• Walmart Removes Cosmo from Checkout Lanes Following Concerns Over Sexually Explicit Material
Walmart Removes Cosmo from Checkout Lanes Following Concerns Over Sexually Explicit Material

For years, they are working on its agenda to remove the magazine from the store shelves. Amanda Mckelvey of Business Insider said, "Pulling a magazine that empowers women to talk about s** in a healthy and positive way is counter-productive".

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  • Facebook to Streamline Privacy Settings in Wake of Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Facebook to Streamline Privacy Settings in Wake of Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Parliament that a Canadian firm allegedly linked to Cambridge Analytica developed the software that the Trump campaign used to target voters in the 2016 USA presidential race. The changes - which the website claims were "in the works for some time", - come as the Cambridge Analytica (CA) scandal and subsequent fallout saw Facebook's share price d...

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  • Uber suspended from testing self-driving cars in Arizona after fatal accident
Uber suspended from testing self-driving cars in Arizona after fatal accident

The state of Arizona was said to have had an "open-arms policy" to the testing of autonomous vehicles by The New York Times . This decision to prohibit Uber Technologies Inc's self-driving cars from testing is a blow to the company's target of becoming the market leader in providing driverless vehicles to the customers.

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  • White House denies adult film actress' alleged affair with Trump
White House denies adult film actress' alleged affair with Trump

One of President TrumpDonald John TrumpParkland student encourages protesters to "keep screaming at your own congressman" Seven most memorable moments from "March for Our Lives" Trump considering expelling 20 Russian diplomats over chemical attacks: report MORE's confidants said Sunday that the president is "perplexed" by reports of chaos...

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  • Waymo selects all-electric Jaguar I-PACE for its self-driving ride service
Waymo selects all-electric Jaguar I-PACE for its self-driving ride service

Waymo plans to start testing the new self-driving I-PACE later this year. Waymo has already tested its autonomous technology in 25 USA cities, and adding thousands more Pacifica Hybrids and 20,000 Jaguars will support the expansion of its service.

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  • Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel
Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel

China's desire to open a local futures market grew after its oil imports dramatically increased. U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed a memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China . USA oil production has already jumped by nearly a quarter since mid-2016, to 10.4 million barrels per day (bpd), tak...

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  • Dow closes more than 300 points lower
Dow closes more than 300 points lower

Technology companies accounted for much of the broad rally, which powered the Dow Jones industrial average to a gain of almost 670 points. Microsoft climbed another 1.4 percent in early trading Tuesday, and BB&T gained 1.7 percent. "The tariffs on China are a response to long-standing complaints that Beijing unfairly requires US companies to sh...

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  • Are Finish Line Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?
Are Finish Line Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

JD Executive Chairman Peter Cowgill called the deal "an excellent opportunity" for his company that will provide an immediate and "major presence" in the US market. The Indianapolis-headquartered target trades from 556 Finish Line branded outlets across 44 U.S. states and Puerto Rico. JD said by significantly increasing the global scale of th...

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  • Uber, losing $1 billion a quarter, sells its southeast Asian business
Uber, losing $1 billion a quarter, sells its southeast Asian business

Singapore sources stated that Singapore based Grab is taking over the ride-sharing and food delivery operations of Uber in the region, with the California-based company to receive a 27.5% stake in the business in return. The value of the deal has not been disclosed yet. Rennu Mahajan, who has driven a combined three-and-a-half years for b...

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  • America's oldest gun maker files for bankruptcy as sales decline nationwide
America's oldest gun maker files for bankruptcy as sales decline nationwide

Inc. on Sunday filed its anticipated Chapter 11 plan in DE bankruptcy court, saying an unexpectedly slack market for firearms in 2017 left it unable to keep up with the demands of its more than $1 billion in debt. But there were clear signs that gun sales, even as production increased, were already in decline. Bloomberg has cited a research stu...

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  • First ever yuan-denominated oil futures go on sale
First ever yuan-denominated oil futures go on sale

Shanghai crude oil futures opened up more than six per cent on Monday with nearly 20 million barrels of the most-active September contract changing hands. Futures contracts are used to fix prices today for later delivery, usually within 60 days. The launch of the oil futures denominated in China's renminbi currency, also known as the yuan, i...

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  • Historic non-stop flight between Australia and United Kingdom ready for take off
Historic non-stop flight between Australia and United Kingdom ready for take off

To minimise the discomfort of such a long flight, the plane has been equipped with improved air quality and lower cabin noise, the BBC reported. "Thank you for being part of something so magical and so special". Mr Joyce hailed the new route as a "game changer". Qantas plans to introduce non-stop flights from Australia's east coast to Britain i...

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  • China 'warns off' United States destroyer in South China Sea
China 'warns off' United States destroyer in South China Sea

The US has been pushing its allies to carry out freedom of navigation operations as well. Li Fung (李風), secretary-general of the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, said Saturday that this response was harsher than past responses from Beijing regarding US warships in the area, and could signify that it is no longer going to tolerate such...

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  • Facebook says sorry for data breach scandal in British newspaper ads
Facebook says sorry for data breach scandal in British newspaper ads

In his lawsuit , Hallisey alleged Zuckerberg , Sandberg and Koum sold almost $1.5 billion worth of Facebook shares before the Cambridge Analytica news broke and sunk almost $50 billion of Facebook's market capitalization. The billionaire said the social networking site had already stopped apps like Dr Kogan's from accessing so much information ...

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  • County has winter storm watch
County has winter storm watch

The snow should continue into Boston until after dark, which is when much of the accumulation is expected to take place. Later, on Saturday night, snow will be moving into Appalachia. Dozens of schools had cancelled classes for Thursday due to treacherous travel conditions in many areas, while others planned delayed openings. The latest nor'eas...

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  • What to know about Toys R Us' liquidation sales
What to know about Toys R Us' liquidation sales

Larian is the CEO of MGA Entertainment, manufacturer of Little Tikes toys and Bratz Dolls. On Wednesday , a toy company exec and several investors set up a GoFundMe page and pledged $200 million towards rescuing the company. "It's a shame that it's going out of business because a lot of us grew up with Toys R Us". The effort was first reported...

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  • Cambridge Analytica connection with elections
Cambridge Analytica connection with elections

Facebook says it became aware of the potential unauthorized use of data in 2015 . Zuckerberg clarified that his company needs to up its game if it plans to match up to the efforts of Russian Federation and other governments in being more sophisticated in election interference.

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  • Tesla Inc (TSLA) Shareholders Approve Massive Compensation Package For CEO Elon Musk
Tesla Inc (TSLA) Shareholders Approve Massive Compensation Package For CEO Elon Musk

Musk, whose fortune Forbes now estimates at $20bn, will have his compensation tied entirely to Tesla's success. Compensation for the CEOs of large United States companies is typically approved by around 95 percent of votes cast in annual "say on pay" advisory votes.

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  • Tear gas in Kosovo parliament halts vote on border deal with Montenegro
Tear gas in Kosovo parliament halts vote on border deal with Montenegro

Opponents of the deal say it forces Kosovo to give up some of its territory - a claim supporters deny. The opposition party has used tear gas and similar tactics to disrupt parliament multiple times in the last three years, according to AP.

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  • Centre acting as per whims and fancies: TDP Spokesperson on Finance Bill
Centre acting as per whims and fancies: TDP Spokesperson on Finance Bill

Naidu then directed his party lawmakers to strongly raise the State's voice in Parliament when it moves the no-confidence motion. Naidu is wondering whether up to what extant can one go to protest and despite doing all, we get no results at all.

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