Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

Bitcoin Price Retreats to Under $12,000, Here’s What Happened Bitcoin Price Retreats to Under $12,000, Here’s What Happened

The jump in prices brought back memories of the crypto bubble that burst at the end of 2017, when Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies - beset by regulatory setbacks and fraud-related issues - fell from grace. Within a period of just one year, severa...

S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit

Federal Aviation Administration identified a new safety risk in the planemaker's grounded 737 MAX aircraft. The benchmark S&P 500 snapped its four-day losing streak, closing within 1 per cent of its all-time high, reached a week ago. After trading...

Huawei worked on research projects with the China military Huawei worked on research projects with the China military

However, a spokesman for the company said Huawei was unaware of individual research work by staff members, while he denied it had any research and development agreements with the military institutions. The studies, which were uncovered through a tr...

Target offering week-long, 15% discount to teachers in July Target offering week-long, 15% discount to teachers in July

Jill Sando, Target's senior vice president and general merchandise manager of apparel, accessories and home, said there was a "phenomenal response" during the inaugural event and teachers saved millions on classroom supplies. Backpacks, electronics, ...

Amazon: Rite Aid partnership to offer in-store package pickup for customers Amazon: Rite Aid partnership to offer in-store package pickup for customers

Those 1,500 locations would only represent less than half of all Rite Aids in the nation. The new service, Counter , turns physical retail locations into package pickup centers, giving customers another delivery option for their Amazon orders ...

Apple's design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company Apple's design chief Jony Ive is leaving the company

After helping create some of the most iconic consumer products of all time for Apple, Ive says he is going to strike out on his own to create a new creative business called LoveFrom. The departure of the world's most famous industrial designer and th...

Apple expands in Amazon's backyard, to hire 2,000 Apple expands in Amazon's backyard, to hire 2,000

Rumors from earlier this month indicated Apple was considering taking a lease at a large office complex in the South Lake Union neighborhood in the northwestern city. There will be more Apple employees roaming Seattle just blocks away from Amazon's...

'Natasha's Law' introduced for pre-packaged food labelling 'Natasha's Law' introduced for pre-packaged food labelling

Eleanor Cunningham has the details. We know that the impact of food allergy and intolerance on quality of life can be as great as, or even greater than, nearly all other foodborne diseases. Implementation by the summer of 2021, however, is welcom...

Lightyear One solar EV claims a 450-mile range Lightyear One solar EV claims a 450-mile range

That's great for road trips because there is no need for charging infrastructure. " Two years of dreaming, thinking and working hard have led to this milestone, which is a giant leap towards achieving our mission of making clean mobility available ...

Asian shares creep higher on hopes of Sino-US trade truce Asian shares creep higher on hopes of Sino-US trade truce

Asian shares crept higher on Thursday following a media report the United States and China have tentatively agreed to a truce ahead of a highly-anticipated weekend meeting of the two nations' leaders in Tokyo. "They want to make a deal more than I ...

AbbVie to Acquire Allergan in Blockbuster US$63 Billion Deal AbbVie to Acquire Allergan in Blockbuster US$63 Billion Deal

According to the joint press release issued on Tuesday, annual sales for both companies are expected to reach US$48 billion across 175 countries. "This is a transformational transaction for both companies and achieves unique and complementary...

Carry on regardless: Huawei says 5G 'business as usual' despite US sanctions Carry on regardless: Huawei says 5G 'business as usual' despite US sanctions

As Huawei provides telecom equipment and sells consumer electronics worldwide, the company is making assurances that 5G equipment supplies will not be affected by USA sanctions. The news comes amidst escalating trade tensions between China and the US...

Ford smotes Alabama dealer's Bible-flag-shotgun-with-every-purchase offer

But on Wednesday afternoon, the dealership posted the following statement on its Facebook page, saying Ford Motor Company had asked them to stop advertising it. "Love seeing those who stand up for God and Country". We are truly blessed in the U...

FTC To ‘Crack Down’ On Robocalls, Companies Fined Millions FTC To ‘Crack Down’ On Robocalls, Companies Fined Millions

In addition to the efforts by the FTC, 25 federal, state and local agencies have opened 87 cases against robocall offenders as part of "Operation Call it Quits". In "neighbor spoofing", the robocaller matches the first six digits of the caller ID w...

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is 'evaluating' deepfake policy Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is 'evaluating' deepfake policy

Deepfakes use artificial intelligence to make it appear and sound like someone says something they never actually said. We need to make sure that we define what a deepfake is very clearly. Zuckerberg said this is a constant challenge, repeating h...

Trump warns of 'Plan B' on China trade Trump warns of 'Plan B' on China trade

Trump on Wednesday said he could consider placing a 10% duty on another $300 billion or so of Chinese goods rather than 25%. Trump is expected to meet Xi on June 29, the first meeting between the two leaders since trade talks broke down in early Ma...

RBNZ keeps OCR at 1.5%, signals more easing likely RBNZ keeps OCR at 1.5%, signals more easing likely

Domestic GDP growth had held up more than projected in the March 2019 quarter. Softer house prices and a declining business confidence have continued to dampen domestic spending. The kiwi was trading at 65.52 USA cents at 5pm in Wellington from 66.44...

How to use this new Google Map safety feature How to use this new Google Map safety feature

She said it would've taken her 47 minutes to get the terminal if she would have waited out the traffic, but the detour said it would only take 23 minutes. Monsees' husband was already waiting for her at the airport, and she trusted her Global Positio...

No-deal Brexit is not an option, auto industry warns No-deal Brexit is not an option, auto industry warns

According to SMMT's 2019 UK Automotive Trade Report released the same day, hard Brexit border delays would potentially cost UK automotive manufacturers up to 50,000 pounds (63,617 USA dollars) a minute, while the right deal, the right business envi...

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights

New and previous heart attacks were detected by the autopsy, the office said. Caruso was a smoker and drank alcohol, per the autopsy results. Caruso's relatives told News 12 Long Island that he died last Monday. It was there that he suffered card...

Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower Trump says trade deal 'possible' with China's Xi, tariffs could be lower

Trump and Xi are scheduled to meet at the Group of 20 leaders' meeting Friday and Saturday in Osaka. Insisting that a strong negotiating hand means he has no need to give way, Trump did not especially seek to calm those nerves. Trump said if Washi...

Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories Oman to open embassy in Palestinian territories

The economy is important. In order to reach an agreement, concessions must be made by both sides, and the possible political solution is somewhere between the Arab Peace Initiative and the Israeli position". It also envisages a capital in East Jerusa...

USA blacklists five Chinese technology firms USA blacklists five Chinese technology firms

The US has now made its latest move to push ahead in the country's ongoing tech cold war with China. Sugon of Beijin and three of its affiliates, as well as the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology will will be affected by the new rule...

Suning secures majority stake in Carrefour China Suning secures majority stake in Carrefour China

Tesco and Walmart have sold stakes to domestic partners, and German wholesaler Metro is reportedly looking to sell its China unit. He said that by connecting the more than 6000 Suning Xiaodian stores with Carrefour China's outlets, Suning's 'l...

BlackBerry Q1 revenue falls short of estimates BlackBerry Q1 revenue falls short of estimates

On an adjusted basis, BlackBerry reported a profit of a penny per diluted share and revenue of $267 million United States, up 23 per cent from a year ago. BlackBerry CEO John Chen on the company's focus on software, particularly used in cars, an...

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