The Dow Jones industrial average fell by about 238 points, a drop of more than 1 per cent. "Our net sales declined due primarily to gaps in pricing and promotional activity in key U.S. Investors had grown anxious that a failure of the legislation would damage prospects for Trump's pro-growth agenda items - tax reform and stimulus - which led earlier this week to the biggest daily drop US stocks have seen since the election.
Research from IHS Markit's Smartphone Shipment Database show that Apple's iPhone 6s took the title of best selling handset followed by the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The Samsung Galaxy S8's fingerprint sensor will be positioned right next to its camera , suggest new images of the device tweeted last night by mobile reporter Evan Blass .
The Mate 9 Alexa essentially adds another device that can listen and respond to voice commands just like an Amazon Echo would. Hotel guests will be able to use the AI-driven assistants to control the lights, open the drapes, adjust the room temperature and command the TV by voice.
On the heels of the 250th coal-fired power plant retiring in the United States yesterday, the Sierra Club , Greenpeace , and CoalSwarm have released their third annual survey of the global coal plant pipeline, Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking The Global Coal Plant Pipeline .
Airbnb has unveiled a new Chinese brand name and plans to double its investment in a bid to grow the business in China. Since entering the Chinese market in August 2015, Airbnb has seen nearly 80,000 Chinese premises registered. Like other US tech giants, Airbnb has struggled in China, where copycats hit the market quickly and have an easier time navigating often burdensome regulations.
At the funeral of Finbar McKenna on the Falls Road in Belfast , I was a few metres behind McGuinness. He is survived by his wife Bernie and four children. He added, "As President of Ireland, I wish to pay tribute to his vast contribution to the advancement of peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland - a contribution which has rightly been recognised across all shades of opinion".