Singapore, Hong Kong, and Paris Tied as the World's Most Expensive Cities

Istanbul kept its place as the most populous in the country and its population has grown by 907,257 people in five years, according to a recent study by the United Nations Population Fund. Move over Singapore - the world's most expensive city has t... More..

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Trump is putting pressure on GM to reopen OH plant
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Trump is putting pressure on GM to reopen OH plant

GM didn't immediately respond to requests for comment Sunday. The Lordstown closure has become a hot-button issue in an area of OH that is expected to be critical for Mr. Trump has skewered several other USA ...More..

European Union hits Google with $1.69bn fine for abusing online ads market
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

European Union hits Google with $1.69bn fine for abusing online ads market

In 2009, Google replaced the requirement with another strategy - "relaxed exclusivity" - which allowed rival adverts to be run, but controlled how they were placed, preventing them from being on "the most profi...More..

Dollar briefly hits upper 111 yen ahead US Federal Reserve's outcome
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Dollar briefly hits upper 111 yen ahead US Federal Reserve's outcome

That was partly due to its appeal as a safe-haven asset, analysts said, pointing to a Bloomberg report published late on Tuesday that said some US officials expressed concern that China was pushing back against...More..

Lyft expects to raise as much as $2 billion in IPO
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lyft expects to raise as much as $2 billion in IPO

The company will offer a little more than 30 million shares, and the IPO range is now set between $62 and $68 a share. That would raise more than $2 billion for the San Francisco ride-hailing company, which c...More..

USA jury finds Roundup caused man's cancer
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

USA jury finds Roundup caused man's cancer

The unanimous decision in the US District Court in California found Roundup caused 70-year-old Edwin Hardeman to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after he used it for almost 30 years to control weeds on his prope...More..

Aviation Ministry to hold emergency meet on Jet Airways' grounding of planes
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Aviation Ministry to hold emergency meet on Jet Airways' grounding of planes

In what may spell further trouble for Jet Airways, the pilots of the cash strapped airline have threatened to stop flying from April 1 if the resolution plan is delayed and pending salaries are not cleared by t...More..

Musk defense
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Musk defense "borders on the ridiculous", SEC tells court

Hours later, Musk followed up with another tweet clarifying that Tesla was aiming to achieve an annualized production rate of 500,000 cars (10,000 per week) but was projecting 400,000 cars produced during the...More..

Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong tie as world's priciest cities
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong tie as world's priciest cities

Asian and European cities dominate the list of 10 cities-compiled by evaluating the cost of 160 items, from beer to utility bills to transportation to rent, in 133 cities worldwide-though two U.S. Meanwhile Tur...More..

Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with $40k electric car
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with $40k electric car

Fisker says the new model is a "futuristic, elegant muscular EV". The luxurious SUV is the first in an upcoming line-up of three affordable all-electric vehicles created by renowned American automotive indus...More..

Anil Ambani thanks Mukesh, Nita for timely support in clearing RCom dues
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Anil Ambani thanks Mukesh, Nita for timely support in clearing RCom dues

In its statement on the Ericsson payment, Anil Ambani thanked his billionaire brother "for standing by me during these trying times, and demonstrating the importance of staying true to our strong family values ...More..

Trump Races To Reopen GM Plant Ahead Of Ohio Visit
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Trump Races To Reopen GM Plant Ahead Of Ohio Visit

The President sent a Tweet late Saturday afternoon saying GM must get the Lordstown plant open "fast!" Trump said. "I want jobs to stay in the United States of America and want Lordstown (Ohio), in one of the b...More..

Crude futures reach four-month highs
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Crude futures reach four-month highs

After oil prices had a rollercoaster ride at the end of past year, OPEC + agreed to cut production by 1.2 mbd in January to June. U.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil fu...More..

CBOE Future Exchange (CFE) Restricted Bitcoin Futures Temporarily
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

CBOE Future Exchange (CFE) Restricted Bitcoin Futures Temporarily

They mentioned " CFE is assessing its approach with respect to how it plans to continue to offer digital asset derivatives for trading. While it considers its next steps, CFE does not now intend to list addi...More..

Jaguar Land Rover to recall 44,000 vehicles over excessive diesel emissions
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover to recall 44,000 vehicles over excessive diesel emissions

Both petrol and diesel models are included in the recall. JLR also declared that it shall be contacting the owners of the affected vehicles in order to arrange free-of-charge repairs. "Jaguar Land Rover must ...More..

Ride-hailing: Investors could pump $1 bn into Uber self-driving cars
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Ride-hailing: Investors could pump $1 bn into Uber self-driving cars

Toyota , SoftBank investors likely to invest $1 billion into Uber's self-driving vehicle unit, which would esteem the unit at $5 billion to $10 billion, said two individuals acquainted with the discussions. H...More..

United Kingdom watchdog puts Brexit war chest at £26.6b
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

United Kingdom watchdog puts Brexit war chest at £26.6b

But this depends on a Brexit deal being completed in the next few weeks and the "uncertainty that is hanging over our economy lifted". Philip Hammond referred to the British economy as "remarkably robust" dur...More..

Passenger left 'shaking' after being told to cover up on Birmingham flight
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Passenger left 'shaking' after being told to cover up on Birmingham flight

She said that her cousin gave her cousin, who was travelling in the same flight. Thomas Cook says its policy states that passengers who wear inappropriate attire "will not be permitted to travel unless a chan...More..

Tesla has shared new photos of the crossover Model Y
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Tesla has shared new photos of the crossover Model Y

Musk also said the Model Y "baby SUV" will use the same battery as the Model 3 but get less range because of its increased weight and size. A few stores in high visibility locations that were closed due to ...More..

Celebrate Pi Day With Math (Not Pie)
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Celebrate Pi Day With Math (Not Pie)

Kroger: Kroger offers fruit-based, sweet potato, pumpkin and no-sugar-added pies for $3.14, which is over 30 percent off their regular retail price. Your Pie is selling 10-inch pizzas for $3.14 on Thursda...More..

Johnson & Johnson chalks up another talc loss with $29M mesothelioma verdict
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Johnson & Johnson chalks up another talc loss with $29M mesothelioma verdict

Just past year, a jury decided that Johnson & Johnson had to pay more than $ 4 billion in damages to a group of women who claimed that asbestos in its products caused their ovarian cancers . A J&J spokeswom...More..

Spotify lodges antitrust complaint against Apple
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Spotify lodges antitrust complaint against Apple

Spotify has filed a complaint with European regulators over Apple's "unfair" app store practices, including the 30% commission that Apple pockets with every app purchase. Spotify's claims, while Europe-based,...More..

Nissan asking shareholders to vote to oust Ghosn as director:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Nissan asking shareholders to vote to oust Ghosn as director:The Asahi Shimbun

He was granted bail last week at the third time of asking, with bail set at 1 billion yen (9 million US dollars) and released under the provisos that he will not leave Japan and remain under limited video surve...More..

Crude oil gains as US cuts crude production outlook
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Crude oil gains as US cuts crude production outlook

At the time of writing, Brent crude traded at US$67.29 a barrel, with WTI at US$57.85 a barrel. Oil has rallied more than 25% so far this year in NY as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and ...More..

Seven-seat Tesla Model Y revealed with 300-mile range
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Seven-seat Tesla Model Y revealed with 300-mile range

The vehicles can be configured to include 7 seats for an additional $3,000. Viewed from the rear, the Tesla Model Y has a similar profile to the larger Model X but has taillights more akin to those of th...More..

Disney, Fox merger set to close March 20
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Disney, Fox merger set to close March 20

Comcast then made an offer on June 13, 2018 to acquire Fox assets Disney wanted to purchase in a $65 billion all cash proposal. Disney and Comcast were also both vying for European pay-TV giant Sky at the t...More..

Iraq Looks To Boost Crude Oil Trading Business
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Iraq Looks To Boost Crude Oil Trading Business

The U.S. bank said January global crude oil demand growth was "nearly 2.0 million barrels per day, with strength visible in both emerging markets and developed economies". Overall Opec output fell by 221,00...More..

Two top Facebook execs are leaving the company
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Two top Facebook execs are leaving the company

Zuckerberg praised both Cox, a longtime confidant, and Daniels in his post , the latest announcement of top-level changes at the social-networking giant . It's a huge job for Zuckerberg and all the leaders of...More..

Toyota investing $750M at 5 United States plants, including Kentucky, creating 600 jobs
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Toyota investing $750M at 5 United States plants, including Kentucky, creating 600 jobs

Keep in mind that Toyota and Mazda announced a year ago that they'd be teaming up on a $1.6 billion plant in Alabama and way back in 2017, it pledged to invest $ 10 billion by 2022. Friday, March 22, at the Ch...More..

This Pi Day Comes With a World Record
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

This Pi Day Comes With a World Record

A Yahoo engineer used the company's cloud tech in 2010 to calculate the 2 quadrillionth digit of pi , but did not calculate all the numbers in between. And it all traces back to her childhood curiosity about t...More..

Volkswagen vows to build 22 million e-cars over next decade
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Volkswagen vows to build 22 million e-cars over next decade

The company is strongly focusing on reducing its carbon emission to meet the emission standards of Europe and partly also due to increased focus by china on reducing emissions. Back in 2016, VW had launched the...More..

Facebook says it’s resolved outage issues and denies attack
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Facebook says it’s resolved outage issues and denies attack

The outage, which plagued Facebook's flagship service as well as Facebook-owned properties Instagram and WhatsApp, lasted for almost 14 hours, according to CNN . Facebook blamed a "server configuration chang...More..

Can the Stock Market Keep Rallying? These Two Indexes Say It Can
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Can the Stock Market Keep Rallying? These Two Indexes Say It Can

Boeing shares slid 6.1 percent, the stock's second day of steep losses, as more countries grounded the aircraft manufacturer's 737 Max 8 following the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 on Sunday, whi...More..

Video shows four suspects of nationwide bitcoin scam
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Video shows four suspects of nationwide bitcoin scam

The attacks took place in 7 cities across Canada , half of them taking place in Calgary. These kind of attacks are possible due to the fact that it is possible to withdraw money from a Bitcoin kiosk and remo...More..

$448M Up For Grabs In Latest Powerball Drawing
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

$448M Up For Grabs In Latest Powerball Drawing

Powerball says its jackpot has soared to $495 million, the eighth-largest in the game's history, following the most recent drawing. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $271.7 million. If there is n...More..