The Kindle is made by underpaid workers

The China Labor Watch found workers earn about £233 a month, less than half the national living wage of £530, calculated for China by the Asia Floor Wage Alliance. Amazon said the factory was audited in March and found that dispatch workers and ove... More..

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Indian jeweller accused of multi-billion dollar fraud flees
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Indian jeweller accused of multi-billion dollar fraud flees

Both Mr Modi and Mr Choksi have denied any wrongdoing. I had a fruitful discussion with my counterpart from the UK. Rijiju had signed a draft agreement on the issue of illegal immigrants in London on January ...More..

Domino's is helping fix potholed roads so your pizza stays flawless
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Domino's is helping fix potholed roads so your pizza stays flawless

Finally Domino's Pizza Inc.is addressing a major concern of drivers who hit potholes: pizza jostling. But the first four municipalities to get assistance from the Ann Arbor-based pizza giant are all out of st...More..

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

Multiple NBC reporters in contact with South Korean officials say they had no idea the exercises were part of the negotiations. North Korea's state media, referring to the drills, recently demanded that Washi...More..

Flight from Rome to Chicago diverted to Ireland after threat found onboard
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Flight from Rome to Chicago diverted to Ireland after threat found onboard

In a statement, United Airlines said: "After assessing the situation our crew made the decision to divert to the nearest available airport". A Garda spokesperson confirmed to Independent.ie that no suspicious...More..

Donald Trump's marathon press conference after North Korea summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Donald Trump's marathon press conference after North Korea summit

Korean news outlets are speculating that the tentative talking points between the pair today would be denuclearisation and a possible peace treaty for the Korean Peninsula. The Trump-Kim burger is made with a h...More..

Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO, blasted for patronizing Chick-fil-A
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jack Dorsey, Twitter's CEO, blasted for patronizing Chick-fil-A

Among the critics was former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien, who said , "This is an interesting company to boost during Pride month , @jack ". Erica Joy added: 'Please delete this or follow up with how much...More..

Tesla’s Autopilot is just about to get a ‘full self-driving feature’
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tesla’s Autopilot is just about to get a ‘full self-driving feature’

The latest version of Tesla's "over-the-air" software - downloaded wirelessly to compatible vehicles - will be Tesla's first major update in nearly two years. Although stories about Tesla "drivers" sleepi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Watch Patti Murin perform at the 2018 Tony Awards

Instead, he first took to task the USA president himself. It was censored for the TV audience, but De Niro's lips were easy to read. The legendary actor urged the audience to vote in November and lauded Sprin...More..

Trump, Pompeo Positive Ahead of NKorean Summit; Officials Meet to Close Differences
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump, Pompeo Positive Ahead of NKorean Summit; Officials Meet to Close Differences

In a September 2017 speech in front of the United Nations, President Trump referred to Kim as "Rocket Man" and threatened to "totally destroy North Korea ", which earned a rare rebuke directly from Kim describ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Poundworld collapses to become latest retail failure, putting 5100 jobs at risk

It's not known how many people are employed at the branch in Corporation Street in Corby and Northfield Avenue. The budget retailer is now calling in administrators at Deloitte . There remains some optimism ...More..

Your internet use could change as ‘net neutrality’ ends
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Your internet use could change as ‘net neutrality’ ends

Opponents say this gives Internet providers the power to block competitors and new technologies. The FTC can't take action unless something can clearly be proven to be "unfair or deceptive", something that's tr...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

IHOP Becomes IHOb: See the Funniest Reactions

Last week IHOP tweeted that it was changing its name to IHOb . IHOP has flipped its name to represent the restaurant's new specialty burger menu . The name change, though, is meant to help the franc...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Elon Musk’s flamethrowers hit eBay with sky-high resale prices

The Boring Company has proposed to build a tunnel through West Los Angeles, passing underneath Sepulveda Boulevard through Culver City. But now the $500 device is selling for anywhere between $3,000 and $5,...More..

Jaguar Land Rover moves Discovery production to Slovakia
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover moves Discovery production to Slovakia

The existing plant in Solihull, which now manufactures the Land Rover Discovery, is being retooled by Indian-owned Jaguar Land Rover to accommodate previous statements made by the company that all new model...More..

Bitcoin falls most in three months after Korean exchange hacked
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bitcoin falls most in three months after Korean exchange hacked

Coinrail said it had temporarily suspended trading in digital currencies and was fully cooperating with investigators to try to track down the missing funds. Exclusive data from blockchain research compan...More..

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to Prime members in North Carolina
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to Prime members in North Carolina

The tech giant's announcement comes days before it plans to open its highly anticipated Charlotte store on Stonewall Street uptown. The lucky customers living in these states (21 so far) get 10 percent off ...More..

Donald Trump Slams Justin Trudeau, Calls Him
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Donald Trump Slams Justin Trudeau, Calls Him "Dishonest & Weak" Over G7 Verdict

You've heard of politicians raising eyebrows, but this is the first time the public has seen one lowering them - perhaps involuntarily. May 31 - The Trump administration announces that Canada will no lo...More..

Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore for U.S.-North Korea Summit
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Kim Jong-un Arrives in Singapore for U.S.-North Korea Summit

Whatever complications may arise after the summit , both sides seem eager to stage a smiling photo of the historic handshake. The official wasn't authorized to discuss the plans and insisted on anonymity. "I'm...More..

Robert De Niro Exclaims
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Robert De Niro Exclaims "F-ck Trump" At Tony Awards

That could also describe the performances of Ms. Bareilles and Mr. Groban, who were a likable and entertaining pair, particularly in a song celebrating the eight-shows-a-week stamina of Broadway performers. H...More..

NJ Man Wins Powerball Jackpot, Takes Cash Payout Of $183.2 Million
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

NJ Man Wins Powerball Jackpot, Takes Cash Payout Of $183.2 Million

Souami has since quit his job and plans to stay in his New Jersey hometown, for now, he said. "I like the number", he said before buying the tickets. "And she kept saying, "Oh, my God". Souami, who until very r...More..

Petrol, diesel prices dip for 10th day in a row
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Petrol, diesel prices dip for 10th day in a row

The ten days of continuous dip in fuel prices comes as a minor relief since rates were hiked constantly for a period of 16 days. The petrol prices in Mumbai declined by 40 paise to ₹84.84 a litre, in Kolka...More..

Verizon names former Ericsson chief as new CEO
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Verizon names former Ericsson chief as new CEO

Verizon has gained about 40 per cent of its $202.5 billion market value since McAdam took charge of the company on August 1, 2011. Verizon Communications said Friday that Hans Vestberg will become its new...More..

Macron handshake leaves mark on Trump
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Macron handshake leaves mark on Trump

Yet a deep rift was highlighted as host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ended the summit by saying he would move forward with retaliatory tariffs against the United States starting on July 1. Followi...More..

BT chief Gavin Patterson to step down
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

BT chief Gavin Patterson to step down

The broader reaction to our recent results announcement has, though, demonstrated to Gavin and me that there is a need for a change of leadership to deliver this. Patterson was also embroiled in fractious talks...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Donald Trump: Top economies should drop all tariffs

Speaking on Saturday during a rare solo news conference, Trump said he pressed for the G7 countries to eliminate all tariffs, trade barriers and subsidies in their trading practices. But even before the G7...More..

Donald Trump Sought Saudi Oil Support Ahead of Nuclear Deal Decision
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Donald Trump Sought Saudi Oil Support Ahead of Nuclear Deal Decision

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation were already discussing raising OPEC and non-OPEC oil output by around 1 million bpd, sources familiar with the matter said on May 25. "The oil price is being driven by ...More..

Trump casts North Korea summit as ‘one-time shot’ for Kim
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump casts North Korea summit as ‘one-time shot’ for Kim

Institute of Peace. Trump has said he believes Kim would agree to denuclearization - and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday he had received Kim's personal assurances to that effect - but the two c...More..

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Ghana to dissolve football association over bribery allegations

In a statement carried on the GFA website, Nyantakyi apologised "unreservedly" for "a series of errors of indiscretion" after Federation Internationale de Football Association launched an ethics investigation i...More..

Google outlines their principles and objectives for using Artificial Intelligence
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Google outlines their principles and objectives for using Artificial Intelligence

It planted its ethical flag on use of AI just days confirming it would not renew a contract with the U.S. military to use its AI technology to analyse drone footage. "Therefore we ask that Project Maven be ca...More..