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Brent oil hits 2019 high above $65

It fell back to $64.75 by 0850 GMT, up 18 cents or 0.28 percent from the last close. However, prices pared gains after a report showed US energy firms this we...


Amazon's NY project foundered on labor organizing, opposition to subsidies

Now, even without NY, a second headquarters will give such threats even sharper teeth, allowing Amazon to keep playing cities off against each other. When it ...


'Dog Mode' feature to keep pets from getting hot in Tesla cars

Dog Mode allows owners to set a temperature in the vehicle's cabin while the auto is "off" to keep man's best friend comfortable. We have a feeling we know wh...


Rivian EV truck maker gets big money from Amazon

Details of Amazon's stake in USA -based Rivian were not disclosed, but the company said it will remain independent. In a statement , GM said, "We admire R...


Amazon to acquire mesh wi-fi networking startup eero

Amazon has acquired home mesh Wi-Fi device manufacturer eero, expanding its capabilities in the smart home segment. Eero also has a security service, which it...


Bill Gates says he should pay higher taxes, doesn't 'deserve' his fortune

His view may be more closely aligned with Sen. While the Microsoft co-founder and world's second richest man agreed the US could be "more progressive", he d...


JPMorgan Chase’s digital coin plan just killed the Bitcoin dream

JP Morgan , the gargantuan investment bank led by Jamie Dimon , just became the first major USA financial institution to launch its own cryptocurrency . "Mone...


Bezos's lover's brother leaked texts to the National Enquirer

David Pecker , CEO of AMI which owns the National Enquirer , is friends with the American president and, as the New York Times reported , received immunity f...


Fundstrat: Bitcoin Fundamentals "Should" Turn Positive Over 2019

According to Tom Lee , the company has identified 9 incremental improvements in the cryptocurrency landscape that could have a beneficial impact on the market....


Amazon just canceled HQ2 in NY, and everywhere else too

They suggested in a document released today that these politicians "will not work with us to build the type of relationships that are required to go forward wit...


With latest deals, Amazon reveals sudden interest in autonomous and electric vehicles

Rivian declined comment at this time, and Amazon said that it doesn't comment on rumors/speculation. It would be a major boost for the Plymouth, Michigan-based ...


Tesla has rolled out a DOG MODE

The company has released a software update for its cars that includes a new feature called " Dog Mode ". Once activated, the acceptable temperature limits are...


US solar jobs down for second year due to Trump's tariffs

Feb 12, 2019-Illinois outpaced 48 states in solar jobs growth in 2018, adding 1,308 jobs in a single year, according to The Solar Foundation's latest National ...


Five Reported Injured After Emergency Landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

He posted a brief video which appears to show a cart that overturned because of the harsh conditions. 'Crazy turbulence and injuries, but the @delta crew ha...


Trump Considers 60-Day Extension for China Tariff Deadline

It is believed Washington, which is sceptical about any commitment by China, wants to negotiate a mechanism which would allow it automatically ramp up tariffs a...


Death of the superjumbo jet: Why Airbus is killing the A380

The costly aircraft has struggled to compete with more efficient, smaller models. "In short, we believe Airbus traveled a long way in full-year 2018 and heads...


Oil Holds Gain as Saudi, Venezuela Supply Cuts Eclipse U.S. Boom

Most of that reduction has been thanks to Saudi Arabia. Compliance by non-OPEC participants was only 25 percent, however, it said. According to IEA data Rus...


Users protest after Tencent invests in Reddit

A. Milne character after people claimed the character held a physical resemblance to Xi Jinping. Meanwhile, Reddit heavily advocates for the freedom of speech...


IPhone shipments plunge in China as Huawei tightens grip

Apple's October-December shipments suffered a almost 20-percent decline from the same period in the previous year. China's top electronics retailers slashed p...


Amazon is buying popular mesh Wi-Fi company Eero

If we had to guess, Amazon's acquisition of Eero could make Alexa-compatible gadgets easier to set up and maintain a quality internet connection. With Eero, i...


OPEC squeezes oil output to 4-year low, Russia compliance low

The cartel's scale-back was in line with an agreement by Opec and non-Opec members in December to trim production by 1.2 million barrels a day from January 1. I...


Renault board blocks payouts to Carlos Ghosn worth 10 million euros

Hironaka's career includes a successful defense of Atsuko Muraki, a former senior bureaucrat, against corruption charges. Upon making his first appearance s...


Theresa May asks MPs for more time on Brexit

Although MPs could try and engineer votes this Thursday that could reshape Brexit , the expectation is that they will now wait for Mrs May's next update on Tue...


Airline sues passenger after he purposely missed a flight

Thrifty flyers can save hundreds of dollars by booking multi-stop tickets instead of flying direct. If a passenger books a flight from Sofia to Warsaw with an o...


The Tesla Model 3 was the best-selling electric auto in 2018

According to Teslarati, Musk talked about how Tesla can mass produce Model Y from Model X parts and how they're able to distribute the new SUV to both the U...


Fall in energy prices drags United Kingdom inflation to two-year low

Industrial production grew 2.4% in December as compared to 7.3% in the corresponding period in 2017-'18, according to the data released by Ministry of Statistic...


Allegiant announces nonstop service from Cleveland to Nashville

Destin-Fort Walton Beach is the third route to Florida added by Allegiant, including Daytona Beach and Orlando. The new Nashville route is an addition to direct...


Mitsubishi ASX in Geneva hints at new Outlander Sport in US

You'll also notice a two-tier grille with vertical inserts, the latter also inspiring the skid plate near the base of the bumper. The new styling makes the hood...


Bezos probe concludes mistress’s brother leaked intimate text messages

A Post-created GIF that cycles through texts Jeff Bezos allegedly sent to Lauren Sanchez , according to the National Enquirer . Michael Sanchez did no...


Man Wins Lotto, Accepts Prize In ‘Scream’ Mask To Hide Identity

Identified only as A Campbell , the lottery victor won 158 million Jamaican dollars - or approximately 1.1 million USD - as part of Supreme Venture's Super ...