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Waymo adds San Francisco to cities testing self-driving vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Waymo has begun offering rides in its all-electric self-driving Jaguar I-PACE sport utility vehicles to a pre-determined ...

Evergrande fails to pay interest on bond, stocks in Asia fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday as China Evergrande failed to pay $83.5 million interest ...

Bipartisan support voiced for U.S. laws to rein in Big Tech

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech companies, such as Facebook and Google, a bipartisan group of U.S. state ...

Sold gains on U.S. stock markets, key indices climb more than 1%

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the United States rallied on Thursday."This is a follow-on rally from a very ...

Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...

Shell to push for increase in production of low polluting jet fuel

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Royal Dutch Shell has made a major commitment to manufacture low carbon emissions aviation fuel over the next ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise< Australian market gains more than 1%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Thursday as fears over an imminent collapse of China's largest ...

AstraZeneca to locate new facility in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland: AstraZeneca will build a manufacturing facility in Dublin at a cost of $360 million.The new plant will employ ...

Lawmaker concerned American purchase of JetBlue means higher fares

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has written to the Transport Department, warning that a partnership between American Airlines and ...

Wall Street in recovery mode, Dow Jones gains 338 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as the Chinese real estate giant China Evergrande began ...

New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...

UK's Johnson has questions to ask Amazon's Bezos over payment of taxes

LONDON, England: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face off with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos regarding his company's tax payments, ...

Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...

India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...

Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...

Only Nasdaq Composite makes gain Tuesday, index rises 32 points

NEW YORK, New York - Investors in U.S. stocks were hesitant Tuesday although all the main exchanges managed modest gains ...

Seeking to cut fares, U.S. to award slot at Newark to low cost airline

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Transportation Department has announced that it will grant permission to a single low-cost or ultra-low-cost carrier to ...

India says Google abuses competitors through market dominance

NEW DELHI, India: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has declared that Google abused the dominant position of its Android ...

Japanese shares lose more than two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets side-stepped the global turmoil on Tuesday as bourses in mainland China, South Korea, and ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Travel industry hopes US to issue new rules for international travel

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House official said the Biden administration is drafting a new system for international travel, to ...

U.S. stocks dive, Dow Jones drops 614 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Monday amidst concerns about the global economy's ability to bounce back ...

Leading countries agree to ensure microchip supplies remain plentiful

TOKYO, Japan: During next week's meeting in the United States, leaders of the United States, Japan, India and Australia will ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Government releases drone airspace maps

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The central government released India's airspace map for drone operations on Friday. The map ...

Original Microsoft Surface Duo to get Android 11

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): After American tech giant Microsoft announced a new Surface Duo 2 this week that would ...

Mandaviya lauds role of Chemical industry

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Lauding the role of the Chemical industry in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Channi urges Centre for smooth procurement for KMS

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 24 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister S Charanjit Singh Channi on Friday requested the Centre to help ...

Poland Reports Fourth Migrant Death At Belarusian Border In Days

The Polish border guard service says an Iraqi migrant has died near the country's frontier with Belarus, the fourth such ...

Poland Reports Fourth Migrant Death In Belarus Border Area In Days

The Polish border guard service says an Iraqi migrant has died near the country's frontier with Belarus, the fourth such ...

India tops the chart for approved biosimilars

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 24 (ANI/PRNewswire): With an overarching theme of 'Ideate and Innovate' and new prospects of Intellectual Property ...

Mindtree expands in Europe and Asia-Pacific

London [UK]/ Melbourne [Australia], September 24 (ANI/PRNewswire):The company has appointed Klaus Seifert as Head of Strategy for Europe and Chief ...

Bessemer names Sudip Mazumder new CEO of IIoT Innovation

Baltimore [US]/ Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 24 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Sudip Mazumder is the new Chief Executive Officer of IIoT ...

IDC MarketScape names Virtusa as a Major Player

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): Virtusa Corporation, a global provider of digital strategy, digital engineering, and IT services ...

GRM Institute of Investment and Trading launched

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI/Target Media): While investing in stock markets has become more prevalent in recent times, overall ...

Strong exports to speed up China's economic recovery report

The Chinese economy is expected to maintain its recovery over the rest of 2021 thanks to the country's strong exports, ...

Oxford Business Group delivers 2X faster support with Hiver

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): Oxford Business Group, which specializes in gathering business intelligence on emerging markets around the ...

COVID-19 resurgence dampens investor sentiment in E Asia

Manila [The Philippines], September 24 (ANI): The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic's resurgence in recent months has dampened investor sentiment in ...

Mumbai, Bangalore named among World's top startup hubs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): London, Mumbai and Bangalore have featured among the world's top startup hubs, according to ...

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Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

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