Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

Verizon Just Launched Mobile 5G: Everything You Need to Know Verizon Just Launched Mobile 5G: Everything You Need to Know

The move makes Verizon the first wireless carrier in the United States to flip the switch on speedy, smartphone-ready 5G service in select urban areas, the company said in a statement , though other us carriers including AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobil...

Several Flybe flights cancelled due to a Several Flybe flights cancelled due to a "combination of factors"

Under the terms of that deal, Flybe received up to £20m to keep operating. In a public statement, Ms Christine Ourmières-Widener said: "Our fleet reduction has always been core to improving our profitability". Flybe touted seasonality, pilots' end ...

Volkswagen ID Roomzz concept previewed Volkswagen ID Roomzz concept previewed

It has Level 4 capability, which means it can drive itself but it has a steering wheel so the driver can take back control. As to the name - ROOMZZ, in case you forgot - that refers to the new seat configuration. The ID Roomzz will be built on VW's...

Highest ever National Living Wage increase Highest ever National Living Wage increase

Taken together with changes to NLW, 2.1 million people will be receiving a pay increase from today, with workers in the retail and hospitality sectors due to benefit the most. We know an increase to the minimum wage would help those on the lowest end...

Major cryptos surge after bitcoin suddenly rises from the dead Major cryptos surge after bitcoin suddenly rises from the dead

The sudden surge may have been driven by a $100-million algorithmically managed order for the digital currency that was placed overnight and spread across the United States exchanges Coinbase and Kraken and Luxembourg's Bitstamp, chief executive of c...

Toyota offers free access to over 20 years of electric vehicle patents Toyota offers free access to over 20 years of electric vehicle patents

The change of heart was driven by a fear of hybrids losing relevance as the broader industry moves toward pure electric vehicles, Nikkei said. Hybrid cars combine a conventional combustion engine with an electric motor. "Toyota has realized that th...

Administration officials pull back Trump border threat Administration officials pull back Trump border threat

Senate Majority Leader McConnell says closing the USA border as President Donald Trump has threatened would have a " potentially catastrophic economic impact on our country". I think if Trump was bold enough to follow through on a threat to cl...

Theresa May warned Brexit pact with Corbyn could tear Tories apart Theresa May warned Brexit pact with Corbyn could tear Tories apart

Theresa May said that she was ready to negotiate a "joint plan" with Jeremy Corbyn that could be presented to MPs. He added that the Prime Minister's seven-hour marathon cabinet meeting yesterday was a missed opportunity to take the initiative o...

Construction flags for second month Construction flags for second month

Housebuilding continued to record moderate growth, but civil engineering fell and commercial projects - such as new shops, factories or warehouses - dropped off at the fastest rate since September 2017. "As such, supply chain constraints persisted an...

China's US$13 trillion bond market makes global index debut China's US$13 trillion bond market makes global index debut

And it is certainly not one that any financial market participant wants to be on the receiving end of as they watch Chinese bonds start to take their rightful place on the worldwide stage. "International investors want to participate in the growth of...

EU's Tusk calls for patience with Britain over Brexit EU's Tusk calls for patience with Britain over Brexit

But it has been rejected three times when put to the vote in parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May making a statement inside 10 Downing Street on the government's plan for Brexit moving forward. 'That's the basis on which we will meet her and ...

Rajan Anandan Quits Google After 8 Year Stint To Join Sequoia Rajan Anandan Quits Google After 8 Year Stint To Join Sequoia

Anandan, who has been working with Google for the past eight years, in a letter to employees said, it is time for him to move on and pursue new challenges. Its portfolio companies in India include hotels to co-living venture Oyo and food-delivery sta...

Carbon tax expected to hike gas prices Carbon tax expected to hike gas prices

Pallister said the tax comes at a time of economic uncertainty for Manitobans. "The opposition to the carbon tax continues to get stronger". Ford, whose government is fighting the tax in court later this month, was citing the expected cost to a t...

Venezuela lawmakers strip opposition leader of his immunity Venezuela lawmakers strip opposition leader of his immunity

The country has plunged into an economic crisis and some citizens have had to make hard decisions. Venezuela closed border crossings in the area in February to prevent the entry of humanitarian aid, which Maduro regards as a pretext for a USA milit...

Hackers ‘trick self-driving Tesla’ into driving into wrong lane using stickers Hackers ‘trick self-driving Tesla’ into driving into wrong lane using stickers

The team initially concluded that Autopilot's lane-recognition system "has good robustness", presumably because Tesla uses many abnormal lanes, such as broken or occluded lines, in their training model to keep the system on track when real-world ma...

China manufacturing returns to growth in March China manufacturing returns to growth in March

Germany's Markit PMI for manufacturing, which accounts for about a fifth of the economy, fell to an 80-month low of 44.1 in March, down from 47.6 in February and lower than the flash reading of 44.7. While the report is consistent with only a margina...

New Brexit delay will be needed to 'break logjam', Theresa May says New Brexit delay will be needed to 'break logjam', Theresa May says

That decision, taken after a Cabinet meeting that lasted most of Tuesday, is certain to sow deep divisions on her own side. "It is doing damage to our politics". Plaid Cymru Westminster leader Liz Saville Roberts warned Labour to stick to its commitm...

Chick-fil-A ban at San Antonio airport now under investigation Chick-fil-A ban at San Antonio airport now under investigation

New York Assemblyman Sean Ryan praised the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority and the food vendor company for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport deciding to ban Chick-fil-A from the airport. Treviño told the council that he could not ...

Singapore Airlines grounds two Boeing planes for engine issue Singapore Airlines grounds two Boeing planes for engine issue

The latest setback for the Trent 1000 TEN, used on Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, came after the United Kingdom engine maker sampled a small number of the global fleet that had "flown in more arduous conditions", Rolls said Tuesday in a statement.

Will Seek Further Delay To Brexit, Says British PM Theresa May Will Seek Further Delay To Brexit, Says British PM Theresa May

After nearly three years of refusal to bend in her insistence that Britain embrace her vision of Brexit , May said the country needed "national unity to deliver the national interest". It is the first time she has committed to following the instru...

Oil prices rise, adding to biggest quarterly gain in 10 years Oil prices rise, adding to biggest quarterly gain in 10 years

EDT (1440 GMT), set for a gain of 27% in the first quarter. WTI Crude Oil was up 0.65 percent at $61.99 per barrel after rising above $62 for the first time since early November. Venezuelan production slumped to 600,000 barrels a day last month, fr...

Murdered South Carolina student may have thought auto was her Uber ride Murdered South Carolina student may have thought auto was her Uber ride

After separating form her roommates, she mistakenly got into a black Chevy Impala thinking it was her Uber. Holbrook said Rowland had previously lived near the area where Josephson's body was found, a place the police chief described as "very hard ...

British Lawmakers Vote Against All Brexit Alternative Plans British Lawmakers Vote Against All Brexit Alternative Plans

More than a third of people want Brexit to be abandoned, and a quarter want to leave with no deal if necessary. And the fourth essentially seeks to cancel Brexit. In no time at all, Boris Johnson, the former foreign secretary and a favorite to repl...

MPs vote again on Brexit options MPs vote again on Brexit options

Despite the defeats, further votes are set to take place on Wednesday. We outline the remaining options and why a long extension appears the most likely outcome. He added that MPs would have "one last chance to avoid the abyss on Wednesday". A deep...

Turkey's AK Party to challenge Istanbul voting results - Hurriyet paper Turkey's AK Party to challenge Istanbul voting results - Hurriyet paper

The private Demiroren news agency showed Imamoglu leading Monday. "Despite the last 16 years, that is still there". The AKP's candidate Mehmet Ozhaseki, a former environment and urbanization minister, won 47.1% support. The appeal process continu...

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