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Hackers Extorted $1.14m From University Of California, San Francisco: BBC

A ransom of $1.14m had to be paid to hackers by one of the world’s leading medical-research institution working on a treatment for Covid-19, the institute has admitted, reported BBC News.   The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) was attached by the Netwalker criminal gang on 1st...

Influential European Auto Group ACEA To Be Headed By Fiat Chrysler's Manley

The influential auto group of Europe - the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association, or ACEA, has elected the CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Mike Manley. He will take over the position of from PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares who served as the president of the group in in 2018 and 2019....

How to meet the many challenges of African industrialization

With development hotspots all over Africa, many of its nations are putting their name on the map, with impressive growth rates stemming from energy, manufacture or trade. Whichever the power horses chosen to drive Africa’s development further, to make the continent’s current development...

China's Belt And Road Should Focus On Debt Sustainability, Warns IMF's Lagarde

In a critical analysis of the Belt and Road infrastructure program of China, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Friday that this huge project should be taken to such places where it is needed and to those places where the debt that the project generates is...

Despite Boycott Of Investment Event, Deals Worth $50b Signed By Saudi Arabia

The business conclave held at the Saudi Arabia capital that was boycotted by a number of global business leaders over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi saw the kingdom ink down deals $50 billion on Tuesday. This is a sign from the kingdom hat it can still attract investments there despite...

Study Claims More Crop Losses Due To Increased Insect Activities With Global Warming

With climate change, scientists expect more crop loss primarily because of growth of insect pests, say American researchers.   This was the conclusion of a study published on Thursday in the journal Science. The research showed the manner in which insect attack three staple crops, rice, corn...

Study Finds Children Likely To Get More Influenced By Robots Then Adults

There is a greater likelihood of children being influenced to a greater extent compared to adults by robots, claimed a recent study that was published in the journal Science Robotics.   The study that was conducted by researchers from the University of Plymouth essentially struck a...

Eight Royal Cars Used By The British Royal Family To Be Auctioned

The Vintage Rolls Royce cars that have bene used over the past seven decades by Queen Elizabeth as well as by the other members of the British royal family will be put up for auctions. It is expected that the prices would touch $2.6 million.   The auction is to be carried out by auctioneers...

Hong Kong's Massive Fiscal Surplus Is A Spending Dilemma For Its Government

The government of Hing Kong is the owner of one of the largest fiscal surpluses in the world, driven primarily by the boom in real-estate and stock-market while on the flip side, the residents of Hong Kong are finding it near to impossible to cope with the least affordable property market in the...

Security Expert Says US Computer Networks Are 'Exceptionally Vulnerable' To Cyberattacks

According to the co-founder of the computer security firm CrowdStrike, United States urgently needs to boost and reorganize its defense systems against cyber threats because thee country and its systems are very vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.   A number of American companies have been...

IndyCar Could See Screen Next Year But No Halo: Motor Racing

According to chief executive of the Indycar series - Mark Miles, a screen could yet be introduced some time next season even though Indycar has ruled out using a head protection device similar to Formula One’s halo.   “It could be next year. It’s not going to be in March but it could be...

Computer Geeks, Linguists - And Not James Bonds, Sought By French Spy Service

France's foreign intelligence service is also looking for computer wizards and linguists not would-be James Bonds even as it is bolstering recruitment to counter Islamist militants and cyber criminals.   Posts for young information technology gurus and linguists who master the finer points...
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