Daily Archives: 07.01.2021

Ryanair cuts traffic forecast as new lockdowns hit

Ryanair said its passenger numbers in February and March could fall to as low as 500,000 each month due to new Covid-19 lockdowns   Ryanair has cut its annual traffic forecast by around 5 million passengers, saying fresh lockdowns in Ireland and the UK targeting a highly contagious new variant of Covid-19 would leave the countries with “few, if any” flights.  ...

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Why Miami Is The Next Hot Tech Hub: ‘This Is Not A Retirement Decision’

As more entrepreneurs and investors relocate from traditional tech hubs to emerging startup ecosystems, Miami—with its tropical climate, diverse population and lack of state income tax—has suddenly become a tech hot spot. In 2020, high-profile investors including Founders Fund general partner Keith Rabois and Blumberg Capital founder David Blumberg moved to South Florida. Soon after, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez began ...

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Earth is Spinning Faster than Before, After Decades of Slowdown

According to predictions, the Earth will spin even faster in the future. The Earth’s rotational velocity at the equatorial plane is quite high – approximately, 465.10 metres per second, or 1674.4 kilometers per hour. This, in fact, exceeds the speed of sound in dry air. Naturally, the length of the day is tightly related to this planetary parameter. And, according ...

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Govt engages with banks on further repayment breaks

Banks offered a blanket repayment break system last year during the first Covid-19 surge The Government is engaging with the banking sector to ensure borrowers who need loan repayment breaks as a result of the further increase in Covid-19 Level 5 restrictions get them. Speaking this evening the Tánaiste, Leo Varadkar, said the Government wants to ensure that banks “provide ...

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Jaguar Land Rover invests in Circulor for blockchain-based supply chain sustainability

InMotion, the venture capital arm of Jaguar Land Rover, has announced an undisclosed investment in blockchain technology provider Circulor. Circulor, based in the United Kingdom and Ireland, offers ‘traceability as a service’, to enable tracing of raw materials throughout a global supply chain. Using a combination of GPS, biometrics and QR codes, as well as blockchain, movement of raw materials ...

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