Exxon Mobil to cut 14,000 jobs globally due to low oil demand

Exxon Mobil Corp said on Thursday it could cut its global workforce by about 15%, including deep white-collar staff reductions in the United States, as the COVID-19 pandemic batters energy demand and prices. Exxon and other oil producers have been slashing costs due to a collapse in oil demand and ill-timed bets on new projects.… Read More Exxon Mobil to cut 14,000 jobs globally due to low oil demand

Google set to launch VPN service for consumers

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it plans to launch a VPN service for consumers, which would be available with certain subscription plans for its Google One cloud storage services. Designed for secure internet usage, virtual private networks (VPNs) are used by individuals in countries where access to certain sites and services have been barred… Read More Google set to launch VPN service for consumers

Woman beheaded, two others killed in terror attack at church in France

A knife-wielding attacker shouting “Allahu Akbar” (God is Greatest) beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a church in the French city of Nice on Thursday. A defiant President Emmanuel Macron, declaring that France had been subject to an Islamist terrorist attack, said he would deploy thousands more soldiers to protect important French… Read More Woman beheaded, two others killed in terror attack at church in France