This week in the news, Yum Brands, the parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC, has agreed to remove the offensive logo of their latest restaurant chain, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba raised around $22 billion in one of the biggest initial public offerings on record and Media-Saturn’s new stores became a place where the virtual meets the real, giving its customers a new shopping experience.
For retailers, the holiday season is already in full swing and they are wasting no time revamping their strategy to entice would-be shoppers. Several Halloween costume shops in the US, for example, are reportedly taking over abandoned buildings and turning them into a fantastical costume shop. Read on and get the latest retail news from around the world.
In The News: Tesla to Build Gigafactory in Nevada, Mexico Poised for Energy Boom, Green Energy Coloring Books for Children
This week in the news, electric carmaker Tesla announced plan to build a “gigafactory” in Nevada, Mexico reopens its energy market for the first time in more than seven decades and the U.S. creates energy-themed coloring books for children. Read on and get the latest energy news from around the world.
Today’s news segment includes stories about a cat lending program launched by Russia’s biggest bank to attract prospective home buyers and a new technology that can track your typing behavior and help prevent password theft. Check it out at Simply CSOFT
Today’s In the News segment is back to keep you informed of latest transportation news from around the world. You’ll read about a new technology that enables cars to communicate with one another and a growing enthusiasm among auto industry players for the Southeast Asian market.
This week in the news, Israel’s technology industry seems to be immune to the ongoing conflict with Hamas and India’s biggest e-commerce site Flipkart secured $1 billion in funding and aspires to dominate its own domestic market.
Today’s In The News segment will look at some of the major stories from the aviation industry, including the launch of in-flight WiFi by Japan Airlines, a new way to fly to New York and Washington D.C., and airplane maker Bombardier’s plan to cut 1800 jobs.
This week in the news, a new report published by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that foreign purchases of US real estate jumped to 35 percent last year, with Chinese customers leading the way. Read on and get the latest real estate news from around the world.
This week in the news, Germany’s BWM announced its plan to invest $1 billion in Mexico, the taxi smartphone app Uber got the green light to continue operations in London and Japan’s car maker, Mazda, is hopeful to beat its European sales target this year.
This week in the news, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced its plan to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol ‘BABA,’ Samsung and LG have launched rival smartwatches and Fliplingo finally went live this week with its human-powered Twitter translation service.