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US govt issues urgent warning against recent cyberattacks, says it's 'a grave risk to the federal government'
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US govt issues urgent warning against recent cyberattacks, says it's 'a grave risk to the federal government'

A Microsoft “heat map” of infections shows that 80 percent of the hacks are in the United States, while Russia shows no infections at all.

Walmart may join Microsoft in bid for TikTok, says deal could help reach wider audience
World

Walmart may join Microsoft in bid for TikTok, says deal could help reach wider audience

Earlier in the day, TikTok's American CEO Kevin Mayer resigned from the post as a result of 'changes in the political environment'

Union minister Nitin Gadkari claims coronavirus not natural and came 'from a laboratory': Report
India

Union minister Nitin Gadkari claims coronavirus not natural and came 'from a laboratory': Report

Nitin Gadkari was speaking in the aftermath of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman's announcements for small businesses.

Expect a financial package from govt in 2-3 days, situation 'very bad', says Nitin Gadkari to industry
Business

Expect a financial package from govt in 2-3 days, situation 'very bad', says Nitin Gadkari to industry

Nitin Gadkari said the government stands with the industry but it also needs to understand the government''s limitations.

New York 'cautiously optimistic' as daily count of COVID-19 patients in ICU across state drops for first time since coronavirus outbreak
World

New York 'cautiously optimistic' as daily count of COVID-19 patients in ICU across state drops for first time since coronavirus outbreak

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units across the state dropped in the last day, offering a glimmer of hope that the surge in critical care hospitalizations might be leveling off.

Coronaviorus Outbreak: US Fed's economic rescue plan may shape global economy for decades to come
Business

Coronaviorus Outbreak: US Fed's economic rescue plan may shape global economy for decades to come

US Federal Reserve officials launched an economic rescue plan in record time last month as the coronavirus pandemic spread, reaching decisions that may shape the global economy for decades to come in the space of a few frantic weeks

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wobbly US fiscal response, tech glitches could deepen crisis, lengthen recession
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wobbly US fiscal response, tech glitches could deepen crisis, lengthen recession

The US government’s massive effort to nurse the economy through the coronavirus crisis was billed as a send-money-and-don’t-sweat-the-details flood of cash to people and businesses in a $22 trillion system that has ground to a halt

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York State records highest number of deaths in single day with one person dying every 2 and a half mins from COVID-19
World

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York State records highest number of deaths in single day with one person dying every 2 and a half mins from COVID-19

The New York State reported its highest number of 562 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, with a person dying almost every two-and-a-half minutes, as Governor Andrew Cuomo allowed redistribution of ventilators and protective gear to hospitals with greater need.

New York's toll touches 3,000 as city emerges as US coronavirus hotspot; Donald Trump urges action on critical aid
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New York's toll touches 3,000 as city emerges as US coronavirus hotspot; Donald Trump urges action on critical aid

New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster in the city on Wednesday, with its emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare and perhaps a cautionary tale for the rest of the country.

Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral
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Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral

A recent Facebook post by a woman named Elizabeth Schneider, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, has gone viral on social media

New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran
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New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran

Trump said on Sunday that travelers to the United States from countries at high risk of coronavirus would be screened before boarding and on arrival, without specifying which countries.

Three years into Donald Trump's presidency, US govt ramps up efforts to seize private land in Texas to build border wall
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Three years into Donald Trump's presidency, US govt ramps up efforts to seize private land in Texas to build border wall

Donald Trump's signature campaign promise has consistently faced political, legal, and environmental obstacles in Texas, which has the largest section of the US-Mexico border, most of it without fencing

Amazon could challenge loss of $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing deal to Microsoft as early as next week: Report
Business

Amazon could challenge loss of $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing deal to Microsoft as early as next week: Report

If Amazon.com decides to fight the Pentagon’s decision to award a highly contested $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, it could act as early as next week

Fuselage of six Apache helicopters to be procured for Indian Army will be manufactured in India, says Boeing official
India

Fuselage of six Apache helicopters to be procured for Indian Army will be manufactured in India, says Boeing official

Fuselages of six Apache helicopters that the government has planned to procure from US aviation major Boeing will be manufactured at a Hyderabad facility, a senior Boeing India official said.

Eight Apache Boeing AH-64E helicopters inducted into IAF: Choppers were part of 2018 deal signed with United States
India

Eight Apache Boeing AH-64E helicopters inducted into IAF: Choppers were part of 2018 deal signed with United States

In a major boost to the Indian Air Force, eight Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters were inducted into the force on Tuesday.

Eight Boeing AH- 64E Apache attack helicopters inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase; 14 more to be delivered by 2020
India

Eight Boeing AH- 64E Apache attack helicopters inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase; 14 more to be delivered by 2020

In a major boost to the Indian Air Force, eight Boeing AH- 64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters were inducted into the force on Tuesday

'Deeply concerned' about situation in Kashmir, says US Senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders
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'Deeply concerned' about situation in Kashmir, says US Senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders

US Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders told a gathering that he was "deeply concerned" about the situation in Kashmir and asked the US government to "speak out boldly" in support of a UN-backed peaceful resolution to resolve the issue.

Confusion building over ambiguous US ban on Chinese surveillance technology
News & Analysis

Confusion building over ambiguous US ban on Chinese surveillance technology

The law comes amid growing fear that Chinese technology could be used as a tool to spy on Americans.

US government files motion asking federal court to dismiss Huawei lawsuit
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US government files motion asking federal court to dismiss Huawei lawsuit

Huawei had sued the US over a law that restricts federal agencies from doing business with them.

Microsoft bans Slack for its employees; AWS and Google Docs put on 'discouraged' list
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Microsoft bans Slack for its employees; AWS and Google Docs put on 'discouraged' list

Reasons given for the ban on Slack, as per the report, was to prevent any risk to Microsoft's IP.