Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

Massive data breach at Canada credit union giant Desjardins Massive data breach at Canada credit union giant Desjardins

Computer systems were not breached , the cooperative said . "This includes 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members". Desjardins Chief Operating Officer Denis Berthiaume said no increase in fraud has been detected following the...

States, Centre must work together to achieve economic goals: Sitharaman States, Centre must work together to achieve economic goals: Sitharaman

She further said, "No goals can be achieved if States and the Centre don't work together in cohesion. While insisting on mechanical deficit targets irrespective of situations is quite unreasonable, even that should not be aimed to be achieved by cutt...

Bottled Water Brands Found To Contain High Levels Of Arsenic Bottled Water Brands Found To Contain High Levels Of Arsenic

However, it appears that the state law ( pdf ) specifies safe levels of arsenic ingestion for consumers at 10 micrograms per day. Peñafiel can be found at major retailers like Target and Walmart. Earlier this year, Consumer Reports found pote...

Dairy Queen offering free ice cream for the first day of summer Dairy Queen offering free ice cream for the first day of summer

Summer is officially here and that's enough reason to celebrate. The company will give away free ice cream - to customers who download the Dairy Queen mobile app . Double the fun, right? Dairy Queen is ringing in the official start of summer on ...

KFC and Cheetos combine forces on chicken sandwich for a limited time KFC and Cheetos combine forces on chicken sandwich for a limited time

KFC has announced it will offer a Cheetos Sandwich in a matter of days. 'For years, people have been creating their own versions of a Cheetos-fied sandwich at home, and now the fried chicken experts at KFC are launching the Cheetos Sandwich acr...

Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle global bribery investigation Walmart agrees to pay $282M to settle global bribery investigation

A spokesperson for Walmart said the company had accrued enough funds to settle the resolution, which will not materially impact its financial results. Walmart Brazil and its employees recorded $527,000 in payments to an intermediary for assistance in...

U.K. central bank holds rates despite Brexit, trade uncertainty U.K. central bank holds rates despite Brexit, trade uncertainty

Growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter was expected to be flat, a fall from the growth of 0.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in Q1. As expected, recent United Kingdom data have been volatile, in large part due to Brexit-related eff...

IIHS Studies Reveal People are Confused About Driver Assists IIHS Studies Reveal People are Confused About Driver Assists

The results released Thursday show many discrepancies in how consumers understand the systems. A larger portion of people surveyed believed Autopilot allowed drivers to not pay attention to the vehicle or the road at all versus competing autonomous s...

Fed opens door to rate cut amid growing 'uncertainties' Fed opens door to rate cut amid growing 'uncertainties'

Although economic growth is expected to continue, he said policymakers' concerns congealed in the few weeks since the Fed last met in early May, with the unpredictable outcome of US President Donald Trump's trade dispute with China and other countr...

Microsoft, Dell, HP and Intel join forces to oppose Trump tariff Microsoft, Dell, HP and Intel join forces to oppose Trump tariff

HP, Dell, Intel, Microsoft confront US's tariffs proposal for computers, tablets. The companies believed the proposed tariffs would hinder US technology companies' competitiveness and leadership in the global marketplace, as moving out of China, if...

What is the USA military done shot down by Iran? What is the USA military done shot down by Iran?

The interview spree is a bit of departure for Trump, who usually calls Fox News when he has something to say. "He was elected to get the U.S. out of war and the realisation that he's going to have to take military action against Iran if it continue...

Hyundai ranks No. 2 in JD Power study Hyundai ranks No. 2 in JD Power study

The annual survey by J.D. Power found that as the electronic safety systems find their way into more mainstream models, buyers are reporting more issues in their first three months of ownership. J.D. Power said Tesla was not included in the latest IQ...

Toys R Us to reopen stores in USA later this year Toys R Us to reopen stores in USA later this year

Plans are to reportedly open about a half dozen stores in the US and also an e-commerce site, Bloomberg was told. The new Toys R Us locations will be about 10,000 square feet, almost a third of the size of the old stores that existed throughout...

Fed rate cut leads stock prices slightly higher Fed rate cut leads stock prices slightly higher

The Fed did not give in to pressure to change rates , leaving the federal-funds rate in a range between 2.25% and 2.5%. It also plummeted to a six-month low against the Japanese yen at 107.47. But the shortfall of inflation from the Fed's 2 percent ...

EU's Tusk: Brexit deal not open for renegotiation EU's Tusk: Brexit deal not open for renegotiation

Mr Tusk told reporters: "Maybe the process of Brexit will be even more exciting than before because of some personnel decisions in London, but nothing has changed when it comes to our position". Some say his wit and charisma is what is needed to wi...

Millions of fake businesses are now listed on Google Maps Millions of fake businesses are now listed on Google Maps

It also took down 250,000 fake business profiles reported by users and disabled more than 150,000 user accounts that the company found abusive, a 50 percent increase from 2017. Google has addressed the fake address issue in a blog post covering how...

Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar Canopy Growth fourth-quarter revenue beats as cannabis sales soar

Analysts expected the company to report a net loss of $63.5 million and an adjusted loss of 25 cents a share. Overall, the stock market reaction to the numbers was negative, as the shares sank by more than seven per cent on the TSX to just over $53...

New York Might Legalize E-Scooters and E-Bikes New York Might Legalize E-Scooters and E-Bikes

The legislation creates three classes of e-bikes: pedal-assist bikes capped at 20 miles per hour, throttle-controlled bikes capped at 20 miles per hour and throttle-controlled bikes capped at 25 miles per hour, only permissible in New York City.

Will you use Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency? Will you use Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency?

Another article from 2012 indicates Libra may not be Facebook's first attempt at a global currency. "If Facebook succeeds in scaling its blockchain payments project to its more than 2 billion users, the company will deliver on Peter Thiel's o...

Apple says USA tariffs on China would backfire Apple says USA tariffs on China would backfire

China is a crucial cog in Apple's business, the origin of most of its iPhones and iPads as well as its largest worldwide market. The catalyst for the shift is the ongoing trade war between China and the USA, which is expected to intensify at th...

BlackRock: Australian dollar to 0.65 cents BlackRock: Australian dollar to 0.65 cents

Franklin Templeton Investments and JPMorgan Chase & Co. say Aussie bonds will rally as the RBA lowers its benchmark to 0.5 per cent. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the nation's biggest lender, revised its RBA forecast on Tuesday to predict two m...

Adidas loses bid to widen trademark protection for three-stripe symbol Adidas loses bid to widen trademark protection for three-stripe symbol

Three years ago, the top European Union court decided the company may be able to fight the use by rivals of parallel stripes on the side of sports shoes. Geert Glas, an intellectual property lawyer at Allen & Overy in Brussels, said the decision seem...

Gold hits five-year high after Federal Reserve hints at rate cuts Gold hits five-year high after Federal Reserve hints at rate cuts

The Dow and broader US stock market advanced on Thursday, as a combination of surging oil prices and a dovish Federal Reserve propelled the major indexes toward record highs. The S&P 500 Index rose 0.3% as of 4:02 p.m. Wall Street closed higher y...

Someone Made a Tesla Pickup Even Before Tesla Did Someone Made a Tesla Pickup Even Before Tesla Did

The YouTube personality revealed the creation on YouTube Tuesday, and naturally, the internet is abuzz about it. Giertz said the project has been in the works for months. The YouTuber calls her modified pickup truck the "Truckla" and has released a v...

Apple reportedly considers moving 30% of all iPhone production out of China Apple reportedly considers moving 30% of all iPhone production out of China

Among these countries, India and Vietnam are the favourites which makes sense, given with their much lower currency and the amount of labour workforce. This is the first time Apple has specifically mentioned the iPhone on a list of products that wo...

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