China

5 charts of daily coronavirus cases and deaths reveal how differently the outbreak has affected 5 major countries

5 charts of daily coronavirus cases and deaths reveal how differently the outbreak has affected 5 major countries

18 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Roughly 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 globally and at least 85,000 have died as the virus continues to spread. But daily new case numbers vary widely by...
Read more ...

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March

22 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   2 articles

With the COVID-19 pandemic making work from home the default for those companies that are able to do so, it's no surprise that we are seeing a massive rise in the usage of...
Read more ...

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

The coronavirus probably started spreading in Wuhan far earlier than Chinese authorities reported - here's the more likely timeline

44 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Authorities in Wuhan, China, reported 41 cases of an mysterious, pneumonialike respiratory illness to the World Health Organization on December 31. Most were linked to a local...
Read more ...

The WTO warns that the coronavirus pandemic could create another Great Depression

The WTO warns that the coronavirus pandemic could create another Great Depression

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The World Trade Organization expects global trade to fall between 13% and 32% because of the coronavirus pandemic, creating another Great Depression in the worst-case...
Read more ...

Alipay debuts initiatives to help businesses in China as lockdowns end

Alipay debuts initiatives to help businesses in China as lockdowns end

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day...
Read more ...

Sony invests $400M in Chinese entertainment platform Bilibili

3 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Sony said on Thursday that it is investing $400 million to secure a 4.98% stake in Chinese entertainment giant Bilibili. 10-year old Bilibili features animation, comics, games...
Read more ...

Google subsidiary agrees to pursue internet “diversification” in Asia to block China access to U.S. market

3 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

The global internet continues to disintegrate into regional internets . Yesterday, the FCC authorized a Google subsidiary, GU Holdings, to open a submarine fiber optic link...
Read more ...

Costco set to open new store in China's Suzhou city

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. retail giant Costco will open a new store in China's eastern city of Suzhou, near Shanghai, state media reported on Thursday.
Read more ...

Tesla's China sales hit record high in March: industry association

6 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Tesla Inc sold 10,160 vehicles in China in March, its highest ever monthly sales in the world's largest auto market, the China Passenger Car Association said on Thursday.
Read more ...

Oil climbs, stocks sputter as investors await U.S. unemployment figures

Oil climbs, stocks sputter as investors await U.S. unemployment figures

6 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

This is the web version of the Bull Sheet, Fortune's no-BS daily newsletter on the markets. Sign up to receive it in your inbox here . Good morning, Bull Sheeters. There's a...
Read more ...


Register you to post on Business Mag

Free Registration

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending April 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 6,606,000, a decrease of 261,000 from the previous week's revised... Read more ...

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

A new $2.3 trillion Fed plan to buttress towns, businesses

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

Fed rolls out $2.3 trillion plan to stabilize economy

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support the economy. The money will target American households and... Read more ...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost jobs in just the past... Read more ...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below...

Oil prices could tumble back below $20 as 'land mines lurking right below the surface' endanger a crucial OPEC deal, RBC strategist says

The price of oil could slide below $20 for the first time since 2002 if an OPEC production cut agreement can't be reached, RBC Capital Markets strategist Helima Croft said... Read more ...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free...

FirstResponders First Partners with Marriott International to Provide Free Accommodations to Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have devastating impact, FirstRespondersFirst announced today a partnership with Marriott International to support frontline healthcare... Read more ...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By...

Best Practices for Hotel Management Company CROs Responding to COVID-19 - By Kaitlin Dunn, Writer, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International

HSMAI hosted a Hotel Management Company Chief Revenue Officer Virtual Roundtable on March 25 that focused on the impact that COVID-19 is having on hotel revenue optimization... Read more ...

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

This is the time to ramp up your marketing efforts with a series. Why? Because if you're at home due to COVID-19, you have more time than ever to let your imagination wander... Read more ...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to...

Mike Pence is reportedly blocking health officials from going on CNN to pressure the network to air Trump's full coronavirus briefings

Vice President Mike Pence is blocking the country's top public health officials from appearing on CNN in an effort to pressure the network to air the White House coronavirus... Read more ...

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

NEW YORK - Stocks rose in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest unprecedented effort to support the economy through the... Read more ...