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(MENAFN - AFP) US stocks edged up to new records Friday, closing a choppy session on a positive note as consumer products stocks gained on Kraft Heinz's interest in buying Unilever.

For the sixth time in seven sessions, all three US stock indices finished at all-time highs, albeit very narrowly in the case of the Dow and S&P 500.

A big gain by Unilever also helped ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) US car maker Ford is sticking with a plan to open two auto-parts plants in Mexico this year, despite earlier announcing it had scrapped plans for a separate factory there.

Ford without warning last month canceled plans to build a $1.6 billion project in San Luis Potosi, an auto-making area in central Mexico.

Gabriel Lopez, president and CEO of Ford Mexico, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Marc Jacobs offered a hip-hop grand finale to New York fashion week on Thursday, rewriting runway etiquette in a phone-centric, celebrity-obsessed world with the future of traditional catwalk shows under threat.

One of America's most critically acclaimed living designers sent models down a bare wooden catwalk in silence, striding through the middle of a cavernous ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A life-size bronze sculpture of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was unveiled Thursday in Havana, an homage to the writer and to Cuba for its support of the peace accord with leftist FARC rebels.

The sculpture portrays the writer holding books and a rose, dressed in the traditional suit known as a liqui liqui that he wore to receive the Nobel ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday offered a vision for the social network as a force in building a "global community," as more people become disillusioned with troubled political institutions.

In a wide-ranging post of nearly 6,000 words, Zuckerberg said Facebook can play a role in bringing people together as they face fractious politics and anti-globalization ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Google parent Alphabet said Thursday it was closer to deployment of Project Loon's internet balloons to serve remote regions of the world, after achieving a breakthrough in its navigation software.

"Out timelines are starting to move up on how we can do more for the world sooner," said Astro Teller, who heads the team at the Alphabet unit X, in charge of "moonshot" ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) President Donald Trump's rejection of multilateral trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific in favor of one-on-one deals is "doomed to failure," a noted US trade expert said Thursday.

The Trump complaint that the US gave up too much in the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- the regional deal he scrapped immediately after taking office -- defies the evidence, said Jeffrey ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Google announced Thursday it was launching voice-activated shopping from its artificial intelligence-powered Home speaker, in a direct challenge to Amazon's Alexa devices.

Users can simply tell the speaker to order items -- diapers, paper towels, or trash bags, for example, and get delivery from any of dozens of participating retailers.

"If picking up ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) A sale of erotic art through the ages topped more than £5 million at Sotheby's auction house in London on Thursday, with one marble nude fetching nearly two million pounds.

The "Erotic: Passion & Desire" auction followed a six-day exhibition of more than 100 works, from the sensual to the explicit.

Collectively the works sold for £5.3 million ($6.6 ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Russia's legendary Alexandrov Ensemble, known as the Red Army Choir, gave its first performance Thursday following the December plane crash that killed most of its singers.

Surviving and new members of the defence ministry's official choir, in military and traditional dress, gathered in Moscow's cavernous Soviet-built Russian Army Theatre to perform some of ...

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