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Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

Wall Street rallies on hopes Covid-19 is peaking

NEW YORK, New York - It was a positive day for Wall Street on Wednesday as sentiment towards a peaking ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

Novelis gets last EC clearance for Aleris acqusition

Atlanta [USA], Apr 9 (ANI): Novelis Inc, a subsidiary of Aditya Birla-led Hindalco Industries, has received the final clearance needed ...

Coronavirus lockdown | Bok coaches in regular virtual contact

Despite the national lockdown due to the coronavirus, the Springbok coaching staff are hard at work for the international season.Assistant ...

Several schools start online classes amid lockdown

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): A number of schools have started online classes amid the lockdown in ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

Virus Outbreak Gives Tech Darlings a Harsh Reality Check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it's also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people's freedom to ...

Equity indices upbeat in early trade, Cipla gains by 14 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equities trading firm during early hours on Thursday in line with Asian peers after ...

Local stocks weaker as volatility in Sasol persists

The JSE opened marginally softer on Wednesday but sunk deeper into losses as European counters traded under pressure.The outlook was ...

OPINION | A pandemic is no time for fiscal distancing

These are very difficult days, as the world faces one of its worst challenges ever: the novel coronavirus pandemic. And ...

Lockdown | Rent relief not guaranteed, Canal Walk tells tenants

CEO of Canal Walk, Gavin Wood, told the shopping centre's tenants in a letter addressed to them on Tuesday that ...

Airbus cuts production by a third

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus on Wednesday said it had cut production of its planes by around a third, as global ...

The Infodemic: Do Plagues Occur Once Every 100 Years

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Plagues ...

Coronavirus Scams: Guard Against Fraud Cures and Other Cons

TRENTON, N.J. - Con artists are finding lots of marks amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watchdog groups and authorities report a ...

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Goldman sees virus causing $75 billion funding hole in Africa

The funding needs of governments in sub-Saharan Africa could rise by $75 billion (about R1.3 trillion at current exchange rates) ...

CSA mourns passing of Jackie du Preez

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has responded with sadness to the passing of Jackie du Preez in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday ...

Burundi Football Team Plays Through Coronavirus Threat

Burundi's national football club is continuing its pursuit of a championship, despite the deadly risk posed by the global spread ...

20 quickfire questions with ... Deshun Deysel

Sport24 and Laureus Sport for Good South Africa have teamed up during the lockdown and asked their ambassadors to answer ...

Death of SA spinner who aided Oz series win

Leg-spinner Jackie du Preez, who played in the last two Tests of South Africa's 1966/67 home series triumph over Australia, ...

In the wake of Eskom scandal, two Deloitte directors resign

While the world is focused on the coronavirus pandemic, Deloitte has been making major changes to senior management.Last month, Deloitte ...

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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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