Gov. Haslam to make Europe economic development trip

Gov. Haslam to make Europe economic development trip

(Photo: WKRN) Copyright by WKRN – All rights reserved (Photo: WKRN) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe are heading to Europe on state business. A news release says the trip from Friday until May 11 aims to strengthen ties with European businesses and […]

Top 100 most innovative universities in Europe 2018

Top 100 most innovative universities in Europe 2018

KU Leuven in Belgium has taken the crown as the most innovative university in Europe for the third year running, in Reuters’ latest innovation ranking.  The Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities ranks institutions across the continent that are doing the most to advance science, to invent new technologies and to boost new markets […]

Fast Europe Open: eurozone services PMIs, retail sales

Fast Europe Open: eurozone services PMIs, retail sales

Edward White in Taipei May 4, 2018 Print this page Argentina raised interest rates for the second time in a week after more than $5bn of central bank intervention failed to stop a steep fall in the peso, highlighting the intensifying pressure on emerging market currencies in recent weeks. The country’s central bank on Thursday […]

Xiaomi's availability is expanding in Europe

Xiaomi's availability is expanding in Europe

Xiaomi has partnered with Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison to expand the availability of its smartphones within Europe through telecom subsidiary 3 Group, as reported by Engadget. As part of the deal, Xiaomi products will initially be available at 3 Group stores in Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, and the UK, and it’s mentioned that […]

UK and Europe 'must join forces' on AI research despite Brexit

UK and Europe 'must join forces' on AI research despite Brexit

The UK and Europe must continue to work closely together on artificial intelligence research regardless of Brexit, according to experts, as the race for AI leadership pushes nations to form strategic alliances. Dame Wendy Hall, Regius professor of computer science at the University of Southampton, said that the strength of UK research in the field […]

European stocks edge higher amid earnings; chipmakers rise

European stocks edge higher amid earnings; chipmakers rise

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was half a percent higher with most sectors trading in positive territory. Basic resources were the top-performing sector, up by 2.2 percent, on earnings. Technology stocks also traded higher on Wednesday, pushed higher by strong earnings on Wall Street. Tech stocks were among the top performers. Shares of chipmakers Austria Microsystems […]

Europe Is Annoyed, Not Grateful, After Trump Delays Tariffs

Europe Is Annoyed, Not Grateful, After Trump Delays Tariffs

While the commission said it was willing to continue negotiating, it was hard to see how the two sides would find common ground. The White House wants to reduce what it maintains is the United States’ trade deficit with the 28-member European Union and is seeking concessions, such as lower tariffs on American cars sold […]

Trump pushes back tariff exemptions but Europe is still not happy

Trump pushes back tariff exemptions but Europe is still not happy

The European Union remains unsatisfied after the White House’s move to extend a decision on metal tariffs. President Donald Trump decided Monday to delay until June 1 a decision regarding the imposition of a 25 percent levy on steel imports and a 10 percent duty on aluminum for Mexico, Canada, and the EU. The European […]