Stories about Business

Jun 06 2018

Ross arrives in Beijing for talks on trade surplus

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing on Saturday aiming to secure more Chinese purchases of U.S. goods and energy, days after Washington intensifi...

Jun 04 2018

Microsoft to Acquire GitHub

The company has since grown to feature video game consoles (Xbox), consumer electronics, personal computers and cloud services (Microsoft Azure). Microsoft has reported...

Jun 04 2018

IOS 12 for iPhone and iPad: Everything you need to know

These are the requirements. Just make sure you've updated to the latest version of tvOS and find the Apple Events app on your home screen to tune in. The latest iOS ...

Jun 04 2018

Merkel congratulates Italy's new PM

She said she was "absolutely open to talking to the new Italian government about ways to help young people find work" given high levels of youth unemployment. Merkel sai...

Jun 03 2018

Google retreating from military Artificial Intelligence project

Known as Project Maven , the controversial pilot program involves Google providing artificial intelligence capabilities to the DoD for the analysis of drone footag...

Jun 03 2018

Sears store in Eau Claire will remain open

The closures in MI are part of the company's plan to shed 63 more unprofitable Sears and Kmart stores from its portfolio as the Illinois-based department store's do...

Jun 02 2018

Amazon to restrict Australian customers to local site in July

The online retail giant said it would redirect Australians to the newly launched Australian site once the 10 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) was applied to imported ...

May 31 2018

US tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

Sources told Reuters that the White House is set to hit the European Union with steel & aluminum tariffs. Ross offered little detail about what the EU, Canada and Mexic...

May 26 2018

Fiat Chrysler recalls almost 5 million cars over cruise control problem

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling 4.8 million US vehicles over a terrifying defect that could prevent drivers from switching off cruise contr...

May 26 2018

Oil Drop Below $80 Vindicates Cautious Investors Trimming Bets

Since 2017, financial sanctions on Venezuela and PDVSA and quality problems with some PDVSA's crude grades also have created obstacles for US customers to import or pay f...

May 25 2018

Google already sued for $3.7 billion for alleged Android GDPR violations

It must have asked your permission before storing your email. What day, you ask? USA Today says its site does not collect "personally identifiable information or pers...

May 23 2018

Hawaiian Authorities Work to Protect Power Plant From Lava Flow

Metal plugs in the wells, which run as deep as 2,438 metres underground, are an additional stopgap measure. Hawaii County spokeswoman Janet Snyder tells the Honolulu St...

May 23 2018

Nation commemorates victims of Manchester Arena bombing on first anniversary of atrocity

Speaking outside the cathedral, the 41-year-old from Bolton said he understood why some family members of the victims found it too hard to be back in Manchester. On the a...

May 22 2018

China wins Round 1 in trade spat with US

As for the United States, "there is a lot of different dynamics at play and many different stakeholders in Washington ", Parker said. China's pledge to significant...

May 18 2018

European Union accused of 'interfering' in Italian politics

Speaking to CNBC , the Investment Director at Fidelity International claimed Italy's new government coalition between Lega leader Matteo Salvini and Five Star Movement...

May 17 2018

Irish Bookmaker Confirms It's In Deal Talks With FanDuel

In a statement noting media speculation, the FTSE 100-listed betting firm said "discussions, regarding a potential combination of the Group's U.S. business and FanDuel ...

May 17 2018

French Oil Firm May Leave Iran

On May 8 President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal , also pledging to reinstate the anti-Iranian sanctions that were ...

May 15 2018

Hmi Capital LLC Maintains Position in Summit Midstream Partners LP (SMLP)

The Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt Sys holds 322,078 shares with $23.54M value, down from 336,215 last quarter. Ticker's shares touched $68.25 du...

May 15 2018

Oil Prices Steady Amid US Sanctions Against Iran

Worldwide benchmark Brent crude futures for the July delivery rose by 0.8 percent to $78.93 per barrel, marking a new high after hitting a 3-1/2 year high of $78.53 durin...

May 14 2018

Govt seeks Aramco, Adnoc backing for $44 billion oil refinery

The plans also call for the creation of the Ruwais Derivatives Park to be built on a six square kilometer area adjacent to - and integrated with - the larger Ruwais compl...