• Amazon becomes second company to hit $1 trillion value
Amazon becomes second company to hit $1 trillion value

Amazon's $1 trillion has been coming for weeks. Apple topped that mark in early August. Amazon's financial and business successes even pushed the founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, right to the top of Forbes' billionaires list this year. 'The difference between the two is that Amazon has room to grow within its two main businesses. The company's valu...

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  • [H]ardOCP: China Wants to Regulate Games to Combat Myopia
[H]ardOCP: China Wants to Regulate Games to Combat Myopia

Censors had also stopped issuing local video games licences in March, which has caused delays to the release of new titles and new features for existing games. The controls are the most recent test for Tencent , China's biggest gaming and online networking firm, which not long ago faulted a stop for new game endorsements for the innovation mon...

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  • Washington pays tribute to John McCain as daughter Meghan attacks Trump's rhetoric
Washington pays tribute to John McCain as daughter Meghan attacks Trump's rhetoric

Mr McCain's daughter Meghan McCain praised her father and indirectly cast his character as the antithesis to Mr Trump, who was not invited to the service even as former presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush were asked to speak. Obama also noted McCain's support for a free press. The obvious, oft-repeated theme of "National Greatness Conse...

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  • Petrol, diesel prices at highest-ever levels on rupee woes
Petrol, diesel prices at highest-ever levels on rupee woes

This follows a 31 paise/litre hike in prices on Monday. This meant India had to import 82 percent of its fuel requirements at around $77.06, a very high rate, today, thereby taking fuel prices to an all-time high of Rs 86.56 per litre for petrol and Rs 75.54 per litre for diesel in Mumbai.

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  • Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments
Trump replies Meghan McCain, others over comments

The 95-year-old Henry Kissinger , the senior imperialist gangster in attendance-he was national security adviser and then secretary of state during much of the Vietnam War, as well as directing the 1973 CIA-backed military coup in Chile-gave one of the eulogies for McCain.

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  • Pepsi bottler keen to run Costa Coffee even after Coke buyc
Pepsi bottler keen to run Costa Coffee even after Coke buyc

The company, which started with a single coffee shop in London's Vauxhall Bridge Road in 1978 by brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa, has grown into Britain's dominant coffee chain. Meanwhile, if Coke were to roll out canned or bottled Costa coffee drinks through its U.S. bottling system, that could upset the dominance of a joint venture between St...

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  • Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis
Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis

Elder said he did not know if Liu was being represented in the case by a lawyer. The 45-year-old businessman was released from jail on Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports. The students were in the Twin Cities last week as part of their training. The company has been in and out of the re...

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  • California Legislature Passes Bill That Would Increase Bar Hours
California Legislature Passes Bill That Would Increase Bar Hours

In the latest effort by California lawmakers to drive national policy and rebuff President Donald Trump , lawmakers approved one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive regulations repealed previous year by the Federal Communications Commission .

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  • Google has been secretly tracking your offline purchases with help from Mastercard
Google has been secretly tracking your offline purchases with help from Mastercard

We do not have access to any personal information from our partners' credit and debit cards, nor do we share any personal information with our partners . The spokesperson also mentioned of a double encryption tool that does not allow Google or its partners any access to the data. Google users can opt-out with their Web and App Activity controls, ...

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  • Australia-Indonesia trade negotiations concluded -Australia trade minister
Australia-Indonesia trade negotiations concluded -Australia trade minister

The deal, which is expected to be signed by year-end pending legal fine-tuning, was the highlight of the first overseas trip by new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison since he replaced Malcolm Turnbullin a bitter leadership battle last week.

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  • S&P 500, Dow lose ground as trade talks hit snag
S&P 500, Dow lose ground as trade talks hit snag

However, Canada's government officials have expressed concern that a final trade pact will not be reached within the deadline, according to a Globe and Mail report. The Russell 2000 is up 6.68 points, or 0.4 percent. Amazon.com's shares continued to inch upward, rising 0.5 per cent as investors watch the company close in on its US$1 trillion ...

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  • CBOE May Launch Ether Futures by the End of 2018
CBOE May Launch Ether Futures by the End of 2018

One of the sources revealed to Business Insider that the product might be ready by the end of this year. Although it is worth noting that previous year, after Bitcoin futures went live in December, prices came crashing down in a span of few weeks and have still not been able to recover fully from those heavy losses.

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  • DUALE: Theresa May's visit should strengthen trade ties
DUALE: Theresa May's visit should strengthen trade ties

When Margaret visited Nigeria in 1988, NLC led a mass protest which was a demonstration against Britain's support for apartheid in South Africa. "I know that (South African) President Ramaphosa was out on inauguration in Zimbabwe only earlier this week, I think it is really an opportunity for Zimbabwe now".

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  • Trade idea: GBPNZD to head above 2.00 on a Brexit deal!
Trade idea: GBPNZD to head above 2.00 on a Brexit deal!

But London has so far rejected the idea of the backstop, saying it would create a border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. The Brexit talks between London and Brussels may not meet their self-imposed October deadline for a divorce deal, Britain's Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has said.

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  • City of Savannah looking to ban dockless scooters
City of Savannah looking to ban dockless scooters

Meanwhile, relative newcomers Lyft and Uber will be capped at 250 scooters and 500 electric bikes. Scoot's application included ideas around training users with mandatory instructional videos, as well as including helmets with each rental.

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  • Ford cancels plans to sell Focus Active in US
Ford cancels plans to sell Focus Active in US

According sales data gathered in March 2018 by Motor Intelligence, sales of sedans in the US have dropped 64 percent over the same period previous year. The Trump administration has already imposed duties on Chinese-made vehicles of up to 25 per cent. Trump is separately evaluating a proposal to impose tariffs on all imported vehicles on national s...

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  • Panasonic raises doubts over United Kingdom manufacturing amid Brexit concerns
Panasonic raises doubts over United Kingdom manufacturing amid Brexit concerns

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has become the latest firm to announce plans to shift its European headquarters out of the United Kingdom ahead of Brexit . "Around 10 to 20 employees dealing with auditing and financial operations" will be moved, the newspaper said. But the bigger concern is the impact of Brexit on the future of Panasonic's ...

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  • Trump warns Congress not to 'interfere' with NAFTA negotiations
Trump warns Congress not to 'interfere' with NAFTA negotiations

Trump tweeted early Saturday. Throughout the day Friday, it became increasingly clear that Canada and the US would be unable to reach an agreement. Now, under USA trade law, Trump has 30 days from Friday to get final text to Congress. Fast-forward to Thursday, when Trump told reporters for Bloomberg that he was deliberately undermining the...

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  • CBOE To Launch Ethereum Futures Later This Year
CBOE To Launch Ethereum Futures Later This Year

The media ( Business Insider ) became aware of the plan from CBOE's message to its market makers. "Putting aside the fundraising that accompanied the creation of Ether, based on my understanding of the present state of Ether, the Ethereum network and its decentralized structure, current offers and sales of Ether are not securities transaction...

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  • KFC Launches Contest to Inspire the Next Generation of Harlands
KFC Launches Contest to Inspire the Next Generation of Harlands

The fast food chain has launched a $11,000 giveaway for the first baby born on September 9 who is named Harland. Entries for the contest are open, although entries can not fully be submitted until after your baby is born on September 9. CMO Andrea Zahumensky, said in the release. "We hope that this celebration honors the Colonel and encourages ...

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