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Are you excited for WWDC?

Aside from the cross-platform capabilities, macOS is slated to get a new dark mode , support for invoking Siri with a voice command, a desktop app for App...


Germany's Merkel talks European Union reforms, immigration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will approach Italy's populist new government with an open mind and try to work with it "instead of speculating abo...


Arab oil ministers stress need for continued OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation

After the report, US crude futures were down 57 cents to $67.62 a barrel as of 11:22 a.m. EDT (1522 GMT), while Brent crude August futures gained 61 cents to ...


India’s GDP for 4th quarter grows at 7.7 per cent

As compared to India's outstanding performance, China Grew at 6.8% in the January to March Quarter. Forecasts for January-March ranged from 6.9 to 7.7 per cen...


Good news everyone! Visa payments are back up and running

Visa issued an apology and said the outage was not down to "unauthorised access or a cyber attack". A statement from the company, released in the early hours...


Vogue Arabia causes a stir with Saudi Princess in the driver’s seat

A Vogue cover photo of a Saudi princess behind the wheel of a red convertible has ignited heated debate, as it follows a slew of arrests of women driving acti...


Right when you thought U.S.-China relations were improving

The White House this week announced the tariffs on Chinese goods are back on the table, after suggesting earlier that they would be postponed, pending negotia...


Deutsche Bank downgraded by S&P over restructuring plans

S&P said that "relative to peers, Deutsche Bank will remain a negative outlier for some time". The bank will have completed the "vast majority" of front-off...


Google reportedly not renewing contract for Project Maven drone program

Academics have written to Google asking it to withdraw from the project . " Google has promised to release its ethical policy regarding the development of ...


Fiat plans new 500e and 500 Giardiniera wagon

Kuniskis described the next 8C as having a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis, twin-turbo mid-engine V-6, electrified front axle with all-wheel-drive, more than 7...


Sears to close 72 more stores, including one Kmart in Arvada

The closures in MI are part of the company's plan to shed 63 more unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores from its portfolio as the Illinois-based department ...


Southwest passenger forces emergency landing after allegedly smoking marijuana onboard

Southwest will also be adding flights to Reagan National Airport, in Washington D.C. On November 4, the airline will begin daily nonstop service between Washing...


Vermont will pay remote workers $10,000 to move there

Phil Scott has signed into law a bill that will pay those new residents up to $10,000 over a period of two years in an effort to attract younger people to the...


PSOE's Pedro Sanchez becomes Spain's new PM after Rajoy is voted out

Rajoy became Spain's first sitting prime minister to give evidence in a trial when he was called as a witness a year ago, prompting calls for him to resign. S...


ASX uncertainty as United States tariffs spark global trade war

The comment was sure to further complicate talks that have been under way for months to renegotiate the landmark free trade deal that eliminated most tariffs ...


OECD Sees Strong Global Growth Amid Looming Risks

Regarding that in the eurozone, the OECD revised up its forecast to 2.2 percent in 2018 and 2.1 percent next year compared to 2.1 percent and 1.9 percent prev...


United States job growth surges, unemployment rate falls to 3.8 per cent

Economists had previously said bad weather was to blame for slower job growth over those two months. That lifted the annual increase in average hourly earning...


Deutsche Bank says financial strength 'beyond doubt' after ratings downgrade

The Federal Reserve declined to comment. Credit ratings are especially crucial for banks, whose perceived health is important in winning business and Deutsc...


Ticketfly’s Website Taken Offline After Hacker Intrusion, Customer Data Compromised

More concerningly, the hacker said they had access to a database which reportedly stores details of the venues, festivals and promoters who use Ticketfly . A...


Google won't renew controversial drone project with Pentagon amid employee backlash

Project Maven was launched last April as a pathfinder project for ways the military could use AI to update its national-security and defense capabilities "ove...


Stocks Plummet Amid Fears About Italy's Political Crisis

Analysts believe higher inflation will heap pressure on the European Central Bank to end its massive stimulus programme that has helped keep government borrow...


Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi wants investment from Warren Buffett

In the proposal, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.A, +2.10% BRK.B, +2.23% would have provided a convertible loan that would have given the famed inve...


San Francisco subpoenas Uber, Lyft on driver pay

Herrera wants to ensure that Uber and Lyft have proven that their drivers are contractors, or that the companies are giving them the proper pay and benefits...


China Cuts Tariffs on Wide Range of Consumer Goods From July

Just nine days ago, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin - recently returned from unsuccessful trade talks in Beijing - declared that " we're putting the trade w...


EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against U.S.

Juncker said he's "concerned by this decision", which he called, "protectionism, pure and simple". Mexico said it will impose retaliatory duties on a vari...