Countries pledges $8.8 billion to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine

Countries pledges $8.8 billion to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine

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The United Kingdom on Thursday organized a Global Vaccine Summit 2020, to fight with the pandemic and almost every country are pledging their support to develop a vaccine. The virtual event saw representatives of more than 50 countries - business leaders, UN agencies, civil society, government ministers, Heads of State and country leaders, including Ind

Twitter disabled a video by Trump’s campaign team that pays tribute to George Floyd saying it as copyright

Twitter disabled a video by Trump’s campaign team that pays tribute to George Floyd saying it as copyright

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American microblogging and social networking service Twitter has disabled a video by Donald Trump’s campaign team that pays tribute to George Floyd, saying it is the subject of a copyright complaint. The video was r

Trump appears as the first result when users search 'racist' on Twitter

Trump appears as the first result when users search 'racist' on Twitter

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US President Donald Trump appears as the first result of suggested accounts when users type "racist" into Twitter's people search, it emerged Wednesday.  The result, reported by the British news outlet

Autopsy report shows George Floyd tested positive for COVID-19

Autopsy report shows George Floyd tested positive for COVID-19

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George Floyd, who had died last week while being detained by police in Minnesota, has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus in a new autopsy report. The post-mortem nasal swab was found to be “positive for

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Facebook bans use of 'Boogaloo' that hints towards potential US civil war

Facebook bans use of 'Boogaloo' that hints towards potential US civil war

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The social media giant, Facebook, is actively working towards ending Facebook accounts that are using the term "Boogaloo," which refers to a potential US civil war or the collapse of civilization. Facebook will no longer recommend such group

Zoom is planning to roll out stronger encryption for paying customers

Zoom is planning to roll out stronger encryption for paying customers

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Video conferencing provider Zoom plans to strengthen encryption of video calls hosted by paying clients and institutions such as schools, but not by users of its free consumer accounts, a company official said on Friday. The company, whose business ha

Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

Microsoft sacks journalists to replace them with robots

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Dozens of journalists have been sacked after Microsoft decided to replace them with artificial intelligence software. The curating of stories from news organizations and the selection of headlines and pictures for the MSN site is currently d

WHO launches COVID-19 IP pool with 30 countries

WHO launches COVID-19 IP pool with 30 countries

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World Health Organisation (WHO) with thirty countries launched an initiative on Friday aimed at sharing vaccines, medicines and diagnostic tools to tackle the global coronavirus pandemic. While the developing nations' push, called the COVID-19 Tec

Cannes Film Festival announced the full list of official movie selection of 56 films

Cannes Film Festival announced the full list of official movie selection of 56 films

Cannes Film Festival that was slated for May this year like before, was postponed because of the pandemic and is expected to collaborate with other festivals, whenever they take place.  Cannes has released its Official Selection list for the yea

US government suspends flights by Chinese airlines from June 16

US government suspends flights by Chinese airlines from June 16

The US government has announced the suspension of all flights by Chinese airlines into and out of the country from June 16, news agency AFP quoted the US Transportation Department as saying on Wednesday.  The US action, which takes effect June 16

Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible 7 to restart filming in September

Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible 7 to restart filming in September

Not every film production is ready to roll yet even though lockdown restrictions have eased throughout the world. Take the case of Tom Cruise starrer ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ that is slated to start production in September. The film’s shooting schedule that was slat

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NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era of commercial space travel and putting NASA back in the business of launching astronauts from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.

US weekly jobless claims drop, but economic recovery still elusive

US weekly jobless claims drop, but economic recovery still elusive

The number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell for an eighth straight week last week, likely as some people returned to work, but claims remained at astonishingly high levels, suggesting it could take the economy a while to rebound as businesses reopen.

Hertz files for U.S. bankruptcy protection as car rentals evaporate amid COVID-19

Hertz files for U.S. bankruptcy protection as car rentals evaporate amid COVID-19

The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business was decimated during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in much-needed relief. Hertz&rsq

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US sent congratulate messages, on the occasion of Denmark’s Constitution Day

US sent congratulate messages, on the occasion of Denmark’s Constitution Day

The United States of America today sends the congratulate message to the Kingdom of Denmark and all its citizens on the occasion of Denmark’s Constitution Day. On the press statement Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo congratulates Denmark on

US: White House calls on China to honour 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre victims

US: White House calls on China to honour 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre victims

The White House said on Thursday (Jun 4) that China's "slaughter" of protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has not been forgotten, urging Beijing to give its first accurate accounting of the bloodshed. "The Chinese Communist Party&

Countries pledges $8.8 billion to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine

Countries pledges $8.8 billion to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine

The United Kingdom on Thursday organized a Global Vaccine Summit 2020, to fight with the pandemic and almost every country are pledging their support to develop a vaccine. The virtual event saw representatives of more than 50 countries - business leaders,

US government suspends flights by Chinese airlines from June 16

US government suspends flights by Chinese airlines from June 16

The US government has announced the suspension of all flights by Chinese airlines into and out of the country from June 16, news agency AFP quoted the US Transportation Department as saying on Wednesday.  The US action, which takes effect June 16

Queen Elizabeth rides on a 14-year-old Fell Pony enjoying weekend since the coronavirus lockdown started in the UK

Queen Elizabeth rides on a 14-year-old Fell Pony enjoying weekend since the coronavirus lockdown started in the UK

Queen Elizabeth has been pictured riding on a 14-year-old Fell Pony in the grounds of Windsor Castle, her first public appearance since the coronavirus lockdown began. Windsor is said to be the Queen's favorite royal residence and she has bee

NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

NASA resumes human spaceflight from US soil with historic SpaceX launch

A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era of commercial space travel and putting NASA back in the business of launching astronauts from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.