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Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

U.S. stocks range-bound as dollar takes another dip

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street had a less than an impressive day on Wednesday despite efforts in the ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Biden taps Indian-American to be OMB director

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his economic team, including an ...

COVID Pushing Least Developed Countries Over Edge, UN Says

GENEVA - The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development reports the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on most ...

Revealed: The cost of the pandemic on world's poorest countries

More than 32 million of the world's poorest people face being pulled back into extreme poverty because of COVID-19, leading ...

European stocks slip on poor data

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, despite ...

China must stop 'wishful thinking' over US

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): A leading Chinese foreign relations expert opined that China must stop 'wishful thinking' about the ...

Get up to 6.85 percent by investing in a Bajaj Finance

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI/NewsVoir): During recent months, the Reserve Bank of India has reduced the repo rate on ...

Grattan on Friday: China plays reverse 'poke the bear'

In the moment, Scott Morrison's angry denunciation of the offensive Chinese tweet about alleged Australian war crimes seemed a reasonable ...

Equity indices wipe out early gains

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Key equity indices touched record highs in the morning session on Thursday but closed ...

Govt seeks $400 million from buyer for stake in SAA

South Africa is looking to raise about $400 million from the sale of a stake in its bankrupt national airline, ...

Acceleration in digital adoption by enterprises: NASSCOM

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Extensive acceleration in digital adoption by enterprises and a potential increase in outsourcing intensity ...

Fed Beige Book says business optimism has waned amid COVID-19 spikes

A man wearing a face mask walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Dec. ...

RBI asks HDFC Bank to halt digital launches

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked private sector lender HDFC Bank to ...

US House passes bill on scrutinising Chinese companies

Washington DC [US], December 3 (ANI): As an attempt to scrutinise the financial relations with China, the House of Representatives ...

Asian markets mostly up on vaccines, eyes on US stimulus talks

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors tracked renewed US stimulus talks in Washington, while the mood remains upbeat owing ...

Microsoft, NSDC join hands for Imagine Cup

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Microsoft India and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) are joining hands for the ...

Iron Pillar invests in CoreStack

Palo Alto (California) [USA]/Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] December 3 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Iron Pillar, a venture growth investor backing companies built from ...

Key equity indices touch record highs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were at record highs during early hours on Thursday amid mixed ...

UN to open special session on coronavirus crisis

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], December 3 (ANI): A special two-day session will be held at the UN General Assembly ...

Parablu signs distribution agreement with AppDistri

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] December 3 (ANI/PRNewswire): Parablu, an award-winning provider of secure data management solutions, today announced a strategic partnership ...

OECD estimates better global growth on vaccine progress

A health worker gives polio vaccine to a child during a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign in Rawalpindi of Pakistan's east ...

Microsoft acquires esports tourney platform Smash.gg

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg. In a tweet from the MSN_Esports ...

Biden Meets With US Workers, Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden met virtually Wednesday with American small-business owners and workers who have been impacted by ...

Need to go beyond traditional thinking on trade

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): A meeting of the Board of Trade (BOT) was held on Wednesday under the ...

Biden Meeting with US Workers, Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is meeting virtually Wednesday with American small business owners and workers who have been ...

Why we should rein in the big tech giants in 2021 - and beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clearer than ever that we are at risk of losing control of our economies.Our ...

Can an Apple search engine ever compete with Google?

Small corners of the internet are ablaze with the news that Apple has significantly ramped up its search bot activity. ...

Economic downturn: Helping to heal rifts in the Middle East?

The US General Administration Agency (GSA) has acknowledged Joseph Biden is the winner of the 2020 presidential election. As Donald ...

Prosus to target online care startups for elderly after pandemic

Prosus is looking to expand its portfolio of health-care companies, in particular platforms that focus on the elderly, taking advantage ...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev-linked billionaire sucked into UK court battle

A decade-long battle over multibillion-dollar assets involving the bĂȘte noire of Kazakhstan's government has dragged a powerful billionaire close to ...

Trade policies on China's abusive practices

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday said his goal as President would be to pursue ...

British Court Freezes Billions Tied To Alleged Kazakh Bank Theft

A court in the United Kingdom has frozen up to $5 billion in assets tied to the alleged theft of ...

Rs 200-cr Lucknow muni bonds listed on BSE

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): In a first for Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Municipal Corporation bonds worth Rs 200 cr ...

Virus fears cloud outlook for South African banks

The outlook for South African banks is growing murkier amid the rising threat of a second coronavirus wave that could ...

6 things to watch for as Australia crawls out of recession

Our economy has grown in the September quarter (the three months to September) after two quarters of going backwards.Using the ...

LGU-Maasin City receives 'Project GABAY' from USAID

MAASIN CITY, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The Local Government Unit of Maasin City received a diagnostic hearing evaluation equipment through ...

Wall Street stocks hit record highs

New York [US], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks have an early start to the so-called "Santa Claus" rally, typical for ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

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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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