British Airways suspends 30,000 employees amid growing COVID-19 crisis
  Author: Mateen Dalal

British Airways, a renowned British airline, has reportedly reached a new agreement with unions according to which over 30,000 ground staff and cabin crew members would be suspended. This is the most dramatic move ever...

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Trump calls for a $2 trillion budget for U.S. infrastructure growth
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly called for a $2 trillion spending budget to repair the and build new and currently crumbling infrastructure including tunnels, bridges, and roads, seizing on the COVID-19 outb...

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Virgin Orbit to mass-produce ventilator devices for U.S. hospitals
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Virgin Orbit, the rocket company of Richard Branson based in California, has recently partnered with medical researches and for the development of a ventilator device that the company has been aiming to mass-produce an...

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Amazon doubles hourly wages for employees doing overtime in the U.S.
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Amid the growing spread of COVID-19 across the world, there is also an increasing demand for commodities and products that customers are ordering from e-commerce portals, creating immense work demand on warehouse emplo...

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Alibaba & Jack Ma foundation announces aid for 10 more Asian countries
  Author: Mateen Dalal

As the number of COVID-19 cases grows across Asian countries, several global organizations are stepping up to help curb the growing spread of the disease by offering several aids such as masks, check-up kits, and other...

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Fantastic Services launches Antiviral Sanitization treatment in UK
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Fantastic Services, a professional home and maintenance service provider, has recently launched a new ‘Antiviral Sanitization’ service. This highly effective treatment is bleach-free, non-toxic, and leaves ...

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SoftBank plans to withdraw from $3B WeWork stock purchase agreement
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Softbank Group, a Japanese multinational conglomerate, is reportedly planning to withdraw from its agreement to purchase $3 billion worth of shares in WeWork. This stock purchase agreement of the embattled co-working b...

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ServiceNow unveils four emergency apps for COVID-19 crisis management
  Author: Mateen Dalal

As the fear of the coronavirus outbreak is growing across the world, tech companies are rolling out new apps to safeguard its clients. A similar instance came into light when ServiceNow, Inc., one of the leading digita...

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ABLIC unveils new series of automotive single-chip power supply ICs
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

ABLIC Inc., a Japanese semiconductor manufacturing company, has recently introduced a new series of automotive low dropout voltage regulators enabled with voltage monitoring feature. Reportedly, the S-19310/S-19315/S-1...

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K-Tec acquires Ashland Industries to enhance geographical footprint
  Author: Mateen Dalal

K-Tec Holdings LLC, an earthmoving firm owned by private investment firm ORG LLC (Owner Resource Group), has recently revealed the purchase of Ashland Industries Holdings Inc. Reportedly, the newly merged firm would be...

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EU and U.S. to partner to counter Huawei’s dominance on next-gen 5G
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The European Union and the United States are likely to partner to counter the increasing dominance of Chinese tech giant, Huawei Technologies on next generation 5G telecommunications technology. However, this partnersh...

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Wipro recognized as global leader in Software Defined Network Systems
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Wipro has established a strong name as a key WAN services provider. Rising star in SD Network Security Services and SDN Transformation Services, claims report. ...

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TechnipFMC receives an EPCm services contract for new naphtha complex
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The UK based oil and gas company procures a significant Engineering, Procurement and Construction management (EPCm) services contract for the deployment of new project in Greece.  ...

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Hyundai and Uber team up to develop all-electric flying taxis
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

In the midst of technological advancements increasing at a commendable pace, Uber’s flying taxi initiative seems to be edging closer to reality – the reality of establishing flying cars in the near future. ...

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Verizon’s 5G internet services now active across 31 U.S. cities
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Verizon Wireless, one of the leading telecommunication company in the U.S., has recently revealed the expansion its 5G internet network at parts of New Hampture and Ohio. This is a significant addition to the company&r...

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Apple intends to inaugurate its new $1Bn campus in Texas by 2022
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The U.S – China trade war has been terrorizing the global economy since the dawn of 2018. It has affected the overall financial market and global supply chains. This ongoing ...

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London-based banking platform Curve adds support for Google Pay
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The London-based over-the-top banking platform, Curve, has apparently added support for Google Pay. The combination of the two platforms will enable customers to experience the convenience of feature packed personal fi...

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U.S. FCC amid imposing stricter business restrictions on Huawei & ZTE
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The United States and China have been waging a trade war since 2018. Initially, it began with setting tariffs and other trade restrictions and went up to blacklisting Huawei from trading in the U.S. on the grounds of u...

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Amazon tests payment system that uses hand as IDs at Whole Foods chain
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The new payment system scanners are capable of identifying individual human hands to ring up purchases.   The high-tech sensors do not ...

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Microsoft’s SMS Organizer for Android expands to UK, US and Australia
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Leading software company Microsoft’s SMS Organizer app for the Android platform is reportedly available to users from the US, UK and Australia, according to XDA Developers. Th...

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U.S. representatives to discuss Facebooks’ Libra with Swiss authorities
  Author: Mateen Dalal

U.S. House of Representatives will discuss its concern on cryptocurrency with FDPIC (Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner) Adrian Lobsiger.   ...

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China to announce its official digital currency soon in the market
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The digital currency is likely to be ready after working on it for five years.   This digital currency won’t depend entirely on t...

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NYC to extend cutdown on ride-sharing vehicles moving sans passengers
  Author: Mateen Dalal

NYC has agreed to extend its cap on Uber and Lyft. The cut down has been made in order to study the impact of the ride-sharing industry....

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SABIC seemingly eager to partner Swiss chemical firm Clariant AG
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The company is looking forward to joining Clariant after an improvement in market conditions. Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC), one of the largest public corpor...

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Sony withdraws its mobile phone business from Southeast Asia
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The move comes under the company’s current strategy of redirecting its focus on Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Europe. The company expects to ...

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Trump claims Huawei issue could be resolved in US-China trade deal
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The Trump government had effectively banned American companies from conducting business with the Chinese telecommunications equipment company. The ...

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Keppel wins contract for two 600MW offshore wind farms worth SGD$150m
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The substations will be deployed at Greater Changhua offshore wind sites of Ørsted in Taiwan Reports confirm that Keppel FELS Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary ...

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Porsche fined €535m by German prosecutors over diesel emissions fraud
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Audi, VW, Porsche all sold diesel engine vehicles that had failed to meet clean air regulations and were able to cheat emissions tests Reports suggest that prosecut...

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Lyft, Inc. expands its Grocery Access Program across 15 U.S. cities
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Through the latest move, Lyft aims to mitigate transportation barriers to healthy food. Lyft Inc., a San Francisco-based transportation network company, has made i...

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Venmo boasts of 40 million users, claims parent company PayPal
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The leading American operator of online payments, PayPal, has reportedly disclosed that its subsidiary mobile payments service platform, Venmo, currently holds a user base of around 40 million. ...

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Facebook might expect a $5 billion FTC fine over privacy scandal
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The company anticipates a fine between $3 billion to $5 billion in association with an ongoing inquiry by the FTC. Social media giant, Facebook, Inc. is reportedly ...

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CIA alleges Huawei of being funded by the Chinese state security
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The US Intelligence service, Central Intelligence Agency, has grabbed the headlines for publicly accusing the Chinese multinational consumer electronics company, Huawei Technologies, of being funded by China’s Na...

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French business tycoons commit €600m to restore Notre Dame Cathedral
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Pledges for donation came after firefighters confirmed that the fire had been extinguished completely   President Emmanuel Macron plans...

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Google Huawei announce compensation for faulty Nexus 6P device users
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The companies are liable to pay $9.75 million in settlements, pending court approval Users said their devices experienced a bootlooping problem whi...

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Bird, Lime to exit Raleigh due to stringent rules for scooter-sharing
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Raleigh city has imposed some of the most arduous regulations in the country on e-scooter sharing   Other rivals seem to have still sub...

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Airbus bags 300 airliners order from China, surpasses rival Boeing
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Owing to surging travel demand, China has become a key competing ground for Airbus and its chief rival Boeing. Airbus, one of the leading names in the aerospace sector, recently signed a multibil...

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Dish signs long-term agreement with Univision, ends carriage dispute
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

According to the new agreement, Univision networks and stations will be restored on DishLatino and Dish with immediate effect. Univision communications and Dish ne...

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Lime discontinues bike-share in Green Bay, hunts for alternatives
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Green Bay aims to form a task force to find the new bike sharing service. The city aspires to develop its plan in spring and have the system into effect before fall. ...

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Next says no-deal Brexit tariffs could save £15M to benefit shoppers
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The latest move comes in the wake of the company’s increasing focus on web sales, as it is expected to close around 507 stores over the next 15 years Next, th...

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Trump targets GM & Ohio union official, demands Ohio plant reopening
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The automaker and the union official had closed down a vehicle assembly facility recently. The U.S. President’s lashing, which came via a twe...

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No-deal Brexit turned down with 149 vote defeat in UK Parliament
  Author: Mateen Dalal

In a recent turn of events, a day after Prime Minister of Britain Theresa Mays Brexit bill was turned down with 149 votes defeat, Members of the Parliament are back to the House of Commons to decide on whether to avert t...

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Nut bars behemoth Kind wants the FDA to change food labeling protocol
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Kind appeals to the FDA to alter the way it regulates food labels. The renowned nut bars maker was previously engaged in a row with the FDA over the use of the word ‘healthy’ on its packs....

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Microsoft contracts Invenergy for solar energy center development
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

The construction of the energy center is scheduled to start in 2019 and is anticipated to create approximately 500 jobs during construction. Microsoft, the tech gia...

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Merck KGaA presses Versum investors to back its $5-9B acquisition bid
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Versum management rejected Merck KGaA’s all-cash offer in favor of rival Entegris’ January offer Merck KGaA, based out of Darmstadt in Germany, has repo...

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Chronicle launches of Backstory, its first data security platform
  Author: Nikita Chaurasia

Unlike data security platforms, Backstory’s pricing will depend of the size of the company and not on the size of the customer’s data. Chronicle, the cy...

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FSSAI asks food delivery service Zomato to procure food safety license
  Author: Mateen Dalal

FSSAI has undertaken the move after its CEO announced new guidelines under which food delivery chains will have to procure relevant licenses as well. Zomato, the In...

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Google reveals spending over $21M to lobby the U.S. government in 2018
  Author: Mateen Dalal

In a quarterly disclosure to the Congress, Google confirmed it shelled out $4.9 million in the fourth quarter on lobbying activities. Google has disclosed in a rece...

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