Tuesday March 19-th, 2019

Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks

The pound rose by about 1% against the dollar and also strengthened against the euro on the news, which assuaged fears that the United Kingdom could leave the European Union next March without new arrangements in place. We can not guarantee that it...

Canada Post warns of delivery delays into January Canada Post warns of delivery delays into January

Prince George postal workers are back on the job! "But we're seriously concerned". Two-thirds of Canadian small businesses say that they have been negatively impacted by the Canada Post strike at an average cost of $3,000. Rotating strikes by u...

Nissan board ousts Carlos Ghosn as chairman amid misconduct charges Nissan board ousts Carlos Ghosn as chairman amid misconduct charges

Nissan board members have sacked Carlos Ghosn as chairman, local media reported Thursday, which would be a spectacular fall from grace for the once-revered boss whose arrest for financial misconduct stunned the vehicle industry and the business wo...

Amtrak train heading to NY from Montreal disabled by separating cars Amtrak train heading to NY from Montreal disabled by separating cars

The cars on the Adirondack train from Montreal to Penn Station disconnected from one another near the upstate city at about 7:20 p.m., Amtrak spokesperson Jason Abrams said. "I thought we would derail or be hit by the other train". There was no A...

Wall Street continues dive, setting up ASX for sharp losses Wall Street continues dive, setting up ASX for sharp losses

The Nasdaq composite lost 219 points, or 3 percent, to 7,028. In a sign of just how bad the carnage on Wall Street has been in the recent sell-off, more than 45 percent of the stocks in the S&P 500 are down more than 20 percent from their highs in ...

All-New Range Rover Evoque Is Teased With Art Installations All-New Range Rover Evoque Is Teased With Art Installations

To heighten the suspense around the 2019 Range Rover Evoque, they have installed wire sculpture around the lovely city of London. The 1:1 scale wire forms feature a rising roofline and high window line that gives a coupe-like silhouette.

Americans travel across United States for Thanksgiving Americans travel across United States for Thanksgiving

Wednesday is projected to be the busiest travel day of the year, both on the roads and in the skies, as millions head out for the Thanksgiving holiday. LaGuardia Airport saw long lines heading to security check Wednesday morning. Southern Califor...

Spain to reject Brexit deal unless Gibraltar issue clarified Spain to reject Brexit deal unless Gibraltar issue clarified

She warned that if Parliament rejected her deal it could mean "more uncertainty, more division, or it could risk no Brexit at all". "So today I regret that I have to say that a pro-Western government like the Spanish will vote against Brexit un...

Technical error exposes Amazon users' names, email addresses Technical error exposes Amazon users' names, email addresses

This included requess for information about the number of affected users, if the email leak affected only customers in selected geographical areas, or for how much time was the "technical error" active and leaking users' emails. In its notifications ...

Ikea axing 350 United Kingdom jobs Ikea axing 350 United Kingdom jobs

Ikea said the cutbacks at Ingka Group will allow it to focus "on its e-commerce platform, to better meet the needs of its customers and be more convenient and affordable to many more people". The measures are part of global plans that Ikea predicts w...

Ride-hailing legislation introduced by B.C. government Ride-hailing legislation introduced by B.C. government

British Columbia's government has introduced long-awaited legislation that will pave the way for ride-hailing services in the province. "We are limited by insurance", Trevena told a news conference. "Timelines are a big question to British Columb...

MA mayor first in line when recreational marijuana shops open MA mayor first in line when recreational marijuana shops open

The store openings came two years after voters approved the legalization of the drug for recreational use for adults 21 and older. The state's Cannabis Control Commission gave authorization on Friday for Cultivate in Leicester and New England ...

TSB Bank names Debbie Crosbie as new CEO TSB Bank names Debbie Crosbie as new CEO

He added: 'In an impressive field of candidates, Debbie stood out. Meanwhile, Richard Meddings will continue in his role as executive chairman, before returning to his previous position as non-executive chairman on Crosbie's arrival. It has suffered ...

Oracle veteran to take charge of Google Cloud Oracle veteran to take charge of Google Cloud

Her leadership of Google Cloud came under scrutiny this year when employees protested the company's pursuit of a Defense Department contract for the Maven program, which uses artificial intelligence to interpret video images and could be used to im...

France Wants To Remove Carlos Ghosn As Renault Head After His Misconduct France Wants To Remove Carlos Ghosn As Renault Head After His Misconduct

Reports from Japan indicate Carlos Ghosn , current chairman of Nissan and its former CEO, was arrested on-board his private jet. Nissan released a statement Monday that said an internal investigation revealed that Ghosn, along American boar...

Tim Cook: The Tech Industry Needs to Prep for Regulation Tim Cook: The Tech Industry Needs to Prep for Regulation

Cook has previously criticized the data collection practices of companies like Google and Facebook . Cook sat down with Axios for its Sunday night broadcast on HBO to talk about some of the current problems in the tech industry. The industry i...

US Officials Are Probing Tether Role in Bitcoin Market Manipulation US Officials Are Probing Tether Role in Bitcoin Market Manipulation

Bloomberg cited sources that have alleged that these Tethers could have been used to buy bitcoin at crucial moments when the value of "more ubiquitous digital token dips". It is unclear at this time whether the DOJ is only investigating trading acti...

Apple cuts production orders for all three new iPhone models Apple cuts production orders for all three new iPhone models

The current batch of phones were the most expensive yet, but even these margins could not keep Apple's cash cow alive and some observers thought that the price increases were too much and even Apple buyers were not that dumb. Apple stock was down 3.8...

Thanksgiving 2018: Which Stores Are Open and Closed Before Black Friday Thanksgiving 2018: Which Stores Are Open and Closed Before Black Friday

That Black Friday discount may look like a good deal, but our year-long investigation has found that you could get a better bargain if you're willing to wait. Don't forget, some of deals will only be available if you have Amazon Prime. Many Black F...

Meet 'the Tulip,' a next level skyscraper design for London Meet 'the Tulip,' a next level skyscraper design for London

Subject to approval, work on the building could begin by 2020 and finish in 2025. Foster + Partners, the architects which have designed the flower-like building, say they want it to complement the Gherkin next door which the firm also designed.

British foreign secretary visits Iran for nuclear talks British foreign secretary visits Iran for nuclear talks

The latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency - the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations - indicated last week, that, days after fresh USA sanctions against Iran took effect, Iran was abiding by the terms of the deal with global p...

Best Black Friday 2018 PC gaming deals Best Black Friday 2018 PC gaming deals

Friday through Monday". We looked at 59 deals from Currys PC World, 18 deals from Amazon , 14 from John Lewis and three from Argos. But the best advice we have is to just compare prices at other retailers and vendors. While our investigation revea...

Nissan to oust boss Carlos Ghosn due to 'serious misconduct' Nissan to oust boss Carlos Ghosn due to 'serious misconduct'

Japanese media reports say Ghosn under-reported his compensation over five years by approximately $44 million. "The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office arrested Nissan chairman Ghosn on suspicion of violation of the Financial Instruments ...

Chipotle offers to rehire manager after online backlash caused her firing Chipotle offers to rehire manager after online backlash caused her firing

The two-minute clip starts with the manager telling the feared wannabe carbo-loaders mid-sentence: " You gotta pay because you never have money when you come in here bro ". Ali, who was one of the customers, told theStar Tribune that he thought the e...

Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique Pacific leaders fail to reach consensus on APEC communique

He said he particularly appreciated Xi's remarks that developing countries are owed equal treatment as traders by developed countries. O'Neill was surrounded by a mob of reporters as he first tried to exit from the conference venue without explai...

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