Saturday, 16 October 2021

Bloomberg

Ronaldo had nothing to do with Coca Cola’s $4bn drop in share price

Photographer: Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg via Getty Images NEW YORK – During a pre-match conference, prior to Portugal’s Euro 2020 football championship opener, the team’s forward Christiano Ronaldo set aside two Coca-Cola bottles that lay on his table, while cheekily gesturing to the reporters to drink water.  Aware of the athletic megastar’s ...

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Apple AirPods Pro in 2022 with health tracking features

LONDON – Apple is expected to launch the third generation AirPods this year but the AirPods Pro second generation will not be launched before 2022. As per reports, the new AirPods Pro will likely come with health tracking features. The AirPods Pro will also feature a new design and enhanced ...

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Dubai launches crypto centre technologies

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg DUBAI – DMCC – the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise – has announced the launch of the DMCC Crypto Centre, a comprehensive ecosystem for businesses operating in the cryptographic and blockchain sectors. Located in the state-of-the-art Almas Tower, ...

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Microsoft to retire Internet Explorer on June 15, 2022

The logo of Microsoft Corp.’s Internet Explorer 9. BLOOMBERG NEWS Microsoft has announced to retire its iconic Internet Explorer (IE) browser in June 2022, as it envisions the future of Internet Explorer, which was launched in 1995, on Windows 10 in Microsoft Edge. Over the last year, Microsoft is moving ...

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Visa moves to allow payment settlements using cryptocurrency

LONDON – Visa Inc said it will allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network, the latest sign of growing acceptance of digital currencies by the mainstream financial industry. Visa has launched the pilot program with payment and crypto platform Crypto.com and plans ...

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Suspend Uber’s facial recognition checks in UK: Drivers’ union

LONDON – A drivers union in the UK has called for Microsoft to suspend the use of its facial recognition technology by ride-hailing platform Uber after several drivers were misidentified and their licenses were revoked by Transport for London (TfL). According to a report in TechCrunch, the App Drivers & ...

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Spain jobless level hits 15.3% in second quarter

MADRID: Spain’s unemployment rate rose in the second quarter of the year, reflecting the negative impact on the labor market of lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s unemployment rate rose to 15.33% in the quarter from 14.41% in the first quarter of 2020, Spanish statistics office INE ...

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Sameera Reddy reveals the Crazy Things she did

BOLLYWOOD actress Sameera Reddy has opened up about the “crazy things” she used to do to try and fit into the Bollywood industry. Although the actress has been away from the big screen for quite some time, she regularly interacts with her fans on social media. Recently, Sameera revealed that ...

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Sushmita’s brother Rajeev Sen set for Bollywood debut

BOOLYWOOD: Sushmita Sens brother Rajeev Sen will make his Bollywood debut with “Iti: Can You Solve Your Own Murder?” He says he always had a hidden desire to express his creative side. “Movies, acting, performing are a massive part of my life. To get such a brilliantly written role in ...

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Italy’s Eni mulls exiting Pakistan after 20 years

MELAN: After about 20 years of operations in Pakistan, Italy’s Eni SpA is mulling to sell its energy exploration and production assets in the country. Eni is working with a financial adviser to gauge interest in the portfolio, said people who asked not to be identified as the information isn’t ...

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