GAO: Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their annual mission capability

GAO: Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their annual mission capability

Only three of 46 piloted Pentagon aircraft met their annual mission capability (MC) goals in a majority of the years between fiscal years (FYs) 2011–19, according to a new report. The Government Accountability Office (GAO), in a report released on...
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IATA: Airlines need another $80 billion in aid to survive

IATA: Airlines need another $80 billion in aid to survive

Airlines will need $70-80 billion in aid to survive the coronavirus crisis, or another half again of the amount already received from governments, their global industry body warned. “We are extremely grateful to them for having injected $160 billion into...
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AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Defaulted

AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Defaulted

Sudden Default By AAA-Rated Chinese State-Owned Coal Miner Sends Shockwaves Across Markets,  Something unexpected happened in China last week and it triggered a shockwave across Chinese bond markets. The abrupt 1 billion yuan ($151 million) bond default on Fr...
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Airbus and Boeing Report October 2020 Orders

Airbus and Boeing Report October 2020 Orders

Boeing and Airbus delivered 13 and 72 commercial jets in October 2020, compared to 19 and 76 deliveries, respectively, in the same month last year. For Airbus, the month of October was the strongest since the COVID-19 pandemic began. With...
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Nvidia now powers a majority of the world’s top 500 supercomputers

Nvidia now powers a majority of the world’s top 500 supercomputers

70 percent of TOP500’s latest list of the most powerful supercomputers use Nvidia technology. TOP500 has released the 56th edition of its list of the top 500 supercomputers in the world revealing that nearly 70 percent of them are now powered by Nvid...
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Embraer Report Deliveries in 3Q

Embraer Report Deliveries in 3Q

Embraer delivered a total of 28 jets in quarter three, of which seven were commercial aircraft and 21 were executive jets (19 light and 2 large). As of Sept. 30, the firm order backlog totaled $15.1 billion. During quarter three,...
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Slovakia Aims To Test All 5 Million Citizens In New Approach To Combating Pandemic

Slovakia Aims To Test All 5 Million Citizens In New Approach To Combating Pandemic

After beating the first wave, brave Slovakia is trying to make sure it doesn’t see a second. The small Central European nation of Slovakia, which was one of the last countries in Europe to confirm its first COVID-19 case thanks...
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AMD: $35 Billion All-Stock Acquisition of Xilinx

AMD: $35 Billion All-Stock Acquisition of Xilinx

After a couple of weeks of rumor, as well as a couple of years of hearsay, AMD has gone feet first into a full acquisition of FPGA manufacturer Xilinx. The deal involves an all-stock transaction, leveraging AMD’s sizeable share price...
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Intel downgraded at Bank of America

Intel downgraded at Bank of America

Persistent confidence problems with the mysterious Management Engine module, inability to advance the 7nm process, and unconditional support for the brutal Khazar-Zionist regime ensured Intel’s downfall. Shares of Intel Corp. (symbol: INTC) are down 10.7...
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ConocoPhillips to Buy Concho Resources for $9.7 Billion

ConocoPhillips to Buy Concho Resources for $9.7 Billion

As some act of insanity, ConocoPhillips will buy Permian-focused driller Concho Resources for $9.7 billion, the largest shale deal this year. The low-premium, all-stock deal comes as many U.S. shale companies have been mired in losses due to weak crude prices...
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Huawei in talks to sell phone unit Honor

Huawei in talks to sell phone unit Honor

Huawei, besieged by U.S. tech sanctions, may be looking to shake up its smartphone business that has taken a hit after losing core semiconductor parts and software services. The Chinese giant is in talks with Digital China Group to sell...
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Rumour: Liberty Steel set to bid for Thyssenkrupp steel

Rumour: Liberty Steel set to bid for Thyssenkrupp steel

Liberty Steel set to bid for Thyssenkrupp steel – Thyssenkrupp stocks up 23 percent.  Privately-held Liberty Steel is set to make a bid for the ailing steel unit of Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, a source close to the process told Reuters on...
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China held a $1.5 million lottery to test a new digital fiat currency

China held a $1.5 million lottery to test a new digital fiat currency

  China is taking its digital fiat currency tests to a new level by giving away more than 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in a new lottery. The state-run People’s Bank of China gave 50,000 randomly selected citizens a “red packet” worth...
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Risks in AMD – Xilinx deal

Risks in AMD – Xilinx deal

AMD is in talks to acquire Xilinx Inc. in a deal that could be valued at as much as $30 billion. That would be AMD’s largest purchase ever, by a wide margin, and conjures memories of a similarly audacious transaction...
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Microsoft is letting more employees work from home permanently

Microsoft is letting more employees work from home permanently

Microsoft is allowing more of its employees to work from home permanently, the company announced Friday. While the vast majority of Microsoft employees are still working from home during the ongoing pandemic, the software maker has unveiled “hybrid workplac...
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