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by | November 11, 2018 | 18:25

Singles' Day has topped $US6.5 billion in sales already, 20 minutes into its 11/11 event, which kicked off at midnight on Sunday in Shanghai . Alibaba's Single's Day sales reached 168.2 billion yuan previous year. The company is focusing on the 300 million Chinese people who are expected to enter the ranks of the middle class over the next five years, Evans said.

by | November 11, 2018 | 18:00

Police in Dubai have started training officers to use a flying motorbike - the hoverbike - in the hope first responder units can reach hard areas. It marks another extravagant addition to the country's police force, which already has a Ferrari and Lamborghini among its crime-fighting cars.

by | November 11, 2018 | 15:26

The Japanese manufacturer has confirmed that the 3 will make its debut at the Los Angeles show at a press day on November 28, with the event open to the public from November 30 to December 9. Reliable sources tell us this Mazda3 will be built on an all-new architecture that should help the new compact be lighter, more affordable upon purchase, quieter and more fun to drive than its predecessor, qualities that have allowed the vehicle to remain a strong player in the segment since its inception ...

by | November 11, 2018 | 14:38

The upbeat trade readings from China offer good news for both those anxious about global demand and for the country's policymakers after the economy logged its weakest growth since the global financial crisis in the third quarter. USA orders for Chinese goods at the latest Canton fair dropped 30.3 percent from a year earlier by value, the fair's organizer said on Sunday, as higher US tariffs made goods from batteries to farm tractors costlier.

by | November 11, 2018 | 05:11

The Cuomo administration's plans come as the federal government plans to require strict limits on the retail sale of most flavored e-cigarettes. The agency threatened in September to ban Juul and four other leading e-cigarette products unless their makers took steps to prevent use by minors.

by | November 11, 2018 | 02:16

Jo Johnson , the younger brother of Boris , resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Friday, calling in a withering critique for another referendum to avoid her Brexit plans unleashing Britain's greatest crisis since World War II.

by | November 11, 2018 | 00:55

But they said talks over the new terms of the deal will take "several weeks" and will likely see the deal delayed beyond the first quarter, although they stressed "all work" to complete the merger would continue. Innogy said in a statement that "adverse developments in the United Kingdom retail market and regulatory interventions such as the price cap have had a significant impact on the outlook for the combined retail company".

by | November 11, 2018 | 00:52

Bombardier also launched a new enterprise-wide productivity programme to further streamline, lean out and simplify the company. Bombardier also anticipates revenues of $900m following the sale of non-core assets and monetisation of royalties.

by | November 11, 2018 | 00:44

In a later Facebook post describing the event, Organo wrote that she "saw the relief on her mother's eyes" as soon as the baby started to feed. "There's no formula milk onboard", she added. Organo said she walked down the aisle to the crying baby and asked the mom if she needed assistance. "So special not only because I got qualified as an Evaluator but I got to help", she wrote.

by | November 10, 2018 | 21:23

Prices are now hovering around their lowest in about nine months. Oil prices fell to multi-month lows on Friday as global supply increased and investors anxious about the impact on fuel demand from of lower economic growth and trade disputes.

by | November 10, 2018 | 16:31

Over the last seven days, Bitcoin Cash has traded 44.8% higher against the USA dollar. This way users can convert their BCH tokens into any of the pre-hard fork tokens- BCHABC and BCHSV, and vice-versa. Also, even without this current issue, Bitcoin Cash has a mixed record of success. One Bitcoin Cash coin can now be bought for $623.92 or 0.09631779 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinsquare, CPDAX, BitForex and Coinhub.

by | November 10, 2018 | 15:41

At the start of this year Toshiba ended its disastrous foray into American nuclear power by selling Westinghouse, its bankrupt United States nuclear unit, for $4.6 billion to Canadian investment firm Brookfield Business Partners. Justin Bowden, national officer of the GMB union, said: "The British Government has blood on its hands as the final sad but predictable nail is banged into the coffin of Toshiba's jinxed jaunt into nuclear power".

by | November 10, 2018 | 08:32

The Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg on Friday refuted reports of a Finance Ministry proposal asking the Reserve Bank of India to transfer 3.6 lakh crore to the government saying that these were misinformed speculation in the media, and the government's finances were right on track.

by | November 10, 2018 | 04:55

Passengers from the Thursday flight were put on another plane, which eventually took them to their destination at London's Stansted airport - five hours late. But aviation authority spokesman Eric Heraud said Ryanair had paid back the funds and the plane would be released. "Just because we manage a little airport in Charente it doesn't mean we are not going to defend ourselves".

by | November 09, 2018 | 22:16

The company says the deals will be available in-store starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22. Black Friday, viewed as the "Super Bowl of retail", will start online at 10 p.m. Other items will include Apple's ( AAPL ) iPhone 6 on Straight Talk or Total Wireless for $99, the iPad 6th Generation for $249, a discount of $80, and the Google ( GOOGL ) Home Hub for $99, a $50 savings.

by | November 09, 2018 | 19:30

Trump's rhetoric, his style and his divisiveness clearly cost the Republican Party yesterday in these suburban House districts and will complicate his prospects for re-election in two years. President Donald Trump and newly empowered congressional Democrats appeared to be on a collision course over the release of the President's tax returns, as a top Democrat signalled he would demand the information under federal law and Mr Trump insisted he would attempt to block any release.

by | November 09, 2018 | 13:53

The other signatories to the nuclear deal - Germany, France, Britain, the European Union, Russia and China - have condemned Trump's walkout from the pact. But we will send much more than that. "Our budget is based on oil of $57 per barrel and is now over $75 per barrel". The oil import bill for the current financial year, 2018-19, is expected to rise to $125 billion, i.e., by 42 per cent.

by | November 09, 2018 | 12:40

In a letter sent to all employees, the company's chief executive Sundar Pichai said Google was updating its rules, including introducing a drinking limit for staff. "All employees and contract workers across the company deserve to be safe", they wrote in an essay published on the Cut last week. It will offer extended counseling, support for accommodations and leaves, and it will put together a team of advisors on the Employee Relations team focused on sexual harassment and discrimination ...

by | November 08, 2018 | 16:52

The train, comprising 268 wagons stretching nearly two miles in length, was carrying up to 35,000 tonnes of iron ore worth about $2 million when the driver alighted to inspect an issue with a wagon and the train moved off without him. With shipping demand expected to fall, the C5 capesize rate for West Australia-China trade on the Baltic Exchange fell to $7.42 per tonne on Wednesday from $8.32 on Monday.

by | November 08, 2018 | 13:54

Tesla has endured a hard few months, following comments Mr Musk made on social media in early August suggesting he had "funding secured" for a deal to take Tesla private. In the meantime, she'll work closely with Musk. She also has worked at various technology companies including Juniper Networks and Sun Microsystems and held finance management posts at Toyota Motor Corp.in Australia.