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Ford slashes United States vehicle lineup, kills Focus, Fusion, Fiesta

Ford slashes United States vehicle lineup, kills Focus, Fusion, Fiesta It will go forward with only two cars in its lineup: the Mustang and a new hatchback called the Focus Active that will take the place of the current Focus compact. Hackett also announced that Ford Motor will implement $11.5-billion in cost reductions by 2020, on top of $14-billion in cost reductions announced earlier. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp now banned for children and teens under 16 in some places

WhatsApp now banned for children and teens under 16 in some places The GDPR replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and aims to reshape the way organisations across the Europe approach data privacy. WhatsApp , which had more than 1.5 billion users in January, said in a blog post , 'Our goal is simply to explain how we use and protect the limited information we have about you'. [Full Article...]

"Very good chance" of a US-China trade deal

They came here recently, and we're going there. The Trump administration has proposed tariffs on more than 1,300 Chinese products in response to complaints about China's acquisition of USA intellectual property. He said the Chinese market is not open, and the large trade imbalance needs to be addressed. Mnuchin told reporters over the weekend he was considering a trip, prompting Beijing to ann... [Full Article...]

US Treasury extends wind-down period for aluminum producer Rusal

US Treasury extends wind-down period for aluminum producer Rusal American officials have offered a sympathetic ear to a call from some European capitals for an easing of USA sanctions on Russian aluminum producers, a French finance ministry source said on Monday. The Russians were seeking "clarification" on USA sanctions, Mnuchin said to reporters Saturday, without elaborating. Rusal produces about 6 percent of the world's aluminum and operates mines, sme... [Full Article...]

Farah sets new British record as Kipchoge wins London Marathon

Farah sets new British record as Kipchoge wins London Marathon Eliud Kipchoge wins the 2018 London Marathon. Kipchoge's wife Grace Sugut who attended the session said the celebrated marathoner had assured her that he would win. However, Farah's afternoon did not get off to a good start when he was involved in a freaky incident where he seemed to miss his drinks bottle around the 10-mile mark and had to turn back for it. [Full Article...]

Brexit: EU's Barnier says 25 per cent work still remains

Brexit: EU's Barnier says 25 per cent work still remains Farage, Brexit will not bring any good to anyone", Tusk said in his closing remarks, adding he was "shocked" to find himself agreeing with Farage. The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt meanwhile said MEPs would be vigilant about the rights of EU citizens after Brexit, following a growing row over threatened deportations of people who moved to Britain from the Caribbean i... [Full Article...]

Surging crude oil prices hit shares of oil marketing companies

Surging crude oil prices hit shares of oil marketing companies They have extended the pact until December 2018 and meet in June to review policy. The group's goal of reducing global stockpiles to their five-year average is almost reached, according to people with knowledge of the data. But guidance on preferred price levels comes from officials speaking off the record, and from industry sources who have discussed the issue with Saudi officials. [Full Article...]

Jeff Bezos: Amazon exceeded 100 million Prime subscribers

Jeff Bezos: Amazon exceeded 100 million Prime subscribers Amazon has kept its Prime subscriber number a closely held secret, forcing analysts to estimate the figure based on shopper surveys. The above revelation is significant considering that this happens to be the first time the online retail major has ever released the number of its Prime subscribers since it was launched 13 years ago. [Full Article...]

Cadillac head Johan de Nysschen abruptly leaves GM

Cadillac head Johan de Nysschen abruptly leaves GM Soon thereafter, de Nysschen took the unusual step of moving Cadillac's headquarters from GM's base in Detroit to NY in hopes of absorbing an upscale mentality. Nysschen leaves after a almost four-year stint at the company. Worldwide sales rose 15 per cent past year with sales in China soaring 51 per cent. Carlisle began his GM career in 1982 as an industrial engineering co-op student at the... [Full Article...]

6 nominated for Cuban vice presidency posts

6 nominated for Cuban vice presidency posts At the two-day meeting the 605-seat National Assembly is to vote in a new Council of State, which has 31 members and whose head will automatically become president. As in Cuba's legislative elections, all of the leaders being voted in on Wednesday are selected by a government-appointed commission. State media went into overdrive Wednesday with a single message: Cuba's system is continuing in the... [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 Production Line Shuts Down Again

Tesla Model 3 Production Line Shuts Down Again Tesla batteries will likely retain more than 90 percent of their charge after 160,000 miles. In late March, Moody's downgraded Tesla's credit status, citing "the significant shortfall in the production rate of the company's Model 3 electric vehicle ". [Full Article...]

Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features

Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features Facebook can probably recognize that its users' faces are angry. "We continue to believe the case has no merit and will defend ourselves vigorously", the spokersperson said . A federal judge ruled that consumers in IL could proceed with a class action lawsuit over the facial recognition technology that helps Facebook power its Tag Suggestions tool. [Full Article...]

United States 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Nikki Haley

United States 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Nikki Haley The UN Security Council on April 14 rejected an effort by Russian Federation, a key ally of Syria , to denounce it as an unjustified "aggression" against a sovereign state. Addressing told the council, US Ambassador Nikki Haley said the United States was confident that the military strikes had crippled Syria's chemical weapons programme. [Full Article...]

Coli cases linked to Arizona lettuce go beyond CDC estimates

Coli cases linked to Arizona lettuce go beyond CDC estimates Consumers who purchased romaine lettuce at a grocery store or eat the same at any restaurant should confirm that it is not the chopped romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. The CDC said Friday that 35 people across 11 states have become ill from chopped romaine lettuce from Yuma. 22 ill people have been admitted to hospital and three people have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome... [Full Article...]

Scientists Discover Enzyme That Eats The Worst Polluting Plastics

Scientists Discover Enzyme That Eats The Worst Polluting Plastics During this study, they unintentionally engineered an enzyme that is better still at degrading the plastic than the one that has already evolved. While the mutant PETase is so far only about 20 percent more efficient at breaking down plastic than the naturally occurring enzyme, the team says the important thing is we now know these enzymes can be optimised and augmented. [Full Article...]

76ers roll on without Embiid

76ers roll on without Embiid Has cleared NBA's concussion protocol. Game 2 in this series is on Monday night, again in Philadelphia . Joel Embiid will be out for at least another game, the 76ers announced on Sunday. Chances are one of those two players falls back down to earth in Game 2, but that could end up being a significant factor which decides how the game plays out. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018 Match 9 MI vs DD

IPL 2018 Match 9 MI vs DD Delhi, on the other hand, lost to Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. Despite Rohit Sharma's having not performed as expected, MI can feel positive due to the fact that DD has only ever won one match at Wankhede. Seven runs off the over. Akila Dananjaya comes to the crease. The Sri Lankan gave away 47 runs off his four overs. Rohit Sharma out! 18 (15 balls) c Roy. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018 Match 10 KKR vs SRH

IPL 2018 Match 10 KKR vs SRH The performance of Sunil Narine and Kuldeep Yadav, particularly, is one positive for the Knight Riders from this game, Karthik feels. However, the 32-run partnership was finally broken when Sunil Narine was introduced into the attack and he got rid of Saha on his first delivery itself. [Full Article...]

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Upgraded at Vetr

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) Upgraded at Vetr A year ago only YouTube beat Netflix for Over The Top (OTT) viewers, the Alphabet company claiming 185.9 million to Netflix's 128 million. (NASDAQ: NFLX ). On Tuesday, March 20 the insider HASTINGS REED sold $23.86M. The stock has "Sell" rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, January 23. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. [Full Article...]

Uber Kenya signs deals with nine firms for driver benefits

Uber Kenya signs deals with nine firms for driver benefits Adding a new safety section to the Uber App so that riders can learn about key safety information, including tips built in partnership with law enforcement, driver screening processes, insurance protections and community guidelines. While no background check is flawless, our process is thorough, fair, and relevant to the work at hand. "We want to make it easy for them to do it it's just really... [Full Article...]


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