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Realme TWS Earbuds With Apple AirPods Pro-Like Design Spotted

Realme TWS Earbuds With Apple AirPods Pro-Like Design Spotted

These headphones are expected to be unveiled in the second half of 2021. AirPods have set the baseline standard for what many consumers expect from their true wireless earbuds. This has resulted i...

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Tesla Nevada Factory Was Target of 'Serious' Cyber-Attack, Elon Musk Confirms

Tesla Nevada Factory Was Target of 'Serious' Cyber-Attack, Elon Musk Confirms

The employee in question reportedly told Tesla about Kriuchkov's proposition, and the company contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In a tweet , Tesla CEO and newly minted World's Fourth...

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Coca-Cola to cut jobs in global restructuring

Coca-Cola to cut jobs in global restructuring

The company was offering voluntary redundancy to 4,000 workers in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico and would offer similar deals in other markets, it said in a statement, while also signaling...

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Canadian economy posted record drop in Q2 due to pandemic

Canadian economy posted record drop in Q2 due to pandemic

Economic output rebounded in May by 4.8 per cent, and by 6.5 per cent in June. The agency's preliminary estimate for July indicated a three per cent increase in real GDP, which on its own would have...

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Google extends its work-from-home policy for employees until summer 2021

Google extends its work-from-home policy for employees until summer 2021

Many firms have floated aggressive timetables to get people back into the office, but Google is apparently embracing remote work. Exceptions include offices in Australia, Greece and Thailand. Twitter ...

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Google Extends Work From Home For Employees Till July 2021

Google Extends Work From Home For Employees Till July 2021

Alphabet Inc's Google will let employees work from home until July 2021, once again pushing back the re-opening of its offices as the coronavirus continues to rage in many parts of the US. Google ...

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TikTok deal could come soon with either Oracle or Microsoft

TikTok deal could come soon with either Oracle or Microsoft

But as the great Robert Zimmerman (you probably know him as Bob Dylan) once sang, "you don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows". Former Disney executive Kevin Mayer has resigned a...

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to stand down over health concerns

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to stand down over health concerns

Explaining his decision earlier in the day, Shinzo Abe said he feared the illness would affect his decision-making. "It is gut wrenching to have to leave my job before accomplishing my goals", Abe...

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Ikea and Lego announce collaboration with Bygglek storage range

Ikea and Lego announce collaboration with Bygglek storage range

Research from IKEA and Lego Group found a demand among children for more playtime with their parents . "At IKEA , we always believe in the power of play ". The range was designed as both a ...

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Jerome Powell targets 2% average inflation, focus shifts to jobs

Jerome Powell targets 2% average inflation, focus shifts to jobs

The Fed's new monetary policy strategy was unveiled at the start of an annual central banking conference, held virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday prices slumped as much...

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S&P tops 3,500 intraday; rates at two-month highs

S&P tops 3,500 intraday; rates at two-month highs

US stocks surged on Wednesday, pushing the S&P 500 to its fourth straight record closing high, as investors stayed focused on large-cap momentum stocks that have outperformed since the onset of the ...

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Centre Has To Pay States Full GST Dues, Says Attorney General

Centre Has To Pay States Full GST Dues, Says Attorney General

These are challenging times, and both Centre and States would once again need to evince cooperative federalism, to find a workable solution, which takes care of interests of both parties", said Harpre...

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Phil Hogan resigns as European Union trade chief after COVID-19 'golfgate' scandal

Phil Hogan resigns as European Union trade chief after COVID-19 'golfgate' scandal

President Donald Trump's "America First" challenge to the global commercial order and a pandemic-induced shock to supply chains. Von der Leyen, a German ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, may be forc...

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Putin says alleged mercenaries were lured to Belarus by foreign spy operation

Putin says alleged mercenaries were lured to Belarus by foreign spy operation

Mass protests calling for President Alexander Lukashenko to step down have gripped Belarus since the 65-year-old's reelection in disputed polls on August 9. The issue of Western interference was als...

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BTC Turns Red, Risk of More Downsides

BTC Turns Red, Risk of More Downsides

While the cryptocurrency's price has remained above $11,000, it's not at an all-time high, while mining difficulty is. This year it plummeted in March, shortly after the price of BTC dropped to less...

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United States dollar edges down ahead of Fed chair speech

United States dollar edges down ahead of Fed chair speech

At the close, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.30% at 28,331.92, while the S&P 500 was 1.02% points higher at 3,478.73 and the Nasdaq Composite saw out the session 1.73% stronger at 11,66...

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RBI calls for deep-seated, wide-ranging reforms for sustainable growth

RBI calls for deep-seated, wide-ranging reforms for sustainable growth

Incidents of frauds relating to other areas of banking like off-balance sheet and forex transactions, etc, fell in 2019-20 vis-a-vis the previous year. On the other hand, the circulation of notes of...

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Parts Of Texas, Including Galveston, Brace For Hurricane Laura

Parts Of Texas, Including Galveston, Brace For Hurricane Laura

The NHC also warned that "a few tornadoes" are expected to develop Wednesday evening in Louisiana, southeast Texas and southwestern Mississippi. Parts of the northwestern Gulf Coast from western Lou...

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S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs on trade, vaccine developments

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs on trade, vaccine developments

The TSX Venture Exchange hesitated 0.88 points to 722.84. All but two of the 12 TSX subgroups lost ground by lunch hour, with materials lurching lower 2.1%, gold trailing 2%, and real-estate plung...

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World Economic Forum in January postponed for months

World Economic Forum in January postponed for months

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The annual summit is now set to take place in early summer instead. During the week of 25 January, the foru...

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American Airlines to cut 19,000 jobs unless it gets aid

American Airlines to cut 19,000 jobs unless it gets aid

The planned layoffs are in addition to the 12,500 employees who voluntarily left American, and another 11,000 who offered to take a leave of absence in October, the airline said. Airlines were the o...

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Ant Group IPO prospectus: profit, revenue, Alipay users

Ant Group IPO prospectus: profit, revenue, Alipay users

That represented a more than 1,000 per cent jump in profits from the same period a year ago, when the company raked in 1.9 billion yuan. During the first half, the CreditTech business division, which ...

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Lyft, Uber Get More Time as They Fight California Order

Lyft, Uber Get More Time as They Fight California Order

Uber and Lyft got their way on Thursday when an appeals court ruled to extend a stay on an order requiring them to reclassify drivers as employees. Lyft, too, said it lacked the infrastructure nec...

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KFC to pause Finger Lickin' Good slogan worldwide •

KFC to pause Finger Lickin' Good slogan worldwide •

The slogan has been used in connection with KFC's chicken for 64 years. "Rest assured we're still going to be providing Finger Lickin' Good chicken and a responsible experience for our fantastic t...

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150,000 protesters in mass rally to demand Belarus president resigns

150,000 protesters in mass rally to demand Belarus president resigns

The opposition said two members of its Coordination Council were detained on Monday: Sergei Dylevsky, a tractor plant worker who has come to prominence as a strike leader and Olga Kovalkova, a membe...

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USA trade office rejects WTO panel decision on Canadian softwood lumber

USA trade office rejects WTO panel decision on Canadian softwood lumber

Canadian timber manufacturers staged the newest choice Monday in the World Trade Organization on Canada's longstanding dispute using its biggest trading partner on exports of softwood lumber - a disco...

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Trump will be thrilled with RNC's first night

Trump will be thrilled with RNC's first night

GOP national chairwoman Ronna McDaniel laid it out in her opening night address: "You probably noticed Democrats spent a lot of time talking about how much they despise our President. The in-person pr...

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Federal government approves NY to give extra $300 to unemployed workers

The Employment Development Department announced Saturday, the state's participation in the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program, which was authorized by an August 8, 2020 Presidential Memorandum. I...

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Coronavirus treatment hopes lifts global stocks

Coronavirus treatment hopes lifts global stocks

Net short positions in the dollar declined from a more than nine-year high hit a week earlier, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Frida...

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KFC to scrap 'finger lickin' good' ads due to coronavirus

The company stated that they'll be bringing back the legendary slogan "when the time is right". Regardless of the change, which has negative connotations, KFC is using it as a marketing ploy. KFC's ...

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Turkey extends work of Mediterranean exploration ship through August 27

Turkey extends work of Mediterranean exploration ship through August 27

Turkey said on Sunday that its Oruc Reis exploration vessel will now carry out seismic surveys in a disputed part of the eastern Mediterranean until August 27, in a move likely to stoke tensions ...

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Facebook to pay $125 million in back taxes to France

Facebook to pay $125 million in back taxes to France

French tax authorities carried out an audit on Facebook's accounts over the 2009-2018 period, which resulted in an agreement by the subsidiary to pay more than $118 million (106 million euros). Fran...

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Latest batch of Republicans disavow Trump on first day of RNC

Latest batch of Republicans disavow Trump on first day of RNC

President Donald Trump speaks on stage during the first day of the Republican National Committee Convention, Monday, Aug 24, 2020, in Charlotte. "The only way they can take this election away from ...

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Massive demonstrations in Belarus put pressure on Lukashenko to step down

Massive demonstrations in Belarus put pressure on Lukashenko to step down

As Lukashenko landed at the Independence Palace in Minsk, protesters were gathered in a nearby square. The large-scale deployment on Belarusian security forces, following instructions from the pre...

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S&P 500 Index opens at fresh all-time highs above 3,420

S&P 500 Index opens at fresh all-time highs above 3,420

Futures for all three main indexes are sharply higher. Apple shares rose 2% in pre-market trading. Consumer discretionary, technology and communication services led gains among the major S&P secto...

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