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Markets Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google
Author: 0 Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google

The EU fined Google for what it calls "illegal monopoly practices" with its Android phone software as well as its Google search app and chrome browser. The decision ignores the fact that Android phones compete with iOS phones, something that 89 percent of respondents to the Commission's own market survey confirmed, ' argues chief executive Sundar Pichai in a blog post entitled Android has created more choice, not less .

Markets Johnson Says Brexit Can Be Done
Author: 0 Johnson Says Brexit Can Be Done

Speaking before the vote on amendment NC17 in the House of Commons on 17 July 2018, Lee said: "The European medicines regulatory network partnership makes the process of accessing life-saving new medicines and moving medicines quick and easy".

Markets Steady UK Inflation, Falling Core Figure Dull Outlook For August Rate Hike
Author: 0 Steady UK Inflation, Falling Core Figure Dull Outlook For August Rate Hike

Although the cost of gas and electricity prices increased and the price at the pump hit the highest level for almost four years, consumers benefited from the falling cost of computer games and the summer clothing sales. Despite clothing sales and cheaper computer games, consumers also battled with falling wage growth . Month-on-month growth turned negative, with sales shrinking by 0.5% between May and June.

Markets Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list
Author: 0 Amazon's Jeff Bezos beats Bill Gates in new rich list

Microsoft founder Bill Gates holds the No. 2 spot with a middling $95 billion - leaving him $55 billion behind Bezos . In comparison, Bezos is in the same league as the world's richest dynasty the Walton family, whose wealth stands at $151.5 billion.

Markets Best airlines in the world for 2018 according to Skytrax
Author: 0 Best airlines in the world for 2018 according to Skytrax

The awards tend to favour the bigger airlines but are seen as a useful guide to how they are delivering customer service. In a gala ceremony at the iconic Langham Hotel in London, airline leaders and top airline management from across the globe to receive their 2018 World Airline Awards.

Markets Walmart enters strategic partnership with Microsoft
Author: 0 Walmart enters strategic partnership with Microsoft

Under a five-year agreement, the partnership will see the retail giant come on board with the Microsoft Cloud to help make online and retail shopping faster and easier. -based Microsoft. As part of the partnership, Walmart will be moving its website and services to Microsoft Azure. The two companies are Amazon's two biggest rivals in cloud computing and retail.

Markets Boeing, DHL Express Announce Purchase of 14 Boeing 777 Freighters
Author: 0 Boeing, DHL Express Announce Purchase of 14 Boeing 777 Freighters

The chief executive of US aerospace and defense giant Boeing has claimed tariffs and other trade restrictions could harm global economic growth. Farnborough, which alternates with the Paris air show , is also a showcase for new technology and ideas, from flying taxis to space flight.

Markets Papa John Founder Claims He Was Pressured to Use the N-Word
Author: 0 Papa John Founder Claims He Was Pressured to Use the N-Word

The 56-year-old billionaire now claims his words were taken out of context and that he was pressured to use the slur . And I made it real clear, listen, we're not gonna go there, we're not gonna talk about this. Our senior management team will be on the road, listening to our employees and franchisees and getting their feedback on a path to move forward. If you must, peep the full interview here.

Markets The EU and Japan Just Signed a Monumental Free-Trade Deal
Author: 0 The EU and Japan Just Signed a Monumental Free-Trade Deal

Reiterating their support for the Charlevoix communique, the statement stresses the importance of the rule-based multilateral trade regime. The agreement, which European Council President Donald Tusk called "the largest bilateral trade deal ever", aims at boosting business between the two regions by eliminating tariffs on most products.

Markets Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'
Author: 0 Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'

Mr Unsworth said: "It just had absolutely no chance of working ". "He's just a PR stunt merchant - that's all he is", Unsworth said. "He had no conception of what the cave passage was like ", CNN quoted Unsworth as saying. Musk made his unsubstantiated claim, the latest in a string of increasingly erratic statements , on Twitter on Sunday. The "Wild Boar" team were rescued last week by an global team of divers through a narrow network of twisting, flooded tunnels.

Markets Papa John's signs to be removed from Cardinal Stadium
Author: 0 Papa John's signs to be removed from Cardinal Stadium

Schnatter reportedly recounted the incident in the letter, saying he said he wasn't racist during the conference call. Schnatter resigned from his company on July 12 after taking flack for using the n-word during a training session on workplace behavior.

Markets Theresa May faces Trade Bill showdown
Author: 0 Theresa May faces Trade Bill showdown

May's leadership has been precarious since she unveiled her proposed new Brexit negotiating strategy at her Chequers residence and detailed it in a white paper last week. Amid all the upheaval, a second referendum still seems unlikely. President Trump also criticized the prime minister's Brexit decisions, saying it could end chances of a bilateral trade deal with the U.S.

Author: 0 Netflix plunges as subscriber growth disappoints

Calling the quarter "strong but not stellar", Netflix boss Reed Hastings cited hurdles such as increased competition from YouTube, HBO, Disney, Amazon and Apple, as well as foreign currency fluctuations as the streaming giants accelerates its global business.

Markets Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer pedophile, might face legal action
Author: 0 Elon Musk calls Thai cave rescuer pedophile, might face legal action

Musk had already attracted criticism for his approach to the Thai rescue after Narongsak Osatanakorn, head of the joint command center, said the mini-submarine was sophisticated, but not practical for the operation. In response to one tweet, the American businessman wrote: "Bet ya a signed dollar it's true". Vernon Unsworth, a caver based in Thailand , provided knowledge of the Tham Luang cave system, which helped in the rescue.

Markets IPhone sale: Upto 30% discount on iPhones at Amazon Prime Day sale
Author: 0 IPhone sale: Upto 30% discount on iPhones at Amazon Prime Day sale

The bundle would normally cost £383.98, so prepare to make some savings today if you are a Prime customer. There are a number of deal-hunting websites online, all of which will be on full alert for Prime Day bargains. To take part in Prime Day, you will need an Amazon Prime account. However, it should be noted that these deals will be open exclusively for Prime members only.

Markets Hudson’s Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales
Author: 0 Hudson’s Bay pulling Ivanka Trump clothing line due to lack of sales

Its store in downtown Ottawa, however, continued to display several racks of Ivanka Trump brand clothing, and Canadian news media indicated that that was the case in other cities. Hudson Bay's decision came after a poll showed 70 percent of Canadians say they will avoid buying US -made products after Trump launched a trade war against the American ally and neighbor.

Markets Target tries to one up Amazon with one-day sale
Author: 0 Target tries to one up Amazon with one-day sale

If you shop for Amazon Pantry on Prime Day, you will e able to save for the next 12 month. Prime Music doesn't have a catalog as big as Apple Music or Spotify Premium. Visit the Prime membership page located on Amazon's website . Sign in with your existing Amazon account or create a new one if you don't have one already.

Markets Rupert Murdoch cleared for Sky takeover
Author: 0 Rupert Murdoch cleared for Sky takeover

Sky's shares closed at £15.35, up more than 5% on the week. Comcast's revised offer is the latest twist in an global tussle that also includes Walt Disney Co. If Comcast prevails in the fight for Sky, advisers may counsel Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts to drop his pursuit of Fox's entertainment assets to focus on the United Kingdom media company, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Markets US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China’s ZTE
Author: 0 US lifts ban on suppliers selling to China’s ZTE

The Commerce Department in April banned United States companies from supplying ZTE with crucial components, forcing it to halt operations, after officials found further violations even after reaching a settlement in March of a year ago over the initial complaints.

Markets Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’
Author: 0 Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

In a recent CNN video news report, Unsworth had belittled Musk's plan to deploy a mini-submarine made by SpaceX engineers to rescue the children. "It wouldn't have made the first 50 meters into the cave". "But when the head of the rescue operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, declared that Mr Musk's contraption was impractical for the task at hand - a task that had been completed, at that point, by some of the world's top cave divers - Mr Musk responded with irritation", she wrote.

Markets Greyhound pulling out of western Canada
Author: 0 Greyhound pulling out of western Canada

The move will mean 75 job losses in Edmonton and an end to service in 107 Alberta communities. British Columbia's Passenger Transportation Board has also announced it will "fast-track" applications for long distance bus services. John in northeastern B.C., said the oil and gas sector uses Greyhound as an equipment parts delivery service and to transport workers to towns near their drilling sites.

Markets Public Health: 1 confirmed case of cyclosporiasis in Cerro Gordo County
Author: 0 Public Health: 1 confirmed case of cyclosporiasis in Cerro Gordo County

McDonald's says it's working to remove these salads from restaurants and re-supplying restaurants with salads from different suppliers. Cases have been reported in counties across IL with people becoming ill starting in mid-May. Cases of the illness were reported in counties all over the state, including Cook County, beginning in mid-May. The Iowa Department of Health has noted a similar increase in cases.

Markets US Government Revives Effort to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger
Author: 0 US Government Revives Effort to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The US justice department announced on Thursday that it will appeal against a federal judge's decision to allow AT&T's landmark takeover of Time Warner. Leon, though, also warned against an appeal, writing in his decision "A$3 s my 170-plus page opinion makes clear - I do not believe that the Government has a likelihood of success on the merits of an appeal".