Android devices increasingly find themselves with pre-loaded apps which can’t be deleted and collect and share information without the user’s knowledge.
Oil prices are currently following the curves shown by precious metals, with investments in gold bullion, for instance, proving to be a viable option at a time of political and economic crunches.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The successful launch of the TurkStream gas pipeline is a testimony to a strong relationship between Russia and Turkey, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.
Cashing in on almost non-volatile gold is viewed by investors as a reliable way to avert risks at a time of political or some other crisis, and now appears to be the right time.
New Delhi (Sputnik): Financial markets across Asia witnessed a sharp decline on Wednesday after Iran launched a missile attack on US forces in Iraq as investors fear the conflict may escalate further.
Earlier, the New York Times reported that a recent Boeing internal audit discovered two previously unreported issues that can hamper the security of the company's 737 Max aircraft.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Global oil prices fell their most on Tuesday since the start of 2020 as some market participants argued that crude had risen too much, too fast on the US-Iran conflict, nearing four-month highs above $70 per barrel.
A UK civil liberties charity says surveillance technology firms offer the ability to access and copy vast amounts of personal data, including from social media accounts, emails, messenger programmes, health monitors, and many more applications, all without any clear legal guidelines
New Delhi (Sputnik): The assassination of a top Iranian commander in a drone attack by the US has triggered tensions in the Gulf region, which could have a strong economic impact outside the region.
NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Share prices on Wall Street closed up on Monday as a rebound in technology stocks helped the market recoup early losses sparked by sabre-rattling between the United States and Iran.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - American businesses and consumers are bearing the brunt of the trade war with China, the US Chamber of Commerce said in a statement.
Goldman Sachs commodity strategists projected that the risks for oil prices are skewed to the downside in the coming weeks, with a fair value of $63 per barrel, making gold a stronger hedge amid the escalation of tensions between the US and Iran.
Already tense relations between the US and Iran hit a new low following a series of events which began two weeks ago with an attack on an American military outpost in northern Iraq, and culminated Friday morning with the US assassination of a top Iranian military commander on Iraqi soil.
US stock indices fell the day after Washington’s assassination of a top Iranian general, precipitating an international crisis that could lead to a shooting war. However, the stocks of US defense contractors soared.
The head of one of Iran’s most powerful military branches, the Quds Force, Qasem Soleimani was killed in a precision US airstrike on 3 January, prompting fears that Tehran could retaliate for his assassination with military action.
The mortgage lender Nationwide says that “rapid house price growth” in London over the last three years means that a large percentage of Londoners won’t be able to afford monthly mortgage repayments.
Former Nissan head, Brazilian-French tycoon Carlos Ghosn, made a puzzling escape from Japan in late December, revealing on New Year’s Eve that he was in Lebanon. He was released on bail in April, having since remained under house arrest after having been indicted of a number of financial crimes while head of the automaker.
MINSK (Sputnik) - A spokesman for the Belarusian state concern for oil and chemistry, Belneftekhim, confirmed to Sputnik on Friday that oil supplies for Belarusian oil refineries from Russia have been terminated.
The country has managed to increase its oil production despite recent cuts adopted in a deal with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
ATHENS (Sputnik) - The EastMed pipeline project, which is expected to bring Israeli and Cypriot natural gas to Greece and Italy, is not aimed against third parties and is open to anyone respecting international law, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday.