Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Ryanair slashes 20% of flights amid second coronavirus wave in Europe Ryanair slashes 20% of flights amid second coronavirus wave in Europe

It reported a drop-off in flight bookings over the past 10 days driven by "uncertainty over recent Covid case rates in some European Union countries". Ryanair also said it is reducing flight numbers due to Ireland's Green List travel guidance, which ...

Verizon, Disney streaming expand cross-promotion Verizon, Disney streaming expand cross-promotion

The change is that starting August 20th, the additional benefits will be a bit different . Verizon stated that "Existing customers now receiving 12 months access to Disney Plus on us can move to our new Play More and Get More Unlimited plans w...

Tesla value surpasses consumer giant P&G, next stop Walmart Tesla value surpasses consumer giant P&G, next stop Walmart

The stock closed up 11% at a record $1,835.64 in NY on Monday, despite reports of a drop in the registrations of Chinese-made Tesla cars in July. Tesla will deliver 150,000 vehicles from its Shanghai Gigafactory in 2020, helping the company hit 500...

South Dakota turns down Trump's $300-a-week unemployment benefits South Dakota turns down Trump's $300-a-week unemployment benefits

And many, many businesses are looking to relocate to South Dakota because of the decisions we made during the pandemic . South Dakota's economy, having never been shut down, has recovered almost 80% of our job losses. Jim Justice, both Republicans...

Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel UK bailout talks end Jaguar Land Rover and Tata Steel UK bailout talks end

Tata, the largest steel manufacturer in the United Kingdom, had been in negotiations to secure support from the government's Project Birch scheme, a programme that was launched by the government to help "strategically important" companies that have...

Pizza Huts to close as Kan. franchisee goes bankrupt Pizza Huts to close as Kan. franchisee goes bankrupt

NPC International, based in Leawood, Kan., said it had reached an agreement with Yum! Pizza Hut revealed Monday that the selected 300 restaurants had "significantly underperform" in comparison to NPC's other locations. Shutdowns related to the ...

Donald Trump joins TikTok’s rival Triller, uploads videos for his campaign Donald Trump joins TikTok’s rival Triller, uploads videos for his campaign

Triller did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment. Triller is based in Los Angeles, California, United States. Following the actions restricting ByteDance from operating in the United States through its TikTok app, preside...

Morrisons considers ditching all 'bags for life' for paper Morrisons considers ditching all 'bags for life' for paper

All main supermarkets are trying to slice plastics use. Tesco said its bags for life were made from 100% recycled and fully recyclable plastic. Rival Tesco said it will stop using plastic bags for home grocery deliveries after a successful tria...

India may gain from China's loss in shifting supply chains India may gain from China's loss in shifting supply chains

The Government expects this electronic program could lead to $153 billion worth of manufactured goods over the next 5 years and in turn create about ten lakh jobs directly and indirectly. While the company now makes roughly 50 per cent of its phones ...

Rightmove Boom: All-time high for sales agreed in a month Rightmove Boom: All-time high for sales agreed in a month

Sales agreed are up across all sectors of the market: 29% in the first-time buyer sector, 38% in the second stepper sector and 59% for larger, top-end homes. But, not this year. The biggest regional change in house prices was in Wales (2.9% monthly...

Sanofi Share Price Gains on a $3.7bln Deal for Principia Biopharma Sanofi Share Price Gains on a $3.7bln Deal for Principia Biopharma

Sanofi will pay $100 per share, according to the statement, representing a 10% premium over the Friday closing price of Principia's shares, which have jumped almost 66% this year. "Both '168 and rilzabrutinib , have 'pipeline in a product" potentia...

Turkey Twizzlers set for healthier comeback Turkey Twizzlers set for healthier comeback

Turkey farmer and food production company Bernard Matthews is now relaunching a version they say is "significantly healthier". There will now be two flavours, original tangy tomato and chilli cheese, and they have been made using a healthier recipe...

Diageo makes big play in super premium gin with Aviation American deal Diageo makes big play in super premium gin with Aviation American deal

Under the conditions of the deal, Diageo will also obtain the ownership of other brands within Davos Brands' portfolio such as Astral Tequila, TYKU Sake and Sombra Mezcal. Growing the brand with my company, Maximum Effort Marketing, has been among th...

PwC expects majority of U.K. staff to work remotely after coronavirus

Investment firm Schroders has told staff they can work from home for ever if they choose to - so long as they work the hours set out in their contracts. "We hope to have our offices operating at around 50% capacity by the end of September if it is ...

Two cyberattacks hit CRA, affecting thousands of accounts Two cyberattacks hit CRA, affecting thousands of accounts

The CRA says least 5,500 accounts were affected by the seperate hacks, which it says are now "contained". The agency is recommending "My Account" users enable email notifications, which the CRA said can act "as an early warning to Canadians of pote...

S&P 500 Index opens little changed after mixed US data S&P 500 Index opens little changed after mixed US data

The S&P 500 was down 0.58 point, or 0.02 percent, to 3,372.85. S&P 500 Real Estate Index trades in the positive territory . The Canadian dollar weakened against its US counterpart on Friday as investor caution about taking on more risk offset st...

Amazon faces probe in Germany over treatment of third-party traders Amazon faces probe in Germany over treatment of third-party traders

And in the United States, the states of NY and California, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Justice, and the House Judiciary Committee are all examining Amazon's business practices. While that might sound good to consumers, cartel inve...

United States designates Chinese Confucius Institute as foreign mission United States designates Chinese Confucius Institute as foreign mission

The Peoples Republic of China has taken advantage of Americas openness to undertake large-scale and well-funded propaganda efforts and influence operations in this country, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement . The designation requi...

TikTok, US employees set to take legal action against Trump administration TikTok, US employees set to take legal action against Trump administration

The app's shutdown came several months before Donald Trump's promise to ban TikTok in the U.S. if it is not sold to an American company. The employees' legal challenge to Trump's executive order will be separate from a pending lawsuit from the co...

Oil prices advance as China increases USA crude imports Oil prices advance as China increases USA crude imports

Crude oil prices remained stable for the third month in a row with Brent crude moving in a tight range between $40 and $45 per barrel since early June. However, there has been a recent spike in purchases by China's state-owned oil and gas firm PetroC...

Petrol Prices Rise Across Metros After 47-day Halt Petrol Prices Rise Across Metros After 47-day Halt

Price of petrol in the other key metros were also revised upwards on Monday. Diesel prices, however, were unchanged for the 16th consecutive day in Delhi at Rs 73.56 per litre. Sources in oil marketing companies said that global petrol prices were ...

Mazda-Toyota boosts investment in Alabama plant by $830M Mazda-Toyota boosts investment in Alabama plant by $830M

The two automakers in 2018 announced that they had selected Huntsville , Alabama, for the mammoth facility that will eventually have the capability to produce up to 300,000 vehicles per year: 150,000 each of a new Toyota SUV and a future Mazda cros...

COVID-19 vaccine developer CureVac shares more than triple after US debut COVID-19 vaccine developer CureVac shares more than triple after US debut

The company's shares were up 185 per cent to US$45.54 at 12:38 p.m.in NY trading Friday, giving the company a market value of US$8.2 billion. CureVac did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Other publicly traded companies including ...

First Mediterranean Cruise Ship to Set Sail after Coronavirus Tests First Mediterranean Cruise Ship to Set Sail after Coronavirus Tests

MSC Cruises, which has grown by 800% since 2004, carried 2.4 million guests in 2018 and reported strong financial results with a turnover of €2.7 billion - until Coronavirus hit. Anyone testing positive, or with a fever, or having other COVID-19 symp...

Pelosi Calls Lawmakers Back To Vote On Postal Service Pelosi Calls Lawmakers Back To Vote On Postal Service

In a letter released on Sunday, Ms Pelosi accused President Trump of a "campaign to sabotage the election". Swift - who has 87 million followers on Twitter alone - has been particularly vocal in recent times, fulminating against the American pres...

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