Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Third quarter earnings for Twitter rise 14 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of ...

American stocks and currency shoot higher on strong economic data

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday, recouping some of the ...

China on average building seven new airports every year

XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

5 Canadian aerospace firms expand Super Hornet ties with Boeing

OTTAWA, Canada - Five major aerospace companies in Canada and Boeing have inked an agreement which will see a multi-decade, ...

UK-Irish farming tech company expands market to Texas, Oregon

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Innovative animal tracking collar company Herdsy has secured its first U.S. deals.The business will supply its technology ...

FCC targets foreign support of electronic media in U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio ...

UK companies positive on doing business in India

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): UK Minister for Investment, Lord Gerry Grimstone, has released UK India Business Council's 'Doing ...

US under 4 years of unconventional leadership: Trump's profile

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Donald J Trump, the flamboyant US President, is an unconventional leader by all standards ...

China's 14th Five-Year Plan, 15-year roadmap in eyes of foreign media

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is held in Beijing, ...

Cashless recovery for small businesses, Yoco data shows

Within days of South Africa going into lockdown, card machines provider Yoco saw turnover of small businesses tank 92% compared ...

Africa will not be able to feed 10 billion people by 2050

Development in agriculture led to reduction in cultivated crops. Developing countries were largely affected by the introduction of the green ...

Frayed nerves: The impact of Covid-19 on mental health

In many ways, the novel coronavirus has been a harbinger of doom.Beyond the devastating reckoning for those who lost their ...

Activision Blizzard reports 3Q revenue of nearly $2B

Activision Blizzard surpassed all expectations in the third quarter, reporting in an earnings call Thursday a massive $1.95 billion in ...

Russian-speaking hackers hit US hospitals with ransomware

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): A group of Russian-speaking hackers has attacked recently a number of hospitals in the United ...

FanDuel becomes Entercom's official sportsbook

FanDuel continues to make deals in the rapidly emerging sports gambling landscape in the United States. Thursday, Fanduel and Entercom ...

Friday essay: Alice Pung - how reading changed my life

Having survived starvation and been spared execution, my father arrived in this new country, vassal-eyed and sunken-cheeked. I was born ...

Vietnam Cracks Down on Growing Wave of Migrant Workers From China

Vietnamese authorities say they are cracking down on a growing number of migrants crossing the border illegally from neighboring China, ...

The US economy's record swings: 4 essential reads

The U.S. economy rebounded from its unprecedented coronavirus plunge in the spring with a record surge over the summer, giving ...

DBP bats for increased support to tourism industry

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Department of ...

Demonstrators Close Khartoum Bridges to Protest Fuel Price

KHARTOUM - People in Sudan's cities are protesting after the ministry of energy on Tuesday doubled the price of fuel ...

US Economy Surges 7.4% From July to September

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy surged 7.4% from July to September, the country's Commerce Department reported Thursday, as businesses began ...

US stocks mostly up in choppy trading after better data

Wall Street stocks were mostly higher early Thursday as investors weighed better US economic data against worries about the coronavirus ...

DOT to tourism business: Avail of the SB Corps CARES for TRAVEL

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) appealed to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to ...

Spotify surpasses 144 million paid subscribers

Stockholm [Sweden], October 29 (ANI): With an increase of 27 per cent year over year, audio streamer Spotify has announced ...

Indian PR newswire leader, Digpu now ready to transform off-site SEO

New Delhi [India], Oct 29 (ANI/Digpu): In a welcome development, Digpu News Network, one of the largest news distribution network ...

Will Russia influence the American vote?

The idea that someone recently tried to influence Americans to vote for a particular candidate by sending them threatening emails ...

VBS liquidator to start processing bigger claims from depositors

The VBS Mutual Bank liquidator says he will soon start processing claims of depositors who had more than R100 000 ...

WeWork's new CEO is eyeing an IPO again - after he turns profit

WeWork is on track to turn profitable in 2021 and will then revisit plans for an initial public offering, Chief ...

How witchcraft became a multi-billion dollar industry

Yoko Ono once noted: "people respect wizards. But a witch, my god, we have to burn them".Witches were maligned for ...

Need for a change in Mineral Reporting Standards: NITI Aayog

New Delhi [India], October 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): "The present reporting of mineral resources in India is using UN framework classification in ...

US stocks open sharply lower on coronavirus worries

Wall Street stocks were sharply lower early Wednesday, taking cues from European bourses that tumbled on fears of broad lockdowns ...

2020 Election Puts Focus on Twitter, Facebook Content Moderation

WASHINGTON - The nation's top technology leaders urged U.S. lawmakers Wednesday to keep content moderation protections in place, despite growing ...

Feature: China trade fair major opportunity for "Made in Italy" brands

Photo shows decorations at the west entrance of the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) in east China's Shanghai, Oct. ...

European equities tank on virus curb fears

European stock markets tanked Wednesday as investors braced for the apparently imminent introduction of tighter lockdown measures to combat soaring ...

Covid-19 relief programmes to be financed into January, Mboweni says

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni said government would continue funding various Covid-19 relief programs to continue into January of next ...

CEZA reports major infra projects status

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Oct. 28 (PIA) - - - The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) reported the status of its ...

Bitcoin faithful say this time is different after price surge

Bitcoin advocates say this time will be different as the virtual coin surges back to price levels last seen in ...

Trump Wants Putin To 'Join Forces' On China, Former Adviser Says

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump would focus in a second term on getting Russian President Vladimir Putin to side with ...

Blink and you'll miss it: what the budget did for working mums

Working mothers get something in the budget, but not much, and not for long.Before the budget the second earner in ...

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Hong Kong index drops nearly 500 points as U.S. dollar jumps again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks finally caught up with their global counterparts on Friday, with major indices in all ...

Third quarter earnings for Twitter rise 14 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of ...

American stocks and currency shoot higher on strong economic data

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday, recouping some of the ...

China on average building seven new airports every year

XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

5 Canadian aerospace firms expand Super Hornet ties with Boeing

OTTAWA, Canada - Five major aerospace companies in Canada and Boeing have inked an agreement which will see a multi-decade, ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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