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Bezos strikes back against Trump as Amazon appeal JEDI 'war-cloud' contract snub

Bezos strikes back against Trump as Amazon appeal JEDI 'war-cloud' contract snub

A mazon has said it will appeal the Trump administration’s award of a $10bn cloud computing contract to its closest rival Microsoft due to ‘unmistakable bias’. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, known as JEDI, is a US Department of Defense’s contract that is set to modernise the division’s disparate cloud infrastructure. It was initially

Oil prices dip on concerns about rising supplies

Oil prices dip on concerns about rising supplies

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Friday fueled by concerns about rising supplies next year, although losses were checked by signs of progress toward ending the U.S.-Chinese trade row. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday a deal was “getting close”, citing what he described as very constructive discussions with Beijing. Benchmark

U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars

U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars

LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing turned world stock markets and other risk assets higher on Friday, though an escalating wave of global protests from Hong Kong to Chile left some deep scars. Europe’s main bourses followed Asia and Wall Street higher [.EU] after White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on

Explainer: Why is Alibaba listing in Hong Kong?

Explainer: Why is Alibaba listing in Hong Kong?

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is set to price its first share sale in Hong Kong next week, raising up to $13.4 billion in what will be the largest deal in the city since 2010 and the world’s biggest ever cross-border secondary listing. Analysts say establishing a base outside the United States gives the U.S.-listed company

Is today Black Friday and what are the best deals so far?

Is today Black Friday and what are the best deals so far?

BLACK Friday is one of the biggest sale days of the year and is always celebrated in November. Knowing when it’s happening can be confusing, as the date changes every year depending on the date of Thanksgiving in America. Black Friday always takes place the day after Thanksgiving in America Alamy Live News Black Friday always happens the day after

AirAsia to sell tickets on other airlines as part of online push

AirAsia to sell tickets on other airlines as part of online push

(Reuters) - Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group Bhd said on Friday it would sell flights on more than 100 other global airlines as part of a push to boost revenues. The carrier said it had signed a strategic partnership with travel technology company Kiwi.com that would give customers access to destinations not served by AirAsia, including London,

S&P 500 notches record, shakes off Cisco's gloomy outlook

S&P 500 notches record, shakes off Cisco's gloomy outlook

(Reuters) - The benchmark S&P 500 stock index posted a slim gain to end with a record closing high on Thursday, as a dour forecast from tech stalwart Cisco Systems was offset by a strong report from big box retailer Walmart. The Dow index ended barely negative, after posting a closing high on Wednesday, while the Nasdaq also ended fractionally lower

Google's search, Android businesses to be probed by state attorneys general, report says     - CNET

Google's search, Android businesses to be probed by state attorneys general, report says - CNET

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Stephen Shankland/CNET A major investigation into Google by state attorneys general will take on a wider scope than previously announced, according to a report Thursday by CNBC. The probe was initially set to focus primarily on Google's massive digital advertising business, which generates $138 billion

Best Decathlon’s Black Friday Deals 2019: discounts for up to 65 per cent available on November 29

Best Decathlon’s Black Friday Deals 2019: discounts for up to 65 per cent available on November 29

DECATHLON offers up great value sportswear year-round, but it’s still worth checking out the store on Black Friday. The retailer just announced up to 65 per cent discount across sports, fitness and recreation equipment and apparel that will be available on November 29. Decathlon’s a great place to pick up cheap skiwear Getty - Contributor Decathlon’s

U.S. and China 'getting close' to trade deal: White House economic adviser

U.S. and China 'getting close' to trade deal: White House economic adviser

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China are getting close to a trade agreement, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday, citing what he called very constructive talks with Beijing about ending a 16-month trade war. Kudlow said negotiators for the world’s two largest economies were in close touch via telephone but he gave