Saudi Arabia's energy minister says he sees no impact from trade tensions

Three days of trade talks last week between President Trump administration officials and their Chinese counterparts in Beijing resulted in improved sentiment across Asian markets on increased hopes of a deal. Al Falih said that a sale in 2021, howeve... More..

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China's Huawei reportedly targeted in United States criminal investigation
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

China's Huawei reportedly targeted in United States criminal investigation

The report could not be immediately confirmed. Back in 2014, T-Mobile was paying Huawei to produce phones for the carrier. This definitely puts even more pressure on the company whose high-ranking executives ...More..

WATCH British MPs Hold Final Debate and Vote on Brexit Deal
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

WATCH British MPs Hold Final Debate and Vote on Brexit Deal

It easily beats the previous record of 166 votes, which was set nearly 100 years ago on October 8 1924, and which saw the minority Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald defeated by 364 to 198. The only way forw...More..

Concept This Is Cadillac's New Electric Crossover
by | Thursday, January 17, 2019

Concept This Is Cadillac's New Electric Crossover

For now, scope out the two images and stay tuned to AutoSpies.com as we update the site tonight and into tomorrow. The brand has also confirmed that "a variety" of electric cars based on the BEV3 platform wil...More..

Cathay Pacific mistakenly sold insanely cheap first-class seats . . . again
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Cathay Pacific mistakenly sold insanely cheap first-class seats . . . again

In its New Year's Eve travel sale, some eagle-eyed customers noticed Cathay was offering first-class and business-class tickets from Vietnam to NY at a huge discount. It comes less than two weeks after a simila...More..

Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Top auto awards go to Hyundai and Ram

The awards are given to cars that achieves highest scores on categories of innovation, design, safety, handling, driver satisfaction and value for the dollar. The Ram 1500 was awarded Truck of the Year , beati...More..

Newark’s M&S store on list of next 17 proposed closures
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Newark’s M&S store on list of next 17 proposed closures

The company says it will now consult staff and listen to any alternative suggestions from them for how to keep the stores open. "At this time our colleagues are our first priority and we'll be talking to each i...More..

United Kingdom parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

United Kingdom parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

The party has not disclosed the timing of such a motion, which could come as early as Tuesday night, triggering a vote on Wednesday. In a last-ditch plea to MPs to back her European Union withdrawal plan,...More..

McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

Supermac's managing director Pat McDonagh said: "We wholeheartedly welcome this judgement as a vindication of small businesses everywhere that stand up to powerful global entities". In 2015, lawyers for McDonal...More..

Huawei CEO denies claims it spies for China, praises Trump
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Huawei CEO denies claims it spies for China, praises Trump

In December President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the U.S. case against Meng if it helped seal a trade deal with China, a statement that displeased Canada, which has denied politics played a role ...More..

Ford and Volkswagen form a global alliance - First auto launch in 2022
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ford and Volkswagen form a global alliance - First auto launch in 2022

The statement said the alliance - which would not entail cross-ownership between the two firms - would position the companies to "boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change i...More..

House Democrats Reject White House Invitation to Shutdown Talks
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

House Democrats Reject White House Invitation to Shutdown Talks

The Senate and House were both due to be on recess next week with members going back to their home districts, but leaders in both chambers have said that break will be canceled if the shutdown is still in e...More..

Winnipeg Air Traffic Controllers send pizza to USA counterparts
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Winnipeg Air Traffic Controllers send pizza to USA counterparts

A collection started by employees had blossomed into an industry-wide show of solidarity, the Canadian Air Traffic Control Association told the BBC . As of midday Monday, Duffey said over 400 pizzas have been ...More..

Pound swings wildly after May's Brexit deal defeated
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Pound swings wildly after May's Brexit deal defeated

While they all publicly supported Mrs May's deal, it is clear that those around the Cabinet table privately held very different visions for post-Brexit Britain. Heavily pregnant Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, who post...More..

China having hard rime with tariffs, will reach trade deal soon
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

China having hard rime with tariffs, will reach trade deal soon

Softening demand in China is already being felt around the world, with slowing sales of goods ranging from iPhones to automobiles adding to fears of cooling global growth. China's annual passenger vehicle sales...More..

Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Passenger with gun slips past security in Atlanta during shutdown

Hartsfield-Jackson, the busiest airport in the world, reported the long lines on its website Monday morning, showing the long waits at all three checkpoints in the domestic terminal. Between December 10 and D...More..

In New Orleans, Trump vows to fight for wall
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

In New Orleans, Trump vows to fight for wall

But under longstanding federal law and rules, farmers and farmland already are exempt from most of the wetlands rules that the Trump administration is targeting. Richard Musel of Bennington, Nebraska, a corn an...More..

Cadillac Takes Aim at Tesla With SUV Priced Below Model X
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Cadillac Takes Aim at Tesla With SUV Priced Below Model X

Automakers have to sell electric vehicles at prices comparable to cars that run on gasoline or they wouldn't be able to achieve sales volume, Carlisle said. That platform, GM said, will allow the company "to re...More..

by | Monday, January 14, 2019

"Good To Have Ties With India, China, Russia And Japan": Donald Trump

Traditionally China imports vast quantities of American soybeans in the second half of the year - but the buying fell off after China hit United States soybeans with a 25 percent retaliatory import tariff this ...More..

PG&E seeks bankruptcy protection; Newsom urges utility to 'honor promises'
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

PG&E seeks bankruptcy protection; Newsom urges utility to 'honor promises'

Debtor-in-possession financing is used by companies that have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to help reorganize and turn the company around. The departure of Williams, 57, was announced Sunday, ho...More..

SpaceX Layoffs to Affect 10% of Workforce Across US
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

SpaceX Layoffs to Affect 10% of Workforce Across US

In annoying the layoffs, SpaceX cited "extraordinarily hard challenges ahead" in achieving its twin goals of developing interplanetary spacecraft as well as establishing a space-based Internet platform. Also ...More..

Oil down but set for weekly gain amid caution over global economy
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

Oil down but set for weekly gain amid caution over global economy

The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.2 percent lower at 6,930. "If you want to gauge how investors are viewing the trade talks, just watch tech, and semiconductors in particular", said Jack Ab...More..

Ford to scrap 1150 jobs in Britain as vehicle industry stalls
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ford to scrap 1150 jobs in Britain as vehicle industry stalls

New all-electric vehicles will be offered for all Ford models, while there will be a more "targeted" line-up of models in the future. Speaking to reporters after the announcement, Mr Armstrong said the firm ...More..

PC shipments declined in 2018 for 7th consecutive year
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

PC shipments declined in 2018 for 7th consecutive year

The Asia/Pacific PC market totaled 24.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2018, a 4.6 percent decline from the same period of 2017. "Just when demand in the PC market started seeing positive results, a s...More..

Ocasio-Cortez Poised to Join Banking Panel
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Poised to Join Banking Panel

Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", Representative Emmanuel Cleaver (D., Mo.) told Politico . Additionally, Ocasio-Cortez accused: President Trump "he ha...More..

Phone Carriers Selling Customer Location Data
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Phone Carriers Selling Customer Location Data

However, we've now learned that a different " Securus " - MicroBilt - has been selling phone geolocation services with little oversight to a spread of different private industries. The FCC did not immediate...More..

Ghosn indicted on additional charges including aggravated breach of trust
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ghosn indicted on additional charges including aggravated breach of trust

Those allegations center on Ghosn's handling of investment losses and payments made to a Saudi businessman. "In general in such cases in Japan, it is indeed the case that bail is not approved before the first...More..

Apple planning to release three new iPhones in 2019
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Apple planning to release three new iPhones in 2019

Apple is planning to release three new iPhone models this year, including a device to succeed the newly-created XR model, " The Wall Street Journal " has reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the ...More..

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims about Rubin
by | Sunday, January 13, 2019

Google board sued for hushing misconduct claims about Rubin

James Martin's lawsuit claims that members of Alphabet's board of directors - including big names such as Larry Page , Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt - were involved in covering up sexual harassment al...More..

Saudi Aramco Set To Disclose Accounts, Oil Reserves In Planned Bond Sale
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Saudi Aramco Set To Disclose Accounts, Oil Reserves In Planned Bond Sale

Oil prices edged up on Thursday, extending its gains for the ninth consecutive day, as Saudi Arabia announced output reduction volumes in January and February. Saudi Arabia is expected to announce a slight r...More..

U.S. pushes China on promises after `in-depth' trade meetings
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

U.S. pushes China on promises after `in-depth' trade meetings

That pledge, addressing a trade deficit in goods, was however mentioned only at the end of the statement which focused on the USA demands for structural changes to China's domestic policies. US stocks and Europ...More..

Briefing: China offers Tesla's Elon Musk permanent residency
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Briefing: China offers Tesla's Elon Musk permanent residency

The Tesla Inc . boss swept through the country this week, kicking off construction at a factory near Shanghai, hanging with the premier and chowing down on hotpot in Beijing. Members of this club, according to...More..

Aviation workers say government shutdown 'needlessly risks' safety in the skies
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

Aviation workers say government shutdown 'needlessly risks' safety in the skies

Two federal officials who spoke with CNN on Friday said officers were calling out sick in protest of the expectation that they work without paychecks until the Trump administration and Congress make a deal to...More..

GM rejects Unifor proposals
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

GM rejects Unifor proposals

However, In a statement signed by GM Canada president Travis Hester and General Motors VP of manufacturing and labour relations Gerald Johnson, the company said the proposals brought to them by Unifor would res...More..

Shutdown has stopped most US food inspections, FDA chief says
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Shutdown has stopped most US food inspections, FDA chief says

The U.S. government isn't doing routine food inspections because of the partial federal shutdown, but checks of the riskiest foods are expected to resume next week. That's according to FDA Commissioner Scott Go...More..