team would not be considered for any bonus for 2020 until dividends are restarted. Basic pay rises for executive directors and the leadership team due on April 1 have also been halted until dividends restart, Aviva said in a statement. Aviva said last […]

You can now set up Google Fi on your iPhone using an eSIM

It should now be considerably easier to give Google Fi a whirl if you’re an iPhone user. As spotted at 9to5Google, you can now activate Google Fi on recent iPhones (XR, XS and newer) using an eSIM. So long as you’re a new customer, you only need the Fi app and a nearby computer (display […]

Bonnie Raitt Dedicates Performance of ‘Home’ to John Prine After His Death: ‘Still So Heartbroken’

Bonnie Raitt is mourning the death of her close friend and collaborator, John Prine. The country-folk singer and songwriter, who was behind classics such as “Angel from Montgomery,” died on April 7 following a battle with the novel coronavirus. He was 73. “It’s Bonnie here, holed up at home like you are. Finding surprising blessings […]