• Durex condoms recalled over fears they will burst
Durex condoms recalled over fears they will burst

The expiry date of the recalled batches is between December 2020 and February 2021. Durex said that condoms in this batch could burst more easily than normal. Durex said only a limited number of batches of "Real Feel" and "Latex Free" condoms were affected and that customers would be offered a full refund.

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  • United States 'blackmail' on tariffs will not work, says China
United States 'blackmail' on tariffs will not work, says China

Chinese officials said they were prepared to retaliate again with higher tariffs of their own. Trump has ultimately threatened tariffs on over $500 billion in Chinese goods, covering virtually all USA imports from China. "Escalating tariffs against China is the wrong approach to address legitimate concerns U.S. businesses have with China's ha...

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  • For TSA's
For TSA's "Quiet Skies" Program, Air Marshals Followed Travelers' Every Move

Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, wrote Monday in a letter to the agency that included a number of questions about the program. After analyzing travel patterns, the TSA pulls intelligence from a number of sources - state and local law enforcement, federal agencies and worldwide partners - before deciding to assign an air marshal.

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  • White House Plans 25% Tariffs on China
White House Plans 25% Tariffs on China

In the coming weeks, the USTR will analyze the president's proposal and will open a public consultation period in late August so that United States companies can offer their opinions on the measure. But Butina also appeared to have had a broader mission, The Daily Beast reports , detailing an encounter in which Butina urged legendary US financial ...

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  • RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps
RBI monetary policy: Repo rate hiked by 25 bps

In its last revision, on August 2, 2017, rates were cut by 25 basis points to 6 per cent. Since RBI can not ignore threats from trade tensions between the U.S. "Even as inflation projections for Q2 have been revised marginally downwards vis-a-vis the June statement, projections for Q3 onwards remain broadly unchanged, RBI said".

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  • Tesla reports record $717.5M net loss in earnings report
Tesla reports record $717.5M net loss in earnings report

Elon is still seen as the key to the company's long-term success by many investors and restored faith in the found of Tesla is vital to its performance on Wall Street, something Mr. But Musk proved far more subdued during Wednesday's call, apologizing to analysts he had clashed with during the last call for being "impolite". Shares of Tesla hav...

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  • Trump imposes sanctions on Turkish officials over United States pastor's detention
Trump imposes sanctions on Turkish officials over United States pastor's detention

Treasury Department", read the written statement issued by the Foreign Ministry late Aug 1. "They can not make Turkey back down with sanctions", Erdogan said to Turkish media. He is also charged with ties to the movement of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom Erdogan blames for the failed coup. The evangelical pastor, who is originally...

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  • BOJ raises ceiling for long-term rates, monetary easing to stay
BOJ raises ceiling for long-term rates, monetary easing to stay

But there is uncertainty over how long it can sustain the current ultra-easy policy given the strain near-zero rates are inflicting on Japanese banks and the bond market. Some observers saw Tuesday's developments as a precursor to policy normalization some time in the future. The central bank has failed to break Japan's entrenched deflationar...

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  • Several Trader Joe's products due to possible parasite
Several Trader Joe's products due to possible parasite

The products, which were distributed by Caito Foods of Indianapolis, all have "sell by" dates ranging from July 18 to July 23, meaning consumers should check their refrigerators. The USDA warning comes after an outbreak of Cyclospora tied to McDonald's salads sickened at least 286 people in 15 states. The distributor is working with the FSIS ...

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  • Samsung’s Mobile Profits Fall as Consumers Pass on Galaxy S9 Phones
Samsung’s Mobile Profits Fall as Consumers Pass on Galaxy S9 Phones

Bringing on-screen fingerprint scanning and a triple-lens camera to the budget segment will ensure Samsung is managing to sell volumes, which could eventually counter poorer flagship sales, if they ever happen. When folded, it will work as a phone, and can be unfolded to operate as a tablet. This would mean the handset could go on sale in early...

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  • RBI increases repo rate by 25 bps to 6.50%
RBI increases repo rate by 25 bps to 6.50%

Reserve Bank of India hiked repo rate by 25 basis points. . One basis point is one hundredth of a percentage point. In June, the MPC also increased the key rate by 25 bps. However, it's important to note that just days ahead of the last RBI's monetary policy review in June, major banks had increased benchmark lending rates or MCLR (Marginal Cost...

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  • Samsung leads global smartphone market, Huawei pips Apple
Samsung leads global smartphone market, Huawei pips Apple

As the iPhone is still Apple's most-important product, accounting for about 60 per cent of revenue, analysts were looking for 41.6 million iPhone units in the quarter, and an average selling price of US$699, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg News.

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  • Apple earnings beat expectations as it sells pricer iPhones
Apple earnings beat expectations as it sells pricer iPhones

The Cupertino, Calif. -based company benefited from a 31% surge in Apple's booming Services division-it includes ApplePay, iCloud , and AppleMusic-and continued growth for iPhone and China . The iPhone revenue allayed fears among some investors after Samsung Electronics (South Korea: 005930) registered its slowest quarterly profit growth in...

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  • MoviePass stops selling tickets to major releases
MoviePass stops selling tickets to major releases

And aside from some angry and anxious users who had signed up for an annual membership and now want to know what will happen if the company goes under before that year is up, Twitter is largely full of people who are realizing (or being especially vocal about) just how great this service was.

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  • Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers
Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers

According to his CV, Mr Casarez holds a degree in management information systems from Texas A&M University and worked as a General Motors web developer in Austin, Texas . Scofield tweeted that she has since been in touch with Casarez, who said his dream was to come to the Silicon Valley to be successful in the tech industry.

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  • A humiliating Brexit deal risks a descent into Weimar Britain
A humiliating Brexit deal risks a descent into Weimar Britain

Those numbers would obviously indicate a remain win, but most polls ahead of the referendum on June 23 2016 also indicated a similar result. With less than eight months until Britain is due to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to find a proposal to maintain economic ties with the bloc that pleases both sides of her divided part...

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  • Harley Davidson forays into entry-level 250-500cc class motorcycles
Harley Davidson forays into entry-level 250-500cc class motorcycles

Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson unveiled on Monday a global growth plan to revamp its USA business with new products and cost-cutting measures, while also expanding internationally. Harley has also been spending on product development and marketing, including promoting its learn-to-ride academies at showrooms and developing ...

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  • No, McDonald's Isn't Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears
No, McDonald's Isn't Launching a Cryptocurrency, Despite What It Appears

One way you can get them is to by entering the #BigMac50 contest on Twitter @McDonaldsCanada, from August 2nd until August 8th and sharing why they love the Big Mac. More than 14,000 McDonalds restaurants will be taking part in the scheme to bring customers back to the fast-food chain. "Since 1968, Big Mac fans across the greater Philadelphia area...

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  • Shareholders Greenlight Disney's $71.3B Fox Deal
Shareholders Greenlight Disney's $71.3B Fox Deal

U.S. Justice Department officials have greenlighted Disney's proposed acquisition, but it requires approvals from various worldwide regulatory bodies. Of course, that was very almost derailed last month when one-time Fox suitor Comcast re-entered the picture with its own $65 billion cash offer. It kicked off a bidding war with Comcast , which ...

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  • Tesla teases a $1500 surfboard, only 200 will be made
Tesla teases a $1500 surfboard, only 200 will be made

At $1,500 apiece before taxes, only 200 surfboards will be produced, and orders sold out quickly. Tesla has recently added a new product to its lifestyle accessory category, in the form of a limited edition surfboard. Tesla added surfboards to its gift shop on Saturday. The cheapest was $2,850 plus shipping; the most expensive was $4,999.99. He...

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