Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Huawei Set To Dominate Smartphone Industry in 2019, Unveils New 5G Tech Huawei Set To Dominate Smartphone Industry in 2019, Unveils New 5G Tech

We are going to see many more advancements in the upcoming days as we are going closer to 5G. At an event in Beijing on Thursday, the Chinese giant said it is the world's first chipset to support both standalone and non-standalone 5G, and can al...

Air Safety ‘Deteriorating By The Day’ Amid Shutdown, Union Leaders Warn Air Safety ‘Deteriorating By The Day’ Amid Shutdown, Union Leaders Warn

A joint statement released Wednesday by the presidents of the National Air Traffic Controller's Association (NATCA), Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA warned of the incalculable risk to the safety and s...

America's most expensive home sold to hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin America's most expensive home sold to hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin

But it's a throwback to the red-hot real estate market of three years ago, when Citadel hedge fund founder Ken Griffin signed a contract to buy the place. He has spent more than $200 million to buy land in Palm Beach, Florida, for a home he plans t...

Popular Valentine's Day candy unavailable this year Popular Valentine's Day candy unavailable this year

In a series of events that must be driving the boardroom at Spangler bananas, the company reportedly didn't have enough lead time to start making the 8 billion conversation hearts it would need to properly celebrate Valentine's Day 2019. A press rele...

Federal cabinet approves, economic reforms package, mini-budget suggestions Federal cabinet approves, economic reforms package, mini-budget suggestions

Agricultural tax will be dropped to 20 per cent. Withholding tax for filers on banking transactions will be eliminated to encourage the culture of paying taxes. "This is not a budget, this is a corrective package aimed at addressing various sectors...

Carlos Ghosn steps down as Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn steps down as Renault chairman

Jean-Dominique Senard has been named the new director of the board and elected chairman. Prof David Bailey at Aston Business School said the alliance would no longer be able to rely on Mr Ghosn to hold it together, but it was important that the all...

Futures Hit by Commerce Secretary Ross's Trade Comments Futures Hit by Commerce Secretary Ross's Trade Comments

Texas Instruments Inc, while posting better-than-expected profit, disappointed on revenue. Intel climbed almost 4 percent while Lam Research surged 14 percent. The Dow is up 1,248.16 points, or 5.4 per cent. The S&P 500 is down 32.01 points, or ...

Four US cities in global top-10 list of unaffordable housing markets Four US cities in global top-10 list of unaffordable housing markets

Hong Kong has now been deemed the least affordable housing market in the world for nine years. A "severely unaffordable" median multiple is 5.1 or higher. Hong Kong was the only Chinese city in the survey. Outside the Golden State, Honolulu ranke...

China's leader 'dangerous enemy' of freedom, George Soros warns China's leader 'dangerous enemy' of freedom, George Soros warns

On Thursday, the Hungarian-born USA philanthropist stressed the threat posed by China's high-tech authoritarian regime while speaking to a dinner audience on the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Soros also said the U.S. should apply ...

Flight attendant forced to help passenger wipe his backside Flight attendant forced to help passenger wipe his backside

A colleague fetched her a blanket, which she used to cover the man's genitalia as it was exposed. The unnamed flight attendant from the Taiwanese airline was working on a flight from Los Angeles to Taipei on January 19 when the alleged incident h...

Australian Bitcoin ATM company earned $360000 weekly in 2018 Australian Bitcoin ATM company earned $360000 weekly in 2018

CryptoBuyer - a digital currency ATM manufacturer, is preparing to install the country's first Bitcoin (BTC) Automated Teller Machine (ATM). An Australian bitcoin ATM company , Auscoin , reportedly had a turnover of $360,000 weekly in 2018.

John Kerry: Trump Should Resign John Kerry: Trump Should Resign

Trump skipped this year's World Economic Forum , an annual gathering of world leaders and wealthy elites, citing the ongoing partial government shutdown, which entered its 32nd day on Tuesday. Kerry has been a consistent Trump critic. Asked what ...

White House's Kudlow says 'no cancellation' of US-China trade meeting White House's Kudlow says 'no cancellation' of US-China trade meeting

Citing a source familiar with the situation, CNBC said the us side called off the meeting. According to both media outlets, United States officials had cited a lack of progress on some of the thorniest issues in the trade dispute - including all...

Target, Taco Bell and more to support Apple Pay in the US Target, Taco Bell and more to support Apple Pay in the US

The wider adoption of Apple Pay nationwide makes it easier - and safer - to pay for goods, with authenticating done via Touch ID or, on newer iPhones, Face ID. Like we had predicted, the retailer's use of NFC sounds fairly universal. As detaile...

UK pay growth hits fresh 10-year high as employment soars UK pay growth hits fresh 10-year high as employment soars

Record numbers of people are in work and job vacancies are at their joint highest level since 2001, today's Office for National Statistics revealed. Employment stood at 32.53million in November, in part driven by a surge in the number of over-65s i...

Japanese carmakers, electronics firms eye joint venture for electric vehicles Japanese carmakers, electronics firms eye joint venture for electric vehicles

The companies say their work will focus on battery safety, charging times, energy density and other factors. According to the industry ministry, 54 percent of the world's cobalt supplies totaling 120,000 tons in 2016 came from Congo. The new joint ...

Saudi plans oil refinery, petrochemicals plant in South Africa

Saudi Arabia's planning to build an oil refinery and a petrochemicals plant in South Africa. And that it will allow the country to supply crude oil and other petroleum products to the rest of Africa. Talks between the two have also broached the pos...

Dyson to move head office to Singapore Dyson to move head office to Singapore

Dyson's top executives - including Rowan and finance director Jørn Jensen - will be based in Singapore. Chief Executive Jim Rowan said after Tuesday's announcement: "The move is nothing to do with Brexit or tax, it's about making sure we are futu...

Staff fraud may cost China's DJI drone maker US$150m Staff fraud may cost China's DJI drone maker US$150m

Sources have confirmed over 40 individuals have been investigated at the high-profile company, with fraud believed to have be occuring in a number of areas of the business. It said that after uncovering the issue it had "fired bad actors and contac...

Murphy, transportation officials push for $2B new monorail at Newark airport Murphy, transportation officials push for $2B new monorail at Newark airport

Hoping to avoid a situation like one in Las Vegas previous year, when a drone came dangerously close to a Frontier Airlines flight, the Federal Aviation Administration abruptly halted arrivals to nearby Newark Airport. that it was operating normall...

Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's bail plea Tokyo court rejects Ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn's bail plea

Both Nissan and Mitsubishi sacked him as chairman after his arrest, but Renault has so far kept him on as he awaits trial. While Nissan has severed ties with its former chairman following his arrest, Renault has yet clarify its stance regarding Gho...

Huawei not only firm that could build Canada’s eventual 5G networks: Goodale Huawei not only firm that could build Canada’s eventual 5G networks: Goodale

Asked if China would retaliate against the United States if Meng is extradited, Hua said, "China will, of course, respond to US actions". During a gathering with the foreign press earlier this month at Huawei's headquarters, Ren said the comp...

European Commission hits Mastercard with EUR570 million fine over interchange rules European Commission hits Mastercard with EUR570 million fine over interchange rules

The European Commission said on Tuesday it had fined Mastercard (MA.N) 570.6 million euros ($648.3 million) for limiting the possibility for merchants to benefit from better conditions offered by banks elsewhere in the European Union .

Brexit backer Dyson moves head office from United Kingdom to Singapore

The prominent Leaver revealed that the island city-state will become the company's registered headquarters and tax base. Justifying the move, chief executive Jim Rowan dismissed the idea of Brexit and lower taxes being a motivation. This is despite...

International Monetary Fund revises down global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5 percent International Monetary Fund revises down global growth rate projections for 2019 to 3.5 percent

She added: "Does that mean that a global recession is around the corner?" The IMF said while the Chinese growth rate has been on a downward slope India has experienced an upward trajectory in these years. "Multiple factors weigh on the region's outlo...

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