Day: November 25, 2022

Life & style

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Business

According to Tokyo, the Uber Eats union has collective bargaining rights

Tokyo authorities on Friday ordered the operator of the food delivery service Uber Eats in Japan to start negotiations with a union representing its employees, agreeing with the organization that the US-based company’s unit had engaged in unfair practices. The union, formed in October 2019, had been pushing for the operator to negotiate contract terms […]

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Health

Vicks VapoRub recalled due to label error

A popular cold and flu relief item has been recalled due to a misleading label, authorities say. Last week, the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced that a batch of Vicks VapoRub Xtra Strong had been recalled by Procter and Gamble Australia over concerns it contained the wrong formula. The Vicks VapoRub Xtra Strong 100g (AUST L […]

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Gadgets & technology

Debate on the Metaverse: Can it live up to its mega hype?

Much has been written about the Metaverse and its potential, but in many ways it hasn’t lived up to its hype. At the WSJ’s Tech Live conference, Phil Libin, co-founder and CEO of startups All Turtles and Mmhmm, and Herman Narula, CEO of Improbable Worlds, sat down with moderator Zoe Thomas to discuss the prospects […]

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Overseas

Chechnya Fast Facts | CNN

CNN — Here’s a look at Chechnya, a republic in southwestern Russia in the Caucasus region. Chechnya borders Russia, the country of Georgia and the Russian republics of Dagestan and Ingushetia. Capital city: Grozny Population: 1,506,700 (July 2021 est.) President: Ramzan Kadyrov (since 2007) 1991 – Chechnya begins fighting for independence from the collapsing Soviet […]

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Life & style

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Overseas

A 5-storey building in China “goes” to a new location

Shanghai residents parading through the city’s eastern Huangpu district in October may have encountered an unusual sight: a “walking” building. An 85-year-old elementary school has been completely lifted off the ground and relocated using new technology dubbed the “Walking Machine.” According to Lan Wuji, the project’s chief technical officer, in the city’s recent effort to […]

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Life & style

This refrigerator door can open and close by itself

What if, in the future, we could operate our home appliances hands-free, simply by controlling them by voice or remotely using a smartphone? This is not such a far-fetched and futuristic idea, since a first refrigerator using this technology is coming onto the market. This technology from Liebherr, called AutoDoor, should allow many of the […]

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Gadgets & technology

DCG’s Barry Silbert writes letter to investors after FTX collapse

Barry Silbert, the founder of crypto conglomerate Digital Currency Group, has joined a growing list of industry leaders trying to calm investors’ nerves in the wake of FTX’s sudden collapse. In a note to shareholders on Tuesday, Silbert addressed all the “noise” about the financial health of DCG’s subsidiaries, which include trading company Genesis, Grayscale […]

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Overseas

Ford is recalling 520,000 Escape and Bronco Sport SUVs

CNN — Ford has announced another SUV recall, this time affecting approximately 520,000 Ford Escape and Bronco Sport compacts in the United States. Potential cracks in the vehicles’ fuel lines could lead to under-the-hood fires in some cars, according to Ford and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A total of 634,000 of the SUVs […]

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