Saturday January 29-th, 2022

Apple-Backed Study Sheds Light on Physical Sales Through App Store Apple-Backed Study Sheds Light on Physical Sales Through App Store

The investigation follows a complaint from Spotify and an unnamed e-book distributor, which claimed Apple's rules hurt their ability to compete against the Californian tech giant. After a preliminary investigation, the Commission has raised conce...

Global stocks rally on hopes for economic improvement Global stocks rally on hopes for economic improvement

US stocks also rallied on the news. Eastern time when the Fed announced the latest changes, even though the announcement largely reflected the central bank following through on its prior commitments. "Lenders can find the necessary registration doc...

Next-gen Nissan X-Trail unveiled Next-gen Nissan X-Trail unveiled

Whatever the controversy, however, the 2021 Nissan Rogue is certainly bigger to the eye. The 2021 makeover, he added, will target "a very demanding customer who will expect a lot from a product". Built on a new platform with fresh styling, advanced...

Beijing coronavirus outbreak: travel restricted as 'severe' measures brought in Beijing coronavirus outbreak: travel restricted as 'severe' measures brought in

All indoor sports and entertainment venues in Beijing were ordered to shut on Monday, and some other cities across China warned they would quarantine those arriving from the capital. So far, nine out of 11 districts in the city have reported conf...

Workers on United Kingdom payrolls falls in May, vacancies plunge Workers on United Kingdom payrolls falls in May, vacancies plunge

But the United Kingdom jobless rate remained largely unchanged quarter-on-quarter at 3.9% in the three months to April, with unemployment at 1.34 million. United Kingdom jobless claims remained over 500,000 in April which was higher than expected but...

Workers on United Kingdom payrolls tumble and unemployment claims soar during lockdown Workers on United Kingdom payrolls tumble and unemployment claims soar during lockdown

The UK unemployment rate for the three months to April 2020 was estimated at 3.9%, 0.1 percentage points higher than a year earlier but largely unchanged on the previous quarter. The latest figures heap more pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson t...

Facebook Sacks Employee Who Tweeted About Its Inaction on Trump Posts Facebook Sacks Employee Who Tweeted About Its Inaction on Trump Posts

Following this protest, Zuckerberg has made a decision to review Facebook's policies. The letter, included in full below, expressed concerns about how Facebook manages misinformation and harmful, offensive and discriminatory language toward specifi...

BOJ boosts support for firms to $1 tril BOJ boosts support for firms to $1 tril

The Bank of Japan (BOJ) will meet today to begin its two-day, June interest rate review. Its total war-chest for companies amounts to 110 trillion yen when corporate bond purchases are taken into account. In a widely expected move, the BOJ maintained...

Stocks Rebound Amid Coronavirus Outbreaks In Beijing And U.S Stocks Rebound Amid Coronavirus Outbreaks In Beijing And U.S

Shares of travel companies took a hit Monday, with Carnival Corporation down 2.8% and United Airlines Holdings Inc. shedding 1.7%, but media companies like ViacomCBS Inc. All 11 major sectors of the S&P 500 were trading higher, with industrials and f...

Trudeau says government is looking to extend CERB payments Trudeau says government is looking to extend CERB payments

CERB recipients are set to see their $2,000-a-month benefit dry up in the next few weeks. While the federal government plans to extend the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, small businesses argue it needs to be adjusted to prevent abuse.

More eyes on Amazon private label practices More eyes on Amazon private label practices

In May, the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to testify about the company's competition practices. The Times says the Washington chief law officer's workplace is also investigating whether Amazon is making it hard for sellers...

Dallas Fed chief says systemic racism drags down the USA economy Dallas Fed chief says systemic racism drags down the USA economy

What they're saying: "We've made a big point and have been at the Dallas Fed, and across our entire Federal Reserve system, to help improve skills training, to improve educational attainment", Kaplan said. It's in the interest of the U.S. The fast...

PM Johnson to urge European Union to reach agreement by end of summer PM Johnson to urge European Union to reach agreement by end of summer

But EU commissioner Maros Sefcovic said Gove "couldn't be clearer" about the British position in their talk Friday. But Britain conceded Friday that the added economic pressures of the coronavirus crisis - the United Kingdom economy shrank by a fif...

Oil set to end week lower on coronavirus resurgence fears Oil set to end week lower on coronavirus resurgence fears

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, collectively known as OPEC+, have been reducing supplies by 9.7 million bpd, about 10 per cent of pre-pandemic demand, and agreed in early June to extend the cuts for a mont...

Transit service resumes after suspected grenade found at Bridgeport Station Transit service resumes after suspected grenade found at Bridgeport Station

The explosives unit will now conduct tests to determine whether it was a real grenade, he added. Police evacuated the bus and arrested the man. A number of bus routes have also been detoured to avoid the station. Photos from the scene show RCMP a...

June 13 update from Health Department on COVID-19 cases June 13 update from Health Department on COVID-19 cases

Last month, Sedgwick County reported more than 80% of deaths came from clusters at long-term care facilities. Morrison County also added no new cases Saturday for a total of 54 cases and one death. On Sunday, the MOH reported there were 2,487 Covid...

Britain’s three largest airlines fight United Kingdom quarantine with legal action Britain’s three largest airlines fight United Kingdom quarantine with legal action

The report also urged the Government to axe its controversial 14-day quarantine for all arrivals from overseas as BA, easyJet and Ryanair launched legal action to halt the "flawed" policy. The airlines, however, warned that the measure will have ...

Oil extends slump on fresh concerns over supply-demand balance Oil extends slump on fresh concerns over supply-demand balance

U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-Brent crude oil futures are trading lower on Thursday, pressured by another record build-up in U.S. OPEC+ slashed supplies by 9.7 million barrels per day (bpd), about 10% of pre-pandemic demand, and ...

Primark reveal re-opening dates for both Milton Keynes stores Primark reveal re-opening dates for both Milton Keynes stores

The move comes after some Primark stores are already trading overseas, including branches in Belgium, Italy, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and the US. "Feedback from customers and employees in those markets where the stores are open has been po...

United Kingdom economy takes 25% hit from COVID, recovery seen slow United Kingdom economy takes 25% hit from COVID, recovery seen slow

Both of April's readings represented bigger falls than the dire forecasts in a Reuters poll of economists. "This is a catastrophic decline, nearly to the extent of which was not in history, never", - said the Director of the analytical center of th...

Just Eat Takeaway’s $6 billion Grubhub takeover to probe industry growth Just Eat Takeaway’s $6 billion Grubhub takeover to probe industry growth

Left unresolved was a plan to get the deal approved by regulators, the sources added. Grubhub will start up Just Eat Takeaway in the US market, broadening the Dutch company's already-global reach that includes Australia, Brazil and Canada, in...

Band-Aid to make black and brown coloured bandages Band-Aid to make black and brown coloured bandages

The company shared a post on Instagram announcing their more inclusive line, along with a photo of the new bandage shades. The first Band-Aids first hit the market in 1921, but in the 99 years since, they've only been available in caucasian-skin ...

Apple puts 100 mil. dollars toward racial justice Apple puts 100 mil. dollars toward racial justice

Cook's initiative follows a number of other corporate efforts to fight racism. In addition to the company's existing relationships, Cook said Apple would work with the Montgomery, Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative - a nonprofit that focuses ...

Is Boris Johnson set to scrap two-metre rule? | London Business News Is Boris Johnson set to scrap two-metre rule? | London Business News

The announcement comes after calls have been made for the two-metre rule to be reduced. Sunak acknowledged the decision will have a major impact on the hospitality sector, with the government stating restaurants and pubs can start opening next mo...

EPRA lowers diesel, kerosene prices but hikes petrol by Sh5.77 EPRA lowers diesel, kerosene prices but hikes petrol by Sh5.77

In the national capital, the retail price of petrol increased by 59 paise and diesel by 58 paise per litre to ₹75.16 and ₹73.39 per litre respectively. "The government must immediately rollback the excise duty hike of Rs 23.78 on petrol and Rs 28.37 ...

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