Economy

Both crude benchmarks fell by about 3 percent to three-week lows on Wednesday after news that an increase in Libyan oil production helped to boost monthly OPEC crude output in May, the first monthly rise this year. oil production could expand even more rapidly. While there are signs that an effort led by the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to curb production by nearly 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) is starting to impact actual supplies, traders said ...
  • Apple HomePod speaker to compete with Amazon Echo

    Apple HomePod speaker to compete with Amazon Echo

    Economy

    Deleting your messages on one device will delete them everywhere else. "When we use gym equipment, it has data that the Apple Watch doesn't have and the Watch has data the gym equipment doesn't have so you end up with numbers - like calories and distance - that don't completely match", Lynch said during the opening keynote.
  • BC Green caucus being sworn in as MLAs in Victoria

    BC Green caucus being sworn in as MLAs in Victoria

    Economy

    Beyond the homes, Clark says the clock is ticking with other aspects of the project - adding it will pass the point of no return before a BC Utilities Commission review would be done. Clark has sent letters to Horgan and Weaver, warning that delay of the project could cost taxpayers $600-million - something Weaver says will require supporting evidence before he makes any comment on it.
  • Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

    Economy

    TheInquisitr wrote yesterday that Gregg found it very hard to cancel these shows , having lived to entertain his fans, either with the Allman Brothers Band or as a solo artist, for the past 45 years. His love for his family and his band was extraordinary, just as he loved his fans. Even back then, Allman "mesmerized [him] with his talent ... that incredible voice, his understated yet strong stage presence".
  • India launches its most muscular rocket yet

    Economy

    A successful launch of the 640-tonne rocket will be another feather in the cap for scientists at ISRO . The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO ) is all set to add a new feather to its cap by sending out India's heaviest communication satellite atop its powerful and one-of-its-kind GSLV-Mk III rocket today.
  • Apple Thinks Its Smart HomePod Will 'Reinvent' Home Audio

    Economy

    Apple's biggest announcement was the HomePod , a speaker with a built-in virtual assistant ( Siri ) that will sell for $US349 from December. Daryanani said Apple may also announce an iPad Pro with a faster processor in an attempt to revive its long-slumping tablet sales.
  • Shella Ng Acquires 4420 Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Stock

    Shella Ng Acquires 4420 Shares of Yum China Holdings Inc (YUMC) Stock

    Economy

    Brands from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday, April 21st. Brands and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, February 11th. reaffirmed an outperform rating and issued a $35.00 price target (up previously from $33.00) on shares of Yum China Holdings in a report on Friday, April 7th.
  • Police arrest man in connection to London terror attack

    Economy

    Questions are being raised about whether British police missed crucial warning signs that could have prevented the attack. Spain's foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, says his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, has promised to accelerate efforts to identify victims in Saturday's attack that killed seven people and injured dozens more.
  • British Airways outage cancels flights from London's Heathrow, Gatwick

    Economy

    All passengers affected by the failure - which coincides with the first weekend of the half-term holiday for many in the United Kingdom - will be offered the option of rescheduling or a refund, it stated. Some passengers expressed frustration on Twitter over missing bags and long waits in telephone queues to speak to BA staff. The airline said some flight disruptions might continue into Sunday but that it expects most long-distance flights set to land in London tomorrow to arrive as ...
  • Uber fires 20 employees over sexual harassment probe

    Economy

    Susan Fowler Rigetti, the former Uber engineer who became a whistleblower on the company's previously-only-whispered-about sexual harassment problems, tweeted shortly after news of the firings leaked. Levandowski, a former Google engineer, let the company to set up his own autonomous trucking company, Otto, that was quickly bought by Uber for $680m in 2016.