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Netflix reports weaker-than-expected new subscriptions in the second quarter

In the third quarter, Netflix expects to add 5 million subscribers - 650,000 in the U.S. and 4.35 million internationally. Netflix's stock got hammered after ...


Amazon Prime Day: The best deals on headphones

Amazon's Fire TV will also get discounts during this sale. Amazon has released the 4K version of the Fire TV , which has been reduced from £69.99 to £39.9...


Amazon Prime Day 2018: The top USA deals in tech

It's also the first Prime Day with Whole Foods, Amazon's most expensive acquisition, integrated under the Jeff Bezos umbrella. Secondly, many Amazon c...


Netflix shares tumble as subscriber numbers disappoint

Analysts were looking for 79.4 cents a share. The Los Gatos, Calif., company added 670,000 subscribers in the United States and 4.47 million subscribers inter...


British rescuer considers legal action against Elon Musk over ‘pedo’ tweet

On Sunday, Musk unleashed on Unsworth , writing on Twitter that he meant to build the child-size submarine he offered to rescuers for the Thailand mission that...


Sky shares leap as Comcast, Fox engage in takeover battle

But the takeover saga has stepped up a gear as Comcast increased its offer for Sky to £26 billion earlier this week, just hours after Fox hiked its bid to £24.5...


US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China’s ZTE

The escrow funds are in addition to the $1 billion penalty imposed by Commerce that ZTE paid to the U.S. Treasury last month. The June settlement also require...


Elon Musk Attacks Thai Cave Rescue Hero Who Criticized His Mini Submarine

He also doubted Musk's sincerity, calling the rescue efforts "just a PR stunt " and adding, "He can stick his submarine where it hurts". Later on Sunday, Mus...


Elon Musk can 'stick his submarine where it hurts' says hero

It has been five days since a dozen boys were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand , and five days since Elon Musk has been wandering in a Twitter labyr...


BC Minister of Transportation criticizes Greyhound on discontinued routes

The town has no scheduled air services. A US -run service between Vancouver and Seattle will be the only operation into this province. Despite best efforts over...


Belfast shoppers offered £12 Build-A-Bear voucher after promotion chaos

The company distributed vouchers to customers who were still waiting in lines after they were shut down. According to USA Today , to redeem your Build-A-Bear...


Build-A-Bear closes USA store promotion lines due crowds

Already, the company offering $15 vouchers to all its Build-A-Bear Bonus Club members in the USA and Canada. "We understand our guests are disappointed, and w...


Ryanair cancels flights for pilot strike

Some one hundred directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland launched a 24-hour strike on Thursday after the airline's management failed to meet their dem...


Trump claims a phantom victory in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending war

Trump had opened the first day of talks in Brussels on Wednesday with a public diatribe against Germany, the second biggest state in the Western defence allia...


US May List Tariffs On $200 Billion More Chinese Products

The Trump administration has published a preliminary list of additional Chinese products that could be targeted with tariffs in the escalating trade war between...


How the higher unemployment rate is actually a good sign

However, the unemployment rate rose surprisingly to 4%, while the average expectations of the financial markets were stabilizing at its 18-year low of 3.8% in...


Local jobless rate rises in June

In an estimated labour force of 42,700, there were 39,700 employed and 3,000 unemployed, according to the survey released July 6. In the Saint John area, the ...


David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London , bound for the House of Commons to face Prime Minister's Questions, Wednesday July 4...


Three Takeaways From the June Jobs Report: Mohamed A. El-Erian

Economists surveyed by Bloomberg News had projected the unemployment rate would remain unchanged at 5.8 per cent, which matched the lowest on record. Exports ...


China's ZTE Names C-Suite Executives in Step Toward US Ban Lift

For those who came in late, ZTE was banned for trading with Iran and then not being apologetic enough afterwards by disciplining the executives who conspired ...


Zuckerberg overtakes Buffett in billionaire league

Above Zuckerberg were Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , in the No. 1 spot, and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates . The Facebook CEO's net worth as calculated by Bloom...


Employment gains, job hunter influx clears way for rate hike

The dollar extended losses against the euro and the yen after the employment report . The June jobs report is out and it's a beat. The Trump administration...


RCMP move to extract pipeline protesters hanging from Vancouver bridge

The RCMP had earlier said all would likely be charged with mischief and jeopardizing the safety of a vessel. "I will remain the fierce opposition". He said ...


Iran tells Trump: stop tweeting, it's driving up oil prices

Net U.S. crude imports rose last week by 1.4 million barrels per day. U.S. West Texas Intermediate and global benchmark Brent crude oil futures are trading lo...


China Cancels U.S. Soybean Purchases as Trade War Takes Hold

China and Russian Federation have hit back after USA tariffs on Chinese goods came into effect and President Donald Trump threatened to impose more. The Uni...


June jobs report, July 6, 2018

Unemployment ticked up slightly to 4 percent as more people looked for work. Hourly wages increased by 0.2 percent for an average annual increase of 2.7 percen...


China Places Clamps on Micron Sales

On Tuesday, UMC released a statement claiming a Chinese court had temporarily banned sales of Micron chips in China . "The Fuzhou Court issued this prelimi...


United States tariffs take effect, China announces retaliation

Beijing insists it's the injured party. China's Commerce Ministry said it would be "forced to make a necessary counterattack ". The first round of tariffs...


Lower oil prices or we will not ‘defend’ you

Currently, prices are being propped up by supply disruptions in Canada, Libya and Venezuela as well as looming sanctions against Iran, which could remove as...


Canada presses US to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks

Trump has sought to renegotiate NAFTA to encourage manufacturers to invest more in America and shift production from low-wage Mexico to the United States. In a...


USA started biggest trade war in history, China forced to retaliate - Beijing

The US is under pressure to take on China while it still has the chance with some opposing Democrats even telling the Republican President Trump that a failur...


HNA group: China conglomerate boss Wang Jian dies in Provence

Mr Wang, who had a net worth of US$1.7 billion (£1.3 billion) according to Forbes, was one of the key players in HNA's aggressive expansion from a regional comp...


Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest prize pool: What event winners earn

Miki Sudo celebrates after winning the women's annual Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest on July 4, 2018, in the Coney Island neighborhood of the Brooklyn ...


$2.3 billion of MI exports threatened by tariffs

Michigan: In total, $2.3 billion of state exports will be subject to retaliatory tariffs . Any new United States tariffs would likely lead to further retaliat...


Trump on trade: European Union 'possibly as bad as China'

Early last month, Mexico imposed tariffs on U.S. products ranging from steel to pork and bourbon, while the European Union levied duties of 25% on €2.8 bill...