Japan billionaire says 'free cash' tweet most shared of all time

Last September, Elon Musk revealed that Maezawa had paid "a lot of money" to become the first private passenger on the Big Falcon Rocket, which is scheduled to take its lunar flight sometime in 2023. Before Wilkinson, the leading tweet was actor ... More..

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Tesla Breaks Ground On Shanghai Factory
by | Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Tesla Breaks Ground On Shanghai Factory

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory groundbreaking ceremony in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. Tesla boss Elon Musk presided Monday over the ground-breaking for a Shanghai factory th...More..

World Bank President, Yong Kim resigns
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

World Bank President, Yong Kim resigns

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has resigned, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, the multilateral lender said on Monday. Kristalina Georgieva, the World Bank's Chief Executive Officer, w...More..

California utility PG&E explores bankruptcy filing
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

California utility PG&E explores bankruptcy filing

A bankruptcy filing reportedly is not PG&E's preference for addressing the liabilities, but the preparations could put pressure on California politicians hoping the company can avoid such an outcome. It said it...More..

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

No winning ticket for Saturday night's $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot

Speaking through happy tears she added, "Our lives have been changed forever". De Roma plays the lottery about every week and the winning Lotto Max numbers were randomly generated through a quick pick. "I wen...More..

Brexit: 'Uncharted territory' if United Kingdom parliament votes no, says May
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Brexit: 'Uncharted territory' if United Kingdom parliament votes no, says May

Last week a Downing Street source suggested Mrs May could ask MPs to vote again and again on her deal to get it through Parliament. Last month, May pulled a vote on the brokered withdrawal agreement, settled ...More..

by | Monday, January 07, 2019

How iTunes content and AirPlay 2 came to Samsung TVs

AirPlay 2 will allow users to stream content from their iPhone or iPad to their TV to enjoy things like playing videos, or even music, podcasts, etc. Here's something you may not have expected. With any luck...More..

Elon Musk isn’t keen on investors dragging girlfriend into tweet lawsuit
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Elon Musk isn’t keen on investors dragging girlfriend into tweet lawsuit

But the company is unprofitable for the first nine months of 2018, and cash flow remains a concern for investors. Starting Model 3 deliveries in Europe is a key priority for CEO Elon Musk . The company als...More..

Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Global stocks soar on dovish Fed, strong U.S. jobs data

In remarks to the American Economic Association, Powell soothed market nerves with assurances that the central bank is sensitive to risks that worry investors and is not on a preset path of interest rate hikes....More..

Governor Cuomo presents plan to prevent L train tunnel closure
by | Monday, January 07, 2019

Governor Cuomo presents plan to prevent L train tunnel closure

The city had planned to close the tunnel, which runs between Brooklyn and Manhattan, for 15 months beginning in April to fix two tubes located beneath the East River. "It has been implemented in Europe", he sai...More..

US adds 312,000 new jobs in December 2018
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

US adds 312,000 new jobs in December 2018

For the past year, the American economy was averaging about 209,000 new jobs each month. President Donald Trump tweeted soon after the Bureau of Labour Statistics in its monthly employment report for December s...More..

Where can you get a Greggs' vegan sausage roll in North Herts?
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Where can you get a Greggs' vegan sausage roll in North Herts?

Leading to an extremely tiresome back-and-forth between Piers Morgan and a variety of vegans , containing a slew of derogatory remarks from Piers featuring his scathing opinions on their life choices. It is ...More..

Kamloops unemployment rate drops (again) in December
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Kamloops unemployment rate drops (again) in December

For all of 2018, employment in Alberta rose 0.9 per cent as the province added 21,600 jobs. Nationally, the unemployment rate stayed at its 43-year low of 5.6 per cent last month as the economy closed out 201...More..

China slashes banks' reserve requirements again as economy slows
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

China slashes banks' reserve requirements again as economy slows

Larger banks are still required to hold in reserve 13.5 per cent of their deposits at the central bank, and Wen said this ratio was still too high and needed to be lowered so that banks had more money to lend. ...More..

Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to almost 1M more vehicles
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to almost 1M more vehicles

This week, it's expanding to include almost a million more vehicles made by Ford. The recall includes over 782,000 vehicles in the United States, and is part of the largest series of recalls in USA history. T...More..

USA jobs growth jumps in December
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

USA jobs growth jumps in December

That boosted job gains to an average 254,000 per month over the last three months. Data out this week have fanned fears that the nine-year economic expansion is running out of steam. Stocks headed higher f...More..

Infiniti QX Inspiration NAIAS Concept Previews New Electric Crossover
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Infiniti QX Inspiration NAIAS Concept Previews New Electric Crossover

As you can see, the QX Inspiration boasts a sharp and futuristic exterior with a high shoulder line. There are still hints of a grille with metallic trim at the top and bottom that suggest a classic Infiniti...More..

Reform remuneration committees for fairer executive pay
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Reform remuneration committees for fairer executive pay

For Hertfordshire, where the average wage is around £29,500, FTSE 100 bosses will have earned this amount by 1pm. Despite government efforts to make executive pay more transparent and rules giving sharehold...More..

World's safest airlines 2019 revealed
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

World's safest airlines 2019 revealed

AirlineRatings.com monitors 405 airlines globally and says it chose to honour Qantas because over its 98-year history, the world's oldest continuously-operating airline had amassed an incredible record of fir...More..

Nissan's Ghosn to Appear in Japanese Court Over Detention
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Nissan's Ghosn to Appear in Japanese Court Over Detention

Regarding this charge, the lawyer revealed that the minutes of a board meeting that were found late previous year said the transfer caused "no cost for the company". Ghosn, a revered figure in the global auto i...More..

Brexit worries slow UK growth to near standstill
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Brexit worries slow UK growth to near standstill

Although down from November's reading of 56.5, the latest figure was equal to the average PMI for 2018, which is also the highest for any calendar year since the survey began in 2011. The rate of new business g...More..

UK house prices take pre-Brexit hit - Nationwide
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

UK house prices take pre-Brexit hit - Nationwide

On a month-by-month basis, prices fell by a "noticeable" 0.7 per cent, taking the average United Kingdom house price last month to £212,281. By contrast, Scotland saw a more modest 0.9% increase, while England ...More..

With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone?
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

With slump in iPhone sales, are we post Peak Smartphone?

You know, they've gone up hundreds of percent since [I've become] president. Cook also that Chinese consumers may have elected not to buy iPhones because Apple is an American company, instead opting to su...More..

Florida man attacks McDonald's worker over straw
by | Sunday, January 06, 2019

Florida man attacks McDonald's worker over straw

James "defended herself by punching Taylor in the face, as he held on to her shirt's collar", the department said in a news release. Before leaving, Taylor kicked another McDonald's employee, Tateona Bell , ...More..

Ford Recalls Nearly 1 Million Vehicles Due To Faulty Airbag Inflator
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Ford Recalls Nearly 1 Million Vehicles Due To Faulty Airbag Inflator

Ford says it has not received any reports of injuries due to the defect, but worldwide 23 people have been killed by the inflators in other brands. Ford said its dealers will replace the inflator or module fo...More..

Global Markets - Apple's shock warning sends investors to safe-haven assets
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Global Markets - Apple's shock warning sends investors to safe-haven assets

The dollar fell against the euro on Thursday after data from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), showed the USA manufacturing activity index at its lowest since November 2016, following its biggest month...More..

Weather Channel app accused of selling users’ personal data
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Weather Channel app accused of selling users’ personal data

In a press conference streamed via Twitter - under investigation by Ireland's Data Protection Commission over its collection of user location data - Feuer expressed skepticism about IBM's defense of its sub...More..

U.S. jobs growth jumps in December
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

U.S. jobs growth jumps in December

The labor strength spanned most industries, including the biggest gain in construction since February, and the most manufacturing jobs added in a year. The Labor Department will remain funded during the shutdow...More..

World's most-prized fish sold for R43 million at Tokyo auction
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

World's most-prized fish sold for R43 million at Tokyo auction

Self-styled "Tuna King" Kiyoshi Kimura bought the 278kg (612lbs) bluefin tuna, which is an endangered species. Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns the Sushizanmai chain, paid 333.6 million yen ($3.1 million) for the 278...More..

Polestar 2 EV fastback teased, to rival Tesla Model 3
by | Saturday, January 05, 2019

Polestar 2 EV fastback teased, to rival Tesla Model 3

In keeping with traditional fastback styling, the Polestar 2 has a gently sloping rear window which meets a relatively short trunk. Volvo claims that the Polestar will compete with the Tesla Model 3 sedan...More..