Facebook to take $5bn hit over privacy investigation

Facebook said Wednesday it expects to pay a fine of up to $5 billion related to the Federal Trade Commission's probe into its data practices , which would mark the biggest penalty against a tech company in the agency's history. The FTC is investiga... More..

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Beyond Meat burgers are coming to a Canadian grocery store near you
by | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Beyond Meat burgers are coming to a Canadian grocery store near you

Beyond Meat's revenues have grown from $16.2 million in 2016 to $87.9 million a year ago. In Germany, one out of ten consumers have been buying plant-based meat products at regular intervals. Therefore, increas...More..

Toyota and others to invest $1 billion in Uber's advanced technologies group
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Toyota and others to invest $1 billion in Uber's advanced technologies group

As a result, Uber recorded an operational loss of 3 billion dollars past year. Representatives from the investors participated in the signing ceremony at Uber's San Francisco headquarters Thursday morning toget...More..

Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kohl's wants more of your Amazon returns

Kohl's will accept eligible Amazon items , without a box or label, and return them for customers for free, providing additional service and convenience to Amazon customers, WDIV reports . When returning an Am...More..

by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ford invests $500 million in Rivian, will develop EV on its platform

Ford says it will partner with the Plymouth-based startup to build its "all-new battery electric vehicle using Rivian's flexible skateboard platform". The investment is subject to customary regulatory approva...More..

Ford invests $500 million in electric vehicle startup Rivian
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Ford invests $500 million in electric vehicle startup Rivian

USA electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC said on Wednesday that Ford Motor Co. invested $500 million in the company, which is seen as one of the major rivals to Tesla Inc. "Ford has a long-stan...More..

Corrected: Kraft Heinz banks on Anheuser-Busch exec in strategy shift
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Corrected: Kraft Heinz banks on Anheuser-Busch exec in strategy shift

Investors have also questioned moves by 3G Capital, the Brazilian investment firm that engineered Kraft's tie-up with Heinz in 2015 along with Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. In this role, he helped deve...More..

Google's drone company set to start deliveries
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Google's drone company set to start deliveries

It said it plans to spend the next several months demonstrating its technology and answering questions from people and businesses in Blacksburg and Christiansburg, Virginia. Wing, along with moonshot project Lo...More..

The Stop & Shop Strike Has Ended after 11 Days
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Stop & Shop Strike Has Ended after 11 Days

Stop & Shop declined to comment for this story. Stop & Shop, a subsidiary of the Dutch conglomerate Ahold Delhaize , asked workers to contribute more to their health insurance premiums. These committees shou...More..

Marcus Hutchins, known for stopping WannaCry, pleads guilty in banking malware case
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Marcus Hutchins, known for stopping WannaCry, pleads guilty in banking malware case

Next up, he is already being pressed with charges of using his hacking chops to use the device to intercept electronic communications where he would be sentenced up to 5 years of jail for each charge with resti...More..

Harley-Davidson tops estimates, but sales decline
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Harley-Davidson tops estimates, but sales decline

He previously lashed out at the 116-year-old company after it announced plans last summer to shift some USA manufacturing overseas as a way to circumvent the European Union tariffs, which were imposed on key Am...More..

Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tesla upgrades Model S, X cars, brings backs cheaper variants

Model S Long Range will have an industry leading 370-mile range per single charge, while Model X will boast a 325-mile range per charge. Ludicrous Mode usually costs $20,000. We've also improved the leveling ...More..

Apple Is Spending Over $30MA Month On AWS Cloud, Report Says
by | Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Apple Is Spending Over $30MA Month On AWS Cloud, Report Says

The reported figures indicate Apple's use of AWS services is steadily growing. Despite all this, Apple now spends more than $30m a month with AWS, people familiar with the matter told CNBC - more than any...More..

Iowa unemployment rate stands at 2.4%
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Iowa unemployment rate stands at 2.4%

Nationwide, the unemployment rate for last month came in at 3.8 percent nationwide, the state said in a news release Friday. The statewide unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent last month. Los Angeles Co...More..

Teen hits Apple with $1B lawsuit over facial recognition arrest
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Teen hits Apple with $1B lawsuit over facial recognition arrest

The lawsuit seeks damages of $ 1 billion , a declaration that Apple "wrongfully and baselessly damaged" Bah's reputation, and a court order compelling Apple to "address the mistake in the stored data" that li...More..

Jet Airways’ employees are not ready to let go of the company
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Jet Airways’ employees are not ready to let go of the company

Privatisation is not a remedy, which can make an airline profitable or efficient and shuttering of Jet Airways and Kingfisher is a case in point, a senior Air India employees union official said Sunday even as ...More..

Tesla investigating incident of auto catching fire in China
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tesla investigating incident of auto catching fire in China

At present all Tesla cars sold in China are imported from the U.S., and are subject to heavy tariffs as part of the simmering trade war between the two economic superpowers. Tesla neither confirmed nor denied t...More..

Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations
by | Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Huawei to launch 5G at Africa Cup of Nations

While the US government has long insisted Huawei poses a national security threat, has banned federal agencies from using its technology, and has reportedly been pushing allies not to let the company build ou...More..

Warren unveils plan to cancel $640 billion in student loan debt
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Warren unveils plan to cancel $640 billion in student loan debt

American households with higher incomes, up to $250,000, would also see some of their debt written off as well. To keep students from accumulating more debt in the future, Warren also proposes making two- a...More..

USA oil sanctions anger Asian powers
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

USA oil sanctions anger Asian powers

Washington, however, granted Iran's eight main buyers of oil, mostly in Asia, waivers to the sanctions which allowed them limited purchases for six months. "We will no longer grant any exemptions", Pompeo sai...More..

U.S. won’t renew sanctions waivers for nations using Iranian oil
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

U.S. won’t renew sanctions waivers for nations using Iranian oil

The move which is seen as an escalation of the US President Donald Trump administration's "maximum pressure" on Iran comes after it past year gave temporary 180-days waiver to eight countries, including India...More..

Bitcoin SV plunges after CZ announces it's to be delisted from Binance
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Bitcoin SV plunges after CZ announces it's to be delisted from Binance

In addition, Mr Wright issued warnings to some prominent representatives of the digital currency community as well, namely the creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin and podcaster Peter McCormack for stating t...More..

Canadian cannabis giant bets on United States legalization
by | Monday, April 22, 2019

Canadian cannabis giant bets on United States legalization

Under the deal, Acreage shareholders will receive an immediate payment of approximately US$2.55 per subordinate voting share or US$300 million. Plus Acreage boasts a roster of high profile backers, like f...More..

On the hunt: How to celebrate Easter in Summit County
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

On the hunt: How to celebrate Easter in Summit County

The wet weather didn't stop an annual Easter egg hunt for Dallas ISD students. The hunt will feature beeping eggs and balloons attached to eggs . For another chance to meet the big bunny himself, head to t...More..

Pinterest, Zoom shares surge in market debuts after IPOs
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Pinterest, Zoom shares surge in market debuts after IPOs

Originally planning on starting the IPO sale between the value of 28$ and 32$, changing the price range for share price ahead of its IPO to the price range of 32$ to 35$, while Zoom IPO actually started at 36...More..

SpiceJet to give hiring preference to employees of Jet Airways: Chairman
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

SpiceJet to give hiring preference to employees of Jet Airways: Chairman

The Lion Air crash in October and the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March took the lives of 346 people. More than a month after the second fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max , the troubled airliner rema...More..

Blind River Easter Egg Hunts set for Saturday
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Blind River Easter Egg Hunts set for Saturday

Lodge No. 20, Chambers County Fraternal Order of Police, has been hosting this event for many years. Hop into Easter with Max and Ruby, the animated "funny bunny siblings", at Tanger Outlet Mall near Cookstow...More..

Extra GP appointments across Shropshire for Easter Bank Holiday weekend
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Extra GP appointments across Shropshire for Easter Bank Holiday weekend

Libraries will be closed Friday, Sunday and Monday. LCBO and the Beer Store will be closed Friday and Sunday with regular Saturday hours. Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo: Open regular hours - zoo from 1...More..

Amazon plans to shut down Chinese eCommerce business
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Amazon plans to shut down Chinese eCommerce business

Amazon will cease its online store operations in China by July 18th. Rivals JD.com and Alibaba account for 82 per cent of the Chinese e-commerce market share, according to figures from iResearch Global on a y...More..

Facebook Imported 1.5 Million Users' Email Contacts Without Permission
by | Saturday, April 20, 2019

Facebook Imported 1.5 Million Users' Email Contacts Without Permission

Last March, Facebook no longer sent email password verification methods for people initially signing up for the site. Turns out Facebook just happened to grab the email contact lists of 1.5 million users pr...More..

Oil prices extend losses as oversupply worries drag
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Oil prices extend losses as oversupply worries drag

Oil up 1 percent as market focuses on supply risks yesterday. Both contracts traded slightly lower earlier in the day and were on track to post weekly gains. Prices have been supported this year by an agreeme...More..

Kia previews new 300 mile range electric concept vehicle
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Kia previews new 300 mile range electric concept vehicle

Also, if we've learned anything from Tesla, wacky doors on a auto regular people buy are not a good idea. The HabaNiro has a three-tone color scheme, including dark grey on the lower front end, silver on th...More..

Strike taking big toll on Stop & Shop
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Strike taking big toll on Stop & Shop

Fludd was given a misdemeanor summons for breach of peace and is scheduled to appear in court on April 30. But Stop & Shop workers are optimistic their customers will eventually return after the strike. "Mart...More..

Hyundai eyes leadership position in compact SUV segment: MD
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

Hyundai eyes leadership position in compact SUV segment: MD

Hyundai already has a subcompact crossover , the Kona , but the new Venue is even smaller. Of course, the Venue will be the first vehicle in the segment to offer BlueLink connectivity and related safe...More..

One hundred car-sharing Benzes stolen in Chicago fraud scheme
by | Friday, April 19, 2019

One hundred car-sharing Benzes stolen in Chicago fraud scheme

The company's fleet options in Chicago include the Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mercedes-Benz CLA and a smart vehicle fit for two people. The Chicago Police Department told Motherboard that most of the vehicles ha...More..