• Amazon is offering free shipping with no minimum purchase
Amazon is offering free shipping with no minimum purchase

If you are a Prime subscriber, Amazon says Prime Same-Day Delivery now offers more than 3 million items, which is the largest same-day selection from the company ever. customers. Amazon's shipping costs have grown rapidly in recent quarters. The Amazon help page explains that delivery will take five-to-eight working days and then only after...

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  • Both parties in frenzied final push before USA elections
Both parties in frenzied final push before USA elections

The poll finds that registered voters prefer Democratic candidates for the House over Republican candidates by 50 percent to 43 percent. But voters' issue priorities are sharply divided by party. Trump campaigned with Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who is in a tight and controversial race with Democrat Stacey Abrams for the governor's o...

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  • Lowe’s closing underperforming stores, including 1 in MA
Lowe’s closing underperforming stores, including 1 in MA

The stores off Corunna Road in Flint Township and Court Street in Burton are among twenty underperforming locations across the US being shut down. North Carolina-based Lowe's said the majority of stores impacted are located within 10 miles of another Lowe's, and that most employees "will be extended opportunities to transition to a similar role...

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  • U.S. officially reimposes all sanctions lifted under 2015 Iran nuclear deal
U.S. officially reimposes all sanctions lifted under 2015 Iran nuclear deal

China denounced new USA sanctions targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors as "long-arm jurisdiction" on Monday and vowed to continue its bilateral trade with the Islamic republic. There are a lot of experts, Chris, that said President Trump's policy wouldn't have any impact because it was just the United States , and other countries weren't p...

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  • Tornado causes wall collapse at Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, two dead
Tornado causes wall collapse at Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore, two dead

He was taken to the hospital, where he was then declared dead. A 50-by-50-foot wall collapsed at the facility, which is located in southeast Baltimore, at around 10:30 p.m. "The safety of our employees and contractors is our top priority, and at this time the building remains closed". We are incredibly thankful for the quick response from emergen...

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  • Here's why Apple doesn't really care about the Mac or iPad
Here's why Apple doesn't really care about the Mac or iPad

But one problem Apple investors will face is not knowing what the margin mix is within the services business. Sales in Greater China came in at $11.4 billion in the quarter, up 16 percent from a year earlier. Investors balked at the reporting change, and at revenue projections that fell short of Wall Street estimates. "It doesn't matter a lot...

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  • China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US
China wants to ‘very badly’ strike a trade deal with US

And he has previously made concessions to USA adversaries that have drawn backlash from both Democrats and Republicans. President Trump's comments came a day after a phone call with President Xi that he described as "very good". Trump imposed new tariffs on roughly half of Chinese imports this summer, while Beijing fired back with tariffs o...

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  • Open to new deal with Iran
Open to new deal with Iran

These economic sanctions are just a part of the USA government's total effort to change the behaviour of the Iranian regime, he said. Former US-Iran deal negotiator and sanctions official Richard Nephew expressed similar concerns. Earlier, Bloomberg reported that South Korea, India, and Japan are among the exempted countries. "The possibility...

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  • USA campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections
USA campaigns in high gear three days before congressional elections

Elizabeth Warren of MA for criticism. According to two sources close to the House Intelligence Committee, who requested anonymity to speak freely about post-election plans, Democrats plan to focus a significant amount of energy on reopening the panel's now-shuttered investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election , and whether membe...

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  • US regulators subpoenaed Tesla production data, company says
US regulators subpoenaed Tesla production data, company says

The remarkable footage from Madison, Wisconsin, has gone viral, helped by Tesla chief executive Elon Musk himself commenting on it. This feature will be rolled out in the next six weeks and supported by all the cars manufactured by the company in the last two years, including the lower-priced Tesla Model 3.

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  • Facebook's Zuckerberg makes case for shift to video, instagram
Facebook's Zuckerberg makes case for shift to video, instagram

Meanwhile the latest quarterly numbers show profits up 9% to around $5 billion on revenues up 33% to $13.73 billion. It also reported 2.27 billion monthly active users, while analysts expected 2.29 billion. Big winners on Wall Street in recent years, internet giants including Facebook, Amazon.com Inc and Google parent Alphabet Inc have suffered a...

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  • Wages and Salaries Beat Expectations, Hit 10-Year High
Wages and Salaries Beat Expectations, Hit 10-Year High

The employment cost index , which tracks the hiring cost for US employers quarterly, rose 0.8 percent during the third quarter, beating the estimated 0.7 percent that economists surveyed by Refinitiv ahead of Wednesday's release predicted.

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  • Trump expects 'very good' trade deal with China
Trump expects 'very good' trade deal with China

The direct talks were the first between the two leaders to have been reported since May. China's Premier Li Keqiang, right, speaks next to Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander during a meeting with a group of U.S. "We talked about many subjects, with a heavy emphasis on Trade", he wrote. "They are maybe too complex to be solved in just one meeting...

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP leader says UK and EU close to a deal
Northern Ireland's DUP leader says UK and EU close to a deal

The latest proposal on the table involves a "two-speed backstop" whereby the whole United Kingdom will sign-up to a customs arrangement with the EU. Warrenpoint is one of the five main sites of seabound exports and imports between Northern Ireland and Britain which, at low tide, is just a few hundred metres from the republic.

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  • Spotify family account users can get a free Google Home Mini
Spotify family account users can get a free Google Home Mini

This plays in well with Google's plan to get the Google Assistant in every single home in the world, starting with these United States of America. As it is with all things Google, you might notice a little bit of oddity when it comes to services.

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  • GM offers buyouts to 18,000 workers after posting strong profit
GM offers buyouts to 18,000 workers after posting strong profit

Morrissey wouldn't say if GM will begin to lay employees off if too few workers take voluntary buyouts. The company is close to delivering on a promise to reduce structural costs by $6.5 billion annually by the end of this year. GM has a global salaried workforce of 77,000 people, according to its 2017 annual filing. Ford, however, has an older pro...

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  • Google Employees In Boulder Join Worldwide Protests
Google Employees In Boulder Join Worldwide Protests

In some places, they used megaphones to express support for victims of sexual harassment . From Asia to Europe and throughout the US, workers brought attention to what they call a "destructive culture" that condones sexual misconduct, discrimination and racism.

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  • United Kingdom cautious as manufacturing sentiment declines
United Kingdom cautious as manufacturing sentiment declines

Moreover, October's reading reached a five-month high. The rate of output growth was the second-highest registered in the year-to-date, with accelerations evident in the consumer, intermediate and investment goods sectors. The Bank of England has raised interest rates twice, taking bank rate to 0.75%, since November 2017 citing above-target inf...

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  • Far-right president-elect to switch Brazil's embassy to Jerusalem
Far-right president-elect to switch Brazil's embassy to Jerusalem

The Brazilian president-elect is a staunch Netanyahu supporter. The move will make Brazil the most prominent country after the United States to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after Donald Trump moved the US embassy earlier this year .

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  • Subaru issues two recalls to fix engine and info monitor
Subaru issues two recalls to fix engine and info monitor

A spokesman for Subaru of America declined to say how many were being recalled in the U.S. Subaru sold almost 270,000 of the four affected models in the U.S. Around 80,000 of the vehicles are Toyota, and the rest are Subaru. Toyota said it would contact affected US owners by mail starting in December. The company is recalling cars made between Janu...

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