Economy

Kitty Hawk Flyer is your single-seat, all-electric flying machine

Kitty Hawk Flyer is your single-seat, all-electric flying machine

Initially focused on personal recreation, the small aircraft has a wingspan of 13 feet and takes off vertically (VTOL) via 10 independent lift fans. Kitty Hawk chief executive Sebastian Thrun, who...

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Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit

Relations with Russian Federation also became an issue at the summit after Trump on Friday said the country should be allowed to again attend meetings with the G7, an idea that did not gain much t...

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Trump's effort to isolate us from the world is going great

Trump's effort to isolate us from the world is going great

Mr Trump said it should be readmitted, an idea that was unlikely to gain any traction at the G7 gathering, which groups Canada , the United States, Japan, Britain, Italy, France and Germany. Three ...

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HMRC chief defends £20bn cost to business post Brexit figure

HMRC chief defends £20bn cost to business post Brexit figure

In a letter to Tory MPs, obtained by The Times, the Prime Minister described the United Kingdom proposal as "unpalatable but at worst temporary" and "in no way the Government's intended or desired" ...

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Putin: Mueller Indictments Of Russians Driven By U.S

Putin: Mueller Indictments Of Russians Driven By U.S

It's no coincidence that Austria , unlike virtually all the other European Union member states, decided not to expel Russian diplomats after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in Br...

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Heinz is planning to rename their Salad Cream and people aren't happy

Heinz is planning to rename their Salad Cream and people aren't happy

Its maker, Heinz , says that only 14% of those who buy the sauce use it on salads, with many more preferring to use it in sandwiches. Outrage as Heinz announce they are changing the name of 104-yea...

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Investigators say Tesla Autopilot sped up before fatal Model X crash

Investigators say Tesla Autopilot sped up before fatal Model X crash

The data also shows that Huang's hand were only on the steering wheel for 34 seconds total in the 60 seconds leading up to the crash. The electric vehicle's 400-volt lithium ion battery was breached a...

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Microsoft sinks data centre in sea near Orkney

Microsoft sinks data centre in sea near Orkney

The hope is that the test goes well and Microsoft can eventually deploy similar portable data centers off the coast of major cities. Then the company will let some customers use the data center. And...

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Medicare finances worsening, trustees report warns

Medicare finances worsening, trustees report warns

Don't worry, that doesn't mean that Mom and Dad won't have any Social Security to rely on after 2034. The League reports that from January 2017 to January 2018, the costs of home heating oil h...

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United Kingdom clears way for bidding war over broadcaster Sky

United Kingdom clears way for bidding war over broadcaster Sky

United Kingdom culture minister Matt Hancock said the deal can move forward if Sky News is sold to a suitable third party. In a statement issued Tuesday, Fox said it had already submitted proposa...

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United States reaches deal with China's ZTE, says Wilbur Ross

United States reaches deal with China's ZTE, says Wilbur Ross

The Commerce Department plans to amend its settlement agreement from a year ago and count the $US361 million ZTE paid as a part of that, allowing the USA to claim a total penalty of as much as $US1.7 ...

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Massive Breaches: 92 Million Users’ Details Leaked by DNA Testing Site

Massive Breaches: 92 Million Users’ Details Leaked by DNA Testing Site

The website now has 96 million users; 1.4 million users have taken the DNA test. MyHeritage doesn't store user passwords. " There has been no evidence that the data in the file was ever used by th...

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Mexico hits back with $3 billion in tariffs on US products

Trump has since mused about replacing NAFTA with bilateral trade deals with Canada and Mexico - an idea Trudeau said Wednesday is not on. "I regard this as much like a family quarrel ", Kudlow sa...

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Tesla reveals plans to build cars in Shanghai

Tesla reveals plans to build cars in Shanghai

At the shareholders meeting , Musk said it is " quite likely " that Model 3 production would grow to 5,000 a week from 2,270 a week in April. "Despite a lot of difficulties, all parts of the ...

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Kudlow: President Trump Contemplating Separate Trade Deals with Canada, Mexico

Kudlow: President Trump Contemplating Separate Trade Deals with Canada, Mexico

So why would the Trump administration be willing to start a trade war with the United States' most important trading partners - as well as some of its oldest allies? What's more, they can be narrowl...

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Google Will Not Renew the Pentagon Contract, Will Continue Till March 2019

Google Will Not Renew the Pentagon Contract, Will Continue Till March 2019

Dozens of Google employees resigned in protest over the Pentagon contract, Gizmodo reported . Google will officially not renew its contract with a Pentagon drone project after it expires, acco...

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Qatar Airways boss says his airline 'should be led by a man'

Qatar Airways boss says his airline 'should be led by a man'

However, the airline has issued a formal statement from Al Baker, who has run Qatar Airways since 1997. Speaking after Mr Al Baker's comments, Heathrow's chief executive John Holland-Kaye, said: "Di...

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California in spotlight on big primary day: What to watch

California in spotlight on big primary day: What to watch

There are also various local races going on throughout the state. Democratic Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, a former San Francisco mayor, is expected to finish first, with polls showing Cox ahe...

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Theresa May

Theresa May "too weak" to stand up to Trump, says Corbyn

Mexico said it would impose import duties on $3 billion worth of usa products, including cheese, bourbon, pork and others, making good on its threats that it would retailiate for us tariffs on ste...

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Another Alberta multi-million dollar lottery victor

Another Alberta multi-million dollar lottery victor

Marie, Toronto and the Sault Ste. The winning ticket was purchased at Whitty's Mace in Caherdavin in Limerick City. Just sold winning ticket for 4.3 million in the Irish lotto. Since the $60 million...

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Starbucks executive Schultz to step aside, mulling 'range of options'

Starbucks executive Schultz to step aside, mulling 'range of options'

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz on the US economy, the impact of the tax reform legislation. Starbucks closed 8,000 stores for an afternoon last week to teach employees about racial bias...

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IBooks reading app has been renamed Apple Books in iOS 12

Apple will group notifications so that they no longer appear one by one. iMessage, for example, will stick together as one notification that you can remove at once-rather than forcing a user to swip...

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Apple WWDC event: What to expect?

Apple WWDC event: What to expect?

In terms of new software, there's plenty of smoke around big iOS 12 reveals, a watchOS 5 unveiling, and even ARKit 2.0. Apple World Wide Developer Conference 2018 at San Jose, Californi...

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Unemployment rate falls to 3.8% in U.S., job growth surges

Unemployment rate falls to 3.8% in U.S., job growth surges

While heightened volatility over the past few months has made the underlying hiring trend hard to decipher, the 223k payroll gain in May provides important confirmation that labor momentum continues t...

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Merkel comments on Eurozone reform show move

Merkel comments on Eurozone reform show move

Merkel refrained from outright criticism of Trump in her comments to the newspaper, but noted that the US has withdrawn from multilateral agreements and imposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum imp...

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