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Amazon buying Eero is sobering proof of big tech’s utter dominance

Amazon's acquisition of Eero also provides the online-shopping giant with a crucial piece of the smart-home market that could prove necessary for maintaining ...


Bill Gates Has Some Harsh Words for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Tax Plan

He continued: "You do start to create tax dodging and disincentives, and an incentive to have the income show up in other countries and things". Democrat Oc...


Five Injured as 'Severe Turbulence' Forces Delta Flight to Make Emergency Landing

Video posted to Twitter by passenger Joe Justice shows an overturned drink cart and other items spilled into the plane's aisle. His posts included several ph...


JPMorgan launches first bank-backed cryptocurrency

It intends to use the JPM Coin to move a fraction of these in a trial run. Nevertheless, JP Morgan will be the first bank to move beyond rhetoric and actual...


Donald Trump had no idea that Enquirer was investigating Jeff Bezos

Donald Trump has been highly critical of Mr Bezos over his ownership of the Washington Post and Amazon, and the Post's coverage of the White House. The med...


In an abrupt retreat, Amazon cancels plans for NYC headquarters

Last November, Amazon announced it would split its 50,000-person second headquarters between Northern Virginia, just across the Potomac River from Washington ...


GM, Amazon discuss backing upstart electric truck maker Rivian

Rivian Automotive is aiming to produce both a pickup truck and SUV and may do so with the help of Amazon and General Motors as investors. Rivian, founded by...


Amazon acquires eero to supercharge its smart home devices

Amazon said that the deal was subject to customary closing conditions, and did not disclose an acquisition price. Amazon is strengthening its Smart home busi...


Tesla releases Sentry Mode protection against break-ins

A fan tweeted at Elon Musk in October asking for a dog mode which keeps the ac on and plays music. They will then need to tap "Keep Climate On to Dog", set the ...


United States solar jobs down 3.2% in 2018, but 2019 could be better

The Washington, D.C. -based Solar Foundation's ninth-annual National Solar Job Census , released Tuesday, reported a bump of 4 percent in solar-related jobs ...


China trade talks underway as Huawei tensions grow

President Xi will make an unexpected appearance at the American-Chinese trade talks in Beijing this week, raising hopes that frosty relations between the coun...


Airbus confirms it will stop building the A380

As for their airline customers, Emirates has chose to reduce its total Airbus A380 from originally 162 aircraft to 123 remaining A380s (Most of which will...


Venezuela sanctions leave oil market short of heavy crude

While yesterday's jawboning from OPEC continues to keep the oil complex bid. On the broader picture, the ongoing OPEC + agreement to curb oil production,...


Smartphone shipments fell more than 10% in China

Analysts said that Apple CEO may have masked the company's strategic mistakes in China's and the impact of fierce competition from fast-growing Chinese Androi...


Tencent Posts $150 Million for Forum Platform Reddit

The TechCrunch website reported the funding round last week, but that information was unconfirmed until now. Reddit plans to use the funding to expand int...


Global oil supply to swamp demand in 2019 despite output cuts - IEA

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Tuesday it had cut output by nearly 800,000 bpd in January to 30.81 million bpd. The IEA ...


Renault denounces Nissan over Ghosn investigation

He has denied the charges. In a twist of fate, representing Ghosn's pitted him against prosecutor Hiroshi Morimoto, a former colleague. Prosecutors say the ...


Lead Brexit negotiator overheard saying 'it's May's deal or a long extension'

However, after failing to rally Northern Irish support last week , and with Brussels dismissing further negotiations, PM May is facing domestic criticism. "We ...


Lufthansa 'to sue passenger for not showing up to booked flight'

For example, if you booked a New York - London - Bangkok flight but tried to join the journey out of London, you would have already nullified the ticket by not ...


Tesla cuts Model 3 price for second time this year

The cameras would then record any vandalism and sound an alarm without the owner's input. In 2018, the Tesla Model 3 was the world's best-selling electric veh...


Retail inflation dips further to 2.05% in January, lowest in 19 months

The consumer price inflation ( CPI ) for the month of January further declined to 2.05 per cent on the back of drop in food prices and smaller increases in fu...


Allegiant announces nonstop flights from Cedar Rapids to Nashville

Introductory fares will be as low as $49 each way, according to a news release from Allegiant. The flights will be twice-weekly, leaving on Mondays and Fridays....


Mitsubishi ASX in Geneva hints at new Outlander Sport in US

The current model can be had with either front- or all-wheel drive, with just a CVT on all-wheel drive models, and an available manual on front-driver versions....


Bezos probe concludes mistress' brother was Enquirer source

Sanchez didn't immediately respond to a message seeking comment on Monday. The media company's executives supposedly asked him to stop his investigation an...


Man Wins Lotto, Accepts Prize in a ‘Scream' Mask

Mr Campbell waited 54 days to collect his $158.4 million ($1.17 million US) prize from the nation's Super Lotto , after his original win in November a year a...


McDonald's Adds Donut Sticks to Breakfast Menu

McDonald's is debuting a new breakfast item: McCafe Donut Sticks . The chain made the announcement on Monday bringing an end to months of speculation that Mc...


U.S. and China resume trade talks in Beijing | Money Talks

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer arrived in Beijing on Tuesday ahead of high-level trade talks for the world's two largest economies to hammer out a...


Tesla Model 3 Trims, Test Drives, Prices, & Pics In China

Elon Musk the Tesla CEO tweeted: "Sorry, many unexpected challenges with cars coming through Zeebrugge first time". Tesla cars start at $35,000 for th...


Wilson-Raybould resigns from Trudeau's cabinet amid SNC uproar

In recent days, Liberal operatives have attempted to smear Wilson-Raybould's performance even though she was widely seen as a credible and competent Minister th...


Activision Blizzard Reportedly Laying Off Hundreds of Staff

For the financial results of the preceding quarter, the company posted earnings of 0.41, in comparison to the average analyst forecast of 0.35 - representing a ...


Orange Vanilla Coke Is the First New Flavor In Over 10 Years

The Diet Coke-branded napkins suggest on one side that, "because you're on a plane of full of interesting people and hey ... you never know". Prepare your tas...


May urges United Kingdom lawmakers: Give me more time to get Brexit deal

None the less, addressing to a gesture of goodwill from EU leaders, who would want to ensure that UK leaves the bloc with a decipherable deal, which could also ...


Canada blows past forecasts by adding 67,000 new jobs in January

The agency's latest labour force survey said more people also searched for work last month, which pushed the unemployment rate to 5.8 per cent, up from its 43-y...


QuadrigaCX granted creditor protection - but did it ever actually have $145 million?

In an application to probate the will, filed on December 21, 2018, Ms Robertson confirmed that the gross value of Mr Cotten's personal property - all of which...


Million More Cars Recalled Over Deadly Airbags

The moves, announced Friday by the US government, are part of the largest series of automotive recalls in USA history. Already, at least 23 people have been k...


Aston Martin EV concept to debut soon

THE LAST Lagonda rolled off the production line 55 years ago but the British luxury marque (and Aston Martin sister company) is set to rise phoenix-like at ne...


Medicine Hat's unemployment rate hit 7.7 per cent in January

Overall, employment gains were driven entirely by private sector employees while the number of self-employed decreased. The unemployment rate in January was 5...


Fire Extinguished At Automated Complex Of Britain's Ocado

A spokesman for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the "stop message", which signals the end of an incident, came in at 6.36 a.m. (0636 GMT) on Tuesday. One...


Wells Fargo Outage Continues as Company Works to Restore Systems

Pacific Time Thursday night, the bank said some customers are still experiencing issues. That prevented people from across the country from using its ATMs, th...


Renault reports Ghosn's wedding to investigators

Ghosn was also the chairman of Nissan and of Mitsubishi, until he was sacked after his arrest in Tokyo . Before his decision to pay back the Versailles palac...


M&S Launch A "Love Sausage" For Valentine's Day

Ideal for breakfast in bed, the £5 heart-shaped sausage is made with outdoor-bred pork and wrapped in gorgeous streaky bacon. Other hilarious responses incl...


National Pizza Day deals that are too good to pass up

That's a day that doesn't need much explanation, but in case you need it: National Pizza Day is a day dedicated to celebrating pizza. Get push notifications...


Facebook to appeal Germany crackdown

German antitrust authorities ruled Thursday that Facebook was exploiting its dominance in social media in forcing users to also allow the company to collect d...


WashPost: Amazon Reconsiders NYC HQ Over Local Opposition

In doing so, Amazon is signaling that it will squeeze opponents of the deal politically unless they support the massive subsidy package. NY state Sen. In a ...


Venezuela: Maduro rejects humanitarian aid as nation starves

A Venezuelan migrant prays in the Divina Providencia migrant shelter in Cucuta, Colombia , on the border with Venezuela, on February 7, 2019. On Friday, glob...


Huawei warns it could take 5 years to address United Kingdom security concerns

Following allegations made by the United States government, officials from around the world have been omitting Huawei from network infrastructures in fear of ...


Tesla's self-driving auto rival gets big money from Amazon

CEO Chris Urmson was with Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) self-driving vehicle program (pre-Waymo); CTO Drew Bagnell, worked for Uber's Advanced Technologies Group; a...


Delta passengers are mad about the airline’s creepy-as-hell napkins

But we're not sold on the idea of people carelessly handing out their numbers to strangers as being "old school" and romantic, especially 30,000 feet in the a...


Twitter beats Q4 profit estimates but active users decline

The reasoning is that a less-toxic Twitter should benefit its standing with ad buyers in the long term. Shares were down more than 10 percent at $30.56 in m...


Tata Motors posts record $4 billion loss on Jaguar woes, shares crash

Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday it has placed the credit rating of Tata Motors on negative watch, stating increasing risks for its British luxury vehicle un...