Cybersecurity analysts at IBM have reportedly uncovered an extensive email phishing scheme that targets the global supply chains set up for the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine. The organization has strongly urged that cold-chain companies should stay on high alert and be ready to deal with the possibility of occurrence of any such instance. According to IBM researchers, Melissa Frydrych and Claire Zaboeva, this scheme might be intending to obtain credentials for acquiring unauthorized access in future. The duo has further claimed that the attacker could sneak into the internal communicat
The new RNA extraction model can help clinical laboratories undertake COVID-19 analysis at a relatively faster pace and more effectively. In a recent turn of events amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a wholesale distribution and technology solutions company- TNG Dx, LLC, has announced establishing a strategic partnership with the U.S Department of Health and Human Services along with eTrueNorth to develop a rapid RNA extraction protocol. Apparently, this protocol is expected to support clinical laboratories with speed
American healthcare company- Medline Industries has announced launching two advanced healthcare sustainability plans to help hospitals reduce the amount of product waste ejected from their facilities. Named Sustainable Packaging Lab and Green Product Portfolio, the programs are likely to offer increased sustainability value to the hospitals across various economies including the United States. It has been reported that the country stands to be the world’s highest emitter of healthcare greenhouse gases, accounting for 27% of global health care footprint. This daunting c
After facing a failure to rescuing its ailing store chain, British multinational retailer, Debenhams has recently revealed that it would be shutting down its 124 stores, consequently impacting the jobs of around 12,000 employees. Reportedly, Debenhams had been in administration since April. The department store had already faced administration for the second time, and is now about undergo a wind-up, implying that the retail chain would cease to exist as a company. Prior to this, the 242-year-old retailer had already slashed its store port
It would be the worlds first clothing collection that is 100% naturally sourced and dyed with 24 Ayurvedic herbs Combining traditional textile manufacturing principles with modern fabric technology, Indian activewear startup, TVAAG has come up with a sustainable clothing manufacturing technique that could revolutionize the textile industry. It is prudent to mention that conventional textile manufacturing has a severe impact on the environment. According to a recent study, around 83% of the world's drinking water gets
Google claims the app to be one of the top picks for personal growth in 2020. Focused on lowering the barriers of mental healthcare in Asia, Intellect, a Singapore-based startup has reportedly recorded more than one million users, just over the span of six months since its launch. In addition to reaching this milestone, Intellect has also recently closed an seed funding round led by Insignia Ventures Partners along with other angel investors. According to a statement, Samir Chaibi, Principal, Insignia Ventures Partne
Large-scale manufacturing centers across Asia are anticipated to witness strong growth in output in 2021, especially across countries like China where factory activity has expanded at the fastest pace over a decade in November. According to reliable reports, China’s manufacturing PMI shot up to 54.9 from 53.6 in October, marking the highest level spike since November 2010. In Japan, the country’s factory activity moved on slightly towards stabilization on the back of steady recovery in global demand. While in South Korea, the same metric grew at a rapid pace in n
Germany is claimed to be the second largest market for Amazon after the U.S. However, despite being a lucrative revenue ground for the e-commerce giant, warehouse workers in the region seem to be disappointed by the working condition and facilities offered at the firm’s logistics centers.  According to reliable sources, a German trade union (Verdi) has called Amazon warehouse workers to hold a second strike in an effort to disrupt Black Friday order sales processing. Reportedly, around 500 workers had taken part in the first three-day strike, with the second prote
S&P Global Inc., a leading U.S. based business information provider, has reportedly inked a new deal to acquire IHS Markit Ltd., a London-based American-British information provider, in 2020’s biggest takeover deal, where S&P would pay approximately $44 billion in terms of stock to purchase IHS to create a novel data powerhouse that would serve the corporate world and Wall Street. The agreement effectively raises the stakes, with the fragmented financial data services sector being swept up by the consolidation, as enterprises race to set up one-stop shops that