Alcohol in nabbed JAL pilot 10 times UK limit

JAL said the level of alcohol in the pilot's system was suspected to have exceeded the legal limit in Britain. It was revealed that the driver of a crew bus alerted police after smelling alcohol on the pilot. "We are certain (the in-house breath ... More..

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A new Brexit referendum would help Theresa May
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

A new Brexit referendum would help Theresa May

The Bank of England hinted at slightly faster future rises in interest rates if Brexit goes smoothly, but warned all bets were off if next March brought a "disruptive" departure from the EU. Equivalence, howe...More..

Starbucks unveils new seasonal cups, treats and reusable cup initiative
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Starbucks unveils new seasonal cups, treats and reusable cup initiative

History: Starbucks started releasing holiday cups in 1997 . Occasionally, Starbucks was criticized for not embracing Christmas enough - we're looking at you, red cup . Of course, it's just not the holi...More..

Trump asks officials to draft possible trade deal with China
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Trump asks officials to draft possible trade deal with China

The push for a possible deal with China was prompted by the president's telephone call with Xi on Thursday, the people said , requesting anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. Republican senators and Con...More..

Iran has no fear over new U.S. sanctions: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Iran has no fear over new U.S. sanctions: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Saudi Arabia increased output by 150,000 barrels to 10.68 million a day last month, the highest in Bloomberg data going back to 1962, while Iran's production slipped by 10,000 barrels a day to 3.42 million, t...More..

Trump administration to block Chinese chip maker from American businesses
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Trump administration to block Chinese chip maker from American businesses

In what appears to be another salvo in the U.S. China trade war, the Commerce Department added chip maker Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co.to its export restriction list for national security reasons. ...More..

Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive
by | Friday, November 02, 2018

Trump political ad assailed as 'sickening,' racially divisive

The ad shows old courtroom footage of Luis Bracamontes , an illegal immigrant who was accused of killing two Sacramento, California-area sheriff's deputies in 2014 (he was convicted and given the death pena...More..

The Coca-Cola Company, (NYSE: KO)
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

The Coca-Cola Company, (NYSE: KO)

The stock price disclosed 1.53% volatility in past month and identified 1.95% volatility for the past week. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and...More..

Google workers stage walkout over company's handling of sexual harassment
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Google workers stage walkout over company's handling of sexual harassment

Hoi Lam, a staff developer advocate at one of Google's London offices, posted a photo on Twitter of workers gathered together. They also want Google to publicly disclose a sexual harassment transparency...More..

Russia, US, Saudi Arabia produce 33% of global oil supplies
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Russia, US, Saudi Arabia produce 33% of global oil supplies

The National Iranian Oil Company Stated that Iran has brought its stock exchange to life again, after almost 4 years with the objective of selling over a million barrels of crude oil. But a devalued currency le...More..

Hyundai and Kia Developing Solar Panel Roofs for Electric, Internal Combustion Engines
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Hyundai and Kia Developing Solar Panel Roofs for Electric, Internal Combustion Engines

Hyundai is hoping the systems will be able to improve real-world fuel economy, improve their efficiency and reduce Carbon dioxide emissions. The renewable electric charging system will be incorporated into t...More..

Intel's Mobileye, Volkswagen plan Israel's first autonomous ride-hailing service
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Intel's Mobileye, Volkswagen plan Israel's first autonomous ride-hailing service

Champion Motors will operate the control center and the fleet itself. The project is expected to be launched in early 2019 and deployed in stages with full commercialization in 2022 with hundreds of self-dri...More..

Father eating with sons shoots, kills gunman at McDonald's
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Father eating with sons shoots, kills gunman at McDonald's

The masked man entered the restaurant when an employee opened a locked door so that the father and his sons could leave. The gunman later died from his injuries, police confirmed, and the father and his son...More..

Reese's wants to swap your unwanted Halloween candy for Peanut Butter Cups
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Reese's wants to swap your unwanted Halloween candy for Peanut Butter Cups

Trick-or-treaters can shove a bunch of candy into the slot, and the machine will reward you with individually packaged Reese's Cups. Whether you hate tootsie rolls or licorice, the truth is we've all received...More..

India up 23 places in ease of doing business rankings
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

India up 23 places in ease of doing business rankings

Briefing the media on India at 77th rank in the World Bank's "Ease of doing business" index, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said there has been a record improvement in ranking. He said the online proce...More..

United Kingdom will tax tech giants
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

United Kingdom will tax tech giants

Hammond said he would welcome an global agreement, but the United Kingdom has waited long enough. But progress is painfully slow. "We can not simply talk forever", said Hammond. The test for Mr Hammond is t...More..

Facebook Misses Q3 Sales Estimates, But Users Continue To Grow (NASDAQ:FB)
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Facebook Misses Q3 Sales Estimates, But Users Continue To Grow (NASDAQ:FB)

The company earned $5.14 billion, or $1.76 per share, up 9 percent from $4.71 billion, or $1.59 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly profit of $5.14 billion, or $1.76 per share, was up 9 percent from the same...More..

Modi Government Invokes Never-Used Powers to Direct RBI Governor
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Modi Government Invokes Never-Used Powers to Direct RBI Governor

Government official were very upset by Acharya's comments, which included a reference to problems created in Argentina when its government meddled in central bank affairs, senior sources in the administrati...More..

US Planning More China Tariffs If Meeting With Xi Fails
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

US Planning More China Tariffs If Meeting With Xi Fails

The US President said he would like to strike a deal now but that China was not ready. Trump, in an interview with Fox News late Monday, said "I think we will make a great deal with China, and it has to b...More..

Tesla reportedly faces FBI investigation over production numbers
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tesla reportedly faces FBI investigation over production numbers

Quoting to the Sources familiar with this matter, WSJ reported that "The FBI agents are reviewing on the declared number of Tesla Model 3 that dates back to early in 2017". Although Tesla settled a civil...More..

A Lion Air Passenger Plane Has Gone Missing
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

A Lion Air Passenger Plane Has Gone Missing

It reportedly lost contact with air traffic control just 13 minutes after takeoff. The Lion Air passenger plane carrying 188 people that crashed off the coast of Indonesia is the latest in a long list of inci...More..

UK Royal Mint puts gold-backed crypto token launch plans on hold
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

UK Royal Mint puts gold-backed crypto token launch plans on hold

The UK government has blocked a Royal Mint plan to create a "digital gold" token that would trade on a cryptocurrency exchange. Had the full $1 billion in RMG been issued on a public blockchain, the token ...More..

IBM to acquire Red Hat in deal valued at $34B
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM to acquire Red Hat in deal valued at $34B

This will likely not impact IBM's stature in the public cloud where the companies have a presence, but not almost as much as the private cloud. Tech giant IBM announced Sunday that it will acquire open sour...More..

United States economic growth slows less than expected in Q3
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

United States economic growth slows less than expected in Q3

The rate for the previous quarter was 4.2 percent, the highest since 2014. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the economic growth had defied "conventional wisdom" and credited the Trump administration's ec...More..

Oil prices drop as oversupply looms amid global market woes
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Oil prices drop as oversupply looms amid global market woes

West Texas Intermediate for December delivery added 26 cents to settle at $67.59 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The crude oil market is still fragile due to limited spare capacity so any supp...More..

Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Patient gets in hospital lottery pool and wins $1 million

After state and federal taxes, the Wake County winners each took home over $50,000, lottery officials said in the news release. For the victor, options include an immediate cash payment of $877.8 million, or ...More..

Dyson to build electric vehicle in Singapore, aimed at China
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Dyson to build electric vehicle in Singapore, aimed at China

The entrepreneur already manufactures products such as hair dryers, air purification systems and bladeless fans in Asia, though his firm's research and development remains in Britain. Dyson was a prominent bac...More..

Tesla Model 3 production reportedly being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tesla Model 3 production reportedly being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

That process proved hard, although the company succeeded in meeting it target. The Model Y is due to be the next model that the carmaker intends to add to its stable of EVs, completing the S3XY series that ...More..

China 'creates two billionaires a week'
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

China 'creates two billionaires a week'

They're also getting younger in many cases. Billionaires' wealth enjoyed its "greatest-ever" increase in 2017, rising 19 percent to $8.9 trillion ($7.8 billion euros) shared among 2,158 individuals, said the ...More..

President Trump blasts Federal Reserve as threat to presidency, economy
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

President Trump blasts Federal Reserve as threat to presidency, economy

Throughout US history, presidents have criticized the Fed for excessively tight monetary policy. However, Trump made clear that he wants Powell to understand he does not support the Federal Reserve , which i...More..