by | October 28, 2019 | 19:58

This is up from the last study of May 2018, where Apple Pay users by the end of the year was forecast at 22 million people, though eMarketer believes the actual number was 27.7 million people. Yory Wurmser, Principal Analyst at eMarketer , said that Apple Pay has "benefited from the spread of new point-of-sale (POS) systems that work with the NFC signals Apple Pay runs on".

by | October 28, 2019 | 16:03

Credit goes to Nissan for arriving at the EV party earlier than Tesla. On the evidence of Toyota's Tokyo show output, it's not kidding. The Ariya concept already features the latest version of Nissan's award-winning ProPILOT 2.0 driver assistance system that allows hands-off single-lane driving.

by | October 28, 2019 | 15:49

The European Central Bank on Thursday left interest rates unchanged just weeks after it unveiled a sweeping stimulus package created to lift the eurozone's flagging economy. The bank cut the rate on overnight deposits from banks to minus 0.5% from minus 0.4%, announced 20 billion euros ($22 billion) per month in bond purchases starting November 1 and lasting indefinitely, and said rates will stay at current lows until things have definitely taken a turn for the better.

by | October 28, 2019 | 15:09

The strike began September 16, when 49,200 hourly workers, including more than 14,000 in MI stopped working, idling more than 30 GM plants across the country. The strike also halted production at some suppliers, as they were no longer required to produce components for GM. Now the union will move on to bargain with either Ford or Fiat Chrysler, using the GM deal as a template.

by | October 28, 2019 | 14:59

As of today its latest EV will be making its first-ever debut on November 17 . Electric powertrains are known for their instant torque delivery, and Ford's new entry should be no exception, especially if the "Mustang-inspired" rhetoric is to be taken seriously.

by | October 28, 2019 | 14:41

Popeyes launched its chicken sandwich on August 12, igniting a Twitter feud between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A over which chain had the better sandwich. In the meantime, customers are urged to download the Popeyes app to be alerted when the chicken sandwich is back in stock. The company said they will let the world know when they're ready to announce a date.

by | October 24, 2019 | 22:03

Further, the hatchback's practical attributes remain unchanged, given the substantial cab-forward look, and the large glass area, which is framed by a new cross-sectional structure for more rigidity. Starting with the all-new Jazz , Honda will begin evolving the Honda Total Care Premium package which consists of services like Remote control of some vehicle functions via smartphone, emergency support service which connects the vehicle directly to a support centre, and Security "rush ...

by | October 24, 2019 | 14:59

India placed 63rd out of 190 countries - an improvement of 14 places from its 77th position a year ago. The World Bank in its reports also listed Pakistan among the top ten improvers along with Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Togo, Bahrain, Tajikistan, Kuwait, China, India, and Nigeria.

by | October 24, 2019 | 14:11

The travelers' blog "One Mile at a Time" reports the flight will cover a distance of 8,810 miles in each direction - 15 hours, 40 minutes eastbound and 17 hours, 40 minutes westbound. Air New Zealand will operates the NY service in a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Air New Zealand's acting chief executive Jeff McDowall said in the release that ANZ would be doing everything it can to support those displaced workers.

by | October 24, 2019 | 13:56

Ravi Shankar Prasad also announced that an "attractive" VRS package would be introduced for the employees of both the telecom firms. "Some of the decisions taken by the Cabinet include ₹15,000 crore worth of sovereign bonds will be raised, 4G spectrum to be provided administratively at 2016 price and monetise their (BSNL/MTNL) assets of worth around ₹38,000 crore in the coming four years", Ravi Shankar Prasad , Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology, told reporters here ...

by | October 24, 2019 | 13:40

Overall, there's been good growth across the board in Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud business, as expected. The Microsoft CEO said the company is re-imagining customers' data estates with the cloud era with new limitless capabilities. It will be interesting to see if their launch, as well as the upcoming launch of the Surface Pro X , will give a significant boost to Microsoft's Q2 results .

by | October 24, 2019 | 11:58

The worldwide benchmark crude rose 2.5% on Wednesday to settle at $61.17 a barrel, levels not seen since September 30. US crude inventories fell 1.7 million barrels in the week ended October 18, compared with analysts' expectations for a 2.2 million barrel build, data from the Energy Information Administration showed.

by | October 24, 2019 | 07:39

In its 3rd-quarter update, Tesla said the " Gigafactory Shanghai was built in 10 months and is ready for production, while it was ~65% less expensive (Capex per unit of capacity) to build than our Model 3 production system in the USA". Musk is trying to contain costs while spending on major new initiatives. Tesla moved to dispel some of the concerns about margins, saying that despite "reductions in the average selling price (ASP) of Model 3 as global mix stabilizes, our gross margins ...

by | October 23, 2019 | 23:55

Zuckerberg will testify at a hearing Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee about Facebook's plan to create a global digital currency , which has stirred opposition from lawmakers and regulators in the USA and Europe. " China is moving quickly to launch similar ideas in the coming months", Zuckerberg says in the statement. Contesting claims that Libra would fundamentally challenge the United States dollar, he said that because reserves would primarily be denominated ...

by | October 23, 2019 | 18:28

SoftBank Group taking control of WeWork , part of a rescue financing plan that will see founder Adam Neumann depart from the company's board, according to people familiar with the matter. This commitment was made in January at a US$47 billion valuation, but SoftBank is now seeking to renegotiate it at a valuation of US$8 billion, the sources added.

by | October 23, 2019 | 11:58

The decrease in inequality was credited to a rising global middle class, as the number of people worth between $10,000 and $100,000 has tripled to 1.7 billion since 2000. Australia lost 124,000 millionaires as its currency slipped against the United States dollar, and the United Kingdom saw 27,000 fall under the threshold on a weak pound and sluggish stock markets.

by | October 23, 2019 | 11:30

Earlier today, Banerjee said that the meeting with prime minister Modi was a unique experience. "He (the Prime Minister) also very nicely explained to me how he is trying to reform the bureaucracy to make it more responsive to understand the ways in which people's views need to be taken into account and expose them (the bureaucracy) to the reality on the ground".

by | October 22, 2019 | 14:10

We've had two of our flight crew staff made, excuse me, the cabin staff have actually lost consciousness, but I think they're back to a state of consciousness just now and there are general complaints about burning eyes and skin problems". "The flight landed safely in Dublin at 1:15 p.m. local time, and taxied to the gate". An American Airlines flight from the United Kingdom to the USA was forced into an emergency landing in Ireland Monday after two crew members were knocked unconscious by a ...

by | October 22, 2019 | 14:04

The whistleblowers comprise an anonymous group of alleged staff that calls itself 'ethical employees.' In a letter dated September 20, to the board of directors of the Bengaluru company, they said: "We have high respect for all of you and bring to your notice the unethical practices of CEO in recent quarters".

by | October 22, 2019 | 12:38

He said it would be "repetitive and disorderly" to allow a new vote Monday. "A further extension would damage the interests of the United Kingdom and our European Union partners, and the relationship between us", Johnson said his own letter, signed "Boris Johnson".

by | October 21, 2019 | 20:28

The items were shipped to retail locations nationwide. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, however anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

by | October 21, 2019 | 18:32

Judges are set to decide whether the unsigned letter sent by Boris Johnson asking for a Brexit extension from the European Union complied with the Benn Act, or if the Prime Minister is in contempt of court. MPs from the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) may join forces with Britain's opposition coalition to back customs union amendment, shuttering United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans, according to reports.

by | October 21, 2019 | 14:00

While Chick-fil-A previously donated to the massive American nonprofit National Christian Foundation (NCF) - which has made donations to groups linked to anti-LGBTQ legislation in various countries - the chicken chain stopped those donations in 2012.

by | October 21, 2019 | 13:28

Now that the deadline has passed, the hearing is set to resume today, but the Prime Minister's attempts to avoid requesting an extension raises questions about whether the court views the unsigned letter - and second contradictory letter - as obeying the law.

by | October 21, 2019 | 06:44

Toyota Motor Corporation will be showcasing the production version of the Ultra-compact BEV at the Future Expo exhibition during the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show between October 24 and November 4. To maximise the value of used batteries in the near term, TMC will expand leasing initiatives that are created to recapture them for evaluation and reuse - as appropriate - in used vehicles or as service parts.