Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

China's Beijing Kunlun to relaunch Grindr IPO - Hardware - Networking China's Beijing Kunlun to relaunch Grindr IPO - Hardware - Networking

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States reportedly has "no objection" to the move, so the Chinese-owned gay dating app will push forward with its plans for an initial public offering. Reuters reported in Can even impartial that Ku...

Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels

Though they are a popular souvenir, rising concern about plastic waste has prompted a phasing out of bathroom miniatures, which have already been scrapped at 1,500 Marriott hotels. According to IHG, it is "the first global hotel company to commit all...

Cafe Coffee Day owner goes missing near river — VG Siddhartha Cafe Coffee Day owner goes missing near river — VG Siddhartha

The driver was told to stop on a bridge near Mangalaru and Siddhartha got out while talking on his mobile phone. Helicopters and Coast Guard have been called for search operations. This clearly establishes a strong political angle as well. After th...

You can now install Android on your Nintendo Switch You can now install Android on your Nintendo Switch

The end result was promised by today (Monday) and sure enough, it has arrived. As it stands the company has sold a total of 36.9 million units. Although it's primarily a Lineage OS build, it also offers something particularly tasty for gamers - it ...

Britain's pound plunges after PM Boris Johnson spokeswoman's no-deal Brexit comments Britain's pound plunges after PM Boris Johnson spokeswoman's no-deal Brexit comments

The meeting comes after Gove suggested on Sunday that the United Kingdom is operating "on the assumption" that Britain is heading for a no-deal exit, while the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said that the "balance has shifted" towards leaving witho...

S&P 500, Nasdaq retreat from records as markets await Fed S&P 500, Nasdaq retreat from records as markets await Fed

Major U.S. stock indexes ended mixed Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a key Federal Reserve interest rate policy announcement and other potentially market-moving developments on tap for this week. Bank stocks.SPXBK, which tend to benefi...

Honda recalls previous generation Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic, Accord in India Honda recalls previous generation Jazz, City, CR-V, Civic, Accord in India

The company has recalled this in the old journal model. The City and the CR-V make up the 4,676 units of the total 5,088 units that have been recalled. In such cases, the issues get reported after some accident somewhere and then based on the feedb...

Gold Prices Rise Ahead of Expected Rate Cut Gold Prices Rise Ahead of Expected Rate Cut

U.S. markets is abuzz with expectations of the Federal Reserve lowering of interest rates as part its easing. Spot gold edged up 0.1% to $1,420.10 per ounce at 1149 GMT. Meanwhile, investors will also keep a close eye on U.S. Officials from bot...

Uber lays off 400 employees in marketing team Uber lays off 400 employees in marketing team

Its first-quarter results exhibited the company's slowest growth in years and was backed by a loss of more than $1 billion. Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi and marketing team boss Jill Hazelbaker announced the restructuring internally, al...

LSE's $27 bln Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record LSE's $27 bln Refinitiv takeover plan lifts its shares to record

Thomson Reuters , which still has a 45 per cent stake in Refinitiv , rose 4.3 per cent after the Financial Times reported talks between LSE and Refinitiv earlier on Friday. For example, a senior unsecured United States dollar November 2026 bond 31...

Companies using Facebook 'Like' button liable for data collection Companies using Facebook 'Like' button liable for data collection

A ruling against Fashion ID in its Berlin case will greatly impact how European websites deploy social plugins on their sites, and many may think twice about the possibility of sharing a fine with Facebook because of something as useless as "like" ...

Huawei Technologies posts 23% first half revenue growth amid U.S. sanctions Huawei Technologies posts 23% first half revenue growth amid U.S. sanctions

Huawei's supply chain was significantly disrupted when it was put on a trade blacklist by Washington in mid-May. That's not only more than twice the market share of Oppo, which ranked second in its own homeland between April and June, but also the ...

French vehicle giant threatens to shut down United Kingdom plant over Brexit French vehicle giant threatens to shut down United Kingdom plant over Brexit

Vauxhall-owner PSA's chief executive Carlos Tavares told the Financial Times: "Frankly I would prefer to put it [the Astra car] in Ellesmere Port , but if the conditions are bad and I can not make it profitable, then I have to protect the rest...

Study Says 28 Percent of Delivery Drivers Taste Their Customer's Food Study Says 28 Percent of Delivery Drivers Taste Their Customer's Food

In the survey , delivery drivers also complained that customers engaged in some bad behavior. On the ordering side, only one in four consumers say they are willing to wait for an hour or more for delivery, and a majority (64%) say they have no pro...

Trump urges Fed to cut interest rates, keep up with China, EU Trump urges Fed to cut interest rates, keep up with China, EU

Given the conflicting signals, policymakers have left open the question of whether Wednesday's expected rate cut will inaugurate a series of quarter-percentage-point interest rate cuts that could stretch deep into next year, or something more limited...

Equifax'17 Data Breach, settlement $650 Mn Equifax'17 Data Breach, settlement $650 Mn

The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants to make consumers aware of the recent Equifax data breach settlement . Qualifiers can then file the claim with the $125 being paid as a check or as a pre-paid card. On filing a claim,...

US woman charged in massive Capital One data breach US woman charged in massive Capital One data breach

Thompson, who goes by the name " erratic ", according to court documents . Thompson, 33, made her initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Monday and was ordered detained pending a hearing on August 1, the statement said.

Major hunt for Indias missing coffee king Major hunt for Indias missing coffee king

Coffee Day has about 1,700 outlets, 10 times more than Starbucks runs in the nation, according to the National Restaurant Association of India. Shares of Coffee Day Enterprises have fallen 20 percent to Rs 153.4, since the news, hitting the circu...

GitHub Restricts Developers in Iran and Syria Following US Sanctions GitHub Restricts Developers in Iran and Syria Following US Sanctions

GitHub may allow users in or ordinarily resident in countries and territories subject to U.S. sanctions to access certain free GitHub.com services for personal communications in accordance to authorizations issued by the U.S. Nat Friedman, GitHub CEO...

GM designer says the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is 'nearly sold out' GM designer says the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is 'nearly sold out'

The announcement was made by Simcoe at the Concours d'Elegance of America on Sunday. Prospective shoppers can contact the dealership to reserve their new 2020 Corvette before the sports auto arrives in stores later this year. Speaking with AutoBlog ...

Barclays, JPM, others face United Kingdom class action over currency-rigging Barclays, JPM, others face United Kingdom class action over currency-rigging

A group of banks are being sued by investors over their alleged involvement in the rigging of foreign exchange markets. Some amongst them, UBS , RBS, JP Morgan, Barclays , and Citigroup now have to defend themselves in a class-action lawsuit ...

Boris Johnson reaffirmed that Boris Johnson reaffirmed that "withdrawal agreement is dead" during Scotland visit

He hopes that the threat of Britain leaving without a deal, which would send shocks waves through the world economy, will persuade the EU's biggest powers - Germany and France - to agree to revise the Withdrawal Agreement. "We are committed to simpli...

Sanofi raises outlook after strong second quarter Sanofi raises outlook after strong second quarter

Shareholders talk in front of a logo of Sanofi during the company's shareholders meeting in Paris, France, April 30, 2019. The positive outlook boosted Sanofi's shares by 2.4% to 77.79 euros in early trading. There was also an on-off impairment cha...

Hacker gained access to 100 million Capital One credit card applications Hacker gained access to 100 million Capital One credit card applications

The Department of Justice said Monday that Paige Thompson, 33, was arrested in connection with the breach. Capital One says it believes that it is unlikely that the information was used for fraud, but it will continue to investigate. Capital One sa...

China slams USA for using WTO provisions as trade bargaining chip China slams USA for using WTO provisions as trade bargaining chip

The memorandum says the United States will press for a change in status for nations such as China. The battle has depressed trade between the countries. Other countries with developing-country status and mentioned in Friday's White House memorand...

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