About Author : Vinisha Joshi


Vinisha Joshi

As a qualified Engineering graduate, Vinisha Joshi takes pride in playing with words. Presently, she pens down insightful articles on business, core industry, technology, and the like for Thisisourtownrichmond in addition to other platforms. Creativity comes naturally to her, and Vinisha makes sure to effectively combine the same with her technical expertise in the articles she writes.



Contribution by: Vinisha Joshi

German motor vehicle agency asks Tesla to recall 59,000 units globally

Germany’s road traffic authority, Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, also known as KBA, is recalling automaker Tesla’s models Y and 3 on the grounds of a faulty automatic emergency call system, which could potentially impact 59,000 vehicles worldwide....


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World Bank Board authorizes new funds to be prepared for next pandemic

The economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have made the world realize the urgent need for collaborative action to build a stronger and solid healthcare system and assemble additional resources for pandemic prevention, preparedness, and...


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Roche unveils new cancer diagnostics platform- BenchMark ULTRA PLUS

Swiss biotechnology company, Roche has reportedly announced the launch of its latest advanced tissue staining platform, BenchMark ULTRA PLUS, designed to offer quick and accurate testing results enabling clinicians to make timely decisions on patient...


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UAE’s EGA is trialling wearable tech for preventing heat-related illness

The EGA (Emirates Global Aluminium) has recently announced that the firm is trialling a wearable technology in its yearly programme for reducing heat-related ailments amongst industrial workers during the hot summers of the UAE. Fifty volunteers e...


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Inner functioning of human genome revealed with new technology: Study

Researchers at the New York Genome Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, in partnership with Oxford Nanopore Technologies have reportedly formed a new way to assess the 3-Dimensional structure of the human genome on a big scale. The genome is the full s...


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Citi & METACO collaborate to build digital asset custody capabilities

Citi has recently announced that it has partnered with METACO to pilot and develop its digital asset custody capabilities. Reportedly, this partnership will combine the vast custody network of Citi with the digital and technological solutions of M...


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Valneva partners with Pfizer to boost clinical development of VLA15

Valneva SE, a vaccine company specializing in the development & commercialization of prophylactic vaccines, has reportedly inked an Equity Subscription Agreement with Pfizer Inc. The acquisition seeks to introduce a couple of changes to its Colla...


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BM Group takes over LE Steel to further expand its portfolio

BM Group of Companies (BM Group), representing a growing portfolio of project management, material supply, land development and construction companies, has recently announced its acquisition of LE Steel Fabricators Ltd. The latest move would enable B...


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TISAtech allies with tech leaders to offer FinTech access to next-gen services

TISAtech has partnered with global technology leaders to introduce upcoming, high-growth FinTech access to next-generation services. This move sees Amazon Web Service, MasterCard, Yodlee, and R3 join the NEBULA Development Panel of TISAtech. NEBUL...


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Switzerland and Korea to jointly pursue growth in the field of femtech

The Embassy of Switzerland in Korea organized the yearly Swiss-Korean Innovation Week between 7-10 June to emphasize diversity as a propelling factor in innovation. The Startup Roadshow, followed by an Open Talk with Tech4Eva held on 8 June, was t...


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Albertsons & Kroger to export Bubs to curb infant formula scarcity in US

Bubs, an-Australia based brand, has given a confirmation that its products will be available across 4,000 United States stores starting 20th June after signing supply contracts with Albertsons and Kroger, two main supermarket chains in the country. ...


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OPEC Fund commits USD 1 Bn to Food Security Action Plan for 3 yrs

The OPEC Fund for International Development has reportedly planned to dedicate USD 1 billion to its new fund ‘Food Security Action Plan’ over the next three years. The new OPEC Fund will be provided as urgent assistance to bear the imp...


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Infosys to set up four mobile medical laboratories in rural Karnataka

‘Lab Built on Wheels’ consists of a medical unit, a minimal invasive emergency care unit, and a pharmacy Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic and corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of IT giant Infosys has announced the launch o...


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Dynamic Foodco to launch Dynameat to solve Singapore food security issue

Dynamic Foodco, a Singapore-based food-tech startup, has reportedly planned to solve the food security problem in Singapore by the end of this year with the launch of its Dynameat brand. The brand will initially focus on plant-based chicken. The l...


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Pfizer plans to quit GSK consumer health joint venture post spinoff

Pharma giant Pfizer plans to sell its shares in consumer joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline post the business branched out into a new standalone entity called Haleon. Reportedly, GSK plans to dedicate nearly 80% of its 68% shares in the joint vent...


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Winner Medical signs deal for 55% stake acquisition in Longterm Medical

Winner Medical Co. Ltd has reportedly inked a definitive deal to acquire 55 percent share in Zhejiang Longterm Medical Technology Co. Ltd for USD 108.2 million. According to the Chinese company, the acquisition is in line with its plan to become a...


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Google improves voice recognition app ‘Google Assistant’ with new tech

Tech giant Google is reportedly working on improving how Google Assistant recognizes user’s voice. As per credible resources, lines of code in the latest version of Google’s Android app indicate possible integration of a new feature- &ls...


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1.1 million children could face malnutrition crisis in Afghanistan- UN

A latest report by United Nations state that 1.1 million children of Afghanistan under the age of five are most likely to face severe malnutrition as the admission of wasting-away, hungry children increase in the hospital wards. As per reports, Unit...


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Orderific unveils new tech for smart restaurant ordering system

Dubai-based B2B platform, Orderific has launched an inclusive technology to support contactless ordering system that is believed to transform the future of in-house dining in Dubai, underpinning its goal to innovate and upgrade hospitality space into...


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Belgium becomes the 1st nation to mandate quarantine for monkeypox

WHO has reported a total of 92 confirmed cases of monkeypox across 12 countries Belgium has emerged as the first country to deploy a 21-day quarantine mandate for monkeypox patients after the country reported four confirmed cases last week. Accordi...


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Combined authority inks $4.9 billion agreement with Legal & General

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), the government office of the UK’s West Midlands metropolitan county, has reportedly signed a partnership deal with Legal & General (L&G), a UK-based financial services provider. Under the la...


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PAC finds staggering fraud levels in COVID-19 business loans schemes

The Public Accounts Committee of the British House of Commons has reportedly revealed that taxpayers will lose at least $6.07 billion (£4.9 billion) to fraud and errors in the government’s COVID-19 business support schemes. For the unver...


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