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Can Solar Power Compete With Coal? In India, It’s Gaining Ground

Can Solar Power Compete With Coal? In India, It’s Gaining Ground

Electricity from sunlight costs less to generate in India than from coal, a sign the clean-energy source will play a big role as developing nations build out their power grids. A driving force: China's plunging solar-panel prices.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 18-02-2020
Coronavirus infections among Chinese medics more widespread than reported, research shows

Coronavirus infections among Chinese medics more widespread than reported, research shows

The biggest study yet of the Covid-19 epidemic found that almost twice as many Chinese medical workers have been infected as officially reported by the government.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 18-02-2020
Coronavirus: China's death toll rises to more than 1,700 as Hubei reports 100 new deaths

Coronavirus: China's death toll rises to more than 1,700 as Hubei reports 100 new deaths

The Hubei health commission said the total number of cases in the province had reached 58,182 by the end of Sunday, with 1,696 deaths.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 17-02-2020
Coronavirus update: More than 80 percent of cases are mild, complicating efforts to respond.

Coronavirus update: More than 80 percent of cases are mild, complicating efforts to respond.

In about 82 percent of cases -- including all 14 in the United States -- symptoms have required little or no medical intervention. SARS and MERS killed a much higher percentage of their victims.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 13-02-2020
As WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users, Its Boss Vows to Defend Encryption

As WhatsApp Tops 2 Billion Users, Its Boss Vows to Defend Encryption

WhatsApp has surpassed more than two billion active users, and its leader is vowing to defend its fully private form of messaging against mounting threats from governments around the world.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 13-02-2020
Complaints over new high-cost loans more than triple

Complaints over new high-cost loans more than triple

UK ombudsman taking tougher stance with lenders amid huge rise in cases involving successors to payday loans

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 12-02-2020
WHO brands coronavirus 'public enemy number one' as it officially names it Covid-19

WHO brands coronavirus 'public enemy number one' as it officially names it Covid-19

The UN health agency has warned of a global threat potentially worse than terrorism.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 12-02-2020
Singapore’s visitor arrivals projected to drop by up to 30% amid coronavirus outbreak

Singapore’s visitor arrivals projected to drop by up to 30% amid coronavirus outbreak

This estimation is steeper than the 19 per cent decline in 2003, when Singapore endured the Sars outbreak.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 11-02-2020
Pressure on health chiefs over British coronavirus 'super spreader'

Pressure on health chiefs over British coronavirus 'super spreader'

Health officials are under pressure to release details of the movements of a British coronavirus "super spreader" - amid fears the virus is far more contagious than was thought.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 10-02-2020
More than one in five people in UK live in poverty, says charity

More than one in five people in UK live in poverty, says charity

About 14m struggling to make ends meet - a record high, says Joseph Rowntree Foundation

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 07-02-2020
Tesla’s Stock Boom: It’s OK to Miss Out

Tesla’s Stock Boom: It’s OK to Miss Out

There are several good reasons to think Tesla should be more valuable today than it was six months ago. But there aren't any that justify its shares more than tripling in price since then.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 07-02-2020
WSJ News Exclusive | Elliott Management Builds More Than $2.5 Billion Stake in SoftBank

Elliott Management Builds More Than $2.5 Billion Stake in SoftBank

The activist fund is pushing for stock buybacks and for the tech giant to improve its corporate governance to boost its share price.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 07-02-2020
Coronavirus: China's death toll jumps to 563 as more cases found on cruise ship off Japan

Coronavirus: China's death toll jumps to 563 as more cases found on cruise ship off Japan

The number of deaths in China's Hubei province was higher than the 65 reported on the previous day, though the number of new cases fell slightly.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 06-02-2020
Disney Reports More Than 26 Million Subscribers to New Streaming Service

Disney Reports More Than 26 Million Subscribers to New Streaming Service

The subscription service more than doubled its user base in its first three months, marking Disney's emergence as a formidable contender in the increasingly crowded streaming market.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-02-2020
WSJ News Exclusive | NYSE Owner Intercontinental Exchange Makes Takeover Offer for eBay

NYSE Owner Intercontinental Exchange Makes Takeover Offer for eBay

Intercontinental Exchange has made a takeover offer for eBay that could value the sprawling online marketplace at more than $30 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. EBay's shares rose nearly 9%.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-02-2020
More than a third of UK workers 'risk health in low-quality jobs'

More than a third of UK workers 'risk health in low-quality jobs'

Report exposes scale of precarious, low-paid or unfulfilling employment

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 04-02-2020
Boris Johnson will tell the EU he is prepared to accept post-Brexit border checks 

Boris Johnson will tell the EU he is prepared to accept post-Brexit border checks 

Boris Johnson will tell the EU he is prepared to accept post-Brexit border checks rather than allowing Britain to be a rule-taker in a major speech setting out his aims for a trade deal next week.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 30-01-2020
Businesses Suspend Chinese Operations Amid Coronavirus Fears

Businesses Suspend Chinese Operations Amid Coronavirus Fears

Global businesses operating in China are closing stores, scaling back operations and restricting travel as the Chinese government races to control the coronavirus that has now infected more people than severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, nearly two decades ago.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 30-01-2020
Almonds are out. Dairy is a disaster. So what milk should we drink?

Almonds are out. Dairy is a disaster. So what milk should we drink?

A glass of dairy milk produces almost three times more greenhouse gas than any plant-based milk. But vegan options have drawbacks of their own

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 29-01-2020
More than 300 Amazon employees violate communications policy directed at climate activists.

More than 300 Amazon employees violate communications policy directed at climate activists.

Despite warnings not to speak out, more than 300 Amazon staffers will publicly call out the company for its climate policy, its work with federal agencies and its attempts to stifle dissent.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 27-01-2020
China locks down 10 cities and pledges new hospital within six days as Wuhan virus spreads

China locks down 10 cities and pledges new hospital within six days as Wuhan virus spreads

China on Friday confirmed it has now imposed travel restrictions on 10 cities, home to more than 32 million people, and pledged to build a new hospital within six days in Wuhan, the epicentre of a deadly virus that is sweeping across the country and through Asia.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 24-01-2020
EU preparing to give UK worse trade deal terms than Canada or Japan

EU preparing to give UK worse trade deal terms than Canada or Japan

The European Union is preparing to offer the UK a trade deal on tougher terms than its deals with Canada, Japan and a host of other leading trade partners, the Telegraph has learned.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 22-01-2020
Greater social mobility will help narrow gap between rich and poor, says WEF

Greater social mobility will help narrow gap between rich and poor, says WEF

Only US and Italy have weaker performance than UK among G7 industrialised nations

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Guardian Fecha: 20-01-2020
China Coronavirus Kills Third Person, Spreads to More Cities

China Coronavirus Kills Third Person, Spreads to More Cities

A newly identified virus originating in central China has killed a third person and spread to at least three more population centers within the country, as the number of live cases has more than tripled--a major escalation in the outbreak of the pneumonia-like disease.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 20-01-2020
Citi Singapore adjusts pay for women who do same work as men

Citi Singapore adjusts pay for women who do same work as men

SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Citigroup has adjusted the pay in Singapore of women who earned less than their male peers for doing the same work, the latest action in a growing trend of companies and countries seeking to close the gender gap in pay.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 16-01-2020
British electric van company Arrival claims 'unicorn' status as Hyundai and Kia invest 

British electric van company Arrival claims 'unicorn' status as Hyundai and Kia invest 

Electric van company Arrival has joined an elite club of "unicorn" start-ups valued at more than $1bn after South Korean car companies Hyundai and Kia handed it EU100m (PS86m) of investment.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 16-01-2020
More than 100 billion pain pills saturated the nation over nine years.

More than 100 billion pain pills saturated the nation over nine years.

Newly disclosed data reveals 24 billion additional pills were distributed during the epidemic.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 15-01-2020
Flybe saved as ministers give regional airline extra time to pay tax bill

Flybe saved as ministers give regional airline extra time to pay tax bill

Stricken airline Flybe was pulled back from the brink on Tuesday night after ministers backed a controversial deal to delay a PS106m tax bill, saving more than 2,000 jobs and averting chaos for thousands of passengers.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 15-01-2020
Savers plough record £334m into UK funds in two days after Tory election victory 

Savers plough record £334m into UK funds in two days after Tory election victory 

British savers piled into UK stock market funds at the fastest rate for more than four years following the Conservative Party's overwhelming election victory as they bet on a dealmaking and investment spree.

País: Reino Unido Medio: The Telegraph Fecha: 08-01-2020
Iran Fires Missiles at U.S. Forces in Iraq

Iran Fires Missiles at U.S. Forces in Iraq

Iran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq, the Pentagon said late Tuesday. Iran said the attacks were retaliation for the U.S. killing of Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 08-01-2020
Overall inflation rose to 0.6 per cent in November, core inflation unchanged

Overall inflation rose to 0.6 per cent in November, core inflation unchanged

This is the lowest in more than three years since March 2016.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 23-12-2019
He never felt well. It took doctors more than 50 years to figure out why..

He never felt well. It took doctors more than 50 years to figure out why..

He never felt well. It took doctors more than 50 years to figure out why..

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 23-12-2019
Facebook investigating data exposure of 267 million users

Facebook investigating data exposure of 267 million users

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Facebook on Thursday (Dec 19) said it is investigating a report that a database containing names and phone numbers of more than 267 million users was exposed online.

País: Singapur Medio: The Straits Times Fecha: 20-12-2019