More tech executives than tech critics on Biden’s transition team

More tech executives than tech critics on Biden's transition team

By Nandita Bose and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Far more executives from technology companies than outspoken tech critics were named to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team on Tuesday, offering clues on who will decide on filling key roles and ultimately influence his administration’s thinking in coming years. Tech companies have been trying to … Read more

Pfizer Vaccine Success Opens a Hot Stock-Market Trade

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(Bloomberg) — The news about Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE’s Covid-19 vaccine has spurred a speculative frenzy in a relatively niche corner of Asia’s stock market.In South Korea, freezer and cooling circulator maker Daihan Scientific Co. and deep freezer supplier IlShinbiobase Co. rallied further after surging as much as 30% on Tuesday. In Japan, kitchen … Read more

The Scorpion King Reboot in Works at Universal Pictures; Dwayne Johnson to Produce the Film but Won’t Reprise His Lead Role

The Scorpion King Reboot in Works at Universal Pictures; Dwayne Johnson to Produce the Film but Won’t Reprise His Lead Role

The Scorpion King will be back, but Hollywood action hero Dwayne Johnson has indicated that he will not be reprising the titular character that brought him big-screen stardom. “The Scorpion King” reboot will be produced by Johnson along with Universal Pictures. He will back the project through his Seven Bucks Productions. “‘The Scorpion King’ was … Read more

Ring video doorbells recalled over fire concerns

Ring video doorbells recalled over fire concerns

Amazon’s smart home brand Ring has issued a recall for around 350,000 of its 2nd generation video doorbells sold in the US over fire and burn concerns. According to a notice published by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Ring has received 23 reports of doorbells igniting and causing minor property damage, and eight reports … Read more

Qatar puts up ‘for sale’ sign with new property visas

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Gas-rich Qatar has flung open its property market to foreigners, with a scheme giving those purchasing homes or stores the right to call the Gulf nation home. The scheme, announced in September, is the latest in a series of measures designed to diversify Qatar’s economy away from fossil fuel dependency and attract foreign capital ahead … Read more

What 401(k) moves should you make now that the Trump vs. Biden election is over?

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TipRanks Oppenheimer Sees These 3 Stocks Skyrocketing Over 100% The U.S. presidential election has come to a close, and Wall Street isn’t opposed to the administration change. Last week saw the S&P 500 notch its second-best performance during an election week on record, even as Trump’s chances of getting re-elected became slimer and slimer.Weighing in … Read more

Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief To Amyra Dastur, Restrains Luviena Lodh From Publishing Any Defamatory Comments Or Offending Videos Against The Actress

Bombay HC Grants Interim Relief To Amyra Dastur, Restrains Luviena Lodh From Publishing Any Defamatory Comments Or Offending Videos Against The Actress

Luviena Lodh, claiming to be Mahesh Bhatt’s nephew Sumit Sabharwal’s wife, had alleged that her husband that sold drugs to Amyra Dastur. Luviena had shared a video on Instagram in which she had mentioned that she is considering divorcing Sumit and alleged that he’s involved in drugs and flesh trade in the film industry and … Read more

Philippines extends termination process of U.S. troop deal, eyes long-term defence pact

Philippines extends termination process of U.S. troop deal, eyes long-term defence pact

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has suspended its decision to scrap a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States for a second time as the allies work on a long-term mutual defence arrangement, Manila’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The new deadline will reach the early days of President-elect Joe Biden’s term. Philippine … Read more