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Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Business / Corporate Aug 9, 2019

Apple and Goldman Sachs roll out virtual credit card

Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. rolled out a virtual credit card on Tuesday, which will help the iPhone-maker diversify from device sales and also build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business. With the card, Apple aims to draw in iPhone owners ...

Japanese pig farmers cleared to ship pork to Thailand

Business Aug 9, 2019

Japanese pig farmers cleared to ship pork to Thailand

Japan has become the first nation to receive permission from Thailand to export pork to its consumers. Japan's agriculture ministry announced the move on Friday. The two governments agreed to begin the trade in late July. The change means Thai shoppers may find Japanese pork in stores ...

U.S. holds off on Huawei licenses as China halts farm purchases

Business Aug 9, 2019

U.S. holds off on Huawei licenses as China halts farm purchases

The White House is holding off on a decision about licenses for U.S. companies to restart business with Huawei Technologies Co. after Beijing said it was halting purchases of U.S. farming goods, according to people familiar with the matter. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, whose department ...

U.S. slaps duties on $4.4 billion in imported Chinese cabinets

Business Aug 9, 2019

U.S. slaps duties on $4.4 billion in imported Chinese cabinets

The United States hit China with new import duties Thursday on more than $4 billion in imported wooden cabinets and vanities, after finding manufacturers there benefit from unfair subsidies. The Commerce Department's preliminary finding comes just a week after Washington announced new punitive duties on ...

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams set for a rematch in Toronto

Tennis Aug 9, 2019

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams set for a rematch in Toronto

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals on Thursday to set up their first meeting since the American's infamous row with an umpire overshadowed last year's U.S. Open final. Osaka won her first career Grand Slam at Flushing Meadows but the ...