Asian shares shaky as US readies China tariffs

Beijing said it's ready to respond. It is not clear when President Trump will activate the measures, but rising Sino-US trade tensions will put more pressure on China's economy, which is starting to show signs of cooling after a multi-year crackdow... More..

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Chicago taps Musk's firm to build high-speed tunnel to O'Hare
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Chicago taps Musk's firm to build high-speed tunnel to O'Hare

The battery-powered skates will be built on a modified Tesla Model X chassis, with a pod that will be climate controlled, have space for luggage and include built-in Wi-Fi. If all goes as it should, Rivkin sa...More..

Amazon Offering Free 2-Hour Whole Foods Delivery To Boston Prime Members
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Amazon Offering Free 2-Hour Whole Foods Delivery To Boston Prime Members

Gallo, president and chief operating officer at Whole Foods Market said, "Based on the positive customer feedback and successes we've seen over the past month, we're accelerating our timeline to expand these ...More..

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner

However, AT&T has argued that making such a deal would be necessary to compete against other tech companies. Months before Trump nominated him to the Justice Department's leading antitrust position in 2017,...More..

IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

IHOP reveals the mystery of IHOb

In the latest Wendy's tweet to go viral, the fast-food chain burned the International House of Pancakes after the breakfast joint rebranded itself to the International House of Burgers on Monday. Willi...More..

Singapore summit: Kim's running bodyguards back in action
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Singapore summit: Kim's running bodyguards back in action

Trump and Kim Jong-Un have both suggested they could also pursue a peace treaty to officially end the Korean War , which ceased because of an armistice signed in 1953. After a 24 hour break from Twitter as h...More..

Trump Says He’ll Know Outcome of North Korea Summit After One Minute
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump Says He’ll Know Outcome of North Korea Summit After One Minute

In April, North Korean security staff meticulously wiped down with disinfectant the chair Kim Jong Un would be sitting in while signing the visitor's book at the Peace House within the border village of Panmu...More..

Microsoft sinks eco-friendly data centre off Scottish coast
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Microsoft sinks eco-friendly data centre off Scottish coast

If the project proves to be a success, Microsoft hopes to sink more data centers near coastal cities - with the ultimate goal of getting the centers operational within 90 days of the decision to deploy. The...More..

ZTE will reportedly pay over $1 billion to lift U.S. ban
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

ZTE will reportedly pay over $1 billion to lift U.S. ban

ZTE will be forced to pay a $1 billion fine, make changes to its executive team, and allow a USA compliance team to oversee activities. In April, the Chinese group was cut off from United States technology pr...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Trump asks if Canada burnt down White House in call with PM

President Trump and Vice President Pence attend the bill signing of the "Right to Try Act" in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex on May 30, 2018. "So I don't think there's any ...More..

Why White House approach to China talks may backfire
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Why White House approach to China talks may backfire

A Chinese government statement noted that "the two sides have had good communication in various areas such as agriculture and energy, and have made positive and concrete progress while relevant details are yet ...More..

Oil retreats on stronger dollar; U.S. crude discount widens
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Oil retreats on stronger dollar; U.S. crude discount widens

Brent crude was down 38 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $77.12 per barrel at 0643 GMT, after settling the last session up 2.8 percent. The discount between United States and Brent crude has now blown out to around...More..

Trump flouts federal rule with tweet touting job numbers
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump flouts federal rule with tweet touting job numbers

ET. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told CNBC that Trump did not break the rule because he did not cite the report's numbers. President Donald Trump's top economics adviser acknowledg...More..

Germany fears protectionist spiral as U.S. follows through with steel tariffs
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Germany fears protectionist spiral as U.S. follows through with steel tariffs

The US now leaves us with no choice but to proceed with a WTO dispute settlement case and with the imposition of additional duties on a number of imports from the US. Liam Fox has condemned Donald Trump's ste...More..

National Donut Day will be super sweet with these deals
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

National Donut Day will be super sweet with these deals

No purchase necessary. This is available only at participating shops across the US and Canada. Papa John's: A free order of caramel-crème-filled doughnut holes with any online pizza order. Merritt's Bake...More..

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation following OTA brake update
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation following OTA brake update

Elon Musk , co-founder and chief executive of Tesla , had said it would remotely update the software. The magazine bought a Model 3 for the first test and said it doesn't normally rent test vehicles. Musk also...More..

CIBC Simplii, hack, data breach
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CIBC Simplii, hack, data breach

In the case of Simplii Financial , around 40,000 customer accounts have been affected, but numbers have not been revealed for the Bank of Montreal. BMO Financial Group and Simplii Financial issued statem...More..

Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Oil prices mixed but expected output increase a drag

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation have discussed raising Opec and non-Opec oil production by about 1-million barrels a day to make up potential supply shortfalls from Venezuela and Iran . The speculatio...More..

Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Service dog gives birth to puppies at Tampa airport

Due to the unexpected birth, the woman and her daughter missed their flight. Personnel with the Tampa Fire Rescue , which documented the birth on Twitter , helped Elle to deliver her puppies. It was hard to...More..

Fuel prices surges for 15th day, touches Rs 78
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Fuel prices surges for 15th day, touches Rs 78

Today the petrol price of New Delhi has touched a new high of Rs 78.12 per litre higher by 15 basis points compared to previous day price of Rs 78.27 per litre. The following table explains the matter. Th...More..

Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Michael Cohen Offered Qatar Investments Access To Trump. The Offer Was Declined

One of the emails noted Stater's assertion that involving Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Trump-related project would help the then-nominee clinch the presidency. "It's not a loan, but he reported it an...More..

Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 70.85% of the company's stock . Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.68% of its portfolio in The Home Depot, Inc. Shares of The Home Depot opened at ...More..

Amazon questions its Seattle future after head tax passes
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Amazon questions its Seattle future after head tax passes

Two of Seattle's top employers are taking the gloves off and pulling no punches in the wake of a newly passed tax on companies making more than $20 million a year in the city. She said she ultimately supported ...More..

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Crash
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tesla's Autopilot Engaged During Crash

Although the Model S can be driven autonomously, it remains unclear whether the car's autopilot feature was turned on at the time of the crash. The motorist suffered a broken ankle and was taken to a hospital...More..

Heavy rain washes out Day One of inaugural Test
by | Sunday, May 13, 2018

Heavy rain washes out Day One of inaugural Test

Ireland made a brilliant start to Test cricket on day two of their Test against Pakistan at Malahide reducing the tourists to 159 for 6 before an unbroken 109 run stand between Shadab Khan and Faheem Ashraf sav...More..