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Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs in 2015

Microsoft confirms employee layoffs decision. CEO of the US based software giant Microsoft, Satya Nadella confirmed that the company is planning to cut as many as 18,000 jobs in the upcoming year. The announcement was expected to be made on...
BRICS

BRICS countries create new development based bank

BRICS countries to have self funded monetary structures. The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) group of countries flexed their might at the ongoing BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil. The four countries – on Tuesday July...
GM

General Motors recall grows to 8.2 million vehicles

General Motors sees no end to crises. Auto giant General Motors on June 30, 2014, announced that it has added about 8.2 million vehicles to its growing list of cars which have been recalled citing a faulty ignition switch defect. The recent...
FB

Facebook criticized for secrect psychological experiment on users

Facebook turns users into psychological subjects. Social networking giant Facebook has received much flak in recent times after it revealed that it secretly altered the news feeds of about 700,000 of its users as a part of a covert psychological...
BBC

BBC apologizes for sending false breaking news alerts

BBC apologizes for breaking news faux pas. The British broadcast corporation – BBC – has publicly apologized for accidentally sending out false ‘test’ breaking news alerts to its news app subscribers. The text alerts...
amazon

Amazon to launch streaming music service

Amazon now enters the music business as it introduces new streaming music service. Online shopping giant Amazon said that it is preparing to launch a streaming music service which is expected to be out this week. The report has not cited any...
air china

Air China launches direct flights between Beijing and Washington

Air China launches sixth new direct route to the United States. Chinese carrier Air China has launched its first direct flight between its capital city of Beijing and Washington on June 11, 2014. Analysts predict that the move will help to boost...
obama

Barack Obama assures passing of immigration reform

Obama reaffirms commitment towards immigration at nurses meet. United States president Barack Obama has once again assured of his commitment towards the Immigration reform by meeting with nurses at the White House on June 9, 2014. A reform in...
obama

Barack Obama’s clean energy policy to set an example for China and India

United States president Barack Obama’s clean energy policy is all set to set an example for developing countries like China and India. The Obama administration unveiled its new clean energy policy on Monday June 2, 2014. The new policy...
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Missing Chinese passengers’ families vacate hotels in Beijing

The latest reports state that Malaysia Airlines has made a decision to close all its family assistance centers which have been available to relatives of the passengers on the missing Malaysian MH370 flight. The families of Chinese passengers...