Uber In Tech Sharing Talks With Alphanet’s Waymo

Khosrowshahi added that when Uber puts self-driving cars back on the road again, "we have to be absolutely satisfied we're getting back on the road it in the safest manner possible", which goes to show that it wants to step out of the shadow of th... More..

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MSCI includes 200-plus Chinese A-shares into Emerging Markets Index
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

MSCI includes 200-plus Chinese A-shares into Emerging Markets Index

Among the countries that could see their weights capped are Brazil and India, two of the largest developing economies. As outlined in MSCI's decision last June, initially, A-shares will be significantly under...More..

by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Bank card chaos hits Kildare as customers experience problems using bank cards

Users across the continent have reported problems during the day when attempting to make payments using their Visa cards. A number of atm machines are not dispensing cash in the Laois town while shops have al...More..

Singapore Air's Nonstop Flight to Newark Will Take Nearly 19 Hours
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Singapore Air's Nonstop Flight to Newark Will Take Nearly 19 Hours

Flights will cover a distance of approximately 9,000nm (16,700km), and travelling time will be up to 18 hours and 45 minutes. The current long-distance leader is Qatar Airways' 9,000-mile flight from Doha , ...More..

Eurozone inflation in big jump just as uncertainties mount
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Eurozone inflation in big jump just as uncertainties mount

Eurozone consumer prices increased at the fastest pace in more than a year in May on energy prices, giving space for the European Central Bank to start scaling back its asset purchase programme. The euro boun...More..

Starbucks across Chicago close to train workers on examining bias
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Starbucks across Chicago close to train workers on examining bias

The move comes after a Philadelphia Starbucks manager called police in April on two black men who were sitting inside the shop waiting for a friend without ordering anything. "But when a company is willing ...More..

Celebrate National Doughnut Day with these sweet deals
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Celebrate National Doughnut Day with these sweet deals

First of all, make sure you know about the National Donut Day deals at Dunkin Donuts and Krispy Kreme so you can start your day off with a sweet treat . For every purchase of a dozen or half-dozen box of...More..

GDPR hits data processing companies hard
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

GDPR hits data processing companies hard

And the fines may be astronomical, up to €20 million ($24 million) or 4% of your annual revenue. How should Indian healthcare organisations handle their new responsibilities under the GDPR? You can read...More..

A Euro Exit Strategy for Italy: No Planning Allowed?
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

A Euro Exit Strategy for Italy: No Planning Allowed?

This means voters could head to the polls again later this year. "The markets seem to have over-reacted but that may have also helped them reach a deal", said Ayako Sera, market economist at Sumitomo Mitsui T...More..

Trump tariffs are lose-lose for U.S. and EU, ambassador says
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump tariffs are lose-lose for U.S. and EU, ambassador says

The Commission pointed to European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom's comment on Tuesday that she expected some sort of US measures to cap European Union exports. "This is not the way we do business, and cer...More..

De Beers to start marketing lab-grown diamonds
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

De Beers to start marketing lab-grown diamonds

De Beers' solution was to build a monopoly that controlled the world's supply in one form or another from 1888 until 2006, when it settled an antitrust suit brought by the European Union by agreeing to stop b...More..

OPEC Mulls Pumping 1m Barrels Of Oil Daily
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

OPEC Mulls Pumping 1m Barrels Of Oil Daily

While the OECD inventory target has been met, US$80 is seeming increasingly unlikely, despite some figures, including Goldman Sachs, continuing to be bullish on oil. This is a strong indication that USA crude...More..

Consumer Reports now gives Tesla Model 3 a thumb's up
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Consumer Reports now gives Tesla Model 3 a thumb's up

The Model 3 now stops much more quickly, thanks to a software update from Tesla , Consumer Reports found. Its biggest beef appeared to be long stopping distances in emergency braking tests. Musk said in hi...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Australians will no longer be able to order from Amazon’s American site

Starting in July, Australians will be blocked from ordering items on Amazon's United States site. From July 1, the GST will apply to overseas sales of low value goods bought by Australians equal to or less t...More..

Italian PM quits four day after being asked to form government
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Italian PM quits four day after being asked to form government

Cottarelli, 64, worked at the International Monetary Fund from 2008 to 2013 and became known as "Mr Scissors" for making cuts to public spending in Italy . Paolo Savona has likened Italy to being in a "cage" ...More..

Trump plans to slap tariffs on European Union steel and aluminium
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump plans to slap tariffs on European Union steel and aluminium

Starting Friday, steel imports from those countries will be subject to a 25% tariff, and aluminum imports will be hit with a 10% tariff. The tariffs are likely to go into effect on the European Union with an ...More..

Canada to buy controversial Trans Mountain pipeline
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Canada to buy controversial Trans Mountain pipeline

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley cheered the news on Twitter. The Trans Mountain project is created to increase capacity of the 65-year-old pipeline from Edmonton, Alberta, to Burnaby, B.C., from 300,000 to 89...More..

Petrol, diesel price cut by 1 paisa a litre
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Petrol, diesel price cut by 1 paisa a litre

Rates had yesterday touched an all time high of Rs 78.43 per litre for petrol and Rs 69.31 a litre for diesel in Delhi . Meanwhile, the cost of diesel per litre as on Wednesday is Rs 68.75 per litre in...More..

Political turbulence spooks global financial markets
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Political turbulence spooks global financial markets

Investors fear that repeat elections in the euro zone's third-largest economy - which could come as soon as July - may become a de-facto referendum on Italian membership of the currency bloc and the country...More..

Canadian Banks Issued With Huge Ripple XRP Ransom
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Canadian Banks Issued With Huge Ripple XRP Ransom

Simplii is a low-priced online bank owned by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and was launched past year after CIBC - which is Canada's fifth-largest bank - split from a two-decade partnership with Lobla...More..

Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police SUV in Laguna Beach
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police SUV in Laguna Beach

Reallllly bad look for Tesla - one of its top-of-the-line sedans smashed into a police auto, while it was in the much maligned autopilot mode. The crash represents at least the third time this year that a ...More..

Motz not happy about Trans-Mountain pipeline purchase
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Motz not happy about Trans-Mountain pipeline purchase

Pressed about why the federal government's $4.5-billion price tag was so much lower than Kinder Morgan's stated $7.4-billion project value, Morneau said Ottawa was purchasing all the relevant assets - but...More..

Starbucks Closing Today For Anti-Bias Training
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks Closing Today For Anti-Bias Training

According to a video previewing the Starbucks training, there will be recorded remarks from Starbucks executives and rapper/activist Common. Workers will break into groups to undergo training. Starbucks h...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges people to reboot home, office routers to thwart malware attack
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges people to reboot home, office routers to thwart malware attack

According to investigators, the VPNFilter malware was created by the same Russian-linked hackers who infiltrated the Democratic National Committee ahead of the 2016 USA presidential elections. The FBI is urg...More..

No end in sight as fuel price surges for 13th day
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

No end in sight as fuel price surges for 13th day

He said: "Central government saves Rs 15 on every litre of petrol due to fall in crude oil prices". Diesel too hit a new lifetime high with prices in Delhi touching Rs 69.06 a litre, Kolkata Rs 71.61 per ...More..

Traveling For The Memorial Day Holiday? You're Not Alone
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Traveling For The Memorial Day Holiday? You're Not Alone

Every single one of them is feeling the pain at the pump this year as gas prices are up 31 percent from the same time period last year . However, the cost of gas during this holiday weekend will be a far c...More..

Brazil schools close as truckers' strike enters fifth day
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Brazil schools close as truckers' strike enters fifth day

The work stoppage comes as Latin America's largest economy struggles to move beyond a deep recession and many Brazilians are furious with politicians in the wake of a mega scandal involving kickback scheme betw...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning for small and home office internet routers
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation issues warning for small and home office internet routers

A public service announcement from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday recommended that owners of "small office and home office routers" reset those devices by powering them down due to foreign hacki...More..

'Boozy' passenger brawls on flight after he's cut off
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

'Boozy' passenger brawls on flight after he's cut off

Felix made it out into the aisle, turned to his seatmate and said "I'm going to kill you". The male staffer had heard the passenger, identified as Jason Felix , make a commotion in the washroom and chose to no...More..

Russian Federation shares oil market view with Saudi Arabia
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Russian Federation shares oil market view with Saudi Arabia

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries may decide in June to lift output to make up for reduced supply from crisis-hit Venezuela and Iran, which was stung by the USA decision to withdraw from the...More..