Trump not to soften position against China

US President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that as officials held talks in Beijing that will spill into a third day. Kudlow told CNBC: "There were no other intermediate meetings scheduled". "The extension of the talks indicate that both sides take... More..

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How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the United States and China were a long way from resolving their trade dispute, but saw a fair chance of a deal. The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH), which tracks c...More..

Meet Amazon Scout, a delivery robot with a human chaperone (for now)
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Meet Amazon Scout, a delivery robot with a human chaperone (for now)

The lil bots, which Amazon says are the size of "a small cooler", are now rolling along the sidewalks in Snohomish County, Washington, a.k.a. the suburbs just north of Seattle. Robots have already become an in...More..

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Drone Passes First Flight Test
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Boeing Autonomous Passenger Drone Passes First Flight Test

It's all part of a broader effort to relieve traffic in congested cities as the company seeks to "usher in a future of safe, low-stress mobility in cities and regions around the world", Boeing NeXt General Ma...More..

Huawei reveals Balong 5000 multi-mode 5G modem
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Huawei reveals Balong 5000 multi-mode 5G modem

We'll be intrigued to see. "Even without the USA market, we will be number one in the world", Yu said, with reference to the fact that the company had shipped 208 million handsets previous year. At the announ...More..

Carlos Ghosn 'resigns from Renault'
by | Friday, January 25, 2019

Carlos Ghosn 'resigns from Renault'

Mr Ghosn was sacked by Nissan shortly after his arrest on 19 November. Ghosn's exit also marks a clear end to one of the auto industry's most feted careers, two decades after he was despatched by former ...More..

US air safety agents absences hit record level; shutdown Day 31
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

US air safety agents absences hit record level; shutdown Day 31

According to TSA, many of them say the financial hardship is preventing them from reporting to work. That's more than three times the number of agents that called in during a comparable Sunday past year. The TS...More..

Oil prices extend falls as economic slowdown worries weigh on markets
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Oil prices extend falls as economic slowdown worries weigh on markets

A widespread economic slowdown is expected to dent growth in demand for fuel, weighing on energy prices. Researchers at Bernstein Energy said the supply cuts led by OPEC "will move the market back into supp...More..

Apple Pay goes live for CBA
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Apple Pay goes live for CBA

The last four digits of your credit card number are also masked via Apple Pay . Of course, this new rollout doesn't necessarily mean retailers won't support Google Pay , too. These five retailers join other...More..

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

This new collaboration will first aim to ramp up production and triple Toyota's annual EV sales to 5.5 million by 2030, but it will also work to develop next-generation high-capacity solid-state lithium batte...More..

Saudis plan refinery, petchem plant in South Africa
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Saudis plan refinery, petchem plant in South Africa

Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco will lead the construction of the oil refinery in South Africa, al-Falih noted. The refinery will help the African top economy to cut energy imports, according to Energy Minister ...More..

Brexit backer Sir James Dyson makes 'global' switch to Singapore
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Brexit backer Sir James Dyson makes 'global' switch to Singapore

Company founder Sir James Dyson - knighted in 2007 for services to industrial design - has been widely criticised for being pro-Brexit but not being prepared to keep his business interests within the UK. He s...More..

Dollarama Opens Online Store In Canada
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dollarama Opens Online Store In Canada

The online prices are the same as in store, though customers cannot select how many of each product they can buy and can only purchase in bulk. According to Dollarama spokesperson Lyla Radmanovich , the serv...More..

by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Prince William Turns Interviewer In Davos With TV Naturalist Attenborough

The broadcaster warns of the dangers of "wrecking" the whole planet. The broadcaster added: "It is hard to overstate it". "But we haven't yet applied ourselves to this problem with the focus that it require...More..

Newark airport flights are temporarily halted after drone sighting
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Newark airport flights are temporarily halted after drone sighting

The FAA said the drones were flying at about 3,500 feet. The reports came from the flight crew of a Southwest flight and of a United flight. Passengers reported that some flights were forced to circle the air...More..

Starbucks delivery coming to Boston
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Starbucks delivery coming to Boston

The coffee giant said the delivery service would launch in San Francisco on Tuesday and expand to D.C., Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and NY in the coming weeks. Starbucks said it aims to reach new customers w...More..

Hopeful Tesla Model 3 Buyers Are Tired Of Waiting
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Hopeful Tesla Model 3 Buyers Are Tired Of Waiting

The Tesla Model 3's European type approval was issued by the Dutch RDW authority, Bloomberg reports . Tesla's ( TSLA .O) Model 3 has been given the green light to hit the road in Europe, clearing the...More..

US to seek Huawei exec's extradition from Canada
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

US to seek Huawei exec's extradition from Canada

Two other Canadian nationals were also separately detained in China just days after the Meng case became public. "At each stage of the extradition process in Canada , there is careful balancing of the inte...More..

by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Toyota and Panasonic confirm EV battery joint venture

The Japanese automaker and the Japanese electronics maker said in a joint statement Tuesday that Toyota will take a 51 percent stake and Panasonic 49 percent in the joint venture , which is to be running by th...More..

Dyson to move its business headquarters to Singapore, unrelated to Brexit
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Dyson to move its business headquarters to Singapore, unrelated to Brexit

The firm said in a statement: "An increasing majority of Dyson's customers and all of our manufacturing operations are now in Asia; this shift has been occurring for some time and will quicken as Dyson brings...More..

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Bookings Open
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Maruti Suzuki Baleno Bookings Open

Checkout the clear images of 2019 Maruti Baleno facelift ahead of launch! As per Maruti, the new Baleno will get additional safety features like speed alert system, co-driver and driver seatbelt reminder sys...More..

The World Economy Is Expected to Slow in 2019
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The World Economy Is Expected to Slow in 2019

However, the International Monetary Fund lowered its projection for this year to 1.8 percent, down from 2.4 percent in its October report. Gopinath's comments came after the International Monetary Fund releas...More..

Angry Worker Trashes Travelodge With A Digger
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Angry Worker Trashes Travelodge With A Digger

Parkinson said the driver, who was working for MF Construction, the groundwork contractor for the project, had told other workers his pay was overdue. "The handover was today, everything completed, we'd put t...More..

India's Richest 1% Hold More Than Half Of National Wealth: Oxfam
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

India's Richest 1% Hold More Than Half Of National Wealth: Oxfam

The world's richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , saw his fortune increase to $112 billion a year ago, Oxfam said, pointing out that just 1 percent of his wealth was the equivalent to the entire health budget...More..

Brandon Truaxe of Deciem Has Died
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brandon Truaxe of Deciem Has Died

In a letter about the partnership, Truaxe described Estée Lauder as approaching the investment "with more love than I could express in words". "You touched our hearts, inspired our minds and made us believe tha...More..

U.S. to Ask Canada to Extradite Huawei CFO Meng Over Iran Sanctions
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

U.S. to Ask Canada to Extradite Huawei CFO Meng Over Iran Sanctions

The US has informed Canada it will start formal extradition proceedings for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, almost two months after she was arrested in Vancouver for violating unilateral US sanctions against Iran. A g...More..

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

Ghosn had been pushing for a closer integration between the two carmakers before his arrest, including a possible merger that Bloomberg reported previous year, but Nissan has resisted a combination unless it wo...More..

Copper price falls after Chinese economic growth hits 28-year low
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Copper price falls after Chinese economic growth hits 28-year low

Imports are also likely to continue growing in the face of the latest domestic production numbers: in 2018, production from local fields fell for the third straight year due to natural depletion, higher costs, ...More..

IMF fears trade war and weak Europe could trigger sharp global slowdown
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

IMF fears trade war and weak Europe could trigger sharp global slowdown

European markets closed mostly lower overnight over signs of slowing economic growth around the globe. "Does that mean that a global recession is around the corner? No". Under President Donald Trump the Uni...More..

China's growth slows to 28-year low as trade war weighs
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

China's growth slows to 28-year low as trade war weighs

The world's second-largest economy grew 6.6 percent year-on-year to reach 90.0309 trillion yuan (about 13.28 trillion US dollars) in 2018, above the official target of around 6.5 percent, data from the National...More..