Facebook Watch arrives in Australia offering an alternative to YouTube

Ad breaks are now available to eligible content creators in the U.S., UK, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, Facebook announced. In addition to letting you discover new videos or catch up with creators you love on Watch , you can also view vi... More..

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Vodafone, TPG announce merger of equals
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Vodafone, TPG announce merger of equals

Vodafone Australia and TPG Telecom have announced plans to merge into a single $15 billion telecommunications giant, in an effort to take on telco heavyweights Telstra and Optus. The "merger of equals" pertains...More..

Elon Musk reignites 'pedo' claims against United Kingdom cave diver
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Elon Musk reignites 'pedo' claims against United Kingdom cave diver

Wood, Unsworth's attorney, said Wednesday that he sent Musk a note on August 6 alerting the billionaire that a lawsuit was in the works. Elon Musk tweeted on Tuesday asking whether it was " strange " th...More..

RBI annual report: 99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banking system
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

RBI annual report: 99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banking system

The report pegged the total SBNs returned from circulation at Rs 15.31 lakh crore. The total value of SBNs in circulation as on November 8, 2016, post verification and reconciliation, was Rs 15.41 lakh crore....More..

U.S., Mexico Reach Trade 'Understanding' That Could Lead To NAFTA Overhaul
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

U.S., Mexico Reach Trade 'Understanding' That Could Lead To NAFTA Overhaul

When it comes to Mexico specifically, the largest export in 2017 was oil and gas followed closely by airplanes and airplane parts. First, though Trump declared NAFTA dead, only Congress can actually und...More..

Trump Announces New U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Trump Announces New U.S.-Mexico Trade Agreement

One day after President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced the framework for a bilateral trade deal, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow used the latest U.S. "Perhaps, the othe...More..

Wall Street surges on US-Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Wall Street surges on US-Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA

The pact was described by the USA president as "a big day for trade " and it sent the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to fresh all-time highs, while the Dow broke 26,000 for the first time since January. Trump flipped st...More..

US, Mexico reach trade
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

US, Mexico reach trade "understanding", Trump threatens to cut out Canada

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto wants to sign the agreement before leaving office at the end of November, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a national election expected by October 2019. Th...More..

Toyota invests $500M in Uber as companies team on self-driving vehicles
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Toyota invests $500M in Uber as companies team on self-driving vehicles

The publication cites sources familiar with the matter and the investment would value Uber at $72 billion. Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's chief executive officer, is looking to stabilize the company after a rocky ...More..

President Trump terminating NAFTA, pursuing separate deal with Mexico
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

President Trump terminating NAFTA, pursuing separate deal with Mexico

U.S., Mexican and Canadian stocks opened higher on Monday on optimism about a trade deal. President Donald Trump had pulled the United States out of the NAFTA pact claiming it was unfair to Americans. "It's...More..

Ryanair changes baggage rules again in bid to reduce delays
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Ryanair changes baggage rules again in bid to reduce delays

Ryanair says the current policy led to gate agents having to tag and load up to 120 free gate bags, which caused delays to its 25-minute turnarounds. As of November 1st, anyone who hasn't bought priority boar...More..

Mass Shooting at 'Madden NFL 19' Tournament in Florida
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Mass Shooting at 'Madden NFL 19' Tournament in Florida

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office tweeted to confirm the shooting , writing "Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing". The culprit was dead on the scene . About 15 million people tune into Twitch each d...More..

Kalashnikov's Soviet-style concept auto takes the EV fight to Tesla
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Kalashnikov's Soviet-style concept auto takes the EV fight to Tesla

The powder-blue prototype, dubbed the CV-1, was unveiled by the Russian arms maker at a defense expo outside of Moscow. The CV-1 is still in the concept phase, and Kalashnikov hasn't suggested a launch date...More..

Asia slips after U.S.-China trade talks end without progress
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Asia slips after U.S.-China trade talks end without progress

In an address, Powell stayed resolutely focused on the policy debate and the challenges facing the Fed's rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and made it clear officials were focused on the eco...More..

Verizon sued by CA firefighters for slowing speeds during wildfire
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Verizon sued by CA firefighters for slowing speeds during wildfire

Bowden wrote that his department's OES 5262 mobile communication center sent and received five to 10 gigabytes of data through a wireless router each day while tracking the response to the Mendocino Complex Fir...More..

by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Another Trump loyalist granted immunity as prosecutors close in on Trump business

American Media did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Cohen may not have much credibility left, but he was speaking to a federal judge when he implicated Trump in a federal crime. It's clear th...More..

Oil over $74 on report of US inventory drop
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Oil over $74 on report of US inventory drop

USA oil edged up on Thursday to extend gains from the previous session, lifted by a decline in U.S. commercial crude inventories, while global crude markets were weaker due to the trade dispute between the Un...More..

by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

'Weisselberg knows everything': Prosecutors grant immunity to longtime Trump finance chief

Media outlets are reporting that President Donald Trump's bookkeeper for his personal and business affairs for decades has been granted immunity in the federal probe of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen ...More..

Chancellor Hammond warns no deal Brexit would hurt auto sector
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Chancellor Hammond warns no deal Brexit would hurt auto sector

Responding to a question about whether there was to be a special arrangement for Northern Ireland, Mr Rabb said: "I think we're saying very loud and clear that we will not allow anything to disrupt the terms of...More..

by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Trump's finance chief Allen Weisselberg is granted immunity from prosecution

Trump had coordinated. Ms Daniels got $130,000 and Ms McDougal $150,000. For election law purposes, the two crucial facts in those sentences are that the payment was "for the purposes of influencing the electio...More..

Rudy Giuliani: Americans would 'revolt' if Trump impeached 'for political reasons'
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Rudy Giuliani: Americans would 'revolt' if Trump impeached 'for political reasons'

During the impeachment proceedings of President Bill Clinton, the stock market actually climbed. Fresh from his declaration that " truth isn't truth", President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giul...More..

Benchmark S&P 500 in longest bull-market run ever - says who?
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Benchmark S&P 500 in longest bull-market run ever - says who?

The current bull run on Wall Street became the longest in history on Wednesday at 3,453 days, beating the bull market of the 1990s that ended in the dot-com collapse in 2000. Concho Resources gained 2.8 per...More..

Canada encouraged by signs of progress on US-Mexico NAFTA talks: Freeland
by | Saturday, August 25, 2018

Canada encouraged by signs of progress on US-Mexico NAFTA talks: Freeland

The Mexican delegation - and sources familiar with the closed-door negotiations - have said previously Canada would return to the table as soon as the other two resolved their bilateral issues - maybe even this...More..

USA disregard of legal process 'unacceptable,' Presidential Spokesman Kalın says
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

USA disregard of legal process 'unacceptable,' Presidential Spokesman Kalın says

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday ruled out agreeing to any demands from Turkey to gain the release of a detained American pastor , and said he was not concerned that his tough stance could end up hurtin...More..

Sears is closing its Crabtree Valley Mall store
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Sears is closing its Crabtree Valley Mall store

Two other Florida Sears locations will close - one in Doral/Miami and one in Naples. The Sears store has been an anchor at Vancouver Mall since the mall opened in August 1977. The company has already closed ...More..

Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Donald Trump remarks
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Gold prices extend gains as dollar sags after Donald Trump remarks

The Jackson Hole speech will follow closely behind President Trump's criticism of the Fed for its continued tightening of United States monetary policy ever since Powell, who was nominated for the role by T...More..

Trump Slams Cohen, Lauds Manafort After Twin Legal Blows
by | Friday, August 24, 2018

Trump Slams Cohen, Lauds Manafort After Twin Legal Blows

Is Michael Cohen prepared to tell everything he knows about President Trump to special counsel Robert Mueller and other prosecutors? Lanny Davis , the lawyer for Michael Cohen , is pleading for dona...More..

Google Pixel 3 XL leak confirms big notch, dual front cameras
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Google Pixel 3 XL leak confirms big notch, dual front cameras

Google Pixel 3 is one of the most highly-anticipated Android phones of the year and is expected to radically refine the tech giant's smartphone line. While the rear panel of the Pixel 3 XL looks pretty much ...More..

'Brexit deal won’t be done until the end of the year'
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

'Brexit deal won’t be done until the end of the year'

However, the department urged businesses in Northern Ireland to contact the Irish government for advice, stating: "The Irish government have indicated they would need to discuss arrangements in the event of a n...More..

China Defies US Pressure as EU Parts Ways With Iranian Oil
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

China Defies US Pressure as EU Parts Ways With Iranian Oil

Oil has fallen about 11 percent from the highs of late June as a trade war between the USA and China and turmoil in Turkey threatens global economic growth and energy demand. "Part of the weakness we've seen ...More..

Next steps in Liberal leadership saga
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Next steps in Liberal leadership saga

Australia's Malcolm Turnbull was under pressure to resign on Thursday after another three senior ministers quit his government, just two days after the prime minister scraped through a leadership challenge. Sh...More..

Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia

But earlier this month, the United States, citing the Salisbury incident, imposed sanctions that, starting on August 22, will bar Russian Federation from buying sensitive US technology goods. Russian President ...More..

Jacob Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ in state capture inquiry
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Jacob Zuma wants to ‘meaningfully participate’ in state capture inquiry

An earlier report by a watchdog detailed allegations that Zuma ensured the Gupta family won preferential contracts with state companies, including huge mining deals, and were even able to choose cabinet ministe...More..

Wall St. end mixed as S&P marks longest bull run
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Wall St. end mixed as S&P marks longest bull run

Apple is responsible for 4.1 percent of the S&P 500's return since March 9, 2009, more than any other company. The widely followed S&P 500 . SPX stock index rose as much as 0.57 percent on Tuesday to 2...More..

Donald Trump denies hush money payments used campaign funds, contradicting Michael Cohen
by | Thursday, August 23, 2018

Donald Trump denies hush money payments used campaign funds, contradicting Michael Cohen

Speaking last night after the convictions Mr Trump said: " Paul Manafort is a good man". President Donald Trump responded Wednesday to the guilty verdicts against his former campaign chairman Paul Manafo...More..