• ZTE Could Face Fresh $1.3 Billion Fine, Trump Says
ZTE Could Face Fresh $1.3 Billion Fine, Trump Says

Despite that, in true Trumpian fashion, the President has declared resounding victory. Reportedly, Xi Jinping himself took up the issue of the company with Trump who tweeted on 13 May that Xi and he were working together to give a life line to the company and that the US Commerce Department had been instructed to get it done.

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  • Uber, Lyft will let customers take sexual assault claims to court
Uber, Lyft will let customers take sexual assault claims to court

An Uber investigation at the time resulted in the firing of about 20 people, and former Attorney General Eric Holder said the male-dominated company didn't have basic policies to protect against harassment. Uber's sexist policies within their company, as well as their bad habit of hiring drivers that have a tendency to sexually assault their...

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  • Preds fans stand out in Winnipeg's Game 6 'white out'
Preds fans stand out in Winnipeg's Game 6 'white out'

And on Monday night, they did exactly that with a 4-0 win over the Winnipeg Jets on the road. "He's just calm. He doesn't get too high, too low". The second period featured a much better start from the Jets, as many early scoring opportunities arose, but Winnipeg was once again unable to capitalize.

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  • California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes
California Will Require Solar Power for New Homes

The solar panel mandate is estimated to apply to a 2020 inventory of about 100,000 new single-family homes and 48,000 multi-family homes in California . Solar power in California provided almost 16% of the state's electricity by the end of 2017. "This solar decision could be yet another win for America's energy independence".

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  • USA man eats 30000th Big Mac
USA man eats 30000th Big Mac

He said he thought he had a big mac saved in the freezer but was mistaken. These kudos as well came straight from national headquarters: "We are lovin' Don Gorske's enthusiasm for our iconic Big Mac sandwich and appreciate his ongoing loyalty".

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  • Microsoft Just Removed HomeGroups From Windows 10
Microsoft Just Removed HomeGroups From Windows 10

Microsoft's latest major Windows 10 version - dubbed the Windows 10 April 2018 Update - is available for download starting today (April 30), and there are plenty of good reasons to grab it now. Microsoft is also trying to create a more seamless experience when switching from using the PC to mobile. Windows 10 S mode has arrived, as promised...

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  • Were Analysts Bearish boohoo.com plc (LON:BOO) This Week?
Were Analysts Bearish boohoo.com plc (LON:BOO) This Week?

In the last ninety days, insiders bought 17,095 shares of company stock worth $10,037,285. About 1.34 million shares traded. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can has 0.25% invested in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) for 1.54M shares. Barclays dropped their price target on shares of Relx from GBX 1,885 ($26.99) to GBX 1,820 ($26.06) and set an "overweight" r...

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  • OPCW inspectors to be allowed in to Douma
OPCW inspectors to be allowed in to Douma

Earlier Monday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the inspectors could not go to the site because they needed approval from the U.N. Syria and its main allies Iran and Russian Federation blamed Israel for that attack. On Tuesday, Syrian state media said air defence had shot down missiles over the central province of Homs, with t...

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  • Crude prices soar on decline in USA inventories
Crude prices soar on decline in USA inventories

Brent for June settlement climbed $1.90 to end the session at $73.48 on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude rose as high as $68.91 per barrel for a daily gain of 3.6 percent and reached its highest level since December 2, 2014.

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  • Facebook may be banned in Russian Federation
Facebook may be banned in Russian Federation

Instagram, developed by Pavel Durov, was banned in his native Russian Federation on Monday morning, when authorities asked mobile service providers to block access to the messaging service. The FSB has said that Telegram is widely used by terrorists. The U.S. companies did not immediately respond on Tuesday to a request from Reuters for comment...

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  • Retail Rivals Amazon and Best Buy Team Up to Sell Smart TVs
Retail Rivals Amazon and Best Buy Team Up to Sell Smart TVs

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos boasted that the new TVs will "deliver handsome visuals and all the movies and TV shows you love, with an experience that gets better every day with Alexa ". Best Buy will also become the exclusive merchant for the TVs on Amazon's website. As Amazon rose in the electronics segment, Best Buy seemed doomed to cede share.

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  • Mecca Masjid blasts: All accused, including Aseemanand, acquitted
Mecca Masjid blasts: All accused, including Aseemanand, acquitted

It may be mentioned that K Ravinder Reddy cited personal reasons while tendering his resignation. A blast in the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad on May 18, 2007 had killed nine people and left 58 injured. However, he was granted conditional bail in 2017. Only one IED went off, the other was found wrapped in a T-shirt "Wasan's argument was that at...

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  • Comey: Trump is 'morally unfit' to be president, might be 'compromised'
Comey: Trump is 'morally unfit' to be president, might be 'compromised'

But what does this new book mean long-term in our country's political landscape? Melissa Michelson, a political science professor at Menlo College. Below is a rough transcript of their conversation. On Monday, Trump pulled the plug on sanctions aimed at Russian companies behind the equipment related to Syrian President Bashar Assad's alleged ch...

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  • Despite the IMF's optimism, these are risky economic times
Despite the IMF's optimism, these are risky economic times

The Trump administration has maintained that Republican tax cuts passed last year would allow the United States to maintain sustained gross domestic product growth above 3 percent for years and defy forecasts that us budget deficits will balloon over the coming decade.

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  • Cambridge Analytica created 'Sex Compass' and other apps to harvest Facebook data
Cambridge Analytica created 'Sex Compass' and other apps to harvest Facebook data

Facebook released a blog post today detailing its practices and answering how it gathers information from its users around the web. But despite Facebook's deepening foothold in the Union - there are reports the company has secured office space in one of the most expensive properties in Brussels - its 33-year-old CEO is yet to accept reque...

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  • Oil posts its largest weekly gain since July on geopolitical tensions
Oil posts its largest weekly gain since July on geopolitical tensions

In its closely watched monthly oil-market report Friday, the IEA said it still expects the world's appetite for oil to grow by 1.5 million barrels a day in 2018, helping to partly offset surging USA shale-oil growth. Since the start of past year, the Opec and Russian Federation have been spearheading an effort by oil producers to offset the surplus...

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  • Disney must bid for Sky even if Murdoch offer fails, watchdog rules
Disney must bid for Sky even if Murdoch offer fails, watchdog rules

Sky said it "noted" today's announcement and urged shareholders to take no further action. It added: " 21st Century Fox remains committed to its recommended cash offer for Sky announced on 15th December 2016, which is supported by revised remedies recently offered to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) with whom 21st Century Fox has be...

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  • Sensex loses 93 points in early trade
Sensex loses 93 points in early trade

According to a Mint poll, the central bank will keep interest rates unchanged in the first monetary policy review of the current fiscal year, amid a gradual recovery in growth and easing inflation. The reverse repo rate, at which it borrows from banks and absorbs excess liquidity, will remain at 5.75%. The benchmark Sensex of the Bombay Stock...

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  • Job growth slows to a six-month low in March
Job growth slows to a six-month low in March

Last year, employment increased by 128,400, which is equivalent to nearly 500 new jobs, on average, per working day. Employers have added a healthy average of 211,000 jobs a month in the past six months. The Dow Jones fell 572 points, or 2.3%, to close at 23,933 while the broader-based S&P 500 index plunged 58 points (2.2%) to 2,604. Treasury yie...

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  • Spotify's IPO gave it a market valuation of $26.5 billion
Spotify's IPO gave it a market valuation of $26.5 billion

While Spotify has faced stiff competition from Apple Music over the past few years, it remains the market leader in music streaming with 71 million paying subscribers and 159 million monthly listeners across 61 countries. With its ownership now less than 5%, Sony would not be obligated to disclose changes in its Spotify holdings under SEC rul...

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  • Disney's Sky News move eliminates obstacle to Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover
Disney's Sky News move eliminates obstacle to Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover

Alternatively, The Walt Disney Company has expressed an interest in acquiring Sky News , with a view to adding it to Disney's existing portfolio of television channels. Twenty-First Century retain a 39% stake in Sky and, subject to ultimately obtaining regulatory approval, remain focused on acquiring the remaining 61% of Sky.

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  • No respect for elders: China's new oil benchmark crushing old-timer Brent
No respect for elders: China's new oil benchmark crushing old-timer Brent

However, if traders on this so-so Monday market were casting about for something different to worry about in the weeks and months to come, they had only to look at the latest market report from the International Energy Agency , which pointed out that that the oil industry only discovered 4 billion barrels of new resources a year ago, well shor...

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  • Jaguar self-drive auto revealed in NY
Jaguar self-drive auto revealed in NY

The minivans will be part of a ride-hailing service that Waymo plans to launch in Arizona later this year. Rather than outfitting a vehicle for self-driving technology, Waymo engineers collaborated with Jaguar's team throughout the I-Pace's development process.

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  • Gun maker Remington seeks bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits, Trump-linked sales slump
Gun maker Remington seeks bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits, Trump-linked sales slump

The company plans to continue making guns during the Chapter 11 process, which is meant to reduce its debt by $700 million, according to CNN Money. "Remington's fortunes took a hit after the election of Donald Trump , a self-proclaimed "true friend" of the gun industry". "We know our clients also care about these issues, and we have begu...

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  • First ever yuan-denominated oil futures go on sale
First ever yuan-denominated oil futures go on sale

That may have changed on Monday, with the launch of Shanghai crude oil futures. Citing Li Qiang, director of the research center under the Xinhu Futures, the media outlet suggested that the launch of China's own oil futures could be seen as Beijing's attempt to open the country's commodity market to foreign investors.

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  • WhatsApp Founder Urges: #DeleteFacebook
WhatsApp Founder Urges: #DeleteFacebook

Acton remained with Facebook until earlier this year, while WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum remains behind and still holds a seat on Facebook's board . Acton is one of the many people who was once affiliated with Facebook to voice against the social media network in a public forum. While that is a story in and of itself, today we're going to be...

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  • Champaign Toys R Us closing, staying open through mid-May
Champaign Toys R Us closing, staying open through mid-May

According to a company spokesperson, who spoke with PEOPLE , all customer and loyalty programs, such as the Rewards "R" Us program and Geoffrey's Birthday List, are now continuing as normal, but within the following weeks, those programs will come to an end.

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  • Alibaba to invest additional $2 billion in Lazada, replaces CEO
Alibaba to invest additional $2 billion in Lazada, replaces CEO

Lucy Peng, a co-founder at Alibaba and now Lazada's chairwoman, would take on the additional role from current chief Maximilian Bittner. Alibaba's stake will increase to an undisclosed amount following the latest investment, a spokeswoman told Reuters .

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  • North Korean minister to meet again with Swedish counterpart
North Korean minister to meet again with Swedish counterpart

The comment by Abe, who has also been calling for strong global pressure to make North Korea give up its nuclear and missile development, apparently reflects Tokyo's wariness that it might be left behind as the United States and South Korea are shifting toward direct talks with the North's leader Kim Jong Un .

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  • Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA's Pompeo chief US Diplomat
Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA's Pompeo chief US Diplomat

The president and Tillerson were reported to have disagreed on a number of key issues, including North Korea , moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the removal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement, and the Iran nuclear deal.

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  • Fertility clinic disaster may have destroyed thousands of frozen eggs, embryos
Fertility clinic disaster may have destroyed thousands of frozen eggs, embryos

Between the overnight hours Saturday to Sunday, one of the egg and embryo liquid nitrogen storage tanks began warming up. Per a University Hospitals statement cited by News 5 Cleveland , the facility has "initiated contact with all of our patients", and a call center has been set up so patients can set up meetings with doctors.

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  • Allegiant Air to start offering nonstop flights from Syracuse to Orlando
Allegiant Air to start offering nonstop flights from Syracuse to Orlando

The flights will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays. One-way fares on the new route will be as low as $52. They must be booked by Thursday to get the discount fares. Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. It also offers flights to Tampa/ St. Petersburg, Fla., Myrtle Beach, S....

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  • Uber, Lyft Launch Efforts to Eliminate Transportation Barriers to Healthcare
Uber, Lyft Launch Efforts to Eliminate Transportation Barriers to Healthcare

Ride sharing companies are plunging into the healthcare business, seeing a big opportunity in ferrying the millions of people who miss medical appointments every year. Coordinators can schedule rides on behalf of patients, caregivers and staff to take place immediately, within a few hours, or up to 30 days in advance.

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  • United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery
United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

With this move, there's no doubt management has succeeded in achieving a united voice with all employees, but that voice is entirely opposed to and offended by this new "select" bonus program. In one fell swoop, it is crushed again. The rewards program also drew ire in more public social-media forms, with some taking to Twitter to question the lo...

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  • Amazon is coming for your checking account next
Amazon is coming for your checking account next

Amazon, of course, has millions of customers, access to cheap capital, and tons of data, making it a potentially fearsome competitor to the banking industry. The report helps answer one of the most often-asked questions on Wall Street: When's Amazon going to show up? If successful, the effort could place Amazon's services at the financial heart...

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