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Stocks Halt Before Vital EU Meeting on COVID-19 Relief Package

Stocks Halt Before Vital EU Meeting on COVID-19 Relief Package

Caution gripped markets Thursday, with stocks falling before a crucial Eurogroup meeting to discuss joint stimulus measures, offsetting optimism from a fresh round of U.S. coronavirus aid and recovery in oil prices. The U.S. Congress seemed on course to approve almost $500 billion more in aid to help small companies, while European Union leaders make another attempt at agreeing on a joint recovery fund. European shares skidded 0.4%, and U.S….

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Nigerian Payment Startup PalmPay Cuts Charges and Creates 100 Million Naira COVID-19 Fund

Nigerian Payment Startup PalmPay Cuts Charges and Creates 100 Million Naira COVID-19 Fund

Africa centered fee startup PalmPay will waive switch fees in Nigeria and offer direct payouts to customers who’ve contracted COVID-19 in the West African nation. The venture — that started last year supported by China’s Transsion —  has developed the PalmPay Support Fund. The initiative will start with 100 million Naira (≈ $300K) and offer individual funds of 100,000 Naira (≈ $250) to PalmPay customers who’ve contracted the coronavirus. The startup will…

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Scientists Reveals Details of Universal Self Assembly

Scientists Reveals Details of Universal Self Assembly

For years, researchers have looked for the working ideas of self-assembly that may construct a cell a complex organic organism in addition to a crystal a far less complicated inorganic material in the same way. Now, a crew of scientists in Turkey has demonstrated the fundamental rules of a universal self-assembly course acting on a range of supplies—starting from a number of atoms-large quantum dots as much as almost 100 trillion atoms-large human…

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India’s TVS Motor Acquires Britain’s Norton Motorcycles

India’s TVS Motor Acquires Britain’s Norton Motorcycles

India’s third-largest motorbike producer TVS Motor has sealed a $20 million deal to acquired British brand Norton Motorcycles as part of a distressed sale. The all-cash transaction, which was declared Friday, will see the Indian firm take control of the 122-year-old Leicestershire model for 16 million pounds ($19.98 million) through one in all its overseas subsidiaries. It marks the latest swoop by an Asian firm on an iconic British brand after Jaguar…

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InHerSight Launches Women Centric Job Finding Mobile App

InHerSight Launches Women Centric Job Finding Mobile App

About 60% of the over 700,000 jobs lost in the first wave of pandemic layoffs were jobs held by women, according to data from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. However, women in quest of a new job usually have different requirements from employers, compared with their male counterparts. Beyond the usual issues around hours, salaries, and benefits, women typically need to know about an organization’s culture, policies around work-life balance, baby care, mentorship, growth…

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G20 to Suspend Debt Service Payments for World’s Poorest Countries

G20 to Suspend Debt Service Payments for World’s Poorest Countries

Finance delegates from the Group of 20 major economies agreed on Wednesday to suspend debt service payments for the world’s poorest nations through the end of the year, a move quickly matched by a group of thousands of private creditors. The actions to freeze both principal repayments and interest funds will free up over $20 billion for the nations to spend on improving their health programs and fighting the coronavirus…

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Researchers Makes Fluorescence Microscopy More Efficient Using Novel 3D Imaging Expertise

Researchers Makes Fluorescence Microscopy More Efficient Using Novel 3D Imaging Expertise

Scientists have been utilizing fluorescence microscopy to study the inner workings of biological cells and organisms for many years. Nevertheless, many of these platforms are sometimes too slow to follow the organic action in 3-D; and too damaging to the living organic specimens with strong light illumination. To deal with these challenges, a research group guided by Dr. Kevin Tsia, Affiliate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Digital Engineering…

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New Research Explains Formation of Mysterious Interstellar Object Oumuamua

New Research Explains Formation of Mysterious Interstellar Object Oumuamua

Since its discovery in 2017, a mystery has surrounded the first known interstellar object to visit the solar system, an elongated, cigar-shaped body named ‘Oumuamua (Hawaiian for “a messenger from afar arriving first”).  A new study featured on April 13 in Nature Astronomy offers a first complete answer to the way it was formed, and where it got here from. First author Yun Zhang  at the National Astronomical Observatories of the…

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Boeing Recruits Lazard, Evercore to Evaluate Government Grant or Private Loans

Boeing Recruits Lazard, Evercore to Evaluate Government Grant or Private Loans

Boeing has employed investment banks Lazard and Evercore to evaluate potential U.S. government help or private sector loans, a person briefed on the matter confirmed Friday. The largest U.S. plane manufacturer asked in March for at least $60 billion in U.S. government loan guarantees for itself and other American aerospace manufacturers to assist the embattled industry in withstanding a coronavirus-related cash drain. Boeing has noted that typically 70% of its…

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Zoom Hire Ex-Facebook Security Chief to Fix App Issues

Zoom Hire Ex-Facebook Security Chief to Fix App Issues

Zoom has hired former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos as an adviser as safety and privateness issues about its fast-rising video-conferencing app drive a world backlash against the corporate. That criticism incldues a move on Wednesday by Alphabet’s Google to ban the desktop model of Zoom from corporate laptops. Taiwan and Germany have also put bans on Zoom’s use, whereas Elon Musk’s SpaceX has banned the app over safety considerations….

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