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Instagram launches a Lite app for low-end Android devices

Which makes the silent arrival of its Instagram Lite app on Google Play Store a bit puzzling. The app joins several other services sporting " Lite " versi...


The Dow plunges as much as 446 points as trade tensions soar

BEIJING-Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in China on Tuesday for talks with China's most senior political and military leaders. US Defence Secretary James...


BMW's production to stay in UK with uncertain connection to Brexit

Britain's main auto lobby group said on Tuesday that a lack of clarity on Brexit had halved new investment in the industry and urged Prime Minister There...


In the Bay Area, Households Making $117,00 Are Now Considered Low Income

The same goes for a one-person household raking in $82,200 a year. San Francisco , a city of 870,000 was once so diverse it was known as Baghdad by the Bay, ...


The Indian rupee has hit an all-time-low

Last week rating agency Standard & Poor's cut the country's credit rating outlook to "negative". "India imports around 80 per cent of its crude oil requirements...


Wall Street pummeled by escalating trade row

USA stocks are on track for their worst losses since early April as fresh trade worries hit stock markets around the world. "This is clearly a reaction to wor...


Trump softens threat of new curbs on Chinese investment in United States firms

Instead of detailing tough new emergency measures, including a reported 25% limit on Chinese ownership in firms buying key technology , Trump will instead back...


President Trump continues criticism of Harley Davidson on Twitter

The Milwaukee-based company said Monday it came to its decision because of retaliatory tariffs it faces in an escalating trade dispute between the USA and the ...


Trump Warns Harley-Davidson: 'We Won't Forget'

Trump's attack is the latest in a series of criticisms of USA companies. But many of Harley's motorcycles sold in India are assembled in the country, so they ...


Trump backs off imposing China investment limits

Trump said proposed legislation that will expand the mandate of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) - an inter-department governmen...


China lifts French beef ban as PM Edouard Philippe ends visit

Treasury officials have argued that a stricter CFIUS would go a long way to protecting USA technology, and any additional restrictions must be narrowly focused....


Crude Prices Soar on Supply, Stockpile News

Libya's economy relies heavily on oil, with production at 1.6m barrels per day under Gaddafi. "We find ourselves in a period of erratic global politics that i...


U.S. debt explodes under Trump -- threatening vital programs like Social Security

The debt is now the highest it has been since after World War II, at 78% of the GDP, according to the report summary. Keith Hall, the CBO's director, says...


Harley-Davidson may face credit downgrade because of European Union tariffs

If they move, watch, it will be the beginning of the end - they surrendered, they quit! "The Aura will be gone and they will be taxed like never before!" Trum...


Iran opposition urges youth to join Tehran Bazaar protests

However, those protests largely struck Iran's provinces as opposed to Tehran itself. Hours later, Information and Communications Technology Minister Mohamma...


ConAgra to acquire Pinnacle Foods in a $10.9B deal

As a result, Conagra's refrigerated and frozen food segment has been the company's fastest-growing division, with sales rising 3.8% in the most-recent fiscal ...


Facebook to Accept Cryptocurrency Ads Again

Companies are still banned from running ads promoting binary options and initial coin offerings on Facebook. Facebook has announced that it is revising its...


Azerbaijan welcomes OPEC decision to increase oil output

The spread between the European and American markers narrowed 18 per cent Monday and has nearly halved in under a week. ICE August Brent lagged slightly, sett...


China's central bank to cut reserve requirements

The move will cut the required reserve ratio by 0.5 percent point and come into effect on July 5, one day before China and the US plan to impose tariffs on each...


Harley-Davidson Won't Raise Wholesale Prices In Wake of EU Tariffs

And Harley-Davidson probably isn't the last company that will change its plans as a result - and thus not the last to catch the ire of the president. On Monda...