Pan Pylas and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 5:16am
France has agreed to put on hold a tax on big tech companies' online business until November as a gesture of goodwill ahead of discussions later with the U.S. Treasury Secretary, a French government official said Wednesday.
Turkey may have stolen technical data that enabled it send a drill ship at a specific location south of Cyprus that energy companies Eni and Total had pre-selected to carry out their own exploratory drilling, a Cypriot officials said Wednesday.
For two years running , California’s wildfires have sent plumes of smoke across Silicon Valley. So far, that hasn't spurred much tech innovation aimed at addressing extreme-weather disasters associated with climate change.
Ronald Montoya Of Edmunds, Associated Press | PostedJan 22nd - 4:00am
but not all — of the more outrageous markups: Dealers set the markups high with the expectation that customers will negotiate it down to a more reasonable level. It's a win-win for the dealership because even if you manage to cut a $5,000 markup in half, it's still making $2,500 on the sale. If you want that car now, this technique can still reap a significant improvement on the asking price. Let the salesperson know you're a serious buyer and be ready to act if the dealership is willing to come down on price.
Social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” British kids into revealing personal details or lowering their privacy settings, under tough new rules drawn up by the country’s privacy regulator.
News that a new virus that has afflicted hundreds of people in central China can spread between humans has rattled financial markets and raised concern it might wallop the economy just as it might be regaining momentum.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 8:16pm
General Motors' self-driving car company will attempt to deliver on its long-running promise to provide a more environmentally friendly ride-hailing service in an unorthodox vehicle designed to eliminate the need for human operators to transport people around crowded cities.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJan 21st - 7:22pm
More than 70% of the world’s people live in countries where inequality has grown since 1990, including China and India, and growing inequalities are benefiting the wealthiest, a U.N. report said Tuesday.