• Uber buys 24000 Volvo SUVs to build driverless taxi service
Uber buys 24000 Volvo SUVs to build driverless taxi service

Volvo XC90 comes with wide range of features like Pilot Assist 2, Power Pulse, Volvo On Call app and can get to speeds of up to 130km/hr. According to a patent , which describes a "sensory stimulation system for autonomous vehicles", Uber plans to use vibrating and moving seats, the flow of air targeting the face or other part of the body, and...

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  • Trader Joe's recalls three salads for possible risky rogue ingredients
Trader Joe's recalls three salads for possible risky rogue ingredients

Since the recalled salads have use-by dates between November 10 to November 12, the potentially contaminated salads will likely be residing in someone's refrigerator. The recall impacts about 37,000 pounds of chicken and turkey salad products. Over the weekend, the grocery chain said some of the possibly contaminated items included packages of wh...

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  • More than 20000 Self-Driving Volvo XC90s heading for UBER
More than 20000 Self-Driving Volvo XC90s heading for UBER

According to a new report from Bloomberg , Uber has placed an order for 24,000 Volvo XC90 SUVs. The agreement calls for the company to supply the ride-hailing firm with base model vehicles that come from the factory with "core" autonomous driving technology installed.

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  • Rating upgrade recognises reforms by Modi govt, good news for industry
Rating upgrade recognises reforms by Modi govt, good news for industry

Entire world is recognising "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas" Railways and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said in a tweet. New Delhi- The ruling BJP and the government on Friday cheered U.S. Whether or not it prompts an upgrade by rating agencies should be a secondary consideration. Moody's pegged GDP growth at 6.7 per cent in FY18 and 7.5 per cent in F...

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  • TransCanada's Keystone pipeline shut after 5000-barrel leak in US
TransCanada's Keystone pipeline shut after 5000-barrel leak in US

The leak occurred just a few days before the Nebraska Public Service Commission is scheduled to make a November 20 announcement of its decision on whether to approve a permit to allow construction of the controversial long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.

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  • Bookshop - World Energy Outlook 2017 - International Energy Agency
Bookshop - World Energy Outlook 2017 - International Energy Agency

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was at $55.10 a barrel, down 60c or 1.1%. West Texas Intermediate crude have both shed about $3 a barrel, or almost 5 percent, from more than two-year highs struck last week. a net exporter of oil - in addition to gas - by the late 2020s. The IEA also today released its latest World Energy Outlook, in whic...

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  • Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters
Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters

Indigo Partners is a U.S. investment firm founded by Bill Franke that specialises in the lease of planes to low-priced airlines. The umbrella deal is created to supply aircaft to four airlines in which Franke's Indigo Partners investment company has stakes: US -based Frontier Airlines, Mexico's Volaris, Chilean carrier JetSmart and Hungary's Wizz...

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  • EgyptAir signs letter of intent for up to 24 Bombardier CS300s
EgyptAir signs letter of intent for up to 24 Bombardier CS300s

He added that the two deals would bring Bombardier's firm CSeries orders to a total of more than 400 jets. State-owned EgyptAir signed a letter (LOI) of intent on Tuesday to order 12 Bombardier CSeries jets valued at $1.1 billion at list prices.

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  • Amazon surrenders cheapest bit of Chinese cloud
Amazon surrenders cheapest bit of Chinese cloud

In a statement Amazon emphasised that it had not sold its business in China, saying that it "remains fully committed to ensuring Chinese customers continue to receive AWS's industry leading cloud services". "Chinese law forbids non-Chinese companies from owning or operating certain technology for the provision of cloud services", the USA firm said....

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  • Toy Company Rivals Hasbro And Mattel May Soon Become One
Toy Company Rivals Hasbro And Mattel May Soon Become One

A tie-up would create a toy powerhouse, uniting Hasbro's brands, which also include My Little Pony, with Mattel's Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels toys. Mattel's stance toward Hasbro in this overture is not clear, and it remains far from certain that a deal will materialize, the source said, asking not to be identified because the matter is confiden...

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  • Pogba predicted Martial return
Pogba predicted Martial return

Since then Jose Mourinho's side have lost to the likes of Huddersfield and Chelsea. Having damaged his hamstring in a Champions League meeting with Basel a couple of months ago, the Manchester United midfielder hasn't been seen on a football field since.

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  • Electric shuttle bus returning to downtown Las Vegas roads
Electric shuttle bus returning to downtown Las Vegas roads

Wednesday, when it collided with a delivery truck on the 100 block of South Sixth Street, near Fremont Street. The truck driver was cited for illegal backing in the accident. The shuttle can be boarded at any of the three stops located on Fremont and Carson Streets between Las Vegas Boulevard and 8th Street. The autonomous buses are the brainc...

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  • Fidget spinners sold at Target contain high lead levels, advocacy group says
Fidget spinners sold at Target contain high lead levels, advocacy group says

Fidget spinners may be popular, and high on many holiday gift lists, but an OR mother and a consumer advocacy group have found high levels of lead in some of the toys , and the defense offered by one retailer might be much help to most parents considering a purchase.

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  • EU Commission sees Greek primary surplus at 3.9 percent/GDP in 2018
EU Commission sees Greek primary surplus at 3.9 percent/GDP in 2018

Eurozone GDP growth has yet to catch up with the 3% expansion in 2007, before the global financial crisis hit. However, Pierre Moscovici , the commissioner for economic and financial affairs, warned that while both the eurozone and the wider European Union are expected to grow in 2018 and 2019, "challenges remain in the form of high debt levels ...

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  • Congress grills former Equifax, Yahoo CEOs over identity data breaches
Congress grills former Equifax, Yahoo CEOs over identity data breaches

Initially, Yahoo estimated that a billion users had been affected, but in October 2017, it acknowledged that hackers actually compromised three billion accounts . So far, no nation-state connection to the much larger 2013 breach has been revealed. They answered questions about the Equifax breach in September and Yahoo's in March.

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  • Waymo's Self-Driving Milepost: Humans Take a Backseat
Waymo's Self-Driving Milepost: Humans Take a Backseat

Waymo's fleet of autonomous vehicles is now prepared to drive on public roads without a safety operator, according to CEO John Krafcik, who announced the development onstage at the Web Summit in Lisbon. During a demonstration last week, Waymo gave rides to reporters on a closed course that included citylike scenarios. Eventually the public w...

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  • Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes
Apple reportedly moved cash to island to avoid Irish taxes

The documents shared with some media outlets by the US -based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has exposed tactics the wealthy and powerful have used to avoid taxes. Although there is no suggestion that Apple did anything illegal, the revelations will once again cast the spotlight on the tax affairs of the world's most prof...

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  • Broadcom Offers to Acquire Qualcomm for $103 Billion
Broadcom Offers to Acquire Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Last week, Qualcomm reported revenue of $22.3 billion (£17 billion) for 2017, but Broadcom says the combined company could deliver revenues of around $51 billion (£38.9 billion). " Broadcom's proposal is compelling for stockholders and stakeholders in both companies". Broadcom , Qualcomm and NXP together would have control over modems, Wi...

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  • Disney's Deadpool? What could happen if Disney buys 21st Century Fox
Disney's Deadpool? What could happen if Disney buys 21st Century Fox

The fact that Disney and Fox were in talks in the first place would indicate that there remains a chance, however slight, that the studios might yet come to an agreement. If The Walt Disney Company doesn't own the world yet, perhaps they will soon enough. And more resources could perhaps be diverted to sports in a leaner company, allowing Fox t...

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  • New Zealand chooses to bat vs India in 2nd T20
New Zealand chooses to bat vs India in 2nd T20

The Auckland batsman never let up, though, and powered on to his hundred as New Zealand amassed 196-2 in their 20 overs. The duo, who had made identical 80 runs in a record opening stand of 158 for a winning cause in the series opener at Delhi, were out to poor shots, Dhawan losing his stumps when playing across to the left arm pacer and Shar...

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  • Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested
Sen. Paul assaulted at home; man arrested

Friday in reference to a report of an assault , according to the news release. Paul suffered minor injuries in the incident and is fine , Cooper said. Police arrested 59-year-old Rene Boucher in connection with the attack. According to the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure, Boucher is a retired physician, as of February, 2015.

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  • BC unemployment rate remains in good shape
BC unemployment rate remains in good shape

There were 342,100 people employed by independent mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers during September, down from a revised 343,700 during August. "The bottom-line is that slack in the labor market is receding but the hiring trend is slowing and wage gains remain muted". The rate was down a tenth of a point from September, the lowest the USA ...

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  • Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits a New Record High
Cryptocurrency Market Cap Hits a New Record High

The popular cryptocurrency managed to hit a new record price of $6915 and a market cap valuation of over $115 billion at the time of writing. The most valuable cryptocurrency , Bitcoin, has smashed a new record for itself and any other cryptocurrency .

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  • Open Enrollment Begins for State's Health Insurance Marketplace Wednesday
Open Enrollment Begins for State's Health Insurance Marketplace Wednesday

In Ohio, the largest state navigator group shuttered its program after losing almost 88 percent of its funding, dropping from $1.7 million to $486,000. The estimate from S&P concludes that enrollment next year could be seven to 13 percent lower than the 12.2 million people who signed up in 2017. At the state level, many regulators were able to ...

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  • Tesla misses first major Model 3 goal in worst financial quarter ever
Tesla misses first major Model 3 goal in worst financial quarter ever

The company produced just 260 Model 3 cars in September, which was waaaaaaaaaay short of the 1,500 vehicles it had hoped to produce. One reason for the weak numbers was the trouble Tesla has been having with the launch of its Model 3, the company's first mainstream battery-electric vehicle.

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  • Amazon's Bezos leapfrogs Gates as world's richest person
Amazon's Bezos leapfrogs Gates as world's richest person

Jeff Bezos is on track to become the world's richest person. On one hand, Bill Gates has funneled billions of dollars into his charitable foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , which educates women and combats disease in impoverished countries across the globe, among other important causes.

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  • One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman
One Mistake, Goal - Tottenham Star Wary of Manchester United Marksman

Spurs and United trail Man City by five points for the Premier League lead, with the table-toppers off to West Brom on Saturday. But he has now been ruled out of the showdown with Jose Mourinho's side tomorrow lunchtime. Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino says it is a "small" injury but that Kane would not be risked against United. Kane i...

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  • Amazon Tops Wall Street Estimates: Q3 Net Profits Reach $256 Million
Amazon Tops Wall Street Estimates: Q3 Net Profits Reach $256 Million

AWS, Amazon's enterprise-facing cloud computing unit, brought in $4.6bn in revenues, up 34 per cent year-on-year, a positive sign given Wall Street's concerns over slowing growth for this part of the business. One big question ahead of Amazon's third-quarter report was whether the Whole Foods acquisition would impair profitability. Amazon's e...

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  • Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) is Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd.'s 7th Largest Position
Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) is Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd.'s 7th Largest Position

The stock now has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of $926.27. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 40,694 shares of company stock worth $38,136,904. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of Alphabet during the second quarter worth $400,022,000. Alphabet had a return on equity of 13.66% and a net margin ...

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  • Desus & Mero Blast The New Amazon Key
Desus & Mero Blast The New Amazon Key

Amazon Key is available to Amazon Prime members and only in selected areas of the country for now . Second, Amazon says it's also working with professional service providers such as Merry Maids and Seattle-based Rover.com to give them authorized access to homes via Amazon Key "in the coming months".

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  • Asian Rich List Swells on Billionaire Boom in China
Asian Rich List Swells on Billionaire Boom in China

Asian billionaires compared to 563 of the super-rich in the U.S., though the total wealth of American billionaires is still higher at $2.8 trillion compared to $2.0 trillion in Asia, said a report published on Thursday by UBS and PwC that tracks 1,542 billionaires globally.

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  • Analysts rated Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) as Buy
Analysts rated Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) as Buy

Pitcairn Co. raised its stake in shares of Caterpillar by 0.4% in the second quarter. Motco now owns 989 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $106,000 after acquiring an additional 718 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Cuomo signs legislation adding e-cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Act
Cuomo signs legislation adding e-cigarettes to Clean Indoor Air Act

Andrew Cuomo , who signed the bill into law Monday. It will soon be illegal to use electronic cigarettes, the popular vapor substitute to traditional tobacco cigarettes, in public indoor spaces in New York State. This bill (S.2543A/ A.516A) would reduce the exposure to potentially risky chemicals for e-cigarette users and those around them. "I ...

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  • Bill O'Reilly settled another sexual harassment claim for $32 million
Bill O'Reilly settled another sexual harassment claim for $32 million

Wiehl accused O'Reilly of harassment and "a nonconsensual sexual relationship", according to the Times , which cited unnamed sources briefed on the settlement. He was forced to resign in April following a raft of sexual harassment allegations. The Times reports that Rupert Murdoch and his sons, Lachlan and James , were adamant at the time ...

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  • BJP's OBC commission pitch to counter Congress in Gujarat, Karnataka
BJP's OBC commission pitch to counter Congress in Gujarat, Karnataka

Both leaders are vocal critics of the BJP government in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, where assembly elections are due this winter. He was accompanied by Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot and Bharat Singh Solanki (Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee chief), reported Times of India .

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