Facebook acknowledges flaw in Messenger Kids app
NEW YORK, August 29 — Facebook Inc acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two US senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the US Federal ...
Major shootings in the US
Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and hei...
Oil price up on US economic data, Gulf crude tanker dispute
NEW YORK: Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.
Oil prices strengthen more than 1% on Iran risk
NEW YORK: Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week.
Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh
NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street's major indexes.
Facebook US$5bil US privacy settlement approved by FTC
US officials approved a record US$5bil (RM20.53bil) privacy settlement with Facebook Inc to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers and privacy advocates who said it didn’t go far enough.
Oil price edges higher ahead of G20, OPEC meeting
NEW YORK: Oil prices edged higher on Thursday on expectations that OPEC will extend an output cut agreement, while investors awaited a meeting between the United States and China that could produce a breakthrough on trade talks.
India beats US in WTO renewables case
GENEVA, June 27 — World Trade Organisation judges sided with India today in a dispute against the United States over subsidies provided to American renewable energy companies.
Dollar slips on US rate cut bets, bitcoin on fire
NEW YORK, June 25 — The dollar softened against a basket of currencies yesterday on bets the US Federal Reserve may lower interest rates more than once this year, while tensions between Iran and the...
Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, Dow up a 6th day
NEW YORK: U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and a couple of multibillion-dollar deals boosted the market.
YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos
SAN BRUNO, June 6 — YouTube announced yesterday it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or t...
US and global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war
NEW YORK: US and world shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down.
Oil touches multi-week highs as Opec signals it may extend cuts
NEW YORK: Oil prices on Monday rose to multi-week highs before easing later in the session as Opec indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that have helped boost prices this year, while escalating Middle East tensions provided further support.
Oil price steady, ends week lower as trade tensions weigh
HOUSTON: Oil prices were mostly steady on Friday, ending the week slightly lower as trade tensions stoked by a U.S. move to hike tariffs on Chinese goods overshadowed tightened global supplies and expectations of rising U.S. refining demand
Mansions are piling up in Greenwich
New York: Homebuyers in the hedge fund haven of Greenwich are favouring smaller properties over the sprawling mansions the Connecticut town is known for.
Wall Street edges lower in choppy session
NEW YORK, Feb 27 — Wall Street's three major indexes fell slightly after a choppy session yesterday as investors eyed mixed US economic data and corporate news and waited for clarity on issues such ...
Amazon’s NYC retreat heralds new era of corporate welfare fights
Just as New Yorkers were absorbing Amazon.com Inc’s decision to abandon a new office hub after tangling over US$3bil (RM12.24bil) in tax breaks, General Electric Co was beating a retreat in Boston, cancelling plans to build an office tower and promising to return US$87mil (RM355.17mil) in government incentives.
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