Business

Omicron threatens tech's big return to in-person megaconference

Several major companies as of Wednesday have cancelled or will limit their attendance to the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)—the tech industry's annual mass-gathering in Las Vegas—due to Covid-19 variant Omicron's ...

Business

Uber Eats to quit Hong Kong after five years

Online food delivery platform Uber Eats announced on Tuesday it will quit Hong Kong at the end of 2021, ending five years of a battle for a share of the competitive food delivery market.

Security

Expert discusses ransomware attacks and how to prevent them

The recent ransomware attack on a major oil refinery in the United States, followed weeks later by another hack that affected a large meat supplier, have again brought the issue of cyberattacks to the forefront of people's ...

Internet

Social media giants mishandled Trump: Wikipedia founder

Twitter and Facebook repeatedly mishandled Donald Trump as he pushed baseless claims, including his assertion that US presidential election he lost was rigged, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told AFP.

Business

American Airlines holding off decision to cut some flights

American Airlines confirmed Monday it is holding off on its decision to cut flights to Stillwater, Oklahoma, and Roswell, New Mexico, but warned that slumping demand in some markets is forcing the company to consider "difficult ...

Business

Singapore Airlines to shed 4,300 jobs due to virus

Singapore Airlines said Thursday it was cutting about 4,300 jobs—around 20 percent of its workforce—due to the coronavirus, and warned any recovery would be "long and fraught with uncertainty".

Software

Release of next Halo video game pushed back to 2021

Halo Infinite, the next instalment of celebrated video game franchise, is being delayed until next year, its developer said, meaning the blockbuster title will not be available when Microsoft launches its new console later ...

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