Tesla to unveil Model Y on March 14, says Musk

Additionally, 75 percent of the Model 3's build and design will be shared with the Model Y, and the crossover SUV will be built at at Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. Those attending the reveal will also possibly have a chance to take a test ride in the ... More..

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Scientists Use Hacked Beer Yeast To Brew Cannabis
by | Monday, March 04, 2019

Scientists Use Hacked Beer Yeast To Brew Cannabis

But while CBD is legal across the USA, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not now permit companies to use it as an additive in food or drinks sold to the public; though that looks to be changing so...More..

Another nod for China stocks as MSCI ups weighting
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Another nod for China stocks as MSCI ups weighting

The US-based firm, which a year ago added 236 China-listed large-cap stocks to its Emerging Markets Index for the first time, said it would quadruple those shares' weighting in three stages between May and No...More..

Facebook Working on Its Own Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Facebook Working on Its Own Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp

There is very little chance that Facebook will be adopting or partnering with an existing crypto project. In fact, the social media giant has already expanded their blockchain division with its acquisition ...More..

Seat el-Born: it's Spain's first MEB electric auto
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Seat el-Born: it's Spain's first MEB electric auto

Its battery pack is paired with a 204PS electric motor which allows the vehicle to sprint from 0-62mph in 7.5 seconds. The vehicle has a range of up to 420 km (261 miles) under the WLTP test cycle, Seat sai...More..

Trump announces executive order on campus free speech
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Trump announces executive order on campus free speech

Rosenstein is expected to step down by mid-March. If you keep defending us, we'll keep defending you. "It's true", Trump said after the crowd burst into laughter. Trump ridiculed a Democratic " green new deal...More..

Oil slips on record U.S. crude output, China's weakening economy
by | Sunday, March 03, 2019

Oil slips on record U.S. crude output, China's weakening economy

The data compounded worries that demand is falling globally. A Reuters poll showed analysts expect global fuel demand to slow this year amid a broad economic slowdown. OPEC's share is 800,000 bpd, to be deliv...More..

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

Investors welcomed the move, which averted an escalation in the damaging trade war between the world's two largest economies. Trump had threatened a 10 percent to 25 percent increase in tariffs on $200 billio...More..

YouTube suspends comments on videos of kids
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

YouTube suspends comments on videos of kids

Companies in New Zealand and globally have been abandoning the internet giant after an extensive number of sexual comments posted on innocent videos of children was exposed . He also instructed the Departmen...More..

Volvo's Polestar Unveils Electric Car Touted as Tesla Rival
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Volvo's Polestar Unveils Electric Car Touted as Tesla Rival

Polestar will also let you use your phone as a key, and the on-board computer will be able to sense your approach, then predict your movements and configure the car's digital display accordingly. Polestar 2 ...More..

Cuomo Trying to Convince Bezos to Bring Amazon to NYC — NY Times
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Cuomo Trying to Convince Bezos to Bring Amazon to NYC — NY Times

In addition, top business leaders wrote an open letter to Amazon execs. The letter said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo "will take personal responsibility for the project's state approval and [New York City]...More..

Walmart greeters being replaced; affecting elderly, disabled
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Walmart greeters being replaced; affecting elderly, disabled

But Greg Foran, president and chief executive of the company's USA stores, said greeters with disabilities would get an extended window until a solution was found. Disability rights lawyers said that from a leg...More..

TikTok Slapped With 5.7 Million Fine For Collecting Data From Children
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

TikTok Slapped With 5.7 Million Fine For Collecting Data From Children

The act requires websites and online services to have parental consent before collecting information from children under 13 years old. When the lip-syncing app Musical.ly first exploded in popularity almost f...More..

Lyft officially files to go public
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Lyft officially files to go public

Lyft posted revenue of $2.2 billion last year, up 103 percent year-over-year, and a net loss of $911 million, up 32 percent. In June, Lyft announced that it had raised US$600 million in a round led by Fideli...More..

Pakistan releases captured Indian pilot in 'gesture of peace'
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Pakistan releases captured Indian pilot in 'gesture of peace'

People turned out in large numbers early Friday morning at the Wagah-Attari border crossing, about 300 miles from New Delhi , where Pakistan handed the pilot over to India . However, the eastern side airpor...More..

Old Navy is splitting away from Gap
by | Saturday, March 02, 2019

Old Navy is splitting away from Gap

The majority of the affected stores are expected to shutter by the fourth quarter. However she cautioned that spinning off Old Navy "reduces the diversification the brand provides to the overall entity". "Fol...More..

What Could It Be? Elon Musk Promises Upcoming Tesla News
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

What Could It Be? Elon Musk Promises Upcoming Tesla News

We've been wondering for quite some time when it would happen. While demand for the Model 3 was never an issue, numerous folks with outstanding reservations were hoping to get their hands on a $35,000 model. ...More..

Victoria's Secret store closures planned in Canada, U.S.
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Victoria's Secret store closures planned in Canada, U.S.

The impending closings are far more than the 15 stores the brand closes on average every year. But Victoria's Secret and its teen brand PINK have struggled. L Brands operates 2,943 company-owned specialty store...More..

Fed to stop shrinking portfolio this year, Powell says
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Fed to stop shrinking portfolio this year, Powell says

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell appeared for the second half of his Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress Wednesday in front of the House Appropriations Committee. "We're in no rush to make a ...More..

Venezuela turns to Russian Federation for help as crisis deepens
by | Friday, March 01, 2019

Venezuela turns to Russian Federation for help as crisis deepens

The United States has led a campaign for global recognition of Juan Guaido , the Venezuelan opposition leader and head of the country's elected National Assembly, over President Nicholas Maduro . U.S. Preside...More..

Warren Buffett Still Hasn't Revealed a Berkshire Hathaway Succession Plan
by | Thursday, February 28, 2019

Warren Buffett Still Hasn't Revealed a Berkshire Hathaway Succession Plan

He and I disagree on some things, but I think that he knows how to run things. "I think he's got the right goals for America", he said. While analysts say a measurement like price-to-book serves as a fair m...More..

Tesla's Musk calls SEC 'broken' in new Twitter spat
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Tesla's Musk calls SEC 'broken' in new Twitter spat

The regulator claims that Mr Musk, 47, broke this by tweeting an estimate of Tesla's production rate, which he corrected four hours later to a lower figure. Musk's actions, as well as the SEC's now-evident atte...More..

The Porsche Macan will be all electric by 2020
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Porsche Macan will be all electric by 2020

The Taycan is due to arrive in the US beginning very late this year, with the Taycan Cross Turismo due maybe a year later. Making this investment in electromobility at the Leipzig site creates the opportunity...More..

FCA To Electrify Jeep Vehicles; To Expand Production Capacity At Michigan Plant
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

FCA To Electrify Jeep Vehicles; To Expand Production Capacity At Michigan Plant

Meanwhile, the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are set to be built at the Warren, Mich., assembly plant that now produces the Ram 1500 Classic . Plans involve permanently closing off a portion of St. "This is a ...More..

American companies want better access to China
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

American companies want better access to China

Hills, chairman and CEO of Hills & Company, International Consultants, a Washington-based advisory firm on trade and investment. Trump's dramatic decision in July to hike duties on Chinese imports split the U...More..

Good Samaritan spends $540 to buy a freezing Girl Scout troop's cookies
by | Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Good Samaritan spends $540 to buy a freezing Girl Scout troop's cookies

Dillard says the generous man paid $540 on cookies in total. After two hours on Friday of standing in 34-degree cold outside a store in Greenville, SC, Troop 1574 still had plenty of cookies to sell, reports...More..

SEC calls for Elon Musk to be held in contempt over tweet
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

SEC calls for Elon Musk to be held in contempt over tweet

Is Musk capable of running a public company? Tesla did not respond immediately to a request for comment on the reported lawsuit. In a response to the SEC's demand for information regarding the February ...More..

Storage on smartphones set to soar with new 1TB microSD cards
by | Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Storage on smartphones set to soar with new 1TB microSD cards

As per several news reports, both Micron and Western Digital's Sandisk have launched the world's first 1TB microSD cards . It seems that nearly everything needs a microSD card to get the best out of thes...More..

Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Wind advisory through Monday afternoon; wind chill will feel like single digits

Those going to church on Sunday morning should be ready for windy conditions. Areas of fog may slow down your ride Sunday night before clearing takes place as winds increase. During an outage, civilians are...More..

Trans Mountain expansion all but approved, despite indigenous opposition
by | Monday, February 25, 2019

Trans Mountain expansion all but approved, despite indigenous opposition

In response, Ottawa ordered the NEB to reopen its review process to fill in the gap on marine life and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi ordered a new round of consultations with affected Indigenous grou...More..