Former US President Donald Trump will create his own social network to “stand up against big tech”. The platform will be called TRUTH Social and will be launched in early November, initially for invitees only.
Tobacco producer Philip Morris International is suffering from global shortages of semiconductors. The company uses chips for its IQOS devices, electronic cigarettes that heat up rather than burning tobacco capsules, which it says are less harmful to health than smoking.
The stock exchanges in New York opened with a profit on Friday, after the solid pluses a day earlier. Investors on Wall Street are mainly focused on the quarterly figures of investment bank Goldman Sachs and US retail sales.
The United States has taken over from China as the largest “producer” of bitcoins. Previously, powerful computer systems in the Asian country accounted for most of the bitcoins arriving worldwide.
The London police stopped their investigation into the abuse case in which the British Prince Andrew (61), the second son of the Queen, is said to be involved.
Stock markets in New York opened Friday with small gains. Investors on Wall Street mainly focus on the US government jobs report, which came in much weaker than expected.