Economy

Dialogue still the way forward on North Korea: Chinese, Russian foreign ministers

Dialogue still the way forward on North Korea: Chinese, Russian foreign ministers Quoted by RT, Lavrov said that Trump's speech was "remarkable", adding that it seems "it was targeted not only for the worldwide audience, but also for the domestic one". Lavrov added that a collapse of the Iran nuclear deal would give North Korea little incentive to drop its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief. [Full Article...]

People in London to massively sign a petition to ban Uber

People in London to massively sign a petition to ban Uber According to the Guardian , that process could take months. Last year's case was brought by two drivers, James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam, on behalf of a group of 19 Uber workers who argued that they were employed by the San-Francisco-based company. [Full Article...]

Rand steady ahead of local inflation, Fed meeting

The Dollar/Yen surged on Wednesday, hitting its highest level since July 18 after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it may raise interest rates for a third time this year even as inflation has remained below its 2-percent goal. It forecasts only two increases in interest rates in 2019 and one in 2020. The Fed's move to reduce its balance sheet is a sea-changing event for the mortgage indus... [Full Article...]

Tesla working with AMD on artificial intelligence chip for self-driving car

Tesla working with AMD on artificial intelligence chip for self-driving car Citing a source familiar with the matter , CNBC reports that Tesla has received back samples of the first implementation of the dedicated self-driving chip. Nvidia declined to comment. Its current Autopilot system uses NVIDIA chips, but Tesla clearly wants more: by building its own specialized processor, it can create a technology that can do precisely what it wants to achieve, includi... [Full Article...]

Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers

Ryanair reassigns flights for half of affected customers The low-priced carrier said last week it would cancel as many as 50 flights a day until the end of October after misallocating pilot holiday until the end of the year. "It seems clear that Ryanair has failed to plan properly for the implementation of the regulations". The airline said the cancellations were brought about by the over-allocation of pilots' holidays during a relatively busy perio... [Full Article...]

XXx star Deepika Padukone looks fantastic in her NEW movie: FIRST PHOTOS

XXx star Deepika Padukone looks fantastic in her NEW movie: FIRST PHOTOS Deepika is treat to eyes in the Rajasthani attire and fierce look. Soon, the poster released, Deepika's unibrow (not the attractive poster) became the biggest topic of discussion on social media. A lot happened before the film was launched as the sets of the Bhansali film were targetted for ostensibly showing a romance between Khilji and Padmavati . [Full Article...]

Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar

Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar Anifah said Malaysia had also called on Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi for the immediate implementation of all the recommendations of the nine-member advisory commission on Rakhine state , which was chaired by the former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan. [Full Article...]

Retail chains filing for bankruptcy protection in 2017

Retail chains filing for bankruptcy protection in 2017 Toys "R" Us has been struggling to keep up with online e-commerce retailers like Amazon and an industry at-large increasingly shifting online. Global toy retailer Toys R Us may file for bankruptcy as soon as the next few weeks, sources close to the retailer have suggested. [Full Article...]

Auckland flights cancelled over fuel shortage

Auckland flights cancelled over fuel shortage Travellers are advised to check the Auckland Airport website . According to Auckland Airport, which sees about 18 million passengers a year, oil companies are responsible for the transport and supply of fuel used by airlines, and that supply has been reduced. [Full Article...]

Google Launched 'Tez' Payment App Based on UPI for India

Google Launched 'Tez' Payment App Based on UPI for India The app also has language support for English, Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu to enable greater usability. For making payments, you can either pay someone using their UPI capable bank account through the Tez app, or use a UPI ID, scan a QR code or pay using a friend's phone number. [Full Article...]

Leishman eyes wire to wire BMW Victory

Leishman eyes wire to wire BMW Victory Now there are advantages to having some degree of anonymity, he says. Day made a hole-in-one Friday for his third eagle of the week at Conway Farms in his round of 65. Smith, who bagged a first PGA Tour win at the Zurich Classic in April, gave himself a red-hot chance at making the finale of the $US67 million play-offs series with a three-under-par 68 during Friday's second round elevating him... [Full Article...]

Chrome to Stop Auto-Playing Videos

Chrome to Stop Auto-Playing Videos Auto play will also be limited If the site has been added to the home screen or if the user has frequently played media on the site before. To decide whether a user does want audio to play audio or not, Google will take into account the number of times the user has visited a website and the frequency of significant media playback on each visit. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens to use nuclear weapon to sink Japan

The statement from the North Korean state-controlled news agency also had a disturbing message for Japan. The sanctions, which were passed on Monday in response to the isolated nation's sixth and largest nuclear test , include a ban on textile exports and curbs on shipments of oil products. [Full Article...]

Equifax identifies flaw hackers exploited in breach

Equifax identifies flaw hackers exploited in breach Now, researchers have discovered that the personal information of thousands of Argentinians may be at risk too due to lax Equifax security practices. The Equifax breach has millions of consumers anxious about their personal information being in the hands of criminals. [Full Article...]

VW Just Said They'll Have Electric Options for All Models by 2030

VW Just Said They'll Have Electric Options for All Models by 2030 Volkswagen, which owns the Audi, Skoda, SEAT and Porsche brands, will continue to invest in improving its gas and diesel engines while bringing 80 new electrified models to market by 2025, including 50 purely battery-powered vehicles. Volkswagen I.D Crozz has two drive system units at the front and rear that claims to have handling characteristics on a par with those of a Golf GTI . [Full Article...]

Air Berlin furious as 'ill pilots' force flight cancellations

Air Berlin furious as 'ill pilots' force flight cancellations Thomas Winkelmann claimed the move by almost 200 pilots to call in sick at short notice was "the equivalent to playing with fire" and would cost the troubled airline "several million euros". "That's the only way we can secure as many jobs as possible", he added. The airline had long struggled for survival, and booked losses amounting to 1.2 billion euros ($1.4 billion) over the past two years. [Full Article...]

Tesla Increase Range For Free To Help Drivers Escape Irma

Tesla Increase Range For Free To Help Drivers Escape Irma Up until a few months ago, Tesla sold a 60kWh version of its Model S and Model X vehicles - but the battery in those cars was actually rated at 75kWh. Some owners, however, recently received a pleasant surprise. For Tesla , the idea was twofold. Tesla is able to update cars remotely with new software - just like your smartphone - rather than require you to take your motor into a gar... [Full Article...]

Equifax hit with multibillion dollar class action lawsuit after massive hack

Equifax hit with multibillion dollar class action lawsuit after massive hack Leach noted that state and federal laws are in place to protect consumer from the effects of a data breach. I would also encourage anyone who chooses to sign up for the services Equifax is offering to not rely exclusively on it for credit and identity protection. [Full Article...]

Amazon, trade the rain for the wind: Chicago wants second headquarters

Amazon, trade the rain for the wind: Chicago wants second headquarters Toronto: "I firmly believe that Toronto is a prime candidate to host Amazon's second headquarters in North America", Mayor John Tory told the CBC. "Let's hold with what we have, and let's keep Amazon here, and if they want to set up a second satellite in a different city in a different state, that might be a sensible thing to do", Moon said. [Full Article...]

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations: nuclear deal with Iran 'in Congress's hands'

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations: nuclear deal with Iran 'in Congress's hands' Instead of ratcheting up the pressure on Tehran on our terms and our timetable, Americans paid to give Iran time to hone missile delivery systems (Obama omitted from the deal) and get itself to the brink of acquiring a nuclear weapon before the JCPOA's terrifying hourglass runs out. [Full Article...]


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