• NEWS
    General election 2017: Corbyn and May clash over ‘trust’

    Jeremy Corbyn has said the public “cannot trust” Theresa May as the two clashed over plans for a snap election. The Labour leader told MPs the Tories had “broken promises” on the NHS and the deficit and “starved” schools of money while cutting tax for the rich. The prime minister said Labour would “bankrupt” the […]

  • NEWS
    Is Trump wise to take on China over trade?

    US President Donald Trump has said that trade negotiations with China will be “very difficult” when he meets President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, on Thursday. Trade will be one of two key issues on the agenda, along with North Korea. But what’s the problem – and what can Trump do about it? Buying Chinese […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    New Curved Phone Over $1,000 Announced by Samsung

    Samsung has thrown the smartphone buying public a curve. Cost conscious entrepreneurs won’t be picking this phone, costing over $1,000 and not available outside South Korea. But perhaps it will teach us all something about innovation. The aptly named new Samsung Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch display with 1080 pixel resolution, the same as the recently […]

  • ALL DEALS
    EU Fines Sony, Panasonic, and Sanyo Over Battery Cartel

    The European Union’s anti-trust watchdog has fined Sony, Panasonic and Sanyo for price fixing in the market for batteries used in laptops and mobile phones. The European Commission, which polices competition issues in the EU, fined the three a total of EUR 166 million ($176 million or roughly Rs. 1,190 crores) for breaking antitrust rules […]

  • NEWS
    New Curved Phone Over $1,000 Announced by Samsung

    Samsung has thrown the smartphone buying public a curve. Cost conscious entrepreneurs won’t be picking this phone, costing over $1,000 and not available outside South Korea. But perhaps it will teach us all something about innovation. The aptly named new Samsung Galaxy Round has a 5.7-inch display with 1080 pixel resolution, the same as the recently […]

  • NEWS
    Harvard Professor Hassles Mom and Pop Over $4 Overcharge

    What happens when you overcharge a Harvard Business School professor for Chinese food? Ran Duan, manager of the Baldwin Bar inside the Sichuan Garden, a mom and pop Chinese restaurant, recently discovered the unpleasant answer. Ben Edelman, an associate professor at Harvard, ordered from the local restaurant. But upon delivery, he found that the prices […]