Pressure On Google By Indian Government To Aid In Stopping Illegal Lending Apps

According to sources, the Indian government and central bank have asked Alphabet Inc.’s Google to enact stricter controls to help reduce the use of illegal digital lending applications in India. Despite the fact that Google is outside the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) purview, the central bank and the Indian government have reportedly called the…

US Banking Giant Goldman Sachs To Layoff Off Hundreds

According to reports, Goldman Sachs will lay off hundreds of employees. According to sources, the layoffs at the financial investment firm could begin as soon as next week and affect employees across the board. Goldman Sachs declined to comment, but did mention lower profits in its July earnings report. “We have made the decision to…

Netflix Is Threatened By Saudi Arabia And Its Neighbors In The Gulf Over Content Violating “Islamic Values”

According to Saudi media, Netflix was ordered to remove content that they claim “violates Islamic and societal values and principles” by Saudi Arabia and five other Gulf Arab nations. The statement claimed that the streaming behemoth’s content violated legal requirements, but it made no mention of which specific subjects or programs were in violation. But…

According To The UN, The Global Food Crisis Is Really About Affordability, Not Availability

As Russia’s war in Ukraine drags on, food prices stay persistently high, aggravating pressures from supply chain disruptions and climate change. According to Arif Husain, chief economist at the United Nations World Food Programme, the war has “put a lot of fuel on an already burning fire.” Ukraine is a significant producer of commodities like…

China Has Indicated That It May Fall Short Of Its Economic Growth Target

As Covid restrictions weigh on the world’s second largest economy, China has indicated that it may miss its annual economic growth objective. The Politburo, the ruling Communist Party’s top policy-making body, stated on Thursday that it seeks to keep growth within “a sustainable range.” It made no mention of the previously defined official growth target…

Facebook Returns To Its Roots With A Redesigned Feed That Prioritises Friends And Family

On Thursday, Facebook will debut a new feature that will allow users to see posts in reverse chronological order rather than content ranked by an algorithm. The “Feeds” tool is a dedicated tab in the Facebook programme that displays all of the most recent postings from users’ friends. The primary news stream will now be…

Japan Is Pushing 37 Million People To Turn Off Their Lights

The Japanese government has asked residents of Tokyo and its surrounding areas to consume less power on Monday, warning that supply will be limited due to the country’s heatwave. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry anticipates “extreme” electricity demand this afternoon local time. It advised people to turn off superfluous lights while still using…

Russia Hits Back At The EU’s Partial Oil Embargo, Says It Will Find Other Importers For Its Crude

Soon after the world’s largest trading bloc agreed to put a partial embargo on Russian crude, Moscow committed to find new importers. The European Union resolved on Monday to restrict most Russian oil imports by the end of the year as part of fresh sanctions aimed at punishing Russia for its unjustified invasion of Ukraine.…

Ukraine Government’s Crypto Fundraising Is Devalued By The Cryptocurrency Fall

After a price drop destroyed the country’s fundraising efforts in May, Ukraine, which has been pummelling by three months of war, expects to continue to harness crypto investors to help collect finances. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, the Ukrainian government requested cryptocurrency donations on social media. At the World Economic Forum in…