Economy

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory

South Shore now included in Winter Weather Advisory Benji's snowfall is slowing down in Texas Friday morning and moving toward the Gulf Coast and the Mid-Atlantic. Bethany Beach has seen an accumulation of 2.3 inches, while Bridgeville and Seaford have 1.9 inches on the ground. Other news outlets are saying 6 to 8 inches. But another big factor that could keep down the totals is what has happened over the ocean, weather service meteorologist ... [Full Article...]

USA airlines to limit 'smart luggage' over battery fire fears

USA airlines to limit 'smart luggage' over battery fire fears So, starting January 15, American will require travelers to remove the battery if they want to check the bag. But before passengers go out and purchase a smart bag for their next trip, which can range any where from $275 to over $1,000, they should check with their airlines policies on the smart luggage. [Full Article...]

Senior VW exec jailed for seven years over dieselgate cover-up

Senior VW exec jailed for seven years over dieselgate cover-up Volkswagen Group, the umbrella company that owns VW, Audi, and Porsche, has paid about $30 billion in fines and buyback costs since regulators discovered it was including emissions-cheating software on its diesel vehicles. Schmidt apologized in court and broke down while detailing what his family had been through since his arrest in January. Oliver Schmidt, the Volkswagen official has been s... [Full Article...]

Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Australia Lawmakers Allow Same-Sex Marriage Bill The historic reforms will commence on Saturday, when same-sex couples can a lodge a notice to marry. The celebrations started early, with singing and dancing on the lawns of parliament house, where dozens had gathered for a marriage equality rally. [Full Article...]

Japan Airlines Turns to Boom Supersonic for Strategic Partnership

Japan Airlines Turns to Boom Supersonic for Strategic Partnership The exemption would be an interim measure, Scholl says, as Boom continues to work with the ICAO on a harmonised global standard for regulating community noise created by supersonic aircraft. Boom is using a General Electric engine for its demonstration aircraft. He already has taken an option for some of its aircraft and offered development assistance via Virgin Galactic. [Full Article...]

Code.org Raises $12 Million from Bill Gates and Other Backers

Code.org Raises $12 Million from Bill Gates and Other Backers Those who made the pledge include Florida Governor Rick Scott, who made a $15 million investment to increase opportunities for middle and high school students and California Lt. "Using Itelitek's CoderZ software platform, we built 50 virtual coding challenges that allow students to navigate robots through increasingly hard challenges". [Full Article...]

It's here: Amazon finally launches in Australia

It's here: Amazon finally launches in Australia Similarly, the ABC is reporting that Amazon Fresh , the company's online supermarket offering, will not be launched in Australia . All the orders will be fulfilled from Amazon's fulfillment centre in Dandenong Victoria . He said Amazon's key strength in the United States is the fact its strategy is driven by data, not gut feel, which is a key source of the marketplace. [Full Article...]

GM plans large scale launch

GM plans large scale launch Company executives didn't say how many vehicles GM would deploy or what cities they would be in, but they were clear that the company plans to run ride-hailing and delivery services and quickly make money off them - at higher profit margins than it now makes from selling cars and trucks. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk's massive battery is up and running in South Australia

Elon Musk's massive battery is up and running in South Australia The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, an official said Friday, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee. Earlier this year , everyone's favourite entrepreneur turned scientist/engineer made a bet that he could build the world's largest lithium battery within the space of 100 days. [Full Article...]

USA will deport Mexican man after pier shooting

USA will deport Mexican man after pier shooting Jurors convicted the Mexican citizen only of being a felon in possession of a firearm Thursday, in the sixth day of deliberations after receiving the case last week. When he was released, ICE sent him to San Francisco on March 26, 2015, for a 1995 warrant accusing him of selling $20 worth of marijuana. The bullet ricocheted on the pier's concrete walkway and fatally struck Steinle in the back. [Full Article...]

Cyber Monday chalks up the biggest U.S. online retail day to date

Cyber Monday chalks up the biggest U.S. online retail day to date Cyber Monday is all about online retailers and their attempts to lure shoppers to their sites by offering incredible sales on some items in the hope that shoppers will end up spending more while they are there. If the sector can turn things around during the busy holiday shopping season, it could develop into one of 2018's most unexpected comeback plays... The growing online shopping trend has... [Full Article...]

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth $100 Billion Thanks to Black Friday

Amazon's Jeff Bezos Is Now Worth $100 Billion Thanks to Black Friday In fact, the latter had amassed just over $90 billion back in July, temporarily wresting the mantle from the former Microsoft CEO and chairman before regaining it once again in the last few weeks. Bezos surpassed Gates in October as Amazon delivered better-than-expected quarterly profits on the back of its ultra-successful web services arm of the business. [Full Article...]

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Updates Q1 Earnings Guidance Looking forward, for the quarter ending Oct-17, 20 analysts have a mean sales target of 7,754.57 million. The firm's revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. SVP, Finance & Treasurer Kirt P. Karros sold 11,880 shares at an average price of $13.36 on Monday the 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.14, for a total transaction of $3,272,543.28. [Full Article...]

Uber isn't saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack

Uber isn't saying how many Canadians were affected by year-old hack Two hackers penetrated GitHub which is a private site used by Uber software engineers to obtain access to login credentials that were used to access an separate cloud-services provider. Uber has always failed to protect driver and passenger data. - Affair site cracked - In August 2015 hackers calling themselves The Impact Team published almost 30 gigabytes of files including the names and c... [Full Article...]

Black Friday: Walmart Hours 2017

Black Friday: Walmart Hours 2017 Stores are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season. JCPenny says everything in their Black Friday ad is available right now through the rest of the week. Friday. There are several 13 inch MacBook models available in 2017. Other retailers like Next, Monsoon and Schuh are also planning to accommodate the high demand of eager shoppers and host a "Black Fr... [Full Article...]

Justice Dept. to sue to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

Justice Dept. to sue to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal More recently, deal progress was delayed as the DOJ antitrust head, Makan Delrahim worked with AT&T on competitive remedies . "Today's DOJ lawsuit is a radical and inexplicable departure from decades of antitrust precedent", AT&T general counsel David McAfee said. [Full Article...]

Volvo Wins 3 Year Deal To Supply Uber With Robo Taxis

Volvo Wins 3 Year Deal To Supply Uber With Robo Taxis The ride-hailing company has long depended on drivers, which the company treats as independent contractors, to make up its fleet, but the next few years will likely see a flood of Uber-owned driverless vehicles taking the streets. In an interview, Uber's Head of Automotive Alliances, Jeff Miller, claimed, "Everything we're doing right now is about building autonomous vehicles at scale". [Full Article...]

Moody's upgrade India's credit rating after 13 years

Moody's upgrade India's credit rating after 13 years The rupee surged as much as 1.1 per cent on Friday after global rating agency Moody's Investors Service upgraded India's local and foreign currency issuer ratings to Baa2 from Baa3 and changed the outlook to "stable" from "positive". Incidentally, Moody's had upped the outlook for India in 2015 and the upgrade was actually more a question of when rather than whether? The second quarter's numbers... [Full Article...]

Brady Encouraging Ron Johnson Work With Colleagues On Tax Reform

Brady Encouraging Ron Johnson Work With Colleagues On Tax Reform Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, and Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook - along with the votes of every New York Democrat on the " Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ". The House passed the Republican tax reform bill, H.R. "The bill introduced by Senate Republicans has a minimum tax rate for profit that can be attributed to so-called "intangible assets" - things like intellectual property, trade secrets that are kep... [Full Article...]

Reward hits $100000 for information on Seminole Heights murders

Reward hits $100000 for information on Seminole Heights murders Dugan described the suspect as a black male between 6 feet and 6 feet 2 inches with a thin build and a light complexion. "We believe this is the same person we saw walking just moments earlier", Dugan said during a news conference last month, adding that the person of interest likely has ties to the neighborhood. [Full Article...]


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