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The 2020 Chevy mid-engine C8 Corvette by the numbers

This is due in part to the new engine layout allowing for better weight distribution and giving it a race car-like center of gravity. British folks eager to g...


Microsoft's 'blow out' fourth quarter beats analyst projections by $1 billion

And for the first time ever Microsoft cloud unit generated more revenues than Redmond's traditional Windows and Office segments. Microsoft additionally fore...


PepsiCo targets Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods buy

Pioneer Foods, a South African based food company, announced on Friday that PepsiCo has made US$1.7 billion offer to acquire the company. "As we look to a...


World Bank Makes Life Easy for Jagan?

Several NGOs and environmentalists have been opposing the previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government's plans to build the capital by acquiring land from farme...


TOYS "R" US Stores Returning in 2019 with New Modern Concept

Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman discuss with the panel. Toys R Us wants people to know these new stores will be significantly smaller than th...


French Billionaire replaces Bill Gates as the world's second richest man alive

Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda runs Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest private charitable foundation. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ...


Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations

The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 0.03 and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.33%. "Fed rate cut expectations have only resulted in modest U...


BofA Quarterly Profits Rise 8%, Beating Analysts' Expectation

The bank joined JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and Citigroup Inc.in reporting sliding net interest margins compared with the previous quarter. Excluding items, the ban...


Dems pan 'Zuck buck,' want Facebook to rein in currency plan

After all, if Facebook doesn't step up, other financial institutions will. "If Facebook and other companies want to become a bank, they must seek a new Bank...


South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

The bank also lowered South Korea's growth forecast this year to 2.2% from its earlier prediction of 2.5%. However, it has recovered ground in recent months...


Oil prices edge lower after USA fuel inventories build

Brent crude futures slipped 24 cents to $64.11 a barrel by 12:48 p.m. EDT (1648 GMT). Net U.S. crude imports were marginally higher, rising 44,000 bpd, while ...


National Hot Dog Day deals

Paragon Movie Theaters are giving away buy one get one free hot dogs . Located at 170 Jackson St.in Downtown, the ice cream spot, which offers hot dogs and ...


Turkey vows to continue drilling for gas off Cyprus coast

In recent weeks the bloc has become increasingly frustrated with Ankara's refusal to heed warnings after what the European Union viewed as "illegal" gas dr...


Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows

Both contracts last week made their biggest weekly gains in three weeks as United States oil inventories fell and diplomatic tensions rose in the Middle E...


Elon Musk's Neuralink Will Livestream an Event Tonight

The initial applications of this technology would be to help people with spinal cord injuries and other central nervous system-related problems regain some mobi...


Tesla changes pricing, configurations for Model S, X, 3

According to the Australian configurator, a Long Range Model S will now set you back $123,500 (before on-road costs); while a Performance Model S is a cool $142...


Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

But Tuesday's hearing before the Senate Banking Committee was as much about Libra as it was a bipartisan prosecution of Facebook as a whole. "Look at F...


Despite Earnings Beat, Are There Growth Concerns at Goldman Sachs?

Now, Goldman Sachs is offering business clients financial counseling in a bid to build new consumer banking relationships and expanding its digital offerings ...


Amazon Prime Day 2019 Insights: US (Day 1)

The most-recent protests across the USA and European countries could become a massive headache for Amazon as thousands have begun demanding better pay and ...


Amazon Prime Day: Sony wireless headphones now just £95

Saying that, no one here in Australia is complaining because it happens to coincide with the end of the financial year and ideally , just in time for our tax ...


Save 40% on the HP Chromebook Laptop on Prime Day

That's pretty good if you're looking to upgrade or buy your first PS4. Amazon have been running Prime Day for five years now, with each year's sale growing in...


First wave of new air passenger rights implemented Monday

Garneau said that airlines could face penalties of up to C$25,000 for each incident of non-compliance. Also beginning today, all communications, including tic...


Thomas Cook seeks £750m recapitalisation

In a note to the London Stock Exchange ahead of the market opening yesterday, Thomas Cook said that the "new money that would provide sufficient liquidity to ...


Amazon Workers Walk Out in United States and Europe

Some 100 workers at an Amazon fulfillment centre in Minnesota also walked off the job on Monday, protesting the company's working conditions, benefits and cor...


FTC approves record $5B fine for Facebook

Such a probe is apparently also underway at the Justice Department, focused on Google , but the search giant may have a bigger problem, after it emerged this...


China’s slowing economy still shows growth that any country would envy

The month of June held bright spots for the economy. The trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, China and the U.S., could have taken its ...


China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war | AP business

China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter from a year earlier, the weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and overseas faltere...


Huawei plans extensive layoffs in United States; hundreds may be affected

Another person said some of Huawei's Chinese employees in the U.S. were offered the option of returning home and staying with the company, according to the repo...


Amazon reveals Prime Day discounts on premium smartphones

If you buy anything from Amazon, you'd be a fool not to be a Prime member . More than 100 million people are Amazon Prime Members globally, as of a year ago....


US President Donald Trump: Facebook Needs a Bank License for Its Cryptocurrency

He further added that it is the most dominant currency in the world, and assured that it will remain this way. President Trump yesterday slammed cryptocurrenc...


China June soybean imports fall on trade war, deadly pig disease

When it comes to Chinese purchases of USA agricultural goods, signs are growing that President Donald Trump won't get what he wants anytime soon. China's ...


Which Fast Food Place Has the Best French Fries?

Marylanders love salt, pepper and ketchup all over their fries, and often ask for a side of mayo too. PT's Taverns will sizzle on National French Dry Day b...


US regulators approve $5B Facebook settlement over privacy issues

The Wall Street Journal earlier reported on the vote by the commission. Facebook told investors in April that it expected fines from the investigation ...


The bug's been squashed: VW builds its final Beetle

Introduced for the first time in 1949, Volkswagen went on to sell close to five million Beetles in the U.S alone. "It's impossible to imagine where Vo...


China is obliged to buy more USA agricultural goods, according to Trump

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Japan last month to another trade ceasefire, thanks to Trump's promise not to impose new ...