Lotus Breaks Records with New Electric Supercar - The Evija

Thanks to 4 electric motors and the batteries mounted behind the carbon fibre monocoque the performance numbers are very much at the extreme end. It seems that Lotus takes all the best from McLaren and Ferrari supercars and packs them into its ... More..

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USA lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

USA lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that Facebook Inc's track record of what they described as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency, labeling the plan...More..

S.Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve Japan dispute
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

S.Korean political leaders vow to work together to resolve Japan dispute

The Bank of Korea announced its Monetary Policy Board voted to cut the base rate by 25 basis points to 1.50%, without elaborating, ahead of expectations in a Reuters poll that the board would lower the rate n...More..

Amazon Prime Day sets records once again
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Amazon Prime Day sets records once again

Their sales increased 64% over an average Monday. Amazon Prime Day 2019 is almost here-the two-day shopping bonanza is going down this coming Monday and Tuesday for a full 48 hours, making it the longes...More..

Dodgy ticket-selling website Viagogo is BANNED by Google
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Dodgy ticket-selling website Viagogo is BANNED by Google

A string of other complaints included misleading claims it made that it was an official ticket vendor, for the non-delivery of tickets paid for, the inability for consumers to get a refund, labelling tickets as...More..

Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows

Oil prices rose on Wednesday after steep falls in the previous session, although USA crude trailed gains for worldwide benchmark Brent following data showing US crude inventories fell less than expected. Net ...More..

Enjoying National Hot Dog Day in Lewiston
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

Enjoying National Hot Dog Day in Lewiston

Pinky up, perhaps? Maple Leaf Foods, maker of the Maple Leaf Natural Top Dog ™ brand, has released a Canadian Hot Dog Etiquette guide in celebration of National Hot Dog Month this July. The restaurant wi...More..

European Union slaps sanctions on Turkey over its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus
by | Thursday, July 18, 2019

European Union slaps sanctions on Turkey over its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus

The Council endorses the Commission's proposal to reduce the pre-accession assistance to Turkey for 2020 and invites the European Investment Bank to review its lending activities in Turkey , notably with re...More..

Elon Musk's Neuralink Will Livestream an Event Tonight
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Will Livestream an Event Tonight

The startup has already raised more than $150 million from investors, out of which a $100 million comes from its CEO Elon Musk himself. Neuralink has also previously teased a product that would connect hu...More..

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data

Oil slid for a second day as the USA raised hopes of easing tensions with OPEC member Iran , while President Donald Trump's threat of new tariffs on China rekindled fears about demand. U.S. offshore oil produc...More..

Tesla drops Model X and S variants and cuts prices
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tesla drops Model X and S variants and cuts prices

Tesla Inc . cut the starting price of the Model 3 sedan in the USA weeks after a federal tax credit shrank in half, renewing concern over whether the electric-car maker can sustain sales with less support f...More..

Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown blasts Facebook's cryptocurrency plans: They already 'broke journalism'
by | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown blasts Facebook's cryptocurrency plans: They already 'broke journalism'

USA lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians ...More..

#Galileo - Prolonged outage of Europe's Global Positioning System raises concern
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

#Galileo - Prolonged outage of Europe's Global Positioning System raises concern

The Galileo Search and Rescue service (SAR) does not experience any problems according to GSA . The system's status page now lists all 22 of its satellites as either " Not Usable " or "Testing", as part of a...More..

Despite Earnings Beat, Are There Growth Concerns at Goldman Sachs?
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Despite Earnings Beat, Are There Growth Concerns at Goldman Sachs?

Taking an even closer look, the net revenues for the FICC Client Execution were $1.47 billion. Solomon elaborated on this during a conference call with analysts Tuesday, saying that the firm still expects t...More..

Amazon Prime Days bring out waves of unhappy employees
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Amazon Prime Days bring out waves of unhappy employees

If there's something specific you'd like that hasn't yet gone on sale, we'd recommend whacking it in your basket and coming back later to see if the price has dropped. Add $100 or more to the card for the first...More..

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2019: 3 Hacks to Help You Save Big
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Amazon Prime Day Deals 2019: 3 Hacks to Help You Save Big

Amazon have been running Prime Day for five years now, with each year's sale growing in size and scale. Amazon Prime Day comes to an end within 24 hours, but as of this post, there's still some time left t...More..

Canada's new air passenger regulations officially kick in today
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Canada's new air passenger regulations officially kick in today

Compensation of up to $1,000 for delays of nine hours or more will take effect in December. Monday marked the coming into force of the first phase of the Liberal government's new air passenger protection reg...More..

Fosun in talks to take over Thomas Cook's tour business
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Fosun in talks to take over Thomas Cook's tour business

Thomas Cook ( TCG .L) is in talks on a 750 million pound bailout that will give its largest investor Fosun Tourism (1992.HK) control of the indebted British group's package-tour business, in a blow to other sh...More..

Amazon workers strike in Europe and the United States during Prime Day
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Amazon workers strike in Europe and the United States during Prime Day

Somali-American workers also protested at the Shakopee location in December ahead of the holiday rush (pictured above), arguing that they could not comply with Amazon's demand for 230 items an hour and also l...More..

FTC Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

FTC Approves Facebook Fine of About $5 Billion

The fine is a record for the FTC - a move seemingly meant to set a precedent for the kind of punishment that tech giants could receive for mishandling their users' data . The outlook was more optimistic at the...More..

China Second Quarter GDP Growth Slows To 27-Year Low
by | Tuesday, July 16, 2019

China Second Quarter GDP Growth Slows To 27-Year Low

Data showed India's economy grew to the lowest level in over four years during the first three months of this year, Thailand's growth was weakest in more than four years, Singapore's 1Q growth hit a decade low,...More..

China's Growth Dips to Lowest in Nearly Three Decades
by | Monday, July 15, 2019

China's Growth Dips to Lowest in Nearly Three Decades

Denting the bullion's appeal, Asian shares advanced on Monday as encouraging Chinese data suggested the world's second-biggest economy may be starting to stabilise due to ramped-up stimulus from Beijing. The tr...More..

Huawei to cut jobs in US amid blacklist, US-China trade dispute
by | Monday, July 15, 2019

Huawei to cut jobs in US amid blacklist, US-China trade dispute

Huawei is stated to have about 1,500 employs in the USA who mainly sell equipment to rural wireless carriers. Tensions between the US and the Chinese tech giant have escalated since Huawei's Chief Financial ...More..

Amazon reveals Prime Day discounts on premium smartphones
by | Sunday, July 14, 2019

Amazon reveals Prime Day discounts on premium smartphones

July 15 and 16 officially mark this year's Prime Day (I know, that's two days, not one), so we've got extra time to search for what we want. After the trial period ends, users will be charged Rs 129 per month...More..

Trump warns Facebook over its plan to create a digital currency
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Trump warns Facebook over its plan to create a digital currency

But one person not convinced by the crypto resurgence is Donald Trump , who says he is "not a fan" because their "value is highly volatile and based on thin air." . Bitcoin did not react to Trump's anti-crypt...More..

China ‘letting us down’ by not importing U.S. farm products: Donald Trump
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

China ‘letting us down’ by not importing U.S. farm products: Donald Trump

China saw its trade surplus widen by 41.6 percent year on year to 1.23 trillion yuan during the same period. U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday to express his disappointment that China has...More..

Which Fast Food Place Has the Best French Fries?
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Which Fast Food Place Has the Best French Fries?

This Saturday marks National French Fry Day , a day to revel and celebrate a beloved fried food in all of its forms. On July 13, all Crazy Pita "E-Pita Club" members will receive a coupon for one (1) free ord...More..

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC

The fine punishes Facebook for allowing as many as 87 million users' data to fall into the possession of political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica in violation of a 2012 FTC consent decree. Public inter...More..

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, supply decline
by | Saturday, July 13, 2019

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, supply decline

Futures in NY rose as much as 0.8 per cent after settling above US$60 a barrel on Wednesday for the first time since May. Oil prices were also supported by a fall in the dollar after Federal Reserve chairma...More..

US, China negotiators resume trade war talks
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

US, China negotiators resume trade war talks

US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed to revive negotiations when they met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on June 29. The U.S. has imposed tariffs on $250 billion in Ch...More..

Today $ 10 million was stolen from the BitPoint cryptocurrency exchange
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Today $ 10 million was stolen from the BitPoint cryptocurrency exchange

It said the cryptocurrency went missing from a so-called "hot wallet ", which is connected to the internet, but that currency held in "cold wallets" that are offline was not affected. Even after the involv...More..

Ford and VW Sign Contract to Collaborate on Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Ford and VW Sign Contract to Collaborate on Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

It already has invested $400 million. Its CEO, Bryan Salesky, said in a statement his company's "technology could one day reach almost every market in North America and Europe, applied across multiple brands an...More..

Fed's Barkin Sees Risks to U.S. Economy
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Fed's Barkin Sees Risks to U.S. Economy

The U.S. dollar .DXY fell against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, U.S. interest rate futures appeared to price in greater odds of a 50-basis-point rate cut this month. His about-face coincides with h...More..

Sean Hannity Invites Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Hour Long Interview
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Sean Hannity Invites Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Hour Long Interview

Calling the self-described democratic-socialist "one of the intellectual leaders" of the House Democratic caucus, Cheney said Ocasio-Cortez's calls to abolish the Department of Homeland Security are absurd, d...More..

Maltese economy projected to grow fastest among European Union member states
by | Friday, July 12, 2019

Maltese economy projected to grow fastest among European Union member states

The commission also said the uncertainty's major source is Brexit . However, the Commission warned that the near-term outlook for the European economy is clouded by external factors including global trade te...More..