Tuesday October 15-th, 2019

Google pledges $1 billion toward Bay Area housing crisis Google pledges $1 billion toward Bay Area housing crisis

The announcement comes as the tech giant prepares to expand beyond its headquarters in Mountain View and its offices in San Francisco to new campuses in San Jose and Sunnyvale. Google will give $50 million in grants through Google.org to nonprofi...

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cited his time living on the West Coast in his appeal to Metro Vancouverites who might be disappointed by his government's decision to green light the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion for a second time. Asked whether he...

Honda just restored a 1961 Chevy truck perfectly Honda just restored a 1961 Chevy truck perfectly

Yep, you read that right. Tapping its US archives and memories of retired Honda associates for details, a 1961 Chevy half-ton pickup was found and carefully renovated, replicating the original paint scheme as used by company salesmen delivering m...

Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet

Needless to say, he hasn't actually deleted his account - it's still there, with that Tweet still up - making this one more exhausting troll from a man who specialises in being as tiresome as humanly possible. When some of his 27 million followers ca...

No Plans To Change Name Of 737 MAX, Says Boeing No Plans To Change Name Of 737 MAX, Says Boeing

The worldwide grounding in March of Boeing's fast-selling aircraft followed a crash in Indonesia and another in Ethiopia that triggered one of the worst crises in the company's more than 100-year history. The U.S. regulator, however, decided not ...

Draghi sees prospect of more European Central Bank stimulus amid weak inflation Draghi sees prospect of more European Central Bank stimulus amid weak inflation

President Trump ripped the European Central Bank on Tuesday for pushing down the value of the euro, hours after its president Mario Draghi hinted at the possibility of additional fiscal stimulus in Europe . Economists pointed out that there was l...

Taco Bell giving away free tacos on Tuesday Taco Bell giving away free tacos on Tuesday

If you use the app or order online , you can get your free taco anytime. All you have to do is show up - there's no other requirement. This is part of Taco Bell's "Steal a Game, Steal a Taco" promotion, which celebrates an National Basketball ...

Nuro and Domino's buddy up for autonomous pizza delivery in Houston Nuro and Domino's buddy up for autonomous pizza delivery in Houston

Customers who take Domino's up on its offer will be able to track the delivery car's location using the Domino's app and, when it arrives, will unlock the vehicle and retrieve their food using a unique PIN code. " Domino's delivers millions of p...

Ragu sauce recalled for potentially containing bits of plastic Ragu sauce recalled for potentially containing bits of plastic

Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints . 45-ounce Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Onion. Best Use by Date: JUN0520YU2 RAGÚ® Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion, 66 oz. However, Mizkan America believes that they still have a majority of...

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra

The digital currency, called Libra , is scheduled to launch sometime in the next six to 12 months. Cryptocurrencies operate on a "blockchain", a record of transactions created to be resistant. Users will be able to send Libra via the Calibra app e...

Big Companies Backing Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency Big Companies Backing Facebook's Upcoming Cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency in question, being organized under a project titled " Project Libra ", is, as per reports , meant to allow users of Facebook across the world make speedy and convenient cross border payments and online purchases as well.

Elon Musk says he deleted his Twitter account, and we're all confused

The message was the culmination of a unusual weekend for the billionaire on Twitter , in which he criticised Tesla's co-founder and refused to credit artists for their work. Tesla Inc. did not immediately respond to a request for comment. He face...

Plane skids off runway at Newark International Airport; planes temporarily suspended Plane skids off runway at Newark International Airport; planes temporarily suspended

After landing, the aircraft became disabled which is now affecting operations at Newark Airport . "After landing, the aircraft became disabled which is now affecting operations at Newark Airport", the spokesman said. Newark airport later tweeted ...

This Aussie city could soon have direct flights to San Francisco, Chicago This Aussie city could soon have direct flights to San Francisco, Chicago

The new route will be the first direct link between Chicago from anywhere in Australia and was expected to take just under 20 hours. The shorter Brisbane-San Francisco flights will complement existing services to the United States tourist destinati...

Sotheby's sold to French-Israeli billionaire for $3.7bn Sotheby's sold to French-Israeli billionaire for $3.7bn

The company has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 1988 but its 275-year history predates the existence of the Wall Street exchange by almost 50 years. FILE PHOTO: A woman stands in front of Andy Warhol's "Superman" at a pre-auction vie...

Flour sold at Target, Walmart nationwide being recalled due to E. coli Flour sold at Target, Walmart nationwide being recalled due to E. coli

It's the third flour brand manufactured by ADM, all of which are being linked to an ongoing E. coli outbreak. The Pillsbury Best Bread Flour recall joins previously announced recalls of King Arthur Flour and Aldi Baker's Corner All Purpose Flo...

Huawei CEO says underestimated impact of US ban, sees revenue dip Huawei CEO says underestimated impact of US ban, sees revenue dip

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has said the Chinese telecoms giant will slash production by $30bn (£23.9bn) over the next two years as a US-led backlash against the firm intensifies. It is not believed that there has been any direct dialogue between ...

New Milestone for Bitcoin New Milestone for Bitcoin

On a month-to-date basis, the cryptocurrency is up 8 percent. At press time, Bitcoin has gone down a little and is trading at $9,153 as per CoinMarketCap. Meanwhile, EOS is the best performing top 10 cryptocurrency of the past 24 hours with 7.4 perce...

Cannabis edibles to be available in Canada's market by year's end Cannabis edibles to be available in Canada's market by year's end

Canada expects to start sales of cannabis-infused edibles by mid-December, while prohibiting pot products that might appeal to children such as gummy bears or lollipops, the government announced Friday. Edibles and extracts will continue to be restri...

Parents Are Suing Amazon Over Alexa Recording Their Children Parents Are Suing Amazon Over Alexa Recording Their Children

According to the plaintiffs, Amazon's alleged violations are made more egregious by its choice to create and retain voice recordings, even though they maintain that the company does not need to do so in order for Alexa to function properly.

Scale of Indian market allowing Google to develop new products: Sundar Pichai Scale of Indian market allowing Google to develop new products: Sundar Pichai

The scale of the Indian market, allows us to now develop maybe products there and actually take it out globally as well. He also said the the USA was open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing American companies more access ...

Chewy shares skyrocket in stock market debut Chewy shares skyrocket in stock market debut

The offering is expected to close on June 18, subject to customary closing conditions. The shares closed up 59% to $34.99, giving the company a market value of about $13.95 billion. "Chewy cares about the customer way more than Amazon ". PetSmart ...

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Breaks $9k: Next Possible Target $10K Bitcoin (BTC) Price Breaks $9k: Next Possible Target $10K

ETH is likely to accelerate higher towards the $290 and $300 resistance levels in the near term. On the 3-day graph, the 50- and 100- moving average (MA) lines are about to form a bullish crossover. BTC , most notably, moved from the low-$8,000s, whe...

Toyota’s to have automatic engine shut off and automatic park Toyota’s to have automatic engine shut off and automatic park

Each feature represents Toyota's relentless commitment to continuous improvement. Future enhancements will include smartphone app capabilities as an added reminder. The second system is called Automatic Park . Automatic park will shift the gea...

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018

June 11, 2019. "I have nothing against Amazon, but no company pulling in billions of dollars of profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers". But the list of those paying zero roughly doubled past year as a result of provisio...

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