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Private tech companies mobilize to address shortages for medical supplies, masks and sanitizer

Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, like SpaceX and Tesla, have shifted to manufacturing ventilators, smaller companies are also trying to pitch in ...

Photos show Venice’s canals eerily empty during coronavirus pandemic

Italy has become the second-most-affected country by the spread of the coronavirus, with approximately 60 million people under total lockdown. The spread of COVID-19, the official term for the disease caused by the virus, has been especially severe t... ...

Venice is flooded right now and it looks miserable

Rising tides and rain in Venice are flooding the city, and hotels are giving guests knee-high rubber boots so they can slosh their way from one tourist attraction to another.

From Yahoo News:

The high water, known locally as “acqua alta”, was amusing for tourists and a nuisance for residents going about their business, but levels ...

Venice’s worst flood in 10 years couldn’t stop this restaurant from serving pizza

10.31.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

Venice is currently experiencing the worst flooding it's seen in a decade, but one restaurant refuses to let the knee-high water impact business. As the city begins to recover from the intense storms that recently hit Italy, killing several people, t... ...

Flooding in Venice put three-quarters of the city underwater

Venice, Italy was hit with a storm that put three-quarters of the city under water.

Although flooding is common in Venice, they haven't experienced flooding to this degree since 2008, according to CBS. The water level rose to five feet before receding. These videos show the magnitude of the flood.

Worst flood in ...

Learn 8 Cannot-Miss Places In Your Italian Tour!

08.03.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Amalfi Coast - The most famous stretch of the Italian coastline lies south of Naples. It takes its name from the town that during the Middle Ages was one of the Italian Sea Republics and vied for supremacy at sea with Venice, Genoa and Pisa. The area is dotted with tiny little villages and larger ...

Everything One Has to Know About The Best Italy Luxury Hotels

08.01.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Italy has always been one of the most frequented tourist destinations of the world. It is a hit with people of all age groups and nationalities. There is so much to look out for in Italy that it manages to meet the needs of almost all kinds of people. The growth in tourism has led ...