Epic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud

Epic is phoning customers to explain that it's withdrawing support for Google Cloud, instead focusing on AWS and Microsoft Azure.

OPEC secretary general says oil demand has 'upside potential'

OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo said Friday to CNBC that worldwide oil demand could surprise to the upside over the course of 2020.

Federal agency looking into Tesla driver complaints of sudden unintended acceleration

The U.S. agency that can mandate vehicle recalls, the NHTSA, is evaluating Tesla drivers' complaints of sudden unintended acceleration.

Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow says White House is 'looking at' changes to global anti-bribery law

A new book alleges that Trump complained in 2017 that it was "just so unfair that American companies aren't allowed to pay bribes to get business overseas."

Trump administration eases firearm export rules

The Trump administration announced Friday that it will pass oversight of some commercial firearm exports from the State Department to the Commerce Department.

Iran's supreme leader calls Trump a 'clown' who will betray Iranians with a 'poisonous dagger'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said attacking military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq earlier this month was a "day of God."

Analysts raise Apple price targets but warn inflated expectations 'may make the music stop'

Morgan Stanley and Nomura analysts on Friday raised their price targets for Apple stock as the tech giant's shares continue to surge.

PopSockets CEO says Amazon uses 'bullying with a smile' to press for lower prices

PopSockets is one of several retailers that took Amazon to task during Friday's House antitrust hearing.

Adidas is banking on Beyonce for growth with Ivy Park athletic wear line debut

Adidas is banking on pop icon Beyonce, who's dominated the airwaves for more than two decades, to do the same for the company with her new adidas x Ivy Park athletic wear collection, which makes its debut in adidas stores and online at midnight.

The most beautiful Indonesian island you've probably never heard of

An island popular with divers and Komodo dragon enthusiasts, Flores is experiencing a tourism boom thanks to its natural beauty and an ambitious plan to build "Ten New Balis" around Indonesia.

Execs tell Congress how they've been burned by tech giants in a rare public rebuke

Representatives from Sonos, PopSockets, Basecamp and Tile told a House panel on Friday about what they see as unfair practices by the Big Tech firms.

West Africa's new 'eco' currency sparks division over timetable and euro peg

Powerful governments in Ghana and Nigeria have rejected the incoming currency bloc.

British doctors want a tax on tech giants to fund research on the harms caused by social media

Leading U.K. psychiatrists say tech giants should be forced to hand over data on how children are affected by harmful online content.

Work starts on world's 'largest offshore wind farm' that could power 4.5 million homes

The U.K. is a major player in the offshore wind sector.

'A new world disorder': Global leaders head to Davos 2020 in search of stability

Where are we heading? ? thousands of politicians and business leaders will address this question as they attend this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

Disney reportedly ditches Fox name from branding, emails and logos

Nearly a year after acquiring 21st Century Fox's film and television assets, Disney is finally dropping the Fox name from its studio's names.

These are the most in-demand job skills in 2020, according to LinkedIn

Blockchain has topped the list of skills bosses are looking for in employees around the world this year, according to professional social media platform LinkedIn.

Apple may be forced to ditch its Lightning charge cable due to new EU rules

The EU is revamping plans that could force smartphone makers, such as Apple, to share the same charging method.

Jack Dorsey asked Elon Musk how he would run Twitter?here's what Musk said

"Give us some direct feedback, critique. What are we doing horribly?" Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked Telsa CEO Elon Musk in a video of what appears to be a company event. "If you were running Twitter, what would you do?" Here's what Musk said.

Royal coin 'hidden for decades' sells for $1.3 million to mystery collector

A rare British coin featuring the profile of abdicated King Edward VIII has sold for a record 1 million ($1.3 million).

China to stick to 'phase one' commitments, holding trade deal through US election, TS Lombard says

Beijing would want to stabilize its economy, boost market confidence, and have tariffs reduced, said Eleanor Olcott, China policy analyst at TS Lombard.

Citigroup recorded a 27% gender pay gap ? so it hiked some women's wages

A staggering gender pay gap at one of the U.S.'s top Wall Street banks has prompted the company to readjust the salaries of some of its female employees.

WEF identifies global power rivalries as the 'super-risk' to climate crisis progress

The January get-together kicks off on Monday, with those in attendance scheduled to focus on the intensifying climate crisis.

US proposal for 'optional' tax reform no longer on the table: France's Le Maire

A U.S. proposal that the future international tax reform could be optional for companies is a "non-starter," French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday.

Bank of England's Carney named as Boris Johnson advisor for climate change summit

The COP26 summit will be held in the Scottish city of Glasgow later this year.

Ukraine PM submits resignation letter, president to consider it

Ukraine's Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has submitted a letter of resignation and President Volodymur Zelenskiy will consider it, the presidential office said on Friday.

China's says its economy grew 6.1% in 2019, in line with expectations

China said Friday its economy grew by 6.1% in 2019, meeting expectations even amid a trade dispute with the U.S.

Big Tech is worth over $5 trillion now that Alphabet has joined the four comma club

Alphabet became the fourth U.S. technology company to reach $1 trillion in market value, as Big Tech becomes an ever bigger part of the economy.

Indicted Giuliani associate Parnas claims Trump ordered Ukraine ambassador's firing several times before recall

Trump "fired her probably, at least ? to my knowledge ? at least four, five times," Parnas told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.

This Japanese politician's 2 weeks of paternity leave is dividing the public

The decision by a Japanese politician to take paternity leave has been heralded as a major milestone for a culture stymied by deep-seated gender imbalance and extreme working hours.


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