EU, China ink deals to reinforce partnership on civil aviation safety
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The agreements will enable passengers to benefit from safer, economical, and greener air travel options The European Union (EU) has reportedly signed two agreements...

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Netflix acquires StoryBots to bring educational content to kids
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Season 3 of “Ask the StoryBots” would be launched on Netflix in the fall. The American media services provider Netflix Inc. has reportedly announced th...

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Merck unveils Phase 3 data for BELSOMRA C-IV in treatment of insomnia
  Author: Mateen Dalal

It is the first dedicated Phase 3 polysomnography study for the treatment of insomnia in people having mild-to-average Alzheimer’s disease and dementia ...

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TAQAs ADC to acquire Middle East drilling rigs of Schlumberger
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The acquisition has followed on from fast-tracked expansion activity of ADC in 2018. Saudi Arabia's Industrialisation and Energy Services Company (TAQA), has report...

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Apis Partners to invest in L&T IFD, aims for a 25% stake worth $110M
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Apis Partners has signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of the stake and will be investing through one of its funds called Apis Growth Fund II. UK-based ve...

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U.K. approves inclusion of Huawei gear for 5G despite U.S. warnings
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The National Security Council led by the Prime Minister agreed to give Huawei limited access to help build noncore infrastructure for the network Reports confirm th...

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Xcel Energy acquires two wind farms in South Dakota & Minnesota
  Author: Mateen Dalal

The move comes as part of Xcel’s strategic plans to deliver 85% carbon-free electricity in the Upper Midwest region by 2030. U.S. electric services company, X...

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Social media platforms blocked in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of blasts
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The government has decided to temporarily block Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites for restricting the spread of false news The government of Sri Lan...

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Leeward successfully completes full-scale repowering of Mendota farm
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Through the farm’s construction phase, Leeward managed to generate close to 250 jobs. North American renewable energy company Leeward Renewable Energy has app...

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Amazon in talks for ad-supported music service to compete with Spotify
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Amazon is planning to market its free music streaming service through its Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers Amazon.com is reportedly in discussions to launch its ow...

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Google adjourns AI ethics board following protests & online petition
  Author: Pankaj Singh

An online petition had called on Google to single out Kay Coles James (Heritage Foundation) from the council that was formed a week ago. Technology giant Google has...

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Crypto exchange platform Liquid hits $1B valuation with new funding
  Author: Pankaj Singh

·         Liquid will use the capital for offering new services and expanding into new markets ·  &n...

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Mercado Libre bans crypto-related listings following PayPal Investment
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The Latin American e-commerce firm had recently obtained a $750 million investment from PayPal. The company is also cracking down upon pre-paid car...

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Facebook, WhatsApp & Instagram suffer outages across Europe & Americas
  Author: Mateen Dalal

Facebook & its four primary smartphone applications have been suffering from severe outages throughout the world since March 13, 2019, 12 pm EST.   ...

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German logistics service provider FlixBus to take over rival Eurolines
  Author: Pankaj Singh

FlixBus will integrate the long-distance routes of Eurolines and isilines to expand European reach The company aims to entice more passengers by offering mo...

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Emergent BioSolutions to supply medical countermeasures to US
  Author: Pankaj Singh

The company would manufacture and deliver several medical countermeasures prescribed by the Department of State including auto-injector training devices, Reactive Skin Decontamination Lotion Kit, and the Trobig...

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Britain claims risk in using Huaweis 5G equipment can be mitigated
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Huawei was accused of working with China’s government by the U.S., who said its equipment can be used to spy on Americans The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC...

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Symantec acquires Luminate in an effort to peruse cloud security
  Author: Pankaj Singh

Luminate’s ‘Secure Access Cloud™ ‘ further extends Symantec’s ‘Integrated Cyber Defense Platform’ expertise to users. Reno...

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