Technology

Tech services firms expect fresh business opportunities from coronavirus vaccine distribution

BENGALURU: IT services providers and business process management (BPM) firms expect new business opportunities as pharmaceutical companies and governments across the world chalk out their Covid-19 vaccine distribution plans. Infosys, Genpact, Accenture, HCL Tech, Tata Consultancy Services, and others are likely to see increased demand for data analytics-based solutions as governments and companies need to […]

World

North Korean hackers suspected of targeting vaccine maker AstraZeneca in cyberattack, Reuters reports

According to Reuters, North Korean hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp in order to approach AstraZeneca staff, including those working on coronavirus research, with fake job offers. The suspected hackers then sent documents — some using Russian email addresses — purporting to be job descriptions that were in fact laced with […]

Global Economy

Trump coronavirus vaccine chief says he’s had ‘no contact’ with Biden transition team

Moncef Slaoui, the former head of GlaxoSmithKlines vaccines division, listens as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks about coronavirus vaccine development in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Dubbed “Operation Warp Speed,” the Trump administration is announcing plans for an all-out effort to produce and distribute a […]