• Tesla's Musk agrees to new vetting rules for tweets in SEC deal
Tesla's Musk agrees to new vetting rules for tweets in SEC deal

Elon Musk has struck a deal over his Twitter use with the US Securities and Exchange Commission , averting a decision by a federal judge on whether the billionaire should be held in contempt of court. Tesla's stock has now fallen 29 percent in 2019 and the company's market capitalization has declined to $41 billion from $63 billion in mid-Dec...

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  • BRI forum: PM Imran to leave for China tomorrow
BRI forum: PM Imran to leave for China tomorrow

The visit is likely to expedite the pace of projects being executed or to be commissioned under the CEPC in Pakistan. "I am strongly committed to further strengthening Pakistan-China relationship". The prime minister is visiting China from April 25 to 28, to attend the forum to be inaugurated by President Xi Jinping on April 26 in Beijing . Ro...

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  • Tesla Model S Explodes in China
Tesla Model S Explodes in China

Deliveries dropped last quarter by nearly 30,000 cars from the preceding period as the US shrank tax incentives and amid delays in shipments to consumers in Europe and China . Tesla's goal is of course full autonomy, which the EV-maker has already announced for the Model 3, and judging by this footage, we're not far off from being able to trus...

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  • Privacy fine set-aside dents Facebook’s profit
Privacy fine set-aside dents Facebook’s profit

Facebook could pay as much as $5 billion to settle an investigation by the American consumer watchdog into alleged violations of its users' privacy . The number of people who checked Facebook monthly also grew by 8%, reaching 2.38bn. The FTC began its investigation in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal disclosed in early 2018 over al...

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  • Tesla reports $702m quarterly loss
Tesla reports $702m quarterly loss

Shares were little changed in the extended session and are down over 20 percent so far this year. "There is some merit to raising capital", said Chief Executive Elon Musk on a call discussing the results. "With the recently announced product improvements on Model S and Model X , as well as continued expansion of Model 3 globally, we expect...

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  • Turkey and India break silence on Trump's Iran oil ban
Turkey and India break silence on Trump's Iran oil ban

President Donald Trump decided not to reissue the Significant Reduction Exceptions when they expire in early May meaning that the buyers of Iran's oil must end their transactions by May 2 or face sanctions. He tagged the U.S. State Department and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his tweet . "We will continue to apply maximum pressure o...

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  • Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday
Easter Egg Hunt set for Saturday

This year, organizers decided on a new format to make the event more enjoyable and safer for participants. Keep an eye out for one of the Special Golden Eggs hidden in different locations throughout the town to win your share of £100 shopping vouchers.

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  • Car2go suspends all service in Chicago due to ‘fraud issue’
Car2go suspends all service in Chicago due to ‘fraud issue’

A total of 100 cars were unaccounted for , 50 of which were Mercedes-Benz vehicles, officials with the Chicago Police Department said in a statement . At the time, Chicago was its newest location and had more than 10,000 members sign on since the Windy City launch in July. The companies also revealed plans for a partnership that, in addition to...

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  • AG William Barr To Announce Mueller Findings At Press Conference
AG William Barr To Announce Mueller Findings At Press Conference

If Nadler and Democrats are still beating the Mueller report dead horse at that late date, it will only serve to demonstrate how out of touch their party is with the rest of America. However, contrary to Trump's false claim, Mueller did not reach a conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. "The question is whether or not Mueller can actually ...

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  • Jet Airways suspends all flights amid financial crisis
Jet Airways suspends all flights amid financial crisis

But the immediate worry is the lack of funds to keep the company afloat. The airline merely said that due to "critical liquidity position of the company, its operations have been severely impacted". It's, however, not clear whether the airline's decision shut operations is temporary. The airline said the decision follows the lenders refusing ...

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  • Qualcomm gains $30 billion in market value after Apple settlement
Qualcomm gains $30 billion in market value after Apple settlement

It also included a multiyear agreement for Qualcomm to supply chips to Apple. Qualcomm claimed that Apple was committing patent infringement by using Qualcomm's intellectual property related to thousands of patented technologies within iPhones without paying royalties.

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  • Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus Orders Open In Europe, China
Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus Orders Open In Europe, China

Tesla is apparently moving to retire the $35,000 entry-level Model 3 before shipping the first units, though Autopilot comes standard and customers can now lease the auto. The $35,000 Model 3 will no longer be available online, and several features, including heated seats, will be disabled. The lease runs for 36 months, and lessees can choose fro...

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  • Amazon workers eavesdrop on your talks with Alexa
Amazon workers eavesdrop on your talks with Alexa

The Amazon staff listen to the recordings and transcribe them, before annotating them to provide feedback which is created to improve the capability of Amazon's Alexa digital assistant by helping it understand human speech more effectively.

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  • United States pulls troops from Libya amid a surge in violence
United States pulls troops from Libya amid a surge in violence

The evacuation came as Field Marshal Haftar's offensive entered its fourth day, with units of his Libyan National Army fighting Tripoli militias in the city's southern suburbs. "We announce the start of the Volcano of Rage military campaign against the armed forces [of Haftar]", the spokesman said. At least 23 civilians have been killed sin...

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  • Facebook app data exposed by third-party developers
Facebook app data exposed by third-party developers

Breach notice: UpGuard first notified Cultura Colectiva - a platform for posts about celebs and culture - of the breach on January 10, and once again on January 14, but has not received a response until today. " In the age of GDPR companies must realize that when they collect data they are responsible for it, regardless of whether they shar...

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  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces off against SEC in court
Tesla CEO Elon Musk faces off against SEC in court

That agreement came after the regulator sued Musk for previously announcing he had secured funding for Tesla to be bought. As of this writing, over 201,000 people have listened to "RIP Harambe " since Musk revealed its existence to the world on Saturday.

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  • Oil Futures Settle Lower After Inventory Data
Oil Futures Settle Lower After Inventory Data

The sun sets behind an oil pump outside Saint-Fiacre, near Paris, France March 28, 2019. Brent futures moved up 31 cents, or 0.45 percent, to$69.68 by 1045 GMT. That was offset by Saudi Arabia reducing production to a four-year low of 9.82 million barrels a day. Further threatening global supply, the USA is considering harsher sanctions on I...

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  • Trump says he's prepared to close Mexico border if necessary
Trump says he's prepared to close Mexico border if necessary

Four days after issuing a firm threat to shut down the USA southern border as soon as this week, President Donald Trump on Tuesday was far less definitive. In fact, a 2015 Pew study concluded that in a historic shift, more Mexicans returned to their home country between 2009-2014 than entered the United States.

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  • Brexit crisis deepens as United Kingdom parliament fails to choose plan B
Brexit crisis deepens as United Kingdom parliament fails to choose plan B

In a bid to break the impasse, lawmakers on Monday voted on four alternative Brexit options, but all four options were defeated. The votes were an attempt to forge an alternative to the government's rejected European Union divorce deal.

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  • Erdogan poised to lose Ankara, Istanbul in major upset
Erdogan poised to lose Ankara, Istanbul in major upset

Last year, after Erdogan announced snap parliamentary and presidential elections for June, the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Monitoring Committee voiced concern over their freedom and fairness and recommended they be postponed. Separately, deputy AK Party chairman Ali Ihsan Yavuz said 17,410 votes that should have been counted for AK Par...

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  • NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban
NY passes Manhattan congestion charge and plastic bag ban

With a deal in place to ban plastic shopping bags in NY, here's what you need to know about your future trips to the grocery store. NY state lawmakers have reportedly reached a deal that will ban plastic bags and charge five cents for paper bags.

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  • Walgreens Also Plans To Begin Selling CBD Products At IN, KY Stores
Walgreens Also Plans To Begin Selling CBD Products At IN, KY Stores

They will soon sell CBD products from cannabis company Curaleaf, which now sells full-THC cannabis in eleven states. Sources claim that the company will be selling the cannabis products in Kentucky, Vermont, Oregon, New Mexico, Tennessee, Colorado, Indiana, Illinois and SC.

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  • Lyft IPO Beats Uber to the Punch
Lyft IPO Beats Uber to the Punch

Lyft's IPO represents a watershed moment for ride hailing, an industry hatched from the rise of smartphones. Shares closed the official trading day at $78.29 (roughly Rs. Lyft exceeded market expectations with its initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, raising $2.34 billion and fetching a valuation of $ 24 billion .

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  • United Kingdom finds 'significant new issues' in Huawei technology
United Kingdom finds 'significant new issues' in Huawei technology

Britain has identified "significant" issues in Huawei's engineering processes that pose " new risks " for the nation's telecommunications, a government report found on Thursday amid lingering global suspicion over the Chinese technology giant.

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  • The cursed St. Louis style bagel is a meme now
The cursed St. Louis style bagel is a meme now

And New York Police Chief Dermot Shea confirmed that, indeed, a crime had been committed. However, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY wasn't buying it over the traditional horizontal slice. "Today we're eating our cookies St. Louis Style", tweeted Chips Ahoy! on Wednesday, with an animated GIF of someone pouring a glass of milk directly...

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  • Wow Air Has Cancelled All Of Its Flights This Morning
Wow Air Has Cancelled All Of Its Flights This Morning

The Commission said that some airlines , including Aer Lingus and Ryanair, offer rescue fares in certain circumstances. Adi, who lives in Washington, had been scheduled to fly from Baltimore to Paris, with a stopover in Reykjavik. She adds, "The most shocking aspect of this is that they were definitely selling those tickets right up unti...

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  • Oil prices rise amid supply cuts
Oil prices rise amid supply cuts

Brent crude oil futures were at $66.79 per barrel at 0022 GMT, down 29 cents, or 0.4 per cent, from their last close. President Trump on Thursday called on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ( OPEC ) to increase the flow of oil in a bid to curb rising prices.

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  • Huge Powerball winning ticket sold in Wisconsin
Huge Powerball winning ticket sold in Wisconsin

After months without a victor, lottery players will have another shot at a Powerball jackpot that has soared to a massive $ 750 million . Can New Yorkers go four-for-four and win the top prize this time? The jackpot soared to a whopping $750 million after Saturday's drawing yielded no winners.

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  • McDonald's acquires Dynamic Yield for AI drive-thru menus
McDonald's acquires Dynamic Yield for AI drive-thru menus

For example, the technology will be used in drive-thru displays and mobile app interfaces to give customers a custom dining experience via item add-on suggestions. With this acquisition of Dynamic Yield, based in NY and Tel Aviv, McDonald's builds on its significant technology investments for growth. Under the terms of the deal, Dynamic Yield wil...

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  • Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, wife step down from board
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, wife step down from board

The full service carrier has a debt burden of more than Rs 8,200 crore and needs to make repayments worth up to Rs 1,700 crore by March end. After weeks of speculations and uncertainties over the future course of Jet Airways , which has grounded over 80 planes due to financial woes, approved constitution of an Interim Management Committee to man...

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