Technology

Qualcomm easing licensing terms in bid to strike deals

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's earnings call on Wednesday showed just how far the company is willing to go to preserve one of its core business practices of taking a cut of the selling price of phones.

    Business

    Ford hopes China easing will speed up Zotye venture approval

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's Asia head said on Wednesday he hoped recent Chinese moves to relax ownership rules in the country's auto market would speed up regulatory approval for its electric vehicle joint venture with local firm Zotye Automobile

      Business

      Handicapping the Next China Bubble

      China’s central bank is embarking on a new easing cycle, and the nation’s bond market is suddenly on a tear. But in the past, China has had trouble easing without blowing big bubbles in more dubious assets than government bonds.

        Technology

        10 best travel gadgets for spring and summer 2018: the ultimate way to make the most of your holiday

        Whether it's keeping the kids quiet or easing the burden of airports and car rides - these are the best travel gadgets out there

          Business

          Revealed: Easing austerity could drive £300bn blackhole in Government spending, report claims

          The government is set for a £300bn spending black hole over the next six years if it decides to ease austerity, The Telegraph can reveal.

            World

            US-China trade: 24 hours that escalated the fight

            Last week, there were signs of that US-China trade tension may be easing. Not any more.

              Business

              Asia stocks edge up on easing Syria tensions; focus on earnings, China GDP

              TOKYO (Reuters) - Asia stocks edged higher on Tuesday, tracking Wall Street gains as the focus shifted to corporate earnings and looming economic data from China amid signs Western-led strikes on Syria weren't likely to escalate.

                Science

                Brazil corn farmers to get relief from late April rain: forecaster

                SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Above average rains in key corn-growing regions should bring relief to Brazilian farmers, easing drought fears as the country's second corn crop develops through the end of April.

                  Education

                  Thousands of children miss out on preferred primary school

                  Pressure on places shows signs of easing in areas of England including London and BirminghamThousands of parents in England have been denied a place for their child at their first choice of primary school. Evidence suggests, however, that pressure on rece

                    Business

                    The Guardian view on QE: the economy needs more than a magic money tree | Editorial

                    Quantitative easing succeeded in staving off disaster but it was not enough to regenerate a fair economy. This could have been achieved by a redistributive, expansionary fiscal policy which ministers were ideologically resistant toWhen running for the Lab

                      United Kingdom

                      Primary schools rejecting pupils who live more than 0.2 mile away with smallest catchment area just 305 FEET

                      PRIMARY schools are rejecting pupils who live more than 0.2 mile away – with the smallest catchment area just 305 FEET. Sixty primaries are turning down youngsters who live more than just 350m away as the desperate battle for school places shows no

                        Investing

                        Stock Market Rallies On Easing Syria Tensions, Earnings Optimism

                        As fear of an escalation of tension in the Middle East subside, at least for now, the market turned buoyant as we look ahead to earnings season. Three big banks report tomorrow before the open.

                          Business

                          Markets calmed by open-armed Xi Jinping speech easing trade tensions

                          Bank of England policymaker Ian McCafferty has warned the Monetary Policy Committee not to delay raising interest rates.

                            Business

                            UK interest rates should be raised without delay, says Bank's McCafferty - business live

                            Chinese president promises to lower import tariffs, easing fears of trade war 9.18am BST The Bank of England is not the only central bank to be considering reigning in the financial stimulus - low interest rates and quantitative easing - that have support

                              World

                              Polish leader easing up on plane crash focus, 8 years on

                              As Poles mark the eighth anniversary of a plane crash in Russia that killed President Lech Kaczynski and dozens of other top Polish officials, new monuments are going up and streets are being renamed to honor the victims of the national tragedy.

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