Saturday, 11 July 2020

Business

Tesla vs Toyota, Who is Bigger

LONDON: Last week, Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk liked a tweet that read, “Tesla is now officially the most valuable automaker of all the world!! Congrats!!” The tweet showed a screenshot of a well-shared Google sheet created by Reddit user u/brandude87, listing the world’s top 25 automakers by market value. ...

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Google has some tips for you

LONDON: As more people work from home on G Suites content collaboration tools like Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, the company has detailed 5 tips to help millions take their productivity game to a new level. Now users can have a dialogue in document with comments and suggestions. “Use comments ...

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CSIS Warned Of “Global Shock Waves” From Huawei’s CFO Arrest

TORONTO: Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with China, just before her detention in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request, new court documents show. Released on Friday, the documents show the involvement ...

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Moderna Plans To Begin Human Trials Of COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK: A series of studies in mice of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 lent some assurance that it may not increase the risk of more severe disease, and that one dose may provide protection against the novel coronavirus, according to preliminary data released. Prior studies on a vaccine for SARS – ...

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German airline Lufthansa to cut 22,000 jobs amid Covid-19 downturn

BERLIN: German airline Lufthansa said Thursday that it would have to slash 22,000 full-time jobs as it predicts a muted recovery in demand for travel following the coronavirus pandemic. “The recovery in demand in the air transport sector will be slow in the foreseeable future,” the airline said. The group ...

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Nasa names first woman to head human spaceflight

WASHINGTON: The Nasa official who managed the inaugural private crewed flight into space last month has been promoted to become the first female head of human spaceflight, the agency said on Friday, as it prepares to return people to the Moon in 2024. “Kathy Lueders has been selected to lead ...

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Britain’s economy takes 25% hit from COVID

LONDON: UK economy shrank by a quarter over March and April as entire sectors were shuttered by the coronavirus lockdown in what looks likely to be the bottom of a “catastrophic” crash before a long and slow recovery. Dwarfing previous downturns, the economy contracted by 20.4% in April from March, ...

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Glass vial makers prepare for COVID-19 vaccine

FRANKFURT/PARIS: Drugmakers are warning of a potential shortage of vials to bottle future COVID-19 vaccines, but their rush to secure supplies risks making matters worse, some major medical equipment manufacturers warn. Schott AG, the world’s largest maker of speciality glass for vaccine vials, says it has turned down requests to ...

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Pakistan’s first COVID-19 testing kit approved

ISLAMABAD: The continuous increase in the number of coronavirus positive cases coupled with the dwindling medical resources have pushed the development of domestically produced testing kits to boost Pakistan’s fight against the pandemic. The National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) has received the much-awaited approval from the Drug Regulatory ...

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Adobe Photoshop Camera is a new filter app for iOS-Android

BIRMINGHAM: Adobe has a plethora of mobile apps for both Android and iOS. Adding to the list, the firm has published a new app called Photoshop Camera on App Store and Google Play Store. The new Adobe app is unlike any other mobile application by the company. It is targeted ...

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