Global Economy

Covid hospitalizations rising in 36 states as U.S. hits another record for average new cases

Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit’s Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria, 35, who is seven months pregnant, attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 18, 2020. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The average number […]

Small Business

J&K LG sanctions over 10,000 loan cases for budding entrepreneurs

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday announced sanction of over 10,000 loan cases for the union territory’s budding entrepreneurs under various programmes. Sinha said his mantra for Jammu and Kashmir revolved around ‘four Ps’ — peace, progress, prosperity and people. “The sanctioning of over 10,000 cases under B2V3 (back to village-3) […]

Technology

Alphabet, Facebook and other tech giants could benefit from surprise ad rebound in Q3, analysts predict

Mark Zuckerberg Albert Gea | Reuters A surprisingly fast recovery for the advertising market could help tech company earnings later this week. Analysts expect Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and Alphabet‘s Google, all of which have major advertising businesses, to show the reacceleration of digital advertising spending after a major slowdown earlier this year due to the […]

Small Business

British study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

Researchers who sent out home finger-prick tests to more than 365,000 randomly selected people in England found a more than 26% decline in Covid-19 antibodies over just three months. “We observe a significant decline in the proportion of the population with detectable antibodies over three rounds of national surveillance, using a self-administered lateral flow test, […]