Apple, dwindling, sells less than a million iPhones in India in 2018

Apple does not manufacturer its latest iPhone devices domestically in India, and so its top models are subject to tariffs that drive up the price, compared to cheaper handsets from companies like Samsung (Apple's biggest rival) and Xiaomi . More..

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Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings

In a research note, GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives called the second-quarter showing "a near-term gut punch" to Netflix . This Q2, we over-forecasted global net additions which amounted to 5.2m vs. Wall Stre...More..

Black woman says CVS manager called police because she had wrong coupon
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Black woman says CVS manager called police because she had wrong coupon

A CVS spokesman said a regional director contacted Hudson as soon as the company became aware of the incident. "Apparently, they'd hung up on him the first time he called, so he had to call them back a seco...More..

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo' for mocking submarine
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer a 'pedo' for mocking submarine

Unsworth had also stated in a column on Mediate , that he felt it was a publicity stunt for Musk because he had to know it wouldn't work. The attack by Mr Musk, 47, came after the experienced cave diver rubb...More..

Greyhound Canada to end service in Prairies, B.C., eliminating 415 jobs
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Greyhound Canada to end service in Prairies, B.C., eliminating 415 jobs

The national motor coach carrier is discontinuing service west of Sudbury, effective October 31, as part of massive nation-wide cuts in Ontario and Western Canada. "I had even contacted them about taking over s...More..

21st Century Fox Wins Key Approval In Britain For Sky Deal
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

21st Century Fox Wins Key Approval In Britain For Sky Deal

To be fair, that wouldn't change if Comcast won, as they also aim to be a player in the streaming space. Comcast has yet to respond with a new offer for the Fox assets. June 13, 2018. "That said, Comcast...More..

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

Some users reported Musk's comments to Twitter , one saying he "shouldn't be allowed to use Twitter to unleash [his] followers on people like this". Responding to the criticism, Musk tweeted a defence of h...More..

Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear shuts down 'pay your age' discount after 'overwhelming' crowds

Build-A-Bear warned yesterday that it was anticipating long lines and waiting times, adding that it would "make every effort to help as many guests as possible participate in this first-time event". One shopp...More..

Build-A-Bear customers left in tears following sale cancellation
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear customers left in tears following sale cancellation

Some people queued for over six hours with parents and children as young as seven-weeks-old outside the Hull Build-A-Bear shop at St Stephen's Shopping Centre. "The line was cut off sometime in the 10 a.m. hou...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair Pilot strike gets underway in Ireland

It usually operates 290 flights from Ireland across Europe. Ryanair met with Forsa on "neutral ground" earlier this week but failed to come to an agreement in time to avoid the strike. "We will do this by can...More..

Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending

As he flew off to the United Kingdom on Thursday for the next leg of his European tour, it was left to President Emmanuel Macron of France to correct the record following Trump's freewheeling press conference...More..

Listeria death in Victoria linked to strain found in recalled frozen vegetables
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Listeria death in Victoria linked to strain found in recalled frozen vegetables

The company's statement was circulated on social media and although there were serious concerns about food safety, many social media users wanted to know, "who is buying frozen rice". The products were being so...More..

Donald Trump attacks Brexit plan and says Britons ‘like me a lot’
by | Friday, July 13, 2018

Donald Trump attacks Brexit plan and says Britons ‘like me a lot’

Parliament's lower house was formally suspended for five minutes Thursday, when the announcement of a key policy paper on the nation's planned exit from the European Union descended into chaos after members of ...More..

Australian dollar smacked as Trump readies $200bn tariffs for China
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Australian dollar smacked as Trump readies $200bn tariffs for China

The new list would mark the latest escalation of the trade war between the world's two biggest economies. "For over a year, the Trump administration has patiently urged China to stop its unfair practices, ope...More..

Woman dies after company cuts off power to her home
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Woman dies after company cuts off power to her home

Family members remained at her side, fanning her and applying ice packs to her sides to keep her cool. "She suffered and she passed right in front of us". "We encourage customers who have medical issues to cont...More..

Timehop’s database breached compromising data of 21 million users
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Timehop’s database breached compromising data of 21 million users

These keys have been since deactivated, which makes them useless for the attackers. Allowing any app to access all of your social media accounts requires trust, and that trust has been eroded this week with...More..

The Economy Keeps Adding Jobs, But Filling Them Gets Harder
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

The Economy Keeps Adding Jobs, But Filling Them Gets Harder

Labor Department. Buoyant job creation: The U.S. economy continues to be one of the most dynamic job creators in the world, adding 213,000 jobs in June (the median estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloombe...More..

President Erdogan heralds Turkey's 'fresh start'
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

President Erdogan heralds Turkey's 'fresh start'

Erdogan will face immediate and major challenges posed by an imbalanced if fast-growing economy and foreign policy tensions between the West and Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member. Under the ne...More..

Chinese customs clears some US goods as new tariffs take effect
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Chinese customs clears some US goods as new tariffs take effect

Beijing insists it's the injured party. China lodged a case with the World Trade Organization against the United States, its commerce ministry said on Friday. These include soybeans and automobiles. "W...More..

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

An analysis of the Chequers statement circulating within the ERG was damning about the plans, a Brexiteer source said. There would be "a complete end to freedom of movement", the "supremacy of British court...More..

United Kingdom business group warns patience running out on Brexit
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

United Kingdom business group warns patience running out on Brexit

The upcoming summit was discussed at the regular weekly meeting of Cabinet at Downing Street on Tuesday, but Mrs May did not use the opportunity to set out the "third way" option for future customs arrangements...More..

Oil rises as market tightens
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Oil rises as market tightens

The United States and China have started a trade war on Friday, introducing bilateral tariffs worth 34 billion Dollars, while not showing willingness to start talks with a view to reaching a ceasefire. Earlier ...More..

ZTE replaces its CEO and other top execs
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

ZTE replaces its CEO and other top execs

This comes after the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security on Monday granted a waiver to some companies doing business with ZTE from July 2 to August 1. The company's installment of new leader...More..

BoE Governor Confident in UK Economic Growth
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

BoE Governor Confident in UK Economic Growth

In June, Andy Haldane, the Bank of England's Chief Economist, voted in favor of raising the interest rate to 0.75%. There was nothing in Carney's comments to cast doubt over that view. If a sustained trade ...More..

Qantas trialling end-to-end facial recognition security system at Sydney Airport
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Qantas trialling end-to-end facial recognition security system at Sydney Airport

The contract would "deliver upgraded biometric technology , enabling the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to use biometric data to clear passengers arriving at Australian global airports ", acc...More..

Micron receives Chinese ban, sees 1 percent impact on quarterly revenue
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Micron receives Chinese ban, sees 1 percent impact on quarterly revenue

According to the semiconductor industry on July 4, UMC, a Taiwanese chipmaker, announced on July 2 that the Fuzhou City Court of China issued a preliminary injunction order of ban on the sale of Micron products...More..

Trump's tweets driving up oil prices
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump's tweets driving up oil prices

Even though the press he gets is usually negative, there's no denying USA president Donald Trump's effortless ability to garner attention, especially when he tweets; and his latest on-line demands for the ...More..

Starbucks fires Philadelphia employee accused of mocking stuttering customer
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Starbucks fires Philadelphia employee accused of mocking stuttering customer

Sam's friend, Tan Lekwijit , initially posted a complaint to Starbucks' official Facebook page after he learned what happened, but the company allegedly deleted the post. "I sort of got a generic email, a...More..

New Zealand PM has beef with the Impossible Burger
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

New Zealand PM has beef with the Impossible Burger

They're promoting in an unprecedented manner, a foreign company that's developing product that's a real threat to the $9b red meat sector which the regions are really reliant on. "This is not a good example of ...More..

Trump Tariffs Against China Take Effect
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump Tariffs Against China Take Effect

Trump's comments appeared to increase the stakes for potential retaliation by China. After that, the hostilities could intensify: Trump said the U.S.is ready to target an additional $200 billion in Chinese im...More..