Wednesday July 8-th, 2020

Musk touts 146000 orders for Tesla's electric pickup truck Musk touts 146000 orders for Tesla's electric pickup truck

The internet was divided in terms of its design, but the pickup has surely generated quite a buzz in the market. Musk revealed that the company had received 146,000 orders for the electric pick-up in a tweet on Saturday. "146k Cybertruck orders...

CN strike triggers layoffs at Halifax port CN strike triggers layoffs at Halifax port

But lineups at that location forced trucks to wait between seven and eight hours yesterday, said Nathalie St-Pierre, chief executive of the Canadian Propane Association. Montreal-based CN has proposed binding arbitration, an option that the union has...

LVMH close to buying Tiffany for more than $16.3 bln LVMH close to buying Tiffany for more than $16.3 bln

It said the deal would transform its watches and jewellery division, its latest addition to its 75 key brands known as "maisons" or houses. The swoop on Tiffany, which involved revised offers from LVMH after its original $120 per share bid in Octob...

Choosing a Christmas tree and keeping your holidays green Choosing a Christmas tree and keeping your holidays green

Picking out the Christmas tree for your family can be a tradition or a new adventure, but either way, experts said the practice will be more expensive this year. Residents are urged to check them out and cast a vote for their favourite tree, as well ...

Bitcoin plummets to a six-month low on China crackdown Bitcoin plummets to a six-month low on China crackdown

Cryptocurrency market daily overview. In the past two days BTC has fallen below an important support level of 7,700 $ and, therefore, vulnerable to a bigger correction in the range of 6,300 to 6,800 the $. Ether (ETH ), meanwhile, is now sitting c...

Doctor sucks urine for elderly man onboard flight Doctor sucks urine for elderly man onboard flight

He then asked the cabin crew to search for any doctors among the passengers while other crew members prepared a temporary bed made out of pillows and blankets. Using straws, a syringe needle, tubing from an oxygen mask and tape the surgeons perform...

Don't eat romaine grown in Salinas, California, Canadian officials warn Don't eat romaine grown in Salinas, California, Canadian officials warn

Romaine lettuce from this growing region has been linked with an outbreak of E. coli that has sickened 40 people in 16 states. The most recent reported illness was on November 10, per a press release from the agency. Antibiotics are generally no...

Lexus UX 300e EV boasts 400 km range Lexus UX 300e EV boasts 400 km range

Lexus revealed its global electrification strategy, 'Lexus Electrified, ' during the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show . Overall, the UX 300e promises good performance and a comfortable ride, thanks in part to the enhancements Lexus has made to the GA-C platfor...

TSB customers left without cash after bank has issues processing payments TSB customers left without cash after bank has issues processing payments

One banker sent a simple message of frustration: "Thanks for nothing tsb! ". It further said: "If TSB customers need emergency cash contact us via the number on the back of their card". The independent investigation by law firm Slaughter and May...

Binance to Sue The Block for Damaging the Exchange's Reputation Binance to Sue The Block for Damaging the Exchange's Reputation

The following day (Nov. 22), Bithumb , another crypto exchange from South Korea with an office in Shanghai, was also rumored to have been raided and shut down by authorities in China. CZ has been denouncing the story as FUD that is bad for the c...

Elon Musk touts 146,000 orders for Tesla’s electric pickup truck Elon Musk touts 146,000 orders for Tesla’s electric pickup truck

Musk asked his designer, Franz von Holzhausen, to hit the stainless-steel vehicle door with a sledgehammer. The bizarre-looking passenger pickup truck was debuted at an event Thursday night that immediately sparked headlines, then went viral over...

William Hill to Purchase CG Technology Sports Book Assets William Hill to Purchase CG Technology Sports Book Assets

Similarly, William Hill is now catering to the Atlantis on Paradise Island , marking an important part of the company's expansion in the United States and amid strong headwinds back at home. It also has a merger deal with Eldorado Resorts , which...

SkyTrain workers vote 96.8% in favour of job action

SkyTrain workers voted to strike November 21, but no strike notice has been issued, and no service disruptions are in sight. The key issues, Rebelo said, revolve around forced overtime provisions, sickness plans, fair wage compensation and staffing...

Oil falls from two-month high as US-China trade doubts dominate Oil falls from two-month high as US-China trade doubts dominate

Once more, the fears were based on the flimsiest of circumstances, this time on news Friday that Chinese president Xi Jinping said his country wants to work out an initial trade pact with the US and has been trying to avoid a trade war - but is not...

Leading US startup incubator Y Combinator shutters China unit Leading US startup incubator Y Combinator shutters China unit

YC China was created in 2018 under the leadership of Qi Lu, a computer scientist who was an executive in Microsoft Corp and Chinese search engine Baidu Inc. Y Combinator's leading graduate programs including Airbnb, DoorDash and Dropbox. Lu will sh...

United States warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California United States warns: Don't eat romaine lettuce from Salinas, California

Consumers ordering salad containing romaine at a restaurant or at a salad bar should ask the staff whether the romaine came from Salinas. US officials said their investigation led to farms in Salinas and that they are looking for the source of E...

Christmas train disruption expected as strikes set to go ahead Christmas train disruption expected as strikes set to go ahead

The only non-strike dates are December 12 - General Election day - and Christmas and Boxing Day, when trains do not usually operate anyway. The walkout by drivers was due to take place on November 27-28, but the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT)...

ECB's Lagarde Says Monetary Policy To Continue Support Eurozone Economy ECB's Lagarde Says Monetary Policy To Continue Support Eurozone Economy

On the other hand, she noted that the monetary policy could achieve its goal faster and with fewer side effects if other policies were supporting growth alongside it. In her first major policy address in the role, she said it was vital that eurozone ...

British Airways flights delayed due to 'technical issue' British Airways flights delayed due to 'technical issue'

On August 7, 2019, British Airways flights were already affected by many delays and cancellations at London airports due to a computer problem affecting its registration system. Bewildered British Airways passengers have been left stranded across the...

Mercedes-Maybach GLS Revealed, Looks Like a Chinese Copycat Mercedes-Maybach GLS Revealed, Looks Like a Chinese Copycat

The AMG subdivision of Mercedes has debuted its "hot" GLE 63 S and GLS 63 SUVs during the second media day of the LA Auto Show opening for the rest of us tomorrow. But for the Maybach GLS, Mercedes is taking the words "luxury" and "comfort" i...

WeWork laying off 2,400 employees to 'create a more efficient organization' WeWork laying off 2,400 employees to 'create a more efficient organization'

A spokesman for WeWork acknowledged: "As half of our renewed point of interest on the core WeWork alternate, and as now we possess previously shared with employees, the firm is making needed layoffs to function a extra ambiance suited organizat...

Intel warns of tight supplies as PC chip demand exceeds production Intel warns of tight supplies as PC chip demand exceeds production

Chipzilla is facing supply issues for quite a while now as they haven't been able to keep up with demand. Analysts have estimated that Chipzilla's supply shortage has led to a roughly 7 or 8 per cent cut in expected PC shipments worldwide over re...

Royal Mail shares sink as it warns on outlook Royal Mail shares sink as it warns on outlook

Addressed letter volumes continue to slide, down 8% in the first half because of the negative impact of GDPR in the first two months of the year, the impact of weakening GDP and ongoing business uncertainty. However, London-based Royal Mail , which ...

U.S. regulators move to block Chinese telecom giants U.S. regulators move to block Chinese telecom giants

The Trump administration also added Huawei to its trade blacklist in May, citing national security concerns. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has also proposed forcing U.S. Congress has been considering legislation to authorize up to $1 ...

Spanish court rules Ryanair's cabin baggage policy 'abusive' and invalid Spanish court rules Ryanair's cabin baggage policy 'abusive' and invalid

The airline allows one small bag per passenger into the cabin for free only if it can be stowed under the seat in front. The ruling came after a passenger was charged with €20 (£17) when boarding a plane in Madrid earlier this year, several month...

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