Fri, 21 Sep 2018

U.K. regulator slaps fine of 500,000 pounds on Equifax

LONDON, U.K. - Equifax's U.K. arm was slapped with a fine worth 500,000 pounds by the U.K. regulator, over the ...

EU calls on Facebook, Twitter to comply with consumer rules

BRUSSELS, Belgium - As regulators in the European Union continue to crackdown on U.S. social media giants over privacy and ...

Sky set to go into rare auction this weekend

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to resolve a bidding war that started in December 2016, now, the Takeover Panel ...

Amazon hopes to launch 3,000 cashierless food stores

SEATTLE, U.S. - Amazon, which launched its first cashierless food store in Seattle in December 2016 and has since unveiled ...

Japan's Panasonic ties up with Inmarsat for broadband

LONDON, U.K. - In a partnership aimed at providing in-flight broadband for commercial airlines, the British satellite company Inmarsat has ...

Alibaba's Jack Ma calls off offer to create 1 mn U.S. jobs

BEIJING, China - Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma, who recently warned that the trade war between the world’s two largest economies could ...

To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks group is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

Amazon employees blamed for selling customer data illegally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a heavily damaging report, The Wall Street Journal revealed on Sunday that Amazon staff had accepted ...

Bristol Airport claims to have suffered cyber attack

BRISTOL, U.K. - Blaming a ransomware attack, the Bristol Airport has said that its administrative systems were targetted after the ...

Waitrose set to remove all plastic bags by March 2019

LONDON, U.K. - Setting itself the deadline of March 2019, supermarket giant Waitrose has announced its plans to do away ...

Report: Tesco planning a raft of store closures in the U.K.

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a bid to cut costs and boost its profit margins, supermarket chain Tesco is said to ...

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North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Tajikistan: What is going on in the Pamirs

For around a week, reports have been trickling out of Tajikistan's remote eastern Pamir region of a looming security crackdown ...

DRC unveils candidates for troubled vote

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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