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As coronavirus cases continue to increase, one of the nation’s top health experts, Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's little chance of normalcy on the horizon “I can foresee that even with a really good vaccine, that mask wearing will continue well into the third or fourth quarter of 2021,” Dr. Fauci said in an interview with National Institutes of Health Director Francis...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company makes a "relatively small" amount from political advertising. The data published by Facebook shows they have made $2.2 billion in revenue since May 2018. Mark Zuckerberg made the statement during a virtual U.S Senate hearing, an event organized by lawmakers to grill the executives of Google, Facebook, and Twitter over Section...
Two European nations, France and Germany on Wednesday announced second nationwide lockdowns as new cases of coronavirus soar in the countries, with increasing number of deaths. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech that the nation will enter a four-week lockdown from November 2. During the new lockdown, Bars and pubs will be closed; Restaurants will close except for takeaways;...
Boston Dynamics four-legged robotic dog named “Spot” explored the area around Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor number four on October 22, the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident. Scientists from the Central Enterprise for Radioactive Waste Management and University of Bristol scientists brought in the four-legged robot dog to map radiation levels in the area. According to the scientists, equipment to measure...
A 70-year-old Portuguese man has died after he was attacked by a swarm of murder hornets while picking fruit in Portugal. The victim, identified only as Celso by The Mirror, was picking persimmons with his friend Abilio Rodrigues, 60, when he was attacked by a swarm of the insects. Celso’s friend, who was also hurt in the incident told the Portuguese daily Jornal...
Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported the biggest loss ever in the history of the company as coronavirus pandemic continues hitting the Airline industry hard. The Dallas-based company blamed its $1.2 billion Third Quarter 2020 net loss on the covid-19 that has forced travelers to stay off plane - a situation not likely to change any time soon. "The pandemic persists along...
Barely six months after starting business with $2 billion, the mobile streaming service Quibi, is calling it quits. “We feel that we’ve exhausted all our options. As a result we have reluctantly come to the difficult decision to wind down the business, return cash to our shareholders, and say goodbye to our colleagues with grace,” the company announced Wednesday in an...
Bitcoin soared as much as 8% on Wednesday after PayPal announced it would launch its own cryptocurrency service, allowing people to buy, hold and sell digital currency on its site and applications. It also said that more than 26 million merchants using PayPal would also be able to accept cryptocurrencies as a funding source. The Online Payments said that adding crypto was a significant...
The U.S Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers. “Google is the gateway to the internet and a search advertising behemoth,” U.S. Deputy Attorney General Jeff Rosen told reporters. “It has maintained its monopoly power through exclusionary practices that...
China's super-rich people have made $1.5 trillion during the coronavirus pandemic despite the global slump caused by the crisis, The Sun reported. The annual rich list of billionaires published today shows that 257 more Chinese have become billionaires during the past 12 months. Covid-19 pandemic is said to have triggered the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression including over...

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