VW Group ousts CEO, names Diess as replacement, announces restructuring

The German carmaker is hoping the change at the top will give fresh impetus to its recovery from a multibillion-dollar emissions cheating scandal. Senior works council members a year ago had their salaries cut and bonuses suspended after public pro... More..

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Volkswagen says considering board 'changes', may name new CEO
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Volkswagen says considering board 'changes', may name new CEO

Germany's dpa news agency, Handelsblatt business publication and national daily newspaper Bild reported that Mueller would be replaced by Diess, a former BMW executive who joined Volkswagen in 2015. Other pot...More..

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Weekly Ratings on April 11, 2018
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Weekly Ratings on April 11, 2018

Caprock Grp stated it has 0.05% in Tesla , Inc. It has underperformed by 8.23% the S&P500. NA's holdings in Tesla were worth $1,911,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. research analysts forecast that Tesla...More..

Apple powered by 100% renewable energy worldwide
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Apple powered by 100% renewable energy worldwide

On top of that Apple has 15 additional projects in the works, which will increase that number to 1.4 gigawatts - more than enough to power the Flux Capacitor that may or may not be in Apple's mythic vehicle. ...More..

'Absolutely No Link' Between YouTube Attacker And People She Shot, Police Say
by | Monday, April 09, 2018

'Absolutely No Link' Between YouTube Attacker And People She Shot, Police Say

He said he and others made their way to the exit and at one point when he "looked down" he "saw blood drips on the floor and stairs". "From a very young age I used to care about the animals and their welfare,...More..

Recent Analysts' Ratings Updates for Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Recent Analysts' Ratings Updates for Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY)

Analysts also use the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio for stock valuation, which is calculated as market price per share ($20.24) divided by EPS (3.48). ( BBBY)'s shares price fell -3.57% with the closing value ...More..

Oil Prices Head Higher On Large Crude Draw
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Oil Prices Head Higher On Large Crude Draw

Crude oil futures fell sharply Friday along with USA stocks. West Texas Intermediate crude for May delivery traded at $63.57 a barrel in electronic trade, up from its settlement of $63.51. But prices rebound...More..

Fed rate hike: Matching confidence in economic outlook is assuring
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Fed rate hike: Matching confidence in economic outlook is assuring

Stocks greeted the Fed's interest-rate increase with volatile trading Wednesday, as the central bank delivered the expected hike but Chairman Jerome Powell gave the market some angst. Despite the stronger...More..

RBI monetary policy: Highlights for the financial year 19
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

RBI monetary policy: Highlights for the financial year 19

The "wholesale" variant of CBDC limits its use to financial institutions and markets, as opposed to a "retail CBDC" for the general public. "We have now made a decision to fence RBI-regulated entities from ...More..

NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build a quiet, supersonic jet
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

NASA hires Lockheed Martin to build a quiet, supersonic jet

This data set will help United States and other global regulators to choose supersonic travel and may welcome commercial markets in faster-than-sound air travel. NASA's goal is to not produce a sonic boom at al...More..

Intel Adds New Processors and Chipsets to 8th Generation Desktop Lineup
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Intel Adds New Processors and Chipsets to 8th Generation Desktop Lineup

Unlike the U series chips , the new i9 processors are part of the H series of the manufacturer. Intel is also creating a new processor branding called 'Intel Core+' This isn't a new line of CPUs, but a way...More..

Trump takes aim at Amazon again
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Trump takes aim at Amazon again

And for all the hipster antitrust talk of Amazon as a unsafe monopoly, it was only responsible previous year for 4% of total U.S. retail sales (though that is an impressive number). Trump's attacks on Amazon re...More..

Sunny Saturday, snow shower possible Easter Sunday
by | Sunday, April 01, 2018

Sunny Saturday, snow shower possible Easter Sunday

There is still the chance of rain , but this will be interspersed with sunny spells and cloud across large parts of the UK. Our weather team will bring you any urgent weather alerts or updates as they occu...More..

Uber courted Arizona governor while scaling back sensors, reports say
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Uber courted Arizona governor while scaling back sensors, reports say

The incident comes as Uber, which has invested heavily in self-driving technology, tries to rebuild a reputation marred by scandals involving data breaches and a toxic workplace culture. Uber's accident, he sai...More..

Uber Is Selling Southeast Asian Operations to Ride-Hailing Rival Grab
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

Uber Is Selling Southeast Asian Operations to Ride-Hailing Rival Grab

Its investment of $700 million in the Southeast and about $2 billion in China but losing to Didi there, are two of the American ride-hailing company's recent-most major financial setbacks amid all turmoil. As...More..

Meet our newest self-driving vehicle: the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Meet our newest self-driving vehicle: the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE

At a press conference today in New York, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced the world's first premium electric self-driving auto. "It's offering the right auto, the right mobility for the right situation", ...More..

Huawei Dives Into In-Display Fingerprint Scanning with New Porsche Design Phone
by | Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Huawei Dives Into In-Display Fingerprint Scanning with New Porsche Design Phone

As for the design, Huawei has used several layers of NCVM optical coatings underneath a sheet of glass on the backs of the P20 and P20 Pro to achieve a reflection that varies in color depending on how t...More..

Vietnam Scraps South China Sea Oil Drilling Project
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Vietnam Scraps South China Sea Oil Drilling Project

The US military has a longstanding position that its operations are carried out throughout the world, including in areas claimed by allies, and they are separate from political considerations. A news report of ...More..

Mark Zuckerberg takes out full-page newspaper ads to say 'sorry'
by | Monday, March 26, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg takes out full-page newspaper ads to say 'sorry'

Referring to Facebook data breach, Mark Zuckerberg said 'I'm sorry we didn't do more at the time . "I promise to do better for you", Zuckerberg wrote. "Now we're limiting the data apps get when you sig...More..

Investigators recreate fatal crash involving self-driving Uber vehicle
by | Sunday, March 25, 2018

Investigators recreate fatal crash involving self-driving Uber vehicle

More than 20 states have already enacted autonomous vehicle legislation. Applicants must be legal entities equipped with mature driverless vehicle technology, and be able to provide both detailed operation ...More..

Stocks end modestly lower after Fed hikes rates; energy up
by | Thursday, March 22, 2018

Stocks end modestly lower after Fed hikes rates; energy up

Facebook shares tumbled 7.1%, its worst drop in almost four years, after both USA and European lawmakers called upon its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to explain how Cambridge Analytica, a consultancy that wo...More..

United Airlines suspends program for pets flying in cargo compartments
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

United Airlines suspends program for pets flying in cargo compartments

The potential dip in business, expected to last at least through May 1, is not faring well with animal transportation services and pet owners. The airline also said it will work with customers who want to can...More..

United Kingdom inflation slows in February as Brexit's impact on pound fades
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

United Kingdom inflation slows in February as Brexit's impact on pound fades

On average, prices increased by 0.8% between January 2018 and February 2018, Statistics SA announced on Tuesday. Paul Hollingsworth, senior United Kingdom economist at Capital Economics , said the fall in in...More..

Police suspect 'serial bomber' in deadly Austin attacks
by | Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Police suspect 'serial bomber' in deadly Austin attacks

Two cyclists have been injured in an explosion in Austin, Texas , just weeks after two others were killed by parcel bombs in the city. But investigators said Monday that they were "clearly dealing with wha...More..

SA leaders look to life beyond election
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

SA leaders look to life beyond election

The prime minister spoke to incoming Premier Stephen Marshall on Sunday morning after his win ended 16 years of Labor government. The state's 693 polling places across 47 districts will be open from 8am to 6p...More..

FA Cup semi-final draw: All you need to know
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

FA Cup semi-final draw: All you need to know

The ties will be placed on April 21 and 22. "It was important to see a reaction today and we're through to the next round and we're happy". Swansea will now focus on staying in the Premier League as Ca...More..

New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

New European sanctions would affect nuclear deal

Trump's decision this week to replace Tillerson with Mike Pompeo as secretary of state has been widely seen as another bad omen for the agreement. Countryman told VOA he is concerned about the shake-up at...More..

Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

Diplomats harassment row: Pak pulls out of Delhi WTO meet

Sources said, "On 18 March, second secretary at the High Commission was aggressively followed by unidentified people in a auto in close proximity in an intimidating manner while he was going to Chhaye Khana res...More..

Federer reaches Indian Wells semis, goes to 16-0 on year
by | Saturday, March 17, 2018

Federer reaches Indian Wells semis, goes to 16-0 on year

In a rematch of their Australian Open semifinal in which Chung withdrew in the second, Federer came out quickly jumping out to a 3-0 lead. The win improves Federer's unbeaten 2018 record to 16-0, equalling hi...More..

Trump halts Qualcomm takeover by Broadcom for national security
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Trump halts Qualcomm takeover by Broadcom for national security

Interestingly, Qualcomm itself had appealed to the CFIUS to block the acquisition on the grounds that Broadcom's offer severely undervalued the company and the final acquisition would likely also face m...More..