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  • Google and Cisco join forces in the cloud

    October 26, 2017 12:57 AM 103

    Google and network equipment maker Cisco on Wednesday partnered to provide businesses services in the internet cloud, joining forces in a market dominated by Amazon and Microsoft. The trend of companies and consumers opting to access computing power as services hosted online, instead of owning and maintaining their own software, has led to booming growth

  • Amazon will let delivery people inside your house

    October 25, 2017 12:48 PM 64

    Alexa, is it a good idea to let strangers into my house? Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) thinks so. The company says it has a safe way for you to allow delivery drivers inside your home, even when you're not there. The service is called Amazon Key and launches November 8 for Prime members. You buy a kit that includes an Amazon security camera, the Cloud Cam, and a compatible

  • The Marriott International (MAR) – Investment Analysts’ Weekly Ratings Changes

    October 22, 2017 6:43 AM 36

    Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR) traded up 0.11% during trading on Friday, reaching $81.87. The company had a trading volume of 214,743 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $81.84 and its 200 day moving average is $72.60. Marriott International has a one year low of $56.43 and a one year high of $86.15. The company has a market capitalization

  • Dubai firm opens new diamond polishing factory

    October 21, 2017 6:43 AM 86

    Nemesis International says facility is set to turn over about 150 carats of diamonds per month Dubai-based diamond trading company, Nemesis International, has announced the opening of a new diamond polishing factory in partnership with Sodiam EP, the Angolan National Diamond Trading Company. With the new factory in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, Nemesis

  • Steel Boom in China Stutters as Xi Parades Green Credentials

    October 19, 2017 9:07 PM 70

    Steel output in China sank from a record, sliding to the lowest level in at least six months, as the anti-pollution drive touted in President Xi Jinping’s landmark policy address this week began to make its mark. Output fell to 71.83 million metric tons in September from 74.59 million tons the month before, according to the statistics bureau on Thursday

  • China’s GDP rises 6.8% as fears about property bubble recede

    October 19, 2017 6:40 PM 68

    Communist Party congress focuses on ‘moderately prosperous’ future China’s economy grew a solid 6.8 per cent in the third quarter as fears of a property bubble eased after government cooling measures, but anxiety about corporate and household debt continued to weigh. The data came as the country’s ruling Communist Party was meeting for a twice-a-decade

  • Xi Jinping's War On Poverty Moves Millions Of Chinese Off The Farm

    October 19, 2017 3:42 PM 67

    The bare, plaster walls of Yu Zu'en's new government-issued apartment are adorned with three decorations: An old photo from his years as a soldier, a shelf for his harmonica, and a poster featuring the busts of every Chinese Communist Party Secretary since Chairman Mao. He points to the newest one and smiles. "I wouldn't be here without Xi Jinping

  • Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries

    October 19, 2017 2:02 PM 62

    Some analysts cited a report in Taiwan-based newspaper Economic Times, in which an unnamed source talked of a 50% cut in orders for the iPhone 8. SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5% in premarket trading on Thursday as brokers and traders speculated over poor demand and cuts in production of iPhone 8, ahead of the November launch of the 10th anniversary

  • China’s economic growth slows slightly, here is why

    October 19, 2017 1:15 PM 55

    China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. China’s economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government’s efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered

  • FNB racks up numerous digital innovation awards in a week

    October 19, 2017 9:10 AM 46

    FNB has received two nods of recognition for its innovative digital banking solutions this week. The bank was awarded the title of Master Innovator and won an award in the Innovation Concept Category for Large Enterprises at the 2017 Accenture Innovation Awards. This comes a week after FNB was named as The Most Innovative African Bank at the 2017 African