• 100th EU disinfection robot delivered

      100th EU disinfection robot delivered

      The 100th disinfection robot, part of the Commission's efforts to supply such robots to hospitals across the EU to help them cope with the coronavirus pandemic, was delivered today, the EU press service reported. It was sent to Emergency Clinical Hospital Bagdasar-Arseni in Bucharest, while six other hospitals in Romania are set to have one delivered in the coming days.

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    • Airbus vows to assemble fighter jets in Switzerland

      Airbus vows to assemble fighter jets in Switzerland

      The leading European planemaker Airbus vowed to build a brand new factory and launch production of Eurofighter jets in Switzerland if the country chooses it to execute a lucrative contract valued at 6 billion Swiss francs. Germany, Italy, Spain and UK which also make Eurofighter planes also submitted strong offers coupled with political influence, Reuters reported. The government in Bern will have to choose between two European and two US offers.

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    • UBS allows hybrid working for its staff

      UBS allows hybrid working for its staff

      The biggest Swiss bank UBS announced it had allowed staff to proceed with hybrid working which combines home working with time spend in offices, Reuters reported. "We are committed to offering our employees the flexibility for hybrid working where role, tasks and location allow," UBS said. "Hybrid work options will be introduced on a country-by-country basis, with timing dependent on the local pandemic situation."

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    • Microsoft admits new breach in security

      Microsoft admits new breach in security

      The technology conglomerate Microsoft announced it had detected a new hacking attack, Reuters reported. An attacker had reportedly won access one of the customer service agents and further used the data to launch hacking attempts against Microsoft customers. The breach was detected as a special team moved to respond to earlier major breaches at SolarWinds and Microsoft.

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    • Renault sets multi-billion car batteries tie-ups

      Renault sets multi-billion car batteries tie-ups

      The French car producer Renault announced it had reached multi-billion agreements aimed to facilitate the production of EV batteries, Reuters reported. Renault will partner with with Chinese Envision AESC and French Vektor. The production facilities are located in northern France. The producers of vehicles worldwide have opened a race to make cleaner vehicles, a technology shift that is already prompting Germany's Volkswagen to build six battery cell plants of its own in Europe.

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    • Microsoft gives first glimpse at next operating system

      Microsoft gives first glimpse at next operating system

      Despite the endless fan frenzy surrounding Apple products and Google's attempts to deliver an alternative operating system, the vast majority of laptops and desktop computers still run on Windows. Now, after six years of Windows 10, Microsoft is presenting a new generation of its OS. Windows 11 looks more modern and is trying its hardest to pick up on the digital trends during the pandemic.

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