Thursday September 19-th, 2019

88-inch LG 8K OLED TV now available for $42000 88-inch LG 8K OLED TV now available for $42000

Model 88Z9 boasts 33 million self-emitting pixels, an nearly bezel-free design, and an integrated 80 W speaker system. The Korean electronics maker launched an 88-inch 8K OLED TV , which has four times as many pixels as the 4K, at home in July, an...

Trump's 15 percent tariff on Chinese goods kicks in Trump's 15 percent tariff on Chinese goods kicks in

European equities and US futures dropped on Tuesday as traders reacted to the latest escalation in the US-China trade war and the two sides' failure to schedule talks to resolve the dispute. Starting in mid-December, American wheat, sorghum, and co...

Sterling falls before Brexit vote, euro down on rate outlook Sterling falls before Brexit vote, euro down on rate outlook

The pound fell by 0.8% against the U.S. dollar early on Monday evening, sliding to $1.2060 against the American currency , and was down about 0.7% against the euro to trade just below €1.10. The pound was also trading lower against the euro, down 0....

Sensex dives over 800 points; Nifty below 10,800 Sensex dives over 800 points; Nifty below 10,800

Top losers in the Sensex pack in early trade on Tuesday included Tata Motors, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, ONGC, HDFC, M&M, NTPC, Vedanta, ITC and SBI, which fell up to 4 %. The growth of eight core industries also dropped to 2.1 per cent in July. India...

Panic at Newark Airport after flight attendant orders evacuation Panic at Newark Airport after flight attendant orders evacuation

The panic was triggered when an Alaska Airlines employee approached two men at Gate 30 at around 8:30pm, according to the New York Daily News . "Insane situation here at Newark Airport", Dave Lombardi, a writer for the Athletic website, who covers...

Chinese face-swap app creates new superstars Chinese face-swap app creates new superstars

Zao is an deep fake app that lets you swap your own face for that of a celebrity in a video clip. For those unaware, users can easily re-map their face onto a video by choosing a video clip from a limited library of popular videos on ZAO and upl...

Apple iPhones Will cost $100 more with Fresh 15 Percent US tariffs Apple iPhones Will cost $100 more with Fresh 15 Percent US tariffs

The US Trade Representative added that a 15% tariff on other goods will be implemented on December 15, which will impact other Apple goods such as the iPhone and iPad. The new round of tariffs are part of Trump's plan to place 15% duties on $300bn of...

Trump heaps more tariffs on China, still no deal in sight Trump heaps more tariffs on China, still no deal in sight

The trade tariffs on China have contributed a slowing of the Chinese economy , as well as other countries' economies in the region. While China imposed a new 5% levy on USA crude oil starting from September, there was no new tariff on liquefied na...

Tennessee Man Sues Popeyes For Running Out Of Chicken Sandwich Tennessee Man Sues Popeyes For Running Out Of Chicken Sandwich

The man named Craig Barr is accusing Popeyes for, "false advertising, deceptive business practices by entity to public", according to reports. Countless time wasted driving to and from Popeyes . Popeyes promises they're working on bringing back...

European Union should be open for 'creative' solutions on Irish border: Brexit minister European Union should be open for 'creative' solutions on Irish border: Brexit minister

Barnier said the most contentious element of the agreement, the so-called backstop mechanism aimed at keeping the Northern Irish border open in all circumstances, must remain. The European Union will not discuss alternative arrangements regarding the...

Asian stocks mixed after US, Chinese tariff hikes

In Asia, the Shanghai Composite Index gained 1.3% to 2,924.11 while Tokyo's Nikkei 225 shed 0.4% to 20,620.19. Global markets remained subdued on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other, while the spotlight retu...

Tata Steel Europe to sell Cogent Power to JFE Shoji Tata Steel Europe to sell Cogent Power to JFE Shoji

A further 26 jobs could go at the company's Wolverhampton Engineering Steels Service Centre, which is also likely to close. " Tata Steel has signed a sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for Cogent Power Inc ( CPI ), with Japanese steel giant JFE S...

1578-HP Bugatti Chiron Prototype Smashes 300-MPH Barrier 1578-HP Bugatti Chiron Prototype Smashes 300-MPH Barrier

With British racing legend Andy Wallace at the wheel, a tuned Chiron Sport hit a top speed of 304.77mph (490.47 km/h) at a test track in Germany, beating the previous record by nearly 27mph. Front end of the Chiron consists of a larger splitter...

Manufacturing purchasing managers Index for August dips to 15-month low Manufacturing purchasing managers Index for August dips to 15-month low

Expansion in India's manufacturing sector hit its slowest in 15 months in August as demand and output grew at their weakest pace in a year and cost pressures increased, a private sector survey showed on Monday. New orders fell steeply across cons...

Macau's GGR slips nearly 9% in August Macau's GGR slips nearly 9% in August

That missed the median analyst estimate of a 4 percent fall, following a drop in July. Gambling revenue in the Chinese territory of Macau dropped 8.6% in August on the year, hit by tapering demand from high rollers, due to slowing economic growth...

British finance chief affirms 'fantastic' relationship with PM

Sonia Khan, Mr Javid's chief media adviser, was led out of Number 10 by a police officer after being sacked by Dominic Cummings . "I am not going to discuss any personnel issues, it would be inappropriate". "That only happens when you have a gover...

Three winning tickets share $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot Three winning tickets share $9 million Lotto 649 jackpot

The winning numbers were 5, 9, 33, 36, 39, 41 and 44. None of the $1 million prizes (Maxmillions) were won. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on September 3 will be approximately $12 million.

Crypto Traders Panic as Thai Exchange Crypto Traders Panic as Thai Exchange "Bitcoin Co." Announces Business Closure

BX.in.th will disable all deposits after September 6 and stop trading services after September 30. It asked customers to wirthdraw their funds from the website within the next month. The offloading of Bitcoin after the announcement of the excha...

India manufacturing growth at 15-month low in August -PMI India manufacturing growth at 15-month low in August -PMI

Factories suffered their sharpest contraction in seven years in August as they struggled to pull out of a deepening downturn triggered by a global trade war and no-deal Brexit worries. Data published last week showed a rise in unemployment in Augus...

How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account was hacked How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's account was hacked

A barrage of comments fired off on the platform questioned why the Twitter co-founder didn't secure his account with two-factor authentication, and how disturbing a sign it was that the service wasn't to keep its own chief safe on the platform.

President Trump: We will work hard to minimize effect of Hurricane Dorian

Florida residents, meanwhile, were bracing for a potentially unsafe brush with the storm as it slowly turns north after passing the Bahamas. "We expect that much of the eastern seaboard would be ultimately impacted and some of it very, very seve...

Kmart in Fargo closing in December

PR Director Larry Costello said in a statement that they have made the hard, but necessary, decision to close the Kmart in Fargo. A liquidation sale is expected to begin in mid-September and the store is planned to close by mid-December. Sears Holdin...

Systra buys British Steel's TSP Projects business Systra buys British Steel's TSP Projects business

TSP will continue to operate as TSP Projects and run as a business unit of Systra's UK & Ireland operations. The agreement, which also includes TSP's £70m of pension liabilities, will mean that 400 jobs are saved across the firm's five United Kingd...

Argentina debt flashback includes glimmer of hope Argentina debt flashback includes glimmer of hope

On Aug. 16 Fitch cut the country's long-term issuer rating by three notches to CCC from B, while S&P lowered the country's sovereign rating to B- from B and slapped a negative outlook on it. "He said 'let's forget what happened, we have to talk, '" a...

Elon Musk: 'China Is the Future' Elon Musk: 'China Is the Future'

Jack Ma spoke optimistically about AI to the crowd in Shanghai , talking about the job opportunities the technology will help create for the future workforce and predicting that people will spend less time doing trivial work and more time getting i...

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