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by | March 16, 2019 | 01:51

The leaders of each of Facebook's main products (Facebook, Instagram , Messenger, and WhatsApp ) will now report directly to Zuckerberg. And just more than a week later, two of its biggest executives are leaving the company. Daniels worked for Facebook for eight years, and was promoted to oversee WhatsApp last May. "This will be a big project and we will need leaders who are excited to see the new direction through", he wrote, signaling that he wasn't "excited" about it himself.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:01

Some of the features highlighted during the event include the Panoramic Glass Roof and an option for seating 7 people in the vehicle, which prompted some cheers from the crowd. A Chinese government official recently stated that Tesla's Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai is expected to complete the first phase of construction this coming May, with assembly lines on track to be set up by the end of the year.

by | March 15, 2019 | 02:09

The government motion to extend Article 50 beyond the official Brexit deadline day, seeks a delay until June 30, on the condition MPs back May's negotiated deal by March 20. Lawmakers have held a series of votes on how to proceed with the Brexit deadline two weeks away. The pound tumbled on Tuesday after the United Kingdom government's top legal advisor cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's last-gasp changes to her Brexit deal hours before a vital vote that few think May can win.

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:55

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen: Order one of the restaurant's made-fresh-daily Homemade Chicken Pot Pie and get a second pie free of charge to take and bake at home. For Pi Day , all slices of Pie Not's sweet pies will be $3.14. This offer is only available on March 14. According to the day's organizers , Pi is a constant number, meaning that for all circles of any size, Pi will be the same.

by | March 13, 2019 | 01:02

Tesla just took to its official blog to announce that it would not be closing as many stores as it had initially planned and would be raising prices 3% on select configurations of the Model 3 , S, and X, effective March 18th. "These are stores that we would have closed anyway, even if in-store sales made up our entire sales model", the company said. The plan is a partial reversal of the announcement that surprised investors and company fans alike.

by | March 11, 2019 | 01:28

However, Trump tweaked his payment claims during this year's government shutdown and said Mexico will pay " indirectly " because of a "great new trade deal" that benefits the U.S. "At a time when our country faces challenges about jobs for the future, this money would better be spent on rebuilding America, and on education and workforce development for jobs for the 21st Century", the statement continued.

by | March 10, 2019 | 00:40

As social media has exploded in the past decade, large players in the market - like Facebook - have bought out smaller competitors even when they aren't directly fighting for the same audience. Separating the company from its ad business would make Google ads much less valuable. "Google Search would have to be spun off as well", she wrote. Although not mentioned by name, the plan would also presumably impact Apple, which operates its App Store.

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:59

Tesla has announced the latest generation of its 'Supercharging' fast-charge network, dubbed V3, with 250kW speeds bringing the brand closer to those promised by the European Ionity network. In the coming weeks, over 12,000 existing V2 Superchargers will get 145kW charge rates, up from 120kW. For now, Tesla has opened the one public beta V3 Supercharger in Fremont, California.

by | March 07, 2019 | 00:51

Dr Reddy grew up in Sydney and got her dental degree in 2009, and was taking courses in dental implants. Before she went off the grid, she called her family on Sunday morning saying that she was headed home. The NSW police said they were appealing for information in relation to her whereabouts. The last images police have gathered of Dr Reddy show she was in a McDonald's on George Street in the CBD about 2.15am Sunday, as mardi gras celebrations took over the city.

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:31

With Donald Trump determined to end what he calls " unfair " trade practices by United States allies, the move is set to become the strongest punitive action against India so far. The US demand for relaxation in norms for exports of medical devices and dairy products are non-negotiable to India. "The Trump Administration is certainly reacting to strong, anti-import measures by the Modi government: Higher customs duties, import substitution rules, and price controls.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:10

Polestar models were not mentioned. "Volvo is a leader in safety: we always have been and we always will be", said Håkan Samuelsson, president and chief executive of Volvo Cars . Volvo Cars is based in Gothenburg, Sweden, but is owned by China's Geely holding company. In other words, if drivers can not be trusted to make the decision to slow down, the cars will do that for them.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:04

A slew of surveys has highlighted how much manufacturers are suffering worldwide, particularly those exposed to China's slowdown, and added to expectations that central bank policy tightening is as good as finished. A senior administration official cautioned on Sunday that a decision had not yet been made over lifting the U.S tariffs. As part of the deal, China would reduce tariffs on imported vehicles to below the current level of 15 percent and increase the purchase of United States ...

by | March 03, 2019 | 02:02

The brand has struggled in recent years - sales have slipped, and its provocative ads are being criticized by some as being tone-deaf in the era of #MeToo . Analysts on average had expected the company to report quarterly adjusted earnings of $2.07 per share, on revenue of $4.88 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv .

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:24

The guide purchase price of the launch version will be €59,900 (about $68,000/£51,000/AU$96,00). The EV is embedded with an Android-powered infotainment system that includes Google Assistant, Google Maps with support for electric vehicles and the Google Play Store.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:19

As part of YouTube's bid to clamp down on harmful online behavior, it said it would be introducing a " more effective classifier" capable of identifying and deleting twice as many predatory comments. For one, how can YouTube automatically identify whether a video features a child? YouTube's parent company, Google , is a global leader in artificial intelligence and machine learning, but YouTube has had limited success in using these technologies to keep troubling content off of its platform.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:15

Tesla CEO Elon Musk teased in a series of Twitter posts Wednesday that "some Tesla news" would be released Thursday at 5 p.m. ET. However, the most eye-catching part of the announcement wasn't about the vehicle, but about the company's decision to move its sales exclusively online .

by | March 01, 2019 | 02:02

The 2.6% rate for the quarter is down from the previous two quarters, but the tally, which will be revised in the coming months, was a little better than expected. The main reason grows fell in the fourth quarter: a decline in consumer spending. The growth figures had originally been due to be released in January, but were delayed because of the 35-day U.S.

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:24

The series of House of Commons votes leaves every Brexit option on the table. Labour's Brexit vision was defeated by 240 votes to 323 in the Commons and Mr Corbyn confirmed Labour would now back a referendum if faced with a "damaging Tory Brexit" or a no-deal departure from the European Union .

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:57

Erik Gordon, a University of MI law and business professor, doesn't believe that that will happen, "because what Musk did was not enormous and it was quickly corrected". Both Tesla and Musk were also fined $20 million each, a cumulative total of $40 million. The SEC motion filed this week could throw the electric auto maker into chaos at a time when it is under pressure to repay hundreds of millions of dollars in loans due in coming months.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:38

This has raised some suspicion that the listing information was leaked early, giving insiders a chance to buy before the public learned about the listing. Transfer-only.Starting after 10am PT on February 25, customers will be able to transfer XRP into their Coinbase Pro account. This may be overly conservative.

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:49

A spokesman for Vitacost, a vitamin supplement company, told Buzzfeed it had pulled its advertising from YouTube after its presence on anti-vaccination videos was brought to their attention. The controversy surrounds certain videos on YouTube that alleged predators are using to exploit children. One of the channels that have since been demonetized, VAXXED TV, has more than 55,000 subscribers and has posted dozens of videos linking vaccines to autism or alleged other injuries.

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:39

The court found the federal government's Phase 3 consultation process with Indigenous peoples was a "failure". "This is deeply irresponsible", Inslee said in a prepared statement. But Judy Wilson, chief of the Neskonlith Indian Band in British Columbia, said the decision is not a surprise considering the government owns the pipeline.

by | February 24, 2019 | 03:06

Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL.O) Google will end the practice of asking employees to sign away their right to sue the company, after months of worker protests over the issue. Google appears to be meeting that demand for employees - but the change will not apply in the same blanket way to the many contractors, vendors and temporary employees it uses, said Axios .

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:15

The RUSI report assessed the ways the Chinese are spying and using so-called "soft power" to achieve their aims in the UK. The minister responsible for the GCSB, Andrew Little. "The key point here", Hannigan continued, "obscured by the growing hysteria over Chinese tech is that the NCSC has never found evidence of malicious Chinese state cyber activity through Huawei".

by | February 22, 2019 | 00:44

Aside from the tank vehicle breakdown-3,400 DOT117Js (new) and 1,000 DOT117Rs (retrofits, which would be existing equipment)-it is unknown who the equipment lessor is, and if the DOT117Js will be in addition to those already under construction or will be drawn from the existing fleet.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:18

The airlines said that they were making the changes to be more inclusive to a diverse range of customers. This requirement was a direct result of 9/11 when TSA created the Secure Flight vetting program, which is a behind the scenes watch list matching process that happens before passengers arrive at the airport.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:31

After pulling planes and canceling hundreds of flights, Southwest Airlines is offering an apology to travelers - and blaming the union that represents aircraft maintenance technicians. "For Southwest's leadership to connect the airline's self-declared "operational emergency" to collective bargaining negotiations is simply an attempt to divert attention away from the airline's safety issues", the union said in an unsigned statement.

by | February 18, 2019 | 09:54

As for the third application, large corporations that hold U.S. dollars in JP Morgan's treasury services will be able to replace the dollars held in subsidiaries for JPM Coins . With the introduction of JPM Coin, there are many possible outcomes pertaining to the effect on crypto as payment. Moreover, the bank "will actively engage our regulators to explain its design and solicit their feedback and any necessary approvals".

by | February 18, 2019 | 09:30

The deal represents a major endorsement of Rivian's electric vehicle technology by the world's largest online retailer, which is looking for ways to boost the speed and reduce the cost of its deliveries. "This investment is an important milestone for Rivian and the shift to sustainable mobility", Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said in a news release. Recent reports show the California vehicle maker has extended its run on the leaderboard by some distance thanks to the continued production ...

by | February 15, 2019 | 02:27

In the style that we know and love, Musk responded to the tweet with a simple yes. The mode will also include a message on the car's display screen saying "I'm fine my owner will be right back". If enabled, the Sentry Mode system will enter a standby mode when the Tesla vehicle is left unattended. If a minimal threat is discovered, like someone leaning on the auto, it switches to an "alert mode".

by | February 14, 2019 | 01:52

But today's news made it even messier as Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former attorney general who has been at the the centre of this developing controversy, announced she was resigning from her cabinet position as Veteran's Affair's minister and, perhaps more ominously, that she's lawyering up.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:40

The supercharger can spool up to 120,000 rpm in half a second, which Land Rover says eliminates turbo lag. Initially available exclusively on the HST special edition model and priced from £81,250, the newcomer uses a 3-litre straight-six turbocharged petrol engine and a mild hybrid system, which uses an electric motor to harvest energy normally lost under braking.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:49

Postal Service. It would be a major boost for the Plymouth, Michigan-based startup, which aspires to be the first carmaker to the USA consumer market with an electric pickup. Amazon has also been making efforts to extend its Alexa technology from the home to the vehicle, through partnerships with automakers and device makers, and its own Echo Auto in-car gadget , announced previous year but still available only by invitation.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:32

The IEA raised its estimate of growth in crude supply from outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to 1.8 million bpd in 2019, from 1.6 million bpd previously. The cartel has joined forces with 10 non-member nations including Russian Federation to trim output to avoid a repeat of the 2014 crash when prices dove to below $30 a barrel - down from over $100 - due to a glut in supplies and weakening global demand.

by | February 13, 2019 | 01:35

However the low revenue estimates for the company are $2.77 Billion versus high revenue estimates of $3.12 Billion. The Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ). ATVI underperformed the S&P500 by 22.23%. "Over the last few years, many of our non-development teams expanded to support various needs", Blizzard president J.