Saudi King Salman orders formation of committee headed by crown prince - SPA

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered the restructuring of the command of the general intelligence agency under the supervision of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the official Saudi press agency said on Saturday.


Posted 2018/10/19 23:11:26

Apple CEO urges Bloomberg to retract spy chip story

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook on Friday told an online news website that Bloomberg should retract a story that claimed Apple's internal computer systems had been infiltrated by malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence agents.


Posted 2018/10/19 22:54:08

Saudi Arabia: Journalist killed in consulate fight

Saudi Arabia has confirmed Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate in Istanbul after a fight broke out.

Posted 2018/10/19 22:00:00

Euro, pound rally on Brexit concession; stocks dip

Stocks dipped on Friday, dragging a global index into a fourth consecutive weekly loss, while the euro and sterling rallied against the dollar after a report said Britain is ready to drop a key Brexit demand.


Posted 2018/10/19 20:49:35

Trump says he may consider sanctions over missing Saudi journalist

U.S. President Donald Trump said he might consider sanctions against Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while emphasizing the importance of the U.S.-Saudi relationship.


Posted 2018/10/19 20:41:57

Trump says Congress will be involved in U.S. response to Khashoggi case

President Donald Trump said on Friday that the U.S. Congress will be involved in determining the U.S. response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Posted 2018/10/19 20:41:57

Tesla launches new $45,000 Model 3

Tesla Inc on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan on its website, launching the car as U.S. tax breaks for Tesla cars are about to decrease.


Posted 2018/10/19 20:11:01

Google to charge Android partners up to $40 per device for apps - source

Alphabet Inc's Google will charge hardware firms up to $40 per device to use its apps under a new licensing system to replace one that the European Union this year deemed anti-competitive, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.


Posted 2018/10/19 19:29:54

G2Alphabet is going Secure

Due to change in legislation G2Alphabet is now going Secure  SSL Certificated  Will announce once complete. The G2 Team

Posted 2018/10/19 19:17:12

PM May tells businesses EU is committed to autumn Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May told business leaders during a teleconference on Friday that EU politicians are committed to reaching an agreement this autumn, striking what one source told Reuters was an upbeat tone.


Posted 2018/10/19 18:55:23

Russian woman charged with interfering in US midterms

A Russian woman has been charged with interfering in US elections, including next month's midterms.

Posted 2018/10/19 18:54:00

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

A commuter train travelling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said, making it India's worst rail disaster this year.


Posted 2018/10/19 18:49:21

Saudi investment summit moving ahead with updated programme - spokesman

A Saudi investment conference will go ahead later this month with an updated programme that includes heads of state from Arab world, Africa and Asia, a conference spokeseperson said on Friday.


Posted 2018/10/19 18:45:35

Turkey questions employees of Saudi consulate on Khashoggi

Turkish prosecutors investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi questioned Turkish employees of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Friday, widening the hunt for clues in a case that is straining Riyadh's alliance with Western powers.


Posted 2018/10/19 18:44:49

UK ready to drop Brexit demand on Irish border - Bloomberg

British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to agree to a fallback arrangement for the border between the United Kingdom and Ireland which does not have a time limit, to speed Brexit talks, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.


Posted 2018/10/19 18:17:21

Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister as head of global affairs

Facebook Inc has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, as the social network deals with a number of scandals related to privacy, fake news and election meddling.


Posted 2018/10/19 17:33:00

Carney says BoE preparing banks for "cliff-edge" Brexit, however unlikely

The Bank of England is preparing Britain's financial system for the consequences of a "disorderly, cliff-edge" Brexit, however unlikely that may be, Governor Mark Carney said on Friday.


Posted 2018/10/19 17:28:34

UK budget gap shrinks, but leeway still limited for Hammond

Britain's government recorded a smaller budget deficit than expected in September, but the improvement is unlikely to give much help to finance minister Philip Hammond as he prepares his annual budget.


Posted 2018/10/19 17:27:58

Israeli forces wound 130 Palestinians at Gaza border protest

Israeli soldiers shot and wounded 130 Palestinians during protests near the Gaza Strip border on Friday, the enclave's Health Ministry said.


Posted 2018/10/19 17:03:47

Demand outlook, emissions worries put brakes on truckmaker Volvo

Swedish truckmaker Volvo forecast slower demand for trucks in Europe and China next year, fuelling investor concerns these major markets may have peaked and sending its shares into reverse.


Posted 2018/10/19 16:49:52