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Chinese government to replace foreign hardware and software within three years

Chinese government to replace foreign hardware and software within three years The move will likely hurt foreign tech companies, such as HP, Dell and Microsoft, as 20 to 30 million devices are expected to be swapped with alternatives from Chinese competitors. "China's 3-5-2 programme is just the tip of the new spear", said Triolo. Targets Chinese buyers to switch to domestic technology vendors. However, for the most part, these companies sell to private Chinese companies... [Full Article...]

Ford recalls nearly 262K big pickups; tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford recalls nearly 262K big pickups; tailgates can open unexpectedly Trucks with mechanical latches are fine. There is reportedly the possibility of water getting into the electronic mechanisms, causing a short circuit, at which time the tailgate may open on its own. The second, which anticipates the possibility of a fuel leak, affects 3,893 units of 2020 Explorer and 2020 Lincoln Aviator SUVs with 3.0-liter engines. [Full Article...]

KFC's Fried Chicken Scented Fire Log Is Back! | Chuck Nowlin

KFC's Fried Chicken Scented Fire Log Is Back! | Chuck Nowlin This year your Christmas morning fire could give you more than warm, it could fill your home with a scent of fried chicken. The logs are made by Enviro-Log and its president and founder Ross McRoy said his company received weekly calls from curious consumers previous year, according to USA Today . [Full Article...]

Le fisc italien exige 1,4 milliard d'euros d'impôts impayés à Fiat Chrysler

Le fisc italien exige 1,4 milliard d'euros d'impôts impayés à Fiat Chrysler En octobre dernier, Fiat a reçu, de la part du fisc italien, un rapport sur un audit mené sur diverses transactions réalisées depuis 2014. But de la manoeuvré présumée: un paiement moindre d'impôts pour cette nouvelle structure née du rachat par Fiat de son homologue américain Chrysler. [Full Article...]

Surging London economy added 5,500 new jobs last month: Statistics Canada

Surging London economy added 5,500 new jobs last month: Statistics Canada She noted the region has seen some weakness in employment levels this year with roughly 14,000 jobs gone when comparing January to November. Employers have added 176,000 jobs, on average, in the past three months. The StastCan report cited joblessness among men aged 25 to 54 was up for the second straight month, while those numbers for women aged 55 and over were also up. [Full Article...]

OPEC nations, Russian Federation look to cut oil output to lift prices

OPEC nations, Russian Federation look to cut oil output to lift prices The group, which pumps more than half the world's oil, agreed in Vienna on Friday to reduce its output target by 500,000 barrels a day, said a delegate, bringing it in line with recent production levels. But they also do not want to lose global market share to the United States, which keeps pumping more oil. However, the group said that "in addition, several participating countries, mainly Sau... [Full Article...]

Uber releases safety report revealing 5,981 reports of sexual assault

Uber releases safety report revealing 5,981 reports of sexual assault The report from Uber focused exclusively on rides in the U.S. and not the 65 other countries where Uber operates, including India, where a driver was sued in 2017 for allegedly raping a passenger. The company also said Uber rides were involved in nine murders during 2018, and 10 during 2017. For instance, Thomson Reuters Foundation 2018 survey says India is the most risky country for sexua... [Full Article...]

RBI lowers growth forecast to 5 per cent; keeps repo rate unchanged

RBI lowers growth forecast to 5 per cent; keeps repo rate unchanged This year, the RBI has already cut the repo rate by 135 basis points to a nine-year low. " India's sovereign bonds declined the most in more than two months, the benchmark 10-year bond yield bonds rose 13 basis points to 6.60 per cent, after central bank keeps policy rate unchanged". [Full Article...]

Aramco's Offer Price Makes Its Share Sale The World's Largest IPO

Aramco's Offer Price Makes Its Share Sale The World's Largest IPO Saudi Arabia also has to rely on domestic interest in its oil giant, and possibly on large institutional investors from its Persian Gulf friends , as foreign fund managers have not been too keen to invest in the world's most profitable oil company. [Full Article...]

US, China move closer to trade deal despite heated rhetoric

US, China move closer to trade deal despite heated rhetoric The talks had appeared to survive Beijing's anger at U.S. legislation backing Hong Kong's protesters, but the latest flare-up has given markets the jitters because traders had priced in an agreement. Vice-Foreign Minister Qin Gang made "stern representations" to Mr William Klein, the US Embassy's minister counsellor for political affairs, and urged the US to stop interfering in China's domestic af... [Full Article...]

Sundar Pichai, CEO de Google, prend aussi la tête d'Alphabet

Sundar Pichai, CEO de Google, prend aussi la tête d'Alphabet Les deux cofondateurs de Google , Larry Page , directeur général d'Alphabet , et Sergey Brin , président, cèdent donc leur place, tout en assurant de leur implication comme administrateurs et actionnaires. C'est ce qui est arrivé à Google qui a dû séparer son activité principale de ses autres branches, de sociétés diverses comme le X Lab, qui était auparavant appelé Google X, mais aussi de... [Full Article...]

OPEC nations grapple with mooted production cuts

OPEC nations grapple with mooted production cuts Business a.m learnt that OPEC and its allies are in talks to further increase the existing supply cut of 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd) by 4,000 bpd with an extension till June 2020. "The global oil supply-demand balance requires an extension of the current OPEC+ cuts", Goldman Sachs Group Inc. analysts including Damien Courvalin wrote in a report. [Full Article...]

Riot Games To Pay Out $10 Million For Lawsuit Settlement

Riot Games To Pay Out $10 Million For Lawsuit Settlement League of Legends developer Riot Games have been in hot legal waters for the past year, as a class action lawsuit was brought against them alleging that employees faced "gender discrimination in pay and promotion, sexual harassment, and retaliation against women". [Full Article...]

Primed to retaliate with European Union over USA tariff threat against Paris

Primed to retaliate with European Union over USA tariff threat against Paris The move comes hours after President Donald Trump announced a barrage of other tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil. The USTR report "concluded that France's Digital Services Tax (DST) discriminates against US companies, is inconsistent with prevailing principles of global tax policy, and is unusually burdensome for affected US companies". [Full Article...]

Ce qu’il faut retenir — Dépôts pétroliers bloqués

Ce qu’il faut retenir — Dépôts pétroliers bloqués De plus, "on ne peut pas dissocier une entrée en vigueur pour les grandes et les petites entreprises". Ce lundi matin, une délégation d'une dizaine de personnes du BTP s'entretien avec le ministre des Finances Bruno Le Maire . Le blocage entraîne "une diminution des stocks disponibles en carburant dans le département et des difficultés locales d'approvisionnement", a indiqué la préfecture d... [Full Article...]

Small Business Saturday draws neighbors to downtown Wausau

Small Business Saturday draws neighbors to downtown Wausau And Small Business Saturday, just a day after Black Friday, allows those shoppers to buy locally and invest in the local community. Businesses at The Cotton Exchange open for business on Small Business Saturday. That's part of the reason why Caitlin Mohr shops locally. Today, every community in Livingston County has small business specials. Full Circle provides a relaxed environment serving ... [Full Article...]

Un CyberTruck pour la police de Dubaï — Tesla

Un CyberTruck pour la police de Dubaï — Tesla Le Cybertruck lui, propose plus un design proche des concepts-cars que l'on trouvait dans les années 1970. Techniquement, la voiture propose six places, et une benne longue de 1,98m. Depuis l'annonce hautement commentée sur les réseaux sociaux du Cybertruck par Elon Musk la semaine dernière, ce n'était plus qu'une question de temps pour voir apparaître ce monstre sur roues dans un jeu vidéo. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong police end 12-day siege on school campus

Hong Kong police end 12-day siege on school campus Waving British flags, the activists urged Britain to ensure that Hong Kong political dissidents do not suffer the same fate as Simon Cheng, a former British Consulate employee in the city who says he was detained and tortured by Chinese secret police. [Full Article...]

Sit in devant le siège d’Amazon en banlieue de Paris — Black Friday

Des militants ont organisé, vendredi, plusieurs grèves et actions "anti-Black Friday" pour dénoncer la surconsommation et ses conséquences climatiques en France et dans plusieurs pays d'Europe . A Strasbourg, plusieurs collectifs avaient scotché jeudi soir des affiches sur de nombreux panneaux d'affichage et vitrines du centre-ville, notamment "Black Friday, soldes sur la planète". [Full Article...]

The best Black Friday tech specials in South Africa

The best Black Friday tech specials in South Africa It's no surprise that Amazon leads the pack - the retailer started its Black Friday deals last week. Clevelend.com wrote that a year ago Amazon offered discounts a week before the actual Black Friday . Florida retailers are expecting a record holiday season this Black Friday . It's exhausting just thinking about it! It's held every year on the day after Thanksgiving. [Full Article...]


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