Saturday May 26-th, 2018

Walmart makes mark in India Walmart makes mark in India

This in a way is giving competition to brands such as Metro Cash and Carry and also at the same time, making sure it does not lose out on the omnichannel experience it can offer, with its strong capabilities in the retail space. Marketwatch shares s...

Uber signs new pact with NASA on 'flying car' Uber signs new pact with NASA on 'flying car'

If one rotor fails, the others will continue to operate for a safe landing. Uber aviation program head said that the starting fair of flying taxi could be near about Rs 256 which is now equal to UberX service. As in the case of the Elevate coll...

Facebook is reportedly looking into its own cryptocurrency Facebook is reportedly looking into its own cryptocurrency

As CCN reported , Facebook announced last week that it had created a new team dedicated to researching blockchain technology. Marcus , who formerly served as president of PayPal , is an outspoken advocate for cryptocurrencies, and his experien...

Boston Dynamics' Atlas humanoid jog like humans Boston Dynamics' Atlas humanoid jog like humans

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog SpotMini doesn't need a human to go for a walk. Its range includes bots which can open doors, do backflips, and run across an uneven terrain, Mashable reported. SpotMini was trained for that excursion by being driven throug...

Google updates privacy policy so you can actually understand it Google updates privacy policy so you can actually understand it

Compliance with GDPR is likely to be more hard for these companies. If you visit Google's privacy policy page , you'll notice it is simple, colorful, and filled with many helpful videos. Google has announced the nominees for the third annual G...

BoE: Mixed messages - Deutsche Bank BoE: Mixed messages - Deutsche Bank

Dovish BoE Growth Forecasts Weigh Heavily on Pound Exchange RatesEven though two BoE policymakers voted in favour of an immediate interest rate hike this was not enough to prevent GBP exchange rates sliding lower on Thursday. Since March 5th, 2009 ...

FAA Picks San Diego to Test Integration of Drones into Local Airspace FAA Picks San Diego to Test Integration of Drones into Local Airspace

In 2016, the UAS test site's partnership with Google's parent company Alphabet X's Project Wing tested its first burrito drone delivery. Asked about Amazon's absence, Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeff Rosen cited a rigorous process and said ther...

Boeing: US leaving Iran deal won't hurt 737 production Boeing: US leaving Iran deal won't hurt 737 production

Moreover, the new USA ambassador to Berlin warned German companies to halt activities in Iran. The EU has in the past found this unacceptable, he added, though it was unclear still how European leaders would respond. A senior official with a Chinese ...

Fire At Downstate Ford Plant Could Cause F-150 Shortage Fire At Downstate Ford Plant Could Cause F-150 Shortage

FCA said on Wednesday it is "adjusting production schedules as needed to minimize plant downtime [and] will make up any lost production". Ford has enough of the die-cast magnesium parts on the shelf to keep production running at Dearborn throug...

Exxon Mobil shares slip 1.2% after profit miss Exxon Mobil shares slip 1.2% after profit miss

XOM underperformed by 20.84% the S&P500. Steinberg Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Ncr Corp New (NCR) by 16.44% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:PFE). 3.14 million are owned by First Republic Investment ...

Elon Musk and Grimes make couple debut at the Met Gala Elon Musk and Grimes make couple debut at the Met Gala

We are aware of Musk's take on artificial intelligence, and it was reported that the couple bonded on Twitter over a thought experiment Roko's Basilisk that talks about the potential risks involved in developing AI and a robot retaliation.

Walmart is buying Flipkart, India's largest online store Walmart is buying Flipkart, India's largest online store

A day ahead of the announcement of the Walmart-Flipkart deal, the largest through the M&A route and marking the American firm's real entry into India, both organisations were in waiting. Walmart will likely end up with upto 80 percent of Flipkart, va...

Facebook shuffles execs of key apps in biggest reorganization Facebook shuffles execs of key apps in biggest reorganization

Facebook itself, Instagram , WhatsApp , and Messenger all fall into the first category - they're the core, consumer-facing smartphone apps that Facebook offers. After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook has warned investors that...

Are Analysts Bullish about Tarsus Group plc (LON:TRS) after last week?

The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 404.78 ($5.65). The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 23 by Peel Hunt. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Monday, Novembe...

Wisconsin Man Downs His 30000th Big Mac, Setting New World Record Wisconsin Man Downs His 30000th Big Mac, Setting New World Record

For those who ever played the McDonald's Monopoly game, you might be distressed to hear Gorske has kept about 6,000 boxes from Big Macs, many of them in pristine condition. "Don has a passion for Big Macs like no other", Rause said. He even has t...

Q2 Weather: Spring storms possible with more warm temperatures Q2 Weather: Spring storms possible with more warm temperatures

Temperatures rise into the lower 80s and that's slightly above normal for this time of year. Temperatures will once again return to the 70s and 80s to near 90. EXTENDED: Monday will be an absolutely attractive day with full sunshine and comfortabl...

Isha Ambani with Anand Piramal and family at Siddhivinayak temple Isha Ambani with Anand Piramal and family at Siddhivinayak temple

After Akash Ambani, now it's wedding bells for Mukesh and Neeta Ambani's daughter Isha . Anand and Isha are long-time friends, and their families have a history of nearly 40 years of friendship. "The group's flagship company, Piramal Enterprises...

Trump knife crime comment angers British doctors Trump knife crime comment angers British doctors

Calling France's gun laws "the toughest in the world", he described how terrorists had "brutally" shot and killed 130 people at Parisian nightlife spots in the November 2015 attacks. 'They don't have guns. He also said that a hospital in the city -...

Month of April has most expensive national gas price average since 2014 Month of April has most expensive national gas price average since 2014

In the area, the price was $2.52 at Lyons and at Russell. And across the USA, 16 percent of gas stations are charging more than $3 per gallon, according to AAA . We took a closer look at the Gas Buddy retail price chart. Pump prices normally rise as...

India tops World Health Organization's air pollution list India tops World Health Organization's air pollution list

The average PM 2.5 levels were, however, recorded at 143 micrograms per cubic metre - the worst since 2010, when Delhi was ranked as the most polluted city in the world with an average concentration of 141 micrograms per cubic metre. A spokesman for ...

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI) has current market capitalization of $31.59 Billion

About 30.40 million shares traded or 407.67% up from the average. On Monday, March 19 the stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley. NXPI outperformed by 6.18% the S&P500. It also reduced its holding in Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) by 1....

US Foreign-Trade Deficit Narrowed in March US Foreign-Trade Deficit Narrowed in March

Rising exports of petroleum and agricultural staples as well as a steep drop in imports sent the monthly United States trade deficit plunging to $49 billion, a 15.2% drop from February, the biggest decrease in more than two years. Data for February...

Amtrak service between Philadelphia, Washington suspended Amtrak service between Philadelphia, Washington suspended

The last two cars of train derailed and one of them tipped over, spilling its load of stone, about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday between SEPTA's Eddystone and Crum Lynne Stations Wednesday, officials said. Trains could be seen using the stretch by lunch time....

Europa League Final: Preview & Prediction Europa League Final: Preview & Prediction

The French club led 2-0 after the first leg in Marseille and few expected the young Salzburg squad to overcome that deficit, but the hosts here on Thursday scored twice - through Amadou Haidara and an own goal from Bouna Sarr in the second half to ...

Are Analysts Bullish about Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) after last week?

Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) accumulated 6,456 shares. Hightower Advisors Limited Liability Company owns 10,351 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. The firm earned "Reduce" rating on Monday, January 9 by HSBC. The firm offers current accounts;...

Thanks to Flipkart, India now a battleground for Walmart vs Amazon Thanks to Flipkart, India now a battleground for Walmart vs Amazon

Close of the deal is expected in 10 days. Flipkart Sale has been in news for quite some time, but who will eventually buy Flipkart, Amazon or Walmart? The filing, which was sourced by data platform Paper.vc, claimed that the move will also ...

LeBron James scores 43 as Cavaliers beat Raptors in Game 2 LeBron James scores 43 as Cavaliers beat Raptors in Game 2

James took a lot of criticism for not rising to the occasion in that series, and he even admitted to sitting in his room for two weeks after the loss reflecting on his performance. "He had his three-[point shooting] going a little bit early but more ...

U.S. dollar drops after Fed statement U.S. dollar drops after Fed statement

Against a basket of currencies, the dollar index was trading at 92.545, after reaching the highest since late December at 92.834. Against a broader group of currencies, including those from emerging markets, the greenback is now in positive territo...

Men arrested at Starbucks receive free tuition for the University of Arizona Men arrested at Starbucks receive free tuition for the University of Arizona

The agreement between the parties stems from the arrest of Robinson and Nelson at a Starbucks store in Philadelphia on April 12 and includes a confidential financial settlement as well as a commitment to continued listening and dialogue between the p...

Why Boy Scouts Is Dropping 'Boy' From Its Name Why Boy Scouts Is Dropping 'Boy' From Its Name

The Boy Scouts won't be just for boys any longer, the organization announced a year ago, and on Wednesday, it unveiled its new name: Scouts BSA . "Some girls may want to join Scouts BSA because they are interested in attaining the Rank of Ea...

Southland Gas Prices Rise To Highest Amounts Since August 2015 Southland Gas Prices Rise To Highest Amounts Since August 2015

Now this results from higher crude oil prices, and barrels of oil is likely to stay above $62 a gallon. At the same time, gasoline prices nationwide hit their highest average since 2014. That's 16 cents more than last month, and 43 cents more than th...

Former VW boss Martin Winterkorn charged with conspiracy and fraud Former VW boss Martin Winterkorn charged with conspiracy and fraud

District Court, the same day as Volkswagen's annual meeting in Germany. " The indictment further alleges that Winterkorn, after having been clearly informed of the emissions cheating, agreed with other senior VW executives to continue to perpetrat...

Brent still shines despite oil prices edging lower Brent still shines despite oil prices edging lower

The MSCI global stock index rose for the month of April, its first positive month since January. As far as India is concerned, oil price fall is a blessing in disguise for the rulers ahead of Karnataka elections in May. and global oil market balances...

Commonwealth Bank loses nearly 20million customers' financial statements Commonwealth Bank loses nearly 20million customers' financial statements

The bank confirmed a May 2016 incident when it was unable to confirm the scheduled destruction of two magnetic tapes with customer statements . The lender said it told the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and the banking regulator...

Fed leaves rates unchanged and says inflation is moving higher Fed leaves rates unchanged and says inflation is moving higher

Economists expect the Fed to nudge rates higher in June. Rate hikes are expected to occur in June and September, while the market is split on whether the Fed will lift its benchmark rate for a fourth time in 2018 before the end of the year.

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