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Steel producers urge Trudeau to retaliate quickly against USA tariffs

Steel producers urge Trudeau to retaliate quickly against USA tariffs

When President Donald Trump declared that he was imposing a 25 percent tariff on all imports of steel to the United States and a 10 percent tariff on all aluminum imports, not everyone in his own party was happy. The Trump administration's quick turn away from the trade truce may also have been motivated by the negative response to the fledgling U.S. "Why is the prime minister waiting three weeks to impose these counter-measures specifically on steel and aluminum when the US tariffs came ...


Google representatives resign over Project Maven

Google representatives resign over Project Maven

Nearly 4,000 Google staffers signed an internal petition asking Google to end its participation in Project Maven . "We believe that Google should not be in the business of war ". In addition, she reportedly said that were the contract offered to Google today, they would turn it down due to fears over a potential backlash - much as they are experiencing now.


Italy & Spain Spark Fresh Euro Fears

Italy & Spain Spark Fresh Euro Fears

The UK's FTSE ended down 127%, Germany's Dax down 1.5%, and France's CAC down 1.3%. The Kospi slid 1.96 percent to close at 2,409.03, as heavyweights like Samsung Electronics and Posco sank 3.51 percent and 2.01 percent, respectively. Brent crude lost 0.35 per cent to $77.23 a barrel after jumping 2.8 per cent on Wednesday, while gold climbed above 1,300 an ounce with a 0.4 per cent rise.


Howard Schultz Announces Retirement As Starbucks Executive Chairman

Howard Schultz Announces Retirement As Starbucks Executive Chairman

Schultz steps down. And I still have dreams for the company, and for you. Together we've done that, and so much more, by balancing profitability and social conscience, compassion and rigor, and love and responsibility. "I'm not exactly sure what that means yet". "He's helped Starbucks earn the respect of millions around the world by always being true to a higher calling, and always being bold in creating a better future".



Apple’s WWDC 2018: What to Watch For

Apple makes most of its money selling hardware, and Monday's software upgrades will likely give users another reason to keep buying the company's new devices . Apple introduced several new features to improve Do Not Disturb and make driving safer. Screen Time: A new app that provides daily reports on how much time you are spending on your apps, what apps are sending you the most notifications , what type of apps you are using (productivity, social, and more).


Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch the keynote address

Apple WWDC 2018: How to watch the keynote address

Though rumblings about a new MacBook Air revamp have toned down, Apple is still expected to make a hardware debut or two during its WWDC event which saw the launch of the HomePod speaker past year. Consequently, it is expected that Apple will tread cautiously over upcoming software updates. The Cupertino-based tech giant is expected to announce new features for its iOS operating system.