Microsoft reportedly building self-checkout shopping tech

According to the sources. It's supposedly flashed samples of this tech and has even discussed potential collaboration with Walmart . The venture capital firm estimates the USA market for automated checkout is worth US$50 billion. Still, the indust... More..

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Trump says he may upset China over trade as US tariffs loom
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump says he may upset China over trade as US tariffs loom

Mr Trump has convened a meeting at the White House on Thursday to talk with his trade team about whether to move forward with tariffs on Chinese goods, according to two people familiar with the plans. The Assoc...More..

Oil edges up on cautious optimism over Trump, Kim summit in Singapore
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Oil edges up on cautious optimism over Trump, Kim summit in Singapore

The IMF's most recent World Economic Outlook sees growth in developed and developing economies continuing at a robust pace for the next few years. Crude stocks at the Cushing, Oklahoma, and delivery hub fell ...More..

Minimum wage doesn't pay the rent anywhere
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Minimum wage doesn't pay the rent anywhere

Hoover over each state to see how much you would need to earn to afford a modest apartment. But that's still almost double the Arkansas minimum wage of $8.50. The city is one of many now buckling under risin...More..

Festival of goals at Russia's World Cup opening ceremony
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Festival of goals at Russia's World Cup opening ceremony

They'll certainly be hoping they can get a similar level of support during the tournament - all be it for their style of football than their fashion sense - as they open their World Cup campaign against Morocc...More..

Elon Musk has new plans to tunnel into Chicago
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elon Musk has new plans to tunnel into Chicago

The plan for the "Chicago Express Loop, " announced early Thursday by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Musk's tunneling firm, calls for the construction of an underground tunnel with concrete tracks on which ...More..

Tesla Touting 10 Rocket Thrusters for New Roadster
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tesla Touting 10 Rocket Thrusters for New Roadster

Autopilot, a form of advanced cruise control, handles some driving tasks and warns those behind the wheel they are always responsible for the vehicle's safe operation. Tesla has been gradually upgrading its Au...More..

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows

Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has declined. This was the seventh rate hike since late 2015, when the Fed first began lifting interest rates from near...More..

Price manipulation caused Bitcoin's huge 2017 surge, researchers say
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Price manipulation caused Bitcoin's huge 2017 surge, researchers say

Griffin and Shams' study shines a light on the possibility that Bitcoin's price manipulation was precipitated by a handful of cloak-and-dagger players and not genuine demand from investors. Other digital cu...More..

by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Italy says without France apology Conte-Macron meet should be cancelled

Spain offered to welcome migrants aboard the Aquarius rescue ship after Italy and Malta refused to take them in. Salvini called on France to apologise and said he was not prepared to take criticism from a cou...More..

Uber may explore the idea of using AI to identify intoxicated passengers
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber may explore the idea of using AI to identify intoxicated passengers

Uber could also use the time of day and the customer's location to identify if they are inebriated, it was reported . The company has reportedly applied for a patent for a piece of technology that would us...More..

Fed raises interest rates again
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fed raises interest rates again

Announcing the decision to increase its target for the fed-funds rate to a range of 1.75% to 2%, the Fed described the USA jobs market as "strong" and said economic activity had been rising at "a solid rate". T...More..

Trump Suggests Singapore Summit Ended North Korea Nuclear Threat
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump Suggests Singapore Summit Ended North Korea Nuclear Threat

Xi met twice with Kim before Singapore and retains a strong influence on the situation - China even lent Kim a plane to get to the summit. Media captionTrump Kim summit: Win-win, or a Kim win? Below is an...More..

Browbeaten? On Twitter, Justin Trudeau's 'Fake Eyebrows' Trumps US Tirade
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Browbeaten? On Twitter, Justin Trudeau's 'Fake Eyebrows' Trumps US Tirade

The answer likely reflects the state of trade negotiations between the United States and Canada , abetted by a deeply held conviction on the part of Trump and his closest advisors that " other countries expect...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump declares oil prices too high, blames OPEC

Even if the supply gap, triggered by the return of U.S. sanctions on Iran and a major political crisis in Venezuela, is plugged, the oil market will likely remain vulnerable to disruption next year, the IEA war...More..

Huge data breach at United Kingdom tech retailer
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Huge data breach at United Kingdom tech retailer

We have taken action to close off this access and have no evidence it is continuing. About 5.8 million cards affected had chip-and-PIN protection, the company said, and the data accessed for these cards do no...More..

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber driver who booted 2 kissing women has license suspended

When asked about her reaction, the 26-year-old told WABC: "It went from shock to like anger". A video one of the women took of the incident shows the driver claiming that the kiss was "illegal" and tellin...More..

US Regulator Subpoenas Coinbase, Kraken, Bitstamp & ItBit in Bitcoin Manipulation Probe
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

US Regulator Subpoenas Coinbase, Kraken, Bitstamp & ItBit in Bitcoin Manipulation Probe

CME spokeswoman, Laurie Bischel , stated: "All participating exchanges are required to share information, including cooperation with inquiries and investigations". CME offers traders a variety of bitcoin futu...More..

Southeast Asia’s Grab lands $1B from Toyota at a $10B valuation
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Southeast Asia’s Grab lands $1B from Toyota at a $10B valuation

Meanwhile Japan's SoftBank Group Corp - also an investor in Grab and Uber - last month said it would invest $2.25 billion in GM's autonomous vehicle unit Cruise. Wednesday's announcement deepens Toyota's part...More..

Designer Louboutin wins legal fight to prevent red sole copycats
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Designer Louboutin wins legal fight to prevent red sole copycats

Christian Louboutin first designed his trademark shoe in 1993, using an assistant's red nail polish. The battle was one by the designer and he seemed overwhelmed and thankful. The ECJ's advocate general, who...More..

Uber launches Uber Lite, a 5MB app for India
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Uber launches Uber Lite, a 5MB app for India

Uber has been working on spreading its presence to these new and emerging markets and has found that slow performance of their application has caused many to look elsewhere. It guides users through the request...More..

Daimler ordered to recall 774000 cars
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Daimler ordered to recall 774000 cars

The German government has ordered carmaker Daimler to immediately recall 238,000 vehicles equipped with software that turns off emissions controls under certain conditions. "The whole European vehicle industr...More..

Coinbase to add support for Ethereum Classic (ETC)
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Coinbase to add support for Ethereum Classic (ETC)

Whilst Ethereum Classic has not gone live on the listing just yet, Coinbase have confirmed that it's availability will become clear over the next few months, essentially, both Coinbase and Ethereum Classi...More..

AT&T gets to buy Time Warner in legal win over Justice Department
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

AT&T gets to buy Time Warner in legal win over Justice Department

The government can appeal the ruling , but Leon reportedly said that he would reject any government motion for a stay that would further delay the deal. The Justice Department had repeatedly suggested the judg...More..

Trump, Trudeau trade fight: Map of Canada exports to US
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump, Trudeau trade fight: Map of Canada exports to US

The former Conservative prime minister said that while he believes the dispute is serious, that doesn't make it "lethal". In response to initial tweets critical of her country and prime minister, Canada...More..

Tesla cuts 9 percent of workforce in search for profit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tesla cuts 9 percent of workforce in search for profit

Tesla Inc ( TSLA .O) is cutting several thousand jobs across the company as it seeks to reduce costs and become sustainably profitable without endangering the critical ramp up of production of its Model 3 seda...More..

Lyft and Uber both want in on e-scooter craze
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Lyft and Uber both want in on e-scooter craze

San Francisco temporarily stopped all use of the scooters in sharing programs at it attempts to restore order in the streets and sidewalks, as the most recent transportation trend has exploded with huge popular...More..

Amazon blasted by labour group over Echo China factory conditions
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Amazon blasted by labour group over Echo China factory conditions

The situation is often even worse for " dispatch workers", or temporary staff who are brought into the factory when more hands are needed. Amazon/China Labour WatchAmazon Echo Dot, and inset, the Hengyang ...More..

Why UK is the preferred refuge of Indian scamsters
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Why UK is the preferred refuge of Indian scamsters

Modi is in London trying to claim asylum from what he calls "political persecution", the Financial Times has reported, citing Indian and British officials. Modi, the third generation of his family to go int...More..

Paving for pizza: Domino's wants to fill your town's potholes
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Paving for pizza: Domino's wants to fill your town's potholes

Domino's Pizza (now just Domino's) started here in MI in the 1960s, when the state was the center of the automotive universe. The pizza maker says that cracks, bumps, potholes and other road conditions can p...More..

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official, said Trump's comments on the drills confirmed what many in South Korea had feared all along - that North Korea would attempt to drive a wedge between Wa...More..

Bound flight from Rome diverted due to ‘potential security concern’
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bound flight from Rome diverted due to ‘potential security concern’

A United Airlines aircraft which diverted to Shannon airport yesterday due to a potential security concern, is due to proceed with its journey to Chicago this afternoon. Following extensive searches by ground...More..

For Trump and Kim
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

For Trump and Kim

While President Trump has spoken positively about the upcoming summit, he has been vague on details of what they might be able to actually achieve. Lasting peace has obvious benefits for China, especially i...More..

Elon Musk Says Tesla Nearly Ready To Deliver Self-Driving Car
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Elon Musk Says Tesla Nearly Ready To Deliver Self-Driving Car

Tesla shares closed higher Friday ahead of a report from The Consumer Group urging the electric auto maker to fix the flaws in its driver assist system to try and avoid further accidents similar to the fat...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Robert De Niro Says ‘F- Trump’ at Tony Awards, Gets Standing Ovation

At the recent Tony Awards , Robert DeNiro yelled "f*** Trump " during a foul-mouthed rant and got a standing ovation for it! "I'm just going to say one thing", De Niro said , "Fuck Trump!" Check those ...More..

Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Oil gains on Venezuela export cuts, OPEC production levels

For the week, Brent fell 0.5 percent, while USA crude slipped 0.3 percent. Contradicting conventional wisdom , J.P. Morgan says crude oil prices are heading for a downturn later this year and will sink eve...More..

Kim Jong Un goes for surprise nighttime walk ahead of summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kim Jong Un goes for surprise nighttime walk ahead of summit

But Trump and Kim will meet away from the bustling financial hub of the city, at The Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island. A Trump administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the US side wa...More..

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Your internet use could change as 'net neutrality' ends

The repeal of Obama-era net neutrality protections officially took effect on Monday, almost six months after the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted to roll back the rules. "The end o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

IHOP reveals name change to International House of... Burgers?

The website claims, "Our new burgers our so good, we changed the name", unveiling seven "Ultimate Steakburgers" on its new menu. The promotional tactic, as the company said, is used to draw attention to the n...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

People Are Already Wreaking Havoc With Elon’s Flamethrowers — Musk Madness

Amid an ongoing national debate over gun reform and the Second Amendment, some took issue with the fact that such unsafe machines were sold for a mere $500 by the Boring Company , which did not require a backg...More..

Jaguar Land Rover to move ALL Discovery production to Slovakia
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jaguar Land Rover to move ALL Discovery production to Slovakia

It is also still possible that the Jaguar J-Pace, the Discovery's sister auto, will be built in Solihull, possibly alongside a new family of electrified and electric Jaguar Land Rover cars coming next year,...More..

Amazon expands Whole Foods Market discounts for Prime members
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Amazon expands Whole Foods Market discounts for Prime members

Prime members shopping at a Whole Foods store can download the store's mobile app and sign in with their Amazon account. In the time-honored retail fashion, that really just means extra discounts and savings fo...More..

Trump Aide Larry Kudlow Calls Justin Trudeau Trade Comments A 'Betrayal'
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump Aide Larry Kudlow Calls Justin Trudeau Trade Comments A 'Betrayal'

On Friday, Trump called for Russian Federation to be added to the summit to restore it the G8, a statement that Nebraska Republican Sen. "In the name of the Western allies, he ought to come out today and wi...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump Will Leave Summit With North Korea Early

Asked directly if Singapore paid for their stay at the very upscale St. Regis abode, Dr. Balakrishnan answered "of course". 'Cheating Every Time' North Korea has previously promised to denuclearize, onl...More..

Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau "weak"

Trump is now feuding with Trudeau and other close allies of the United States over trade just one day after leaving the G7 Summit in Canada where he met with world leaders. ally and neighbour. "To be hone...More..

Facebook shared user data with select companies
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Facebook shared user data with select companies

The social networking giant recently confirmed that it stopped allowing companies access to data in 2015, Engadget reported . Through the whitelists, partnering companies received information such as phone n...More..

North Korean, US Officials Air Differences On Eve Of Summit
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

North Korean, US Officials Air Differences On Eve Of Summit

Kim's full delegation has not yet been confirmed, but other prominent North Korean officials seen in photos included foreign minister Ri Yong Ho and Kim Chang Son - the man who has been in Singapore in rece...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Poundworld enters administration today, putting thousands of jobs at risk

Deloitte , which has been co-ordinating efforts to find a solvent deal for the business, is expected to oversee the administration of Poundworld. Other parties named as possible buyers were turnaround special...More..

Pope Francis: 'There Is No Time To Lose' On Climate Action
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Pope Francis: 'There Is No Time To Lose' On Climate Action

The academy's chancellor, Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, told the Italian newspaper La Stampa that speaking to the oil executives was important "because today they control the economy but also the policies of ...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

IHOp gets bashed for its underwhelming name change reveal to IHOb

For a limited time at participating locations, the new burgers will be available to customers with unlimited fries and a drink for $6.99, and will be served morning, noon and night. No tweet dropped to explain ...More..