Tuesday September 22-nd, 2020

Mobile promises three new programs if Sprint merger happens Mobile promises three new programs if Sprint merger happens

T-Mobile Connect. A new $15-a-month phone plan option which T-Mobile says is for "everyone, especially lower-income consumers". T-Mobile promises a new $15 wireless plan if its $26.5 billion Sprint deal goes through. This service will offer 100 GB ...

Dollar rises against yen, Swiss franc on nearing US-China trade deal Dollar rises against yen, Swiss franc on nearing US-China trade deal

Some dollar buying ensued later in the day that limited the local units gains to 5 shillings against its USA counterpart at the closing bell. Uncertainty about the fate of U.S./China trade talks nudged world stock markets off 21-month highs on Frid...

Buffalo Wild Wings employees fired over alleged racially-insensitive incident Buffalo Wild Wings employees fired over alleged racially-insensitive incident

Buffalo Wild Wings has announced that the employees involved that evening have been fired, but Lambert said the restaurant and its parent company still haven't done close to enough. "This is a ideal opportunity for Buffalo Wild Wings to be a good ...

Amazon announces plans to build $40M robotics innovation hub in Westborough Amazon announces plans to build $40M robotics innovation hub in Westborough

Amazon announced Wednesday that the company is set to build a new 350,000 square feet robotics hub in Westborough, Massachusetts, creating roughly 200 high tech and advanced manufacturing jobs. "We are pleased that Amazon plans to increase their s...

Aston Martin DBX Cabin Revealed Aston Martin DBX Cabin Revealed

However, Aston Martin's priority is to give the DBX a genuine sporting character without penalizing comfort and luxury. The centre console has a bridge design, allowing for larger items such as handbags to be stored below. All this consultation and...

How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday How major USA stock indexes fared Thursday

The benchmark S&P 500 index is eyeing its fifth straight week of gains, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq is on track to rise for a sixth week in a row. NASDAQ index +23.88 points or 0.28% at 8434.51. Citigroup rose 1.7% and JPMorgan Chase rose 1.3%. T...

CEO Reed Hastings defends Netflix's compliance with overseas censorship CEO Reed Hastings defends Netflix's compliance with overseas censorship

Free-speech purists would like companies to do more to fight censorship in repressive countries like Saudi Arabia . In response to harsh criticism at the time , the company said "we strongly support artistic freedom worldwide", and that it only pu...

Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge Debuts Sinister Style, More Power Rolls-Royce Cullinan Black Badge Debuts Sinister Style, More Power

The latest Rolls Royce model to receive the Black Badge of honour is the Cullinan SUV, and it's described as the most urban expression of a Black Badge motor auto yet, sporting a sinister new style as well as a more powerful engine and upgraded cha...

"Fundamentals Remain Quite Robust": Government As Moody's Lowers Outlook

Responding to it, the FM said that it is aware that Moody's Investors Service has changed the outlook India's ratings to negative from stable while keeping the foreign-currency and local-currency long-term issuer ratings unchanged at Baa2.

China, US agree to roll back additional tariffs China, US agree to roll back additional tariffs

Squeezed by the trade war with the United States, China's economy has continued to slide. "The question right now is what the two sides have actually agreed on - the market's focus has shifted to how the U.S. Washington and Beijing have been em...

Juul stops sales of mint-flavored pods Juul stops sales of mint-flavored pods

A lot of them used flavored e-cigarettes and among those who did, nearly 60 percent favored mint or menthol. Juul Chief Executive K.C. Crosthwaite called the levels of underage use "unacceptable", saying in a statement Thursday: "We must reset the ...

Sears announces more closings, including store in Joplin, Mo Sears announces more closings, including store in Joplin, Mo

The Sears store in Springfield will remain open. Existing Kmarts in Chambersburg and Elizabethtown are already in going-out-of-business sales, as part of an earlier round of closures. Lampert contributed less than half the total amount of the new Sea...

Fired McDonald's CEO could pocket $70M payout after co-worker affair Fired McDonald's CEO could pocket $70M payout after co-worker affair

Easterbrook was sacked as McDonald's CEO after admitting to a consensual relationship with an employee. In May, Kempczinski offered the entire stake he had gathered since he started at McDonald's in 2015 - roughly 10,900 shares, regulatory filin...

AMD gains on new Threadrippers, Athlon AMD gains on new Threadrippers, Athlon

Scientifically speaking, 16 Core Ryzen 9 flaship is actually able to beat 18 Core Intel Skylake refresh CPU due to AMD's Zen 2 microarchitecture 7nm transistor shrink that allows electrons to travel faster than 14nm technology found in Intel....

Over two million pounds of poultry recalled, eight states impacted Over two million pounds of poultry recalled, eight states impacted

The USDA said there have not yet been any confirmed reports of injuries, but anyone concerned about injuries or illnesses should contact a health care provider. The FDA said any institution that has the chicken should throw it away or return it to ...

Oil unchanged after overnight losses amid caution over trade talks Oil unchanged after overnight losses amid caution over trade talks

China is seeking a rollback of U.S. tariffs before signing a deal, while it's unclear if President Donald J. Trump will be willing to cut any duties. "There's lots of feel-good things with China and the United States saying they want to sign a part...

Bank of England keeps bank rate at 0.75% Bank of England keeps bank rate at 0.75%

So far the central bank has resisted following the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank in cutting rates in response to Brexit challenges and a global slowdown caused by a protracted U.S. A hung parliament outcome at the December 12...

CAA launches mandatory drone registration scheme CAA launches mandatory drone registration scheme

With drones taking to the skies at a dizzying rate, the United Kingdom government is stepping in, requiring all drone operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles and pass an online pilot test. At the same time, from 30 November all drones ne...

Bitcoin Price Rally in December 2017 Was Orchestrated by One Whale: Research Bitcoin Price Rally in December 2017 Was Orchestrated by One Whale: Research

The paper was authored by John Griffin, a professor from Texas University and Amin Shams from Ohio State University. "We find that the identified patterns are not present on other flows, and nearly the entire price impact can be attributed to this ...

Asian shares rally on US-China trade deal hopes:The Asahi Shimbun Asian shares rally on US-China trade deal hopes:The Asahi Shimbun

As part of this agreement, China is pushing US President Donald Trump to remove more tariffs imposed in September, according to overnight reports. The U.S. Oil prices, which had surged on hopes for a US-China trade deal, were lower on Monday. Als...

Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties to improve trust Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties to improve trust

Airbnb properties will soon be verified for accuracy of photos, addresses, listing details, cleanliness, safety and basic home amenities, according to a company-wide email sent by Airbnb co-founder and chief executive officer Brian Chesky on Wedne...

Trend Micro employee sold user data to tech support scammers Trend Micro employee sold user data to tech support scammers

Trend Micro first caught wind of the unauthorized disclosure when several users of a home security product began receiving unannounced phone calls from people impersonating Trend Micro support staff. "If a support call is to be made, it will be sched...

China implements video game curfew for minors China implements video game curfew for minors

China is enacting brand new rules to help stem what it believes is a video game addition epidemic. In 2018, the government announced the establishment of a gaming regulator - in response to concerns about near-sightedness in children - to limit...

Tesla’s ‘Blade Runner’ pickup truck will be revealed November 21 Tesla’s ‘Blade Runner’ pickup truck will be revealed November 21

Musk has been quite vocal about the key properties of Tesla's first pick-up, confirming in tweets over recent months that it will have a target price of $US50,000 - because "you should be able to buy a really great truck for $49k or less".

Pringles Will Be Offering Thanksgiving-Flavored Chips for a Limited Time Pringles Will Be Offering Thanksgiving-Flavored Chips for a Limited Time

Pringles is releasing a turkey-flavored version of its popular chip. Turducken is a culinary cinema consisting of a deboned chicken, stuffed into a deboned duck , further stuffed into a deboned turkey . You can find the Thanksgiving chips online...

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