Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Business

Bengaluru violence could mar Apple’s ‘Make In India’ plans

Citynews NEW DELHI – Violence at a Wistron Corp factory in southern India is likely to stall the company’s and its client Apple Inc’s drive to expand local manufacturing while forcing the government to redouble efforts to encourage foreign investors. wages, destroyed equipment and vehicles at a Wistron plant in ...

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Kyrgyz Court Fines Canadian Gold Miner 2.5 Billion Euros

(Image courtesy of Centerra Gold BISHKEK – A court in Kyrgyzstan has fined Canadian-owned miner Koumtor Gold Company more than 2.5 billion Dollars for environmental pollution at the country’s biggest gold mine. Koumtor, part of Canada’s Centerra Gold group, was accused of stocking waste for years on two glaciers close ...

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Twitter unveils new cash tip option for users to pay creators

Twitter Twitter unveiled a new feature that would allow users to tip their favourite creators. The microblogging platform’s new ‘Tip Jar’ monetization feature will allow users to send preferred creators cash tips through Venmo, Patreon, PayPal, Bandcamp and Cash App. The feature will be available on both Android and iOS ...

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Pakistan added to e-commerce giant Amazon sellers list

REUTERS/File Photo NEW YORK – US e-commerce giant Amazon has finally added Pakistan to its approved seller list, announced adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood on Twitter. “We have finally made it. Amazon will be adding Pakistan its Sellers’ List within a few days. We ...

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Facebook confronts human rights dilemma on political speech

REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud NEW YORK – Facebook Inc oversight board’s extension of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s banishment from the social network failed to settle how it will balance political leaders’ freedom of speech and its responsibility to make sure hateful rhetoric does not incite violence. The 20-person board, which includes ...

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Brazil rejects bid to import Indian Covaxin vaccine

AFP Photo BRASILIA – Brazilian health regulator Anvisa rejected a request from the government to import doses of Covaxin, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Indian laboratory Bharat Biotech, citing a lack of safety data and documentation.  “The importer did not present all the documents required by law,” said Anvisa board ...

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NASA celebrates Asian American, Pacific Islander heritage month

NASA Washington: With a belief to unite a workforce inclusive of employees from diverse background, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, (NASA) has already given a number of prolific scientists to the world; and the month of May has been dedicated to celebrating the contributions of those amazing employees by ...

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Bitcoin, ethereum see strong inflows in latest week -CoinShares data

File Photo NEW YORK – Bitcoin and ethereum, the two largest cryptocurrencies in terms of market capitalization, posted strong inflows last week that saw investments in the sector hit $489 million, the largest since February, CoinShares weekly data showed. Bitcoin received the lion’s share of investor inflows last week of ...

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