Saturday, 18 August 2018

Business

Apple Monitoring Infowars App For Content Violations

LONDON: Apple Inc said that an app belonging to popular conspiracy theorist Alex Jones remains in the company’s mobile App Store because it has not been found to be in violation of any content policies. The Infowars Official app has become the App Store’s third most-downloaded news app this week ...

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Pakistan to pursue economic ties with Iran despite US sanctions

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday said it reserves the right to ‘pursue legitimate economic and commercial interests’ with Iran in the wake of re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran by US President Donald Trump, who warned that the countries doing business with the Islamic states might also face the music. “We are examining ...

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Upbeat IMF economy report welcome news for Indian PM Modi

NEW DELHI: India is to remain one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday, in welcome news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of elections due next year. In a wide-ranging report on Asia’s third-biggest economy, the IMF forecast GDP growth for the fiscal year ...

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SnapChat Loses 3 Million Daily Active Users

LONDON: Rival image and video app Instagram introduced Stories – its own version of Snapchat’s Story feature – two years ago, and it has since grown to have a larger user base than the whole of Snapchat. Snapchat’s major redesign, first introduced towards the end of 2017, was also met ...

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Dollar weakens as China’s yuan stabilizes

FILE PHOTO: Bundles of banknotes of U.S. Dollar are pictured at a currency exchange shop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, January 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

NEW YORK: The US dollar weakened against the euro as the Chinese yuan showed more stability, after the greenback reached an almost five-week high against the single currency on Monday. The yuan has strengthened to 6.8284 from 6.9122 on Friday, when China’s central bank raised the cost of shorting the ...

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Ola plans to enter the UK market

NEW DELHI: Indian ride-hailing firm Ola said on Tuesday it plans to launch services in Britain this year, months after expanding operations in Australia, intensifying its rivalry with US peer Uber Technologies Inc. Ola has obtained licenses to begin operations in South Wales in September, as well as Greater Manchester, ...

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Serbia raises 3.1 billion dinars in T-bond auction

BELGRADE: Serbia’s debt agency said it had raised 3.102 billion serbian dinars (26.34 million euros) in a T-bond auction. Below are the auction details. MATURITY DATE: Feb 8, 2028 REMAINING MATURITY: 9 years, 6 months TARGETED AMOUNT: 11.545 billion dinars YIELD: 4.8 percent ANNUAL COUPON RATE: 5.875 percent TOTAL ALLOTMENT: ...

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Google Releases Android 9 Pie

LONDON: The latest Android software update Android P, also known as Android 9.0, is finally here and has already started rolling out. After Android Oreo, the much anticipated Android 9.0, popularly known as Android P, has arrived for smartphones, with the ‘P’ standing for ‘Pie’. However, for now only Google ...

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