Former Merkel rival joins race to head German leader's party

German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that her step-down from the post of the head of the German ruling Christian Democratic Union ( CDU ) would not affect the German position in the global talks. Armin Laschet, the governor of North-Rhine Westp... More..

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Ryanair’s new hand luggage rules come into force tomorrow
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Ryanair’s new hand luggage rules come into force tomorrow

You are going to have to cough up that extra €6 if you want to carry two bags with you onto the place - and skip the queue. Consumers will be allowed to take with them for free a small, single carry-on bag, suc...More..

Intel, Mobileye, Volkswagen Team on Israeli Self-Driving Taxi Venture
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Intel, Mobileye, Volkswagen Team on Israeli Self-Driving Taxi Venture

The companies will work with Israeli auto importer Champion Motors to manage the fleet of electric vehicles and oversee operations. The vehicles will be equipped with Mobileye's AV kit, the companies said in st...More..

‘Candy Converter’ Let’s You Trade Unwanted Candy for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

‘Candy Converter’ Let’s You Trade Unwanted Candy for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Well, according to a recent survey commissioned by Reese's, 90% of Americans say that they have traded, or wish they could have traded, their unwanted candy on Halloween , Anna Lingeris, a spokeswoman for Rees...More..

Kenya Posts Improvement in 2018 Ease of Doing Business Rankings
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Kenya Posts Improvement in 2018 Ease of Doing Business Rankings

In categories in which Israel scored well in the past, it has declined, falling seven places (from 16th to 23rd) for protecting minority investors, and eight places (from 37th to 45th) for starting a business. ...More..

Facebook Misses Sales Estimates, Weighed Down by Scandals
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Facebook Misses Sales Estimates, Weighed Down by Scandals

Four years after its acquisition by Facebook for $19 billion, WhatsApp , which now has over 1.5 billion users (against Facebook's 2.3 billion), will reportedly carry targeted ads from 2019 - on a platform that...More..

Fracking resumes in Lancashire after 18 hour suspension
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Fracking resumes in Lancashire after 18 hour suspension

The drilling giant classed the 1.1 local magnitude (ML) event as a "red" incident based on the Oil and Gas Authority's traffic light warning system. Cuadrilla has drilled two horizontal wells into deep lying ...More..

Govt Sends Letters to RBI Invoking Section 7 of RBI Act
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Govt Sends Letters to RBI Invoking Section 7 of RBI Act

The government has issued "several" letters to the Reserve Bank of India initiating consultations under Section 7 of the RBI Act , said a person familiar with the matter. Section 7 of the RBI Act gives the gov...More..

US Bans Exports to Chinese DRAM-Maker
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

US Bans Exports to Chinese DRAM-Maker

ZTE was nearly sunk by the ban, until Trump dramatically reversed course . The Trump administration has imposed restrictions on technology exports to a state-supported Chinese semiconductor maker, citing nat...More..

Goodbye, Goop: Why Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand is in trouble
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Goodbye, Goop: Why Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand is in trouble

Goop , Gwyneth Paltrow's wellness and lifestyle company, has been reported to the UK's National Trading Standards and the Advertising Standards Authority over 113 alleged breaches of advertising law. "The 4...More..

General Electric reports Q3 loss of $22.8 billion, cuts dividend
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

General Electric reports Q3 loss of $22.8 billion, cuts dividend

The next sharp drop occurred, as noted, in 2018, when the dividend was cut in half. The move is aimed at repairing a power business that suffered from an 18% year-over-year decline in orders and a 33% year-ov...More..

Trump Predicts a
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Trump Predicts a "Great Deal" With China as Bilateral Trade Row Persists

The United States has already imposed tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods, and China has responded with retaliatory duties on $110 billion worth of USA goods. Manufacturers, retailers, and tech...More..

This Budget does little to increase the attractiveness of post-Brexit Britain
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

This Budget does little to increase the attractiveness of post-Brexit Britain

The Chancellor sought to reassure voters and shore up the morale of the fractious Tory MPs Theresa May needs to back her Brexit deal by peppering his speech with spending pledges and a surprise income tax cut...More..

BP profits double on higher prices and new oil fields
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

BP profits double on higher prices and new oil fields

Revenue during the quarter rose to 80.8 billion USA dollars (£63 billion), up substantially from 60.8 billion (£47.5 billion) in the same period a year ago. Five major BP projects have come on stream in 2018 in...More..

Hot Coverage: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Hot Coverage: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

At some point, the investor may have to make the tough decision to sell a stock that previously had a lot of upward potential. In Consumer Goods Sector, Portland General Electric Company (POR) stock shift...More..

Robots to make robots at ABB's $150m factory in Shanghai
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Robots to make robots at ABB's $150m factory in Shanghai

In addition to avoiding costly downtime, ABB Ability offers advanced digital solutions that can improve performance, reliability and energy usage, as well as providing access to the one of the best platforms,...More..

$150K Powerball Tickets sold in Moncks Corner and Blythewood
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

$150K Powerball Tickets sold in Moncks Corner and Blythewood

Saturday's winning numbers were 8 - 12 - 13 - 19 - 27 and Powerball 4. More winning tickets could be announced as results come in overnight. Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 milli...More..

Turkey's Erdogan opens new airport, set to be one of 'world's largest'
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan opens new airport, set to be one of 'world's largest'

Erdogan ended years of speculation about the name of the new airport, saying that it'll be named " Istanbul Airport". " Istanbul is a attractive jewel between two seas. The airport's maiden voyage will be f...More..

FBI conducting criminal investigation into Tesla
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

FBI conducting criminal investigation into Tesla

The FBI is conducting a criminal investigation into whether Tesla misstated production figures about the electric vehicle maker's Model 3 sedan and misled investors about its business, according to a publish...More..

Twitter is reportedly removing the 'like' button
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Twitter is reportedly removing the 'like' button

Twitter introduced the like button in 2015 as a replacement to the favorite button, which was shaped like a star. We are not exactly sure why Dorsey believes that removing the Like button can foster better...More..

Tesla rolls out Navigate on Autopilot with lane-change guidance
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tesla rolls out Navigate on Autopilot with lane-change guidance

Navigate on Autopilot is a new active guidance feature within Software Version 9.0, and is part of the Enhanced Autopilot self-driving suite. The new feature provides lane-change guidance that will keep the a...More..

Alabama McDonald's gunman killed by armed dad, who is injured in shootout
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Alabama McDonald's gunman killed by armed dad, who is injured in shootout

She said she then heard two more shots. Police said the father and his sons were leaving the restaurant as the manager was closing for the night when the masked man burst inside and started shooting. Bryan Sh...More..

Cannabis Craze: Canada Nearly Runs Out of Marijuana Days After Legalization
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Cannabis Craze: Canada Nearly Runs Out of Marijuana Days After Legalization

Canada's new law allows the taxation of legally produced cannabis. Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair has led the government's legalization program and told the CBC the Canada did not have enough sup...More..

Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes en route from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes en route from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang

Flight Radar reported that the plane, powered by two CFM LEAP-1B engines, had been delivered to Lion Air in August this year. "We have forwarded the information to search and rescue teams". There was no repor...More..

Nothing Gold Can Stay: Royal Mint Cancels Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Plans
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Nothing Gold Can Stay: Royal Mint Cancels Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency Plans

Though the hope to realize this project is still alive, due to such a delay, the United Kingdom will lose the position of a pioneer that it should have had if the Royal Mint had managed to fulfill its first p...More..

IBM close to acquiring Raleigh-based Red Hat
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM close to acquiring Raleigh-based Red Hat

This will likely not impact IBM's stature in the public cloud where the companies have a presence, but not almost as much as the private cloud. IBM agreed to acquire software maker Red Hat Inc. "Open source i...More..

Ryanair racist tirade victim rejects passenger’s apology
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Ryanair racist tirade victim rejects passenger’s apology

Gayle also appeared on " Good Morning Britain " along with her daughter Carol Gayle, who was also on the flight. David Mesher, 70, was filmed aboard a plane in Barcelona calling 77-year-old Delsie Gayle an "u...More..

Barclays to avoid trial in blow for fraud office
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Barclays to avoid trial in blow for fraud office

The SFO and Barclays were in court earlier this week where the SFO argued that the charges should be reinstated. The High Court upheld the decision on Friday. The charges were the first in Britain to be brought...More..

NY sues Exxon Mobil for allegedly deceiving investors about climate regulations
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

NY sues Exxon Mobil for allegedly deceiving investors about climate regulations

In this case, the NY AG is focusing on investor fraud, which hinges on the company knowingly misleading investors as to the risks related to climate regulation. The result herein is a blatant distortion of the ...More..

Seed stage funding falls 20%, late stage funding grows 259%
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Seed stage funding falls 20%, late stage funding grows 259%

Another 4-5 lakh are estimated to be employed indirectly. " India is already a matured software product ecosystem, now a $7-billion sector with 3,720 companies, and growing at 9.5 per cent annually", Nass...More..