Tuesday, July 27

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Elon Musk says Tesla is’quite likely’ to build a factory in India but only if import taxes are lowered

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said a new factory in India was "quite likely." But he added that the country would first have to lower its import fees for completed vehicles. Tesla has been lobbying government officials to lower import duties, Reuters reported. LoadingSomething is loading. Tesla is "quite likely" to build an electric-vehicle fa...
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Delivery of 3 more advanced US-made sub-hunting aircraft boosts India’s plans to take on China at sea

The US delivered two helicopters and a new maritime patrol plane to India earlier this month. The aircraft are some of the best sub-hunters available and will boost the Indian navy's capabilities. The deliveries come amid heightened tensions with China in the Indian Ocean region. LoadingSomething is loading. India received US-made helicopters a...
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India’s true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million — 10 times higher than the official count — according to a new study

A new study estimated India's true COVID-19 death toll may be closer to 4 million people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has been criticized for its handling of the pandemic. Less than 7% of India's population of 1.4 billion people are vaccinated, according to the report. LoadingSomething is loading. The true COVID-19 death toll in I...
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Coinbase gears up to hire hundreds of engineers in India, with a sweetener of $1,000 in crypto for new starters

Indian flag held by a woman NurPhoto Coinbase will recruit hundreds of "world-class" engineers for its new Indian tech hub, it said Friday. New starters will get $1,000 in digital currency, in hopes they'll use it to learn about crypto. The crypto exchange is also exploring acquisition of start-ups in India as part of the push. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Coinbase plans to hire hundreds of engineers and other staff for its tech hub in India, who will each be given $1,000 in cryptocurrency when they start, the crypto exchange company said in a blog post Friday. A "boom in cryptonative talent" prompted the recruitment spree, Pankaj Gupta, Coinbase's site lead in India wrote in the post. The Indian hub, announced in March, will house eng...
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Tens of thousands of COVID-19 survivors in India are developing deadly ‘black fungus’ infections that can lead to blindness

As of June, there were more than 31,000 cases of "black fungus" infections in India.  That was a 150% increase over the prior three weeks.  Those infections have been on the rise among COVID-19 survivors in the country.  See more stories on Insider's business page. A puzzling epidemic of black fungus in India is spiraling out of control, with tens of thousands of COVID-19 survivors now battling the infection which can lead to blindness and death. On June 11, NDTV reported that there were 31,216 cases of mucormycosis in the country and 2,109 deaths due to the infection — a 150% increase over the previous three weeks. The government ...
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Surprising find of a yellow turtle in India | Digital Trends Spanish

Officials from the Indian Forest Service found a rare and striking yellow turtle in Bardhaman, northeast of that country. In addition to its appearance, what is unique about this find is that it would be the second of its kind in just three months, which leads us to suppose that this group of turtles is more common than is believed. In fact, it would be a genetic anomaly, since this yellow variation of the Indian shell turtle (Lissemys punctata), has been found several times over the years in different locations in South Asia. The Lissemys punctata It is one of the most popular species of aquatic turtle and is usually brown with yellow spots. Also, its underside is creamy white. According to experts, this yellow variation is due to a lack of body pigmentation, which can be compare...
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How many days do you have to work to buy the iPhone 12 Pro? | Digital Trends Spanish

The recent launch of the iPhone 12 Pro has whetted the appetite of many users around the world. However, as a good high-end phone, it is not cheap at all, nor does it have a stratospheric price, but there will be sacrifices to be made. It should be remembered that iPhone 12 Pro costs $ 999 and iPhone 12 Pro Max: $ 1,099. For this reason, a Mexican consulting firm called Picodi, made a ranking of how many days you should work in certain countries to get hold of the new cell phone of those from Cupertino. They took as a reference the average salary of the Aztec country, which is net 10,621.56 pesos (11,868 gross pesos), according to the Labor Observatory, it would take the average Mexican 54.4 days to earn enough money to buy the new iPhone. It is the country of the sample along wit...
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A free weekend of Netflix: the new experiment | Digital Trends Spanish

The Netflix streaming platform will begin to experience a new and attractive alternative: a free weekend, after at the beginning of October 2020 it eliminated the possibility of trying its service free of charge. The promotion will be implemented in the testing phase in India, whose inhabitants who do not have a subscription plan will be able to access a two-day event, in which they will have the possibility to review the entire content library. Called “StreamFest,” the promotion was unveiled in the context of the company's disappointing results for the third quarter of 2020, where it reported a drop in subscribers and a drop in shares. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Initially, the measure aims to position the platform in the Asian country. However, Netflix's director of operations...
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All medical history on one card: India’s bet | Digital Trends Spanish

A health card that lists all the diseases, allergies and, in general, any medical condition of each person. This is the bet of the New Delhi authorities, who announced their intention to deliver a Health Id or Health Identification for the 1.4 billion inhabitants of the country, which represents a gigantic challenge. The document will contain medical history such as diseases and prescription drugs, from a common database. Doctors and pharmacies must update the information for each visit, he said. NDTV. The purpose is that the inhabitants do not have to inform the doctors about their medical history at each visit, or worry about receiving a drug that has contraindications. The cards are probably not ready to meaningfully tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they could...
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Amazon Pharmacy: Jeff Bezos’ New Play in India | Digital Trends Spanish

The retail giant Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Pharmacy, its first online pharmacy in India, as part of a strategy to expand its business in the Asian country. The service of the company of Jeff Bezos, the greatest millionaire man on the planet, began operations on August 14 in Bangalore, the capital of the southern Indian state of Karnataka. Amazon Pharmacy sells prescription and over-the-counter drugs, as well as traditional herbal medications and general health wellness devices. Bezos's company has invested more than $ 6.5 billion in its operations in India, according to the slogan. TechCrunch. In 2018, the company had acquired the startup from PillPack online pharmacies, for almost a billion dollars, the name under which it operates in other markets. The lau...