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by | March 16, 2019 | 00:25

And with Tesla being Tesla, an all-wheel drive dual-motor version will be available for $51,000 while a performance version will be available for $60,000. As to the technical data and prices of the Model Y; According to Tesla, the basic version " Standard Range " will cost 39,000 U.S. dollars (net price).

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:44

The outage , which plagued Facebook's flagship service as well as Facebook-owned properties Instagram and WhatsApp, lasted for almost 14 hours, according to CNN . Facebook restored its services on Thursday after they went dark for many of its 2 billion users over a two-day period. Separately, the New York Times reported on Wednesday that US federal prosecutors were conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook struck with more than 150 technology companies such as ...

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:32

Theresa May warned MPs on Wednesday (13 March) that she could be forced to request a lengthy extension to Brexit talks, which would mean United Kingdom involvement in the European elections in May, after suffering another parliamentary defeat to her Brexit plans.

by | March 12, 2019 | 02:10

As of today, Tesla says it "will only close about half as many stores, but the cost savings are therefore only about half". That's good news for most of Tesla's sales staff, but not for new customers, who will pay the price for keeping the stores open.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:29

The unemployment rate is also expected to have dropped to 3.9%. NATIONAL REPORT-The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.8%, according to a report from the U.S. Retail lost more than 6,000 jobs, and transportation and warehousing fell 3,000. The public sector saw a 200-job gain in the month. All is not equal, of course, but this element will certainly put downward pressure on the unemployment rate.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:27

But his ambassador to China , Terry Branstad, told the Wall Street Journal on Friday that the two countries were not yet ready to bring Trump and Xi together for a summit and deal signing. "Therefore, China is now cleaning up and standardizing various subsidies", Xiao told reporters on the sidelines of the annual meeting of parliament.

by | March 10, 2019 | 01:12

While Zuckerberg is, once again, talking the talk, he will have an uphill battle to convince social networking users of Facebook's pivot to privacy . People will be able to use any Facebook-owned app to communicate across networks. The move to encryption will prevent Facebook from collecting data about its users from their messages, but Zuckerberg said it will still continue to retrieve data from other parts of its platforms.

by | March 08, 2019 | 00:54

The 1 megawatt power cabinet supports a charge rate up to 250-kw per vehicle. "This combination of higher peak power with V3, dedicated vehicle power allocation across Supercharger sites, and On-Route Battery Warmup enables customers to charge in half the time and Tesla to serve more than twice the number of customers per hour", explains Tesla .

by | March 07, 2019 | 03:02

Carlos Ghosn , the auto industry luminary locked up since November, is finally nearing release on bail after a Tokyo court rejected a prosecution attempt to keep him behind bars. At the very least, the prosecutors' appeal means Ghosn likely won't be released Tuesday, said Stephen Givens, a law professor at Sophia University in Tokyo .

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:54

Earlier in the interview with CNN, Rogers also took issue with Trump's insistence that the House Oversight and Reform Committee's decision to schedule a hearing with his former lawyer Michael Cohen had interfered with the global summit.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:10

In the hours before the release of Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Friday, the hashtag #NobelPeacePrizeForImranKhan was trending on Twitter in Pakistan. The Kashmir region has been disputed territory ever since the end of British colonial rule saw the partition of India in 1947. Islamabad says the handover was a gesture of peace that could defuse tensions and avoid another war between the two nations.

by | March 02, 2019 | 00:57

Speaking to reporters after the sales strategy change was announced , Musk described the decision to let employees in Tesla stores go as an unavoidable one . But buyers will have to wait far longer than they do when shopping on Amazon. Tesla announced this afternoon that the Model 3 is finally available to order with a base price of $35,000 before any applicable federal ($3,750) and state rebates.

by | March 02, 2019 | 00:37

The company cites a decline in overall performance as the main reason for store closures. The department store chain said same-store sales fell 4% during the fourth quarter. It has been under increased competition in recent years from such newer online and store rivals as Third Love and Aerie that emphasize more inclusive sizing, comfortable fits and body-positive imaging.

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:40

Venezuela has been struck by a humanitarian crisis that has left millions in poverty and chronic shortages of basic necessities such as food and medication. "Does it keep trying to pile moral pressure on Maduro, or does it conclude the United Nations diplomatic route is dead?" "The only thing to discuss with Maduro at this point is the time and date for his departure".

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:14

The SanDisk microSD will be available from April for around $449 while MIcron's solution still hasn't got its pricing. "The new c200 1TB microSD card gives consumers the freedom to capture, share, store and enjoy more content while supporting their mobile-centric lifestyles".

by | February 25, 2019 | 01:14

Reuters said in its report that imports from Russian Federation and Indonesia would not be affected by the change, leading to speculation the decision could be tied to diplomatic tensions between Australia and China . China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said late yesterday that Chinese customs were "conducting risk detection and analysis work on imported coal to ensure their safety and quality".

by | February 25, 2019 | 00:29

More importantly, numerous anti-vaccination videos were being monetized with ads. YouTube said Friday that it would pull advertising from videos that espouse anti-vaccination conspiracy theories, according to BuzzFeed . YouTube's move comes days after several big companies , such as Epic Games and Nestle, pulled ads from YouTube because they were running on videos where adults were making inappropriate comments about under-aged children.

by | February 24, 2019 | 02:26

Kraft Heinz, like others in the industry, is facing increased competition from less expensive, retailer brands, as well as growing consumer preference for non-processed food. But said it did not expect that inquiry to be "material" to financial results. "We see the 3G model as highly dependent on deal-making and synergy realization and at some point having best-in-class margins doesn't matter if the sales growth doesn't eventually come", Guggenheim Partners' analyst Laurent Grandet said in ...

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:43

Problems with the in-car electric systems, paint and trim, as well as body hardware were most commonly reported, says CR . The stripping of the recommendation comes after Consumer Reports tallied the results of an annual survey focused on vehicle reliability.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:25

His foot slid on the floor and the shoe "exploded," according to some observers. The freak injury during one of the college basketball season's marquee games immediately sparked debates about everything from the shoe manufacturer to insurance issues and whether the likely NBA lottery pick should risk his professional future by continuing to play for the top-ranked-for-now Blue Devils.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:26

The EU hopes that, under growing pressure of looming no-deal disruptions, Britain would eventually accept assurances the bloc has already offered, repackaged in a legally-binding way, stating that the backstop would only ever be used temporarily and as a last resort.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:27

They ruled the billionaire will be jailed for three months if 4.5 billion rupees are not stumped up within four weeks. If they fail to do, they could have to serve a jail term of three months. Last week, the Supreme Court was forced to dismiss two registrars - whose job it is to upload orders on the SC website - for deliberately changing the wording in a document in order to prevent Ambani from making a personal appearance in court.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:23

But if the United States does, " Russia will be forced to produce and deploy weapons that can be used not only against the territories from which we face this direct threat but also those where the decision is made to use these missiles", he said, eliciting applause from the hundreds of officials gathered in the hall near the Kremlin.

by | February 20, 2019 | 01:41

But if the United Kingdom government okays the use of Huawei's 5G equipment in the country, it would be a blow to U.S. "If we were ever pressured to maliciously violate the trust of our customers, we would rather shut the company down", the spokesperson said.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:53

The Reuters report says the company has been seeking a buyer but hasn't found one, thus prompting liquidation. The three Island Payless stores are located in New Dorp, Port Richmond and in The Staten Island Mall, New Springville. The closures will happen between March and May on a rolling basis, according to the company. Heavy debt loads have also handcuffed retailers , leaving them less flexible to invest in their businesses, according to AP.

by | February 18, 2019 | 18:28

Heavily indebted store chains have been going under for two years, claiming once-iconic names like Toys "R" Us . The move would make Payless one of the most high-profile victims of the string of bankruptcies that have hit the brick-and-mortar retail sector as more shopping is done online.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:45

U.S. WTI futures hit a high of $53.70 per barrel before receding slightly to $53.54 per barrel, a 0.83 percent rise, as of 2:04 p.m. HK/SIN. OPEC production fell to a four-year low in January as the cartel applied a new pact to boost global oil prices, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday, but Russian Federation and other ex-Soviet states failed to cut back output as much as promised.

by | February 14, 2019 | 00:34

On Monday, after meeting with Wilson-Raybould, Trudeau said she confirmed to him that he had specifically told her it was entirely up to her whether to prosecute the Montreal-based engineering giant. Government insiders have said Wilson-Raybould was involved in internal discussions last fall about whether to instruct the director of public prosecutions to pursue remediation, as is allowed by law, but they've insisted those discussions were not tantamount to pressure.

by | February 12, 2019 | 00:57

According to a new company blog post on Medium , Shell Ventures , Lightspeed Venture Partners and Geodesic are among the other parties aboard this fundraising round. "This is really about accelerating and delivering on our mission, which is to deliver self-driving technology safely, quickly and broadly", Urmson said in an interview.

by | February 11, 2019 | 01:57

The city council scrapped the tax about a month later. An article in the Washington Post suggests Amazon is growing impatient with pushback from certain public officials and could pull the plug on the deal to put its next headquarters in Queens.

by | February 09, 2019 | 01:00

Hours later, the National Enquirer published a story detailing an alleged affair between the billionaire and entertainment personality Lauren Sanchez , publishing pictures and text messages between the couple. He argues that the threats from the publication are politically based since he owns the Washington Post and the Enquirer is cozy with President Trump .

by | February 08, 2019 | 01:03

In the past, even when the RBI has signalled lower rates, this rate transmission never really happened because banks always found a way to ignore the central bank's policy cues. The former finance secretary-turned governor explained that the price stability is defined as keeping the headline inflation number at the mandated 4 per cent in the medium-term and asserted that the Monetary Policy Committee has not done anything beyond the provisions of the RBI Act.

by | February 07, 2019 | 00:45

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, left, shakes hands with European Council President Donald Tusk after making a joint statement following their meeting at the Europa building in Brussels , Wednesday, Feb. "They are people who have acted with absolute contempt for this country, utter disregard for the experiences of Irish people north and south, with utter disregard for the peace process that has been collectively built over decades", McDonald said.

by | February 07, 2019 | 00:39

People cross into Venezuela over the Simon Bolivar global bridge in Cucuta, Colombia February 4, 2019. A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said Trudeau spoke to Guaido about the need for countries to send a clear message about "the illegitimacy of the Maduro regime" and to ensure that Venezuela has free and fair presidential elections.

by | February 06, 2019 | 02:11

When the founder of a major Canadian Bitcoin exchange died a year ago, he may have taken the secret of how to unlock the security system that protects the exchange's Bitcoin reserves with him. Based on company records, she said the cold wallet stored $180 million in Canadian dollars ($137 million in U.S. dollars), all of which is now inaccessible to QuadrigaCX and more than 100,000 customers.

by | February 06, 2019 | 01:27

The State of the Union will be Tuesday at 8 p.m. The 85-year-old Ginsburg is recovering from cancer surgery in December. Joshua will be the plus one of the first lady, whose Be Best campaign focuses on stopping bullying. Also notable during Trump's speech? Congressional Democrats, for their part, say the state of our union now provides a ideal opportunity for some live-trolling of the president via special invited guests.

by | February 04, 2019 | 01:27

The government on Friday also sharply revised down its estimates of job growth in November and December. The U.S. Labor Department reports that non-farm payrolls surged by 304,000 last month. The rate hit a 49-year low of 3.7 percent in September and remained unchanged in October and November. As a result, these workers were included in the January payrolls count in the survey of employers.

by | February 01, 2019 | 02:16

The delay in its release of the report led to two National Statistical Commission (NSC) members, including the acting chairman, resigning from their posts earlier this week alleging the government had withheld the release despite its approval by the NSC.

by | February 01, 2019 | 01:53

Alibaba dominates China's emerging consumer culture and its corporate results were widely anticipated for any signs that a worsening Chinese economic slowdown and the United States-China trade tussle were turning off shoppers. The e-commerce giant's margins will likely remain under pressure, but its work to innovate has produced a series of business initiatives, like Hema stores, video and payments, that have long ramps to growth, they said.

by | January 31, 2019 | 09:56

Opposition National Assembly President Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela , speaks with the media upon his arrival to National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela , on January 29, 2019. President Nicolas Maduro said on national television. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was ready to hold negotiations with the US-backed Opposition and added he would support early parliamentary elections, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday.