Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez helps recruit a new wave of Democrats

It is exceedingly rare for first-year members of Congress to be placed on House committees as powerful as the Financial Services Committee. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a stunning upset over longtime Congressman Joe Crowley and now she'... More..

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2019 iPhones: Three new handsets, one with a triple-rear-camera setup
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

2019 iPhones: Three new handsets, one with a triple-rear-camera setup

As for the other two iPhones, it will continue with a dual-camera setup. The iPhone XS and XS Max have two rear cameras, while the less expensive XR has a single camera, but the latter has numerous same fea...More..

US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear
by | Saturday, January 12, 2019

US, China leave next steps for trade talks unclear

The U.S. -China Business Council, a group representing American companies doing business in China, said January 9 that it welcomed the "substantive discussions" during the talks, but urged the two sides to reac...More..

Second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump 'may be imminent'
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Second summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump 'may be imminent'

The first two summits were not reported until after Kim left China , and the third was disclosed on the second day of his visit. "China hopes that the DPRK and the United States will meet each other halfway...More..

Apple's CES OOH Message Makes Privacy Clear 01/08/2019
by | Friday, January 11, 2019

Apple's CES OOH Message Makes Privacy Clear 01/08/2019

Lora Haddock is the founder and CEO of the sex toy company Lora DiCarlo . The show's organizer, the Consumer Technology Association, said in an email to Lora DiCarlo that it reserved the right to disqual...More..

US Expresses Optimism About Trade Talks with China
by | Wednesday, January 09, 2019

US Expresses Optimism About Trade Talks with China

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signalled in a CNBC interview on Monday that there was a "very good chance" of reaching an agreement. The trade talks are the result of an agreement last month between ...More..

United States negotiators in Beijing for trade war talks
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

United States negotiators in Beijing for trade war talks

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that negotiations were going "very well ". The Commerce Ministry did not give further details on who was leading Chinese negotiato...More..

Delayed tax refunds? Prolonged partial government shutdown causes concern
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Delayed tax refunds? Prolonged partial government shutdown causes concern

The IRS is now working under non-filing season shutdown plans and will be updating it ahead of the upcoming tax season as soon as Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter. Normally during th...More..

The 2019 iPhone XI imagined in renders, even though it's only January
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

The 2019 iPhone XI imagined in renders, even though it's only January

They're still nine months away and a lot can change in that time, but with Apple looking for a way to boost waning interest in its handsets, a drastic redesign could be on the cards. The device will be launch...More..

LA sues Weather Channel over app users' data
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

LA sues Weather Channel over app users' data

According to a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles city attorney Mike Feuer (spotted by The Verge ), TWC's dedicated mobile app may be improperly harvesting user data; similar to the Cambridge Analytica incident th...More..

Ky. police cry over burnt Krispy Kreme truck; doughnut humor ensues
by | Thursday, January 03, 2019

Ky. police cry over burnt Krispy Kreme truck; doughnut humor ensues

Police in Kentucky found a humorous way to pay their respects to a fallen comrade: an empty Krispy Kreme truck that had caught fire. The driver noticed smoke billowing out of the back and was able to get ou...More..

Chuck Schumer doesn't deserve a pass for government shutdown
by | Thursday, December 27, 2018

Chuck Schumer doesn't deserve a pass for government shutdown

US Democratic leaders charged Monday that President Donald Trump was "plunging the country into chaos" with multiple crises and said he was offering no way to end a government shutdown . If the shutdown cont...More..

What's open and closed this Holiday Season
by | Tuesday, December 25, 2018

What's open and closed this Holiday Season

Costco will be open from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. local time on Christmas Eve. ABC is open till 8 p.m. Christmas Eve and is closed Christmas Day . Supermarkets also announced sales during the festive period, wit...More..

United States stocks suffer worst week in a decade
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

United States stocks suffer worst week in a decade

The signature market turbulence of the past several weeks resumed Friday (US time) as stocks bobbed up and down before sliding deep into losses by the end of trading. The S&P 500 is now down 7.7 per cent for th...More..

Altria takes stake in Juul e-cigarettes for US$12.8B
by | Sunday, December 23, 2018

Altria takes stake in Juul e-cigarettes for US$12.8B

Altria is buying 35% of San Francisco-based Juul, valuing it at £38bn. In addition, Juul believes that it can not "fulfill its mission to provide the world's one billion adult smokers with a true alternative ...More..

Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 with boost from Rite Aid stores
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Walgreens starts fiscal 2019 with boost from Rite Aid stores

The Average Daily Trading Volume (ADTV) demonstrates trading activity related to the liquidity of the security. The stock has come back -11.10% weekly shift, because it was maintained at -11.19% in the one mont...More..

Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks, Stocks Tank
by | Saturday, December 22, 2018

Fed Raises Rates Despite Trump Attacks, Stocks Tank

No longer will the Fed be able to signal weeks in advance the near-certainty of a shift in rates. For now, most US economic barometers are still showing strength. In Bloomberg's story, the reports are that ...More..

Flights suspended at Gatwick Airport after drones spotted nearby
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Flights suspended at Gatwick Airport after drones spotted nearby

However, the airfield only reopened for a mere 44 minutes before being closed again after a further sighting of the drones. "Our airlines are working to provide affected passengers with hotel accommodation or...More..

Facebook 'gave Netflix and Spotify access to private messages'
by | Thursday, December 20, 2018

Facebook 'gave Netflix and Spotify access to private messages'

The company insists that those partnerships are not barred by the FTC agreement, arguing that third party companies are service providers that use the data only "for and at the direction of" Facebook, functioni...More..

Google announces $US1b expansion in New York City
by | Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Google announces $US1b expansion in New York City

Google will invest more than $1 billion to expand its New York City presence, the search giant said in a blog post Monday. Today, Google revealed its official plans for the expansion of its New York...More..