• Asian Stocks Down, Following Global Concerns Over Italy's Political Turmoil
Asian Stocks Down, Following Global Concerns Over Italy's Political Turmoil

Investors fear that repeat elections in the euro zone's third-largest economy - which could come as soon as July - may become a de-facto referendum on Italian membership of the currency bloc and its role in the European Union. US 10-year Treasuries were yielding 2.817 percent in the Asian afternoon, edging up from the USA close of 2.768 percent, ...

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  • Petrol Price Cut By 60 Paise, Diesel By 56 Paise Per Litre
Petrol Price Cut By 60 Paise, Diesel By 56 Paise Per Litre

The marginal decline in the fuel prices had its share of excitement with state-owned Indian Oil Corp ( IOC ) first announcing a reduction of 60 paise - the biggest since daily price revision was introduced in mid-June a year ago, only to retract it within a couple of hours citing a technical error.

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  • Tesla Model S with Autopilot on crashes into police vehicle
Tesla Model S with Autopilot on crashes into police vehicle

A Tesla driver suffered only minor injuries Tuesday after her sedan crashed into a parked Laguna Beach police auto while in autopilot mode, officials said. Among accidents to make headlines was a fiery March crash in California that involved its "Autopilot" feature. There have been a series of accidents involving Tesla vehicles on autopilot.

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  • California begins digital number plate trial
California begins digital number plate trial

The plates are not available through the Department of Motor Vehicles. - Your vehicle could soon be sporting a new digital license plate and it's not cheap! On top of that, they require a subscription that costs $7 a month. Right now, the company behind the plates, Reviver Auto, believes that the initial interest in their product will come, as Ro...

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  • Trump administration to tighten restrictions on some Chinese visas
Trump administration to tighten restrictions on some Chinese visas

The Chinese government urged President Donald Trump to come back to the negotiating table after the White House announced that the USA would move forward with a crackdown on trade with China . The Trump administration made the announcement in a statement called "Steps to Protect Domestic Technology and Intellectual Property from China's D...

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  • Oil falls as investors brace for output increases
Oil falls as investors brace for output increases

USA crude futures fell $1.15, or 1.7%, to $66.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange in a fifth straight session of losses-their longest streak since February-as traders returned from the Memorial Day holiday. "Where the balance is heading going forward largely depends on political factors", Julius Baer's Norbert Ruecker said in a note. "O...

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  • JAB to Buy Sandwich Chain Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint
JAB to Buy Sandwich Chain Pret A Manger From Bridgepoint

The private equity firm previously considered floating Pret, which is known for its freshly made sandwiches, on the stock market but decided it could make more through a direct sale. "All of us at Pret believe JAB will be excellent long-term strategic owners", Schlee said in the statement . Bridgepoint bought Pret A Manger a decade ago for about...

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  • European Union can afford to be tough on plastic straws
European Union can afford to be tough on plastic straws

The European Commission's ban would apply to bags; balloons and balloon sticks; chips and candy wrappers; cigarette butts; cotton buds; cups and lids; cutlery, straws, and stirrers; drink bottles; food containers; and sanitary applications.

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  • Starbucks Closing Stores Tuesday Afternoon For Anti-Bias Training
Starbucks Closing Stores Tuesday Afternoon For Anti-Bias Training

Almost 175,000 employees will participate in the diversity training program - a first step, the company said, in addressing issues of racial bias among its workforce after a high-profile incident in Philadelphia last month prompted massive backlash and public outcry.

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  • Tesla Starts Delivering Update to Improve Model 3 Braking Performance
Tesla Starts Delivering Update to Improve Model 3 Braking Performance

He also assured that with more advancements, the company can make the braking distance better than original specifications and that the company will not rest till the Model 3 has safer system for braking than any other competitor. Industrial robots frequently need to be recalibrated to adjust for minimal differences in the quality of raw materials ...

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  • New interim PM to setup government quickly for fresh vote
New interim PM to setup government quickly for fresh vote

Mattarella said he had done "everything possible" to aid the formation of a government, but that an openly Eurosceptic economy minister ran against the parties' joint promise to simply "change Europe for the better from an Italian point of view".

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  • BJP
BJP "Extinguishing Savings Of Common People": Congress On CNG Price Hike

Oil companies increased the fuel prices for the 15th consecutive day on Monday, even as worldwide prices of crude oil have reduced in the last three days. Now CNG-PNG prices also hiked in Delhi! "Goods and service tax (GST) is one way being looked into to ease the situation. Besides, many other options are being explored for both short- and lon...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to restart routers after thousands infected by 'foreign actors'
Federal Bureau of Investigation urging people to restart routers after thousands infected by 'foreign actors'

That's because a malware system linked to Russian Federation has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers. The FBI is urging those with small offices and home offices to reboot their routers after "foreign actors" infected thousands of routers with malware.

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  • Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak
Oil output could return to October 2016 level, says Russia's Novak

Prices of the barrel of the American benchmark for the sweet light crude oil are prolonging the downside at the beginning of the week, hovering over the $66.70 area after testing $65.70 in early trade. The entire nation has been feeling the pinch but with the fuel prices no longer being regulated by the central government and the crude oil pri...

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  • Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before election
Doug Ford says he'll release fully costed platform before election

In his first public appearance since the National Post broke the story that Ford paid for memberships for new members - contrary to party rules - Ford denied the claims made by a former top party official and a party member who was present at the 2016 vote.

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  • Price drops on supply signals
Price drops on supply signals

Dharmendra Pradhan, the Indian petroleum minister, said he rang Al-Falih and "expressed my concern about rising prices of crude oil". It was because of Trump's tweet that OPEC, which is dominated by Saudi Arabia, began discussing an easing of the curbs with Russia, OPEC's Secretary-General Muhammad Barkindo told the St.

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  • ‘The Expanse’ finds a new home on Amazon Prime
‘The Expanse’ finds a new home on Amazon Prime

During dinner, 10 minutes ago, I just got word that 'The Expanse' is saved. When I asked my first question at a fireside chat, set up during an awards banquet here at the National Space Society's International Space Development Conference, Bezos stopped me short.

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  • Gas prices on the rise could affect holiday travel
Gas prices on the rise could affect holiday travel

Don't forget to budget for extra gas money while you hit those highways this weekend. Many travelers will be feeling pain at the pump as gas prices are the highest they've been in four years. As for the impact that's having locally, here's a break down. In Central Oregon the price of a gallon of gas is already approaching $3.29 a gallon, ...

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  • NAB and CommBank plagued by weekend banking outages
NAB and CommBank plagued by weekend banking outages

NAB said it planned to compensate its customers in full for any losses they suffered. The bank has pointed to a problem in its Melbourne mainframe system as the cause of the outage. Commonwealth Bank customers seemingly had their credit histories and mortgages wiped after glitch in April, while telco Telstra has suffered a number of outages le...

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  • Sao Paulo Declares State of Emergency Over Trucker Strike
Sao Paulo Declares State of Emergency Over Trucker Strike

The announcement comes at the end of the third day of the strike. Store managers complained of shortages of several foods, and several airports said they had run out of fuel. Brazil's lower house of Congress approved on Wednesday the main text of a bill eliminating the CIDE tax on diesel and cutting the PIS/Cofins tax on the fuel to zero.

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