Volkswagen announces massive investment in electric mobility

Asked by reporters at the Frankfurt auto show whether he could imagine following rivals in looking at changing the group's structure, Mueller said: "Others are always faster than Volkswagen but, somehow, we are still successful". Automakers are als... More..

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How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack
by | Thursday, September 14, 2017

How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack

Freezing your credit is the one move you need to make after the Equifax breach - but the credit bureaus aren't always making it easy. "In addition to taking measures to protect their credit cards and bank a...More..

United Kingdom inflation jumps again as petrol pushes prices higher
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

United Kingdom inflation jumps again as petrol pushes prices higher

United Kingdom inflation beat forecasts to rise to 2.9% in August, after stalling at 2.6% in July, with record uplifts in clothing costs contributing to the increase, according to the Office for National Statis...More..

Benchmark Holdings PLC's (BMK)
by | Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Benchmark Holdings PLC's (BMK) "Under Review" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

Separately, Kepler Capital Markets cut shares of Benchmark Holdings PLC to a hold rating and dropped their target price for the company from GBX 98 ($1.27) to GBX 74 ($0.96) in a report on Thursday, July 6th. T...More..

Risk appetite props up dollar after worst week in two months
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Risk appetite props up dollar after worst week in two months

Equities across Asia look set for a mixed start. The United States and its allies had been preparing for another long-range missile launch in time for the 69th anniversary of North Korea's founding on Saturday....More..

What should be done to prevent more credit data hacks like Equifax's
by | Tuesday, September 12, 2017

What should be done to prevent more credit data hacks like Equifax's

Cyber criminals were able to hack credit card numbers, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver's license information . Equifax is a consumer credit reporting agency in the United States, ...More..

Uber announces plans to electrify its London fleet by 2025
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Uber announces plans to electrify its London fleet by 2025

For other United Kingdom cities, where less electric Uber cars operate already, the 100 percent goal is set for 2022, giving an extra two adaptation years. It said it expected to spend "well in excess" of £150m...More..

Oil prices fall as another hurricane set to hit Caribbean coast
by | Sunday, September 10, 2017

Oil prices fall as another hurricane set to hit Caribbean coast

West Texas Intermediate for October delivery was at US$49.08 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 1 cent, at 1:36pm in London yesterday. Gasoline refineries were interrupted along the Texas coast,...More..

United States to unveil revised self-driving vehicle guidelines
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

United States to unveil revised self-driving vehicle guidelines

Today, the US House of Representatives passed the "Self Drive Act" , which prevents US states from creating any laws that regulate the development and performance of autonomous vehicles, putting that power e...More..

Kohl's to sell Amazon devices at 10 LA, Chicago stores
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Kohl's to sell Amazon devices at 10 LA, Chicago stores

Kohl's did not identify which of its stores would contain the new sections. Chief Merchandising Officer Michelle Gass said, " Kohl's and Amazon share a customer obsession and we've joined together to leve...More..

Two more Hurricanes, Jose and Katia form in Atlantic after Irma
by | Friday, September 08, 2017

Two more Hurricanes, Jose and Katia form in Atlantic after Irma

Katia formed early Wednesday off the coast of Mexico. Hurricane Jose continues to strengthen, moving west-northwest at around 17 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center forecasts Katia to move in a...More..

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Coupa Software, Duluth Holdings and more - AFTER HOURS
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Coupa Software, Duluth Holdings and more - AFTER HOURS

CLSA initiated Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE: HPE ) rating on Friday, October 14. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range,...More..

Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for 'personal reasons'
by | Thursday, September 07, 2017

Fed Vice Chairman Fischer to resign for 'personal reasons'

He served as the governor of the Bank of Israel from 2005 to 2013. His early departure from the Fed also adds another layer of intrigue to the upcoming decision from Trump on who to appoint to the Fed's top spo...More..

Charter Customer Data Left Sitting on an Open Server
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Charter Customer Data Left Sitting on an Open Server

According to Gizmodo , the breached files were discovered last week by Kromtech Security Center while its researchers were investigating an unrelated breach at World Wrestling Entertainment . The BroadSoft d...More..

Inhofe Statement on Bridenstine for NASA Administrator
by | Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Inhofe Statement on Bridenstine for NASA Administrator

The congressman supported Trump during his campaign, but because months passed without an official statement from the White House, some speculated Bridenstine lost favor. By contrast current NASA head Cha...More..

by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Prince William, Kate expecting third child, Kensington Palace says

William and Kate , both 35, already have two children: Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2. There will soon be another Royal baby! According to the statement, Queen Elizabeth and members of bot...More..

State of emergency for California wildfire
by | Tuesday, September 05, 2017

State of emergency for California wildfire

An evacuation center at the Church of Nazarene in Oroville had 15 evacuees Wednesday morning, with the capacity to provide 100 beds if needed, said Lori Nichols, a volunteer with the American Red Cross from Elk...More..

H&T Group Plc (HAT) Hits New 52-Week High at $329.75
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

H&T Group Plc (HAT) Hits New 52-Week High at $329.75

It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $0 per share. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Shares in Tesco PLC EPIC code: LON:TSCO has stepped up 1.49% or 2.7 points throughout today's trading session so far. Hom...More..

You can now buy a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

You can now buy a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks

And if you can't get enough of it, Starbucks is introducing a line of ready-to-drink PSL bottles to grocery stores this month as well. The site is exactly what it sounds like: isitpumpkinspiceseason.com fla...More..

USA adds 156000 jobs in August, but unemployment rises to 4.4%
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

USA adds 156000 jobs in August, but unemployment rises to 4.4%

Though most of the major indices are little changed or unchanged, monthly figures for August come in at 156,000 down by 17 percent from the previous month's revised 189,000 number ( reported in early August at...More..

Greek factory activity climbs to nine-year peak in August - PMI
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Greek factory activity climbs to nine-year peak in August - PMI

Data compiler IHS Markit said its final purchasing managers' index rose to 55.8 in August from 54.9 in July, unchanged from a preliminary estimate. Although the domestic market was the prime source of new c...More..

Texas AG receives hundreds of complaints about price gouging
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Texas AG receives hundreds of complaints about price gouging

People were disgusted, to say the least. Best Buy said in a statement it was "a big mistake" made by a few of its employees. We're sorry and it won't happen again. "Is it and should it be a legal issue as...More..

Trump issues emergency declaration for Harvey in Louisiana
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Trump issues emergency declaration for Harvey in Louisiana

It was overwhelmingly approved by Democrats. "Forecasts show this storm system making its way closer to Louisiana over the next 48 hours and causing heavy rainfall and potentially life threatening flooding". Bu...More..

Domino's and Ford Are Testing Self-driving Pizza Delivery Cars
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Domino's and Ford Are Testing Self-driving Pizza Delivery Cars

Tests with restaurant chains, such as Domino's, help create opportunities for companies to purchase the vehicles down the road, especially as the average American remains unsure about the idea of self-driving...More..

Expedia CEO named new CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Expedia CEO named new CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc

Uber (Private:UBER) investor Shervin Pishevar has filed a legal document and sent the board a letter saying he needs to "intervene" in the Benchmark lawsuit accusing former CEO Travis Kalanick of fraud. ...More..