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Sun Life opens Singapore branch,to focus on 8 markets in the region

International News       Aug 07, 2020

  Singapore: Canada based Sun Life Financial Inc, global life insurer and asset manager,today announced it has opened a branch in Singapore to offer life insurance solutions to high net worth clients.The announcement follows final license approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore in May 2020....

AI Express plane overshoots runway at Kozhikode airport,broken into 2 pieces,17 dead

Indian News       Aug 07, 2020

  New Delhi: An Air India Express plane coming from Dubai overshot the table toprunway while landing in heavy rains and fell into a valley 35 feet below at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday evening and broke into two pieces.There were 191 passengers, including crew...

US lifts Covid-19 travel advisory;urges citizens not to visit India, China

International News       Aug 07, 2020

Washington:  The US has lifted the highest level of its global health travel advisory for Americans due to the coronavirus pandemic and restored the previous country-specific system without changing the status of over 50 countries, including that of India and China. The US state department...

Australia to spend US$1.2b on cyber security for private sector after rise in attacks

International News       Aug 07, 2020

  Australia will spend A$1.66 billion ($1.19 billion) over the next 10 years to strengthen the cyber defenses of companies and households after a rise in cyber attacks, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday. Cyber attacks on businesses and households are costing about A$29 billion...

World's three hottest Julys happened in the last five years

International News       Aug 07, 2020

  Last month was the world’s third-hottest July on record, new data show — the latest milestone in a global warming trend that has seen the three hottest Julys within the last five years. With the heat has come a high level of ice melt in...

Global AI market revenues to reach $156 billion in 2020: IDC

Facts       Aug 07, 2020

San Francisco: Worldwide revenues for the Artificial Intelligence (AI) market, including software, hardware, and services, are expected to total $156.5 billion in 2020, a growth of 12.3 per cent over the previous year, according to a new forecast by International Data Corporation (IDC). While this...

Lemonade’s 2020 giveback hits new high, Backing 34 nonprofits chosen by customers

Facts       Aug 07, 2020

  Lemonade, the insurance company powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics, announced today that its 2020 Giveback for the twelve months ended June 30, 2020, or the 2020 Giveback, amounts to $1,128,110, to be donated to 34 nonprofit organizations chosen by customers. This year’s Giveback...

20GB Intel data with key chip secrets leaked, probe on

International News       Aug 07, 2020

  New Delhi, An anonymous hacker has broken into chip maker Intel, publishing a link on the social media to a 20GB data containing confidential intellectual property (IP) related to key chip engineering. Many of the files in the 20GB folder allegedly "have NOT been published...

Maggi noodles to chyawanprash:What India has been spending on in pandemic

Facts       Aug 07, 2020

Months of lockdown have altered the habits of Indian consumers: Their spending patterns reveal just how deeply concerned they are with protecting their health and fortifying their store-cupboards, warding off boredom and keeping their homes (and themselves) neat and tidy. And where new routines look...

Facebook’s dilemma: How to police claims about unproven COVID-19 vaccines

International News       Aug 07, 2020

LONDON/NEW YORK: Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus an international health emergency in January, Facebook Inc (FB.O) has removed more than 7 million pieces of content with false claims about the virus that could pose an immediate health risk to people who...