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Markets Hong Kong protesters seek British support as campus siege ends
Author: 0 Hong Kong protesters seek British support as campus siege ends

In July, the European Parliament proposed a resolution, calling for appropriate controls to be put in place to deny exports of technology whichd is used to violate human rights in Hong Kong and China . Last week, after Congress passed the Hong Kong bill nearly unanimously, Trump spoke of his dilemma of having to stand up for American values but also to move trade talks with China forward.

Markets Shoppers brave the storm while waiting for Black Friday to begin
Author: 0 Shoppers brave the storm while waiting for Black Friday to begin

It's a win for stores and consumers, but makes the once-a-year nature of Black Friday seem less relevant. Chances are you are going to spend Friday shopping. When you're shopping online and you still can't find a good discount for the items you need to buy, try abandoning your shopping cart for a few hours.

Markets Google draws flak for sacking 4 employees
Author: 0 Google draws flak for sacking 4 employees

Google confirmed Monday that it had sacked the four employees for accessing their peers' calendars and sharing sensitive information with outside sources. "When they did, Google took revenge on them". Rivers hasn't commented beyond her tweet confirming the firing. The internal company memo said that there had been "misinformation circulating about this investigation".

Markets Don't get caught out with bogus Black Friday savings
Author: 0 Don't get caught out with bogus Black Friday savings

So now, they're urging shoppers to not get carried away by the hype of Black Friday sales. Amazon's Black Friday deals were already great, but we've found a handy deal that has to be seen to be believed. Our recent investigation revealed how shoppers are being misled by unscrupulous sellers using fake online product reviews. If you open a new line and free an iPhone 7 with a new line, Verizon is also offering $ 300 off an iPhone XR.

Markets 'CBD has the potential to harm you.' FDA issues new warning
Author: 0 'CBD has the potential to harm you.' FDA issues new warning

FDA repeats its long-standing position that CBD is not eligible to be used as an ingredient in conventional foods and dietary supplements, although the letters invite companies to submit evidence to rebut this conclusion. By this definition, many CBD products count as drugs and should be subject to the same scrutiny as other pharmaceuticals, Abernethy said. The Agency also revised its consumer update about CBD to outline specific safety concerns related to CBD products, including ...

Markets Westpac CEO Steps Down
Author: 0 Westpac CEO Steps Down

Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers said the behaviour of Westpac under Mr Hartzer was "nothing short of disgraceful" and there had been "a failure of leadership". The financial institution is suspected of failing to report 19.5 million worldwide fund transfers valued at greater than United States $ 7 billion between November 2013 and September 2018.

Markets Specs, Prices, Features — Honda City
Author: 0 Specs, Prices, Features — Honda City

The 2020 Honda City will likely be launched in India in early 2020. It's 100mm longer, 53mm wider and 28mm lower than the outgoing model. The fourth-gen City set the benchmark for cabin space at its launch in 2014. However, while the current City's MID is positioned on the right side of the two dials, the new car's MID is positioned in-between. With that, Honda Thailand has been able to reduce the sticker price of the new City by up to 40,000 baht (RM5,538).

Markets Tesla Cybertruck: Specs, Prices, Features
Author: 0 Tesla Cybertruck: Specs, Prices, Features

Elon Musk says Tesla has received almost 150,000 orders for its new electric pickup truck since the automaker revealed the futuristic vehicle earlier this week to mixed reviews. "Even bending it requires a deep score on inside of bend, which is how the prototype was made". While releasing a series of specs last week for Cybertruck, which is scheduled to start deliveries as soon as late 2021, Musk called up a video of the the pickup in a tug-of-war against Ford's best-selling F-150.

Markets WeWork to axe 2,400 jobs after SoftBank buyout - media reports
Author: 0 WeWork to axe 2,400 jobs after SoftBank buyout - media reports

Over the layoffs , WeWork also said that "These are incredibly talented professionals, and we are grateful for the important roles they have played in building WeWork over the last decade". In the aftermath of the announcement, WeWork's junk bond due in 2025 fell 1.125 cents on the dollar, sending its yield back to near a record high above 16 percent.

Markets World shares advance on upbeat comments on US-China trade
Author: 0 World shares advance on upbeat comments on US-China trade

The House passed its version of the bill last month. More than 5,000 have been arrested since the protests started in June over a now-abandoned extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial.

Markets Burger King Lawsuit: Why Are Vegans Suing Over Its Meatless Impossible Whoppers?
Author: 0 Burger King Lawsuit: Why Are Vegans Suing Over Its Meatless Impossible Whoppers?

A man in the USA who is vegan is suing Burger King for false advertising alleging the burger chain "duped" customers into eating Impossible Whoppers by not adequately disclosing that the plant-based patties are cooked with beef fat. The lawsuit notes there have been "numerous consumer complaints posted online" from customers similarly angry and surprised by the discovery their meatless patty is cooked in beef or chicken fat.

Markets US Supreme Court to hear Google bid to end Oracle copyright suit
Author: 0 US Supreme Court to hear Google bid to end Oracle copyright suit

Oracle is asking for $9 billion in damages. Oracle is demanding damages of $8.8 billion from Google, a sum that dwarfs the current $1.3 billion record for a copyright infringement case, in which Oracle was also the plaintiff . PT. Update, 12:46 p.m.: Adds comment from Oracle. The Trump administration is backing Oracle at the Supreme Court and urged the justices to reject the appeal.

Markets Australia's Qantas operates 19 ½-hour London-Sydney flight
Author: 0 Australia's Qantas operates 19 ½-hour London-Sydney flight

Asked whether he would be willing to test economy class for 19 hours, Joyce said the 17-hour London-Perth service had the highest customer satisfaction ratings of any route on the Qantas worldwide network. The 787-9 with a limited number of passengers used on the research flight had a livery celebrating Qantas' centenary. Joyce said it was now a commercial decision that would look at factors such as getting the right price from Boeing and Airbus, convincing the regulator to allow an extended ...

Markets Tesla to build car and battery factory in Berlin area
Author: 0 Tesla to build car and battery factory in Berlin area

It already has an engineering firm in Pruem that specializes in automated manufacturing systems for battery factories and has tested its cars on the Nordschleife, the notorious northern loop of the Nuerburgring racing track. He added that he was still considering building a Tesla engineering group in Britain at some point, and praised British automotive engineering talent, and especially Formula 1.

Markets Google's patient data project 'Nightingale' is under investigation
Author: 0 Google's patient data project 'Nightingale' is under investigation

Google has been collecting the complete medical history; from the names of the patients, their dates of birth, the results of the analyzes, allergies and the diagnoses of the different doctors. No patient data is being used for Google's artificial intelligence research, he added. Google has gained access to USA health records as part of a new project.

Author: 0 Tesla to build first European factory in Germany

Who would have thought when Tesla started selling the Model S in 2012 that less than 8 years later it would have a shiny new factory in China and plans to bring EV manufacturing to Germany , the heart of automobile manufacturing in Europe? "Everyone knows that German engineering is outstanding, and that's part of the reason we are locating our Gigafactory Europe in Germany", he said.

Markets Elon Musk says Tesla's first European production plant will be in Berlin
Author: 0 Elon Musk says Tesla's first European production plant will be in Berlin

He said the firm planned to set up a design hub in the capital. Nevertheless, in its Q3 earnings report in October, Tesla said the Model 3s now being manufactured are still part of its trial production. According to "Manager Magazin", Elon Musk had already confirmed at the presentation of the Tesla figures for the third quarter of 2019 that his company wanted to build a factory in Europe .

Markets Chinese singles' day blows away Thanksgiving weekend
Author: 0 Chinese singles' day blows away Thanksgiving weekend

More than 22,000 overseas brands from 200 countries and regions have participated in this year's shopping spree in China, according to Alibaba . The first Singles Day , staged by Alibaba in 2009, racked up sales of US$7.8 million. As e-commerce giants work to extend their reach into rural regions, 1.88 billion packages were delivered from 11 November to 16 November a year ago, an annual increase of nearly 26%, the State Post Bureau said .

Markets Mobile’s John Legere reportedly in talks to become WeWork’s new CEO
Author: 0 Mobile’s John Legere reportedly in talks to become WeWork’s new CEO

Besides this bleak financial outlook, WeWork is also undergoing personnel issues - co-founder leaving the company, an unusual situation of two co-CEOs in place, and the lack of a clear successor. The unconventional CEO, who has taken to Twitter to criticize rivals as " Dumb and Dumber ", has built the UnCarrier brand, adding millions of subscribers every quarter, and has shaken up the wireless industry by eliminating wireless contracts and other offerings, such as unlimited data plans.