JLR to move Land Rover Discovery production from United Kingdom to Slovakia

He said given previous job losses at JLR and production cut backs at Castle Bromwich this latest development was "arguably further negative news". But its decision to move all production to the Eastern European country comes as a surprise. More..

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Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Food Twitter Roasts Trump and Kim Jong-un Over Summit Lunch

On nuclear weapons, Mr Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula". Despite Trump's claim to have achieved something that eluded his predecessors...More..

Tesla to lay off 9% of workers as part of restructuring plan
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Tesla to lay off 9% of workers as part of restructuring plan

Tesla is slashing thousands of jobs, its chief executive Elon Musk announced Tuesday, as the electronic auto company attempts to hit production targets and reach profitability. Musk says the company is motiv...More..

Federal Reserve hikes key interest rate for second time in 2018
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Federal Reserve hikes key interest rate for second time in 2018

The latest increase puts the federal funds rate in a range between 1.75 and 2 percent. In its statement the central bank said that "economic activity has been rising at a solid rate". It would allow the Fed...More..

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Fed raises interest rates as unemployment nears record lows

Inflation, which has been mysteriously low during the long economic recovery, has finally passed 2%, the level the Fed considers healthy. The Fed's latest projections show unemployment falling to 3.6 percen...More..

Donald Trump reignites Opec spat over 'too high' oil prices
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Donald Trump reignites Opec spat over 'too high' oil prices

Oil output for Venezuela has been crimped by the nation's economic crisis while US sanctions on Iran could further reduce that country's output. A man fixes a sign with OPEC's logo next to its headquarters' e...More..

Domino's Pizza offering to fill in potholes nominated by customers
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Domino's Pizza offering to fill in potholes nominated by customers

In fact, the town of Milford has said that Domino's help was much appreciated, given the city's "limited resources". That's right - Domino's Pizza is in the pothole-patching business, teaming with cities ar...More..

Elon Musk promises self-driving Teslas in upcoming software update
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Elon Musk promises self-driving Teslas in upcoming software update

Tesla's "misleading" marketing, he said , has had the unsafe effect of "providing overconfidence and building you up to thinking it's safer than it actually is". "Maybe they will even allow a Tesla to fly ....More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Elon Musk’s ‘Not a Flamethrower’ Devices Show Up on eBay for Thousands

Musk's genius - the brains behind Tesla, PayPal, SolarCity, and Space X. But as President Truman and Stan Lee have taught us all, "With great power comes great responsibility" he wrote. On eBay, interested buye...More..

Kim: North Korean Leader Says Summit Like Being in a Sci-Fi Movie
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kim: North Korean Leader Says Summit Like Being in a Sci-Fi Movie

The leaders will meet on Tuesday on the resort island of Sentosa and talks are expected to centre on ending the North's nuclear weapons and missile programmes in return for diplomatic and economic incentives. W...More..

Trump breaks with G7 joint statement
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump breaks with G7 joint statement

Hours after the USA president left the G7 summit in Quebec on Saturday, he launched insults at the prime minister, calling him "very dishonest and weak". Trudeau also said that Canada will go ahead with retalia...More..

The end of net neutrality is here
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

The end of net neutrality is here

Net neutrality, a long-held principle of the internet that was established as an official rule during the Obama administration, requires internet service providers to treat all content equally, so they aren't ...More..

Bitcoin falls over 50%, cryptocurrencies lose $46 billion after South Korean hack
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Bitcoin falls over 50%, cryptocurrencies lose $46 billion after South Korean hack

Two-thirds of the stolen assets - which the exchange identified as NPXS, NPER and ATX coins - have been frozen or collected, while the remaining one third is being examined by investigators, other exchanges and...More..

USA offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

USA offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit

There was speculation throughout the day over whether Kim Jong Un had taken his private jet- an Ilyushin IL-62M - from Pyongyang, but official photos released by the Singaporean Ministry of Communications a...More..

Pompeo says North Korea could get ‘unique’ security guarantees
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Pompeo says North Korea could get ‘unique’ security guarantees

He was received by Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan. The White House announced Monday that Trump would leave Singapore Tuesday night after meeting with Kim , adding that talks bet...More..

USA hails progress ahead ahead of Trump-Kim meeting
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

USA hails progress ahead ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Its outcome could prove pivotal in determining whether the two nations pursue a lasting peace or a fresh military conflict. At least three people have been turned away from Singapore borders due to summit...More..

President Trump meets Kim Jong Un
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

President Trump meets Kim Jong Un

South Korean news agency The Chosunilbo reported that when Kim arrived in Singapore this week on an Air China Boeing 747, he also was accompanied by an IL-76 transport plane carrying food, "his bullet...More..

KFC announces a vegetarian chicken option is coming to the UK
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

KFC announces a vegetarian chicken option is coming to the UK

KFC U.K. told the Daily Mirror that it intends to cut the chain's per serving calorie counts by 20 percent by 2025, a year behind what the country's health service is proposing. KFC announced its plans of off...More..

The International House of Pancakes is (allegedly) changing its name
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

The International House of Pancakes is (allegedly) changing its name

The Twitterati has gone berserk as they can not help but wonder what would "b" stand for? Is it breakfast, brunch or biscuits? But for the Arab's on Twitter it made ideal sense, hysterically. Nobody knows. Th...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

Mr. Trump said he stood up his G7 allies who were angry over US steel and aluminum tariffs imposed against Canada, Europe and Mexico . Canada charges the USA a 270% tariff on Dairy Products! Trump sa...More..

'Taycan' is Porsche's new electric sedan
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

'Taycan' is Porsche's new electric sedan

The German automaker announced it at the opening ceremony for the "70 years of the Porsche sports car " special exhibition at the Porsche Museum today. And with good reason, the Mission E's specs are tru...More..

Flying car firm backed by Google founder offers test flights
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Flying car firm backed by Google founder offers test flights

Kitty Hawk says the Flyer is "easy to fly " but recommends professional training. The startup's CEO said that securing public acceptance for the Flyer is its biggest priority and that he hopes to learn a...More..

Chinese phone maker ZTE saved from brink after deal with U.S.
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Chinese phone maker ZTE saved from brink after deal with U.S.

Should ZTE fail to comply with the deal, in addition to the billion dollar penalty, the agreement also includes $400 million in escrow to cover any future violations, including "sanctions or anything else", ...More..

‘All systems go’ for Trump-Kim summit, Singapore diplomat says
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

‘All systems go’ for Trump-Kim summit, Singapore diplomat says

The US president is the first of the G7 leaders to leave the summit in Canada where he has briefed his peers on the meeting. "As the venue and time of the summit have already been announced, security fo...More..

Barnier Rejects Key Bits Of May's Plan But Says Talks Go On
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Barnier Rejects Key Bits Of May's Plan But Says Talks Go On

Britain's government has removed a legislative proposal for a "meaningful vote" in parliament on whatever deal it negotiates to leave the European Union, opposition lawmakers said on Thursday. May wants it to...More..

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup

Asked about his interactions with U.S. President Donald Trump , Putin said political infighting in Washington was hampering their contacts. The paper added that Kurz is set to discuss the issue with the U....More..

Eagles planned White House visit; decisions individual
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Eagles planned White House visit; decisions individual

That was as good as it got for Pederson, who flunked a pointed question about whether he was disappointed that more players weren't as excited to go to the White House as he was. Speaking to her, he added, "T...More..

Tesla SUV, on Autopilot, Accelerated Before Fatal Mountain View Crash
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Tesla SUV, on Autopilot, Accelerated Before Fatal Mountain View Crash

Investigators also found that the Tesla was accelerating, with the cruise control engaged, when it crashed into a highway barrier. The Tesla struck the barrier at almost 71 miles per hour and data recover...More..

Microsoft plunges self-sufficient data center into sea off Scotland
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Microsoft plunges self-sufficient data center into sea off Scotland

Why take all this effort to dunk data centers underwater? An undersea cable serves the power the data center needs and transfers data from the data center to the internet on shore. So the key idea behind this...More..

Fox gets lifeline in its takeover offer for Sky
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Fox gets lifeline in its takeover offer for Sky

The Culture Secretary Matt Hancock warned that if the rolling news channel can not be spun off the deal with 21st Century Fox will be blocked. New York-listed Fox had already proposed in April to sell rol...More..