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To Fight Apple and Google, Smaller App Rivals Organize a Coalition

SAN FRANCISCO — For months, complaints from tech companies against Apple’s and Google’s power have grown louder. Spotify, the music streaming app, criticized Apple for the rules it imposed in the App Store. A founder of the software company Basecamp attacked Apple’s “highway robbery rates” on apps. And last month, Epic Games, maker of the […]

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Eight Of 10 Imported Covid-19 Cases in Singapore Came From India

A Vietnamese woman carries a stuffed animal while boarding a repatriation flight from Singapore to Vietnam amid spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Changi airport, Singapore August 7, 2020. Picture taken August 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mai Nguyen The other two imported patients are work pass holders employed here who arrived here from Germany on […]

Technology

ByteDance files for China approval to export TikTok technology

ByteDance Ltd., the Chinese parent of video app TikTok, submitted an application in Beijing for permission to export technology, as it tries to work out an agreement with the Trump administration that will avoid a US ban on the service. The company said it filed the request with the city’s commerce bureau after China tightened […]

5 Reasons Why the Samsung Galaxy M51 Solves the Need for a Massive Battery in Your Smartphone

Vivo V20 SE With Snapdragon 665 SoC, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications

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Google to Delhi High Court: Allowed to Share Google Pay Customer Transaction Data With Third Parties With NPCI Permission

Google India Digital Services, which operates the Google Pay app, has told the Delhi High Court that it is allowed to share customers transaction data with third parties with the prior permission of NPCI and payment service providing (PSP) banks. The submission has been made by Google in its affidavit filed before a bench of […]

Dell G7 15 With Intel 10th-Gen Core Processors, Nvidia GeForce RTX Graphics Cards Launched in India

How Cloning May Have Helped Access WhatsApp Chats in Sushant Rajput Case

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Weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly, total 870,000

The number of first-time filers for unemployment benefits were slightly higher than expected last week as the labor market continues its sluggish recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The Labor Department reported Thursday that initial jobless claims for the week ending Sept. 19 came in at 870,000. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected first-time claims at […]

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Existing home sales jump to 14-year high, as prices set another record

A home for sale is seen in Santa Monica, California. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters After a record-setting July, the housing market still shows no sign of cooling off. Sales of existing homes rose 2.4% to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 6 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 10.5% higher […]

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Powell pledges the Fed’s economic aid ‘for as long as it takes’

Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pledged continued support for an economy that he said has shown substantial improvement but still needs more work. In […]

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Fed’s Bullard says ‘biggest growth quarter of all time’ will lift inflation

James Bullard Olivia Michael | CNBC St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard offered an optimistic look on the U.S. economy, with “off the charts” growth that will help lift inflation. Bullard also said he sees the unemployment rate falling to 6.5% by the end of the year, an estimate well below the median projection […]

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The problem with the U.S. economy is there are too many poor people

A Kelly Center for Hunger Relief volunteer sorts through food for distribution as residents in vehicles wait in line at a church in El Paso, Texas, on July 17. Joel Angel Juarez/Bloomberg via Getty Images Are you in the top 1%, 5% or 10% of the U.S. income and wealth scale? If you are, congratulations […]

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Housing starts August 2020

U.S. homebuilding fell in August after strong gains in the prior three months, but the housing market remains supported by record-low interest rates and demand for properties in the suburbs and low-density areas as many people work from home. Housing starts dropped 5.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.416 million units last month, […]

Economy

U.S. weekly jobless claims total 860,000, vs 875,000 expected

First-time claims for unemployment insurance beat Wall Street estimates last week as the U.S. economy enters a critical new stage. Filings totaled 860,000 for the week ended Sept. 12, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had expected 875,000, against the previous week’s upwardly revised 893,000. The number represents a modest downshift […]