Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Elon Musk provokes Brit cave diver he called ‘pedo guy’ AGAIN Elon Musk provokes Brit cave diver he called ‘pedo guy’ AGAIN

The clash appeared to have been resolved after Mr Musk deleted his offending tweets . In response to Musk's most recent tweets, Unsworth told Sky News that he couldn't comment, but did note, "It's all being dealt with, that's all I can say".

RBI Confirms 99.15% of Demonetized Money Coming Back RBI Confirms 99.15% of Demonetized Money Coming Back

When the government banned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Indian rupee notes with a aim to curb black money, the RBI issued a window to return the currency. The report pegged the total SBNs returned from circulation at Rs 15.31 lakh crore. "Remember who had ...

Canada rejoins talks to stay in NAFTA, deal possible this week Canada rejoins talks to stay in NAFTA, deal possible this week

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is due to arrive in Washington D.C. Tuesday, and described the news as "encouraging" in a statement . But when trade in services is included, with USA exports of $58 billion and imports of $33 bi...

Google Tez rebranded as Google Pay, to offer loans via banks

The re-brand of Tez to Google Pay will complete in the next two weeks. Digital lending is also becoming a part of the new Google Pay. Keeping the bilingual nature of Indians in mind, Google has made Assistant capable of understanding "Hingl...

Trump says he's ditching NAFTA but that's not what's happening Trump says he's ditching NAFTA but that's not what's happening

If the deal with Mexico is a sign of things to come, emerging markets are more attractive from a valuation standpoint- but the U.S. still has all the momentum. But Trump suggested she would have to agree to terms fast, or he'll simply slap tariffs ...

Uncertainty Abounds as US and Mexico Announce Trade Deal Uncertainty Abounds as US and Mexico Announce Trade Deal

If talks with Canada are not wrapped up by the end of this week, Trump plans to notify Congress that he has reached a deal with Mexico, but would be open to Canada joining, U.S. He said he wanted to call the revamped trade pact "the United States-M...

Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless auto tieup with Uber Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless auto tieup with Uber

And in March, one of Uber's self-driving vehicles hit and killed a woman in Arizona in what appeared to be the first pedestrian fatality involving an autonomous vehicle. Earlier this year, a group of investors led by Japan's SoftBank Group Corp inves...

Mexico trade agreement sends markets to record highs

He explained he plans to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement and replace it with "the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement ". Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto spoke to Trudeau on Monday and urged Ottawa to rapidly rejoin the ta...

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal; talks with Canada to start immediately U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal; talks with Canada to start immediately

But in announcing his deal, Trump also threatened to increase tariffs to Canadian auto imports, injecting more uncertainty. We're going to call it the United States-Mexico trade agreement . "Canada's signature is required", spokesman Adam Austen...

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada

With Canadian-U.S.relations at a low after Trump assailed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in June, the country has withdrawn itself from NAFTA talks in recent weeks. The delegation also included Jesús Seade, a World Trade Organization veteran tappe...

Warren Buffett Agrees on Backing India's Paytm Warren Buffett Agrees on Backing India's Paytm

The Oracle of Omaha is readying his first big move in India. Billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett's assistant, Debbie Bosanek, confirmed Berkshire's investment in India's One97 Communications Ltd in an email. One97 Communications, the parent com...

Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity' Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity'

Still, the week's developments brought the investigations up to the doorstep of Trump Tower - a place that Trump has warned Mueller is a no-go. The chief financial officer has worked for Trump companies since the 1970s and is a rich repositor...

The SEC Have Decided To Review Their Bitcoin ETF Review The SEC Have Decided To Review Their Bitcoin ETF Review

There are still several Bitcoin ETF applications under review by the SEC. The SEC commissioners voted 3-1 on Wednesday to reject the nine applications, with Republican commissioner Hester Peirce being the only one to favor those.

NY Times: DA looks at charges against Trump Organization NY Times: DA looks at charges against Trump Organization

According to the report, the Manhattan District Attorney is looking at what role the organization may have had in the arrangement of payments Michael Cohen made to women who claimed to have had sexual relationships with Donald Trump . and Eric Tru...

Kalashnikov takes on Tesla with retro-look electric 'supercar' Kalashnikov takes on Tesla with retro-look electric 'supercar'

The vehicle itself, called the CV-1, is created to mimic the Soviet-era Izh 2125 "Kombi," a station wagon released in 1972. The prototype, named CV-1, was unveiled at the Army 2018 International Military Technical Forum , a military exposition h...

Shelved Aramco IPO hits at heart of Saudi princes reforms Shelved Aramco IPO hits at heart of Saudi princes reforms

Two days ago, Reuters published an exclusive report stating that the long-awaited IPO by Saudi oil giant Aramco had been "called off", following information from four trustworthy senior industry officials. Al-Falih did not elaborate. It also predic...

Alipay Moves Away From Cryptocurrency As China's Clampdown Increases Alipay Moves Away From Cryptocurrency As China's Clampdown Increases

Once we find any suspicious crypto-related transactions, we will take appropriate measures immediately, including but not limited to: suspension of fund transfer functionality of any Alipay accounts used by companies for crypto-related transactions...

CBA's blockchain bond raises $110m for World Bank CBA's blockchain bond raises $110m for World Bank

What do you think about World Banks move to leverage DLT? The blockchain platform was designed and developed by the CBA Innovation Lab's Blockchain Centre of Excellence. By utilizing blockchain technology for bond settlements, both parties re...

Fed chief says will do 'whatever it takes' for United States economy Fed chief says will do 'whatever it takes' for United States economy

The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies stood at 95.618, holding most of its gains after rising 0.55 percent overnight to snap a six-day losing run. An inverted yield curve in the past has pointed to a recession will occur within ...

Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing

The U.S. -Mexico talks for weeks focused on crafting new rules for the automotive industry, which Trump has put at the center of his drive to rework the 24-year-old deal he says has been a " disaster " for American workers. "Nothing is done until eve...

Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg reportedly granted immunity

Donald Trump's long-time financial gatekeeper took immunity to discuss what he knew about payments to the president's former lawyer Michael Cohen , numerous United States media outlets reported on Friday. The low-profile executive was thrust into t...

Verizon Issues Statement On California Wildfires, Hurricane In Hawaii Verizon Issues Statement On California Wildfires, Hurricane In Hawaii

In a statement Tuesday, Verizon said it had "made a mistake in how we communicated with our customer about the terms of its plan". Verizon was allowed to throttle data plans under the old net neutrality rules, according to Gigi Sohn. "It is likel...

Elon Musk Has A Change Of Heart, Says Tesla Will Remain Public Elon Musk Has A Change Of Heart, Says Tesla Will Remain Public

Tesla is clearly a leader in the autonomous and future of vehicle space but given the well documented struggles it has had and the enigmatic approach with which its larger than life CEO adopts, there is possibly little value to be realised as the co...

Alert: Ryanair introduces new cabin bag restrictions Alert: Ryanair introduces new cabin bag restrictions

Instead, it argued that the move was meant to cut delays. From 1 November, a fee will be charged to passengers who wish to bring a second piece of hand luggage on a Ryanair flight, unless they are a priority boarding customer. These people will not...

Infiniti Prototype 10 Matches Audi’s Single Seat Offering Infiniti Prototype 10 Matches Audi’s Single Seat Offering

We also saw the single seat offering from Audi and now we also get to see the new single-seat Infiniti Prototype 10. "This idea of "looking back to go forward", and combining the inspiration of an earlier aesthetic with future technology, lets us s...

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