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How to travel this Christmas through live virtual tours

How to travel this Christmas through live virtual tours

For people staying safely at home this holiday season, new virtual tours let anyone with an internet connection tour famous Christmas destinations around the world.    Homebound travelers can book live interactive tours with local guides to learn about everything from the religious sites of Jerusalem to the department store …

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India has a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ technology opportunity

India has a 'once-in-a-lifetime' technology opportunity

India’s entrepreneurs have a unique opportunity to shape the future of technology, not only within their own country but across the globe, according to the billionaire founder of one of the country’s most successful start-ups. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, CEO of financial technology company Paytm, said accelerating internet adoption under the …

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Google search panels tackle misinformation about Covid vaccines

Google search panels tackle misinformation about Covid vaccines

American multinational technology company Google logo seen at Googleplex, the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc. Alex Tai | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — Google on Thursday rolled out new information panels in search results aimed at countering false claims about …

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Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook’s logo displayed on a phone screen and keyboard. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook said Thursday it will start removing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines as countries around the world prepare to start rolling them out. Facebook’s policy has been to remove false claims about Covid-19 that it …

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Digitization in travel and e-commerce

Digitization in travel and e-commerce

Founder & President of PKFare Jason Song, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer of PingPong Payments Ning Wang speak during Day 2 of CNBC East Tech West at LN Garden Hotel Nansha Guangzhou on November 18, 2020 in Nansha, Guangzhou, China. Zhong Zhi | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has forced …

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Remote work part-time seen as the norm after Covid

Remote work part-time seen as the norm after Covid

Parents work from home with their two sons due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Paris, in 2020. Xavier Laine | Getty Images News | Getty Images The chief executive of a German software company said feedback from customers indicates that companies will let staff spend half their time working from …

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Apple and Google could compete in health, says Prudential CEO

Apple and Google could compete in health, says Prudential CEO

Mike Wells, the chief executive of insurance company Prudential, said Apple and Google have the platforms to be competitors in the health arena, but it would mean facing even more regulatory scrutiny than they do already. The Silicon Valley giants, which reach billions of people with their iOS and Android …

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JD.com wants network of 5 million physical stores in China

JD.com wants network of 5 million physical stores in China

Chinese retailer JD.com plans to aggressively expand its brick-and-mortar reach— aiming for a network of 5 million physical stores in the next 3 years — as China’s e-commerce companies sharpen their competition for consumers in smaller Chinese cities. Xu Lei, chief executive of JD Retail, said the company is “aware …

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Ex-IBM CEO Rometty says remote work is here to stay

Ex-IBM CEO Rometty says remote work is here to stay

Technology trends driven by the coronavirus pandemic — such as the shift to remote working — will continue after a vaccine becomes available, according to the former boss of IBM. Ginni Rometty, who serves as IBM’s executive chairman after stepping down from the CEO role this year, predicted that digital …

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