U.S. military holds talk about deployment of missile defense system in Germany

The U.S. military has held preliminary discussions about moving a powerful missile defense system to Germany to boost European defenses, according to two sources familiar with the issue, a move that experts said could trigger fresh tensions with Moscow. The tentative proposal to send the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to Europe predates… Read More U.S. military holds talk about deployment of missile defense system in Germany

Toshiba completes $18billion sale of chip unit to equity firm Bain Capital

​Japan’s Toshiba Corp said on Friday it had completed the $18 billion sale of its chip unit to a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital. The completion of the deal, initially aimed for by end-March, had been delayed due to a prolonged review by Chinese antitrust authorities. China approved the deal last… Read More Toshiba completes $18billion sale of chip unit to equity firm Bain Capital

Walmart launches order-by-text, same-day delivery service

Walmart Inc is starting a new same-day delivery service where customers can place orders using a text message, another step in its effort to scale up its e-commerce offerings and compete with rival Amazon.com Inc. The service, called Jetblack, allows shoppers to order items from Walmart.com and even websites of rival retailers. It is a… Read More Walmart launches order-by-text, same-day delivery service