Early Bird: Peaceful New Year celebrations. Message from the White House. Microsoft faces a hacker attack
The whole world says goodbye to 2020! What did the end-of-year celebrations in Prague look like, what news in the world of luxury cars is Tesla preparing or what New Year's message could be heard from the newly elected US President Joe Biden and the current President Donald Trump? Carrying news from home as well as from around the world, today's Early Bird will tell you all that and more!
Unusual New Year's Eve celebrations in Prague
Due to epidemiological restrictions, New Year's celebrations have been different from how we remember them this year. Public drinking is prohibited throughout the country, and curfew after 9 pm still applies. As a result of that, the police and firefighters in the capital city of Prague have recorded extremely calm New Year's celebrations. Despite all the efforts, rescuers report only one treatment of the accident, which was caused by fireworks.
"We may not shout it again, but we declare this New Year's Eve to be the calmest in the last decade,"
announced the Fire and Rescue Service of the capital m. Prahy on your twitter account. The police did not record any major problems or violations of government regulations before midnight.
New Year's message from the White House
In his brief speech, the newly elected President of the United States paid tribute to health professionals and continues to spread the message of vaccination with the covid-19 vaccine. It is in the vaccine that he finds the future of the country and has repeated his call for its faster distribution. On the other hand, in his New Year's Eve speech, incumbent President Donald Trump recalled his achievements, which he declared
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A new model of electric car from Tesla, Inc.
American carmaker Tesla, Inc. has announced the expansion of sales of Chinese commercial vehicle SUVs. The Y model will be delivered to customers during the month of January. At the same time, it is expanding its Shanghai carmaker, which is key to Tesla's global strategy in China. Its goal is to limit petrol and diesel cars not only in the world's largest car market.
Hacking attack on Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Corporation has suspected hackers from Russia who are behind a massive breach of US government security.
"Unauthorized access does not appear to have compromised any Microsoft services or customer data,"
stated the company in a blog post. However, the investigation showed that the attackers used their approach to Microsoft systems to display company codes. The disclosure highlights the wide reach of the attackers, which investigators described as extremely sophisticated and well-equipped.
What the fashion industry looked like in 2020
Looking back at 2020, we can see how the coronavirus crisis has affected fashion trends throughout the year. Most fashion chains have faced a critical period in the last year and have had to showcase a collection inspired by these difficult times. Trends got a touch of controversy and fashion shows were almost replaced by a virtual environment.
Among other things, the Dior brand went in this direction, presenting a surreal spectacle full of fantastic scenery as part of the Haute Couture AW20. There were also mermaids, nymphs and living statues. The public's attention was also gained by the unique September show of the Moschino brand, in which traditional models were replaced by puppets and miniature clothes.
That's all from us today. We hope you enjoyed the New Year's Eve and wish you a successful start to the New Year. Remember that it says: