Mercedes-Benz unveils GLB-Class concept: To rival BMW X1 and Audi Q3

The GLB prototype, featuring 17-inch wheels, harks back to the unveiling of the Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover in Shanghai six years ago, which heralded the brand’s successful shakeup of its compact-car offerings.

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Volkswagen to challenge Tesla Model X with a new electric SUV with ‘AppleSkin’ lounge seats

The ID. Roomzz will follow the rollout of an all-electric hatchback and a compact crossover in 2020 as well as battery versions of the Lavida and Bora sedans in China this year.

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Restaurant chain Haidilao’s owners $6 billion richer in 2019

Last year, revenue surged 60 percent to 17 billion yuan ($2.6 billion), and that’s helping to push the stock up more than 75 percent this year. At about $21 billion, the company’s market value is now higher than Chipotle

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Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: A crease, a click, and it’s thick

The company also envisions smartphones with rollable and stretchable displays, Samsung Executive Vice President Chung Eui-suk said in February.

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Netflix Options Show Prospect for Full Reversal of Disney+ Rout

About 27 percent of total Netflix options open interest is set to expire on Thursday, with calls outweighing puts by 24 percent, which on the surface indicates a bullish setup.

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YouTube flags Notre Dame Cathedral fire as 9/11 conspiracy

YouTube, a division of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, introduced this text box feature last year to combat the spread of conspiracy theories, including those that question the 9/11 attacks. On Monday, YouTube’s software mistaken

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Big tech’s big tax ruse: Industry splurges on buybacks

Not every major tech company focused last year on returning money to shareholders. Amazon announced no buybacks and paid no dividends, and the company’s workforce grew 14 percent in 2018 versus 66 percent growth the previou

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Cash, booze and gold: EC seizures see twofold increase from 2014 Lok Sabha polls

The Election Commission’s observers, surveillance teams and enforcement agencies are raiding airports, highways, railway stations, hotels and farm houses if there’s a suspicion of illegal money.

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Lok Sabha election 2019: Over 75% of candidates could end up losing their security deposit

In the 2014 elections, almost 85 percent of the 8,251 hopefuls fared so miserably that the poll-conducting body held on to their deposits. While independents figure prominently in this list, 50 percent of candidates fielded b

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Make in India bolstered: PM Modi invites Foxconn to mass-produce iPhones in India

It’s not yet clear how Apple’s steps into India will affect its China operations. China has been the company’s most important manufacturing base for years, home to Foxconn’s biggest facilities and hundreds of other pa

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Elon Musk tweets again as talks with SEC continue; says, Tesla will make 5,00,000 cars in next 12 months

Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla Inc. production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.

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Crack down on global technology giants, Norway finance minister Siv Jensen joins Chorus

Jensen said consumers are contributing to huge profits because competition in markets is often too weak.

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Under Scanner: Google’s Ireland tax arrangement to draw more EU scrutiny

The company’s European headquarters is in Dublin, the Irish capital, and its sprawling campus close to the city’s south docks has been dubbed Googletown.

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Apple iPads in lieu of weathervanes as farmers seek climate tech edge

The push to bring such high-tech solutions to individual farmers is increasingly important, said Jim Block, chief meteorological officer at DTN, a Minnesota-based analytics firm that serves a wide variety of industries.

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China wins allies for web vision in ideological battle with US

Chinese cadres have long proselytized the concept of a rigidly policed web that can still be a wellspring of innovation.

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Lok Sabha Election: Poll promises drive surge in India project financing deals

However, some of the projects have faced lengthy delays due to difficulties in land acquisition, according to the firm.

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Uber compares itself as Amazon of transportation to attract investors

Uber wants to convince investors that it’s a transportation and logistics market-maker that can build -- and then supply -- new demand for everything from scooters and bicycles to freight and food delivery, said people fami

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Global finance ministers prepared to ‘act promptly’ to shore up growth

“To protect the expansion, we will continue to mitigate risks, enhance resilience, and, if necessary, act promptly to shore up growth for the benefit of all,” officials said.

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Can ‘fix’ Petrobas situation, says Brazil’s economy minister

Petrobras shares plunged more than 8 percent on Friday after Bolsonaro called the energy producer’s Chief Executive Officer Roberto Castello Branco and ordered him to cancel a planned increase in diesel prices.

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Chinese economy ‘generally stable’, to maintain prudent monetary policy

The Chinese economy has been “generally stable,” Chen said a statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee, which was posted on the IMF’s website.

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Bernie Sanders calls on Trump to abandon new Nafta agreement

“The Nafta treaty that Trump renegotiated with Mexico will still allow companies like General Motors to send our jobs to Mexico,” Sanders said during a rally at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan.

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A master of social media, election campaign, Modi could gloss over his many failures

Swearing ferocious vengeance against Pakistan, Modi has had to resort to dubious claims about destroyed terrorist camps and hundreds of dead Pakistanis in order to appear a man of his word.

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Facebook spent $22.6 million to keep Mark Zuckerberg safe

Zuckerberg also received $2.6 million for personal use of private jets, which the company said was part of his overall security program.

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Europe’s risk of paralysis in slowdown puts Germany on the spot

For German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, a key challenge was fending off pressure, including by France and the IMF, for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to ease off its annual push for a balanced budget and do more to

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Why India’s rise to the superpower status is hardly guaranteed

Modi wisely began his term with talk of “Make in India,” his shorthand for reviving India’s anemic manufacturing sector. That task has been left undone because it would have required fundamental changes to how labor and

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Tencent not the only stock rallying in Asia; here are others

Technology stocks have been at the forefront of the rally in Asian stocks this year, yet there’s more driving the sector than just Tencent Holdings Ltd. Don’t get us wrong, Tencent has been a great story thus far. The sto

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