Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Paytm takes on Google with ‘Android Mini App Store’ for desi apps Paytm takes on Google with ‘Android Mini App Store’ for desi apps

The pushback has helped. On Monday, the company said the new deadline was so developers had longer to integrate its Google Play billing services. Many app publishers on the Android environment whose businesses rely on increasing subscription ha...

Microsoft to build three data centers in Athens, Greece Microsoft to build three data centers in Athens, Greece

The country's economy has been hit hard by the pandemic, shrinking around eight percent, and with unemployment the highest in Europe at 17-20 percent. "Greece has the sun and now it's getting a cloud". Microsoft now has data centres in Germany, F...

Subaru BRZ Confirmed For Official Reveal This Autumn Subaru BRZ Confirmed For Official Reveal This Autumn

The new BRZ will go on sale sometime next year as a 2022 model. Attendees of the 2020 Subaru Tecnica International Subiefest World Record Attempt & Charity Drive at the OC Fair & Event Center Costa Mesa, CA were given a sneak preview of the sports ...

A Gigantic Diamond Dug Up In Ontario Just Sold For $20 Million A Gigantic Diamond Dug Up In Ontario Just Sold For $20 Million

A 102.39-carat white diamond was sold to a private collector in Japan in anauction that broke a world record for highest bid ever placed for a jewel online. The diamond, taken from a 404-carat stone in Angola, is said to be the largest diamond ever p...

Pelosi Upbeat on Relief, Says Trump Illness Could Lift Roadblock Pelosi Upbeat on Relief, Says Trump Illness Could Lift Roadblock

The House's passage of its $2.2 trillion stimulus bill comes as two of the largest US carriers, American Airlines and United Airlines, said they were furloughing about 32,000 workers with the expiration of aid earlier this year. Pelosi and Treasury S...

Jobs Growth Slows to 661K as Unemployment Drops to 7.9 Percent Jobs Growth Slows to 661K as Unemployment Drops to 7.9 Percent

Altogether the economy has recovered about half the jobs lost in March and April. The numbers indicate that the USA has recovered over half of the over 20 million jobs it lost in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic. But that tas...

Covid: What is the risk to Donald Trump's health? Covid: What is the risk to Donald Trump's health?

Trump's top adviser Hope Hicks tests positive for the coronavirus Hope Hicks . Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, tested positive for coronavirus on October 1. When Trump announced the news of his infection, stock markets plunge...

Donald Trump and Melania test positive for Covid-19 Donald Trump and Melania test positive for Covid-19

Trump tweeted news of his test results just hours after the White House announced that senior aide Hope Hicks had come down with the virus after traveling with the president several times this week. It was only late Thursday that Trump confir...

Santos Coal-Seam Gas Project Clears First Regulatory Hurdle Santos Coal-Seam Gas Project Clears First Regulatory Hurdle

Once all approvals are in place, a 12- to 18-month appraisal drilling program, including expansion of a water-monitoring network will follow to plan for the phased development of the project. Santos has stated its $3.6-billion Narrabri Gas Project wi...

PM Modi wishes President Trump, Melania Trump 'quick recovery' from COVID-19 PM Modi wishes President Trump, Melania Trump 'quick recovery' from COVID-19

In a tweet Friday morning, Biden said he and his wife "send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery". Trump tweeted earlier: " Hope Hicks , who has been working so hard without even taking a small br...

US unemployment drops to 7.9 percent but hiring slows pre-election US unemployment drops to 7.9 percent but hiring slows pre-election

But the labour market is still well shy of its pre-pandemic strength. The unemployment rate declined to 7.9%. With a month to go before Election Day, the Labor Department said employers added just 661,000 jobs in September amid the coronavirus ou...

Financial markets fall after Trump tests positive for COVID-19 Financial markets fall after Trump tests positive for COVID-19

President Trump had said late Thursday night that he planned to quarantine after one of his closest aides tested positive for the infection. Technically obese and in his 70s, Trump is in a higher-risk category for coronavirus patients.

Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements Japan Airlines Retires Gender-Specific Language in On-Board Announcements

If you're stepping on a Japan Airlines ( JAL ) plane anytime next month, chances are you won't hear the term " ladies and gentlemen " anymore. "We have been promoting diversity in the community since 2014, and this is one of our actions taken to trea...

Manufacturing PMI at 52.8 in September Manufacturing PMI at 52.8 in September

Results of the IHS Markit survey revealed that the Philippine Purchasing Managers Index ( PMI ) rose from 47.3 in August to 50.1 in September, the highest recorded since February. It was the highest reading since January 2012. Looking ahead, nearly...

President Trump and Melania Test Positive for COVID-19 President Trump and Melania Test Positive for COVID-19

The editor of the state-owned Global Times newspaper, Hu Xijin, tweeted in English: " President Trump and the First Lady have paid the price for his gamble to play down the Covid-19". The two then traded fire over mask wearing, with Biden stressing ...

New unemployment claims in Florida dip again but rise slightly nationwide New unemployment claims in Florida dip again but rise slightly nationwide

Almost 900,000 more US workers have filed for new unemployment benefits, the Labor Department said in its weekly report Thursday. The report listed 870,000 new claims for the week ending September 19 , an increase of 4,000 from the previous week...

European Central Bank aims to trademark the term 'Digital Euro' amid feasibility study European Central Bank aims to trademark the term 'Digital Euro' amid feasibility study

Digital euro would complement cash, not replace it. "We should be ready to issue a digital euro if and when developments around us make it necessary", Mr Panetta said in a blog post accompanying the study. Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, wh...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests India entry in 2021 Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggests India entry in 2021

This has now changed with the known Tesla Model 3, and also with the introduction of the known locally-made variants of Tesla's all-electric sedan. Two sources told the news agency that the change over could be as soon as this week, but Tesla was n...

US shares set to drop after Trump tests positive

US President Donald Trump's diagnosis comes at a particularly sensitive point in the election after this week's acrimonious presidential debate. President Donald Trump announced shortly after midnight that he and First Lady Melania Trump had tested...

Moderna’s vaccine won’t be ready for the public until spring, CEO says Moderna’s vaccine won’t be ready for the public until spring, CEO says

Albert Bourla , chief executive officer of Pfizer, prepares to testify before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on drug prices, on Capitol Hill in Washington. "Once more, I was disappointed that the prevention for a deadly disease was discussed in...

Trump tests positive for COVID-19 Trump tests positive for COVID-19

US President Donald Trump said Thursday evening that he was awaiting results from a test for COVID-19 after one of his close advisors tested positive for the disease. The virus has killed more than 200,000 Americans and infected more than seven...

DOJ charges Bitmex founders, execs over Bank secrecy act DOJ charges Bitmex founders, execs over Bank secrecy act

Limited ( BitMEX ) are some entities that operate with BitMEX owners and are defendants in the complaint. In its post denying the charges, Bitmex also assured users that trading will continue as usual. Much of this volume, and related transacti...

Toronto among cities most at risk of a housing bubble this year

The Globe and Mail reports UBS defines a bubble as being a period of a substantial and sustained mispricing of homes. A score of between 0.5 and 1.5 suggests the market is merely overvalued, while a score of below 0.5 to -0.5 suggests fair value.

Closing Prices For Crude Oil, Gold And Other Commodities Closing Prices For Crude Oil, Gold And Other Commodities

Oil prices fell almost 1% on Friday, extending losses into a second day as rising production of crude comes amid a worsening COVID-19 pandemic which threatens to bring more restrictions on movement and consumption that will likely hit demand for fuel...

Record plunge: United Kingdom economy posts biggest-ever quarterly shrinkage Record plunge: United Kingdom economy posts biggest-ever quarterly shrinkage

The second-quarter slump in GDP was nearly exactly in line with economists' in a Reuters poll, and exceeded the 12.1 per cent drop in the euro zone and the 9.5 per cent quarter-on-quarter fall in the United States. " I've said before that hard times ...

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