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Skyrora to produce masks and sanitizers for UK amid COVID-19 crisis

Published Date: 2020-03-30         Author: Pankaj Singh

Skyrora, a Scotland based private space company, reportedly announced that it would start manufacturing health equipment for frontline workers in the United Kingdom, answering the call of the UK government as well as the National Health Service to help the country fight the growing spread of the cor... Read More

Tucson Electric & UniSource to donate $1M to COVID-19 relief efforts

Published Date: 2020-03-27         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Tucson Electric Power, a US-based electric utility company, and UniSource Energy Services, a renowned natural gas and electric utility company, reportedly announced a joint donation of $1 million towards bill payment assistance as well as other COVID-19 relief efforts to the regions they cater to ac... Read More

InterSystems launches a new version of InterSystems IRIS Data platform

Published Date: 2020-03-26         Author: Pankaj Singh

InterSystems, a U.S based software firm that focuses on helping consumers solve crucial interoperability, speed, and scalability problems efficiently, recently revealed its latest version of the InterSystems IRIS™ data solution. Reportedly, this comes as its third major launch of InterSyste... Read More

Twitter predicts a fall in ad sales but sees a surge in active users

Published Date: 2020-03-24         Author: Pankaj Singh

Amidst the effects of coronavirus, social network company Twitter withdrew its Q1 revenue outlook and estimated an operating loss as its ad sales suffer a massive downfall. However, this revenue report also displayed a massive surge in active users. According to the firm’s estimates, its fi... Read More

AGCO Corporation to operate as normal amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Published Date: 2020-03-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

Despite the growing threat of coronavirus in America and across the world, several companies deemed essential need to continue their operations as normal owing to their necessity towards meeting public demands and needs. An instance of this was observed when, AGCO Corporation, a renowned US-based... Read More

Exelon & ComEd pledge donations to support COVID-19 hit communities

Published Date: 2020-03-20         Author: Pankaj Singh

Rising cases of COVID-19 worldwide has encouraged several organizations to make investments to support patients suffering from this novel disease. Recently, Exelon Corporation made a similar move when it announced that its arm, ComEd will pledge $250,000 to the Chicago Community Trust's COVID-19... Read More

Lynk sends 1st text message from space to unmodified phone on ground

Published Date: 2020-03-19         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Lynk, formerly known as UbiquitiLink, has recently announced a breakthrough in sending a text message to a regular Android phone, using a satellite in orbit. This breakthrough demonstrates the technology that is essential for efficient global cell connectivity from space. The company sent its first ... Read More

Facebook faces bug in spam filter; blocks posting of COVID-19 news

Published Date: 2020-03-18         Author: Saipriya Iyer

Facebook Inc. is reportedly facing a potential bug in its spam filter which has resulted in many users being blocked from posting legitimate coronavirus-related articles. The company, which is a provider of social media and a prominent social networking platform, is headquartered in Menlo Park, Cali... Read More

Chinese manufacturer supplies 3D-printed safety glasses to hospitals

Published Date: 2020-03-17         Author: Pankaj Singh

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, all manufacturing industries in China have offered ways to fight against the same. Face masks, safety goggles, and medical protective clothing are currently among the most needed and scarce items for the frontline medical staff. Short supply is always a major challeng... Read More

Major U.S. retailers confirm store shutdowns to contain coronavirus

Published Date: 2020-03-16         Author: Pankaj Singh

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, Apple Inc has informed that it will close off all its retail outlets for the coming two weeks, except those in Greater China. The move is aimed at minimizing coronavirus COVID-19 transmission risks among employees and consumers, and was soon followed by some of ... Read More

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