Tesla to unveil Model Y SUV as electric vehicle competition heats up

The event will be live streamed. It wasn't until last month that Tesla announced it would take orders for the $35,000 version, which has a shorter range. The heavier Model Y, however, will have less range because of its increased weight and size. V... More..

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Disney's Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Set to Close Next Week
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Disney's Acquisition of 21st Century Fox Set to Close Next Week

The closing of The Walt Disney Co.'s merger with Twenty-First Century Fox is coming soon, and the companies announced Tuesday (3/12) that the deadline for holders of 21CF common stock to elect the form of c...More..

Oil Rises Strongly Supported by Cuts, Sanctions
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Oil Rises Strongly Supported by Cuts, Sanctions

US crude oil production is expected to grow slower than previously expected in 2019 and average about 12.30 million barrels per day (bpd) the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday. Br...More..

Two top Facebook execs are leaving the company
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Two top Facebook execs are leaving the company

Cox, the 36-year-old Zuckerberg lieutenant managing his vision for the Facebook , Instagram and WhatsApp services, said in a blog he made the announcement "with great sadness". Cox's departure removes a laye...More..

Toyota says to boost U.S. investment to $13B over 5 years
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Toyota says to boost U.S. investment to $13B over 5 years

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky announced Thursday it will invest almost $280 million at its Georgetown plant, and new vehicles will soon be made at the facility. Jim Justice said the investment is a big bo...More..

A Google employee broke the world record for calculating pi
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

A Google employee broke the world record for calculating pi

Iwao and a Google team computed Pi to 31.4 trillion decimal places or Pi multiplied by 10 to the 13th power, ousting the previous record set in 2016 of 22.4 trillion digits. She said she had been using ...More..

Elon Musk Reverses On Tesla Price Cuts
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Elon Musk Reverses On Tesla Price Cuts

No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent. Now, let's take a look at some recent updates related to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's legal battle with the SEC ( Securities and Ex...More..

Telegram gains 3 million new users in 24 hours during Facebook outage
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Telegram gains 3 million new users in 24 hours during Facebook outage

Some of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp's more than 2 billion users were unable to access the online services from Wednesday until Thursday afternoon as the social network and its sister apps suffered a pr...More..

Wall Street ekes out gains at open after inflation data
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Wall Street ekes out gains at open after inflation data

A boost was also imminent from the tech giants after Nvidia made announcements about buying Mellanox Technologies for $6.8 billion. The fatal crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 - the second involvin...More..

Police on nationwide hunt for suspected Bitcoin fraudsters
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Police on nationwide hunt for suspected Bitcoin fraudsters

Calgary police are looking to the public to help identify four men suspected in a $200,000 bitcoin fraud that included attacks in seven Canadian cities. "Creates two transactions in succession". The attack...More..

Powerball soars to almost $500 million
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Powerball soars to almost $500 million

The estimated cash value for Saturday's drawing is $300.2 million. The winning numbers were 05, 06, 45, 55 and 59, and the Powerball number was 14. Powerball: 14. Mike Weirsky, who won $273 million in a drawing...More..

Popular Dublin pizza place offer ANY PIZZA for €3.14 this week
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Popular Dublin pizza place offer ANY PIZZA for €3.14 this week

We're talking pizza pies and baked pies which both owe their existence to circles! Whole Foods is offering $3.14 off a whole large bakery pie, while supplies last. Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen: Order one of t...More..

January IIP, February retail inflation plunge sharply
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

January IIP, February retail inflation plunge sharply

Economists had predicted consumer price index at 2.43 per cent for February, according to a poll by Reuters . The central bank signaled in January that it was moving to the sidelines after raising its shor...More..

Volkswagen Slashing Up to 7,000 Jobs to Boost R&D by $9 Billion
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Volkswagen Slashing Up to 7,000 Jobs to Boost R&D by $9 Billion

The German auto giant said about 11,000 of its employees will be eligible for retirement in the coming years, and it expects to achieve the bulk of the cuts through attrition. At the same time, the company plan...More..

Son's 'my dad is sad' Tweet sends thousands to take action
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Son's 'my dad is sad' Tweet sends thousands to take action

Later that day, the store had completely sold out of donuts and kolaches. It didn't take long for By's photos to spread on social media, with others sharing the tweet in an effort to rally the community. "Ju...More..

Boeing faces claims after 737 MAX groundings
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Boeing faces claims after 737 MAX groundings

This required airlines to instruct pilots on applying the checklist if they have difficulty controlling an aircraft that's being pushed into a nose-down position by the autopilot. Of the top 10 countries by a...More..

Honda to recall around 1M vehicles with dangerous air bags
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Honda to recall around 1M vehicles with dangerous air bags

The Honda models being recalled include 2001-2007 and 2009 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Honda Civic, 2002-2007 and 2010-2011 Honda CR-V, 2003-2011 Honda Element, 2007 Honda Fit, 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey, 2003-2008 Ho...More..

Infiniti Exits Europe, Focus Is on North America and China
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Infiniti Exits Europe, Focus Is on North America and China

Both vehicles are sold globally but produced only in Sunderland. It's part of a bigger plan that involves pulling the Infiniti brand out of Western Europe. The brand has said new vehicles introduced after...More..

by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

FDA Allows Genetically Modified Salmon to Be Imported Into US

Food and Drug Administration has lifted a ban on genetically-engineered salmon imports, allowing the company AquaBounty to export eggs it is producing at its facility in Bay Fortune, P.E.I. Salmon eggs could...More..

Court rejects Ghosn's request to attend Nissan board meeting
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Court rejects Ghosn's request to attend Nissan board meeting

Renault, hoping to placate Nissan after the Ghosn fallout, has also agreed to let Nissan's Special Committee, a panel of outsiders, select a replacement for Ghosn as Nissan chairman. His downfall was plotte...More..

Oil prices rise on ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Oil prices rise on ongoing OPEC-led supply cuts

Saudi Arabia has voluntarily cut its supply by more than the deal requires and in April will keep output "well below" 10 million bpd, the Saudi official said - below the 10.311 million bpd that the kingdom had...More..

U.S. Senator Confirms She Wants to Break Up Apple in Interview
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

U.S. Senator Confirms She Wants to Break Up Apple in Interview

The Massachusetts Democrat's campaign placed the ads Friday on Facebook. They've bulldozed competition, used our private information for profit, and tilted the playing field against everyone else. The policy in...More..

Tesla Is Keeping Its Stores Open, But Increasing Prices To Do It
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tesla Is Keeping Its Stores Open, But Increasing Prices To Do It

The electric vehicle maker said in a statement late Sunday that prices for most models worldwide would go up by about 3% after it chose to "keep significantly more stores open than previously announced". Te...More..

May off to Strasbourg as Brexit vote looms
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

May off to Strasbourg as Brexit vote looms

These had equal legal force with the withdrawal agreement , he claimed. Tomorrow, there's another vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to leave the EU. However, should MPs support the deal, a permanen...More..

Nvidia outbids Intel for Israeli chipmaker Mellanox
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Nvidia outbids Intel for Israeli chipmaker Mellanox

United States gaming and computer graphics giant Nvidia Corp . has offered to buy Israeli chip maker Mellanox Technologies Ltd., the Calcalist financial website reported Sunday without saying where it got ...More..

Tesla turns around raising prices, keeping more stores open
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Tesla turns around raising prices, keeping more stores open

Earlier this month Tesla announced that it would be closing the majority of its brick and mortar stores worldwide in order to afford the $US35,000 price tag on the new Model 3 , as well as keep the company "fi...More..

Australian Regulators Warn Crypto Exchanges Against Infringing Reporting Obligations
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Australian Regulators Warn Crypto Exchanges Against Infringing Reporting Obligations

Police in Australia recently arrested a man for using cryptocurrency for selling narcotics, and two cryptocurrency exchanges he was associated with were shut down. AUSTRAC's Dr. Nathan Newman, the organiza...More..

Philadelphia Bans Cashless Stores; May Threaten Crypto Industry
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Philadelphia Bans Cashless Stores; May Threaten Crypto Industry

However, businesses like parking garages or lots, hotel accommodations, rental auto companies and Costco- that requires an online payment for membership, would be exempted from the said law due to the securit...More..

Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to dump oil and gas shares
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund to dump oil and gas shares

Norway has the largest oil industry in Western Europe, and it accounts for about 20% of the country's output. "The reason they are keeping them is because they think they might increase their renewables, whic...More..

United Kingdom faces ‘total uncertainty’ if Brexit deal rejected - health minister
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

United Kingdom faces ‘total uncertainty’ if Brexit deal rejected - health minister

She said she felt a "great responsibility" to help the prime minister deliver Brexit, as a leading pro-leave campaigner in the 2016 referendum . In the interview, Leadsom declined to speculate on whether Con...More..