Nikola announces hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle lineup

Nikola Corp on Tuesday disclosed details on its hydrogen fuel-cell-powered product lineup that will include vehicles with a driving range of up to 900 miles. The lineup includes a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) variant of Nikola’s truck series Tre Cabover and Nikola Two FCEV Sleeper, a long-haul freight automobile, for the North American market.… Read More Nikola announces hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle lineup

Facebook to restore news services in Australia following amendment of content laws

Facebook said on Tuesday it will restore Australian news pages after negotiating changes with the government to a proposed law that forces tech giants to pay for media content displayed on their platforms. Australia and the social media group have been locked in a standoff for more than a week after the government introduced legislation… Read More Facebook to restore news services in Australia following amendment of content laws

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets making service available to over a billion listeners

Spotify said on Monday it would launch in 85 new markets in the next few days which will make the music streaming service available to more than a billion people around the world, sending its shares up 6% to a record high. The company, which started its service more than a decade ago, is currently… Read More Spotify to launch in 85 new markets making service available to over a billion listeners

Publiseer gets new distribution partner for eBooks and audiobooks

The digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has now secured new distribution partners for its eBooks and audiobooks. From next week, the digital aggregator will start distributing its eBooks and audiobooks on Flamingo Fiction. Flamingo Fiction, a Media365 platform, is a new mobile reading application that is specifically targeted at readers of serialized romantic fiction stories.… Read More Publiseer gets new distribution partner for eBooks and audiobooks

Myanmar businesses embark on general strike as anti-coup protests continue

Myanmar police began to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Monday as businesses around the country shut in a general strike called to oppose the military coup despite a threat from authorities that confrontation could cost lives. Three weeks after seizing power, the junta has failed to stop daily protests and a civil disobedience movement calling for… Read More Myanmar businesses embark on general strike as anti-coup protests continue

Russia to produce 88million doses of coronavirus vaccine in first half of the year

Russia will produce 88 million vaccine doses in the first half of this year, including 83 million doses of its Sputnik V shot, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on state TV on Saturday. Of these, 59 million will be released for the national inoculation programme, she added. Russia has produced 11.1 million COVID-19… Read More Russia to produce 88million doses of coronavirus vaccine in first half of the year

Russia approves domestic use of its third coronavirus vaccine

Russia on Saturday approved a third coronavirus vaccine for domestic use, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on state TV, though large-scale clinical trials of the shot, labelled CoviVac and produced by the Chumakov Centre, have yet to begin. Russia has already approved two COVID-19 vaccines, including the Sputnik V shot, developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute,… Read More Russia approves domestic use of its third coronavirus vaccine

Three dead following partial collapse of Nornickel’s processing plant in Arctic Siberia

Three workers died after a processing plant owned by Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel in Arctic Siberia partially collapsed during maintenance, the company and officials said on Saturday, as the miner’s shares fell by 3.6%. The Arctic environment and production security at Nornickel’s assets have been in the spotlight since a major fuel leak at… Read More Three dead following partial collapse of Nornickel’s processing plant in Arctic Siberia