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China's President Xi expresses optimism on trade talks, announces next steps

China's President Xi expresses optimism on trade talks, announces next steps

The fight reflects growing frustration among Beijing's trading partners over official plans to subsidize and promote fledgling Chinese technology industries. China's vice premier and chief trade neg...

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JP Morgan Might Have Just Killed The Ripple XRP Dream

JP Morgan Might Have Just Killed The Ripple XRP Dream

The JPM Coin will be issued on Quorum Blockchain and subsequently extended to other platforms. Just last month, equity analysts at JPMorgan said blockchain could reduce transaction settlem...

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Tesla introduces Dog Mode to keep furry friends cool

Tesla introduces Dog Mode to keep furry friends cool

Set Keep Climate On to DOG, make adjustments within temperature limits, then leave knowing your pet will stay comfortable. Leaving your pet (or child) in a vehicle on a hot day while you're off runn...

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OPEC squeezes oil output to 4-year low, Russian Federation compliance low

OPEC squeezes oil output to 4-year low, Russian Federation compliance low

OPEC also said that it expected the world's appetite for oil to grow by 1.24 million barrels, around a 1.3 percent increase in global annual demand, which is expected to reach 100 million barrels in...

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Lavalin saga unravelling fast for Trudeau

Lavalin saga unravelling fast for Trudeau

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he believes the Prime Minister should be called to testify on the matter at the Justice Committee. Wilson-Raybould was appointed Canada's first Indigenous ju...

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Theresa May offers ministers 'meaningful vote' if no Brexit deal

Theresa May offers ministers 'meaningful vote' if no Brexit deal

The prime minister wrote a conciliatory letter to opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn , after he proposed setting her a new deadline of February 26 for winning MPs' backing for a final exi...

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Amazon eases into self-driving tech, joining Aurora funding surge

Amazon eases into self-driving tech, joining Aurora funding surge

The Series B financing raises Aurora's valuation to almost $2.5 billion according to TechCrunch. A self-driving auto tech start-up founded by former Google , Tesla and Uber executives said on Thu...

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After a surprise rate cut, Shaktikanta Das promises more if inflation falls

After a surprise rate cut, Shaktikanta Das promises more if inflation falls

The repo rate at which banks borrow from the central bank now stands at 6.25 per cent from 6.5 per cent. The RBI raised rates twice a year ago over concerns about rising prices but with inflation no...

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US crude oil refinery inputs increase last week

US crude oil refinery inputs increase last week

International Brent crude oil futures on Monday were down 20 cents, or 0.32 percent at 0339 GMT to $62.54 a barrel, after closing up 3.14 percent in the previous session to their highest close since...

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United States oil prices edge up as market eyes tighter supply

United States oil prices edge up as market eyes tighter supply

Opec's sales to the world's biggest economy fell 22 per cent month-on-month and 37 per cent year on year, to 1.4m barrels per day, data from energy intelligence company Kpler shows. Meanwhile, oil s...

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Tusk's 'place in hell' remark for Brexit backers stirs backlash

Tusk's 'place in hell' remark for Brexit backers stirs backlash

Prime Minister Theresa May is now on a two-day trip to Northern Ireland to try to secure a Brexit deal that avoids a hard border . Mr Tusk also made clear that he had lost hope that the UK's...

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USA sends food, meds to Venezuela border

USA sends food, meds to Venezuela border

Williamson, a prominent Corbynite MP, argued that instead of doing as they're told by President Trump, Theresa May's government should be working with the global community to find a peaceful resolutio...

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£145m cryptocurrency password goes to grave with QuadrigaCX co-founder Gerald Cotten

£145m cryptocurrency password goes to grave with QuadrigaCX co-founder Gerald Cotten

In her affidavit , Robertson complained that some of the online chatter raised questions about "whether (Cotten) is really dead". His widow, Jennifer Robertson , in a sworn affidavit court docum...

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Democrats Cope With State Of The Union By Acting Out

Democrats Cope With State Of The Union By Acting Out

We will build a Human Wall if necessary. Rather than Republican Paul Ryan, Pelosi will for the first timein this administration take her prominent position as House speaker, seated just behind Tru...

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Job growth surges; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent

Job growth surges; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent

Average earnings for all workers grew slightly slower than the month before, at 3.2 percent year-over-year. While the new jobs report was higher than expected, the jobs report for December was a...

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Amazon shares drop on concerns about rising costs, India growth

Mr. Olsavsky said the guidance includes two percentage points of negative impact from changes in currency exchange rates. "Amazon's profits continue to soar on the back of strong online holiday sa...

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Alibaba profit up 37pc but revenue growth eases

Alibaba profit up 37pc but revenue growth eases

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba on January 30 reported revenue of 117 billion yuan ($17.4 billion) for the three months to December, an increase of 41 percent from the same quarter past year. E-c...

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Nvidia and Caterpillar Point to Weakness in China as Outlooks Dim

Nvidia and Caterpillar Point to Weakness in China as Outlooks Dim

Tech giants Microsoft and Apple were also weighed down by China concerns. The dollar fell against a basket of currencies as traders awaited the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting ending Wedn...

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Emergency alert asks residents to lower thermostats

Emergency alert asks residents to lower thermostats

Fiat Chrysler also canceled the first shifts of production for Thursday at its Warren Truck and Sterling Heights Assembly palnts. Officials are warning MI residents that they risk brief interruption...

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Venezuelan Lawmaker Claims Gold Bars Loaded on Russian Mystery Plane

Venezuelan Lawmaker Claims Gold Bars Loaded on Russian Mystery Plane

Washington's fast action on Venezuela and efforts by Maduro's government to defend its grip on PDVSA have sent shock waves around the world, triggering higher global oil prices and angry responses...

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Maduro warns Trump not to spark another Vietnam

Maduro warns Trump not to spark another Vietnam

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Guaido's designated envoy to the United States on Tuesday. In a telephone call, US President Donald Trump congratulated Guaido on his "historic assumption of t...

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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro Vows Legal Action Against US Over Oil Sanctions

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro Vows Legal Action Against US Over Oil Sanctions

They are also aimed at boosting Maduro's rival, opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom the administration recognized last week as Venezuela's legitimate leader. Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, op...

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Maduro regime in disarray as Venezuelan military envoy to United States defects

Maduro regime in disarray as Venezuelan military envoy to United States defects

This pertains to the justice system", he told CNN Turk's Cuneyt Ozdemir. Maduro's assertion was based on reports that Vice President Mike Pence had promised to support Guaidó only days before the ...

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US charges China's Huawei, top executive with bank fraud

US charges China's Huawei, top executive with bank fraud

The U.S. Justice Department released a 13-count indictment against her, telecom giant Huawei , and two subsidiaries. In addition, 10 United States federal charges were filed against two Huawei affi...

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Facebook 'tricked' kids, parents to spend money on 'free' games

Facebook 'tricked' kids, parents to spend money on 'free' games

The records reveal , for example, that one 15-year-old ran up charges of $6,545 while playing games on Facebook for just over two weeks. Campaigning US journalism outfit Reveal News secured a num...

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Russian mercenaries reportedly in Venezuela to protect Maduro

Russian mercenaries reportedly in Venezuela to protect Maduro

Washington recognised Juan Guaido as the country's interim president earlier this week, angering Mr Maduro who has retaliated by threatening to expel United States diplomats from the country. Pre...

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Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots, Flight Attendants Issue Scary Warning About Air Safety

Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots, Flight Attendants Issue Scary Warning About Air Safety

The ground stop early Friday meant that flights could not fly into the Queens, New York City, airport, FAA said. LaGuardia Airport in NY and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey were...

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Family kicked off American Airline flight due to complaints about body odor

Family kicked off American Airline flight due to complaints about body odor

Yossi told WPLG-TV, however, that he and his family have no body odor of which to speak. There's nothing wrong with us'. Adler also said that the plane flew off with their luggage. "I'm trying to st...

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Labour MP: People's Vote not Labour policy but 'on the table'

Labour MP: People's Vote not Labour policy but 'on the table'

The Prime Minister is required to update MPs on her "Plan B" in the Commons on Monday. Among the MPs' amendments are plans to prevent a no-deal Brexit and to extend the deadline for leaving the EU. ...

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Google Slapped with $57 Million Fine in Landmark GDPR Case

Google Slapped with $57 Million Fine in Landmark GDPR Case

In a statement explaining the action, the French agency known as the CNIL noted that the fine is a result of deficiencies that include Google not being clear enough about the way user data is handle...

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