NEC unveils flying auto prototype using its communications technology

One of the companies that are backing flying vehicles in the USA is Uber Air . The Japanese government has already built a test course for flying cars in Fukushima , a site that hit in 2011 by a tsunami, quake and nuclear accident, according to ... More..

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Apple starts rolling out credit card to selected users
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Apple starts rolling out credit card to selected users

Apple's credit card is launching soon, and it looks like the highly anticipated card will come with a few unusual rules. Instead of looking like an old-school credit card statement translated into digital fo...More..

Texoma newspapers part of merger deal
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Texoma newspapers part of merger deal

Uniting our talented employees and complementary portfolios will enable us to expand our comprehensive, hyperlocal coverage for consumers, deepen our product offering for local businesses, and accelerate our sh...More..

Gold gains on weaker dollar, U.S.-China trade tension
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Gold gains on weaker dollar, U.S.-China trade tension

This comes after China allowed its yuan to weaken past the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, following Washington's decision to impose 10 per cent tariffs on $300 billion of Chine...More..

Huawei's first devices powered by HongMeng OS said to launch in 2019
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Huawei's first devices powered by HongMeng OS said to launch in 2019

Huawei's ability to continue running Android on its future smartphones has come into question as a result of the ongoing trade war between the US and China , which has resulted in American firms being barred f...More..

Heathrow Airport says planned Tuesday strike won't take place
by | Tuesday, August 06, 2019

Heathrow Airport says planned Tuesday strike won't take place

The airport also has to contend with a planned strike by British Airways pilots. The talks were being held under the chairmanship of the conciliation service Acas. Passengers are advised to check with the...More..

China Unlikely To Slap Retaliatory Tariff On US Crude Oil
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

China Unlikely To Slap Retaliatory Tariff On US Crude Oil

Elaborating, they said the escalating trade war may push the US Federal Reserve towards more interest rate cuts which, in turn, would likely boost crude oil prices. Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and...More..

China's Yuan Tumbles Past 7 Per Dollar for First Time Since 2008
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

China's Yuan Tumbles Past 7 Per Dollar for First Time Since 2008

The central bank added that China's FX policy stance will not change after the yuan weakened past the key level. The decline makes Chinese imports to the United States less expensive, and thus makes USA compa...More..

Donald Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Plunges
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Donald Trump Accuses China of Currency Manipulation as Yuan Plunges

A report from Bloomberg News said China has also asked its state-owned enterprises to stop buying U.S. farm goods, in a further sign of escalating tensions. "Trade continues to trend in the wrong direction"...More..

Oil prices drop as U.S.-China trade war fuels growth concerns
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

Oil prices drop as U.S.-China trade war fuels growth concerns

Both of the benchmarks fell last week, with Brent dropping more than 2% and US crude ending the week around 1% lower. US President Trump ramps up trade tariffs. On Monday, China let the yuan tumble beyond the...More..

The Loop Oscar Mayer announces ice dog sandwich for 'curious taste buds'
by | Monday, August 05, 2019

The Loop Oscar Mayer announces ice dog sandwich for 'curious taste buds'

Now, Oscar Meyer is responding with their own sweet-and-savory treat, the Ice Dog Sandwich . The company has also released a do-it-yourself recipe for those who want to try mustard ice cream but can not tr...More..

Cryptocurrency purchase with Apple card is in violation of user agreement
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

Cryptocurrency purchase with Apple card is in violation of user agreement

Anything associated with money isn't welcome by the Apple card. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that Apple Pay would be available in more than 40 countries by the end of the year, Reuters reported. At the moment, i...More..

Google halts Assistant speech transcription in EU after German regulator starts probe
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

Google halts Assistant speech transcription in EU after German regulator starts probe

Google spokesperson said that the company is in touch with the Hamburg data protection authority and is assessing to conduct audio reviews and assist the users to understand how the data is being used. As a fir...More..

U.S. adds solid 164k jobs, but business investment falling
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

U.S. adds solid 164k jobs, but business investment falling

Congresswoman Carolyn B Maloney, Vice Chair of the US Congress Joint Economic Committee, said employers continue to hire at a solid pace as part of the longest US economic recovery on record. The number of invo...More..

BoE: Brexit uncertainties more entrenched
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

BoE: Brexit uncertainties more entrenched

Should Britain leave the bloc without a deal, the BoE warns the pound could drop sharply, inflation would rise further and sluggish GDP growth would be exacerbated - although even with a deal, interest rates wo...More..

Is Donald Trump the reason the Fed cut rates?
by | Sunday, August 04, 2019

Is Donald Trump the reason the Fed cut rates?

Underscoring its decision to ease policy across the board, the Fed also said it would stop shrinking its massive holdings of bonds starting August 1, two months ahead of schedule. Led by Fed Chairman Jero...More..

China threatens reprisals for new Trump tariff hike
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

China threatens reprisals for new Trump tariff hike

The newly proposed wave of duties would extend Trump's tariffs to almost all of the Chinese goods that the United States imports. A Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman promised to hit back, saying in a sta...More..

Chick-fil-A named America's favorite fast food
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Chick-fil-A named America's favorite fast food

In-N-Out remains America's favorite burger joint, getting a 73% satisfaction rating. Krispy Kreme topped the latest class, espresso and bakery, in Market Pressure's 2019 report following by Panera and Starbuc...More..

Facebook to append its name to Instagram and WhatsApp
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Facebook to append its name to Instagram and WhatsApp

Facebook will indicate more clearly that WhatsApp and Instagram are part of the company. That plan has caused some surprise internally, and might signal tighter control over apps that have to date operat...More..

The Fed's Rate Cut: Growth 'Insurance'
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

The Fed's Rate Cut: Growth 'Insurance'

The developments come after the Federal Reserve chief cast doubt about a long cycle of interest-rate cuts, provoking the president's ire and disappointing many investors. Gold will also benefit from the incre...More..

Crude oil production fell 26000 bpd in May to 12.108 million bpd
by | Saturday, August 03, 2019

Crude oil production fell 26000 bpd in May to 12.108 million bpd

Reuters reported that a rising dollar makes oil more expensive for holders of other currencies and tends to weigh on commodities priced in the United States currency. The uncertainty surrounding global gro...More..

Trump to announce European Union beef trade deal Friday - economic adviser Kudlow
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Trump to announce European Union beef trade deal Friday - economic adviser Kudlow

President Donald Trump celebrated a new agreement Friday to increase beef exports to the European Union , saying sales should increase by 46 percent in the first year. "So, we appreciate - I'm only kidding",...More..

U.S. extends record-breaking growth streak by adding 164,000 jobs in July
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

U.S. extends record-breaking growth streak by adding 164,000 jobs in July

Despite the lowest jobless rate in almost 50 years, wage gains remain moderate, contributing to a tame inflation environment, which could be supportive of a rate cut next month. The U.S. -China trade war is tak...More..

President Trump Threatens New 10% Tariff on Products From China Starting September
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

President Trump Threatens New 10% Tariff on Products From China Starting September

Besides announcing the additional tariffs on Chinese imports, Trump tweeted that "we look forward to continuing our positive dialogue with China on a comprehensive Trade Deal, and feel that the future b...More..

Trump to impose new 10 percent tariff on China
by | Friday, August 02, 2019

Trump to impose new 10 percent tariff on China

While the United States bemoans the lack of larger Chinese agricultural purchases, Beijing has been pressing Washington to relax restrictions on sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei as it had prom...More..

Oil prices rise ahead of expected USA interest rate cut
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Oil prices rise ahead of expected USA interest rate cut

In the United States, analysts forecast crude stockpiles dropped by 2.6 million barrels last week, according to a Reuters poll. At 436.5 million barrels, USA crude oil inventories are at the five year avera...More..

Impact Burger King is rolling out the Impossible Whopper nationwide
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Impact Burger King is rolling out the Impossible Whopper nationwide

Diners will be able to compare the plant-based burgers to traditional meat burgers at Burger King this month as the restaurant plans to begin selling its Impossible Whopper on August 8. The deal will be avail...More..

Trump hits China with fresh 10% tariffs on remaining goods
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Trump hits China with fresh 10% tariffs on remaining goods

China retaliated with tariffs on $110 billion in American goods, including agricultural products, in a direct shot at Trump supporters in the USA farm belt. According to a White House statement issued Wednesd...More..

Is Facebook’s Libra Coin Already Dead?
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Is Facebook’s Libra Coin Already Dead?

Facebook excited the cryptocurrency market last month by announcing plans to launch Libra, its own blockchain-based payment system. Facebook , in its latest quarterly report (Form 10-Q) for the U.S. "...More..

Equifax settlement: FTC warns of scam; settlement includes $125 per eligible consumer
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Equifax settlement: FTC warns of scam; settlement includes $125 per eligible consumer

According to the website , you may be eligible to receive free credit monitoring or up to $125 if you already have credit monitoring. The settlement with the U.S. Scammers have created fake settlement-rela...More..

Tesla Megapack large-scale batteries to power utility-size projects
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Tesla Megapack large-scale batteries to power utility-size projects

Credit: Tesla "Megapack significantly reduces the complexity of large-scale battery storage and provides an easy installation and connection process". Storage has come to account for an increasingly large...More..

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% - its first in a decade
by | Thursday, August 01, 2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% - its first in a decade

Sustained expansion of economic activity and a stronger labour market are also the most likely outcomes, it noted. Stocks were little changed immediately following the Fed's announcement, because the market h...More..

Uber is cutting 400 jobs from its marketing team
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Uber is cutting 400 jobs from its marketing team

The stock lost 7.6% of its value on the first day of trade. Uber had said it might never be profitable with the yearly loss of $1 billion despite its growing revenue. Dara Khosrowshahi , Chief Executive...More..

Percent of Food Delivery People Eat Your Food
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Percent of Food Delivery People Eat Your Food

That's the finding of a new US Foods study, in which a shocking number of delivery drivers - 28 percent, to be exact - admitted to nibbling on their customers' orders. Asked if they minded if their driver t...More..

Ryanair sees flight cuts, job losses from 737 Max grounding
by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Ryanair sees flight cuts, job losses from 737 Max grounding

Canada's largest airline posted net income of Can$343 million ($260.4 million) for the second quarter, the company said in a statement. "And, we could revise our outlook on the rating if the risk of those out...More..