Posts by Newsmaker

Silicon Valley Carefully Navigates US-China High Tech Cold War

Silicon Valley Carefully Navigates US-China High Tech Cold War

Silicon Valley has long been a power center of American innovation. Now that high-tech is also becoming a focus of...

Trump ‘Honored’ to Provide US Farmers with $16 Billion in Aid 

Trump ‘Honored’ to Provide US Farmers with $16 Billion in Aid 

President Donald Trump says he is “honored” to give U.S. farmers hurt by the trade war with China another $16...

Canada, Europe to Choose When 737 MAX Is Safe as Regulators Meet

Canada, Europe to Choose When 737 MAX Is Safe as Regulators Meet

In a potential challenge to U.S.-led efforts to build consensus on the Boeing Co 737 MAX flying again, Canada and...

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

UK, Japan Mobile Operators Suspend Huawei 5G Phone Launches

British and Japanese mobile phone companies said Wednesday they’re putting on hold plans to sell new devices from Huawei, in...

Britain’s May Faces Calls to Resign After Revised Brexit Plan Unveiled

Britain’s May Faces Calls to Resign After Revised Brexit Plan Unveiled

British lawmakers are denouncing Prime Minister Theresa May’s latest proposal to withdraw from the European Union (EU) amid growing demands...

A New Robot Promises to Meet Your Internet Needs, Handsfree, at Home

A New Robot Promises to Meet Your Internet Needs, Handsfree, at Home

A new personal home robot follows you around your home, navigating past obstacles, so you can multitask while staying connected. Deana Mitchell takes a...

Jamie Oliver’s British Restaurant Chain Collapses

Jamie Oliver’s British Restaurant Chain Collapses

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain in Britain has filed for bankruptcy protection, closing 22 of its 25 eateries and...

Portugal’s Economy Rebounds, Though Problems Persist

Portugal’s Economy Rebounds, Though Problems Persist

The Portuguese economy is resisting the prevailing gloom in Europe. Activity remained strong, with GDP rising by 0.5% in the first...

US Shoe Industry Protests Possible Tariffs on Chinese Imports

US Shoe Industry Protests Possible Tariffs on Chinese Imports

More than 170 American shoe manufacturers and retailers, including such well-known athletic shoe brands as Nike, Under Armour and Adidas,...

Bloomberg: US May Pay $2 Per Bushel for Soybeans to Help Farmers

Bloomberg: US May Pay $2 Per Bushel for Soybeans to Help Farmers

The Trump administration is considering payments of $2 per bushel for soybeans, 63 cents per bushel for wheat and 4...

Sources: Turkey to Reduce US Import Tariffs This Week

Sources: Turkey to Reduce US Import Tariffs This Week

Turkey’s Trade Ministry will implement a reciprocal reduction in tariffs on U.S. imports after the United States halved tariffs on...

Smart Technology Gives Old Infrastructure New Life

Smart Technology Gives Old Infrastructure New Life

Extreme weather and rising sea levels are putting pressure on the natural world and on the infrastructure we have put...

Electronic Trade Helps Cameroonian Farmers

Electronic Trade Helps Cameroonian Farmers

Information technologies are changing the lives of many Cameroonian farmers, who previously were dependent on brokers, who charged fees to...

Huawei Founder Shrugs Off US Blacklisting Order

Huawei Founder Shrugs Off US Blacklisting Order

The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei is dismissing the decision by the United States to blacklist the company on...

Indian Exporters Eye Gains Amid Intensifying US China Trade Dispute

Indian Exporters Eye Gains Amid Intensifying US China Trade Dispute

As work on establishing a massive garment-manufacturing unit by one of India’s leading apparel exporters enters the final stages, the...