Growth estimate subdued, can force fiscal stimulus in Budget

Ficci President Sangita Reddy said that with the advance GDP estimates projecting the current fiscal's GDP growth at 5 per cent, it is a necessity now for the government to look at measures to infuse capital into the economy in a systematic way. More..

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TikTok fixes bugs that exposed data
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

TikTok fixes bugs that exposed data

Researchers at Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Research on Wednesday exposed multiple vulnerabilities in Chinese short-video making app TikTok , which has over a billion users globally and almost 300 ...More..

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'harsher revenge' after strikes on U.S. targets
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'harsher revenge' after strikes on U.S. targets

His death brought an outpouring of grief across the country, and Iran responded early Wednesday by firing a barrage of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing American troops. forces from the reg...More..

Uber changes fixed prices in response to new state law
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Uber changes fixed prices in response to new state law

The true cost of a ride won't be calculated until it's finished, when Uber is able to determine the "actual time and distance traveled". The company said it will now show passengers a price range for rides ...More..

Lebanon issues travel ban for Ghosn
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Lebanon issues travel ban for Ghosn

Interpol has issued an global arrest notice for Ghosn at Japan's request. Now in his childhood home of Lebanon, Ghosn, one of the world's most recognised corporate leaders, is out of the clutches of Japan's j...More..

Gold Holds Near Six-Year High With Focus on Tehran's Next Move
by | Thursday, January 09, 2020

Gold Holds Near Six-Year High With Focus on Tehran's Next Move

Gold prices had surged to a record high of ₹41,293 in the previous session in India after Iran retaliated to a United States drone strike that killed an Iranian military commander last week, sparking fears esc...More..

Carlos Ghosn: Reports of my escape are inaccurate
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Carlos Ghosn: Reports of my escape are inaccurate

Earlier Tuesday, Ghosn's former employer, Nissan Motor Company, said it was still seeking legal action against him. Ghosn, who made a dramatic escape from Japan to Lebanon last week, is planning to speak to r...More..

Iran crisis sparks fear over Mid East oil supplies
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Iran crisis sparks fear over Mid East oil supplies

In response, President Trump tweeted that the U.S. would impose sanctions on Iraq if United States troops are pressed into leaving. The rand came under pressure overnight after a fairly good performance d...More..

Bitcoin Hits New 2020 High Above $8,400 After Iranian Missile Attack
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Bitcoin Hits New 2020 High Above $8,400 After Iranian Missile Attack

Bitcoin is not the only asset that saw a spike after the US-Iran tensions, the price of recorded a high of $1611. "Bitcoin and gold are well supported due to rising tensions between the USA and Iran", said ...More..

Rolls-Royce Registers Highest Sales In The Company’s 116-Year History
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Rolls-Royce Registers Highest Sales In The Company’s 116-Year History

The main drive was the new Rolls-Royce Cullinan , a hulking giant of an SUV that starts at $330,000 but typically retails for over $400,000. Rolls reported strong sales growth in all of its key markets pas...More..

by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Iran launches missiles at USA military facilities in Iraq

Iran's Revolutionary Guard claimed responsibility for the attacks in a statement , calling it "revenge for the brutal assassination" of the elite military group's Quds Force commander Major General Qassem Solei...More..

by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Oil gains trimmed as tensions on Iran strike recede - for now

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan.MIAPJ0000PUS was 1 percent lower shortly after China's share markets began trading, with China's blue-chip CSI300 index.CSI300 down 0.56 percent. "What...More..

Ikea Settles for $46M in Toddler's Death
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Ikea Settles for $46M in Toddler's Death

In 2016, Ikea agreed to pay a $US50 million ($69 million) settlement divided between three families because three toddlers had died when the same Malm dresser tipped on them. Lawyers claimed that Ikea knew th...More..

Oil jumps as Iran rocket strike on United States forces jolts markets
by | Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Oil jumps as Iran rocket strike on United States forces jolts markets

Safety plays were out of favour, with gold retreating to $1,569.41 an ounce, after scaling a near seven-year peak overnight. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell 57 cents, or 0.9 per cent, to settle ...More..

US, China may ink Phase 1 deal next week
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

US, China may ink Phase 1 deal next week

Imports dropped 2.4 per cent to $49.8 billion for the month, with 10 of 11 sectors down. A boost to U.S. exports also improved the trade balance, fuelling concerns that Donald Trump will expand his campaign...More..

American Airlines reaches deal with Boeing on MAX losses
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

American Airlines reaches deal with Boeing on MAX losses

Other operators are negotiating, either direct economic compensation or significant discounts on other products in the Boeing portfolio. Aeromexico said on January 6 it had reached a compensation agreement wi...More..

Dairy giant Borden hits bankruptcy as milk substitutes bleed industry
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Dairy giant Borden hits bankruptcy as milk substitutes bleed industry

Over the past 163 years, we have earned the distinction of being one of the most well-recognized and reputable national brands. Borden announced the restructuring of the company on Sunday. Borden was founded in...More..

France and European Union ready to respond to U.S. threat of new tariffs
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

France and European Union ready to respond to U.S. threat of new tariffs

He also said he had discussed trade with China and reform of the World Trade Organization (WTO) with Le Maire, and that he plans to meet his USA counterpart in Washington to try to find common ground on these t...More..

Japanese man spends almost $2 million on a 276kg fish
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

Japanese man spends almost $2 million on a 276kg fish

Blue fin tuna fish sold after the last auction, which is 276 kilograms of weight was specified. Kiyomura has been the highest bidder in eight of the first nine auctions of the year that have been held since 2...More..

A wheel fell off an Air Canada plane during takeoff
by | Tuesday, January 07, 2020

A wheel fell off an Air Canada plane during takeoff

Gear up - flaming wheel down. There were no injuries after an Air Canada Express flight from Montreal to Bagotville was forced to return to Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport on Friday after one of the two whee...More..

Bosch Virtual Visor Aims To Improve The Car Visor
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Bosch Virtual Visor Aims To Improve The Car Visor

The technology is inspired by LCD televisions and applies Artificial Intelligence . The algorithm analyzes the driver's view, and then - using liquid crystal technology - darkens the section of the visor throu...More..

Tesla electric vehicle shipments increased by 50% in 2019
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Tesla electric vehicle shipments increased by 50% in 2019

With 24,800 yuan government subsidies for electric cars , the vehicle price could drop as low as 299,000 yuan. The stock has a 52-week high of $435.31 and a 52-week low of $176.99. or Xpeng Motors are aggressi...More..

New Lithium Battery Can Power Your Phone For 5 Days
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

New Lithium Battery Can Power Your Phone For 5 Days

The groundbreaking energy storage is made possible by ditching lithium-ion batteries - used in everything from iPhones to pacemakers - and replacing them with lithium-sulphur batteries. The researcher, in their...More..

Fuel prices up again as Brent tops $70 a barrel
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Fuel prices up again as Brent tops $70 a barrel

Oil prices rose $ 3 a barrel on Friday after a USA airstrike killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and escalated major tensions in the Middle East. The price of petrol has been on the rise since Decemb...More..

Tim Cook’s Salary in 2019 was $125 Million; Lower than in 2018
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Tim Cook’s Salary in 2019 was $125 Million; Lower than in 2018

This year's decline in Tim Cook's revenue, which generated $ 11.6 million in revenue this year, is thought to be due to Apple's poor financial performance. Cook donated $2 million worth of Apple shares to ...More..

Fed Minutes Show Comfort with Prolonged Pause on Rates
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Fed Minutes Show Comfort with Prolonged Pause on Rates

In a speech past year, Fed board governor Lael Brainard, for example, suggested the Fed might promise in its new framework that once rates reached zero it would not raise them until inflation returned to the ce...More..

Why you shouldn’t abbreviate 2020 when signing documents
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Why you shouldn’t abbreviate 2020 when signing documents

Dating a legal document with just a 20 instead of 2020 could set you up to become a victim of fraud. A police department in ME is sharing some advice when is comes to abbreviating 2020 on legal documents. O...More..

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport Named World's Most Punctual Airport
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport Named World's Most Punctual Airport

Meanwhile, in the North American Airlines category, WestJet ranked sixth as it was on time almost 78 percent of the time. The average waiting time for Aeroflot's delayed flights was 46 minutes. The vast major...More..

Based Forex Company Suffers Cyber-Attack
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Based Forex Company Suffers Cyber-Attack

It stressed its investigations have so far suggested that no personal or customer data has been compromised despite the attack. Travelex is the largest global foreign currency exchange company founded back ...More..

Vancouver housing prices hit a low
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Vancouver housing prices hit a low

Over the past two years, the value has dropped from $480,000 to $455,000. A full list of values by region is available on the BC Assessments website . Property owners can unlock additional property search ...More..

These Are the World’s Safest Airlines
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

These Are the World’s Safest Airlines

Qantas celebrated its centenary in the industry in November last year after entering its 100th year of service. "Qantas has been the lead airline in virtually every major operational safety advancement over t...More..

Employee Climate Group Claims Amazon Threatened Firings for Speaking Out
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

Employee Climate Group Claims Amazon Threatened Firings for Speaking Out

Two were threatened with termination, a spokesperson for Amazon Employees for Climate Justice said , and a total of four were told in meetings that they were in violation of the company's policies on workers...More..

'Beijing halts British stock link over political tensions'
by | Sunday, January 05, 2020

'Beijing halts British stock link over political tensions'

The UK's stance on the Hong Kong protests was one of the issues that prompted the suspension, and a final decision on the Shanghai-London link would depend on how relations with the UK proceed, said one of the ...More..

'Vital points of USA in Iran's range': Commander
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

'Vital points of USA in Iran's range': Commander

The Iranian President previously issued a warning to the United States that Tehran will take revenge for the US" "heinous crime'. Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who gave Soleimani the country's highest ...More..

Wall Street starts 2020 with new records on China stimulus, trade hopes
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Wall Street starts 2020 with new records on China stimulus, trade hopes

Lenders were on a tear, up 1.9% at their highest in almost eight months, followed by the technology sector that was driven by gains in trade-sensitive chip stocks. The euro weakened to $1.1166 from $1.1262. T...More..