Thursday October 1-st, 2020

Uber Works is Tinder for blue-collar jobs, and it's launching this week Uber Works is Tinder for blue-collar jobs, and it's launching this week

The ride-hailing company said today it is going to launch a new app called Uber Works this Friday. Uber will focus on making the app successful in Chicago, where it has already operated in a test phase for the past year, before introducing it elsew...

UK Court of Appeal allows mass claim against Google by iPhone users UK Court of Appeal allows mass claim against Google by iPhone users

Though the case was past year thrown out by the UK High Court, which claimed defendants had not offered up a sufficient basis for their demand of compensation against Google, the Court of Appeal today overturned the decision. The court said Lloyd had...

Samsung Pay Gets International Money Transfers Samsung Pay Gets International Money Transfers

Samsung Pay Cash is a virtual prepaid cash card that lives in your Samsung Pay account wallet. The latest beta version of Samsung Pay adds two additional features, making it even more capable. Money Transfer is now available in the U.S. and wi...

Hershey's and Yuengling team up for launch of Chocolate Porter Hershey's and Yuengling team up for launch of Chocolate Porter

Of course, there's still alcohol in the beer-4.7% by volume, to be exact-so cocoa fiends under 21 will have to stick to hot chocolate for now. However, the chocolate-infused beer is expected to make a splash when it hits wider release shortly thereaf...

Lawyers: MGM Settles for Up to $800 Million in Vegas Shooting Lawsuits Lawyers: MGM Settles for Up to $800 Million in Vegas Shooting Lawsuits

He says the company long hoped a settlement deal would be possible. A gunman opened fire from one of MGM's hotels into a concert venue it owns, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds. The law firm said an independent party would be appointed by ...

Elizabeth Warren and Mark Zuckerberg Face Off In War Of Online Words Elizabeth Warren and Mark Zuckerberg Face Off In War Of Online Words

On Tuesday, leaked audio comments from Zuckerberg said the company would likely sue the USA government if Warren became president and attempted to break up the company. And, you understand, it doesn't make election interference much less possib...

Tesla posts another record for deliveries, led by the Model 3 Tesla posts another record for deliveries, led by the Model 3

Tesla's sales have rocketed in Europe since the automaker introduced the Model 3 in key markets such as the Netherlands, Norway and Germany, beginning in February. "We aim to start some production in October, but the actual production volume depend...

German services lose momentum, leaving private sector in contraction: PMI German services lose momentum, leaving private sector in contraction: PMI

The sector saw its second-fastest decline in building activity in more than a decade, with employment levels and new orders both sinking as Brexit deters investment in building work. She said that public policy stimulus could potentially help the sec...

U.S. Factory Contraction Got Worse in September U.S. Factory Contraction Got Worse in September

Any reading below 50 indicates contraction. But the report suggests that global trade played a bigger role. The overall index number was bad, but more worrisome is the report's drop in factory orders of exports, said Torsten Slok, chief economist...

New Chevrolet Corvette Convertible gets folding hardtop New Chevrolet Corvette Convertible gets folding hardtop

More than 60 years of racing heritage helped set the stage for the most important debut in Corvette's racing history tonight, as Chevy's first mid-engine GTLM race vehicle - the Corvette C8.R - made its surprise debut alongside the 2020 Chevrole...

USA tariffs on European Union goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft USA tariffs on European Union goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft

The award is the largest among about two dozen at the WTO since it was created almost 25 years ago. The size and scope of the tariffs were reduced considerably from a US$25 billion list floated by Washington this year that included helicopters, maj...

Boris Johnson presents new Brexit plan to UK Parliament Boris Johnson presents new Brexit plan to UK Parliament

The pound hovered on Thursday as the fate of United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans hung in the balance, awaiting a response from the EU. "It is now for the European Union to respond and also show they can be creative and flex...

Google case for tracking data of iPhone users receives a go-ahead Google case for tracking data of iPhone users receives a go-ahead

These were then offered to subscribing advertisers to choose from when deciding who to direct their marketing to, according to the claim. Led by consumer advocate Richard Lloyd , the group was given permission to hear the case as a "representative...

Harland and Wolff shipyard saved in £6m rescue deal Harland and Wolff shipyard saved in £6m rescue deal

InfraStrata said Harland and Wolff's multi-purpose fabrication facility, quaysides and docking facilities were ideally suited for the energy infrastructure industry and the company's projects. They will be involved in the steel fabrication work requ...

Samsung ends mobile phone production in China Samsung ends mobile phone production in China

The reason behind this is being stated that Samsung lost out to Chinese brands like Huawei and Xiaomi. Sources say the US electric vehicle maker aims to start production at its China factory this month. Reuters further confirmed that Samsung will ...

USA stocks end sharply lower on deepening economic fears USA stocks end sharply lower on deepening economic fears

Stocks came under pressure Tuesday to start the month after a report showed USA factory activity contracted in September for a second consecutive month. "This normally volatile month could be passing some big moves to October this year", he said. T...

Australia cuts interest rate to record low

On Wednesday both Westpac and ANZ confirmed they too would not pass on the full rate cut. But he conceded there wasn't much he could do about it, amid calls for the Federal Government to force the banks to pass on the full cuts. "Despite a more...

Boris Johnson Unveils His Brexit Plan: Watch His Conference Speech In Full Boris Johnson Unveils His Brexit Plan: Watch His Conference Speech In Full

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on October 31, with or without a deal, though legislation recently passed by Britain's Parliament means that Johnson could be required to ask the bloc for an extension to avoid a "no deal" Brexit.

Forever 21 stores in San Diego on list of potential closures Forever 21 stores in San Diego on list of potential closures

The list of potential closures includes three stores in San Diego County: Mission Valley, Westfield UTC and Parkway Plaza in El Cajon. Fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday as it joined a growing list of brick-...

Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased Aurora Cannabis Inchares (NYSE:ACB) Can't Be More Risky. Short Interest Increased

Investors may also be looking into purchasing some foreign stocks to get the portfolio as diversified as possible. When an economic downturn is underway, investors may choose to select defensive stocks . Many investors will opt to use a combinatio...

UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory UAW strike forces GM to close Mexican pickup truck factory

General Motors Co said Tuesday an ongoing strike by United States workers has forced it to halt production at its pickup and transmission plants in Silao, Mexico , temporarily laying off 6,000 workers. ET on Tuesday. GM workers continued pi...

US wheat, corn, soybeans softened by technical trading US wheat, corn, soybeans softened by technical trading

Harvest is underway in Nebraska, according to the weekly USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service crop report. Spring wheat harvested was 89 percent, behind last year's 100 and the average of 98. China, the world's largest soybean importer, ...

USA may impose $7.5bn of tariffs on European Union over Airbus subsidies USA may impose $7.5bn of tariffs on European Union over Airbus subsidies

Guillaume Faury , Airbus's chief executive, said: "Airbus will continue working with its USA partners, customers and suppliers, to address all potential consequences of such tariffs that would be a barrier against free trade and would have a negative...

Flutter and Stars Group combine to become world's largest online gambling operator Flutter and Stars Group combine to become world's largest online gambling operator

Flutter and Stars - headquartered in Ireland and Canada respectively - racked up a combined $4.7 billion in revenue past year. The Murdochs' Fox Corp launched the FOX Bet sports betting platform last month in New Jersey in partnership with ...

The cities most at risk of a real estate bubble The cities most at risk of a real estate bubble

The risk of housing bubble collapse decreased for Asia's marque real estate price leaders, Hong Kong and Singapore. Munich topped the list of high-risk real estate bubble markets. If you purchased residential property in Toronto during the last 4...

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