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Apple considers bidding for big stake in Toshiba's chip business

It can store 512Gbits (64GB) per chip. Toshiba is battling to survive in the face of £4.2bn losses, the bankruptcy of its nuclear business Westinghouse and a crisis of investor confidence. Though Foxconn has hinted at offering as much as $28bn, the...

World trade growth forecast to pick up this year and next

Mr Trump has threatened to tear up this trading rulebook, and while the report did not mention the new United States administration directly, it said: "At the present juncture, stronger rules-based trade integration is critical to share trade benef...

Venezuelan opposition protests again amid sustained anti-Maduro demonstrations

Demonstrators and opposition leaders have been angered by what they see as a government that no longer respects democratic institutions and is sliding toward authoritarianism. Maduro's unpopular government accuses the opposition of fomenting violence...

Sensex vaults 213 pts ahead of economic data, earnings

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) edged up by 55.55 points or 0.61 per cent to provisionally close at 9,237 points. The gauge had lost 398.50 points in the previous three sessions. ICICI Bank, SBI, L&T, Wipro, Bharti Airte...

India holds rates at 6.25pc

Core inflation, which is consumer price index (CPI) minus food and fuel, is sticky at around five per cent, even as the headline CPI has fallen below four per cent, well within the target of RBI. The objective then was to help banks transmit the RBI'...

New Jersey's Christie halts Amtrak payments after train derailments

He says workers are finishing repairs that followed two derailments within two weeks. Offering a personal apology to commuters for this week's delays and cancellations, Moorland said it is Amtrak's job to make sure users can ride "safely and reli...

Adidas to mass-produce 3D-printed shoe with Silicon Valley start-up

The main disruption that Carbon has brought to the table lies in a new method called the Digital Light Synthesis. (UnderArmor also launched a 3D-printed shoe past year, but only made 96 pairs.) The available 3D-printing technology wasn't able to ...

Chinese shares post rising streak over new economic zone plan

As per China Daily , a circular released by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council noted that the area will feature " geological advantages, convenient transportation, an excellent ecological environment, ample resources and lots of room fo...

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

That impressive conservation effort, coupled with a recent stretch of heavy precipitation, led to Brown's decision to lift the emergency. That emergency had been in place since 2014; now, only Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Tuolumne counties remain under ...

MIsbah-ul-Haq to hang his boots after West Indies Tests

That's why he's been left out, and it's just coincided that the IPL is there and we have no cricket after this IPL series and he hasn't been part of the last Test series. However, that is how life is. Squad: Misbah-ul-Haq (captain), Ahmed Shehzad, ...

Scottsdale-based Taser changing name, offering free body-worn camera trials

The Arizona-based business' decision came in response to the increasingly challenging atmosphere police officers face. "The hardware creates an issue for police departments in a sense that you're creating hours and hours of raw data", said Steve Dy...

Arsene Wenger urges Arsenal to build on draw with Manchester City

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi again restored parity eight minutes after the break when he rose above Nicolas Otamendi to head Mesut Ozil's corner past keeper Willy Caballero , but both neither side could find a victor. Is it me, or is this ...

Train derails at NYC's Penn Station; no injuries reported

Most passengers were able to disembark the train onto the platform. NJ TRANSIT said its Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Lines are operating on a holiday schedule . The FDNY said five people suffered injuries, all of which were not life...

'Pink Star' diamond sells for record $71.2 million in bidding war

The price of the Pink Star diamond is estimated to more than $60 million. However, the deal fell apart after the buyer , New York-based diamond cutter Isaac Wolf, defaulted. At 59.6 carats, the Pink Star is "the largest ' Internally flawless ,' "Fan...

China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

Cherry Coke, which has been available in the United States since 1985, was launched in China on March 10 and Buffett's likeness will appear on special edition cans during a promotional period and while supplies last, the company said . Coke said it ...

White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal

Although this law passed in the Senate and has a likely chance of being signed by President Trump, there's still a few ways to keep your browser history private. Republicans said former President Barack Obama's appointee to the F.C.C., Tom Wheele...

Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

The U.S. recall follows an earlier recall of certain EpiPen lots in Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Europe. The recalled product was manufactured by Meridian Medical Technologies and distributed by Mylan Specialty. government for scamming Medicar...

Stocks finish lower for session, higher for quarter

The Nasdaq composite index gained 7 points to 5,922. Canada's main stock index fell modestly in morning trading on Friday, weighed by financial and railway companies, though better-than-expected results from BlackBerry offset some of the losses.

Carl's Jr. & Hardee's Introduce 'No Antibiotics Ever' Chicken

Their new message, according to a new commercial: "Food, not boobs". "Carl Sr.is back to focus on what we do best: making damn tasty food". CEO Andrew Pudzer had defended the ads due to the high competitive nature of the industry, in which fast...

OPEC, non-OPEC committee recommends extending output cut by six months

Robust production from the United States and a prior OPEC policy to defend a market share with higher output pushed the price of oil to historic lows previous year. Crude oil prices surged Wednesday more than 2 percent after data from the U.S. Ener...

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Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel

Over 21 million barrels of the sulphur-rich oil were traded yesterday, reports the Wall Street Journal , meaning RMB18.3 billion ($2.9 billion) changed hands. The Shanghai contrac...

Jaguar & Waymo To Collaborate On Autonomous Car Sharing

The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. Autonomous auto comp...

Mamata in Delhi, meets leaders to forge anti-BJP front

At the Congress' key meeting earlier this month, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had recalled the change in the party's approach towards coalitions. During her visit to the Parlia...

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss. Back in late January, the company announced plans to close just 170 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. The tee...

Toys 'R' Us/ Babies 'R' Us Closing Info: Gift Cards, Registries & Sales

The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. Under trade agreements, vendors were required to ship goods to Toys "R" Us on unsecured...

Alibaba Will Invest Another $2 Billion in Online Mall Lazada

The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment. Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on th...

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

Then, days later, the airline sent a German Shepard that was supposed to go to Kansas was sent to Japan. United said the dog was successfully reunited with its owner. On Monday, a ...

Tenn. high school holds second protest after walkout marred by violence

Hundreds of students at Scotland High School, emboldened by a growing protest movement over gun violence, stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide demonstrati...

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, plans to expand health services portfolio

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . Cigna and Express Scripts are embroiled in separate litigation involving Anthem . "No...

Aamir Khan & Katrina Kaif Dance From Thugs Of Hindostan Leaked ! Watch Video !

Aamir said, "I shot with Amitji last night itself". Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surp...

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The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

Tillerson's sacking comes shortly after Trump , without consulting his top diplomat, made a decision to accept an invitation to talks with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on resolvi...

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

And it took true stories about six times as long as false ones to reach 1,500 people. Before we proceed, let's pause for a moment to define our terms. False news was also m...

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice. Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments due ...

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

Kirby said he meant to axe a quarterly bonus scheme with an "exciting" lottery called core4 Score Rewards. "United could have been more thoughtful and strategic about creating a...

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

That makes sense. Banking is a highly regulated business. A survey conducted by LendEDU found that about 45 percent of Amazon customers would be open to the concept of Amazon act...