EU could compensate firms hit by US sanctions over Iran: French minister
France is looking to see if the European Union could compensate European companies that might be facing sanctions by the United States for doing business with Iran, said French finance minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between US$55 billion and US$70 billion following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s (so far) five-year project to expand access to the Internet in emerging markets makes plenty of business sense when you look at the latest report by the Pew Research Center — which shows social media use has plateaued across developed markets but continues to rise in the developing world. In 2015-16, roughly four-in-ten adults […]
A new Pew Research Center survey found that only around one in four American adults could, practically-speaking, tell the difference between factual statements and opinion. The poll, which surveyed more than five thousand adults, asked those involved to correctly identify five factual statements and five opinionated statements. The results were bad, real bad. Only 26 percent of those surveyed correctly identified all five factual statements. They were slightly better at identifying opinion, with 35 percent spotting all five correctly. The statements, in case you were wondering, seem rather straightforward. For example: Spending on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid make up… This story continues at The Next Web