Thursday September 19-th, 2019

South Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs:The Asahi Shimbun South Korea to file WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs:The Asahi Shimbun

Japan imposed export controls in early July targeting three essential chemicals used in products produced by South Korean tech giants such as Samsung and LG. As the first step of WTO dispute settlement, South Korea will request consultations with Jap...

4 in hiring sentiment, shows study

With seasonal variations removed from the data, the Net Employment Outlook of +12% is unchanged compared to the previous quarter and is relatively stable compared with a decrease of one percentage point compared to the Outlook reported during the sam...

Frankfurt: Hyundai i10 N Line unveiled Frankfurt: Hyundai i10 N Line unveiled

The new grille seems to suit its sporting addendums and there's redesigned bumpers at both ends, with a dinky diffuser at the rear. There are also neat touches of red which further denote the hatchback's newfound sportiness. Hyundai has unveiled the ...

BMW Concept 4: Chris Bangle Come Back - All Is Forgiven BMW Concept 4: Chris Bangle Come Back - All Is Forgiven

Aptly called the Concept 4, and unlike previous cars in its bloodline, this BMW coupe will look quite different from the 3er on which it's presumably based. While the side profile (with a windowline gently rising backward) and jagged rear end hav...

Married man's death during sex on business trip ruled a 'workplace accident' Married man's death during sex on business trip ruled a 'workplace accident'

He met a local woman on a night in February 2013, but was found dead in his hotel room in Meung-sur-Loire shortly after the pair had sex. His death was classified as an " accident du travail " by French labour authorities, a decision that meant tha...

Labour’s Watson calls for new Brexit referendum before general election Labour’s Watson calls for new Brexit referendum before general election

He additionally warned the prime minister basic election "is coming", however not on his phrases, because the Labour chief successfully launched his marketing campaign for an election he's but to vote for. "People know they will push for remain bei...

Mercedes-Benz's electric car concept has an LED grille and 'fragrance flask' Mercedes-Benz's electric car concept has an LED grille and 'fragrance flask'

The Vision EQS is also fully electric , featuring a 100 kWh battery and a total output of approximately 350 kW (476 PS / 470 HP). At the front, you'll find the mask-like graphic that is becoming a signature of the EQ range, with a glassed-in "gril...

Wendy's to open for breakfast, hire 20000 workers Wendy's to open for breakfast, hire 20000 workers

The Dublin, Ohio-based chain, which has attempted breakfast in the past, announced September 9 it plans to expand morning meal offerings nationwide. Here are three items. A full menu and prices will be released later this year. Wendy's is not the...

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Drops Below 40 Percent in Three New Polls

In addition, 6 in 10 Americans surveyed believed a recession is likely to hit the USA next year. According to the poll , Trump's approval sits at 38 percent with 56 percent disapproving. However, although 56 percent of those surveyed in the Post/...

Brushing concerns aside: United States economy untouched by trade war: Mnuchin Brushing concerns aside: United States economy untouched by trade war: Mnuchin

The United States is meeting with technology and other companies as it considers its options following a row with Paris over France's tax on big internet firms, the U.S. dropped Turkey from its F-35 program as part of its efforts to preserve its mili...

WeWork owner considers slashing IPO valuation to below $20b WeWork owner considers slashing IPO valuation to below $20b

Early this year, Goldman Sachs Group Inc pitched WeWork as a US$65 billion business. SoftBank Group, a leading shareholder in the holding company of USA office-sharing startup WeWork , has urged it to shelve a planned IPO on concerns over the ...

FM Nirmala Sitharaman's explanation for auto slowdown: Millennials prefer Ola, Uber FM Nirmala Sitharaman's explanation for auto slowdown: Millennials prefer Ola, Uber

She, however, added that some of the industry suggestions had already been considered. Domestic passenger vehicle sales skidded for the 10th consecutive month, falling from 287,198 units in August previous year to 196,524 units last month and reg...

Former Labour MPs tear into Jeremy Corbyn over antisemitism during debate Former Labour MPs tear into Jeremy Corbyn over antisemitism during debate

Watson will insist that it is not too late to win back remainers attracted by the Lib Dems' simpler "stop Brexit" message. Addressing the annual Trades Union Congress conference, Mr Corbyn said he would reverse the "deliberate, decades-long transfe...

Trump dismisses U.S. national security advisor John Bolton Trump dismisses U.S. national security advisor John Bolton

Trump's mention of differences between Bolton and "others in his administration" appears to be a reference to the conflict between Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 National Historically Black ...

Video appears to show Tesla driver asleep in moving vehicle Video appears to show Tesla driver asleep in moving vehicle

It adds self-driving technology does not absolve drivers of responsibility. Randall did not contact the police nor did anyone else and no incidents have been reported, so we have to assume the driver awoke and got to his destination safely.

Next-gen Land Rover Defender unveiled

Gerry McGovern, Chief Design Officer, Land Rover , said, "The new Defender is respectful of its past but is not harnessed by it". This is visible in how the new Defender looks. Its maximum wading depth of 900 mm is supported by a new Wade prog...

Pink auto insurance card goes digital for Ontario drivers Pink auto insurance card goes digital for Ontario drivers

People shouldn't be forced to rummage through their glove compartments for slips of papers to prove coverage, he said. The Ontario government announced this Thursday that the province will now allow drivers to carry electronic proof of their Ontari...

Fed Chairman Powell says he doesn't expect recession Fed Chairman Powell says he doesn't expect recession

At a forum in Switzerland sponsored by the Swiss Institute of International Studies, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about central bank digital currencies and Facebook's proposed Libra stable coin-like digital currency. "The labor m...

Trump's Huawei ban makes no sense — Microsoft's top lawyer Trump's Huawei ban makes no sense — Microsoft's top lawyer

That's the way this country works'". Interesting read? Subscribe to FierceElectronics! Sign up today to get electronics news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go. However, Smith said the USA government has shown Microsoft - which ...

Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz new energy minister Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz new energy minister

The new energy minister is an older half-brother to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and an experienced oil industry figure in Saudi Arabia. And when sanctions-hit Iran resisted a push by Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation to increase oil output...

Canada gains 'robust' 81,100 jobs in August as national election looms Canada gains 'robust' 81,100 jobs in August as national election looms

It also comes only days before the start of the campaign for the October 21 federal election. The number of unemployed people also dropped by 9,600 people between August 2018 and August 2019. The loonie strengthened to a 2-year high of 1.4540 again...

Turkey-US patrols for Syria safe zone to begin Sunday: Defense minister Turkey-US patrols for Syria safe zone to begin Sunday: Defense minister

But as Turkey suffers an economic downturn and rising unemployment, calls among Turks for Syrians to go home are growing. Ankara, which hosts 3.6 million Syrian refugees, controls parts of north Syria where it says 350,000 Syrians have already retu...

US will slap sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil US will slap sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil

To put pressure on them, Iran has already pushed past limits in the deal, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA , on nuclear enrichment purity and stockpiles of enriched uranium. He was also expected to shed more light on a repor...

Bugatti's 300-mph Chiron comes to production as the Super Sport 300+ Bugatti's 300-mph Chiron comes to production as the Super Sport 300+

In some angles, the auto reminds us of the limited-edition Bugatti Centodieci and the La Voiture Noire , but the Chiron Super Sport 300+ has an elongated tail, which is around 10-inches longer than the regular Chiron . The longer bodywork also ...

What to expect from Apple's fall product launch tomorrow What to expect from Apple's fall product launch tomorrow

Apple has recently been emphasizing growth in services over hardware. Latest rumors regarding Apple's upcoming iPhones suggest that the A13 chips said to power the devices will be aided by an additional co-processor, code-named 'Rose/R1' .

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