Business Management: How to be unique and successful

Although, the entire process of market penetration seems simple and monotonous, yet it’s a big challenge if you perceive it to be. Photo by Alesia Kozik on Pexels.com To overcome the challenge, you need to be more unique and highly innovative in your approach. A repetitive selling strategy would yield unsatisfactory results and hinder your … Continue reading Business Management: How to be unique and successful

China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims

An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request of the Chinese government. Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com The BBC reports that the app was removed after China accused Quran Majeed of posting illegal religious texts. The elimination of the app was reported by Apple … Continue reading China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims

Doctors successfully transplant pig kidney into human patient

For the first time, a pig kidney has been transplanted into a human without triggering immediate rejection by the recipient's immune system, a potentially major advance that could eventually help alleviate a dire shortage of human organs for transplant. The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York City involved use of a pig … Continue reading Doctors successfully transplant pig kidney into human patient

Facebook planning to change its name

Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name next week. As per The Verge, the company is planning to change its name to reflect its focus on building the metaverse, according to a source with direct knowledge of the matter. The name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to … Continue reading Facebook planning to change its name

Toyota to build $13.6bn battery plant in the US, employ 1,750

Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States by 2025. "This investment will help usher in more affordable electrified vehicles for U.S. consumers, significantly reduce carbon emissions, and importantly, create even more American jobs tied to the future of mobility," said Ted Ogawa, CEO of … Continue reading Toyota to build $13.6bn battery plant in the US, employ 1,750

Biden’s administration to compensate families of Afghans killed in drone attack

The Pentagon has offered unspecified condolence payments to the family of 10 civilians who were killed in a botched US drone attack in Afghanistan in August during the final days before American troops withdrew from the country. The US Department of Defense said it made a commitment that included offering “ex-gratia condolence payments”, in addition … Continue reading Biden’s administration to compensate families of Afghans killed in drone attack

Erdogan shows support for Merkel, expects stronger ties with the Germany

In a farewell visit, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country will continue to maintain a working relationship with Turkey, stressed cooperation on migration and other issues, and defended Berlin’s diplomatic efforts at upholding human rights. “The relationship between Turkey and Germany, with its positive and negative sides, will go on,” Merkel told reporters … Continue reading Erdogan shows support for Merkel, expects stronger ties with the Germany

Iran: Former Central Bank Governor sentenced to prison

The former governor and several former officials in Iran’s central bank have been sentenced to prison for illegal practices in managing the country’s tumultuous foreign currency market under United States sanctions. Valiollah Seif, who led the troubled central bank for almost five years until his sacking in July 2018, was sentenced to 10 years in … Continue reading Iran: Former Central Bank Governor sentenced to prison

Crypto trading thrives in Nigeria despite threats of an official ban

Nigerian art dealer Ebuka Joseph started using cryptocurrencies last year when business ground to a halt due to COVID-19. Now he is hooked even though the financial authorities disapprove. Photo by David McBee on Pexels.com "Crypto just allows me to transact freely and within minutes we are done with our transactions," the 28-year-old told Reuters … Continue reading Crypto trading thrives in Nigeria despite threats of an official ban

Macron condemns 1961 massacre of Iranian protesters in Paris

President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday condemned as “inexcusable” a deadly crackdown by Paris police on a 1961 protest by Algerians, the scale of which was covered up for decades by French authorities. French President Emmanuel Macron stands at attention after laying a wreath near the Pont de Bezons in Colombes near Paris [Rafael Yaghobzadeh/AP Photo] … Continue reading Macron condemns 1961 massacre of Iranian protesters in Paris