Economia


Alexa on Huawei's Mate 9 won't listen unless you press Alexa on Huawei's Mate 9 won't listen unless you press
- Marcha 24, 2017

For now, the only way to summon Alexa is by first launching the Huawei Alexa app on your Mate 9. To get things started, you need to tap the app on your phone before saying Alexa and proceeding with voice commands as normal. News: Mate 9 with Amazon Alexa is a convenient way to stay informed with access to news anytime via Flash Briefings from NPR, CNBC , Reuters, Fox News, The Skimm, WSJ, AP, BBC, CNN, and many more. (los mas...)
The world is walking away from coal, according to report The world is walking away from coal, according to report
- Marcha 24, 2017

The report , titled Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking The Global Coal Plant Pipeline, takes a survey of the global coal industry and is the third such study undertaken by Greenpeace , the Sierra Club and research collaborative CoalSwarm . (los mas...)
Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Uber President Jeff Jones Quits
- Marcha 24, 2017

The resignation of Jeff Jones , who held the title president of ride-sharing and oversaw marketing and customer support globally, was confirmed to employees late Sunday by Chief Executive Travis Kalanick . A video of Uber CEO arguing with a driver has also spurred further criticism. Uber's vice president of product and growth, Ed Baker , also resigned following allegations that he had been seen kissing an Uber employee at a company event. (los mas...)
Los nuevos créditos hipotecarios estarán disponibles la semana próxima Los nuevos créditos hipotecarios estarán disponibles la semana próxima
- Marcha 24, 2017

El ministro de Finanzas , Luis Caputo, anunció hoy que a partir de la semana que viene los bancos Provincia, Ciudad y Nación saldrán a ofrecer nuevas líneas de créditos hipotecarios a 30 años de plazo . Por su parte el presidente del Banco ciudad, Javier Ortiz Batalla , señaló que su entidad dispondrá créditos por un millón de pesos a 30 años, con una cuota de $5.993, indexada por UVA, a los que habrá que descontarle la alícuota de ingresos brutos para los clientes de la entidad. (los mas...)
Inflación se ubicó en 5.29% en primera quincena de marzo: Inegi Inflación se ubicó en 5.29% en primera quincena de marzo: Inegi
- Marcha 24, 2017

La inflación en México durante los primeros quince días de marzo se disparó a una tasa anual de 5.29%, cifra mayor al 5.02% de la quincena previa y se trata del dato quincenal más alto desde el 5.33% de la segunda quincena de julio de 2009. (los mas...)
Casa Blanca amenaza a republicanos que apoyen 'Obamacare'
- Marcha 24, 2017

Es también una propuesta delicada, porque seguramente los demócratas desafiarán tal medida como fuera de los límites bajo reglas presupuestarias especiales que permitirían que el proyecto de ley de salud del Partido Republicano sea aprobado en el Senado con tan solo 51 votos. (los mas...)
Audi's German Offices Raided in Ongoing Fallout from Emissions Scandal Audi's German Offices Raided in Ongoing Fallout from Emissions Scandal
- Marcha 23, 2017

In the US, the emissions scandal has cost the automaker almost $25 billion in fines and penalties. Audi created so-called defeat devices which cut emissions in 1999, years before VW Group used them to cheat diesel emissions tests, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported last year. (los mas...)
Colin Dexter: Inspector Morse creator dies aged 86 Colin Dexter: Inspector Morse creator dies aged 86
- Marcha 23, 2017

After selling in their millions, they went on to be adapted into a television detective series starring the late John Thaw. He was awarded the OBE in 2000 for services to literature. 'He was one of those television characters who the nation took to their hearts. Dexter killed off Morse in 1999's The Remorseful Day , to great sadness among his fans worldwide. (los mas...)
Guerra por el agua ¿nueva amenaza mundial? Guerra por el agua ¿nueva amenaza mundial?
- Marcha 23, 2017

El Consejo Mundial de Agua ( WWC , en inglés), fundado en 1996 con más 300 miembros que abogan por la seguridad hídrica, señala que el mundo deberá destinar unos 650 mil millones de dólares al año desde ahora hasta 2030 para construir la infraestructura necesaria para garantizar la seguridad hídrica universal. (los mas...)
Bajan precios en mercado mayorista Bajan precios en mercado mayorista
- Marcha 23, 2017

Es necesario destacar que este martes ingresaron 346 toneladas de limones, monto mayor al volumen ingresado el pasado lunes. La arveja americana fue la que registró una mayor reducción en su precio al descender de S/ 6.70 (lunes último) a S/ 4.88, el día de ayer. (los mas...)
Brazil's Agriculture minister says meat industry may lose 10 percent market share
- Marcha 23, 2017

This followed a similar ban by China, which is Brazil's biggest market for beef and poultry overall. Brazil's giant meat industry suffered a heavy blow Tuesday when Hong Kong banned imports in response to allegations that inspectors in Brazil were faking certificates for rotten produce. (los mas...)
Macron and Le Pen clash in presidential debate
- Marcha 22, 2017

The independent added: 'You are lying (to voters) by twisting the truth'. "The burkini is a public order problem". Investors who had retreated to safe assets on worries that Le Pen would win and try to take France out of the euro sold the lowest-risk euro zone government bonds on Tuesday, relieved by Macron's debate showing. (los mas...)
UK Inflation Hits 2.3 Percent
- Marcha 22, 2017

The Consumer Prices Index 12-month rate was also 2.3% in February, compared with 1.8% in January. British annual inflation jumped in February to the highest level in nearly three and a half years, driven by increasing fuel costs, data showed Tuesday. (los mas...)
Rising US Rates Could Mean Hard Fall for Some Currencies Rising US Rates Could Mean Hard Fall for Some Currencies
- Marcha 22, 2017

Dollar index tumbled 0.1% to 100.30 & euro inched up 0.1% at $1.0754 though it stayed away from the last week's high of $1.0782. France's coming two-round election on April 23 and May 7 remained in focus, with almost 40 percent of voters saying they are undecided about which of five main contenders to back. (los mas...)
United Kingdom banks accused over multi-billion Russian Federation cash claims United Kingdom banks accused over multi-billion Russian Federation cash claims
- Marcha 22, 2017

The Guardian reported yesterday British banks, including HSBC, Barclays (LON:BARC), RBS (LON:RBS), Lloyds (LON:LLOY) and Coutts, had unwittingly processed almost $740 million from a vast money-laundering operation run by Russian criminals with links to the Russian government and the KGB. (los mas...)
Santos anuncia modernización de la Policía para garantizar posconflicto en Colombia Santos anuncia modernización de la Policía para garantizar posconflicto en Colombia
- Marcha 22, 2017

Según Santos, el proceso obedece a un informe entregado por una comisión convocada con el fin de conocer las recomendaciones o acciones para mejorar la Policía. Eso último, aseguró, se hará con más veeduría ciudadana, "promoviendo la depuración, la rendición de cuentas y reestructurando la Inspección General de la Policía bajo la autoridad del Ministerio de Defensa y en coordinación con la Procuraduría General". (los mas...)
Marks & Spencer pulls ads from YouTube over offensive videos Marks & Spencer pulls ads from YouTube over offensive videos
- Marcha 21, 2017

Mr. Wieser said that the focus on YouTube in Europe was particularly hard for the company, because traditional media there would be dogged in their reporting. A spokesman for ISBA urged Google to "immediately review its policies and controls on the placement of advertising and to raise the bar to eliminate the risk of brands being damaged by inappropriate context". (los mas...)
Rotten beef sold by top companies in Brazil
- Marcha 21, 2017

Brazilian President, Michel Temer, created a task force in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply which has already put the 21 slaughterhouses involved in the Federal Police's Carne Fraca operation under a "special inspection regime". (los mas...)
Santos aseguró que no permitirá que caso Electricaribe afecte relaciones con España Santos aseguró que no permitirá que caso Electricaribe afecte relaciones con España
- Marcha 21, 2017

Y es que, a pesar de no haber logrado un acuerdo sobre Electricaribe, la multinacional entiende que la entrevista que mantuvieron en Colombia el presidente de Gas Natural, Isidro Fainé, y el presidente colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, ha dejado un canal de diálogo abierto en las dos partes. (los mas...)
Trump in tweet: Germany owes US 'vast sums of money' for NATO Trump in tweet: Germany owes US 'vast sums of money' for NATO
- Marcha 20, 2017

The U.S. president was mum, meanwhile, on one of the biggest challenges now facing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation: the threat from Russian Federation. Those comments appeared aimed at making a case to Trump on the benefits of the European Union. It's not like Trump needs to know these things, though. (los mas...)