All posts on July, 2018


US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin watching Chinese yuan weakness for manipulation

The United States is monitoring the recent weakness in China’s yuan currency and will review whether the currency has been manipulated, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Reuters on Friday. 

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Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase forms political action committee

Coinbase has formed a political action committee (PAC) to raise money to spend on U.S. elections, the cryptocurrency exchange said http://docquery.fec.gov/cgi-bin/forms/C00680355/1243300#SUMMARY in a filing made public on Friday.

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Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump’s tariff plans

Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc to Toyota Motor Corp and Alcoa Corp are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration’s trade policies and to head off new tariffs.

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Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump’s tariff plans

Big companies in the United States from Amazon.com Inc to Toyota Motor Corp and Alcoa Corp are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration’s trade policies and to head off new tariffs.

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U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from defense bill

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China’s ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

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U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from defense bill

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China’s ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

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Earnings deluge expected and data should show best growth in four years

Earnings are expected from a third of S&P 500 companies in the week ahead, and there will also be an important report card on the economy, with second-quarter GDP expected to be the strongest in four years.

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Mail Boxes Etc. ha inaugurado ya 8 centros en lo que va de año

Mail Boxes Etc. ha estrenado 8 nuevos centros en un arranque de año muy productivo. La red de centros de servicios logísticos, impresión, y comunicación sigue en su proceso de expansión con nuevas tiendas repartidas por toda la península. En menos de s…

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Sepiia lanza su primera colección de polos inteligentes

Después del éxito de las camisas inteligentes de Sepiia, la marca española pionera en integrar moda y tecnología ha desarrollado una línea de polos para esta primavera verano. Una colección en cuatro colores y usando la misma tecnología, creando…

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Microsoft brings Python coding help beyond Visual Studio

Microsoft plans to extend IntelliSense code analysis for Python to tools beyond Visual Studio, using its Python Language Server. IntelliSense provides autocompletions for variables, functions, and other symbols that appear as developers type code.Av…

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Wall Street slips as trade worries dampen upbeat earnings

U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft.

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U.S. dollar drops, yields rise after Trump comments on Fed policy and tariffs

The U.S. dollar weakened, long term Treasury yields rose and stocks closed mostly lower on Friday after President Donald Trump complained again about the greenback’s strength and about Federal Reserve interest rate rises.

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U.S. stocks largely flat as trade fears offset strong Microsoft earnings

U.S. stocks were largely unchanged on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft Corp .

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GlaxoSmithKline considers splitting up the group: FT

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is considering a break-up of the group after investors pressed the company’s board to spin off its consumer division, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

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Wall Street braces for tariff fallout as S&P 500 companies report

Tariffs are starting to bite big manufacturers and Wall Street could get another bout of caution and uncertainty from major industrial companies when a swath of reports comes in over the next week.

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Wall Street flat as earnings offset tariff threats

U.S. stocks were largely unchanged on Friday as a string of strong earnings led by Microsoft offset escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest salvo of tough China tariff threats.

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GlaxoSmithKline considers break-up of the group: FT

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is considering a break-up of the group after investors pressed the company’s board to spin off its consumer division, the Financial Times reported on Friday.

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Dollar drops on Trump criticism; U.S., Europe stocks tepid

The U.S. dollar weakened on Friday against key world currencies as President Donald Trump complained again about its strength, while U.S. and European stock markets were tepid amid fresh tariff talk and another round of corporate earnings.

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U.S., European allies map out larger role for F-35 fighter

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet is arriving in growing numbers in Europe, and is poised to play a much broader role in missile defense and other warfare plans than conventional fighters, according to U.S. and European officials.

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How Microsoft could become a $1 trillion company

As commercial cloud services become a bigger part of Microsoft’s business, analysts feel confident about the company’s prospects.

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Is Philanthropy Becoming Sexy?

The Internet has a long and storied history of democratizing information and influencing social change. It has flattened hierarchies and made information accessible to many more people — though, ironically, it also has sometimes assaulted democracy in the process. Just think about how philanthropy has been changing at the instigation of Salesforce, one of the Internet’s poster kids.

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U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from must-pass defense bill

U.S. lawmakers who reached an agreement on a must-pass defense bill cut from the legislation a measure that would have made it harder for the president to undo sanctions slapped on China’s ZTE Corp , a top Democrat in the Senate said on Friday.

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U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from must-pass defense bill

U.S. lawmakers who reached an agreement on a must-pass defense bill cut from the legislation a measure that would have made it harder for the president to undo sanctions slapped on China’s ZTE Corp , a top Democrat in the Senate said on Friday.

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Wearable device measures cortisol in sweat

By drawing in a bit of sweat, a patch can reveal how much cortisol a person is producing. Cortisol is known as the stress hormone but is involved in many important physiological functions.

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The case for treating disabled travellers better

TRAVELLING for work can be expensive, uncomfortable and unpleasant, even for those without a mobility issue. But spare a thought for people who do, many of whom get appalling service from train firms and airlines around the world. The latest case to ha…

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Honeywell eyes supplier shift to avoid tariff hit

U.S. industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc said on Friday it had started sourcing some of its components from countries other than China to counter growing costs related to a tariff war between the world’s two largest economies.

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Russia releases videos hyping its new hypersonic weapons just days after Putin and Trump meet

The weapons displayed in the videos are a significant addition to the Kremlin’s arsenal, which already has more nuclear weapons than other countries, according to estimates.

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Trade war risks becoming a dangerous currency war as China weakens yuan the most in 2 years

On the surface, the tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and China appears to be turning into a currency war.

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Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was ready to impose tariffs on all $500 billion of imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets.

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How to decide whether to deploy blockchain

While blockchain may have moved beyond the proof-of-concept phase this year and into limited production systems, that doesn’t mean companies watching from the sidelines should plow ahead with their own deployments.To read this article in full, please c…

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