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Qualcomm urges Chinese court to enforce Apple iPhone sales ban

Qualcomm has countered that Apple is using its intellectual property without paying for it, and the legal cases are aimed at forcing it to lower licensing charg...


Rejecting cannabis stores would cost Toronto millions, John Tory says

Councillors voted 20-4 Thursday evening to allow privately run cannabis stores to operate in Toronto. Municipal councils in Ontario must decide whether to acc...


China Says Two Canadians Suspected Of Threatening National Security

Acquaintances said Spavor was due Monday in Seoul, the South Korean capital, but failed to arrive. The official news outlet for the northeastern province of L...


Japan Operators Plan Removing Huawei following Spying Concerns

The amount of equipment in use from Chinese makers "is relatively small", he said. The latest rejections were announced by Japan's three main telecoms operato...


Trump’s DHS issues freaky statement in broken English about border wall

Ray says it's clear that if more border wall were in place right now, the high illegal immigration numbers currently being seen would not be occurring. "You c...


Apple vs. Amazon: A tale of new headquarters

Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in Austin, Texas, saying the project will involve a $1bn (£790m) investment. The San Diego, Seattle and C...


The main criticism against Britain's high employment rate is losing steam

The number of people in work and the number of unemployed people both increased but the number of people aged from 16 to 64 years not working and not seeking no...


Southwest flight diverted after a human heart was found onboard

Gottschalk is a physician in New Orleans who treats professional athletes. While the heart was likely needed for a transplant, its exact objective is not known....


China makes first major USA soybean purchases since Trump-Xi meeting

Trump separately told Reuters that he would consider intervening in the Huawei case if it served national security and helped with a China trade deal. Risk as...



Kotex tampons voluntary recalled after reports of pieces being left in body

Certain Kotex tampons are being recalled after some users reported that the product unraveled or came apart, and in some cases, resulted in "pieces left in th...


United Kingdom disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

Follow the story as it unfolds in our live blog. The Conservatives have 315 MPs, so 48 were needed to write such letters for the vote to be called. That ari...


Shaktikanta Das assumes charge as RBI Governor

It's an honour and great opportunity to serve RBI. "So there has to be a free, fair, objective and very frank discussion between the government and the Reserve ...


US Will Start 2019 as Top Oil Producer as Saudis Cut Output

He also noted that OPEC made the right decision at the Vienna meeting and said that "2018 would mark the balance of the oil market". Based on International ...


Kevin McCarthy anxious about Google’s next steps in China

Much of the hearing before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee focused on Republican concerns that Google's search results are biased against conse...


Google, Facebook Need a Regulator, Says Australian Watchdog

Other preliminary recommendations suggest ways to strengthen merger laws. Peter Miller, CEO at NewsMediaWorks, said there are several recommendations in the ...


May heads to Netherlands, Germany in bid to save Brexit deal

Theresa May has been dealt a heavy blow in her bid to secure new reassurances from fellow EU leaders over her Brexit deal, as the European Commission preside...


Brexit: Theresa May visits European Union to seek new assurances on deal

As a result, if we went ahead and held the vote tomorrow the deal would be rejected by a significant margin. Her statement is due to be followed by a statemen...


Britain delays long-awaited vote on the future of Brexit

But if she was really expecting any substantial results from that meeting, why ask Parliament to move forward with a vote tomorrow to begin with? When looking...


Macron to address France as ‘yellow vest’ protesters call for his resignation

In his first national address following France's worst unrest for years, Macron sought to restore calm and struck a humble tone after accusations his govern...


For Apple, China’s Ban on iPhone Sales Is Just a Minor Loss

That's because the two patents upheld as infringed upon by the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China are not violated by iOS 12 , its most recent version...


Thousands march for climate in Paris despite 'yellow vest' unrest

Among myriad demands was increased buying power. The Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum reopened Sunday after closing in fear of Saturday's rioting. Some 200 ...


Nissan's Carlos Ghosn formally charged with financial misconduct in Japan

Ghosn and Kelly have not made any statement through their lawyers, but Japanese media reported that they have denied the allegations. It is not known whether...


British Columbia trade trip to China cancelled over Meng detention

Wanzhou was arrested for allegedly covering up Huawei's links to a company that tried to sell equipment to Iran - a country under trade sanctions by the Unit...


Uber Reportedly Files for IPO, One Day After Lyft

The taxi industry says companies like Uber and Lyft should pay sales taxes, just as it does. If its valuation tops $100 billion Uber's IPO would be the bigg...


Nissan to recall 150,000 vehicles in Japan due to improper checks

Nissan is recalling more than 150,000 vehicles over concerns about their brakes and steering. The recall also comes despite a final report released in Septemb...


Southern winter storm could brush parts of Northern Virginia

About 80% of flights at Charlotte Douglas, 40% of flights at Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 50% of flights at Piedmont Triad International Airport hav...


Oil Price Fundamental Weekly Forecast - Production Cut Agreement Should Be Supportive

US officials said they had expected that OPEC would decide to cut production. The US faced criticism for appearing to try to influence the outcome of the OPEC...


Unemployment rate up slightly in November: Statistics Canada

Experts have been expecting wage growth to rise thanks to the tightened labour market, but it has dropped every month since its May peak 3.9 per cent. The 94,10...


Amazon eyes expansion of check-out free stores at airports

The news organization made multiple public records requests to airport operators, discovering talk surrounding the idea of bringing Amazon Go stores to USA airp...


Manufacturing jobs continue to rise in November labor report

The unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent for the third consecutive month and payroll employment continued its historic streak of positive jobs gains. The e...


Skoda Scala hatchback unveiled: Here are all the details!

Volkswagen Group Australia general manager of corporate communications Paul Pottinger told GoAuto that deliveries of the new Scala will kick off in about a y...


Greek tax increases top OECD chart

The report, which reflects the huge burden imposed on Greek taxpayers, shows that Greece remains the global leader not only in the sum of taxes but also in ca...


China's November export, import growth shrinks; surplus with United States record high

This year, China's overall export growth has been stronger than expected in nearly every month. China and the US have reached agreement in the sectors of agri...


Fiat Chrysler may open plant near Detroit to build seven-seat Jeeps

The American automaker intends to build a new three-row Jeep Grand Cherokee for model year 2021, according to the Detroit News , which first reported the...


Marlboro cigarettes' parent company delves into marijuana market

Meanwhile, the number of countries that have legalized medical cannabis continues to grow, with South Korea among the latest to give the green light. "We beli...


Southwest Airlines plane skids off wet runway while landing in California

The plane was carrying 112 passengers and five crew members, a Southwest Airlines spokesperson said. Shortly after the incident, passengers were calmly seen...


Australia OKs Controversial Anti-Encryption Law

But under pressure from the opposition , the bill will also now include further scrutiny of the laws in 2019, limiting the powers to only "serious offences" an...


Aston Martin launches classic electric conversions

To develop the auto Aston Martin Lagonda used knowledge gained from the final phase development of the Rapid E electric vehicle. The first classic vehicle t...


New Jeep Wrangler Scores 1 Star In Euro NCAP Crash Tests

They said the join between the A-pillar and trans-fascia beam had been damaged in such a way that indicated it would not be able to withstand higher loads. In c...


Former President George H.W. Bush has died at 94

Trump was notified overnight here of Bush's passing and was planning to speak by phone with the late president's son, former President George W. Bush, to offer ...


China hails Trump-Xi summit, says 'very confident' in trade deal

In return, Washington said China would purchase "very substantial" amounts of United States agricultural, energy, industrial and other products. "In the next ...


China vows quick action on U.S. trade promises: 'The sooner the better'

Failure would raise the specter of a major escalation in the trade battle, with fresh USA tariff action and Chinese retaliation possibly as early as March. Unit...


Asian stocks slip on worries over US-China tariffs truce

The Chinese currency hit its highest level in three months, at 6.8373 yuan per dollar, after a tentative trade truce between the United States and China ...


VW's final generation of petrol engines will come in 2026

Jost also confirmed that while Volkswagen will continue to adapt its petrol and diesel engine vehicles to comply with environmental standards during the lifetim...


Facebook's ranking drops in 'best places to work' list

The global management consultancy was lauded by employees for things such as a supportive work environment and its compensation for employees in the reviews tha...


Free cheesecake leads to fights, arrests

The popularity of the promotion caused delivery drivers to double park and crowd the restaurant, Arlington County police spokeswoman Ashley Savage said to the ...


Burger King trolls McDonald's with 1 cent burger promotion

The catch? You have to download their Burger King app - at any location of their golden arch enemy: McDonald's . Burger King first slyly announced the ...


Yield curve inversion revives concerns over economic slowdown

An inversion between 3-month Treasury bills and 10-year Treasury notes is viewed as a "more appropriate indicator" of a recession. The pan-European STOXX 600 in...


Dow drops almost 800 points as trade jitters rattle investors

The Dow Jones slid 3.1 per cent, the S&P 500 3.2 per cent, and the Nasdaq 3.8 per cent, leading to one U.S. stocks ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) managed by Russell...