Storage on smartphones set to soar with new 1TB microSD cards

In other words: more storage and a new standard promising faster transfer rates and reduced power consumption. Now, at the MWC 2019 trade show, storage providers SanDisk has revealed its 1TB microSD card , which the company claims is the world... More..

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Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits

A High Wind Warning goes is in effect from 3 AM tonight through 7 PM Monday evening . Areas of Central and Western Massachusetts, along with parts of CT could get slightly higher winds, with gusts possibl...More..

National Energy Board recommends approving Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

National Energy Board recommends approving Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that the pipeline expansion is in the national economic interest, and it has support from business groups, oil industry workers and the province of Alberta. "All it does is pu...More..

YouTube's ad revolt seen fleeting, brands just can't quit Google
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

YouTube's ad revolt seen fleeting, brands just can't quit Google

Will Facebook and other social platforms follow suit or reconsider their position on related content? YouTube has run into this kind of problem in the past. YouTube has a new string of controversies surrou...More..

Apple and Goldman Sachs Want to Get Into Your Wallet
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Apple and Goldman Sachs Want to Get Into Your Wallet

The report says employees will test the card first before a potential launch later this year. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, the new card will integrate with Apple's iP...More..

U.S. growth easing as global risks heightens, says Fed
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

U.S. growth easing as global risks heightens, says Fed

Minutes from the Fed's most recent policy meeting revealed apprehension from the central bank on its next move, due to an increased uncertainty on the outlook of the global economy. Shares of CF Industries Hold...More..

Microsoft Employees Are Protesting Against $479 Million Army Contract for HoloLens
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Microsoft Employees Are Protesting Against $479 Million Army Contract for HoloLens

They say they "refuse to create technology for warfare and oppression". In a petition to Microsoft executives, posted on Twitter, workers said they "did not sign up to develop weapons, and we demand a say i...More..

Honda announces decision to close Swindon plant amid Brexit concerns
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Honda announces decision to close Swindon plant amid Brexit concerns

Honda's president and CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, said the decision was not related to Brexit, but was based on what made most sense for its global competitiveness in light of the need to accelerate its production o...More..

Dollar sags on lower US yields, Fed minutes in focus
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Dollar sags on lower US yields, Fed minutes in focus

Why Australia has been singled out by China is another issue for debate. The announcement from Dalian Ports Group caught Australian along with coal and currency markets by surprise. He said Beijing was applyi...More..

Virgin Atlantic Flight Tops 800mph
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Virgin Atlantic Flight Tops 800mph

Pilots will often request particular routes to make the most of any forecast jet streams. The jet stream, the high-altitude air current along which storms travel, was furious. On Monday night, Pittsburgh, Pen...More..

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

The trade war has had stark consequences on the global economy, slowing down growth, skewing supply chains and disrupting manufacturing. China's Commerce Ministry has declined to comment on the MOUs. The Tr...More..

Kraft Heinz fail leaves Buffett and 3G well fed
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Kraft Heinz fail leaves Buffett and 3G well fed

Kraft Heinz Co . plummeted the most on record Friday, one day after writing down the value of some of its best-known brands by $15.4 billion, an acknowledgment that changing consumer tastes have destroyed the v...More..

Brent hits new 2019 high on US-China trade talk hopes
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Brent hits new 2019 high on US-China trade talk hopes

Apart from the production cut, the crude oil price remains well-supported of an unexpected decline in United States oil inventory. USA crude production last week climbed to a record 12 million barrels per d...More..

Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation; Tesla drops
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation; Tesla drops

A Tesla spokeswoman said the carmaker has made "significant improvements" to fix the issues raised with the publication. It is unclear if the survey still lags Tesla's production improvements, as complain...More..

Walmart's improvements drive spike in online, in-store sales
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Walmart's improvements drive spike in online, in-store sales

Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $115.00 price target on shares of Walmart in a research note on Tuesday. The continued expansion of e-commerce also hurts Walmart's profitability, as online s...More..

Flights resume at Dublin Airport following drone sighting
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Flights resume at Dublin Airport following drone sighting

Passengers wait in the South Terminal building at Gatwick Airport, after the airport reopened to flights following its forced closure because of drone activity, in Gatwick, Britain, December 21, 2018. From 13 M...More..

Southwest Airlines cancels, delays hundreds of flights
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Southwest Airlines cancels, delays hundreds of flights

Southwest Airlines continues to experience delays due to maintenance issues that are affecting passengers out of Denver International Airport. Last week, Southwest said it was requiring "all hands on deck"...More..

Is Japan losing faith in the UK — Honda
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Is Japan losing faith in the UK — Honda

The shutdown is planned for 2021 at the end of the current Civic's lifecycle, and Honda hasn't declared to where production will move. HUM director Jason Smith said: "We understand the impact this proposa...More..

Explainer: How Anil Ambani’s RCom Will Pay Ericsson in Four Weeks
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Explainer: How Anil Ambani’s RCom Will Pay Ericsson in Four Weeks

The apex court has ruled that Ambani and two directors have to pay Rs 453 crore to Ericsson India within four weeks and failing to do so, three months' jail term will follow. Separately, Reliance Industries, ...More..

Euromillions Winner Urged To Stay Calm After Massive Win
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Euromillions Winner Urged To Stay Calm After Massive Win

Last night's EuroMillions jackpot, worth 175 million Euro, was won by a single ticket bought in Ireland . This massive record Euromillions Irish win will make them the 94th richest person in the country. Asi...More..

Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Amazon invests in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Amazon wants better delivery and logistics, making the electric technology that gives Rivian vehicles more than 400 miles of range very appealing. A tie-up between Rivian and Amazon is a good fit, the ...More..

Brexit: May heads back to Brussels but EU not budging
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Brexit: May heads back to Brussels but EU not budging

United States tariffs on imports of European cars could mean that Europe would buy less soya beans and liquid gas from the US, the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday. Attorney Ge...More..

Kim may take train to Hanoi for Trump summit
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Kim may take train to Hanoi for Trump summit

Trump is meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the second time on Feb 27 and 28 in Vietnam. Speaking to reporters at a White House event on Tuesday, Trump said that if North Korea did not conduct...More..

Oil prices hit 2019 highs amid supply cuts, trade talk hopes
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Oil prices hit 2019 highs amid supply cuts, trade talk hopes

No U.S. -bound vessels have left Venezuelan ports in that time. "The market is slowly regaining its bullish footing, subject to the perception of economic risks tied to U.S". To stop a build-up of inventories...More..

Majority of flybmi staff laid off after airline’s collapse
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Majority of flybmi staff laid off after airline’s collapse

Overcapacity in the European aviation sector has resulted in the demise of airline operators such as Monarch Airlines, who were present in both the low-priced airline market and the leisure airline market - w...More..

European Union vows 'swift' riposte to threatened United States auto tariffs
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

European Union vows 'swift' riposte to threatened United States auto tariffs

On Monday, the US-based Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association urged Trump not to impose new tariffs on European Union cars, saying it would put USA jobs at risk. Speaking at the Munich Security Conferen...More..

Payless to close all 2,100 USA stores
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Payless to close all 2,100 USA stores

A Payless spokesperson says the stores will most likely remain open until May. Most locations will stay open up to May. Almost 2,300 stores will close when the company files for bankruptcy later this month. I...More..

Woman kicked off United States flight after profanity-laced rant, spitting on passengers
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Woman kicked off United States flight after profanity-laced rant, spitting on passengers

A woman was escorted off a JetBlue plane after an angry outburst. In the video, you can see her spit right before another passenger stepped in front of the camera. F*ck all y'all. My mom's going to be so prou...More..

Honda to announce United Kingdom plant closure ahead of Brexit
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Honda to announce United Kingdom plant closure ahead of Brexit

The Japanese vehicle giant Honda is to shut its only British factory, leading to the loss of thousands of jobs in an industry already struggling with Brexit-related uncertainty. Honda is expected to increase...More..

Amazon didn't pay federal income tax in 2018
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Amazon didn't pay federal income tax in 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio blamed Amazon for canceling plans to build a second headquarters in the city, saying the retail giant "took their ball and went home". Initial reactions to Amazon's decisio...More..