Shares of Symantec posted an impressive gain following news that Starboard is now one of its biggest shareholders to date. The activist investor now nominated five people for board seats in the company.
The rant in the mobile phone world today is the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 which was unraveled recently. Huawei, one of the many brands trying to keep up with the Korean tech giant, was one of those keeping tabs and apparently threw a bit of shade on the phablet’s coming with the Huawei P20 Pro.
China is bearing more heat in its latest trade dispute with the US as Washington makes a move to impose tariffs on the Asian country’s growing solar power industry. Beijing has lodged a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) indicating the illegality of Washington’s decision to subsidise its own renewable energy firms as well as adding more duties on imported products which severely affected China’s interests and distorted the global market.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that his office has formed an “Iran Action Group” (IAG) which will solely focus in coordinating with the Trump administration and in its efforts to push changes in the Islamic nation.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected on Monday that the U.S. economy will rise in 2018 but will decline in 2019. The decline in economic growth is projected to be slower than the 3 percent targeted fiscal stimulus fade of the Trump administration.
Turkey announced on Wednesday its plans to raise tariffs on a number of imported products coming from the United States, including cars, tobacco, and alcohol. This retaliatory move by Ankara is an answer to the earlier announcement from US President Donald Trump, indicating the increase of levies on Turkish metals. Meanwhile, the country’s decision doesn’t bode well with the White House.
The Google Pixel 3XL has yet to come out, meaning most of the features it may potentially carry remain scarce. There are rumors coming out from various channels although the best of it all may have been revealed by a Ukranian blogger.
The basketball future of Dwyane Wade remains afloat with the 36-year-old NBA veteran yet to officially sign a new lease with the Miami Heat. Based on interviews, it seems that “The Flash” sees himself playing only for the Heat, at least for the coming year.