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 Thursday, March 14. Pizza Inn - New and exi... More..

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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..

Pi Day 2019: All the Food Deals We've Found So Far
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Pi Day 2019: All the Food Deals We've Found So Far

Valid for in-restaurant orders only on Thursday. On Pi Day only, you can purchase one Adult Buffet meal and large drink to get another Adult Buffet meal for $3.14-get the coupon here. If you buy one chick...More..

Consumer inflation rises to 2.57 per cent in February
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Consumer inflation rises to 2.57 per cent in February

School tuition and child care costs have increased 3 percent over the past 12 months. "Core inflation eased up a bit in February, as prices rose 0.1% (0.11% before rounding) after five months of 0.2% gains". ...More..

Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop

Satharith By of Billy's Donuts went viral after his son Billy took a picture of him standing all alone during the shop's grand opening. That's where the story - and Billy's dad's business - exploded. He wrote...More..

Oman, UAE grounds Boeing 737 MAXs after Ethiopia crash
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Oman, UAE grounds Boeing 737 MAXs after Ethiopia crash

The Federal Aviation Administration said the order on Wednesday was the result of "new evidence collected at the site and analyzed today" and "newly refined satellite data" that Canada had cited earlier in ...More..

Faulty airbag parts prompt Honda to re-recall 1 million cars
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Faulty airbag parts prompt Honda to re-recall 1 million cars

The owners of 1.1 million, mostly older Hondas and Acuras are being encouraged to check whether their vehicles are covered by the latest air bag recall. TL;DR Honda has recalled more than a million automobile...More..

Infiniti Gives up on Western Europe, Will Leave in Early 2020
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Infiniti Gives up on Western Europe, Will Leave in Early 2020

Both vehicles are sold globally but produced only in Sunderland. And while Infiniti plans to leave Western Europe, it will stay active in Eastern Europe, in addition to Asia and the Middle East. Infiniti p...More..

Oil Prices Jump As Saudis Promise To Do
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Oil Prices Jump As Saudis Promise To Do "Whatever It Takes"

The so-called OPEC+ alliance, including Russian Federation and other producers, agreed in December to reduce supply by 1.2 million bpd from 1 January for six months, which will help to boost oil prices after la...More..

A 'new start' for Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi alliance
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A 'new start' for Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi alliance

This structure will replace the current organisation that brings together Nissan and Renault , which is headquartered in Amsterdam. Asked about Ghosn, Senard said: "I have two or three major principles in ...More..

U.S. government wants to break up Apple
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

U.S. government wants to break up Apple

Apparently, Facebook did not require the removal of its logo from the ads in order for them to be restored. "Three companies have vast power over our economy and our democracy", the ads read, according to ...More..

Tesla backtracks on decision to close stores, raising prices instead
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tesla backtracks on decision to close stores, raising prices instead

Tesla has announced it will not be closing almost as many stores as it claimed 10 days ago and that it will have to raise prices across its vehicle fleet as a result. Tesla's PR statement offers no contex...More..

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Plane makes emergency landing, passengers evacuated

The Boeing 737 landed and remained on the runway while airport firefighters responded, and passengers evacuated via emergency slides, she said. The incident briefly affected other takeoffs and landings at the...More..

Porsche Taycan EV has 20,000 orders already - debuts in September
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Porsche Taycan EV has 20,000 orders already - debuts in September

A specific date hasn't been confirmed, but it will most likely make its world debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 10 before sales start before the end of the year. According to preliminary data...More..

Nvidia beats Microsoft, Intel for chip maker Mellanox in $7B deal
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Nvidia beats Microsoft, Intel for chip maker Mellanox in $7B deal

Nvidia has invested heavily in its datacentre and AI technologies over the years and acquiring Mellanox will be an extension of that. Nvidia has been looking at boosting its data centre revenue for some t...More..

Tesla Changes Its Mind Over Store Closures, Raises Prices By 3%
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Tesla Changes Its Mind Over Store Closures, Raises Prices By 3%

Cost savings from store closing will be only about half the expected amount as the company will close only half the number of stores planned, it said. As a result, the company will increase auto prices by abo...More..

Philadelphia Bans Cashless Businesses - Bad for Bitcoin?
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Philadelphia Bans Cashless Businesses - Bad for Bitcoin?

This week, Philadelphia became the first US city to ban cashless stores, The Wall Street Journal reports. Some transactions are reportedly exempt: parking lots, garages, businesses that offer memberships, r...More..

Tesla gets $520 mn funding for first Chinese plant
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Tesla gets $520 mn funding for first Chinese plant

The decision not to allow Nio to follow through on previously announced plans to build its own auto factory in Shanghai effectively means Nio may have to wait in line until rival Tesla's plant in the city...More..

Unemployment rate falls in region, remains steady in state
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Unemployment rate falls in region, remains steady in state

ET. The following month, the USA economy added 260,000 jobs. Average hourly earnings rose more strongly than in January, at 0.4 percent month-over-month and 3.4 percent year-over-year. The state's labor force p...More..

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund turns its back on oil and gas
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund turns its back on oil and gas

The government of Norway, the biggest oil and gas producer in western Europe, said it was specifically targeting exploration and production companies, "rather than selling a broadly diversified energy sector"...More..

EU Trying to 'Rerun Old Arguments' - UK Brexit Minister
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

EU Trying to 'Rerun Old Arguments' - UK Brexit Minister

Thus far, the terms are unchanged from the withdrawal plan that received a shellacking in Parliament in January, losing by some 230 votes, a record rejection of a sitting government. Those arguments largely res...More..