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World stocks mixed as markets mull Trump's tax plan

Some owners and small business groups hoped the dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes proposed Wednesday could mean more savings to invest in their businesses and more revenue coming in from consumers and businesses with some extra money to spend.


White House Readies Order to Quit NAFTA

White House Readies Order to Quit NAFTA

President Donald Trump says Canada has "outsmarted" the USA for a long time, but he won't put up with it. The two leaders went toe-to-toe on a call Tuesday amid an escalating fight on trade policy , and Trump's threats to explore repealing NAFTA.



Uber is aiming for the skies with flying taxis by 2020

While start-ups are already developing the first generation of operational flying cars , Uber has been quite keen to go its own way, developing a prototype for its own eVTOL. These flying taxis will be small electric aircrafts that take off and land vertically. The company was also forced to suspend its self-driving auto programme last month after a crash involving one of its vehicles in Arizona.


Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

On 18 May, the proposal will undergo an initial vote as well as face public comments, which could take several months. Pai's proposal would reclassify broadband providers as Title I information services, making it hard for the FCC to regulate them.


No more ZUK Mobile, future devices to be branded as Lenovo…

No more ZUK Mobile, future devices to be branded as Lenovo…

The Zuk brand that is exclusive to online was launched in 2015. Lenovo is reportedly set to draw the curtains on its sub-brand Zuk Mobile. Lenovo launched an array of smartphones under the brand name, but the devices did not leave a great impact in the market.


Mexico sees NAFTA trade talks starting in August: Minister

Mexico sees NAFTA trade talks starting in August: Minister

The commerce secretary did not rule out that there would be no impact of this trade ruling. The US President had taken to Twitter early Monday morning to criticise Canada for making "business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard".