United States acting as a bully to stifle our scientific development: China

ZTE immediately suspended trading of its shares on Chinese stock markets and delayed an earnings release. Consumer activists and technology experts are advising consumers to hold off on buying Android handsets from China's ZTE until the company c... More..

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The Two Men Arrested At A Starbucks Say They Feared The Police
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

The Two Men Arrested At A Starbucks Say They Feared The Police

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were at a Starbucks in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square location waiting for a business colleague when they were arrested for trespassing . Starbucks declined to discuss t...More..

by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Merck to sell global consumer health business to P&G for $4.2bn

The acquiring price for the Merck's business suggests that the Germany company has descended from the price demands of as much as four billion euros, which as per sources had deterred initial suitors like Nestl...More..

Oil prices settle higher as United States stockpiles drop
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Oil prices settle higher as United States stockpiles drop

USA crude and gasoline inventories fell last week, the American Petroleum Institute was said to report on Tuesday, in contrast to forecasts for a build in US government data later. "Gasoline demand was very str...More..

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): Intraday Technology Mover
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM): Intraday Technology Mover

The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 24.13%. IMPACT SILVER CORP ORDINARY SHARES CANA (OTCMKTS:ISVLF) had an increase of 13.62% in short interest. On Monday, November 13 the rating was maintained by RBC Cap...More..

Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins collapses as he leads Commonwealth Games marathon
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins collapses as he leads Commonwealth Games marathon

The final day of the Commonwealth Games was marred when Scottish athlete Callum Hawkins was left without medical attention on the marathon course after collapsing in brutal heat during the last event of the ...More..

United Nations chief warns against escalation over Syria
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

United Nations chief warns against escalation over Syria

The draft resolution expresses support for a fact-finding mission by the OPCW and requests that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres separately dispatch a "high-level disarmament mission" with the task of addr...More..

Black flags, 'Go back Modi' chants greet PM Modi at Chennai
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

Black flags, 'Go back Modi' chants greet PM Modi at Chennai

Earlier, a press conference was also planned with PM Modi at the IIT-Madras, adjacent to the Cancer Institute, but it failed to materialise. In fact Modi, who travelled by road in Chennai and deviated fro...More..

FOMC Minutes Suggest Confidence in Strengthening Economy and Inflation
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

FOMC Minutes Suggest Confidence in Strengthening Economy and Inflation

At the March 20-21 meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee voted to raise its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a range of 1.50% to 1.75%, as had been widely expected. But the minutes say that a ...More..

Stocks of Rusal collapse 50% after USA sanctions
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Stocks of Rusal collapse 50% after USA sanctions

The caricature shows that the decline in the shares of the company UC Rusal. The US Treasury sanctioned Russian individuals, officials, state-owned firms and companies, including Rusal, the world's second lar...More..

U.S. stocks trade lower amid trade concerns
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

U.S. stocks trade lower amid trade concerns

U.S. stocks opened sharply lower after China unveiled plans to hit major USA exports such as soybeans, cars and small aircraft with retaliatory tariffs, which seemed to portend a worsening tit-for-tat conflict ...More..

Isao Takahata, filmmaker co-founder of Studio Ghibli, dead at 82
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Isao Takahata, filmmaker co-founder of Studio Ghibli, dead at 82

Takahata, who was most well known for directing the 1998 film Grave of the Fireflies , passed away at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from the studio. His big break was actually with Toei Animation ...More..

Younkers may be closing Omaha stores
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Younkers may be closing Omaha stores

Bon-Ton is in active discussions with an investor group to acquire the company in a court-supervised sale process. Bon-Ton, Younker's parent company, sent a letter to the South Dakota Department of Labor ann...More..

RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged

The directive is aimed at having "unfettered access to all payment data for supervisory purposes", the central bank said. Viral V. Acharya - had voted in favor of a status quo. First, with the sharp moderation ...More..

Investors Crash on Faangbreaker Island: Technology Stocks Lead Stock Market Plunge
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Investors Crash on Faangbreaker Island: Technology Stocks Lead Stock Market Plunge

Two out of three of the major indexes ended up posting 2.0% gains, however, it was the road traveled to get there that drew the most attention with the S&P 500 Index moving by more than 1.5% on three of t...More..

Disney's Sky News move eliminates obstacle to Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Disney's Sky News move eliminates obstacle to Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover

Fox had already promised that Sky's 24-hour news service would remain independent under the ultimate control of Murdoch , but critics, including some high-profile politicians, remain adamantly opposed due to M...More..

Government must protect United Kingdom automotive jobs in Brexit negotiations
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Government must protect United Kingdom automotive jobs in Brexit negotiations

Scottish Brexit Minister Mike Russell said: "Scotland voted by a margin of 24 points to remain in the European Union but the response of the UK Government has been to seek to impose a disastrous hard Brexit and...More..

Three Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Three Facebook Messenger app users file lawsuit over privacy

The London-based political research organisation, which collaborated with the election campaign of Donald Trump in the runup to the 2016 USA vote, used the leaked information to develop a computer programme...More..

SoftBank Inks Deal To Build World's Largest Solar Project In Saudi Arabia
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

SoftBank Inks Deal To Build World's Largest Solar Project In Saudi Arabia

The deal is the first major investment by the fund in Saudi Arabia. The 32-year-old king-in-waiting and a Saudi delegation are cementing ties with the Trump administration and lining up American investors as th...More..

Dow plunges 724 pts amid fears of US-China trade war
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Dow plunges 724 pts amid fears of US-China trade war

Stocks fell sharply Thursday following the Trump administration's move to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling abo...More..

Devil is in the dots: Widely-predicted Fed hike unsettles investors
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Devil is in the dots: Widely-predicted Fed hike unsettles investors

The financial conditions tightened since the end of January as investors sought signals that the central bank could raise interest rates faster. In the future, there is a higher probability for the Fed to r...More..

Google set to cash in on product searches
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Google set to cash in on product searches

Through the Shopping Actions program, retailers pay Google a percentage of each purchase through a pay-per-sale model, rather than when the item serves up in search results. You can also speak out loud to y...More..

Dairy Queen celebrates spring with free cones for a cause
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dairy Queen celebrates spring with free cones for a cause

Spring's just a day away! This is the fourth time DQ has hosted a free cone day. Donations will be funneled to local children's hospitals in the network, and will stay in local communities. Take a moment to...More..

Unilever Switches Head Office To Rotterdam In Corporate Structure Shakeup
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Unilever Switches Head Office To Rotterdam In Corporate Structure Shakeup

As David Pollard reports, the decision by Britain's third largest company is a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's government nearly one year to the day before Brexit . And Unilever chief financial officer, G...More..

Goldman Sachs names David Solomon as CEO Lloyd Blankfein's replacement
by | Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Goldman Sachs names David Solomon as CEO Lloyd Blankfein's replacement

The sudden news was a shock on Wall Street, where Schwartz, who shared his titles and the effective No. 2 position at Goldman with David Solomon , was an odds-on favorite among many insiders to be the next lea...More..

Allegiant adds Nashville-Savannah flights
by | Thursday, March 08, 2018

Allegiant adds Nashville-Savannah flights

The Eugene Airport announced it is offering a new nonstop flight to San Diego. The others are Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Tampa-St. Seats are limited, and the cheap fares are not...More..

Walmart expanding meal kits nationwide
by | Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Walmart expanding meal kits nationwide

These meal kit programs often require subscriptions, since frequent purchases are needed to manage their business model. It also takes aim at standalone meal kit providers like Blue Apron and Hellofresh , ...More..

Raman Singh foresees an India free of Congress
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Raman Singh foresees an India free of Congress

The United Democratic Party has seen its tally drop to 6 from the 8 it had won in 2013, and the Hill State People's Democratic Party's score has slipped from 4 to 2. The Congress had its voters in the state. ...More..

New study shows gun-related injures drop during NRA conventions
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

New study shows gun-related injures drop during NRA conventions

UPS maintains that it's a "common carrier", and that if a shipper like the NRA "is engaged in lawful conduct, has an item that is legal to ship, and agrees to the company's terms and conditions regarding the ...More..

U.S. stock indexes waver as markets wait on Fed chairman
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

U.S. stock indexes waver as markets wait on Fed chairman

Mr Powell said he and his colleagues would take the firmer-than-expected data into account when they draw up their interest rate forecasts next month, prompting a rise in the dollar as some analysts increased ...More..

Assembly Elections: Counting of votes in 3 North Eastern states on Sunday
by | Saturday, March 03, 2018

Assembly Elections: Counting of votes in 3 North Eastern states on Sunday

Meanwhile, the BJP has emerged as a strong contender in all the three states and two exit polls have predicted that the party would dethrone the 25-year-old Left Front government in Tripura and consolidat...More..

Comcast challenges Murdoch with $31 billion offer to buy Sky
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

Comcast challenges Murdoch with $31 billion offer to buy Sky

The company made an all-cash offer of £12.50 per share, 16 percent higher than the offer made by 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA ). The deal would value Sky at £22.1 billion ($30.9 billion). If the Disney-21...More..

On Big Supreme Court Case, the Key Voice Is Silent
by | Friday, March 02, 2018

On Big Supreme Court Case, the Key Voice Is Silent

Two Justices - Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas - asked no questions. Conservative Justice Neil Gorsuch, the court's newest justice and the likely deciding vote, did not speak during the argument. She said con...More..

United Kingdom figures reveal 1.47 million people out of work
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

United Kingdom figures reveal 1.47 million people out of work

SNP employability minister Jamie Hepburn said both unemployment and employment had improved year on year, but said the latest quarterly numbers were "disappointing". "There are mixed messages in the data we've...More..

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway received $29B windfall from Trump's tax overhaul
by | Sunday, February 25, 2018

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway received $29B windfall from Trump's tax overhaul

On acquisitions, too-high prices were a barrier to almost all deals Berkshire looked at a year ago, says Buffett. Buffett declared in his 2015 annual shareholder letter that he has found the "right person",...More..