Trump urges Venezuelan military to abandon Maduro or 'lose everything'

The BBC's worldwide correspondent Orla Guerin reports from Yare where the lack of food and medicines are claiming lives. Maduro is clinging to power, even as Trump's envoy for Venezuela , Elliott Abrams , told Congress this month that the adminis... More..

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Payless to close all shoe stores, report says
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Payless to close all shoe stores, report says

There is still a small chance a buyer could emerge after Payless files for bankruptcy , the sources said . A company spokesperson confirmed the closure with the news outlet, saying liquidation sales will star...More..

Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Renault-Nissan Alliance: New holding company chairman named

However, it was not clear whether they had stepped down voluntarily or had been dismissed by Ghosn. Ghosn, who was sent by Renault to lead a turnaround at Nissan after its near-bankruptcy in 1999, has remai...More..

Eero Bought by Amazon
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

Eero Bought by Amazon

Back in 2016, a CE Pro review of the product saw eero as a less-expensive alternative for custom integrators, but lacking certain key features that integrators desire, including that configuration can only be...More..

5 injured after turbulence forces Seattle-bound flight to land in Reno
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

5 injured after turbulence forces Seattle-bound flight to land in Reno

He posted a brief video that appears to show a cart that overturned because of the harsh conditions. The Delta Airlines flight experienced the terrifying turbulence as it was headed to Seattle , Washin...More..

JPMorgan Bank is Set to Develop its Own Cryptocurrency-JPM Coin
by | Friday, February 15, 2019

JPMorgan Bank is Set to Develop its Own Cryptocurrency-JPM Coin

The JPM Coin will be issued on Quorum Blockchain and subsequently extended to other platforms. Last year, J.P. Morgan and two other lenders banned the purchase of bitcoins by credit card customers. Morgan...More..

Amazon Cancels Plans To Build Headquarters In New York
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon Cancels Plans To Build Headquarters In New York

Amazon has cancelled its plans for a new headquarters in New York City following a torrent of local political opposition . Nashville, which was awarded a 5,000-person center, also said it was open to taki...More..

Amazon purchases Mesh WiFi Company Eero
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Amazon purchases Mesh WiFi Company Eero

The first mesh home WiFi system , eero blankets any home in reliable and secure WiFi. eero's digital security service, eero Plus, protects connected devices, privacy, and family. The acquisition clearly signif...More..

US Weighs 60-Day Extension for China Tariff Deadline
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

US Weighs 60-Day Extension for China Tariff Deadline

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are meeting with China's top economic czar Liu He today and tomorrow. Meanwhile, customs data released Thursday showed Chi...More..

Tesla rolls out 'sentry mode' safety feature
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tesla rolls out 'sentry mode' safety feature

Atchley tweeted at Tesla CEO Elon Musk in October, asking that the Model 3 include a function "where the music plays and the AC is on, with a display screen saying, 'I'm fine, my owner will be right back'". Dub...More..

Death of the superjumbo jet: Why Airbus is killing the A380
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Death of the superjumbo jet: Why Airbus is killing the A380

While the iconic passenger airliner might be admired by aviation enthusiasts, it never gained much popularity with customers ( Emirates aside). At a conference call with Airbus management Thursday, few analyst...More..

China's Xi to meet U.S. officials as tariff deadline looms
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

China's Xi to meet U.S. officials as tariff deadline looms

An American delegation is in Beijing to conduct bilateral trade talks with China . " President Trump and President Xi sitting down face-to-face figuring that out and getting that final deal because they a...More..

Opec tightens its taps as global oil demand stalls
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Opec tightens its taps as global oil demand stalls

Brent crude futures continue to track higher with bulls eying a break above the 2019 peak ($63.63/bbl). USA sanctions on Venezuela's state-owned oil company are tightening the global oil market and sendi...More..

'Skiplagging' passenger sued after ditching connecting flight
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

'Skiplagging' passenger sued after ditching connecting flight

Lufthansa is suing a man who intentionally missed a connecting flight from Frankfurt to Oslo in order to receive a cheaper fare. Airlines put a premium on nonstop flights, and "skiplagging" passengers exploi...More..

by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Easing core inflation could push RBI to cut rates again

The best one-year fixed-rate account, offered by Sharia bank Al Rayan , pays 2.17 per cent, beating inflation by 0.37 percentage points. "The further falling back in inflation facilitates the Bank of Englan...More..

Apple’s Rough Quarter In China Hit iPhone Sales Hard
by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Apple’s Rough Quarter In China Hit iPhone Sales Hard

As a result, Apple saw its sales in China tumble by almost 40% on year in the fourth quarter, while other local brands saw their sales drop about 20%. "De-subsidization has made the iPhone look much more expens...More..

by | Thursday, February 14, 2019

Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry

It is ranked among the most visited US Web sites, and has more than 138,000 "communities" for discussions on various topics. Reddit has raised a new $300 million round of funding from investors including Te...More..

Tesla Out of Cheaper Model 3s, Stakeholder Cuts Share in Half
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Tesla Out of Cheaper Model 3s, Stakeholder Cuts Share in Half

Analysts say that if Tesla can produce a quality vehicle at this price, this will allow it to outdo the competitors and significantly increase sales. This is just a month a way, and it is uncertain if Musk hi...More..

OPEC cuts 2019 oil demand forecast on global slowdown
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

OPEC cuts 2019 oil demand forecast on global slowdown

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Tuesday that it had cut its output by nearly 800,000 bpd in January to 30.81 million bpd. "Even so, headline benchmark crude oil prices hav...More..

Jamaican Lotto Winner Claims $1.2 Million Prize In Scream Mask
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jamaican Lotto Winner Claims $1.2 Million Prize In Scream Mask

Identified only as A Campbell , the lottery victor won 158 million Jamaican dollars - or approximately 1.1 million USD - as part of Supreme Venture's Super Lotto . "I found out [I won] the same night", he...More..

Trump says he may let China trade deal deadline slip
by | Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Trump says he may let China trade deal deadline slip

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could let the deadline for a trade agreement "slide for a little while", but that he would prefer not to and expects to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinpi...More..

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Has Over 37.96% Upside Potential
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Has Over 37.96% Upside Potential

Destiny 2's Forsaken expansion failed to meet Activision's sales expectations, and company stock took a significant hit after the ill-received announcement of the mobile-only Diablo: Immortal at Blizzcon in ...More..

Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Jody Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet

Jody Wilson-Raybould has resigned from cabinet. It does say she will continue to serve as MP for the riding of Vancouver-Granville. Trudeau denies the allegations, claiming " Neither the current nor the previ...More..

Johnson calls for time limit on Brexit backstop
by | Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Johnson calls for time limit on Brexit backstop

Supporters accuse Mrs May of trying to run down the clock until Brexit day so she can effectively say to MPs that it is her deal or no deal. The government announced on Sunday that parliament might not be g...More..

Rolls Royce Cullinan getting competition from Aston Martin Lagonda?
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Rolls Royce Cullinan getting competition from Aston Martin Lagonda?

Having made a surprise return to the world stage at the Geneva Motor Show previous year, Lagonda will be back at the 2019 running of the event. Shares of Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings PLC (LON:AML)...More..

German minister welcomes cartel office's clampdown on Facebook data collection
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

German minister welcomes cartel office's clampdown on Facebook data collection

The regulator said many people were not aware of how websites with a "Like" button could be used to gather data linked to a Facebook account. Under the order, Facebook can't tie membership on the platfo...More..

by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Montreal unemployment rate drops below Toronto's (again) in January

In contrast, Alberta saw a second straight month of declines, down 16,000 positions, vaulting the unemployment rate to 6.8 per cent. In January 2018, the jobless rate for the region was listed at 6.6%. Last wee...More..

Here’s Everywhere You Can Score Deals for National Pizza Day 2019
by | Sunday, February 10, 2019

Here’s Everywhere You Can Score Deals for National Pizza Day 2019

Chuck E. Cheese's: Get a free upgrade to an XL pizza through February 9. Enter code "MEDIUM1" to get your $1 medium pizza! Chuck E. Cheese - Okay, not the IDEAL place to pick up a pizza on National Piz...More..

BOE cuts forecasts, says Brexit damage to economy has risen
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

BOE cuts forecasts, says Brexit damage to economy has risen

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday unexpectedly lowered interest rates and as anticipated, shifted its stance to "neutral" from "calibrated tightening" to boost a slowing economy after a sha...More..

Amazon rethinks plan for New York HQ amid fierce opposition, report says
by | Saturday, February 09, 2019

Amazon rethinks plan for New York HQ amid fierce opposition, report says

He told the Guardian: " Amazon has extorted ny from the first day of this process, and this seems to be their latest effort to do that". " Amazon has been growing into the largest company we'll ever see",...More..