Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, June 4, 2018.

Apple self driving car patent predicts future moves

Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developer conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, June 4, 2018. Apple has an idea for self-driving cars that might make riders more comfortable about the idea of the car driving itself. A new Apple patent spotted by Patently Apple describes […]

US-China trade talks in focus

US-China trade talks in focus

The FTSE 100 is seen down around 23 points at 7,548; the CAC is expected to open 8 points lower at 5,403, while the DAX is poised to start down around 15 points at 12,368, according to IG. Market focus is largely attuned to trade discussions between the U.S. and China this week, with investors […]

An employee unloads a truck load of Amazon.com packages at the United Parcel Service (UPS) Chicago Area Consolidation Hub in Hodgkins, Illinois.

Amazon offers business buyers longer payment terms; some sellers upset

Abraham Chomali, founder of XP Strategy, a marketplace consultant, said the new payment program has created more anxiety for sellers than actual problems. He noted that qualified business customers account for a tiny percentage of overall volume. Additionally, Amazon is taking on some of the risk by guaranteeing payment on late or default invoices. “Amazon […]

Michael Cohen

S&P futures fall after former Trump lawyer Cohen says candidate directed him to pay off porn star

Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer and so-called “fixer,” agreed to plead guilty on Tuesday to eight charges related to tax fraud, excessive campaign contributions, making false statements to a financial institution and unlawful corporate contributions. Cohen admitted to making payments to two women at the direction of an unidentified candidate for political office “to influence […]

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg answers questions about the improper use of millions of users' data by a political consultancy, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, in this still image taken from Reuters TV May 22, 2018

Facebook says it removed content from Iran and Russia 

On Tuesday, Facebook revealed that in July it was given a tip from cybersecurity firm FireEye about a network of pages and accounts called “Liberty Front Press.” Facebook began an investigation, which identified additional related pages and accounts with a link to Iranian state media. The first ones were created in 2013. “Some of them […]