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by | January 14, 2020 | 03:27

Tesla Inc . (NASDAQ: TSLA ) could soon roll out a feature to let Tesla vehicles communicate with those in their immediate surroundings, the company's founder and chief executive officer Elon Musk suggested on Sunday. Recently, Musk announces that popular Disney+ service will soon be available in "Tesla Theater" in a future firmware update. But the feature seems to make use of external speakers that Tesla reportedly began adding to Model 3 sedans a year ago in response to regulations ...

by | January 14, 2020 | 00:29

The police officer reportedly saw three Corvettes make a turn and accelerate rapidly, but only two drivers were arrested. The men allegedly were traveling 100 to 120 miles per hour in a 45 miles per hour zone. Thim and Derkatz were arraigned Thursday in Warren District Court and are scheduled to return to court February 18 for a pretrial conference. "Safety remains our overriding priority at General Motors", the spokesperson said.

by | January 13, 2020 | 22:09

President Donald Trump said that he might wait until after the 2020 presidential election to achieve phase two of the trade deal. "At the moment, the VIX is very tame", said Ken Mahoney, chief executive of Mahoney Asset Management, adding the VIX would have to jump 28% from its current level to suggest market conditions were reversing.

by | January 13, 2020 | 20:13

According to the announcement made on Wednesday, Mercedes-Benz and Geely have agreed to invest $388.8 million each in the Chinese venture. This, to transform Smart into a leading player in premium and intelligent electrified vehicles. Beiqi Foton Motor (BAIC's unit) also works with Mercedes to manufacture its trucks in China. The GLC SUV was the best-selling vehicle of the brand in 2019.

by | January 13, 2020 | 17:23

William Hill PLC (LON: WMH ) said underlying profits for 2019 will be ahead of market expectations after a bunch of sports results went in its favour in December and with strong early growth at its USA business. During 2019, BoyleSports launched the initial phase of its United Kingdom expansion project by acquiring the small network of Midlands independent bookmaker Wilf Gilbert, establishing the Dundalk operator's "Northern presence".

by | January 13, 2020 | 11:24

There is no official word yet on what form the GMC Hummer EVs will take as they are not expected to be revealed until 2021. According to the Wall Street Journal GM has enlisted the National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James to promote its return with plans to air a commercial during the Super Bowl next month.

by | January 13, 2020 | 09:58

So far, Trump and top national security officials have justified the airstrike with general statements about the threat posted by Soleimani, who commanded proxy forces outside Iran and was responsible for the deaths of American troops in Iraq.

by | January 12, 2020 | 20:55

All three major indices were around or above their all-time closing highs as investors became more confident the fight between Teheran and Washington after the U.S. In the end, the S&P 500 climbed 0.9 percent, posting its 12th weekly gain since early October. Kohl's dropped almost 8% after the department store said sales fell in the holiday season from a year earlier, and that it expects profit to be at the lower end of its guidance for fiscal 2019.

by | January 12, 2020 | 19:11

Man, it seems like just yesterday when we were all drooling over the possibility of having the Honda Civic Type R in our market. Now? The same amount of power is on board, but better brakes should mean faster lap times. The twenty-first century "human-centred supercar" marries timeless sports auto values with next-generation advanced sports hybrid power technologies, according to Honda.

by | January 12, 2020 | 19:14

The deal comes after Just Eat bought the United Kingdom firm HungryHouse and Takeaway.com acquired Delivery Hero's German business in 2018. Prosus was Takeaway.com's rival for Just Eat and had offered cash bids of 710p, 740p, and 800p.

by | January 12, 2020 | 16:41

The initial outlook, he said, was "So far, so good!" The Iranian commander-general Qassem Soleimani was laid to rest on Wednesday after hours in his hometown of Kerman Iran attacked two American air bases in Iraq . Canada is moving soldiers out of Iraq and into Kuwait because of security issues, Canada's chief of defense staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said Tuesday.

by | January 12, 2020 | 03:51

Japan has asked Interpol for its cooperation in arresting the wife of former Nissan Motor Co chief Carlos Ghosn , sources with knowledge of the matter said Friday. Justice Minister Albert Serhan said January 2 that Lebanon received a request from INTERPOL to arrest Ghosn because of his escape from Japan. "It belongs to the prosecution to prove guilt and not to the accused person to prove its innocence", Zimeray said in a statement.

by | January 12, 2020 | 00:40

Tehran responded earlier this week with missile strikes on USA bases and announced that it would no longer meet the limits set in the 2015 nuclear deal on the number of centrifuges it can use to enrich the 'uranium, fueling the fear that Iran may soon begin to build a nuclear arsenal.

by | January 11, 2020 | 23:45

Mike Pompeo will discuss the company's role in British 5G networks with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab at a meeting this week. A final decision could be made before the end of the month. "What's unclear is how, when or indeed if it will actually be fired". It declares: "Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled.Intelligence of or under the control of the United States, including intelligence products 2 ARM20007 S.L.C.

by | January 11, 2020 | 23:10

These events had pushed crude to its highest in four months. The oil prices steadied on Thursday after the previous session's sharp losses on the back of swelling USA crude stocks and easing fears of imminent escalation of conflict between the United States and Iran .

by | January 11, 2020 | 18:54

Fed officials unanimously agreed to leave rates unchanged at last month's policy meeting and signaled that rates are likely to stay pat for the time being without a substantial change in their economic outlook. Investors see nearly no chance of a rate cut in the next six months, according to pricing in federal funds futures contracts. Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, in an effort to lighten the mood, quoted from Lewis Carroll's "Through the Looking Glass", where Humpty Dumpty says, "When ...

by | January 11, 2020 | 17:43

JCPenney reported that its holiday same-store sales fell 7.5% , but reaffirmed its full-year profit outlook. However, much remains to be done to bring buyers back. Also on Thursday morning, Kohl's and JCPenney both released holiday 2019 sales numbers. Business was dragged down by Victoria's Secret, which suffered a 12% drop in same-store sales.

by | January 11, 2020 | 15:24

This is the last jobs report before the Iowa caucus in February that will serve as a first step for choosing the Democratic presidential nominee. The unemployment rate held steady at 3.5 percent, remaining at a 50-year low, according to the report .

by | January 11, 2020 | 14:38

Job postings at Lime, and its unicorn-sized competitor Bird ($BIRD), have both been scaling jack on job postings after the scooter startups took off on a wave of hype thanks to early adopters on the West Coast. Any Lime user, the letter said, "with remaining funds in their Lime account can use that balance in any other active Lime market, or receive a refund by request through our customer support channels".

by | January 11, 2020 | 10:54

According to Nation's Restaurant News , depending on where the raises occur, that could represent as much as a $50,000 bump for store managers who now make between $50,000 and $80,000 depending on factors like location and experience. The exact start date is unknown, but the company says some time this year. "We are still in the planning process and have not confirmed exact locations or number of RGMs (Restaurant General Managers)" who will be involved in the test, Ferril Onyett, senior ...

by | January 11, 2020 | 04:42

Tesla delivered 367,500 cars in 2019 in a figure over three times the 103,100 cars the company sold in 2017. "We are holding today a ceremony to mark the start of the China-made Model Y programme", senior Shanghai government official Zhu Zhisong said at the ceremony, also attended by billionaire Chief Executive Elon Musk, Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong and other senior government officials.

by | January 11, 2020 | 04:25

That had been the weakest performance since the 2008 financial crisis and a significant slowdown from growth rates above 3pc in 2017 and 2018. India too is expected to gain traction, with growth of 5.8 per cent, while Turkey's 3.0 per cent expansion will come after no growth previous year, the report said.

by | January 11, 2020 | 02:08

To Ring's credit, the company immediately fired the employees for the invasion of customer privacy. "Aside from this, a very limited number of employees (currently three) have the ability to access stored customer videos for the goal of maintaining Ring's AWS infrastructure", Ring adds.

by | January 10, 2020 | 21:30

The MSCI world equity index, which tracks shares in 49 countries, has quickly resumed its rally and added another 0.1% on Friday to hit a new record high. Brent oil futures fell below $65 a barrel as Middle East tensions eased and investors focused on rising USA crude inventories and other signs of ample supply.

by | January 10, 2020 | 17:09

The annual report from the Office of Taxpayer Advocate found that in the 2019 fiscal year, among other problems, the agency failed to collect billions in unpaid taxes. While it's pretty exciting to get a tax refund check , what it means is that the government has taken more in taxes from you than it should have It's the equivalent of giving the federal government an interest-free loan over the course of the year.