North Korea Notwithstanding, The Other Asia Flashpoint That Has Analysts Worried Is China And India

The globe’s two biggest emerging economies are squaring off over their shared border while the world has focused on North Korea. A hot spot for increasing military tension in recent months has been China and India’s borderlands, though geographically desolate and inhospitable. Given that both are equipped with nuclear weapons, the situation could escalate even as the two…

Australia ramps up efforts to tighten money-laundering laws midst a fresh scandal at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia

The Australian government seeks to empower its financial intelligence watchdog with investigative and enforcement powers. Australia has proposed enabling stronger money laundering laws, including bringing bitcoin providers under the jurisdiction of the its financial intelligence unit, following yet another fresh scandal at one of its biggest banks. The Australian has stated it would table a…

Sonova’s launches direct streaming bluetooth enabled hearing aid

Swiss hearing aid giant Sonova tries to recapture the lead in hearing aid market with the launch of its direct streaming audio hearing aid devices. On Thursday,Swiss-based Sonova launched a new hearing aid that streams audio directly from wireless mobile devices. The launch closes the gap to its Danish peers who have pioneered a similar…

Hyundai eases investor concerns with launch schedules of long range electric vehicles

While Hyundai Motor has focussed on fuel cell technology, its peers including Tesla, have surged ahead in battery technology. On Thursday, Hyundai Motor Co disclosed it would be launching a long-range electric vehicle featuring a driving range of at least 311 miles (500 km) per charge after 2021. The annoucement is aimed at addressing investor…

Index Says World Living Standards Improved For The First Time In 10 Years

According to report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit on Wednesday, global livability is finally showing some telltale signs of an improvement after 10 years of back-to-back slumps. But, continuing to threaten world living standards is the continued threat of terrorism that includes several high-profile attacks in Europe, said a EIU statement on the report. The…