• Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks
Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

Trump said Sunday there could be "very big news" in the next two weeks, and he planned to meet with Xi at the U.S. leader's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida if more progress is made. USA semiconductor, chemical and auto firms, in particular, complain that Beijing has a variety of ways to obtain US technology, including by joint-venture requirements an...

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  • YouTube blocks comments on videos of children
YouTube blocks comments on videos of children

The online platform, which has billions of video views on a weekly basis, will roll the measure out more fully to all videos "featuring young minors and videos featuring older minors that could be at risk of attracting predatory behaviour".

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  • Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide
Tesla To Shut Most Stores Worldwide

Scott Gairns, managing director of Sophus3, which held its annual digital retail summit in London this week, said that Tesla's move towards purely online sales "will force the whole industry to accelerate the move to online vehicle sales".

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  • HMD unveils Nokia flagship smartphone with five cameras
HMD unveils Nokia flagship smartphone with five cameras

Though the company has not officially revealed the names of the devices it plans to launch, speculations and numerous leaks suggest that it will unveil Nokia 9 PureView . Unlike the cameras you'll find on the Galaxy S10 et al, there are no wide, telephoto or ultra-wide sensors. Furthermore, it features an 8MP camera on the rear with LED flash an...

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  • Amtrak train stuck in Oregon for more than a day is moving
Amtrak train stuck in Oregon for more than a day is moving

Crew members had been "professional and nice" throughout. An Amtrak train carrying 183 people has been stranded in OR for more than a day and a half in wintry conditions. The train arrived at the Eugene station on Tuesday local time, hours after a Union Pacific locomotive began pulling it, said Tim McMahan , spokesman for Union Pacific, which ow...

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  • NEB endorses Trans Mountain Pipeline again, despite environmental effects
NEB endorses Trans Mountain Pipeline again, despite environmental effects

It also conceded that the environment would be significantly harmed in the "unlikely" event of an oil spill from a tanker. "We have to protect those killer whales but they don't know the difference between an oil tanker and a cargo ship and a cruise ship and it's really silly that we have a standard for the energy sector that is not applied anywh...

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  • YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos
YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos

DeFranco also said that the problem is not only with YouTube . To belong to the company, among other things, Nestlé, Disney, Dr. Oetker, Kellog's, and Fiat Chrysler. "They're providing links to actual child porn in YouTube comments", he said. " There's more to be done, and we continue to work to improve and catch abuse more quickly ", the spok...

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  • Business Secretary warns the vehicle industry needs the Brexit deal
Business Secretary warns the vehicle industry needs the Brexit deal

Honda stopped building the Accord in Swindon in 2002, it ended Jazz production in 2014, and the last CR-V rolled off the assembly line in 2018. Already this year, Jaguar Land Rover has announced 4500 job losses, Nissan has confirmed it will no longer build the X-Trail at its Sunderland plant and Ford has said there will be job losses .

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  • Amazon drops plans for NY headquarters after opposition
Amazon drops plans for NY headquarters after opposition

Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio have worked tirelessly on behalf of New Yorkers to encourage local investment and job creation, and we can't speak positively enough about all their efforts. "After much thought and deliberation, we've decided not to move forward with our plans to build a headquarters for Amazon in Long Island City, Queens", a...

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  • Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks
Mnuchin, in China, looks forward to trade talks

The Trump administration said the US president still wants to meet China's Xi Jinping in an effort to end the trade war, a sign of optimism as negotiators from the world's two biggest economies start their latest round of talks this week. The last round of talks in Washington late last month resulted in China importing American soybeans as it i...

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  • Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet
Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet

Housefather says he believes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he says nobody from his office pressured Wilson-Raybould but he also believes more clarity is needed to explain exactly what went on. She responded by quitting cabinet. "It's tragic for her and I think it's tragic for the country", Wilson said . "I've been in discussion, ever sinc...

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  • Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal
Senate to vote on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal

Critics are saying forcing a vote in the Senate would help Republicans portray Democrats as extreme on energy policy reforms ahead of the 2020 elections. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has also expressed his support for the initiative, but has not formally announced whether he will run for president in 2020.

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  • Fox says Corbyn’s Brexit plan is a ‘dangerous delusion’
Fox says Corbyn’s Brexit plan is a ‘dangerous delusion’

Her response comes ahead of another week of Brexit debate and voting in Westminster. Mrs Leadsom said there was "no chance" Mrs May would adopt Mr Corbyn's "view of the world", adding: 'The Prime Minister has been absolutely clear we're leaving the EU, we're leaving the customs union, we're leaving the single market'.

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  • Huawei will need 5 years and $2b to resolve United Kingdom security concerns
Huawei will need 5 years and $2b to resolve United Kingdom security concerns

A year ago it emerged the U.S., which has long frozen out the company from its own telecommunications infrastructure, had been encouraging other western nations to take similar action. Huawei has offered to launch a cyber security center in Poland, Tonny Bao, head of the company's Polish unit, said on Wednesday. " We are ready to establish a cybe...

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  • Brent price forecast to US$66 per bbl for 2019: Jadwa Investment
Brent price forecast to US$66 per bbl for 2019: Jadwa Investment

Inventories of winter fuel in the USA fell more than expected last week as cold polar air blasted the nation, though crude stockpiles rose amid record output, according to the Energy Information Administration. Venezuela, like fellow OPEC members Iran and Libya, was exempt from production curbs under the OPEC+ deal on expectations that its outp...

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  • Despite Shutdown, Jobs Went Up In January
Despite Shutdown, Jobs Went Up In January

The strong showing represents almost a doubling of the 165,000 jobs economists surveyed by Bloomberg expected would be added to in January. The healthy gain the government reported Friday illustrated the job market's durability almost a decade into the economic expansion.

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  • European Union rules out Brexit renegotiation despite UK Parliament vote
European Union rules out Brexit renegotiation despite UK Parliament vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May told her senior ministers on Tuesday that in order to win parliament's support for her Brexit deal, that agreement would have to be reopened, her spokesman said. The EU27, as a bloc and as individual states, are unwilling to reopen negotiation, especially around the backstop . Growing expectations that Brita...

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  • Fed: Surprise on the dovish side - Westpac
Fed: Surprise on the dovish side - Westpac

A record number of balance-sheet bombs are threatening the stock market's health. "The dovish Fed has a lot to do with emerging market outperformance because if the Fed isn't going to hike you have dollar stability and you get a change in perception", said Kathryn Rooney Vera, head of research and emerging market strategy at Bulltick LLC in Mia...

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  • NITI Aayog clarifies report saying 'unemployment at 45-year high' not verified
NITI Aayog clarifies report saying 'unemployment at 45-year high' not verified

The question of jobs will be one of the biggest factors that will decide whether the Modi government will be able to return to the helm for a second time after the general election later this year. "This report was released for approval because this is a standalone report and it does not require any additional verification with any sources". Th...

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  • Trump meets with Chinese vice premier on trade
Trump meets with Chinese vice premier on trade

China's economy was slowing even before the US tariffs began depressing demand for its exports, so the trade war is making a hard situation worse for Xi. "Uncertainty is not the friend of business", Powell said in response to a question during a press conference. "No deal that doesn't have trust and verification components is going to be a good d...

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