The Australian dollar is a smidgen higher against its US counterpart after US lawmakers agreed an interim funding bill but there was no major economic data to inspire the languishing greenback. At 0635 ...
Protectionism is gaining ground and globalisation is losing its attractiveness, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told the World Economic Forum. "Forces of protectionism are raising their heads against globalisation. Modi delivered the warning in a speech on Tuesday just hours after the
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which had been on life support since America's withdrawal, has been revived. The 11 remaining countries are expected to sign a tweaked agreement on March 8 in Chile, Australia's Trade Minister Steve Ciobo has confirmed. Canada threw a spanner in the
A new report from Ernst & Young details just how big of a problem security is when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have become incredibly popular of late and everyone from Ghostface Killah to KFC is jumping on the bandwagon. Ernst & Young says phishing is the most popular
Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corporation, today issued a statement calling for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news traveling through their platforms. If Facebook wants to recognize ‘trusted’ publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted
Netflix crossed a fun milestone today, crossing the $100 billion mark for its market cap as it once again surprised industry observers with better-than-expected growth in its subscribers. The company said it added more than 8 million new subscribers total after already setting pretty robust targets
The Australian share market has opened strongly higher following a surge in US equities after lawmakers reached a deal to reopen the federal government. At 1015 AEDT on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 ...
Radio Rentals' parent company Thorn Group has agreed to pay $6.1 million in remediation for customers and expects to be hit with a $2 million in civil penalty. Thorn says it has reached a settlement with the corporate watchdog, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over lending breaches
Australian shares have turned lower, after a modestly stronger start to the day, with the banks weighing on the overall index. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.1 per cent to 6,002.5 points at ...
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Apple continues to get into hot water over a power management feature that throttles performance on older iPhones to avoid unexpected battery shutdowns. A South Korean consumer group has now filed a complaint, though it's not clear whether the complaint will trigger a formal investigation (via Reuters
We took to the halls of CES and then spoke to some folks in the know about the future of crypto, the ever-changing price, and where crypto is headed in 2018.
Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save money together for short-term goals.
The 20 finalist cities for Amazon's second HQ are announced, HuffPost drops its free contributor platform and Uber's SoftBank deal officially closes. All this on Crunch Report.
What’s more important to you: A phone that works as well as it did the day you bought it, or one that keeps working as long as possible? For the last few years, Apple has made this decision for its customers, secretly choosing to optimize iPhone batteries so that as they aged, their processors would…
Cryptocurrency miners are now influencing the fortunes of the world’s biggest chipmaker. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is responsible for over half of the world’s market for chips, and it’s the world’s largest contract manufacturer. Today it reported revenues (pdf) driven by demand
Marc Lore is the president and CEO of Walmart eCommerce in the US. Then he founded Jet.com and sold that to Walmart in 2016 for $3 billion and stock. Marc Lore's first big startup sold diapers before it was bought by Amazon for more than $500 million.