Friday, June 21

Tag: Trump

Trump has small financial interest hydroxychloroquine firm: NYT
USA

Trump has small financial interest hydroxychloroquine firm: NYT

President Donald Trump, who has aggressively promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus patients in and has asked India to export the anti-malarial drug to the US, has a small personal financial interest in the French pharma giant Sanofi, one of the manufacturers of the drug, according to a media report. Hydroxychloroquine, an old and inexpensive drug used to treat malaria, is seen as a viable therapeutic solution by President Trump to coronavirus that has so far killed more than 10,000 Americans and infected over 3.6 lakh within weeks. On Monday, Trump warned India that the US may retaliate if it did not export hydroxychloroquine despite his personal request, saying he would be surprised if New Delhi did not relent as it has good relations with Washington. If hy...
Twitter Says Trump’s Account Deactivated By Employee Leaving Company
News

Twitter Says Trump’s Account Deactivated By Employee Leaving Company

U.S. President Donald Trump’s @realdonaldtrump Twitter account was deactivated by a Twitter Inc employee who was leaving the company on Thursday and was down for 11 minutes before it was restored, the social media company said. “We have learned that this was done by a Twitter customer-support employee who did this on the employee’s last day. We are conducting a full internal review,” Twitter said in a tweet. “We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again,” the company said in an earlier tweet. A Twitter representative declined to comment further. The White House did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Trump has made extensive use of messages on Twitter to attack his opponents and promote his policies both during the 2016...
Mc’Donald’s Trumpet’ – Company Apologises For Hacked Tweet Slamming US President
USA

Mc’Donald’s Trumpet’ – Company Apologises For Hacked Tweet Slamming US President

AFP- McDonald's apologized Thursday after it briefly posted on Twitter a blast criticizing President Donald Trump, which the company blamed on a hack from an external source. They quickly deleted the tweet and offered an uncharitable appraisal of Trump, saying, "You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have Barack Obama back, also you have tiny hands." The tweet was removed mid-morning Thursday soon after being posted to one of McDonald's official Twitter feeds -- but not before being retweeted more than a thousand times and garnering plenty of attention in political and media circles. "Based on our investigation, we have determined that our Twitter account was hacked by an external source," said McDonald's spokeswoman Terri Hickey in a statement. ...
Indian IT Industry Faces Twin Challenges of Trump, Automation
News

Indian IT Industry Faces Twin Challenges of Trump, Automation

Automation and the new US administration were the big unknowns at the Indian tech sector's annual shindig this week, with machines threatening to take away thousands of jobs and concerns over possible visa rule changes in the key American market. But senior executives from the USD 150 billion industry, which rose to prominence at the turn of the century by helping Western firms solve the "Y2K" bug, said companies with skilled English-speaking staff and low costs could not be written off yet. The sector, led by Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys Ltd and Wipro Ltd , is lobbying hard as the new US administration under President Donald Trump considers putting in place visa restrictions. The administration may also raise salaries paid to H1-B visa holders, a move that could significant...
Employees are Scared For Their Safety After Trump’s Win: Indra Nooyi
Entrepreneurs Talk

Employees are Scared For Their Safety After Trump’s Win: Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi has said Hillary Clinton's defeat in the elections has left her daughters, gay workers, employees and the non-whites devasted as there was "serious concern" among them about their safety in the US with Donald Trump as president. "Do you have a box of tissues here," Nooyi, a staunch Clinton supporter, said at the New York Times Dealbook Conference here when asked how she felt on the morning of November 9, when Trump won the presidential election. A visibly dejected Nooyi said Clinton's loss left her daughters and PepsiCo's employees devastated and there were serious concerns among the company's workers, especially the non-white employees, about their safety in an America with Trump as its president. "I had to answer a lot of questions from my daughte...