Author: Irina Slav

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 25, 2019

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Amazon’s profit falls as costs for faster shipping soar, by Joseph Pisani Ad-tech problems, weak revenue eclipse Twitter user growth Fortune TikTok Called a ‘Potential...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 24, 2019

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Draghi era ends with divisions over latest stimulus, by David McHugh Zuckerberg defends Facebook’s currency plans before Congress Fortune As Trade With China Dries Up,...

Google declares quantum computing leap

Google has announced a quantum processor had completed a calculation that would take supercomputers thousands of years in just a few minutes. Rachel Lerman and Matt O’Brien reported the news for the AP: Google...

Talking Biz News Today — Oct. 22, 2019

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Canada’s Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority, by Rob Gillies $260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis, by Julie Carr Smyth,...

Trudeau wins second term

Canada’s Liberals won a second term in power with Justin Trudeau as PM but they will need to form a coalition for lack of a majority in parliament. Rob Gillies reported the news for...

Qantas completes world’s longest flight

Australia’s Qantas has successfully completed the world’s longest non-stop flight, from New York to Sydney. Stefica Nicol Bikes and Lidia Kelly had the news for Reuters: Australia’s flag carrier Qantas (QAN.AX) completed on Sunday...

Talking Biz News Today — October 21, 2019

Some of Monday’s top business news stories: Associated Press Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight Google affiliate begins drone deliveries in Virginia town, Rachel Lerman CNN Company profits haven’t been under this much...

Talking Biz News Today — October 18, 2019

Some of Friday’s top business news stories: Associated Press China’s economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth, by Joe McDonald Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year’s end, by Jill Colvin, Matthew...