Tuesday September 22-nd, 2020

Paris, US have 15 days to settle digital tax row Paris, US have 15 days to settle digital tax row

The USTR plans to hold public hearings on the measure on January 7 and will accept public comments through January 14. France and the United States have given themselves two weeks to resolve a bitter trade dispute over a new French digital tax targ...

Pentagon rejects Trump threat to hit Iranian cultural sites Pentagon rejects Trump threat to hit Iranian cultural sites

The outpouring of grief was an unprecedented honor for a man viewed by Iranians as a national hero for his work leading the Guard's expeditionary Quds Force. Israel is a longtime regional foe of Iran. According to analysts, markets are awaiting Ira...

Hyundai announces partnership with Uber to create air taxis Hyundai announces partnership with Uber to create air taxis

They're sharing work on infrastructure concepts for these vehicles. Through this partnership, Hyundai will mass-produce these Uber Air Taxis. To date, the program has largely enrolled aircraft makers like Bell, Boeing (through its Aurora subsidiary...

Borden becomes second major dairy processor to file for bankruptcy Borden becomes second major dairy processor to file for bankruptcy

Over the past 163 years, we have earned the distinction of being one of the most well-recognized and reputable national brands. According to the Dairy Farmers of America, members' sales had declined by $1.1 billion dollars in 2018. American refrige...

CES 2020: Fisker debuts ‘affordable' luxury all-electric SUV for under $40,000 CES 2020: Fisker debuts ‘affordable' luxury all-electric SUV for under $40,000

According to a media report, Fisker plans to launch the Ocean electric SUV in India sometime in the next 5 years. The Ocean is being billed as the world's most sustainable vehicle, with several features to support that claim. The Fisker Ocean has a...

CES 2020: Virtual Visor precisely blocks blinding sun CES 2020: Virtual Visor precisely blocks blinding sun

Named Best of Innovation in CES 2020's Innovation Awards, the Virtual Visor is about the same size and shape as a standard sun visor, but it's a transparent LCD panel that incorporates lines of honeycomb-shaped inserts. The next question, of co...

Former Google Exec Claims Company Ignored Human Rights Concerns, Promoted Toxic Workplace Former Google Exec Claims Company Ignored Human Rights Concerns, Promoted Toxic Workplace

LaJeunesse believes the final straw came when he went to Google HR to complain about workplace culture. While LaJeunesse's claims could be an opportunistic play for attention as he prepares to run for Senate in ME, where he is challenging Susan Co...

New vehicle sales in Northern Ireland fall again in 2019 New vehicle sales in Northern Ireland fall again in 2019

The UK new vehicle market declined in 2019, with annual registrations falling for the third consecutive year, according to figures released by the SMMT. Mr Hawes said the industry had been challenged to meet "some very aggressive goals" over cutting ...

New battery could power a smartphone for 5 days New battery could power a smartphone for 5 days

The battery will now undergo additional testing in solar grids and cars in Australia. Outperforming the batteries in the market by over four times, it is the world's most efficient lithium-sulphur (Li-S) battery design making it promising for large-s...

A wheel fell off an Air Canada plane during takeoff A wheel fell off an Air Canada plane during takeoff

Instead of taking the hour-long flight to Saguenay, about 230 miles northeast of Montreal, the 49 passengers and three crew spent a couple of hours in a hold burning off fuel to lighten the plane for the unorthodox forthcoming landing. The plane was ...

Tesla 2019 sales hit goals, rise over 50% from previous year Tesla 2019 sales hit goals, rise over 50% from previous year

The momentum Tesla is seeing continued during the fourth quarter, with the electric vehicle maker setting a new record in terms of deliveries, blowing past Wall Street estimates. "Despite breaking ground at Gigafactory Shanghai less than 12 months ag...

Tullow Oil's shares plunge after Guyana drilling Tullow Oil's shares plunge after Guyana drilling

Shares in Tullow Oil started 2020 pretty much the way they had finished 2019-on the plunge. In November 2019, Tullow Oil had raised doubts about the commercialization of two other discoveries offshore Guyana, which were found to contain heavy o...

Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2019 pay revealed Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2019 pay revealed

Apple CEO Tim Cook's brought in $11.6 million in the company's 2019 fiscal year.Cook's compensation included $3 million in salary and more than $7.6 million in incentive-based pay.Cook made 200 times more than the median Apple employee, who earn...

Northern could lose its rail franchise, says Transport Secretary Northern could lose its rail franchise, says Transport Secretary

He added: "I'm simply not prepared to have the service on Northern to carry on as it is and I'm taking action". Asked if he would remove the franchise from Northern , Mr Shapps said: " The simple answer to the question is yes, it is going to be ...

Delhi: Petrol price up 10 paise, diesel by 15 paise Delhi: Petrol price up 10 paise, diesel by 15 paise

Petrol price in Delhi is now Rs 75.54 per litre, the highest in more than a year, while a litre of diesel costs Rs 68.51. Supermarkets were quick to respond to rising oil prices. Diesel prices also rose in all major cities. Officials said there i...

Trump warns Iran against retaliation, threatens cultural sites Trump warns Iran against retaliation, threatens cultural sites

Targeting cultural sites with military action is considered a war crime under worldwide law, including a United Nations Security Council resolution supported by the Trump administration in 2017 and the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cu...

Japan ‘Tuna King’ buys new year catch for $1.8 million Japan ‘Tuna King’ buys new year catch for $1.8 million

A fish weighing just 2kg more was sold for a record $3.1 million at last year's auction in Tokyo - the most expensive tuna ever sold. There were more large bluefin tuna up for sale at the auction originally than expected, as fisherman said they h...

Ontario' Cannabis Store unveils new products to hit shelves Monday Ontario' Cannabis Store unveils new products to hit shelves Monday

Ontarians will see a "very limited supply" of cannabis 2.0 products at retail stores starting next week, with online sales starting January 16, according to the Ontario Cannabis Store , the province's only cannabis wholesaler. In terms of pricing, d...

Federal Reserve last month saw a declining risk of recession Federal Reserve last month saw a declining risk of recession

Officials will be monitoring tension between the US and Iran following an American airstrike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian military commander on Thursday. The minutes showed a few Fed officials were anxious that the Fed might encourage excessi...

Report ranks WestJet most punctual airline in Canada, Air Canada 20th worldwide Report ranks WestJet most punctual airline in Canada, Air Canada 20th worldwide

A new report ranking on-time performance rates for airports and airlines indicates YYC Calgary International Airport has the 17-best performance out of all similar-sized airports around the world. With an on-time performance of 85.69%, US-based car...

Don’t abbreviate 2020. It’s for your own good Don’t abbreviate 2020. It’s for your own good

And this year.there's one more thing to remember. For example, if you write January 2, 2020 as 1/2/20, crooks can easily manipulate and modify that date to 1/2/2002, 1/2/2018, or any other year. They recommend writing out the date in full, as 2020,...

British regulator could ban gambling firms' VIP programs, shares fall

The Gambling Commission (GC) has released a list of organisations betting operators must make an annual financial contribution to for the prevention of problem gambling. The document also lays out the option to ban VIP status. The Labour MP Carolyn...

Next raises profit guidance after bumper Christmas sales Next raises profit guidance after bumper Christmas sales

The fashion chain shrugged off the retail sector blues to post a 5.2 per cent increase in full-price sales for the fourth quarter to 28 December, which it noted was 1.1 per cent ahead of company forecasts. "We believe our sales performance in the per...

Aston Martin Reaches For The Sky With Its New... Helicopter? Aston Martin Reaches For The Sky With Its New... Helicopter?

By using materials from the Aston Martin automotive palette the interior of this special edition of the ACH130 sits in harmony with the interior of Aston Martin sports cars. Aston Martin Chief Marketing Officer Simon Sproule said, "As a global luxury...

Rockets target Baghdad's Green Zone, base housing United States troops Rockets target Baghdad's Green Zone, base housing United States troops

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad urged American citizens to leave Iraq following the strike at Baghdad airport that killed Soleimani. Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis was also killed in the strike. India has been particularly concern...

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