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by | January 25, 2019 | 17:02

He said the Trump team, led by hardline US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, was focused on such structural issues as well as trade imbalances. Those talks are set to continue when Chinese Vice Premier Liu He visits Washington at the end of January.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:50

You can see how it all works in the video above. The six-wheeled robots are starting to deliver packages today in neighborhoods near Seattle as part of a field test. Early on, Scout will be accompanied by an Amazon employee, but the ultimate goal is to send Scout off on solo delivery missions. The Scout robots will only operate Monday through Friday during daylight hours.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:14

There would be a "negligible difference" to the company's tax payments as a result, Rowan, who is based in Singapore, said . Dyson is the latest company to move its headquarters to the city state, which has free trade agreements with key trading partners such as the USA and the European Union .

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:14

The Model 3 became the top-selling luxury vehicle in the US last year, outstripping the Audi Q5, BMW 3 series and other well-known models. A Tesla spokeswoman issued a statement confirming that the company had reduced production hours for the Model S and Model X.

by | January 25, 2019 | 16:16

Boeing said tests will continue, but the company hasn't given a timeline for when these cars might be ready for the public. At 30 feet long and 28 feet wide, the prototypes airframe design integrates both the propulsion and wing system for improved efficiency.

by | January 23, 2019 | 23:15

Almost all 1.78 million passengers screened Sunday faced normal security waits of 30 minutes or less, despite the absences, TSA said. "Many employees are reporting that they are not able to report to work due to financial limitations", the TSA said in a statement.

by | January 23, 2019 | 17:01

The bi-state Port Authority of NY and New Jersey manages the airport and holds the purse strings for these kinds of potentially pricey endeavors. "At that point, flights arriving into Newark were held for a short duration". Newark staff said that by about 7pm US Eastern Time the drones had apparently sodded off, and normal operations were resuming, though travelers can expect slow going due to a backlog of flights.

by | January 23, 2019 | 11:41

Technology companies skidded, and so did industrial companies, which were hurt by the slower growth forecast as well as some weak fourth quarter earnings. While the downward revisions were "modest", she said. China GDP is forecast to expand 6.2 percent in both years. In a new report on the world economic outlook, the International Monetary Fund also warns of risks from a no-deal Brexit .

by | January 23, 2019 | 06:17

A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, 2017. Per capita disposable income, meanwhile, was up 6.5% year-on-year to an average of 28,228 yuan ($4,165), the NBS said . The number of children born in the year was the lowest since 1961, when 11.87 million babies were born, South China Morning Post reported . AFPquoted analysts who believe "the worst is yet to come", as China's stock market gets more jittery, the currency grows weaker, infrastructure projects stall ...

by | January 22, 2019 | 11:06

The forecasts were published on the eve of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos , Switzerland. It also kept its China growth forecast for this year and next at 6.2 percent, but said economic activity could miss expectations if trade tensions with the USA persist.

by | January 21, 2019 | 22:05

Google also did not properly obtain users' consent for the goal of showing them personalized ads, the watchdog agency said. The GDPR is widely considered the biggest shake-up to data privacy regulations since the advent of the web. In September a year ago, the French regulator studied the information that's made available to users when they create a Google account on a new Android phone.

by | January 21, 2019 | 21:26

India, the world's second most populous nation, has also been experiencing slower population growth. The year prior, China's economy grew at a 6.8 percent rate, revised down from 6.9 percent earlier. Signs of China's falling population growth had emerged when data released by some local authorities indicated a significant drop in births previous year.

by | January 21, 2019 | 20:46

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by | January 20, 2019 | 20:57

Tesla has conceded its Model 3 is too expensive. Musk has said the company needs to reach a volume of 5,000 Model 3s per week for five to six months before it can afford to sell the base, $35,000 version of the vehicle, which may have a shorter-range battery pack, no Autopilot, no glass roof, no power seats, and a non-leather interior.

by | January 20, 2019 | 17:58

Trump , speaking from the White House, linked his demand for border security to the BRIDGE Act , legislation that would extend protections for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ), or the so-called "Dreamers". The Trump administration had moved to end an Obama-era initiative known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which protects some immigrants brought to the USA illegally as children from being deported.

by | January 20, 2019 | 17:27

Oil is still about 20 percent above the lows reached in late December, but analysts said Brent has been trading in the low $60s and US crude in the low $50s due to ongoing nervousness about relations between Washington and Beijing and China's economic outlook.

by | January 20, 2019 | 15:01

That report followed another on Thursday, which claimed treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin was considering lifting some or all of the tariffs placed on Chinese imports, although the treasury denied those claims. The French CAC 40 gained 1.7 percent. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States on January 30 and 31 for the latest round of trade talks aimed at resolving the bitter trade dispute.

by | January 20, 2019 | 11:28

Scandal-hit Renault boss Carlos Ghosn improperly received €7.8m (£7m) from a joint venture between Nissan and Mitsubishi, the carmakers allege. Nissan ousted him as chairman following his arrest, with Mitsubishi Motor - the third member of the automaking alliance - soon following suit.

by | January 20, 2019 | 08:29

Congressional Democrats formally introduced a bill on Wednesday that would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. The current $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage is a starvation wage. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow, for example, argued against having the federal government set the national minimum wage since conditions vary meaningfully among states.

by | January 20, 2019 | 07:59

A deicing agent is applied to a SkyWest airplane before its takeoff on January 18, 2019, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. More than 1,000 flights were canceled at Chicago airports Saturday after snow blanketed the area overnight.