Money


Amazon alleges Trump abused power in huge Pentagon contract Amazon alleges Trump abused power in huge Pentagon contract
- December 10, 2019

It alleges Trump "launched repeated public and behind-the-scenes attacks" against Amazon to try to undermine its bid and hurt CEO Jeff Bezos . Amazon is appealing a Pentagon decision to award a $10 billion defense contract to Microsoft over Amazon. (more...)
China reportedly orders state offices to remove foreign tech China reportedly orders state offices to remove foreign tech
- December 09, 2019

The government under President Xi Jinping has been trying for years to replace technologies from overseas, and particularly from the United States. The Trump administration banned USA companies from doing business with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei earlier this year and in May, Google, Intel and Qualcomm announced they would freeze cooperation with Huawei. (more...)
European companies minimise risks from US-China trade war European companies minimise risks from US-China trade war
- December 09, 2019

Wall Street rose to near record highs on Friday on the strong jobs data and some signs of optimism about the U.S. Still, investors think things could change if trade tensions escalate further, especially if Trump goes ahead with planned tariffs on some $156 billion worth products from China from mid-December. (more...)
Beijing orders state offices to replace foreign PCs and software - FT
- December 09, 2019

News of the directive comes after the Trump administration moved in May to restrict USA companies from doing business with the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. "Chinese people will no longer have any illusions about the steady use of USA technology". But analysts say that it will be hard to replace software with domestic alternatives, since most software vendors develop products for popular US-made operating systems such as Microsoft's Windows and Apple's macOS. (more...)
Tesco start review of strategic options in Thailand and Malaysia Tesco start review of strategic options in Thailand and Malaysia
- December 09, 2019

Shares in Tesco jumped almost 6% at one point on Monday after Britain's biggest retailer said it was considering a sale of its remaining Asian businesses, in Thailand and Malaysia, which analysts valued at up to $9 billion. On its website the company said it has started the Asian business review following "an interest in" but did not name the potential buyer or buyers. (more...)
'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington 'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington
- December 09, 2019

Ebrard reiterated the Mexican government's rejection of that proposal, but said Mexico would allow panels composed of experts and a third party to review labor standards. For months, the White House and House Democrats have been in talks about changes to key sections of the agreement with the aim of securing congressional passage this year. (more...)
State Police: cruiser struck by Tesla 3 in State Police: cruiser struck by Tesla 3 in "autopilot" mode
- December 09, 2019

Tesla has said repeatedly that the semi-autonomous system is created to assist drivers, who must pay attention and be ready to intervene at all times. They maintain that both police cruisers had their emergency lights activated and an additional flare pattern behind the vehicles. He was issued a misdemeanor summons for Reckless Driving and Reckless Endangerment. (more...)
A Scorpion Stung a United Airlines Passenger on a Flight A Scorpion Stung a United Airlines Passenger on a Flight
- December 09, 2019

The woman was stung after the scorpion crawled up her pant leg, TMZ reported. The woman said the scorpion fell off the leg of the trousers and "ran down the floor" of the plane, but the hostesses could finally catch it. While it will not kill you, it is unpleasant none the less. The statement added that the customer was taken to a local hospital and further said that they are being in touch with the customer to ensure her well-being. (more...)
KFC is selling chicken-scented holiday fire log again KFC is selling chicken-scented holiday fire log again
- December 09, 2019

So this year they made a lot more and distributing it through Walmart .com starting today. This season your home can smell like a delicious bucket of KFC chicken instead. KFC specializes in Original Recipe®, Extra Crispy™, Kentucky Grilled Chicken® and Extra Crispy™ Tenders, Hot Wings®, Go Cups, KFC Famous Bowls®, Pot Pies, freshly hand prepared chicken sandwiches, biscuits and homestyle side items. (more...)
Wall Street jumps after bumper jobs data, upbeat tone on trade Wall Street jumps after bumper jobs data, upbeat tone on trade
- December 08, 2019

S&P index rose 28.42 points or 0.91% at 3145.85. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average were up 75 points, or 0.3%, at 27,753, those for the S&P 500 were gaining 7.80 points, or 0.3%, at 3,125.50, while Nasdaq-100 futures were up 31.75 points at 8,341, a rise of 0.4%. (more...)
Britains Serious Fraud Office begins probe into Glencore bribery case Britains Serious Fraud Office begins probe into Glencore bribery case
- December 08, 2019

The company said: " Glencore has been notified today that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into suspicions of bribery in the conduct of business of the Glencore group". The investigation will be also be a major test for the United Kingdom prosecutor, which has stumbled with some cases. Two sources familiar with the matter said the SFO had recently sought information relating to Glencore's involvement in the DRC and its former business partner, Israeli ... (more...)
Angry farmers block Aldi distribution centre in Naas Angry farmers block Aldi distribution centre in Naas
- December 08, 2019

Update 7.25am: The Irish Farmers' Association ( IFA ) is blockading the Lidl distribution centre in Charleville, Co Cork this morning. The latest 12-hour IFA blockade is taking place outside Lidl's Ireland distribution centre in Charleville, Co Cork. (more...)
Ford recalls 231,000 F-Series Super Duty trucks for tailgates suddenly opening Ford recalls 231,000 F-Series Super Duty trucks for tailgates suddenly opening
- December 08, 2019

According to the announcement, water could enter the wiring system of the electric tailgate latch-release switch mounted in the tailgate handle, causing a short circuit and the unintended release of the tailgate latches. Ford has not received any reports of injuries, accidents, or fires related to the fuel line issue. Because of this condition, it is possible for hard contact with the "convolute-protected" vapor fuel line to occur. (more...)
Amazon takes big new office space near Hudson Yards Amazon takes big new office space near Hudson Yards
- December 07, 2019

Shortly after the announcement on Friday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the most vocal critics of Amazon's HQ2 plans in NY, tweeted in support of Amazon's decision to move to NY for not taking any financial benefits. In the way that Ocasio-Cortez framed the news, one might think that Amazon was opening their second headquarters in the city - bringing the 25,000 jobs with it - simply without the tax subsides that she opposed. (more...)
More E.coli cases connected to romaine lettuce reported in NJ More E.coli cases connected to romaine lettuce reported in NJ
- December 07, 2019

Centers for Illness Adjust and Prevention. The CDC warned retailers not to sell any Roman lettuce from this region. Salinas Valley romaine was first implicated last month through illnesses traced to salads packed by a New Jersey food company, which voluntarily recalled about 75,233 pounds of salad products, according to the U.S. (more...)
Nissan has not yet sold all 50 of its radical GT-R50 Nissan has not yet sold all 50 of its radical GT-R50
- December 07, 2019

While it won't be five times the vehicle, its exclusivity and gorgeous looks will make it a favourite for those who are fans of the GT-R and other JDM icons. For example, the camera on the side have been replaced with traditional wing mirrors. The resulting 720 PS at 7,100 rpm and 780 nm of torque from 3,600 rpm to 5,600 rpm is 120 PS and 128 Nm more than the Nismo's outputs, and these are sent through a strengthened, rear-mounted six-speed dual-clutch transmission to the GT-R's ATTESA ... (more...)
New Zealand airline trials edible coffee cups New Zealand airline trials edible coffee cups
- December 07, 2019

Air New Zealand customer experience manager Niki Chave told the NZ Herald that "We've been working in partnership with innovative New Zealand company "twiice" to explore the future of edible coffee cups , which are vanilla flavoured and leakproof". (more...)
M&G suspends £2.5bn property fund blaming retail disaster and Brexit | Cash M&G suspends £2.5bn property fund blaming retail disaster and Brexit | Cash
- December 07, 2019

M&G admitted it had been unable to promote business property quick sufficient to fund the frenzy for the door by traders, leaving it with no alternative however to stop additional withdrawals. One of the UK's biggest property funds, which owns shopping centres across the country, has alarmed investors by banning withdrawals and blaming both Brexit and the retail downturn for its problems. (more...)
It looks like BMW will drop its Apple CarPlay fees It looks like BMW will drop its Apple CarPlay fees
- December 07, 2019

Prior to the $80 subscription fee, BMW in 2018 was charging $300 for the feature but only if equipped with navigation. UPDATE: Paultan.org has just confirmed that this will apply to BMW cars sold in Malaysia. After that, they would pay $80 a year in the U.S. or £85 in the UK. The decision to charge customers for this feature is taken by the auto companies itself, and BMW was the first to do so. (more...)
'Pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff' -Musk 'Pedo guy' tweet was 'off the cuff' -Musk
- December 07, 2019

Throughout his testimony he apologised once more to Mr Unsworth for the tweets, whereas insisting he posted them "off the cuff" and never in a critical method. Musk called Unsworth "pedo guy", and in response to a Twitter follower wrote, "Bet ya a signed dollar it's true". Attorneys for Unsworth said the investigator was offered a $10,000 bonus if he was able to confirm nefarious behaviour-which was never paid. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932 933 934 935 936 937 938 939 940 941 942 943 944 945 946 947 948 949 950 951 952 953 954 955 956 957 958 959 960 961 962 963 964 965 966 967 968 969 970 971 972 973 974 975 976 977 978 979 980 981 982 983 984 985 986 987 988 989 990 991 992 993 994 995 996 997 998 999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007 1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1014 1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 1020 1021 1022 1023 1024 1025 1026 1027 1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037 1038 1039 1040 1041 1042 1043 1044 1045 1046 1047 1048 1049 1050 1051 1052 1053 1054 1055 1056 1057 1058 1059 1060 1061 1062 1063 1064 1065 1066 1067 1068 1069 1070 1071 1072 1073 1074 1075 1076 1077 1078 1079 1080 1081 1082 1083 1084 1085 1086 1087 1088 1089 1090 1091 1092 1093 1094 1095 1096 1097 1098 1099 1100 1101 1102 1103 1104 1105 1106 1107 1108 1109 1110 1111 1112 1113 1114 1115 1116 1117 1118 1119 1120 1121 1122 1123 1124 1125 1126 1127 1128 1129 1130 1131 1132 1133 1134 1135 1136 1137 1138 1139 1140 1141 1142 1143 1144 1145 1146 1147 1148 1149 1150 1151 1152 1153 1154 1155 1156 1157 1158 1159 1160 1161 1162 1163 1164 1165 1166 1167 1168 1169 1170 1171 1172 1173 1174 1175 1176 1177 1178 1179 1180 1181 1182 1183 1184 1185 1186 1187 1188 1189 1190 1191 1192 1193 1194 1195 1196 1197 1198 1199 1200 1201 1202 1203 1204 1205 1206 1207 1208 1209 1210 1211 1212 1213 1214 1215 1216 1217 1218 1219 1220 1221 1222 1223 1224 1225 1226 1227 1228 1229 1230 1231 1232 1233 1234 1235 1236 1237 1238 1239 1240 1241 1242 1243 1244 1245 1246 1247 1248 1249 1250 1251 1252 1253 1254 1255 1256 1257 1258 1259 1260 1261 1262 1263 1264 1265 1266 1267 1268 1269 1270 1271 1272 1273 1274 1275 1276 1277 1278 1279 1280 1281 1282 1283 1284 1285 1286 1287 1288 1289 1290 1291 1292 1293 1294 1295 1296 1297 1298 1299 1300 1301 1302 1303 1304 1305 1306 1307 1308 1309 1310 1311 1312 1313 1314 1315 1316 1317 1318 1319 1320 1321 1322 1323 1324 1325 1326 1327 1328 1329 1330 1331 1332 1333 1334 1335 1336 1337 1338 1339 1340 1341 1342 1343 1344 1345 1346 1347 1348 1349 1350 1351 1352 1353 1354 1355 1356 1357 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 1370 1371 1372 1373 1374 1375 1376 1377 1378 1379 1380 1381 1382 1383 1384 1385 1386 1387 1388 1389 1390 1391 1392 1393 1394 1395 1396 1397 1398 1399 1400 1401 1402 1403 1404 1405 1406 1407 1408 1409 1410 1411 1412 1413 1414 1415 1416 1417 1418 1419 1420 1421 1422 1423 1424 1425 1426 1427 1428 1429 1430 1431 1432 1433 1434 1435 1436 1437 1438 1439 1440 1441 1442 1443 1444 1445 1446 1447 1448 1449 1450 1451 1452 1453 1454 1455 1456 1457 1458 1459 1460 1461 1462 1463 1464 1465 1466 1467 1468 1469 1470 1471 1472 1473 1474 1475 1476 1477 1478 1479 1480 1481 1482 1483 1484 1485 1486 1487 1488 1489 1490 1491 1492 1493 1494 1495 1496 1497 1498 1499 1500 1501 1502 1503 1504 1505 1506 1507 1508 1509 1510 1511 1512 1513 1514 1515 1516 1517 1518 1519 1520 1521 1522 1523 1524 1525 1526 1527 1528 1529 1530 1531 1532 1533 1534 1535 1536 1537 1538 1539 1540 1541 1542 1543 1544 1545 1546 1547 1548 1549 1550 1551 1552 1553 1554 1555 1556 1557 1558 1559 next »