Microsoft Working on Tech to Challenge Amazon Go

At Amazon Go , shoppers check in by scanning their unique QR code while overhead cameras work with weight sensors in the shelves to precisely track which items they pick up and take with them. Of course, for now Microsoft isn't commenting publicly a... More..

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Verizon introduces Above Unlimited plan; here's what it means
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Verizon introduces Above Unlimited plan; here's what it means

The data plan is Sprint's standard "unlimited" offering, which means you can stream video at up to 480p, music up to 500kbps, and you might be deprioritized at peak times - all the same conditions that other ...More..

China urges U.S. makes 'wise choice' ahead of tariffs decision
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

China urges U.S. makes 'wise choice' ahead of tariffs decision

The president is due to meet on Thursday with the White House's senior trade advisers and treasury representatives to finalise plans. Trump's tariffs - as well as tough new investment restrictions and exp...More..

SEC official: Ether is not a security
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

SEC official: Ether is not a security

Such a view has been advanced largely by former regulators , while the SEC has largely spoken generally (and sometimes derogatorily) about ICOs and token sales. SEC officials have consistently argued that ICOs...More..

Oil edges up on cautious optimism over Trump, Kim summit
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Oil edges up on cautious optimism over Trump, Kim summit

Oil is near a two-month low after Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation indicated they're ready to restore production in the second half of this year to offset potential supply disruptions in Iran and Venezuel...More..

Trump renews attack on OPEC ahead of group's production meeting
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump renews attack on OPEC ahead of group's production meeting

But it's more complicated than that. On Wednesday, the national average for a gallon of regular stood at $2.91, up 25 percent from a year ago , according to the AAA auto club. Most analysts expect produc...More..

Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Russian Federation vs. Saudi Arabia - Football Match Report

Don't miss a moment of the World Cup! The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins Thursday with hosts Russian Federation squaring off against Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the tournament. It proved something o...More..

Rents pricing out minimum-wage workers across the USA, report says
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Rents pricing out minimum-wage workers across the USA, report says

According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies, the number of homes renting for $2,000 or more per month increased by 97 percent from 2005 to 2015. The county-by-county comparisons in Vermont show dramatic d...More..

Elon Musk’s Boring Company will build high-speed Chicago train
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elon Musk’s Boring Company will build high-speed Chicago train

Musk's company was selected out of four other bidders. Adam Collins, a spokesman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, confirmed in a tweet the selection of The Boring Company Wednesday night. The Boring Company says i...More..

Tesla Roadster's
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tesla Roadster's "SpaceX option package" may come with rocket thrusters

Musk said that the autopilot issue during lane-merging is better in the current software and would be fully fixed in the August update. That does not mean, however, that they will be able to drive themselves....More..

Fed raises rates, Powell talks future plans
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fed raises rates, Powell talks future plans

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke, March 21, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. The central bank raised its key short-term rate by a modest quarter-point to a sti...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

World Cup 2026 awarded to USA, Canada and Mexico

Chicago and Minneapolis also withdrew, citing similar worries. Tourism Minister Lisa Beare said that raised concerns the province would have to sign on without knowing how much taxpayers would actually be pay...More..

Bitcoin prices were manipulated
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Bitcoin prices were manipulated

The CFTC and Securities and Exchange Commision have been ramping up their enforcement efforts against fraudulent cryptocurrency activity and scams as Bitcoin and other digital tokens gained prominence over the ...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Boat carrying over 900 migrants docks in Italy

Italy's foreign minister summoned the French ambassador to Rome in an escalating row over the Italian government's decision to block access for a migrant rescue ship. Salvini has repeatedly vowed to stem the ...More..

Uber might use artificial intelligence to know when you’re drunk
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber might use artificial intelligence to know when you’re drunk

The patent mentions the app keeping track of how many typos a user makes, how accurate they are when (attempting) to hit the various links and buttons, their walking speed, and how long it takes to request a ...More..

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows

Powell was speaking at a press conference after the Fed announced its decision to raise interest rates . That puts the Fed on track for four rate hikes total in 2018, something the Fed hasn't done since 2006....More..

Donald Trump Says North Korea No Longer A Nuclear Threat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Donald Trump Says North Korea No Longer A Nuclear Threat

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in played a critical part in bringing about the Singapore summit , patching things up when the meeting threatened to founder amid a return to mutual mudslinging. The purchases...More..

#ThanksCanada trending on Twitter after Trump's attack on Trudeau
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

#ThanksCanada trending on Twitter after Trump's attack on Trudeau

The tariffs came into effect on imports from Canada and the other originally exempted nations this month. The public sniping at a sitting leader of state by White House aides shocked some veteran diplomats....More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump accuses OPEC of driving up oil prices

Even if the supply gap, triggered by the return of USA sanctions on Iran and a major political crisis in Venezuela, is plugged, the oil market will likely remain vulnerable to disruption next year, the IEA warn...More..

Toyota Motor to invest US$1 billion in ride-hailing firm Grab
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Toyota Motor to invest US$1 billion in ride-hailing firm Grab

Since August 2017, Toyota and Grab have been developing connected services for the latter, utilising driving data collected by Toyota's TransLog data-transmission driving recorder. Grab and Toyota will also rol...More..

Dixons Carphone's huge data breach is the first big blunder post GDPR
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Dixons Carphone's huge data breach is the first big blunder post GDPR

The group said it had also found that 1.2 million records containing non-financial personal data, such as names, addresses or email addresses, had been accessed. It said the data accessed did not contain Pin co...More..

Driver sacked after kicking lesbian couple out of Uber for kissing
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Driver sacked after kicking lesbian couple out of Uber for kissing

The couple angrily threatens to call the police, saying: 'It's not illegal to kiss in NY'. "You don't do that here in the vehicle". They claimed that the driver, Ahmad El Boutari, then booted them out of the ...More..

UK PM Theresa May backs Trudeau after Trump attacks
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

UK PM Theresa May backs Trudeau after Trump attacks

Describing the U.S. tariffs on European steel and aluminium as "unjustified", she left no doubt that EU nations would impose counter-measures on United States goods in response but cautioned against tit-for-tat...More..

Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles

Mercedes-Benz is recalling hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles across Europe after they were found to be fitted with illegal software. A device can be classified as illegal if exhaust filtering systems are...More..

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'

In a statement Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May said: "I want to pay a particular tribute to Prime Minister Trudeau for his leadership and skillful chairing". " Let me correct a mistake I made ", he s...More..

Judge clears AT&T takeover of Time Warner
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Judge clears AT&T takeover of Time Warner

Time Warner controls assets such as HBO, CNN and, most importantly, Warner Bros. "We are disappointed with the Court's decision today", a spokesperson for the agency said in a statement . The opinion come...More..

Canada condemns U.S. attack on Trudeau, country simmers
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Canada condemns U.S. attack on Trudeau, country simmers

The president cites national security for imposing a 25 percent tariff on Canadian steel , and 10 percent on aluminum. In view of threatened United States tariffs on auto imports, which would particula...More..

Tesla to cut staff by 9 percent in drive for profitability
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tesla to cut staff by 9 percent in drive for profitability

Tesla is reportedly planning to lay off approximately 4,100 of its 46,000 employees to cut costs. Tesla will lay off almost one in 10 of its workers but the cuts won't hamper its drive to meet production t...More..

Uber and Lyft's next big thing? Electric scooters you can rent
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Uber and Lyft's next big thing? Electric scooters you can rent

Following a sudden popularity and lack of regulations on electric scooters in San Francisco, the city has recently created a program to regulate this new means of transportation and before then facing pressure ...More..

The Kindle is made by underpaid workers
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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 a...More..