The United States Takes Title Of World’s Fastest Supercomputer From China

To put in human terms: A person doing one calculation a second would have to live for more than 6.3 billion years to match what the machine can do in a second. The hope is that Summit will drive developments for so-called "exascale" computers that co... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Perry defends Trump directive on nuclear plants
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Perry defends Trump directive on nuclear plants

Kinzinger's district is home to four nuclear power plants , including the La Salle Generating Station outside of Marseilles. Peter Bradford, a former member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and chair...More..

No agreement yet between US, China on ZTE: Trump aide
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

No agreement yet between US, China on ZTE: Trump aide

The trouble with ZTE goes back to past year when the company admitted to selling USA technology to Iran and North Korea in violation of economic sanctions. It idled factories and halted trading of its stock on ...More..

Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Buffett, Dimon say quarterly profit forecasts harming economy

Dimon , the chairman and CEO of J. P. Morgan Chase, and Buffett , chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway , wrote about the group's endorsement in an opinion column in The Wall Street Journal . At JPMorgan's ...More..

Quebec ticket takes Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Quebec ticket takes Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

Kennedy told reporters he only buys a ticket when the jackpot is really high, and last week's $60 million grand prize was above his threshold- but he nearly missed the deadline. "They don't know yet", he said. ...More..

Winner of US$315 million Powerball jackpot comes forward
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Winner of US$315 million Powerball jackpot comes forward

The victor will be revealed to the public when he or she meets the media on Friday afternoon at lottery headquarters in Lawrenceville. If the victor chose the cash option, he or she will win $183.3 million befo...More..

Kia recalls over 500K vehicles because air bags may not inflate
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Kia recalls over 500K vehicles because air bags may not inflate

Certain types of frontal crashes can cause the airbag control unit to short circuit. Kia is recalling more than a half-million vehicles in the US because the air bags may not work in a crash. One Forte crash ...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump says Russian Federation should be at G7 meeting, Moscow not so sure

Ms Merkel said it was not clear whether the group would issue a final directive, adding that failure to do so would be an honest reflection of the lack of agreement among Canada , the United States, Japan, B...More..

KM execs' $1.5M bonuses
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

KM execs' $1.5M bonuses

Investors of record on Monday, April 30th were issued a $0.20 dividend. 1832 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership owns 233,000 shares. (NYSE: KMI ). Css Limited Liability Company Il holds 67,379 shares. government, e...More..

China offers to buy US$70b in US goods
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

China offers to buy US$70b in US goods

Imports rose 26 per cent from a year ago to $187.9 billion, up from April's 21.5 per cent growth, customs data showed Friday. The higher-than-expected figure came after Beijing pledged to its trading partners t...More..

Grocery store workers find rare orange lobster
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Grocery store workers find rare orange lobster

It has since donated the lobster to the New England Aquarium in Boston. Odd coloration in some of these crustaceans is the result of them producing more or less of a certain protein. It's an unusual find-the ...More..

KFC are launching a fake chicken option for vegetarians
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

KFC are launching a fake chicken option for vegetarians

Now vegetarians who desperately miss that delicious blend will be able to reintroduce it to their lives, with the happy news that KFC are trialling a fake chicken option - which will be coated in the aforemen...More..

Brisbane’s alleged poo jogger resigns from corporate role
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Brisbane’s alleged poo jogger resigns from corporate role

The mysterious poo jogger had been terrorising residents in Brisbane by regularly relieving himself in the early hours of the morning in a discreet alleyway of a Greenslopes apartment block. One month later, ...More..

Japan crackdown drops Airbnb listings by almost 80%
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Japan crackdown drops Airbnb listings by almost 80%

Problem is, many hosts "are actively engaged in the registration process or awaiting their license", Airbnb said of the issue. As Japan's new homesharing law comes into effect in just a few days, Airbnb has...More..

Coles Evacuated In Brisbane's West End Due To Floor Buckling In
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Coles Evacuated In Brisbane's West End Due To Floor Buckling In

Footage shot from inside Brisbane's West End complex shows large floor tiles lifting up to expose the ground beneath them. A spokesperson for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services told Yahoo7 News the collap...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Canberra man wins entire $50 million Powerball jackpot

I can't get the smile off my face", he said. The standing record for the largest Powerball win claimed by a single entry in Australia was set in 2016 when one ticket purchased in Hervey Bay won $70 million in...More..

Malware suspected in breach of Australian job service site
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Malware suspected in breach of Australian job service site

The ICO confirmed that it was investigating the breach. PageUp's software is used for recruitment, but also salary information, bank details, tax numbers and other sensitive personal data. It said it would co...More..

Unruly passenger diverts flight after 'yelling death threats'
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Unruly passenger diverts flight after 'yelling death threats'

When flight attendants attempted to calm her down, the woman threatened to kill people if the plane wasn't landed. However, she was greeted by five Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers who escorted her of...More..

Porsche's first all-electric vehicle will be called the 'Taycan'
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Porsche's first all-electric vehicle will be called the 'Taycan'

Stefan Weckbach, Head of the BEV Model Series at Porsche , recently said that they want to make their first all-electric vehicle feel "like a real Porsche." Features such as the flared haunches, LED tail-l...More..

Verizon names top technology officer as its new CEO
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Verizon names top technology officer as its new CEO

Just two years ago, Vestberg was CEO of Ericsson as the vendor struggled to cut costs in the face of declining demand for its LTE infrastructure. Vestberg was "a better match for where Verizon was going to go...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Today is Camp Day at Tim Hortons

It's a great event, it's Tim Horton's Camp Day - it's one of their biggest charity events, and they donate 100 per cent of the proceeds. Camp Day is a day to help raise money for the Tim Horton's Children's F...More..

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sex assault charges
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sex assault charges

Appearing on "TODAY" this morning for her first televised interview since coming forward with her own allegations against Harvey Weinstein a year ago, and the Oscar-winning actress offered a hopeful, if pragm...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Donald Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7 grouping

Trudeau was angered Trump utilized the rarely invoked "national security" provision to justify the tariffs, and in doing so was alluding that Canada was a threat to USA national security. "America first is m...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Is marijuana legal in Canada, after Cannabis Act passed crucial Senate vote?

Once passed and implemented, those who want to grow their own marijuana will be limited to four plants per household. The bill now goes back to the House of Commons, where members of Parliament will accept, m...More..

Proponents relieved recreational pot going to voters
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Proponents relieved recreational pot going to voters

Accounting firm Deloitte makes those predictions in a new report based on an online survey of 1,500 adults living in Canada's 10 provinces conducted between March 6 and March 20. If the measure is passed by MI ...More..

Poundworld prepares to appoint administrators in bid to avert collapse
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Poundworld prepares to appoint administrators in bid to avert collapse

Poundworld had previously rejected offers to sell through a pre-pack but all options are now being considered. However, the retailer's advisers at Deloitte are understood to be preparing contingency plans for...More..

Ikea to ban single-use plastic from stores and restaurants
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Ikea to ban single-use plastic from stores and restaurants

The Swedish retail giant announced Ikea's future plans on Thursday, which includes designing products that are able to be repaired, resold or recycled. "We don't have all the answers yet but we are working toge...More..

Trump vows to deal with 'unfair trade' ahead of tense G7 summit
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Trump vows to deal with 'unfair trade' ahead of tense G7 summit

The German Chancellor also has a frosty relationship with Mr Trump as the U.S. president often disagrees with her country's trade policies. Europe and hosts Canada warned US President Donald Trump on Th...More..

Canada closer to legalising recreational use of marijuana after Senate approval
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Canada closer to legalising recreational use of marijuana after Senate approval

If the Senate passes the bill with those amendments, it will go back to the House of Commons, where the government will decide whether to approve, reject or modify the changes before returning it to the Senat...More..

Apple slides after telling suppliers to slash production by 20% (AAPL)
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Apple slides after telling suppliers to slash production by 20% (AAPL)

Nikkei notes that worldwide smartphone shipments slightly contracted for the first time in 2017, falling 0.3 percent to 1.46 billion units, and that iPhone sales declined a similarly modest 1 percent at the ...More..

House Of Fraser Closures: Full List Of Stores To Be Closed
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

House Of Fraser Closures: Full List Of Stores To Be Closed

In a kind of insolvency process called a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), House of Fraser's creditors will vote on the proposals on 22 June. He said: "The business has been impacted by the mounting pressu...More..

by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Trump vows to 'straighten out' G7 trade ahead of tense meeting

Europe and Canada now appear ready to unite against Trump at the summit. Despite the G7's efforts to coax the Trump administration away from a go-it-alone approach, some analysts now question whether Washi...More..

United States launches Artificial Intelligence programme to detect hidden nuclear missiles
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

United States launches Artificial Intelligence programme to detect hidden nuclear missiles

The company said on Thursday that if the principles had existed earlier, Google would not have bid for Project Maven . CEO Sundar Pichai says Google will pursue other government contracts including cyber...More..

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down

Mr Patterson has been under pressure from investors to improve the company's stock performance, which has nearly halved over the last two years. BT shares plummeted after it was announced, and are now trading n...More..

Oil rises as reality dawns over Venezuela's export crisis
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Oil rises as reality dawns over Venezuela's export crisis

July WTI crude oil settled at $64.73, down $0.79 or -1.22% and August Brent crude oil closed at $75.36, down $0.02 or -0.03%. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were up 85 cents at $76.21 a barrel by 1222 GMT, whil...More..