Apple plans to launch three new iPhone models this year

At the moment, the only difference between the iPhone XS and XS Max is a larger display and bigger battery. The WSJ news confirms the presence of the three cameras, that according to the newspaper will be one of the key characteristics of the iP... More..

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Fiat Chrysler Slapped With $650 Million Fine For Emissions Scandal
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Fiat Chrysler Slapped With $650 Million Fine For Emissions Scandal

First, FCA will recall approximately 100,000 examples of the 2014-2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel. The remaining $400 million covers a software update and payments to current and f...More..

Fed chair Jerome Powell to speak on market concerns Thursday
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Fed chair Jerome Powell to speak on market concerns Thursday

James Bullard, president of the St Louis Federal Reserve Bank, one of 12 in the Fed system and a voting member of the policy committee this year, called the current interest rate "a good level", in an interview...More..

China trade talks wrap up, with outcome unclear
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

China trade talks wrap up, with outcome unclear

But a more hard question may be whether China agrees to monitoring of such a commitment, a condition that US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has said is a prerequisite to any deal. Chinese officials co...More..

Rare penny from school lunch change up for auction
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rare penny from school lunch change up for auction

There were rumors at the time that the Ford Motor Company would offer the prize of a new auto to anyone who could give Henry Ford one of the copper pennies. Those planchets went unnoticed when the bins were r...More..

What hope for markets in the US-China trade talks?
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

What hope for markets in the US-China trade talks?

Indexes in Europe and Asia made bigger gains. But aside from some soybean purchases, there has been little sign of big-ticket acquisitions. Trump said in a tweet on Tuesday. "I think China wants to get it res...More..

US, China trade negotiations positive as Beijing meetings continue
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

US, China trade negotiations positive as Beijing meetings continue

Chinese and American officials began talks Monday aimed at ending a bruising trade battle between the world's two biggest economies as Beijing complained over the sighting of a USA warship in what it said are...More..

Rally held in downtown Calgary in support of B.C. pipeline protesters
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Rally held in downtown Calgary in support of B.C. pipeline protesters

These protests have caused a complete standstill in the Toronto core as community members march with signs and chant in protest of the BC pipeline . "We hope our community is supportive of that". She, along wit...More..

Oil gains 2 percent, extending rally from December lows
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Oil gains 2 percent, extending rally from December lows

President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping on December 1. But looming over the OPEC-led cuts is a surge in US oil supply, driven by a steep rise in onshore shale drilling. "They can be very convinci...More..

Trump Said to Want Trade Deal With China to Boost Stock Market
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Trump Said to Want Trade Deal With China to Boost Stock Market

In a sign the meeting was off to a good start, China's economic czar, Vice Premier Liu He, dropped by the talks on Monday to encourage the negotiators. Trump has imposed 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chi...More..

Sears rejects bailout bid, hundreds of stores likely to close
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Sears rejects bailout bid, hundreds of stores likely to close

But itis still possible that those wishing to shutdown the company will bid more for the assets than Lampert is offering, which wouldset the company on the path of shutdown once again rather than remaining in b...More..

Samsung posts Q4 guidance, profit goes down 38%
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Samsung posts Q4 guidance, profit goes down 38%

Earnings calls are not something we normally keep a close eye on here at Ausdroid but when you see the biggest brand in Android drop 29 percent compared to the same time a year ago you sit up and take notice. "...More..

Auto with legs: Hyundai Elevate concept can walk, climb
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Auto with legs: Hyundai Elevate concept can walk, climb

If worst comes to worst, the vehicle can even freeze its wheels in place and "walk" over the debris field. It has extendable and "highly dexterous" robot legs which allow Elevate to walk across the terrain. "...More..

Heathrow stops departures after drone spotted
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Heathrow stops departures after drone spotted

A Heathrow spokesman said: "We are now responding to a drone sighting at Heathrow and are working closely with the Met Police to prevent any threat to operational safety". "We apologise to passengers for an...More..

Tesla to produce ‘affordable versions’ of Model 3 in China this year
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Tesla to produce ‘affordable versions’ of Model 3 in China this year

The Shanghai plant is created to make another 500,000 cars annually-a massive step up for a company that sold fewer than 14,000 cars in China in the first nine months of 2018, according to LMC Automotive, whi...More..

California utility assessing finances amid wildfire links | AP business
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

California utility assessing finances amid wildfire links | AP business

It said its board of directors is engaging outside experts for advice on wildfire safety, but it did not identify any potential plans to address liability or safety. PG&E, whose shares have lost almost half of ...More..

Trump will head back to the border Thursday amid shutdown standoff
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Trump will head back to the border Thursday amid shutdown standoff

As a new work week began in the United States, several hundred thousand government workers remained at home while hundreds of thousands more are continuing to report for work with no idea when they will receive...More..

China Lodges ‘Stern' Warning Over US Warship in S China Sea
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

China Lodges ‘Stern' Warning Over US Warship in S China Sea

China insisted this morning that it had "firm confidence" in its economy after President Trump claimed that its weakness had forced officials to the negotiating table. China's stridently nationalist Global Time...More..

312,000 jobs added in December; unemployment inches higher
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

312,000 jobs added in December; unemployment inches higher

But futures soon recovered to levels they were at earlier in on Friday, after China and the United States planned for a fresh round of trade talks on January 7-8 to try and resolve their dispute. The Fed raised...More..

Apple iPhone XI might have the ugliest triple camera solution so far
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Apple iPhone XI might have the ugliest triple camera solution so far

The device will be launching later this year, however, its first render leak has already shown up online. There's nothing concrete from Apple's end, but we don't expect much considering how the company likes ...More..

Brexit: Rival MPs find common cause in blocking 'irresponsible' no deal
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Brexit: Rival MPs find common cause in blocking 'irresponsible' no deal

In an interview on Sunday, May said the delayed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal will "definitely" go ahead later this month, as she promised to set out measures to win over skeptical lawmakers. "It wa...More..

U.S. job gains seen picking up, may soothe jittery markets
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

U.S. job gains seen picking up, may soothe jittery markets

Nonfarm payrolls probably increased by 177,000 jobs last month, according to a Reuters survey of economists, after rising 155,000 in November. A reading above 50 in the ISM index indicates an expansion in man...More..

Tesla to break ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Tesla to break ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers

Tesla Inc will break ground on its Shanghai Gigafactory on Monday, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a tweet https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1082103637990625281, formally starting construction of the US ...More..

China Cuts Bank Reserve Ratios by 1% to Boost Economy
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

China Cuts Bank Reserve Ratios by 1% to Boost Economy

The policy move was announced hours after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told the central bank to make universal cuts of the ratio as part of Beijing's efforts to bolster economic growth having cut the RRR four tim...More..

Piers Morgan and vegan sausage roll in 2019’s first insufferable Twitter squabble
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Piers Morgan and vegan sausage roll in 2019’s first insufferable Twitter squabble

Laura said: "We were absolutely gutted, we went to Strood, The Pentagon, Chatham High Street and none of them were selling them". "Like our pals at the sausage roll place, we've been expecting you", replied M...More..

Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Volvo Polestar 2, Tesla Model 3 range, self-driving Lexus

Tesla may have burst onto the scene as something of a niche player with the original Roadster many years ago, but the success of the Model S unequivocally demonstrated that an electric auto could become a mains...More..

Windsor unemployment falls below national jobless rate
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Windsor unemployment falls below national jobless rate

The national jobless rate is the lowest its been since data was first collected in 1976. Statistics Canada says gains in part-time work were outweighed by the loss of full-time jobs in Alberta, while in Saska...More..

Fewer affected in Marriott hack, but passports were accessed
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Fewer affected in Marriott hack, but passports were accessed

Marriott discovered unauthorized access on a Starwood guest reservation database on November 19. Anyone who believes their personal information to have been involved in the data theft is advised to visit ...More..

London Heathrow and Gatwick airport to deploy anti drone technology
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

London Heathrow and Gatwick airport to deploy anti drone technology

It came after more than 1,000 flights were delayed and 140,000 passengers were affected by drone sightings at Gatwick airport between December 19 and December 21 a year ago. Mr York defended the decision to h...More..

Idaho students will receive $850,000 in settlement with higher ed vendor
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Idaho students will receive $850,000 in settlement with higher ed vendor

A total of 179,529 students across the nation who attended CEC schools will receive about $493.7 million in debt relief as part of the agreement between the for-profit college and Attorney General Dana Nessel...More..

Here’s what Apple’s China nightmare scenario looks like
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Here’s what Apple’s China nightmare scenario looks like

Boston Standard Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in Apple during the third quarter worth $204,000. "While macroeconomic challenges in some markets were a key contributor to this trend, we bel...More..

Ghosn set for courtroom listening to in Japan over detention
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Ghosn set for courtroom listening to in Japan over detention

Munoz's absence comes as Ghosn has been held in a detention centre since his November 19 arrest on allegations of financial misconduct, which was followed by re-arrests over further allegations. Ghosn has denie...More..

United Kingdom economy under pressure as Brexit deadline approaches
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

United Kingdom economy under pressure as Brexit deadline approaches

The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS UK Services PMI® Business Activity Index registered 51.2 in December, up only slightly from the 28-month low seen in November (50.4). Britain's powerhouse servic...More..

BC housing market shows signs of moderation: assessment agency
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

BC housing market shows signs of moderation: assessment agency

Phil Moore , REBGV president, said, "This past year has been a transition period for the Metro Vancouver housing market away from the sellers' market conditions we experienced in previous years". Home sales in ...More..

McDonald’s employee attacked by man over a straw. She fought back
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

McDonald’s employee attacked by man over a straw. She fought back

Upon leaving, however, cops say Taylor kicked another employee who was close to the door. The whole incident was brought under the light by another customer in the restaurant at that time, Brenda Biandudi who...More..