Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Cybersecurity and data privacy: Challenges to address 

Market Desk (Tech): The chief information security office (CISO), chief information officer (CIO) and data privacy officer are responsible for developing and executing the organization’s security and data privacy as a whole. Thus far, the CFO’s input and involvement has a growing influence on the...

Japan logged record fell of newborns in 2021  

Market Desk (online): The number of newborns fell a record low 842,897 in 2021, marking 6 straight years of decline, according to the Japan health ministry’s preliminary figures as released. The figure was down 29,786, means 3.4% from the previous year, reflecting the continued trend of a shrinking population in...

UN agency fails to introduce accountability in shipping industry  

Market Desk (Environment): Although there is a UN agency to control global shipping, due to strong lobbying in the shipping industry, that agency has not yet been able to take effective steps to prevent environmental pollution. The International Convention for the...

Tedros re-elected to lead the WHO 

Market Desk (online): First elected in 2017, his re-election by secret ballot was confirmed during the 75th World Health Assembly in Geneva. He was the sole candidate. The vote was the culmination of an election process that began in April 2021 when...

Elon Musk, billionaire with novel ideas and globally most successful in Tech 

Market Desk (Tech): Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971, in Pretoria, South Africa. Musk's mother, Maye, is a professional dietitian and model. She has appeared on boxes of Special K cereal. In 2017, at the age of 69, she landed a...

Attack on Desna leaves 87 dead, Zelenskyy says 

Market Desk (online): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy says last week’s attack on the town of Desna resulted in 87 deaths. Besides Russia’s bombing strike at a movie theater in Mariupol, Desna may be one of the largest death tolls of any single strike during...

Russia fires missiles at Israeli jets in Syria for first time 

Market Desk (online): Russia recently fired on Israeli jets with S-300 missiles at the end of an alleged attack on Syrian targets. The incident marked the first time the Russians activated air defense systems against Israeli jets. The S-300's batteries...

Russia to cut gas supplies to Finland on Saturday: Gasum 

Market Desk (online): Finnish state-owned gas company says Russian cutoff, which follows application to join NATO.  Gasum, Russia's state-owned energy company said Russia was cutting off natural gas supplies to the country. Finland recently refused to pay the price of gas...

OIC expressed concern over India’s delimitation exercise in IIOJK 

Market Desk (online): The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday expressed “deep concern” over India’s attempts to redraw the electoral boundaries of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) altering demographic structure of the territory and violating...

1 dead, multiple critically injured after shooting inside church in Orange County  

Market Desk (online): Churchgoers stopped and hogtied the shooter, described as an Asian male in his 60s, preventing further carnage, officials say. According to the Orange County Sheriff's Department, it happened inside Geneva Presbyterian Church located in the 24000 block of...

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Big Tech Companies: Loophole in privacy law

Market Desk (Tech): If anyone read the privacy policies of Face book, Twitter, Amazon, Apple and Google to find...