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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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Walmart Black Friday 2017 ad leaked

Walmart's Black Friday deals will begin on Thanksgiving. Black Friday ad not online yet. Want to see other Black Friday deals? There's one big benefit to Best Buy's offe...

European Commission raises GDP growth forecasts

The EU economy as a whole is also forecast to beat expectations and reach robust growth rates of 2.3 pct this year (up from growth forecasts of 1.9 pct in the spring). "The governm...

Ford recalls 1.3M F-150, Super Duty trucks in North America

A frozen latch found in these vehicles may cause doors to not open or close correctly. Reuters reported that Ford has recalled over 5 million vehicles since 2016 that had issu...

Spurs sign LaMarcus Aldridge to three-year, $72.3 million extension

The kinks the two sides have been trying to work through had league observers believing Aldridge might not be long for San Antonio . He came from Portland, where he had spent ye...

Is Buying Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Here Good Idea?

Bank of America said the slowdown was "driven by less favorable market conditions across credit-related products, as well as lower volatility in rates products". Stockholders of re...

Retail inflation at 3.28% in September

According to preliminary data released by the Central Statistics Office on Thursday, the consumer price index ( CPI ) increased 3.28 per cent year on year against the August number...

US Academic Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Economics Prize

In fact, he co-authored a book, Nudge , Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness, which became a best-seller . "People make a lot of mistakes in important decisions...

Former UK PM would be questioned over rape

But it does not reach a conclusion on whether the allegations were in fact true. The investigation dealt with 42 claims in total. . He is also being looked at by Operation Whi...

Tata wins bid to make electric cars for Indian government

But GM said its promise takes this commitment a step further, NBC News reported. General Motors plans two all-new electric vehicles for release in the next 18 months, the fir...

Air France flight makes emergency landing after engine blowout

Passengers were horrified when the engine fell apart following a "loud thud" and "vibration". Air France confirmed the incident but offered few details, saying passengers were ...

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Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Commitment shown by OKC has been 'off the charts — Paul George

Until Durant's free-agency flight to Golden State previous year , he and Westbrook were OKC teammates for eight seasons. It just so happens that reigning MVP and Thunder guar...

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Volkswagen to take €2.5bn hit from emissions scandal

Munich prosecutors have named the person taken into custody as Wolfgang Hatz, former board member at VW unit Porsche . So the brands lose a champion on that front, while other hig...

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

Uber's New 'Good Cop' Tack Will Face Test in City Tussles

The mayor of London , Sadiq Khan , who had initially accused Uber of responding to the decision with aggressive threats, said he welcomed the apology and supported the idea o...

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Uber Boss Responds To Ban And Petition — Exclusive Interview

Record-breaking numbers have now signed a petition calling for Transport for London to reverse its decision to strip Uber's licence in the capital. He further tweeted an ap...

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...