General Motors announces jobs, electric vehicle

Last month, the company stopped building the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid hatchback, and in January company President Mark Reuss hinted that GM would not develop further hybrid or plug-in models. GM spokesman Dan Flores said the investment has bee... More..

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CVS starts selling CBD-infused products in 8 states
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

CVS starts selling CBD-infused products in 8 states

CVS said the products will include topicals such as creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves. CBD was illegal on the federal level up until December, as cannabinoids were a scheduled substance. Calif...More..

Volvo wants in-car cameras to monitor drunk drivers
by | Saturday, March 23, 2019

Volvo wants in-car cameras to monitor drunk drivers

Using in-car cameras mounted to face the driver, sensors and complicated computer programming, the auto would theoretically recognize erratic driving, whether that be due to distraction or intoxication. The veh...More..

Facebook to curb discrimination in housing, job ads | newkerala.com #115551
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Facebook to curb discrimination in housing, job ads | newkerala.com #115551

As part of Tuesday's announcement, Facebook officials say they settled with the National Fair Housing Alliance and other groups for about $5 million. Federal laws in the United States prohibit discrimination ...More..

Corbyn calls for compromise to avoid no-deal Brexit
by | Friday, March 22, 2019

Corbyn calls for compromise to avoid no-deal Brexit

More than one million people had signed the petition by early afternoon on Thursday, following increased activity on the website after the Prime Minister's speech on Wednesday night. He tweeted: "I mean hon...More..

Two Wisconsin players win $50,000 in Powerball drawing
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Two Wisconsin players win $50,000 in Powerball drawing

However, just know that the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million . The drawings are held at 10:59 p.m. N.J. victor of $273M Mega Millions jackpot hunted for a job for a year. The third tick...More..

Google Fined $1.7 Billion by European Union for Abusive Ad Tactics
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Google Fined $1.7 Billion by European Union for Abusive Ad Tactics

As of 2009, Google began to replace those clauses with a so-called premium placement clause, requiring websites to save the most visible and clicked on parts of the websites' search results pages for Google. Th...More..

Australia: Government Unveils National Blockchain Roadmap and Strategy
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Australia: Government Unveils National Blockchain Roadmap and Strategy

In their announcement, the two ministers detail Australia's goal to become a leader in the nascent blockchain industry by focusing its research and development on "regulation, skills and capacity building, inno...More..

Fed Signals It May Not Change Interest Rates This Year
by | Thursday, March 21, 2019

Fed Signals It May Not Change Interest Rates This Year

The 12-member Federal Open Market Committee most recently voted to increase its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point, bringing it to a target range of between 2.25% and 2.5% in December. Econ...More..

Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Asian shares mixed in muted trading ahead of US Fed meeting

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan closed 0.1 percent higher, while Japan's Nikkei lost 0.08 percent. Market players held on to hopes of a trade deal between Washington and Beijing as ...More..

Lyft wants to raise $2.1 billion in its IPO this year
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lyft wants to raise $2.1 billion in its IPO this year

Embarking on a roadshow today in a bid to draw investors to its initial public offering, the San Francisco-based firm will reportedly place its valuation at $21 billion to $23 billion. As Bloomberg points ou...More..

Jury finds Roundup weed killer major factor in man's cancer
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jury finds Roundup weed killer major factor in man's cancer

Liability and damages will be decided by the same jury in a second trial phase beginning on Wednesday. Monsanto was initially ordered to pay $289m to Johnson, who has two young sons and in the end stages of...More..

Securities regulator 'stunned' by Elon Musk's tweeting
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Securities regulator 'stunned' by Elon Musk's tweeting

The SEC in late February moved to hold Musk in contempt of court for violating that agreement with his tweets about Tesla's production estimates. USA securities regulators are fighting back against Tesla CE...More..

Etihad offers to sell its entire stake in Jet Airways to SBI
by | Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Etihad offers to sell its entire stake in Jet Airways to SBI

Cash-starved Jet Airways on Tuesday alleged that non-payment of salaries had adversely affected its members' psychological condition, which puts the safety of the airline's flight operations at risk. Jet Airway...More..

Paris tops list of world’s most expensive cities
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Paris tops list of world’s most expensive cities

Two Swiss cities, Zurich and Geneva, as well as Copenhagen, were also ranked among the 10 most expensive cities in the world in the annual Economist Intelligence Unit survey , comparing costs of over 150 ite...More..

Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with $40k electric car
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fisker relaunches Tesla rivalry with $40k electric car

It'll be priced from under $40,000, the automaker says, when it goes on sale in the second half of 2021, with Fisker intending to sell direct to customers. The vastly spacious interior is complemented by a mo...More..

Qualcomm wins Apple patent infringement case
by | Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Qualcomm wins Apple patent infringement case

As a result, the jury has awarded Qualcomm $31 million in damages. Qualcomm jumped as much as 3.5 percent before finishing up 2.2 percent at the close in NY trading. "We are gratified that courts all over the...More..

RCom scraps telecom asset sale to Reliance Jio
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

RCom scraps telecom asset sale to Reliance Jio

RCom had already deposited 1.18 billion rupees due to Ericsson with the Supreme Court in February. Almost 15 months after Anil Ambani agreed to sell assets of Reliance Communications to a telecom firm...More..

Trump to GM: Reopen Ohio plant, close one in Mexico or China
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Trump to GM: Reopen Ohio plant, close one in Mexico or China

He also called on UAW Ohio division president David Green "to get his act together and produce" in the same tweet. Green didn't respond to a request for comment Sunday. She blamed the UAW Union - I don't care...More..

Oil Rises Strongly Supported by Cuts, Sanctions
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Oil Rises Strongly Supported by Cuts, Sanctions

OPEC members and non-OPEC countries participating in the oil production cut deal will meet on March 17-18 in Baku, Azerbaijan, to review output curbs they've been implementing to avert a supply glut and defend ...More..

Powerball jackpot grows to $550 million
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Powerball jackpot grows to $550 million

The other two tickets, each worth $1 million, were sold in New Jersey and Pennsylvania . While no one won Wednesday's drawing, two NY residents did claim $1 million each after they got the first five numbe...More..

Cboe pulls plug on bitcoin futures trading
by | Monday, March 18, 2019

Cboe pulls plug on bitcoin futures trading

CME Bitcoin futures set a new record for volume traded in a single day with over 18,300 contracts traded, equivalent to ~91,690 BTC or ~$360 million in notional value (1 BTC contract = 5 BTC). Some were co...More..

Volkswagen Boss Sorry About Nazi Gaffe
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Volkswagen Boss Sorry About Nazi Gaffe

The expression " Ebit macht frei " was made in an internal Volkswagen management presentation in connection with operating margins from various company brands, Diess said. "It was in fact, a very unfortunat...More..

Tata Motors’ JLR recalls 44,000 cars over Carbon dioxide emission levels
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Tata Motors’ JLR recalls 44,000 cars over Carbon dioxide emission levels

These include the Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport; certain Range Rover Evoque , Velar and Sport models and Jaguar E-Pace, F-Pace, F-Type, XE and XF cars. A spokesperson for Jaguar Land Rover c...More..

China's property investment rises 11.6% y-o-y in Jan-Feb
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

China's property investment rises 11.6% y-o-y in Jan-Feb

Other data released on Thursday showed growth in China's industrial output fell to a 17-year low in the first two months of the year. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected it to rise 6.0 percent, edging u...More..

Softbank close to $1bn investment in Uber's driverless auto business
by | Sunday, March 17, 2019

Softbank close to $1bn investment in Uber's driverless auto business

As for SoftBank's investment in Uber specifically, the company is expected to nearly double its investment when Uber goes public in the coming months. Uber Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi will be task...More..

Wells Fargo CEO's overtures earn bipartisan rebuke in fiery congressional hearing
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Wells Fargo CEO's overtures earn bipartisan rebuke in fiery congressional hearing

At one point he claimed that "no institution in this country has done more for diverse communities than Wells Fargo" ― quite a claim for a bank that has been separately sued by the cities of Chicago , Baltimo...More..

Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals

We're talking pizza pies and baked pies which both owe their existence to circles! For Pi Day , Toast Kitchen + Bakery is offering all pie slices and Pice Cream sandwiches for $3.14. With 7NOW, the convenien...More..

Woman awarded $42 million in baby powder terminal cancer lawsuit
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Woman awarded $42 million in baby powder terminal cancer lawsuit

This suit is the first to go to trial since December articles by Reuters and The New York Times alleged the company feared for years that its baby powder might contain asbestos. The jury deliberated for two...More..

Spotify Takes On Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Europe
by | Saturday, March 16, 2019

Spotify Takes On Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Europe

Spotify isn't just trying to sway the European Commission but the public as well, as outlined by its video above. The executive says that all apps should be able to compete fairly, and Apple Music shouldn't g...More..