Thursday July 9-th, 2020

Tesla's electric ATV should launch at the same time as the Cybertruck Tesla's electric ATV should launch at the same time as the Cybertruck

Brands like Zero won't have anything to fear from Tesla, at that point. The eccentric CEO was left embarrassed when Tesla design chief Franz von Holshausen tried to show the glass was "shatterproof" by throwing a heavy steel ball at shut vary - sma...

China orders removal of foreign tech in state offices, Financial Times says China orders removal of foreign tech in state offices, Financial Times says

In 2020, the first year when the directive enters into effect, government organizations are supposed to replace 30% of their foreign hardware and software in their respective inventories. Targets Chinese buyers to switch to domestic technology vendor...

Why your electricity bill is about to tumble Why your electricity bill is about to tumble

Wholesale costs, which make up around a third of an average retail electricity bill, are expected to go down by $62 on average due to an influx of new generation coming into the system. "Whereas the general nationwide pattern is down all throughout t...

Driver claims Tesla on autopilot when hitting 2 cars on I-95 Driver claims Tesla on autopilot when hitting 2 cars on I-95

In addition to the fatal crashes where Model S and Model X cars have crashed on Autopilot killing the occupants of the Tesla vehicles, Tesla vehicles on Autopilot have crashed into the back of numerous fire trucks and at least two police vehicles.

Annette Cox, Wife of Papa John's Founder John Schnatter, Files for Divorce Annette Cox, Wife of Papa John's Founder John Schnatter, Files for Divorce

The suit , filed today in Jefferson County Circuit Court, Papa John's home base of Louisville, Kentucky, claims the ad agency, 247 Group, LLC, doing business as Laundry Service, and its parent company, Wasserman Media, committed breach of contract, i...

Woman Stung 'Multiple Times' by a Scorpion on a United Airlines Flight Woman Stung 'Multiple Times' by a Scorpion on a United Airlines Flight

The incident took place during a Thursday morning flight from San Francisco to Atlanta. Medical personnel met the flight when it landed in Atlanta. A photo shows the airborne invertebrate animal in what appears to be a cardboard box used to serve m...

Ericsson agrees to pay over $1 billion to resolve US corruption probe Ericsson agrees to pay over $1 billion to resolve US corruption probe

The overall charges include a criminal penalty of $520 million apart from $540 million that it will have to pay to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a related matter. Attorney Geoffrey Berman of the Southern District of NY said in ...

KFC Reintroduces Fried Chicken-scented Firelogs KFC Reintroduces Fried Chicken-scented Firelogs

The logs are made by Enviro-Log and its president and founder Ross McRoy said his company received weekly calls from curious consumers past year, according to USA Today . "The limited-time, limited-quantity firelog makes for a ideal unexpected gift ...

China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war China's trade with US sinks in November amid tariff war

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Donald Trump would make the final decision on the import tariffs, which would hit Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers, toys and clothing. "I'm not saying as a forecast". "We can't afford - we...

Wall Street roars as November jobs growth blows past forecasts Wall Street roars as November jobs growth blows past forecasts

The financials sector was the best performer in the S&P 500 , jumping 1.3%. Economists polled by Dow Jones expected a gain of 187,000. Larry Kudlow, the White House National Economic Council director, told CNBC the US and China are "close" to ...

Britain's fraud office opens Glencore bribery investigation Britain's fraud office opens Glencore bribery investigation

Glencore will cooperate with the probe conducted by the Serious Fraud Office, according to a statement . Glencore said it would co-operate where necessary. The CFTC investigation has looked into whether Glencore may have violated certain regula...

Offaly IFA Chairman Warns Protests Will Continue If Beef Price Isn't Addressed Offaly IFA Chairman Warns Protests Will Continue If Beef Price Isn't Addressed

This follows the blockade at an Aldi distribution centre in Naas , Co. At 7am this morning, approximately 50 IFA members blocked lorries from accessing the distribution centre, from which stock is delivered to Lidl stores all over the country.

Ford Issues Another Truck Recall, This Time On Larger Models Ford Issues Another Truck Recall, This Time On Larger Models

The recall affects 2017-2019 Ford F-250, F-350 and F-450 Super Duty vehicles made in Ford's truck plant in Kentucky. Trucks with mechanical tailgate latches are not affected. In some of the affected vehicles, a protective sleeve on the fuel line...

Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021 Amazon to open new office in Manhattan in 2021

The move comes less than a year after the company canceled plans to open a new headquarters in Queens, after local and state politicians, including Rep. But the freshman Democratic lawmaker was quickly called out for misleading her followers about ...

Nissan GT-R50 production version shown, deliveries start late Nissan GT-R50 production version shown, deliveries start late

We wrote about this auto over a year ago now, but this GT-R50 is now production ready "a significant number of deposits" already being taken for the limited-production vehicle. As its name suggests, there will be just 50 units of this Italdesign-penn...

NZ airline trials edible coffee cups to reduce waste NZ airline trials edible coffee cups to reduce waste

To that end, Air New Zealand has partnered with a family-run NZ-based company called twiice , which makes the vanilla-flavoured cups that you can eat once you're done your coffee (or, during, if you can't wait and don't bite too low). "The cups ha...

Trump stuns Wall Street, foreign capitals with new trade fights

All three major stock indexes stepped further away from last week's record highs that were fueled by hopes that an interim deal between the United States and China was in the offing. At a press conference in Beijing on Thursday, Ministry of Comme...

Coles ups Norco milk price on ACCC concern Coles ups Norco milk price on ACCC concern

The ACCC said it understands that Coles did pass on the increase to other dairy processors, but not to Norco, which also sells milk under its own brand. Coles will pay dairy farmers more than $5 million dollars after allegedly failing to fully pass o...

M&G suspends property portfolio fund amid Brexit tension

The £2.5bn M&G Property Portfolio was suspended after "unusually high and sustained outflows" - demand from investors for their money back - prompted by "Brexit-related political uncertainty and ongoing structural shifts in the United Kingdom retai...

More E.coli cases connected to romaine lettuce reported in NJ More E.coli cases connected to romaine lettuce reported in NJ

At least eight people in Pennsylvania have now been sickened after eating Romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli as the nationwide outbreak topped more than 100 cases in the latest report. Federal health officials are continuing to warn consumers...

BMW Axes Apple CarPlay Monthly ‘Subscription’ Fees for Some Vehicles BMW Axes Apple CarPlay Monthly ‘Subscription’ Fees for Some Vehicles

Going forward, CarPlay will be available in vehicles with the new infotainment system. UPDATE: Paultan.org has just confirmed that this will apply to BMW cars sold in Malaysia. The automaker took longer than many of is rivals to support CarPlay. ...

Donald Trump Admits Xi Jinping Probably Does Not Like Him Anymore Donald Trump Admits Xi Jinping Probably Does Not Like Him Anymore

Those levies would hit American consumer products such as smartphones, toys and childrens' clothing in the days before the Christmas holiday. Ross said that the tariffs scheduled to take effect on December 15 will stay in place unless "enough subst...

Trump sees no deadline for China deal, prefers it post-election Trump sees no deadline for China deal, prefers it post-election

Beijing has callled on the U.S.to roll back tariffs on all Chinese goods as part of a partial trade agreement, something Trump has said he won't do. The Trump administration has threatened to impose tariffs on more Chinese imports starting that day....

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit

The jury presiding over Elon Musk's defamation trial reportedly took around 20 minutes to rule that the Tesla and SpaceX CEO was not guilty. Musk hugged his lawyer on hearing the verdict, telling reporters afterwards: "My faith in humanity ha...

US, China move closer to trade deal despite harsh rhetoric US, China move closer to trade deal despite harsh rhetoric

Mr Trump didn't initiate the bill involving Xinjiang and a law supporting protesters in Hong Kong, and they are separate issues to the trade talks, according to Lu Xiang, an expert in bilateral ties at the state-run Chinese Academy of Social Scie...

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