Thursday September 19-th, 2019

Almost Every State Except California Is Coming After Google In Antitrust Action Almost Every State Except California Is Coming After Google In Antitrust Action

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes said the probe was "for the benefit of the tech ecosystem to help level the playing field". Google, for its part, reiterates that it will be fully cooperating with regulators during the coming months. "We have to as...

Oncimmune presents positive test results at Barcelona conference | 9 September 2019 Oncimmune presents positive test results at Barcelona conference | 9 September 2019

This break-through in the diagnosis of lung cancer could save a significant number of lives as well as reduce the overall cost of care for this high risk population. Funding for the study was provided by the Scottish Government, Chief Scientist Off...

Amazon to hire 30,000 in nationwide job fairs Amazon to hire 30,000 in nationwide job fairs

The job fairs may be a necessity for Amazon . The relative strength of the economy has prompted Amazon to make extra efforts to hire employees. Amazon employs roughly 650,000 workers right now, up from about 100,000 in 2012. "You'll get to inven...

Oil rises on hopes of extended OPEC production cuts Oil rises on hopes of extended OPEC production cuts

Nasser said that with the appointment of Prince Abdulaziz as energy minister, Aramco would have an "arms-length" relationship with the ministry, which he said would continue to dictate Aramco's maximum sustained capacity and production. Still, Russ...

VW unveils new logo, affordable e-cars in revamp VW unveils new logo, affordable e-cars in revamp

But is the ID.3 coming to South Africa? Thanks to its fast charging capability, it is possible to charge the ID.3 sufficiently for a range of around 290 km within 30 minutes, using a fast-charging output of 100 kW. Only the electric windows and hazar...

China adds nearly 100 tons of gold to its reserves China adds nearly 100 tons of gold to its reserves

The bullion reserves rose to 62.45 million troy ounces (2,141 tons) as of the end of last month, according to the latest data released by the People's Bank of China . The Goldman Sachs Group is one of the investment banks expect that the precious me...

13,000 stranded after French airline collapses 13,000 stranded after French airline collapses

Thousands of passengers of the French airline Aigle Azur have been stranded around the world for days after their planes were grounded due to bankruptcy. The French state, keen to drum up interest and save Aigle Azur's 1,200 jobs, had also flagged po...

India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Log Worst-Ever Drop In August India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Log Worst-Ever Drop In August

Passenger vehicle sales plunged 31.57% year-on-year to 196,524 units in August, falling for the 10th straight month, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (Siam ) data showed, while passenger auto sales fell 41.09% to 115,957 units.

It became known as the Twitter trump's impact on the market It became known as the Twitter trump's impact on the market

The behemoth financial company and the provider of indices of all sorts insists that the U.S. president has increased the number of tweets in the recent months, affecting the markets. They also noted that while their current analysis was limited to U...

Elliott invests $3.2B in AT&T, seeks changes Elliott invests $3.2B in AT&T, seeks changes

The activist fund manager Elliott Management announced Monday its funds had taken a roughly $3.2 billion stake in AT&T and called for the telecom giant to consider streamlining operations and shedding business units, potentially including Direc...

Man caught asleep at the wheel of self-driving vehicle Man caught asleep at the wheel of self-driving vehicle

Dakota shared the footage on Twitter with the caption: 'Some guy literally asleep at the wheel on the Mass Pike (great place for it). He told NBC he drove next to the Tesla for about 45 seconds to a minute before speeding up and leaving the sleep...

AB Foods warns strong dollar will hit Primark margins AB Foods warns strong dollar will hit Primark margins

However, the firm forecasts that margins would fall next year. However, finance director John Bason said ABF would rather take a hit to profits than pass on price rises. Trading across the group in the 12 months to September was mixed with a stro...

Fearless accuses Google of GDPR workaround to share personal data with advertisers Fearless accuses Google of GDPR workaround to share personal data with advertisers

The Data Protection Commission began an investigation into Google's practices in May after it received a complaint from privacy-focused browser maker courageous that Google was allegedly violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ( G...

US Stock Market Overview - Stock Trade Mixed Following Soft Employment Report US Stock Market Overview - Stock Trade Mixed Following Soft Employment Report

The increase fell short of Wall Street estimates for 150,000, while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, as expected. Average hourly earnings for all private sector workers in August increased by $0.11, which was an increase from the $0.9 hikes ...

VW teams up with boutique shop to create electric Beetles VW teams up with boutique shop to create electric Beetles

The output from the motor, meanwhile, is 81bhp and 155lb ft. "Innovative e-components from Volkswagen Group Components are under the bonnet - we work with them to electrify historically important vehicles, in what is an emotional process".

States Take On Facebook In Antitrust Investigation States Take On Facebook In Antitrust Investigation

NY is leading a multistate investigation of Facebook for possible antitrust violations, Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday, kicking off a bipartisan wave of independent state inquiries targeting the social media giant as well as Google'...

China's digital currency will be like Facebook's Libra, says central bank official China's digital currency will be like Facebook's Libra, says central bank official

Mu said the advantage a central bank-issued digital coin had over those issued by WeChat and Alipay was that commercial platforms could, in theory, go bankrupt which could cause users losses. The Chinese government had set up a research team back in ...

Germany's Industrial Output Falls Unexpectedly Germany's Industrial Output Falls Unexpectedly

Nevertheless, "new orders for industry have overall made a weak start to the third quarter", the economy ministry in Berlin acknowledged in a statement. That followed separate data showing factory orders fell 2.7% in July. 'So there may be little g...

United will allow passengers to avoid 737 Max flights United will allow passengers to avoid 737 Max flights

Air Canada had two dozen 737 Max aircraft when regulators grounded the plane in March following two fatal crashes . "I, like anyone that joined American in the 80's knows full well how important the MD-80 was and is to American Airlines ", said ...

S. Africa's GDP grows by 3.1 percent in Q2 of 2019 S. Africa's GDP grows by 3.1 percent in Q2 of 2019

Iron ore, manganese and coal were the main contributors to mining growth. After a downturn in the first half of 2018 when farming plunged, the economy has struggled to regain momentum, posting a shock contraction in the first quarter of this year.

Australian Economy Reports Weakest Growth In Decade Australian Economy Reports Weakest Growth In Decade

In the June quarter of 2019, Australia's gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 0.5 percent in seasonally adjusted chain volume terms, making it a 1.4 percent increase over the entire financial year. "By and large it's not what's happening globally tha...

Novatek Signs LNG MoU with India's H Novatek Signs LNG MoU with India's H

The firms will study the joint development of a network of filling stations network a fleet of LNG-fueled trucks, Novatek said Filling station network Wednesday in a statement. The two nations will work for identification of new projects of coopera...

Tesla shock: Model 3 becomes a United Kingdom top-10 best-seller Tesla shock: Model 3 becomes a United Kingdom top-10 best-seller

Fewer than 25,000 were registered last month - down 12.2 per cent compared to August 2018. Deliveries of the Model 3 began in late June. Private and fleet registrations fell 3.0% and 1.5% respectively last month, while the smaller business market w...

Facebook Considers Hiding 'Likes' to Protect Fragile Egos Facebook Considers Hiding 'Likes' to Protect Fragile Egos

The feature was first spotted by Jane Manchum Wong and she noticed that the number of likes on specific posts was hidden to everyone else other than the original poster. "The list of people who liked/reacted will still be accessible, but the amount...

Johnson to take aim at 'cowardly' Corbyn as election battle looms

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Labour wanted an election but its priority was stopping a no-deal Brexit. Lord Pannick said Mr Johnson sees Parliament as a "threat to the implementation of his policies" and as "impeding the pursuance of those...

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