Economy

The Nintendo Switch Online app has launched on iOS & Android

The Nintendo Switch Online app has launched on iOS & Android It all seems more cumbersome than it should be, especially since Xbox Live and PlayStation Network let you get a chat session going regardless of what you and your pals are playing. Our first taste of Nintendo's new online service is here. Voice chat will work in different ways depending on what game a user is playing. Regardless, if you want to get ahead of the game, you can go ahead and gr... [Full Article...]

Brides-to-Be Lose Their Wedding Gowns to Alfred Angelo Bankruptcy

Brides-to-Be Lose Their Wedding Gowns to Alfred Angelo Bankruptcy With a proof of purchase from Alfred Angelo , brides can get a dress for free from the Warehouse. Redmond stated, "Someone said: 'You've ruined my life.' I said, 'No, I probably didn't.' One said: 'I really apologize". Creditors now have until November 27th to file a proof of claims against Alfred Angelo. In Alfred Angelo's bankruptcy filing, it revealed that it had no more than $50,000 in ... [Full Article...]

Kirk Cousins to San Francisco 49ers in 2018 is looking more likely

Kirk Cousins to San Francisco 49ers in 2018 is looking more likely Cousins, who will make $23.9 million this season, and the Redskins can't negotiate a long-term deal until the season ends by virtue of being unable to come to an agreement by Monday's deadline. Is there potential that the Vikings could attempt to sign Cousins if he were a free-agent in 2018? Allen wrote that the team's contract offer was "the highest fully guaranteed amount upon signing for a ... [Full Article...]

Alfred Angelo closes the doors

Alfred Angelo closes the doors Customers were directed to call customer service at 888-218-0044 or email predmond@stearnsweaver.com. However, the phone call surprised her, as the dress was there way early. The company announced Thursday evening that it's closing all of its over 60 stores nationwide - including the one across from the Southern Park Mall on Route 224. [Full Article...]

Sydney's Chinese community remembers Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

Sydney's Chinese community remembers Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo Xiaobo would spend the next three decades in and out of prison until his death from liver cancer while serving an 11 year sentence for "subversion". 1 Intermediate People's Court, his assessors Zheng Wenwei and Zhai Changxi, and the prosecutors Zhang Rongge and Pan Xueqing, who were all happy to convict Liu Xiaobo in a trial lasting just two hours. [Full Article...]

The Economy Just Added 222K New Jobs

The Economy Just Added 222K New Jobs Though the workweek's average length increased by almost one hour during May, wage growth remained tepid, which put a wrinkle into the upbeat report on employment for the USA on Friday. With the new gains, an average of 194,000 jobs have been gained in each of the past three months. Now, the Federal Reserve expects that the labor market will continue to strengthen over the coming months. [Full Article...]

W2W4 at Wimbledon: Andy Murray's toughest test, Venus and Osaka finally meet

W2W4 at Wimbledon: Andy Murray's toughest test, Venus and Osaka finally meet Nadal was in full control of the match right from the beginning producing some winners all through the game leaving his American opponent much in awe of his grass court pedigree. The current world number 2 Halep beat Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 6-4, 6-1 in the first round while Haddad Maia defeated Laura Robson of Australia, 6-4, 6-2. [Full Article...]

China not doing enough on North Korea, says US

China not doing enough on North Korea, says US The State Department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth a total of $1.4 billion, the first such deal with the self-governing island since President Donald Trump took office, officials said June 29, 2017. Taiwan "will not yield even one inch of land" when it comes to national defense, Tsai said. Trump had been leaning on President Xi Jinping to help stop the North's development of nuclear ... [Full Article...]

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

In his Weekly Address, President Trump mentions a Wisconsin family, who he says are "victims" of Obamacare . BAACKES: Well, our concerns, unfortunately, are that it was as bad as we thought it could be because it didn't vary that much from the bill that the House passed. [Full Article...]

Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b

Amazon To Buy Upmarket Grocer Whole Foods For US$13.7b Adding groceries to its repertoire gets Amazon that much closer to being a one-stop destination for everything you buy. Same goes for Amazon Dash, whose Wand barcode scanner the company has just resurrected. "A lot of people will love that", said Whole Foods customer Brad Anderson. Saunders suspects that Amazon will try to get food suppliers to lower their prices, impacting companies t... [Full Article...]

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill

What the Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Means for Your Grocery Bill Parikh added that Amazon's offer appears to be "undervaluing the company's prospects and the powerful brand" and that Whole Foods could do better. Any buyer of Whole Foods would likely argue that it was not in the same market, said Alden Abbott, an antitrust expert with the Heritage Foundation. [Full Article...]

Moment of silence for London fire victims

Commander Cundy said the conditions inside the building are "indescribable" and the operation to recover the bodies of those who tragically died in the blaze will take weeks. Police say 79 people are now dead or missing after the fire at Grenfell Tower in west London . I can confirm that a 5 million pound ($6 million) emergency fund that I announced yesterday is now being distributed on the gro... [Full Article...]

Amazon to purchase Whole Foods for $13.7 billion

Whole Foods has received a lot of pressure from key investors, resulting in a shake-up in management. —Amazon . Investors like the deal and think it will be good for the online retail giant, which has been expanding its grocery offerings. [Full Article...]

London tower fire: What do we know?

London tower fire: What do we know? The Metropolitan Police confirmed in a statement that a number of people have been killed in the fire. "At this stage I do not wish to speculate on the cause of the fire or procedures in place". "People were looking down at all of the emergency crew and they were probably thinking, "That's OK, I'm going to be saved, the fire brigade are here", he said. [Full Article...]

Fed hikes key rate and unveils bond trimming plans

Fed hikes key rate and unveils bond trimming plans The initial cap will be set at $10 billion a month: $6 billion from Treasuries and $4 billion from mortgage-backed securities. As it stands, the Fed tops up any bonds that mature to keep its balance sheet at a steady level. Traders would be looking for any hint of the Fed's future rate-setting policy for the remainder of 2017. The median estimate of the long-run neutral rate, which is seen as th... [Full Article...]

Will the New iPad Pro Replace Your Laptop?

Will the New iPad Pro Replace Your Laptop? In order to bolster its presence in the lucrative detachable segment, the company introduced compelling features in the iPad Pro lineup through its latest version of iOS 11 software. Scrolling through a page feels less floaty, with a less noticeable blur in text as you race by and a more immediate clarity when you stop. You might be better off investing in a better, more comfortable keyboard... [Full Article...]

Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race On the Republican side, the race remains too close to call between Ed Gillespie and Corey Stewart . The primary elections are Tuesday, and voters across Virginia will be selecting their nominees for governor and lieutenant governor in this area. [Full Article...]

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

May had been expected to win comfortably. While the party backed Britain's exit from the European Union , it has pushed back in the past against a " hard Brexit ". EU Economy Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, meanwhile, said May had "lost her bet", while the timetable for Brexit talks, due to begin in 10 days' time , has been thrown into disarray, raising suggestions that it could be extended. [Full Article...]

Localized features in next iOS system

Localized features in next iOS system It will ship later this year . This is Apple's long-awaited competitor to Amazon's popular Echo speaker. More than 35 million people in the USA are expected to use a voice-activated speaker at least once a month this year , more than doubling from last year , according the research firm eMarketer. [Full Article...]

Apple Inc (AAPL) HomePod Warning: Worse than Alexa With Excellent Sound Quality

Unlike those other smart speakers , Apple is positioning the HomePod primarily as a way to listen to and discover new songs and artists. APPLE has revealed a host of new products at WWDC 2017 and here's everything you need to know. [Full Article...]


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