• UK probes Ryanair, BA over passenger refunds

      UK probes Ryanair, BA over passenger refunds

      Naional lockdowns across Europe caused a number of serious issues for air carriers. The passengers with previously booked and even paid tickets were obstructed from traveling. The carriers suffered huge losses on top of which they had to offer refunds to customers. As time goes on many authorities have launched actions related to the lack of proper compensations.

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    • Major websites went offline after cloud outage

      Major websites went offline after cloud outage

      Multiple major websites went offline briefly Tuesday after an apparent outage at the cloud service company Fastly, and there were still reports of sporadic disruptions after the company patched the problem about an hour later, AP reported. Dozens of sites including the New York Times, CNN, Twitch, Reddit, the Guardian, and the UK government’s home page, could not be reached.

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    • Airbus posts 38% growth in May as jet demand recovers

      Airbus posts 38% growth in May as jet demand recovers

      The European airplane maker Airbus announced it had managed to delver 50 new jets in May, bringing the total number of produced planes to 220 units since the start of 2021, Reuters reported. Those figures put the output growth of the based in France firm at 38% compared to the same period of 2020. The 2021 deliveries included the first A380 superjumbo to Dubai's Emirates since December 2020 with only four more left to deliver.

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    • EU 5G rollout ups Samsung growth

      EU 5G rollout ups Samsung growth

      The South Korean giant Samsung eyes the EU drive for fast introduction of 5G networks as a major possibility to increase its output growth, Reuters reported. Samsung is aiming to capitalise of the robust network construction growth as its main rival Huawei vowed to focus on its domestic operations in China after the firm was badly hurt in US and some European countries as security issues weighed on Huawei's ongoing contracts.

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    • Apple negotiates on battery supply for Evs

      Apple negotiates on battery supply for Evs

      The high tech conglomerate Apple is in talks with two Chinese companies over the supply of batteries for the firm's electric vehicles, Reuters reported. Apple is in talks with both CATL and BYD, although real physical production of EVs is still far from beginning. Still, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed the information related to the talks. The initial negotiations are due to further clarification.

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    • G7 agrees on 15% minimum corporate tax rate

      G7 agrees on 15% minimum corporate tax rate

      The world wealthiest countries reached an unprecedented agreement to impose minimum taxes on multinational conglomerates, BBC reported. The deal was struck during a meeting of financial ministers of the G7 countries in London. The group of advanced economies has reached a "historic" deal, UK's financial minister, Rishi Sunak said. Finance ministers meeting in London agreed to commit to the principle of a minimum corporate tax rate of 15%.

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    • FB bans Donald Trump’s account for two years

      FB bans Donald Trump’s account for two years

      The social network Facebook announced new puntitive measures related to US President Donald Trump, Reuters reported. Facebook elaborated it had taken decision to suspend the account of Trump until at least January 2023. Facebook initially froze Trump's account the day after the deadly 6 Jan Capitol Hill riot that accelerated to violent clashes with fatalities.

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