Day: July 4, 2020

Wirecard ex-COO Marsalek’s entry into Philippines was faked, minister says

MANILA (Reuters) – Immigration records showing Wirecard’s former chief operating officer Jan Marsalek arrived in the Philippines on June 23 and departed for China the next day were falsified, Philippines Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said on Saturday.

Guevarra said the immigration officers who inputted the fictitious entries have been relieved of their duties and face administrative sanctions.

“The investigation has now turned to persons who made the false entries in the database, their motives and their cohorts,” Guevarra told reporters.

Marsalek, 40, was fired as COO of the German firm on June 18 after auditor EY refused to sign off

West Bengal’s unemployment rate at 6.5% in June ‘far better’ than that of India, says CM Mamata Banerjee

She said this is due to the economic strategy adopted by her government.

Referring to a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday that the state’s unemployment rate stood at 6.5 per cent in June this year, which was “far better” than that of the country at 11 per cent.

She said this is due to the economic strategy adopted by her government to tackle the COVID-19 crisis and the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan.

“We’ve implemented a robust economic strategy to tackle #COVID19 and the devastation caused by

Zoom responds to JioMeet; says experience, security and scale make it platform of choice for millions

JioMeet has every ingredient in the book, including a made in India tag.

Zoom has seemingly welcomed Reliance Jio’s foray into the cloud-based video conferencing market. Hours after Jio’s made in India rival JioMeet became widely available for all users, San Jose-headquartered Zoom has sent out a press statement reiterating how it has been seeing “intense” competition since it was established in 2011, and yet it has become the platform of choice for millions around the world. Zoom did not talk about how JioMeet borrows literally “so much” (this is something that’s become the talk of social media, with many