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  • The Department of Homeland Security gave the guidance a day after Intel said it had identified security vulnerabilities in remote-management software known as "Management Engine" that shipped with eight types of processors used in business computers sold by Dell Technologies Inc, Lenovo Group Ltd, HP Inc, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co and other...

  • "There's a trial starting tomorrow at 2:00 p.m., and is saying that you need to be prepared to receive orders from that point on," Adam Mills, founder of child internet monitor provider KoalaSafe Inc, said by telephone.

  • TOKYO, Nov 22- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Wednesday morning, buoyed by gains in large-cap stocks such as SoftBank, Fanuc and financial companies as global growth hopes lifted the mood across world markets. The Nikkei gained 0.8 percent to 22,596.84 in midmorning trade. Meanwhile, the Tokyo Stock Exchange suspended trading in Nippon Paint Holdings,...

  • *Alert follows Japan issuing La Nina warning. Nov 22- Australia's Bureau of Meteorology has issued an alert for a La Nina weather event starting next month, saying the chance it would take place was triple the normal likelihood. "This could lead to a colder-than-usual winter in the northern, which would be positive for coal and gas demand," said Ralph Leszczynski,...

  • MANILA, Nov 22- The Philippine environment minister said on Wednesday that a ban on new open pit mining in the country would remain in place, with President Rodrigo Duterte rejecting government panel recommendations to reverse it. The ban, implemented by former environment minister Regina Lopez from April covers new projects including the $5.9- billion...

  • Nov 21- Research by Apple Inc computer scientists on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians while using fewer sensors has been posted online, in what appears to be the company's first publicly disclosed paper on autonomous vehicles. The paper by Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel, submitted on Nov. 17 to independent online journal arXiv, is...

  • MELBOURNE, Nov 22- Zinc rallied by more than 1 percent early in London, tracking strength in Chinese steel prices on expectations that mills will restock following the country's forced production cuts over winter. *SHFE ZINC: Shanghai Futures Exchange zinc rallied 2.6 percent while Shanghai rebar was up 2.2 percent. *COPPER: LME copper edged up by 0.2 percent to...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 22- Chicago wheat prices climbed for a second session on Wednesday, with short-covering by investors and a decline in the U.S. winter crop condition underpinning the market. *The meteorological service in Russia, the world's biggest wheat exporter, said it had measured pollution of a radioactive isotope at nearly 1,000 times normal levels in the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process. Much friction centered on Mexican and Canadian rejection of a U.S. proposal to raise the...

  • *HPE president Antonio Neri named as Whitman's successor. Nov 21- Meg Whitman on Tuesday announced that she will step down as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co, ending a 6- year tenure that included overseeing one of the biggest corporate breakups in history. Whitman, one of the most powerful women in U.S. business and a former candidate for...

  • Nov 21- Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt. A UK- based hedge fund, MacroSynergy Partners, has invited institutional holders of Venezuelan and...

  • MEXICO CITY— The United States' trade representative has expressed concerns on a lack of progress in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement at the conclusion of the fifth round of talks in Mexico City. Robert Lighthizer did not attend this round of talks but said in a statement Tuesday that he saw no evidence Canada or Mexico are willing to...

  • Nov 21- Singapore- based online gaming and e-commerce firm Sea Ltd reported a 4 percent rise in third-quarter revenue and a wider loss as it boosted marketing spending, in its first earnings report since going public in the United States in October. The company said its net loss widened to $132.8 million, or 75 cents per share in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from $65.6...

  • SINGAPORE, Nov 22- Oil prices firmed on Wednesday after a reported fall in U.S. crude inventories and on expectations that an OPEC- led production cut aimed at tightening the market will be extended beyond March 2018. Traders said markets were generally well supported by an effort led by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and a group of non-...

  • *Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,281.40 per ounce by 0057 GMT. *Bank of England rate-setters spelled out their differences on Tuesday over the central bank's first interest rate hike in a decade, as they focused on how to determine when low unemployment was about to push up inflation. *Following the collapse of German coalition talks, the prospects for a...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation will soon rebound but offered on Tuesday an unusually strong caveat: she is "very uncertain" about this and is open to the possibility that prices could remain low for years to come. A day after announcing her retirement from the U.S. central bank, planned for early...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- Traffic volumes on U.S. highways are at record levels but the rate of growth is slowing as the earlier impetus from lower gasoline prices fades and motoring costs rise. U.S. motorists drove a seasonally adjusted 267 billion vehicle-miles in September, up from 265 billion in the same month a year earlier, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation...

  • LONDON, Nov 21- China's winter heating season has just begun, heralding a titanic supply chain experiment as whole industrial sectors reduce capacity or close completely to comply with the leadership's war on pollution. The curtailments will take place across the four provinces adjacent to the cities of Beijing and Tianjin, lasting until the middle of March.

  • LONDON, Nov 21- China's winter heating season has just begun, heralding a titanic supply chain experiment as whole industrial sectors reduce capacity or close completely to comply with the leadership's war on pollution. The curtailments will take place across the four provinces adjacent to the cities of Beijing and Tianjin, lasting until the middle of March.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process. Mexico and Canada have rejected a U.S. proposal to raise the minimum threshold for autos to 85...