Sat, 17 Nov 2018

Battery-driven and driverless vehicles to be developed by VW

WOLFSBURG, Germany - The Volkswagen Group has allocated almost €44 billion ($50 billion) for developments in electric cars, driverless cars, ...

Five-star hotels being probed by China's tourism regulator

BEIJING, China - The woes of one customer in China, have managed to provoke a nationwide investigation into five-star hotels, ...

Ofcom slaps fines on Virgin Media and EE for overcharging

LONDON, U.K. - After facing allegations of overcharging their customers, Virgin Media and EE have both been slapped with huge ...

Stocks in Asia remain listless throughout day

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks were mixed in Asia on Friday, however moves in either direction were not remarkable. Trade tensions ...

U.S. stocks make solid gains

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks bounded ahead on Thursday despite a weak opening. A report published by The ...

Japan's tech conglomerate pours in funds into WeWork

TOKYO, Japan - WeWork has announced that it has managed to secure additional funds from the Masayoshi Son-led Japanese technology ...

Facebook and Instagram using AI to spot drug dealers

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to join in America's war against the addition crisis, the world's largest social networking ...

UK crisis over Brexit hits sterling

LONDON, UK - The British pound has tumbled on foreign exchange markets after a number of ministers resigned from Prime ...

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a bid to cater to millions of potential consumers in the region, the music ...

Asian markets get lift from talk of U.S. and China contacts

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in Asia bounced back on Thursday after a glimmer of hope on the U.S.-China trade situation, ...

Putin see serious consequences to protectionism

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – A devastating financial crisis is looming, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin who has warned the ...

Uber loss in 3rd quarter 38% worse than 2nd quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Uber has lost almost $1 billion in the third quarter. The loss for the privately-held company ...

Continued weakness in Apple shares drive U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks in the U.S. continued weaker on Wednesday with financials taking the brunt of the ...

Reports: Jeans pioneer could be going public

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Levi Strauss & Co, which pioneered the making of jeans, may be going public for a ...

Stocks in Asia soggy on Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia – Continued pressure on oil prices kept stocks in check across Asia on Wednesday. Oil slid 7% on ...

U.S. stocks little changed despite oil price dive

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. stocks were directionless on Tuesday with little news for investors to weigh up. General ...

UK cabinet approval of Brexit deal a 'decisive' step

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier sounded optimistic on Thursday, although recognising that challenges still ...

Bausch Health extension to boost jobs from current 1,350

WATERFORD, Ireland - Bausch Health Companies Inc. has announced it will invest to expand contact lens manufacturing capacity at its ...

Best for Qualtrics and SAP yet to come, says SAP CEO

WALLDORF, Germany, PROVO, Utah, SEATTLE, Washington – The purchase of Qualtrics International, which was founded by two brothers, Ryan and ...

Armenia's Russia-Owned Gas Operator Accused Of Tax Evasion

YEREVAN -- Tax authorities in Armenia have accused the South Caucasus country's national gas distribution company, which is owned by ...

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U.S. prosecutors reveal criminal case against Assange

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In an accidental move, U.S. prosecutors let slip their secret plans to pursue a criminal case against ...

North Korea impairs diplomatic progress with weapons test

PYONGYANG, North Korea - In a move that has threatened the diplomatic progress it managed to achieve in June year ...

CNN has interim victory in lawsuit against Trump

ATLANTA, Georgia – In a humiliating defeat, the Trump administration has been ordered to reinstate the access credentials to CNN's ...

Hundreds missing in California's deadliest wildfire

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Over the last two days, as the Camp Fire continued to spread and claim more lives in ...

Millions dying globally due to air pollution

Ambient air pollution is the largest environmental health problem in the United States and in the world more generally . ...

Dozens killed after bus in Zimbabwe bursts into flames

HARARE, Zimbabwe - In a horrific incident in Zimbabwe, a bus travelling in the southern part of the country exploded ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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