BMW and Daimler invest €1bn in mobility joint venture

BMW Group and Daimler AG have revealed the five "verticals" into which they will pool their mobility cooperation. "We are creating a leading global game changer", said Harald Krueger, management board chairman of BMW at a press conference in B... More..

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Apple to launch credit card paired with iPhone
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Apple to launch credit card paired with iPhone

The new Apple-branded card will offer cashback rewards for spending and will be complemented by new iPhone features created to help users to track rewards, set spending goals and manage their account balances...More..

Refreshed XC90 is first mild hybrid Volvo
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Refreshed XC90 is first mild hybrid Volvo

In addition, it expects its new "B" badged powertrains to gradually become the new standard, moving it closer to its goal that by the middle of the next decade all of its cars will be electrified. Volvo says it...More..

National Margarita Day: Deals you can find in metro Detroit
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

National Margarita Day: Deals you can find in metro Detroit

Margaritaville is offering deals for National Margarita Day 2019. This place will get you in the tropical mood. Stop by a participating Margaritaville Restaurant or LandShark Bar & Grill on February 22 f...More..

YouTube pulls advertising from anti-vaxxer videos
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

YouTube pulls advertising from anti-vaxxer videos

YouTube also disabled comments on tens of millions of videos featuring minors, removed thousands of inappropriate comments on videos with young people in them, and reported illegal comments to the National Cen...More..

Ford investigating potential flaws in vehicles that may have understated pollution
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ford investigating potential flaws in vehicles that may have understated pollution

The EPA said in a statement that the information they have regarding the matter is "too incomplete for EPA to reach any conclusions". The issues involving Ford's testing processes do not involve the use of ...More..

JUST IN: Banks begin forex trading…starting rate set at 2,5
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

JUST IN: Banks begin forex trading…starting rate set at 2,5

The country adopted the dollar in 2009 but, as a chronic hard currency shortage worsened, introduced a parallel system of bond notes pegged at 1:1 to the USA currency. "The release of the exchange rate is what ...More..

Microsoft workers protest developing HoloLens U.S. military use
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Microsoft workers protest developing HoloLens U.S. military use

These employees take issue with Microsoft's US military commitments, but the bigger problem laid out in the letter is how the company has handled dissent when it comes to those commitments. It also referred to ...More..

Recruiters on the case after shock Honda job loss announcement
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Recruiters on the case after shock Honda job loss announcement

Honda's CEO Takahiro Hachigo announced the move on Tuesday, saying it was due to global changes in the auto industry, adding it had nothing to do with Brexit. Vehicles manufactured at the Swindon factory are ...More..

NZ dollar dragged down by Aussie counterpart
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

NZ dollar dragged down by Aussie counterpart

Five harbours overseen by Dalian customs - Dalian, Bayuquan, Panjin, Dandong and Beiliang - will not allow Australian coal to clear through customs, said the official, however coal imports from Russian Federati...More..

US, China Haggle Over Toughest Issues in Trade War Talks
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

US, China Haggle Over Toughest Issues in Trade War Talks

The Chinese attendees of the opening include Governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang, Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, Deputy Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Fi...More..

Kraft Heinz shares fall as appetites wane
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Kraft Heinz shares fall as appetites wane

It also revealed a $15 billion charge related to the value of its Kraft and Oscar Mayer trademarks. Kraft Heinz also recorded $25m in extra costs in the fourth quarter following an internal review triggered b...More..

Oil Prices Stay Near Highs, Though Stockpiles Skyrocket
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Oil Prices Stay Near Highs, Though Stockpiles Skyrocket

US crude stocks were forecast to rise 3.1 million barrels. 'Willingness of the OPEC+ group to adhere with the output cut agreement will remain supportive of oil prices in the run-up to their scheduled April...More..

Allowing Huawei into 5G network is risky - UK
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Allowing Huawei into 5G network is risky - UK

The NCSC chief executive highlighted a report past year which gave only limited assurances Huawei could be securely used by the UK Government. The decision that the United Kingdom will be watched closely by o...More..

Tesla Model 3 reliability issues lead to downgrade by Consumer Reports
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Tesla Model 3 reliability issues lead to downgrade by Consumer Reports

Earlier today, USA review group Consumer Reports announced that it had removed the Tesla Model 3 from its recommended lists, due to increased reports of reliability issues in its Reader Reliability Survey...More..

Questions surround Notley’s plan to purchase rail tankers
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Questions surround Notley’s plan to purchase rail tankers

With a deal officially struck between the three entities, an estimated 4,400 rail cars will be added to Alberta's oil transport abilities by 2020. Alberta is leasing 4,400 railway cars - more than three-quart...More..

YouTube axes more than 400 channels over child exploitation controversy
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

YouTube axes more than 400 channels over child exploitation controversy

What is problematic about this situation, therefore, is the fact that paedophiles are known to swarm the comment sections of such videos, leaving sexually suggestive comments about some parts of the video tha...More..

Gatwick Drone Attack May Have Been An Inside Job
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Gatwick Drone Attack May Have Been An Inside Job

Police continue their search for the drone operators responsible. Footage of the drone showed the craft hovering near the control tower, where workers were unable to film it because of a ban on mobile phones....More..

Southwest Airlines cancels about 100 flights across country due to maintenance issues
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Southwest Airlines cancels about 100 flights across country due to maintenance issues

The airline has been forced to cancel hundreds of flights over the past five days because of mechanical problems that have grounded a substantial portion of its fleet. 2018 was the third-safest year ever in ter...More..

Indian billionaire told to pay debt to Ericsson - or go to jail
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Indian billionaire told to pay debt to Ericsson - or go to jail

The three Reliance Companies - RCom , Reliance Telecom and Reliance InfraTel- are also held guilty of contempt, and a fine of Rs 1 crore each has been imposed on them. However, RCom amicably settled the disput...More..

Putin warns new missiles could target 'decision-making centres'
by | Thursday, February 21, 2019

Putin warns new missiles could target 'decision-making centres'

The Russian president warned , " Russia will be forced to create and develop weapons that can both be used on the territory where the threat comes from and decision-making centers". While claiming the Zircon ...More..

Hundreds stranded as United Kingdom airline collapses
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Hundreds stranded as United Kingdom airline collapses

Flybmi staff who were due at work today were told to stay home while those who were working overseas were flown home. The airline , which had also done business as British Midland, was a relatively small pl...More..

Japan’s Honda to shut UK plant, 3,500 jobs at risk
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Japan’s Honda to shut UK plant, 3,500 jobs at risk

Speaking in September, Ian Howells, senior vice-president of Honda Europe, said the company remained "right behind" its plant in Swindon and was not considering moving out of the United Kingdom after Bre...More..

EU's Juncker, Britain's May to meet on Brexit on Wednesday
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

EU's Juncker, Britain's May to meet on Brexit on Wednesday

The Irish border issue has been the stumbling block in the EU-UK Brexit talks. An extraordinary meeting between European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker with UK Prime Minister Theresa May will ta...More..

Oil gains as investors grow optimistic over OPEC output deal
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Oil gains as investors grow optimistic over OPEC output deal

Caution over future demand due to slowing global economic growth is weighing on prices, while the markets remain underpinned by the OPEC-led supply cuts and US sanctions against Venezuela. "There are lots of "i...More..

Korea facing historic turning point, says state media before summit
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Korea facing historic turning point, says state media before summit

North Korea has faced global sanctions from at least eight countries and several worldwide bodies following nuclear tests conducted in 2006 and Kim is hoping President Donald Trump lifts partial sanctions whe...More..

Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives
by | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives

The backlash against the app comes after several negative headlines involving Saudi Arabia , including a Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada after fleeing the kingdom, with her escape highlighting its male...More..

Payless shoe stores prepare to close
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Payless shoe stores prepare to close

Payless previously had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2017 and at that time closed nearly 700 stores. At the time, it had over 4,400 stores in more than 30 countries. That shift has hurt traditional ret...More..

Baby born on JetBlue flight to Florida inspires name change for plane
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Baby born on JetBlue flight to Florida inspires name change for plane

The footage shows her speaking on the phone to someone, saying loudly, "I didn't do anything wrong". Valerie Gonzalez, 32, was on a flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida , to Las Vegas and had been "drinking ...More..

Is Japan losing faith in the UK — Honda
by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Is Japan losing faith in the UK — Honda

The site in Swindon, about 80 miles west of London, is the nation's fourth-largest automotive plant and employs about 3,500 workers where the Honda Civic hatchback is made. Honda built just over 160,000 ve...More..