Here are today’s Top 5 News & Events from Around the World. Take a look!
Google Might Launch Foldable Phones, Is This the Future?
After Samsung and Huawei, Google might be the next mobile company to launch its own foldable mobile phones. In a recent interview, Google’s Mario Queiroz, who runs the development of Pixel Phones confirmed the news. Google is in the early stages of exploring technology for such a device. The prototype is ready but the practical use is yet not ready for this device. Link.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Strike Across the Cities, What’s the Agenda?
Before the Uber’s Wall Street debut, thousands of its drivers are planning for a strike across several major cities. It’s expected that the strikes will take place in the United States, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Australia. According to the drivers, the strike is to send a message to these ride-hailing companies about better wages, job security, and regulated fares for its drivers. Link.
Dropbox to get Cheaper?
Dropbox is launching cold storage for its users. This means that the cloud storage for a long duration will become more cost effective. A lower cost might result in lower pay for the users. It’s still in the early stages. But consumers can hope for better pricing soon. Link.
Coca-Cola Controls Scientific Reports Against It
Cocoa-Cola pays a hefty amount of money for research in Universities. And if the research isn’t in its favour, it makes sure that the report is never published. Such is the control of this beverage maker on Universities across the globe. According to a report published by the Journal of Public Health Policy.
Trade War With China Is Causing Trouble for the Stock Markets
Investors are selling off their stocks fearing that the trade war of the US with China will escalate further. Before Trump took over, the stocks were trading on an all-time high. After the high tariffs were introduced the stocks have started to show sign of distress.