Facebook cryptocurrency embraced by Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber

Facebook has already started hiring for its cryptocurrency-based payments on its platform that has 2.38 billion users. Instead, some member companies will act as so-called "nodes" in the larger network, per the Journal , helping to verify and keep ... More..

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Instagram down: Mass worldwide outage forces users to seek refuge on Twitter
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Instagram down: Mass worldwide outage forces users to seek refuge on Twitter

The website DownDetector .com showed a spike in reports of Instagram being unavailable in the afternoon, almost hitting 54,000 before diving back down. Along with complaints and animated gifs playing on the ...More..

Burger King is selling 'Upside Down Whoppers' in honor of 'Stranger Things'
by | Sunday, June 16, 2019

Burger King is selling 'Upside Down Whoppers' in honor of 'Stranger Things'

Burger King has jumped on the bandwagon by turning their classic Whopper upside-down to create. the Upside Down Whopper. The restaurants will also offer limited-edition T-shirts, crowns, ketchup packets and p...More..

Target suffering mass cash register outage, leaving frustrated customers
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Target suffering mass cash register outage, leaving frustrated customers

A commenter on the website's post about the Target outage said the Montgomery store has been affected and The Tuscaloosa News reported that the Target in Tuscaloosa was dealing with problems. She wrote that "...More..

Space travel in Starfield is as unsafe as 'flight in the '40s'
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Space travel in Starfield is as unsafe as 'flight in the '40s'

Meanwhile YouTube Channel JuiceHead reports that a sequel called Fallout Shelter Online is on its way to China. To play these games and watch this content, the Tesla vehicle will have to be kept in park...More..

King Arthur Issues Flour Recall Over Possible E. Coli Contamination
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

King Arthur Issues Flour Recall Over Possible E. Coli Contamination

Products sold through the companies website, Baker's Catalogue, the Baker's Store in Norwich, VT, or the Baking School in Burlington, WA are included in this voluntary recall. Anyone who has bought the flour is...More..

Aviation Minister offers hope as Jet Airways sinks deep
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Aviation Minister offers hope as Jet Airways sinks deep

As a result, under preventive surveillance measure to curb excessive volatility, NSE issued a circular that the shares of the company will be shifted from Rolling Segment to Trade for Trade Segment (T2T) wh...More..

Huawei wants Verizon to pay $1 billion for its patents
by | Saturday, June 15, 2019

Huawei wants Verizon to pay $1 billion for its patents

Verizon's not a Huawei customer, but a Huawei executive sent a letter to the USA carrier in February saying "We trust that you will see the benefit of taking a license to our patent portfolio". The CNBC rece...More..

Brussels says its ready for a no-deal Brexit
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Brussels says its ready for a no-deal Brexit

Letwin gave his warning after the Commons narrowly voted to reject Labour's motion to take control of the House of Commons on 25 June, with a view to stop a no-deal Brexit . "Any Tory leadership candidate sh...More..

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by 3 months
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Huawei delays global launch of foldable phone by 3 months

Alphabet Inc's Google has earlier said it would no longer provide Android software for Huawei phones after a 90-day reprieve granted by the US government expires in August. The in-house software is said to ...More..

Audi recalls electric SUV due to battery fire risk
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Audi recalls electric SUV due to battery fire risk

Audi is not aware of any such shorts or thermal events, it says, insisting that the move to recall its first electric auto was made "out of an abundance of caution". Audi added that no actual incident has bee...More..

MPs may have run out of options to block no-deal Brexit
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

MPs may have run out of options to block no-deal Brexit

Led by the main opposition Labour Party, a cross-party motion is calling for MPs to take control of the House of Commons on June 25 to introduce legislation to avoid a no-deal scenario on October 31, the dead...More..

At Trump's request, Abe asked Iran to release American captives, source says
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

At Trump's request, Abe asked Iran to release American captives, source says

Tehran denied involvement, accusing the U.S. of waging an "Iranophobic campaign". Former USS Cole Commander Kirk Lippold says the USA needs to provide irrefutable proof to the United Nations that Iran is ...More..

Huawei Trademarks Its HongMeng Mobile OS In Malaysia
by | Friday, June 14, 2019

Huawei Trademarks Its HongMeng Mobile OS In Malaysia

That could be the reason why the United States tech giant has been lobbying for an Android exemption from the Huawei ban, arguing that the ban on Huawei will raise national security risks to the US. Huawei ...More..

Visa Launches Long-awaited Blockchain Product for Business Clients
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Visa Launches Long-awaited Blockchain Product for Business Clients

Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday. "This is...More..

Ford recalling 1.2 million Explorers for suspension issue
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Ford recalling 1.2 million Explorers for suspension issue

Should the component break, Ford claims that it will significantly decrease steering control, increasing the risks of a crash. While the Explorer toe link fracture led only to a single report so far or a tr...More..

Uber eyes drones for food delivery, unveils new autonomous vehicle
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Uber eyes drones for food delivery, unveils new autonomous vehicle

Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. The drone then meets an Uber Eats driver at a drop-off location, and the driver will hand-deliver the meal to the customer. This is the third vehi...More..

In India, Facebook unveils new paid research program to track competitors, startups
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

In India, Facebook unveils new paid research program to track competitors, startups

Facebook has partnered with Applause for this market research program. If you've been uncertain about whether Facebook is studying your every move, and what it knows about you, there's a new way to be s...More..

Musk touting Tesla with over 650km range in the near future
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Musk touting Tesla with over 650km range in the near future

Last month, the company started taking orders for the second-generation Model 3 that will be built in Shanghai. With an investment of over 50 billion yuan (US$7 billion), Tesla's factory is the largest fore...More..

Russian Federation warns of 'great risk' of oil overproduction
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Russian Federation warns of 'great risk' of oil overproduction

While Saudi Arabia has wanted for some time to prolong the cuts, Russian Federation has been less resolute, saying it's better placed to withstand lower prices than its Gulf ally. "Over the past week or so ou...More..

FCA, Aurora explore partnership to develop self-driving commercial vehicles
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

FCA, Aurora explore partnership to develop self-driving commercial vehicles

FCA will work with Aurora so that the Aurora Driver self-driving platform can be integrated into commercial vehicles. "Aurora brings a unique skill set combination with advanced and purposeful technology that c...More..

Kroger to offer CBD oil products at Kentucky stores | Lexington Herald Leader
by | Thursday, June 13, 2019

Kroger to offer CBD oil products at Kentucky stores | Lexington Herald Leader

The largest US grocery store chain has started stocking CBD lotions and balms, with plans to expand the hemp-derived products to 945 stores in 17 states, according to the company. According to Hurst, there will...More..

Apple can reportedly make enough iPhones outside China
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Apple can reportedly make enough iPhones outside China

The trade war between the United States and China is far from the end. Assuming that Apple wouldn't pass on the added cost to consumers - which is a fair assumption - J.P. consumer, further pushing them to Appl...More..

French Government Open To Reducing Its Stake In Renault
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

French Government Open To Reducing Its Stake In Renault

Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard attends a press conference in Yokohama, Japan , on March 12, 2019. France is open to cutting its 15 per cent stake in Renault to mend its partnership with Nissan ...More..

Why isn't Instagram taking down the Mark Zuckerberg deepfake?
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Why isn't Instagram taking down the Mark Zuckerberg deepfake?

A spokeswoman for Instagram insisted that the fake video of Zuckerberg is handled the same way as the fake video of Pelosi and other misinformation. She said Facebook is serving an accomplice and enabler of f...More..

Raytheon, United Technologies merger will create a new aerospace giant
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Raytheon, United Technologies merger will create a new aerospace giant

The new company's name will be Raytheon Technologies Corp. - and it's expected to have almost $74 billion in annual sales. The Defense Department and big customers like Boeing Co , Lockheed Martin Corp and...More..

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent

Over the past year, producer prices have risen 1.8%. America's greenback has suffered broadly of late as investors dumped it in response to increasing signs the economy is slowing which, coming amid an escala...More..

Salesforce dives deeper into analytics with $15.7bn Tableau purchase
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Salesforce dives deeper into analytics with $15.7bn Tableau purchase

Selipsky said joining forces with Salesforce will enhance Tableau's ability to help people everywhere see and understand data. Tableau's data analytics and visualization platform has 86,000 customers, i...More..

Uber Air announces first worldwide city to trial flying taxis
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Uber Air announces first worldwide city to trial flying taxis

This week, Uber announced it was adding new aircraft partners to the program, including Pennsylvania-based Jaunt Air Mobility, which will produce a rotor- and fixed-wing light aircraft. "This, coupled with M...More..

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Is Back
by | Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Is Back

Build-A-Bear Workshop is bringing back its Pay Your Age promotion, but the company is putting in safeguards to prevent having extremely long lines and angry customers. But the company is limiting how many ticke...More..