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Google is developing a censored search engine for China

Google is developing a censored search engine for China

According to a report from The Intercept published on Wednesday, the world's largest search engine has been working for more than a year with officials in Beijing to launch a new product to reach ...

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Turkey says US sanctions unacceptable, have limited economic impact

Turkey says US sanctions unacceptable, have limited economic impact

The row over Brunson escalated last week when US Vice President Mike Pence, like the pastor an evangelical Christian, said Turkey would face "significant sanctions " if this "innocent man of fait...

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Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

Apple becomes world's first trillion dollar company

Though Apple deals in various technology projects, however, its relations with direct costumers is due to its two flagship products which are iPhone and iPad . The milestone also means that Apple i...

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Crude Market Tightening Concerns Send US Crude Back Over $70/bbl

Crude Market Tightening Concerns Send US Crude Back Over $70/bbl

The oil for delivery in this month's contract traded lower by 0.90 paise, or 0.14 per cent, to Rs 617.20 per 10 kg in 394 lots. Meanwhile, President Trump said he's open to talks with Iran , just...

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What is McDonald's MacCoin all about?

What is McDonald's MacCoin all about?

Starting August 2, buy a Big Mac at one of 14,000 participating restaurants in the US and receive a MacCoin, which you can collect or redeem for a free Big Mac at McDonald's locations in over 50 c...

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100+ calls about Chipotle-related illness

100+ calls about Chipotle-related illness

People reported symptoms such as vomiting, nausea, and fever to the website iwaspoisoned.com, which first alerted Business Insider to the issues at the Powell restaurant . Chipotle was forced to cl...

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Ohio's back to school tax-free weekend approaches

Ohio's back to school tax-free weekend approaches

Exempted items during tax-free weekend include shoes and clothing under $100 per item, computers under $1,000, computer hardware under $500 and school supplies under $30 per item. The weekend begi...

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Podcast | All you need to know about the RBI rate hike

Podcast | All you need to know about the RBI rate hike

We need to ensure macroeconomic stability and continue to maintain growth profile of 7.4 per cent. The BoE said it expected Britain's economy would grow by 1.4 percent this year, unchanged from its ...

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Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion

Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion

Apple Inc. became the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal compu...

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CBS Poll: Support for 12B Farmer's Bailout Along Party Lines

CBS Poll: Support for 12B Farmer's Bailout Along Party Lines

Trump a "different kind of Republican", and overwhelmingly say they like the fact that he is". Of the four previous White House occupants, only George W. Some 49% of voters in the new survey said Demo...

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China says United States tariff threat runs against trend of the times

In response to earlier reports that the United States was considering the move, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang warned Wednesday that "blackmail and pressure from the USA side will ne...

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Google plans censored version of search engine in China, says U.S

Google is reportedly working on a censored version of its search engine to comply with China's government's demands. "It will be a dark day for Internet freedom if Google has acquiesced to China's...

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Will the ongoing rate hike cycle be a shallow one?

The financial markets have taken this on board and are forecasting one, and perhaps two, rises of 0.25% before 2020. The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday raised its policy repo rate as expecte...

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Huawei takes No 2 spot in phone sales

Huawei takes No 2 spot in phone sales

Samsung with its Galaxy phone line retained the phone crown but lost ground to upstart Huawei by shipping 73 million units, an 8 percent decline year over year. In the premium smartphone segment ( ...

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U.S. considers increasing planned tariffs on $270b in Chinese imports

The first wave of 25 per cent tariffs on US$34 billion of Chinese goods took effect last month, prompting immediate in-kind retaliation from China, and the next round on US$16 billion could be impleme...

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TSA's 'Quiet Skies' Program Tracks, Observes Travelers In The Air

TSA's 'Quiet Skies' Program Tracks, Observes Travelers In The Air

Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, wrote Monday in a letter to the agency that included a number of questions about the program. According to that report, some air marshals say that shadowing travele...

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Donald Trump mulls imposing 25% tariffs on Chinese goods

The change isn't final yet and may not go forward after a public review, the people said. There have been no formal talks between Washington and Beijing for weeks over Mr Trump's demands that Chin...

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Rate hike shows RBI committed to bring inflation to 4%: Bankers

Rate hike shows RBI committed to bring inflation to 4%: Bankers

An RBI repo rate hike usually sees commercial banks hike their respective interest rates on home, auto and other loans. Apart from the repo rate, reverse repo rate has also been hiked by 0.25% to ...

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Coles bag back-flip: Supermarket ends free reusable bags

Coles bag back-flip: Supermarket ends free reusable bags

Supermarket chain Coles said Wednesday that it was dropping plans to charge for the bags, saying shoppers had struggled to adjust to the change. "Some customers told us they needed more time to make...

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Tesla reported the biggest loss in its history. But could've been worse

Tesla reported the biggest loss in its history. But could've been worse

Tesla reported a record net loss of $718 million, which was larger than what analysts had been forecasting. The net loss more than doubled from the same quarter a year ago. In a statement rel...

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Trump administration confirms plan to raise China import tariff to 25 percent

President Donald Trump sought to ratchet up pressure on China for trade concessions by proposing a higher 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, his administration said on Wednesd...

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Dollar seesaws vs yen after BOJ tweaks policy

Dollar seesaws vs yen after BOJ tweaks policy

At the same time, the central bank delivered a range of adjustments created to alleviate strains from negative rates and asset-buying on commercial banks and reduce market distortions. The BoJ will ...

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Erdogan Slams 'Evangelist' US as Pastor's Detention Roils Ties

Erdogan Slams 'Evangelist' US as Pastor's Detention Roils Ties

The Treasury Department noted in its press release that he "has reportedly been a victim of unfair and unjust detention by the Government of Turkey ". Brunson was accused of helping supporters of Fe...

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Apple's strong earnings lift Wall Street, ease trade worries

Apple's strong earnings lift Wall Street, ease trade worries

Investors are anxious about the FAANG group, which got off to a bad start this week as Facebook dropped 4.3 percent and Netflix dropped 4.6 percent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 144.23 p...

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Parasite warning for salads, wraps at Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens

Parasite warning for salads, wraps at Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens

The alert follows Caito Food's lettuce supplier, Fresh Express, issuing a recall of its chopped romaine which is used in Caito Food's products, the FSIS said. The products also bear establishment ...

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Chipotle's free guacamole deal crashed its online servers

Chipotle's free guacamole deal crashed its online servers

Why today? The calendar is now riddled with made-up food holidays , and at some point someone decreed that July 31 would henceforth forever be known as National Avocado Day. Guacamole fans, take no...

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French company buys majority stake in 21c Museum Hotel chain

French company buys majority stake in 21c Museum Hotel chain

AccorHotels announced in a news release that it had signed an agreement to acquire an 85 percent stake in 21c Museum Hotels . The deal includes all 11 properties open and under development in the Uni...

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Sacked bridesmaid begs airline for a refund

Sacked bridesmaid begs airline for a refund

Courtney took to Twitter to ask JetBlue to do her a favor and help her get out of her already purchased plane ticket so she could "avoid this wedding at all costs". "I have a massive favour to ask you...

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Houthis still using Iran-made arms

Houthis still using Iran-made arms

Saudi Arabia this week refused to back down from its decision to stop oil shipment along the Bab al-Mandeb strait in fear they could be targeted by rebel forces engaged in the war in Yemen. It was no...

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Loans to get costlier as RBI hikes repo rate again

The rate at which the RBI borrows money from commercial banks stands adjusted to 6.25%. SBI, PNB, ICICI Bank last raised their lending rates up to 10 basis points (0.10 per cent) effective June 1, 201...

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