Friday January 28-th, 2022

Canada probes Amazon over 'potential abuse of dominance' Canada probes Amazon over 'potential abuse of dominance'

Canada's competition regulator is looking into Amazon.com Inc. over concerns the e-shopping giant's practices hurt local companies and consumers. The Competition Bureau said it is conducting its investigation under the restrictive trade practices p...

United States retail sales miss forecasts in July as Covid-19 bears down United States retail sales miss forecasts in July as Covid-19 bears down

Initially, Wall Street wasn't impressed with the data. But lurking in the report was a bright spot. Anticipating the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the US economy to continue, the NRF notes imports at major USA retail container ports dur...

IQiyi Down on SEC Investigation IQiyi Down on SEC Investigation

Baidu's second-quarter revenue fell by 1 percent to 26.0 billion yuan (3.8 billion US dollars) from the same period a year earlier but was better than an average analyst estimates of 25.7 billion yuan (3.7 billion USA dollars). The company claims to ...

California Independent System Operator declares Stage 2 electrical emergency California Independent System Operator declares Stage 2 electrical emergency

Nearby areas around San Rafael were most affected with almost 50,000 PG&E customers citing outages; Santa Rosa saw a similar number of customers facing blackouts and another outage in San Mateo left 35,000 customers in the dark. The Sacramento Munici...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Cuts Stakes In Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Cuts Stakes In Wells Fargo, JPMorgan

According to the filing, the Oracle of Omaha, as Warren Buffett is often called closed his position in Goldman Sachs completely. Buffett focused on investing in numerous other aspects of the traditional financial scene, including substantial invest...

Cruise lines set sail again in the Mediterranean Cruise lines set sail again in the Mediterranean

In response, Italian authorities have ordered the closure of all dance halls and night clubs from Monday. The chaperone will act as a monitor of sorts, ensuring that travellers are following proper health protocols such as face masks and social dista...

9000+ government accounts hacked 9000+ government accounts hacked

The attacks were aimed at stealing COVID-19 relief packages. You may want to pay extra attention to any email you're getting from the Canada Revenue Agency. Fink has also reported the incident to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre and the Regina Poli...

CANADA: Health Canada says several kids hospitalized after eating edible pot products CANADA: Health Canada says several kids hospitalized after eating edible pot products

Edible cannabis products may legally contain a maximum of 10 milligrams of THC per package. The government agency further reminds Canadians to only buy weed products from approved provincial and territorial retailers. Children under the age of ...

S&P 500 Index opens little changed after mixed United States data S&P 500 Index opens little changed after mixed United States data

The benchmark index at one point on Friday was up 0.15 percent to 3,378.51 but retreated to close very marginally lower. Canada's main stock index fell on Friday, hurt by energy stocks that fell after crude prices dropped on doubts over a recovery ...

More blackouts? Here’s what Californians need to know for this weekend More blackouts? Here’s what Californians need to know for this weekend

It's the second night in a row that the California Independent System Operator has taken the drastic step as temperatures soar across the U.S. West and people blast fans and air conditioners to keep cool. The California ISO declared the emergency sho...

Greencore Ramps Up Contact Tracing Following COVID Outbreak At Northampton Facility Greencore Ramps Up Contact Tracing Following COVID Outbreak At Northampton Facility

Mr Attwall, of The Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union , said there were "lots of members car-sharing, lots of members are living in the same household with the whole family working in the factory". Northampton Borough Council and Public Health No...

State power operator declares stage 2 emergency, electrical outages possible

During this emergency, if system conditions do not improve, the ISO would declare a Stage 3, which will lead to rotating power outages. Last year, PG&E's power shut-offs hit hundreds of thousands of homes and workplaces in northern California and w...

BMW Teases Its Very First M3 Touring Wagon BMW Teases Its Very First M3 Touring Wagon

The boss of BMW M division, Markus Flasch, has already confirmed the next M3 saloon will be powered by the same engine as Munich's high-performance SUVs, boasting power outputs of 480bhp and 510bhp. Power of course will be derived from six-cylinder M...

United Kingdom signs coronavirus vaccine deals with J&J and Novavax United Kingdom signs coronavirus vaccine deals with J&J and Novavax

As part of the deals, Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceutica unit will supply the British government with 30 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate Ad26.COV2.S. Today's agreements will not only benefit people in the United Kingdom but wil...

China to launch digital currency pilot program in some cities: MOFCOM China to launch digital currency pilot program in some cities: MOFCOM

A Chinese Ministry of Commerce agent stated today that the trials will cover much of China's most affluent areas. According to a report by the Financial Times, the bank will use DCEP to provide banks with further opportunities in the area of di...

SK Bioscience inks CDMO deal with Novavax for Covid-19 vaccine SK Bioscience inks CDMO deal with Novavax for Covid-19 vaccine

Novavax is planning a phase 3 trial in the coming weeks after encouraging results from an early study showing the vaccine produced higher levels of neutralising antibodies than in recovered patients. BE said in a statement that Johnson & Johnson's CO...

Onions sold in Mississauga recalled due to possible Salmonella Onions sold in Mississauga recalled due to possible Salmonella

The heath agency reported that, as of July 30, there have been 114 confirmed cases of salmonella across Canada, with 43 in British Columbia; 55 in Alberta; 13 in Manitoba; two in Ontario; and one in Prince Edward Island, though this individual visi...

California will switch exclusively to electric trucks in 2024 California will switch exclusively to electric trucks in 2024

The state is approving the nation's first-of-its-kind rule for truck manufacturers on Thursday. Many of those areas are clustered in low-income communities and communities of color. And preliminary data suggest air pollution may be linked with hig...

New Mercedes-Benz S-Class interior revealed New Mercedes-Benz S-Class interior revealed

Hartmut Sinkwitz, head of interior design, said: "Our S-Class customers are highly discerning". That consists of an open-pore wood veneer with embedded, form-following inlays made from aluminum. As the brand's flagship model, the S-Class not only ref...

European Commission Reaches First Agreement on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine With AstraZeneca European Commission Reaches First Agreement on Potential COVID-19 Vaccine With AstraZeneca

Novavax also plans to manufacture some of the vaccine using FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies's facilities in Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees. "Our citizens' lives and our economy need a safe and effective vaccine against the coronavirus ".

First Of Four Bronco Off-Roadeo Locations Revealed As Austin, Texas First Of Four Bronco Off-Roadeo Locations Revealed As Austin, Texas

The first of these new concepts is the purpose-built Four-Door Outer Banks Fishing Guide edition. The Bronco Off-Rodeo is a two-day experience that's broken down into sections. In addition, it also has a landing platform for drones. The facility ...

Grant Shapps: France ‘likely’ to impose reciprocal quarantine rules Grant Shapps: France ‘likely’ to impose reciprocal quarantine rules

Dyan Crowther, chief executive of the HS1 high-speed London to Channel Tunnel rail link, said it was "heartbreaking" seeing families having to cancel holiday plans and spend hundreds of pounds dashing home to beat quarantine. France reacted negati...

China Sinopharm's potential COVID-19 vaccine triggers antibodies in clinical trials China Sinopharm's potential COVID-19 vaccine triggers antibodies in clinical trials

Britain and the USA are in the lead with six vaccine deals with drugmakers each, as companies and governments worldwide work overtime to find a vaccine against the pandemic disease. "We are also delighted to expand our collaboration with FUJIFILM Dio...

Powerball Drawing For 08/12/20: Wednesday Jackpot is $169 Million Powerball Drawing For 08/12/20: Wednesday Jackpot is $169 Million

The Powerball jackpot reverts to $20 million for Saturday's drawing. It's time to grab your tickets and check your numbers to see if you're the lucky victor. The Powerball game is played in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. ...

Moderna shares jump on USA vaccine deal Moderna shares jump on USA vaccine deal

Moderna is carrying out phase 3 clinical trials due to finish in September after a phase 1 trial showed the mRNA-1273 vaccine caused an antibody response in all 45 people tested. The vaccine agreements signed between several companies and the USA go...

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