Pres. Trump approves plan to impose tough China tariffs

People familiar with the revisions said that the list will be slightly smaller than the original, with some goods deleted and others added, particularly in the technology sector. If Washington adopts tariffs, Beijing is expected to hit back with it... More..

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Microsoft reportedly developing cashierless store to rival Amazon
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Microsoft reportedly developing cashierless store to rival Amazon

The software giant is developing a system to track what shoppers add to their baskets and is in talks with Asda-owner Walmart about a possible collaboration, insiders told Reuters . Amazon Go , which will so...More..

Verizon unveils new unlimited plan
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Verizon unveils new unlimited plan

Going forward, Verizon is going to let you mix and match their three unlimited data plans . After the customer's data ticker hits 75 GB, mobile data may be throttled back during "times of congestion" on the ...More..

Trump says he may upset China on trade as United States tariffs loom
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump says he may upset China on trade as United States tariffs loom

In its preliminary list, the United States said it would levy an additional 25 per cent duty on everything from TV components to dishwashers and snowblowers. Asked how strong, Trump said: "Well, I think very st...More..

SEC official: Ether is not a security
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

SEC official: Ether is not a security

Ether investors got a reprieve Thursday when a top US regulator said transactions involving the token aren't subject to federal securities rules, ending months of speculation that had weighed on the second-most...More..

Oil eases; OPEC cites uncertain market outlook for 2018
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Oil eases; OPEC cites uncertain market outlook for 2018

Kazakhstan's oil output in the first five months of 2018 rose 6.4 percent from the same time a year ago to 37.7 million tonnes (1.83 million bpd), the Deputy Energy Minister Makhambet Dosmukhambetov said on...More..

Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

The benchmark price of crude has surged from around $50 a barrel last summer to within a breath of $80 a barrel a few weeks ago. Preliminary data for May 2018 indicated that global oil supply increased by 2...More..

Google Doodle celebrates diverse cultures for World Cup kickoff
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Google Doodle celebrates diverse cultures for World Cup kickoff

Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau expressed similar sentiments, writing in a tweet: "Good news this morning: The 2026 FIFA World Cup is coming to Canada, the United States and Mexico ". The Iranian nati...More..

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Honolulu Workers Need $39 An Hour To Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental

Each year, the group's " Out of Reach " report calculates the gap between the costs of rent and how much renters make. That's considered the "housing wage", at which renters can afford to live somewhat comforta...More..

Elon Musk's Boring Company to build Chicago high-speed airport link
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elon Musk's Boring Company to build Chicago high-speed airport link

Elon Musk's Boring Co.is the victor in a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to O'Hare International Airport, according to people with knowledge of the matter. This most recent effort wa...More..

Mercedes-Benz faces massive recall in Europe
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Mercedes-Benz faces massive recall in Europe

A court in Stuttgart, where Daimler is based, issued a search warrant against the company to investigate excess emissions on more than one million cars sold between 2008 and 2016 in Europe and the United St...More..

Tesla to get ‘full self-driving feature’ in August
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tesla to get ‘full self-driving feature’ in August

It's not clear which features will arrive first, but Tesla says its full self-driving will allow the vehicle to figure out routes, navigate streets without lane markings, manage intersections with traffic lig...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Inflation declines to 11.61% in May

Core Inflation stood at 10.7% in May. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast May's annual increase in the consumer price index at 4.83 per cent, compared with April's provisional 4.58 per cent. The NBS re...More..

Dieselgate: Volkswagen fined €1 billion by German government
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Dieselgate: Volkswagen fined €1 billion by German government

The one-billion-euro fine is one of the highest fines ever imposed by German authorities against a company, according to Reuters . In response to the fine, Volkswagen has confirmed it will not launch an appe...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

'OPEC is at it again': Trump renews Twitter attack on oil nations

Brent crude was up 53 cents at $76.41 a barrel by 10:52 a.m. EDT (1552 GMT). The deal, which is due to run out at the end of 2018, has succeeded in boosting oil prices above $70 a barrel from below $30 a barr...More..

Elon Musk buys $25m in Tesla stock after job cuts news
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elon Musk buys $25m in Tesla stock after job cuts news

Musk also said that Tesla had decided not to renew a residential sales agreement with Home Depot, and would focus instead on selling its solar products through its own stores and website. Tesla CEO Elon Musk ...More..

Fed interest rate: Federal Reserve hikes interest rate another quarter point today
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fed interest rate: Federal Reserve hikes interest rate another quarter point today

The rate hike on Wednesday was the seventh in this cycle and effectively marked a shift to a neutral stance in which the policy rate matches inflation at just under 2 percent, leaving zero "real" accommodation....More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

USA, Canada and Mexico to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Canadian officials have said they will push to have games played in all three of their host cities. The United 2026 bid has selected 23 host cities, from which the final 16 must be chosen. Montreal Mayor ...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

"Shameful" handling of migrant ship shows need for European Union asylum reform

Mr Salvini told the Senate: "We have nothing to learn about generosity, voluntarism, welcoming, and solidarity from anyone". He has repeatedly accused charities of working with human traffickers but said Ital...More..

Tether Manipulation Pushed Up Bitcoin's Price, Researchers Find
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tether Manipulation Pushed Up Bitcoin's Price, Researchers Find

Bitcoin's massive price run-up late a year ago may have been the result of a price manipulation campaign, according to a new study released on Wednesday. It was at $6,624.45 on Wednesday afternoon. What is ...More..

Uber Applies For Patent That Will Identify Drunk Passengers
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber Applies For Patent That Will Identify Drunk Passengers

The ride-sharing company said in a recent patent application that it was developed a way to tell " the state of the user ". The drivers' share of the blame will soon get fixed, as Uber already announced p...More..

Wetherspoon to stop selling champagne ahead of Brexit
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wetherspoon to stop selling champagne ahead of Brexit

The changes - which will come in from July 9 - will also see sparkling wine from Australia replace French champagne. French champagne will be replaced with other sparkling wines from the United Kingdom and Au...More..

North Korea praises Donald Trump's 'enthusiasm' after historic summit
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

North Korea praises Donald Trump's 'enthusiasm' after historic summit

The president would not elaborate on these hazy measures of time. "We had a historic meeting and chose to leave the past behind", Kim said as he and Trump signed the joint statement , adding, "The world wi...More..

Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Pace in Coming Years
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Pace in Coming Years

The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year, up from the three it had previously forecast. Negative for gold though is that the central bank also forecasts tame inflation pressures throughout year. The rat...More..

White House Adviser: 'There's a Special Place in Hell' for Justin Trudeau
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

White House Adviser: 'There's a Special Place in Hell' for Justin Trudeau

But he also said that critical comments from Justin Trudeau would cost Canada "a lot of money". The White House is quietly trying to fix the American government's fractured relationship with Canada as Pre...More..

Lesbian couple booted out of Uber for kissing on the backseat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Lesbian couple booted out of Uber for kissing on the backseat

One of the outraged women then questions the driver, saying, "What are you f***ing talking about?" "It's 2018 in New York City and this isn't the way we live any more". "That's when we pulled out our phone"...More..

Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab

The investment is set to take place around the end of this month, Toyota said. "We are honored to be supported by industry leaders including Toyota, Uber, Didi and SoftBank", Ming Maa, president of Grab , sa...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

Oil slipped after Russian Federation was said to propose that OPEC and other producers in a global alliance reverse the supply cuts they've been making since early past year. Oil prices dropped on Wednesday...More..

Dixons Carphone discovers unauthorised data access
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dixons Carphone discovers unauthorised data access

There was "an attempt to compromise" 5.8 million credit and debit cards but only 105,000 cards without chip-and-pin protection had been leaked, it said. However, an additional 105,000 cards from outside the Eur...More..

N-Out Burger locations in Texas to reopen Tuesday
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

N-Out Burger locations in Texas to reopen Tuesday

Texas has more than 12 million head of cattle, but on Tuesday it had no Double-Doubles. Bob Lang, Jr., the Executive Vice President of the fast-food restaurant company, sent out a statement regarding the ...More..