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Toyota investing $1 billion in Grab

Toyota investing $1 billion in Grab

It is also the latest collaboration between a global vehicle maker and a technology firm as ride-hailing companies dominate the fast-growing field of mobility services, raising the risk of a future ...

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Tether Directly Used to Manipulate Bitcoin Price, Finds Study

Tether Directly Used to Manipulate Bitcoin Price, Finds Study

The findings come from University of Texas at Austin professor John Griffin and graduate student Amin Shams , who examined the role of another cryptocurrency called Tether , which is pegged to the...

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company will build high-speed Chicago train

Elon Musk’s Boring Company will build high-speed Chicago train

It would whisk travelers to O'Hare on electric skates, powered by technology used in Tesla Model X vehicles. O'Hare is roughly 17 miles from the heart of the city. "That's awesome. Hopefully it does...

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No comment from Mercedes Ireland over emissions recall

No comment from Mercedes Ireland over emissions recall

The German government should approve hardware, rather than software alterations to manipulated vehicles to produce "an honest solution" to excessive emissions, Dudenhoeffer charged. Dieter Zetsche , C...

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Trump says he will halt Korea war games

Trump says he will halt Korea war games

President Donald Trump with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday during their first meetings at the Capella hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore . It is then brought back to North Korea a...

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Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals 2 More Hikes This Year

Fed Raises Interest Rates, Signals 2 More Hikes This Year

US growth is also getting a boost from $1.5 trillion in tax cuts and a $300 billion increase in federal spending, with inflation at the central bank's 2 per cent target for two months. Fed offic...

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Judge Allows AT&T To Purchase Time Warner 06/13/2018

Judge Allows AT&T To Purchase Time Warner 06/13/2018

It said it remains subject to the terms of its deal with Disney , a stock transaction valued at $52.4bn, or more than $66bn including debt, when it was announced in December. "We are pleased that, ...

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Trump nailed the stagecraft in Singapore, but where's the substance?

Trump nailed the stagecraft in Singapore, but where's the substance?

President Donald Trump proclaimed on Wednesday that the North Korea nuclear threat has been resolved, but holding the reclusive country to its word may prove hard. "The sanctions will come off whe...

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Uber driver kicked out same-sex couple for kissing, women say

Uber driver kicked out same-sex couple for kissing, women say

The driver says: "It's illegal. We don't get out there much and march in the parade", Iovine says. One of the women said, "What are you fucking talking about?" Iovine said her reaction to the orde...

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Trump, Iran trade sharp words over oil prices ahead of OPEC meeting

OPEC is the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, a group of 14 oil-producing nations that had agreed to tighten supply to shore up crude prices. With output in Russian Federation rising back...

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Jaguar Land Rover to Move Discovery SUV Production to Slovakia

Jaguar Land Rover to Move Discovery SUV Production to Slovakia

Britain's biggest auto manufacturer, Jaguar Land Rover , is to transfer all production of its Land Rover Discovery model from the West Midlands to a plant in Slovakia, potentially putting hundreds ...

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Elon Musk's flamethrowers listed on eBay for as high as $28000

The sale on Saturday saw the first thousand units go while the remaining 19,000 will be shipped. As shown in Musk's tweeted pictures, hundreds lined up at the pickup site in Los Angeles to get the...

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Dennis Rodman cries as he hails Trump-Kim summit: 'I'm so happy'

Dennis Rodman cries as he hails Trump-Kim summit: 'I'm so happy'

Another challenge is monitoring North Korea's nuclear scientists. Trump is set to meet with Lee on Monday. In the run-up to Tuesday's historic face-to-face with Kim, Trump has appeared unconcerned...

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Inside Singapore's $20m Trump-Kim summit showcase

Inside Singapore's $20m Trump-Kim summit showcase

Trump told reporters in Canada on Saturday any agreement with Kim would be "spur of the moment", underscoring the uncertain outcome of what he called a "mission of peace". "If they don't denuclear...

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Based Poundworld crashes into administration more than 5,000 jobs at risk

The business operates from 335 stores and its head office and distribution centre in Normanton, near Wakefield in West Yorkshire and employs about 5,100 people. 'Unfortunately, this has not been possi...

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Kim Jong Un Suprises Crowds With Late-Night Tour In Singapore

This image made from video of an undated still image broadcast in a news bulletin by North Korea's KRT on Monday, May 15, 2017, shows leader Kim Jong Un at what was said to be a missile test site at...

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Net neutrality repeal takes effect Monday

Net neutrality repeal takes effect Monday

The FTC can't take action unless something can clearly be proven to be "unfair or deceptive", something that's tricky to do in the net neutrality realm where anti-competitive behavior is often disgu...

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How the Trump-Kim summit is playing in North Korea

How the Trump-Kim summit is playing in North Korea

Kim Jong Un has arrived in Singapore ahead of a historic summit with US President Donald Trump - and he brought his toilet. And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to keep expectations fo...

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North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, at the Istana in Singapore on Sunday. Back in North Korea, the running bodyguards always accompany any state ve...

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Bitcoin plummets after South Korean exchange hack

Bitcoin plummets after South Korean exchange hack

There has been a sharp drop in the price of bitcoin and other virtual currencies after South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail was hacked over the weekend. While the latest hacking target ...

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BT chief executive Gavin Patterson to step down later this year

BT chief executive Gavin Patterson to step down later this year

The BT board says it is convinced this is still the right direction to take, but it wants someone else to take charge. The Board expects to have his successor in place during second-half 2018, wit...

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New Jersey man claims $315 million Powerball jackpot

New Jersey man claims $315 million Powerball jackpot

When Earl checked the tickets from the May 2 drawing at a Lottery retailer, he "saw a lot of zeros!" "I think your machine isn't working". "My heart, it was just beating beating, beating", he told ...

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Kim summit to cost Singapore 'around $20 million': PM Lee

Kim summit to cost Singapore 'around $20 million': PM Lee

Trump and Kim are set to meet on Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa for talks which could see North Korea dismantle its nuclear arsenal in return for economic help and security guarantees. Th...

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Verizon taps Hans Vestberg as chief executive

Verizon taps Hans Vestberg as chief executive

In fact, not long after Verizon announced Vestberg as CEO, it announced that Stratton, executive vice president and president of Global Operations, informed the company of his decision to retire from ...

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IHOP Name Change to IHOb Teased by Iconic Pancake Restaurant

IHOP Name Change to IHOb Teased by Iconic Pancake Restaurant

Now, we're flippin' our name to IHOb. The restaurant made the surprise announcement via Twitter , telling its hundreds of thousands of followers (and the world, for that matter) that after six deca...

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Donald Trump: Top economies should drop all tariffs

In a tweet Trump said , Canada "doesn't bring up the fact that they charge us up to 300 percent on dairy - hurting our Farmers, killing our Agriculture!" All the G7 nations have agreed at their s...

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Porsche’s first electric vehicle to be called Taycan

Porsche’s first electric vehicle to be called Taycan

Porsche isn't talking battery pack size, yet, but claims more than 300 miles of range on the European NEDC cycle, which should translate to about 240 miles of range in the U.S. Full-electric and hybr...

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Kitty Hawk’s Flyer Is Ready to Take You to the Skies

Kitty Hawk’s Flyer Is Ready to Take You to the Skies

In many ways, it operates a lot like a drone you can pilot from on top of it - it's powered by 10 motor propellers that are self-stabilized, and is meant to be simple and easy to control. The zero-emi...

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ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift USA ban

ZTE signs preliminary agreement to lift USA ban

The Trump administration has struck a "definitive" deal with Chinese tech giant ZTE, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Thursday, over strong congressional objections. The Commerce Departmen...

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May finds cabinet compromise with Brexit fall-back plan

May finds cabinet compromise with Brexit fall-back plan

Amid rumours of resignation, Mr Davis remained in his role after Westminster was plunged into chaos at the prospect of offering an indefinite backstop - which has since been made time-limited but with...

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