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The year of SPACs.

One of the Buzzwords in finance this year would be SPACs. A SPAC(Special Purpose Acquisition Company), loosely put, is a company that is formed to raise funds from the markets through public offerings and the money is later used to…

The US Hack

Recently the news of a hack in the US has been making quite some noise. It is believed to have started earlier in March of this year, when malicious code was snuck into updates of a software called Orion, made…

Lab meat finally steps out of labs!

In a first this week, San Francisco based start-up Eat Just made the first-ever commercial sale of a cultured chicken product to a restaurant in Singapore, which became the first government to approve cultured meat for human consumption. The entire process up to Eat…

Antitrust: Google

Google has been charged with numerous antitrust lawsuits for some months now. The latest is regarding its dominance over the search engine industry, which asks a complete rejig of the search engine. There are other players providing the same service,…

What the Hertz!?

#latepost The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., is an American car rental company and has been in operation since late 1910s. Though it has been working for so long, recently – in late May that is –…

GDPR fine #1

Twitter has been charged a fine of about $547,000 for a breach of the General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) – Europe’s new privacy law by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission(DPC) for its failure to notify a breach on time.The breach revealed some…