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Toyota recalls more than 70 thousand cars Toyota recalls more than 70 thousand cars
- December 14, 2018

Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion and inflate the bags. This is a second recall on the vehicles due to defective Takata air bags. Toyota advanced the recall by a year, however, which should give owners a little more peace of mind regarding their airbags. The recalls forced Takata of Japan to seek bankruptcy protection. (more...)
Trade Me board backs $2.4 billion takeover bid from private equity Trade Me board backs $2.4 billion takeover bid from private equity
- December 14, 2018

Trade Me said on Wednesday it had entered an agreement with London-based Apax Partners, after the firm lifted its offer to NZ$6.45 per share, from NZ$6.40 in November, to match a competing bid by California-based Hellman & Friedman. Mr McIntyre said there was still some scope for Hellman & Friedman to come back with a higher offer, but it would "need to be substantial", given that Trade Me faced paying a "break-fee" with Apax, if it went with another offer. (more...)
BMW and Porsche demonstrate 450kW ultra-fast charger BMW and Porsche demonstrate 450kW ultra-fast charger
- December 14, 2018

It's not too hard to give an electric vehicle a range compatible with a traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) auto. The Porsche-BMW prototype system is capable of charging at 450 kilowatts, but there are now no EVs on the road that can handle that much current. (more...)
Former Canadian diplomat held in China a 'pawn' Former Canadian diplomat held in China a 'pawn'
- December 14, 2018

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies. Meng got released on bail late yesterday, so she will be watching this from one of her residences in Canada. (more...)
Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds
- December 13, 2018

From the looks of things, Apple is working to keep its word of creating more jobs in the U.S.by expanding its domestic operations. The 133-acre campus in Austin will employ workers across various functions including engineering, R&D, operations and finance. (more...)
Plane forced to turn around after human heart was discovered onboard Plane forced to turn around after human heart was discovered onboard
- December 13, 2018

A USA passenger plane has turned around mid-flight after finding a human heart onboard that was meant to be delivered to a hospital. Southwest said the "life-critical cargo shipment" was for a hospital and had been sent by a company specializing in shipments. (more...)
Oil Slips Again Amid Doubts That OPEC+ Curbs Will Avert Surplus Oil Slips Again Amid Doubts That OPEC+ Curbs Will Avert Surplus
- December 13, 2018

US crude was up 63 cents at $52.28 a barrel, off the session high of $52.88. Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose $1.07 to $61.27 by 0947 GMT. Saudi Arabia - the de facto head of OPEC - churned out 410,000 barrels a day to a historic high of 11.06 million barrels a day. (more...)
Dell Technologies to go public for first time in 5 years Dell Technologies to go public for first time in 5 years
- December 13, 2018

DSG segment includes systems management, security software solutions and information management software offerings. On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 59.96 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 2.31, Consequently Dell Technologies Inc . (more...)
Mississauga, Markham councils vote ‘no’ to cannabis retail stores Mississauga, Markham councils vote ‘no’ to cannabis retail stores
- December 13, 2018

It says Toronto stands to get $3 million as part of a first provincial payment to all municipalities, and then millions more through a per-household formula for cities and town that agree to host shops. Under the Ford government, the OCS will be the wholesaler providing product to private retailers. Tory, for example, is unhappy that, under current guidelines, a municipality would be just another party to a shop licence application, with no right to appeal the provincial regulator's decision. (more...)
Apple is working on its own modem for use in future iPhones Apple is working on its own modem for use in future iPhones
- December 13, 2018

According to Qualcomm, the patents allow people to edit and resize photos on a phone and to manage apps by using a touchscreen. "All iPhone models remain available for our customers in China", Apple added. The court action also comes amid a backdrop of increased trade tensions between Washington and Beijing and the arrest in Canada of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei at the request of United States authorities. (more...)
US Believes China Behind Marriott Hotel Breach US Believes China Behind Marriott Hotel Breach
- December 13, 2018

This finger pointing at China comes at a time when the USA has said it's facing increasing amours of attacks from the pseudo-socialist nation. While China has always denied such attacks, the U.S. energy, financial, healthcare and transport sectors. Chinese espionage efforts have become "the most severe counterintelligence threat facing our country today", Bill Priestap, the assistant director of the FBI's counterintelligence division, told the committee. (more...)
The main criticism against Britain's high employment rate is losing steam The main criticism against Britain's high employment rate is losing steam
- December 13, 2018

The figure is now the same including and excluding bonuses. It was the highest figure since 2008, and is more than the latest inflation rate of 2.4%. "However, employers now appear to be offering only modest pay increases for their existing staff". "In some cases this has been significantly influenced by fewer workers coming from the European Union", he said. (more...)
Congress drafts compromise Farm Bill, eliminates SNAP work requirements Congress drafts compromise Farm Bill, eliminates SNAP work requirements
- December 13, 2018

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Pound jumps after British minister raises prospect of Article 50 delay Pound jumps after British minister raises prospect of Article 50 delay
- December 13, 2018

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What’s next for India’s central bank after Urjit Patel era ends What’s next for India’s central bank after Urjit Patel era ends
- December 13, 2018

Das has worked with various government bodies and was part of the economic affairs ministry when Modi announced his controversial cash ban that scrapped 86 percent of notes overnight. The first time a central bank chief officially resigned was when Sir Osborne Smith, the first RBI governor (then Imperial Bank of India), gave his resignation prior to the completion of his term of office of three and a half years. (more...)
Recall issued for some Kotex tampons after complaints they come apart Recall issued for some Kotex tampons after complaints they come apart
- December 13, 2018

Anyone with the affected product at home should check to see if the lot code listed on the box correlates with those listed on Kotex's website . In a release , Kimberly-Clark says that the regular absorbency tampons , sold throughout the USA and Canada, are being recalled for a "quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product". (more...)
Lawmakers reach farm bill compromise, clearing way for vote
- December 12, 2018

Minnesota's lawmakers celebrated the 2018 Farm Bill's progress through Congress, noting pieces that could provide needed relief for farmers. If no deal was reached, the farm bill writing process would start anew under Democratic control of the House when the new Congress is seated in January. (more...)
Brexit deal in turmoil as vote delayed Brexit deal in turmoil as vote delayed
- December 12, 2018

Graham Brady, who heads a committee overseeing Conservative leadership contests, said he had received letters from at least 48 lawmakers asking for a vote. The instability and uncertainty of alternative options has been the threat that has kept May in power since her disastrous snap election. "For as long as we fail to agree a deal, the risk of an accidental no deal increases", May told MPs. (more...)
Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party casts ballots in no-confidence vote Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party casts ballots in no-confidence vote
- December 12, 2018

And a leadership election would not change the fundamentals of the negotiation or the Parliamentary arithmetic. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who held talks with the British PM in Brussels on Tuesday, said the EU would not "renegotiate" the deal but there was room for "further clarifications". (more...)
Inflation ticks up slightly in November Inflation ticks up slightly in November
- December 12, 2018

Moreover, two months ago, Brent crude was trading at around $85 per barrel. The consumer non-durables have recorded growth a 7.9 per cent growth. The November data came after Shaktikanta Das was appointed RBI governor following the unexpected resignation on Monday of Urjit Patel. (more...)
France counts costs of protests, new measures France counts costs of protests, new measures
- December 12, 2018

However, Brian Dfor, described the speech as "hot air" and called on other protesters "to not give up". The social measures announced Monday will cost "between eight and 10 billion (euros), we are in the process of clarifying it, to see also how we will finance it", said Olivier Dussopt, secretary of state to the ministry of public accounts. (more...)
Aurora Cannabis acquires Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales after signing partnership Aurora Cannabis acquires Mexico's Farmacias Magistrales after signing partnership
- December 12, 2018

Wilder considered RSI values over 70 overbought and values below 30 oversold, but these values can be adjusted to suit particular needs and markets. Aurora's interest in the Mexican venture comes after the LP confirmed an exclusive partnership to import Aurora's medical cannabis product. (more...)
Ford trucks most frequently stolen vehicles in Canada Ford trucks most frequently stolen vehicles in Canada
- December 12, 2018

The Insurance Bureau of Canada says in its annual list of the most frequently stolen vehicles that the Ford F-Series trucks are again topping the list. "They're of real value", John Tod, national director of the Insurance Bureau of Canada's Investigative Services, said in an interview with CBC News. (more...)
Japan's top 3 telcos to shun Huawei, ZTE network equipment Japan's top 3 telcos to shun Huawei, ZTE network equipment
- December 12, 2018

Softbank, NTT Docomo and KDDI have all said they will not use Chinese equipment in their 5G networks , while Rakuten (which will become the fourth operator upon launch next year) has also joined the snub. Huawei has repeatedly insisted Beijing has no influence over it. The news came up amid Washington's tight supervision over the Chinese company, following concerns that Beijing is using Huawei as a spying tool. (more...)
China, US Discuss Next Stage of Trade Talks China, US Discuss Next Stage of Trade Talks
- December 12, 2018

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer spoke by phone Tuesday morning Beijing time, exchanging views on the road map for negotiations. Even amid signs of a detente between Beijing and Washington, Citi's baseline scenario is still that the 15 per cent additional tariff will be levied on Chinese exports after March 1, as 90 days may be insufficient to resolve "large differences" between the two countries on issues of IP protection, forced technology ... (more...)

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