MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-09-14, 06:52

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones

A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are currently exploiting it in the wild.The vulnerability...

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones

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Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, althoug...
2019-06-14, 03:52

Attackers actively exploiting ‘Simjacker’ flaw to steal device data and spy on individuals Cybersecurity researchers have warned of a critical vulnerability in SIM cards that could allow remote attackers to compromise targeted mobile phones...
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2019-05-29, 19:13

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
2019-09-06, 18:52

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Se...
2019-08-01, 15:52

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company ...
2019-08-28, 06:00

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid claims: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 bil...
2019-08-27, 22:26

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News r...
2019-08-28, 03:13

Does ADHD affect IQ? There is no correlation between ADHD and intelligence or IQ. However, some people with ADHD may have symptoms that allow them to intensely focus on t...
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How does MS affect the eyes? Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect a person's vision due to its effects on the nerve cells. In this article, we look at why MS affects the eyes and d...
2019-06-13, 03:52

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2019-05-26, 03:26

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How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are ...
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How does hepatitis C affect a person? Hepatitis C is a viral infection of the liver. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause permanent liver damage and a range of other adverse health effec...
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How do antidepressants affect gut bacteria? According to recent research in rodents, psychiatric drugs such as antidepressants increase the numbers of certain bacterial strains and decrease oth...
2019-09-11, 06:52

How can rheumatoid arthritis affect the jaw? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can affect the jaw joint, causing tenderness and swelling. In this article, we look at the symptoms and treatments for RA i...
2019-07-17, 01:39

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2019-09-17, 17:00

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
2019-08-09, 00:26

Android smartphones can be hacked over Wi-Fi Nearly all Android mobile phones and other gadgets could be at risk of being hacked simply by connecting to a Wi-Fi network, new security research ha...
2019-08-07, 15:39

We must keep smartphones from making us dumber Most of us whose brains haven’t been fried by overuse of “smart” phones have tacitly assumed that there are great dangers to the overuse of those dev...
2019-06-18, 00:26

TV’s biggest competitor? TCL's CEO says smartphones Screens are everywhere now. Taking into account mobile phones, tablets, laptops, desktops and televisions – not to mention smart displays ...
2019-06-14, 18:26

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2019-05-25, 16:26

Using smartphones to pay? That's so yesterday in China Chinese technology giants have leapfrogged U.S. companies in popularizing mobile payments. Now, they are trying to get people to bypass their smartph...
2019-06-17, 20:13

5G smartphones: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers plans from leading smartphone vendors as the industry begins wide deployment of 5G mobile networks and devices that l...
2019-07-31, 19:13

5 of the best smartphones announced at IFA 2019 Now that IFA 2019 is over, we can pore over all the announcements from one of the world’s biggest annual tech events. There were a few new pho...
2019-09-09, 03:13

Does Turning Off My Smartphone Affect Its Health? As I was picking the letter for this week’s edition of Tech 911, I was reminded of how happy I am that my house has solar panels. This means I can le...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Oahu just passed a new law that could affect your Airbnb Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed a bill on Tuesday that will enact some of the strictest vacation rental laws Hawaii has seen in more than 40 year...
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2019-09-19, 11:26

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measure...
2019-07-10, 17:39

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2019-07-12, 01:26

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Best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019 UPDATE: Motorola's Moto G7 and Moto G7 Plus have both landed on our list of the best cheap smartphones in Australia for 2019. Read on to find ou...
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2019-07-02, 14:26

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2019-05-22, 17:52

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2019-08-23, 20:52

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2019-07-17, 10:39

Motorola will soon have three 5G-capable smartphones on Verizon Technically, Verizon only sells one smartphone capable of tapping into the carrier's next-gen 5G technology (in "select" parts of two US cities) out ...
2019-05-30, 18:13

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2019-07-09, 09:13

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2019-06-01, 09:26

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2019-06-12, 16:39

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2019-06-21, 02:26

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2019-09-17, 06:39

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills t...
2019-05-30, 11:26

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days....
2019-06-21, 21:26

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2019-06-08, 09:26

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2019-05-25, 07:26

External stimuli may affect how well antidepressants work Experiments in mouse models of depression suggest an intriguing possibility — that exposure to certain stimuli could change how well antidepressants ...
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2019-06-03, 19:00

How the Amazon’s fires, deforestation affect the U.S. Midwest (NBC News) — The Amazon’s lush greenery and network of waterways are at risk in the face of this summer’s record fires, but another...
2019-08-26, 05:39

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2019-06-18, 19:13

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2019-06-18, 00:26

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2019-08-23, 16:52

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2019-07-22, 12:13

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating bra...
2019-08-06, 23:39

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising...
2019-06-21, 17:52

Huawei barred from using SD memory cards in its smartphones Although Huawei has been given a reprieve from the initial punishment imposed by the United States, it looks like the Chinese company is close to los...
2019-05-25, 05:39

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2019-08-29, 14:52

HTC and Xiaomi smartphones risk being removed from sale in the UK If you're looking to buy the HTC Desire 12, Desire 12 Plus or Desire 12s in the UK you may have trouble finding them, because sales of the hands...
2019-08-06, 13:13

Xiaomi has shipped 100 million smartphones in India Xiaomi said on Friday it has shipped over 100 million smartphones in India, its most important market, since beginning operations in the nation five...
2019-09-06, 16:26

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2019-06-10, 09:39

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2019-06-06, 13:52

The best phone of 2019: Top smartphones in the Middle East Our best smartphone list brings you a list of the best phones available in the UAE, Saudi and the rest of the Middle East right now, but if you alrea...
2019-07-09, 11:39

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2019-06-11, 19:26

Smartphones to help spot signs of Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear Smartphones will be able to spot Alzheimer’s disease up to 30 years before symptoms appear, scientists say. The new digital test is reportedly 90 per...
2019-05-24, 22:52

Citroen admits smartphones trump its in-car infotainment Citroen and sibling brands Peugeot, DS to move away from native user interface systems Peugeot, Citroën and DS will devote far less time and effort ...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Size and security key to Samsung's latest smartphones Samsung has unveiled two new entries in its Galaxy Note smartphone range, with the top model boasting the biggest screen and battery ever packed into...
2019-08-08, 08:00

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2019-06-16, 15:39

The Huawei ban will cut its sales by up to 60 million smartphones a year Huawei is at the center of the United States’ trade war with China right now, although US officials have cited security concerns when going for...
2019-06-17, 20:13

iPhone 11: Apple launches new Pro smartphones with better cameras iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have faster processors, better screens, and new double and triple camera systemsArcade: Apple’s ‘Netflix for games’A...
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Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops The administration said it would delay planned 10 percent tariffs on a range of electronics until Dec. 15, meaning they should not affect holiday sho...
2019-08-14, 09:26

Remember when Huawei said its Android replacement isn’t for smartphones? Well, it is After insisting for months that the company preferred to continue relying on Google’s Android mobile operating system in its handsets, despite ...
2019-08-05, 23:13

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgi...
2019-06-04, 10:26

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not. ...
2019-06-08, 16:13

AI Weekly: Automation in the workplace could disproportionately affect women The automation of work threatens to disrupt the careers of women disproportionately, according to a report from the McKinsey Global Institute.Read Mo...
2019-09-21, 01:52

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration...
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How Trump's Cruise Ship Ban Will Affect Travel to Cuba Starting today, traveling to Cuba just became more difficult. In an effort to “channel away” economic activity that benefits the Cuban military, inte...
2019-06-05, 16:26

Turkey says EU funding cuts will not affect its drilling off Cyprus European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara's determination ...
2019-07-16, 10:39

Does working past 70 affect my Social Security benefits? If I work past 70, even though my employer keeps deducting for Social Security, will earnings during year age 71 be used to recalculate my benefits? ...
2019-09-18, 17:00

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2019-07-14, 23:13

"Shouldn't Kashmir Affect You?": Kannan Gopinathan On Why He Quit IAS Former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Kannan Gopinathan today rejected the centre's claim that the ongoing clampdown on Kashmir is meant...
2019-08-28, 02:26

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2019-06-17, 13:00

Could this mechanism explain why sleepless nights affect gut health? A new study in mice reveals that the brain's 24-hour clock regulates the activity of a type of immune cell that has a strong influence on gut health....
2019-09-20, 01:26

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-C...
2019-08-24, 12:13

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to ne...
2019-06-04, 00:39

How the wave of U.S. restrictions will affect Canadian women sent there for abortions Exclusive data obtained by Global News shows that provinces are sending dozens of women to the U.S. for abortions. Experts say this points to deeper ...
2019-05-28, 18:52

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels? New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously bel...
2019-08-22, 04:26

Eco Atlantic not aware of any Guyana oil probe that would affect its work Canadian-listed Eco Atlantic said on Wednesday it was not aware of any corruption probe in Guyana that would affect an offshore concession it has wit...
2019-06-19, 12:39

3 unexpected ways your credit score can affect your life You know your credit score can impact your likelihood of getting approved for another card—but it can affect things like your cell phone bill, ...
2019-09-09, 20:52

UPDATE 1-FTC to examine how Facebook's practices affect competition - WSJ The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has secured the right to examine how Facebook Inc's practices affect digital competition, the Wall Street Journal ...
2019-06-03, 19:00

Five Ways A Rate Cut By US Central Bank Could Affect Consumers The US central bank is expected to cut its benchmark rate by one quarter of a percentage point to a range of 1.75-2 per cent, the second rate reducti...
2019-09-18, 14:39

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies ...
2019-06-17, 11:13

Citizenship Change Will Affect a Handful, but the Backlash Is Fierce Agency officials sought to clarify that the change was unrelated to speculation that the administration would try to revoke birthright citizenship fo...
2019-08-30, 11:39

Mark Miles on how sports gambling will affect IndyCar, IMS IndyCar CEO doesn't anticipate a windfall but does see some crucial areas for the sports and series to benefit      &#...
2019-07-25, 08:39

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s...
2019-06-27, 21:13

WiFi alliance and SD Associates’ ban won’t affect Huawei (badly) (yet) If you think you’re life sucks, you should look at what’s happening to Huawei. Last week, a bunch of companies stopped doing business with the Chines...
2019-05-27, 11:26

Amending RTI Act Will Affect Information Commissions: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed the Centre's move to amend the RTI Act, alleging that it will end the independence of central ...
2019-07-22, 09:13

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom...
2019-05-21, 16:52

After conquering smartphones, PopSocket sets its sights on beverages In its first half-decade of existence, PopSocket has grown into one of the most popular — and imitated — smartphone accessories on the market. In 201...
2019-09-17, 03:26

Huawei unveils operating system for smartphones, other devices Huawei unveiled Friday an operating system called HarmonyOS that can be used with smartphones, smart speakers, sensors and other Internet of Things d...
2019-08-09, 22:00

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's ...
2019-06-19, 09:00

Most Canadians can’t disconnect from their smartphones, annual survey finds At least 46 per cent of Canadians are using their mobile devices in the bathroom, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's survey....
2019-07-12, 01:00

Huawei's supposed Android alternative isn't meant for smartphones When Huawei trademarked its Hongmeng operating system last month, many assumed it was the long-rumored mobile OS that the company said it could use i...
2019-07-19, 18:26

Cords are dying: These smartphones don't have headphone jacks The iPhone 7, 8 and X don't have a headphone jack. Samsung's new Note 11 reportedly will join the Apple-led ranks. Others who killed the au...
2019-08-02, 23:39

Huawei may not even be able to put microSD card slots in future smartphones While this wouldn't bother Apple, an Android smartphone without an microSD card slot would be pretty disadvantaged. But the company does seem to have...
2019-05-27, 14:26

Best phones in Australia 2019: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked UPDATE: While we'd previously placed Huawei's P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro in much higher positions, the ongoing trouble the company faces with ...
2019-05-29, 10:00

Xiaomi to Discontinue MIUI Beta Program for Certain Smartphones Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced that it is changing its development policies and plans for MIUI, and limiting beta access to fewer devi...
2019-06-12, 13:52

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“...
2019-06-30, 15:39

HMD Global acknowledges Nokia smartphones have a major issue HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tie...
2019-06-09, 18:01

Samsung and AMD team up to bring Radeon graphics to smartphones Throughout 2018, there were multiple rumors about Samsung working on a gaming phone that used the company’s own smartphone GPU, although there...
2019-06-04, 07:13

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on ...
2019-06-30, 13:39

Honor Days Sale Brings Discounts on These Smartphones Honor Days sale is back on Amazon India this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled payment and exchange offers on ...
2019-05-29, 14:39

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental...
2019-09-18, 16:39

Amazon's Next Big Sale to Offer 'Lowest' Prices on Over 100 Smartphones Amazon's Great Indian Festival sale will kick off from September 29. In the days leading up to the sale, the online retail giant has started offering...
2019-09-19, 12:13

Why parents should ‘freak out’ about teens checking their smartphones at night Phones are the new night light. Teen sleep cycles are being disrupted by smartphones, with more than a third waking up to check their devices during ...
2019-05-29, 19:26

Putting unsolicited ads on smartphones is hardly going to help Huawei build any trust Huawei’s alleged ties to the Chinese government, which the US and its allies fear can be used to spy on western countries, is what got Huawei i...
2019-06-15, 02:52

Facebook working on AR glasses it hopes will replace smartphones Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a...
2019-09-19, 23:52

Parents are using smartphones to track their college-aged kids They’re diving into adulthood — with their parents watching. When the use of smartphone location trailing features and apps gained major popularity s...
2019-08-29, 08:26

Realme Reveals Android 10 Update Schedule for Its Smartphones Android 10 update roadmap has been released by Realme that includes the Realme XT, Realme X, Realme 3 Pro, Realme 5 Pro, Realme 5, Realme 3, Realme 3...
2019-09-13, 14:52

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take mean...
2019-05-28, 09:13

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 m...
2019-08-01, 01:13

Trade war: How tariffs on clothing, TVs and school supplies could affect you next week President Trump's tariffs are aimed more Chinese consumer goods starting Sunday. Clothing, TVs, lamb, pasta, glasses and pens are among products...
2019-08-30, 17:13

How will Justin Trudeau's blackface photos affect Canada's election? Incident has landed the prime minister in hot water as his Liberal party fights to secure another term in a tightly contested electionCanadians have ...
2019-09-20, 04:13

Immigration top 2020 issue, 3-to-1 over healthcare, illegals ‘affect my life’ Illegal immigration has forcefully moved to the top issue in the 2020 election, with Americans declaring that it impacts their lives and that they be...
2019-07-31, 20:26

DHS report warns airplane hackers could affect flight controls U.S. security officials issued a warning Tuesday that small airplanes are also vulnerable to hacking, and the openings might allow criminals to alter...
2019-07-31, 23:39

Russian S-400 Missile Deal May "Seriously Affect" Indo-US Ties: Report India's decision to buy the long-range S-400 missile defense system from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties, the Trump administrat...
2019-05-31, 07:26

RCMP manhunt: How online rumours affect police investigations A photo of an individual who looked strikingly like one of the men suspected in the deaths of three people in B.C. began circulating online Thursday ...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Here's how Microsoft's past antitrust woes could affect Big Tech today Microsoft faced antitrust probes from the DOJ during the height of the Browser Wars. Watch this video to see how Microsoft's antitrust battles c...
2019-09-06, 20:00

Diet Rich In Fatty Food May Affect Your Brain As Well: Study A new study has said that following a diet rich in high-fat and high-carb junk foods can not just affect your physical appearance but may even lead t...
2019-09-11, 18:00

Why is Trump imposing tariffs on China and how could it affect global economy? The US is threatening to impose tariffs on a further $300bn of Chinese goodsMarkets take fright as Trump ramps up US-China trade warGlobal stocks fel...
2019-08-02, 19:13

Do electronic devices affect our ability to grasp complex ideas? Researchers have found a link between the constant use of electronic devices and lower activity in brain areas key to processing complex information....
2019-08-17, 07:00

Taking Fish Oil Supplements May Not Affect Risk Of Diabetes, Says Study A new study has said that omega 3 fatty acids, which are typically consumed through fish oil supplements, have little or no impact on reducing the ri...
2019-08-27, 02:00

U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country's top spokesman and potentia...
2019-08-01, 05:26

Rusedski: Djokovic won't let Medvedev defeat affect US Open challenge "Greg Rusedski is convinced that Novak Djokovic\u0027s defeat to Daniil Medvedev was a one-off. And he thinks with his hard court prowess he is still...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Radiowaves from electric devices may affect the body clock of insects Radiofrequency fields appear to have an effect on cockroaches. If confirmed, the finding could mean that radio waves affect us too - but scientists a...
2019-09-18, 09:26

Military base cuts affect schools, target ranges, more WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon will cut funding from military projects like schools, target ranges and maintenance facilities to pay for the co...
2019-09-05, 12:00

Trade war with U.S. won't affect China's pork supply: Chinese ministry China said its trade dispute with the United States would not affect the Asian nation's pork supply, state-television reported on Friday, citing an o...
2019-08-30, 18:26

Xiaomi readying four smartphones with Samsung's 108MP camera sensor Xiaomi is developing as many as four smartphones with 108MP camera sensor on the back, after Samsung announced its highest megapixel count sensor ear...
2019-09-03, 12:00

Samsung Galaxy S10 vs Sony Xperia 1: what’s the difference between the premium smartphones? Sony’s newest premium handset, the Sony Xperia 1, launched at a whopping $949 / £849 price tag – that’s one of the highest ...
2019-06-16, 17:39

Japan telcos pull back sale of new Huawei smartphones Citing consumer safety concerns and uncertainty over Google's Android support, SoftBank and KDDI have delayed the sale of new handsets from the Chine...
2019-05-22, 18:01

CNN Wonders If Smartphones Are Why The Tennis Youth Can't Beat Roger Federer An article over at CNN today formally advances a claim dropped casually by commentators, coaches, fans, and any crank with a taste for caricaturing ...
2019-08-22, 14:52

MediaTek to give Qualcomm a run for their money in affordable premium smartphones Qualcomm, which has been dominating the affordable premium smartphone segment ($250-$500), is poised to face stiff competition from MediaTek with its...
2019-08-25, 14:13

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses. ...
2019-06-12, 01:26

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan. &...
2019-05-30, 16:39

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent...
2019-09-19, 16:13

Remember flip phones? These cellphones and smartphones no longer exist 24/7 Tempo looked at media reports, product reviews, sales data and company websites to identify popular mobile phones that have been discontinued. ...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Tired of smartphones? Company offers $1,000 to use flip phone for a week Frontier Communications announced a contest saying it will pay $1,000 for someone to use a flip phone in place of a smartphone for one week.  &...
2019-06-07, 22:39

Japan Restricts Export of Some Materials Used in Smartphones to South Korea Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
2019-07-01, 09:00

Smartphones won’t make millennials sprout horns: shamed scientists Smartphones might lead to an increased risk of anxiety, obesity or your vehicle becoming engulfed in flames — but they won’t make you grow horn...
2019-09-20, 17:00

TSMC's announcement means more powerful smartphones are coming next year Last week, Digitimes reported that manufacturer TSMC has started mass production of chips using its 7nm N7+ technology. This uses extreme ultraviolet...
2019-05-28, 10:00

HMD Global admits Nokia smartphones naming convention is confusing HMD Global, the Finnish company responsible for the Nokia-branded smartphones, launches around a dozen new devices every year, covering all price tie...
2019-06-10, 09:39

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks...
2019-06-29, 15:26

How will Hurricane Dorian affect your state? Here's a look at the fury facing communities Hurricane Dorian continues its destructive path along the East Coast, making an impact on several states.        ...
2019-09-06, 03:13

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: will The Testaments affect June's fate in the show? Blessed be the fruit: Hulu has confirmed that The Handmaid’s Tale is returning to our screens for a fourth season, and we can’t wait, e...
2019-09-12, 20:00

USWNT coach Ellis: Rapinoe-Trump tiff won't affect team An online squabble between U.S. women's national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe and President Donald Trump will not distract the team from its prepara...
2019-06-27, 21:39

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman’s lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's hea...
2019-06-13, 16:39

Amarinder Singh Hopes Pak Downgrading Ties Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed concern over Pakistan's decision to downgrade diplomatic ties with India but hoped the m...
2019-08-08, 03:13

How will Felicity Huffman's 14-day prison sentence affect Lori Loughlin's case? Now that Felicity Huffman is going to prison, what's next for Lori Loughlin, who pleaded not guilty to similar charges in the college admissions chea...
2019-09-17, 01:00

Low river levels to affect French nuclear power generation from August 8: EDF French utility EDF may curb power generation at its 3,000 megawatt Chooz nuclear reactor in the north of France due to the low flow rate of the Meuse...
2019-08-03, 14:26

Radio waves from electric devices may affect the body clock of insects Radio frequency fields appear to have an effect on cockroaches. If confirmed, the finding could mean that radio waves affect us too - but scientists ...
2019-09-18, 15:00

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with cert...
2019-07-19, 16:39

Industry insider teases smartphones with even better all-screen designs coming this year The second half of the year will bring us a variety of high-end smartphones, including Apple’s brand new iPhone 11 phones, as well as many Andr...
2019-06-28, 14:00

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns Enlarge / Horns and bull, a succinct summary of this news. (credit: Getty | Tim Graham) The Washington Post on Thursday published a story suggestin...
2019-06-21, 19:52

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May ...
2019-08-09, 17:39

Apple's Fancy Photo Relighting Option Could Soon Be a Feature On Even the Cheapest Smartphones? Even the most expensive smartphones can’t match the image quality of the priciest digital cameras, but with a beefy processor at their disposal, smar...
2019-07-22, 22:26

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won't ditch Android for smartphones Huawei Technologies unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions imposed in May ...
2019-08-09, 14:26

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but its smartphones won't ditch Android Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] unveiled on Friday its proprietary operating system for smartphones and other devices, as U.S. trade restrictions impose...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Tech disorder? Smartphones linked to bizarre horn-like skull bumps A bizarre finding by researchers that sounds like something out of a science fiction plot — people growing horn-like structures on their skulls due t...
2019-06-21, 04:13

Xiaomi Ships 32 Million Smartphones in Q2, Posts 15 Percent Rise in Sales Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, its slowest ever, as fewer people bought smartphones at home and rival Huawei grab...
2019-08-20, 20:26

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innov...
2019-07-02, 12:52

Teleshopping channels are selling smartphones with misleading, high-pressure tactics There’s something wrong on Freeview channel 21. That’s the conclusion I landed upon after watching two hours of Ideal World, a free-to-air UK telesho...
2019-07-09, 18:13

Ready for More Expensive Guac, Beer and Cars? How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Affect You It’s effectively a tax on partying: Just in time for summer in the U.S., the cost of chilling out with some guacamole and a margarita is about ...
2019-05-31, 15:00

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% o...
2019-08-08, 20:00

Neymar to Barcelona: How will Philippe Coutinho loan and Ousmane Dembele affect the possible transfer? p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 18.0px Times; min-height: 23.0px} Not long ag...
2019-08-21, 02:26

Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ‘great’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un says meeting with Trump will ‘positively’ affect their future moves, says their relationship is ̵...
2019-06-30, 09:13

How would a Fed rate cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines and bank savings The Federal Reserve seems poised to cut rates for the first time in a decade. How would a cut affect your credit cards, home equity lines, savings. ...
2019-07-11, 07:00

New study finds energy drinks can affect blood pressure and heart rhythm NBC — Energy drinks may be bad for your heart. Researchers studied 34 adults between the ages of 18 and 40-years-old. Those who drank a 32 ounc...
2019-05-30, 05:39

Germany, France impose restrictions on cars amid heatwave; will it affect your trip? Germany has imposed speed limits on the Autobahn in the eastern part of the country to prevent heat damage while Paris has banned older cars.  ...
2019-06-27, 21:52

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby t...
2019-08-15, 06:13

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom review: An affordable alternative to leading flagship smartphones The Reno 10x Zoom offers excellent value for money: performance and battery life are good, and the industrial design is both eye-catching and robust....
2019-08-08, 16:26

Chinese Government Reportedly Hacks Telecoms and Smartphones to Track Uyghur Population The Chinese government is employing hackers to crack both Asian telecommunications carriers and personal devices in an effort to track the Uyghur eth...
2019-09-06, 02:52

Sony Mobile effectively exiting US market amid slowing sales of smartphones Sony's new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida calls the loss-making division "indispensable," though half-hearted efforts in the US and struggles in carrier partn...
2019-05-22, 21:52

How a Fed rate cut will affect your credit card payment, home equity line, savings rates A Federal Reserve rate cut lowers rates on credit cards, home equity lines and adjustable rate mortgages. It also decreases bank savings rates. ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Man who feared his facial tattoos would affect chances for fair trial convicted of double murder BATON ROUGE, La. — A heavily-tattooed man who feared his facial art might affect his chances at a fair trial has been convicted of two slayings. News...
2019-08-10, 21:39

How would Fed's second rate cut in 2019 affect credit card, home equity line, savings rates How will the Fed's anticipated rate cut Wednesday affect credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months ...
2019-09-18, 09:00

Feds clarify: Policy change won't affect birthright citizenship of most born on US bases abroad Federal immigration officials clarified Thursday that a recently announced policy change to citizenship criteria will not bar birthright citizenship ...
2019-08-29, 21:39

Higher price, fewer models and brands pose challenge to adoption of 5G smartphones in Gulf Despite the ongoing buzz around the launch of 5G smartphones in the UAE and the GCC currently, industry experts expect the adoption to remain slow.&#...
2019-07-11, 14:52

DxOMark’s night and wide-angle camera tests push today’s smartphones to their limits Sure, you could take Apple’s word for it that the new iPhone’s cameras are amazing — or you could let some obsessive pixel-peepers perfor...
2019-09-18, 15:00

South Korea warns Japan that removing Seoul from its preferential list could affect security cooperation South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, ...
2019-08-01, 08:26

UPDATE 1-S.Korea warns removing Japan's white list would affect security cooperation -minister South Korea's foreign minister warned on Thursday that if Japan removes South Korea from its list of countries with minimum trade restrictions, Seoul...
2019-08-01, 07:39

The Americans will see attack on Saudi oil as an attack on them One of the two oil facilities struck in the early hours of Saturday morning was recently described by one industry expert as the the Achilles Heel of...
2019-09-15, 05:26

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage cli...
2019-07-01, 17:00

Eating High-Protein Snacks At Night Doesn't Affect Metabolism In Physically Active Women: Study A study reveals that consuming proteins at night as compared to taking in proteins during the day does not adversely affect overnight digestion proce...
2019-08-29, 14:26

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season FedEx says it has made a strategic decision not to renew one of its contracts with the online retail giant. While the move is unlikely to have any ma...
2019-06-07, 22:00

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low...
2019-07-31, 22:13

Losing Sleep Caring For Dementia Patients May Affect Health: Eat These 7 Foods To Induce Sleep According to a latest study, published in the journal 'JAMA', dementia patients' carers are losing their sleep while caring for their clients and thi...
2019-08-24, 13:52

Google slashed the price of its premium flagship Pixel 3 smartphones down to $500, but I'd still recommend you buy the $400 mid-range Pixel 3a instead Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google slashed $300 off the price of its premium flagship Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones, bringing them to the lowest...
2019-08-05, 01:13

What is a 'prorogued Parliament' and when was it last suspended in UK? Will it affect Brexit? Parliament has been suspended for more than a month, with the move happening only days after MPs returned to work from their summer break on Septembe...
2019-09-13, 07:39

JB Hi-Fi Australia is officially selling Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones in Australia Only a few months ago Xiaomi launched an Australian Mi store and became available on Amazon, marking the end of the phone manufacturer’s offic...
2019-08-20, 07:39

Apple iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max hands-on — flagship smartphones without 5G Apple launched its flagship smartphones today, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. These smartphones take camera technology to a new level.R...
2019-09-11, 12:00

Lenovo Z6 Pro, K10 Note, A6 Note Smartphones Launched in India Lenovo Z6 Pro is a flagship-grade phone with a quad camera setup that consists of a 48-megapixel main sensor, while the Lenovo K10 Note sports a trip...
2019-09-05, 14:26

Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphones are already selling better than the Galaxy S9 A little more than a month out from Samsung’s next Unpacked event, at which the company is expected to show off the new Galaxy Note 10 phablet,...
2019-07-03, 00:00

Nokia 3.1 A, Nokia 3.1 C Budget Smartphones Announced HMD Global announces two new Nokia phones making their way to the US market. Nokia 3.1 A launching on AT&T and Nokia 3.1 C launching on Cricket Wirel...
2019-06-10, 11:13

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words at Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Meghan McCain hurls harsh words Joy Behar on 'The View' but it doesn't affect friendship "... Women can debate on TV in a spirited way without it being personal," Meghan McCain said after directing an expletive at "View" co-host Joy Behar...
2019-06-19, 21:00

Honor announces Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones Honor has just announced the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro smartphones at its Honor 20 series launch event in Battersea Park, London.The phones will have...
2019-05-21, 15:52

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for t...
2019-07-12, 11:52

Slack Listing Likely to Value It at Up to $17 Billion Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to people familiar w...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technolog...
2019-06-14, 04:39

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold...
2019-06-06, 20:13

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp ...
2019-07-09, 15:52

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat,...
2019-06-19, 18:52

BP to Exit Alaska With $5.6 Billion Sale BP, a leading oil company in Alaska for six decades, is selling all of its assets in the state to Hilcorp Energy for $5.6 billion. The British compan...
2019-08-28, 03:39

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion in 2019 The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the Fourth of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.    ...
2019-07-03, 01:39

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social net...
2019-09-20, 03:52

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to devel...
2019-07-22, 16:26

NXP to Buy Marvell's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Business for $1.76 Billion NXP Semiconductors said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion in cash to offer its customers a bigger p...
2019-05-30, 14:26

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is poss...
2019-07-22, 15:52

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected sec...
2019-08-16, 14:39

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
2019-06-19, 02:39

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has ...
2019-07-24, 14:39

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold...
2019-06-13, 20:39

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software c...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the ...
2019-06-14, 18:00

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the ...
2019-05-22, 03:00

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected sec...
2019-09-12, 20:52

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies t...
2019-07-02, 11:52

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in...
2019-06-19, 01:39

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up...
2019-07-09, 19:13

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abo...
2019-05-31, 00:00

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully decla...
2019-09-13, 20:00

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in p...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capit...
2019-08-07, 02:52

Cisco to Buy Acacia Communications for About $2.6 Billion Cisco Systems is buying Acacia Communicationsm a maker of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies, for about $2.6 billion, or $70 a share, look...
2019-07-09, 16:52

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand f...
2019-06-07, 22:26

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sol...
2019-08-02, 02:52

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 bil...
2019-08-08, 10:52

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor for $9.4 Billion German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transac...
2019-06-03, 14:39

Netflix has shipped 5 billion discs Streaming dominates Netflix's universe, but don't think its disc-based service is dead yet -- in fact, it just marked a big milestone. The...
2019-08-27, 07:13

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion follow...
2019-07-06, 02:26

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in releas...
2019-07-24, 23:13

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “T...
2019-05-25, 05:39

StockX Is Latest $1 Billion Unicorn StockX, an online marketplace that lets individuals trade sneakers like stocks, closed a round of venture funding that valued the startup at more tha...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Facebook not worried about $5 billion FTC fine Facebook’s eye-popping $5 billion FTC fine may have set a record, but it’s a drop in the bucket for owner Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, who has a net ...
2019-07-25, 06:00

Apple Says It Would Rather Not Pay $14.3 Billion in Back Taxes to the EU The European Union has ordered Apple to pay roughly $14.3 billion (13 billion euros) to cover back taxes the EU says is owed to Ireland. But Apple is...
2019-09-17, 17:26

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
2019-06-10, 21:52

'Pokémon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads So much for Pokémon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pokémon Company has released a series of videos in Ja...
2019-07-31, 23:39

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines an...
2019-07-19, 08:13

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee &...
2019-07-01, 16:26

U.S. Collected $63 Billion in Tariffs Through June The tariff hikes approved by President Trump have infuriated Beijing and escalated the U.S.-China trade war, but there has been at least one benefici...
2019-08-07, 13:39

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported tha...
2019-05-21, 15:13

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over ...
2019-07-13, 01:52

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sol...
2019-05-23, 20:13

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuatio...
2019-09-14, 03:13

Bulgaria sees F-16 jet deal with U.S. at $1.2 billion Bulgaria expects the United States to make an offer soon to sell it eight new F-16 fighter jets for its army at $1.2 billion, the defense ministry sa...
2019-06-04, 09:13

Huawei says U.S. ban will cost it $30 billion in sales The Trump administration last month barred companies from selling U.S. technology to Huawei amid fears that the company could tap into and monitor se...
2019-06-17, 16:13

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild ca...
2019-06-10, 19:13

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United State...
2019-06-22, 04:13

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold...
2019-07-11, 19:52

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon...
2019-06-17, 17:13

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United...
2019-06-18, 09:39

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for the...
2019-06-06, 10:26

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washing...
2019-07-06, 15:26

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomber...
2019-06-06, 01:13

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of...
2019-07-06, 09:13

GateHouse Media Parent to Buy Gannett for $1.4 Billion The country’s two largest newspaper chains agreed to combine their businesses in a roughly $1.4 billion deal, further consolidating an industry reeli...
2019-08-06, 07:52

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the requ...
2019-07-06, 07:13

Exclusive: Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy, new PM says Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political...
2019-08-25, 01:52

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
2019-09-13, 22:00

China Announces New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods (BEIJING) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest pla...
2019-08-23, 20:52

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fi...
2019-09-14, 04:26

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve go...
2019-06-04, 20:26

China To Impose New Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washi...
2019-08-23, 20:52

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United...
2019-06-18, 23:52

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projecte...
2019-06-18, 04:00

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching a new digital currency to make e-commerce accessible to more people around the world. The social media gia...
2019-06-18, 14:26

Carmakers Have $372 Billion Incentive To Defy Trump Trump on Wednesday lobbed baseless accusations at Ford Motor, which along with BMW, Honda Motor and Volkswagen recently sided with the Golden State. ...
2019-08-25, 03:26

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has th...
2019-07-03, 21:52

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how...
2019-06-04, 14:00

China to Impose Tariffs on $75 Billion More of U.S. Goods China will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. The country ...
2019-08-23, 16:00

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money wa...
2019-07-01, 18:13

Evergrande squeezed by $53 billion in maturing debt China Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-vehicle powerhouse, is finding it’s picked an inopportune time to ...
2019-09-02, 21:39

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover p...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, fin...
2019-09-03, 15:13

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the em...
2019-08-08, 17:13

Performance Food to Buy Reinhart in $2 Billion Deal Food distributor Performance Food Group has agreed to acquire privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice for $2 billion in a bid to build scale and ta...
2019-07-01, 14:26

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority ...
2019-06-23, 00:00

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholder...
2019-06-23, 12:52

Applied Materials to Buy Kokusai Electric From KKR for $2.2 Billion Applied Materials said it is acquiring Kokusai Electric, a producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, for $2.2 billion from global investment...
2019-07-01, 13:52

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will ha...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Prudential buys Assurance IQ for $2.35 billion in new tech bet Prudential Financial Inc is set to buy online insurance startup Assurance IQ Inc for $2.35 billion, the latest in a series of moves by traditional in...
2019-09-05, 21:39

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Islanders get approval for $1.3 billion arena project The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build 19,000-seat arena that will be the new hom...
2019-08-10, 06:52

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition ...
2019-06-10, 16:13

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-soft...
2019-06-10, 18:26

San Francisco makes $2.5 billion bid for PG&E's electric system The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, a...
2019-09-09, 05:39

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UB...
2019-09-02, 16:00

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic ri...
2019-08-17, 07:52

Sri Lanka In Talks With China For $1 Billion Loan Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly $1.0 billion from China for energy and highways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombi...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Trump Threatens China With Further $300 Billion Of Tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted ...
2019-06-06, 12:39

Huawei Expects $30 Billion Revenue Hit From U.S. Clampdown The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the...
2019-06-17, 13:13

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study Researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the uni...
2019-09-13, 04:26

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may a...
2019-08-06, 19:39

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That...
2019-06-17, 12:13

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says...
2019-06-06, 15:39

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that dest...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig ...
2019-08-23, 10:00

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
2019-06-19, 05:52

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regi...
2019-06-07, 14:00

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 bill...
2019-06-20, 23:00

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming...
2019-06-14, 20:39

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants ...
2019-07-02, 05:26

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircr...
2019-07-02, 05:26

Yahoo Japan says it aims to buy Zozo for $3.7 billion Yahoo Japan Corp said on Thursday it aims to buy 50.1% online fashion retailer Zozo Inc for about 400 billion yen ($3.70 billion), as it looks to bet...
2019-09-12, 02:52

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its ap...
2019-06-20, 16:26

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used fo...
2019-07-02, 03:26

Salesforce bets on big data with $15.3 billion Tableau buy Salesforce.com Inc agreed on Monday to buy big data firm Tableau Software Inc for $15.3 billion, adding muscle in its fight with Microsoft Corp for a...
2019-06-11, 01:00

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern Afric...
2019-05-30, 14:39

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of...
2019-05-29, 14:52

Airbnb says second-quarter revenue topped $1 billion Airbnb Inc took in more than $1 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, the second time it exceeded that level in its decade-plus history,...
2019-09-19, 10:13

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday...
2019-07-23, 13:52

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak...
2019-08-01, 17:26

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain d...
2019-05-22, 14:26

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitiou...
2019-08-01, 21:52

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way fo...
2019-07-18, 16:26

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the...
2019-07-22, 22:01

Facebook to Pay Record $5 billion US FTC Fine Over Privacy Facebook will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, ...
2019-07-25, 07:00

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according ...
2019-07-22, 19:52

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1...
2019-07-22, 18:00

Banks Set to Win $40 Billion in Relief From Postcrisis Rule Banking agencies moved to ease a postcrisis rule that could free up nearly $40 billion for big global banks, the latest regulatory victory for Wall S...
2019-09-17, 23:52

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the m...
2019-05-28, 22:52

Frontier Communications to sell some assets for $1.35 billion Telecom service provider Frontier Communications Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its assets in some U.S. states to investment firms WaveDivision...
2019-05-29, 15:52

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ed...
2019-05-23, 01:13

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed m...
2019-05-30, 12:39

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after ...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thou...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending h...
2019-05-31, 00:52

India Received Highest-Ever FDI Of Over $64 Billion In 2018-19 Riding on the foreign direct investment policy liberalisation and reforms in the last financial year, India received $64.37 billion in investments in...
2019-08-01, 07:13

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
2019-07-24, 16:00

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
2019-05-23, 18:52

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so fa...
2019-05-23, 23:00

IBM closes $34 billion Red Hat acquisition: Now it's time to deliver Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer...
2019-07-09, 18:52

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion i...
2019-05-29, 18:26

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production are...
2019-07-15, 23:39

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24, 05:52

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection wit...
2019-07-11, 15:00

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
2019-07-12, 23:13

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion eur...
2019-06-03, 10:39

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has...
2019-05-28, 16:39

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” ac...
2019-09-21, 00:39

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have...
2019-09-21, 12:13

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services acr...
2019-05-28, 15:39

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read Mo...
2019-09-20, 13:52

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with the EU to court Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax ...
2019-09-17, 10:13

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week,...
2019-07-21, 00:26

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Sa...
2019-07-19, 17:00

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies,...
2019-05-21, 15:13

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
2019-07-13, 03:13

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each...
2019-06-03, 15:00

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhus...
2019-07-06, 22:39

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at...
2019-05-21, 17:52

Saudi Oil Attack Is the Big One The implications of the attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility may be substantial in both the short and the long run for the region ...
2019-09-16, 02:39

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies Co. could potent...
2019-05-24, 01:52

'No deal' Brexit would cost at least $16 billion in UK sales to the EU: UN report Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost Britain at least $16 billion in lost EU sales, and probably far more after accounting for ...
2019-09-04, 06:26

Iran To Stick To Nuclear Deal For $15 Billion Oil Credit Iran said Wednesday it will resume full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal if it can sell its oil or get a $15-billion credit line guaranteed by fut...
2019-09-04, 14:26

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opio...
2019-09-04, 22:26

U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with Ch...
2019-09-17, 06:39

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our sola...
2019-08-16, 13:00

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
2019-05-23, 04:39

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It...
2019-08-16, 13:26

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump su...
2019-05-24, 01:39

U.S. might spend up to $1 billion to make U.S. networks 100% Huawei-free FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, a Democrat, was confirmed by the Senate in January to that position joining fellow lefty Jessica Rosenworcel to mak...
2019-06-23, 05:13

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked ...
2019-06-22, 01:26

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Roche, Spark again extend $4.3 billion takeover offer Roche Holding and Spark Therapeutics announced on Tuesday another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene ...
2019-09-03, 12:52

Huawei reportedly asks Verizon to pay more than $1 billion for over 230 patents Huawei has told Verizon that the U.S. carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 230 of the Chinese telecoms equipment maker's patents and ...
2019-06-13, 21:52

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team. ...
2019-08-16, 19:26

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (cre...
2019-08-09, 12:52

Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a ...
2019-09-18, 16:39

Austria's AMS makes $4.8 billion counterbid for Germany's Osram Austrian sensor specialist AMS made a 4.3 billion euro($4.8 billion) counter-offer for larger German lighting group Osram on Tuesday, raising the p...
2019-09-03, 18:26

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious h...
2019-05-25, 01:00

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
2019-06-22, 10:26

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks ...
2019-08-16, 19:26

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural enviro...
2019-06-22, 16:01

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the...
2019-09-10, 02:52

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Jim Irsay turned down $3.2 billion offer for Indianapolis Colts A team spokesman said the Indianapolis Colts are not for sale, even after Jim Irsay turned down a $3.2 billion offer for the franchise.   ...
2019-09-05, 02:26