by | February 20, 2018 | 20:02

Elon Musk's tunnel-boring project has received more vague government approval for its equally vague plans to build an underground hyperloop between NY and Washington, DC. In October, Musk was given permission by Maryland officials to dig a "10.3-mile tunnel beneath the state-owned portion of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, between the Baltimore city line and Maryland 175 in Hanover", according to the Baltimore Sun .

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:17

The French automaker unveiled the new R110 electric motor for the 2018 model-year Zoe . The new motor, dubbed R110 is the same size as the previous R90, which means it doesn't take up any more space, despite its increased power. Besides the new motor, the 2018 Renault ZOE gets other updates including Android Auto compatibility for the R-Link Evolution infotainment system, a new Blueberry Purple metallic body color, as well as a new Blueberry Purple Pack for the high-end Intens trim level.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:28

HSBC Bank Malta has reported a profit before tax of €49.8m for 2017, a decrease of €12.4m or 19.9% on the previous year. Wong added that HSBC is "in a better shape" compared to other global banks. Total revenue for the asset management business was at $281m for the fourth quarter of 2017, up from $252m year on year. "After the most extensive transformation programme in HSBC's 153-year history, HSBC is simpler, stronger and more secure than it was in 2011, and better able to connect customers ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:29

Shares of India's government-controlled banks fell on Monday as more lenders disclosed exposure to one of the nation's biggest frauds. Vipul Ambani, president, finance of the Firestar International/Diamonds group, Kavita Manikar, executive assistant and authorised signatory of 3 firms and Arjun Patil, senior executive from the Nirav Modi group have been arrested.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:26

However, no steering wheel is present - Volkswagen is presenting the I.D. Vizzion as a completely autonomous concept. VW says that the I.D. Vizzion has a top speed of 180 km/h with its 111 kWh lithium-ion batteries providing a range of up to 665 kilometers with regenerative braking enabled.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:23

The institutional investor held 521,474 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.93 million, down from 879,384 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ:ENPH). Old West Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 1.29% in Enphase Energy, Inc. Bartlett & invested 0.01% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO).

by | February 19, 2018 | 13:55

All the other KFC outlets we've checked are open today. While another tweeted: 'KFC in both Cheshire Oakes and Chester Greyhound Park are closed because.they're out of chicken'. The statement further read: "We won't compromise on quality, so several of our restaurants in the United Kingdom are either closed, have a reduced menu, or shortened hours over the weekend".

by | February 19, 2018 | 10:53

Branson is touting the tube-based transportation system-first theorized in 2013 by billionaire Elon Musk-to help address the infrastructure bottlenecks India is struggling with amid rapid urbanization. Participants from India includes AECOM, which proposed a 334-km Bengaluru-to-Chennai corridor in 20 minutes; LUX Hyperloop Network, which proposed a 736-km Bengaluru-to-Thiruvananthapuram corridor in 41 minutes; Dinclix GroundWorks, which proposed a 1,317-km corridor connecting Delhi and ...

by | February 19, 2018 | 10:06

At Eden on Friday, police boarded to remove 23 people, the Australian Associated Press reported - all apparently members of the same family group. "One particular altercation in the nightclub began when the group physically attacked other guests".

by | February 19, 2018 | 01:38

Economics minister Arvils Ašeradens told Latvian Radio February 18 that the developments posed a serious risk to Latvia's global reputation and that Rimšēvičs should consider his position as a result, particularly in light of the fact that he is on the governing council of the European Central Bank.

by | February 18, 2018 | 23:40

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Vetr. The stock of Pepsico, Inc . (NASDAQ:PEP) rating on Monday, January 8. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of PepsiCo from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, January 11th.

by | February 18, 2018 | 23:17

The CBI had earlier raided the residences of Modi , his brother, wife and Choksi, all partners of Diamond R US, Solar Exports and Stellar Diamonds, and two bank officials - Gokulnath Shetty (now retired) and Manoj Kharat, who were also named in the FIR as accused.

by | February 18, 2018 | 17:12

Schwartz Invest Counsel Inc holds 1.9% or 906,000 shares in its portfolio. It has underperformed by 45.27% the S&P500. (CSCO) stake by 29.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Godshalk Welsh Cap reported 47,450 shares. Northside Mgmt Ltd accumulated 23,666 shares or 0.33% of the stock. Inv Ltd Oh Adv has 24,069 shares for 0.69% of their portfolio.

by | February 18, 2018 | 15:28

Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari announced during an event yesterday that the government, in consultation with Niti Aayog, has nearly finalized a policy to keep vehicles which are more than 15 years old off India's roads due to concerns of rising pollution levels.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:53

A new effort to boost efficiency at the three companies will be unveiled in the next few weeks, Ghosn told reporters at the company's headquarters near Paris . Renault holds 43.4 percent of Nissan, while Nissan holds 15 percent of Renault and 34 percent of Mitsubishi , where it is the top shareholder. In an interview with AFP, Ghosn said it was "too early to say" how the alliance must evolve to be long-lasting.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:16

Members of the crew on the Dutch low-priced airline were apparently less than sympathetic and refused to do anything about it. At the Vienna airport, police officers asked four people to get off the plane in connection to the mid-air ruckus.

by | February 18, 2018 | 14:06

Mourinho's side did double their lead 10 minutes into the second half when Alexis Sanchez set up Lukaku for the Belgian striker's second goal of the game. "It's fantastic to see these guys, look at what they do and how they act around the place". The goal took the sting out of the bubbly hosts and United proceeded to play the rest of the game out largely on their terms in a wholly comfortable final hour not in keeping with the opening 55 minutes.

by | February 18, 2018 | 12:11

The BJP fielded Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to counter the Congress charge that the scam took place in 2017 under the Modi government when the letters of understanding were signed by the Punjab National Bank in favour of Nirav Modi.

by | February 18, 2018 | 02:13

They said Mkhwebane did not fully understand her constitutional duty to be impartial and to perform her functions without fear, favour or prejudice. The 2017 report said Barclays Africa's Absa owed the state more than R1 billion ($86 million) after it unduly benefited from government support when it bought Bankorp from Sanlam after the South African Reserve Bank helped keep the lender afloat in the days before apartheid ended.

by | February 18, 2018 | 02:00

According to a report by Bloomberg, New York-based grocery chain Tops Friendly Markets is ready to file for bankruptcy. One of the people said the filing could come as soon as next month. Since then, more reductions have been contemplated by the White House. Morgan Stanley Private Equity bought Tops from Dutch retailer Koninklijke Ahold NV in 2007 for $310 million.

by | February 18, 2018 | 01:36

But the total hit to the banks "may well exceed" that amount the department said. The CBI on Friday registered fresh FIRs against 10 directors of the Gitanjali Group of companies under charges of criminal conspiracy and cheating of Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act against Mehul Choksi , the Managing Director of Gitanjali Gems Ltd based at Mumbai's Walkeshwar.

by | February 18, 2018 | 01:01

Ledecka is far from finished at the Olympics. She was an elite snowboarder before that and won world championships in back-to-back years , the parallel slalom in 2015 and the parallel giant slalom in 2017. Clutching her head in distraught hands at the finish line, Lindsey Vonn knew before anyone else. "I don't think about that now", Bjoergen said.

by | February 18, 2018 | 00:35

And she delivered under extreme pressure, recovering from an error on her first qualifying run to reach the final in nerveless style. Britain's Isabel Atkin won bronze . Her efforts ensured Britain won medals on snow at consecutive Winter Games, after Jenny Jones' bronze in Sochi in 2014. Fellow Briton Katie Summerhayes finished seventh in the final.

by | February 16, 2018 | 18:38

Costco Wholesale Corp New Com now has $84.08 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $35.59. About 2.02 million shares traded. The company was maintained on Friday, October 21 by UBS. The firm has "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital given on Wednesday, September 20. Numis Securities restated a "buy" rating and issued a GBX 730 ($10.09) price objective on shares of Vesuvius in a research note on Tuesday, November 14th.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:03

The most alluring benefit of the NPP for most consumers will be the possibility of near instant transfers between different institutions - doing away with the typical day-long waits many Australians are now forced to endure. The platform allows services to run on top of the NPP - like Bpay's Osko, which is the first so-called overlay service to arrive on the platform. The NPP's paradigm-shifting financial architecture has been designed and constructed to fundamentally improve how consumers, ...