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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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Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...

Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks

Six Ryanair flights to and from Dublin today have been cancelled as part of the airline's plan to cancel 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. RTÉ News has seen documents w...

Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro now available on Flipkart

Sony Bravia's 40-inches full HD LED TV is being rolled out at 22% off for Rs 36,990, instead of Rs 47,900. There will also be treats for the book lovers, as Amazon is offerin...

Thyssenkrupp won't be on the hook for Tata Steel pensions - CFO

He described the partnership as a "momentous" occasion and said that the strategic logic of the proposed JV was based on very strong fundamentals."I am confident that thyssenkrupp...

CCleaner security software infects 2 million computers

The affected versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud were released on August 15 and August 24 , respectively. CCleaner is an extremely popular tool amongst consumers for riddi...

Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection

Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and Toronto. United Kingdom branches of Toys R Us are open for business...

Leishman takes two-shot lead at BMW C'ship

His round of 69 leaves him 15 off the lead - which is held by Marc Leishman - and in joint 50th place in IL . "I'm really happy to make a couple of birdies coming in and put a ...

Equifax Failed to Apply Security Patch Available for Months, Leading to Hack

Equifax, the company that essentially made personal details of over 143 million Americans available to hackers , has now officially confirmed that it had failed to install a secur...

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' "sick-out"

Air Berlin chief executive Thomas Winkelmann suggests that pilots who have absented themselves are "playing with fire". On Sunday his company Intro offered 50 million euros im...

Tesla Update Extends Vehicle Ranges to Help Customers Escape Hurricane

To aid the evacuation, Tesla temporarily opened up the models' full 75-kWh charge capacity by issuing an over-the-air-update to vehicles located in the path of the storm. So, how...

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Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

You can also call Equifax (1-800-349-9960), Experian (1-888-397-3742) or TransUnion (1-888-909-8872). But there's still plenty of problems. Leach noted that state and fed...

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

As Miami was hammered by tropical storm force winds and the occasional hurricane force gust generated by Hurricane Irma, the booms of two tower cranes in the city came down Sund...

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

She said that Kim Jong Un is "begging for war" and although the USA does not want to enter a war, it may not have a choice. -Iranian relationship. Though she never stated it so bl...

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

Poland backed the Hungarian and Slovak complaint . " I was convinced that such a decision would be made [by the court], but this absolutely does not change the stance of the Pol...

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Jenna Burleigh, a 22-year-old Temple University student reported missing last week, was found dead in Pennsylvania on Saturday, leading to murder charges for a man who was last see...