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Meta to Discontinue Workplace to Focus on AI Technologies

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has announced that it will discontinue Workplace, its enterprise-focused version of Facebook. The company has decided to shift its focus towards developing advanced AI technologies, which it believes will fundamentally transform the way people work. Users of Workplace will be able to use the service as usual until August 2025. Over the next two years, Meta will gradually phase out the service.…

16 May 2024
Justice Department May Reopen Case Against Boeing for 737 MAX Crashes

The U.S. Department of Justice is contemplating renewed prosecution of the aircraft manufacturer Boeing in connection with the two tragic crashes involving its 737 MAX aircraft in 2018 and 2019. These accidents, which claimed the lives of hundreds of passengers and crew members, occurred shortly after the 737 MAX was introduced, revealing critical flaws in the aircraft’s design and safety systems. Following extensive investigations into these crashes, Boeing…

15 May 2024
US Increases Import Tariffs on Various Chinese Goods

The United States is raising import tariffs on numerous Chinese goods, particularly targeting strategic sectors such as electric cars, chips, batteries, steel, and key minerals. The measures aim to compel China to cease unfair trade practices. Of particular note is the tariff hike on imported electric cars from China, which will quadruple to 100 percent this year. The tariff on Chinese semiconductors will increase from 25 to 50…

14 May 2024
Airbnb Expects Stronger Revenue Growth in Q3 Due to International Sporting Events

Airbnb’s latest financial outlook paints a mixed picture, with a disappointing second-quarter revenue projection but promising prospects for the third quarter and beyond. The company’s announcement of an expected $2.7 billion in revenue for the period ending June fell short of market expectations, prompting a notable decline in its stock value after hours on Wall Street. However, the first quarter showcased Airbnb’s resilience and adaptability, with revenue exceeding…

10 May 2024
ECB’s First Interest Rate Cut in Five Years Likely in June

The first interest rate cut by the ECB in five years appears imminent, according to meeting documents from European central bankers. If European inflation continues on its path towards 2 percent, the interest rate could be lowered in June. Minutes from the ECB’s latest interest rate meeting in April were made public on Friday. This board comprises central bankers from all eurozone countries. In April, following that meeting,…

10 May 2024
Starbucks Stumbles as China Sales Decline

In the wake of disappointing earnings and revenue figures, Starbucks finds itself grappling with a sharp decline in its stock value, plummeting by 12% in after-hours trading following the release of its fiscal second-quarter earnings report. The coffee giant’s performance fell short of both earnings and revenue expectations, with sales for the period totaling $8.6 billion, significantly below analysts’ projections of $9.1 billion. Net income painted a similarly…

1 May 2024
Alphabet Requests Dismissal of Antitrust Case in the United States

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has petitioned a judge in the United States to dismiss a case brought forth by American authorities. The accusation revolves around Alphabet’s alleged monopolization of the online advertising market, with the tech giant arguing that the prosecution lacks substantial evidence. Commencing last year, the lawsuit focuses on Google’s ability to command exceptionally high margins for online advertisements. Additionally, it is claimed that…

29 April 2024
Tech Titans Achieve Record-Breaking Profits in First Quarter Amid Cloud Dominance

In a display of their formidable financial strength and resilience, the first quarter of this year witnessed Meta, Alphabet, and Microsoft soaring to unprecedented levels of profitability, solidifying their positions as leading forces in the tech industry. Each company reported staggering profits, showcasing their ability to navigate complex market dynamics and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, led the charge with an astounding net…

28 April 2024
GlaxoSmithKline Sues BioNTech and Pfizer Over mRNA Technology Patents

British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has filed a lawsuit against biotech firm BioNTech and pharmaceutical company Pfizer in the United States. GSK alleges that the two companies infringed on patents related to mRNA technology, which was used in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The patents in question are GSK’s rights to technological innovations developed “more than ten years” before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the British company. GSK…

26 April 2024
Global Wine Consumption Hits 27-Year Low in 2023 Due to Rising Prices

The amount of wine consumed internationally reached its lowest level in 27 years in 2023, according to the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). The organisation attributes this decline to the increased price of wine. Based in Paris, the OIV estimates that 221 million hectoliters of wine were consumed last year, which is 2.6 percent less than in 2022. A hectoliter is 100 liters, roughly equivalent to…

26 April 2024

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