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Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones

A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are currently exploiting it in the wild.The vulnerability, called Simjacker, ...

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones

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The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones make up one of the industry’s fastest-growing and least-known segments....
16:32, 07/23/2019

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
04:16, 06/14/2019

Attackers actively exploiting ‘Simjacker’ flaw to steal device data and spy on individuals Cybersecurity researchers have warned of a critical vulnerability in SIM cards that could allow remote attackers to compromise targeted mobile phones and spy on victims without their knowledge just by sending an SMS. Dublin-based firm AdaptiveMobile Security said the flaw — dubbed “Simjacker” — has ...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Over a billion Android phones vulnerable to phishing attack Over a billion Android smartphones, including those from the world's largest manufacturers, are vulnerable to a hugely dangerous cyberattack, researchers have warned.A new report from Check Point Research has uncovered a security flaw that could leave users open to advanced phishing attacks tha...
18:32, 09/04/2019

How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and discuss eye-related symptoms and treatment options....
17:48, 06/13/2019

Does ADHD affect IQ? There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on tasks they enjoy, while others may have symptoms that prevent them from focusing at all. Learn more about ADHD and IQ here....
22:48, 07/11/2019

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 10,000 Right Now Best mobile phones under 10,000: Redmi Note 7 and Redmi 7 feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 10,000. Other phones include the Nokia 5.1 Plus, Realme U1, Samsung Galaxy M20......
13:00, 06/01/2019

The 10 best smartphones you can buy right now After a short few months with no new phones, it's time to see the latest and greatest from Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Google, LG, and more. The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 was just revealed and makes an appearance in our top five....
19:00, 08/09/2019

Best Smartphones Under Rs. 8,000 Right Now Best mobile phones under 8000: Realme C2, Infinix Smart 3 Plus feature in our top picks of best smartphones priced below Rs. 8,000. Other phones include Realme C1 and Asus ZenFone Max M1....
18:00, 05/29/2019

The Best Smartphones Under Rs. 20,000 Right Now Best Mobile Phones Under 20,000: Realme 3 Pro and Poco F1 feature in this really competitive list of best smartphones. Other phones include the Samsung Galaxy A150, Nokia 7.1, and Redmi Note 7 Pro....
19:32, 06/03/2019

3 non-food factors that can affect your gut For her second column for the Evening Standard, nutritionist and author of Be Good to Your Gut, Eve Kalinik explains that there's so much more to gut health than what you put on your plate...
13:00, 05/18/2019

How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria? According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease others....
05:16, 09/11/2019

How does hepatitis C affect a person? Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause permanent liver damage and a range of other adverse health effects. Learn more here....
11:32, 09/10/2019

How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA in the jaw....
00:00, 07/17/2019

How does methotrexate affect pregnancy? It is not safe to take methotrexate during pregnancy. The drug affects folic acid levels in the body and can lead to birth abnormalities. In this article, we look at the effects of taking methotrexate during conception or pregnancy, how to stay safe, and alternative medications....
08:32, 06/25/2019

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other is the result. And knowing the difference is a goo...
22:16, 07/19/2019

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a couple mid-range device here that are well worth cons...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk modeler AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics Inc unit....
19:48, 09/06/2019

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday, The lawsuits accused the company of aggressively marketing prescription opioids while misleading prescribers and consumers about ri...
17:32, 08/28/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25% this year and up over 1% Tuesday morning....
23:32, 05/07/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
02:16, 08/28/2019

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday....
22:16, 08/27/2019

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can leave most of my devices on during the day, charging away, and not feel guilty about how much electricity I’d be wasting otherwise....
18:48, 05/24/2019

What causes watery semen, and does it affect fertility? Ejaculating multiple times per day, living with certain medical conditions, and having nutritional deficiencies can all cause watery semen. Watery semen may indicate a low sperm count, but it does not necessarily mean that a person is infertile. Learn more about the causes of watery semen here....
00:32, 04/30/2019

Oahu just passed a new law that could affect your Airbnb Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a bill on Tuesday that will enact some of the strictest vacation rental laws Hawaii has seen in more than 40 years.       ...
23:16, 06/27/2019

How all this rain will affect a relieved PGA Championship The good news is the timing. The bad news is Bethpage Black can’t seem to play host to a major championship without rain coming to spoil the party at least a little. The hulking course on Long Island took a pelting Monday morning and afternoon, limiting the amount of practice time players had in pre...
02:48, 05/14/2019

How does alcohol affect rheumatoid arthritis? Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol is generally safe for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and it may even offer some benefits. However, alcohol can interfere with some RA medications, and heavy drinking can lead to health problems. We take a look at the research and official guidelines here...
06:00, 07/12/2019

How the FEC's Near-Shutdown Could Affect the 2020 Election At the end of August, Republican commissioner Matthew Petersen stepped down from the Federal Election Commission, leaving the watchdog group in a near-shutdown. According to one former commissioner, without a quorum (or the number of necessary commissioners on the board), Petersen’s resignation shou...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work....
18:16, 07/10/2019

How the Facebook-FTC Agreement Will Affect You and Your Data The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) have been taking Facebook to task regarding its recent privacy blunders, including the company’s failure to comply with a 2012 FTC ruling over how Facebook handles its users’ data....
22:32, 07/25/2019

Does the keto diet affect cholesterol? Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here....
09:32, 09/13/2019

TV’s biggest competitor? TCL's CEO says smartphones Screens are everywhere now. Taking into account mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktops and televisions – not to mention smart displays – it’s no longer surprising to have several screen-based devices in your home, making the classic television a harder proposition than ever. ...
04:32, 06/15/2019

Using smartphones to pay? That's so yesterday in China Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartphones and make payments by simply looking into screens....
13:48, 06/18/2019

5 of the best smartphones announced at IFA 2019 Now that IFA 2019 is over, we can pore over all the announcements from one of the world’s biggest annual tech events. There were a few new phones announced from some of the biggest companies like Samsung, Nokia and Motorola, and a returning foldable face that we first heard of almost five mon...
04:01, 09/09/2019

All the Smartphones That Became More Affordable This Month The phones that have received a price cut in India include the Oppo F11 Pro, Oppo R17 Pro, Vivo V15 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A10, Samsung Galaxy A20, and Samsung Galaxy A30, and more....
15:00, 05/25/2019

5G smartphones: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that leverage them....
02:16, 07/31/2019

We must keep smartphones from making us dumber Most of us whose brains haven’t been fried by overuse of “smart” phones have tacitly assumed that there are great dangers to the overuse of those devices. Now, researchers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia are confirming for us what we thought we knew....
01:48, 06/18/2019

Are pop-up cameras here to stay on our smartphones? Smartphone manufacturers have a problem, and that problem is us – the smartphone consumer. When they ask us what we want, we say: everything! We want our screens to be bigger but the bezels to be smaller, our batteries to last longer but our phones to be slimmer. And most of all, we...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.       ...
02:16, 06/15/2019

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another force of nature brewing high above the landscape is also deserving of attention, scientists and researchers say. An invisible atmospheric river that c...
00:48, 08/26/2019

Klay: Injury didn't affect me, 'got to dig deep' Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, playing through an injured hamstring, didn't make any excuses after Friday night's 105-92 loss to Toronto, saying, "No one's going to feel sorry for you."...
10:16, 06/08/2019

External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants work....
05:16, 09/11/2019

| 'No reason' that Morsi death will affect AFCON AFCON organisers say the death of former former president Mohamed Morsi would have no impact on the security situation in Egypt and the tournament would go ahead....
23:16, 06/18/2019

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
17:16, 05/30/2019

Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’ The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a word that all Asians hope never to hear but many cannot avoid. The P-word. It came Yan Dhanda’s way when he was very young and playing football with fri...
12:32, 07/22/2019

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days.       ...
00:32, 06/22/2019

FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition: WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
20:00, 06/03/2019

Five things Congress may do that will affect your business this year And three that Congress will probably not do but will dominate the newsThe August lull is upon us so let’s all be grateful. We can definitely use a few weeks of the congressional recess to at least try and forget about the ugliness in Washington and instead focusing on the more important things, lik...
13:48, 08/23/2019

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
01:00, 06/18/2019

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
11:16, 05/25/2019

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie could both affect Hawaii Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019 UPDATE: Motorola's Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus have both landed on our list of the best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find out where they placed and what they have to offer! While handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS and the Google Pixel 3 are stealing head...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Best phone in the US for 2019: the top 15 smartphones we've tested The best phone in 2019 in the US has a decent price, fast performance, a versatile camera and, crucially, long-lasting battery life. Foldable and 5G phones are more a 2020 thing, so this may be your last 4G LTE purchase – so it's gotta be meaningful.We've tested all of the latest (a...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Top budget smartphones with big batteries in India A decent battery is the root of any smartphone worth its salt. It ensures that you can get the most out of your phone during any point of the day, without worrying about battery drain. More importantly, it dictates whether or not you can listen to tunes on your device on your way home after a long d...
15:32, 05/21/2019

My credit rating suffered when I tried to buy smartphones After ordering and checking my credit rating several times, I can’t reverse the damage to my ratingI ordered two new smartphone contracts for myself and my wife. My wife decided to go for a different handset, so I cancelled her contract and reapplied.On the delivery day, I called to find out when it...
09:16, 06/20/2019

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk away from......
19:16, 05/22/2019

'League of Legends' might be coming to smartphones League of Legends might eventually take up residence on fans' iOS and Android homescreens. Developer Riot is said to be working with parent company Tencent on a mobile version of the ultra-popular MOBA....
19:16, 05/22/2019

Passwords can be hacked by snooping smartphones Criminals could be able to work out your passwords simply by listening to the sound of typing, new security research has claimed.A new report has warned that hackers can use a smartphone's microphone to tune in to a victim's typing habits and decode passwords with high levels of accuracy.T...
19:32, 08/19/2019

Here's how many smartphones Xiaomi actually sold last quarter Xiaomi Mi 9Xiaomi sold 27.8 million smartphones last quarter, according to Counterpoint Research’s latest report. Strategy Analytics, however, disagrees and says the data it collected shows shipments of 27.5 million devices. Ask IDC and this figure drops again, although this time to 25 million smart...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Best Android smartphones (July 2019) If you are in the market for a new Android smartphone, here are a selection that offer a level of power and performance that would give the iPhone a run for its money....
23:32, 07/02/2019

Parents just as addicted to their smartphones as their kids Swipe as I do, not as I say. That could be the mantra of parents who teach their children how much time to spend on their iPhones Androids, tablets, computers and watching television. More than one-third of teenagers and over one-quarter of parents wake up and check their mobile device for something...
20:32, 05/31/2019

Cellphones and smartphones that no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Motorola will soon have three 5G-capable smartphones on Verizon Technically, Verizon only sells one smartphone capable of tapping into the carrier's next-gen 5G technology (in "select" parts of two US cities) out the box. But before the Galaxy S10 5G was even released, Big Red allowed its subscribers in Chicago and Minneapolis to pair the affordable Moto Z3 with...
17:32, 05/30/2019

The best Amazon Prime deals on smartphones Amazon Prime has always offered sweet deals on phones for its members, though with a bit of a catch. If you went for one of the alluring offers, you'd have to put up with ads on your lock screen. This was a non-issue for some people, but many others did not take as kindly to it. Fortunately, the com...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Best smartphones under Rs 7,000 in India for August 2019 With the increasing competition in the budget smartphone segment, choosing a smartphone is becoming more and more difficult. If you are a first-time smartphone buyer or want a pocket friendly smartphone, it can be confusing, mostly because there are several options available on the market right now....
21:17, 08/23/2019

Best unlocked phone in the US: 10 smartphones with no contract The best unlocked phone in the US provides the freedom to choose the mobile carrier you want at any time. With an unlocked phone, you can switch from one carrier to the next with no contracts forcing you to stick around for a year or more, so you can always choose the mobile plan that’s right...
02:16, 06/27/2019

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of having never made a profit by losing another $5.2 billion in the second quarter of 2019....
05:48, 08/09/2019

3 unexpected ways your credit score can affect your life You know your credit score can impact your likelihood of getting approved for another card—but it can affect things like your cell phone bill, too.       ...
22:16, 09/09/2019

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper problems with access in Canada....
17:16, 05/28/2019

How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, intelligence, and security services, recreational travel to Cuba by cruise ship has now been banned by the Trump Administration....
19:48, 06/05/2019

Russia's Novak: Opal ruling will affect three-way gas talks Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday the decision by Europe's top court to curtail Gazprom's access to Nord Stream pipeline link Opal would affect next week's gas talks with the European Union and Ukraine....
13:32, 09/12/2019

How do Federal Reserve interest rate changes affect your finances? USA TODAY personal finance reporter, Janna Herron, explains how changes in the Federal Reserve's interest rates affect your financial accounts.       ...
11:16, 07/30/2019

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels? New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously believed....
06:16, 08/22/2019

U.S. sanctions will not affect government's work: Lebanon PM Hariri Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah lawmakers for the first time marked "a new direction" but would not affect the work of parliament or government....
15:48, 07/10/2019

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
01:32, 07/15/2019

Will move to welterweight affect Lee in grappling battle vs. Dos Anjos? Kevin Lee is following in the footsteps of Rafael Dos Anjos from lightweight to welterweight, and with significant crossover in their style, small differences in several key statistical categories could make all the difference....
16:16, 05/14/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
04:48, 06/04/2019

Turkey says EU decisions will not affect its energy activities off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect its determination to continue energy activities in the region, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system is affected by environmental factors, although the ...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Citizenship Change Will Affect a Handful, but the Backlash Is Fierce Agency officials sought to clarify that the change was unrelated to speculation that the administration would try to revoke birthright citizenship for certain families....
01:16, 08/30/2019

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
10:16, 06/04/2019

WiFi alliance and SD Associates’ ban won’t affect Huawei (badly) (yet) If you think your life sucks, you should look at what’s happening to Huawei. Last week, a bunch of companies stopped doing business with the Chinese tech giant. The list included Google, Intel, Qualcomm, and ARM. Now, over the weekend, WiFi alliance and SD association have broken up with Huawei. Nik...
13:32, 05/27/2019

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
13:48, 06/08/2019

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
06:48, 08/24/2019

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara's determination to pursue energy activities in the region, the Turkish foreign ministry said on Tuesday....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
10:48, 06/17/2019

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
00:48, 06/01/2019

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
18:48, 05/21/2019

Is There More to Melisandre’s Prophecy on Game of Thrones? Here’s How It Could Affect Cersei Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. Melisandre may have just given us a huge clue about Cersei Lannister’s potential fate. During season 8, episode 3 of Game of Thrones, Melisandre recited a cryptic phrase to Arya Stark about her past and future that led many fans to beli...
08:32, 04/29/2019

Huawei promises Android ban won't affect Australian customers No sooner than news broke that Google had rescinded Huawei’s Android licence, worried customers – especially in the UK – began to trade in their Huawei handsets. However, the Chinese tech giant’s Australian arm has released a statement saying customers Down Under have not...
09:32, 05/21/2019

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central and states information commissions....
11:16, 07/22/2019

Get the world's best smartphones with these £24/pm mobile phone deals If the past year or so has proved anything, it's that a phone price of over £1,000 is the new normal. Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest phones has become a costly investment many are no longer willing to make.But luckily, there are still some options if you look closely enoug...
00:16, 05/04/2019

iPhone 11: Apple launches new Pro smartphones with better cameras iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have faster processors, better screens, and new double and triple camera systemsArcade: Apple’s ‘Netflix for games’Apple Watch Series 5 full detailsApple updates cheapest iPad Apple has launched its latest iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max featuring new...
03:48, 09/11/2019

Samsung smartphones to benefit from US-China trade war The escalating global politico-economic risks are expected to benefit Samsung smartphones but impact the overall global demand this year, especially for Apple and Huawei. Mia Huang, analyst at TrendForce, said that the demand has weakened even more than originally predicted due to the ongoing trade ...
22:16, 06/16/2019

Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday shopping....
02:32, 08/14/2019

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers posited that this was due to the amount of time they...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Smartphones drive GCC phone shipments to 6m in first quarter Mobile phone shipments into the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain) stood at 6 million units in the first quarter of this year, registering a minor growth of 1.1% year on year due to various factors.Akash Balachandran, a senior research analyst...
12:00, 05/28/2019

The Huawei ban will cut its sales by up to 60 million smartphones a year Huawei is at the center of the United States’ trade war with China right now, although US officials have cited security concerns when going forward with restrictions (although that might be a huge lie). As things stand right now, US companies can’t purchase Huawei telecom equipment, and ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Nokia might be preparing not one, but two 5G smartphones, including a 'value flagship' The lack of 5G support is the least of the Nokia 9 PureView's problemsEven though 5G network deployment continues to move at a snail's pace, market analysts expect the groundbreaking new cellular technology to make a difference for global smartphone sales as early as the second half of 2019. It's th...
20:32, 06/10/2019

Huawei barred from using SD memory cards in its smartphones Although Huawei has been given a reprieve from the initial punishment imposed by the United States, it looks like the Chinese company is close to losing its smartphone business, as more US companies announce they unwillingness to continue to work with the world's number two smartphone vendor.The SD ...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Unix at 50: How the OS that powered smartphones started from failure Enlarge / Ken Thompson (sitting) and Dennis Ritchie (standing) in front of a PDP-11. Ritchie annotated this press image for Bell Labs as "an amusing photo," and he joked that he had much "more luxuriant and darker hair" at the time of the photo than when it appeared in magazines like the March 1999 ...
18:16, 08/29/2019

Smartphones to help spot signs of Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear Smartphones will be able to spot Alzheimer’s disease up to 30 years before symptoms appear, scientists say. The new digital test is reportedly 90 percent accurate, compared to 50 percent for current basic methods using pen and paper questions. It uses virtual-reality headsets to examine recall of di...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Google launches cheaper Pixel 3a smartphones Model has top-spec camera and software but costs more than £300 less than flagship Pixel 3Google is looking to buck the £1,000-plus smartphone trend by launching a cheaper Pixel 3a smartphone that still offers its top-spec camera and software.Announced at Google’s I/O developer conference in Califor...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Size and security key to Samsung's latest smartphones Samsung has unveiled two new entries in its Galaxy Note smartphone range, with the top model boasting the biggest screen and battery ever packed into one of its handsets....
15:16, 08/08/2019

You get the iPhone, I’ll get the mortgage - the rising price of smartphones The only sure things in life are death, taxes and rising smartphone prices, at least if the past few years are anything to go by.From the likes of the iPhone 4 costing an average of around $500/£500/AU$860 in only 2010, to prices on some phones soaring over $1,900/£1,800/AU$4,500 now with ...
13:16, 05/12/2019

Remember when Huawei said its Android replacement isn’t for smartphones? Well, it is After insisting for months that the company preferred to continue relying on Google’s Android mobile operating system in its handsets, despite a lingering US ban that precludes Google from allowing that to happen, Huawei appears to have finally succumbed to the inevitable. According to a new r...
19:16, 08/05/2019

HTC U19e, Desire 19+ Mid-Range Smartphones Launched HTC has added two new smartphones to its portfolio after not launching a single phone in almost six months. The new HTC U19e and Desire 19+ are mid-range smartphones that will released in the......
17:48, 06/11/2019

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort working on the user interface systems of future models, focusing instead on the ease of integrating with smartphones.  “We’re not running 100 screens o...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating brain cell circuits — and uncovering neurological problems, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, addiction and depression, a new study finds. A t...
00:16, 08/07/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordably.Moreover, there is a lot to come. We were expecting the Moto G7 Play to debut under the given budget, but the cheapest it could go is Rs 11,999. If ...
08:48, 07/09/2019

The best phone of 2019: Top smartphones in the Middle East Our best smartphone list brings you 15 of the best phones available in the UAE, Saudi and the rest of the Middle East right now, but if you already have your mobile OS alliance set you'll want to check out either our best Android phone or best iPhone ranking.If what's on offer in our best ...
09:32, 06/18/2019

Future smartphones could have anti-pickpocket technology If you've spent a huge sum of money on a phone, you don't want a cheeky thief to swipe it right out of your pocket, and phones in the future might have a handy feature that stops them doing just that – or, at least, makes it a lot harder for them to pick your pocket.A patent filed b...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Future smartphones could be made of this material to keep cool When you buy a smartphone it'll likely have a plastic, glass or metal body, but in the future you might not get these options – instead, your handset could be made of a new custom polymer.Researchers at MIT recently unveiled a new polymer material, after several years working on it, that...
19:16, 04/30/2019

GM’s Cruise raises $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation GM's self-driving Cruise division has raised $1.15 billion at $19 billion valuation ahead of the rollout of its first commercial taxi service.Read More...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise as Much as $2.7 Billion, Up From $2.3 Billion Tesla increased the amount it could raise through a stock and bond sale by $400 million and Chief Executive Elon Musk now plans to buy $25 million of the stock....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Immigration top 2020 issue, 3-to-1 over healthcare, illegals ‘affect my life’ Illegal immigration has forcefully moved to the top issue in the 2020 election, with Americans declaring that it impacts their lives and that they believe migrants are abusing social welfare programs once they get into the nation....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles could shape the probes into Big Tech today....
22:16, 09/06/2019

Heatwave to affect French nuclear power generation beyond July 26: EDF Electricity generation at EDF's Bugey, St-Alban and Tricastin nuclear power plants may be curbed until after July 26 as the low flow rate and high temperatures of the Rhone limit the utility's ability to use river water to cool its reactors....
09:32, 07/25/2019

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the risk of Type-2 diabetes....
16:48, 08/26/2019

OECD warns that Pemex could affect Mexican sovereign rating Mexican state oil firm Pemex's credit rating could be an element of risk for Mexico's sovereign rating, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Secretary-General Angel Gurria said on Thursday....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Trade war with U.S. won't affect China's pork supply: Chinese ministry China said its trade dispute with the United States would not affect the Asian nation's pork supply, state-television reported on Friday, citing an official at the agriculture ministry....
17:16, 08/30/2019

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the construction of 175 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border, diverting a total $3.6 billion to President Donald Trump’s long-promised barrier...
19:00, 09/05/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website....
03:16, 08/01/2019

How tariffs on clothing, TVs, school supplies and other items could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer products starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products hit       ...
13:48, 08/30/2019

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
00:16, 07/04/2019

Mississippi floodwaters expected to affect areas downstream into June While water levels will fluctuate, flooding is likely to continue along a portion of the Mississippi River and perhaps others over the central United States into June as rounds of excessive rain continue....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 mph or more. Read more......
01:48, 08/01/2019

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter key instrument readings to produce false data in flight....
20:48, 07/30/2019

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fell sharply on Friday after Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on $300bn (£247.6bn) of Chinese goods in a rapid escalation of the trade war betwee...
18:48, 08/02/2019

US growth could be weakest in more than two years but latest data might not affect Fed's next move The economy is expected to have grown in the second quarter at the slowest pace in more than two years, but the data will have little bearing on the Fed when it holds its rates meeting next week....
01:00, 07/26/2019

Russian S-400 Missile Deal May "Seriously Affect" Indo-US Ties: Report India's decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administration has warned....
08:48, 05/31/2019

Rusedski: Djokovic won't let Medvedev defeat affect US Open challenge "Greg Rusedski is convinced that Novak Djokovic\u0027s defeat to Daniil Medvedev was a one-off. And he thinks with his hard court prowess he is still well placed to retain the US Open."...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Diet Rich In Fatty Food May Affect Your Brain As Well: Study A new study has said that following a diet rich in high-fat and high-carb junk foods can not just affect your physical appearance but may even lead to changes in the brain....
16:48, 09/11/2019

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
06:32, 08/17/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan that included reducing and eliminating excess waste, ...
10:16, 05/28/2019

Trade war: How tariffs on clothing, TVs and school supplies could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer goods starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products hit       ...
22:16, 08/30/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

RCMP manhunt: How online rumours affect police investigations A photo of an individual who looked strikingly like one of the men suspected in the deaths of three people in B.C. began circulating online Thursday evening....
06:16, 07/27/2019

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive Reality is the abi...
14:00, 06/30/2019

'There's less talking now': readers on how smartphones altered family life Madonna said giving her children mobile phones ‘ended their relationship’. We asked parents to share their own experiencesHas giving my child a phone changed my relationship with them? It’s meant fewer dinners together, and less inclination to share in conversation; greater irritability and less abi...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei into all these problems with the Trump administration. Well, that and the trade war with China, of course. Not only does Huawei provide equipment that&r...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Honor Days Sale Brings Discounts on These Smartphones Honor Days sale is back on Amazon India this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled payment and exchange offers on a bunch of Honor smartphones....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Should Parents Pledge to Delay Giving Smartphones to Kids? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
12:48, 04/29/2019

Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system....
13:32, 05/20/2019

Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
15:00, 06/30/2019

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devices....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with the US Government casts a great deal of uncertainty on the degree of support its products will receive into the future. As such, we've moved Huawe...
09:48, 05/29/2019

Realme Reveals Android 10 Update Schedule for Its Smartphones Android 10 update roadmap has been released by Realme that includes the Realme XT, Realme X, Realme 3 Pro, Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5, Realme 3, Realme 3i, and Realme 2 Pro....
14:19, 09/13/2019

Huawei unveils operating system for smartphones, other devices Huawei unveiled Friday an operating system called HarmonyOS that can be used with smartphones, smart speakers, sensors and other Internet of Things devices....
23:00, 08/09/2019

Why parents should ‘freak out’ about teens checking their smartphones at night Phones are the new night light. Teen sleep cycles are being disrupted by smartphones, with more than a third waking up to check their devices during the night — and their parents are hardly better, a new survey finds. Common Sense Media polled 500 parents and 500 12- to 18-year-olds nationwide, disc...
21:48, 05/29/2019

NYC transit cops nab suspected serial killer with the help of smartphones Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones....
09:48, 05/12/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, according to a new report....
04:00, 05/10/2019

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Cords are dying: These smartphones don't have headphone jacks The iPhone 7, 8 and X don't have a headphone jack. Samsung's new Note 11 reportedly will join the Apple-led ranks. Others who killed the audio port.       ...
23:16, 08/02/2019

Huawei may not even be able to put microSD card slots in future smartphones While this wouldn't bother Apple, an Android smartphone without an microSD card slot would be pretty disadvantaged. But the company does seem to have planned for this day too, and has a backup in place....
16:48, 05/27/2019

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to deliver in the coming months (years?) will probably ...
11:16, 06/19/2019

U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content -- 20 percent more than a year ago and 85 percent more than in 2015, a report showed on Thursday....
14:32, 05/09/2019

Smartphones, enterprise IoT and wearables to propel eSIM adoption Smartphones, enterprise internet of things and wearables are expected to drive the adoption of embedded SIM or eSIM globally in the near term.The eSIM allows users to activate a cellular plan from a telecom operator, without having to use a physical SIM, and can significantly reduce the SIM distribu...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Parents are using smartphones to track their college-aged kids They’re diving into adulthood — with their parents watching. When the use of smartphone location trailing features and apps gained major popularity several years ago, parents were quick to co-opt the technology to keep a watchful eye on their little ones. But now, scores of worried moms and dads are...
05:16, 08/29/2019

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use in place of Android or Windows. But that's not the case. Catherine Chen, a Huawei board member and sen......
20:00, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram glitches affect some users globally Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some of its users globally were facing issues while sending media files over its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram, and the social media company said it was working to fix the problem....
01:48, 07/04/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: will The Testaments affect June's fate in the show? Blessed be the fruit: Hulu has confirmed that The Handmaid’s Tale is returning to our screens for a fourth season, and we can’t wait, especially after that dramatic season three finale. The Handmaid’s Tale is perhaps one of the most influential TV series in recent history, ...
17:48, 09/12/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
22:00, 05/13/2019

How will Hurricane Dorian affect your state? Here's a look at the fury facing communities Hurricane Dorian continues its destructive path along the East Coast, making an impact on several states.        ...
16:16, 09/06/2019

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday....
15:32, 06/29/2019

Amarinder Singh Hopes Pak Downgrading Ties Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed concern over Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties with India but hoped the move would not affect the construction of the......
01:16, 08/08/2019

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse river which it uses to cool the two reactors at the plant....
12:32, 08/03/2019

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman’s lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected....
18:48, 06/13/2019

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued.       ...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
15:00, 05/30/2019

MediaTek to give Qualcomm a run for their money in affordable premium smartphones Qualcomm, which has been dominating the affordable premium smartphone segment ($250-$500), is poised to face stiff competition from MediaTek with its Helio G90 series chipsets.Shobhit Srivastava, research analyst for mobile devices and ecosystem at Counterpoint Research, told TechRadar Middle East t...
15:48, 08/25/2019

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tiers. The more phones a company launches each year, the harder it becomes to keep track of them after a few years. If the company doesn't use a clear nam...
09:16, 06/10/2019

Tired of smartphones? Company offers $1,000 to use flip phone for a week Frontier Communications announced a contest saying it will pay $1,000 for someone to use a flip phone in place of a smartphone for one week.       ...
00:32, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei will continue security support for Android smartphones Huawei said on Monday it would continue to provide security updates and services for its smartphones and tablets after being barred from Google updates to its Android operating system....
13:48, 05/20/2019

TSMC is getting orders to build a major component for the next generation of smartphones A fabless chip firm is a company that doesn't have its own facility to fabricate or manufacture the chips it designs. For some of you out there, it might surprise you to learn that companies like Qualcomm, HiSilicon (Huawei's in-house chip designer) and Apple are fabless. The company that many in th...
03:16, 05/19/2019

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labour, the industry......
08:32, 07/01/2019

Amazon Summer Sale's 'Lowest Prices' on Smartphones Revealed Amazon Summer Sale 2019 is set to kick off from May 4 and will run until May 7. The sale will offer discounts and bundled offers on smartphones, TVs, laptops, and more....
09:00, 05/02/2019

New movement has parents pledging to not give kids smartphones until 8th grade AUSTIN (NBC News) — The realization that kids as young as first and second graders were using smartphones convinced Brooke Shannon that her three daughters should grow up a little more old school. “There were so many children in our elementary school that were going through the day with their ...
21:48, 05/03/2019

CNN Wonders If Smartphones Are Why The Tennis Youth Can't Beat Roger Federer An article over at CNN today formally advances a claim dropped casually by commentators, coaches, fans, and any crank with a taste for caricaturing a whole generation. Here goes: Smartphones are hampering tennis’s young players, which is why they can’t stop the Big Three in the men’s game, who enjo...
01:16, 08/22/2019

Amazon Summer Sale to Offer 'Lowest Prices' on These Smartphones Amazon Summer Sale is set to kick off from May 4 and will offer some of the lowest prices on smartphones along with discounts on electronics and more....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Sony Xperia 1: what’s the difference between the premium smartphones? Sony’s newest premium handset, the Sony Xperia 1, launched at a whopping $949 / £849 price tag – that’s one of the highest prices of any Sony phone, and it puts it in league with the Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung’s most recent flagship handset.Both devices have high-en...
22:16, 06/16/2019

Americans’ financial literacy skills are declining — and smartphones could be to blame Between 2009 and 2018, there was an 8 percent slip in the number of people who could correctly answer most questions about interest rates, inflation, bond prices, financial risk and mortgage rates — from 42 percent to 34 percent....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Critic’s Notebook: From Clay Tablets to Smartphones: 5,000 Years of Writing The act of writing always seems to be under threat from technology, yet it manages to adapt and survive. An exhibition at the British Library shows how....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
06:32, 06/12/2019

TSMC's announcement means more powerful smartphones are coming next year Last week, Digitimes reported that manufacturer TSMC has started mass production of chips using its 7nm N7+ technology. This uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) to help produce more precise markings on silicon allowing billions of transistors to be placed inside a chip. The 7nm mode means tha...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chinese vendor, specifically, the Huawei P30 lite, which had been slated to hit the local market on May 24....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Intel inside? New security flaw in chips may affect millions of machines around the world Google, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft released advisories. The bug can't be fully fixed. Intel says it hasn't seen it exploited outside the lab.        ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% of its business is based in China....
19:48, 08/08/2019

Ready for More Expensive Guac, Beer and Cars? How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Affect You It’s effectively a tax on partying: Just in time for summer in the U.S., the cost of chilling out with some guacamole and a margarita is about to go up for consumers. President Donald Trump on May 30 issued a new threat to slap tariffs of as much as 25% on goods from Mexico, an escalation in h...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Germany, France impose restrictions on cars amid heatwave; will it affect your trip? Germany has imposed speed limits on the Autobahn in the eastern part of the country to prevent heat damage while Paris has banned older cars.       ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Neymar to Barcelona: How will Philippe Coutinho loan and Ousmane Dembele affect the possible transfer? p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times; min-height: 23.0px} Not long ago, Barcelona's plan to bring back Neymar appeared a luxury. Suddenly, signing the Brazilian seems more like a necessity....
23:16, 08/20/2019

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounce caffeinated energy drink in a short period of time, experienced changes in their heart rhythm hours later. There was also an increase in their blood ...
15:16, 05/30/2019

How would a Fed rate cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines and bank savings The Federal Reserve seems poised to cut rates for the first time in a decade. How would a cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines, savings.       ...
11:16, 07/11/2019

Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘great’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘great’...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Samsung confirms the Galaxy Fold delay won’t affect the Note 10’s release date Samsung is still teasing a release at some unspecified future date for its much-maligned debut foldable phone, with the Galaxy Fold now two months past its original launch date and counting as the company continues to supposedly work out problems that plagued the pre-release version. That also point...
22:16, 06/24/2019

Sachin Ahir Joining Sena Won't Affect NCP's Poll Prospects: Nawab Malik Those who lack courage and strength to fight the Assembly election on their own are deserting the party, the Nationalist Congress Party said today after its Mumbai unit chief Sachin Ahir joined the......
10:16, 07/25/2019

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggesting that the use of mobile devices is causing young people to sprout horns from their skulls. But a look at the scientific data behind the story finds th...
20:48, 06/21/2019

Teleshopping channels are selling smartphones with misleading, high-pressure tactics There’s something wrong on Freeview channel 21. That’s the conclusion I landed upon after watching two hours of Ideal World, a free-to-air UK teleshopping station, where they shamelessly pitched an unambiguously low-end smartphone using sales tactics I regard as misleading and high-pressure. The pho...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Amazon India Summer Sale 2019: Best deals and offers on smartphones Amazon India is hosting Summer Sale starting May 4 with offers and discounts on products across various categories. The sale will go on till May 7. Amazon Prime members are eligible for early access to the deals which is already live on the e-commerce platform.During the course of this three-day sal...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
16:00, 07/19/2019

Flipkart Big Shopping Days Sale Promises 'Lowest Prices' on Smartphones Flipkart Big Shopping Days sale is set to kick off from May 15 and will go on till May 19. Flipkart has started revealing some of the major upcoming deals and offers on smartphones ahead of the sale....
10:32, 05/10/2019

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and market analysts were counting on two big breakthro...
13:48, 07/02/2019

Industry insider teases smartphones with even better all-screen designs coming this year The second half of the year will bring us a variety of high-end smartphones, including Apple’s brand new iPhone 11 phones, as well as many Android flagships. The Galaxy Note 10 will be the first one to hit stores in August, with the Pixel 4, Huawei Mate 30 Pro, and OnePlus 7T set to arrive in ...
18:00, 06/28/2019

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due to smartphone use — may in fact have a simple explanation: bone spurs. The study, which was published last year in the journal Scientific Reports, indee...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Apple's Fancy Photo Relighting Option Could Soon Be a Feature On Even the Cheapest Smartphones Even the most expensive smartphones can’t match the image quality of the priciest digital cameras, but with a beefy processor at their disposal, smartphones let you do so much more with the photos you snap. The iPhone’s Portrait Mode is a good example, letting you tweak the lighting of a photo after...
16:16, 07/23/2019

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android....
17:16, 08/09/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America....
03:16, 05/01/2019

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May threaten to cut the Chinese firm's access to U.S. technologies such as Android....
14:48, 08/09/2019

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grabbed market share....
18:16, 08/20/2019

Xiaomi Doesn't Expect Economic Slowdown to Impact Smartphones in India With economic slowdown beginning to adversely affect several industries in India, Xiaomi India said on Wednesday that smartphone sales would remain insulated from the impact as the festive season......
22:16, 08/21/2019

Feds clarify: Policy change won't affect birthright citizenship of most born on US bases abroad Federal immigration officials clarified Thursday that a recently announced policy change to citizenship criteria will not bar birthright citizenship from the vast majority of babies born to U.S. citizens in the military or government abroad....
23:16, 08/29/2019

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News outlets report an East Baton Rouge Parish jury found 29-year-old William Bottoms, Jr. guilty Friday of two counts of second-degree murder in a 2017 do...
21:32, 08/10/2019

How a Fed rate cut will affect your credit card payment, home equity line, savings rates A Federal Reserve rate cut lowers rates on credit cards, home equity lines and adjustable rate mortgages. It also decreases bank savings rates.       ...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: An affordable alternative to leading flagship smartphones The Reno 10x Zoom offers excellent value for money: performance and battery life are good, and the industrial design is both eye-catching and robust. There's no IP rating, and wireless charging isn't supported, but we have little else to complain about....
22:00, 08/09/2019

Microsoft teases Minecraft AR game for smartphones, full reveal coming this month It's hard not to try and copy the success of Pokemon GO when you have a game like Minecraft that's at least just as popular as Nintendo's propriety. It appears that Microsoft has just discovered another potential golden goose, an augmented reality version of Minecraft.The information isn't really of...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partnerships made Sony a minority player stateside....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
02:32, 08/15/2019

Youth in foster care to get free smartphones, internet access in pilot program The pilot program will provide smartphones with an unlimited calling plan to more than 30,000 current and former foster youth between ages 13 and 26.        ...
22:32, 04/28/2019

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul would have to review bilateral security cooperation...
10:16, 08/01/2019

Higher price, fewer models and brands pose challenge to adoption of 5G smartphones in Gulf Despite the ongoing buzz around the launch of 5G smartphones in the UAE and the GCC currently, industry experts expect the adoption to remain slow.“The average selling price remains measuredly high while options in terms of models and brands to choose from remain few,” Nabila Popal, se...
13:16, 07/11/2019

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season FedEx says it has made a strategic decision not to renew one of its contracts with the online retail giant. While the move is unlikely to have any major effect on Amazon’s day-to-day shipping needs, it could impact the retailer during the all-important holiday shipping season, when package volume su...
20:16, 06/07/2019

Alberta’s new agriculture minister reacts to China’s export permit suspensions which affect Red Deer pork plant Just two days after being sworn in as Alberta's new agriculture minister, Devin Dreeshen was faced with news that China had suspended the export permits of two Canadian pork exporters, affecting a plant in Red Deer....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage climate change is already doing to the Earth. But amidst the seemingly never-ending flurry of bad news, it looks like scientists have finally found a silv...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Eating High-Protein Snacks At Night Doesn't Affect Metabolism In Physically Active Women: Study A study reveals that consuming proteins at night as compared to taking in proteins during the day does not adversely affect overnight digestion process and belly fat metabolism....
15:16, 08/29/2019

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Banker stabbed in 'brief but furious' attack as he tried to fight off terrorists A banker tried to fend off the London Bridge terrorists with his skateboard before he was fatally stabbed in a "brief but furious assault", an inquest heard....
19:32, 05/08/2019

The Americans will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of the Saudi oil industry....
13:00, 09/15/2019

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and this may affect their overall health adversely...
03:48, 08/25/2019

IKEA website down: IKEA UK site issues affect users looking for Bank Holiday opening times IKEA's site appears to be down in the UK as frustrated users attempt to navigate the website looking for more information about local store opening hours and delivery information...
15:32, 05/06/2019

What is a 'prorogued Parliament' and when was it last suspended in UK? Will it affect Brexit? Parliament has been suspended for more than a month, with the move happening only days after MPs returned to work from their summer break on September 3....
23:48, 09/12/2019

MediaTek Launches Helio G90, Helio G90T SoCs for Gaming Smartphones MediaTek Helio G90 and Helio G90T both come with an octa-core CPU that includes ARM Cortex-A76 and Cortex-A55 cores at a maximum clock speed of 2.05GHz....
13:16, 07/30/2019

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s official absence from the local market, but the Chinese tech giant has today taken it one step further.A number of Xiaomi handsets have appeared for sale bo...
05:32, 08/20/2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max hands-on — flagship smartphones without 5G Apple launched its flagship smartphones today, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. These smartphones take camera technology to a new level.Read More...
07:16, 09/11/2019

Lenovo Z6 Pro, K10 Note, A6 Note Smartphones Launched in India Lenovo Z6 Pro is a flagship-grade phone with a quad camera setup that consists of a 48-megapixel main sensor, while the Lenovo K10 Note sports a triple rear camera setup....
13:32, 09/05/2019

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words at Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar.        ...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar.        ...
20:32, 06/19/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphones are already selling better than the Galaxy S9 A little more than a month out from Samsung’s next Unpacked event, at which the company is expected to show off the new Galaxy Note 10 phablet, new numbers are in that tout the continued strength of the company’s Galaxy S smartphone series. Specifically, the Galaxy S10, which Samsung lau...
02:48, 07/03/2019

Nokia 3.1 A, Nokia 3.1 C Budget Smartphones Announced HMD Global announces two new Nokia phones making their way to the US market. Nokia 3.1 A launching on AT&T and Nokia 3.1 C launching on Cricket Wireless....
11:48, 06/10/2019

Honor announces Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones Honor has just announced the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones at its Honor 20 series launch event in Battersea Park, London.The phones will have a three-layer rear design to create a holographic rear design, which will give it a distinct look, like many Honor phones.Both phones will have 6.26-i...
16:00, 05/21/2019

OnePlus launches OnePlus 7 Pro and OnePlus 7 Pro 5G as it straddles premium, mid-premium smartphones OnePlus is positioning its devices a bit above the value smartphones, but lower than many premium devices. Add it up and OnePlus 7 Pro may make a good bring-your-own-device play for work....
19:16, 05/14/2019

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for the future of philanthropy....
12:00, 07/12/2019

HealthEquity to Buy WageWorks for About $2 Billion HealthEquity is buying work benefits provider WageWorks in a deal the companies are valuing at about $2 billion, about two months after HealthEquity confirmed it had offered to buy the health benefits provider....
14:32, 06/27/2019

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
14:48, 07/09/2019

GM Cruise Is Now Worth $19 Billion Because Why Not Cruise, GM’s autonomous vehicle arm, raised another $1.15 billion at a total valuation of $19 billion, according to several media reports including TechCrunch. The new investment adds T. Rowe Price to the list of the company’s investors, as well as increasing Softbank Vision Fund’s and Honda’s finan...
19:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold debt....
19:00, 06/06/2019

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies....
08:48, 06/14/2019

'Pokémon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads So much for Pokémon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pokémon Company has released a series of videos in Japanese noting that Niantic's location-based mobile game has been downloaded over 1 billion times since lau......
22:48, 07/31/2019

Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs Streaming dominates Netflix's universe, but don't think its disc-based service is dead yet -- in fact, it just marked a big milestone. The other part of Netflix's business just shipped its 5 billionth disc (Rocketman, if you're curious) 21 years aft......
10:48, 08/27/2019

Uber slips below $70 billion value in turbulent first day It took more than two hours for Uber shares to finally start trading after Uber executives and drivers congregated at the New York Stock Exchange for the bell-ringing ceremony. Uber closed at $41.57, giving it a market capitalization of just $69.7 billion....
19:00, 05/11/2019

BP to Exit Alaska With $5.6 Billion Sale BP, a leading oil company in Alaska for six decades, is selling all of its assets in the state to Hilcorp Energy for $5.6 billion. The British company’s departure marks the latest blow to the Alaskan oil sector....
03:16, 08/28/2019

Bulgaria sees F-16 jet deal with U.S. at $1.2 billion NATO member Bulgaria expects the United States to offer to sell it eight new F-16 fighter jets for its air force at a discounted price of $1.2 billion, the defence ministry said on Tuesday....
16:48, 06/04/2019

AbbVie buys Allergan for $63 billion Biopharmaceutical giant AbbVie Inc. announced Tuesday that it was purchasing Botox-maker Allergan in cash and stock transfers valued at about $63 billion....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Cisco to Buy Acacia Communications for About $2.6 Billion Cisco Systems is buying Acacia Communications, a maker of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies, for about $2.6 billion, or $70 a share, looking to meet rising demands on performance of networking gear....
23:16, 07/09/2019

StockX Is Latest $1 Billion Unicorn StockX, an online marketplace that lets individuals trade sneakers like stocks, closed a round of venture funding that valued the startup at more than $1 billion, riding the sneaker-reselling craze fueled by teens....
01:00, 06/27/2019

TDR Capital to buy car auctioneer BCA Marketplace for $2.4 billion British private equity firm TDR Capital on Wednesday said it offered to buy car auctioneer BCA Marketplace for about 1.91 billion pounds ($2.42 billion)....
12:32, 06/26/2019

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net worth of $79.8 billion according to Bloomberg, could pay the fine out-of-pocket and still remain comfortably placed as the fifth-richest man in the wor...
08:16, 07/25/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
22:48, 07/12/2019

Pakistan to Accept $6 Billion Bailout From I.M.F. Prime Minister Imran Khan had opposed any bailout before taking office, but has since reluctantly embraced the need for a rescue with Pakistan’s economy facing a crisis....
20:16, 05/12/2019

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior ....
09:48, 07/11/2019

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
00:48, 07/12/2019

An $8 Billion Refinery? Mexican President Says, Yes We Can Experts told Mexico’s president it’s impossible to build a refinery at the price he wants, so he orders Mexico’s struggling oil company to do it instead....
04:00, 05/10/2019

IBM Plans $20 Billion Bond Sale International Business Machines is planning to sell around $20 billion of bonds to help fund its purchase of Red Hat, adding to a busy week for corporate debt issuance....
21:00, 05/08/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage NATO. The EU's foreign policy chief said US concerns were unfounded....
16:00, 05/15/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
00:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
12:32, 07/02/2019

Hoping for $100 Billion to Rebuild, Iraq Got Less Than a Third And much of the total came not in grants but in loans, guarantees and investments. Regional officials nevertheless proclaimed the donor event a success....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion in cash and shares....
09:48, 08/08/2019

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
05:32, 08/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
19:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
15:32, 07/24/2019

Uber, Down $14 Billion Since Friday, May Drop Even Further Outpacing the New York Stock Exchange’s losses on another rocky day of trading, Uber’s disappointing IPO is becoming disastrous, falling an additional 10.8 percent in its second day as a public company.Read more......
03:48, 05/14/2019

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to develop artificial intelligence supercomputing technologies on Microsoft's Azure cloud computing service....
16:16, 07/22/2019

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sold debt....
00:48, 08/02/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
19:16, 05/23/2019

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September 30, 2018. Revenue was $29.1 billion, up 19 percent year on year, to set a new record for the company's first quarter. Operating income rose 29 percent ...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
04:32, 06/19/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
16:16, 05/15/2019

LSE says it is in talks to buy Refinitiv for enterprise value of $27 billion The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Saturday it was in talks to buy data analytics platform Refinitiv for a total enterprise value of about $27 billion by issuing new LSE Group shares....
08:16, 07/27/2019

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
00:32, 06/20/2019

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the same. ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming Inc for about $6.4 billion in cash....
01:16, 07/02/2019

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat....
17:00, 05/21/2019

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported that more than €10 billion has executed on Bats LIS, its block trading platform powered by BIDS technology, since its launch less than 10 months ago....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
20:16, 06/13/2019

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion following his conviction for racketeering and drug trafficking crimes earlier this year....
00:48, 07/06/2019

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in pointed questions for all involved....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
02:16, 05/02/2019

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United States cut all funding for the $1.2 billion program to help some 5 million Palestinians...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion in 2019 The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the Fourth of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.       ...
00:00, 07/03/2019

WestJet to go private in C$5 billion deal Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Monday it will be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp in an all-cash deal valued at C$5 billion ($3.72 billion), including debt....
15:00, 05/13/2019

IFM Investors to Buy Buckeye Partners for $6.5 Billion Australian-based IFM Investors has agreed to acquire Buckeye Partners LP at a value of $6.5 billion. The infrastructure-focused investment manager agreed to an all-cash transaction that would give Buckeye shareholders $41.50 apiece for all of the shares outstanding, representing a 24% premium on its...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines and $1.7 billion due to a production slowdown....
07:32, 07/19/2019

GE's New Billion-Dollar Problem? Boeing's MAX Just as General Electric says it is making progress on some of the conglomerate’s thorniest problems, the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jet is putting a fresh strain on its finances....
15:16, 08/01/2019

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is possible....
15:48, 07/22/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
23:16, 09/12/2019

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:16, 07/25/2019

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capital from the likes of Apple and Microsoft....
22:48, 08/06/2019

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully declare its tax activities in the country, as reported by Reuters. The payment covers a €500 million......
18:48, 09/13/2019

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild cards, and what it means for customers....
20:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. Collected $63 Billion in Tariffs Through June The tariff hikes approved by President Trump have infuriated Beijing and escalated the U.S.-China trade war, but there has been at least one beneficiary: the U.S. Treasury....
22:48, 08/07/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
21:16, 06/10/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
03:00, 05/13/2019

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The deliberations indicate that WeWork does not feel confident that the corpo...
21:00, 09/13/2019

Huawei says U.S. ban will cost it $30 billion in sales The Trump administration last month barred companies from selling U.S. technology to Huawei amid fears that the company could tap into and monitor sensitive U.S. communications through its network technology....
20:16, 06/17/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
15:00, 05/03/2019

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “The Hunger Games” made it abundantly clear this week that they don’t see CBS writing a $5 billion-plus check to Lionsgate to acquire Starz, the station ...
05:48, 05/25/2019

Saudi Oil Attack Is the Big One The implications of the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility may be substantial in both the short and the long run for the region and the global economy....
17:17, 09/15/2019

Saudi Oil Attack: This Is the Big One The implications of the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility may be substantial in both the short and the long run for the region and the global economy....
11:00, 09/15/2019

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, financial analyst Deloitte\u0027s Sports Business Group said on Tuesday."...
15:16, 09/03/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Buy Cray for $1.3 Billion Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.3 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-performance computing....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operation Call it Quits,” included actions by the Federal Trade Commission and 25 additional federal, state and local agencies, to target spam call oper...
00:16, 06/27/2019

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
01:32, 07/04/2019

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain divinity -- both an unrivaled privilege and the not insubstantial pressure of carrying the weight of a nation's expectations on your shoulders....
13:16, 05/22/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Monday....
03:16, 07/02/2019

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies....
07:48, 07/02/2019

Evergrande squeezed by $53 billion in maturing debt China Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-vehicle powerhouse, is finding it’s picked an inopportune time to load up on debt....
01:32, 09/03/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities....
05:00, 06/26/2019

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection with the sales and marketing of Suboxone Film by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior ....
08:32, 07/11/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency said....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UBS....
16:48, 09/02/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
17:48, 05/18/2019

Huawei's $105 billion business at stake after U.S. broadside The latest U.S. broadside against Huawei that puts the Chinese firm on an exports blacklist threatens to rattle the global tech supply chain, linked closely to the $105 billion business of the world's top supplier of telecoms network equipment....
17:16, 05/16/2019

What Apple Has Bought For $1 Billion, It's Second-Largest Deal Ever Intel shares rose 5.7 per cent to $55.05 after the news and the company's report that its earnings beat analysts' expectations. Apple shares edged up 0.1 per cent to $207.29....
10:16, 07/26/2019

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion....
17:32, 05/22/2019

Exact Sciences to buy Genomic Health for $2.8 billion Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp said on Monday it will buy healthcare company Genomic Health Inc for about $2.8 billion to bolster its cancer testing business....
13:48, 07/29/2019

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion in cash to offer its customers a bigger product portfolio....
17:32, 05/29/2019

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people....
12:48, 05/30/2019

Just Eat and Takeaway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds all-share deal....
19:16, 07/29/2019

USDA Sets Plans for $16 Billion in New Aid to Farmers The U.S. Department of Agriculture is preparing to deploy $16 billion in government funds to aid farmers hurt by the trade battle with China and wet weather that kept many from planting a crop this spring....
22:48, 07/25/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 — an apparent retaliation for President Trump’s decision to hike duties on goods from the country. Beijing will slam a number of US imports with tariffs ranging from 5 percent to 25 percent, accor...
17:32, 05/13/2019

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
20:48, 05/29/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold narrow majorities in the House and Senate. Budget bil...
16:48, 05/28/2019

China to hike tariffs on $60 billion of US goods China said the move was a "response to US unilateralism." Recent talks to end the trade spat between the world's two largest economies ended without a breakthrough last week....
17:00, 05/13/2019

China to impose tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods China, in the latest salvo in the growing trade war with the United States, said it will impose tariffs on a total of 5,140 U.S. products from June 1....
15:00, 05/13/2019

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat ....
16:16, 06/27/2019

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the motherfucking West Coast," Dr. Dre chimed in....
22:48, 05/28/2019

Almost a billion people watch esports {=~DATA!~=} My new Q3 Global Digital Statshot report – published in partnership with We Are Social and Hootsuite – reveals that almost 1 billion people around the world are already watching video game tournaments. Data from GlobalWebIndex shows that ‘esports’ audiences have grown by...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of climate change on coastal nations. That’s according to a g...
15:16, 05/30/2019

Just Eat and Takeway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds ($10.1 billion) all-share deal....
09:48, 07/29/2019

SoftBank Invests in an Opaque $100 Billion Industry More and more companies are using intermediaries like Greensill to pay their suppliers early. It’s a part of accounting in desperate need of transparency....
12:16, 05/15/2019

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
06:00, 07/06/2019

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the request, saying "the government has never located or identified a penny."...
10:48, 07/06/2019

Applied Materials to Buy Kokusai Electric From KKR for $2.2 Billion Applied Materials said it is acquiring Kokusai Electric, a producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, for $2.2 billion from global investment firm KKR....
14:16, 07/01/2019

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA suggest that fungi may have originated far earlier t...
05:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
18:33, 07/06/2019

Performance Food to Buy Reinhart in $2 Billion Deal Food distributor Performance Food Group has agreed to acquire privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice for $2 billion in a bid to build scale and tackle rising costs....
14:16, 07/01/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd's account to the country's central bank....
23:32, 07/06/2019

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so far....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Jury orders Monsanto to pay $2 billion to couple A jury on Monday ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company's popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers. (May 13)        ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that......
01:16, 05/24/2019

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
12:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Couple with $2 billion win still resent Monsanto SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $2 billion verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 7 p.m. A Northern California couple both stricken with cancer they say was caused by Monsanto Co.’s weed killer say they still resent the company even after a jury awarded them over $2 billion. Alberta Pi...
08:00, 05/14/2019

IBM closes $34 billion Red Hat acquisition: Now it's time to deliver Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer programs and multi-cloud deployments....
17:48, 07/09/2019

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak of the credit cycle, is being rehabilitated by its $27 billion merger with the London Stock Exchange....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regime and give it easier access to capital to fund its expansion....
11:48, 06/07/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
20:32, 07/22/2019

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the deal, Facebook plans to form a board committee for privacy oversight....
21:32, 07/22/2019

Eldorado Resorts to buy Caesars Entertainment for about $8.5 billion Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to buy Caesars Entertainment Corp for about $8.5 billion in cash and stock, as it looks to build scale to take on competition from larger companies such as Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after it unveiled Photos, Google told Fast Company in a profile of the service....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholders on Sunday to hold off on taking action until management comments further....
17:00, 06/23/2019

$42 Billion Slump For India's Auto Sector - And It May Not Be Over A gauge of automobile companies has fallen 30 percent since reaching a record in December 2017, and is the worst-performer among 19 sector indexes in the nation's equity market this year. That's as......
11:16, 05/04/2019

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
15:16, 07/18/2019

Berkshire Investing $10 Billion in Occidental to Help Anadarko Bid Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to make a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum as part of an effort to help the oil company complete a proposed deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum....
15:32, 04/30/2019

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority will boycott a two-day peace conference in Bahrain next week....
00:32, 06/23/2019

SoftBank planning IPO of $100 billion Vision Fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is considering an initial public offering of its $100 billion Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
15:16, 05/03/2019

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commission has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has ever imposed on a technology company....
02:16, 07/25/2019

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
07:48, 06/19/2019

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted to make deals in their trade disputes with the......
02:32, 06/07/2019

$5 billion fine is a 'bargain' for Facebook, top US senators say A bipartisan letter published Monday puts additional pressure on the FTC as it weighs steps to punish Facebook for mishandling users' personal information....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from the export of gas from its offshore ‘Aphrodite’ field. Georgios Lakkotrypis said Wednesday that a renegotiated contract with the consortiu...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned earlier today when discussing the hit his company will take......
14:32, 06/17/2019

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for their 5G networks in a Federal Communications Commission auction that sold airwave licenses covering the whole US. Verizon committed to spend $506 million...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei Expects $30 Billion Revenue Hit From U.S. Clampdown The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the next two years....
13:00, 06/17/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could set its value at around US$84 billion....
20:00, 04/29/2019

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the embattled company, according to a company filing on Thursday. [https://bit.ly/2GVp33o ]...
18:48, 08/08/2019

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.1% to $50.8 billion in April from March. Exports fell 2.2% to $20...
15:16, 06/06/2019

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settlement with Pacific Gas & Electric on Tuesday to co...
06:16, 06/19/2019

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon us.Read More...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Qatar Will Invest $3 Billion In Pakistan: Report Qatar is making $3 billion worth of new investments in Pakistan, in the form of deposits and direct investments, the Qatari state news agency QNA said on Monday....
21:48, 06/24/2019

GateHouse Media Parent to Buy Gannett for $1.4 Billion The country’s two largest newspaper chains agreed to combine their businesses in a roughly $1.4 billion deal, further consolidating an industry reeling from strong economic headwinds....
02:48, 08/06/2019

SoftBank Considers IPO for $100 Billion Vision Fund SoftBank Group is considering audacious fundraising plans, including a public offering of its $100 billion investment fund and the launch of a second fund....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Boeing sinks to $3 billion loss on MAX groundings Boeing Co reported a nearly $3 billion second-quarter loss on Wednesday as the world's largest planemaker struggles with the prolonged grounding of its best-selling 737 MAX jet, sending its shares lower in early trading....
14:16, 07/24/2019

Toy Story 4 is the fifth Disney movie this year to hit $1 billion Scrooge McDuck’s money-filled swimming pool is starting to get awfully filled, as Variety is reporting that Toy Story 4 has just become the fifth Disney movie this year to gross over $1 billion—breaking a record previously set by Disney itself back in 2016, when it had four movies cross the mileston...
11:32, 08/16/2019

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its foreign exchange (FX) market, Cboe FX, reported record spot average daily volume (ADV) of $42.6 billion in January, surpassing its...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Border With Few Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
21:32, 06/26/2019

May budget deficit hits record $207.8 billion WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government’s budget deficit in May rose to a record $207.8 billion, 41.5% higher than a year ago. Most of that increase reflected the impact of calendar quirks that shifted $55 billion in June benefit payments into May. The Treasury Department says the increase in...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 billion.Read More...
20:32, 06/20/2019

$5 billion Facebook, FTC deal could add more privacy oversight While previous rumors about a possible settlement between Facebook and the FTC over its privacy failings focused on dollar figures and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Politico reports that it could also create new executive positions. That could mean "appointin......
14:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook could be fined up to $5 billion by the FTC due to privacy violations Facebook has been dealing with one privacy-related scandal after another for more than a year now, a reality that’s about to present the social networking company with a seriously heavy financial penalty. The company shared its first quarter results for 2019 Wednesday afternoon, and as part of...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the finance ministry said Thursday....
21:00, 06/20/2019

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps....
02:16, 06/21/2019

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will have to supply households with fast internet and share their networks....
07:48, 06/13/2019

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic rival Beijing, a senior US senator confirmed Friday....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Islanders get approval for $1.3 billion arena project The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build 19,000-seat arena that will be the new home of the New York Islanders as well as a 350,000-square-foot entertainment complex, according to a report by Newsday....
02:00, 08/10/2019

FCA completes sale of Magneti Marelli for $6.5 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has completed the sale of supplier Magneti Marelli to Calsonic Kansei for $6.5 billion, slightly below the initial price tag due to the unit's changed financial position....
23:48, 05/02/2019

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California....
21:32, 09/13/2019

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition in the company’s history. Tableau shareholders will get 1.103 Salesforce shares, valuing the offer at $177.88 per share, which represents a premium of ...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming fully operational in 1995, Global Positioning System technology has become widely adopted in the United States and abroad. The concept of satellite-ba...
19:48, 06/14/2019

How Russia contaminated $2.7 billion of oil exports to Europe It was a quiet Easter holiday at the offices of major European oil companies and refiners when an email in Russian landed. "What the hell does it say?" one manager recalled thinking as he sent it to his Moscow office for translation....
19:16, 04/30/2019

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-software firm’s digital offerings beyond customer-relationship management tools....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitious agenda for Brazil....
22:48, 08/01/2019

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a bigger share of the market that helps businesses target customers with tools to analyze and visualize data....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
14:32, 07/23/2019

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study Researchers at the Max Planck Society in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the universe is significantly younger. But some are skeptical of the findings....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production areas in Texas, including in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford shale production areas....
14:16, 07/15/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported https://twitter.com/scottdeveau/status/1142117995680030720 on Friday....
23:32, 06/21/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times reported.Read more......
08:16, 05/02/2019

Pakistan thanks Qatar for planned $3 billion investment ISLAMABAD (AP) — Islamabad has thanked Qatar for the $3 billion investment in Pakistan announced by the energy-rich Gulf Arab nation’s ruler. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, economic adviser to Pakistani prime minister, tweeted Pakistan’s thanks on Monday, hours after Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al...
12:48, 06/25/2019

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media giant is announcing Libra, a cryptocurrency it is creating with more than two dozen partners including Uber, PayPal, Visa and Spotify. The digital currenc...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may also buy other companies....
20:16, 08/06/2019

Yahoo Japan says it aims to buy Zozo for $3.7 billion Yahoo Japan Corp said on Thursday it aims to buy 50.1% online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for about 400 billion yen ($3.70 billion), as it looks to better compete in e-commerce against rivals such as Amazon.com Inc and Rakuten Inc....
03:16, 09/12/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car maker much-needed cash as it ramps up production. The electric car maker sold about $860 million in shares and $1.84 billion in debt, after the underwrit...
17:16, 05/08/2019

China Announces New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods (BEIJING) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest planned increase, deepening a conflict over trade and technology that threatens to tip a weakening global economy into recession. China also will increase...
06:16, 08/24/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:48, 07/12/2019