Mike Hosking: Good on Coles for reversing ban on plastic bags

But environmentalists and customers have slammed the news, saying it's counter-productive and a disaster for the environment. "Coles made a decision to ban those bags and their customers said we don't like it, we want them back". "Hey Coles, I won'... More..

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Tesla makes more cars as revenue jumps
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Tesla makes more cars as revenue jumps

Tesla shares rose 5% in after hours trading despite the $717.5m loss, as the company forecast additional increases to its production capacity and profitability in the second half of the year. Tesla ended Jun...More..

by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Bank of Japan Shift Propels Biggest Bond-Yield Jump in Two Years

That's the lowest in more than a week. But it added that the yield "may move upward and downward to some extent", suggesting it will allow it to rise higher than its previous de facto ceiling of 0.1 percent. ...More..

Angered At Pastor's Detention, U.S. Levels Sanctions Against Turkish Officials
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Angered At Pastor's Detention, U.S. Levels Sanctions Against Turkish Officials

The lira , Turkey's currency, fell to record lows amid signs of possible sanctions. Now under house arrest, Brunson faces up to 35 years in prison if convicted of all charges. One is led by the US-based Musl...More..

by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Trader Joe’s and Other Chains Involved in Massive Food Recall

Some chopped romaine used by Caito Foods and supplied by Fresh Express has been recalled over feared Cyclospora contamination, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service statement. Distributed nation...More..

by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

RBI hikes repo rate: What happens to your EMIs now

One basis point is equivalent one-hundredth of a percentage. The RBI said the inflation outlook is likely to be shaped by the minimum support prices (MSPs), which have been raised sharply, elevated crude oil ...More..

Jaguar Land Rover posts loss on China incentives, diesel decline
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover posts loss on China incentives, diesel decline

Tata chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran said JLR faced multiple challenges. JLR made a £571m profit in the same quarter past year, but has been hit hard by changes to Chinese import taxes, which have tempor...More..

Uber is killing off its self-driving truck division
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Uber is killing off its self-driving truck division

The idea behind self-driving trucks was initially to improve the safety and efficiency of the trucking industry, according to Uber's Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) website. In the absence of an urgent need...More..

OnePlus surpasses Samsung in India's premium smartphone market for the first time
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

OnePlus surpasses Samsung in India's premium smartphone market for the first time

This was due to strong sales of its flagship OnePlus 6 which was launched during the quarter. Do you think Huawei will be able to surpass Apple next year in terms of the total shipments tally next year?...More..

Apple's pricey iPhone X, subscriptions deliver earnings beat
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Apple's pricey iPhone X, subscriptions deliver earnings beat

Apple is ever-so-close to becoming the first USA company worth more than $1 trillion: The company closed in on the magic number Tuesday in after-hours trading after posting better-than-expected results for its...More..

by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

MoviePass raises prices by 50 percent in effort to save company

Now, the latest language makes it sound like MoviePass won't be available to use during any kind of release of any kind of substantial size. Well, there's now surge pricing (sorry, "Peak Pricing") that you'...More..

by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

MoviePass is raising prices, limiting new movies to save itself

MoviePass reportedly has to pay the full ticket price for all the movies its subscribers go see, so eliminating major releases going forward means the cash-strapped company would pay millions less. Company C...More..

BREXIT: British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

BREXIT: British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal

Gideon Skinner, head of political research at Ipsos MORI, said: "Theresa May has faced a lot of criticism since she launched her Chequers deal, and our poll for the Standard shows this is mirrored among the pub...More..

Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Harley drives deeper into Asia with smaller bikes to fuel growth

Through the years, Harley-Davidson will consolidate lower cc segments amidst having its eye out for full size cruisers and tourers to satisfy traditional customers. "The accelerated strategy will require signif...More..

For Big Mac's 50th anniversary, McDonald's is giving away free burgers
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

For Big Mac's 50th anniversary, McDonald's is giving away free burgers

All I did was screw it in the socket", Delligatti said, according to "Behind the Arches". The coin idea sprung from the role that the Big Mac has played in measuring purchasing power. Big Mac creator Jim Dell...More..

Elon Musk's Tesla Surfboards Are Selling on eBay for $5,000
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Elon Musk's Tesla Surfboards Are Selling on eBay for $5,000

The board also welcomes tonal logos in a subtle contrasting gloss. Tesla may have finally got its Model 3 production problems under control, but the vehicle - despite being more affordable than its Model S co...More..

Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers

Casarez graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Management Information Systems (MIS). Jasmine Scofield spotted the 26-year-old Casarez standing on a Silicon Valley street corner with a unique s...More..

Odor similar to stinky socks diverts Florida-bound flight
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Odor similar to stinky socks diverts Florida-bound flight

A plane had to be diverted after passengers complained about a unusual odor - something like smelly socks - and at least seven people received medical treatment for complaints including chest pains. Friday and ...More..

Juncker deal has nothing to do with free trade: German MP
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Juncker deal has nothing to do with free trade: German MP

President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced they've agreed to work toward "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on a wide range of non-automobile goods. "The EU needs to open its markets to real...More..

Nod for Disney's $71.3B acquisition of Fox entertainment
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Nod for Disney's $71.3B acquisition of Fox entertainment

Now the latest development of shareholder approval clears the path for the Disney-Fox deal to be finalized in early 2019. The companies said last December they hoped to complete the deal in 12-18 months. Disn...More..

Facebook to spend $10M for Zuckerberg's private jet and security
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Facebook to spend $10M for Zuckerberg's private jet and security

Compared to previous year, Facebook's margins dropped three percent in its second quarter. So far, three class-action suits have been filed by shareholders claiming that Facebook made false and misleading sta...More..

Intel data centre results miss targets as AMD rivalry intensifies
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Intel data centre results miss targets as AMD rivalry intensifies

Analysts had expected revenue of $5.63 billion, according to financial and data analytics firm FactSet. The second-quarter report showed little evidence of that as giant data-center operators, such as Google ...More..

Ryanair set to cut jobs as pilots plan fourth strike
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Ryanair set to cut jobs as pilots plan fourth strike

The airline in a statement said it had written to over 100 pilots and more than 200 cabin crew to inform them that their "services may not be required" from the end of October. Ryanair pilots and cabin crew wen...More..

Love Island makes ‘outstanding contribution’ to ITV revenue growth - Ireland
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Love Island makes ‘outstanding contribution’ to ITV revenue growth - Ireland

First-half revenue rose 8% to £1.85bn driven by an 8% increase in external revenue to £1.59bn. United Kingdom commercial television broadcaster ITV is embarking on a "More Than TV" strategy refresh which wi...More..

World's Oldest Person, Chiyo Miyako, a Japanese Woman, Dies at 117
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

World's Oldest Person, Chiyo Miyako, a Japanese Woman, Dies at 117

After the death of Miyako two titles remain vacant. "They described her as a patient and kind person who brought happiness to those who met her", Guinness World Records said . Her husband, Shoji, worked for J...More..

China Revokes Approval For New Facebook
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

China Revokes Approval For New Facebook "Innovation Hub"

Setting up a company-owned enterprise in China does not mean Facebook . This is yet another setback for the social media giant, that has been trying to enter the Chinese market for the longest time now...More..

US Trade Rep.: NAFTA Talks May End In August With Updated Deal
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

US Trade Rep.: NAFTA Talks May End In August With Updated Deal

The meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland , Finance Minister Bill Morneau and International Trade Minister Jim Carr with Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador comes a day before his representativ...More..

Krispy Kreme to buy Insomnia Cookies
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Krispy Kreme to buy Insomnia Cookies

This deal only applies to Original Glazed Doughnuts. There's nothing like a cup of Joe and a doughnut in the morning, but if you're not a fan of glazed fried dough, doughnut giant Krispy Kreme might be on t...More..

Iowa farmers worry about trade war, wary of aid package
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Iowa farmers worry about trade war, wary of aid package

In what may have been a world first for the United States leader, Trump was pictured receiving Juncker's trademark greeting of a kiss in the neck area when the pair met for high-stakes talks at the White Hous...More..

Trade War Between US and EU Averted (For Now)
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Trade War Between US and EU Averted (For Now)

In a tweet , the U.S. president suggested that it was the European Union that stood in the way of free trade, and that his tough talk was forcing Brussels to the negotiating table. "If you want to be stu...More..