Sunday, November 18, 2018 Headlines & Global News


Mango as a cocoa alternative

Study: Mango can appease chocolate crisis

Sep 05, 2016 12:14 PM EDT

For years, threats of a looming shortage in cocoa beans will result in a global crisis involving chocolate products. According to Bloomberg, the world has consumed around 70,000 metric tons more cocoa than farmers produced in 2013.

Anti-Zika Spray Hits Bees in US

Anti-Zika drive destroys millions of bees in South Carolina

Sep 05, 2016 09:49 AM EDT

Instead of Zika-carrying mosquitoes, around 2.4 million honeybees were killed in South Carolina in the government's bid to prevent the proliferation of infection carrier Aedes Aegypti mosquito in the area.

Zuckerberg Promotes Entrepreneurial Spirit

Zuckerberg's visit to Nigeria provides much-needed economic push

Sep 01, 2016 10:06 AM EDT

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg surprised the Nigerian tech communities when he made an unannounced visit to the country's Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB) recently.

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., during the annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

Warrent Buffett earns $2m a day in his entire 86-year life

Sep 01, 2016 11:52 AM EDT

Warren Buffett turned 86 on Tuesday with reports estimate that the multi-billionaire tycoon made a $2 million daily earnings since the day he was born.


Does Google Wants to Take on Uber With Ride Sharing App Waze?

Aug 31, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

Uber Might Not be in Immediate Danger of Stiff Compeition

The Popular KitKat

KitKat craze hits Japan

Aug 31, 2016 11:10 AM EDT

For most of the world, KitKat is an ordinary coffee break snack made from wafers and milk chocolate. In Japan, it is another story, or preparation for that matter. Chef Yasumasa Takagi, one of the country's foremost patissiers, has other ideas.

China Hosts the G20

China empties city as G20 Summit nears; residents sent on paid tours

Aug 31, 2016 09:37 AM EDT

Preparations for the G20 Summit in Hangzhou has put premium on security measures. Considering that the event is another milestone for China, the Xi administration is not leaving anything to chance.

Apple Cork Ireland Campus

Apple compelled to pay €13b back taxes to Ireland

Aug 30, 2016 01:04 PM EDT

The European Commission (EC) ruled that Apple must pay Ireland €13b in back taxes, following a three-year investigation that deemed the US tech giant’s tax benefits as unlawful.


Uber Decides to Suspend Its Services in Abu Dhabi

Aug 29, 2016 09:16 AM EDT

Competitor Careem Does the Same


Uber Loses $1.27 Billion in 2016 According to Latest Bloomberg Report

Aug 26, 2016 03:59 AM EDT

The Company Continues to Bleed Money


Uber starts 1-month advance booking in London

Aug 25, 2016 09:03 AM EDT

London becomes the first city in Europe to have this service from Uber.

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World's First Self Driving Taxis hit Singapore roads

Aug 25, 2016 03:01 AM EDT

The world's first self-driving taxis commenced their trips in Singapore today.

New York Uber Drivers Protest Earlier This Year

Uber to Offer Retirement Funds to Its Drivers

Aug 24, 2016 09:58 AM EDT

This is A Significant Change in Strategy

What is Next for Kobe Bryant?

Aug 24, 2016 12:38 AM EDT

Kobe Bryant is known as one of NBA's Legends and now he wnats to be known as a Venture Capitalist.


Kobe Bryant Establishes Data, Technology and Media Fund Worth $100 Million

Aug 22, 2016 11:51 AM EDT

Basketball Star Opens Up a New Chapter in His Life

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