Disney and Fox set date for completion of acquisition

The $71.3 billion deal is scheduled to become effective at 12:02 a.m. If the deal does indeed close by March 20 or thereabouts, it would free Marvel Studios to do whatever they like, say, in post-credits scenes or title cards in April 26's Avenger... More..

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How To Watch The Tesla Model Y Launch
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

How To Watch The Tesla Model Y Launch

That means if the Model Y is offered in a Standard Range, rear-wheel drive configuration like the Model 3, we should expect a starting price of around $38,500. Tesla is teasing the Model Y with an image of its ...More..

British lawmakers vote in favour of delaying Brexit
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

British lawmakers vote in favour of delaying Brexit

May is proposing an extension until June 30 - but only if she can get Parliament to back her Brexit deal at a third attempt by March 20. She is seeking to win over opponents in her own party and its Northern Ir...More..

Oil wavers as OPEC pushes supply cut need, demand fears weigh
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Oil wavers as OPEC pushes supply cut need, demand fears weigh

Continued supply reductions would further support oil prices, which are up about 25 per cent this year, and incur the wrath of U.S. President Donald Trump , who has demanded OPEC ease its efforts to bolster th...More..

Toyota investing $749 million in five U.S. plants, adding 586 jobs
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Toyota investing $749 million in five U.S. plants, adding 586 jobs

Justice described Toyota as a valued corporate citizen. "I'm a business guy and I've always said that if we can help our businesses grow, there's no limit to what we can do". The jobs are not coming to the WSAZ...More..

Woman awarded $29m in damages in Johnson & Johnson cancer case
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Woman awarded $29m in damages in Johnson & Johnson cancer case

The California Superior Court in Oakland agreed that the company's baby powder was a "substantial contributing factor" to her mesothelioma , a rare and aggressive cancer caused by the inhalation of asbest...More..

Elon Musk shoots down USA regulator's complaint about his Tesla tweet
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Elon Musk shoots down USA regulator's complaint about his Tesla tweet

On February 25, Musk said in a tweet, "SEC forgot to read Tesla earnings transcript, which clearly states 350k to 500k". Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk shot back against U.S. In February, the SEC...More..

Top Facebook execs stepping down
by | Friday, March 15, 2019

Top Facebook execs stepping down

Less than a year ago, he was put in charge of all of Facebook's apps, including its flagship social media site as well as Instagram , WhatsApp and Messenger. Cathcart and Simo worked closely to bring video upl...More..

Wall Street ekes out gains at open after inflation data
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Wall Street ekes out gains at open after inflation data

The wreckage of the ill fated Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft near Bishoftu.[Reuters] News of a Boeing Company's 737 Max crash operated by Ethiopian Airlines is bringing out equity bears. Br...More..

by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

'Moderate hiring climate' coming up for Richmond: Employment agency

Elsewhere, hiring plans remain relatively stable in Western Cape and are unchanged in Gauteng. The North East is teetering on 0, down five points and the region's lowest level since Q4 2015. In addition, the pu...More..

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffered a global outage. What happened?
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp suffered a global outage. What happened?

The company blamed a change it had made to its system for the outage. A spokesperson for the social network said the company was co-operating with investigators in multiple federal probes, without addressing ...More..

Canadian police needs help to find 4 criminals in $200K Bitcoin fraud
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Canadian police needs help to find 4 criminals in $200K Bitcoin fraud

According to the police profiling, one of the suspects has attacked in the Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Hamilton area, while the other took the Calgary area for the attacks. Those with information on the case ...More..

Powerball results for 03/13/19; did anyone win the $448 million jackpot?
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Powerball results for 03/13/19; did anyone win the $448 million jackpot?

Another 38 tickets sold nationally won third-prizes for matching four numbers and the Powerball. · In Michigan, one ticket sold won $50,000. Now, he's going to chill out. The Rolling Cash 5 jackpot for the ...More..

Flight staff threaten to remove woman for 'inappropriate outfit'
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Flight staff threaten to remove woman for 'inappropriate outfit'

Emily O'Connor sported the black crop top and orange pants which prompted five members of staff on board her flight to threaten to remove her from the plane if she didn't cover up (it was the crop top, not the ...More..

Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Celebrate National Pi Day 2019 with these deals

BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse is selling a mini one-topping pizza for $3.14 Thursday. Meanwhile, you can use the code 317445 to get $3 off any large pizza, according to USA Today . Many restaurants and museum...More..

Dollar pulls back from 9-day low as pound's rally tapers off
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Dollar pulls back from 9-day low as pound's rally tapers off

USA producer prices edged barely higher in February, in the smallest annual increase since June 2017, the latest sign of tame inflation that supports the Federal Reserve's "patient" approach to future interest ...More..

January IIP, February retail inflation plunge sharply
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

January IIP, February retail inflation plunge sharply

While retail inflation rose to a four-month high of 2.57 per cent during February, mainly due to higher food prices, it was still well below the RBI benchmark. Owners-equivalent rent, one of the categories crea...More..

Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures were at $56.99 per barrel at 0012 GMT, up 20 cents, or 0.4 percent, from their last settlement. Oil prices rose on Wednesday, pushed up by ongoing supply...More..

Fiat Chrysler to recall 863,000 autos over emissions
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Fiat Chrysler to recall 863,000 autos over emissions

Issues with the catalytic converters of 862,520 Fiat-Chrysler vehicles are prompting a semi-voluntary recall, according to officials from the US Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) and the California Air Re...More..

How safe is Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft? | US & Canada
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

How safe is Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft? | US & Canada

The drop has lopped $26.65 billion off Boeing's market value. Even so, grounding the aircraft won't cripple air travel in Orlando or across the US, said aviation journalist Seth Kaplan. Regulators across th...More..

Spotify Takes On Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Europe
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Spotify Takes On Apple’s Anti-Competitive Behavior in Europe

The primary issues here are the 30 percent cut that Apple takes from nearly every transaction that goes through its system, and the alleged preferential treatment that Apple gives to its first-party streami...More..

Verizon Announces First 5G Cities, And This Is How Much You'll Pay
by | Thursday, March 14, 2019

Verizon Announces First 5G Cities, And This Is How Much You'll Pay

The offer is available only on unlimited plans, which now start at $75 for one person or $160 for a family of four without 5G. Second, bumping up to 5G speeds will cost you an extra $10 per month, though Veri...More..

Google agreed to pay $135M to two executives facing misconduct allegations
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Google agreed to pay $135M to two executives facing misconduct allegations

Details of Singhal's exit package, combined with Android creator Andy Rubin's $90 million deal, now puts Google at having agreed to pay two former executives accused of sexual harassment a combined $135 milli...More..

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs in bigger savings push
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

VW brand to cut up to 7,000 jobs in bigger savings push

The German auto giant said between 5,000 and 7,000 jobs in its core VW brand will be replaced by automation. Ralf Brandstätter, Volkswagen's chief operating officer, said that the company needed to "do more...More..

British parliament to vote on whether to leave European Union without a deal
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

British parliament to vote on whether to leave European Union without a deal

Hours before a vote on the deal in parliament, May had failed to win over the main Brexit faction in her own party, while Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which props up her minority gove...More..

No deal Brexit: No tariffs for Irish goods going to NI
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

No deal Brexit: No tariffs for Irish goods going to NI

Theresa May's government has been seeking changes since her negotiated deal suffered a historic defeat in January, but the European Union refuses to reopen the agreement after long negotiations. And Juncker wa...More..

Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Son’s ‘sad’ tweet boosts business for dad’s new doughnut shop

According to KPRC , dozens of people were crammed inside the store over the weekend, all of whom were enjoying pastries, donuts, sodas, and candies. By's tweet received more than 300,000 retweets - one of whic...More..

Dick's Sporting Goods removing hunting guns from 125 stores
by | Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Dick's Sporting Goods removing hunting guns from 125 stores

In the 10 test stores, Stack said sales rose in the most recent fiscal quarter amid an overall 2.2 percent drop in quarterly same-store sales. Dick's CEO Ed Stack said the changes will be completed late thi...More..

by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

FDA Lifts Import Ban on Genetically Modified Salmon

In a statement , the FDA said the recently issued GMO food labeling from USDA supersede its authority over labels on biotech food. Called AquAdvantage, the fish is Atlantic salmon modified with DNA from othe...More..

Honda recalls 83,977 vehicles in Canada
by | Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Honda recalls 83,977 vehicles in Canada

The recall affects 83,977 vehicles in Canada and includes many Honda and Acura models from as far back as 2001 and as recent as 2010. Automakers in the United States repaired more than 7.2 million defective T...More..