Friday January 28-th, 2022

Tesla Is Making Ventilators Using Model 3 Infotainment System Tesla Is Making Ventilators Using Model 3 Infotainment System

Ford and GM are undertaking a warlike effort to produce ventilators. "We want to use parts that we know really well, that we know the reliability of, and we can go really fast and they are available in volume", said Joseph Mardall, Tesla's engin...

Aramco: May Crude Prices After OPEC+ Meeting Aramco: May Crude Prices After OPEC+ Meeting

For now, the Trump administration is opening millions of barrels of Strategic Petroleum Reserve capacity to USA producers for storage and Trump has indicated he wants to continue to fill government stocks with low-cost crude. "It is an unprecedented ...

Japan to declare state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas Japan to declare state of emergency for Tokyo, other areas

Koike has voiced concern over the high number of untraced cases and growing pressure on the city's hospitals, and supports a "soft" lockdown to protect the city's 14 million residents. Japan had kept its number of coronavirus cases relatively low by ...

Freelancers & Students Will Be Able To Apply For Canada’s $2K Emergency Benefit Freelancers & Students Will Be Able To Apply For Canada’s $2K Emergency Benefit

Just several hours after it became operational, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said hundreds of thousands of applications had already been submitted and approved for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). The figure also includes Canadians wh...

Japan's Shinzo Abe unveils 'massive' coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP Japan's Shinzo Abe unveils 'massive' coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP

While Abe's declaration still won't be able to force their closure or enact a lockdown on Japan's population, perhaps the sheer intimidating atmosphere of "official state of emergency " will help convince more people to stay at home at least until ...

Airlines must give refunds not vouchers amid coronavirus, warns Department of Transportation Airlines must give refunds not vouchers amid coronavirus, warns Department of Transportation

The ultimatum from DoT comes after an increasing number of passengers complained that they were not being given refunds if a flight got cancelled or significantly delayed. They have been enforced after previous disruptions to the aviation system, suc...

Oil drops on oversupply worries as Saudi Arabia, Russia delay meeting Oil drops on oversupply worries as Saudi Arabia, Russia delay meeting

A 23-nation alliance led by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation was due to debate world-wide production cuts of 10 million barrels a day on Monday and had hoped to include the U.S.as the coronavirus outbreak continues to erode oil demand.

Oil jittery as Saudi Arabia-Russia talks delayed Oil jittery as Saudi Arabia-Russia talks delayed

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus has cut demand and a month-long price war between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation has left the market awash in crude. Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said Putin's comments ...

Former Reds slam Liverpool over decision to furlough non-playing staff

Liverpool said salary deductions were being discussed and there was "a collective commitment at senior levels of the club" to secure jobs for employees. Former Germany midfielder Hamann, meanwhile, said the move went against the ethos of his former c...

Apple builds 1 million face shields a week for medical workers Apple builds 1 million face shields a week for medical workers

In his Twitter video, Cook urged people to stay home and adhere to guidelines on social distancing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus . Express Tech is now on Telegram. Apple has increased its efforts to help health agencies and governments ...

Dubai Imposes Two-Week Lockdown to Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

It had reported 2,179 cases of confirmed infections up until yesterday and 29 deaths. There will be "strict restrictions on movement across the city and legal action" will be taken against violators, Dubai Media Office stated. Qatar confirmed 250 n...

Liverpool legends slam club for placing non-playing staff in furlough

In addition to this, they are deemed to have spent £43m on agents' fees past year. Former Liverpool players have criticised the Premier League club for furloughing some of their non-playing staff as a cost-cutting measure during the coronaviru...

Kinston Walmart to begin limiting the number of customers inside store

The goal is to promote social distancing and keep customers from coming into close contact with each other. Customers will be admitted inside on a "1-out, 1-in" basis once the store reaches capacity, the company said. Previously, Walmart announced st...

Child care centres will be FREE to help parents during coronavirus crisis Child care centres will be FREE to help parents during coronavirus crisis

Morrison told the media on Friday a plan was being worked out to support those who are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 crisis, explaining that the priority would be given to commercial lease holders given a high number of business closures.

Ryanair keeps profit guidance, though March traffic halves Ryanair keeps profit guidance, though March traffic halves

Shares in budget airline Ryanair ( RYA ) were steady at €8.56 on Friday as the company said it still expected to report profit after taxes of close to €1bn for the year to March 2020, but pulled its 2021 guidance due to a hit from fuel hedging.

Covid-19 impact: United States loses over 700000 jobs in March Covid-19 impact: United States loses over 700000 jobs in March

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits has now broken records for two weeks in a row with more people seeking assistance than at any point in the last recession. "However, according to usual practice, the data from the househ...

Amazon postponing Prime Day shopping event because of coronavirus, report says Amazon postponing Prime Day shopping event because of coronavirus, report says

The report says the delay will leave Amazon with five million extra devices, like the voice-controlled Echo speakers, that it may now be forced to sell at a discount. The figure could balloon to $300 million in a worst-case scenario. A walkout was pl...

US dairy farmers dump milk US dairy farmers dump milk

She said farmers have no option but to continue producing quality dairy, with or without the consumer demand. Mark Mueller, proprietor of Mueller Dairy Farm in Greenleaf states that on April 1, a vehicle driver from the Dairy Farmers of America not...

Stocks open sharply lower on virus fears Stocks open sharply lower on virus fears

Market participants are closely watching whether stocks will again end the day sharply lower. Stocks sank again after another wild day, extending a rout that left the market with its worst week since October 2008. Before the virus worries exploded,...

Based 3M Canada, pulled into Donald Trump maelstrom, eyes medical-mask options Based 3M Canada, pulled into Donald Trump maelstrom, eyes medical-mask options

We don't want other people getting it. N95s prevent users from inhaling viruses and are manufactured in the United States and other countries. Critically ill patients can not be put on respirators to save lives. But until the retooled assembly li...

Decision To Ban Mask Exports Decision To Ban Mask Exports

In response to the directive, the company cautioned there would be "significant humanitarian implications" if they were barred from delivering those supplies to people in those countries where 3M said they are a "critical supplier" of respirators.

SoftBank won’t buy $3 billion in WeWork stock SoftBank won’t buy $3 billion in WeWork stock

SoftBank Group has officially pulled out of its deal to buy $3 billion worth of shares in WeWork from stockholders. "The Special Committee will evaluate all of its legal options, including litigation". In a letter to bondholders, the company warne...

Detention deputy tests positive, another presumptive for COVID-19 Detention deputy tests positive, another presumptive for COVID-19

Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter made the announcement during a news conference on Thursday. Coworkers who were around the deputy are still reporting to work. "We have had anxiety within the sheriff's office since these two cases have arisen", E...

Coronavirus: how will stimulus checks work in the United States? Coronavirus: how will stimulus checks work in the United States?

Parents with children who are 16 years old and younger will receive $500 per child. "Everyone is eligible for the full rebate payments as long as they have an SSN and their household incomes are not too high", The CARES Act states. The payments w...

Boeing offers ‘voluntary’ layoffs as coronavirus crisis continues Boeing offers ‘voluntary’ layoffs as coronavirus crisis continues

Workers would exit Boeing permanently and would generally receive a pay and benefits package that includes a period of partially-subsidized healthcare coverage. The buyout plan comes three weeks after the USA planemaker said it would freeze hiring an...

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