California Starts Pilot With Digital License Plates, What It’ll Cost You

Arizona has recently tested digital plates as well. They come with their own computer chips and battery. The electronic plates employ technology developed for e-book readers, with a digital display that can switch between vehicle identification i... More..

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United States surprises markets with revival of China tariffs
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

United States surprises markets with revival of China tariffs

The decision for the Trump administration to take action is a result of an investigation conducted by the U.S. Trade Representative under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine whether Beijing's trad...More..

Tesla Autopilot implicated in another emergency-vehicle crash
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Tesla Autopilot implicated in another emergency-vehicle crash

An unidentified woman reportedly driving the Tesla was treated for minor injuries. The National Transportation Safety Board is also probing four Tesla crashes that have occurred since a year ago, includin...More..

This historical crude oil development to drive demand, prices, to the roof
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This historical crude oil development to drive demand, prices, to the roof

As Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation grapple with both the geopolitics and economics of continuing or stopping their one and a half year long oil production cut reached between OPEC and non-OPEC members i...More..

Pret A Manger sold to private equity firm JAB
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Pret A Manger sold to private equity firm JAB

JAB will buy the company from private equity firm Bridgepoint, which has overseen Pret's global expansion since buying the chain in 2008. The two firms did not say how much JAB was paying, although one report...More..

Proposal would ban plastic straws, stirs, and cotton buds in European Union
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Proposal would ban plastic straws, stirs, and cotton buds in European Union

The governing body also wants nearly all plastic bottles to be collected for recycling by 2025. Under the plan proposed by the European Commission, ten single-use plastic items will be banned. There will also...More..

Starbucks closes for bias training:
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Starbucks closes for bias training: "It won't be a rubber stamp"

The preview also contains a message from rapper and activist Common , who will lend some star power to the day, and one from Starbucks' founder Howard Schultz. The pair - who had arrived early for a business m...More..

In cars Tesla Model 3 found a serious flaw
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

In cars Tesla Model 3 found a serious flaw

The negative review arrives amid a blitz of negative Tesla headlines. Musk, who camped at Tesla's Tesla plant in Fremont, California for weeks to oversee the small sedan fixes, used Twitter at the weekend to ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Italy crisis: Call to impeach President amid government-forming efforts

Salvini characterized the move as the political establishment lashing out in its death throes, intent on keeping Italy enslaved and afraid of the reaction of financial markets. "A government led by me would a...More..

Crude oil prices, dollar rates causing fuel price hike: Dharmendra Pradhan
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Crude oil prices, dollar rates causing fuel price hike: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petrol and diesel prices continue to soar and touched another peak on Monday. Rs 86.24 (Mumbai) and Rs 81.43 (Chennai), according to the Indian Oil Corporation (prices at bunks of other fuel companies may var...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges people to reboot home, office routers to thwart malware attack
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation urges people to reboot home, office routers to thwart malware attack

In a statement released on the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) on Friday, officials say the actors used a malware called VPNFilter to target routers. In addition, router owners are advised to cons...More..

Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Oil hits multi-week lows on fears of growing supplies

The existing deal came into force on January 1, 2017, and envisaged global oil producers reducing their combined output by 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to cut bloated stockpiles and prop up oil prices ....More..

Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before the election

Doug Ford addressed the Liberal accusations at an event Thursday in Tillsonburg and was asked directly about paying for memberships. The party says the person who provided the recording to them can be heard ...More..

Oil prices fall as top 3 producers look to boost supplies
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Oil prices fall as top 3 producers look to boost supplies

As a result of the news of the talks and rumoured cuts, Brent, the global benchmark, settled at $US76.44 a barrel on Friday, down nearly 3% for the day, 2.6% for the week and well below the three and a half yea...More..

The Expanse officially picked up at Amazon for Season 4
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

The Expanse officially picked up at Amazon for Season 4

It's official. Amazon has picked up the fourth season of The Expanse . I was telling them that we are working hard at Amazon to save The Expanse but it wasn't a done deal yet. Jeff Bezos is so happy about A...More..

Memorial Day Travelers Met with High Gas Prices
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day Travelers Met with High Gas Prices

However, some analysts are skeptical that OPEC and Russian Federation will do anything to spoil the high prices needed to balance their budgets. And he said if the demand for gas winds down "it's likely the hig...More..

Brazilian government, transport unions reach deal to halt truckers' strikes
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Brazilian government, transport unions reach deal to halt truckers' strikes

South America's largest economy runs largely on road transport and the stoppage indeed was beginning to have serious consequences, with highway police reporting trucks had blocked roads in almost all but one o...More..

Police arrest American Airlines passenger who chased attendant, attacked passenger
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Police arrest American Airlines passenger who chased attendant, attacked passenger

American Airlines released a statement that said, "We thank our crew of flight 1293 for taking care of our customers after a passenger caused a disruption". Once the fight ended between the two, witnesses said ...More..

Petrol prices rise for 13th straight day; nearly Rs 86 in Mumbai
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Petrol prices rise for 13th straight day; nearly Rs 86 in Mumbai

Petrol and diesel prices vary from state to state depending on the factors like VAT and local sales tax. Since the Petroleum Ministry is in the hand of Dhramendra Pradhan who has been the strongest critic of C...More..

North and South Koreas leaders to meet
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

North and South Koreas leaders to meet

KCNA suggested following the summit that Kim was still interested in meeting with the US president. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Katina Adams declined to give details of any diplomatic contacts but said:...More..

Price drops on supply signals
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Price drops on supply signals

Crude Oil prices fell more than 2% towards 77 bbl Friday as Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said they were ready to ease supply curbs. The country's light oil price was reported $66.91 on average since th...More..

Massive $60 million Lotto Max jackpot goes unclaimed for another week
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Massive $60 million Lotto Max jackpot goes unclaimed for another week

Two Encore tickets, worth $100,000 each, were also sold in Markham and the North Bay area. According to a statement released from OLG shortly before 7:00 a.m. OLG said the odds of winning the jackpot per $5 p...More..

by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Return to pre-deal oil output levels possible, says Russia's Novak

The ministers are considering a supply increase of as much as 1 million barrels a day to cool the market, sources told Reuters . The price for Brent crude oil was down 2.18 percent as of 9:15 a.m. Al-Fal...More..

Netflix is Now Worth More Than Disney
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Netflix is Now Worth More Than Disney

For Q1, Netflix reported $3.7 billion in revenue, up 40% year over year, and net income of $290 million, up 63%. The company's success demonstrates that its bet on original content - shows like " Stranger Thing...More..

Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake: US agency
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Uber self-driving car failed to recognize pedestrian, brake: US agency

Uber has indicated that the Volvo crash mitigation systems are created to assist drivers, not to be part of a self-driving system. The modified 2017 Volvo XC90 , occupied by one vehicle operator and opera...More..

Cisco: Destructive VPNFilter Malware Has Infected 500K Devices
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Cisco: Destructive VPNFilter Malware Has Infected 500K Devices

While attributing the source of the malware won't be easy (state-backed attacks are notoriously hard to pinpoint these days), Talos notes that the pattern of attack indicates the malware is part of a state-...More..

Chief: Body is likely that of missing 5-year-old Wichita boy
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Chief: Body is likely that of missing 5-year-old Wichita boy

Marshburn later told WIBW that it all came to watching Glass' body language and earning her trust. "All those roads look alike, all those bridges look the same, all those woods - everything just looks the s...More..

Service dog gives birth in Tampa airport
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Service dog gives birth in Tampa airport

The pair knew two-year-old Eleanor was pregnant and their other dog, Nugget, was the father, but did not realise she was ready to give birth until the puppies arrived. It was hard to control the father of the p...More..

Trump signs law rolling back post-financial crisis banking rules
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Trump signs law rolling back post-financial crisis banking rules

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., who chaired the Senate Banking Committee during the financial crisis, said the new legislation also benefits smaller financial institutions like community banks and credit unions ...More..

Elon Musk may have violated United States labor laws during tweet storm
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Elon Musk may have violated United States labor laws during tweet storm

Considering that Tesla doesn't advertise, Musk blamed the fossil fuel companies and gas/diesel vehicle companies for "influencing" the media with its advertising dollars. "I don't know what the hell Musk is u...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brake

Key to that is City Safety, a collision avoidance system with automatic emergency braking that can stop or significantly slow the vehicle if a pedestrian is observed in the road ahead. "False positives like tha...More..

Almost 5 million vehicles recalled by Fiat Chrysler
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Almost 5 million vehicles recalled by Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler says the condition can occur if the cruise control accelerates at the same time an electrical short-circuit happens. It spans the 2014 to 2019 model years, and includes popular models like the R...More..

Anger and red faces in South Korea over axed Trump-Kim summit
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Anger and red faces in South Korea over axed Trump-Kim summit

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Katina Adams declined to give details of any diplomatic contacts but said: "As the president said in his letter to Chairman Kim, dialogue between the two is the only dialogue t...More..

Deutsche Bank says revenue environment in second quarter remains challenging
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Deutsche Bank says revenue environment in second quarter remains challenging

The bank said it would cut headcount by 25 percent in its equities sales and trading business following a review of the business. "We remain committed to our Corporate and Investment Bank and our worldwide pre...More..

Days, 11 Hikes: Petrol, Diesel Costlier By Over 2.5 Rupees Per Liter
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Days, 11 Hikes: Petrol, Diesel Costlier By Over 2.5 Rupees Per Liter

Thursday's increase included petrol prices have been raised by Rs. 2.84 per litre in Delhi, Rs. 2.8 per litre in Kolkata, Rs. 2.81 per litre in Mumbai and Rs. The fuel prices in the country are revised ever...More..

Cheapest gas prices in the Triangle
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Cheapest gas prices in the Triangle

Overall, AAA estimates that 41.5 million Americans will travel by vehicle, planes, trains, buses and cruise ships over Memorial Day weekend, the highest since 2005. Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis ...More..

Consumer Groups Ask Feds to Launch Probe into Tesla's Autopilot
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Consumer Groups Ask Feds to Launch Probe into Tesla's Autopilot

The National Transportation Safety Board determined that a truck driver's failure to yield the right of way and a auto driver's inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation are the probable cause of th...More..

US Government Opens Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

US Government Opens Criminal Probe into Bitcoin Price Manipulation

Their popularity exploded past year, with the price of bitcoin rising from $960 in January to a peak of nearly $20,000 in December. As part of the probe, sources told Bloomberg that the DOJ is teaming u...More..

Union charges that Elon Musk violated labor law with tweet
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Union charges that Elon Musk violated labor law with tweet

Musk previously came up with similar kind of ideas but this time, it seems all real. The website would be called " Pravda ", the Russian word for "truth" and also the name of the official newspaper of the Sov...More..

Klopp says Salah 'full of power' for Champions League final
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Klopp says Salah 'full of power' for Champions League final

Saturday's clash at Kiev's Olympic Stadium is a repeat of the 1981 final, when Liverpool prevailed 1-0 in Paris. "Maybe a few of us dream we would be in the final and that it was possible". If he is fasti...More..

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, Sylvester Stallone attends press conference
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson, Sylvester Stallone attends press conference

While the DoJ policy is still in place under the Trump administration, the president agreed to circumvent the usual process in order to grant Johnson's full pardon as a special circumstance. Ultimately, it wa...More..

Uber Quits Autonomous Vehicle Testing In Arizona Following Death Of Pedestrian
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Uber Quits Autonomous Vehicle Testing In Arizona Following Death Of Pedestrian

Uber grounded its fleets of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh , San Francisco, Toronto and Tempe , Ariz., after a March crash that killed a woman walking her bike across a Tempe street. In April, PennDOT wrote...More..

Oil Declines After Unexpected Increase in US Crude, Gasoline Stockpiles
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Oil Declines After Unexpected Increase in US Crude, Gasoline Stockpiles

USA crude futures settled 96 cents, or 1.4 percent, firmer at $72.24 a barrel, after touching $72.33, the highest since November 2014. Amid worries over supply from OPEC majors Venezuela and Iran , the wor...More..

LA Times Site Down Across Europe As New Privacy Laws Take Effect
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

LA Times Site Down Across Europe As New Privacy Laws Take Effect

Digital advertising is an important source of income for many news organizations, particularly as print readership and advertising fall, but policymakers in Europe argue the practices have become intrusive...More..

Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Should NFL players be made to stand for the national anthem?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell calls this a good compromise that allows players to protest while allowing others to show respect for the anthem . Other journalists, including NFL Media reporter Jim Trotte...More..

Trump Promises Good News for Auto Workers
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Trump Promises Good News for Auto Workers

According to the Wall Street Journal , the White House is considering tariffs of up to 25 percent on auto imports under the new investigation. It came after he tweeted earlier in the day that there will ...More..

Amazon aiding in government surveillance, ACLU says
by | Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Amazon aiding in government surveillance, ACLU says

Amazon offers a "person tracking" feature that it says "makes investigation and monitoring of individuals easy and accurate " for "surveillance applications". "Amazon's Rekognition raises profound civil libe...More..

European Union seeks USA trade detente after China reprieve
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

European Union seeks USA trade detente after China reprieve

The U.S. fined ZTE $1.2 billion past year for violating American bans on trade with Iran and North Korea. There were, however, more questions for the Trump administration, which stands accused by critics ...More..

Trump Urges China to Maintain Secure Border With North Korea
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Trump Urges China to Maintain Secure Border With North Korea

As multiple State Department sources have told me, USA demands that North Korea give up its nuclear weapons were always going to be a nonstarter for Kim. North Korea in the end, they do want a peace treaty, a...More..

Antonio Conte reminds Chelsea after FA Cup triumph: I'm a serial victor
by | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Antonio Conte reminds Chelsea after FA Cup triumph: I'm a serial victor

Cahill believes a decision must be made one way or the other. It looks increasingly likely that Conte will not be in charge of the Blues next season - but, whether he stays or goes, they need to sort it out q...More..