Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Israel's Spacecom To Launch Its Most Advanced Satellite To Service Africa Israel's Spacecom To Launch Its Most Advanced Satellite To Service Africa

It was built by USA aviation corporation Boeing and will be launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX, according to Globes . Spacecom CEO and president, David Pollack said: "Amos 17 is a project with forward-looking technologies and provides a significant bo...

John Oliver Explains Why Boris Johnson Is Not Donald Trump

Writing in the Mail on Sunday, Ms Davidson said she backed Mr Johnson but would not give her support to a no-deal Brexit. The Government insisted it was focused on ensuring the return of the Stormont government. Asked about the prospect of a second...

Just Eat shareholders to get 52pc slice after £9bn Takeover.com merger Just Eat shareholders to get 52pc slice after £9bn Takeover.com merger

Formed in Denmark in 2001, the delivery company moved to London in 2005 when Danish owner Bo Bendtsen bought other founders' shares in the firm. The two companies have reached an agreement in principle on the key terms of an all-share deal that wil...

Heathrow American Airlines flight diverted as 10 taken to hospital

In a statement, American Airlines said ten of the crew members asked to be taken to hospital for a medical assessment after landing. Flight 728 carrying 154 passengers and 12 crew members landed safely just before 11:50 p.m. No passengers experienc...

SBI cuts deposit rates, keeps lending rates unchanged SBI cuts deposit rates, keeps lending rates unchanged

The smallest rate cut of 5 bps will apply on the 2-year to less than 3-year tenure. Bulk deposits, that is amounts of over Rs 2 crore, used to earn a marginally higher interest rate than retail deposits for the longer maturity periods, but now they...

Most currencies slip after firm GDP lifts dollar; Fed in focus Most currencies slip after firm GDP lifts dollar; Fed in focus

The dollar index edged up and touched its highest since May 31 as markets counted down to a likely cut in US interest rates this week, with much riding on whether the Federal Reserve signals more cuts will follow. Further south, the Australian doll...

Vauxhall considers moving Astra production out of Britain Vauxhall considers moving Astra production out of Britain

United Kingdom automaker Vauxhall has launched plans to shutter production at its Ellesmere Port site, threatening almost 1,000 jobs across the United Kingdom, the Financial Times has reported. Vehicle production has been falling in the United Ki...

Pfizer to absorb Mylan, creating generic giant Pfizer to absorb Mylan, creating generic giant

That deal, expected to close in the second half of this year, will bring together Pfizer's big over-the-counter products like Centrum and Caltrate with GSK's top brands, including Excedrin and Nicorette. Pfizer shares, down from a $46 high late pr...

Sydney buses to enable contactless payment from August Sydney buses to enable contactless payment from August

From August, travellers will be able to use credit and debit cards as well as linked devices in place of Opal cards on Sydney's bus network. It follows the trial introduction of the same "tap and go" technology to Sydney trains, trams and ferries t...

UK air controller says tech issues are restricting flights UK air controller says tech issues are restricting flights

The controller, NATS, says the incident occurred at its Swanwick Control Center, southwest of London. The Met Office said Thursday was potentially the UK's hottest ever day after it received a provisional recording of 38.7C at Cambridge Botanic Gar...

National Chicken Wing Day: Best Deals and Freebies National Chicken Wing Day: Best Deals and Freebies

Buffalo is home to the "buffalo" chicken wing as Teressa Bellissimo, one of the owners of the Anchor Bar , created a snack for her son and his friends tossing left over chicken wings into hot sauce and butter, thus the buffalo wing was born! The...

Audi unveils an A1 crossover called citycarver Audi unveils an A1 crossover called citycarver

To differentiate the vehicle from the standard A1 Sportback , Audi has reduced the number of fake air vents along the edge of the bonnet from three to two. Inside, trim accents finished in copper, mint, orange or grey mark the Citycarver out from ...

Justice Department green-lights T-Mobile US/Sprint merger Justice Department green-lights T-Mobile US/Sprint merger

The Justice Department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said the conditions set up Dish "as a disruptive force in wireless". Softbank also said Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed on the sale of certain Sprint operations, a condition set by the US ...

China's June soya imports from United States fall 2.5 percent

Chinese companies have made inquiries about buying USA soybeans, cotton, pork, sorghum and will continue to purchase US agricultural goods if prices and quality remain reasonable, Chinese official broadcaster CCTV said on Sunday. Washington said earl...

First a song, now a cereal, 'Baby Shark' hits shelves soon First a song, now a cereal, 'Baby Shark' hits shelves soon

They deliver a tantalizingly delicious flavour making it one of the best choices for kids. You can buy the cereal starting August 17th at Sam's Club . It garnered 3 million+ views. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in January at No. 32...

Elon Musk Promises Teslas Will Be Able to Stream Netflix, YouTube Soon Elon Musk Promises Teslas Will Be Able to Stream Netflix, YouTube Soon

You'll soon be able to stream videos from Netflix and Hulu from Tesla dashboards, said CEO Elon Musk. There is, however, a chance of YouTube nad Netflix streaming working when your vehicle is moving. Tesla still has a big challenge with se...

Ryanair profits plummet to £219m Ryanair profits plummet to £219m

Revenue per passenger was flat at €55 during the period. The two weakest markets for Ryanair were Germany and the United Kingdom, where it said Brexit concerns are weighing negatively on consumer confidence and spending. Earlier this month Ryanair ...

Just Eat to combine with Takeaway.com in £8.2bn deal

South African internet giant Naspers Ltd, which owns Delivery Hero, and Uber Technologies were also interested in a deal with Just Eat, Sky news said here, adding that the deal with Takeaway.com is expected to be announced on Monday. Dutch meal deliv...

China accuses FedEx of violating law China accuses FedEx of violating law

China's state-run Xinhua news agency reports that the authorities have concluded FedEx's explanation is not credible. "Investigators also discovered clues to other violations of the company". Goods and products, worth over US$100 million, are in li...

Privacy group challenges $5B Facebook settlement | AP business Privacy group challenges $5B Facebook settlement | AP business

The deal, announced earlier this week, requires Facebook to pay $5 billion and accept new oversight on privacy. EPIC first filed a complaint against Facebook over privacy violations in 2009. Facebook is certainly no stranger to record breaking fi...

FDA warns restaurants on using Mexican company's fresh basil FDA warns restaurants on using Mexican company's fresh basil

The FDA announced today that it is investigating 132 cases of lab-confirmed cyclospora illnesses linked to imported basil from Mexico. If you're not sure if the basil you have is from this company, you should avoid basil from Mexico, the FDA said...

Belgian authorities demand £600m in unpaid taxes from Sports Direct Belgian authorities demand £600m in unpaid taxes from Sports Direct

It warned investors to be wary of analysts' forecasts. Sports Direct said it is not a formal tax assessment but a "proces verbal", and that the group will enter mediation to respond to authorities' questions. This year it tried and failed to buy ...

What Are Online Casino Bonuses? What Are Online Casino Bonuses?

It was only this morning that we reported on GTA V's Diamond Casino being unavailable in over 50 countries , presumably because of gambling restrictions in various territories, but now the topic of gambling in games has come up once more, with r...

UK PM Boris Johnson Doubles Down on Brexit - Sterling (GBP) Nears Breakout UK PM Boris Johnson Doubles Down on Brexit - Sterling (GBP) Nears Breakout

While the ECB are expected to leave rates unchanged, if the bank signals it is planning to cut interest rates in the near future, the Euro Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate could slump. However, the risk of a no-deal Brexit is still considered to be belo...

Trading Desk: Watching the Numbers for Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI)

Investors and analysts will be curious to see how shares perform heading into the second half of the calendar year. Preparing the game plan for the next few quarters may give the investor some new ideas. The Price Index 12m for Activision Blizzard...

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