Category: General World News

Luxury fashion website Farfetch gets $397 million investment to push into China

LONDON — Online luxury fashion retailer Farfetch has raised close to $400 million (£315.5 million) from one of China’s biggest e-commerce companies. Farfetch announced on Thursday that online Chinese mall JD.com has invested $397 million (£313 million) in the company, making JD.com one of Farfetch’s […]

Girl Scouts Will Soon Earn Badges In Cybersecurity

Cookie sales may take a back seat to fighting identity theft and other computer crime now that Girl Scouts as young as 5 are to be offered the chance to earn their first-ever cyber security badges. Armed with a needle and thread, U.S. Girl Scouts […]

10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know in markets on Thursday. 1. Takata will seek bankruptcy protection from creditors on Monday, two sources said, as the Japanese company faces billions of dollars in liabilities stemming from the biggest recall in automotive history. The Japanese […]

How time in England shaped ‘the woman who built Beijing’

Despite having carved out a career in Chinese real estate, Zhang Xin’s most formative years were spent in the U.K. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

Asian stocks rise after weak oil prices lead to declines on Wall Street

Asian financial markets were mostly higher Wednesday after a plunge in oil prices dragged down energy stocks on Wall Street. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Spacesuit Technology Used for Earthly Pain Relief

An estimated 8-12 million Americans have a medical condition called Peripheral Artery Disease or PAD. The condition is caused by plaque buildup in the arteries and can be extremely painful. But some space age technology could provide relief. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports, and Faith Lapidus […]

Dollar index steady below 1-month high; Kiwi firms after RBNZ

The dollar held steady below a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday. read more >>> Source:: EconomicTimes.IndiaTimes.Com

Really?!? Seth Meyers And Amy Poehler Reunite To Slam Pro-Trump Protesters

They’re really back. Seth Meyers was joined Wednesday by his old “Saturday Night Live” colleague Amy Poehler on “Late Night,” and the two wasted no time bringing back a classic. They did a new edition of “Really?!? With Seth And Amy,” a regular segment back […]

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay re-opens following extensive renovation

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay has re-opened after a two-year renovation, launching Bali’s most exclusive beachfront villas and upgrading facilities and services across the resort. read more >>> Source:: BreakingTravelNews.Com

ALIBABA’S JACK MA: New technology ‘may cause the Third World War’

Alibaba’s chairman and founder, Jack Ma, thinks that new technologies could be a threat to more than just jobs. During an interview with CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday, Ma said that new technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence could lead to the third World […]

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