Toyota recalling 1 million hybrid vehicles over wiring issue

Toyota says that a portion of the wire harness could contact the cover and become worn over time, which could in turn expose the wires and cause an electrical short-circuit that can lead to a fire. Toyota told Reuters that, so far, it has received ... More..

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Amazon Launches Hindi Website, App For Indian Customers
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Amazon Launches Hindi Website, App For Indian Customers

No other Indian e-commerce companies such as Flipkart , Snapdeal , and others have a local language version of their website or application. While Amazon's Hindi website for mobile users is already live, ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Two men sneak in self-made poster at McDonald’s for Asian representation

Jevh Maravilla , who has Filipino heritage, chose to replace the faces of the models on the walls of the fast food chain with his own. In the video, Maravilla takes off his jacket to impersonate an interior c...More..

Iran moving main oil export terminal out of Gulf
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Iran moving main oil export terminal out of Gulf

Moving its terminal to the Oman Sea would in theory allow Iran to continue exporting oil even if the strait was closed. Current conditions have put Brent crude oil just a tad under the psychological $80...More..

by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

South Africa in recession for first time since 2009, rand slumps

According to Statistics South Africa, agricultural production declined by 29.2 percent, while the transport, communication and storage sector dropped 4.9 percent. The direction of travel of the economy now mean...More..

Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary

Michael Capuano in the state's 7th Congressional District", Nik DeCosta-Klipa wrote . "We will vote the same way, but I will lead differently", she said in a recent debate. He has been a reliable liberal ...More..

South Africa slides into recession amid failing government reforms
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

South Africa slides into recession amid failing government reforms

It is a huge blow to President Ramaphosa's controversial reforms. SA has plunged into a recession with a surprise 0.7% contraction in the second quarter of the year. Imports also increased 3.1%, despite the f...More..

Amazon touches $1 trillion, on pace to overtake Apple
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon touches $1 trillion, on pace to overtake Apple

Just 10 months later, on August 30, Amazon shares hit $2,000 for the first time, just $50 per share away from giving the company a $1 trillion market value. Its chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is the world's riche...More..

Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Amazon follows Apple to cross trillion-dollar milestone

Amazon's stock rose 1.7 per cent overnight, putting its market value at just over $US1 trillion ($A1.4 trillion). The Seattle-based company has cemented customer loyalty through smart devices like Alexa and...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Oil prices rise as Gulf of Mexico rigs evacuated

Crude is up 9% since mid-August as WTI flirts with $70 per barrel. This is also a headwind for prices if we are talking about Iranian sanctions as the number-one bullish factor. Yet Kilduff notes that Iranian...More..

Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira

Turkish central bank's deputy governor and Monetary Policy Committee member Erkan Kilimci is set to resign from the bank, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters . "More actions will be taken ...More..

Aussie Instagram model found dead on billionaire’s yacht
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Aussie Instagram model found dead on billionaire’s yacht

Sinead's mother Kylie McNamara was supposed to fly to Greece to meet her daughter there for a vacation. The 92-metre yacht, owned by 87-year-old mining magnate Alberto Baillères, will remain docked at the p...More..

IKEA in Hyderabad serves ‘caterpillar’ biryani, fined Rs 11,000
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

IKEA in Hyderabad serves ‘caterpillar’ biryani, fined Rs 11,000

He also tagged the Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao in the tweet. Food safety and health officials visited the store and collected food samples for bacteriological analy...More..

Ivanka Trump attends McCain funeral after the president wasn't invited
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Ivanka Trump attends McCain funeral after the president wasn't invited

A day after a nationally televised memorial service at Washington's National Cathedral brought together a remarkable gathering of luminaries from both parties - including three former presidents, but not th...More..

Coca-Cola and Costa: Here's why coffee is so … hot
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Coca-Cola and Costa: Here's why coffee is so … hot

For Coca-Cola, the agreement is a new effort to move away from soft drinks towards healthier options for consumers increasingly aware of a healthy diet. Upon the closing, The Coca-Cola Company will acquire all ...More..

Petrol, diesel prices scale new peaks today on rupee woes
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices scale new peaks today on rupee woes

Fuel prices continued to rise on Sunday, with petrol and diesel prices touching a new record high in several metropolitan cities, including Delhi and Mumbai.Earlier also Pradhan had said the rise in crude oil ...More..

JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

JD.Com CEO Detained in United States for Sexual Misconduct

A Chinese billionaire has been arrested in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. He declined to provide details of the arrest. The businessman has been released pending complaint. "We are confid...More..

Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Papa John's founder seeks court help in battle with company

Schnatter found himself removed from chairmanship post in July, under very curious circumstances. Papa John's board adopted a poison pill last month created to prevent Schnatter from adding to his roughly 30 ...More..

Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor

The California bill is being viewed as even stronger and more consumer-friendly than the original measures carried out by the former President Barack Obama's administration and abolished in December by Presiden...More..

Donald Trump Stands By His Controversial Response to John McCain's Death
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Donald Trump Stands By His Controversial Response to John McCain's Death

Members of the military carry the flag-draped casket of the late U.S. Senator John McCain , after arriving on a military airplane at Joint Base Andrews in Md., Aug. Trump also maintained in the interview that ...More..

Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Wall St opens lower as trade concerns weigh

Ford drops on ending plans to sell Chinese-made vehicle in U.S. Wall Street's rally came to a halt on Thursday after a report that U.S. President Donald Trump was ready to impose tariffs on $200 billion mor...More..

by | Monday, September 03, 2018

CBOE to Launch Ethereum Futures by the End of 2018

According to Business Insider , Tom Lee, a managing partner at Fundstrat Global Advisors, believes that Ether futures trading will alter the price narrative of the market. "Since December of this year, if...More..

Twenty new United Kingdom firms to do business in Kenya - PM May
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Twenty new United Kingdom firms to do business in Kenya - PM May

May's first stop was South Africa, where she handed the SS Mendi's ship bell to South Africans, talked about UK-South Africa trade investment deals, amongst other discussions. British Prime Minister Theresa ma...More..

Tencent loses $20Bn in value after China attacks myopia with gaming curbs
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Tencent loses $20Bn in value after China attacks myopia with gaming curbs

Tencent's ADRs fell 7 per cent in United States trading after the Education Ministry's statement, while NetEase Inc., its closest competitor, fell 7.2 per cent. But she said major gaming companies such as T...More..

San Francisco riders to enjoy legalized shared e-scooters
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

San Francisco riders to enjoy legalized shared e-scooters

Neither has the company secured a business license to operate in the city. Transit staff also did not like the companies using independent contractors to charge and do maintenance on the scooters, which could...More..

Ford cancels SUV that it planned to import from China
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Ford cancels SUV that it planned to import from China

Ford had planned to begin shipping a new version of the Focus from China , starting in the second half of 2019. She predicts tariffs on Chinese imports along with Trump's additional threatened 25 percent tar...More..

Brexit deal lifts sterling; Optimism builds on Nafta trade talk
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Brexit deal lifts sterling; Optimism builds on Nafta trade talk

Sterling has continued to trade near a weekly exchange rate high of $1.3022, following Wednesday's statement from EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier . Barnier announcement of a special deal sent the P...More..

Crossrail Opening Date Delayed Until Next Autumn
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Crossrail Opening Date Delayed Until Next Autumn

The Elizabeth Line between between Paddington and Abbey Wood is now scheduled to begin operating in autumn of 2019. Sources said this week there was speculation the opening of what will be called the Eliza...More..

United Kingdom competition watchdog provisionally clears SSE-npower merger
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

United Kingdom competition watchdog provisionally clears SSE-npower merger

The competition watchdog has provisionally cleared the proposed merger between rival "Big Six" energy companies SSE Retail and Npower after it concluded that prices would not be materially affected. It also...More..

Australia's new leader hopes to be best mates with Jokowi
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Australia's new leader hopes to be best mates with Jokowi

In the first half of this year, total trade between the two countries reached US$4.06 billion, with Indonesia incurring a deficit of $1.37 billion, a figure expected to increase by 18 percent to $1.67 billion...More..