India bans TikTok, WeChat and dozens more Chinese apps
India’s government has banned TikTok and dozens more Chinese-made apps it says are a danger to the country.
June 30, 2020 7:24 am
How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco
A leading medical-research institution working on a cure for Covid-19 has admitted it paid hackers a $1.14m (£910,000) ransom after a covert negotiation witnessed by BBC News.
June 30, 2020 5:40 am
Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices
Singapore has started to hand out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices as part of its measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
June 30, 2020 5:34 am
Delay in crushing at Lautoka Mill
The Lautoka Sugar Mill will undergo a pre-crushing trial once repair and emergency refurbishing work on its boiler fans are completed.
June 30, 2020 5:33 am
Labasa Mill performing well, Lautoka down again
66,085 tonnes of cane has so far been crushed in the first three weeks of this year’s crushing season.
June 29, 2020 4:45 pm
Australia rules out Apple-Google coronavirus tracing method
Australia’s coronavirus contact tracing app will not switch to the model supported by Apple and Google.
June 29, 2020 12:48 pm
F&P Healthcare profit up 37 percent - a record - sees big lift in 2021
Shares in respiratory products maker Fisher and Paykel Healthcare spiked sharply to a new high after the company reported a 37 per cent incease in net profit to $287.3 million in the year to March.
June 29, 2020 12:41 pm
Yaqara Patoral Company retains all its staff: Dass
With the economic effects of Coronavirus gripping most sectors, the Yaqara Pastoral Company Limited has not been spared.
June 29, 2020 8:51 am
Bula Bubble a good news to Fiji Ships
The government’s plans to initiate a Bula bubble in the region has come as good news for Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited.
June 29, 2020 8:26 am
Boeing set for critical 737 Max flight tests
Boeing’s bid to see its 737 Max return to the skies faces a pivotal week with flight safety tests expected to begin.
June 29, 2020 8:19 am
Starbucks suspends social media ads over hate speech
Starbucks has announced it will suspend advertising on some social media platforms in response to hate speech.
June 29, 2020 7:22 am
Businesses weigh reopening - or close again - as cases rise
It’s not the reopening businesses were hoping for.