Apple holding a 'four-day shopping event' starting Black Friday

21 Nov, 2018

At Amazon , the UK's biggest online retailer and the nation's fifth largest retailer overall, a 60-inch LG TV was advertised at £799 on Black Friday. Find out more about Black Friday, including when it is and how to find genuine deals, in our guide to Black Friday . Black Friday "deals" are cheaper or the same price at other times and shoppers could save by delaying their purchases, research suggests.


Renault’s Not Giving Up On Carlos Ghosn Just Yet

21 Nov, 2018

After a meeting, the board said it appointed the company's No. 2 executive, Thierry Bolloré, to serve as deputy CEO on a temporary basis and Philippe Lagayette, Renault's lead independent director, to act as interim chairman. Ghosn and Kelly, who has also been arrested, have not commented on the accusations so far and Reuters has not been able to reach them. There have also been reports that he charged travel expenses for family vacations.


You can now place Skype calls using Amazon Alexa

21 Nov, 2018

Now, per Engadget , Microsoft seems to be encouraging customers to just buy Alexa-powered tech like the recently released Echo Dot and regular Echo and use Cortana through it. To do so, open the Alexa App on your iOS or Android device . Alexa can now connect to your Skype account, allowing you to use Alexa as a voice controller for Skype .


Oil prices drop as broad market sell-off outweighs supply concerns

20 Nov, 2018

But analysts have several concerns about any impending management strategy, starting with the ability of OPEC itself to deliver the goods efficiently: Bob Yawger , director of energy futures at Mizuho , explained that "For a cut to be successful in supporting the market, they're going to have to present a front that is not fractured and the chance of that is looking less and less likely as December 6 approaches" - a reference to OPEC's meeting date in Vienna .


Renault's Ghosn arrested in Japan for false income reports as Nissan head

20 Nov, 2018

In a statement , prosecutors said Ghosn, 64, had reported income of 4.9 billion yen (S$70.6 million) over five years when his actual income for that period had been almost 10 billion yen. "The precipitous drop in the share price underscores both the importance of corporate governance for investors and the obviously key role of the CEO in the company's value", Mr Howladar said.


After a marathon meet, RBI and Govt find middle ground

20 Nov, 2018

Rules pertaining to transfer of the central bank's surplus funds to the government, a key point of conflict between the two, was among the matters listed for discussion Monday, people familiar with the matter said before the meeting. But the demands of some of the board members, representing the government view, for easing credit flow to MSMEs , opening a separate liquidity for non-banking finance companies, and a differential capital adequacy regime (with banks having global presence ...


What we learned from the APEC summit

20 Nov, 2018

The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled to bridge differences on the role of the World Trade Organization, which governs worldwide trade, officials said . Mr Xi said the world is facing a choice between co-operation and confrontation as protectionism and unilateralism grows and added that the rules of global institutions set up after the Second World War such as the WTO should not be exploited for selfish agendas.


Flush Of Green Witnessed In The Crypto Market As BTC Nears $5600

19 Nov, 2018

Litecoin Cash (LCC) traded down 3.7% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0154 or 0.00000275 BTC. Crown (CRW) traded down 5.2% against the dollar and now trades at $0.28 or 0.00005054 BTC. (BET) traded 0.8% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0179 or 0.00000320 BTC. Ether's value hasn't been this low since July 2017. 0x (ZRX) traded 1.1% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.55 or 0.00009878 BTC.


Taoiseach: Brexit deal only way to avoid a hard border

19 Nov, 2018

If implemented the deal will ensure that frictionless trade can continue and that no hard border will be imposed between Ireland and the United Kingdom, essential not just for trade between the two countries but also as the United Kingdom is an essential land bridge for Irish trucks carry goods to mainland Europe.


Renault-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn faces arrest and dismissal over misconduct claims

19 Nov, 2018

Nissan said it planned to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn after alleging he had used company money for personal use and committed other serious acts of misconduct. A Brazilian-born French national, Mr Ghosn revived Renault as executive vice-president from 1996 to 1999. A spokesman for Renault declined to comment.


Bride of Lion Air crash victim weds without a groom

18 Nov, 2018

Austin Bartlettof Chicago, Illinois- based law firm BartlettChen LLC , who jointly filed the lawsuit, stated that "it is particularly surprising to hear from safety experts and the heads of pilots unions that Boeing failed to warn its customers and the pilots of its new 737 MAX aircraft about this significant change in the flight-control systems and failed to include appropriate instructions in its instruction manuals".


1m Protester killed during French fuel demonstration

18 Nov, 2018

The French authorities have not given a breakdown about how they were injured, but said three are in a serious condition in hospital. Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from Paris , said violent clashes broke out between the police and protest, during which the security forces used tear gas and arrested at least 24 people.


Jennie-O recalling 90000 pounds of ground turkey due to salmonella risk

17 Nov, 2018

Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching. The strain killed one person in California. Vulnerable populations include those under 5 and over 65 years of age and people with weakened immune systems, however, "most people recover without treatment".


Protectionism 'Doomed To Failure': China's Xi Says In Swipe At US

17 Nov, 2018

Mr. Pence's warning on Saturday contrasted with remarks made by Mr. Trump on Friday, when he said he may not impose more tariffs after China sent the United States a list of measures it was willing to take to resolve trade tensions. Pence said on Saturday the USA would partner with Papua New Guinea and Australia in redeveloping the Lombrum Naval Base on Manus Island. He said intellectual property rights are important to protect innovation but they shouldn't widen the digital gap between ...


China says high-level trade talks with U.S. have resumed

17 Nov, 2018

The Chinese list was structured as a written response to USA demands presented in May, the person said. Trump has also threatened to impose tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, about US$267 billion worth, if Beijing fails to address USA demands.


Federal Bureau of Investigation probing American woman's death on Aruba-bound cruise ship

17 Nov, 2018

Local police officers and forensic technicians then boarded the ship, the messages claim. Local media in Aruba reported the woman allegedly fell from the deck of the ship onto a lifeboat "after struggling with a man seen choking her", USA Today reported citing Diario .


Kevin McCarthy Easily Wins Bid to Lead Diminished House Republicans

16 Nov, 2018

A yearbook-style collection of headshots of the 116th Congress members-elect has seen social media users pointing out the lack of diversity among incoming Republicans. "So one of the first things we do, after doing all of that, is we thank that architect who happens to be the one and only woman speaker in the history of this body?" said Rep.


Irish woman's rant after denied drink on Air India flight to Heathrow

16 Nov, 2018

Have checked with multiple Air India people and all have said she is Irish, even if her accent looks British. The woman allegedly manhandled the cabin crew member while she was in an inebriated state, prompting the airline to file a police case, the official said.


Deal or no deal, European Union ready for final Brexit deal - Tusk

16 Nov, 2018

She said she was sorry others had chosen to leave the government, and didn't judge them harshly for doing so. Hardline Brexit critics said the deal could turn Britain into a "vassal" state of the European Union if the deal is signed. Raab is the second Brexit Secretary that May has lost - David Davis , who like Raab backed Brexit in the U.K.'s June 2016 referendum on its membership of the European Union, quit in July of this year.


Opec, partners discuss oil supply cut of up to 1.4 million bpd

16 Nov, 2018

OPEC revised downward the forecast on oil production growth in 2018 by 40,000 barrels per day to 1.5 mln barrels per day and by 70,000 barrels to 1.29 mln barrels a day in 2019. Supplies have also been boosted by surging output from USA shale fields, which has lifted the US past Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation as the world's largest crude producer, Morse said.


Amazon Makes It Official: Selects New York City, Arlington For New Headquarters

15 Nov, 2018

Online retail giant Amazon has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia , ending a period of intense competition between North American cities to win its promise of 50,000 new jobs.


USA stocks trade lower amid Apple losses

15 Nov, 2018

The slide in the sector came as titan Apple Inc ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) shares fell around 5% during the regular session to $194.17 after supplier Lumentum Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:LITE) slashed its earnings and sales forecast because of weak demand for iPhones.


His election not yet official, Scott welcomed to US Senate

15 Nov, 2018

Senate Democrats are keeping their team headed by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, even though one of the two new Democratic senators-elect, Krysten Sinema of Arizona, has said she wouldn't vote for him. He played a similar role a decade ago, helping to recruit candidates after Democrats won control in 2006, leading to the tea party election that swept Republicans to power in 2010.


Apple fatigue: Have we passed peak iPhone?

14 Nov, 2018

Lumentum, whose shares crashed 30 percent on the warning, didn't specifically mention Apple in its statement. "We now forecast modest y/y declines in iPhone shipments for both calendar 2018 and 2019 on account of a weaker macro backdrop in emerging market", Samik Chatterjee and other JPMorgan analysts wrote in a note distributed to clients on Monday, blaming the weak iPhone shipments on weak consumer confidence in emerging markets.


Falih: Saudi Arabia to cut December oil output by 500000 bpd

14 Nov, 2018

Dutch bank ING said given the abundance of global supply as well as the threat of an economic slowdown, "cuts over 2019 are unavoidable.(as) it is becoming clearer that as we move closer towards 2019, the market will see a sizeable surplus at least over the first half of 2019".



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