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Germany’s Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook’s Libra

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook’s (FB.O) planned Libra, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans. Facebook’s planned Libra is the most well-known of the stablecoins, a certain form of cryptocurrency backed by assets such as traditional Read More

Huawei takes on Apple’s new iPhone 11 with Mate 30 range

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei launched its Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday in a challenge to Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11, saying the Chinese firm’s new devices were more compact, their cameras superior and wraparound screens brighter. Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s consumer business group, launches the Mate 30 smartphone range at the Convention Read More

Pesticides or random coincidence? Mystery lingers over NEW CASES of babies born with hand and arm defects in Europe

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Authorities are at a loss to explain why several babies born in a west German province have similar hand deformities. One hospital, where three such cases were seen, described the baffling phenomenon as “striking.” With “no nationwide registry” to keep track of deformities, the St. Mary’s Hospital in Gelsenkirchen, near Dortmund, has admitted it is Read More

Saudis have not asked for crude after attacks: Iraqi oil minister

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Dubai — Saudi Arabia has not asked Iraq for crude supplies, Iraqi oil minister Thamir al-Ghadhban said Thursday, denying reports that his country had fielded a request from its neighbor to compensate for a shortfall caused by the weekend’s attacks on two key facilities. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax

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BERLIN (Reuters) – France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive competition from abroad, a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States. It is the first time the German government has officially shown a willingness to look into the Read More

Huawei hails own apps in Mate 30 challenge to iPhone 11

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Huawei directly challenged Apple’s (AAPL.O) new iPhone 11 with its new Mate 30 smartphone range on Thursday, highlighting its own apps brand while sidestepping the critical issue of access to Google (GOOGL.O) services. At a glitzy launch in the German city of Munich, the Chinese firm said its new Mate 30 Pro Read More

France urges Germany to act on economy sooner rather later

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PARIS (Reuters) – Germany should act sooner rather than later to revive its flagging economy, France’s finance minister said on Thursday, as he struggled to hide frustration with the pace of Berlin’s efforts to engineer a recovery. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a joint news conference after a meeting in Paris, France, September Read More

‘Ready to react’: Europe prepared to slap tariffs on US goods over Airbus-Boeing dispute

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Europe is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs next year on US goods, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said. They will be part of a long-running dispute over subsidies to plane makers Airbus and Boeing. “Trade wars are good for no one,” Le Maire told reporters Thursday when talking about the damage caused worldwide by Read More

Smart Charge Hawai’i Program to Make EV Charging Stations Available to Residents and Businesses

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The partnership between Enel X, Elemental Excelerator, and Hawaiian Electric Companies aims to showcase EVs’ ability to deliver grid services and integrate renewable energy on Oʻahu, Maui, and Hawai’i Island Through the support of Elemental Excelerator, JuiceBox smart chargers will be offered free for the first 300 EV drivers and 50 businesses to participate in Read More