Monday May 20-th, 2019

Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia

Dr Reddy was attending a dental conference in St Leonards over the weekend, last speaking to her family at around 11:00am on Sunday. Police have revealed more details surrounding the disappearance and murder of Sydney woman Preethi Reddy , whose b...

The Aston Martin Vanquish Vision Is The 720S Rival You Didn't Expect The Aston Martin Vanquish Vision Is The 720S Rival You Didn't Expect

It wears a name that fans will instantly recognize: Vanquish. The Vanquish Vision Concept is on display in Geneva alongside the aforementioned AM-RB 003 and the Lagonda All-Terrain Concept. Like the AM-RB 003, the Vanquish Vision Concept benefits f...

Papa John’s reaches settlement agreement with founder John Schnatter Papa John’s reaches settlement agreement with founder John Schnatter

Embattled pizza chain Papa John's International Inc. said founder John Schnatter will resign from the board, bringing to a close months of tensions in the management ranks. Papa John's same-store sales plunged a year ago, leading operators to close...

Mercedes EQ Silver Arrow 01 Is The Brand’s First Electric Race Car Mercedes EQ Silver Arrow 01 Is The Brand’s First Electric Race Car

Sporting what is described as a "special teaser livery", the vehicle will be on display at the Geneva International Motor Show later this month. And despite the EQV's size, Mercedes promises a 249-mile range thanks to a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pa...

Body of missing Sydney dentist Preethi Reddy found in a suitcase Body of missing Sydney dentist Preethi Reddy found in a suitcase

Police made the discovery just before 9.30pm on Tuesday, while searching a vehicle located on Strachan Lane, Kingsford. Upon searching the vehicle, officers found the woman's body in a suitcase. Police spokeswoman described Ms Reddy's disappearance...

Tesla Model 3 temporarily blocked by China customs over incorrect labels Tesla Model 3 temporarily blocked by China customs over incorrect labels

Shares in Tesla fell 1.14% to $282.11. They were last down 1.3 percent at $281.73. Tesla said it had "already reached a resolution with Chinese customs". Financial publication Caixin had first reported about China's customs authorities blocking the...

Richard Plepler to Exit HBO - TVUSA Richard Plepler to Exit HBO - TVUSA

Weiss and David Benioff attend the 17th annual AFI Awards at Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. CEO Richard Plepler has abruptly stepped down from the AT&T-owned company after 27 years of servic...

Geneva show has electrics, sports cars and a VW dune buggy Geneva show has electrics, sports cars and a VW dune buggy

Inspired by the Californian dune buggies of the 1960s, the ID Buggy concept does away with a fixed roof and doors, while the minimalist interior features waterproof materials. Inside, the headrests and seatbelt latches are integrated into the seats...

Bugatti's new £9m La Voiture Noire, the most expensive auto ever made Bugatti's new £9m La Voiture Noire, the most expensive auto ever made

The automaker produced only one example of La Voiture Noire to celebrate Bugatti's 110th anniversary. It's unclear who paid a small fortune to own the unique auto, with Stephan Winkelmann only saying that it belongs to a "Bugatti enthusiast".

Enbridge announces year delay on Line 3 completion Enbridge announces year delay on Line 3 completion

Permits from the state of Minnesota were expected to be finalized by the second quarter of 2019, but now the permits won't be provided until November, with USA federal permits expected to be finalized one to two months later. Native American and envi...

Newmont rejects Barrick Gold's US$17.8-billion takeover offer Newmont rejects Barrick Gold's US$17.8-billion takeover offer

Under Newmont's JV proposal, Barrick would hold a 55 per cent stake in the new entity, while both companies would have equal representation in the management and technical committees to make operational and financial decisions. Barrick rejected the p...

The biggest winners from Lyft's IPO plan The biggest winners from Lyft's IPO plan

The company had just over $8 billion in bookings a year ago, 76 per cent more than in 2017 and more than four times the number from 2016. During that year, Lyft saw losses of $688 million on $1.1 billion revenue. Uber was recently valued as high as...

French tax on internet giants could yield €500m a year French tax on internet giants could yield €500m a year

The levy of as much as 5 per cent of French sales will start January 1 and potentially raise about 500 million euros ($570 million) for the state, Le Maire told Le Parisien newspaper . The tax would also target the sales of personal data for adverti...

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn gets bail after prolonged detention Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn gets bail after prolonged detention

The decision is a win for Ghosn's recently revamped legal team as they await his trial on charges of aggravated breach of trust and under-reporting his compensation at Nissan for almost a decade to the tune of $82 million. Ghosn's family had appeal...

Tesla Model 3 price drop makes entry-level auto more affordable Tesla Model 3 price drop makes entry-level auto more affordable

This is $8,000 less than its previous price of $96,000. Tesla said the $35,000 version of the Model 3 has a 220-mile range and can go from zero to 60 in 5.6 seconds. Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an email to staff about the company's shift to o...

Google compensates 'underpaid' male employees Google compensates 'underpaid' male employees

The 2018 analysis also includes a "new hire analysis" to mark discrepancies in offers to recently hired, which accounted for 49 percent of the total $9.7 million adjustment amount. Although Damore clearly stated, "I value diversity and inclusion", ...

Trump plans to end India's preferential trade treatment Trump plans to end India's preferential trade treatment

The announcement by the United States that it intends to "terminate" India's designation as a beneficiary of its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP ) could be a big blow for India's competitiveness in items groups such as garments, engineering...

Maker of superhot Instant Pot merges with Rosemont company behind Pyrex Maker of superhot Instant Pot merges with Rosemont company behind Pyrex

Financial terms of the definitive merger agreement were not disclosed. The plan is to create a company that will take consumers from planning, preparing and cooking meals to serving them and then storing the leftovers. The company formerly known as...

Top boss quits iconic fashion label amid allegations of misconduct Top boss quits iconic fashion label amid allegations of misconduct

In December he stepped back from day-to-day running of the business after hundreds of staff signed a petition complaining about "forced hugging", making sexual innuendos and "stroking people's necks". "The resignation and departure of Ray Kelvin fr...

Trump Tried to Pressure DOJ to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger Trump Tried to Pressure DOJ to Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Bret Stephens, a conservative columnist for The New York Times , was appalled, and told Nicolle Wallace on MSNBC's "Deadline: White House" that this was a massive scandal and an impeachment-worthy abuse of power. We contacted the White House press o...

Electric Jaguar I-Pace wins vehicle of the Year in Europe Electric Jaguar I-Pace wins vehicle of the Year in Europe

The Jaguar won a runoff. This is the first Jaguar to win the award in the Coty's 55 years and a visibly delighted Ian Callum, Jaguar's director of design, received the award from jury president Frank Janssen. The Kia Ceed placed a close third with ...

Evidence grows that Trump's trade wars are hitting US economy Evidence grows that Trump's trade wars are hitting US economy

The talks have however progressed to the extent that a formal agreement could be reached at a summit between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping , probably around March 27, after Mr. "Economic and trade ties between China and the Uni...

Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions Jackpot claims prize Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions Jackpot claims prize

The S.C. Lottery said the victor "retained Jason Kurland of Rivkin Radler of NY to provide legal representation and to act as spokesperson", in the news release. The victor had up to 180 days to claim their prize, said a release from Lottery.net, a s...

Virgin Atlantic no longer requires female flight attendants to wear makeup Virgin Atlantic no longer requires female flight attendants to wear makeup

The airline also confirmed that pants will now be provided as a standard uniform option when joining the crew. "Not only do the new guidelines offer an increased level of comfort, they also provide our team with more choice on how they want to expr...

America and China 'close to agreeing deal that ends trade war' America and China 'close to agreeing deal that ends trade war'

MSCI 's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan took the lead and climbed 0.1 per cent for their second straight day of gains. The offshore yuan gained 0.2 per cent. U.S. President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping sha...

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