(1st JANUARY 2021 TO 7th JANUARY 2021 )
Oishee Eerada Maudud, Sabyasachi Karamker, Shanjida Hossain and Farhan Uddin Ahmed
Donald Trump signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with 8 Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which is owned by Tencent on 5th January 2021. This move came two weeks before the end of Trump’s term.
Twitter Inc, Facebook, and Snap Inc temporarily locked Trump’s accounts on Wednesday, as tech giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the U.S. presidential election and hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol.
India will begin exporting locally-made coronavirus vaccines within a fortnight of their launch, a foreign ministry official has told the BBC.
A U.S. task force responsible for investigating the massive cyberattack that breached the departments of Defense, State and Homeland Security — among others — identified the hack as "likely Russian in origin," per a joint statement on Tuesday.
Amongst the most appreciated applications of marketing research in the current scenario is the science of neuromarketing. Leading international e-com giants like Amazon, Forever 21, eBay and other e-com retailers are espousing advanced practices like heat-mapping based on brain waves and eye-tracking data in place of traditional surveys to retain emotional bond with diverse market segments they cater to.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to replace the E.U.-wide Erasmus program with a national version, but former participants and university officials say the decision is shortsighted.
Norway became the first country in the world where the sale of electric cars has overtaken those powered by petrol, diesel and hybrid engines last year, with the German carmaker Volkswagen replacing Tesla as the top battery-vehicle producer, data shows.
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