London Daily News
Sunday, Apr 11, 2021
Add Your News
Bitcoin Breaks $60K, Ether Hits New ATH in Early Saturday Trading
Bitcoin’s price neared its all-time high of $61,712 early Saturday while ether (ETH) set a new all-time high at $2,190.
Sunak urged to back Biden corporate tax plan ‘worth £13.5bn a year’
Campaigners say US global blueprint would help raise billions from multinationals and tech giants
Salesforce invests $40 million in text-marketing startup Community
Salesforce's investment in Community comes as the upstart looks to expand its customer base.
Airlines blast Britain's travel restart plan, Jet2 cancels holidays until June
British travel company Jet2 said it was cancelling holidays until late June, blaming uncertainty in UK government plans for restarting international travel, which were condemned by airlines.
Airlines warn the cost of Covid tests will stop people going abroad
Research shows travellers have to pay twice as much for PCR tests in the UK as they do in much of Europe
Greta Thunberg says she will not attend Cop26 climate summit
Swedish activist says uneven Covid vaccine rollout means countries would not participate on even terms
16,000 fake review accounts shut down by Facebook after UK competition watchdog intervenes
Facebook has removed 16,000 accounts linked to Facebook groups and Instagram profiles, after the UK’s Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) intervened, holding the company to a pledge to take action against fraudulent activity.
Clubhouse: Is the audio app really worth $4bn?
Live-audio app Clubhouse is creating plenty of chatter - about itself.
Software flaw led to 'serious incident' on Tui flight
A "simple flaw" caused by a language difference led to a "serious incident" for a flight from Birmingham last year.
US blacklists seven Chinese supercomputer groups
The US has blacklisted seven Chinese groups it accuses of building supercomputers to help its military.
The woman who took on Google and won
Everyone has their breaking point. And when it comes it can be a small thing, an incident that usually wouldn't matter.
Redeeming their soles: ‘Satan Shoes’ to be recalled after Nike settles lawsuit with design firm
A Brooklyn-based company that sold modified sneakers containing human blood has agreed to recall the shoes as part of a settlement with Nike. The Satan-themed footgear had triggered outrage and confusion on social media.
'Our system is broken': Amazon accused of 'illegal & egregious' behavior as early voting results deal blow to unionizing drive
Amazon is in the lead amid a push to unionize one of its Alabama warehouses, with around 1,100 workers voting ‘No’ on the proposal so far, more than double those backing it, as the union claims the company used “illegal” tactics.
Study flags gender bias in Facebook's ads tools
Facebook users may not be learning about jobs for which they are qualified because the company’s tools can disproportionately direct ads to a particular gender “beyond what can be legally justified,” university researchers said in a stud...
Americans Are Turning Spare Bedrooms Into Giant Closets
As stores disappear, shopping in your own wardrobe becomes the ultimate luxury.
HSBC and Asian Development Bank join forces in $300 million vaccine financing
HSBC and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide a combined $300 million in financing to help Asia’s supply chains boost manufacturing capacity for COVID-19 vaccines, the two lenders said on Friday.
Covid segregation? Venezuelan mayor in hot water after placing warning signs on homes of people who tested positive for virus
A mayor in central Venezuela has become the target of a government inquiry, after he began posting red markings on homes with Covid-positive residents, apparently as a way to warn locals to stay away.
Facebook and Instagram go down for reasons unknown: ‘Something went wrong’
Facebook and Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, have suffered a major outage, prompting users to flock to Twitter to vent their frustration. While both sites have swiftly recovered, no explanation was given for the issue.
Apple to allow users to block apps from tracking activity in move angering Facebook
Apple has announced that it will soon roll out a feature allowing users to block tech companies from tracking activity online and on other apps in a move that’s angered Facebook over its impact on data collection.
Are pay-by-the-minute booths the future of work?
I don’t really like working from home.
Add Your News