• Amazon Prime Day 2018
Amazon Prime Day 2018

Prime Day , created by Amazon.com Inc.in 2015 to mark its 20th anniversary, has inspired other e-commerce companies to invent their own shopping holidays. On the next page , you'll be able to sign up for Amazon Prime using a phone number and a password. Amazon also offers discounted same-day and morning delivery options to Prime members in select ...

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  • Elon Musk makes unfounded claim about diver who criticized his submarine
Elon Musk makes unfounded claim about diver who criticized his submarine

In an interview with CNN , Vern Unsworth basically told Musk to shove his submarine up his arse . Secondly, nearly everyone is in agreement that he went way overboard with the remark accusing Unsworth of being a pedophile just because he doesn't like what the man said, as can be seen in the replies to his tweet.

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  • Commerce Lifts Ban on U.S. Suppliers Selling to Chinese Firm ZTE
Commerce Lifts Ban on U.S. Suppliers Selling to Chinese Firm ZTE

Additionally, Representative Mac Thornberry, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has said he does not want passage of the NDAA to be held up by the ZTE amendment , or anything that is not strictly a defence issue. The saga over the fate of the Chinese firm began in April when Commerce banned USA companies from selling to ZTE as p...

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  • Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers
Tesla hits 200,000 cars, meaning a lower tax credit for EV buyers

For Tesla , speculation in recent weeks about whether Elon Musk's EV maker has or hasn't reached that figure was almost as ripe as whether it would be able to reach the 5,000-per-week Model 3 production target. A year ago, Tesla said it was working with the Shanghai government to explore local manufacturing. Therefore, China is the largest...

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  • DOJ appeals judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner deal
DOJ appeals judge's approval of AT&T-Time Warner deal

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed to appeal a federal judge's decision to approve AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner . It said it was "surprised" by the government's decision and "ready to defend the court's decision". Donald Trump said he opposed the deal prior to his election as United States president, while consumer groups have a...

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  • EBay throws shade at Amazon ahead of Prime Day
EBay throws shade at Amazon ahead of Prime Day

The most recent special offers include deals for Hatley raincoats - a deal that comes to a close at 11.59pm on Wednesday, July 11. Now if you plan to shop on Prime Day , treat it like any other big sale day and do some homework to find out if you're really getting a deal .

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  • China trade surplus with U.S. hits record high in June
China trade surplus with U.S. hits record high in June

The data comes as President Trump has ratcheted up a trade war with China and other close American trade partners, including Canada, Mexico and the European Union. "We expect the trade numbers for July to disappoint since that's when the first round of USA tariffs took effect", China analyst at Nordea Bank in Singapore Amy Zhuang told the BBC.

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  • Woolworths: No listeria detected in recalled product
Woolworths: No listeria detected in recalled product

Hence six of our supermarkets - Aldi , Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose - recalling vast quantities of their bagged-up frozen veg. Woolworths said the Frozen Savoury Rice Mix product (6009173621740) sourced from the Greenyard Factory in a Hungarian factory was taken off their shelves and flagged, and that any attempt to purchase ...

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  • Supreme Court nominee dishes out mac and cheese to homeless
Supreme Court nominee dishes out mac and cheese to homeless

The general consensus was that pointing out that Kavanaugh loves baseball, has the trust of his friends, and pays off his debts was not likely to be much of a political liability in a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting. Regarding Kavanaugh being poorer than the others, many of whom had considerable earnings during years of non-government legal work...

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  • China vows to 'fight back' after USA threaten $200bn tariffs on goods
China vows to 'fight back' after USA threaten $200bn tariffs on goods

USA officials insist China's retaliatory tariffs are unjustified. "This type of irrational behaviour is unpopular", the statement said , adding China would tack on the case to its suit against the U.S. The US tech industry and other business groups say they oppose the move even though the administration says the tariffs are to protect the ...

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  • Erdogan says he won't let a peace deal hurt Turkish Cypriots
Erdogan says he won't let a peace deal hurt Turkish Cypriots

The presidents posed for official photos. Crowds cheered Erdogan along his convoy's route as he made his way to the inauguration ceremony. A special one lira coin (less than 25 United States cents) was minted for guests with the image of the presidential palace, dated July 9, 2018 .

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  • 21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast
21st Century Fox raises Sky bid in battle with Comcast

At this point, Comcast is in with a £12.50 a share and, according to the report, Fox's new bid will be above £14.68 a share, which is where Sky closed on Monday. Earlier in the day, 21st Century Fox said it had a reached a deal to buy Sky that valued it at £24.5 billion, or about $32.5 billion. KitGuru Says: No matter who ends up getting their ...

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  • 'Shocked' by Latest U.S. Tariffs, Beijing Seeks Retaliatory Action
'Shocked' by Latest U.S. Tariffs, Beijing Seeks Retaliatory Action

The prospect of an global trade war has sent jitters through world markets. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative's office, gives notice to those who wish to comment on the proposal and lists hundreds of products that would be subjected to the new tariffs.

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  • Europe could suffer collateral damage in US-China trade war
Europe could suffer collateral damage in US-China trade war

Last week saw a worsening of the already severe trade conflict between Washington and Beijing , with the United States imposing higher tariffs on a wide range of technological goods imported from China . Soybeans are the top USA agricultural export to China, with the trade worth $12.7 billion in 2017. "The threat of additional duties comes at...

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  • Iran oil minister: No change in production, export
Iran oil minister: No change in production, export

Iran's Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh says there has been no major change in the country's production and export of crude oil despite recent threats by US President Donald Trump to halt the oil trade activities of the Islamic Republic.

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  • Trump makes good on threat - $200 billion in new tariffs on China
Trump makes good on threat - $200 billion in new tariffs on China

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in announcing the proposed tariffs. US officials say they remain willing to bargain. Robert Holleyman, the USA official in charge of trade with Asia during former president Barack Obama's second term, described the tariffs as "tax hikes on US imports".

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  • Brent Rises on Continued Libya Outage
Brent Rises on Continued Libya Outage

Looming larger over markets is the U.S./China trade dispute. "U.S. sellers would have to find alternative buyers". US crude output stayed flat at 10.9 million barrels per day (bpd). He added that his refinery had canceled USA crude imports and would switch to Middle East or West African supplies instead. The report said Hojjat al-Islam Mojtab...

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  • USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'
USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

A trade deficit is where a country's imports exceed its exports. That would bring the total of targeted Chinese goods to potentially $550 billion - more than the $506 billion in goods that China actually shipped to the United States past year.

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  • Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as new Brexit secretary
Dominic Raab replaces David Davis as new Brexit secretary

Opposition lawmakers, meanwhile, said that this was a big blow for the prime minister. British Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from Government, effective immediately, United Kingdom media reports say. George Freeman, May's former policy chief, said on Twitter that a " no deal " Brexit "just got a lot more likely". "May's Brexit mean...

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  • Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores
Starbucks is eliminating plastic straws from all stores

The strawless lid has already been in use at numerous company's stores for certain kinds of cold drinks like cold foam and "draft nitro", the coffee drink that comes out of a keg, mixed with nitrogen. Local governments have also been looking at the issue. Straws made with alternative materials like paper and compostable plastic will be provided...

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  • Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at businesses
Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at businesses

Humans have dumped an estimated 150 million metric tons of plastic into the Earth's marine environments; we add another 8 million metric tons every year. Environmental advocates have been pushing for restaurants and other businesses to ditch single-use straws, saying they can't be recycled and end up in the ocean, polluting the water and harmin...

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  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is world’s third richest person
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is world’s third richest person

Company stock prices are up this year about 15 percent , even though they hit an eight-month low in late March after a wall of complaints over controversial data sharing by the social media giant. The so-called bug was active May 29 and June 5, and after the bug issue, Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users brought Facebook ...

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  • Thai soccer team members rescued from cave
Thai soccer team members rescued from cave

Though four boys have been rescued as of Sunday night, the mission to extract the rest could take two to four days depending on the conditions in the cave. Known for his ambition and sometimes insane ideas, Musk promised to develop a submarine to aid in rescuing the boys. Officials said Monday that despite rain Monday morning, the weather was hol...

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  • China's ZTE names new CEO as it races to meet United States demands
China's ZTE names new CEO as it races to meet United States demands

New CEO Xu was most recently president of ZTE's telco cloud and core networks product line, according to past media reports. Wang Xiyu, Gu Junying and Li Ying have been named executive vice presidents, the statement showed. The Trump administration on Tuesday temporarily lifted part of a ban it had placed on ZTE, allowing the Chinese telecoms g...

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  • Netflix testing higher-priced ‘Ultra’ plans
Netflix testing higher-priced ‘Ultra’ plans

Streaming platform Netflix will from August discontinue a feature that allows users to read and write reviews of various movies and TV shows. Based on the report, Netflix is testing several versions of the plan that could use HDR video streaming to make it stand out from other versions.

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