YouTube’s Crypto-purge Opens Discussions for a Decentralized Alternative

The massive deletion made by YouTube happened suddenly and without warning. "When it's brought to our attention that a video has been removed mistakenly, we act quickly to reinstate it", a YouTube spokesperson told the outlet, further adding tha... More..

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Sriracha hot chilli sauce is recalled from Coles and Woolworths supermarkets
by | Saturday, December 28, 2019

Sriracha hot chilli sauce is recalled from Coles and Woolworths supermarkets

This can cause the bottle to explode onto property or persons when opened. The batch of sauces with an expiration date of March 2021 is being recalled. Made from chillies, vinegar and garlic, the red sauce has ...More..

Stocks Hit Fresh Highs as Nasdaq Crosses 9000
by | Saturday, December 28, 2019

Stocks Hit Fresh Highs as Nasdaq Crosses 9000

The S&P 500 index has finished with a weekly gain in 10 out of the past 11 weeks. On Thursday, the USA leader found out that S&P 500 gained 28.6% this year, by far outpacing the 12.8% average gain that the ma...More..

Tesla to begin delivering China-built Model 3 cars next week
by | Saturday, December 28, 2019

Tesla to begin delivering China-built Model 3 cars next week

Model 3, built in the new Tesla factory in Shanghai , starts delivering on Monday. The first test pre-production Model 3's were built at the new factory in October, the first steps before Tesla begins to r...More..

Girl dies after suffering cardiac arrest on flight out of LAX
by | Saturday, December 28, 2019

Girl dies after suffering cardiac arrest on flight out of LAX

The girl's exact age was not immediately available, but it is believed she was around 10 years old. The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified the girl as Janice Xu , 10, of West Vancouver, Canada. T...More..

by | Saturday, December 28, 2019

Nasdaq Composite Surpasses 9,000 Points For The First Time

The S&P 500 , up already 29.2% in 2019, is inches away from reaching historic proportions. The Dow closed up 0.4%, or 106 points, and the S&P 500 ended up 0.5%. Trading volume remained lighter than usual F...More..

Free Starbucks pop-up parties through the month of December
by | Friday, December 27, 2019

Free Starbucks pop-up parties through the month of December

The coffee chain's Pop-Up Parties start on Friday, Dec. 27 and run through Tues., Dec. 31. Starbucks is tying a bow on the 2019 holiday season by hosting more than 1,000 Pop-Up Parties at select U.S. Starbuck...More..

Rivian, the alternative to Tesla, fattening your box
by | Friday, December 27, 2019

Rivian, the alternative to Tesla, fattening your box

It was the fourth investment in Rivian this year and the company's largest funding round so far. T. Rowe Price, along with Amazon, has also financially backed self-driving vehicle software startup Aurora and Br...More..

Trader Joe's recalls potato salad, egg salad over listeria risk
by | Friday, December 27, 2019

Trader Joe's recalls potato salad, egg salad over listeria risk

Many retailers are pulling egg products from Almark Foods from their shelves. The Rhode Island Department of Health is warning consumers that Bakkavor Foods USA is recalling Trader Joe's Egg Salad ...More..

What's open and closed for Christmas and Boxing Day 2019 in London
by | Friday, December 27, 2019

What's open and closed for Christmas and Boxing Day 2019 in London

Operation hours may differ, but most (if not all) Starbucks locations are open today. The restaurant is serving up individual Christmas meals with your choice of hand-carved ham, roasted turkey breast or half...More..

Tesla to take new $1.4 billion loan
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Tesla to take new $1.4 billion loan

Some part of the new loan will be used to service the existing loan from Chinese banks, the report added. This factory will focus on the supply of Model 3 vehicles specifically for the Chinese market, and Te...More..

YouTube removes crypto videos citing ‘harmful or risky content’
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

YouTube removes crypto videos citing ‘harmful or risky content’

Now, Boxmining (196,000 subscribers) and DataDash (328,000 subscribers) channels, for example, show no content, as the creators have set their videos to private. The strike will prevent Dunn from uploading, pos...More..

SEC examines BMW for possible sales manipulation
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

SEC examines BMW for possible sales manipulation

The practice of sales "punching" can help dealers meet company sales goals by self-registering cars as loaner vehicles and later selling them as used cars with low mileage. The company said at the time it had...More..

Trump says trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly'
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Trump says trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly'

Chinese companies are likely to continue purchasing U.S. soybeans as the two countries are expected to sign the partial trade deal early next month. And we'll be having a quicker signing because we want to get ...More..

Russian Federation just tested its own internet: Here's what this means
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Russian Federation just tested its own internet: Here's what this means

Alexey Sokolov, the deputy head of the ministry of communications, said, the results of the examination showed that, in general, both the authorities and telecom operators are ready to respond to emerging risk...More..

Trump says USA will 'deal with' North Korea missile test
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Trump says USA will 'deal with' North Korea missile test

Let's see. Maybe it's a nice present; maybe it's a present where he sends me a attractive vase as opposed to a missile test. ... "I handle them as they come along". I may get a vase. I make it vase - a nice p...More..

Benchmarks close at record closing highs, again
by | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Benchmarks close at record closing highs, again

Markets are scheduled to close at 1:00 pm. Wall Street trading opened on Tuesday's shortened session with some mixed results. The main USA stock exchanges closed at 1 p.m. US recession fears have faded after ...More..

Electric Truck Startup Rivian Closes $1.3 Billion Funding Round
by | Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Electric Truck Startup Rivian Closes $1.3 Billion Funding Round

In April, Rivian announced a $ 500 million investment from Ford , following a $ 700 million investment round led by Amazon in February. In addition, the company announced it was collaborating with Amaz...More..

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait end dispute over shared oil fields
by | Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait end dispute over shared oil fields

The two oil fields in the neutral zone at the border were yielding 500,000 barrels per day when production was put on halt due to a disagreement between the two Gulf neighbors in October 2014, reported the Ara...More..

'Funding Secured': Tesla's Stock Hits Musk's Infamous $420 Level
by | Wednesday, December 25, 2019

'Funding Secured': Tesla's Stock Hits Musk's Infamous $420 Level

The now-infamous August 7, 2018 tweet sent the stock soaring, but it also marked the beginning of a chaotic ride for both the company and Musk . In the third quarter, automotive revenues were $5.35 billion. ...More..

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to resign from board amid ongoing lawsuits
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to resign from board amid ongoing lawsuits

His remaining shares will be sold on Thursday, and his departure from the board will be effective December 31. Kalanick said in a statement that now Uber was a public company, he wanted to focus on his curren...More..

Winners of world's richest lottery 'El Gordo' celebrate
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Winners of world's richest lottery 'El Gordo' celebrate

The jackpot structure is created to allow as many people as possible a win - even a small one - or to at least break even with a free ticket. They will ge t a share of the jackpot in the country's 2.38 billion ...More..

What time does Target close on Christmas Eve? Store hours for Dec
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

What time does Target close on Christmas Eve? Store hours for Dec

Christmas Eve: All branches are delivery nonetheless tend to relish reduced opening hours, with many closing their doorways around 7pm sooner than Christmas Day . Westfield Garden State Plaza - 7 a.m. - 6 p....More..

Oil prices inch higher amid support for supply cuts, lower inventory forecast
by | Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Oil prices inch higher amid support for supply cuts, lower inventory forecast

U.S. West Texas Intermediate was 4 cents higher at $60.56 a barrel. Brent crude was up 7 cents at $66.46 a barrel by 0105 GMT. However, the price gains were kept in check as investors' concerns for oversu...More..

Carnival Cruises Collide at Cozumel, Mexico Port.
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Carnival Cruises Collide at Cozumel, Mexico Port.

A video of two cruisers colliding with each other, which left six people injured, appeared on the Internet. "We will be extending a US$100, per stateroom, onboard credit to your Sail & Sign account". Carnival C...More..

Boeing fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg in boardroom shake-up 'to restore confidence'
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Boeing fires CEO Dennis Muilenburg in boardroom shake-up 'to restore confidence'

Boeing is replacing its CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, and named Greg Smith as the interim CEO until January 13 when David Calhoun will take over, according to the firm in a Monday morning statement. Monday's announce...More..

Sundar Pichai Gets Hefty Pay Raise As Alphabet CEO
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Sundar Pichai Gets Hefty Pay Raise As Alphabet CEO

The value of the performance-based shares could be zero depending on whether Alphabet stock hits goals set in comparison to the S&P 100 in the coming two years, the filing said. However, Page and Brin will co...More..

Ripple raises $200M in Series C funds to grow blockchain-based payments
by | Monday, December 23, 2019

Ripple raises $200M in Series C funds to grow blockchain-based payments

The fundraising was led by NY investment company Tetragon , Ripple said Friday, while Japan's SBI Holdings and Virginia-based venture capital firm Route 66 Ventures also invested. Ripple stated that...More..

IBM's new battery design taps seawater as alternative mineral source
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

IBM's new battery design taps seawater as alternative mineral source

By product, lithium-based electrolytes are consumed on a greater scale as compared to their counterparts including sulfide-, polymer-, and oxide-based electrolytes. To inspect the Battery Management related t...More..

US third-quarter growth unrevised at 2.1%
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

US third-quarter growth unrevised at 2.1%

The economy grew 2.6 per cent in the first half. The U.S. economy, which only recently was flashing warning signs of a worrisome slowdown, is finishing the year in stronger shape, thanks to a resilient consum...More..

Minnesota's State Unemployment Rate Grew in November
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

Minnesota's State Unemployment Rate Grew in November

In November 2018, Walker County's rate had been 3.6 percent. The rate was three-tenths of a percentage point lower than the year- ago level, when countywide unemployment stood at 4.1%, figures showed. Shelby ...More..

Ford recalls 600,000 cars in US to fix brake problem
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

Ford recalls 600,000 cars in US to fix brake problem

This could cause extended brake pedal travel, which could increase the risk of a crash. In the recall, Ford stated that the company is aware of 15 reported accidents and two injuries that might have resulted ...More..

GM recalls more than 900,000 trucks and cars
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

GM recalls more than 900,000 trucks and cars

To further complicate matters, the module problem does not trigger the lights on the dash alerting the driver that the brakes and stability control are malfunctioning. The glue could cause intermittent electric...More..

CDC: Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Listeria Outbreak In 5 States, Including Florida
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

CDC: Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Listeria Outbreak In 5 States, Including Florida

Of that number, four people have been hospitalized and one person has died. The good news (if there is any) is that it seems the infected eggs from the Georgia-based Almark location were meant to be sold to "...More..

Google fined ~$166 million by France over search ads
by | Sunday, December 22, 2019

Google fined ~$166 million by France over search ads

The agency asked Google to clarify its advertising rules and procedures for blocking advertisers. Google said in a statement that it would appeal, and that its advertising policies are created to protect ...More..