Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Coronavirus: Facebook allows employees to work from home till July 2021 Coronavirus: Facebook allows employees to work from home till July 2021

The social networking platform had earlier allowed the staff to work remotely through the end of 2020. "In addition, we are giving employees an additional Dollars 1,000 for home office needs", the spokesperson added, according to The Verge .

Atlantic Bubble pops as travel restrictions announced for PEI, Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Bubble pops as travel restrictions announced for PEI, Newfoundland and Labrador

This is not an easy decision. In their own video update on Monday, King and the island's chief medical officer, Dr. Since the pandemic began, there have been 69 cases in P.E.I., all of them related to travel outside the bubble. "We are announcing t...

Cuomo: Syracuse schools, businesses may close if COVID-19 cases increase

Communities across NY state are seeing differing COVID-19 infection rates, Cuomo said. On Staten Island - a large swath of which is now a yellow zone - parts of the borough are on the verge of becoming an orange zone and other parts could move into...

Ant Group Refunds $2.8T to Shanghai Investors after IPO Suspension Ant Group Refunds $2.8T to Shanghai Investors after IPO Suspension

China's top financial regulators, including the People's Bank of China, the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, the China Securities Regulatory Commission and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, conducted a joint regulatory t...

G20 to back 'equitable' access to coronavirus vaccine G20 to back 'equitable' access to coronavirus vaccine

The economic crisis arising as a effect of the virus has dominated the agenda at the two-day summit. "Our peoples and economies are still suffering from this shock". Organisers said climate change was among the issues topping the agenda. Saudi A...

Petrol and Diesel Price Hiked for Second Day in a Row Petrol and Diesel Price Hiked for Second Day in a Row

For instance, after Friday's price revisions, the petrol price per litre in Mumbai (Maharashtra state) has risen to INR 87.92 ($1.20 approx.) while the diesel price stands at INR 77.11 ($1.05 approx.) per litre. Diesel rates hadn't changed since ...

Analysts hail pricing for Apple's new 5G iPhone 12

As part of Apple's biggest re-design ever of the iconic device, the new smartphone included a 6.1 inch screen, with prices starting from $799 or $699 in the case of the iPhone 12 mini . Now, while iPhones have never been specifically rated for RAM a...

Essex records 42 additional COVID-19 cases

On Friday, the health unit also declared an outbreak in a single classroom at W. J. Langlois Catholic Elementary School, which is about a 13-minute drive from Begley. Consider yourselves told, Windsor residents: If you ignore pandemic regulations, yo...

Coronavirus | Serum Institute of India stocking emergency doses of COVID-19 vaccine Coronavirus | Serum Institute of India stocking emergency doses of COVID-19 vaccine

Covishield is likely to be available for the rest of the public by March-April 2021, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said at the HT Leadership Summit . But "the general public, as I mentioned, will probably have to pay around Rs 500-600", Poonawalla sai...

White House vaccine chief says first Americans could be vaccinated next month White House vaccine chief says first Americans could be vaccinated next month

The EU has been in talks with Moderna for its experimental Covid-19 vaccine at least since July. Adding more, Dr Moncef Slaoui even stated that they are planning to ship the COVID-19 vaccines to states within 24 hours of the expected FDA approval...

Rocket Lab on the Path to Reusable Rockets Rocket Lab on the Path to Reusable Rockets

Company officials say perfecting first stage recovery will reduce costs and increase the availability of flight hardware for a more rapid launch cadence. While watching Gnome Chompski get launched to space for real was a spectacle enjoyed by gamers w...

Xi Jinping calls for a global COVID-19 'firewall' at G20 summit Xi Jinping calls for a global COVID-19 'firewall' at G20 summit

Keen to be better prepared for any potential next pandemic that might come, G20 leaders also said they would commit "to advancing global pandemic preparedness, prevention, detection, and response" and "to the continued sharing of timely, transparent,...

Facebook, Google will let most employees work from home through 2020

Employees have been working from home since March, and, as technology companies adapt to the new normal, it is hard to see how work life can return to the old way of doing things after such an extended period. The offices at Google Germany. As report...

Ducati Supersport 950 revealed Ducati Supersport 950 revealed

And the most obvious change is its styling which now features ducts, scoops for better airflow and an aggressive fascia with redesigned LED lighting that makes it look Panigale-like. Powering the 210 kg bike is a Euro 5-compliant 937cc Testatstretta ...

One million people receive experimental Chinese COVID-19 vaccine One million people receive experimental Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

China initiated the emergency use program in July. According to Reuters , two vaccine candidates were developed by Sinopharm's subsidiary China National Biotech Group (CNBG) and the third vaccine was developed by Sinovac Biotech. "Until now, all o...

New Mercedes-Maybach takes luxury to a whole new spectrum New Mercedes-Maybach takes luxury to a whole new spectrum

Mercedes has identified China, South Korea, Russia, the U.S., and Germany as the main markets for the new Maybach S-Class, with the growth rate in China being in double figures. It comes mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox. It'll also get rear-whee...

China Gets Facelifted Jeep Compass! China Gets Facelifted Jeep Compass!

Beneath the free-standing display is new switchgear and restyled air vents which feature a landscape orientation. Jeep Compass is still one of the most popular SUVs in the Indian market. The Compass, however, is long due for a facelift, which is ...

Evans Says Treasury Move to Wind Down Fed Programs Disappointing Evans Says Treasury Move to Wind Down Fed Programs Disappointing

Democrats and Republicans have to date had widely different views on the amount of fresh appropriations needed for Covid-19 relief. "I am requesting that the Federal Reserve return the unused funds to the Treasury", Mnuchin wrote in a letter to...

Nigeria back into recession, worst since 1987 Nigeria back into recession, worst since 1987

The Nigerian economy has recorded a second recession in the current political dispensation, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country's official data agency. The NBS stated that the cumulative GDP for the first nine months o...

RBI's internal working group moots raising promoter stake in banks RBI's internal working group moots raising promoter stake in banks

For years, the question of allowing conglomerates to float banks has been a contentious issue with the banking laws barring it and large corporates pushing back. The panel has recommended raising minimum initial capital requirement for licensing ne...

Apple Agrees To Pay $113 Million To Settle Cases Over iPhone Slowdowns Apple Agrees To Pay $113 Million To Settle Cases Over iPhone Slowdowns

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Three class-action lawsuits were opened in the United States for this, with people accusing Apple of fraud, forcing users to buy new devices and more. According to a report by the South Korean ...

Millions of public sector workers face pay freeze Millions of public sector workers face pay freeze

Pay increases will still be applied in the NHS , Sunak is expetced to announce, to reflect the efforts made by health workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. "This is a predictable attempt at divide and rule in the middle of a pandemic". Thousands of ...

Crown agrees to defer opening of gaming at new Sydney casino Crown agrees to defer opening of gaming at new Sydney casino

Attached were two reports which led to bad news for the company as it neared the opening of its $2.2 billion casino and resort at Barangaroo in Sydney's Darling Harbour - which may no longer be able to operate as a casino. He explained, "We're talk...

Initial jobless claims rise for first time in over a month Initial jobless claims rise for first time in over a month

Most economists expected about 700,000 new claims. Still, it's well below the peak of almost 7 million in late March, when states first implemented lockdown measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. Nationally, the number of Americans seeking unemp...

Turkey's new central banker aggressively raises key rate Turkey's new central banker aggressively raises key rate

It has been a tumultuous year for Turkey's economic management with a currency crisis and interest-rate volatility rattling investor confidence. German Institute for worldwide and Security Affairs (SWP) analyst Sinem Adar said Thursday's rate dec...

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