Thursday, 17 October 2019

Business

Twitter Goes Down

LONDON: Twitter users have put up numerous posts about their inability to enter the site. For the last few hours, Twitter has been working intermittently. At the moment, when a user tries to load the site on their browser, they receive the following message: “Something is technically wrong.” The DownDetector ...

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UK Spy Agency Claims China’s ZTE “Poses Risk to UK Security”

LONDON: UK government agency The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) told the country’s telecommunications providers ZTE equipment presented a national security risk, which would be “impossible” to manage if the vendor’s equipment was deployed at scale, Financial Times reported. In a letter to operators, NCSC technical director Ian Levy cited ...

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UAE set to grant visas to transiting passengers

file photo DUBAI: Passengers can now make a pit stop in UAE in between flights to visit landmarks and tourist attractions in the country after authorities approved changes in the existing visa policy. According to the Khaleej Times, in an attempt to boost the tourism industry, all airports in the ...

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Remove apps you don’t want, Facebook asks users

LONDON: Days after Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the US Congress, Facebook has issued an advisory to all its users reminding them they control which apps they want to share their information with. In the advisory, Facebook directed users to the Apps and Website section of their settings, where ...

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Apple reportedly working on gold iPhone X

SAN FRANSISCO: Apple is reportedly working on a gold-colour variant of premium iPhone X as seen in recent photos published by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “This seems a little too good to be true but the FCC appears to have published photos of a gold iPhone X. Dated ...

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London Stock Exchange signs up new CEO

LONDON: The London Stock Exchange (LSGE) has appointed David Schwimmer as CEO. Schwimmer will begin his role in August 2018 and will be a member of the board of directors. David Warren, interim CEO and group CFO, will continue as group CFO and a member of the board. Schwimmer has ...

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JPMorgan Reports Record Earnings

NEW YORK: JPMorgan Chase has today reported a jump in first-quarter earnings, lifted by higher interest rates and revenue growth in core businesses. Net income for the first quarter was $8.7 billion, up 35.1% from the same time last year. Revenues increased 10.3% to $28.5 billion. The biggest US bank ...

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McDonald’s worker infected with hepatitis A

BEREA: The Madison County Health Department says it is investigating the case of a Berea McDonald’s food handler who was infected with hepatitis A. Health officials say the individual worked at the restaurant on Glades Road Mar. 23 while infected. People who ate there on that date should watch for ...

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Google’s Gmail redesign

LONDON: Google has revealed a big upcoming refresh for Gmail on the web. As first reported by The Verge, the upgrade was revealed in a message from Google to administrators of G Suite accounts – G Suite being the suite of Google services that organizations can use on their own ...

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