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Panama records its second day without deaths from COVID-19, reports 268 new cases
The Ministry of Health informed that for this Monday Panama does not report any deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
Latest Bitcoin Correction Caused Panic Amongst Newcomers – Pros Are Buying the Dip
Blockchain data shows that the latest bitcoin market correction, which sent the oldest cryptocurrency down by more than 35% from its peak price above $64,000, may have been driven by panic selling from investors who bought during the rec...
Vaccination against COVID-19 in circuits 4-3, 4-4 and 9-1 will begin on Saturday, May 22
Also, on Saturday, May 22, the application of second doses of vaccine against COVID-19 will begin in circuits 8-4 and 8-7.
Bitcoin Consumes Less Than 50% the Energy of the Banking or Gold Industries, Research Reveals
A recent report from Galaxy Digital found that the Bitcoin network consumes less than half the energy consumed by the banking or gold industries.
Commercial service of Line 1 of the Panama Metro is reactivated after electricity fluctuation
The stoppage of Line 1 affected hundreds of passengers who arrived at the different stations to board the Panama Metro.
The Space telescope that might unlock the secrets of the Universe
NASA’s new telescope is undergoing final tests before it is launched into Space in October . It will probe the history of our cosmos and whether there is life out there in the Universe.
Instagram labelled a ‘disgrace’ by senior UK police official after report flags more than 100 convicted paedophiles using platform
Instagram has come under fire from British law enforcement after an investigation by the Telegraph revealed that dozens of convicted paedophiles were using the popular social media site.
Elon Musk's tweets have once again sent bitcoin on a wild ride
Elon Musk is once again giving crypto markets whiplash.
Big Asia merger creates $18 billion ride-hailing and e-commerce group
Gojek and Tokopedia - two of Indonesia's biggest startups - have agreed to merge to create the largest tech group in the country and one of the biggest ride-hailing and e-commerce companies in southeast Asia.
Cyprus files first prosecution in passports scandal
Cyprus on Friday (14 May) filed its first criminal prosecution in a controversial passport-for-investment scheme abolished last year over corruption allegations, the state legal service said.
Ambulance crews in England to use iPads to assess accident and stroke victims
Paramedics will send pictures to specialist hospital doctors for rapid diagnosis
AT&T to spin off and combine WarnerMedia with Discovery in deal that would create streaming giant
The streaming TV race is about to get even more competitive.
Why some companies want everyone back in the office
How the workforce will operate in the post-pandemic world is still in question.
Superb Residence Overlooking the Sea in Tokyo
Villa Overlooking the Sea is a gorgeous house located in Hayama, a town situated in the Miura District, Japan. Designed by Tokyo-based studio Edward Suzuki Associates, this superb residence is a once in a lifetime opportunity and a warm ...
All that glisters: flood of fake ancient jewellery dupes buyers
There is a “pandemic” of fake gold jewellery, primarily ancient and medieval, according to a leading British historian, who warns that forgeries extend to more recent pieces that any one might pick up in a market.
The bizarre story of the inventor of ransomware
Eddy Willems was working for an insurance company in Belgium back in December 1989 when he popped the floppy disc into his computer.
Business travel has disappeared. Will it ever come back?
Book tickets. Schedule meetings. Obsess over your presentation. Pack a carry-on. Rush to the airport. Check out the lounge. Priority boarding. Take off. Land. Get to the hotel. Meet clients. Seal the deal. Fly home. Repeat.
Social media is a lifeline for desperate Indians. And a threat for Narendra Modi
Even as Indians turn to Twitter, Facebook and other social media during one of the country's darkest hours, the Modi government seems to be cracking down on dissent on the major platforms.
Janet Jackson’s Most Iconic On-Stage Style Moments
From matching head-to-toe family looks to wearing bold menswear, Janet Jackson’s unique stage style has always captured her essence as an artist.
Seven Dead In Indonesia As Boat Capsizes While Clicking Selfie
The boat capsized when all 20 passengers moved to one side of the vessel to take a group photo, according to the police.
New emergency text alerts to be trialled
A new emergency alert text system will be trialled this summer before being rolled out across the UK.
Covid: We need policy, not mere pronouncements; implementation, not just intent to get out of this mess
There have been deaths for lack of hospital beds. For lack of oxygen. For lack of doctors and health care workers. For lack of functioning ventilators and life-saving medicines. For lack of a basic district-wide, or state-wide mechanism ...
Parler is Back on Apple App Store, But With Some Content Sliced Off
The social media company, which presents itself as a free-speech alternative to Facebook or Twitter, announced its return in February after being suspended by Amazon.
China Supports Vaccine Patent Waiver Plan Proposed By India, South Africa
India and South Africa called for TRIPS waiver of certain intellectual property provisions of COVID-19 vaccines in a communication to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in October last year.
Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Effective Against India-Dominant Covid Variant: Study
The lab-based study was carried out by the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and NYU Langone Center and is considered preliminary because it has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Iran Reveals Simorgh, Nation's First Completely Self-Developed Supercomputer
According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), developers said the country's new supercomputer will provide large-scale data processing services for a range of state-run and private scientific research. It will also be used for ar...
Brits touch down in Portugal: 'It feels unreal'
Leisure travel from England, Scotland and Wales, to a select number of countries, is now allowed.
Scientist Says Life on Mars May Exist, Explains Where it May Have Come From
As the scientist explained, future manned missions to Mars will inevitably result in terrestrial microbes arriving on the Red Planet.
Pfizer Jab Can Be Stored In Fridge For A Month
The storage period in fridges of unopened vials of the vaccine, which initially had to be stored in super-cooled freezers, had been lengthened from five days, the European Medicines Agency said.
Gigantic, Near-Perfectly Circular Radio Objects Found in Distant Universe Baffle Scientists
The Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP), a powerful telescope developed and operated by the country’s science agency CSIRO, became fully operational in February 2019 and has been conducting pilot surveys of the sky to ma...
Birds, Bees and Physics: Breakthrough Insights Revealed in Long-Lost Letter By Albert Einstein
The letter that prompted the study was first found in 2019, after a retiree living in the United Kingdom read a published article by RMIT University, Australia, on the mathematical abilities of bees, and reached out to the scientific tea...
World Economic Forum Cancels 2021 Annual Meeting In Singapore Over Covid
The COVID-19 pandemic meant it was not possible to hold such a large event as planned on Aug. 17-20, they said.
Senior NASA Official Congratulates China on Successful Landing of Spacecraft on Mars
Associate Administrator for the NASA Science Mission Directorate Thomas Zurbuchen congratulated on Saturday China on the successful landing of the Tianwen-1 spacecraft on the Mars surface.
CEO Behind 5,500% Stock Gain Says His Secret Is Raising Salaries
Masaru Tange, 46, says his business model is an attempt to remove inefficiencies in Japan's software industry.
WarnerMedia And Discovery To Merge, Forming Media Giant
The deal will "combine WarnerMedia's premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery's leading nonfiction and international entertainment and sports businesses.
Working 55 Hours A Week Increases Risk Of Death: UN Study
The WHO-ILO study, is the first global analysis of the risks to life and health associated with working long hours.
Warren Buffett & Paul Anka perform an unforgettable duet - My Way
Warren Buffett & legendary singer Paul Anka perform an unforgettable duet to kick off the Berkshire Hathaway share holders meeting in Omaha.
Melinda Gates could be angling to change kids’ $10M inheritance in split
Divorce experts say there’s a clue in Melinda Gates’ blockbuster divorce filing that she’s angling to change her three children’s inheritance.
The Crime of the Century: documentary about the previous Big Pharma crimes, known as “The Opioid Crisis”
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it: Big Pharma sold America a lie and made a killing. The Crime of the Century, an HBO original documentary from Alex Gibney, exposes the billions of dollars gained and thousands of liv...
Long-standing problematic behavior: Bill Gates pushed out from Microsoft because of an inappropriate sexual relationship
The founder of Microsoft, who announced his divorce this month after 27 years, forced to resign from the company's board of directors last year amid suspicions of an inappropriate years-long sexual relationship with an employee. Gates as...
Ireland refuses to pay ransom to cyber attackers who hacked health service
Ireland will not pay any ransom to cyber criminals who hacked its health service, the head of the Irish government has said.
70 sex questions to ask your partner, from the dirty to the flirty
Whether you’re in the first flushes of a relationship, are still just texting, or know each other inside out, it’s always fun to play a little question game.
Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa gives tribute as he's inducted into Hall of Fame
Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant paid an emotional tribute to her late husband as he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The robot doctor freeing up hospital beds
A hospital trial is using robots and virtual consultations to provide in-home care for patients.
How humanity has changed the food it eats
Processed food isn’t just a modern invention, created in factories from artificial ingredients. It is as old as humanity itself and may have helped create our species, writes Nicola Temple.
Panama reports first day without deaths from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic
Sucre: "No deaths have been reported yesterday, so today we would be reporting zero deaths in our statement."
Panama reports 344 new COVID-19 cases and no deaths in 24 hours
For this Sunday, the Minsa report does not register deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
Businesses ask the authorities to be transparent and consistent
The Cciap considers that the announcement by the authorities about the curfew and quarantine for Chiriquí and Veraguas opens the door to uncertainty.
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