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Mercedes charging ahead with SA-bound EQC electric SUV

The front motor is geared toward range economy, while the rear motor optimizes performance; the EQC is created to rely on the front motor for normal cruising, s...


Amazon India launches Hindi platform to reach next million users

USA tech companies are racing to attract customers in India , a country where tens of millions of people are using smartphones to access the internet for the...


Rouhani says Iran will export crude oil despite U.S. pressure

Brent crude LCOc1, the global benchmark, fell 47 cents to $77.70 a barrel by 0832 GMT. "We do not expect oil demand to be materially impacted in the next 6-9 ...


McDonalds poster prank goes viral

With the help of some friends, they put the poster up on a wall at the restaurant without anyone noticing. "If you haven't noticed there isn't a lot of Asians...


Chinese billionaire returns to Beijing after USA arrest

Police spokespeople said they are continuing to investigate, but Liu is not being held in custody and does not face travel restrictions. It is likely to incre...


JUST IN: South Africa's economy slips into recession

We don't expect their positive contribution to last. Economists consider two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth a "technical recession". "Ramaph...


From Ramaphoria to Ramarecession: SA economy in tatters as rand blows out

Most economists predicted that South Africa would miss falling into a technical recession. " We are in a recession ", Statistician-General Risenga Maluleke sa...


Amazon temporarily became a $1 trillion company

As soon as one company has reached that $1 trillion mark, you know it won't be long until another follows in suit - only weeks after it happened for Apple , Am...


Amazon Becomes Second Company To Hit $1 Trillion After Apple

For years, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was pilloried by Wall Street and the media for the e-commerce giant's habit of spending too much and earning too little. Amazon...


Japan reportedly to halt Iran oil imports under U.S. pressure

Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it had evacuated and shut production at two oil platforms in the northern Gulf of Mexico ahead of the approach of Gordon,...


EC lets trade duties on Chinese PV lapse

The Commission said it was in the best interests of the European Union as a whole for the measures to lapse, given the bloc's aim of increasing its supply of ...


Turkey hikes tax on forex deposits to prop up lira

The news helped the lira rebound slightly following earlier losses, trading yesterday at 6.5 against the dollar and 7.6 against the euro. The president has lo...


White workers at S Africa's Sasol strike over 'racial exclusion'

The union says the firm's white workers are facing racial exclusion. The union said it would file a complaint to U.S. regulators over the "discriminative" sha...


Growth rate declined due to Raghuram Rajan's policies: Niti Aayog

Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar on Monday blamed the former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan for the slowdown in country's economy ...


'Rest In Peace gorgeous': Australian Instagram model dies in Greece

A senior officer is reported to have told he UK's The Times that McNamara's death may have been a suicide: " By the looks of it, she took her life ". In early...


IKEA apologizes after customer reports caterpillar in his food

Mohammed, who had visited the store on Friday, also posted on Twitter a photo of the insect was found. The IKEA management later apologised to the customer. "...


John McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside longtime friend Chuck Larson

John McCain of Arizona , before people began pouring out their opinions, their beliefs, their anger and their outrage on Twitter over some of the embedded s...


Coca-Cola Buys Coffee Chain Costa

The acquisition will expand the existing Coca-Cola coffee lineup by adding another leading brand and platform. The deal for £3.9 billion ($5.1 billion, 4.3 ...


Fuel prices hit all-time high, petrol Rs 86.56 per litre in Mumbai

On that day, the rate in Mumbai was ₹86.24 per litre. In Mumbai, the price petrol touched Rs 86.56 a litre - an increase by Rs 0.58/litre - and diesel to Rs 75....


Drunk man urinates on woman passenger's seat in AI international flight

Tagging Ministers Suresh Prabhu and Sushma Swaraj, and Air India , Gosh urged the authorities to look into the matter urgently. She was traveling alone and is ...


Lego has created the Bugatti Chiron with a powerful engine

When development was complete, the Technic Chiron was ready for testing. The Technic Bugatti Chiron which weighs 1,500 kg. LEGO built a functioning, ful...


Papa John’s accuses founder of hurting company in attempt to regain control

A special committee of the chain's board of directors penned a letter Wednesday accusing John Schnatter of "promoting his self-interest at the expense of all ...


Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong of JD.com arrested in Minneapolis

Hennepin County Jail records show he was arrested late Friday night and released Saturday afternoon pending possible criminal charges. The company did not imm...


California close to enacting nation's strongest net neutrality law

If Governor Jerry Brown signs the bill, California would become the fourth state to create a net neutrality law. It prohibits internet providers from chargi...


Google 'had a deal with Mastercard to track shopping habits'

The tool informs advertisers only if a user has logged in with a Google account, clicked on an ad for "shoes", for example, and does not buy anything online, bu...


Trump defends his handling of McCain's death

Trump told Bloomberg on Thursday that he and McCain "had our disagreements and they were very strong disagreements". The president's behavior following Sena...


Legal & General Group Plc Reduces Position in Canadian Natural Resource Ltd (CNQ)

SEND's shares were trading -5.60% below from the 52-week high price and 98.34% above from the 52-week price bottom. Sell-side analyst recommendations point t...


S&P 500, Dow lose ground as trade talks hit snag

The CBOE Volatility index, a gauge of investor anxiety, moved higher on this and other trade developments, including a report that U.S. President Donald Trum...


Baillie Gifford and Blackrock clash over Tesla

Tesla released a full blog post detailing the events led to the decision of the company staying private . Musk apparently didn't explain what exactly he ...


Bitcoin and Ethereum Price Forecast - BTC Prices Consolidate

According to Business Insider , Tom Lee, a managing partner at Fundstrat Global Advisors, believes that Ether futures trading will alter the price narrative...


California GOP senator: 'There's no burger boycott here!'

Overnight, In-N-Out went from having loyal customers state their love of the popular burger joint unsolicited to facing a Twitter boycott. Like Chick-Fil-...


CBBC Newsround: Prime Minister Theresa May dancing through her Africa tour

As she wrapped up her three-day trip in Kenya, the PM was enticed to bust a move once again. "Guys come on, someone's got to do an intervention on May ... Rec...


Tencent loses Billions after China fights myopia with gaming curbs

Tencent ( TCEHY ) is the world's biggest gaming company with a huge part of its business in China , a market where it was already facing other problems caus...


Santa Monica selects Bird, Lime, Lyft and Jump for pilot program

Scooters left on public property can and may be confiscated. The SFMTA also underscored the opportunity companies had to seriously address illegal scooter ridin...


Ford ditches plan to sell China-made Focus crossover in US

Galhotra says that Ford believed that the China-built Focus Active would be a low volume vehicle in the US, only selling about 50,000 units. "Given the neg...


Barnier increases pressure on United Kingdom over Brexit backstop

Mr Raab said that he wanted to continue "accelerating and intensifying" negotiations, adding: "We're committed to resolving the deal by (the October council) an...


Londons new train line delayed for nearly a year

The Elizabeth Line service, from Paddington to Abbey Wood, was set to open in December before rail bosses said more testing time is needed "to ensure a safe and...


Npower merger gets green light from competition watchdog

There had been initial concerns that the proposed merger would affect these tariffs - the most common and expensive energy deals. The investigation followed...


Australia push economic ties, trade deal soon

Quotas, however, would be applied. Australia and Indonesia have concluded negotiating a free trade agreement and it will hopefully be signed this year, ...


Panasonic to move European headquarters in Britain before Brexit

The Japanese government has previously warned that its companies could move their business elsewhere in Europe following Brexit. It comes as several other J...


Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

It's unclear whether the authority Trump has to renegotiate NAFTA extends to a deal done with just Mexico , and lawmakers - as well as Mexican officials - co...


CBOE Announces an Ether Futures

Cboe is telling its trading firm clients that it is getting close to launching a market for ether futures, but that might actually be a bad thing for the crypt...


India part of Uber’s aerial taxi shortlist

Amongst the five countries shortlisted for initial testing, Uber has pitched that India's Mumbai , Delhi and Bengaluru could be the next possible desti...


Ford Kills Off Last Remaining Planned Focus Model for US

As part of its shift away from sedans and hatchbacks , Ford had planned to sell just one variant of the new, fourth-generation Focus in the United States marke...


Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees

An across-the-board 2.1% pay increase for federal workers was slated to take effect in January. This is not the first time in recent history that a presiden...


KFC Wants You to Name Your Newborn After Colonel Sanders

The first parents to name their newborn baby "Harland", on September 9 will win $15,000 for their child's university education. The entry site will go live on S...


Q1FY19 GDP beats estimates, grows at 8.2 percent

CLSA analyst Christopher Wood noted resilience in the Indian stock market could signal the economy is accelerating at a time when many other markets in Asia may...


Canada's Freeland sits down with USA negotiators for tough NAFTA talks

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she's optimistic about the "intense" talks now under way in the accelerated search compromise on the North Amer...


Trade talks end without meeting Donald Trump’s deadline, will resume next week

Earlier on Friday, the Toronto Star published an article with revelations attributed to an unnamed source, which it said would " upend " the already hard trad...


Rupee at 71: Indian rupee hits record low against U.S. dollar

While Argentina and Turkey are in particular trouble, many developing countries are being squeezed as the Federal Reserve raises rates, boosting the United Stat...