TikTok is set to launch its TikTok TV app on Samsung smart TVs in Europe, which will enable users to run through the “For You” feeds and watch other TikTok videos also. The TikTok TV app will now be available on Samsung app store and is compatible with models of 2018 and above. In addition, the app will come preinstalled on all new Samsung TVs and will first roll out to users across the UK. Sources knowledgeable of the matter have reported that the app shows videos in a strip across the top from user’s feed along with videos in various categories to check o
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency, the national aerospace and space agency of Japan, has reportedly confirmed that its mission to send asteroid samples to Earth had brought some space rocks home. Engineers at JAXA discovered black sand, which they believe was collected from an asteroid inside the sample container of the mission. This is good news for the mission, referred as Hayabusa2, which launched into space back in 2014. A spacecraft was sent to asteroid Ryugu for collecting rock samples from the surface of the object and bringing them back to the planet to study
The space capsule launched by China missioned with bringing back the first moon rocks in more than four decades has commenced its return journey of three days to Earth on Sunday (December 13). Speaking on the same, China National Space Administration has stated that the Chang’e 5 lunar probe, which had been revolving around the moon for almost a week, ignited four engines for nearly 22 minutes to move out of the orbit of the moon. According to reliable sources, the lander of the spacecraft landed on the moon at the start of the month near a formation referred
The Trump administration has recently acknowledged reports delineating a cyberattack on the U.S. Treasury Department and a section of the U.S. Department of Commerce carried out by a group supported by a foreign government. Speaking on the matter, National Security Council spokesman John Ullyot stated that the United States government is aware of these reports and is taking all the required measures for identifying and resolving the anticipated issues associated with the situation. Meanwhile, spokesperson for the Department of C
The European Union and the United Kingdom are likely to return to negotiating table on Monday (December 14) after agreeing to call off an apparent make-or-break deadline for post-Brexit trade agreement. As per credible sources, EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had stated last week that they would decide whether an agreement was possible by the end of Sunday but agreed in a crisis call to "go the extra mile". Commenting on the matter, von der Leyen in a joint statement with Johnson has stated that their negotiating teams have been co
US based computer games major Electronic Arts (EA) has reportedly crashed the ongoing £725 million acquisition of London-listed video game company, Codemasters. For the record, Codemasters is the company behind some of the world's most renowned motor racing titles. EA, one of the world's largest developers of computer games, is well-known for its football titles licensed by FIFA, coupled with theme-based games on the Star Wars films and Harry Potter series. It has been reported that EA has made a competitive bid for Codemasters, surpassing an offer agreed with
According to reliable sources, Singapore-based clinical-stage biotechnology organization Tychan Pte Ltd. will be initiating the Phase 3 clinical trials for the evaluation of its patent TY027, a monoclonal antibody that specifically targets the SARS-CoV-2 Covid-19 virus. For the record, TY027 was developed by Tychan in collaboration with the Economic Development Board, the Ministry of Defense and other government authorities as part of Singapore’s Whole-of-Government collaborative effort. Reportedly, the relevant development studies were completed in less than four mont
LeanTaaS Inc., a leading healthcare software solutions provider, has reportedly secured USD 130 million in its Series D funding round. The round was led by American private equity firm Insight Partners along with Goldman Sachs Group. The recently conducted late-stage funding round has allowed LeanTaaS to reach a valuation of USD 250 million. Moreover, the company plans to use its newly secured funds to expand its current product portfolio as well as invest in go-to-market teams and other engineering activities, cited sources with knowledge of the matter.
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) recently announced granting conditional permission for Phases 1 and 2 human clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine developed by Gennova Biopharmaceuticals. The Department of Biotechnology had provided seed funding for production of the novel mRNA-based vaccine candidate for coronavirus.   Amidst various pharmaceutical companies relentlessly working towards development and commercialization of a much needed COVID-19 vaccine, one of India’s pro