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More than 1000 Google workers protest censored China search

More than 1000 Google workers protest censored China search As was evidenced when Google employees protested the company's involvement with Project Maven , a project which helped the U.S. Government use A.I.to improve the accuracy of drone strikes, Google's workforce can be steadfast in their demonstrations. [Full Article...]

Netflix sets the record straight over plans to introduce ads

Netflix sets the record straight over plans to introduce ads This is not the first time Netflix has tested preroll "trailers" as Netflix likes to call them yet all of our readers and Reddit users have called them ads. They also noted that the commercial had a timer in the corner, like YouTube ads, but at no point could they choose to skip it. Tech website Ars Technica reports that initial sightings of the ads began to crop up on the Netflix Reddi... [Full Article...]

Trump says in 'no rush' to get NAFTA deal

Trump says in 'no rush' to get NAFTA deal But some observers have refused to buy that argument. Trump argues the 24-year-old pact has facilitated an exodus of manufacturing jobs from the United States to Mexico, but NAFTA's supporters say it has kept the region competitive. NAFTA is a three-way agreement that includes Canada and without the U.S.'s northern neighbor's agreement, NAFTA could end up sidelined - permanently. [Full Article...]

Tesla sues government of Ontario over scrapped electric auto rebate

Tesla sues government of Ontario over scrapped electric auto rebate In July, the government said the incentives would be honoured for vehicles ordered through a dealership if they are delivered and registered by September 10, but Tesla sells vehicles directly to customers rather than through a dealership. The suit wants the exclusion removed entirely. Ontario "left hundreds of Tesla Canada's customers in the unfair position of no longer being eligible for the re... [Full Article...]

The face of White addiction: Elon Musk just cost Tesla $4.6B

The face of White addiction: Elon Musk just cost Tesla $4.6B Musk demurred, and said that his focus was on technology, design and manufacturing while Jon McNeill was handling sales, service, and customer financing. Hamish Chamberlayne of Global Sustainable Equity, a Tesla investor, said it would be hard to imagine the company without Musk running things, but backed the hiring of an operations chief. [Full Article...]

House of Fraser takes its website offline

House of Fraser takes its website offline Mike Ashley , the founder and chief executive of Sports Direct , announced on Friday that he was buying House of Fraser out of administration for £90 million. One said on Twitter: "Absolutely disgraceful". "They are owed a great deal of money and are threatening to leave stores unless he pays a significant portion of it over the next few days". [Full Article...]

President Trump Is Interested in a Major Shakeup for Corporate Earnings Reports

President Trump Is Interested in a Major Shakeup for Corporate Earnings Reports President Donald Trump is calling on federal regulators to consider scrapping the requirement for public companies to report quarterly results, after business executives told him twice-yearly reports would make better economic sense. It "also subjects us to the quarterly earnings cycle that puts enormous pressure on Tesla to make decisions that may be right for a given quarter, but not necessari... [Full Article...]

Fire in Italian bridge rubble hampers recovery efforts

Fire in Italian bridge rubble hampers recovery efforts Denise Vittone, sister of victim Andrea Cerulli who died with his wife and children, told La Stampa: "I no longer have trust in this state". Families of other victims have opted for private funerals. Shares in its parent company Atlantia plummeted in the aftermath of the disaster. It said the bridge was monitored on a quarterly basis, as required by law, and extra checks were carried out by exte... [Full Article...]

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more US sanctions US stocks and emerging market currencies rebounded on Thursday after China said it will hold trade talks with the United States this month and Turkey's lira continued its recovery. But according to Middle East Eye , Turkish diplomats said they could release Brunson anyway, subject to further concessions from the USA which could soothe diplomatic tensions and helping alleviate the diplom... [Full Article...]

Google staff rally against censored Chinese search engine

Google staff rally against censored Chinese search engine It is also the latest example of how Google's outspoken workforce has agitated for changes to strategy. Search terms about human rights, democracy , religion and peaceful protests will be among the words blacklisted in the search engine app, which The Intercept said had already been demonstrated to the Chinese government. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk: This Has Been The Most Painful Year Of My Career

Elon Musk: This Has Been The Most Painful Year Of My Career Musk stood by his tweet last week saying he might take Tesla private . It's not merely that claims to be working insane hours: 120 hours per week recently. It's clear from the interview that Musk is overworked, and Whiston said the best course may be to bring in another executive to help with day-to-day operations. [Full Article...]

Government Leaders Call Italian Bridge Collapse Manslaughter

Government Leaders Call Italian Bridge Collapse Manslaughter More than 200 meters (650 feet) of the 1960s bridge crumpled without warning as traffic crossed the busy stretch of motorway on Tuesday, in the deadliest disaster of its kind in Europe since 2001. "If they can not manage our motorways, the state will do it", he wrote. A truck perches on the edge of the bridge that collapsed. Mr Conte confirmed the government's intention to revoke the contrac... [Full Article...]

Turkey calls on USA to get back to dialogue - top diplomat

Turkey calls on USA to get back to dialogue - top diplomat Russian officials were in Turkey on Tuesday, talking with the government there about possible solutions for Turkey's currency crisis. "We are at a turning point in the World". President Bashar Assad, who is backed by Moscow, has said his forces will recapture the region where Turkey has set up a dozen military observation posts. [Full Article...]

Qatar Rescues Turkey With $15 Billion

Qatar Rescues Turkey With $15 Billion The latest USA comments came after Finance Minister Berat Albayrak , Erdogan's son-in-law, assured investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from the currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signaling it could ride out the dispute. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin on the back foot as cryptos tumble

Bitcoin on the back foot as cryptos tumble However, today is a significant day as Bitcoin's market dominance finally surged past 50% in nearly nine months. A 50% Bitcoin dominance means that out of all the investments made across the cryptocurrency markets , 50% of the money has flown into Bitcoin investments. [Full Article...]

China lodges complaint with WTO over legalities of USA policies

China lodges complaint with WTO over legalities of USA policies On April 2, China hit back by adopting tariff hikes on 128 US items, including pork, sparkling wine, nuts, and fresh and dried fruit products. "I think China chose to bring it up in order to keep up the rhythm of the trade dispute", she said. [Full Article...]

Turkey has more to ‘lose’ in Apple boycott

Turkey has more to ‘lose’ in Apple boycott The massive pledge came during a visit by Qatar's emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to Ankara on Wednesday, where he met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan . products would amount to $533m. Finance minister Berat Albayrak told more than 3,000 global investors and economists on a video conference that Turkey would emerge stronger from the crisis. [Full Article...]

USA threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed

USA threatens more Turkey sanctions if pastor not freed The escalating feud between the longtime North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies is playing out against a backdrop of economic tumult in Turkey, which has seen steep drops in the country's currency, the lira . The Turkish Lira, has rallied after hitting a record low of 7.24 Vs USD , would continue to recover, he said. "Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investments in Turkey", preside... [Full Article...]

Turkey Doubles Tariffs on some US Imports, Turkish Lira Rallies

Many economic crises in emerging market countries like Turkey follow periods of domestic support for governments that focus on electoral gains and avoid unpopular economic reforms, and pressure on the Turkish lira is likely to persist if Turkish authorities shun decisive action, said Nafez Zouk, an analyst at Oxford Economics. [Full Article...]

China to send delegation for USA talks to avert trade war

China to send delegation for USA talks to avert trade war Beijing and Washington have slapped tariffs on tens of billions of dollars worth of each other's goods since they held their last high-level meeting in June, raising fears that the trade war could shake the global economy. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China April 24, 2018. Our Country was built on Tariffs, and Tariffs are now leading us to great ne... [Full Article...]


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