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Amazon going the Google way, may face sanctions: German antitrust Adviser Inc is combining some offerings in a way similar to Alphabet Inc.'s Google

Business Standard 24 Mar 2019 8:51 am

Anti-Brexit rally draws 1 million protesters demanding new vote

Marchers clogged the streets of central London as they walked from Hyde Park to Parliament Square to hear from the opposition Labour Party mayor of London, Sadiq Khan

Business Standard 24 Mar 2019 12:34 am

Say goodbye to the US stock market's secret sauce

For the first time in over two years, corporate profit margins are falling

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 11:17 pm

Xi Jinping recruits Italy populists for China's Belt and Road Initiative

Italy is the first Group of Seven nation to volunteer for a role in the massive international program

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 10:01 pm

Pinterest is rare 'unicorn' preparing an IPO without haemorrhaging cash

Pinterest's filing reported that the company had lost $63 million in 2018

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:57 pm

Donald Trump circle in legal peril despite end of Robert Mueller probe

Democrats in Congress have started their own investigations

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:51 pm

EU to drop threat of Huawei ban but wants 5G risks monitored: Reports

The United States has lobbied Europe to shut out Huawei, saying its equipment could be used by the Chinese government for espionage

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:47 pm

Voters in Thailand head to elections for first time since military coup

Thailand's establishment elites have tussled with Thaksin's populist alliance for over a decade -- a fault line that could bring gridlock to the legislature

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:28 pm

Wall Street tumbles as bond market flashes a recession warning

The S&P 500 fell 1.9 per cent, as stock market investors grew concerned about the outlook for economic growth

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:21 pm

US to leave in place latest North Korea-related sanctions on Chinese firms

On Thursday, Trump announced in a tweet that the US should recognise the disputed Golan Heights as Israeli territory, surprising State Department officials

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:14 pm

Former McKinsey chief Rajat Gupta is unrepentant for his crimes

After a stint in federal prison, the former McKinsey chief and Goldman Sachs director maintains he is innocent - and is trying to repair his reputation

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 8:57 pm

People's well-being will improve due to growing Chinese economy: Le Keqiang

China must take strong measures to cope with the current downward economic pressure, says Li Keqiang

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 7:42 pm

Syrian forces say Islamic State eliminated; Baghdadi in Iraq, claims US

Some of its fighters still hold out in Syria's remote central desert and in Iraqi cities they have slipped into the shadows, staging sudden shootings or kidnappings and a

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:27 pm

Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve Board

Moore has emerged as an ardent critic of the Federal Reserve Board under its current chairman, Jerome Powell, who fell out of favor with Trump last year

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:05 pm

Apple's Tim Cook bullish on global economy, urges China to open up

Cook said Apple is less concerned with the short term economic outlook because the tech giant makes investments looking ahead years or decades

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:00 pm

China must think what signal it's sending with Azhar hold: Ex Foreign Secy

China last week blocked for the fourth consecutive time a resolution at the UN Security Council Committee on designating Azhar as a global terrorist

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 12:50 pm

US airlines sending experts to review Boeing 737 MAX upgrade this weekend

The meetings are a sign that Boeing's planned software patch is nearing completion, though it will still need regulatory approval

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 12:36 pm

Tearful Muslims return to Christchurch mosque as NZ works to move on

Al Noor was handed back to the local Muslim community on Saturday and began allowing small groups onto its grounds around midday

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 11:55 am

Trump reverses US Treasury sanctions on North Korea as he 'likes' Kim

'President Trump likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary,' White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 11:45 am

No surety on status quo, Fed rate hike, cut both on the table: Policymaker

Forecasts released at the end of its two-day policy meeting showed 11 of Fed's 17 policymakers anticipate no rate hike this year, compared with just two who had that fore

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 10:59 am

Mueller Russia probe report: Trump Jr to Kushner, who escaped charges

Following are some individuals who came under scrutiny during the investigation but appear to have avoided criminal charges

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:57 am

Modi sends message on Pak Day, Imran Khan says 'time for new relationship'

Modi, in his message, said it was time for the people of the sub-continent to work together for a democratic, peaceful, progressive and prosperous region

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 9:40 am

Tesla accuses rival Chinese billionaire's engineer of stealing tech secrets

The accusations came eight months after one of Apple Inc.'s ex-employees was charged with trying to take sensitive robocar secrets to a new job with XPeng

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 8:26 am

No new charges: Mueller concludes 22-month old Trump-Russia probe

Mueller criminally charged three companies and 34 individuals, of which seven pleaded guilty and one was convicted during the probe

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 5:20 am

After Donald Trump barbs, General Motors to make $1.8 billion investment

The automaker said in total it is investing $1.8 billion in its US manufacturing operations this year

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:48 am

BlackRock to buy French software firm eFront for $1.3 billion

BlackRock said it would buyback about 3.1 mn of its shares at $412.84 apiece under its existing repurchase program

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:43 am

It's time for US to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights: Trump

The Golan recognition is only the latest diplomatic bombshell dropped by Washington

Business Standard 23 Mar 2019 1:37 am

Google requests meeting with top US general amid China AI debate

Google's relationship with the Pentagon has been strained since it retreated from an AI defense contract last year following employee protests

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 11:56 pm

German 10-yr bond yields crash below zero as growth fears roil markets

Yields on Germany's 10-year government bond turned negative for the first time since October 2016

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 6:51 pm

Is Pakistan about to hit an oil jackpot? PM Imran Khan is praying

There has been no official word from ExxonMobil and ENI, which have been involved since January in drilling an ultra-deep well in Kekra-I

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 5:00 pm

Big Oil spent $1 billion on climate lobbying since 2015 Paris deal: Report

As planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit their highest levels in human history in 2018, the five companies wracked up total profits of $55 billion

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 3:45 pm

Boeing 737 MAX: What we know about the plane crash and what comes next

Investigators looking to uncover the causes must answer one of the biggest questions: Was the plane's software to blame?

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 2:42 pm

Deutsche Bank top management gets first bonus in four years

The management board received total pay, including bonuses, of 55.7 million euros in 2018, up from 29.8 million euros a year earlier

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 2:18 pm

Thousands of Indian techies return home as US rejects visa extensions

According to USCIS, Indian nationals accounted for about 2.2 million of the 3.4 million H-1B visa petitions filed in the decade to 2017

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 1:02 pm

Alembic Pharma gets USFDA nod to market conjunctivitis treatment drug

The approved product is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug Optivar Ophthalmic Solution of Mylan Specialty L P.

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 11:55 am

Indonesia's Garuda first airline to cancel $6 bn 737 MAX order post crash

Garuda is the first airline to publicly confirm plans to cancel an order for the troubled jets

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 11:17 am

Boeing 737 MAX adopts safety feature earlier sold as option after crashes

The development comes as the manufacturer struggles to cope with the fallout from both the Indonesia crash and another in Ethiopia this month

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 10:15 am

Chinese phone cos jazz up products, bite into Apple's share in home market

Huawei, the world's No. 2 smartphone maker, has estimated revenue for 2018 rose 21 percent, which analysts attribute in large part to robust smartphone sales

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 10:02 am

Livestreamed NZ massacre means it's time to shut down Facebook Live

In the 24 hours after the New Zealand massacre, 1.5 million videos and images of the killings were uploaded to Facebook's servers, the company announced

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 9:34 am

Barring India, US Fed's gift to Asia still remains unopened

Since the Fed began to shift from its predilection to raise interest rates in late January, there's been a grudging response from many Asian officials

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 9:30 am

New Zealand gun law: Will the ban on firearms stop future mass shootings?

The government placed a ban on the sale, transfer, possession, manufacture, and importation of all automatic and most semi-automatic rifles and shotguns

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 9:28 am

Oil prices near 2019 highs amid supply cuts by Opec, US sanctions

Brent crude oil futures were at $67.82 per barrel at 0122 GMT, down 4 cents from their last close but within a dollar of the $68.69 per barrel 2019-high marked the day be

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 9:00 am

China chemical plant explosion death toll climbs to 44; 32 others critical

No residents live in the chemical park, while all people in nearby areas have been evacuated, officials said.

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 7:50 am

India-US relationship flourished after PM Modi took charge: Trump officials

The official said the US expects the ties to continue to improve

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 6:35 am

Brexit deal: European Union offers UK more time to leave the bloc

Emmanuel Macron warned it was the responsibility of UK lawmakers to approve a Brexit deal and make sure Britain does not crash out of the bloc without an agreement.

Business Standard 22 Mar 2019 4:55 am

Another attack on India will be 'extremely problematic', US tells Pak

The Trump Administration, the official said, has taken sort of a 'zero tolerance policy' on the issue of safe havens to terrorists

Business Standard 21 Mar 2019 11:50 pm

Facebook: Our AI tools failed to catch New Zealand attack video

Social media giant pushes back on the idea of time delays for live videos, but says it will re-examine its procedures and expand the categories for accelerated review

Business Standard 21 Mar 2019 11:42 pm

Online petition seeking to reverse Brexit hits 1-mn mark as May seeks delay

The UK Parliament considers all petitions that get more than 100,000 signatures for a debate

Business Standard 21 Mar 2019 10:05 pm

Biogen shares plummet 25% after company ends Alzheimer's trials

Shares dropped as much as 29 percent in heavy trading, knocking about $18 billion out of the company's market value and marking its biggest intraday stock drop since 2008

Business Standard 21 Mar 2019 9:30 pm

Standoff with EU pushes UK towards economically disastrous no-deal Brexit

European Council President Donald Tusk said such a short Brexit extension would only be possible if Parliament agrees to enact the existing divorce deal

Business Standard 21 Mar 2019 9:27 pm