Do fat-free foods make you fat…Here’s what you should know

When snack-food manufacturers started selling fat-free products back in the ’80s, they really hit the jackpot. Consumers, as the manufacturers knew well, were interested in avoiding fat because it clogs arteries, causes heart problems and — to state the obvious — makes you fat. So the nonfat versions of formerly taboo foods were a dieter’s […]

Huawei to top Apple’s 2018 phone sales as trade war heat builds

Huawei Technologies is on track to beat Apple in full-year smartphone sales for the first time and take second place in the global market, with more than 200 million units already shipped in 2018. The Chinese telecommunications company has greatly increased sales in China, Europe and Africa this year, and has already achieved a more […]

Chinese firms ask workers to shun iPhones, buy Huawei devices

Extending support to Huawei which is facing immense pressure from the US, Chinese companies have rallied behind the tech giant, offering hefty discounts to employees to buy Huawei devices and shun iPhones. According to a report in Nikkei Asian Review on Tuesday, the move came after the detention of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou […]

UAE’S FIRST CAT CAFE IS HERE TO FILL YOUR LOVING HEARTS

Love cats, but can’t have any? The Ailuromania Café, UAE’s first cat café, is here to fill your feline-loving hearts. Saudi-born sisters 23 year-old Iman and 25 year-old Alla Ahmed Bin Farid Al Aulaqi have imported the cat café trend to Dubai. The business model, a fully operational café with cats, already does well in […]

MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC ? WHICH DO YOU THINK HAS BETTER FUEL ECONOMY?

When you’re shopping for a new car, you want to get a well-priced vehicle that won’t be too expensive to own. One of the biggest costs of owning a car is keeping it fueled. So, it makes sense that budget-conscious consumers go for cars with great fuel economy. If you want to save at the […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU WRECK A CAR ON A TEST DRIVE?

Have you ever test-driven a new car, with the salesperson sitting next to you in the passenger seat urging you to “open it up a little more” or “find out what this thing can really do”? That kind of encouragement might help sell cars, but it’s a calculated risk on the part of the salesperson, […]

TILTING THREE WHEELER HIGH PERFORMANCE BEAST FOR THE ROADS

Out of all the bike firms, Yamaha is definitely one of the more daring, in terms of technology. Over the decades, it’s brought us two-stroke power valves, aluminium beam frames, five-valve cylinder heads, monoshock rear suspension, ride-by-wire throttles, crossplane crank engines, and much more. And here it is again, shaking things up with a wacky-looking […]

GOOGLE TO INVEST $550 MILLION IN CHINA E – COMMERCE GIANT JD.COM

Google will invest $550 million in JD.com, one of China’s largest e-commence companies, as part of a strategic partnership to jointly develop markets outside of the country, the two said in a statement. “Google and JD plan to collaborate on a range of strategic initiatives, including joint development of retail solutions in a range of […]

CARD PAYMENTS OVERTAKES CASH FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN UK

Debit card payments overtook the number of those made by cash last year for the first time ever, a trade association has said. There were 13.2 billion debit card payments in 2017 – eclipsing the 13.1 billion payments made in cash, according to UK Finance. The body said the tipping point occurred in the final […]

CHINA STOCKS SUFFER THE DARKEST HOUR AFTER TRUMP TARIFF THREAT

Chinese stocks tumbled overnight after Donald Trump added to trade war concerns with a threat to impose a further $200bn (£152bn) of tariffs against China. Zhang Yidong, strategist at Industrial Securities, said it was the “darkest hour… the most agonizing moment in the first half” as the Shanghai Composite Index fell to finish the Tuesday […]