It appears that in cases of accidents, vehicles under electronic control are liable to electronic noise and, as a result, airbags will not deploy completely or fail to do so at all.
Business leaders and politicians from all over the globe are in Davos this week to attend the 50th World Economic Forum. Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) CEO Kirill Dmitriev shared his views on WEF-2020 and on the strategy of the new Russian government.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Stocks on Wall Street closed lower on Tuesday, retreating from record highs reached earlier in the day on news that the Novel Coronavirus had reached the United States from China.
Boeing announced Tuesday that it expects the 737 MAX to return to service and be ungrounded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) by mid-2020.
The founder and CEO of the world's leading IT equipment provider said on Tuesday at a major world forum that he anticipates US authorities to increase its trade war against his company, but such measures would have a 'minimal' impact.
The social media giant's announcement comes amid vocal concerns from business leaders regarding the lack of certainty over the UK's post-Brexit relationship with the European Union.
The forecasts come as the World Economic Forum kicked off in Davos on Tuesday, where the UK’s post-Brexit future is expected to be high on the agenda of the annual gathering attended by at least 3,000 political, business and academic leaders.
Last week, acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Russia’s economic policy includes the “gradual de-dollarisation of the economy” amid what he said was an “increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration” and Washington’s “outright abuse” of the dollar’s status as a world reserve currency.
DAVOS (Sputnik) - The 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), to be held in the Swiss resort village of Davos from January 21-24, will focus on environmental issues more than ever before and call on attending companies to move their business models toward greener choices.
DAVOS (Sputnik) - CEOs around the world express record pessimism about global economic growth, with 53 percent of respondents predicting a downturn, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) consulting company, published ahead of the Davos economic forum.
With gold prices rallying following the heightened geopolitical tensions in the Middle East in recent weeks, a Goldman Sachs note highlights the possibility that the Swiss franc, which has been in a steep incline against the dollar, is being used as a proxy for gold.
Last year, US President Donald Trump threatened to take tough measures in response to France's new tax on US tech giants.
In 2019 a Belgian court overturned a previous decision which had labelled Deliveroo riders as "employees". As a result, delivery drivers, who are paid per delivery, are currently considered to be self-employed which means they don't have access to healthcare, overtime pay or holidays.
The deal allows Huawei to use the Dutch firm's mapping services, in addition to navigation and traffic updates, on Huawei devices after the Trump Administration blocked the Chinese tech giant from accessing US tech during the ongoing trade row.
New Delhi (Sputnik): As Pakistan’s economy continues to remain in the doldrums with all-time high inflation, the Imran Khan-led PakistanTehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government continues to face the challenges of 75% price increases on flour.
While the US has stepped up pressure on the Chinese technology giant and called on its allies to do the same, even threatening to reduce intelligence sharing, Germany has resisted and refused to drop Huawei from the list of companies that can take part in the development of the next-generation Internet infrastructure
Although a tiny 0.7% dip in Amazon's shares will hardly make its founder, Jeff Bezos, worried, the digits were sufficient to knock him down from first spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest entrepreneurs.
The international financial watchdog earlier estimated the recent trade rows had already cost the world economy about $700 billion or an 0.8 percent slump in global GDP, outlining the data in a soon-to-be-published annual report by the IMF.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Wall Street’s top stocks barometer, the S&P500, closed at record highs for a second day in a row on Friday as China posted strong economic growth data after concluding a $200-billion trade deal with the United States earlier in the week.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The newly-signed US-China trade agreement will help relieve some uncertainty that has hindered worldwide economic growth, International Monetary Fund Executive Director Kristalina Georgieva said at a think tank event on Friday.