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Apple Apology in China a Rite of Passage for Foreign Brands

Apple Apology in China a Rite of Passage for Foreign Brands | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook apologized to Chinese consumers after two weeks of being lambasted by state-run media for arrogance and poor customer service. The company’s offense?
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Malcolm Young, AC/DC Founder Who Rocked to the Top, Dies at 64

Malcolm Young, AC/DC Founder Who Rocked to the Top, Dies at 64 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Malcolm Young, the AC/DC founder whose driving guitar rhythms and musical direction helped the Scottish-Australian band earn a place among the most successful in rock history with albums such as “Back in Black” and “Highway to Hell,” has died. He was 64.
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Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox about buying major assets, sources say

Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox about buying major assets, sources say | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox and expressed interest in an acquisition of some of Fox's assets, sources say.
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US puts on 3-carrier show of force for first time in decade

US puts on 3-carrier show of force for first time in decade | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Three US Navy aircraft carriers put on show of strength in the Western Pacific Ocean over the weekend, the first time three of the 100,000-ton behemoths have sailed together in a decade.
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In Growing Saudi Business, McKinsey Hired Government Officials’ Children and Relatives

In Growing Saudi Business, McKinsey Hired Government Officials’ Children and Relatives | EconMatters | Scoop.it
As McKinsey & Co. has advised Saudi Arabia’s government on an ambitious economic transformation, it has also hired at least eight relatives of high-ranking Saudi officials.
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Twitter is letting everybody tweet in 280 characters

Twitter is letting everybody tweet in 280 characters | EconMatters | Scoop.it
After a trial run, Twitter is officially doubling its signature 140-character limit. Meanwhile, larger issues remain.
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Qatar Airways buys 9.6% Cathay Pacific stake

Qatar Airways buys 9.6% Cathay Pacific stake | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The Middle Eastern airline will become the Hong Kong-based carrier's third largest shareholder.
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Multiple people killed in shooting at Texas church

Multiple people killed in shooting at Texas church | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Multiple people have been killed and many more injured in a shooting Sunday at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, authorities said.
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Thornton Walmart shooting: Suspect arrested in Colorado

Thornton Walmart shooting: Suspect arrested in Colorado | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The shooting left three dead Wednesday night
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Truck attack in Manhattan being investigated as terrorism, sources say

Truck attack in Manhattan being investigated as terrorism, sources say | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The driver of a rental truck drove the wrong way down a busy bicycle path in Manhattan near the World Trade Center, killing up to 6 people and striking numerous others, New York Police official said.
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Spain to impose direct rule over Catalonia after region declares independence

Spain to impose direct rule over Catalonia after region declares independence | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The vote in Barcelona sharply escalated a crisis brewing since a referendum earlier this month backed the region’s break from Spain.
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Apple iPhone X Shipments to Be Half of Forecast, Nikkei Reports

Apple iPhone X Shipments to Be Half of Forecast, Nikkei Reports | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Initial shipments of Apple Inc.’s new iPhone X will total 20 million units this year, Japanese news service Nikkei reported, without saying how it got the information.
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Apple COO visits Taipei to celebrate TSMC’s 30th anniversary 

Apple COO visits Taipei to celebrate TSMC’s 30th anniversary  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The top executive of the Cupertino-based company reportedly met Foxconn leader Monday morning.Apple Inc. Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams thanked Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the company’s sole core processor supplier for this year’s iPhone products, for its support and “flawless execution” in developing leading edge technologies to merit Apple’s ambitions.
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Taiwan Kaohsiung MRT station listed on 7 Most Stunning Subways in World 

Taiwan Kaohsiung MRT station listed on 7 Most Stunning Subways in World  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Formosa Boulevard Station in Kaohsiung is renowned for its architecture of stained glass .Formosa Boulevard Station in Kaohsiung is only Asian subway station in the list of 7 Most Stunning Subway Stations in the World
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Honda Recalls 800,000 Odyssey Minivans Linked to Injuries

Honda Recalls 800,000 Odyssey Minivans Linked to Injuries | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Honda Motor Co. is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the U.S. after receiving 46 reports of injuries over faulty passenger seats.
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Taiwan to commission 12 anti-submarine aircraft next month

Taiwan to commission 12 anti-submarine aircraft next month | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwan to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from US to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities
.Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities.
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Supergirl Star Jeremy Jordan Says He’s Been Hospitalized After Eating Chipotle

Supergirl Star Jeremy Jordan Says He’s Been Hospitalized After Eating Chipotle | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The actor and singer says he started to feel ill after eating at the fast casual restaurant.
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US Congress drafts new ‘Taiwan Security Act’ as Trump meets Xi in Beijing 

US Congress drafts new ‘Taiwan Security Act’ as Trump meets Xi in Beijing  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Two House Republicans unveil draft of Taiwan Security Act as counterbalance to China’s aggressiveness in region
.As Trump has started his state trip in Beijing, two House Republicans unveiled a draft Taiwan Security Act as a counterbalance to China’s increased aggressiveness in the region and influence over the White House, urging the government to “relinquish China’s unabated power to dictate U.S. foreign policy” at expense of Taiwan.
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Oil price rises to two-year high after Saudi Arabia purge

Oil price rises to two-year high after Saudi Arabia purge | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Markets push price up to $62 a barrel after anti-corruption purge by billionaire crown prince who backs prolonging oil production curbs
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Petrol prices to spike as oil hits two-year highs

Petrol prices to spike as oil hits two-year highs | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil has continued its run to the highest point in two years, with Brent Crude reaching $US62.07 ($81.10) on Sunday, as continued positive sentiments an
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Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. During First Stop in Asia

Trump Warns Against Challenging U.S. During First Stop in Asia | EconMatters | Scoop.it
President Donald Trump warned nations against challenging the U.S. as he rallied American troops in Japan on the first stop of his 11-day tour of Asia.
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New York terror suspect was radicalized domestically, governor says

New York terror suspect was radicalized domestically, governor says | EconMatters | Scoop.it
a man and a truck to inflict the deadliest terror attack on New York City since 9/11.
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Netflix to end House of Cards amid Spacey claim

Netflix to end House of Cards amid Spacey claim | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The video streaming company said it was "deeply troubled" by actor Anthony Rapp's abuse allegation.
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Rock and roll legend Fats Domino dies

Rock and roll legend Fats Domino dies | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Fats Domino, one of most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, dies aged 89.
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Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude

Big Oil Set for Bumper Profits Despite Cheap Crude | EconMatters | Scoop.it
When some of the world’s largest energy companies report earnings next week, it will provide a glimpse into whether they are improving profitability as oil prices continue to hover around $50 a barrel.
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In ‘Energy City’ USA, Hurricane Harvey’s Fury Is Still Lingering

In ‘Energy City’ USA, Hurricane Harvey’s Fury Is Still Lingering | EconMatters | Scoop.it
It took five weeks for the largest U.S. oil refinery to get back to normal after Hurricane Harvey.
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