WhatsApp to raise minimum age to 16 over new European Union data laws

Two US senators, one Democrat and one Republican, introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at better protecting online privacy in response to the Facebook data scandal. The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR ) goes into effect M... More..

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Trump to dispatch Mnuchin to China to discuss trade
by | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Trump to dispatch Mnuchin to China to discuss trade

He added that a delegation led by Mnuchin has "a very good chance at making a deal". If the two sides can't reach agreement, he said, proposed USA tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods will take effec...More..

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women's wheelchair event in high temperatures
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women's wheelchair event in high temperatures

The Olympic 5,000m champion, who was fourth in the event a year ago, finished ahead of compatriot Brigid Kosgei, with Tadelech Bekele of Ethiopia rounding out the top three. The men's race went out at a blister...More..

Treasury Extends Wind-Down Period for United Company RUSAL PLC | U.S
by | Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Treasury Extends Wind-Down Period for United Company RUSAL PLC | U.S

Shares of US aluminum company Alcoa posted on Monday their largest one-day loss in nine years after the Treasury Department extended the wind-down period for USA customers' transactions with sanctioned Russian ...More..

Theresa May's plan for Irish border 'annihilated' by EU
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Theresa May's plan for Irish border 'annihilated' by EU

Now about 46,000 Brits live in the Netherlands and there was no reason "to believe ... that they will run a serious risk of being told to leave the country", he said. The blow followed a government defeat in th...More..

Qualcomm begins layoffs as part of cost cuts
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Qualcomm begins layoffs as part of cost cuts

However, Qualcomm has a contingency in place and it said in a statement that it will be offering severance payments to those affected. This isn't the first time Qualcomm has cut jobs. The numbers included in ...More..

Oil extends rally before OPEC meeting after U.S. stockpiles fall
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Oil extends rally before OPEC meeting after U.S. stockpiles fall

Although U.S. crude production continues to rise, it's going to take a huge leap in the number of producing oil rigs to stop the momentum that is now driving prices higher. Crude futures were already higher ahe...More..

Local Syrian reacts to airstrike on Damascus
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Local Syrian reacts to airstrike on Damascus

The US said the overnight missile attacks have crippled Bashar al-Assad's chemical weaponry. President Donald Trump called the joint military action "a perfectly executed strike". Even supporters of the s...More..

Facebook to face class action lawsuit over its facial recognition technology
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Facebook to face class action lawsuit over its facial recognition technology

The facial recognition tool, launched in 2010, suggests names for people it identifies in photos uploaded by users - a function which the plaintiffs claim runs afoul of IL state law on protecting biometric pr...More..

Coli linked to chopped Romaine lettuce
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Coli linked to chopped Romaine lettuce

The CDC and the FDA are advising people that before they eat lettuce from a restaurant to confirm that the product used to prepare the meal is not chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region. The outb...More..

Research Team Engineers a Better Plastic-Degrading Enzyme
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Research Team Engineers a Better Plastic-Degrading Enzyme

Researchers think the enzyme evolved in a Japanese waste recycling center. When the team tweaked the structure of the enzyme by adding some amino acids, tests showed that it made the molecule even better at...More..

MI vs DD and SRH vs KKR on Saturday
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

MI vs DD and SRH vs KKR on Saturday

Rohit's form is crucial for Mumbai and with Lewis too not coming good, the opening partnership has been struggling to get going. Delhi have a quality team and with players like Gautam Gambhir , Glenn Maxwell...More..

'WE WERE WRONG:' Netflix pops after Deutsche Bank upgrades the stock
by | Saturday, April 14, 2018

'WE WERE WRONG:' Netflix pops after Deutsche Bank upgrades the stock

MKM Partners raised their target price on Netflix from $230.00 to $245.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday , November 30th. Following the completion of the transaction, th...More..

The Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) went up $0.000618 on April 10-11
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

The Cryptocurrency Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) went up $0.000618 on April 10-11

Its up 0.00% in the last 100 days since when traded at $0.00 (non existent) and the annual trend is down. BUY - SELL - EXCHANGE Bitcoin Red (BTCRED) AT BEST RATE About 6,645 BTCRED worth $106 traded hands....More..

Uber app to offer public transport tickets
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Uber app to offer public transport tickets

Earlier this week, Uber acquired dockless bike-sharing company Jump. Khosrowshahi said the Uber app would start including locations for electric bikes from its newly acquired bike-sharing group Jump, whic...More..

VW names Diess CEO in sweeping overhaul to set future course
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

VW names Diess CEO in sweeping overhaul to set future course

Volkswagen replaced Mueller after he failed to refocus the group's portfolio of vehicle brands, a key pillar of "Strategy 2025" to transform the company into a leader in cleaner cars after the diesel emissio...More..

USA budget deficit to hit $1 trillion by 2020
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

USA budget deficit to hit $1 trillion by 2020

Turning to the budget projections, we estimate that the 2018 deficit will total $804 billion, $139 billion more than the $665 billion shortfall recorded in 2017. "Now that those tax cuts are in place, I predi...More..

Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Kroger (KR)
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Kroger (KR)

Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $2500 target . The lowest target is $33.0 while the high is $40.0. The stock rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo with "Buy" on Friday, November 3. The stock traded with the av...More..

Government earmarks $230m for renewable energy project
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Government earmarks $230m for renewable energy project

DTE Energy, a major energy supplier in MI, has announced plans to add some 1,000 megawatts of renewable energy capacity to its portfolios by 2022. The company has built numerous wind and solar farms in coop...More..

Bed Bath and Beyond buying Toys R Us gift cards
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Bed Bath and Beyond buying Toys R Us gift cards

Intel dropped 6.07 percent after Bloomberg stated Apple would use its own chips for Mac computers, ditching Intel. "There is no victor in a trade war", Li said , calling for a rational and earnest attitude w...More..

What Do Analysts Suggest For Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

What Do Analysts Suggest For Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

In other Delta Air Lines news, CFO Paul A. Jacobson sold 49,362 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 17th. During the same period in the previous year, the firm e...More..

Thunderbirds pilot who lost life in crash has roots in Valencia
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Thunderbirds pilot who lost life in crash has roots in Valencia

An Air Force pilot is missing after their F-16 crashed Wednesday morning outside of Las Vegas, according to a service statement . "Del Bagno", said Brig. The planned Thunderbirds show this weekend at Marc...More..

Oil prices tumble amid trade worries
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Oil prices tumble amid trade worries

At 1005 GMT, ICE June Brent crude futures were at $67.92/b, up a touch from Monday's $67.64/b settle, while the NYMEX May light sweet crude contract was at $63.27/b, against Monday's $63.01/b settle. Giovanni...More..

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates, Sees 2 More Hikes Coming In 2018
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rates, Sees 2 More Hikes Coming In 2018

The move opens up the range of interest rates paid by major central Banks: ECB 0%; Bank of England 0.5%; Bank of Japan -0.1%; Bank of Canada 1.25%; Reserve Bank of Australia 1.5%. "I think they will end up tigh...More..

NASA set to build quiet supersonic planes
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

NASA set to build quiet supersonic planes

NASA has taken a huge leap forward in its quest to create an aircraft that can travel faster than the speed of sound without causing an ear-splitting sonic boom. "Our long tradition of solving the technical bar...More..

Trump, Japanese PM Abe to talk North Korea at meeting this month
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Trump, Japanese PM Abe to talk North Korea at meeting this month

The Trump administration popularised the term Indo-Pacific instead of Asia-Pacific to corner China in its own backyard. "I will request in person that President Trump raise the abduction issue, which is the...More..

Intel Announced its 8th Gen Core Processors
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Intel Announced its 8th Gen Core Processors

Intel did not share any details on that front, so we'll have to wait for notebook makers to make their own announcements when they're good and ready. In a demo of the upcoming game Conqeror's Blade, Intel ...More..

Inc. Has $10.60 Million Position in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT)
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Inc. Has $10.60 Million Position in Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT)

It closed at $0.185 lastly. About 7.35M shares traded. It has outperformed by 12.44% the S&P500. Wal-Mart Stores Inc has $126.0 highest and $11 lowest target. 165 funds opened positions while 435 raised stakes....More..

The President Is Hitting Amazon With Some Claims That Are Flat Wrong
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

The President Is Hitting Amazon With Some Claims That Are Flat Wrong

The stock fell nearly 4 percent at the open on Thursday. "Trump's ire towards Amazon is significantly less concerning"; it'd be "difficult for the current administration to materially change the landscape for...More..

Easter Monday snow warning for most of Scotland
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Easter Monday snow warning for most of Scotland

There is still the chance of rain , but this will be interspersed with sunny spells and cloud across large parts of the UK. "We'll continue to see bands of rain spiralling across the United Kingdom through...More..

Copy-Forecast: Light winds and dry weather will prevail through the week
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Copy-Forecast: Light winds and dry weather will prevail through the week

Surf today will be 3-5 feet east , 2-5 feet south, 2-4 feet north, 1-3 feet west. Highs in the upper 70s. A cold front will be pushing through the Midlands late on Wednesday . Easter Sunday , Mostly sunny...More..

Tim Cook casts corner-office shade on Mark Zuckerberg
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Tim Cook casts corner-office shade on Mark Zuckerberg

If you haven't been following the situation, here's a quick recap of events to date: Facebook is in hot water with users and lawmakers after it was discovered that Cambridge Analytica managed to improperly o...More..

Baidu completes 5G autonomous driving test in China's showcase tech city
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Baidu completes 5G autonomous driving test in China's showcase tech city

The weather was fine when the fatal crash occurred; the weather could not have been a factor. "Allegations that any company has secretly tested self-driving cars in Arizona is 100 percent false", Ducey spok...More..

Ecuador stops Assange communications outside its London embassy
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Ecuador stops Assange communications outside its London embassy

Ecuador granted Assange asylum in the South American nation's London embassy in 2012, where he has remained cooped up ever since. The move to cut off Assange came after he used Twitter on Monday to challenge...More..

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Uber selling Southeast Asian business to regional rival Grab

In China , Uber has sold off its local business to competitor Didi Chuxing , also taking a stake in the Asian firm. As part of the deal, Uber will take a 27.5 per cent stake in Singapore-based Grab an...More..

Google launches mobile-first search result indexing
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Google launches mobile-first search result indexing

But as the web evolved and mobile devices changed the way people search, the way people use Google Images has changed too. When we started Google Images, we focused on making it easy to find photos and im...More..

Waymo is coming for Tesla in a new deal with Jaguar
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Waymo is coming for Tesla in a new deal with Jaguar

Testing of Jaguar I-Pace vehicles equipped with Waymo's self-driving systems will begin later this year. The I-Pace will start at $69,500 in the USA market, a base cost that puts it $10,000 below the standard ...More..

Huawei's P20 is a shiny, extravagant phone
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Huawei's P20 is a shiny, extravagant phone

Below are the detailed specifications of the device . For video, the Huawei P20 Pro earned a score of 98, again making it the top smartphone camera in that category as well. That 40MP sensor is nearly twic...More..

Zuck apologizes for Cambridge Analytica scandal with full-page print ad
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Zuck apologizes for Cambridge Analytica scandal with full-page print ad

The ads ran in six British national newspapers, including the best-selling Mail , The Sunday Times and The Observer , along with The New York Times , The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal in ...More..

Investigators use Uber crash SUV in recreation
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Investigators use Uber crash SUV in recreation

The cars were having trouble driving through construction zones and next to tall vehicles, like big rigs. In Arizona alone, more than 600 autonomous vehicles are being tested on public roads. "As we devel...More..

Markets extend falls as US-China trade dispute intensifies
by | Saturday, March 24, 2018

Markets extend falls as US-China trade dispute intensifies

Eight of the index's 10 main groups ended lower. Wholesale gasoline rose 2 cents to $2.04 a gallon. Canadian National Railway Co. finished 2 per cent lower at $91.05, while Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc. While...More..

Fed Raises Key Interest Rate, Lifts 2019 Outlook
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Fed Raises Key Interest Rate, Lifts 2019 Outlook

In its first policy meeting under new Fed chief Jerome Powell , the USA central bank said inflation should move higher amid a stronger economy after years below its 2 percent target. Job gains have been stro...More..

United suspends pet cargo flights after negative incidents regarding animals aboard planes
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

United suspends pet cargo flights after negative incidents regarding animals aboard planes

A few days later, a dog that was supposed to go to Kansas was mistakenly shipped to Japan . The plane made an extra stop in Akron, where it was reunited with its family. United's announcement on Tuesday ment...More..

Inflation cools, but spring rate rise still on cards
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Inflation cools, but spring rate rise still on cards

Economists and the Bank believe inflation's upward march has run its course and will start to unwind over the coming months. Phil Gooding, ONS statistician, said: "A small fall in petrol prices alongside food...More..

Austin Bombed Again as Serial Bomber Sets City on Edge
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Austin Bombed Again as Serial Bomber Sets City on Edge

The explosive device yesterday adds to the uncertainty in Austin, which has been on edge since previous bombings killed two people and injured two others, one seriously. The total now stands at $115,000 (£82,...More..

Tottenham player ratings in FA Cup quarterfinal win
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Tottenham player ratings in FA Cup quarterfinal win

Spurs were in total control and ahead as early as the 11th minute, when Eriksen scored another handsome goal to add to his collection. "Everyone agreed that we had to play at Wembley, so I don't think teams ...More..

European powers propose new Iran sanctions to meet Trump ultimatum
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

European powers propose new Iran sanctions to meet Trump ultimatum

As a former Middle East analyst at the State Department, though, I think the real drama of replacing America's top diplomat lies in the foreign policy implications. In January, Trump warned that the USA would...More..

Pakistan not to take part in WTO meet in New Delhi
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Pakistan not to take part in WTO meet in New Delhi

According to the sources, two incidents were highlighted in the note. Last week, Pakistan recalled its envoy to Delhi Sohail Mahmood for consultations following incidents of alleged harassment of its diplomat...More..

Federer equals his best start to year ever
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Federer equals his best start to year ever

Chung is a tough return player", said Roger Federer at the post match conference at the Indian Wells . Chung went the distance this time but still couldn't solve Federer. The bespectacled Chung, appearing in...More..

FDA issues proposed rule to lower nicotine in cigarettes
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

FDA issues proposed rule to lower nicotine in cigarettes

The FDA is opening a 90-day public comment period on the proposed rule-making, and officials said they would evaluate the input and determine what steps to take next. This excerpt sums up nicely the current deb...More..