Tag Archives: January

UK retail sales rebound as shoppers flock to January sales – business live

Time for a quick summary of the corporate news doing the rounds today: RBS said Brexit uncertainty has “gone on far too long”, as the bailed out bank reported a doubling of profits in 2018 and fresh dividend payouts that will hand the government £1bn Premier Foods has abandoned plans to sell-off Ambrosia, its custard and rice pudding brand, blaming the current business… Read More »

Honor View 10 Price in India Revealed Ahead of First Sale on January 8

Honor View 10, the global variant of the Honor V10 that was launched in China in November, has had its price in India revealed. The Honor View 10 price in India has been set at Rs. 29,999, which is rather exceptional for the specifications the smartphone is offering. The smartphone will go on sale exclusively via Amazon India from 12am IST on Monday, January… Read More »

Retail sales fall unexpectedly in January

Retail sales slipped back unexpectedly in January, following on from December’s dip. Official figures, from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed retail sales volumes dropped by 0.3% compared with the previous month, well below the 0.9% rise expected. The ONS said the data indicated the first signs of a fall in the underlying trend since December 2013.… Read More »

US firms added 227,000 jobs in January

US businesses added 227,000 jobs in January, way above economists’ forecasts of about 175,000. The figure, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, compares with December’s rise of 157,000, revised up slightly from last month’s first estimate. However, average pay barely rose, and the number of people working part-time but looking for full-time work rose. Even so, the jobs… Read More »

Asus Zenfone AR with Google Tango is coming at CES in January

Asus is working on the second Google Tango smartphone, according to its CEO, Jerry Shen. The device will be called Zenfone AR and will be revealed at CES in January. It will follow in the footsteps of Lenovo’s Phab2 Pro, the first Tango handset, which was announced in June and went on sale at the beginning of this… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Reset the Date to January 1, 1970 on Your iPhone

Want to go back in time to January 1, 1970? Just make sure you don’t do it on your iPhone. Changing the Date & Time settings to that fateful date will disable your device, Apple users report. And good luck trying to get it to restart: Connecting the disabled phone to your computer and trying to reboot it… Read More »