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Google parent company falls short on 3rd quarter profit

Google parent company falls short on 3rd quarter profit

Alphabet shares fell more than 3 per cent in extended trading, after closing at US$1,288.98 in NY. Overall, Alphabet reported a profit of $7.1 billion, or $10.12 per share - significantly below th...

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Ford to cut 450 jobs at Oakville plant

Ford to cut 450 jobs at Oakville plant

Ford Canada says production of the Ford Flex sport-utility vehicle will end in November and it will also stop production of the Lincoln MKT crossover at an unspecified time. "New or expanded vehicle a...

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Oil prices fall amid supply concerns

Oil prices fall amid supply concerns

Data provider Genscape Inc. said oil stored at a key Oklahoma storage hub expanded by 1.5 million barrels last week, reviving concerns about sluggish demand and ample inventories. The US crude inven...

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China's leaders have embraced blockchains (erm, minus the decentralized bit)

China's leaders have embraced blockchains (erm, minus the decentralized bit)

China's parliament on Saturday passed a new law on cryptography , as the country gears up to launch its own digital currency. And while that may set the stage for an online digital currency of th...

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S&P 500 Hits New Record High

S&P 500 Hits New Record High

Microsoft gained 2.4% and was on track for a new high after the software company won a contract worth up to $10 billion over the next decade from the Pentagon. Investors are waiting for earnings from...

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Digital licences launched in NSW: Your how-to guide

Digital licences launched in NSW: Your how-to guide

After nearly two years of trials in certain parts of the state, NSW has joined South Australia with digital driver's licences. Nearly five years after it was first proposed, and after several year...

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British Parliament will grant Huawei access to UK’s 5G Network

British Parliament will grant Huawei access to UK’s 5G Network

However, it seems that the British government has no reason to not make deals with the Chinese Behemoth. The U.S. telecommunications regulator plans to vote in November to designate China's Huawei T...

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Apple Pay Is the Most Popular Mobile Payment App in the US

Apple Pay Is the Most Popular Mobile Payment App in the US

Researchers said the change of leadership was the result of the growing number of NFC payment terminals that are compatible with Apple Pay. By contrast, Starbucks was in first place in 2018's study ...

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European Union nations agree to Brexit extension until January 31

The Prime Minister has tabled a motion under the Fixed-Term Parliament Act, which requires 434 MPs to trigger it. He said: "The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK's request for a £Brexit fle...

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Global markets mostly higher ahead of data-heavy week

Global markets mostly higher ahead of data-heavy week

On Friday, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the two economic powerhouses have "made headway on specific issues and the two sides are close to finalizing some sections of the agreement"...

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American Airlines Announces New Service to New Zealand in 2020

American Airlines Announces New Service to New Zealand in 2020

The routes are a result of the recently approved joint venture between the airline and Qantas. Are you interested in trying business or first class for the price of economy? The 787-8 features 20 ...

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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight

Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight

For the New York-to-Sydney test, the passenger and baggage load was restricted to control the weight on the plane. On-board tests included monitoring pilot brain waves, melatonin levels and alertnes...

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When does Popeyes Chicken Sandwich return? Soon

When does Popeyes Chicken Sandwich return? Soon

Popeyes' highly anticipated (and ridiculed and sexy ) chicken sandwich, which sold out just two weeks after its debut, is officially returning to stores in early November. Sunday's return date ...

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Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic takes off in NYSE debut

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic takes off in NYSE debut

The company was created from the merger between British billionaire Branson's Virgin Galactic and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya's publicly-traded shell company, which invested $800 mi...

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Alberta UCP government to table first budget, warns of program spending cuts

Alberta UCP government to table first budget, warns of program spending cuts

With the aim of being the most competitive jurisdiction to do business in North America, the province will lower its corporate tax rate to eight per cent from 12 per cent over four years, and prop...

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Jeff Bezos no longer worlds richest man

Jeff Bezos no longer worlds richest man

If the Amazon stock losses hold through Friday, Bezos will lose his title of world's richest person to Gates, per the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . And when the Bloomberg Billionaires Index is...

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Twitter will not join Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra: Jack Dorsey

Twitter will not join Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra: Jack Dorsey

People of varied political beliefs are trying to define expansive speech as risky because it could bring results they don't accept, Zuckerberg said. For one, he conceded that it would be "complete...

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GM strike ends after new labour deal, Mexican plants to be reopened

GM strike ends after new labour deal, Mexican plants to be reopened

The GM strike began on September 16, with UAW negotiators seeking higher pay for workers, greater job security , a bigger share of profit and protection of healthcare benefits. The new collective a...

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UK's Largest Payday Lender QuickQuid to Close

UK's Largest Payday Lender QuickQuid to Close

QuickQuid follows Wonga and the Moneyshop in exiting the payday loans industry following a tightening of regulations by the Financial Conduct Authority. CashEuroNet UK is owned by Enova Internationa...

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Electric Ford 'Mustang' SUV teaser sketch released ahead of November 17 reveal

Electric Ford 'Mustang' SUV teaser sketch released ahead of November 17 reveal

Since the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, it's been publicly known that Ford has been working on an all-electric SUV that's inspired by its iconic Mustang muscle vehicle. Hopefully, we'll learn a lot more...

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WeWork plans to lay off 4,000 employees

WeWork plans to lay off 4,000 employees

SoftBank is planning to take a writedown to its Vision Fund of at least $5 billion to reflect a plunge in the value of some of its biggest holdings, including WeWork and Uber Technologies Inc ...

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Barclays profits plunge as bank issues global economy warning

Barclays profits plunge as bank issues global economy warning

Back in September Barclays had said it would have to set aside some £1.9bn to cover an influx of PPI claims before the August deadline. They were meant to cover missed debt repayments and were frequ...

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Oil prices down but on track for large weekly gain

Oil prices down but on track for large weekly gain

The U.S. and China "seem to be on the glide path" to a possible signing of phase one of a trade deal in Chile next month, a White House adviser told Fox News. crude and oil product inventories dropp...

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Popeyes' Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie is back

Popeyes' Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie is back

Fresh off their wildly successful chicken sandwich , Popeyes is reportedly bringing back one of its most popular desserts: The pumpkin cream cheese pie. The company said they will let the world know ...

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Louis Vuitton owner confirms takeover talks with U.S. jeweller Tiffany

Louis Vuitton owner confirms takeover talks with U.S. jeweller Tiffany

LVMH said: "In light of recent market rumours, the LVMH Group confirms that it has held preliminary discussions regarding a possible transaction with Tiffany". "LVMH has ample financial capacity for a...

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You can stream HBO Max for free, sort of

You can stream HBO Max for free, sort of

However, WarnerMedia hopes that by offering a large portion of its HBO subscriber base free access, it could give the service a boost in its early stages before the company plans to launch a lower-c...

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Markets Right Now: Gains edge S&P 500 closer to record high

Markets Right Now: Gains edge S&P 500 closer to record high

The gains put the S&P 500 close to the all-time closing high it reached in July. Stock indexes were mixed in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as solid profits and forecasts from several tec...

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Microsoft wins $10-billion Pentagon cloud computing contract, beating Amazon

Microsoft wins $10-billion Pentagon cloud computing contract, beating Amazon

Oracle had previously accused Amazon of having an unfair advantage due to ties at the Pentagon , and IBM had protested its removal from the massive government contract . The Pentagon has awarded ...

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Walmart, CVS pulling J&J Baby Powder off shelve, amid recall

Walmart, CVS pulling J&J Baby Powder off shelve, amid recall

He added: "We also initiated a "Do Not Sell" register prompt in our stores to prevent the sale of this item during the product removal process ". According to a press release , the recall comes ...

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Brexit: EU agrees to give UK longer to work out Brexit

Brexit: EU agrees to give UK longer to work out Brexit

Both moves correctly assumed Brussels would approve a three-month Brexit delay, probably until January 31, though we still await the details. Mr Corbyn said a no-deal Brexit would put jobs, trade an...

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