WHO says monkeypox has been spreading undetected as global cases rise to more than 550

The World Health Organization on Wednesday confirmed more than 550 monkeypox cases across 30 countries as the virus continues to spread across the globe. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the sudden appearance of monkeypox in multiple countries across the... Read more

Nadella to receive $1.2 million base salary as Microsoft CEO: SEC filing

Cricket-loving Satya Nadella will get a base annual salary of $1.2 million as the new CEO of Microsoft, but his overall package after taking into account bonus and stock awards may reach $18 million (Rs. 112 crores) a year, besides... Read more

Understanding Patients as Consumers

Traditionally, the Healthcare sector has lagged other industries when it comes to digital transformation, slow to adopt the tools that retail, travel, or hospitality companies have used for years to power meaningful customer experiences. But, of course, the COVID-19 Pandemic... Read more

Gut Bacteria Change as You Get Older—and May Accelerate Aging

The body’s constellation of gut bacteria has been linked with various aging-associated illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Now a study has found that aging itself is associated with microbiome changes, and that these alterations are distinct from those connected... Read more

Oracle (ORCL) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

In the latest trading session, Oracle (ORCL) closed at $96.30, marking a -0.35% move from the previous day. This change lagged the S&P 500’s daily gain of 0.3%. Heading into today, shares of the software maker had gained 9.27% over... Read more

Auto industry woes continue as annual sales decline 13% in January; SIAM rules out PV fire sale

India’s automobile industry’s woes from 2019 has continued in to 2020. The automakers reported a 13 percent sales decline in January year-on-year. All major vehicle segments reported a slump in sales, the latest data from the industry body has showed.... Read more

Economy grows 2.1% in the fourth quarter as GDP gets boost from falling trade deficit

The U.S. economy tapered off toward the end of 2019, but a record expansion is still alive and well. The numbers: The U.S. economy grew slightly faster than 2% in the final three months of 2019, aided by a temporary plunge... Read more

Chocolate industry may feel the pinch as global cocoa prices rise

KOCHI: Indian chocolate industry is likely to feel the pinch of the rise in global cocoa prices because of a supply crunch. India imports large quantity of cocoa beans and powder to bridge the gap between supply and demand in the domestic market. As per the... Read more

China Scraps Plan to Categorize Bitcoin Mining as Industry to Be Eliminated

More than six months after the China National Development and Reform Commission proposed to categorize bitcoin mining as an industry to be phased out from the country, it appears the agency has now scrapped that plan. The National Development and... Read more

Boeing CEO loses Chairman job as company wants him to focus on 737 Max crisis

Boeing Co. stripped Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg of his role as chairman, leaving him little margin for error in his final push to resolve the crisis engulfing the company’s 737 Max jetliner. Separating the CEO and chairman roles will let Muilenburg... Read more