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China exports saw biggest fall in three years in February

China exports saw biggest fall in three years in February

Asian stock markets and USA futures extended losses after the data. Economists polled by Reuters had expected a 4.8 percent drop after January's 9.1 percent rise. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi no...

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NERSA approves Eskom electricity hike of 9.4 %

NERSA approves Eskom electricity hike of 9.4 %

The power utility had sought a total of R784 billion in revenue over the next three years, made up of power increases of more than 15% as well as R21.6 billion to recover revenue shortfalls. Regarding...

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Goodyear unveils new concept tire for Autonomous, Flying Cars

Goodyear unveils new concept tire for Autonomous, Flying Cars

It's still in the concept stage, but Goodyear unveiled the design at the Geneva Motor Show . Just a single, sad-looking little wheel. Thanks to the flexible spokes that double as propeller blades, ...

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France set to introduce new tax on internet giants

France set to introduce new tax on internet giants

The French government is unveiling plans to slap a 3 percent tax on the French revenues of internet giants like Google , Amazon and Facebook . It should bring in 400 million euros ($452 million)...

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India’s ultra-rich prefer equity, bonds to real estate

India’s ultra-rich prefer equity, bonds to real estate

Bengaluru is expected to lead the UHNWIs growth story. The super-rich took the opportunity to snap up new homes during the year as luxury residential prices softened amid an oversupply in the high...

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Venezuela's Guaido in Talks With Unions to Call Public Sector Strike

Venezuela's Guaido in Talks With Unions to Call Public Sector Strike

Guaido then went on to address an ecstatic rally of thousands of supporters, announcing that he would meet representatives of public sector employees in order to 'leave this regime that oppresses us w...

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Bugatti's Voiture Noire unveiled as most expensive sports vehicle ever built

Bugatti's Voiture Noire unveiled as most expensive sports vehicle ever built

Historically , Bugatti made four examples of the Atlantic. There are worse places to start than with a Chiron for your platform. Bugatti designer Etienne Salome said all the components of the au...

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Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts

Trans Mountain pipeline court decision weighed on SNC strategy: Butts

If it's convicted, SNC-Lavalin could be banned from federal contracts for 10 years. "I was preoccupied by the number of jobs on this in Quebec and across the country", he said. "But at the same time...

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Aon confirms talks on potential combination with Willis Towers Watson

Aon confirms talks on potential combination with Willis Towers Watson

It would also be perhaps the largest merger and acquisition transaction in insurance and reinsurance market history. Willis slumped 6.3 percent to $170.66 at 10:17 a.m.in NY, the biggest decline sin...

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ECB pushes out rate hike, offers cheap cash to banks

At its monetary policy meeting held today, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) chose to leave the interest rates on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the...

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What Indians Forget In Uber Rides

What Indians Forget In Uber Rides

And if you're one of those riders who typically forgets things, Uber outlines the steps you can take to retrieve those items. If you're riding in an Uber over the weekend, you might want to be extra...

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Target On Target with Holiday Earnings

Target On Target with Holiday Earnings

It now expects a low- to mid-single-digit increase in comparable sales for both the first quarter of 2019 and the full year overall. For the year, store comps grew 3.2 percent and digital comps increa...

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Passengers quarantined at Gatwick after Barbados flight

Passengers quarantined at Gatwick after Barbados flight

When the VS610 flight landed at Gatwick on Wednesday morning, everyone on board had to be medically assessed before being allowed to leave the aircraft, reportedly due to an outbreak of a "coughing si...

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Asbestos found in Claire's makeup products, FDA warns

Asbestos found in Claire's makeup products, FDA warns

Those tests confirmed the presence of asbestos in three Claire's products and one Justice product. Claire's refuted the FDA's claim, accusing the FDA of faulty testing and maintaining that its produ...

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Chick-Fil-A Brings Back Fish Sandwiches For Lent

Chick-Fil-A Brings Back Fish Sandwiches For Lent

There's also a deluxe version of the sandwich, which comes with tomato and lettuce. The meals are served with waffle fries. "And as it was in the past, cod will be the catch of the day", the company ...

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Charlotte Russe closing all stores; liquidation sales start Thursday

Charlotte Russe closing all stores; liquidation sales start Thursday

Almost 100 locations were affected by the initial Chapter 11 filing in February, including in Niagara Falls, New Hartford, Saratoga Springs and the Eastview Mall near Rochester. Charlotte Russe has o...

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Family Dollar to close almost 400 stores

Family Dollar to close almost 400 stores

Dollar Tree Inc., based in Chesapeake, Virginia, acquired Family Dollar in 2015 for nearly $9 billion. There were 224 Family Dollar stores in IL as of February 2018. A Dollar Tree spokesman didn't i...

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Amazon to close all US pop-up stores

Amazon to close all US pop-up stores

Amazon, the giant online retailer, is closing all 87 of its U.S. Located in shopping malls and Kohl's stores and Amazon's Whole Foods stores in 21 states, the pop-ups are expected to be shuttered ...

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Tesla's New V3 Superchargers Add Up to 1600 km Per Hour

Tesla's New V3 Superchargers Add Up to 1600 km Per Hour

Don't call Tesla's old charging cable (right) fat, but it does look a bit husky next to the new, liquid-cooled model (left). Tesla has flirted with adding liquid-cooled cables to Superchargers i...

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Binance Coin (BNB) Tops One Day Trading Volume of $151.50 Million

Binance Coin (BNB) Tops One Day Trading Volume of $151.50 Million

Disclosure: The author holds BTC, LTC, ETH, ZEC, AST, REQ, OMG, FUEL, ZIL, 1st and AMP at the time of writing . With its market cap going over $2 Billion, BNB has managed to outdo Tether (USDT)...

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Quadriga cryptocurrency wallets were emptied months before founder’s death

Quadriga cryptocurrency wallets were emptied months before founder’s death

This was also the last time deposits were reported to have been made. In order to buy cryptocurrency, users will need a digital wallet which will effectively serve as a blockchain bank account which...

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Gaming billionaire fortunes shrinking: Forbes list 2019

Gaming billionaire fortunes shrinking: Forbes list 2019

Gates, 63, has seen his wealth grow to $96.5 billion, up from 90 billion previous year, said Forbes . Alakija of Nigeria and Oprah Winfrey of the United States and Angolan investor Isabel dos Santo...

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Justin Trudeau: Canadian media compares scandal-hit Prime Minister to DONALD TRUMP

But his testimony did. Ms. Wilson-Raybould's testimony was that she was under pressure to intervene in the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin, and believed she was demoted because she didn't. "Can you imagi...

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UK economy near standstill as Brexit approaches

UK economy near standstill as Brexit approaches

Visitors to the convenience retailer spent £13 million more on fruit, vegetables and salads compared with the same time past year. Sustained spending by Britain's consumers took the edge off a slowd...

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Zuckerberg says Facebook will become a 'privacy-focused' platform

Zuckerberg says Facebook will become a 'privacy-focused' platform

Theoretically, this would prevent Facebook (as well as your internet provider) from reading your stored messages and from handing them over to authorities. "I understand that many people don't think F...

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Mahindra's Pininfarina Unveils Battista Hypercar; Delivers Massive 1900bhp

Mahindra's Pininfarina Unveils Battista Hypercar; Delivers Massive 1900bhp

Automobili Pininfarina , the designer of iconic Ferrari cars and now a part of India's Mahindra Group , unveiled on Tuesday the Battista , a 1900 BHP, 2300 NM electric supercar that is touted to be ...

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Chinese premier warns country 'faces tough struggle'

Chinese premier warns country 'faces tough struggle'

The U.S. and China are reportedly close to a trade deal. China will cut billions of dollars in taxes and fees, increase infrastructure investment, and step up lending to small firms, Premier Li...

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Expert praises Maduro’s ‘clever’ move to let Guaido return unhindered to Venezuela

Guaido left the country in late February despite the Supreme Court's ban and arrived in Caracas on Monday without encountering any resistance from the authorities. In the town halls, people only go to...

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President Trump Fumbles Apple CEO Tim Cook's Name

President Trump Fumbles Apple CEO Tim Cook's Name

President Trump called him " Tim Apple ". President Donald Trump , 72, was under scrutiny by amused Twitter users on March 6, after a video surfaced of him mistakingly calling Apple CEO Tim Co...

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China revokes Canadian canola permit as dispute escalates

Canada is proceeding with an extradition hearing for Meng following her December arrest at the request of the USA, where she is wanted on fraud charges for allegedly misleading banks about the company...

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