Economy

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:00

But Toyota had also, in 2016, put money in Grab rival Uber - whose South-east Asian operations were acquired by Grab in March - in a strategic investment. "As a global leader in the automotive industry, Toyota's investment in Grab is based on their conviction in our leadership in driving the adoption of new mobility solutions and expanding O2O mobile services, such as GrabFood and GrabPay, in the region", said Ming Maa, president at Grab.

by | June 13, 2018 | 09:48

The battle was one by the designer and he seemed overwhelmed and thankful. But in the ruling on Tuesday, the court noted Louboutin was not seeking to protect the shape of a shoe, merely the application of a colour to a specific part of it.

by | June 13, 2018 | 08:20

Alex Iovine , 26, and her girlfriend, Emma Pichl, 24, were riding with the vehicle service on Saturday evening in Manhattan when the driver suddenly pulled over and told them to get out of the auto. "It's not illegal to kiss in NY", one of the women told El Boutari. But both Iovine and Pichl say they kissed once, and were not touching inappropriately.

by | June 13, 2018 | 07:43

The first proposal would have taxed big businesses $500 per employee annually, and was attached to a spending plan that would have built 1,045 units of subsidized housing over the next five years. "We're turning away people at the shelter daily", said Julie Nordgren who works for Downtown Emergency Service Center, one of the region's top providers of supportive housing for the homeless.

by | June 13, 2018 | 04:29

The Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt said 238,000 vehicles in the country have unauthorised software fitted and has demanded that they are fixed immediately by the auto maker. German Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer summoned Zetsche after the KBA's discovery, even as Daimler disputes they were illegal. However, Germany's road vehicle authority, the KBA , has taken issue with the emission control features amid suspicion they allow vehicles to emit excess pollution without detection.

by | June 13, 2018 | 02:03

United States district judge Richard Leon dismissed the antitrust case brought by the justice department last November, the culmination of a 20-month ordeal that has seen the deal attacked by Donald Trump , critics of media consolidation and consumer groups.

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:41

As he flew from Canada to Singapore Saturday night, Trump displayed his ire via Twitter , which he also employed to insult Trudeau as "dishonest" and "weak ". In comments published on Monday, he told newspapers from the Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland association that "everyone knows how much is at stake".

by | June 13, 2018 | 00:02

Trump has credited his "maximum pressure" campaign of crippling trade and economic sanctions for bringing Kim to the negotiating table and vowed to keep them in place until North Korea complies with its promises. Warmbier, a University of Virginia student from Wyoming, Ohio, died at the age of 22, days after he was returned to the United States in a coma. "I think without Otto this would not have happened".

by | June 12, 2018 | 23:44

Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc .is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to deliver on CEO Elon Musk's promise to turn a profit in the second half of the year. Musk wrote in the email that the company will never achieve its mission to help move the world to cleaner energy "unless we eventually demonstrate that we can be sustainably profitable".

by | June 12, 2018 | 23:43

The triangular gore area is marked by white lines to show the divide between the exit ramp and the thru lanes on the highway, but the Tesla sped through the gore area and slammed head-on into a previously damaged crash attenuator at the end of a concrete median barrier, at a speed of about 71 miles per hour.

by | June 12, 2018 | 21:32

In San Francisco, both Uber as well as Lyft will compete for permits against other providers of electric scooter Lime , Bird and Spin. The companies that receive permits will get a set number of scooters under the program. Operators that win the new scooter permits will need to provide user education, be insured, share trip data with the city, have a privacy policy and offer a plan for low-income users.

by | June 12, 2018 | 20:37

The U.S. exchange announced on Tuesday morning in a blog post that it is now starting the engineering work to integrate ethereum classic with its platform. Coinbase - Coinbase will list assets only after they are listed on Coinbase Pro and Prime. Coinbase Asset Management - any asset listed on Coinbase Markets will be added to Coinbase Index in accordance with the Coinbase Index methodology.

by | June 12, 2018 | 22:00

Taiwan-based Foxconn is the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and employs more than a million people. China Labor Watch added that around 40 per cent of the plant's staff were dispatch workers, around 10 per cent higher than the limit dictated by Chinese law.

by | June 12, 2018 | 21:45

Forces in Korea spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Lovett said in a statement. "I hope - but am not yet confident - that ( North Korea ) will take steps that match the concessions Mr. Annual military drills between Washington and Seoul have been a major source of contention between the Koreas for years, and analysts have wondered whether their continuation would hurt the inter-Korean detente that, since an outreach by Kim in January, has replaced last year's insults and threats of war.

by | June 12, 2018 | 19:32

Jenny Fouracre, the chain's director of public relations, said Domino's had provided grants to those municipalities for road fix and would do the same for towns nominated on the website. The crews put up " Paving for Pizza " signs, use branded steamrollers, and even spray-paint the Domino's logo on the patched potholes. According to the inspection report , in addition to the droppings on the dough, large amounts were also found on the floor, shelves, in the bathroom, the walk-in coolers and ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 19:47

The market hit its low for the session and turned higher after Iraq's oil minister said producers should not be influenced by pressure to pump more oil. There are already a lot of signs pointing towards a tough June 22 OPEC+ meeting, with Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia clearly in favor of higher production and Iraq and Iran clearly opposed to it.

by | June 12, 2018 | 19:27

Daimler has agreed to upgrade engine software in several models sold in Europe, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said, though they will not face fines or requirements for hardware fixes. Carmakers use software to manage exhaust emissions filtering and engine performance. In a separate statement, Daimler confirmed the recall and said the question over the legality of the software would still need to be clarified.

by | June 12, 2018 | 16:22

The document signing followed a series of meetings at a luxury Singapore resort. Kim and Trump started their first summit with a historic handshake before a row of the national flags of the two countries that lasted for several seconds.

by | June 12, 2018 | 17:08

Or a company that employs over 40,000 people? Stop with all this liberal ridiculousness. Gaines-Ross said that in today's environment it's more hard than ever to remain neutral, and that "if you dig deep enough, you can find something that will put a brand on either side" of the political divide.

by | June 12, 2018 | 16:02

Its executive director Fran Boait, said: "The fact that around a quarter of voters supported the vollgeld initiative shows there is a real appetite for radical reform of a money and banking system which does not seem to be working for most people".

by | June 12, 2018 | 09:35

This comes days after former President and senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee attended an RSS event in Nagpur. Congress president Rahul Gandhi began trending on Twitter right after delivering his speech. "Top leaders (of both parties) can meet any time, but no such meeting is on the agenda for Monday", PTI quoted a party leader as saying. "The "Project Shakti" will not only ensure the connect with the ground-level workers but also ensure that their grievances, if any, are resolved ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 10:36

Germany on Monday (Jun 11) ordered the recall of some 774,000 vehicles from Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler across Europe, citing illegal "defeat devices" created to hide high levels of harmful emissions from regulators' tests. The emissions scandal has hung over the German auto industry since September 2015, when Volkswagen admitted to using software that could tell when a diesel vehicle was being tested and temporarily lower its toxic emissions to pass USA regulations.

by | June 12, 2018 | 09:59

With what Musk calls "full self-driving features" the auto will be able to drive itself. "That issue is better in latest Autopilot software rolling out now & fully fixed in August update as part of our long-awaited Tesla Version 9". But the company has also heavily promoted its cars' supercharged ability to fend for itself: The Tesla website promises "Full Self-Driving Hardware on All Cars", which it says offer "a safety level substantially greater than that of a human driver".

by | June 12, 2018 | 08:52

Even the angle of the phone could be taken into account. The time of day, and where a ride is requested may also be considered. "The model is trained to predict whether the user is acting uncharacteristically by analysing the submitted request as well as data collected about the user before and/or during the time the user submits the request", the patent states.

by | June 12, 2018 | 06:39

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are sharing a historic handshake as they meet for the first time. However, it now appears that the U.S.is confident tings are going smoothly. Mr Kim and Mr Trump arrived in Singapore on Sunday for what will be the first-ever summit, set to held on Tuesday (June 12), between a leader of North Korea and a sitting United States president.

by | June 12, 2018 | 04:02

Net neutrality was repealed previous year under an order called the "Restoring Internet Freedom" order. Congress attempted to overturn the FCC repeal, passing a resolution to do so with a bipartisan vote in May. Although the direct effects of the repeal are unknown, companies will have to assess how much change consumers will tolerate, according to the Associated Press.

by | June 12, 2018 | 05:21

Meant to promote a new line of hamburgers as the restaurant chain tries to branch out from its breakfast niche, the switch is part of a marketing campaign and not an actual rebranding, company officials told CNN . America loves burgers , and IHOP wants to be a bigger player at lunch and dinner. Rebelez said that bringing burgers to an iconic restaurant like IHOP was a "fantastic combination".

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:52

This version, unsurprisingly dubbed the SpaceX option package, will be, according to Musk, the finest vehicle in history, never to be replicated. Tesla says the Raodster will accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, have a top speed above 250 mph and an all-electric range of 620 miles or more.

by | June 12, 2018 | 03:26

Just in time for Father's Day, Elon Musk's tunneling construction company began handing out its first batch of $500 flamethrowers this weekend. Maybe the family that burns together stays together. "Have some respect for the Firefighters and make an Ice Blaster". The most eager customers can forgo the bidding process and pay the eBay "buy it now price", which is as high as $20,000.

by | June 12, 2018 | 02:02

Details on the Prime discount at local Whole Foods MarketsIt's the latest move aimed at tighter integration between Amazon and its Whole Foods Market chain. Prime members are also eligible for deals at Whole Foods Market 365 stores nationwide and can view the most popular deals on the Whole Foods Market app.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:33

The crew declared a May Day at around 12.45pm and informed air traffic controllers that they wished to divert to Shannon Airport. He gave no further details about the nature of the threat. It was not clear whether the note was posted in the bathroom prior to takeoff or during the flight. The 214 passengers and crew members disembarked the plane and were taken into the terminal along with their luggage to undergo a security screening.

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:21

Modi could not be reached for comment while Britain's Home Office told Reuters that it does not comment on individual cases. India's second-largest state-run bank, Punjab National Bank , claimed earlier in 2018 that two jewellery groups headed by Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi had defrauded the lender of about $US2.2 billion by raising credit from overseas branches of other Indian banks using illegal guarantees issued by rogue PNB staff.

by | June 11, 2018 | 23:08

Trump left the summit early, and as he flew to Singapore , he tweeted that he was yanking the USA out of the group's traditional closing statement. He had his first formal meeting of the summit with the prime minister of Singapore , Lee Hsien Loong. Details were not shared about how the discussions have progressed so far and Trump and Kim have yet to meet face-to-face.

by | June 11, 2018 | 22:30

And this year, a war of words erupted between two of those leaders at its conclusion. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro lit into Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday, saying there's a " special place in hell " for a world leader that double crosses U.S.

by | June 11, 2018 | 21:39

The existing plant in Solihull, which now manufactures the Land Rover Discovery , is being retooled by Indian-owned Jaguar Land Rover to accommodate previous statements made by the company that all new models will be electrified by 2020.