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Using Zoom could help older people avoid dementia, study reveals
Those who communicate online alongside traditional methods show less of a decline in episodic memory
Any Life ‘Discovered’ on Mars Likely to Have ‘Hitchhiked’ From Earth, Scientist Warns
The recent discovery of new types of bacteria found aboard the International Space Station (ISS) draws questions about the expansion and evolution of DNA traveling through space.
What is the global chip shortage and why should we care about it?
Here is everything you need to know about the global chip shortage and how it threatens to impact everyone's daily lives.
Hungary is set to cut taxes on cryptocurrencies by half from 2022
Hungary is cutting tax on cryptocurrency earnings by half as interest in the crypto market drives it to all-time highs.
Amazon to hire 75,000 workers and pay $100 bonus if they get Covid vaccine
Amazon is hiring 75,000 workers across its warehouse and delivery network in the U.S. and Canada, the company said Thursday. The company will also offer a $100 bonus to new warehouse and transportation hires who show proof of their Covid...
Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly
If the trial succeeds, the technology could be used to support postal workers in delivering to remote areas in the UK.
US move on vaccine intellectual property is a 'monumental moment' in COVID-19 fight
A waiver could boost production by lifting intellectual property protections and the EU is also now willing to discuss the move.
Computer Game Helps Health Workers Combat Covid Spread
Players of "Escape Covid-19" are guided through a series of scenarios that health workers at hospitals and long-term care facilities encounter on a daily basis.
A ransomware attack has forced the shut down of the largest US fuel pipeline, which carries nearly half the fuel consumed by the East Coast
Colonial Pipeline said Saturday the cyber attack involves ransomware and it has hired a third-party security firm to investigate.
TikTok Hires Thousands to Challenge E-Commerce King Alibaba
Zhang Yiming built ByteDance Ltd. into the world’s most valuable private company via a string of blockbuster apps like TikTok that challenged Facebook and other incumbents on their own turf. His latest target: Alibaba.
EU agrees potential 1.8 billion-dose purchase of Pfizer jab
EU seals deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for potential 1.8 billion COVID-19 doses in its biggest vaccine contract so far
China Launches Driverless Taxi Service Ahead of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic
The upcoming Winter Olympics are scheduled to take place across China's Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou cities, starting in early February 2022. However, the games have been the focus of a potential boycott over allegations that the Chi...
Facebook blocks, then restores, content calling on Indian Prime Minister Modi to resign
Social-media giant said it erroneously censored posts tagged with #ResignModi as India faces devastating Covid-19 surge
Which countries are Europe's worst for journalistic freedom?
Monday marks World Press Freedom Day, so amid what RSF has called a ‘dramatic deterioration in access to information’, Euronews takes a look at the 10 worst countries in Europe for press freedom.
Man arrested for faking Covid-19 check-in QR codes
A man in Australia has been arrested after allegedly placing fake QR labels over official Covid-19 check-in signs in South Plympton, Adelaide.
COVID-19: Chip shortage throws spanner in the works as car industry struggles to recover from coronavirus crisis
The number of cars rolling off UK production lines rose - but only compared with a month last year when plants were shut down.
Why Amazon is the 'perfect' moneymaking machine
Throughout the pandemic, Amazon (AMZN) has had no trouble generating huge returns. Once the Covid-19 crisis passes, it's in great shape to make even more money.
The global chip shortage is going from bad to worse. Here's why you should care
In the market for a new car, smartphone or washing machine this year? A global shortage of computer chips could mean you have to wait a while and pay more.
Google and Microsoft's Indian-born CEOs pledge support to the country over coronavirus crisis
Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are rushing aid to India as the country battles an onslaught of coronavirus cases.
‘It’s just the beginning’: Covid push to digital boosts big tech profits
Apple, Google owner Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft raked in money in first quarter
Amazon's profits more than tripled in the first three months of 2021
Amazon shares have risen 46% in the last year - fuelled by rising demand for home deliveries as a result of the pandemic.
New Ransomware Group Exposes Vulnerability of DC Police’s Tech Infrastructure
The expanding digital age has opened up a new lane of expenses, as some institutions are learning the hard way that having a dedicated cyber security staff and knowledge is a necessity. Hospitals and city and county governments have beco...
This Caribbean island wants you to work remotely from its beaches
Ever wanted to spend 6 months working from a Caribbean island? Curaçao might be the place for you.
This April Dubai gets creative, London theatres prepare to open and Gates tackles emissions
Dubai gets a helping hand from the creative economy strategy, theatres in London see light at the end of the tunnel as they prepare to re-open and Bill Gates urges more to be done about carbon emissions - That's April's business outlook.
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