• Woman ride-share passenger raped and killed in China
Woman ride-share passenger raped and killed in China

Didi said on Sunday that the suspect had no prior criminal record, had provided authentic documentation and passed a facial recognition test before starting work. The company has also prepared for an initial public offering as soon as this year, according to people familiar with its plans. As a carpooling service, Hitch isn't covered by national ...

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  • Wall Street surges on US-Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA
Wall Street surges on US-Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA

Or is all of this simply more of Trump's tough negotiating tactics aimed at wringing concessions from Canada? It could also end up being little more than a public relations stunt by an administration desperate to secure a win after more than a year of failures on trade , according to analysts.

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  • US, Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada
US, Mexico reach NAFTA deal as pressure turns to Canada

The US presidents said he meant to terminate NAFTA while he pursues trade deals with Mexico and starts negotiations with Canada . Trump responded by saying that he would call Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau soon, and that the US would be open to including its northern neighbor in the new deal if it "wants to negotiate fairly".

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  • Toyota to invest $500m in Uber at $72b valuation
Toyota to invest $500m in Uber at $72b valuation

Gill Pratt, Toyota Research Institute CEO and TMC Fellow. Toyota's USA listed shares rose 3.2 percent in volume spike in afternoon trading. Toyota and Uber are said to be partnering to develop self-driving auto technology, an area where Uber has struggled .

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  • Saudi Arabia 'committed' to Aramco IPO
Saudi Arabia 'committed' to Aramco IPO

Salman's plans to attract foreign investment were grounded in a strong PIF, which was itself to be heavily funded by Aramco's public offering, expected to raise at least United States dollars 100 billion by itself even though it was to have been for only 5 percent of the company.

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  • Trump intends to terminate NAFTA; U.S., Mexico reach preliminary trade deal
Trump intends to terminate NAFTA; U.S., Mexico reach preliminary trade deal

President Donald Trump had pulled the USA out of the NAFTA pact claiming it was unfair to Americans. Trump will terminate the existing NAFTA deal to go into this new deal that should be in place by November. The deal also would require 40 percent to 45 percent of auto content to be made by workers earning at least $16 per hour, the second of...

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  • Buffett eyes investment in India-based tech company
Buffett eyes investment in India-based tech company

Being the first, this investment is a testament to the potential Buffet sees in India given that he has never invested in any technology company in the past. If things go to plan, Buffett's backing will give major fillip to Paytm, allowing it to consolidate its market position against the challengers like Flipkart-owned Phonepe and Google's Tez.

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  • SEC Denies Nine More Bitcoin ETF Applications Blog Blockchain Legal Resource
SEC Denies Nine More Bitcoin ETF Applications Blog Blockchain Legal Resource

In accordance with Rule 43 1 (e), the August 22 order is stayed until the Commission orders otherwise. He also added that " The Office of the Secretary will notify any pertinent action taken by the Commission ". A few weeks ago, the SEC rejected another Bitcoin ETF proposed by crypto entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss . The VanEyck-CBOE...

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  • Ryanair tightens baggage rules to cut delays
Ryanair tightens baggage rules to cut delays

Non-priority customers (who pay nothing extra) can bring the same amount of luggage, but their travel suitcase must go in the hold free of charge. A further 30 per cent already travel with only one free carry-on bag. The airline claims 60% of all its customers will not be affected because 30% of already buy priority boarding and 30% already trave...

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  • Fed chairman defends rate rise policy after attack by Trump
Fed chairman defends rate rise policy after attack by Trump

He said a gradual approach is the best way for the Fed to navigate between the risks of raising rates too fast and "needlessly shortening the expansion" and moving too slowly and risking an overheated economy. "Treasuries have returned to the lower end of their recent (yield) ranges and I think that speaks to the heavy short positioning, suggesti...

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  • US, Mexico Said Poised to Reach NAFTA Deal as Soon as Monday
US, Mexico Said Poised to Reach NAFTA Deal as Soon as Monday

Freeland was asked whether her European trip meant she didn't expect a breakthrough next week in the NAFTA talks. Donald Trump had hinted that the United States and Mexico were on the verge of finalizing a deal. The U.S. -Mexico talks for weeks focused on crafting new rules for the automotive industry, which Trump has put at the center of his dri...

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  • Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe
Trump Organization finance chief 'gets immunity' in Cohen probe

Federal prosecutors in NY granted immunity to publisher David Pecker in exchange for information in the investigation into hush-money payments by Trump attorney Michael Cohen . Guy Petrillo, an attorney for Cohen, did not respond to a request for comment. In the recording, Cohen can be heard discussing the need for Trump to purchase the rights...

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  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Remain a Public Company After All
Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Remain a Public Company After All

Tesla's board agrees with Musk's decision. Elon Musk gave us all a bit of a shock earlier this month when he announced on Twitter that he was thinking about making the company private, with a share price of US$420. Musk of course has experience with privately held companies in his SpaceX and The Boring Company ventures, however those are comp...

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  • Longtime Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case
Longtime Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

However, Cohen reportedly told lawmakers behind closed doors a year ago that he didn't know of any foreknowledge by Trump of the meeting. The executives are company CEO David Pecker , a longtime Trump friend, and Dylan Howard. Weisselberg, who has worked for Mr. Trump for decades, is the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization . Trump...

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  • Kalashnikov Joins The EV Party With The Retro CV-1
Kalashnikov Joins The EV Party With The Retro CV-1

The Russian firearms manufacturer this week unveiled its powder-blue, retro-style electric auto prototype, called the CV-1, at a weapons exhibition near Moscow. The auto owns a broad front grille having a driving range of 350 kilometer driving range. The IZh 2125 Kombi on which the new auto is based was a compact vehicle produced by the Sovie...

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  • Radical speedster concept hints at future design, powertrains for Infiniti
Radical speedster concept hints at future design, powertrains for Infiniti

There are no fake power options or pretend performance statistics to report, but the Prototype 10 does a good job of communicating the direction in which Infiniti sees itself going nonetheless. Like the Q Inspiration Concept, the new design study proposes how the function of an advanced, electrified powertrain could be communicated in a stunning ...

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  • Oil prices inch up as US crude supply drops
Oil prices inch up as US crude supply drops

Oil prices gained more than 1 percent on Friday, ending a run of weekly declines on signs that Iran sanctions may limit global supply and that a trade war may not curb China's appetite for USA crude. A key index of the dollar versus a basket of other currencies.DXY fell on Friday, boosting the price of oil and other dollar denominated commoditi...

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  • Manhattan DA considers criminal charges against Trump Organization
Manhattan DA considers criminal charges against Trump Organization

The National Enquirer kept a safe containing documents on hush money payments and other damaging stories it killed as part of its cosy relationship with Donald Trump leading up to the 2016 USA presidential election , people familiar with the arrangement say.

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  • Trump Predicts His Impeachment Would Trigger Stock Market Crash
Trump Predicts His Impeachment Would Trigger Stock Market Crash

Were you aware that Mr. Trump might have known and didn't call the FBI?' I don't think you would've gotten the answer that you just read. "I think everybody would be very poor", Trump said. Trump has groused privately that his top attorney in the Mueller probe, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani , was in Scotland for a golf vacation when the...

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  • Trump says market will 'crash' if he were impeached
Trump says market will 'crash' if he were impeached

Trump said during the interview that he would give himself an "A+" if asked to grade his performance in office so far, citing his successful appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and predicting that Brett Kavanaugh, his next high court pick, will be confirmed as well .

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