Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Shhh... Uber now offers a 'quiet mode' option Shhh... Uber now offers a 'quiet mode' option

Sounds ideal right? Many of us have had experienced the pain of constant attempts at conversation when trying to catch a quick nap in the back of a ride, but what kind of journey are we embarking on as a society with Uber's quiet mode? The catch ...

Bentley teases new Flying Spur - sports sedan meets luxury limo Bentley teases new Flying Spur - sports sedan meets luxury limo

According to Bentley , the new material, which is developed by a team of craftsmen based in Crewe, England, is one of many new advanced features and technologies that Bentley will introduce in the third generation Flying Spur which is freshly bu...

Billionaire To Pay Off Student Loan Debt For 2019 Morehouse Graduates Billionaire To Pay Off Student Loan Debt For 2019 Morehouse Graduates

Smith said he expected the recipients to "pay it forward" and said he hoped that 'every class has the same opportunity going forward'. Smith, who has a net worth of $5 billion and received an honorary doctorate from the university, had already pl...

Manchester airport flights delayed by refuelling power failure

A spokesman for Flybe told another passenger heading from Aberdeen to Manchester: 'I am sorry for this disruption. Wigan Warriors capped a miserable weekend after their flight back to Manchester Airport was one of the many affected this evening...

Idaho Unemployment Rate Drops Again For April Idaho Unemployment Rate Drops Again For April

Ohio's unemployment rate stood at 4.6 percent in April 2018. Unemployment in Pennsylvania is at another record low of 3.8%. Manufacturing saw a decrease of 500 jobs in April while the construction sector gained 500 jobs. Of the surrounding states...

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B)

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-B) stock gained attention from Active Investors. The reason is that Berkshire's stock price continues to rise. Berkshire also invests in JPMorgan, and boosted its holdings in the largest U.S. He will continue to dona...

Another loan for British Steel to deal with 'Brexit-related issues'

It supplies steel for customers including Network Rail and supports 22,000 jobs in its supply chain, on top of 4,500 direct employees. A spokesperson for the the Department for Business, Energy and Industry Strategy said: "As this is speculation,...

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) 'Seriously Considering' IPO Of British Supermarket Chain Walmart (NYSE:WMT) 'Seriously Considering' IPO Of British Supermarket Chain

The GMB union said it had called for an urgent meeting with Walmart bosses to discuss the flotation plans. She added that any preparations for IPO would "take years" and that colleagues' primary focus should remain on delivering its strategy to "...

Restaurant Brands aims for 40,000 outlets globally in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands aims for 40,000 outlets globally in 8-10 years

Restaurant Brands International also houses other fast food chains such as Tim Hortons and Popeyes. "If you ask us, we're still in the early days of this exciting growth journey", he said. RBI is well-positioned to take advantage of compelling l...

China Says It Doesn't Know About US Plans for Beijing Trade Talks China Says It Doesn't Know About US Plans for Beijing Trade Talks

USA concerns over these structural issues, which the administration and analysts say cost the United States hundreds of billions of dollars a year, precipitated the trade war last March. Trump's strategy was never going to be a winning one. And w...

B.C. government opens inquiry into money laundering B.C. government opens inquiry into money laundering

The provincial government released two exhaustive reports on money laundering last week, with the most significant results from the expert panel led by former B.C. No doubt that failure to deal with money laundering has also contributed to the ex...

Tesla to update battery software following auto fires Tesla to update battery software following auto fires

On Tuesday, Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper reported that a Tesla vehicle caught fire in a shopping mall parking lot 30 minutes after being parked. Earlier this year, the company said it would cut its workforce by 7% after the "most challengi...

Lilium's full-sized electric jet flies for the first time Lilium's full-sized electric jet flies for the first time

But Lillium could face skies crowded with competition. Companies such as Uber , Airbus , Rolls-Royce Holdings (the aircraft engine manufacturer, not the luxury vehicle brand owned by Germany's BMW) and Volocopter already are developing them.

Barclays and RBS among banks fined over €1bn by European Commission Barclays and RBS among banks fined over €1bn by European Commission

The investigation found some traders in charge of foreign exchange spot trading for the relevant banks exchanged sensitive information and trading plans. A JP Morgan spokesperson said: "We are pleased to resolve this historical matter, which relates ...

William Hill revenue growth supported by USA success William Hill revenue growth supported by USA success

The complainant filed a complaint against a paid-for message for William Hill seen on the dating application Tinder on March 11th, 2019. "Our new advertising campaign featuring Anthony Joshua marks a step change for William Hill with the bran...

Air Canada enters talks to buy Transat Air Canada enters talks to buy Transat

The proposed deal will see Air Canada purchase all outstanding shares of Transat A.T. for $13 per share. At $13, Transat is being valued at roughly $520 million. The company has said its operations will continue as normal and there will be no chang...

Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan

The vehicle underrode the trailer after striking the left side and came to a halt 488 m from the crash site. Tesla shares closed at the lowest level in nearly 2 1/2 years after Elon Musk called for a " hardcore " review of all the electric-car ...

Tesla Model 3 that crashed in Florida had Autopilot active, NTSB finds Tesla Model 3 that crashed in Florida had Autopilot active, NTSB finds

Neither Autopilot nor the driver attempted evasive maneuvers. Tesla said back in 2016 that a subsequent update to Autopilot would've saved the driver's life in that particular instance , but it is unclear the degree to which the two fatal inciden...

Police Release Video of Woman Who Twice Tried to Kidnap Young Boys Police Release Video of Woman Who Twice Tried to Kidnap Young Boys

Wednesday night, 33-year-old Maralyn Ramos was arrested after allegedly being caught on video kidnapping another 4-year-old boy in a downtown L.A. At 11.15am on Wednesday, another child abduction attempt took place less than three miles away near...

Trump delays imposing tariffs on auto imports and parts Trump delays imposing tariffs on auto imports and parts

President Trump put a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum previous year after a Commerce Department study found a surge of imports was a danger to national security. "When it comes to the new agreement, Ho...

Trump just made it harder to shop at Walmart and Target Trump just made it harder to shop at Walmart and Target

Retail proponents have long warned an escalation of the trade war with China could result in higher prices. Bentonville, Arkansas-based Walmart called out the impact of tariffs on consumers after Macy's Inc delivered a similar warning on Wednesda...

Taco Bell-themed hotel to open for 3 nights in California Taco Bell-themed hotel to open for 3 nights in California

It's actually a reference to the forthcoming Taco Bell Hotel - a very real hotel and resort the company is planning to open in August in Palm Springs, Calif. A not-to-miss gift shop will offer exclusive apparel to spice up fans' summer style. If you ...

FDA recalls 6 tattoo inks contaminated with microorganisms, which can cause infections FDA recalls 6 tattoo inks contaminated with microorganisms, which can cause infections

The FDA said it's working with the manufacturers to remove the tainted ink from the market. Additionally, they described potential symptoms, noting that they can often be confused with other things, such as allergic reactions, making ink-related in...

Amazon reportedly buying a stake in Deliveroo Amazon reportedly buying a stake in Deliveroo

Amazon .com Inc is in talks to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in United Kingdom food delivery app Deliveroo as part of a $575 million (£449.29 million) fundraising, Sky News reported on Thursday, citing sources. However, the London-based del...

MTN Lists Shares On Nigerian Stock Exchange MTN Lists Shares On Nigerian Stock Exchange

Also the share price of the telecom giant rose by 10 percent to close at N99.00 per share. It should be recalled that as part of the conditions to settle its $3.4 billion fine by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), MTN Nigeria had ann...

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