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by | August 22, 2019 | 19:56

Macron will chair the summit which is scheduled to open in Biarritz, southwestern France, on Saturday. During last year's summit in June, President Donald Trump abruptly withdrew support for the joint statement. French President Emmanuel Macron has promised that gender inequality would be high on the G7 agenda as well. "So the European Union will be against the idea of reinviting Russian Federation to G7", he said.

by | August 22, 2019 | 13:27

According to a report in Bloomberg , Amit Agarwal , Amazon's country manager for India said that this facility will build services globally citing examples of AWS, Kindle, Alexa and Amazon Home Services that is innovating on things like doorstep pick-up and electronics fix.

by | August 22, 2019 | 13:26

Washington wants to keep some to ensure Beijing carries out any promises it makes. The last round of talks in Shanghai in July ended with no indication of progress. Trump said the question of whether the United States might be pushed into a recession was irrelevant. The three members had already launched the trilateral process at the level of trade ministers to address China's "non-market-oriented policies and practices", and had adopted common positions on new disciplines on industrial ...

by | August 22, 2019 | 06:57

But Powell's talk at the central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole, Wyoming is the key event and will be closely pored over for clues about the bank's plans for next month, with experts unable to agree on whether or not he will announce further cuts.

by | August 21, 2019 | 22:41

The rule "will allow for termination of" the agreement, the Department of Homeland Security said in a statement, allowing the department and the Health and Human Services agency "to respond to significant statutory and operational changes that have occurred since the [Flores agreement] has been in place, including dramatic increases in the numbers of unaccompanied children and family units crossing into the United States ".

by | August 21, 2019 | 20:55

In Ireland, a court granted Ryanair's application for an injunction, preventing some Ireland-based pilots at the airline from taking strike action on Thursday and Friday. A London court is still hearing an urgent attempt by the airline to block a much larger strike by British pilots. "It means that all the time that could have been used to try to find a resolution will have been spent preparing for court action".

by | August 21, 2019 | 16:53

Three fires broke out in the spring of 2018. Walmart claims that the incidents were linked, and that they were all a result of "widespread negligence" on behalf of Tesla and its employees. Much of the merchandise was burnt or damaged, the facilities required substantial repairs, and damages totalled millions of dollars, according to Reuters citing the court papers.

by | August 20, 2019 | 21:38

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss , the founders of digital assets exchange and custodian, Gemini , are looking to work with Facebook on the Libra project, despite their legal battle with the social media CEO, Mark Zuckerberg . "We have taken note of the statements made by David Marcus, chief of Calibra, on our potential role as data protection supervisory authority in the Libra context".

by | August 20, 2019 | 19:29

The U.S. government added Huawei to a list of "banned entities" that are prohibited from doing business with American companies in May. "These actions violate the basic principles of free market competition", said Huawei in a statement , calling on the United States government to remove the company from the " Entity List ".

by | August 20, 2019 | 17:40

The scheme launched in March 2017 to help mobile operators spot areas in their networks where performance could be improved. The reason why Google shuts down the service may be that sharing user-generated data from Android users' phones can cause company regulators to get into trouble by inviting them to talk.

by | August 20, 2019 | 12:25

Before the launch of this mobile wallet, Rakuten partnered with Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity firm CipherTrace to help be compliant with global regulators and to enhance some of its safety features. The Rakuten Wallet will provide trading services for three cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash . Moreover, users can avail this service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

by | August 20, 2019 | 00:29

Hong Kong democracy supporter Joel Wan told Star Vancouver on Saturday he called police after seeing threatening messages from people in Vancouver on social media, including an image of a gun. Twitter in a blog post said the accounts undermined the legitimacy and political positions of the protest movement in Hong Kong. In mainland China, on the other hand, it's commonplace for state media to liken the behaviour of the Hong Kong protesters to "rioters".

by | August 19, 2019 | 20:13

Added her partner, Legolas Wang: " Hong Kong is part of China ". Twitter is blacklisted by the Chinese communist government, completely blocked by the "Great Chinese Firewall". About 500 black-clad people, adopting the color of protest in Hong Kong , trooped to the Broadway-City Hall SkyTrain Station in Vancouver on Saturday to show their solidarity with those fighting for democracy in a city more than 10,000 kilometers away.

by | August 19, 2019 | 20:06

Johnson will meet the German chancellor on Wednesday and the French president on Thursday, before the G7 meeting in Biarritz on Saturday. The prime minister's office did not comment on the leaks Sunday, but Boris Johnson has said the nation will leave the European Union on October 31 without a deal unless terms of the separation are renegotiated.

by | August 19, 2019 | 18:50

At a dinner with President Trump over the weekend, CEO Tim Cook expressed concern that Korean giant Samsung might gain an edge over the iPhone maker because it pays less in tariffs . And that's not good timing for Apple, considering the company is expected to launch new iPhones and a Mac next month. I said, 'How good a competitor?' He said they are a very good competitor.

by | August 19, 2019 | 18:42

Deere also announced a review of its cost structure and measures including a 20% production cut at its factories in IL and Iowa in the face of weak demand after Q3 production costs rose by two percentage points from the year-ago quarter.

by | August 19, 2019 | 18:39

We will make every effort to sell the auto post-sale, " Sotheby's said in a statement following the incident. The number on the screen was changed to reflect $17-million as the crowd booed and some people walked out, Bloomberg News reported .

by | August 19, 2019 | 17:39

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . According to Tesla's website, one can rent solar power panels or solar roofs for as little as $50 a month and that cost included panel installation, hardware, and ongoing maintenance. The contract can be canceled at any time, Tesla said, though there would be a $1,500 cost to remove the system. Once among the largest installers of renewables in the country through SolarCity, Tesla has seen its share of the market decline significantly ...

by | August 19, 2019 | 16:16

Just ten examples of the new special-edition Bugatti Centodieci will be produced. and they've all already been sold. Apparently - well, depending on who you ask - it'll be worth every penny. That claim of dominance was renewed this morning with the debut of the Bugatti Centodieci during the Quail, A Motorsports Gathering at the Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel Valley, Calif.

by | August 19, 2019 | 13:53

Weak economic data from Germany and China added to signals of a global slowdown. President Trump on Tuesday backed off a September 1 deadline that would have added a new 10% tariff on all remaining Chinese imports, including many consumer products.