Exclusive: U.S. steel executives appeal directly to Trump for import restrictions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – American steel industry executives have appealed directly to President Donald Trump for immediate import restrictions in a letter seen by Reuters, as a U.S. Commerce Department national security probe languishes and steel imports surge back to 2015 levels.

Apple reportedly looking to price its next iPhone at $999

 Staying on the cutting edge has always been pricey, but it’s starting to get a little wild. A report today in the New York Times suggest that Apple’s new high-end bezel-less iPhone is going to have quite the price bump, starting at $999. The price hike would undoubtedly be a rather significant one over past models. Unlocked models of the company’s current generation iPhone… Read More

Ezetap, racing against bigger rivals like Paytm, just raised $16 million in fresh funding

 There are more than 1 billion cellphone users in India, which abruptly went cashless last November. These two developments play nicely into the vision of Ezetap, a six-year-old, Bangalore-based startup whose software as a service is used by more than 200,000 merchants. Read More

At least 16 Americans affected by ‘incidents’ in Cuba: State Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mysterious “incidents” caused physical symptoms in at least 16 Americans linked to the U.S. embassy in Cuba, the State Department said on Thursday, in what media reports have described as an “acoustic attack.”

Hedge fund Madava hires Soylemez from JPMorgan to trade energy

BOSTON (Reuters) – Commodity oriented hedge fund firm Madava Asset Management has hired industry veteran Nedim Soylemez to trade natural gas, oil and energy, a person familiar with the hire said on…

The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Sold Out Much Quicker Than Microsoft Expected

The Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition sold out in minutes, which Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg says is much quicker than expected.