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China exports rose in December after 12 months of robust global trade

China exports rose in December after 12 months of robust global trade

China and many trade-dependent countries have benefited from a year-long global exports boom that many economists expect will extend well into this year. Compared with a month earlier, exports fell 9.7 percent. Mechanical and electronic products such as automobiles, computers and smartphones were the highest grossing exports, while domestically there was a sharp rise in demand for iron ore, crude oil and soybeans, noted Huang Songping, the GAC's spokesman.


Of course Uber allegedly had a tool to remotely destroy evidence

Of course Uber allegedly had a tool to remotely destroy evidence

The Uber HQ team remotely changed passwords and locked up data on company-owned smartphones, laptops, and desktops and shut down the devices. Uber is said to have used the system more than 20 times between spring 2015 until late 2016, in places such as Canada, Brussels and Hong Kong, to name a few.


Ford Urges 2900 Pickup Owners To Stop Driving After New Takata Death

Ford Urges 2900 Pickup Owners To Stop Driving After New Takata Death

On Dec. 22, Ford was notified of a crash in West Virginia that happened on July 1, 2017 involving a 2006 Ford Ranger built in North America with a ruptured non-desiccated Takata driver-side inflator. At least 21 deaths worldwide have been linked to the Takata inflators, which can rupture and send deadly metal fragments into the driver's body. These include 2,700 in the United States and almost 200 in Canada.


PM Modi hails ISRO for successful launch of its 100th satellite

PM Modi hails ISRO for successful launch of its 100th satellite

Sriharikota: India successfully launched weather observation satellite Cartosat 2 Series and 29 other spacecraft onboard its dependable Polar rocket from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here in Andhra Pradesh on Friday. The Bangalore Mirror reported that officials with the Indian Space Research Organization said there were no design flaws or fundamental problems with the PSLV .


Austin not impacted by flurry of Sam's Club closings across country

Austin not impacted by flurry of Sam's Club closings across country

The wholesale clubs' official closure date is January 26, Buckner said. Multiple other Sam's Club locations across the country also reported shutting down, beginning January 26. KHOU-TV in Houston reports , three stores will be closing effective immediately in the Houston area, and one in the San Antonio area, according to KENS-TV .


Circuit City to Launch Comeback on February 15

Circuit City to Launch Comeback on February 15

CNBC reports the company made the announcement earlier this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Shmoel added at CES that the company revamped its website with new features such as search by photo, virtual vignettes, augmented reality and real-time tech support through its video chat.