Apps send intimate user data to Facebook

It also claimed it doesn't use sensitive data captured in custom app events to personalize products like ads and the News Feed, and it automatically deletes some types of intimate data it receives, including social security numbers. Facebook had also... More..

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Honda to shut down the Civic Type R factory
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Honda to shut down the Civic Type R factory

Britain said on Tuesday it was deeply disappointed by Honda's decision to close its only British auto plant. The decision had been made "not recklessly", said the response for Europe Honda manager Katsushi In...More..

Boeing airplane flies at record speed of 801 miles per hour
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Boeing airplane flies at record speed of 801 miles per hour

Virgin Atlantic Flight 8 from Los Angeles to London reached a top speed of 801 mph as it traveled through the high-altitude air current while flying about 35,000 feet above Pennsylvania on Monday, according ...More..

The Alberta band spreading the pro-pipeline message through music
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

The Alberta band spreading the pro-pipeline message through music

The NEB was directed by the federal government to reconsider two aspects of the project recommendation report related to marine shipping in September of a year ago. "We will review those conditions and see how ...More..

Gas Prices Back On The Rise After Weeks Of Dropping
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Gas Prices Back On The Rise After Weeks Of Dropping

Based on Monday figures from AAA Mid-Atlantic Delaware's gas prices rose 11 cents a gallon over the past week to $2.24 a gallon the biggest increase in a region that stretches from New Jersey to Maryland. Despi...More..

ZIMBABWE CRISIS: New currency launched as MILLIONS plunged into poverty
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

ZIMBABWE CRISIS: New currency launched as MILLIONS plunged into poverty

On Wednesday, the street value was around four RTGS dollars per USA dollar, and on Friday, a commercial bank in Harare, the pan-African Ecobank, was buying the U.S. The governor said black-market prices for rea...More..

Oil eases from 2019 highs ahead of U.S. inventory data
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Oil eases from 2019 highs ahead of U.S. inventory data

International Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $66.94 perbarrel at 0151 GMT, down 13 cents, or 0.2 percent, from theirlast close. Oil prices rose early on Friday, heading for a second weekly increase, driven...More..

Government relaxes norms, changes startup definition, makes investment easier
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Government relaxes norms, changes startup definition, makes investment easier

Taxation issues cropped up. Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Twitter, "Definition of #Startups has been widened. So there should not be any limit on the investment amount in the first place", said...More..

Fed signals end to balance sheet unwind
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Fed signals end to balance sheet unwind

Launched as an emergency measure to protect the economy during the financial crisis, it has declined to about $4 trillion from a peak of $4.5 trillion in 2015. The broader CPI indicator was unchanged from Decem...More..

Kraft Heinz discloses SEC investigation
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Kraft Heinz discloses SEC investigation

The Pittsburgh company said that it is making improvements to its internal controls and taking other actions to prevent similar mistakes going forward. "Kraft Heinz results confirmed all our worst fears - plus ...More..

Australia Downplays Report Chinese Port Has Banned Its Coal
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Australia Downplays Report Chinese Port Has Banned Its Coal

The Australian dollar was in the spotlight, sliding more than one percent after customs at China's northern Dalian port banned imports of Australian coal and said it will cap overall coal imports for 2019. B...More..

Convoy of hundreds of trucks nears Ottawa to protest federal oil policies
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Convoy of hundreds of trucks nears Ottawa to protest federal oil policies

Trucks in the United We Roll convoy - which left Red Deer, Alta. on February 14 - were scheduled to stay in Arnprior on Monday night before converging on Parliament Hill on Tuesday. After four days of cross-cou...More..

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

Tesla Model 3 loses Consumer Reports recommendation

Consumer Reports on Thursday said it would no longer recommend Tesla's signature Model 3 based on reliability issues, a development that led to a decline in the electric-carmaker's stock price. The lowest-rank...More..

Germany could potentially use Huawei devices for its 5G network
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Germany could potentially use Huawei devices for its 5G network

Canada has yet to make a decision on the issue. In an interview with the BBC on Monday, Ren objected to the arrest of his daughter and described the U.S.'s legal action against her as politically motivat...More..

Questions surround Notley’s plan to purchase rail tankers
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Questions surround Notley’s plan to purchase rail tankers

Notley said she expects numerous leased railcars to be painted with Alberta's logo, but details still need to be worked out. Observed Railway Age Canadian Contributing Editor David Thonas, "Bitumen-by-rail ...More..

China Will Not Bargain Yuan Rate for Trade Disputes: Foreign Ministry
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

China Will Not Bargain Yuan Rate for Trade Disputes: Foreign Ministry

An agreement is yet to be formally drafted in this week's talks in Washington but a framework is beginning to emerge, sources told Reuters . Delegations from both sides are meeting Thursday, with meetings expe...More..

Walmart hosts 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Walmart hosts 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend

The event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 10:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., according to the retailer. Expecting parents can receive samples, coupons and discounts on auto seats, sippy cups, diaper bags, cr...More..

Elon Musk: ‘Paper money is going away,’ value of crypto is better
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Elon Musk: ‘Paper money is going away,’ value of crypto is better

However, Musk also touched on what he views as the downsides of crypto, saying that "computationally it is quite energy intensive ". The host points out even though it is energy intensive it is responsible...More..

Startup halts treatment using young people's blood after FDA warning
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Startup halts treatment using young people's blood after FDA warning

The administration said it'll consider taking actions against companies that abuse patients' trust and that endanger their health, whether through their manufacturing conditions or by promoting purported treatm...More..

Dublin Airport: Flights grounded and runway closed after drone sighting
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Dublin Airport: Flights grounded and runway closed after drone sighting

One source told the paper: '[The drone pilot] knew the blind spots for it, where it could not be "hit". According to The Times , two sources inside Whitehall say the drone was flown in front of air traffic c...More..

Carmakers to face more pain as sales in China continue to slide
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Carmakers to face more pain as sales in China continue to slide

Demand in Europe and North America is waning as the increasing availability of ride-hailing and car-sharing services makes it less necessary to own a auto. Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Plc's problems in China f...More..

Airlines to offer gender neutral options
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Airlines to offer gender neutral options

Several US-based airlines say they are making the change to be more inclusive in dealing with a diverse population of travellers. TSA will require travelers who use the new options to have matching identifica...More..

Is Sainsbury-Asda merger heading for bin?
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Is Sainsbury-Asda merger heading for bin?

It also believes the deal could lead to inflated fuel costs at more than 100 locations where Sainsbury's and Asda petrol stations overlap. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it could block the d...More..

Payless to close Canadian stores, including 3 Windsor locations
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Payless to close Canadian stores, including 3 Windsor locations

Payless Shoes employs around 2,400 workers in Canada and has 248 stores across the country, according to Global News . The outlets will begin closing in March as stock is sold off, with the process expected to...More..

What is the contempt case against Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications?
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

What is the contempt case against Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications?

The Swedish company signed a deal with RCom in 2014 to manage and operate its network and previous year approached the court over unpaid dues. On August 3 and October 23, 2018, the apex court had directed RCo...More..

Southwest blames mechanics for hundreds of flight cancellations
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Southwest blames mechanics for hundreds of flight cancellations

While Southwest previously estimated the lapse in funding would cost it $10 million to $15 million in the first quarter of 2019, the airline said in a federal filing on Wednesday that it would result in a loss ...More..

Selling short to be stopped: Germany bans speculative attacks on Wirecard stock
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Selling short to be stopped: Germany bans speculative attacks on Wirecard stock

Shares in Wirecard were expected to open 5.9 percent higher at 0549 GMT. In short-selling, traders sell shares they do not own but only borrowed, with the possibility to buy them back. "Short attacks" followe...More..

EuroMillions ticket worth €175 million sold in Ireland
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

EuroMillions ticket worth €175 million sold in Ireland

The National Lottery says it may take a few days to pinpoint where the winning ticket was sold. This maximum jackpot has only been won three times over the history of the game. The new multi-millionaire have la...More..

The Plant That Builds the Honda Civic Type R Is Closing
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Plant That Builds the Honda Civic Type R Is Closing

After a meeting with Honda and Business Secretary Greg Clark, Swindon's Tory MPs Justin Tomlinson and Robert Buckland said they were "disappointed and surprised" by the news, adding that job losses were not...More..

Check out the Analyst's Opinions: Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC)
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Check out the Analyst's Opinions: Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC)

SMA 50 is an average stock price from the last 50 days calculated as an unweighted mean of the previous 50 stock closing prices. The firm has fifty days moving average percentage of 25.14% to its latest price c...More..