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New Tesla factory near Berlin to create 'up to 10,000 jobs'

We don't know precisely where in Berlin Tesla's upcoming Gigafactory will find itself in 2021, but company CEO Elon Musk said it could be built near the "new Berlin airport" - quite the scenic area, though we doubt Tesla chose the location based on aesthetics alone. [Full Article...]

Software Project Collects Data on Millions of Patients Secretly

Software Project Collects Data on Millions of Patients Secretly The Catholic, non-profit has more than 34,000 providers across 21 states and the District of Columbia. Google has tapped a partnership with a prominent healthcare services company to advance its healthcare software services offerings. "To be clear. patient data can not and will not be combined with any Google consumer data", the firm added. Ascension could also use Google computing tools to ... [Full Article...]

Trump says no to reducing Chinese tariffs: ASX poised to open higher

Trump says no to reducing Chinese tariffs: ASX poised to open higher Asian shares sank on Monday, the safe-haven yen rose and gold jumped following a fresh escalation of violence in Hong Kong while uncertainty remained over whether the United States and China could end their damaging trade war. He said on Saturday that Washington would only make a deal with Beijing if it was the "right deal" for America. "We're taking in billions of dollars". [Full Article...]

Evo Morales announces resignation amid calls from military, police

Evo Morales announces resignation amid calls from military, police Bolivian opposition lawmaker Jeanine Añez said Monday she plans to become head of the Senate following the resignation of Evo Morales and other senior leaders. The United States authorized non-emergency US officials to leave on Bolivia Tuesday, citing "ongoing political instability" in the nation . Military fighter jets flew repeatedly over La Paz in a show of force that infuriated Mora... [Full Article...]

$20 billion spent within first hour of Singles' Day

$20 billion spent within first hour of Singles' Day The Alibaba Group's various shopping platforms' total GMV exceeded $10 billion in just 29:45 seconds, and broke last year's record sales figure after 16 hours 31 minutes of the Global Shopping Festival going live. This year, Silicon Valley sneaker startup Allbirds is celebrating its first year as a seller on the platform, while brands such as Nike and Stuart Weitzman are serving up their own Sin... [Full Article...]

Uber boss calls Khashoggi's murder a 'mistake' by Saudi Arabia, then backtracks

Uber boss calls Khashoggi's murder a 'mistake' by Saudi Arabia, then backtracks Khosrowshahi compared Saudi Arabia's "mistakes" to those Uber has made with self-driving cars; previous year, an autonomous Uber vehicle hit and killed a woman in Arizona. A self-driving Uber test vehicle struck and killed a female pedestrian in the accident in Tempe, Arizona. "When it comes to Jamal Khashoggi , his murder was reprehensible and should not be forgotten or excused", Khosrowsh... [Full Article...]

Couple Gets Engaged At KFC, Gets Free Honeymoon & More

Couple Gets Engaged At KFC, Gets Free Honeymoon & More Hector Kansi proposed to his now fiancé Nonhlanhla in front of a large crowd whilst dining at a Vaal KFC outlet. The video landed on Twitter and there has elicited an outpouring of positivity, with social media users taken with the woman's overwhelmed reaction, and the man's broad, joyous smile. [Full Article...]

Famous Dave's Teams With Veterans Guest House on Vets Day

Famous Dave's Teams With Veterans Guest House on Vets Day TCBY: First six ounces of order will be free for active duty and military veterans. From now until Monday, U.S. veterans and military can purchase a year of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) Amazon Prime for $40 off. All active and retired military service members are invited to enjoy a free meal from O'Charley's. Chipotle - Show your U.S. Military ID on November 11 for a buy-one, get-one free e... [Full Article...]

China, US Agree to Lift Existing Tariffs in Tranches -China Commerce Ministry

China, US Agree to Lift Existing Tariffs in Tranches -China Commerce Ministry China said it struck a tentative deal with the U.S.to start rolling back tariffs in phases, a potential sign of easing tensions amid a trade war that has cast global uncertainty on the economy for months. One important condition for a limited trade agreement , Feng insisted, was that the US and China must remove the same amount of charges at the same time. [Full Article...]

Here is Facebook’s new logo

Here is Facebook’s new logo Rather, this is Facebook reestablishing its identity as it becomes a more complicated-and scrutinized-company. This will be useful for when you use Instagram , for example. "We started being clearer about the products and services that are part of Facebook years ago, adding a company endorsement to products like Oculus, Workplace and Portal". [Full Article...]

Fight over Popeyes chicken ends with man fatally stabbed, suspect flees

Fight over Popeyes chicken ends with man fatally stabbed, suspect flees Police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a man who authorities say was killed outside a Popeyes after a fight that may have stemmed from the restaurant's popular chicken sandwich. "For you to get that angry over anything ... and to develop into this type of violence, again, is a very sad and tragic day." "We are asking the person that did this to come forward", Donelan said at the pres... [Full Article...]

Saudi Aramco IPO could create world's biggest listed company

Saudi Aramco IPO could create world's biggest listed company Furthermore, to list in London, the proposed new "premium" listing category in London that Aramco needed, has been criticised by United Kingdom business leaders as liable to lead to "undue hands-on and politically-motivated" interference in sovereign-owned companies, potentially having a detrimental impact on the UK's wider corporate governance record. [Full Article...]

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot boards approve merger

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot boards approve merger Unite national officer Des Quinn added: 'Merger talks combined with Brexit uncertainty are deeply unsettling for Vauxhall's United Kingdom workforce, which is one of the most efficient in Europe. The deal comes after a similar merger plan between Fiat Chrysler and French automaker Renault fell apart in June. The boards of the two automakers have agreed to merge . [Full Article...]

Fiat Chrysler and the PSA Group are talking mergers again, report says

A statement said the discussions were ongoing 'aimed at creating one of the world's leading mobility groups, ' but did not specify whether the goal was a full merger or a looser alliance. Under one iteration of a deal, PSA would combine with FCA in an all-stock merger that would see Mr Tavares run the business, while John Elkann - the scion of Italy's Agnelli family, which controls FCA - would b... [Full Article...]

Fed cuts rates for 3rd straight time

Fed cuts rates for 3rd straight time The Fed's description of the USA economy on Wednesday remained largely unchanged, with labor markets said to be "strong", and economic activity "rising at a moderate rate". Risks relating to global trade, as well as to the prospect that Britain would crash out of the European Union , have moved in a "positive direction" since the Fed's last meeting, Powell said, adding that the USA economy ha... [Full Article...]

Tesla Model Y could be a game changer

Tesla Model Y could be a game changer Now in their third iteration, Tesla announced its new Solar Roof tiles are now available to order and installations will begin in a few weeks. As it is on the way to finalize certification and license and other administrative requirements, the company is expected to enter into large-scale production and delivery in the near future. [Full Article...]

Quantum Supremacy Achieved, Says Google; IBM Pushes Back

Quantum Supremacy Achieved, Says Google; IBM Pushes Back Quantum computers are a new kind of computing device that could one day be capable of solving problems that classical computers can't. The recent advancements that have been made could have huge implication for future technology, but you probably shouldn't expect to find a quantum chip in your net laptop or desktop computer. [Full Article...]

British PM Johnson Faces 2 Crucial Brexit Votes in Parliament Tuesday

British PM Johnson Faces 2 Crucial Brexit Votes in Parliament Tuesday As the clock ticks down to the latest October 31 deadline for Britain's departure, Brexit is hanging in the balance as a divided parliament debates when, how and even whether it should happen. The pound against the USA dollar ( GBPUSD=X ) was choppy in the first weekday trading session following an extraordinary session in United Kingdom parliament over the weekend that saw prime minister Boris... [Full Article...]

Johnson to press ahead with Brexit Bill despite MPs' rebuff

Johnson to press ahead with Brexit Bill despite MPs' rebuff The vote on the deal itself was called off until next week after MPs passed an amendment that withholds any approval for the deal until legislation to implement it has been approved as well. DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said they supported the so-called Letwin amendment "as the only avenue available to properly scrutinise the deal on offer and attempt to secure changes that could address some... [Full Article...]

Qantas completes test of longest non-stop passenger flight

Qantas completes test of longest non-stop passenger flight The longest commercial air route in the world is now a connection between NY and Singapore launched in 2018 by Singapore Airlines, which lasts 18H30 according to the site of the company. "Here's the most well-known of three take a look at flights that goes to return up with suggestions about how we prepare pilot fatigue (and) how we in fact prepare passenger jetlag", he informed journalists after ... [Full Article...]


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