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Slack threatens Microsoft's entire Office 365 empire: CEO Butterfield

In a different universe where Slack is incredibly successful over the next two years and 98% of knowledge workers use Slack, says CEO Stewart Butterfield

27 May 2020 3:37 pm
Volkswagen in final talks to seal top M&A deal in China EV sector: Report

The firm is poised to buy 50 per cent of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holding, the parent of EV partner JAC Motors, for at least 3.5 billion yuan

27 May 2020 3:11 pm
Oil prices slip on demand worries even as Covid lockdowns begin to ease

Brent crude futures fell 21 cents, or 0.6 per cent, to $35.96 by 0120 GMT. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were down 31 cents, or 0.9 per cent, at $34.04 a barrel

27 May 2020 12:23 pm
Covid-19: India's caseload tops 150,000-mark, US sees 100,000 plus deaths

Let's take a look at major coronavirus related developments across the world

27 May 2020 12:00 pm
US agency says most viruses and other germs do not spread easily on flights

It also do not recommend following social distancing between two passengers inside a plane or keeping the middle seat unoccupied

27 May 2020 9:14 am
Donald Trump is supposed to lead by example but he is a fool: Joe Biden

Trump later retweeted a post that appeared to make fun of a photo of Biden in his mask, though he later said he didn't mean to be critical

27 May 2020 9:02 am
Apple to reopen about 100 stores in US, mostly with curbside pickup

Apple shuttered stores worldwide as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread, but has slowly opened them based on local health data.

27 May 2020 2:55 am
Covid-19: India ramps up testing, WHO temporarily suspends HCQ trials

Let's take a look at major coronavirus related developments in India and elsewhere

26 May 2020 11:45 am
Prosecutors summon Samsung Group heir over controversial 2015 merger

The deal combined construction firm Samsung C&T and fashion and theme-park operator Cheil Industries Inc into a merged entity

26 May 2020 8:52 am
In Bolsonaro's Brazil, everyone else is to blame for surge in Covid cases

Since the outbreak started, the Brazilian leader has avoided acknowledging the potential effects of his actions, particularly in undermining local leaders' stay-at-home recommendations

26 May 2020 8:47 am
Germany set to take Lufthansa stake in landmark $9.8 billion bailout

The aid package involves taking an initial 20 per cent stake that could rise to a blocking minority of 25per cent plus one share in the event of a hostile takeover, the carrier said on Monday.

26 May 2020 3:05 am
China protests America's coronavirus restrictions on its airlines

The US government late on Friday accused the Chinese government of making it impossible for US airlines to resume service to China

25 May 2020 9:27 pm
Covid-19: India among top 10 worst hit nations, sees biggest daily spike

Here's a quick round up of major coronavirus related developments across the world

25 May 2020 12:00 pm
Hacker selling customer data of 3 crypto wallets, 1 investment platform

Data of customers who allegedly purchased products using Shopify from these crypto wallets have been compromised

25 May 2020 11:44 am
New Zealand's media firm Stuff to be sold for a single dollar to its CEO

The organization Stuff prints many of the nation's daily newspapers and runs a popular news website of the same name. It employs about 900 staff, including 400 journalists

25 May 2020 11:41 am
Pak plane crash: Pilot ignored warning about flight height from air traffic

The A320 Airbus was carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members from Lahore to Karachi on PK 8303 when it crashed in a residential area near Karachi Airport

25 May 2020 9:26 am
I am doing fine after taking a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine: Trump

Trump has spent weeks pushing the drug as a potential treatment or prophylaxis for Covid-19 against the cautionary advice of many of his administration's top medical professionals

25 May 2020 9:08 am
'I am just Hong Kong': A city's fate in China's hands

The new national security laws, outlined at the annual session of China's legislature on Friday, will likely curtail some of the civil liberties that differentiate Hong Kong from the rest of the count

24 May 2020 12:07 am
Red Bull's founding family to invest $150 mn to rebuild brand in China

Red Bull GmbH had worldwide revenue of about 6.07 billion euro ($6.6 billion) last year, according to its website

23 May 2020 11:58 pm
Credit Suisse CEO says will need fewer employees after coronavirus crisis

The bank could streamline many processes, Gottstein said, adding that this is one of his priorities

23 May 2020 11:39 pm
First major EU GDPR decision soon on Twitter, Facebook data practices

Twitter may be the first big technology firm to face a fine over tougher data protection rules

23 May 2020 12:20 pm
Lawmakers introduce H1-B legislation to favour US-educated foreign students

India accounts for the second largest number of foreign students in the US after China. There are more than 200,000 Indian students in the US.

23 May 2020 12:19 pm
UK, Australia, Canada condemn China's proposed security law for Hong Kong

The legislation would allow Beijing to take aim at the large often violent anti-government protests

23 May 2020 11:45 am
US blames China for blocking American flights, stops short of tit-for-tat

Earlier on Friday, the US Commerce Department added 33 Chinese companies and institutions to an economic blacklist

23 May 2020 11:44 am
Covid-19: India reports biggest single-day spike with over 6,000 cases

Here's quick round up of major coronavirus related developments across the world

22 May 2020 11:55 am
China engaged in provocative, coercive activities with India: US report

As China has grown in strength, so has the willingness and capacity of the Chinese Communist Party to employ intimidation and coercion, the report stated.

22 May 2020 9:20 am
US will be world's premier pharmacy and medical manufacturer, says Trump

The United States, he said, must produce critical equipment, supplies, pharmaceuticals, technologies for itself

22 May 2020 9:12 am
Oil prices, fuel demand recover as countries ease Covid-19 restrictions

The lifting of some coronavirus curbs is driving a recovery in gasoline demand with traffic congestion in some of the world's capitals returning to year-earlier levels

22 May 2020 9:01 am
World coronavirus dispatch: Over 100,000 cases globally in less than a day

From 'world's best restaurant' reopening as cheeseburger joint, to need for office space diminishing, and World Bank's new chief who is a crisis expert - read these and more in today's world dispatch

21 May 2020 2:43 pm
Wanted: A new head of WTO to handle recession, US-China tension, and more

Brazilian Director-General Roberto Azevedo surprised the WTO's 164 members last week by announcing he would quit at the end of August

21 May 2020 1:35 pm
Covid-19 updates: Biggest single-day spike in global cases; 5,609 in India

While China has the highest recovery rate globally, with 94 per cent of its confirmed cases having recovered, followed by Germany and Iran, India's recovery rate, stands at 40 per cent currently

21 May 2020 12:07 pm