Thursday, September 23, 2021
BEFORE HU JINZHOU began his climb into the foothills of fame, as a professional player of computer games in China’s multi-billion-dollar livestream industry, he was a schoolboy tearaway. He got into playground fights, tried to sell his textbooks to classmates and sneaked out after dark for some online gaming. Back then, Mr Hu’s reluctance to…
Apple continued its slide on worries about softening demand. The tech giant tumbled 4.8 percent after Goldman Sachs equity analysts cut their price target, citing deteriorating demand, especially in China. China, the world’s largest consumer of oil, has also been weighing on commodities. The price of crude, now just above $53 a barrel, has fallen…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do Trump's Saudi job numbers keep growing? US President Donald Trump has been asked to ascertain whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.Republican and Democratic leaders of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday sent a…
Apple biggest iPhone assembly partner is expecting a rough year in 2019. Foxconn Technology Group issued an internal company memo, saying that it plans to cut 20 billion yuan ($2.9 billion) from its expenses in 2019, Bloomberg is reporting. The memo says Foxconn’s decision is the result of company forecasts predicting “a very difficult and…
Payment card skimming that steals consumers’ personal information from e-commerce sites has become a booming industry over the past six months, with high-profile attacks against Ticketmaster, British Airways, Newegg, and Alex Jones’ InfoWars, to name just a few. In a sign of the times, security researcher Jérôme Segura found two competing groups going head to head…
(Reuters) - Heavy rains were due to create new problems for residents of Northern California late on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides in an area where people left homeless by the state’s deadliest wildfire remain huddled in parking lot encampments. State and federal officials warned people to be alert to the risk of sudden…
Facebook's advertising platform is suffering from a major outage. The company's Ads Manager, its tool that lets users create advertisements on its social network, has crashed, leaving would-be advertisers unable to create new ad campaigns just days before Thanksgiving and crucial Black Friday sales. The outage is unusual in its duration; as of this writing,…
Apple was worth more than $1 trillion at the start of November. Now, it’s valued at $880 billion. The mighty tech titans and their seemingly endless pipeline of profits, which powered one of the longest bull markets in stocks, are looking a little less invincible. Shares of Apple and Google’s parent company, Alphabet, are down…
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravan A US federal judge has blocked an order issued by President Trump to deny the possibility of asylum to migrants crossing the southern border illegally.US District Judge Jon Tigar in San Francisco issued the temporary restraining order after hearing…
More than two years since a Massachusetts ballot initiative authorized recreational marijuana use, the state’s first two non-medical marijuana emporiums are slated to open. These spots in Northampton and Leicester are the first such stores in the east, so crowds are expected to be heavy and will see police details to keep order, the Associated…