Morning news brief: Omicron variant, new CEO of Twitter and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Nov 30, 2021, 09:36 AM(IST)

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The US president plans to take action against omicron "not with shutdowns or lockdowns, but with more widespread vaccinations, boosters, testing and more."China is trying to build, what is being dubbed as one of the world's most sophisticated surveillance technology. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc said that their COVID-19 diagnostic tests can accurately detect the novel coronavirus variant Omicron, which has caused some nations to close their borders.

Omicron variant is 'cause for concern, not a cause for panic': Biden

The US president plans to take action against omicron "not with shutdowns or lockdowns, but with more widespread vaccinations, boosters, testing and more." 

Ukraine urges swift action, says Russian military operation could be launched 'in the blink of an eye'

Kyiv and its Western allies accuse Russia of sending troops and arms to support the separatists, a charge Moscow denies

'Sophisticated surveillance technology': Chinese province targets 'suspicious people'

The tender document specifies that the cameras must be able to create an accurate file for individuals who have their faces covered by masks or glasses

Six US tech giants now run by Indian-origin CEOs, tweets Stripe CEO

"Google, Microsoft, Adobe, IBM, Palo Alto Networks, and now Twitter run by CEOs who grew up in India," Collison said.

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