At the interbank Forex market, the rupee opened at 73.16, and hit an intra-day high of 73.14 and a low of 73.31. It finally finished at 73.17, higher by 11 paise over its last close. … [Read more...] about Rupee gains 11 paise to end at 73.17 against U.S. dollar
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The figure is slightly lower than the 78,076 on the Government's dashboard because the ONS looks at cases where Covid was mentioned on the death certificate. The official tally counts people who died within 28 days of testing positive for the virus. Number 10's figure will also be higher because it includes deaths from this January. … [Read more...] about ‘Why do we have the worst death rate in the entire world?’ Piers Morgan skewers minister Brandon Lewis over new statistics showing that new UK Covid wave pushed deaths to 16.5 per million people in the UK
And those options aren't insignificant. In 2009, Dell took an expense of $106 million to accelerate the vesting of stock options it had given to employees that were underwater—options for 20.9 million shares that had been issued to employees with an average exercise price of $22.03 a share. If they had been exercised, they would have amounted to more than 1 percent of Dell's outstanding shares—shares Dell would have had to buy back from investors to award to employees. … [Read more...] about Dell employees grumble about buyout as stock options are drowned
The findings will then be examined by Britain's healthcare regulator, the MHRA, which will then decide if it can be rolled out for use in the wider community. The NHS is geared up to administer a Covid-19 vaccine as soon as December, if one is proven to work, health officials have promised. … [Read more...] about ‘We must not slacken’: Boris Johnson warns Britons to stick to the rules to get through second wave as he hails Covid vaccine breakthrough that could ‘get life back to normal by Spring’ – and reveals UK has ordered enough for a THIRD of population
A few things here. I think it’s still a little too early to tell whether Spotify’s actually failing in its spend podcast-oriented gambit to build out an audio streaming service free from the pressure of the music labels. For one thing, Spotify still has a bunch of cards that it hasn’t fully played yet: there’s still tremendous leakiness and inconsistent application with respect to the relationship between its owned content and exclusivity; the company still hasn’t really flipped the switch with its Streaming Ad Insertion play and what is clearly a gambit to pursue a “YouTube for Podcasting” playbook; and there’s an element of assumed threat from would-be competitors like Amazon or the theoretical Apple Podcast subscription service, when neither of those parties have yet to actually exhibit any evidence of being able to execute on their own podcast interests. … [Read more...] about So, Is Apple Building a Netflix for Podcasts?