Ocasio-Cortez Celebrates Amazon's Stunning Cancellation of Planned NYC Headquarters

With New York out of the picture, other cities may look to swoop in in an effort to persuade Amazon to bring those 25,000 jobs to its state. "After learning of the decision to pull out of their chosen HQ2 location, I contacted Amazon and ci... More..

by | Published 1 days ago
Labour MP has new plan for parliament vote on no-deal Brexit
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Labour MP has new plan for parliament vote on no-deal Brexit

British prime minister Theresa May is to give a statement to the United Kingdom parliament tomorrow on the latest developments in Brexit talks, Downing Street has announced. Media captionConfused by Brexit ...More..

Cuomo raps Amazon critics amid report company's rethinking
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Cuomo raps Amazon critics amid report company's rethinking

The company has held internal meetings to assess the situation in NY, where elected officials, labor leaders, and community activists are mounting a resistance to the project, two anonymous sources told The ...More..

Chinese telecommunications hardware is about to be banned by executive order
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Chinese telecommunications hardware is about to be banned by executive order

Huawei remains the world's largest telecom equipment maker but spying concerns may create a significant dent in its business; without access to some of the world's richest markets, the company could eventually...More..

Amazon's Bezos says National Enquirer tried to blackmail him over 'intimate photos'
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

Amazon's Bezos says National Enquirer tried to blackmail him over 'intimate photos'

Bezos says he's posting this "despite the personal cost and embarrassment they threaten", because of the nature of the blackmail threatened against him. In its January 9 story, the Enquirer reported that Mr....More..

Google parent’s fourth-quarter revenue, profit beat estimates
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Google parent’s fourth-quarter revenue, profit beat estimates

Revenues in the USA rose 20% while revenues from Europe, the Middle East and Africa rose 29%, helped by the strength of the euro and the pound. For all that, investors apparently expected a little more operat...More..

Trump guests include freed drug offender, bullied student
by | Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Trump guests include freed drug offender, bullied student

She has shown no sign of budging from her opposition to Mr Trump's wall-funding demand. Roberts and Kagan have never missed the State of the Union address since they've been on the court. Those numbers are sl...More..

General Motors starting 4,300 white-collar layoffs this week
by | Tuesday, February 05, 2019

General Motors starting 4,300 white-collar layoffs this week

Catharines Propulsion Plant - would be impacted. Prior to announcing the cuts, GM had hoped to reduce its workforce through voluntary buyouts offered to 17,700 employees , but the acceptance rate initially w...More..

Facebook rethinks their plans to destroy WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

Facebook rethinks their plans to destroy WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram

Facebook has vowed to invest in staff and new technology to address concerns about data protection and manipulation. TIAA FSB increased its position in shares of Facebook by 14.2% in the second quarter. Face...More..

A robust job gain in January shows US economy's durability
by | Sunday, February 03, 2019

A robust job gain in January shows US economy's durability

Employment gains were led by the leisure and hospitality sector, which has added 410,000 jobs over the past year. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal and the Dow Jones both had expected an increase...More..

Trump to Meet with China's Chief Trade Negotiator
by | Friday, February 01, 2019

Trump to Meet with China's Chief Trade Negotiator

But American negotiators are looking for more structural changes in the trade relationship, including an end to China's intellectual property theft and the forced transfer of USA technology. Washington also ...More..

Russian Federation slams 'illegal' U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan oil
by | Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Russian Federation slams 'illegal' U.S. sanctions on Venezuelan oil

Russian Federation and China, who are among the countries supporting Maduro's administration and have bankrolled his government, strongly criticized the USA sanctions on Monday. Russian Federation also has ex...More..

Document: Indictment of Huawei, Huawei Subsidiaries and CFO Meng Wanzhou
by | Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Document: Indictment of Huawei, Huawei Subsidiaries and CFO Meng Wanzhou

The charges are expected to be announced by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker at a press conference Monday afternoon. The reason for Huawei's deception, Whitaker said, was to hide the fact that the...More..

Documents reveal how Facebook tricked children into spending money
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Documents reveal how Facebook tricked children into spending money

In one instance, a 15-year-old racked up $6,545 in charges after playing a game for two weeks but no refund was awarded. When she discovered the charges and asked her son about them, he showed her that the stac...More..

USA crude oil imports lower, exports enhance final week
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

USA crude oil imports lower, exports enhance final week

Underpinning the market were the OPEC-led supply cuts and political turmoil in Venezuela , which could lead to a supply disruption. Concerns about an unexpected rise in US crude inventories reported on Wedne...More..

Huawei launches its own 5G chip
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Huawei launches its own 5G chip

Nick Read, chief executive of the British telecoms group, said yesterday that it had "paused" the deployment of Huawei equipment in its core networks in Europe , the part of the system that is deemed most se...More..

Democrats claim victory after Trump agrees to end shutdown
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Democrats claim victory after Trump agrees to end shutdown

The Trump administration is on the defensive this week after some conservative commentators - like Ann Coulter - said the president has capitulated again to Democrats. said Friday that Democrats "remain fully...More..

Trump Administration Accepts Guaido Ally as Venezuela Envoy in U.S.
by | Monday, January 28, 2019

Trump Administration Accepts Guaido Ally as Venezuela Envoy in U.S.

Maduro has accused Washington of being behind an attempted coup and has cut diplomatic ties. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido says he is going to put a spotlight on authorities responsible for killi...More..

Digital media company BuzzFeed to cut 15 pc jobs: media reports
by | Sunday, January 27, 2019

Digital media company BuzzFeed to cut 15 pc jobs: media reports

Peretti wrote that the layoffs were meant to cut costs and "improve our operating model so we can thrive and control our own destiny, without ever needing to raise funds again". Later, it launched a news un...More..

Venezuela to close USA embassy, consulates
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Venezuela to close USA embassy, consulates

Driving this hardened US stance is the growing assertiveness of more hawkish White House aides led by Bolton, Vice President Mike Pence's deep engagement on the issue, a push by anti-Maduro US lawmakers and the...More..

Venezuela's military backs Maduro, accuses Guaido of 'coup'
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Venezuela's military backs Maduro, accuses Guaido of 'coup'

Officials warned that "the USA government has limited ability to provide emergency services to US citizens in Venezuela due to extremely limited infrastructure and poor security conditions", calling for State D...More..

Travellers feel effects of US shutdown as delays hit Canadian airports
by | Saturday, January 26, 2019

Travellers feel effects of US shutdown as delays hit Canadian airports

Negotiations that jump-started late Thursday are focused on a bipartisan proposal for a three-week stopgap funding measure that would reopen lapsed agencies and allow time for haggling over what has become the ...More..

China's growth slowed by service, farm sectors, despite construction rebound
by | Wednesday, January 23, 2019

China's growth slowed by service, farm sectors, despite construction rebound

Consumer price index rose 2.1 percent year on year in 2018, achieving the government's target of capping consumer inflation below 3 percent. Previous to knowing the official data on Monday, multiple analyze...More..

Google fined record £44m by French data protection watchdog
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Google fined record £44m by French data protection watchdog

Implemented across the European Union (EU) in May of 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) aims to bar tech companies from relying on "long illegible terms and conditions full of legalese" to o...More..

Brent oil rises to $63.00 on upbeat China factory data
by | Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brent oil rises to $63.00 on upbeat China factory data

The IEA said global oil supply last month fell by 950,000 bpd, roughly 1 percent, led by lower OPEC output even before the organization's new supply-cutting pact took effect in January. Energy Information A...More..

Democratic group to launch ads targeting six GOP senators over shutdown
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Democratic group to launch ads targeting six GOP senators over shutdown

Democrats, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , insist on reopening the government before negotiating the budget for border security . On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed a bill requiring back-...More..

Pound steady as Tories face no-confidence vote
by | Friday, January 18, 2019

Pound steady as Tories face no-confidence vote

Article 50 - as the Scottish National Party has demanded as a condition of further talks. "Prime minister, take it off the table and have a serious discussion about how we approach the future", he said, warni...More..

Ocasio-Cortez Uses Violent Sexual Term To Describe Her Far-Left Agenda
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez Uses Violent Sexual Term To Describe Her Far-Left Agenda

It oversees big banks, lending, and the financial sector. Representative Maxine Waters, a California Democrat, will lead the financial services panel. Ocasio-Cortez complained in the interview that the medi...More..

Jeremy Corbyn tables a vote of 'no confidence' in Theresa May's government
by | Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn tables a vote of 'no confidence' in Theresa May's government

The deal, which is meant to establish terms for the March 29 exit and beyond, has been criticized from all sides, including from within May's own party. Clearly there is only a few weeks then between that and t...More..

The Ford Explorer ST Whips Up 400 Horsepower, Looks Pretty Sweet
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

The Ford Explorer ST Whips Up 400 Horsepower, Looks Pretty Sweet

Power comes courtesy of a standard turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder that Ford projects will produce more than 300 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. The automaker told Motor Authority the hybrid's...More..

PG&E Talking to Banks on Multibillion Dollar Bankruptcy Financing
by | Tuesday, January 15, 2019

PG&E Talking to Banks on Multibillion Dollar Bankruptcy Financing

PG&E could be on the hook for tens of billions of dollars for its potential role in California's devastating Camp Fire past year - the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state's history. PG&E'...More..

USA government shutdown causes travel delays for Canadians
by | Monday, January 14, 2019

USA government shutdown causes travel delays for Canadians

An XNA official told 5NEWS that wait times for passengers and the work ethic of staff members not now being paid hasn't significantly changed so far. But Chin said that if the shutdown continues and additiona...More..

US Upbeat After 3 Days of Trade Talks in Beijing
by | Thursday, January 10, 2019

US Upbeat After 3 Days of Trade Talks in Beijing

Share prices had risen Wednesday after President Donald Trump fueled optimism about possible progress by saying on Twitter talks were "going well!" But aside from some soybean purchases, there has been litt...More..

Government Shutdown Could Impact Tax Returns
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Government Shutdown Could Impact Tax Returns

Only about 1 out of 8 IRS workers work during the shutdown. File your tax return but don't count on having your refund any time soon. "The IRS still hasn't opened the filing season, so we continue to tell peo...More..

Apple iPhone XI to come with three cameras on back
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Apple iPhone XI to come with three cameras on back

The arrangement of the cameras and the LED flash is a bit odd thanks to the microphone which has also been squeezed into the setup. For now, we recommend taking this render with a pinch of salt since it's jus...More..

Wall Street ekes out gains, Apple cuts revenue forecast after the bell
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Wall Street ekes out gains, Apple cuts revenue forecast after the bell

The company did not respond Friday to a request for comment from CNN Business. "In fact, most of our revenue shortfall to our guidance, and over 100 percent of our year-over-year worldwide revenue decline, ...More..

Government says no decision regarding Rs 2,000 note production recently
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Government says no decision regarding Rs 2,000 note production recently

The Rs 2,000 note was introduced in November 2016, after the government banned the circulation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations. The comment comes a day after a media report , which stated that the gov...More..

5 takeaways from Apple's stark China warning
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

5 takeaways from Apple's stark China warning

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 650 points on Thursday morning as Apple stock plummeted and Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet dropped about two percent. As worries have mounted in recent months...More..

Cops grieve Krispy Kreme Doughnuts lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Cops grieve Krispy Kreme Doughnuts lost in NYE truck fire: 'No words'

Police officers in Lexington, Kentucky, mourned the loss of doughnuts after a Krispy Kreme truck caught fire in a hilarious tweet posted Monday. "We hope you like sprinkles". We donut know what else to say,...More..

Tesla names Larry Ellison to board
by | Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Tesla names Larry Ellison to board

Tesla expected to phase out the more expensive Model 3 that starts at almost $50,000, before incentives. The federal government's tax credit for buying plug-in vehicles will be cut in half for Tesla buyers ...More..