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SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever

SoftBank and Saudi Arabia Planning Largest Solar Project Ever The deal is another major Saudi project that promises to boost its access to renewable energy sources. The project is expected to have the capacity to produce up to 200 gigawatts (GW) by 2030, SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son told reporters in NY. [Full Article...]

Tesla defends Autopilot after fatal Model X crash

Tesla defends Autopilot after fatal Model X crash Trading volume is a key technical indicator an investor uses to identify momentum in a stock and confirm a trend or trend reversal. Model 3 deliveries have fallen short of Musk's lofty goals since the company started building it in July. [Full Article...]

Fed raises key rate, sees more hikes in '18

Fed raises key rate, sees more hikes in '18 The revisions will have an effect on the Fed's path of gradual normalization of monetary policy, including the number of envisaged interest rate hikes . In December, officials said they expected unemployment to be 3.9 percent this year and next. In late NY trading, the euro increased to 1.2329 dollars from 1.2255 dollars in the previous session, and the British pound was up to 1.4136 dollars fr... [Full Article...]

Police Release Footage From Fatal Uber Self-Driving Car Crash

Police Release Footage From Fatal Uber Self-Driving Car Crash Uber's safety driver, Rafael Vasquez, appears to look down at something off-camera in the moments before the collision. "The victim did not come out of nowhere". The definition of the responsibility of the driver (when there is one), the manufacturer, or an external element, must however be established on a case by case basis. [Full Article...]

Toys R Us Liquidation Sale now underway

Toys R Us Liquidation Sale now underway To find a local BabyRUs store use the BabyRUs online store search on the babiesrus site . Customers cannot return a gift card for cash. If possible, test out any electronics in the store to ensure they work. The prevalence of those toy stores appears to be dwindling, though - Cooleykatz Toys, a specialty and educational toy store in downtown Livermore since 2006, announced on its website th... [Full Article...]

Bumped passenger scores $10K flight voucher after Twitter tirade

Bumped passenger scores $10K flight voucher after Twitter tirade However, she was reportedly kept from boarding the flight because there was not room and she paid the lowest fare for her ticket. "They are kicking me off this flight". Then a United agent offered a $10,000 voucher. Preiss tweeted all throughout the incident, giving details like the fact that she also got meal vouchers for the delay. [Full Article...]

Mozilla pulls Facebook advertising after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Mozilla pulls Facebook advertising after Cambridge Analytica scandal We look forward to Facebook instituting some of the things that Zuckerberg promised today. In case the developer needs more data access, Facebook's approval will be mandatory. "That's the approach that we are taking - the big tech companies need to abide by the law and we are strengthening the law". "If we find developers that misused personally identifiable information, we will ban them and... [Full Article...]

KB Toys is coming back. Here's where and when you'll find it

KB Toys is coming back. Here's where and when you'll find it We're learning more about the Toys "R" Us and Babies "R" Us closures. If you haven't heard by now, I'm sorry I have to be the one to break it to you, but Toys R Us is going out of business. The exception, they note, is Ollie's Bargain Outlet, which typically sells at deep discounts year round. Published reports say liquidation sales around the country will start as soon as Thursday, an... [Full Article...]

Fed raises key rate and foresees two more hikes this year

Fed raises key rate and foresees two more hikes this year Powell said Fed policymakers don't think changes in trade policy will affect their current economic outlook. The Fed is widely expected to raise the benchmark lending rate Wednesday. The vote to lift the federal funds rate target range to 1.5 per cent to 1.75 per cent was a unanimous 8-0. "Job gains have been strong in recent months, and the unemployment rate has stayed low", the FOMC said... [Full Article...]

Dairy Queen Restaurants Offering Free Cones First Day of Spring

Dairy Queen Restaurants Offering Free Cones First Day of Spring Rita's Italian Ice is celebrating the first day of spring with a giveaway. Last year's event raised more than $300,000 for the charity, according to a press release. Participating locations also will collect donations for local Children's Miracle Network Hospitals . I scream, you scream, we all scream for free ice cream! There is a one per person limit. [Full Article...]

Google Connects Search, Home, Assistant Purchases Through Shopping Actions

Google Connects Search, Home, Assistant Purchases Through Shopping Actions Retailers hope the new program will enable them to sell more to smartphone, desktop, and smart home device owners. Google say that early testing indicates that participating retailers on average see an increase in total conversions at a lower cost , compared to running Shopping ads alone. [Full Article...]

Tiny pieces of plastic found in nearly all bottled water

Tiny pieces of plastic found in nearly all bottled water An average of 10.4 microplastic particles were found per litre of bottled water which was more than 100 μm (micrometre) in measurement. Brands tested included Aqua ( Danone ), Aquafina ( PepsiCo ), Bisleri (Bisleri International), Dasani (Coca-Cola), Epura ( PepsiCo ), Evian ( Danone ), Gerolsteiner (Gerolsteiner Brunnen), Minalba (Grupo Edson Queiroz), Nestlé Pure Life (Nestlé), San Pellegr... [Full Article...]

Parent company of 5 Valley radio stations files for bankruptcy

Parent company of 5 Valley radio stations files for bankruptcy IHeartMedia , which struggled with more than $20 billion in debt and dropping revenue at the more than 858 radio stations it owns, said that cash on hand as well as cash generated from its ongoing operations would be sufficient to fund its business while it was in the bankruptcy process. [Full Article...]

Aamir Khan celebrates his birthday amidst fans, media in Mumbai

Aamir Khan celebrates his birthday amidst fans, media in Mumbai Now, this could very well have been the case, but maybe Kiran did put her foot down against the affair between Aamir and Fatima, to save her marriage. Last night, I got to know that I have a two-day holiday on account of my birthday - my director Victor ( Vijay Krishna Acharya) has given me two days off! "Amitji is fine. [Full Article...]

Based Express Scripts To Be Acquired By Cigna

Based Express Scripts To Be Acquired By Cigna Express Scripts had climbed about 9 percent, or $6.42, to $79.48 while broader indexes were largely flat. SELL rating has been given by 1 analyst (s) and 2 analyst (s) given BUY rating to the stock. Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 27th. Argent Trust has 0.49% invested in Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX ). [Full Article...]

United States tech giant picks UAE for first Middle East data hubs

United States tech giant picks UAE for first Middle East data hubs This new cloud offering will complement the existing options now available for customers which include global services delivered from outside of Germany and the Microsoft Cloud Germany, which offers a unique cloud model that is physically and logically separated from Microsoft's global infrastructure and managed under a data trustee. [Full Article...]

Google to ban advertisements on cryptocurrencies and related products

Google to ban advertisements on cryptocurrencies and related products This will be valid for all promotional campaigns for initial coin offerings , Bitcoin exchanges, digital wallets to store the assets as well as trading advice. Some businesses, however, were able to find loopholes by purposely making misspellings of words such as bitcoin in ads. But a Google spokeswoman said the Google's policies will try to anticipate workarounds like this. [Full Article...]

Juncker: Time will come when United Kingdom regrets Brexit

Juncker: Time will come when United Kingdom regrets Brexit This is especially important when it comes to Ireland . Both Britain and the European Union have vowed to avoid the return of customs checks to the border and an interim deal in December left some flexibility on the issue, but an European Union text putting the agreement into law has sparked a fresh row with London. [Full Article...]

Several teams reportedly show interest in Richard Sherman, but not Patriots

Several teams reportedly show interest in Richard Sherman, but not Patriots The Seahawks made the decision to move on from cornerback Richard Sherman on Friday. Sherman is also expected to undergo a physical and meet with team doctors to talk about the Achilles tendon he tore previous year, NFL Network reported . [Full Article...]

Geneva Motor Show: Audi e-tron Prototype previews Audi's first electric vehicle

Geneva Motor Show: Audi e-tron Prototype previews Audi's first electric vehicle The vehicle has the capability to forecast service requirement as well. It's also designed for full access by all members of the community, or as Renault says "people who can no longer drive, people who cannot drive yet or who are unable to drive". [Full Article...]


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