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Disney To Lay Off 28,000 US Employees Due To Coronavirus Pandemic
The cuts were needed in light of social distancing requirements, exacerbated by tough restrictions imposed by the California state government, Disney said.
One million coronavirus deaths: how did we get here?
Milestone is known toll of months of Covid pandemic that has changed everything, from power balances to everyday life
The Biden Campaign Slammed Facebook For Refusing To Take Down Misleading Trump Posts
“Rather than seeing progress, we have seen regression,” Biden's campaign manager wrote in a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Singapore Airlines Turns A380 Superjumbo Into Pop-Up Restaurant
Singapore Airlines Ltd. is opening one of its Airbus SE A380 superjumbos as a temporary restaurant, joining a gaggle of other carriers trying out novel ways to raise cash while ...
JPMorgan Admits Spoofing by 15 Traders, Two Desks in Record Deal
JPMorgan Chase & Co. admitted wrongdoing and agreed to pay more than $920 million to resolve U.S. authorities’ claims of market manipulation involving two of the bank’s trading ...
BTS members to become multi-millionaires
All seven members of South Korean K-pop group BTS are set to become multi-millionaires, when their label Big Hit Entertainment goes public in October.
Do Trump's personal debts pose a risk to the US' national security? | DW News
US Democrats went on the attack on Monday after a report by The New York Times (NYT) revealed that President Donald Trump paid little to no income tax in recent years and held l...
Etihad Airways to Cover Medical Costs, Provide Free Insurance to Passengers If They Contract COVID-19
One of the most advanced airlines in the world, United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways, will cover passengers if they become sick with COVID-19 while traveling by offering free in...
Ant Group Debuts Virtual Bank In Hong Kong
Ant Bank, the virtual banking division of Hangzhou, China-based Ant Group, has launched banking services in Hong Kong, Fintech News reported.
We need to rethink social media before it's too late. We've accepted a Faustian bargain
A business model that alters the way we think, act, and live our lives has us heading toward dystopia
Shirking from home? Staff feel the heat as bosses ramp up remote surveillance
As management seeks more oversight of workers away from the office, campaigners fight for privacy to be respected
TikTok, WeChat Security Threat Has Yet to Be Proven, Judges Say
Two federal judges have ruled this month that the Trump administration failed to prove Chinese-owned apps used by millions of Americans pose enough of a national security threat...
Trump says the economy is booming. He's right - but you don't feel it
President Donald Trump touts the economy's quick recovery as evidence of his administration's success. He's not wrong, but it's not the full picture.
Amazon unveils flying Ring security drone and Luna games service
Amazon's smart home security division Ring has unveiled a flying camera that launches if sensors detect a potential home break-in.
Emerging Markets on Edge as Goldman and Deutsche Bank Flag Risks
Emerging markets are heading toward the end of the third quarter with more reasons to be cautious than optimistic.
Harley-Davidson to exit world's biggest bike market
Harley-Davidson is pulling out of India, the world's biggest motorcycle market.
'One day everyone will use China's digital currency'
Chandler Guo was a pioneer in cryptocurrency, the digital currencies that can be created and used independently of national central banks and governments.
Can democracies stand up to Facebook? Ireland may have the answer
Liberal democracies struggle to tackle the might of the tech giants when it comes to protecting users’ data
High-paying freelance jobs where you can earn $80,000 or more during the pandemic
There are many freelance jobs in America that let you earn $80,000 in annual income or more during the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Health and safety certificates may be the new 'visas' that permit air travel, Etihad CEO says
Airlines will need to meet a "harmonized" standard of health measures as air travel returns, according to Tony Douglas of Etihad Airways.
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