Deezer raises $109 million despite cancelling its IPO plan
Paris-based music streaming service Deezer has raised around $109 million in a Series E round of funding led by Access Industries. The latest funding will help the company to attract more subscribers even after putting their IPO plan on halt.
Jan 21, 2016 08:08 PM EST
Global fears prevent US Fed from rate hike plan
The adverse conditions in the global economy and weaker stocks on Wall Street may prevent the US Federal Reserve from going for a rate hike again. Some analysts forecast four more rate hikes in 2016, while Reuters' poll indicate three times hike this year. The slump in commodities, weaker global markets, slowdown in China's economy and lower oil prices are causes of concerns for the US Fed as these are upsetting the Wall Street.
Jan 21, 2016 07:58 PM EST
Freshii to Help Consumers Through 'These Dark Hours' as Chipotle Closes Stores Nationwide for Employee Meeting
Chipotle will close their stores across the country on February 8 for a few hours so that corporate officials can discuss the new steps the company is taking about food safety. The chain has been hit by frequent outbreaks of food-borne illnesses in the past year, with the cause not yet announced.
Jan 21, 2016 07:53 PM EST
Space Gardening: A flower blooms in International Space Station for the first time
Previously, an experiment team of a space gardening project called Veggie has also succeeded planting consumable lettuce. The flower bloom is a remarkable step forward to a more advanced technique and choice of plants to grow in space. The project was established because NASA seeks to learn how astronauts can grow their own food in space to sustain long-term space journey.
Jan 21, 2016 07:40 PM EST
ISIS Supporter Hacks Tsinghua University of China’s Website to Show Support to Jihad
The website for students and lecturers should have displayed links to class resources and informations. But instead, it showed pictures of militants and the verses of Quran in Arabic.
Jan 18, 2016 09:45 PM EST
Dense Fog Halts Delhi Airport For 6 Hours, Further Deterioration Feared
Delhi residents have been witnessing chilling cold, drizzling and heavy fog. The Fog is so dense that visibility range has been reported to remain around 75 meters during 10 am to 4 pm. Despite adopting highest ILS, CAT IIIB, air movement has been kept stalled for around 6 hours. According to IGIA met office partly thundery weather may prevail on Sunday next.
Jan 11, 2016 06:43 AM EST
Stocks tumble on China instability amid further devaluation of Yuan
The instability in Chinese economy, after the dragon country devalued Yuan for eighth time, has created tremors across the global bourses. All the sectors fell in the range of 0.4 percent to 1.8 percent on the Wall Street. Safe haven yellow metal gained four percent in 2016. Chinese CSI 300 index fell 7%.
Jan 07, 2016 07:04 PM EST
5 US airlines hike base fares
The US-based five airlines - Delta, Southwest, American, United and Virgin America have raised base fare on domestic travel. The hike is effective for corporate, leisure and discounted fares. Airlines are bullish on margins as business travel is expected to be stable even leisure travel takes a dip. The five airlines control 80 percent of the US domestic travel. Airlines are set to post surge in operational profits owing to lower fuel costs.
Jan 08, 2016 04:56 AM EST
Watch out for gold, oil, airlines in 2016
The year 2016 is expected to be positive for gold, oil and airlines segments. The sluggish real growth will propel gold prices. After declining for 18 months, oil price technically may make a rebound. Lower fuel costs and rising passenger traffic propel airlines to make more profits this year.
Jan 07, 2016 04:58 AM EST
EHang Introduced Passenger Drone at CES 2016
Another exciting product has emerged in Consumer Electronic Show 2016. EHang, the Chinese UAV manufacturer introduces drone that is able to carry human passenger.
Jan 07, 2016 01:33 AM EST
PMorgan replaces KCG with Virtu Fin as market maker
JPMorgan Chase & Co has replaced KCG Holdings Inc with Virtu Financial Inc as its market maker. Virtu from Wednesday onwards takes care of JPMorgan Chase's stock on New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). JPMorgan was disappointed with the role of KCG Holdings on 24 August 2015 as the stock markets witnessed mayhem pulling several stocks lower.
Jan 07, 2016 04:10 AM EST
Ford upbeat on self-driving cars, to invest $4.5 billion
Ford Motor is investing about $4.5 billion in developing electric vehicles. Contrary to unconfirmed news that Ford and Google working together on developing driverless cars, Ford Motor President Mark Fields didn't mention about this association in his speech at CES-2016. Fields is very keen on exploring the $5.4 trillion transportation services segment.
Jan 07, 2016 05:03 AM EST