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by | June 04, 2019 | 19:42

The effort will touch on web search and other parts of Google, the report said . Such investigations normally happen at the Federal Trade Commission, but the agency is deferring to the DOJ in this case. Nor did it seek to break Google apart - a move that drew the ire of some critics who felt the government should have challenged Google similarly to the way it did Microsoft in the 1990s.

by | June 04, 2019 | 15:31

The scope of the battle has expanded in recent months as Washington has tightened trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei . China does not want a trade war with the US but won't shy away from one, according to the white paper.

by | June 04, 2019 | 08:10

In January this year, Elon Musk joined the mayor of Shanghai for the groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla's first factory outside the USA and in the world's largest EV market, China. IGN reports that the game will be available for the Tesla Model S , Model 3 and Model X in the next few months, but owners of the new Model Y will sadly miss out for the time being.

by | June 03, 2019 | 09:35

The Mega Millions jackpot continues to creep toward half a billion dollars. A stack of $100 bills totaling $344.6 million would be taller than the 1,063-foot Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Powerball website says. Virgin Islands. Each payment will be 5% larger than the last, in order to combat inflation. Even if you don't hit it big, there are still prizes of considerable amounts of cash to be won by matching fewer of the numbers.

by | June 03, 2019 | 08:38

Industry observers said that the price of the locally made vehicle aimed at the mass market is on the higher side, adding that a 300,000 yuan price tag could attract thousands of mainland buyers. That money will get you a Tesla Model 3 with an estimated 286 miles of range, but buyers will have to be fine with waiting. -China trade war, which has forced the carmaker to adjust prices of its USA -made cars in China.

by | June 03, 2019 | 04:01

Most of the outages were reported along the USA northeast coast, but many users in southern California, South America and Europe reported the site being down as well. YouTube , Google Cloud and G Suite services are affected, but Google said it believes it has identified the cause of the congestion and expects to return to normal service shortly.

by | June 02, 2019 | 23:24

He said the idea was to work with the Mexican government "to make sure that things did get better". In a news conference in the Gulf of Mexico port of Veracruz, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said a delegation led by his foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard, who is due to meet USA officials in Washington on Wednesday, would explain what Mexico has undertaken to address the problem.

by | June 02, 2019 | 22:57

Typically, refineries located in so-called foreign trade zones - including many Gulf Coast facilities - are exempted from duties on crude used to make fuels and other finished products that will be exported, as well as certain raw feedstocks sold domestically.

by | June 02, 2019 | 15:44

The only China-built Model 3 so far is the Standard Range Plus version, which costs about $6200 less than the equivalent US -imported Model 3. While a $47,000 price tag for the Model 3 may seem like a lot, it is 49,000 yuan ($7091) less than the current Model 3s that are imported from the United States.

by | June 01, 2019 | 18:41

It estimated that in 2018 there were 1.6 million jobs paying people the National Living Wage. The Fair Work Commission President Justice Iain Ross said that they've gone with a lower increase than past year due to a recent slowing in quarterly GDP.

by | June 01, 2019 | 16:09

Trump had announced his decision to remove India from the Generalized System of Preferences programme in March. However that status will end on Wednesday, Mr Trump said. The US had a $26.7 billion trade deficit with India in 2017-2018. In February, India started enforcing new rules on e-commerce in an attempt to shield domestic traders from foreign-based business giants.

by | June 01, 2019 | 14:38

Brent crude futures, the global benchmark for oil prices, were at $69.85 per barrel at 0700 GMT, up 40 cents, or 0.6%, from their last close. Oil prices tanked on Wednesday after China upped the ante in the trade war, hinting at stifling rare earth minerals exports to the United States (U.S.)-a move that rekindled concern about the global economy and had investors flee risk assets.

by | June 01, 2019 | 10:06

Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing escalated sharply earlier this month after the Trump administration accused China of having "reneged" on its previous promises to make structural changes to its economic practices. TRADE WAR WOES: The new front in the US trade war will have a wide impact on companies making everything from cars to beer and tacos. An editorial Wednesday in The People's Daily , the official newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party, warned that China could ...

by | May 31, 2019 | 23:28

World-popular ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's announced on Thursday that the company is moving toward the production of cannabidiol-infused ice cream, pending some changes to federal regulations. If you want CBD ice cream or lattes or seltzer to be legal for sale (or if you just want to be able to bring your doctor-recommended CBD oil across state lines and into the air) send the FDA a comment online through July 2.

by | May 31, 2019 | 23:21

The clarification of rules surrounding the production and sale of CBD products will create a level playing field for companies and ensure consistent product-quality and labeling standards for consumers who are now dealing within a highly opaque environment.

by | May 31, 2019 | 23:12

The strong words come amid an ongoing breakdown between Canada and China over Canada's December arrest of a Huawei executive for extradition to the United States, and a host of retaliatory measures by China since then including the arrest of two Canadian citizens on what Canada contends are flimsy espionage charges.

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:42

The government also informed that unemployment in the country stood at 6.1 per cent of total labour force during 2017-18, the highest in 45 years. While the economy has regularly grown at about 7.0 percent since Modi came to power in 2014, it has failed to create enough jobs for the 1.2 million Indians who come on the labour market each month.

by | May 31, 2019 | 17:57

A woman walks by a Family Dollar store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Dollar Tree's acquisition of Family Dollar locations hasn't had the desired impact, resulting in disappointing sales. The only major dollar-store chain to stay true to its one dollar promise could be raising some prices. The company will also re-brand about 200 stores as Dollar Tree.

by | May 31, 2019 | 15:23

Uber's heavy losses have continued into 2019, the taxi app company confirmed last night, revealing that it lost $1bn (£790m) in the first quarter of the year. "While the markets we compete in are and will remain competitive, we like what we see", he said. On an operating basis, Uber's losses more than doubled in the first quarter from the year before.

by | May 31, 2019 | 12:36

We had a deal and they broke the deal. Trump this month accused Beijing of reneging on previously made commitments in the talks, which had appeared close to producing a deal, and he immediately imposed additional tariffs on US$200 billion (RM837.6 billion) in Chinese goods.