Hackers targeting Covid-19 vaccine supply chain, IBM warns

“Much of the large pharma companies have the skills and cybersecurity organizations to be able to detect this malicious type code and to protect against it,” Marrene Allison, chief information security officer for Johnson & Johnson, said Thursday during a conference hosted by the Aspen Institute.

Programming languages: Java founder James Gosling reveals more on Java and Android

Developer Software developers: How plans to automate coding could mean big changes ahead Developer jobs: Demand for programming language Python falls amid pandemic Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up code Apple Silicon promises more powerful Macs, but developers face growing pains (ZDNet YouTube) The Best Web Hosting Providers (CNET) […]

U.S. unemployment claims remain high at 712,000 as coronavirus escalates

With layoffs still elevated and new confirmed viral cases in the United States now exceeding 160,000 a day on average, the economy’s modest recovery is increasingly in danger. States and cities are issuing mask mandates, limiting the size of gatherings, restricting restaurant dining, closing gyms or reducing the hours and capacity of bars, stores and […]

Cash, Oaths, Holy Water: The Quest by Cambodia’s Ruling Party to Identify True Supporters

“They said, ‘If you give your photos and ID card and then vote for the other party, they will know because they have a camera,’” said Mey Cham, a wiry 69-year-old farmer who has only just started feeling too old to clamber up palm trees to collect their sugary sap.

The 3 steps to making tough decisions—bold advice from an ex-Marine officer

Things To Accept It’s an obligation: Recognize that you have a fundamental obligation to deal with and resolve hard decisions. The minute you accepted the mantle of leadership, you accepted the authority and responsibility for all decisions associated with that position. You can’t hope it disappears: The issue creating your hard choice will not resolve itself. […]

Driving social change

Developers and real estate aggregators (Magicbricks/RealtyCompass) provide information online, and target the most relevant consumers, despite huge spends on front-page print ads. Indian hospitals and doctors are gearing up for a seamless connect with their patients pre-and-post-treatment through social media. Healthcare professionals reach out to consumers online, direct them to book appointments at the clinic/hospital, […]

India’s economy on the rebound, government focuses on spending : Finance Minister

India’s economy will return to growth in 2021/22 after a sharp contraction last year, and higher public spending will lay the foundation for stronger growth in the next four to five years, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told Reuters on Thursday.With the world’s second highest number of coronavirus cases despite a severe lockdown of its 1.3 […]

PageGroup Greater China is awarded as one of the ‘Best Workplaces in Greater China™ 2020’ by Great Place to Work®

Regional Managing Director of PageGroup Greater China, Andy Bentote, says, “We are proud and humbled that PageGroup Greater China has been named one of the ‘Best Workplaces in Greater China 2020’ by Great Place to Work. We believe the human element sets us apart. We commit to developing people through coaching, mentoring and feedback to give […]

Border closure not sustainable — Economic Advisory Council chief, Salami

In his remarks, the Managing Director of the  Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL Plc, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed, said the SAT-C was designed in line with its mandate to fix broken agricultural value chains and increase the flow of finance into the sector.

Marco Rubio slams AOC for criticizing Paycheck Protection Program: ‘Work more, tweet less’

This week Rubio reiterated previous calls for Congress to extend PPP funding beyond the initial $700 billion it received when the $2.2 trillion CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act was passed in March. The follow-up HEROES Act, passed by the House in October but stalled in the Senate, would provide only $288 billion […]