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Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

Nokia to help NASA put 4G network on the moon under lunar base mission

Published Date: 2020-10-19         Author: Pankaj Singh

Reports confirm that NASA is aiming to establish a major presence on the moon through its 2028 goal for building a lunar base, with 4G network being a part of that ambition. The U.S. space agency wants to ensure a sustainable environment for human occupation and has awarded US$370 million worth cont... Read More

Ikea announces plans to buy back used furniture in recycling push

Published Date: 2020-10-15         Author: Pankaj Singh

IKEA, the flat pack furnishings retailer of Swedish origin, has reportedly announced plans to buy back used Ikea furniture in 27 nations in a bid to become more sustainable. The company will give vouchers worth up to 50 percent of the original price, to be spent at its stores. According to source... Read More

Disney announces plans to focus more on its streaming platform

Published Date: 2020-10-14         Author: Pankaj Singh

American media giant, Disney has recently revealed that it will be restructuring its entertainment and media divisions. The company now intends to lay more emphasis on its streaming platform as more people shift towards digital platforms. Reportedly, Disney is planning to centralize its media bus... Read More

Apple can’t Ban Epic from App Store as per the Judge’s Order

Published Date: 2020-10-13         Author: Pankaj Singh

A federal judge issued an order to stop Apple from terminating Epic’s developer account completely, however, ruled that the tech giant was not bound to bring Fortnite back to its platform. The temporary restricting order that Epic filed in August to stop Apple from canceling its developer a... Read More

Citigroup charged US$400 million for deficits in risk management

Published Date: 2020-10-09         Author: Pankaj Singh

U.S.-based financial services company, Citibank has recently faced scrutiny from The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for deficits in its risk management and internal controls processes. According to the agency, there were some longstanding and serious deficiencies, and unsafe practice... Read More

U.S. FDA releases stricter guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine developers

Published Date: 2020-10-08         Author: Pankaj Singh

The U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration), has reportedly released new guidelines for the pharmaceutical companies that are developing the COVID-19 vaccine, a step that was kept on hold for approximately two weeks by top officials of the White House. The new guidelines make it highly unlikely for ... Read More

Southwest Airline CEO Announces Pay Cuts to Avoid Layoffs Through 2021

Published Date: 2020-10-07         Author: Pankaj Singh

Gary Kelly, the CEO of Southwest Airlines, stated that if union workers agree to pay cuts, the enterprise can avoid layoffs and furloughs at least through 2021. Kelly warned the airlines could be enforced to follow rivals and lay off numerous employees due to the crisis caused by the coronavirus ... Read More

The U.S. Takes Stake in TechMet; Undercuts Dependence on China

Published Date: 2020-10-06         Author: Pankaj Singh

The U.S. government acquires an equity stake in TechMet Ltd., a battery-metals company. This move risks the dependence on China for a primary material used in electric vehicles. The Dublin-based company confirmed that the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) has invested $25 m... Read More

TCS board plans to convene to consider a new share buyback program

Published Date: 2020-10-05         Author: Pankaj Singh

The board of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading Information technology consulting firm based out of India, is reportedly planning to convene later this week to consider a new share buyback program to buy equity shares of the firm. The meeting is scheduled to be held on the 7th of October 202... Read More

Tata Group in talks with several investors for its new digital platform

Published Date: 2020-09-30         Author: Pankaj Singh

  The group is reportedly planning to consolidate its wide array of digital assets in an all-in-one e-commerce platform. New investors might also help Tata cut its debt following the shutdown of its operations amidst COVID-19 pandemic. Indian multinational conglomerate Tata Group h... Read More

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