Hero cave expert may sue Musk over 'pedo' attack

Unsworth told the Guardian on Monday he was "astonished and very angry" at the online abuse he had received from a very rich tech billionaire. After Unsworth said Musk was performing a " PR stunt ", the billionaire called the rescuer a " pedo ... More..

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by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix reports weaker-than-expected new subscriptions in the second quarter

Bloomberg analyst Geetha Ranganathan was expecting the company would add about 5 million overseas customers during the quarter. That comes out to 4.87 million new subscribers for the quarter, far below the 6.2 ...More..

T2 gets a sneak peek of Amazon Prime Day
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

T2 gets a sneak peek of Amazon Prime Day

This year's edition will be a 36-hour event that will get underway at noon on Monday, July 16 and end at midnight the following day. Since 2015, it's been dragging anyone with an internet connection and a Pri...More..

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

E-commerce major Amazon is going to hold a special sale for its Prime members starting July 16. Easy to set up and use, members simply need to connect it to their HDTV to stream movies, TV shows, songs from ...More..

Elon Musk brands Thai boys' rescuer Vern Unsworth a paedophile
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk brands Thai boys' rescuer Vern Unsworth a paedophile

No evidence has emerged to substantiate Musk's claim of paedophilia. Unsworth said the mini-sub was too long and rigid for the cave conditions and that Musk had "no conception" of what the cave passages were ...More..

USA lifts ban on China’s ZTE
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

USA lifts ban on China’s ZTE

The Commerce Department previously said it would remove the ban after China's second-largest telecommunications equipment maker paid a $1 billion penalty and completed a $400 million escrow payment as part of a...More..

Elon Musk in China
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Elon Musk in China

Tesla increased second-quarter deliveries to Canada and had a significant number of vehicles in transit at the end of June, which may have reflected an effort to delay reaching the 200,000 level to "game the...More..

DoJ to appeal court approval of AT&T's Time Warner deal
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

DoJ to appeal court approval of AT&T's Time Warner deal

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter. Rough waters ahead: Imagine t...More..

Whole Foods Deals to Expect on Amazon Prime Day 2018
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Whole Foods Deals to Expect on Amazon Prime Day 2018

Amazon's Prime Day will begin July 16 at 3 p.m. and will run through Tuesday, July 17 at midnight. In a global flagship event created by Amazon, over 100 million Prime members in 17 countries, including In...More..

Despite Trump efforts, USA trade deficit with China hits record
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Despite Trump efforts, USA trade deficit with China hits record

China's trade imbalance is at the heart of US President Donald Trump's anger at what he describes as Beijing's unfair trade practices that are hurting American companies and destroying jobs. "We expect the trad...More..

Sky's the limit: Comcast raises bid to $34bn
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Sky's the limit: Comcast raises bid to $34bn

The company says this is 12% higher than the last bid from US -based Comcast. The move launched a bidding war between Disney and Comcast, with the former company updating their initial offer to $71.3 billio...More..

Don't Cool Down by Eating Frozen Supermarket Vegetables
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Don't Cool Down by Eating Frozen Supermarket Vegetables

A spokesperson for Aldi UK tells FoodIngredientsFirst: "In line with other retailers, we have recalled this product as a precaution as there is a possibility that the product contains traces of listeria "....More..

New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods

Last week, President Donald Trump said the USA might ultimately impose tariffs on more than $500 billion worth of Chinese goods, nearly the total amount of U.S. "Tariffs are taxes, plain and simple". The Pr...More..

US President Donald Trump ‘destabilising’ oil market, says Iran
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

US President Donald Trump ‘destabilising’ oil market, says Iran

Trump's order for oil producing countries to raise output "is very insulting to the people of these countries and would undermine their national sovereignty and destabilize the oil market", he said . It said t...More..

Oil prices climb on global demand, U.S. sanctions on Iran
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oil prices climb on global demand, U.S. sanctions on Iran

The South Korean embassy in Tehran on Saturday denied that the country has stopped oil imports from Iran , IRAN Daily reported . Oil prices seesawed in a nervous trading on Friday as the United States slapp...More..

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

The rollout for the new adult "sippy cups" is expected this fall. Starbucks said that it will begin using the strawless alternatives in Seattle and Vancouver stores by this fall, and expand to the US and ...More..

USA adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate jumps…
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

USA adds 213,000 jobs in June, unemployment rate jumps…

But steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures that should keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate increases. The broader USA economy appears to be on sturdy ground. "Leis...More..

U.S. trade measures will backfire
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

U.S. trade measures will backfire

The American tariffs are the result of President Donald Trump's bid to protect United States jobs and stop "unfair transfers of American technology and intellectual property to China". China's commerce minist...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

June jobs report, July 6, 2018

Wages were being carefully watched by economists for signs of inflationary pressures building in the economy, with average hourly earnings forecast to have risen 0.3% over last month in June and 2.8% over the s...More..

Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump’s tweets have added $10 to oil prices, Iran’s OPEC boss says

On Monday, Trump took another swipe at OPEC , accusing the oil organization of not helping the U.S. to reduce domestic gasoline prices . Mr. Trump tweeted Wednesday: "The OPEC Monopoly must remember that ...More..

China court bans Micron chip sales in patent case: Taiwan's UMC
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

China court bans Micron chip sales in patent case: Taiwan's UMC

In a statement released by UMC on Tuesday night, it said it received a document from the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court of China saying that it has issued a preliminary injunction to bar Micron from sel...More..

Trump unleashes trade war with latest tariffs on China
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump unleashes trade war with latest tariffs on China

On Thursday, a spokesperson for China's ministry of commerce said the USA will be "opening fire on the whole world and also opening fire on itself". There did not appear to be any direct instructions to hold up...More..

HNA chairman Wang died falling off wall in France, says police source
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

HNA chairman Wang died falling off wall in France, says police source

Fellow chairman, Chen Feng, often handled publicity. Another police source told The New York Times that Wang's death was being investigated but that the police had no immediate suspicions of foul play. HNA ...More..

Stop trying to 'play nice' with Trump, Mexican ex-congressman tells Canada
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Stop trying to 'play nice' with Trump, Mexican ex-congressman tells Canada

Well see where it goes.”. "I certainly understand and sympathize with the Canadian position of Prime Minister Trudeau that if you are going to be faced with a unilateral set of tariffs being imposed by the Un...More..

United States tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

United States tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

Although the Chinese statement did not outline targets, Beijing has promised to slap levies on an equal amount of American goods, including heartland staples like soybeans, corn, pork and poultry - a move Pre...More..

PBOC governor says yuan fluctuations due to stronger dollar and external uncertainties
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

PBOC governor says yuan fluctuations due to stronger dollar and external uncertainties

Among equity markets, Hong Kong dived as much as 3.3 percent to nine-month lows, hit also by USA curbs on China Mobile. After the comments, the onshore yuan gained 0.2% to 6.6500 per dollar. Beijing has said it...More..

Oil prices climb on tightening USA market
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Oil prices climb on tightening USA market

USA light crude jumped $1.17 to US$75.11 a barrel, its highest since November 2014. "The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help", Trump wrote on his personal Twitte...More..

Merkel will back lower EU tariffs on imported U.S. cars
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Merkel will back lower EU tariffs on imported U.S. cars

In an address to Germany's lower house of parliament Wednesday, Merkel cited President Donald Trump's threat of targeting USA imports of cars from Europe, which risk hitting Germany the hardest. "This is taking...More..

Trump's tweets hurt oil prices more than help, says StanChart
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Trump's tweets hurt oil prices more than help, says StanChart

India, South Korea and Turkey - all allies or friends of the United States - are major importers of oil from Iran and are unlikely to be able to switch suppliers entirely by November. oil production; the 1978-8...More..

Look at services when griping about trade deficit — European Union to Trump
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Look at services when griping about trade deficit — European Union to Trump

Earlier, Axios quoted a source as saying that Trump allegedly told his aides on several occasions that he wants the USA to pull out of the WTO, branding U.S. "WTO has its flaws, but the 'United States Fair a...More..