Japan’s travel subsidy program to cover half of costs from Oct.

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Japan’s travel subsidy program, launched in July to help revive domestic tourism hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, will cover half of travelers’ costs from October, up from the current 35 percent, tourism minister Kazuyoshi Akaba said Tuesday.

Under the “Go To Travel” campaign, travelers in Japan now enjoy a 35 percent discount to their expenses centering on accommodation fees, but can save more from Oct. 1 as they will receive coupons worth 15 percent of the total costs that can be used for food, shopping and other activities offered at destinations.

Akaba said the coupons are expected to “recover lost travel demand as well as widely spur consumption at local destinations.”

The 1.35 trillion yen ($12.7 billion) subsidy program, however, currently excludes travel to and from Tokyo, which has seen the worst coronavirus infections among the 47 prefectures.

The central government will subsidize up to 20,000 yen

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McDonald’s Travis Scott Meal Funniest Tweet Reactions

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Updated 3 hours ago. Posted on Sep 9, 2020

“Don’t talk to me until I’ve had my morning Travis Scott burger.”

But if you’re like me, maybe you didn’t know that the “Sicko Mode” rapper is a pretty big fan of McDonald’s.

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Yesterday, McDonald’s launched the new Travis Scott Meal — a $6 meal consisting of Travis’s “go-to order” at the fast food restaurant: a quarter pounder with cheese, bacon, and lettuce, medium fries with BBQ sauce, and a Sprite.

As part of the partnership, Travis Scott also dropped a line of McDonald’s-themed merch in collaboration with his record label Cactus Jack — which includes fun items like this gigantic nugget body pillow.

In response to Travis Scott’s collab, people on Twitter had lots of hilarious things to say. So here are 17 of the funniest reactions to the new Travis Scott

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Best Back to School Sales 2020: Deals on MacBook, AirPods, Microsoft

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Whether you’re attending physical classes or continuing distanced learning, the school year is just about to begin.

We’ve collected the best deals we could find (whether they’re officially labeled back to school or not), to make sure you’re adequately prepared for a fresh set of classes, or adjusting to life in a dorm. The discounts below will ensure you can get the right computer, gadgets, appliances, and other gear to start your academic year off on the right foot. Even if you’re not headed back to school, August is a great month to snag a deal on popular electronics, home goods and gadgets.

This list will be updated as older deals expire and new ones get released, so

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Impacts of COVID 19 on Mobile Application Market Research Report

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Aug 31, 2020 (Profound via COMTEX) —
The mobile application is one of the fastest-growing industries and will continue to expand at a significant pace due to increased smartphone and internet penetration.The global impacts of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are already starting to be felt, and will affect the mobile application market significantly in 2020.

The global mobile application market size was valued at US$ 126.04 billion in 2019 and expanding at US$ 408.13 billion by 2027. The global mobile application market is projected to register compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.6% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2027.

The study focuses on the market analysis of mobile apps, growth opportunities, constraints, and trends. The report offers Porter’s five forces analysis to understand the effect on the mobile device market of various factors such

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