Samsung brings live sports scores to Bixby in the United States

Samsung brings live sports scores to Bixby in the United States

In an attempt to make Bixby more relevant (and useful), Samsung announced that users in the United States will now have access to live sports scores. These will be available on select Samsung Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S9 and S9+, throughout the Bixby Home service. If you’re a sports fan, you’ll be happy to […]

Oil seesaws in nervous trading as US implements tariffs on Chinese goods

Oil seesaws in nervous trading as US implements tariffs on Chinese goods

Thursday, July 05, 2018 7:59 p.m. CDT By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices seesawed on Friday in a nervous market as the United States implemented a raft of tariffs on Chinese goods, which should prompt Beijing to retaliate, potentially including a duty on U.S. crude imports. Oil prices fell early on Friday along […]

Here are 23 of the richest people in South Africa

Here are 23 of the richest people in South Africa

While Forbes only ranked five South African dollar billionaires in its rich list earlier this year, looking at other net worth rankings it’s clear that South Africa is home to a number of super wealthy people. Capgemini’s latest wealth report for South Africa highlighted a significant increase in the number of high net-worth individuals in […]

Water is heavier than oil in Middle East's power-plays

Water is heavier than oil in Middle East's power-plays

It is bad for a company, or a country, to lack the foreign exchange necessary to meet operating expenses or debt payments. It is much worse for it to lack water, a prospect that is faced by wide areas of the Middle East. Not Turkey, though. Turkey’s consumer price index rose to an annualised 15.4 […]

Gambling in Afghanistan under the Taliban’s nose

Gambling in Afghanistan under the Taliban’s nose

Afghanistan might be a country short on hope. People in Helmand Province are exhausted after many years of war and violence. But every Friday night, they still gather in dimly-lit rooms for a laugh and card games – right under the Taliban’s nose. Produced by Auliya Atrafi, Shoaib Sharifi and Camelia Sadeghzadeh Source link

US-China trade war: A soy bean farmer's view

US-China trade war: A soy bean farmer's view

US tariffs on $34bn (£18.2bn) of Chinese goods have come into effect, opening the way for an outright trade war between the two economic giants. American farmers could be among those hardest hit by the tariffs, but many say they support President Trump and his brash approach to trade. Source link

Clarification on council finance allegations

Clarification on council finance allegations

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance today released a pamphlet containing a number allegations regarding Auckland Council Group’s finances and spending. The claims in the pamphlet are presented without context and in many cases are misleading. Below is the much needed clarity in response to the claims made. Auckland Council RevenueThe increase in council’s revenue over the past five […]