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China’s economic growth drops to lowest in 26 years

China’s economic growth drops to lowest in 26 years

The growth was in line with the government's annual target of 6-6.5 percent set for 2019. The incendiary trade war with the United States has resulted in China reporting its lowest economic gr...

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Updated air passenger rights protections come into effect Monday

Updated air passenger rights protections come into effect Monday

Canadian air passengers become eligible for up to $2,400 if they are bumped from a flight, but for access to the full suite of passenger rights, air travellers will have to wait until December. This w...

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Federal Judge Curtailed Damages Award Bayer AG by $25.27 Million

Federal Judge Curtailed Damages Award Bayer AG by $25.27 Million

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco ruled Monday that the $75 million portion of the March verdict meant to punish the company was too high based on a legal precedent that punitive d...

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Amazon’s Prime Day : Workers hold protests, demand for improved working conditions

Amazon’s Prime Day : Workers hold protests, demand for improved working conditions

Activists have said that workers at Amazon, which is worth more than $1 trillion, face long hours with few bathroom breaks and do not get a living wage, according to a report in the NewsWeek . Ge...

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Goldman banker highlights Morgan Stanley's Hong Kong IPO woes

Goldman banker highlights Morgan Stanley's Hong Kong IPO woes

United States exchanges are also continuing to attract Chinese companies despite trade conflicts. UK-based data center operator Global Switch and consumer lender Home Credit Group are among the worl...

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Whole Foods to Offer Amazon Prime Day Deals for 1 Week

Whole Foods to Offer Amazon Prime Day Deals for 1 Week

This year's Prime Day is actually days , plural, taking place on July 15 and 16. Here's how long you have to take advantage of all that Amazon Prime Day 2019 has to offer. shoppers to get the c...

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180,000 Universal Security Instruments smoke alarms recalled

180,000 Universal Security Instruments smoke alarms recalled

The alarms have been recalled because of a misaligned internal switch that causes the device to stay silent, even when it detects smoke. Universal Security Instruments has recalled almost 200,000 sm...

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Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

Trump sees slowing Chinese growth pressuring Beijing on trade

Trump has accused the government of the second largest economy in the world of unfair trade practices, and has hit the country with tariffs in order to pressure them into trade deals that more agreea...

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Turkey slapped with European Union sanctions over Cyprus

Turkey slapped with European Union sanctions over Cyprus

The EU ministers repeated the "serious immediate negative impact" that Turkey's illegal actions are having on EU-Turkey relations and called on Ankara to respect Cyprus' sovereign rights in line with ...

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Vodafone becomes latest telco to refund customers over unexpected bills

Vodafone becomes latest telco to refund customers over unexpected bills

Vodafone was paid commissions for sales of the ringtones, games, and digital content by third-parties, with the direct billing service enabled by default consumer accounts. It has been replaced by a D...

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Facebook’s $5-billion fine for privacy scandals too low, Democrats complain

Facebook’s $5-billion fine for privacy scandals too low, Democrats complain

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is said to have made the decision following an investigation begun in March previous year after sensational reports emerged of improper use of users' personal ...

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The Best Dyson & Roomba Vacuum Cleaner Prime Day 2019 Deals on Amazon: Top Vacuum & Robot Vacuum Sales Reviewed by Deal Stripe

The Best Dyson & Roomba Vacuum Cleaner Prime Day 2019 Deals on Amazon: Top Vacuum & Robot Vacuum Sales Reviewed by Deal Stripe

Find all now active deals on the Amazon Prime Day page . The little gizmo will happily navigate itself around your home, and stay away from the areas you specify (if you don't want it wandering int...

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Australia's AMP says $2 bln insurance sale probably off after NZ action

Australia's AMP says $2 bln insurance sale probably off after NZ action

The A$3.3 billion deal was announced previous year and 200,000 New Zealand life insurance policies were expected to change hands as part of it. Many changes had been made to the AMP business in expe...

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Mom Asks for Moana Birthday Cake and Gets Marijuana Cake Instead

Mom Asks for Moana Birthday Cake and Gets Marijuana Cake Instead

Instead, she was given a cake with a giant marijuana leaf next to a green My Little Pony with bloodshot eyes exhaling some smoke. I haven't had a chance to tell y'all about our experience this w...

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China's GDP grows 6.3 pct in H1

China's GDP grows 6.3 pct in H1

The International Monetary Fund and private sector economists have cut this year's Chinese growth forecast to as low as 6.2%, a further marked decline after last year's three-decade low of 6.6%. The P...

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United States producer prices rise a modest 0.1% in June

United States producer prices rise a modest 0.1% in June

The producer price index for final demand edged up 0.1% last month after a similar gain in May. Wholesale prices rose 1.7 percent from June 2018. The Labor Department reported Thursday that consumer...

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Tropical Storm Barry's flash flooding threat continues

Tropical Storm Barry's flash flooding threat continues

The storm surge at the coast from south central Louisiana to southern MS pushed water 3 to 6 feet above normally dry land, with isolated reports over 7 feet. The storm named Barry defied predictio...

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US May Bar Large Tech Firms From Issuing Cryptocurrencies

US May Bar Large Tech Firms From Issuing Cryptocurrencies

Even if it were to pass the full house, it would still have to pass the senate which would also likely be an uphill struggle. Nevertheless, the draft proposal sends a strong message to large tech fi...

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Amazon investing in employee career advancement, including Staten Island workers

Amazon investing in employee career advancement, including Staten Island workers

This fully-paid 90-day program is created to place associates in on-the-job training for IT support technician roles and pays for their A+ certification test. "Through our continued investment in loca...

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Huawei plans extensive layoffs at U.S. operation

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at U.S. operation

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei , which is subject to United States sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major job cuts at its USA operations, The...

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Prime Day just started early with so many insane deals

They differ from standard deals in that they're created to last for only a set amount of time (usually a few hours) or until stock runs out, whichever happens first. More deals are due to go live from...

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Suspicious Package Found On Plane At Newark Liberty

Suspicious Package Found On Plane At Newark Liberty

The 150 passengers were taken to an airport terminal, the spokesman said. He would not disclose the specific item spotted by the flight attendant. Passengers said Port Authority Police eventually bo...

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WPP sells 60% of Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital

WPP sells 60% of Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital

Net cash proceeds of the deal after tax and a £0.4bn reinvestment to retain a 40% stake in Kantar will amount to US$3.1bn. WPP has today confirmed it is selling 60% of its stake in Kantar to Bain ...

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Drone disrupts flights at Leeds/Bradford

Drone disrupts flights at Leeds/Bradford

Up to three Jet2 flights were affected by the incident. A drone sighting has been reported but this has not yet been confirmed. Other flights have been placed on hold. Flights held over the airport....

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Anti-Semitism Whistleblowers Threaten To Sue Labour Party

Anti-Semitism Whistleblowers Threaten To Sue Labour Party

McCluskey's astonishing comments came in response to Watson attacking Labour's General Secretary, Jennie Formby - who is now undergoing chemotherapy for cancer - over last week's Panorama documentar...

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Binance burns $24 million worth of BNB tokens allocated to team

Binance burns $24 million worth of BNB tokens allocated to team

On Friday morning, July 12, the crypto exchange with the highest impact on the industry, Binance , issuing a blog post , saying that another portion of BNB had been burned with nearly 809,000 BNB e...

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JLR to develop new AI technology to understand changes in driver’s mood

JLR to develop new AI technology to understand changes in driver’s mood

British vehicle manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is working on artificial intelligence (AI) that is able to detect the driver's mood and adjust the car's environment to reduce stress. Over time it wil...

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Reckitt Benckiser Settles Indivior Opioid Investigation

Reckitt Benckiser Settles Indivior Opioid Investigation

Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4 billion fine to settle a U.S. investigation into the sales and marketing of opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film (buprenorphine and naloxone) by its...

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Thomas Cook in bailout talks with China's Fosun

Thomas Cook in bailout talks with China's Fosun

A Thomas Cook Airbus A321-200 airplane takes off at the airport in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 28, 2018. Fosun Group is already a minority investor in Thomas Cook - with a stake of about 18...

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US probes Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB

US probes Deutsche Bank’s dealings with Malaysia’s 1MDB

Prosecutors are looking into the role of Ms Tan Boon Kee , a colleague of former Goldman Sachs Group executive Tim Leissner , whom she worked with on 1MDB business, the paper said. Still, the Just...

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