Fri, 28 Jan 2022

Wild ride on Wall Street, particularly for tech stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had another wild ride Thursday, scaling great heights and then nosediving. "Yesterday's FOMC ...

Facebook parent developing supercomputer to enter new computing age

MENLO PARK, California: Facebook's parent company, Meta, has announced the creation of what it believes is among the fastest artificial ...

Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

Stocks in Asia tumble, key Japanese index loses more than 3%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a bloody day on Asian markets on Thursday following gyrations on U.S. markets overnight.A ...

Ireland has 17th highest fuel prices in world, up one-third since 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland has among the highest prices for petrol and diesel in the world.In the past year, fuel prices ...

U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signals interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...

Record high fertilizer prices in Mississippi mean smaller harvests

JACKSON, Mississippi: Record high fertilizer prices could result in Mississippi farmers planting smaller crops in 2022."Mississippi is such an agricultural ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...

Report: Activision Blizzard to farm out OWL operations

Activision Blizzard likely will turn over operations of the Overwatch League to a third party, according to a report by ...

Is Russia's Putin a Rash Gambler or Calculating Risk-Taker

Russian officials have said they don't need peace at any cost, but what price are they prepared to pay for ...

Conservative pundit rips Disney over Minnie Mouse makeover

Candace Owens sees destructive social engineering behind Disney's decision to ditch character's polka dot dress in favor of a pantsuitConservative ...

US Economy Grew by Robust 5.7% in 2021

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy advanced by 5.7% in 2021, the fastest full-year gain since 1984, the Commerce Department reported ...

Unilever: why the maker of Marmite is feeling the squeeze

As a major manufacturer of well known cleaning products, it is perhaps fitting that events at Unilever have started to ...

Elon Musk reveals Tesla's top priority, and it is not cars

The high-tech company is seeking to develop a humanoid robot prototype within the year 2022Speaking during an earnings call on ...

Millions of US kids to be told which news is fake

A service stamping reliability ?labels? on media sources has teamed up with a major teachers? unionNewsGuard, a controversial service that ...

Kinara Capital introduces collateral-free short-term working capital loan

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kinara Capital, a fast-growing fintech propelling financial inclusion, today introduced a Short-Term Working Capital ...

Sensex closes 581 points down; Nifty slides 0.97 per cent on negative global cues

Mumbai [India], January 27 (ANI): The Indian equities markets key indices close in the negative for the sixth time in ...

Update: U.S. Fed signals March rate hike to combat surging inflation

At a virtual press conference Wednesday afternoon, Fed Chair Jerome Powell said that the U.S. economy "no longer needs sustained ...

Tibet's GDP expands 6.7 percent in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua LHASA, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region ...

Play Store testing downloads games on Windows

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): American tech giant Google has started the beta testing period for Google Play games running ...

DE-CIX and Lightstorm partner to accelerate access to DE-CIX Internet Exchange Platform

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Lightstorm, India's first carrier-neutral network infrastructure platform, today announced a partnership with DE-CIX, the ...

Sensex tumbles 1052 points as US Fed signals policy rate hike

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 27 (ANI): The Indian equities markets key indices tumbled on Thursday with Sensex losing 1052 points ...

Renowned Gamaka singer HR Keshavamurthy honoured with Padma Shri

Shivamogga (Karnataka) [India], January 27 (ANI): HR Keshavamurthy, a renowned Gamaka singer has been honoured with the Padma Shri award. ...

Learnt wood carving art all by myself, says Padma Shri awardee from Ladakh

Hinju (Ladakh) [India], January 27 (ANI): A wood carving artist from Hinju village of Ladakh was conferred the Padma Shri ...

U.S. Fed signals March rate hike to combat surging inflation

© Provided by Xinhua "I would say the committee is of a mind to raise the federal funds rate at ...

Anticipated US Interest Hikes Expected to Reverberate Globally

Wednesday's signal from the U.S. Federal Reserve on impending interest rate increases is expected to have ramifications beyond America's shores.The ...

US Central Bank Signals Possible March Interest Rate Hike

WASHINGTON - The U.S. central bank signaled Wednesday that it planned to start raising its benchmark interest rate as soon ...

An unemployment rate below 4% is possible. But for how long?

It would be nice to think Australia's low unemployment rate - now 4.2%, the lowest since August 2008 - is ...

Microsoft's Windows 11 to get Android apps, taskbar improvements, and more in upcoming month

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft has plans to launch a public preview of its Android apps ...

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Casino plans to build in UAE in Gulf region

RAS AL-KHAIMAH, UAE: Ras al-Khaimah, one of the UAE's seven emirates, has announced the signing of a multibillion-dollar agreement with ...

Rules are rules: New Zealand PM delays her wedding due to COVID

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions she put in place, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had to ...

Irish Minister says Ireland unhappy with Russian naval exercises

DUBLIN, Ireland: Minister of Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said he will discuss with his EU counterparts Russia's intentions to ...

Following blunt comments about Ukraine, German navy chief resigns

BERLIN, Germany: Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schoenbach, head of the German Navy, resigned due to comments he made on Ukraine and ...

NUG collecting evidence of military crimes to report to ICJ, ICC

YANGON, Myanmar - In a press conference on Thursday, two ministers from Myanmar's National Unity Government (NUG) stated that their ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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