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Economy

The Tesla and SpaceX founder committed a Twitter no-no by accidentally tweeting out his cell phone on the micro-blogging site. Musk was trying to reach John Carmack , the chief technology officer at Oculus , Facebook's virtual reality subdivision.
  • North Korean ICBM not yet a threat

    North Korean ICBM not yet a threat

    Economy

    The US has already emphasized its willingness to resolve the conflicting issues with North Korea and will continue to push for talks to end the weapons testing. But if talks with the U.S. fail, the authoritarian state could "try to make a breakthrough by improving relations with South Korea", Asan noted. Later speaking to reporters, Tillerson said that Washington would not accept any preconditions for talks with Pyongyang.
  • Latest Rumours on Antoine Griezmann and Arthur

    Latest Rumours on Antoine Griezmann and Arthur

    Economy

    The similarities continue, with Fergie telling Ronaldo to stay for one more season and then he could leave. "I'm not a big defender of the January market but there are players and situations that sometimes you have the chance to do [something] and you shouldn't lose that chance", Mourinho said.
  • Wicker praises net neutrality repeal, Presley pans it

    Wicker praises net neutrality repeal, Presley pans it

    Economy

    Setting a bad example for the rest of the world, the FCC voted to allow internet providers to be able to privilege one form of content over another on the internet. It means telcos can now choose to give faster access to certain websites or services, or prevent users from accessing sites altogether. However, several studies have shown that since the 2015 rules came into effect, many internet providers have actually increased their investments and not the other way around.
  • Today is Free Shipping Day, here to save last-minute shoppers

    Today is Free Shipping Day, here to save last-minute shoppers

    Economy

    Offers on Free Shipping Day may exclude over-sized or personalized items. Retailers include places like Amazon , Target , Macy's , Gap , BestBuy, Toys'R'Us and many, many more. Sorry, you're not getting free shipping on a couch. Levi's: Use the code GIFTING30 for 30% off your order, plus free shipping with all purchases on Friday.
  • Fed chief Yellen says bitcoin is a 'highly speculative asset'

    Fed chief Yellen says bitcoin is a 'highly speculative asset'

    Economy

    Wall Street was expected to open flat, with futures for the Dow and S&P 500 indexes trading flat. Yellen said tax cuts were discussed by Fed members at this week's meeting, which culminated in an interest rate increase . Economic growth has been running at a robust annual rate of just above 3 percent during the spring and summer. But steady economic growth and low unemployment suggested it should act.
  • Knifeman Shot at Amsterdam Airport

    Knifeman Shot at Amsterdam Airport

    Economy

    The police haven't confirmed whether the incident was related to terror. Dutch military police on Friday opened fire on a man armed with a knife at Amsterdam's busy Schiphol airport , they said . The man was arrested and then taken to an Amsterdam hospital as police began investigations at the scene while travellers who had been ushered outside have been allowed back into the airport.
  • United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS

    United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS

    Economy

    Zoobia Shanaz, 27, of Brentwood, is charged with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering. The woman also "accessed ISIS propaganda, violent jihad-related websites and message boards, and social media and messaging pages of known ISIS recruiters, facilitators and financiers", according to the DOJ statement.
  • Oil recovers on big U.S. crude stock drawdown

    Oil recovers on big U.S. crude stock drawdown

    Economy

    Brent crude futures, the global benchmark for oil prices , were up 29 cents at $63.60 a barrel at 1400 GMT. Preliminary global stocks data for November shows a mixed picture. Total also produces about 55,000 bpd of oil from the field. Now the market is confused about which cargoes might be deferred or dropped from the December loadings schedule.
  • New York Police responding to explosion at Port Authority

    New York Police responding to explosion at Port Authority

    Economy

    Three people, including a police officer, suffered minor injuries. When asked about the suspect's connections to any terrorist groups, O'Neill said, "he did make statements, but we're not going to talk about that right now". - He began researching how to build improvised explosive devices about a year ago, began collecting the necessary items two to three weeks ago, and built the bomb in his home a week ago, the complaint states.
  • Transaction in Bitcoin under IT scanner for tax evasion

    Transaction in Bitcoin under IT scanner for tax evasion

    Economy

    According to the report, the virtual currency has recorded monthly trades of an estimated to be between Rs5,000 crore and Rs10,000 crore with an average 50,000 people registering everyday on Bitcoin exchanges . The tax official declined to comment on the central bank's concerns, saying the tax department was looking only into the tax implications. The tax department is seeking cases where a large amount of " black money " is said to have been siphoned off through the cryptocurrency route.