• Oil falls as USA supply grows, OPEC considers higher output
Oil falls as USA supply grows, OPEC considers higher output

Brent crude futures fell 99 cents by 11:48 a.m. EDT to $74.30 a barrel, a 1.3 percent loss, after falling earlier in the day to $73.81, the lowest since May 8. Opec and a group of non-Opec countries including Russia , Mexico and Kazakhstan agreed in late 2016 to cut oil output by a combined 1.8 million barrels a day in an effort to boost oil price...

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  • Murdoch bid for Sky to go ahead with sale of Sky News
Murdoch bid for Sky to go ahead with sale of Sky News

The CMA report sets out some draft terms for such a divestment, and Fox has written to me to offer undertakings on effectively the same terms. UK Culture Secretary Matt Hancock said Fox's proposal to divest Sky News to Disney, or to an alternative suitable buyer, with funding secured for at least 10 years, was likely to be the most proportionate ...

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  • MyHeritage breach exposes 92M emails and hashed passwords
MyHeritage breach exposes 92M emails and hashed passwords

MyHeritage said Monday in a blog post that the breach involved roughly 92 million user accounts that were created through October of past year. MyHeritage uses third-party payment companies like PayPal, so it doesn't store credit card details, and family tree and DNA data are stored in separate, more secure systems from the email addresses.

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  • IHOP announces they are flipping name to 'IHOB'
IHOP announces they are flipping name to 'IHOB'

Now, 45 years later, IHOP appears to be heading for another tweak. Exactly what the "b" stands for remains a mystery. The company is teasing fans on Twitter , telling them they will find out what the "b" means on June 11. In late February, Dine Brands Global, the parent company of IHOP, chose to close 30 to 40 IHOP restaurants along with 60 to...

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  • Tesla 'quite likely' to meet Model 3 goal; Musk remains chairman
Tesla 'quite likely' to meet Model 3 goal; Musk remains chairman

Union pension fund adviser CtW Investment Group is calling up Tesla shareholders to vote against Gracias, Kimbal Musk and Murdoch on the grounds that Tesla's board of directors isn't doing enough to oversee Musk. The question of where Tesla is heading comes down to Model 3 production, according to a new report . Elon Musk has to face his bos...

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  • Kudlow: Trump may look to strike separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico
Kudlow: Trump may look to strike separate trade deals with Canada, Mexico

Larry Kudlow, director of the US president's National Economic Council, said Trump is now "very seriously contemplating a shift in NAFTA negotiations". Talks to revise and modernize the deal have been underway since August 2017 but snagged on United States demands to increase USA content in duty-free NAFTA autos as well as a five-year sunset clause...

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  • Qatar Airways CEO Says Women Can't Do His Job Because It's Hard
Qatar Airways CEO Says Women Can't Do His Job Because It's Hard

When the female journalist then pointed out that a man ran the airline, Mr al-Baker replied: "Of..." He insisted there was no gender inequality at the Gulf carrier, which enjoys a close business partnership with British Airways, as well as being the largest single shareholder in BA's parent company, IAG.

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  • Petrol prices in record monthly rise, says RAC
Petrol prices in record monthly rise, says RAC

After the one paisa reduction in fuel prices on May 30, which caused much criticism from the Opposition, prices have since fallen continuously. The recent price cuts have come as a huge relief to the public that was exposed to exorbitant rates when prices of global crude oil were increasing continuously.

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  • Phoenix flight from San Antonio makes emergency landing due to damaged plane
Phoenix flight from San Antonio makes emergency landing due to damaged plane

Hail damage forced a Phoenix-bound American Airlines flight to divert to El Paso , Texas, Sunday night, CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave reports. He said multiple people were sick during the turbulent flight. One of the pilots said he could barely see through the windshield. Esparaza said he gave his air sickness bag to the ...

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  • Google Won't Renew Pentagon Contract to Use AI
Google Won't Renew Pentagon Contract to Use AI

Google will not renew a contract to help the U.S. military analyse aerial drone imagery when it expires in March, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, as the company moves to defuse internal uproar over the deal. The use of artificial intelligence in warfare has remained a controversial use of technology. The guidelines will be relea...

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  • Koch Brothers Groups Will Spend Millions Fighting Trump's Trade War
Koch Brothers Groups Will Spend Millions Fighting Trump's Trade War

Their checkbooks - and their abilities to recruit likeminded patrons - have largely helped conservatives, although this week they announced they were stepping up their game against President Donald Trump over his efforts to drag the United States into a trade war.

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  • Brace Yourselves: The US-China Trade War Is About to Begin
Brace Yourselves: The US-China Trade War Is About to Begin

The call came shortly before International Trade Secretary Liam Fox addressed MPs in the House of Commons on the tariffs, which he described at the weekend as "wrong and illegal". Shadow worldwide trade secretary Barry Gardiner urged the Government to "stand up" to Mr Trump. In a 30-minute call that Downing Street described as "constructive...

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  • Apple Is Trying to Make iOS 12 Less Addictive
Apple Is Trying to Make iOS 12 Less Addictive

Apple has primarily focused on speed and performance with iOS 12 , though the release also comes with some major new improvements including a more powerful Siri , an enhanced Do Not Disturb mode, and more . The update includes support for multi-player AR games, additional features for the Siri digital assistant, and new ways to searc...

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  • Reviews Mixed for Starbucks Shutdown for Unconscious Bias Training
Reviews Mixed for Starbucks Shutdown for Unconscious Bias Training

In the Philadelphia incident, an employee asked Nelson and Robinson to leave after not buying anything and being denied access to the restroom. They were arrested by police minutes after they sat down to await a business meeting. Starbucks said the arrests never should have occurred. Nelson and Robinson settled with Starbucks for an undiscl...

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  • Markets Right Now: Italy gridlock shakes up global markets
Markets Right Now: Italy gridlock shakes up global markets

The financials subindex led the move lower, but gains were seen in gold producers and utilities names. Since the 2008 financial crisis, prices of USA stocks have been disrupted by the European debt crises in 2010 and 2011. Bert Colijn, a Senior Eurozone Economist at ING said eurozone financial market turmoil has returned because of Italian politics...

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  • Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz to step down
Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz to step down

Schultz is credited with expanding Starbucks from a Seattle-based coffee chain to an worldwide conglomerate with over 28,000 stores. He had endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the last presidential election and had sometimes deflected questions about whether he would run for office.

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  • New Apple Products That Might Get Announced at Today's Event
New Apple Products That Might Get Announced at Today's Event

Apple's animated emoji feature now has tongue detection in iOS 12 . The iBooks gets a new design, support for audio books and from now on - it will be called Apple Books. Or suggest sending a message that you'll be late for your meeting with someone. Stocks app now gets News inside it, and it will be available on iPad .

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  • China warns trade deals off if U.S. imposes tariffs
China warns trade deals off if U.S. imposes tariffs

The warning came following a meeting between US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Beijing . The White House said that Trump planned to add the tariffs to combat Chinese intellectual property theft, including tariffs on exports believed to contain stolen American intellectual property.

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  • Google reportedly won’t renew its controversial military AI contract
Google reportedly won’t renew its controversial military AI contract

The tech giant's full set of principles on the matter are thought to be announced in the coming weeks, according to a report from The New York Times . The contract is reported to be worth less than $10m to Google but could potentially lead to more extensive cooperation with the Pentagon. In the message to Google's head of defense and intelli...

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  • Jordan's king summons PM over anti-government demos
Jordan's king summons PM over anti-government demos

On Saturday night, hundreds of protesters marched in the streets of the Jordanian capital Amman to protest the current economic situation, following a week-long turmoil culminating in a nation-wide strike on Wednesday and a continuation of protests thereafter.

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