Tag: market

Gold prices push slightly higher following 0.3% drop in U.S. PPI

The gold market continues to hold its ground with prices holding above $1,500 an ounce as pipeline inflation pressures fell sharply last month Tuesday, the U.S. Labor Department said its Producer Price Index (PPI) fell 0.3% in September, following August’s 0.3% rise; the data was weaker than expected with economists’

Yes, the market will eventually crash. Here’s how to be ready for the next one

A friend recently asked, “Ben, just between you and me, the market is going to crash, right?” My answer was a resounding “yes.” The stock market will definitely crash at some point. That’s just the nature of the beast. The logical follow-up question was this: “So can you tell me

Netmarketshare: Windows 10 finally captures 50% of the market share

Netmarketshare has released their numbers for August 2019 and they are mostly good for Microsoft. After pushing Windows 10 to the customers since launch, the Operating System has finally managed to capture 50% of the market share. Moving to the web browser, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer both have seen

Microsoft Azure continues to lag behind Amazon in the cloud infrastructure market

Research and advisory firm Gartner recently published its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Worldwide 2019 report. According to the report, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud were the leaders in the market. Among the leaders, AWS was clearly dominating the market with a wide

Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker pushed back a few more months

Samsung was originally meant to release its Samsung Galaxy Home by April this year but obviously missed that deadline. Now the Korea Herald reports that the device is still heading to market, and should hit shelves “mid-second half of the year,” which we take to be around August/September 2019. The

Even in Canada’s electric-vehicle utopia, you can’t miss what’s hampering EV sales

On Salt Spring Island, you can see the same issues keeping people across Canada from going electric The cars pass almost silently, but you see hundreds of them on the streets. Salt Spring Island, Canada’s green magnet, claims to have the highest concentration of electric vehicle owners in North America. And it

YouTube TV now available in the top 100 markets in the US

Google today announced the expansion of YouTube TV to 95 new markets in the US. With this expanded availability, YouTube is now available in the top 100 markets in the US, covering over 98 percent of households. For those who are unaware of, offers cable-free live TV through a simple

HMV collapses into administration putting 2,000 jobs at risk

HMV has collapsed into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk. Administrators KPMG have been appointed to HMV following a hearing before a High Court judge on Friday evening. Will Wright, partner at KPMG and joint administrator, said: “Whilst we understand that it has continued to outperform the overall market decline

Food dealers buoyed by Christmas shoppers

Shoppers flocked the markets yesterday ahead of Christmas Day, leaving food traders happy. When The New Times visited major markets in Kigali, including Kimironko Market, Nyarugenge Market at the Central Abattoir in Nyabugogo, the traders reported an increase in traffic. Among the products that were selling like hot cake, was