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by | August 04, 2018 | 02:08

Starting from 2001, the company started to expand its family of products once again with the iPod music player that was followed by the Apple TV in 2006 (called iTV originally), the iPhone in 2007, the iPad in 2010, the Apple Watch in 2015, and the HomePod in 2017.

by | August 04, 2018 | 02:33

The company issued a warning earlier this week that supplies of the 0.3 mg EpiPen could run out before a new shipment arrives in Canada sometime in late August. There is no other alternative available in Canada. Pfizer Canada has come forward in asking health care professionals to help manage the supply, the statement continued.

by | August 04, 2018 | 01:06

China earlier announced it has prepared a list of $60 billion worth of US goods to hit with duties should the USA follow through on a plan to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods, as early as next month. Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on virtually all of China's exports to the United States in the tit-for-tat trade conflict. Jake Colvin, vice president of the National Foreign Trade Council, said the Trump administration could be boxing itself into a corner.

by | August 03, 2018 | 12:27

German firms operating in the US and China have been hit massively by the ongoing US-China trade conflict, as tensions escalate between Washington and Beijing . The Trump administration threatened to raise proposed tariffs on Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, escalating USA trade tensions with Beijing .

by | August 03, 2018 | 11:15

Economic activity has been "rising at a strong rate", and unemployment "has stayed low", the Federal Open Market Committee said on Wednesday in a statement released in Washington . The comments threw a political cloud over the central bank's decisions, Bloomberg reported. Economic growth has been buoyed by the fiscal stimulus from the Trump administration's tax cuts and spending.

by | August 03, 2018 | 12:13

The news emerged in a piece from The Intercept , which obtained documents about an internal Google project to relaunch a search service in mainland China, complete with government censorship. Google employees are already discussing the report, and some comments viewed by Business Insider show many are confused or angry. A final version could be rolled out in six to nine months, depending on when it's approved by Chinese officials, The Intercept reports.

by | August 03, 2018 | 10:50

And there are almost two million developers in the country making apps for Apple's iOS. The stock formally closed at $207.43, giving the company a valuation just a fraction north of $1 trillion. It makes more money and pays its owners - the shareholders - more than any other public enterprise on the planet. The Nasdaq, Dow and benchmark S&P indexes had opened lower, but began to turn positive as the advance in Apple shares helped take the focus away from the trade dispute.

by | August 02, 2018 | 02:52

Almost 8,000 asylum claims by Nicaraguans have been registered in Costa Rica since April and some 15,000 more have been given appointments for later registration, UNHCR reported. The Nicaraguan protesters are demanding democratic reforms after years of fraudulent elections and repression of opposition parties and independent media, the White House said.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:25

Varchetti, who was not home at the time, said her husband was so blown away by Dudal's playing and sent her a cell phone video, which she then posted to social media. "It's always a big stress reliever to be able to just bust out some Beethoven or Mozart", Dudal told ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV in Detroit . Dudal noticed that the family had a baby grand piano in their home when they opened the door.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:15

But the action could be more far-reaching. Cincinnati-based Kroger is considering expanding the ban to more of its stores if it doesn't reach a deal with Visa on fees at Foods Co. Swipe fees are incurred by retailers each time a consumer uses a card. Shares of Visa, American Express and Mastercard all dropped on Monday. The grocer said the move will save customers from higher prices, Foods Co.

by | August 02, 2018 | 03:29

There's an art to the passive aggressive, overly polite email, and a bride-to-be name Alex has gifted us with a masterpiece. "Please don't feel like you're letting me down, I am asking you to do this", Alex writes in the email. An email from the bride, Alex, shows that she dis-invited Duffy because she was concerned her schedule as an MBA student made her less-available for the wedding festivities.

by | August 02, 2018 | 02:40

It was the last financial update before the second half of the year, when Musk had vowed the company would be profitable. Tesla reported a loss of $717.5 million, or $4.22 per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $336.4 million, or $2.04 per share, a year earlier.

by | August 02, 2018 | 02:07

Aerial view of containers at a loading terminal in the port of Hamburg, Germany August 1, 2018. US threats have escalated since, with US President Donald Trump saying he is ready to slap tariffs on all $500bn of Chinese imports . A public hearing on the second round of tariffs took place last week and the USTR has a 31 July deadline for post-hearing comments. "If the USA takes measures to further escalate the situation, we will surely take countermeasures to uphold our legitimate ...

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:51

President Trump called Brunson an "innocent man of faith" who "should be released immediately", noting that the missionary pastor is "suffering greatly". Brunson was accused of helping supporters of Fethullah Gulen , the USA -based cleric who Turkish authorities say masterminded the 2016 coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan in which 250 people were killed.

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:53

The products recalled from Trader Joe's include the Caesar salad with chicken, tarragon chicken salad wrap and the Chinese inspired salad with chicken. Representatives from Caito Foods, Kroger , Gordon Food Service and Chiquita Brands, Fresh Express' parent company, did not immediately respond to TIME's requests for comment.

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:15

Even the Play Store isn't spared and Android phones intended for the Chinese market ship without any Google Apps (or GApps) preloaded. - Josh Rogin (@joshrogin) August 1, 2018 If Google goes through with this and launches a censored search engine in China, effectively normalizing and Americanizing authoritarian censorship, this will be the Waterloo in the global battle for a free internet as a norm.

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:36

The RBI's policy statement also mentioned that minimum support price (MSP) hike as the primary factor stoking inflation this year. The repo rate has been hiked from 6.25 per cent to 6.5 per cent. It has hiked the repo rate for the second consecutive month. The decision, which will be announced alongside the Bank's quarterly Inflation Report, would bring to an end nine and a half years in which Bank rate was at or below 0.5%.

by | August 02, 2018 | 01:21

One senior administration official said that Washington is ready to engage in talks with Beijing, but that "Trump is willing to take tough action in a way previous administrations have not in order to further discussions". In early July, the US government imposed 25 percent tariffs on an initial $34 billion of Chinese imports. "Regrettably, instead of changing its harmful behavior, China has illegally retaliated against USA workers, farmers, ranchers and businesses".

by | August 01, 2018 | 02:18

The fast-food restaurant says it will give away a " MacCoin " beginning August 2 to anyone who purchases a Big Mac. While MacCoin won't appreciate in value in the bank, each of the more than 6.2 million coins being distributed can be redeemed for a Big Mac at McDonald's restaurants in more than 50 countries.

by | August 01, 2018 | 02:44

Apple posted third-quarter revenue of $53.3 billion and profits of $2.34 per share, compared with analyst estimates of $52.3 billion and $2.18 per share, respectively, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Apple is ever-so-close to becoming the first US company worth more than $1 trillion: The company closed in on the magic number Tuesday in after-hours trading after posting better-than-expected results for its fiscal third quarter, which ended June 30.

by | August 01, 2018 | 03:11

Uber is shutting down its self-driving trucks program. The head of Uber's Advanced Technologies Group, Eric Meyhofer, said: "We recently took the important step of returning to public roads in Pittsburgh, and as we look to continue". Uber said it will move employees working on self-driving trucks to other internal roles within autonomous vehicle development. The acquisition caused some trouble for Uber after Google parent-company Alphabet claimed that Otto was a shell company meant to ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 19:27

The rest did not know. Echoing that and noting May's commitment in March to come up with a so-called backstop wording for a withdrawal treaty to be concluded before Brexit in March, the BSG said: "The backstop remains specific to the unique circumstances of the island of Ireland and.

by | July 31, 2018 | 15:29

We also knew Harley-Davidson was teaming up with Alta on two new electric models for sale in coming months. While BMW recently introduced a 310cc bike (its smallest globally) in a manufacturing partnership with TVS, Triumph - the British cult bikemaker - has joined hands with Bajaj Auto for smaller-displacement motorcycles .

by | July 31, 2018 | 16:44

She rolled down her window and called Casarez over to her vehicle. He says, "I was at that lowest point and when I did that sign I was like, this has to work ". "A product manager from Bitcoin.com was wondering if I could work remotely or if I want to relocate to Tokyo", he said, with wonder in his voice as he scrolled through the offers.

by | July 30, 2018 | 07:55

The various driver assumptions can be modified by clicking here for our interactive dashboard , to gauge their impact on the earnings and price per share metric. Revenue rose 8.3 percent to $1.27 billion, hurt by a charge related to the closure of some underperforming restaurants. Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.70 on company shares.

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:06

Sacha Chorley, portfolio manager at Quilter Investors, commented: "The Trump-Juncker meeting was a potential tipping point that could have prompted the fledgling trade war to spiral into something more damaging". An Associated Press article quotes the President as saying it was a "very big day for free and fair trade". Following Juncker's visit to the White House, President Trump tweeted we "are all believers in no tariffs".

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:01

The meetings, held separately at the New York Hilton, each lasted less than 15 minutes, ending a saga that officially began in mid-December when Disney finalized its initial $52.4 billion stock offer for Fox . Fox will keep the Fox network, Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, as well as sports networks FS1, FS2 and Big Ten Network, and its 28 local TV stations.

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:15

Net income increased to $2.5 billion in the second quarter, or $5.07 per diluted share, compared with net income of $197 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, in second quarter 2017. Its purchase of Whole Foods Market last summer gave Amazon something it had long lacked: A nationwide network of physical stores. "We're very happy with the results we're seeing, the backlog that we see, the new contracts and new customers, and the expansion of existing customer business that we see", he said.

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:22

Denver said Wednesday that it approved scooter permits for Lime , Bird , Lyft, Spin and Razor. Scooters are still only allowed on sidewalks , and DPW asks that riders park them at designated transit stops. Those dockless Bird electric scooters dotting downtown sidewalks now have their own Facebook group. You can only ride the electric scooters on roads, not sidewalks.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:05

Compared to past year, Facebook's margins dropped three percent in its second quarter. But not to forget that his annual salary is $1 and also not to forget ever that he is among the top 20 billionaires with a net worth of $71 billion according to Forbes but just recently he lost $15.4 billion in one day.

by | July 29, 2018 | 06:57

Ruby Woo fans, get excited - because those mega-generous folk over at MAC are making makeup dreams come true this weekend! The best part is you don't have to buy anything else to get it. The limit is one tube per customer while supplies last. There are nine different masks to choose from the Sephora Collection. Zilch. Nada. Nothing.

by | July 29, 2018 | 05:47

Erika Chavolla, 24, was working at the fast food restaurant in Las Vegas when she got into a dispute with the 24-year-old customer after she allegedly tried to fill up a water cup with free soda. The fracas broke out between a customer and an employee of the franchise when the customer hurled a milkshake at the employee's face, clear over the counter.

by | July 29, 2018 | 05:44

The last tweet of Peirce, in which she announces her decision to dissent the SEC decision, has been widely spread in the crypto community, with over 2000 retweets and 5000 likes. The exchange further claims that "novel systems intrinsic to this new market provide unique additional protections that are unavailable in traditional commodity markets" and that its original proposal contained "traditional means of identifying and deterring fraud and manipulation".

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:21

Whether you support President Trump's policies or not, there is no denying that the U.S. economy is quite strong right now. To some extent, strong GDP growth today is coming from borrowed money that will have to be paid back in the future.

by | July 28, 2018 | 07:39

It's clear that Trump 2020 merchandise is being produced in Chinese factories, and it's reasonable to conclude that the future implementation of tariffs on Chinese imports has prompted something of a surge in orders, as recounted by several local factory officials.