Economy

by | December 12, 2017 | 18:17

France's Socgen said in a research note it expected inflation to hit 3.2 percent, an outcome which would require Mark Carney , the governor of the Bank of England, to explain himself in writing to the finance minister, Philip Hammond . The Bank of England has a tricky tightrope to walk. Inflation reached 3.1% in the year to November 2017, the highest level recorded for more than five years.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:21

In an advisory sent to troops at the end of November, Indian authorities warned soldiers that Chinese apps transmit user data back to servers located in China, and the Chinese government may use data collected by these services to pinpoint their location across the border.

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:19

It's official now!Putting a final end to all rumours Salman Khan tweeted to announce the news of Anil Kapoor joining the Race 3 team. Anil, 60, was also a part of the first film, which featured him as Robert D'Costa aka R D. Salman and Anil had worked together in movies, including " Deewana Mastana ", " Biwi No. 1 ", " No Entry ", "Salaam-E-Ishq" and " Yuvvraaj ". Now that everything is in place, including the monetary arrangements, Anil has agreed to be a part of the cast, and the ...

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:11

Two Republican consultants also confirmed the decision to The Associated Press but both said they did not know why he was leaving. Franks has served in the House since 2003 and is known as a fierce opponent of legal abortion, recently sponsoring a bill banning abortions after 20-week gestation that passed the House.

by | December 07, 2017 | 01:59

Airlines and cargo companies also see opportunities from commercial drones, Celine Hourcade, head of cargo transformation at IATA said . The Middle Eastern carriers are poised to double profits to US$600 million next year due to a 7 per cent growth in demand and a scaling back of capacity injection.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:52

However, Dublin as well as Apple continue to contest the European Commission's ruling. After a year passed without Ireland moving to recover the money, the EU referred the country to the bloc's highest court, the European Court of Justice.

by | December 06, 2017 | 00:46

The woman claims she was raped by Anderson at her apartment a few weeks ago. Oklahoma officials have confirmed they are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering information. "While we can only speculate as to (the woman's) motives in seeking a civil protective order, her claims surfaced only after Mr. Anderson did not reciprocate a desire to pursue a relationship with (the woman)", the statement said.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:19

Last week, the digital currency hit $11,395 to continue its drastic rise in value over the past few days. The Winklevoss Twins , who became famous when they sued Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2004, are now officially Bitcoin billionaires as bitcoin trading surged over 10,000 percent during the final week of November.

by | December 05, 2017 | 02:11

Trading will begin, under the ticker symbol "XBT", at the start of global trading hours at 6 p.m. ET, and will be free through December . CME Group said trading would be available on its CME Globex electronic trading platform from 18 December.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:25

Authorities destroyed a suspicious package at a popular Christmas market in Potsdam, Germany Friday. Potsdam police said it was too soon who may have been responsible. In that case, a Tunisian man hijacked a truck and drove it into a crowded market, killing 12 people in an attack that was later claimed by the Islamic State group.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:38

Infrastructure output grew 4.7% in October from a year ago, driven by higher refinery production. He further said Q2 economic growth is also far below the potential of a well-managed Indian economy. "This coupled with strong fundamentals hold promise for a great future of Indian economy under the leadership of Narendra Modi". Earlier in the day, the stock market saw a sharp slump, dropping over 450 points.

by | November 30, 2017 | 13:41

Washington state has sued ride-sharing company Uber, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify more than 10,000 drivers that their personal information was accessed as part of a major data breach. "Consumers expect and deserve protection from disclosure of their personal information". A statement of claim filed this week in Calgary by Branch MacMaster LLP said that Uber's handling of the whole affair was "willful, reckless, wanton, negligent, callous and in total disregard for the ...

by | November 29, 2017 | 01:04

Adobe projected internet sales would still reach a record $ 5 billion by the end of the night, with online retailers forecast to rake in an additional $6. Because they are portable, smartphones allow people to look at merchandise in stores and buy at better prices online, nearly instantaneously. Fair weather across much of the nation also was factor, said National Retail Federation President Matthew Shay.

by | November 26, 2017 | 01:23

Google has admitted to collecting the location data of Android devices, even when users choose not to allow it. "Going ahead, we plan to carefully examine whether location information for Android smartphone users was collected and used without their consent, as well as to cooperation with global efforts as we determine the investigative responses to this issue in the USA, the European Union, Japan, and elsewhere", the commission said.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:22

Many videos are published by verified profiles from Eastern Europe. Johanna Wright, YouTube's VP for product management, made the announcement, on the back of a growing trend around content on YouTube that attempts to pass as family-friendly, but is clearly not.

by | November 25, 2017 | 01:16

For the whole week, the Sensex jumped 336.44 points, or 1per cent, while the Nifty rallied 106.10 points, or 1.03 per cent. "Major Asian markets ended on a positive note while European indices like CAC 40 and DAX traded higher", Deepak Jasani, Head, Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:20

The married forward along with five other men have been charged. Under Italian law he won't be sentenced until the appeals process has been finalised - which could take years. BC-SOC-Brazil-Robinho Sentenced, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 229 Robinho denies sexual assault after 9-year jail sentenceAP Photo LON178Eds: Adds photo link.

by | November 24, 2017 | 01:11

AAA says this holiday week, from Wednesday to Sunday, will be the busiest Thanksgiving travel week in 12 years. On the eve of the holiday travel season, the price of unleaded gasoline in the metro Augusta area averaged $2.28 per gallon - roughly 18 cents per gallon more than motorists this time previous year, according to AAA data.

by | November 23, 2017 | 01:07

If law enforcement can't investigate and (where appropriate) prosecute when it happens on this scale, the door is open for it to happen again and again. "So this time around we are going to make it public". Pai - a free-market advocate who has staked his FCC chairmanship on deregulation - has argued that the FCC's 2015 rules have depressed companies' investments in building and expanding broadband networks and deterred them from coming up with new consumer-friendly business models.

by | November 23, 2017 | 00:41

He says the Keystone leak in South Dakota reinforces his worries about oil pipelines, "Isn't a matter of if's it's going to leak". "The evidence overwhelmingly shows Keystone XL would have positive economic and social impacts in this state", TransCanada's lawyers said in a post-hearing brief.