Wednesday August 21-st, 2019

Ford’s Noise-Cancelling Kennel Is for Dogs Scared of Fireworks Ford’s Noise-Cancelling Kennel Is for Dogs Scared of Fireworks

Ford has a classier, more effective solution in the form of its own doghouse. Natural rumbles in the sky from thunderstorms can also result in panic and fearful trembling, causing equally distressed families to wrap their companions in a continuous ...

Uber can resume self-driving vehicle tests in Pennsylvania Uber can resume self-driving vehicle tests in Pennsylvania

The cars will be manually operated by a "mission specialist", accompanied by another specialist in the passenger seat, who will be driving the cars on Toronto's highways to further Uber's research on "automatic mapping", the company said in a release...

Fed raises interest rates, sees 'some further' hikes ahead Fed raises interest rates, sees 'some further' hikes ahead

Benchmark 10-year Treasuries retreated after steep gains on Wednesday. In the past three months, the MSCI World Index, a leading gauge of stocks in developed economies, has fallen more than 13 per cent. America's equity market, which was quite resi...

Tobacco Giant Altria Takes $13 Billion Stake In Juul Labs Tobacco Giant Altria Takes $13 Billion Stake In Juul Labs

Juul will also be the only vape company Altria works with while their partnership stands. Altria is buying 35% of San Francisco-based Juul, valuing it at £38bn. However, that is dwarfed by Altria's spending of more than $7m this year, making it the...

Trudeau, Unlike Trump, Wants to End Saudi Arms Deals Trudeau, Unlike Trump, Wants to End Saudi Arms Deals

Speaking to The Canadian Press in a wide-ranging interview, Trudeau says Canada's triple-A rating with agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's should provide comfort to taxpayers who fear his government has been accumulating too much debt.

Qualcomm bans the sale of iPhones in another country, this time Germany Qualcomm bans the sale of iPhones in another country, this time Germany

Apple has not commented on when it will file an appeal so we're assuming that the company's legal team is already going through with the proceedings at this current time. This is the second major iPhone sales ban for the firm: A China-based court ...

Tokyo court does not extend Ghosn's detention, may soon release him Tokyo court does not extend Ghosn's detention, may soon release him

The Tokyo district court said it had rejected the request to keep the former Nissan chairman in custody for a further 10 days - an unusual move that came amid worldwide criticism of the power of Japanese investigative authorities. The conviction ...

US Senate approves stopgap averting shutdown but denying Trump wall funds US Senate approves stopgap averting shutdown but denying Trump wall funds

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), and Appropriations Vice Chairman Pat Leahy (D-Vt.) met this morning to discuss the way forward with a Friday sh...

Trump Supporter Launches $1 Billion GoFundMe Campaign to Finance Border Wall Trump Supporter Launches $1 Billion GoFundMe Campaign to Finance Border Wall

The campaign was started by USA airforce veteran Brian Kolfage , who said on his GoFundMe page that he lost three limbs in a rocket attack while deployed in Iraq. Kolfage says his grandparents immigrated to the United States legally, adding, 'they...

Anheuser Busch InBev enters cannabis market | CMO Strategy Anheuser Busch InBev enters cannabis market | CMO Strategy

Tilray chief executive Brendan Kennedy says that the B.C. -based cannabis producer and the Canadian arm of brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev will set up a joint venture to build on the expertise of their respective businesses. Each company intends...

Elon Musk gives a tour of The Boring Company's test tunnel Elon Musk gives a tour of The Boring Company's test tunnel

The tunnel system is called the Loop. For now, it's unclear how a vehicle will be outfitted with the tracking wheels or how it will deploy them. The auto traversed the tunnel within two minutes, driving along two uneven concrete shelves which were fa...

China's Xi pledges 'unswerving' reforms, but on Beijing's terms China's Xi pledges 'unswerving' reforms, but on Beijing's terms

Mr Xi said that his country would not be lectured by other nations. "We must respect the right of people of all countries to choose their own development path, safeguard worldwide justice, advocate the democratisation of global relations, oppose th...

Man sabotages package thieves with glitter bomb trap, fart spray Man sabotages package thieves with glitter bomb trap, fart spray

Mark Rober, 38, posted his " Package Thief vs. Glitter Bomb Trap " video on YouTube two days ago, and on Wednesday morning, the 11-minute part-tutorial, part-documentary had more than 25 million views. Oh, and our personal favorite is this added touc...

Facebook let some companies read private messages, access friend lists, report finds Facebook let some companies read private messages, access friend lists, report finds

When The Times reported last summer on the partnerships with device-makers, Facebook used the term "integration partners" to describe BlackBerry, Huawei and other manufacturers that pulled Facebook data to provide social-media-style features on sma...

A third Canadian citizen has been detained in China A third Canadian citizen has been detained in China

He added that the new case "doesn't seem to fit the pattern of facts on the previous two". He raised the possibility of it being a visa issue. "Despite efforts in markets creating fear about Huawei, using politics to interfere with growth, customer...

Gold Edges Down as Dollar Strengthens Over Rate Hike Sentiment Gold Edges Down as Dollar Strengthens Over Rate Hike Sentiment

USA gold futures were up 0.1 percent at $1,254.60 per ounce. Gold is facing a strong support above a double bottom level of $1,234. Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange closed higher on Monday, as the precious me...

London's Gatwick Airport completely shut down after 2 drones seen London's Gatwick Airport completely shut down after 2 drones seen

After spending about two hours on the plane, she said the couple were put on a bus to Gatwick, from where they had been due to fly to Istanbul. "We apologise to any affected passengers for this inconvenience, but the safety of our passengers and st...

Nio Drops 9% After Launching New ES6 Electric SUV Nio Drops 9% After Launching New ES6 Electric SUV

It will use an aluminum body with carbon-fiber reinforced panels. Going up in the higher-end trims, one will reach the 62MPH mark within 4.7 seconds having ranges between 267 miles and 317 miles based on battery choice, reported sources. Currently,...

US Stocks Dive Again, Worst December Since Great Depression Projected US Stocks Dive Again, Worst December Since Great Depression Projected

The Dow for last week was down 1.18 percent, the S&P down 1.26 and the Nasdaq down 0.84 percent. All three indexes - Dow, S&P and Nasdaq - are in correction mode. Energy stocks plummeted along with crude oil, which reached its lowest price since ...

Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages

But the scariest of them all is Facebook gave some of its partners - like Spotify, Netflix, and the Royal Bank of Canada - the access to users private messages on Facebook. However, as recently as last week it was also reported that a bug may have ...

Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones

Dusan Navratil, director of the Czech National Network and Information Security Agency (NCISA), stated in a statement that Chinese law requires private companies in China to work with intelligence agencies. A call to ZTE's office in London was not an...

Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel Is Opening Tonight Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel Is Opening Tonight

The vehicle jostled significantly during the ride, which was bumpy enough to give one reporter motion sickness while another yelled, "Woo!" "It'll be smooth as glass", he said of the tunnels he hopes to build one day. Musk created a stir earlier th...

PH 8th most gender-equal country PH 8th most gender-equal country

For instance, while Western European countries could close their gender gaps within 61 years, countries in the Middle East and North Africa will take 153 years, the report estimated. Still, in the midterm elections last month, which took place after ...

Ludington company hands out $4M in Christmas bonuses Ludington company hands out $4M in Christmas bonuses

The owner and chairman of FloraCraft announced on Friday at the company Christmas party that he'll be sharing almost $4 million with full-time employees. "I heard nothing but positive results. For me, that's just slide it into the 401 (k) for retir...

OMC stocks extend gains on global supply concerns; IOC, HPCL rise OMC stocks extend gains on global supply concerns; IOC, HPCL rise

Brent crude, used to price global oils , sank 5.6 per cent to $56.26 a barrel. Oil prices continued their decline on Tuesday - falling more than 7 percent - dragged down by overproduction concerns. "Market confidence remains extremely delicate". ...

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