Ceremonies spearheaded by Mr. Biden and Kamala Harris marked the federal government’s first official nod to the staggering death toll from the pandemic. President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday led a national memorial observance on the eve of his inauguration to honour the 400,000 Americans who have perished from COVID-19 duringContinue Reading

Messaging platform says it’s ‘doing a lot more to clear up misinformation’ on privacy and security on the app Following a severe backlash over the latest update to its privacy policy, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Saturday said it has pushed back the policy roll out by three months to May 15.Continue Reading

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, appears on CNBC’s Squawk Box at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22nd, 2020. Adam Galica | CNBC JPMorgan Chase beat analysts’ estimates for fourth-quarter profit on better-than-expected trading results and a boost from releasing money previously set asideContinue Reading

Calling on an increasingly vocal political Opposition to engage in “civilised politics without misleading the public”, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he was ready to don his former role as war-time Defence Secretary, a period that critics associate with repression and reprisals. According to a statement from the President’sContinue Reading

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies remotely via videoconference in this screengrab made from video during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,? on Facebook and Twitter’s content moderation practices, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 17, 2020. Reuters Twitter on FridayContinue Reading