• European Union regulator fines Google another €1.5bn for illegal online advertising practices
European Union regulator fines Google another €1.5bn for illegal online advertising practices

Google allegedly abused its market dominance in the advertising sector by imposing a number of restrictive clauses in contracts with third-party websites, prohibiting publishers from placing any search adverts from competitors on their search results pages.

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  • Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed
Slower US growth means no rate rise for 2019, says Fed

In recent months, Powell and the Fed have appeared to take a more dovish approach to interest rates amid concerns about slowing global growth - a result of a more than year-long trade war between the USA and China and uncertainties about Brexit.

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  • Indian tycoon Ambani pays debt after court threatened jail
Indian tycoon Ambani pays debt after court threatened jail

But RCom said the airwaves deal had been called off by "mutual consent" due to objections from India's telecom department and more than 40 of the company's foreign and domestic lenders. "The said transactions have become incapable of being consummated in accordance with the terms thereof, on account of various factors and developments since the exe...

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  • Cadillac CT5 mid-size luxury sedan revealed, and there's turbo power everywhere
Cadillac CT5 mid-size luxury sedan revealed, and there's turbo power everywhere

In fact, the brand has two new additions to fill the void of the departing ATS, CTS , XTS and CT6. "The Cadillac CT5 is meant to overwhelm all of the senses, and that's why we're using ASMR-style videos to showcase its features", said Deborah Wahl, Cadillac chief marketing officer.

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  • Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k
Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

The performance auto with 280 miles range and 150 miles per hour and 3.5 seconds from 0 to 60 mph will start at $60,000 and both AWD and performance option are slated for fall 2020. As to the technical data and prices of the Model Y; According to Tesla, the basic version " Standard Range " will cost 39,000 USA dollars (net price).

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  • Interserve faces administration after shareholders shun rescue deal - Companies
Interserve faces administration after shareholders shun rescue deal - Companies

Unite UK says it is demanding an urgent meeting with Ernst Young, Interserve's administrators, and expects to be fully consulted on any potential transfers to new companies. Interserve has been hampered by high debts, construction delays and a failed foray into the energy-from-waste market. "Ministers have learned absolutely nothing from the Cari...

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  • National Pi Day: Meals and deals
National Pi Day: Meals and deals

Boston Market is offering a buy one, get one deal on chicken pot pies. Celebrations and promotions have surged in the United States since Congress passed a resolution supporting March 14 as Pi Day . Blaze has one location each in Fresno (its brand new one in River Park), Clovis , Visalia and Tulare. 7-Eleven stores will offer a whole pizza...

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  • Tesla Rolls Back Some of Its Latest Price Cuts and Store Closures
Tesla Rolls Back Some of Its Latest Price Cuts and Store Closures

Electric carmaker Tesla has reversed a previous decision to close most of its stores and move to online-only sales in order to pass the savings along to customers. In brief: Tesla has backtracked on plans to close virtually all its stores following a move to an online-only sales model. They will keep a limited number of cars so that customers ...

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  • Trump to Seek $8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget Fight
Trump to Seek $8.6 Billion for Wall, Set Up New Budget Fight

The request would more than double the $8.1 billion already available to the president after he declared a national emergency at the border in order to circumvent Congress once lawmakers refused his funding demands. "I think the president has made that case very effectively". "He's going to stay with his wall, and he's going to stay with the bo...

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  • FAANGs out! Warren unveils plan for busting up the big tech companies
FAANGs out! Warren unveils plan for busting up the big tech companies

Warren's plan would also prohibit companies from transferring or sharing users' private data with third parties. Elizabeth Warren speaks to local residents, in the Queens borough of NY. Warren contends that the U.S. antitrust case against Microsoft, which began in the 1990s, opened a pathway that allowed Google to emerge. "Facebook, Amazon, an...

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  • Tesla's V3 Superchargers Allow Charging at 1,000 miles per hour
Tesla's V3 Superchargers Allow Charging at 1,000 miles per hour

It includes entirely new hardware, including grid-connected batteries to act as a buffer to stabilize electrical loads (and reduce demand charges from utilities). More stations will follow, with North American sites ramping up in Q2 and Q3 ahead of the launch in Europe and Asia-Pacific in Q4. Tesla specifically mentions this in 2019.7.11's releas...

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  • US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years
US Commerce Department Reports $621 Billion Trade Deficit, Highest in 10 Years

A new trade accord that would provide Trump with a much-needed win after the collapse of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The strength of the USA dollar has also not been helpful to the administration's aims, as it makes imports relatively cheaper while increasing the price of US products to the rest of the world.

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  • Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase
Body of missing Sydney dentist found in suitcase

She was captured on CCTV inside the restaurant and appeared to leave alone a short time later. She told them that she would head home after breakfast, and when she failed to return, her family contacted police. A Facebook page set up to help find Dr Reddy said it was "highly out of character for Preethi to not contact family and loved ones". Sh...

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  • Trump moves to end special trade treatment for India
Trump moves to end special trade treatment for India

Business advocacy body US-India Business Council (USIBC) at the US Chamber of Commerce has said it will continue to try and convince the American government to revoke the decision, especially at a time when India is heading into elections.

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  • Volvo set to limit all new cars to 112mph by 2020
Volvo set to limit all new cars to 112mph by 2020

Volvo did not provide any more details on limiting the top speed of the cars to 112 miles per hour (180 kph) but will present more on March 20 at a special safety event in Gothenburg, Sweden. " I think Volvo customers in Germany will appreciate that we're doing something about safety ", he said. Beyond that, it's looking at implementing "smart ...

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  • Victoria's Secret to close more than 50 stores in US, Canada
Victoria's Secret to close more than 50 stores in US, Canada

L Brands said it closed 30 Victoria's Secret stores in 2018, already up from its average of 15 store shutdowns a year. Victoria's Secret has recently encountered criticism for its failure to adapt to consumer demand for more custom-fitted bras and inclusive advertising and messaging.

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  • YouTube Disables Comments on Videos with Young Children
YouTube Disables Comments on Videos with Young Children

YouTube is now banning comments on most videos featuring minors to protect them from child predators. Deleting comments on some videos is a striking retreat for YouTube, which alone among Google properties has succeeded in building what amounts to a social media platform though its comments, bringing together like-minded users on a mass scale...

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  • Tesla Stock Plunges While Analysts Question Model 3 Pricing Plan
Tesla Stock Plunges While Analysts Question Model 3 Pricing Plan

The stock is still up from where it was two days earlier, when the CEO tweeted the company had news to share. According to The Verge , Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, "All sales will be online" on a media call this morning. The electric carmaker on Thursday launched a Model 3 at a before-savings price of $35,000. The online sales shift will enable...

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  • US economic growth in 2018 misses Trump’s 3 percent target
US economic growth in 2018 misses Trump’s 3 percent target

The 2.6 percent annualized rate of gains in gross domestic product from October to December compared with the 2.2 percent median estimate of economists surveyed by Bloomberg. "The first quarter won't be this good", said Paul Ashworth, chief economist at Capital Economics in Toronto. Slowing growth together with weakening global demand and uncer...

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  • Nearly all United Kingdom businesses are 'not ready' for no deal Brexit
Nearly all United Kingdom businesses are 'not ready' for no deal Brexit

In reality, Labour's leadership is unlikely to support TIG's amendment because Jeremy Corbyn wants to continue pursuing his own Brexit plan in the days ahead, starting by putting it to a vote in the Commons on Wednesday. And urging MPs to back her Brexit deal, she says: "Parliament should do its duty so our country can move forward". However he s...

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  • Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Tomorrow
Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Tomorrow

Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum (ETH) recently took to twitter to praise XRP for its adoption and partnerships but there is no comparing him with Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple (XRP ). In 2018, Ripple hit a company record for the most amount of XRP sold in a year, selling $535 million. This makes it a questionable decision to offer Ripple (XRP...

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  • Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos
Soon YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vaccination Channels And Videos

According to Bloomberg , all Nestle companies in the US have paused advertising on YouTube , a spokeswoman for the company said Wednesday in an email. "We will revise our decision upon completion of current measures being taken by Google to ensure Nestle advertising standards are met", the spokesperson said.

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  • NEB releases Reconsideration report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project
NEB releases Reconsideration report for Trans Mountain Expansion Project

The NEB says those factors weighed heavily in its decision but that they can be 'justified in the circumstances in light of the considerable benefits of the project and measures to minimize the effects'. The original proponent of the expansion, Kinder Morgan, halted all essential spending last spring after the B.C. NDP government launched a series ...

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  • #MeToo pushes Google to end forced arbitration for employees globally
#MeToo pushes Google to end forced arbitration for employees globally

They took to Twitter , Facebook and Instagram to educate the public about forced arbitration. Google will reportedly end forced arbitration for employees. The search giant then promised to make arbitration optional for individual cases of sexual harassment and assault, but staffers sought to have this extended.

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  • Britain Yet to Decide on 5G Security Policy
Britain Yet to Decide on 5G Security Policy

It wasn't quite the briefing that I got about them (Huawei). In December, EE said it would not be using Huawei equipment in the core of its 5G network and was in the process of removing its hardware from the core of its 3G and 4G networks.

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  • Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers
Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers

The airlines said that they were making the changes to be more inclusive to a diverse range of customers. To be more specific, this new scheme aims to assist non-binary individuals who have an "X" in their identification cards. The "Mx." option for title will reportedly be available as a choice through United's website and app as well. This means t...

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  • Southwest Airlines declares emergency due to broken planes
Southwest Airlines declares emergency due to broken planes

The figures have raised eyebrows for Southwest Airlines . A war of words erupted Tuesday night between Southwest Airlines and the airline's mechanics union, the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association or AMFA. More than 40 aircrafts have been listed as having maintenance problems. View of Southwest airplane from below while in flight via pi...

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  • Trudeau Defends Reconciliation Record After Wilson-Raybould Quits Cabinet
Trudeau Defends Reconciliation Record After Wilson-Raybould Quits Cabinet

A Canadian minister's sudden resignation on Tuesday turned vague allegations of interference in the criminal prosecution of an engineering giant into a deepening political crisis for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals. In a similar fashion, the Director of Public Prosecutions Act gives the attorney general, a politician, the power to override...

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  • Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian
Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian

Tesla now owns 90 percent of the USA electric vehicle market by revenue and 80 percent by unit sales. Negotiations are reportedly still taking place, but the sources claim we may hear an official announcement some time this month. Scaringe in 2009, aspires to be the first USA carmaker to offer a mass-produced, off-road electric pickup, a product T...

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  • Oil rises after Saudi output pledge, declining US inventories
Oil rises after Saudi output pledge, declining US inventories

USA prices were also supported by a report from the American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday showing that crude inventories fell by 998,000 barrels in the week to 8 February to 447.2 million, compared with analyst expectations for an increase of 2.7 million barrels.

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