Daily Archives: 23.01.2021

ECB reconsidering Lane’s private calls with investors

Philip Lane held private discussions with a select group of economists from the world’s biggest banks The European Central Bank is considering whether chief economist Philip Lane should continue to hold private calls with investors after policy meetings, ECB President Christine Lagarde has said. Lane held private discussions with a select group of economists from the world’s biggest banks and ...

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BMW, Ford, Honda to Co-work on Blockchain-powered Car Damage History Platform

Source: Adobe/coachwood Carmaking giants BMW, Ford and Honda have teamed up with auto insurance providers and tech heavyweights such as IBM and Accenture to work on an international, cross-industry, blockchain-powered vehicle history platform. Per a press release, the firms have teamed up to work on the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI)’s new Vehicle Identity (VID) II Working Group, which will ...

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The Briefing: Citrix Buys Wrike For $2.25B, Auto Startups Fuel Up With $5B In New Funding, Getir Lands $128M, And More

Here’s what you need to know today in startup and venture news, updated by the Crunchbase News staff throughout the day to keep you in the know. Citrix acquires Wrike for $2.25B Digital workspace technology provider Citrix Systems has announced that it is acquiring Wrike, a provider of collaborative work management software, for $2.25 billion in cash. Founded in 2006, ...

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Fire in the Hole: Remembering Apollo 5, OTD in 1968

An unusual sight greeted Cape Kennedy spectators at sunset on 22 January 1968, as the “stubby” Saturn IB, bearing only Lunar Module (LM)-1, rose to orbit. Photo Credit: NASA By a strange quirk of fate, NASA’s Apollo 5 mission—which launched more than a half-century ago, this very day—used the same booster as should have been ridden by the ill-fated Apollo 1 ...

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Government has no plans to expand CRSS criteria

The CRSS offers weekly payments of up to €5,000 to businesses whose premises have either been forced to close or whose turnover has fallen by at least 75% due to Covid restrictions The Government says it has no plans to amend the criteria for the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) despite growing complaints from business groups that firms that need ...

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