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Apr 19, 2017 07:43 am UTC| Technology

Right now, Tesla is the biggest name in the electric car business, which is fuelled by the fact that it is now the most valuable auto company in the US. However, its vehicles arent exactly the most affordable options,...

Volkswagen Unveils Electric XUV With A Terrible Name

Apr 19, 2017 07:42 am UTC| Technology

The race to electric supremacy within the auto industry is on and Volkswagen recently unveiled its latest contender. A fully electric crossover SUV, it has the features, the look, and the brand recognition to make it a...

Leaked Emails Reveal New Twitch Streamer Revenue Source, Paid Subscription

Apr 19, 2017 07:42 am UTC| Technology

While it is the biggest video game streaming platform on the web, Twitch is generally a free service. This is about to change, with leaked emails revealing that there might be optional subscription services in the works....

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To End The Smartphone And TV Industries Eventually

Apr 19, 2017 02:42 am UTC| Technology

Facebook just launched its F8 conference and it is already making headlines due to Mark Zuckerbergs comments. The tech figure touched on several subjects, but the one message that stands out most in his speech is the plan...

Huawei Watch 2 Now Available In The US, Retails Starting At USD300

Apr 19, 2017 00:41 am UTC| Technology

Huawei Watch 2, the Chinese mobile companys second-generation wearable, is now finally available for retail in the United States. The Verge said the smartwatch, which both works on iOS and Android, can now be purchased on...

Snapchat Releases New Live World Lenses Filters, Allows Users To Interact With 3D Objects

Apr 19, 2017 00:41 am UTC| Technology

On Tuesday, Snapchat released a batch of brand-new filters bound to change the way how you take your social snaps. Along with a promotional video, World Lenses was released to allow users to add augmented reality elements...

Apple Reportedly “Building” 3 New iPhones, Release In The Fall; New Redesigned Model Will Be Delayed

Apr 19, 2017 00:39 am UTC| Technology

According to people familiar with the matter, Apple is currently developing not one, not two, but three iPhone models to be launched in the fall of this year. Telling Bloomberg, the sources said the iPhones include the...

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Economy

Central Bank of Russia likely to continue cautious monetary easing, hitting 8.50 pct by end-2017: Dankse Bank

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is expected to cut the key rate by 25 basis points to 9.50 percent, as does consensus, at its monetary policy meeting scheduled to be held on April 28. CBR governor Elvira Nabiullina...

US under Trump Series: US will not terminate NAFTA but renegotiate

President Donald Trump and his team decided against pulling the plug on North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after the President held two separate phone calls with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the...

US under Trump Series: Trump administration unveils tax proposals

The US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin finally unveiled portions of the much anticipated Trump tax proposals on Wednesday. Mr. Mnuchin said that the proposal would reduce corporate tax rates from the current 35 percent...

South Korea GDP growth likely to hold up at 2.9 pct in 2017, supported by normalisation in domestic politics: Commerzbank

The South Korean economy is expected to hold up at 2.9 percent growth this year, supported by normalisation in domestic politics, continual strong exports performance and proactive policies. At the start of the year,...

JGBs trade flat after BoJ leaves benchmark policy rate unchanged

The Japanese government bonds traded flat after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) left its benchmark policy rate unchanged at its monetary policy meeting held earlier today. Also, markets will be focusing on the countrys March...

Politics

The Kremlin has its watchful eyes set on the French elections

The Ukrainian crisis, from the Maidan protests and the annexation of Crimea to the violent conflict in Donbass, has led to an unprecedented deterioration of relations between Russia and the West. As early as 2014, the West...

Jakarta governor election results in a victory for prejudice over pluralism

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesias capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent...

Ethiopia needs a multi-party democracy to end the crushing impact of corruption

A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption. In 2013, for example, more than 50 high profile people,...

The evolution of France's left and right politics, from the 1789 French Revolution to this year's election

France is heading to the polls on April 23 for the first round of its presidential election. This election holds particular importance for the European nation, which finds itself at a crossroads, with its whole political...

Turkey's constitutional referendum: experts express fear for a divided country

Unofficial results from Turkeys April 16 constitutional referendum show that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand presidential power. The yes campaign has won 51.37% of the votes while no has...

Science

Earth Day Protest Highlights Desperate Situation Of Science And Existing Hope

A few days ago, the world celebrated Earth Day. It was meant to be a time when humanity recognized the importance of Mother Nature, highlighting its plight in some form of solidarity. However, what ended up happening is...

Degrees of separation: companies shed degree requirements to promote merit over qualifications

At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. The growth in the number of people attending a university or...

Death metal: how nickel played a role in the world's worst mass extinction

Around 250 million years ago, life on Earth nearly came to an end, in a mass extinction between the Permian and Triassic periods known as the Great Dying. Some 90% of the species in the oceans and 70% of vertebrate...

Proof: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it's time for a new mission

Ever since studies started suggesting that chemical reactions between water and rock on Saturns moon Enceladus could provide enough energy in the water to feed microbial life, scientists have been searching for proof that...

"Pathogen hunters": citizen scientists track plant diseases to save species

Plant diseases threaten food security and sustainability. They affect ecosystems and change natural environments. They cost money, too. An enormous amount is spent globally each year to control these diseases; the damage...

Technology

Scientists Create Artificial Womb, Opens Doors To Miracles And Abominations

Science has given way to both some of the most useful and atrocious advancements in human history. The artificial womb that scientists just successfully created has the potential for breeding both. Not only does it offer...

Instagram Set To Hit 1 Billion Users Soon, Facebook Profits On The Rise

Facebook already has three platforms that surpassed the 1 billion user mark; its main platform, WhatsApp, and Messenger. Soon, its about to count Instagram on that exclusive list and unlike its two messaging platforms,...

Call Of Duty: WWII Revealed, Here Are The Noteworthy Details

Leaks about the upcoming Activision game Call of Duty: WWII has been flowing over the last few months, which provided the media and gamers a rough picture of what the game is going to be. With the official reveal of the...

New Amazon Echo Camera Offer Is A Huge, Creepy Security Risk

When the worlds biggest online retailer introduced the always-on feature of its Echo devices, it sparked a firestorm of debates with regards to security. As such, Amazon would have had to expect the same to happen when it...

Google Employs New Method To Combat Fake News And Offensive Content

With the tech giant still under a lot of pressure to do something about fake news and offensive content, Google is employing a new method to reduce the presence and visibility of either problem. The new solution largely...
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DEBW State CPI YY*

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2.0 %

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1.6 %

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0.0 %

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0.3 %

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EZECB Refinancing Rate*

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0.00 %

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EZECB Deposit Rate*

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-0.4 %

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-0.4 %

April 27 12:00 UTC 6666m

DECPI Prelim MM

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-0.1 %

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0.2 %

April 27 12:00 UTC 6666m

DECPI Prelim YY

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1.9 %

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1.6 %

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DEHICP Prelim MM

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-0.1 %

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0.1 %

April 27 12:00 UTC 6666m

DEHICP Prelim YY

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1.9 %

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1.5 %

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BRIGP-M Inflation Index*

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-1 %

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0.01 %

April 27 12:30 UTC 9696m

USDurable Goods

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1.2 %

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1.8 %

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