Hackers steal $30m from crypto exchange Bithumb

The second post asks customers not to deposit into any Bithumb wallet addresses, and also redirect us to a page on their website where they explain the situation found in the first tweet of this news update in more detail. South Korea was at th... More..

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China Trade Dispute Worries Investors
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

China Trade Dispute Worries Investors

China says it will take appropriate countermeasures if the United States follows through with additional tariffs on Chinese goods. To respond to Trump's threat to impose tariffs on as much as $250 bil...More..

Trump threatens 20-per-cent tariff on European Union cars
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump threatens 20-per-cent tariff on European Union cars

In March, President Trump pledged to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imports from Canada , Mexico and the European Union . Trump last week carried out a thr...More..

Will You Have to Pay More Sales Taxes on Your Online Purchases?
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Will You Have to Pay More Sales Taxes on Your Online Purchases?

Sen. Tom Briese of Albion said he plans to introduce an Internet sales tax bill next year that would direct the additional dollars into property tax relief. "Today's decision promises to subject small businesse...More..

Oil falls as OPEC nears deal to raise production
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Oil falls as OPEC nears deal to raise production

The news of the United States asking OPEC to increase oil output by 1mb/d (million barrel per day) in the second half of 2018 and rising U.S. oil production has put downward pressure on prices. Saudi Arabia has...More..

What behind the crisis in Germany's government?
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

What behind the crisis in Germany's government?

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer is calling for Germany to turn back at its border migrants who have registered as asylum-seekers in other European countries. If Merkel chooses to replace Seehofer as interior...More..

Housing dire for low-wage earners
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Housing dire for low-wage earners

In the Oakland metropolitan area, which includes Alameda and Contra Costa counties, renters earn an average of $22 an hour - much more than Oakland's $13.23 minimum wage. "Without assistance, the gap between ...More..

AT&T and Time Warner win legal battle, confirming the merger
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

AT&T and Time Warner win legal battle, confirming the merger

AT&T would use its leverage over the must-have shows, in particular HBO's Game of Thrones or National Basketball Association games on TNT, to charge Comcast or Verizon more than it would charge itself for d...More..

Trump And Kim Arrive In Singapore For Unprecedented Summit
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump And Kim Arrive In Singapore For Unprecedented Summit

Singapore quickly released a picture of Mr Kim and the foreign minister shaking hands. But critics have warned that the meeting risks being largely light on substance considering what is believed to be a wid...More..

China's ZTE signs deal to lift U.S. ban
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

China's ZTE signs deal to lift U.S. ban

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the usa has struck a deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to end crippling American sanctions. ZTE's latest brush with US regulators came after the company's business ...More..

Microsoft Tests Undersea Data Center
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Microsoft Tests Undersea Data Center

Consider that compared to the many months or even years it takes to approve and develop an on-land data center and you can see why this is attractive. Orkney was chosen as an ideal location for the data cent...More..

Ex-Philadelphia Eagles player defends former team: Trump made a poor decision
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Ex-Philadelphia Eagles player defends former team: Trump made a poor decision

He was one of the many Patriots who took a knee before the team's Week 3 game and after Trump used explicit language when talking about kneeling National Football League players. It's over. It's behind us. ...More..

by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

U.S. Trade Is Trump's Main Focus at G-7 Gathering

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, pressed about a Washington Post report that the White House was considering additional economic penalties against Canada, told reporters that Ottawa was unaware ...More..

Trade war: What you missed over the weekend
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Trade war: What you missed over the weekend

About 90 percent of Mexico's $1.07 billion annual imports of pork legs and shoulders come from US suppliers and the country expects to import more from elsewhere to avoid pushing prices higher for the cuts us...More..

Crude oil eases on record US production, OPEC supply hopes
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Crude oil eases on record US production, OPEC supply hopes

For the week, WTI was on track for a 2.5% fall, adding to last week's near 5% decline and shrugging off a 3.6 million-barrel drop in United States crude stockpiles last week. The premium doubled in about a mont...More..

Donut worry! Deals, freebies to celebrate sweet holiday
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Donut worry! Deals, freebies to celebrate sweet holiday

If you're the first customer at this Phoenix bakeshop, you'll get to enjoy a free donut latte . The first National Donut Day was held in 1938, as a tribute to The Salvation Army's "Doughnut Lassies", who...More..

Trump to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada as of midnight
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump to impose steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada as of midnight

Trade tensions between the European Union and the United States ran high Thursday as the clock was ticking for USA steel and aluminium tariffs against European producers to kick in. There's potential "flexibi...More..

Global price of oil falls
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Global price of oil falls

But the oil market is now in danger of overheating amid geopolitical tension, and traders are keenly focused on how much oil OPEC agrees to restore next month in Vienna . "There could be 4-5% increase in pri...More..

Sask. reacts to federal government's purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Sask. reacts to federal government's purchase of Trans Mountain pipeline

Several First Nations have alleged in court that Trudeau's approval of the project was not legal since the government failed in its constitutional duty to consult them. Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr told ...More..

Faux pas: Petrol, diesel prices cut by 1 paisa, not 60 paise
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Faux pas: Petrol, diesel prices cut by 1 paisa, not 60 paise

Currently, the cost of diesel per litre as on Wednesday is Rs 68.75 per litre in Delhi , Rs 73.20 per litre in Mumbai , Rs. 71.30 in Kolkata and Rs. For tomorrow's rate, the average from May 16 to May 30 wi...More..

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for 16th straight day
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for 16th straight day

The price hikes mean petrol and diesel were now at their most expensive since 2015. During his electoral campaign in 2014, Prime Minister Modi had attacked the Congress on rising fuel prices back then and...More..

Starbucks closes for bias training:
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks closes for bias training: "It won't be a rubber stamp"

The training, which will be provided to approximately 175,00 employees across the country, is in response to public outcry following a recent racial incident at a store in Philadelphia, Penn. A customer at a Sa...More..

Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Yellow lab gives birth to eight puppies

The puppies were delivered with assistance from Tampa Fire Rescue paramedics stationed at the airport, as well as a nurse who had to leave halfway though the delivery to catch her own flight. The father of th...More..

PayPal agrees to buy Sweden's iZettle in $2.2 billion deal
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

PayPal agrees to buy Sweden's iZettle in $2.2 billion deal

The company also offers services such as cash advances and an ecommerce offering in a bid to provide a full-fledged commerce platform for small businesses. Being the biggest ever acquisition for Paypal , the...More..

Godavari boat mishap: Around 20 still missing, search operations continue
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Godavari boat mishap: Around 20 still missing, search operations continue

When the launch tilted, those sitting on the upper deck jumped into the river and were rescued by locals. Ar per report of PTI 10 people swam to safety. The boat was loaded with cement bags and motorcycles to...More..

Senate Democrats push for resolution to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Senate Democrats push for resolution to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules

Ars Technica reports that three Republican senators voted along with Democrats today to support the rules. Some Vermont-based internet service providers do not anticipate changing their operations at al...More..

Another Autopilot Crash Highlights the Limitations of Driver-Assist Systems
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Another Autopilot Crash Highlights the Limitations of Driver-Assist Systems

While Tesla management believes the Model 3's margin falling below the company's 25 per cent target will prove to be temporary, Jonas said the headwinds are more structural. The National Transportation Safe...More..

Taliban attacks Farah city in west Afghanistan, kills dozens
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Taliban attacks Farah city in west Afghanistan, kills dozens

A doctor from the provincial hospital in Farah, who did not want to be identified, said so far two dead and 16 wounded members of the Afghan security forces, as well as five wounded civilians including women ...More..

Kenya attends United States embassy move gala as Israel faces outcry over Gaza
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Kenya attends United States embassy move gala as Israel faces outcry over Gaza

This year, many Palestinians are using Twitter to share stories passed on by relatives forced to exile 70 years ago using #MyNakbaStory to raise awareness as to why they continue to protest. During the UN S...More..

Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Cashier-free Amazon Go stores are coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Remember the Amazon Go store in Seattle? Amazon now has job listings for store manager positions in both San Francisco and Chicago. Amazon, which opened a cashierless store in Seattle this year, plans more ...More..