Tuesday August 20-th, 2019

BMW M5 Competition Becomes The Fastest Police Car In Australia BMW M5 Competition Becomes The Fastest Police Car In Australia

It joins the existing 5 Series patrol cars that are on fleet in the state, and other states around the country. That, and you can even lift the electronic speed limit and go all the way up to 305 km/h (190 mph), courtesy of a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 ...

U.S. Bill to U.S. Bill to "Stop Big Tech" Companies From Offering Digital Currencies

The proposal demands that big tech companies like Facebook must be prevented from functioning as financial institutions or even launching cryptocurrencies. Even U.S. President Donald Trump has weighed in, stating on Twitter , "If Facebook and ...

Best board game deals for Amazon Prime Day 2019 Best board game deals for Amazon Prime Day 2019

Amazon's competitors have an edge that they hope will secure bragging rights on Wednesday. Amazon isn't the only retailer cashing in on Prime Day . Nothing says wellbeing like buying wellness products on sale at Amazon, and getting a great deal ou...

David Marcus' opening statements released ahead of Facebook's Libra hearing David Marcus' opening statements released ahead of Facebook's Libra hearing

Following the first glimmer at the government's more demonizing stance against cryptocurrencies, Steve Mnuchin, the United States Secretary of the Treasury , briefed the nation on live television about the state on of the budding digital financial t...

Symantec ends talks to sell to Broadcom over price Symantec ends talks to sell to Broadcom over price

It could not be determined why the price negotiations broke down. The Symantec deal would have given Broadcom another push into software, a year after its $18.9 billion deal to buy USA business software company CA Inc last year. That effort end...

China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war China's economy growth cools further amid US tariff war

Property sales by floor area, a leading indicator of demand, fell 2.2 per cent in June on year, Reuters calculations showed although that was less than May's 5.5 per cent fall, the biggest decline since October 2017. The result was in line with for...

New air passenger protection regulations now in effect New air passenger protection regulations now in effect

CTV News also stated that while the new air passenger protection regulations take into effect immediately, people will have to wait until the end of the year to claim their compensation. In the event of a tarmac delay, aircraft must return to the ...

Punitive damages: U.S. judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case Punitive damages: U.S. judge slashes jury award in Roundup cancer case

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco ruled Monday that the $75 million portion of the March verdict meant to punish the company was too high based on a legal precedent that punitive damages shouldn't be more than four times bigger th...

United Kingdom government raises Ogden discount rate by less than expected United Kingdom government raises Ogden discount rate by less than expected

Hibbert is doubtful that this new rate removes the risk of over-compensation which the government itself said was significant at the previous rate of -0.75%. The amount they receive is adjusted according to the interest they can expect to earn by inv...

Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' shopping frenzy hits Amazon workers strike as 'Prime' shopping frenzy hits

Workers at the company's fulfilment centre in Shakopee, Minnesota, are walking out on strike for six hours during the 48-hour sale period. Meg Brady has worked at the Shakopee fulfillment center for almost 18 months, although she says she is now ...

Callon Petroleum to buy Carrizo Oil & Gas in $3.2 billion deal Callon Petroleum to buy Carrizo Oil & Gas in $3.2 billion deal

For the next fiscal year, analysts forecast that the firm will post earnings of $3.42 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.30 to $8.18. Zacks' sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Callon Pe...

ABInBev Cans Asian Beer IPO ABInBev Cans Asian Beer IPO

The bank is the top non-Chinese adviser on equity capital market deals in Asia Pacific by revenue so far this year, according to data provider Dealogic. The company's share price in Brussels have risen 37% this year with the prospect of the Asian IPO...

China's Economy Falters; Slowest Growth In Nearly 3 Decades

The two leaders agreed to resume trade talks, which broke off in early May after the USA accused China of backtracking on previous commitments. U.S. "The economy is facing new downward pressure". Trump's tweets were posted hours after the Chine...

Whole Foods Preps Prime Day Grocery Deals 07/09/2019 Whole Foods Preps Prime Day Grocery Deals 07/09/2019

First launched in 2015, the annual event has become " Black Friday in July" for online shopping. But it's not all about buying . Here's how long buyers have to make use of the sales offered during Amazon Prime Day 2019 . United Kingdom buyers ...

Universal Security Instruments smoke alarms recalled Universal Security Instruments smoke alarms recalled

The Columbus Division of Fire is encouraging residents to check their smoke and fire alarms due to a product recall. The model numbers in question are: MI3050S or MI3050SB and also you should note the date code between January 19th, 2015 to July 11th...

Can China start speeding up its slowing economy? Can China start speeding up its slowing economy?

In the first half of this year, China's GDP grew 6.3% year-on-year, NBS data show . "This is why China wants to make a deal with the US, and wishes it had not broken the original deal in the first place", Trump tweeted. That would be the second ca...

European Union slaps sanctions on Turkey over its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus European Union slaps sanctions on Turkey over its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus

European Union foreign ministers have approved initial sanctions against Turkey over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. In recent years, the discovery of huge gas reserves in the eastern Mediterran...

Vodafone slugged for misleading marketing and content charges Vodafone slugged for misleading marketing and content charges

As a result, customers could end up purchasing DCB content with "with one or two "clicks" on a web-browser while using their device connected to the Vodafone network" the undertaking states. It has been replaced by a DCB service that requires express...

Facebook’s $5-billion fine for privacy scandals too low, Democrats complain Facebook’s $5-billion fine for privacy scandals too low, Democrats complain

The report of the $5-billion settlement, the largest-ever by the FTC against a tech company over privacy issues after a $22.5-million settlement with Google in 2012, led to Facebook's stock price rise on Friday. "Despite Republicans' promises to ...

Sydney airport hit by 'crazy' delays Sydney airport hit by 'crazy' delays

The issue was resolved just before 11.30am, the ABF said on Twitter. "I've never seen a line like this in my life!" one person tweeted. Thousands of passengers have been caught up in the delays, with the queue snaking around the entire terminal.

AMP $3.3b life insurance sale unlikely to go ahead, dividend scrapped AMP $3.3b life insurance sale unlikely to go ahead, dividend scrapped

AMP has said the $3.3 billion sale of its life insurance arm to a foreign buyer was unlikely to proceed as planned and that it had scrapped its interim dividend. The company also added that AMP meant to reduce its interim dividend, owing to the incre...

Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up Georgia woman fired by Dairy Queen after marijuana cake mix-up

The fast food restaurant served up a cake with a giant marijuana leaf design, green icing and a My Little Pony-style character with bloodshot eyes and a puff of smoke. The customer said it was fine, paid for the cake and left". The internet had q...

China's GDP Growth Dips to 6.2% in Second Quarter China's GDP Growth Dips to 6.2% in Second Quarter

A man walks near a shantytown to be redeveloped, in front of apartment buildings, in Fu county in the south of Yanan, Shaanxi province, China January 2, 2019. China's economy is slumping as it feels the effects of a prolonged trade war with the U...

Barry's flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland Barry's flood threat lingers as storm slowly sweeps inland

Even though Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm as the winds lost some power after landfall at Intracoastal City, La., Graham warned that tropical storm-force winds, which can range from 40 to 70 miles per hour, were still strong and risky.

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Within customer fulfillment, highly skilled roles have increased over 400%, including jobs like logistics coordinator, process improvement manager and transportation specialist within our customer fulfillment network. The video appended is produced b...

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