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You can now return Apple’s Solo Loop for a new size, without sending back the Watch

Call it Apple Bandgate, if you must. It’s the latest online dustup, following Apple’s recent Watch Series 6 release. The announcement of the Solo Loop was more or less glossed over during last week’s big event, because, well, watch bands don’t often t

Hulkenberg on standby for Racing Point in Portugal

After it emerged that Stroll tested positive for COVID-19 in the days after the Eifel Grand Prix, Racing Point says it is taking no risks about not having a reserve lined-up.Hulkenberg had to be drafted in at the last-minute at the Nurburgring after Stroll wa

Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale sees surge in demand for work from home products

Among the top sold items were smartphones, laptops, desktops, tablets and cameras, besides large appliances

Nashville airport to add hotel slated for late 2023 opening

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville International Airport is planning to add a 292-room hotel that is slated to open in late 2023. An airport news release says the on-site Hilton-branded hotel will be 14 stories and will feature a parking garage. The Metropol

Silver investment demand nearly triples during year of pandemic

Data by the Silver Institute shows that global silver-backed Exchange-Trade Products’ holdings rose by 297 million ounces through the first three quarters of 2020, nearly tripling the growth seen during the same period last year. Read Full Article at RT.com

Health insurance startup Alan lets you chat with a doctor

French startup Alan is building health insurance products. And 100,000 people are now covered through Alan . I caught up with the company’s co-founder and CEO Jean-Charles Samuelian-Werve so that he could give us an update on the product. Alan has obtained

Facebook Dating launches in Europe after 9-month+ delay over privacy concerns

Facebook’s dating bolt-on to its eponymous social networking service has finally launched in Europe, more than nine months after an earlier launch plan was derailed at the last minute over privacy concerns. From today, European Facebook users in Austria

Adyen alumni raise €2.6M seed to launch Silverflow, a ‘cloud-native’ card payments processor

Silverflow, a Dutch startup founded by Adyen alumni, is breaking cover and announcing seed funding. The pre-launch company has spent the last two years building what it describes as a “cloud-native” online card processor that directly connects to

Hearings begin in Samsung vice chairman Jay Y. Lee’s accounting fraud trial

The trial of Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee, who is accused of accounting fraud and stock price manipulating, held its first hearing today at the Seoul Central District Court. The Seoul Central District Court denied prosecutors’ arrest warrant request for Le

US dollar on path to ‘significant depreciation’ over next few years, Standard Chartered warns

Another gloomy prediction for the fate of the greenback has been voiced by an analyst at Standard Chartered Bank, who warned that the dollar is heading for “a multi-year depreciation,” given its weak sovereign fundamentals. Read Full Article at RT.com

Vedanta gains 6% as board to consider interim dividend on Saturday

The company said the record date for the purpose of determining the entitlement of the equity shareholders for the said dividend, if declared, is being fixed as Saturday, October 31, 2020

Magnussen also announces Haas F1 team exit

Just minutes after his teammate Romain Grosjean said he would not be staying on with the outfit for 2021, Magnussen announced that he would not be remaining either.«The 2020 Formula 1 season will be my last with Haas F1 Team,» the Dane posted on I

Activist scales scaffolding on London’s Big Ben, unfurls anti-lockdown banner (PHOTO)

An anti-lockdown protester has climbed scaffolding on London’s famous Big Ben monument near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and unfurled a large banner calling for an end to Covid-19 restrictions across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com

South Korean’s medical association urges govt to suspend flu shot program after 13 people die after receiving jab

The Korean Medical Association has called on the country’s government to halt its plan to inoculate millions of citizens after more than a dozen people died after receiving flu shots. Read Full Article at RT.com

Activist ‘climbs’ London’s Big Ben, unfurls anti-lockdown banner (PHOTO)

An anti-lockdown protester has climbed London’s famous Big Ben monument near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and unfurled a large banner calling for an end to Covid-19 restrictions across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bajaj Auto Q2 PAT dips 22% YoY at Rs 1,194 crore; margin expands

The company's revenue fell 7.15 per cent YoY to Rs 7,155.86 crore, as against Rs 7,707.32 crore in Q1FY20

Southern West Virginia autumn colors abundant this weekend

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Autumn colors should be abundant this weekend in southern West Virginia, the state Tourism Office said. The agency suggests taking state Route 20 from Pipestem Resort State Park to Meadow Bridge as it winds through scenic areas such a

More cars could get What3words address tech with Here navigation deal - CNET

Carmakers like GM, Ford and Volkswagen get the option to let drivers use three-word address labels like «damage.petal.large.»

A radically different Diwali this year for airlines in India  

With the holiday months of April and May washed out, airlines were pinning their hopes on Diwali. Due to COVID-19 disruptions and without direct aid from the government, airlines have had a hard time so far.

Colgate Palmolive: Weak macros, competition from HUL key overhang on stock

Analysts believe the company needs to "adopt more aggressive strategy to accelerate growth in segments like handwash and sanitizers to be able to compete with firms like Hindustan Unilever and Dabur

Bajaj Auto Q2 PAT dips 27% YoY at Rs 1,194 crore; margin expands

The company's revenue fell 7.15 per cent YoY to Rs 7,155.86 crore, as against Rs 7,707.32 crore in Q1FY20

Grosjean to leave Haas F1 at end of 2020 season

The Frenchman’s place at the outfit had been in doubt for weeks, with the American-owned squad looking likely to take an all-new line-up for 2021.On Thursday morning, Grosjean announced that his contract was not being extended and he would be leaving the sq

Hunter’s business partner CONFIRMS authenticity of laptop email, claims Joe Biden was part of Chinese deals

A former associate of Hunter Biden’s has said that an email addressed to him concerning potentially shady deals with a Chinese firm is genuine and that Hunter’s father was also involved in the scheme, and got a 10 percent cut. Read Full Article at RT.com

World#39;s richest steel magnate LN Mittal#39;s brother Pramod Mittal is now bankrupt

Pramod Mittal is 2.5 billion pounds in debt, making him the “most bankrupt” person in the United Kingdom

Renault juniors Lundgaard, Piastri, Zhou handed Bahrain tests

Renault will conduct four days of private testing at the Bahrain International Circuit between 29 October and 2 November, splitting the running between three members of the Renault Sport Academy.The test programme will be conducted using the Renault R.S.18 ca

Acapela, from the founder of Dubsmash, hopes ‘asynchronous meetings’ can end Zoom fatigue

Acapela, a new startup co-founded by Dubsmash founder Roland Grenke, is breaking cover today in a bid to re-imagine online meetings for remote teams. Hoping to put an end to video meeting fatigue, the product is described as an “asynchronous meeting pla

Russia warns of consequences of US sanctions against Nord Stream 2

If Washington proceeds with sanctions against the Russia-led natural gas pipeline, Nord Stream 2, it will hurt a wide range of Western contractors and investors involved in the undertaking, the project operator has warned. Read Full Article at RT.com

Labour trouble at Delhi#39;s cargo terminal hits electronics players in festive season

Consignments delayed by up to seven days, at a time when companies are hoping to push sales during the festive season

Asian Paints slips over 1.5% ahead of Q2 result; here's what to expect

For the quarter under review, analysts at IDBI Capital expect a strong recovery in the decorative coatings business compared to 1QFY21.

Frank Thomas breaks down Brandon Lowe’s two homers in World Series Game 2 using Samsung Galaxy 5G View app

Brandon Lowe hit two homers to help the Tampa Bay Rays even the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at one game apiece. See how Frank Thomas saw it on the Samsung Galaxy 5G View app, utilizing zoom and multiple angles.

Days after Russian COVID-19 vaccine trial approval, data breach forces Dr Reddy#39;s to shut plants: Reports

Dr. Reddy#39;s Laboratories#39; plants in India, Brazil, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States were impacted by the data breach, according to a news report.

Aurobindo Pharma declines 6% on USFDA warning letter for Dayton facility

The company said it would engage with the regulator and would try to resolve the issue at the earliest

10 Zurich-area investors on Switzerland’s 2020 startup outlook

European entrepreneurs who want to launch startups could do worse than Switzerland. In a report analyzing Europe’s general economic health, cost of doing business, business environment and labor force quality, analysts looked for highly educated populat

US federal judge says Trump’s tweet calling to release Russiagate docs with ‘no redactions’ was NOT official order amid FOIA suits

A US judge has ruled that a tweet sent by President Donald Trump earlier this month did not constitute an order to declassify material linked to the Russiagate probe, as CNN and Buzzfeed press for the docs in ongoing lawsuits. Read Full Article at RT.com

Sagar Cements surges 8%, hits 52-week high on robust Q2 results

The management said volumes and prices are gradually improving on the back of good demand

Hemisphere Properties shares locked in 5% lower circuit on debut

HPIL was formed as part of the disinvestment exercise carried out by the Government of India in respect of its holdings in the erstwhile VSNL

9 Zurich-area investors on Switzerland’s 2020 startup outlook

European entrepreneurs who want to launch startups could do worse than Switzerland. In a report analyzing Europe’s general economic health, cost of doing business, business environment and labor force quality, analysts looked for highly educated populat

The diabolical ironclad beetle is practically indestructible. Now scientists know why - CNET

Drive over the beetle in your car and it won't even break a sweat. How does it do it?

Blaming uncertain conditions, JK Tyre says it will not spend even a rupee on capex in FY21

JK Tyre is the latest company to defer capital expenditure. A dozen or so companies have already slashed their capex for the year, with Bharat Forge bringing it down to zero

Dr. Reddy#39;s Laboratories shuts plants after data breach: Report

Dr. Reddy#39;s Laboratories#39; plants in India, Brazil, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States were impacted by the data breach, according to a news report.

Manned Soyuz MS-16 crew successfully touches down in Kazakhstan after 196 days in space

A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts aboard a Soyuz MS-16 spacecraft have landed without a hitch in the Kazakhstan steppes after spending over six months in orbit on the International Space Station. Read Full Article at RT.com
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