Nigeria’s GDP shrinks from 1.95% to 1.5% in Q2 -NBS

The NBS said the growth in the second quarter of 2018 is driven by developments in the non-oil sector as the services sector recorded its strongest positive movement since 2016. He said this was "an indication of increasing confidence in the Nigerian... More..

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Turns Out That ‘Pedo’ Diver’s Lawyer Did Contact Elon Musk
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Turns Out That ‘Pedo’ Diver’s Lawyer Did Contact Elon Musk

Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk pauses during a news conference in Tokyo September 8, 2014. Given recent events, you'd think Musk would lay off the tweet button. Tesla has said it has various ...More..

JetBlue has increased its fees for checked luggage
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

JetBlue has increased its fees for checked luggage

Loyalty program passengers, customers booking with select credit cards, and passengers who book economy flex or economy comfort fares ( Air Canada ) or WestJet Plus (WestJet) seats will continue to be exempt ...More..

99.3% of demonetised currency returned: RBI
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

99.3% of demonetised currency returned: RBI

After almost two years since the demonetization on November 9, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) says that verification of the banned notes are complete. At the time of demonetization three were 17165 million units...More..

China's Didi suspends Hitch ride-sharing service after passenger killed
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

China's Didi suspends Hitch ride-sharing service after passenger killed

Didi said on Sunday that the suspect has no prior criminal record, had provided authentic documentation and passed a facial recognition test before starting work. The company has also prepared for an initial pu...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

USA and Mexico agree on NAFTA revamp, Canada 'encouraged'

It's a preliminary deal between the two countries. As a candidate, Trump vowed to tear up NAFTA , "the worst trade deal in history". Speaking from the White House Monday morning, President Trump anno...More..

Buffett eyes investment in India-based tech company
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Buffett eyes investment in India-based tech company

More importantly, it will also mark Warren Buffett's first investment in a private technology company. Warren Buffett is investing in India? Berkshire will acquire 3 to 4% of One97 Communications Ltd . A...More..

U.S., Mexico reach tentative trade deal that could replace NAFTA
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

U.S., Mexico reach tentative trade deal that could replace NAFTA

The blue-chip Dow Jones index jumped 259 points, or 1 per cent, to 26,050 points. The deal resolves several thorny debates between the USA and Mexico including how much of a car's content needs to be made in th...More..

Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless auto tieup with Uber
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Toyota pours $500 mn into driverless auto tieup with Uber

Toyota's US listed shares rose 3.2 percent in volume spike in afternoon trading. The Toyota Guardian automated support system and Uber's Autonomous Driving System will both be integrated into what the compani...More..

Michael Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russia meeting
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Michael Cohen's lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russia meeting

Donald Trump Jr . says CNN is covering for "leftist hack" Carl Bernstein , a former Washington Post reporter, over a Trump Tower story. "For 30, 40 years I've been watching flippers". He said in court th...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

On the recording, Cohen and Trump appeared to discuss reimbursing American Media for the payment to McDougal, who has said she had a yearlong affair with Trump . Cohen, the Journal reported, was likely ref...More..

Verizon removes speed restrictions for all West Coast first responders
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Verizon removes speed restrictions for all West Coast first responders

The controversy began this week when a coalition of Democratic state attorneys general asked a federal appeals court to block the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from overturning its 2015 net neutrality...More..

Saudi reforms to boost growth despite any Aramco IPO delay
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Saudi reforms to boost growth despite any Aramco IPO delay

Hathoul, already known as one of the most outspoken female critics of the kingdom's human rights record, was first arrested in 2014 over charges of violating a Saudi law that banned women from driving after she...More..

Donald Trump Hints Of New Agreement Between US, Mexico Amid NAFTA Talks
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Donald Trump Hints Of New Agreement Between US, Mexico Amid NAFTA Talks

Trump said on Saturday that Washington could reach agreement with Mexico "soon" as the chief trade negotiator of Mexico's incoming president signaled possible solutions to energy rules and a contentious USA...More..

China's Crypto Crackdown Continues - Alipay Bans Bitcoin OTC Accounts
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

China's Crypto Crackdown Continues - Alipay Bans Bitcoin OTC Accounts

Beijing News also hinted that Alipay and Ant Financial Services had formed a joint inspection team to scrutinize over-the-counter crypto transactions and also setup highly functional systems to inspect web...More..

World Bank Poised To Settle A Blockchain-Based Bond Worth $73 Million
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

World Bank Poised To Settle A Blockchain-Based Bond Worth $73 Million

The bond-i is based a platform developed by CBA's Blockchain Centre of Excellence and infrastructure for the bond runs on Microsoft's Azure cloud service. Russia-based telecom operator MTS and Sberbank clai...More..

Fed's Powell signals more hikes ahead if USA economy remains strong
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Fed's Powell signals more hikes ahead if USA economy remains strong

In Europe, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index of regional shares closed up a preliminary 0.12pc. Futures indicated Wall Street was set to open higher . The Japanese yen rose 0.1 percent to 111.19 per ...More..

by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Trump threatens to "get involved" if Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t investigate Hillary Clinton

In the fall of 2016, weeks before the election, Cohen had set up a limited liability company in DE to hide the deal he made to silence the pornographic film actress Stormy Daniels about an affair she said ...More..

Tesla will remain a public company, Musk confirms
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Tesla will remain a public company, Musk confirms

Musk noted that he had met with the Tesla board of directors on Thursday and "let them know that I believe the better path is for Tesla to remain public". He owns about one-fifth of Tesla's shares. "We've sho...More..

ON: Ryanair changes cabin bag policy AGAIN
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

ON: Ryanair changes cabin bag policy AGAIN

How big is a small carry-on bag? We have increased the size of the free small carry-on bag by over 40% from 35 x 20 x 20cm (14,000 cm³) to 40 x 20 x 25cm (20,000 cm³). Priority customers can continue to bri...More..

Alastair Campbell: No-Deal Brexit Shows Project Fear Is Now Project Reality
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Alastair Campbell: No-Deal Brexit Shows Project Fear Is Now Project Reality

They cover a wide range of sectors from health and medicines to banking and trade. "The new burdens potentially facing food and drink exporters and importers set out today will frighten many SME food busine...More..

In Russia showed the
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

In Russia showed the "Moskvich", which will give odds to Tesla

Russian arms giant Kalashnikov unveiled its concept electric auto model at a major defence expo outside of Moscow yesterday. The prototype was unveiled at the Army-2018 Forum defence conference outside Mo...More..

Infiniti Prototype 10 weaves retro speedster with electric soul
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Infiniti Prototype 10 weaves retro speedster with electric soul

As Habib explains, "Electrification provides new opportunities for the design and layout of our cars". The Prototype 10 continues the single-seater concept. Where Prototype 9-a sleek, open-wheeled, electric r...More..

Oil Stabilizes, Supported By Bullish US Inventory Data
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Oil Stabilizes, Supported By Bullish US Inventory Data

Iran is the third-biggest producer within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) and the nation exports around 2 million barrels per day of crude, equivalent to around 2 percent of ...More..

Huawei hits back at
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Huawei hits back at "politically motivated" Aussie 5G ban

Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and ZTE have been banned by the Australian government from taking part in the 5G mobile network infrastructure rollout in the country. "That's what you get when you have the a...More..

Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump executive granted immunity in Cohen inquiry

Weisselberg was called to testify before a federal grand jury earlier this year, the Journal said. Weisselberg did not know what $130,000 was for, according to one person familiar with the situation, and ap...More..

Sears closing 46 more stores
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Sears closing 46 more stores

That includes the Sears stores at Vancouver Mall, as well as Happy Valley, Ore. and a K-Mart in Gresham. In January, Sears had said it was closing 100 stores. Thats the NY based real estate company owned ...More..

Pope voices outrage at 'repugnant' clergy abuse
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Pope voices outrage at 'repugnant' clergy abuse

Earlier, in his welcome speech at Dublin Castle , Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar referred to "dark aspects of the Catholic Church's history". "Disappointing, nothing new", was the reaction from Irish ab...More..

Trump's bad week: President's men turn against him
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Trump's bad week: President's men turn against him

Michael Cohen , former lawyer and fixer for US President Donald Trump , doesn't want a presidential pardon and, rather, is hoping to open up about what he knows to investigators with the special counsel Rober...More..

Flipping in criminal cases should be made illegal: Donald Trump
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

Flipping in criminal cases should be made illegal: Donald Trump

The New York Times first reported the possibility of the investigations. Trump denies ordering Cohen to break the law and says that the money came from his own fortune , not the campaign account. Cohen a...More..