• The new iPhone will get an unusual name
The new iPhone will get an unusual name

With less than a week to go before Apple announces its much anticipated Series 4 device, 9to5Mac have published screenshots that show what the edge-to-edge screen resolution may look like. The higher resolution also suggests that the display will feature a higher pixel density. Apple has set a date for their fall live event, Gather Round , i...

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  • Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'
Before Trump, Obama was an 'enemy of press freedom'

Gross domestic product increased at a 4.2 annualized rate in the second quarter of 2018, and the unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in April, 3.8 percent in May and 4.0 percent in June. Trump mistakenly said that Obama's "magic wand" quote was about GDP growth, but it was actually about lost jobs. On Sunday, Trump said in a tweet that "the Stock...

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  • New tool shows how storm surge could affect where you live
New tool shows how storm surge could affect where you live

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered as many as one million residents of the state's entire eastern coastline to leave their homes starting at noon on Tuesday. It's important to remember that hurricane forecasts for both track and intensity are still subject to change. A flawless storm of unfortunate circumstances mean Florence could de...

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  • Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet
Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet

And, according to BOA Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan, Apple may just give in to the president's request by asking its partners to bring some iPhone assembly operations into the US, which will lead to higher prices. The presidential tweet is the latest salvo in a dispute between the Trump administration and companies that fear tariffs will hu...

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  • Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs on rupee woes
Petrol, diesel prices scale new highs on rupee woes

Nonetheless, given the transportation cost, the fuel prices in Kerala are higher than even states where there is a higher sales tax. It also makes it clear that it is only due to the taxes levied by the Centre and the additional value added tax by the states that the fuel is becoming a priced commodity for domestic users.

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  • After Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh slashes fuel prices by Rs 2 per litre
After Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh slashes fuel prices by Rs 2 per litre

The central government now levies a total excise duty of Rs 19.48 per litre of petrol and Rs 15.33 per litre on diesel. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 87.77 and diesel comes for Rs 76.98, the notification said. "Moreover tax structure is such that VAT on fuel rises with the rise in the price of fuel". Nearly half of the fuel prices is made...

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  • Alibaba's Jack Ma to be succeeded by CEO Daniel Zhang next year
Alibaba's Jack Ma to be succeeded by CEO Daniel Zhang next year

According to Ma, a "sustainable Alibaba" would have to be built on "sound governance, culture-centric philosophy, and consistency in developing talent", adding that no company can rely exclusively on its founders. Alibaba has been working toward this transition for a decade, as part of its lofty goal of being a company that can last for more than 1...

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  • Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video
Tesla stock falls as CEO appears to smoke marijuana on video

Toledano, who has been on leave of absence from the company, said she would not be returning to the company. While the signal sent by the string of resignations was more concrete evidence of disfunction, Musk's decision to smoke pot on a live stream added fuel to swirling speculation that the executive's erratic behavior in recent months was in...

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  • U.S. tech firms ask for protection from next Trump tariffs
U.S. tech firms ask for protection from next Trump tariffs

Trade Representative raising concerns that the additional tariffs that the president proposed would be bad for business. If Mr Trump were to follow through with all his threats, his administration ultimately would impose tariffs on $517 billion of Chinese goods.

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  • CBS board in $100 million exit negotiations with CEO Moonves
CBS board in $100 million exit negotiations with CEO Moonves

These discussions are occurring as the company and its controlling shareholder Shari Redstone and National Amusements Inc are also hammering out a settlement to a legal dispute over the control of CBS . CBS declined to comment to CNBC and did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider. A former actor, Moonves went...

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  • Trump says he’s ready to hit China with $267bn in additional tariffs
Trump says he’s ready to hit China with $267bn in additional tariffs

China's large trade surplus with the United States has always been a sore point in relations and is at the center of an increasing bitter dispute between the world's two biggest economies . While China's trade surplus with the United States grew again, it remained stable with the rest of the world at US$27.9 billion in August. "That changes the eq...

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  • Mercedes make public Electric Auto in German Challenge to Tesla
Mercedes make public Electric Auto in German Challenge to Tesla

With the fastest charging systems, the EQC can go from 10% battery to 80% battery in roughly 40 minutes. The EQC has a range of 280 miles, and ultra-fast charging capability. In addition, a few weeks after the premiere EQC debut electric crossover Audi e-tron, but the latter is much superior to all of the above models. The EQC's estimated r...

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  • Cryptocurrencies continue to tumble on Goldman reports
Cryptocurrencies continue to tumble on Goldman reports

How can fake news potentially affect crypto markets? But it is above this year's low of $5,826 which was recorded on Jun. 24, 2018, following when the cryptocurrency staged a tentative price recovery. Ripple lost 7.7%, Litecoin went down by 7.1%, and Ethereum sunk by 9%. Purchasing Bitcoin from someone like Goldman Sachs supposedly make...

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  • Trump Ready to Tax an Additional $267B in Chinese Imports
Trump Ready to Tax an Additional $267B in Chinese Imports

China said it is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60bn worth of USA goods if that happens. President Trump is digging into protecting the American worker against China by considering additional tariffs on $267 billion in Chinese imports .

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  • Barack Obama gives speech today as he receives ethics award
Barack Obama gives speech today as he receives ethics award

He later added: "This is not normal". What happened to the Republican Party? Republicans said voters won't find Obama's argument appealing. "They'll promise to clean up corruption and then plunder away; they start to undermine norms that insure accountability and try to chance the rules to enhance their power, and appeal to racial nationa...

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  • South Africa's economy in recession
South Africa's economy in recession

I would expect that we get a positive print in the third quarter. "It's the only way we can solve this problem and make sure that decisions we make in meetings are implemented", said Godongwana. "Investors have become more selective, and countries with negative news such as weak economic growth, weak external balances and high inflation face stro...

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  • CDC issues stern Kellogg’s cereal warning as salmonella outbreak grows
CDC issues stern Kellogg’s cereal warning as salmonella outbreak grows

On June 15, 2018 the FDA updated our web posting to include a list of known countries where the recalled product was distributed and to advise that consumers not eat and discard any Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. If you store cereal that looks like Kellogg's Honey Smacks in a container without the packaging and don't remember the brand or type,...

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  • Elon Musk Calls Thailand Diver 'Child Rapist' in New Attack
Elon Musk Calls Thailand Diver 'Child Rapist' in New Attack

A British diver who helped in the rescue of the trapped boys from a Thai cave is to sue Elon Musk for branding him a child rapist . Musk initially apologized for his accusations but resurfaced them recently when he questioned Unsworth's innocence, asking why the cave rescuer wasn't suing Musk if he had in fact been defamed - Unsworth has ...

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  • JD.com Founder Richard Liu Has Been Accused of Rape, Report Says
JD.com Founder Richard Liu Has Been Accused of Rape, Report Says

Mr Liu, identified in the report by his Chinese name Liu Qiangdong, was released from custody on Saturday without being charged, and he returned to China. Why it's important: Under Minnesota law, Liu could face up to 30 years for the alleged crime. A spokeswoman for the University of Minnesota said Liu, who is enrolled as a student with the Carl...

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  • McDonald's customers create fake poster to hang in restaurant promoting racial diversity
McDonald's customers create fake poster to hang in restaurant promoting racial diversity

On Monday, Maravilla tweeted out pics of the faked photo. But getting the poster into the McDonald's and on the wall took some planning and chicanery, which began with a trip to a local thrift store. "To this day, I can say that the poster has been up since", concludes Maravilla, "and I really hope they never take it down. Remember folks, all r...

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