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Uber Introduces A 'Quiet Mode' To Silence Chatty Drivers

Drivers can choose if they want the vehicle to be hot or cold and if they are willing to speak to the driver or prefer to have silence instead. The "Quiet Mode...


Walmart Unveiling 1-Day Shipping Offer

Walmart says free next day shipping will be available in 75% of the country by the end of the year, which includes 50 major metro areas. A free two-day shippi...


In Trump’s trade war with China, Latin America is especially vulnerable

The U.S. imported nearly $540 billion in Chinese goods in 2018, while the U.S. exported $120 billion, a trade imbalance that Trump is seeking to even out with i...


Bitcoin climbs above $7,000 after eight months as cryptocurrency rally extends

Penny stocks looking to pounce on the cryptocurrency buzz are enjoying a renaissance triggered by Bitcoin's new momentum. Bitcoin had also rallied during pr...


Amazon offers to help employees start delivery business

The retail giant will offer United Kingdom fulfillment centre employees a grant equivalent to three months salary, around £5,000 for a full-time worker earning ...


How major U.S. stock indexes fared Tuesday

Trump again claimed a very strong relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping and said that the dialogue with China would continue despite the punishing ...


China hits back at U.S. with tariffs on $60bn of products

The president insisted over the weekend that a robust 3.2 per cent growth in the American GDP is tied to his aggressive tariff policy, and suggested Monday that...


Jury awards $2 billion to Livermore couple who says Roundup caused cancer

The jury awarded each of them $1bn in punitive damages as well as a total of $55m in compensatory damages. It's the largest jury award in the U.S.so far this ...


Stock sell-off hits Asia as China strikes back

Beijing has retaliated against previous US tariff increases. Beijing had vowed to respond to the latest USA tariffs. China and the United States both have...


Saudi oil tankers ‘sabotaged’ as U.S.-Iran tensions increase

The UAE said yesterday that four commercial vessels were hit by sabotage near the emirate of Fujairah, one of the world's largest bunkering hubs lying just outs...


Trump Warns China Impasse to Worsen If Xi Retaliates on Tariffs

A total of 5,140 U.S. products will be subject to additional tariffs of 5pc, 10pc, 20pc and 25pc starting from June 1, the finance ministry in Beijing said i...


Trump Tells Lighthizer to Ready Tariffs on All Chinese Goods

China has said it will retaliate, and may target the us agriculture heartland that is a wellspring of political support for the president. Speaking to repor...


US Supreme Court rules against Apple in App Store antitrust dispute

Apple also claimed that because they don't set the retail price of the apps on the store, iPhone users can not sue them. Apple's response: Because the App St...


Uber IPO: Bumpy ride for Uber in its trading debut

Over the past five years, just 10% of such companies finished their first day of trading below their IPO price, said Matt Kennedy, senior IPO market strategis...


Companies bracing for China's retaliation in tariffs dispute

Trump himself took to Twitter on multiple occasions, saying China "broke the deal" and that the United States will be " taking in tens of billions of dollars i...


Air India offers 40 per cent discount on 'tatkal' air tickets

Lenders of the airline led by state-run State Bank of India (SBI) are now in the process of selling the airline to recover their dues of over Rs 8,400 crore. ...


Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow Contradicts Trump, Admits Tariffs Do Hurt American Consumers

Unlike his boss, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow presented the whole picture of the tariff hike's impact during his interview on Fox News on Sunday....


U.S. rules out cheap oil to fix Iran gap

India was allowed to buy an average 300,000 bpd of oil during November-April, but actual volumes varied from month to month due to lack of ships after foreign...


Windsor’s jobless rate increases despite national employment surge

In Quebec, employment increased by 38,000 in April, and the unemployment rate declined to 4.9%, the lowest rate since comparable data became available in 1976...


China says it will retaliate over hiked Trump tariffs

Talks are scheduled to resume Friday morning, the White House said. The sudden change in attitude on the U.S. side has once again cast a shadow of uncertainty o...


Dyson files new patents for the design of its new EV

The company on Wednesday made public several patent drawings filed in 2017 that show what appears to be a long, sleek crossover SUV with three rows of seats. Th...


Closer look at Volkswagen's ID.3 Golf-sized electric hatch

Of course, VW did not reveal completely uncamouflaged images of the ID.3 but instead showed it with a stomach-upsetting vinyl wrap in a moire pattern resembling...


Amazon Echo smart speaker for kids violated privacy law, advocacy groups say

Markey, Richard Blumenthal, Dick Durbin and Josh Hawley allege in their letter that Amazon doesn't comply with COPPA's requirement of parental consent and d...


Latest US Trade Threat: Hike Tariffs on All Chinese Goods

China "hopes the United States can meet China halfway, make joint efforts, and resolve the issue through cooperation and consultation", China's Commerce Minis...


Uber opens below IPO price after biggest IPO of 2019

The IPO was oversubscribed, but Uber settled for a lower price to avoid a repeat of Lyft's IPO in late March, which priced strongly then plunged in trade. On ...


Reserve Bank of Australia Leaves Cash Rate Unchanged

So while an interest rate cut is still clearly a possibility for coming months, the surprise of opting to keep interest rates unchanged today have triggered a r...


Facebook Co-Founder: It's Dangerous. Break It Up

The Facebook co-founder laid out a convincing case to break up the company: his friend, former roommate, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg simply has too muc...


PC government could have helped save more GM jobs: Horwath

The company also says the switch will mean new jobs could be added in the coming years. President and Managing Director, Travis Hester says 55-acres at the Os...


Co-founder Chris Hughes says it's time to break up Facebook

He wants the US government to use those laws to help protect people from technology and social media companies. The company did not immediately respond to r...


US tariff increase on $200 billion of Chinese imports takes effect

Administration officials were cautious about characterizing the meetings as the high stakes negotiations are still underway, but they are expected to meet again...


Apple launches 'its own' game on App Store that features Warren Buffett

When coming to the gameplay of papers wizard, you need to only toss papers and score "Warren Bucks". Warren Buffett said on Monday that a trade war between ...


GM's Self-Driving Division Cruise Gets $1.15 Billion Investment 05/07/2019

Rowe Price on Tuesday and said it included money from GM, Honda and Japanese tech investment firm SoftBank. "Developing and deploying self-driving vehicles ...


GM in talks to sell Lordstown plant

UAW Vice President Terry Dittes responded to Wednesday's announcement by saying that " General Motors should assign a product to the Lordstown facility and con...


Crypto exchange Binance raided, 7000 Bitcoin lost - Security

The hacking efforts led the cyber crims to the exchange's "hot wallet" whereby a cache of cryptocurrency is available for immediate customer online transaction...


Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China, launches patriotic alternative

The crackdown shaved around $250 billion off the company's stock market value by late previous year, though shares have largely recovered as some game approvals...