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Stocks Tumble Again On US Tariff Plans

Although most tech firms fell Monday, open-source software company Red Hat soared 45.4% to $169.63 - reversing its losses from earlier this year - after IBM agr...


US, Brent crudes fall, as concern deepens over global economy

Brent for December settlement, which expires Wednesday, traded at $77.15 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, down 19 cents. US West Texa...


Hyundai working on solar roof charging system

Beginning around 2020, it will add solar roof panels to both electrified vehicles and gas models as a way of boosting efficiency. Hyundai Motor Co and its...


‘Candy Converter’ Let’s You Trade Unwanted Candy for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

While no one should ever complain about free candy, we all know the feeling of disappointment that comes from getting a second-rate sweet on Halloween night. ...


Pakistan improves its ranking in World Bank's Doing Business Report 2019

Since then, Israel has slipped in the rankings, reaching 54th place past year. "It was a big corruption issue, but there has been a record improvement in rank...


Britain to target online giants with new digital services tax

The United Kingdom is moving ahead of the European Union as it will introduce a new digital levy that has been dubbed the " Google tax", which was part of C...


Govt may have invoked never-used powers in talks with RBI Governor

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel on Tuesday met face-to-face - at the Financial Stability and Development Co...


Economy grew at robust 3.5% in third quarter

The U.S. economy slowed in the third quarter to a still-strong 3.5 percent annual growth rate , the Commerce Department said in its final assessment of economi...


IBM to acquire Red Hat for US$34 billion

The company once synonymous with mainframe computing has been slow to adopt cloud-related technologies and has had to play catch-up to market leaders Amazon.com...


Crude oil futures volatile Friday amid investor risk concerns

However, there is an important distinction when it comes to Saudi Arabia . After the United States unilaterally walked away from the Iran nuclear deal, Ch...


Tesla achieved profitability for Q3 2018

Musk said: "Around mid 2019". The increase lifted revenue to $6.8bn in the quarter, more than double a year ago. Pierre Ferragu, head of technology infras...


Number of billionaires in Taiwan rises to 35: UBS/PwC

That means famous billionaires like Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and fashion tycoon Amancio Ortega all got a lot richer. China's young ...


Cathay Pacific Says Data Breach Exposed Personal Information of 9.4 Million Passengers

Cathay Pacific said it discovered the data breach during a review of its IT procedures. The company said that it had first noticed suspicious activity o...


Trump reproaches Saudi "cover-up" amid Washignton's first penalty move

But the president appeared more open on Tuesday to punishing the Saudi government, telling reporters in the Oval Office he would consider jeopardizing military ...


$1 million winning lottery ticket sold in Kettering, Ohio

The prize is extraordinary by any measure, but particularly so for SC, where it would be enough for an exceedingly generous victor to shower roughly US$307 on e...


Feds A Greater Risk To US Economy-Says Trump

The interest rate was lowered by the bank to cope up with the recession of 2008. In addition, investors and economists view lower interest rates as catalyst...


Volkswagen T-Cross: Wolfsburg's smallest SUV debuts

It is based on the new gen Polo platform and is built for emerging markets like Brazil in India. Volkswagen T-Cross 2019 will be unveiled tonight at an ev...


Which cars are most reliable?

The Model 3 fared much better than either larger Tesla, with owner feedback predicting an "Average" reliability ranking . GM's Buick, normally a top-10 finisher...


Asia stocks fall sharply after Wall Street losses

It's also the middle of corporate earnings season - a time when publicly-traded companies must tell the world how they're doing - and some companies are forecas...


Google sacks dozens over sexual harassment

Eileen Naughton, Google's " vice president for people operations " - which doesn't sound like a cult position at all - stressed that the company reviews every h...


Jamal Khashoggi’s body likely in well at Saudi consulate

Dozens of Western officials, bankers and executives shunned a big investment conference in Riyadh this week. His comments came hours after US President Don...


Amazon's Prime Day boost couldn't save it from disappointing sales

Additionally, Amazon earlier this month said it will boost its minimum wage to $15 an hour , with the change taking effect next Thursday. The tech company'...


Dog pretends to be stray for McDonalds burger

According to KTRK , Princess' owner, Betsy Reyes , described the pup as " gold diggin " because she keeps leaving her home to beg for food at a nearby McDonal...


CIA Director Reportedly Hears Audio of ‘premeditated’ Khashoggi Killing

President Trump has called the "cover-up" of Khashoggi's death one of the "worst cover-ups in the history of cover-ups", and said he'll consult Congress on w...


In change of tack, Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi's murder ‘premeditated’

The Saudi government is accused of ordering and carrying out the killing inside the country's embassy in Turkey. After over two weeks of denials and shifting ...