Apple Hikes App Store Pricing by 33% in India

In India, the price of a $0.99 app will rise from 60 rupees to 80 rupees, which represents a 33 percent increase. How does £9.99 sound? While this seems like a steep rise, analysts are suggesting that the pound still has further to fall in the futu... More..

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United States files trade complaint targeting China's aluminum industry
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

United States files trade complaint targeting China's aluminum industry

The historic case seeks to challenge China's violation of global trade rules, which have caused injury to the USA aluminum industry and resulted in thousands of Americans losing their jobs. "The Aluminum Associ...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Mexico peso hits historic low of 22 per dollar as Trump speaks

Trump's remarks about making Mexico pay for the border wall drew strong reactions, including a response from former Mexican president Vicente Fox, an outspoken critic of the president-elect. "Mexico in some f...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Volkswagen Tiguan: The Bigger, The Better

Based on the same MQB platform as the regular version of VW's new-generation SUV, the Tiguan Allspace grows in length by 215mm and sits on a wheelbase that's 110mm longer than the standard vehicle. Like the a...More..

Martin Shkreli apparently threatens journalist Lauren Duca after Twitter ban
by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Martin Shkreli apparently threatens journalist Lauren Duca after Twitter ban

Previously, Ms Duca had tweeted a screenshot of an invitation from Mr Shkreli to Donald Trump's inauguration. Shkreli took offence, calling her a "cold you know what", and changed his profile picture on Twitt...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Petrol Pumps to Stop Accepting Card Payments From Monday

The threat of petrol pump owners to reject card payments would have been a huge embarrassment for the Narendra Modi government, which has been claiming the increase in cashless transactions as one of the major ...More..

Cheer up guys! Kim Kardashian's back on social media
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Cheer up guys! Kim Kardashian's back on social media

Kim Kardashian posted this photo alongside her mother Kris Jenner to Snapchat. It's the first time Kim has not worked since she started being a celebrity really, and Kim is a workhorse. The foursome could be se...More..

$6 Million in Jewelry Stolen Near Times Square New Year's Eve
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

$6 Million in Jewelry Stolen Near Times Square New Year's Eve

Police sources told NBC New York the burglars hid out inside the building for hours leading up to midnight, entering through a freight entrance. During this time, thousands of police were patrolling Times S...More..

Rising interest rates already slowing home sales
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Rising interest rates already slowing home sales

Pending home sales, which indicate the number of USA homes now under contract, fell 2.5% to 107.3 in November from 110.0 in October, missing analyst expectations of a slight rise, according to the National A...More..

How to recycle your tree in 2016 throughout the Heartland
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

How to recycle your tree in 2016 throughout the Heartland

Yard waste customers can put their tree on their curb between January 3 and February 2 to be collected as part of their regular service. For more than a month, the Owasso Christmas Tree and Berry Farm was b...More..

Cowboys' Jason Garrett puts fantasy owner minds at ease with starter decision
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Cowboys' Jason Garrett puts fantasy owner minds at ease with starter decision

Running back Ezekiel Elliott , Prescott, and wide receiver Dez Bryant can be safely left in fantasy lineups tonight. How much pressure does Caldwell feel given the magnitude of this week and how the team ...More..

October Home Prices Set Another New All-Time High: S&P/Case-Shiller
by | Wednesday, December 28, 2016

October Home Prices Set Another New All-Time High: S&P/Case-Shiller

Home prices across Greater Seattle are now up almost 60 percent since bottoming out four years ago, and are well past the old, pre-recession high. After seasonal adjustment, home prices nationally are estimat...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Modi's Mann Ki Baat: Focus on digital payments, e-banking schemes

He said that "hoarders of black money were trying new means to thwart the government's efforts" and using a Hindi idiom, the PM said, "It was important to be present in every leaf if hoarders were in every bran...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Airbus Signs Aircraft Deal with Iran; Political Uncertainty Remains

The jets will bolster Iran's ageing passenger fleet with the addition of 46 A320 planes for medium-haul routes, 38 long-haul A330s and 16 A350s, the European aircraft-maker said in a statement . "Everyone has ...More..

San Diego Chargers at Cleveland Browns
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

San Diego Chargers at Cleveland Browns

Hue Jackson had never won as Browns coach, opening his tenure 0-14. Robert Griffin III started for the game for the Browns, but was forced to leave with yet another concussion. Lambo's previous game-tying tr...More..

USA economy grew 3.2 percent in third quarter, best in two years
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

USA economy grew 3.2 percent in third quarter, best in two years

The figure was up from an initial estimate of 2.9 percent and the best performance since the economy expanded at a 5 percent annual rate in the third quarter of 2014. Partly as a result, exports rose 10% while ...More..

Boeing CEO Says Air Force One Costs Will Be Under $4 Billion
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Boeing CEO Says Air Force One Costs Will Be Under $4 Billion

Once servicing, maintenance and other costs for the F-35 are factored in over the aircraft's lifespan through 2070, overall program costs have been projected to rise to as much as $1.5 trillion. The next-genera...More..

Is Walmart open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?
by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

Is Walmart open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day?

The extended hours at many retailers on Christmas Eve is opening early, but closing at regular time or a little early so employees can spend the evening with family. Sunday, Dec. 25 is Christmas Day 2016 , b...More..

VW teases new I.D. Concept electric auto ahead of Detroit
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

VW teases new I.D. Concept electric auto ahead of Detroit

The first I.D. Concept is a small auto that VW says can travel about 370 miles on a single charge. "The I.D. concept vehicle in Detroit forges links between the legendary origins of the Volkswagen brand and i...More..

JP Energy Partners LP (NYSE:JPEP) Under Analyst Spotlight
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

JP Energy Partners LP (NYSE:JPEP) Under Analyst Spotlight

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-0.49/Share Lagging the analyst estimate of $0.29/Share by the difference of $-0.78. The number of times the company has met an...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

World's first solar road opens in France

As Guardian notes, Normandy is a rather perplexing choice for the solar road test program, as the region doesn't enjoy very many sunny days. French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal is looking to add solar pa...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

U.S. Stocks Slide as Dow Hovers Near 20000, Health Shares Drop

Eastern time. It peaked at 19,987 earlier. The Nasdaq composite fell 12 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,471. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS inched up 0.3 percent on We...More..

DR Congo: Tshisekedi calls for peaceful resistance against Kabila
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

DR Congo: Tshisekedi calls for peaceful resistance against Kabila

Kabila's second term officially expires on Tuesday. "I call upon the people of Congo to stop recognizing the authority of Joseph Kabila, and upon the worldwide community to stop communicating with Joseph Kabi...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Volkswagen Agrees to Repurchase or Fix More Diesel-Powered Vehicles

VW had admitted in September 2015 to installing secret software in 475,000 USA 2.0-liter diesel-engined cars to cheat exhaust emissions tests, making them appear far cleaner in testing than they really were dur...More..

by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Says Pipelines Reopened in the Country's West

Even though verbal promises are so far the only assurance Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members - who are notoriously unreliable in keeping promises - will honour the deal to reduce oil...More..

Rite Aid, Walgreens to sell stores to Fred's Inc
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Rite Aid, Walgreens to sell stores to Fred's Inc

Walgreens said in October 2015 it would buy smaller peer Rite Aid for $9.4 billion to widen its US footprint. "We are pleased to have found an experienced pharmacy operator for these stores", Stefano Pessin...More..

Obama To Ban Offshore Drilling In Arctic Ocean
by | Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Obama To Ban Offshore Drilling In Arctic Ocean

The ban relies on the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act of 1953 , which gives the president authority "from time to time" to withdraw federal waters from oil and gas development that are not already leased. Al...More..

NY to relocate Harlem deer upstate
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

NY to relocate Harlem deer upstate

Thursday night, Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered to have the deer moved outside the city. HARLEM , Manhattan -The one-antlered deer in Harlem will be euthanized, city officials said Friday. According to the New Y...More..

US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

US consumer prices up 0.2 percent in November

In a separate report on Thursday, the Labor Department said private-sector US workers saw a 0.3% decline in their inflation-adjusted weekly earnings in November compared with the prior month. These readings oft...More..

Tata Motors' Union extends support to Ratan Tata
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Tata Motors' Union extends support to Ratan Tata

Mistry's statement on Wednesday said, "The outcome at TCS has only made my resolve to save the heritage of the Tata Group stronger, and I will continue to work on the crying need for governance reform". Mistry ...More..

Rs.3.25 cr seized from Karol Bagh hotel
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

Rs.3.25 cr seized from Karol Bagh hotel

Yadav. "They had hired packaging specialists who pack these notes in such a manner that they are even undetectable by airport scanning machines". A search warrant was procured by the Income Tax department a...More..

IT Department seizes Rs 1000 crores unaccounted income post demonitisation
by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

IT Department seizes Rs 1000 crores unaccounted income post demonitisation

Yet another raid was carried out in Chandigarh, where over Rs 2 crores, mostly in new notes, have been seized. "The room was broken and the cash tumbled out", said the IT officials. In two other separate cases,...More..

by | Thursday, December 15, 2016

India's WPI inflation eases to 3.15% in November 2016

In contrast, prices declined for onion (-51.5%) and vegetables (-24%). "WPI inflation has come in at 3.15 per cent due to subdued food prices", Care Ratings said in a report. In contrast, the inflation rate for...More..

Putting Energy in the Energy Department
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Putting Energy in the Energy Department

A Renewable Fuels Association spokeswoman declined to comment on the Perry selection because it has not been made official. To win the confidence of the American people and the Senate, Governor Perry will nee...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Just how close was the X Factor final? Voting stats reveal all

The single has now been named as the favourite for the coveted Christmas number one single - ahead of songs performed by other singers such as Zayn Malik and Taylor Swift. Instead they think the weekend's perfo...More..