Pinterest confidentially files paperwork for a June IPO

The website has also branched out into e-commerce by enabling visitors to directly buy items they like from the service. Pinterest brings in money from its role in online shopping and from advertising, but has shared few details regarding how wel... More..

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Bitcoin (BTC) risen $25.19 during a day
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Bitcoin (BTC) risen $25.19 during a day

Zcash (ZEC ) traded 2.3% lower against the dollar and now trades at $53.61 or 0.01357980 BTC. Litecoin (LTC ) traded 0.7% higher against the dollar and now trades at $49.47 or 0.01240900 BTC. Wanchain (WAN)...More..

BMW, Daimler to invest $1.13 billion in venture to rival Uber
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

BMW, Daimler to invest $1.13 billion in venture to rival Uber

BMW and Daimler have joined forces to develop what it is calling " urban mobility for customers ". " BMW chairman Harald Krüger described the news as a" game changer". The companies first announced thei...More..

Dairy Crest backs £975m offer from Canadian rival
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Dairy Crest backs £975m offer from Canadian rival

Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell commented: "Cathedral City-owner Dairy Crest sold its milk business in 2015 to focus on cheese and spreads". CDN $786.3 million) and profit after tax for the perio...More..

Apple and Goldman to Test Joint Credit Card Within Weeks, WSJ Says
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Apple and Goldman to Test Joint Credit Card Within Weeks, WSJ Says

The card itself would run on Mastercard's payment network, the report says, and Apple is set to gain a better commission than the fee it charges third-parties for Apple Pay transactions. She added that the Go...More..

USDA Expects Exports to Fall In 2019
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

USDA Expects Exports to Fall In 2019

USA exports of soybeans, the primary offering to China, are down about 36 percent on the year as a result. A value of $30 billion in goods amounts to roughly 24 percent of China's total 2017 agriculture impor...More..

Volvo gains mild-hybrid petrol and diesel engines plus T8 upgrade
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Volvo gains mild-hybrid petrol and diesel engines plus T8 upgrade

The new B-badged variants complement Volvo's existing T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electrified option on the XC90. In addition, it expects its new "B" badged powertrains to gradually become the new standard,...More..

Where to celebrate National Margarita Day in South Florida
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Where to celebrate National Margarita Day in South Florida

While there is much debate around the history of the classic tequila cocktail and how it came to be, what we know for sure is how much the fruity thirst-quencher has evolved since it first emerged on the drin...More..

Huawei plan to fix British security fears due in H1 - company
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Huawei plan to fix British security fears due in H1 - company

Huawei's Ryan Ding, head of the company's carrier business group, told reporters from Reuters yesterday: "In Q2 we will talk to all our stakeholders, including United Kingdom stakeholders, about such a plan a...More..

YouTube prevents anti-vaccine channels from running ads
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

YouTube prevents anti-vaccine channels from running ads

The Google-owned service has also disabled the comments on tens of millions of videos featuring minors and reported the discovered illegal comments to law enforcement, a YouTube spokesperson told PCMag. So vi...More..

Ford's Fuel Economy Ratings May be Wrong
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Ford's Fuel Economy Ratings May be Wrong

The company said it has also retained independent experts and will be using an outside lab throughout the process. The first vehicle under review is the 2019 Ranger , to be followed by additional vehicles ...More..

Woodford accepts offer as Provident put up for sale
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Woodford accepts offer as Provident put up for sale

If the NSF bid is accepted, Provident shareholders will own 88% of the combined group, with 8.88 new NSF shares for each Provident share. The offer values each Provident share at 511 pence, flat to Provident'...More..

Virgin Galactic Flies Third Crew Member
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Virgin Galactic Flies Third Crew Member

Virgin's SpaceShipTwo links up to the carrier jet, known as WhiteKnightTwo for this phase of the test. The US definition of space is anything over an altitude of 50 miles. Earlier this month, the rocket motor...More..

Atlas Air flight 5Y3591 crashes near Houston
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Atlas Air flight 5Y3591 crashes near Houston

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is heading the investigation. At about the moment it disappeared from communication with the FAA, the flight had descended to about 6,900 feet and was flying at...More..

Google Eliminating Forced Arbitration Process
by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Google Eliminating Forced Arbitration Process

It is seen as a way of getting the claims out of the public eye. Instead, they take them to an arbitrator, usually through an arbitration service that's paid by the employer. The employee is required to waive h...More..

by | Sunday, February 24, 2019

Boeing 767 cargo jetliner with three aboard crashes near Houston, Texas

Flight 3591 took off from Miami , Florida and was supposed to land at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. It originally started service with Canada Airlines in 1992, and then after two and a half dec...More..

Employees demand Microsoft end HoloLens contract with US Army
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Employees demand Microsoft end HoloLens contract with US Army

A Microsoft store is pictured in New York City, New York, U.S., August 21, 2018. Microsoft workers are calling on their employer to cancel a $480m contract to provide the United States army with augmented r...More..

British PM May says Honda plant closure can't be blamed on Brexit
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

British PM May says Honda plant closure can't be blamed on Brexit

Announcing the move on Tuesday, Honda's CEO Takahiro Hachigo said the decision to end production was nothing to do with the UK's departure from the EU. The restructuring may also include Honda operations in Tur...More..

Plane Flying Over Pennsylvania Reaches 801 Mph Due to Jet Stream
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Plane Flying Over Pennsylvania Reaches 801 Mph Due to Jet Stream

Although the Virgin plane didn't travel in the jet stream for long, it still landed at its destination 45 minutes early. "Never seen this kind of tailwind in my life as a commercial pilot ", tweeted Peter Ja...More..

AAA: Average Michigan gas prices rise 8 cents
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

AAA: Average Michigan gas prices rise 8 cents

Gas prices are 4 to 16 cents more expensive on the week across the Great Lakes and Central states mostly due to ongoing refinery maintenance and tightening inventory, according to AAA. AAA Michigan surveys dail...More..

Banks Start Trading In RTGS Dollars
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Banks Start Trading In RTGS Dollars

An attempt to introduce another currency in 2010, fell flat and the RTGS dollar represents the government's latest bid to have its own money. University of Zimbabwe Economics Department chairperson, Professor A...More..

Fed policymakers saw little risk from patient stance - minutes
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Fed policymakers saw little risk from patient stance - minutes

Federal Reserve officials widely favored ending the runoff of the central bank's balance sheet this year while expressing uncertainty over whether they would raise interest rates again in 2019, minutes of th...More..

Oil Hits New 2019 High on U.S.-China Trade Talk Hopes
by | Saturday, February 23, 2019

Oil Hits New 2019 High on U.S.-China Trade Talk Hopes

U.S. Output: Oil prices had come under some pressure Thursday after the U.S. Energy Information Administration said U.S. oil production had risen by 100,000 barrels a day last week to a record 12 million ba...More..

Icahn urges Caesars Entertainment to sell itself
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Icahn urges Caesars Entertainment to sell itself

According to filings , Icahn holds a 9.8% stake in Caesars, making him the third-largest shareholder, confirming a Wall Street Journal report. Icahn urged the company to sell itself, and said that he pla...More..

European Medicines Agency loses bid to end London lease over Brexit
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

European Medicines Agency loses bid to end London lease over Brexit

The EMA's lease on offices in the Canary Wharf business district runs until 2039 and is worth an estimated 500 million pounds ($650 million, 575 million euros). Among its arguments, the EMA contended that certa...More..

Kraft Heinz plunges near record low on SEC subpoena, $15.4 billion writedown
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Kraft Heinz plunges near record low on SEC subpoena, $15.4 billion writedown

The charges resulted in a net loss of $12.6 billion, or $10.34 a share. Kraft Heinz also said in a conference call discussing earnings that it cut its quarterly dividend to 40 cents a share from 62.5 cent...More..

Payless to close Ottawa-area shoe stores amid creditor protection, liquidation
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Payless to close Ottawa-area shoe stores amid creditor protection, liquidation

The company filed for bankruptcy protection this week, and said it will close all its 2,500 North American stores. However, the retailer's stores overseas, including in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asi...More..

by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Australia seeks clarification on China coal import 'block'

A day after Reuters said Dalian Port Group has imposed an indefinite ban on Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports for 2019 through its harbors at 12 million tonnes, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg cauti...More..

China customs testing Australian coal imports, reports of ban
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

China customs testing Australian coal imports, reports of ban

The US is seeking to secure a pledge from China it will not devalue its yuan as part of an agreement meant to end the countries' trade war, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Beijing has also been trying to restr...More..

Alberta pro-energy convoy stages Ottawa protest
by | Friday, February 22, 2019

Alberta pro-energy convoy stages Ottawa protest

Carritt said Canada's borders "need to be controlled" by Canada and its citizens, not the United Nations. A GoFundMe page to help cover the costs of the convoy has raised over $128,000. He is joining the arou...More..