Audi CEO Rupert Stadler arrested in Volkwagen emissions investigation

The move is an extension of the emissions scandal that has rocked Volkswagen since 2015 and led to billions in fines, the arrest of executives and the indictment in the US of its former CEO. Munich prosecutors and Stadler himself were not immediat... More..

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Domino's to fill literal potholes to make takeout easier
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Domino's to fill literal potholes to make takeout easier

They have already helped fix roads in Bartonville, TX; Milford , DE; Athens, GA' and Burbank, CA. Domino's Pizza ($ DPZ ) is filling in potholes in towns across the US with a new '"Paving for Pizza" init...More..

Comcast Set to Move Ahead With Fox Bid Following AT&T/Time Warner Decision
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Comcast Set to Move Ahead With Fox Bid Following AT&T/Time Warner Decision

In the decision (PDF) closing the case, Judge Leon said that the government's arguments against the deal fell flat. And the company said it plans to close the merger, which was announced a year and a half a...More..

The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE

The government will suspend the 10-year ban but it can activate the ban if there are any violations. In addition, the company will put $400 million into an escrow account, which the US can access if it finds ZT...More..

Porsche reveals series name for electric auto: Taycan
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Porsche reveals series name for electric auto: Taycan

Porsche executives have said that more electric cars will follow. The reserve Porsche Taycan will be about 500 kilometers. The name Taycan means " lively young horse ", according to Porsche . Porsche ...More..

Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash

At 4 seconds prior to the crash, the Tesla was no longer following a lead vehicle. Federal investigators in May removed Tesla from the official investigation into the California crash after the automaker ...More..

Microsoft deploys underwater datacentre off the coast of Orkney
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Microsoft deploys underwater datacentre off the coast of Orkney

The underwater datacenter concept was originally presented in a white paper prepared for a Microsoft event called ThinkWeek that encourages employees to share out-of-the-box ideas. Microsoft's vision concern...More..

Roseanne unleashes a rash of new tweets
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Roseanne unleashes a rash of new tweets

And then they both agreed that they didn't want Mike Pence to become president. In a tweet, Trump noted that Robert Iger, who is chief executive of ABC's parent Walt Disney Co., called Valerie Jarrett ...More..

China's ZTE Reportedly Strikes Preliminary Deal To Lift U.S. Ban
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

China's ZTE Reportedly Strikes Preliminary Deal To Lift U.S. Ban

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives for a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. Given ZTE's reliance on US-made parts, the sanctions effectively crippled the company and forced major opera...More..

Billionaire Republican David Koch to Retire from Business AND Political Orgs
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Billionaire Republican David Koch to Retire from Business AND Political Orgs

Barry Zekelman, who owns businesses on both sides of the border including Atlas Tube in Lakeshore, says instead of imposing tariffs on American-made products, Justin Trudeau should be signing the North American...More..

Markets Right Now: Italy gridlock shakes up global markets
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Markets Right Now: Italy gridlock shakes up global markets

The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slid 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 1,624. The pan-European STOXX 600 index rose 1 percent, while German stocks gained 0.9 percent and Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0....More..

Amazon US Website Blocked In Australia
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Amazon US Website Blocked In Australia

Most Australians have decried the Amazon.com.au store as being inferior to the USA store, with a considerably thinner product catalog and higher prices. "The government doesn't apologize for ensuring multi-nati...More..

Get a free doughnut in Rochester today for 'National Doughnut Day'
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Get a free doughnut in Rochester today for 'National Doughnut Day'

Atlanta's own boutique doughnut shop located in Brookhaven, Bon Glaze , will also be offering a free sugary confection with any purchase. The offer is good all day on June 1 while supplies last at participat...More..

What Time Is FIFA 18 World Cup Mode Released? All The Details
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

What Time Is FIFA 18 World Cup Mode Released? All The Details

FIFA World Cup ™ Player Pool: Featuring up-to-date squads from every qualified nation with refreshed ratings, [RA1] you'll have everything you need to build your global dream squad. This should be ample time ...More..

Shares of Canadian metal companies take hit on USA tariff announcement
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Shares of Canadian metal companies take hit on USA tariff announcement

The action was mainly targeted at China over accusations of flooding the global market with cut-rate metals and dragging down prices. Some stocks of USA companies that could be adversely affected by the tarif...More..

Oil slumps as Saudis and Russia say reviving output on the table
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Oil slumps as Saudis and Russia say reviving output on the table

The domestic oil industry in the United States has emerged in recent years a powerful swing force in the global petroleum economy. Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after slipping prices as Saudi Arabia and ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to restart routers after thousands infected by 'foreign actors'
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to restart routers after thousands infected by 'foreign actors'

According to reports by Cisco's Talos Intelligence , at least 500,000 routers in 54 countries were targeted by the malware, which is called VPNFilter . The FBI said rebooting routers will disrupt the malw...More..

No end in sight as fuel price surges for 13th day
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

No end in sight as fuel price surges for 13th day

In addition, price in Kolkata inched up to Rs 80.76, against 80.61 per litre on the previous day. The government is planning a "holistic strategy" to find "long-term solution" to a spike in petrol and diese...More..

Starbucks anti-bias training to teach staff about stereotypes, civil rights movement
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks anti-bias training to teach staff about stereotypes, civil rights movement

Starbucks is closing its stores to conduct the training after the arrests of two black men in Philadelphia last month at one of its stores. The Seattle-based chain will shutter its company-owned locations a...More..

Italy Heading to New Elections With Europe as Campaign Faultline
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy Heading to New Elections With Europe as Campaign Faultline

Mr Mattarella said he could not appoint the Eurosceptic Paolo Savona to the post, citing concern from investors at home and overseas. The former International Monetary Fund official said that he would plan ...More..