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Netflix may move HDR streaming to more expensive 'Ultra' plan


Another inconsistency might be more concerning to Netflix fans: while the desktop versions of Netflix's European sites show unchanged Standard and Premium plans, mobile browsers show that Standard has been stripped of one of its two simultaneous streams, while Premium has lost two. Read More »

Oil jumps as countries mull U.S. sanctions on Iran


A little over an hour later, the state-run Saudi Press Agency reported on the call, but offered few details. Iran expressed in the JMMC meeting that any unilateral production increase beyond Member Countries' commitments under the OPEC's decisions would prompt USA to take actions against Iran. Read More »

China Just Warned Its Citizens Against Traveling to the U.S.

Friday. The Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that China will be "fully prepared to take a package of necessary measures" to safeguard its national interests. The People's Republic of China flag and the U.S. Stars and Stripes fly on a lamp post along Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol during Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit, in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 18, 2011. Read More »

Is Donald Trump on a relentless quest to corner Iran?

State Department Official told the media on June 26. "We want to defeat America's stop Iran's oil exports", said First Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri in a televised statement. Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) declared force majeure on loadings from Zueitina and Hariga ports on Monday, resulting in total production losses of 850,000 bpd due to the closure of eastern fields and ports. Read More »

Moog Post Appeal To Save Jobs After 25% Trade Tariff Announced


Meanwhile, the European Union argued that the US's comparably low auto import tariff was countered by higher rates on other vehicles, such as lorries. The European Commission, the EU executive that handles trade for the bloc, said on Monday it was trying to convince its United States counterparts that imposing such tariffs would be a mistake. Read More »

German political crisis: Angela Merkel is the great survivor once more


Following hours of talks, Mr Seehofer dropped his threat to resign once Mrs Merkel agreed to tighten controls at the Austrian border. It's meant to dovetail with a migration pact reached by the bloc's leaders last week under pressure from the CSU, which includes pledges by some European Union countries to take back asylum seekers rejected by Germany. Read More »

Amlo win to usher in new era in Mexico


President Donald Trump said Monday he has had a 30-minute phone call with the newly-elected leader of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador , discussing trade, border security, the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) and the possibility of a Mexico-U.S. Read More »

Russia takes US to WTO over steel tariffs


One Twitter user quipped, " "The world is laughing at us" says Trump, before proposing the FART Act (Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act)". Russian Federation has started fighting back at the World Trade Organization against steel and aluminium tariffs imposed by the United States, a document circulated to WTO members today showed. Read More »

Dutch Prime Minister Not Playing Trump's Game


Mr. Trump and Mr. Rutte sat down to discuss trade, jobs and security ahead of an upcoming North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels. "Just think about those cars that pour in here", Trump continued. It said that the tariffs he wants to impose could hurt the American economy. 'I think it's very bad for America too if the dispute over trade escalates further. Read More »

Walmart's impeach Trump clothing draws social media outrage


Ryan Fournier, chairman of the group Students for Trump, was one of the first to discover Walmart was selling the clothing item, according to the International Business Times . The line of apparel also sells on and through Old Glory's own website. Walmart has not commented on the merchandise. A search for "Make America Great Again" apparel yielded plenty of hats, T-shirts and coffee mugs as well. Read More »

What's behind the spike in gas prices?


Pictured: Gas was $2.69 Sunday at this station on Highway 29 at West Roberts Road. The Arizona average was $3.00 per gallon. Gas prices are projected to be their highest in four years in SC, according to AAA. OPEC's production increase falling short of expectations. Gas prices in Harrisburg have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, and statewide they're holding steady. Read More »

Trump Moves to Block China Mobile's US Entry on National Security Grounds


As a result, the NTIA advised the FCC that it deny China Mobile's application from 2011 to provide services from within the United State. The Trump administration has said it does not want one of the world's biggest phone carriers, China Mobile, to provide telecom services within the U.S., citing national security concerns. Read More »

USA wooing other motorcycle firms amid Harley spat, Trump says


Trump has carried on a sort of feud with Harley-Davidson since it announced last week that it plans to shift some of its production overseas to avoid steep retaliatory tariffs on its bikes from Europe. Harley-Davidson, which had declined to comment on earlier related Trump tweets, had no immediate comment on the president's latest comment. Trump says Tuesday on Twitter that Harley-Davidson customers aren't happy with the Milwaukee-based company's announcement. Read More »

Lyft joins bikeshare race with Motivate acquisition


While Lyft will now own the infrastructure, Motivate said it will retain ownership of its operations business, which includes servicing, repairing, and "rebalancing" bikes-the term used for redistributing bikes from docks that are full at the end of the day to those that are empty. Read More »

Mexico leftist vows no tolerance on corruption after historic win

But rivals warn that a Lopez Obrador could set the country back decades with an interventionist economic policy . Mr. Lopez Obrador, a left-leaning populist who easily won Mexico's presidential election Sunday, will face off against Mr. Lopez Obrador launched his campaign in Ciudad Juarez in tribute to its namesake Benito Juarez, a 19th century Mexican president whose exiled government resisted a French colonialist intervention from the unruly city that borders El Paso, Texas. Read More »

HTC is looking to fire another 1,500 employees


HTC WILL SLICE 1,500 workers from its Taiwanese factories as it goes on the hunt to turn a profit, according to Engadget and Bloomberg Taipei's Samson Ellis. "Today HTC announces plan to optimize the manufacturing organizations in Taiwan [.] This plan will allow more effective and flexible resource management going forward", the company said. Read More »

Facebook reveals data-sharing partnerships, ties to Chinese firms


Per today's announcement, apps now must undergo a new review process before getting access to Facebook's Marketing API, the tool that allows developers to build advertising functionality and automation into their apps. Last month, The New York Times reported that Facebook, which was founded in 2004, has reached data-sharing partnerships with at least 60 device makers including Apple , Amazon , BlackBerry, Microsoft and Samsung over the last decade. Read More »

Vedanta’s Agarwal bids to take United Kingdom company private


Agarwal would, however, retain control through his personal trust Volcan Investment. In addition to the offer price, shareholders will also be entitled to receive a previously announced dividend of 41 cents per Vedanta share, the company said, adding that this would boost the offer price to 856 pence per share. Read More »

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise


The EU delivered its warning as it emerged that the largest business lobby group in the USA had written to the president to say a global trade war risked damaging his tax cut-led efforts to kickstart the economy. "We'll spare no effort, be it at the technical or political level, to prevent this from happening", said a spokesman for the European Commission, the EU agency that handles trade. Read More »

"No": Dutch Prime Minister awkwardly interrupts President Trump

Rutte said the talks would focus on jobs and security and told Trump: "Our aim will be to increase those numbers, to be more successful". Trump said Monday he would be meeting with European Union officials soon to discuss the dispute. 'Americans pay a disproportionate share of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation bill - they represent around half of the economy of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation region but pay something like 70% or 80% of the total bill'. Read More »

You can now order beer and wine with Amazon's fast delivery service


The service is now available to all Prime members in the USA and will be available to more Amazon Prime customers over time. Once you decide what you want to keep, you can check out in Your Orders. "Thus when Amazon enabled Prime, it on day one was available for a large catalog of items, both from Amazon and from sellers, instead of launching with a limited catalog". Read More »

Trump congratulates Mexico’s Lopez Obrador

According to exit polls, the sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician known as "AMLO" won by a large margin over his two main rivals, who both conceded defeat shortly after the polls closed - laying to rest concerns that a deeply divided country could face prolonged uncertainty over the victor. Read More »

These 3 NBA Stars Will All Be Lakers Targets In 2019


Multiple reports surfaced on Sunday as well that the Philadelphia 76ers are meeting with LeBron James' representatives today in Los Angeles . The Lakers contract will see the 33-year-old paid 154 million dollars, Klutch Sports Group said in a statement. Read More »

Dell Technologies to buy out VMWare tracking stock


Each share of Dell Technologies Class V stock will be converted into about 1.37 shares of Class C common stock, Dell Technologies said. VMware traded up as much as 8.2 percent and Dell Technologies 12 percent on the news. Dell reported an upbeat first quarter, signaling the improving corporate technology spending environment has boosted its fortunes. The company went private in order to undertake a massive turnaround plan amid a wildly changing computing market, but now is ready to ... Read More »

Mexico gives leftist Lopez Obrador big presidential win


Anaya soon followed, saying he recognized Lopez Obrador's win. Stocks also slipped, along with the country's dollar-denominated notes. Mexicans were voting Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country tired of spiraling violence and scandal-plagued politicians. Read More »

EU Warns US Against Car Tariffs

The European Union and Canada have also threatened to impose tariffs on billions of dollars worth of United States products. And while some businesses say they're preparing for the worst in cities and towns across the USA, it appears China is trying to keep news of trade escalations from its citizens. Read More »

USA will 'absolutely' sanction European companies that do business with Iran


This increase was needed to cope with the "turmoil and dysfunction in Iran and Venezuela", Trump said, referring to USA plans to impose new sanctions on Iran and low oil production in the South American country. On Fox, Trump directed blame at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, of which Saudi Arabia is the biggest producer. "Continuation of exporting oil is symbol of victory against the USA sanctions and I hope we would witness this great victory through planning by the ... Read More »

Mnuchin slams report on USA quitting WTO


In an interview with Fox on Friday, Mnuchin told Maria Bartiromo that President Trump has concerns about the WTO being unfair but that the administration remains focused on free trade. CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Lighthizer said the US has held for years under Article XXI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade that actions taken under this article are "not justiciable by any panel of the WTO ". Read More »

Trump blasts OPEC over manipulating oil markets


The president, in an interview with Fox News's " Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo also piled pressure on close U.S. allies with a threat to sanction European companies that do business with Iran". It was previously unclear if the U.S. would penalize European nations that chose to remain in the Obama-era agreement. "In this battle", he said, "any country that tries to take Iran's place on the oil market will be guilty of treason against Iran. Read More »

US stocks slide in morning trade amid US-China trade worries


The European Union has warned the United States that imposing import tariffs on cars and auto parts would harm its own automotive industry and likely lead to counter-measures by its trading partners on US$294 billion of USA exports. Trump reiterated in the interview that he is not backing down in his tariffs dispute with China. President Donald Trump cited national security concerns for the previous tariffs. Read More »

Canada retaliates tariffs on United States metals, orange juice


The tariffs are an equal response to 25 per cent steel tariffs and 10 per cent aluminum tariffs that the US government instituted on June 1. Trump has defended the policies, arguing last month the tariffs are necessary because the being "ripped off by other countries". Read More »

BREXIT ALLIANCE: Tesco and Carrefour team up for French-English shopping partnership


The collaboration comes amid a period of consolidation in the grocery sector, as supermarkets partner-up to fight rising costs and intense competition from the likes of German discounters Aldi and Lidl. But he noted that because the focus odf the alliance was own-brand products, it was "more of a direct response to Aldi and Lidl, whose offers are heavily weighted towards own-brand". Read More »

Tesla finally hits weekly production target for Model 3 cars


Tesla is finally "a real auto company", chief executive Elon Musk has said, after hitting a target to build 5,000 Model 3 electric cars in a week. The company's shares could hit $400, Damodaran said, but Musk would need to increase revenues from $12.5bn to $120bn in the next decade, invest more efficiently than the rest of the sector and meet debt commitments. Read More »