Donald Trump imposes tariffs on $US200b of Chinese imports, while sparing Apple and tech companies

Donald Trump imposes tariffs on $US200b of Chinese imports, while sparing Apple and tech companies

Updated September 18, 2018 09:46:48 Photo: US markets and the greenback fell ahead of President Trump’s announcement on China tariffs. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) US President Donald Trump has announced he will impose 10 per cent tariffs on $US200 billion worth of Chinese imports. But in a last-minute reprieve, he spared …

Shopper claims she found needle in apple from Sydney supermarket

Shopper claims she found needle in apple from Sydney supermarket

Posted September 18, 2018 15:15:47 New South Wales police are investigating claims a woman found a needle inside an apple she bought from a Woolworths in Sydney’s north-west. The sharp object was reportedly discovered inside a Pink Lady apple, which was purchased in a packet of six from a supermarket …

Chart of the day: As we approach peak iPhone, Apple wants you spend even more

Chart of the day: As we approach peak iPhone, Apple wants you spend even more

Posted September 14, 2018 10:16:27 After 11 years, the world is awash with iPhones and the stellar sales growth of the early years has slowed to a more incremental pace. Cumulatively to the end of July 2018, Apple had sold more than 1.4 billion iPhones worldwide. In the three months …

Apple unveils three new iPhones, including its biggest and most-expensive model ever

Apple unveils three new iPhones, including its biggest and most-expensive model ever

Updated September 13, 2018 08:04:47 Photo: The three new iPhones— the XS, XS Max and XR. (Reuters: Stephen Lam) First it was the headphone jack. Now Apple has removed the home button from its newest generation of iPhones for good. The tech giant unveiled three new iPhones overnight, including its …

Australian dollar rises on US-China trade hopes, Apple and tech stocks tumble

Australian dollar rises on US-China trade hopes, Apple and tech stocks tumble

Updated September 13, 2018 07:58:54 Photo: Despite rising sharply overnight, the Australian dollar is still near its lowest level in 2.5 years. (AAP: Dan Peled) The Australian dollar outperformed most major currencies overnight, helped by a sharp fall in the greenback and renewed hopes for US-China trade talks. Washington has …

China seeks $US7b sanctions against US; Apple and tech stocks rebound

China seeks $US7b sanctions against US; Apple and tech stocks rebound

Updated September 12, 2018 08:24:24 Photo: Apple’s share price jumped 2.5pc, ahead of its new iPhone launch. (Pixabay) Australian shares are expected to open in negative territory, weighed down by the mining sector. ASX futures were trading 13 points lower at 7:15am (AEST), as the price of base metals, copper …