Day: April 28, 2021

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Italy to ban entry to travelers from Bangladesh

On April 28, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks at a virtual press conference in the new Downing Street Briefing Room in London. Kirsty Wigglesworth / Pool / AFP / Getty Images The UK will send three mobile ‘oxygen factories’ that produce enough oxygen per minute to support 50 people at a time, as it […]

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Government and Industry Push Bitcoin Regulation to Fight Ransomware

Government and industry officials facing a ransomware epidemic, where hackers freeze a target’s computers and demand payment, focus on regulating cryptocurrency as the key to tackling the issue. scourge, said sources familiar with the work of a public-private task force. . In a report released Thursday, the panel is expected to call for much more […]

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Federal prosecutors indict three men over Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, had left for a jog near Brunswick, Georgia on February 23, 2020, when he was chased in a truck by three men and fatally shot. Two of the three men – Gregory and Travis McMichael – claimed to have arrested a citizen and acted in self-defense. A third man, William […]

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Senate reinstates Obama-era methane emissions regulations

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (left) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) attend a press conference on the Senate vote on methane regulation in the exterior of the U.S. Capitol on April 28, 2021 in Washington, DC. Sarah Silbiger | Getty Images The US Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn former President Donald […]

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UK to send life-saving mobile ‘oxygen factories’ to India

On April 28, UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks at a virtual press conference in the new Downing Street Briefing Room in London. Kirsty Wigglesworth / Pool / AFP / Getty Images The UK will send three mobile ‘oxygen factories’ that produce enough oxygen per minute to support 50 people at a time, as it […]

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Facebook (FB) Q1 2021 results

Facebook’s share price rose 6% after hours on Wednesday after the company released its first quarter results, beating Wall Street expectations for both earnings and revenue. Here’s how the social media giant performed in the quarter, compared to estimates compiled by Refinitiv: Earnings: $ 3.30 per share versus $ 2.37 per expected share Returned: $ […]

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Anxiety and anticipation: joining a post-COVID world

Bhavesh Shah, President, True Talking Toastmasters, San Jose, California. Tam Le, Vice President, True Talking Toastmasters, San Jose, California. Paige Skinner, Freelance Journalist, Dallas Area. Jonathan Kanter, PhD, Director, Center for the Science of Social Connection, University of Washington. W. Keith Sutton, PsyD, Director, Bay Area Center for Anxiety, San Francisco Bay Area. Bethany Teachman, […]

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Microsoft is removing its default font and wants your help choosing a new one

The company has ordered five new custom fonts to replace Calibri, a workhorse of a font that has been the default for all of your Word documents and Outlook emails since 2007. Calibri has replaced Times New Roman (a family of noble type but one with resolutely pre-Internet aesthetic). Default fonts are designed to be […]

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Wall Street analysts on Amazon’s first quarter results

Amazon.com delivery trucks in Richmond, California, United States on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wall Street analysts say Amazon is on track to become a post-pandemic winner when it releases its first quarter results after the bell on Thursday. Amid record profits, surging sales and subscriber growth, momentum […]

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Here’s what changed in the Fed’s April 2021 statement

This is a comparison of Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee statement to that released after the Fed’s previous decision meeting on March 17. The deleted text from the March statement is in red with a horizontal line in the middle. Text appearing for the first time in the new instruction is red and underlined. Black […]

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