Thursday September 19-th, 2019

U.S stock futures tumble following Trump's tariffs hikes against China U.S stock futures tumble following Trump's tariffs hikes against China

In an announcement on Twitter after major indices on Wall Street sank , Trump said that existing 25 percent tariffs on about US$ 250 billion in imports from China would rise to 30 percent on October 1, the 70th anniversary of the founding of th...

Apple: Credit Card Not Compatible with Jeans, Wallets

Just yesterday, an Apple support page revealed that the Apple Credit Card can get damaged if kept in some specific fibres . The online instructions suggest people put it in a wallet or pocket, but since many wallets are made of leather and many po...

Google tells employees to avoid arguing politics in house Google tells employees to avoid arguing politics in house

Musell said it's unclear which discussions would be unrelated to Google's workplace because the company's products and services touch so many different aspects of society. As a result, such guidelines will limit employees in what they deem whistl...

Lower hydro bills in B.C. possible by next year Lower hydro bills in B.C. possible by next year

Utilities Commission. So, instead of rising 8.1 per cent over the next five years, the 2020 hiatus will trim B.C. Hydro's forecast for rate increases between 2020 and 2024 to 6.2 per cent. The request went out Thursday to lower rates by 1 per cent ...

First Light project kicks off move to power UK's trains from solar

They say while solar panels are already being used to power train stations, it is the first time the solar system is directly connected to railway line as opposed to the distribution system. "Matchmaking the UK's biggest electricity user, the railway...

White House: Trump's 'second thoughts' on China trade war 'greatly misinterpreted' White House: Trump's 'second thoughts' on China trade war 'greatly misinterpreted'

One force that could push leaders together is their joint vulnerability to an economic slowdown, especially the ones who, like Trump, are facing elections in the next year or two. A spokesman for German Chancellor Angela Merkel said not concluding th...

Barclays sees downside risks to oil prices as trade war escalates Barclays sees downside risks to oil prices as trade war escalates

Beijing Time on September 1 and at 12:01 p.m. on December 15, respectively, the commission said in a statement. Trump tweeted Friday that he will respond to China's tariffs in the afternoon. The West Texas Intermediate for October delivery tumbled ...

Transat shareholders approve sale to Air Canada Transat shareholders approve sale to Air Canada

The deal was approved by 94.77% of the votes cast by shareholders, voting together as a single class, as well as 94.69% of the votes cast by shareholders, voting together as a single class, excluding the votes of President and CEO Jean-Marc Eustache....

Evoking 1968, Biden asks: What if Obama had been assassinated? Evoking 1968, Biden asks: What if Obama had been assassinated?

Kennedy had on his own life and how that had prompted him to run for office. "What would've happened in America?" He was successfully elected to the Senate at age 29 in 1972. "I remember because I was such a big supporter of the E.R.A in 1972, quote ...

China to fight back against U.S. tariff move China to fight back against U.S. tariff move

Trump's admission appeared at first to mark a rare moment of self-reflection by the famously hardnosed leader, and the later reversal fit a pattern of Trump recoiling from statements he believes suggest weakness. Ambassador to France Jamie McCourt...

G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks G7: Trump Smacks Down Macron's Claim to Leading Role in Iran Talks

Trump faced a tense reception from his counterparts as they gathered in a French beach resort for the Group of Seven summit. Meanwhile new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will want to strike a balance between not alienating Britain's European all...

Riot Games, employees settle discrimination lawsuit Riot Games, employees settle discrimination lawsuit

And, the lawsuit claimed that Riot 'violated California's Equal Pay Act and law against gender-based discrimination at the workplace' , and the plaintiffs were seeking financial compensation on this basis. Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent added: We are...

US trade group says 'unrealistic' for American retailers to exit China US trade group says 'unrealistic' for American retailers to exit China

Earlier, President Donald Trump said he has ordered American companies to exit China after Beijing unveiled retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in US goods. The knock-on effects of the US-China trade dispute was a key reason behind the Fed's move to c...

Japan, US reach broad agreement on trade deal

The United States will eliminate levies on a wide range of Japanese industrial products, but its tariffs on Japanese automobiles will be left for further negotiations as Trump sees the U.S. Japan and the US agreed a year ago this would be the maximum...

Wales has highest ever bank holiday temperature Wales has highest ever bank holiday temperature

Chief meteorologist Steve Willington said: "We've had a fairly wet and windy August so far, however that's going to change this weekend as we see high temperatures, sunshine and light winds return". The highest record temperature for the late August ...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred with top Bahraini award Prime Minister Narendra Modi conferred with top Bahraini award

From student life, the friend with whom step after step of public life was taken, the political journey was undertaken. staying connected with each other at every moment, facing struggles together, dreaming together and working for realisation of dre...

Eddie Stobart CEO stands down Eddie Stobart CEO stands down

Eddie Stobart chief executive Alex Laffey has stepped down and the company has suspended trading of its shares, warning that profits are "likely to be significantly lower than anticipated" . It operates through Road Transport, Contract Logistics and ...

20,000 AT&T employees in Southeast strike 20,000 AT&T employees in Southeast strike

Among those who went on strike are technicians and customer service representatives in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. They only want the contracts they have been handed in th...

VMware Buying Carbon Black And Pivotal Software For $4.8 Billion Total VMware Buying Carbon Black And Pivotal Software For $4.8 Billion Total

While VMware had an existing relationship with Pivotal-including the jointly developed VMware Enterprise PKS-Gelsinger said buying it outright gives VMware the "build" capability it needed to provide a full stack for Kubernetes . The corporate...

HP Inc CEO Dion Weisler resigns, Enrique Lores to take over HP Inc CEO Dion Weisler resigns, Enrique Lores to take over

Following this, Weisler will continue to serve on HP's board of directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders. Lores now serves as president of HP's imaging, printing and solutions business which had revenues of over $20 billion in fiscal 2...

United Kingdom retail sales drop at fastest pace since financial crisis - CBI United Kingdom retail sales drop at fastest pace since financial crisis - CBI

Only 10% of retailers who responded to the survey reported an increase in sales, while 58% said sales had fallen - the second-weakest reading since the business group introduced the survey in 1983. "With investment intentions for the year ahead and e...

Facebook was investigating Cambridge Analytica three months before it originally claimed Facebook was investigating Cambridge Analytica three months before it originally claimed

In the July 23 decision, the court ruled that social media users can't pursue claims under the Federal Trade Commission Act, which prohibits unfair or deceptive business practices. "Can you expedite the review of Cambridge Analytica or let us kno...

European Union ready for 'serious talks' with Johnson on Brexit European Union ready for 'serious talks' with Johnson on Brexit

BIARRITZ, France (AP) - Deal or No Deal? Arriving in Biarritz for the G7 summit of world leaders, Mr Tusk said it will be a "difficult test of unity and solidarity". So as he jetted to France, he offered a riposte to Tusk. It said: "An impen...

Shell Swoops On ERM Power With Knockout $617m Bid Shell Swoops On ERM Power With Knockout $617m Bid

The move into Australia follows a similar move by Shell in the United Kingdom earlier this year when it rebranded supplier First Utility to Shell Energy and switched its customers to renewables as part of an initial shift into the power market.

Trump raises China tariffs as trade war escalates Trump raises China tariffs as trade war escalates

The S&P 500 index was down 75.84 points at 2,847.11, while the Nasdaq composite was down 239.62 points or three per cent at 7,751.77. London's FTSE 100 and the German DAX also turned negative. President Trump unveiled the 10% tariff plan on 1 Augus...

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