United Kingdom throws drowning Huawei a European lifeline

A major United Kingdom security body has suggested any potential risk posed by Huawei's 5G infrastructure would be manageable, according to the Financial Times yesterday. And the finding would "carry great weight" with European leaders, the newsp... More..

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All Payless ShoeSource stores to close
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

All Payless ShoeSource stores to close

Payless ShoeSource is planning on closing all of its US stores, almost 2,300 locations, in the next few weeks, Reuters reports . But with no deal in sight, the company has chose to start preparations to liqui...More..

Payless to shutter all remaining U.S. stores
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Payless to shutter all remaining U.S. stores

A spokeperson said its worldwide franchises and Latin American stores will not be affected. Founded in 1956, the Topeka, Kansas, company planned to move most of its headquarters to Dallas last fall. Accordi...More..

Crude futures rise as global politics is expected to affect supply
by | Monday, February 18, 2019

Crude futures rise as global politics is expected to affect supply

The global benchmark for oil prices is near a 3-month high and set for a 4 percent gain for the week. Russian Federation said it would accelerate the output cuts it agreed to in a deal with the OPEC+ alliance...More..

Carlos Ghosn stripped of €26m bonus for not turning up to work
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Carlos Ghosn stripped of €26m bonus for not turning up to work

Renault's board of directors has made a decision to forgo paying any compensation to Carlos Ghosn following his resignation as chairman and CEO at the French carmaker . The vehicle maker also cancelled s...More..

Amazon bets on mesh Wi-Fi for smart home push
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Amazon bets on mesh Wi-Fi for smart home push

Amazon's various endeavors in the smart home market are becoming nearly too numerous to track. "The company also sells a security service for $99 a year", writes Jordan Novet for CNBC.com. Eero once dreamed...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Fine With Sitting President Who Smokes Weed
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says She’s Fine With Sitting President Who Smokes Weed

Gates pointed to analysis of the rate that top earners pay. 'We can be more progressive without really threatening income generation - what you have left to decide how to spread around, ' Gates said, noting ...More..

Five Injured On Delta Flight
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Five Injured On Delta Flight

Five passengers were injured on Delta Flight 5763 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence en route from John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, California , to Washington's Seattle-Tacoma Internationa...More..

Donald Trump considers 60-day extension for China tariffs deadline
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Donald Trump considers 60-day extension for China tariffs deadline

The US has repeatedly said China does not have a good track record when it comes to implementing its commitments, and its reluctance to trust Beijing has left the countries far apart in their negotiations, a ...More..

Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Newsflash: Bitcoin Basher Jamie Dimon & JP Morgan Just Launched Their Own Cryptocurrency

JPM made a decision to roll the new crypto out on their Ethereum based Quorum blockchain . - a private blockchain originally created to rehouse intra-bank payment records. Of course, it's also worth noting t...More..

Amazon cancels New York City campus plan
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon cancels New York City campus plan

It's a big reversal of its much-hyped decision to build a new headquarters in Queens after a highly publicized nationwide search. In its statement , Amazon said it backed out amid criticisms from state a...More..

Amazon to buy wi-fi startup eero
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon to buy wi-fi startup eero

Loop Capital's Anthony Chukumba said in a Tuesday note to clients that not only is the deal an indication of Amazon's commitment to smart home technology, it shows that the cash-rich company will back up that...More..

Tesla Introduces 'Dog Mode' to Keep Your Pet Cool
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tesla Introduces 'Dog Mode' to Keep Your Pet Cool

What's more, the center screen fitted in the vehicle informs passersby that the air con is on and that the dog's owner will be back soon . To enable Dog Mode, tap the fan icon at the bottom of the touchscree...More..

Airbus to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo jet by 2021
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Airbus to scrap production of the A380 superjumbo jet by 2021

The world's largest airliner, with two decks of spacious cabins and room for 544 people in standard layout, was created to challenge Boeing's legendary 747 but failed to take hold as airlines backed a new gen...More..

US President Donald Trump says could extend China trade talks deadline
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

US President Donald Trump says could extend China trade talks deadline

Trump has vowed to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 to 25 percent on March 2 unless the two sides strike a deal to address what Washington perceives as Beijing's "unfair" trade practic...More..

Amid Tesla Model 3 Delivery Issues, Elon Musk is Still Winning Hearts
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Amid Tesla Model 3 Delivery Issues, Elon Musk is Still Winning Hearts

In 2018, the Tesla Model 3 was the world's best-selling electric auto. Elon Musk received a tweet from a person who mentions their pet's need for the vehicle to maintain a comfortable temperature. Tesla CEO...More..

Oil rises 2% on Saudi Arabia, OPEC cuts
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Oil rises 2% on Saudi Arabia, OPEC cuts

A general view shows Ras Tanura's oil production plant near Dammam in Saudi Arabia's eastern province. The IEA said that compliance with the so-called Vienna Agreement was 86 percent by OPEC states, with Saud...More..

Man Wins Lotto, Accepts Prize in a ‘Scream' Mask
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Man Wins Lotto, Accepts Prize in a ‘Scream' Mask

Mr Campbell waited 54 days to collect his $158.4 million ($1.17 million US) prize from the nation's Super Lotto , after his original win in November past year. "Sometimes I feel so much pain, I forgot that I...More..

Activision Blizzard Reportedly Planning Massive Layoffs - Battle Royale
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Activision Blizzard Reportedly Planning Massive Layoffs - Battle Royale

On February 8th, 2019, volume rose to about 1,420,728 transactions. The default time frame for comparing up periods to down periods is 14, as in 14 trading days. On average, these analysts now have a Strong Buy...More..

Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau cabinet in wake of SNC-Lavalin claims
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau cabinet in wake of SNC-Lavalin claims

Wilson-Raybould will also step down from her role as associate minister of national defence. Her resignation comes amid ongoing questions into whether Trudeau or anyone in his office tried to pressure Wilson-...More..

United Kingdom and Switzerland strike post-Brexit continuity agreement
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

United Kingdom and Switzerland strike post-Brexit continuity agreement

However she questioned his support for a customs union with the EU, saying it would prevent Britain from striking free trade deals with other countries around the world. "The prime minister remains very clear t...More..

Lagonda's first production car is this electric SUV
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Lagonda's first production car is this electric SUV

Aston Martin has not mentioned details on the specifications and dimensions. It was here that Lagonda was re-launched as the maker of high-tech luxury cars featuring all-electric power and an arresting des...More..

German regulator bans Facebook from sharing data from WhatsApp, Instagram
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

German regulator bans Facebook from sharing data from WhatsApp, Instagram

German authorities ruled Thursday that Facebook should not be allowed to use customer data from other apps and websites to help target advertisements shown on their Facebook pages without their explic...More..

Canada's jobless rate edges higher to 5.8 pct in January
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Canada's jobless rate edges higher to 5.8 pct in January

The government organization released the monthly report for January 2019, showing Medicine Hat's unemployment rate hit 7.7 per cent, up from 6.4 per cent in December 2018. Despite the gain, B.C. still maintains...More..

Where to Get Free (or Cheap) Pizza on National Pizza Day
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Where to Get Free (or Cheap) Pizza on National Pizza Day

Caulipower: Buy one Caulipower pizza, get a second one of equal or lesser value free with this coupon . According to IHOP's description, they took their "famous buttermilk pancakes, made them bigger, gave...More..

Should you sell Tata Motors post Rs 26,960 crore Q3 consolidated loss?
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Should you sell Tata Motors post Rs 26,960 crore Q3 consolidated loss?

But analysts expect JLR to struggle to generate profit with China's economy projected to slow further this year after growth eased to its weakest pace in nearly three decades in 2018. "We continue to work close...More..

Germany to not exclude Huawei from 5G networks
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Germany to not exclude Huawei from 5G networks

The United States froze Huawei out of its network infrastructure past year, claiming that the company was adding backdoor access on behalf of the Chinese government. Some experts also see a risk that Chinese in...More..

Cuomo raps Amazon critics amid report company's rethinking
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Cuomo raps Amazon critics amid report company's rethinking

Earlier, the Post , which is owned by Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos , reported that Amazon executives had had internal discussions to reassess the situation in ny and explore alternatives. "If the ...More..

Has India’s central bank given a pre-election boost to Modi?
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Has India’s central bank given a pre-election boost to Modi?

The central bank on Thursday slashed its 2019 economic growth forecast to 1.2 percent from its previous estimate of 1.7 percent, made as recently as November. A clarification from the central bank is awaited. ...More..

General Motors Q4 results: shares up after beating earnings revenue estimates
by | Friday, February 08, 2019

General Motors Q4 results: shares up after beating earnings revenue estimates

According to Detroit Free Press , General Motors announced on Monday, Feb. 4, that it already started to cut workers and this process will continue in two weeks until all the affected workers have left. On a...More..