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WHO recommends not to use Remdesivir, plasma therapy

The World Health Organisation has recommended against using antivirals including Remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus. Also the UN health agency discouraged using plasma therapy as “treatment option outside of the context of clinical trials”. The latest clinical guidelines come at a time when few pharmaceutical companies are promoting the use of

South Africa’s Mama Money Expands Global Reach with Western Union

Customers Can Now Send International Money Transfers to 200 Countries and Territories via the Mama Money Mobile App   Mama Money, a rapidly growing international money transfer company, have joined forces with Western Union, to enable Mama Money customers to send money to their loved ones around the world via Western Union’s

BEZA provides food assistance to to 7000 workers’ families

Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) is providing food assistance to some 7,000 families whose livelihoods were affected by the prolonged nationwide shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Those people work at different ongoing economic zones and became jobless on a temporary basis due to suspension of development activities at the sites of various

Social media need to be closed down: Trump

Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president's claims. Without offering evidence, Trump again accused such platforms of bias, tweeting:

Plaid brings digital API platform for banks

More individuals and businesses are turning to fintechs for financial needs due to the demand being possibly accelerated by the COVID 19 pandemic. In this regard, Plaid, a financial service company of California is releasing a new solution to help banks manage and secure customers’ financial data since financial institutions (FIs) scramble to

Apple, Google release tech for pandemic apps

Apple and Google on Wednesday released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus. The companies said 22 countries and several U.S. states are already planning to build voluntary phone apps using their software. It relies on Bluetooth wireless technology to detect when

Facebook launches virtual shopping platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says, the virtual shops will aim to counter Covid-19's ‘economic shock’ Facebook last week announced it is launching Shops, a service that will allow businesses to display and sell products on its platforms. Mark Zuckerberg is positioning Shops as a tool for small businesses, many of which have had

Brex raises $150 million as business spending dwindles

The American based fintech company Brex that provides financial services for emerging businesses has recently received $150 million in funding  from a group of existing investors including DST Global and Lone Pine Capital. This fresh capital strengthens the Brex balance sheet and bolsters Brex’s standing as the leading financial services provider to technology, ecommerce, life sciences and

Going digital for the elite force of Bangladesh: POLICE

ZAhir Ahmed We talk about the word digital in Bangladesh from 2009 since the return of AL government in power where a massive change in digital communication has seen. In the government sector I am working now is the elite force of our country that is  POLICE, the current force

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