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by | July 20, 2018 | 07:11

On Tuesday, wage growth fell to it's lowest in six months, just above the rate of inflation. Inflation across the United Kingdom was unchanged in the year to June, an unexpectedly low outcome that pushed the pound sharply lower Wednesday as traders wondered whether the Bank of England will opt against raising interest rates again next month.

by | July 20, 2018 | 04:11

Under EU rules Google could have been fined up to 10 percent of parent company Alphabet's annual revenue, which hit $110.9 billion in 2017. "They truly have taken advantage of the USA, but not for long!" he said. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the USA tech giant illegally used Android's near-monopoly to boost usage of its own search engine and browser.

by | July 20, 2018 | 03:58

While Mr Johnson was cautious not to attack the Prime Minister personally, he pulled no punches over her Chequers deal, which he said amounted to " Brexit in name only" and he was unable to accept it or support it. The prime minister's white paper , which is based on the Chequers agreement, envisages a deal with the European Union whereby Britain would keep regulatory alignment with the bloc on goods while having more flexibility on services , which represent 80 per cent of the British ...

by | July 19, 2018 | 00:39

The EU's decision would bring the running total of Google fines to 6.7 billion after last year's penalty over shopping-search services. [T] he bloc's antitrust regulator found Wednesday that Google had abused the dominance of its Android operating system , which runs more than 80 percent of the world's smartphones, to promote and entrench its own mobile apps and services, particularly the company's search engine.

by | July 18, 2018 | 02:40

He said Boeing has deep relationships with China and is engaged in a "very good dialogue" with local customers. When the sun set Monday, Boeing had taken firm orders for 198 new passenger jets. Together, the deals are worth up to $29 billion. Sichuan Airlines and StarLux are among carriers boosting jet orders from Asia as more people in the region take to the skies for leisure and business.

by | July 18, 2018 | 01:11

I agreed, though today I believe it was a mistake to do so", Mr. Schnatter said in the letter, according to the Journal . Schnatter apologized for using the racial slur and announced his decision to step down last week. "We know we can do better and I'm confident that we will", CEO Steve Ritchie said in May. Laundry Service has not commented on Schnatter's allegations and did not return the Daily Mail's request for comment.

by | July 17, 2018 | 06:28

This was expected to be a "subdued" quarter, as I wrote on Friday . Revenue in the three months ended in June rose to $3.9 billion, yielding earnings per share of 88 cents. Analysts had been modeling $3.94 billion in revenue and EPS of 79 cents. Domestic streaming net additions are projected at 650,000, below the average estimate for 953,000.

by | July 17, 2018 | 04:12

The internet shopping giant has put on some massive discounts for their mid-year sale, which is the biggest annual sales event of the summer. Amazon UK Prime customers are getting a day of deals, including some appealing discounts on LEGO sets.

by | July 17, 2018 | 03:55

The one-day strike at six facilities in Germany coincides with Seattle-based Amazon's Prime Day promotion . "We work really hard on Prime Day to make sure it's the best deal we can get our customers", Lindsay said. However, it should be noted that these deals will be open exclusively for Prime members only. New launches The Prime Day sale beings with "55 plus new launches" under the fashion segment with highlights being a private label - Just F - launched by Jacqueline Fernandez .

by | July 17, 2018 | 02:23

The California-based company added 670,000 net subscribers in the US, far below the 1.19 million net additions expected by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Looking ahead to the next quarter, Netflix is already anticipating additional challenges to subscriber growth. Analysts had been modeling $3.94 billion in revenue and EPS of 79 cents.

by | July 17, 2018 | 01:29

Musk posted the baseless accusation shortly after. Meanwhile, Musk's team had abandoned the submarine. Elon Musk is taking heat for controversial comments he made against a diver who assisted in the Thai cave rescue. Musk's now-deleted post on Twitter adds to a long list of news-making tweets by the Tesla Inc. chairman, who unlike most executives doesn't hesitate to battle publicly with his detractors.

by | July 16, 2018 | 07:15

Vinnik was arrested in 2017 while he was vacationing in Greece with 21 criminal charges leveled against him. Greece has expelled two Russian diplomats for funding the protesters groups opposed to the agreement with Macedonia about the name change, reports AP, citing sources in the Greek government.

by | July 16, 2018 | 07:03

He said amended guarantees had been made over Sky News to address concerns over media plurality, as well as changes to the associated brand licensing agreement following responses to the Government's consultation. - a move that could bear relevance to Comcast. Fox acknowledged the increased bid. But the process may take months. Comcast (CMCSA.O), the world's biggest entertainment group, said on Wednesday it had the backing of Sky's independent directors for a 14.75 pounds-per-share offer ...

by | July 16, 2018 | 07:01

Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and a member of the Senate Banking and Finance Committees, joined Senate colleagues in urging the Chairmen of the Senate and House Armed Services Committees to include a Senate-passed amendment cosponsored by Sen.

by | July 16, 2018 | 06:27

The freaky attack came after the rescue diver claimed that the mini-sub that Mr Musk built for the rescue and delivered to the site personally was just a PR stunt . He then denied Unsworth's claim that Thai officials asked him to leave the cave site when he went there July 9, saying, "Thai navy seals escorted us in - total opposite of wanting us to leave".

by | July 16, 2018 | 03:51

British diver Vern Unsworth told CNN the craft had " absolutely no chance of working ". In a recent CNN video news report, Unsworth had belittled Musk's plan to deploy a mini-submarine made by SpaceX engineers to rescue the children.

by | July 16, 2018 | 01:59

The news comes a week after a 'trade war' between the USA and China began, as the US placed a 25% tariff on $34 billion worth of imported Chinese goods. The company's $5 billion Nevada battery factory was financed with help from a $1.6 billion investment by battery maker Panasonic Corp. "Today, we have signed a Cooperative Agreement for Tesla to start building Gigafactory 3, a new electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Shanghai", a Tesla statement sent to the media read, adding that they ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 04:15

Already, the company offering $15 vouchers to all its Build-A-Bear Bonus Club members in the US and Canada. "We understand this is disappointing, we are working to address the situation, and we will be reaching out to our valued Guests soon".

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:18

Some people queued for over six hours with parents and children as young as seven-weeks-old outside the Hull Build-A-Bear shop at St Stephen's Shopping Centre. However, lines at retail stores across the country grew and were often hours long. The voucher is redeemable in-stores until August 31, 2018. For details on becoming a Bonus Club reward member, click over to the Build-A-Bear website .

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:17

In a statement, Ryanair said today's strike had " achieved nothing " as all customers on the 30 affected flights had switched flights or accepted refunds. The airline was forced to cancel 30 flights out of Ireland on Thursday, about 2% of its daily flights. But management have struggled to reach agreement with unions on new terms and conditions and the airline has been hit by industrial action in Germany and Portugal.