UK banks may have been used for Iran payments related to Huawei: WSJ

UK banks may have been used for Iran payments related to Huawei: WSJ

Jane Wolsak | Reuters Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested on an extradition warrant, appears at her B.C. Supreme Court bail hearing along with a translator, in a drawing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada December 7, 2018. British banks Standard Chartered and HSBC were reportedly among financial institutions misled by Chinese technology giant Huawei into funneling illicit payments from Iran, The Wall Street Journal said on Sunday, citing sources familiar with the matter. According…

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Macron expected to promise economic change but is it too late?

Macron expected to promise economic change but is it too late?

Barcroft Media | Barcroft Media | Getty Images PARIS, FRANCE – NOVEMBER 24: The french gilets jaunes protest turns out to be a revolution against President Macron today as thousands riot on the Champs Elysees on November 24, 2018 in Paris, France. PHOTOGRAPH BY Kiran Ridley / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read Kiran Ridley / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) One coordinator of the “yellow vest” protests, Thierry Paul Valette, told reporters on Saturday…

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Poco F1 Price in India Cut, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999

Poco F1 Price in India Cut, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999

Poco F1 has received a price cut in India. The smartphone is Xiaomi’s mid-range phone with top-end specifications. Xiaomi last week had revealed it had sold 700,000 units of the Poco F1 smartphone in India till date. To celebrate the milestone, Xiaomi had temporarily reduced the price of the Poco F1 by up to Rs. 4,000. On Sunday, the company has announced a permanent price cut of Rs. 1,000 on all variants of the Poco…

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More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report

More Fortnite Samsung Galaxy Skins on the Way: Report

Fortnite Android users with a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 or a Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 may be getting new skins according to a recent datamine. When Fortnite first hit Android back in August, select cosmetic items were exclusive to Samsung Galaxy owners and more are on the way. These could be in the form of a weapon skin and a Fortnite llama spray. With Fortnite Season 7 bringing with it a host of new skins…

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A Major Marvel Theory Just Got Shot Down By The Avengers: Endgame Trailer

A Major Marvel Theory Just Got Shot Down By The Avengers: Endgame Trailer

After months of radio silence and endless fan theories, the first trailer for Avengers: Endgame is finally here. The Russo Brothers’ phase-ending blockbuster will reveal the fallout after Thanos’ finger snap of death (known as “The Decimation“), and the trailer teases a dark and emotional story largely revolving around the original Avengers. That first trailer provided a handful of long awaited answers, including the fate of Hawkeye and the movie’s official title. Endgame‘s first footage…

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Paine adamant about finger, less sure on DRS

Paine adamant about finger, less sure on DRS

If Shane Warne famously insured his rare spinning fingers for millions, then it is difficult to put a price on the premium that might be attached to the right index finger of the Australian captain Tim Paine. Operated on no fewer than seven times due to problems dating back to a bad break in 2010, Paine’s digit was struck a stinging blow on the final day of the Adelaide Test by Mohammed Shami. The blow…

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Prosecutors indict Nissan’s ex-chairman Ghosn for financial misconduct

Prosecutors indict Nissan’s ex-chairman Ghosn for financial misconduct

MARTIN BUREAU | AFP | Getty Images Pedestrians walk past a television screen showing a news programme featuring Nissan’s ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn in Tokyo on on December 10, 2018. Both Nissan and its former chairman Carlos Ghosn have been charged by Japanese prosecutors over financial misconduct, according to a statement from Nissan. Ghosn was arrested in November for under-reporting his compensation in the company’s financial statements over a period of five years. The auto giant…

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After Prernaa Arora’s arrest, KriArj Entertainment releases an official statement on allegations of cheating Vashu Bhagnani

After Prernaa Arora’s arrest, KriArj Entertainment releases an official statement on allegations of cheating Vashu Bhagnani

‘); }); Producer Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment production house has been legal soup for a while now. The producer was arrested by the Economic Offences Wing of the Mumbai Police’s Crime Branch on December 8 and was produced in the Esplanade Court. Producer Vashu Bhagnani and Pooja Entertainment had filed an FIR in June 2018 after they were made aware that her production house had passed the rights of Sushant Singh Rajput – Sara…

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Zopa, a UK P2P lender, plans more funding in 2019 as it opens a bank

Zopa, a UK P2P lender, plans more funding in 2019 as it opens a bank

U.K. peer-to-peer lender Zopa plans on raising more money in 2019 as it looks to open up its own bank, its boss told CNBC. The financial technology start-up recently obtained a banking license from Britain’s financial regulator, on the back of a £60 million ($76.5 million) funding round it closed last month. “We will be looking to raise additional capital in 2019,” Zopa Chief Executive Jaidev Janardana told CNBC in an exclusive interview. “The focus…

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European markets open lower amid global growth worries and trade tensions

European markets open lower amid global growth worries and trade tensions

Investors are increasingly concerned about a possible economic slowdown, shortly after the U.S., China and Japan all reported weaker-than-expected economic data. It comes at a time when traders are also closely monitoring trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Sunday that talks between the two sides must reach a successful end by March 1, following conflicting comments about whether a hard deadline had been agreed. Global equity markets were already…

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Realme Phones to Get Android Pie Update in Q1 2019, Some Realme 2 Pro Users Report Battery Drain Issue

Realme Phones to Get Android Pie Update in Q1 2019, Some Realme 2 Pro Users Report Battery Drain Issue

Realme 2 Pro was launched in India in September Last month, Realme Mobiles confirmed that its Realme 1 and Realme 2 devices will receive Android Pie update soon. Now, the company’s customer support handle has confirmed that all the smartphones launched up to date will also receive the Android Pie update soon. The timeline for the Pie update is set to be Q1 2019, and the latest announcement confirms that the Realme 2 Pro, Realme…

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Aquaman Is Already Making A Ton Of Money In China

Aquaman Is Already Making A Ton Of Money In China

While Aquaman is James Wan’s first journey into the world of comic book movies, the director has had a long and successful career, and built a reputation that moviegoers care about. He started in the horror world, creating the Saw, Conjuring, and Insidious franchises. Aquaman is teased to have an influence from the director’s horror roots, adding another exciting unknown to the upcoming blockbuster. Source link

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Apple Hires Ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest

Apple Hires Ex-Mango Health CEO Jason Oberfest

Apple has hired Jason Oberfest, former CEO of Mango Health, to reportedly help its users adhere to prescription instructions and build on the ambition to gain a bigger share of the global healthcare market. “Oberfest will look into opportunities for Apple in the medication adherence space, meaning helping people take their medicines on time,” CNBC reported on Friday. Oberfest has updated his LinkedIn profile to reveal he joined Apple in September this year. The profile…

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RSVP and Roy Kapur Films bring Golden Globes nominated Ivanhoe Pictures on board for Priyanka Chopra starrer The Sky Is Pink

RSVP and Roy Kapur Films bring Golden Globes nominated Ivanhoe Pictures on board for Priyanka Chopra starrer The Sky Is Pink

‘); }); Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Siddharth Roy Kapur’s Roy Kapur Films have brought in Golden Globes nominated Ivanhoe Pictures, producers of the recent blockbuster Hollywood romantic-comedy Crazy Rich Asians, as a co-producer and co-investing partner for their much anticipated Hindi language family drama tentatively titled The Sky is Pink. The Sky is Pink is written and directed by National Award winning filmmaker Shonali Bose and is based on the true life story of the…

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Trump is a good forecaster; Kudlow sees Trump vindication on Fed

Trump is a good forecaster; Kudlow sees Trump vindication on Fed

President Donald Trump‘s repeated complaints about the Federal Reserve increasing interest rates too quickly proved to be correct, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow argued on CNBC Friday. Trump is a “good forecaster,” said Kudlow, director of Trump’s National Economic Council. “He has a lot of experience as a businessman and an investor; so he knows his stuff.” The president has been critical of the Fed’s path on rate hikes under Chairman Jerome Powell, blaming…

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