Sat, 27 Nov 2021

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

As U.S. markets shut for Thanksgiving, global bourses inch higher

LONDON, UK - With U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving, global bourses spent the day virtually twiddling thumbs.The FTSE 100 in ...

Uber Eats selling marijuana online; customers must pick up in-person

TORONTO, Ontario: Online food ordering firm Uber Eats has announced its alliance with Tokyo Smoke to enable the purchase of ...

GoDaddy says security breach exposed WordPress users' data

TEMPE, Arizona: The email addresses of up to 1.2 million WordPress customers were stolen on November 17, web hosting company ...

Stocks in Asia steady despite South Korean, New Zealand rate spikes

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks weathered the heightening yield regime which appears to be gaining momentum.On Thursday South Korea's ...

First print of US Constitution sells for $43 million

New York City, New York: Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin bought a rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution ...

Severe cold could again trigger Texas electricity outages: officials

AUSTIN, Texas: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has warned that Texas could again suffer power failures, in the ...

U.S. stocks sidelined as greenback makes big gains

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks steadied on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the holidays.There were little moves in either ...

CVS announces closure of 900 pharmacies, Dollar General to benefit

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island: Due to traditional pharmacies being on the decline, CVS, America's largest drug store chain, plans to close ...

Ford maintains stake in Rivian, end joint work on electric vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Electric truck manufacturer Rivian and Detroit auto giant Ford will no longer collaborate to develop an electric vehicle, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 dives 471 points, rest of Asia mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday as higher interest rates continue to unsettle global markets."There's ...

India charges Amazon execs after marijuana smuggled by vendors

HYDERABAD, India: Indian police have announced that senior executives from Amazon.com's Indian headquarters were charged with alleged marijuana smuggling using ...

Brazil to join with SpaceX to deliver wifi to rural areas

BRASLIA, Brazil: Communications Minister Fabio Faria has tweeted that Brazil aims to partner with SpaceX to monitor and protect the ...

Dow Jones rallies 195 points, Nasdaq slips, U.S. dollar mixed

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were sold off on Tuesday, while the industrial sector rallied. Tech stocks are ...

Holiday season could see fewer tech products due to chip shortages

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Christmas shopping for popular tech gadgets could prove difficult this year, as the chip shortage ...

Stock markets in Asia end mostly higher despite Wall Street gyrations

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday, despite the sudden and aggressive fall in U.S. ...

Fully automated Apple electric car could be available in 2025

CUPERTINO, California: Apple is hoping to begin selling its electric car in 2025, which will be a fully self-driving vehicle, ...

Ford weighs leaving supply chain and buying chips from manufacturers

DETROIT, Michigan: In a bid to address the worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips, Ford Motor Company is looking to purchase ...

Wall Street rallies, then dives, U.S. dollar sharply higher

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the United States rallied for most of the day and then did a ...

More cautious automakers ranked as more reliable

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Toyota's luxury brand Lexus has been named the most reliable auto among 28 brands evaluated ...

Gas prices in UK jump 17% due to delay in startup of Russian pipeline

LONDON, England: Gas prices, already high, soared a further 17 percent in the UK after approval was suspended to begin ...

Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks were little moved on Monday, in a listless start to the week.The Australian All ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on State Bank of India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 27 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by an order dated November 16 has imposed ...

US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

NEW YORK - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a ...

Not Nu: WHO officially names new Covid variant of concern Omicron

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the new Covid-19 variant first detected in southern Africa ?Omicron?, the UN health ...

US officials discuss travel restrictions amid new COVID-19 variant concerns: Reports

Washington [US], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Biden administration has been discussing the possibility of imposing travel restrictions on passengers from ...

EU to Suspend Travel From Southern Africa Over New COVID Variant

BRUSSELS - European Union states have agreed to suspend travel from southern Africa after the detection of a new COVID-19 ...

WHO classifies B.1.1.529 as Omicron, a Covid variant of concern

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the new Covid-19 variant first detected in southern Africa ?Omicron?, the UN health ...

WHO warns against travel bans over Omicron variant

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that countries restricting travel to and from southern Africa to prevent the spread ...

EU to halt air travel from southern African countries

© Provided by Xinhua The new COVID-19 variant known as B.1.1.529 has a large number of mutations, and it will ...

Swiss Airlines continues South Africa flights as EU mulls air travel ban

Zurich [Switzerland], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Switzerland's national airline told Sputnik on Friday that it continues flying to and from South ...

Growing list of countries with curbs over 'super mutant' strain

A 'super mutant' Covid variant has sparked a ban around the world on non-essential travel to South Africa and neighboring ...

Biden ignores vegan Thanksgiving push

Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys last week, but other less fortunate fowl ended up on his family's Thanksgiving plates, celebrities? ...

Closer Asia-Europe cooperation needed to tackle global challenges

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- In the face of mounting global challenges, Asia and Europe need ...

Worst ever Covid variant: What we know so far

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

Bitcoin plunges as Covid rears its ugly head

Bitcoin dropped 6.7% Friday on reports of the aggressive new coronavirus variant from southern Africa, the spread of which threatens ...

Mutant virus attacks global oil

The price of crude recorded its steepest daily decline since July on Friday as reports of the new heavily-mutated coronavirus ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

U.S. government under fire for poisoning of prairie dogs plan

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- Wildlife advocates are taking the U.S. Forest Service to court over a plan to eliminate prairie dogs ...

No. 10 Alabama finishes strong to beat Drake

Noah Gurley's basket put No. 10 Alabama ahead to stay and Crimson Tide used a late run to avoid being ...

Keyshawn Bryant to make season debut for South Carolina vs. Rider

South Carolina will get a key piece of its men's basketball team back Sunday when it hosts Rider in a ...

NC State meets Louisiana Tech, hopes to have found some answers

North Carolina State needed to find out who would fill the voids in the lineup in terms of production. It's ...

Miami chases strong finish at skidding Duke

The Miami Hurricanes are winding down a disappointing season with a 6-5 overall record and a 4-3 mark in the ...

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