Toyota to recall 2.4 million hybrids globally

The company said on Friday in rare cases the vehicles might fail to enter a "failsafe" driving mode, causing them to lose power and stall. When that happens, "the vehicle could lose power and stall". Dealers will apply a software fix to the Prius c... More..

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Understanding the politics of fuel price
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Understanding the politics of fuel price

Since April this year, prices of petrol and diesel has witnessed a steep upswing, baffling consumers all over the country . Whereas Maharashtra government has not done any additional reduction on petrol pric...More..

Indian rupee collapses to 73.77 against United States dollars
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Indian rupee collapses to 73.77 against United States dollars

The RBI said that oil prices "remain vulnerable to further upside pressures, especially if the response of oil-producing nations to supply disruptions from geopolitical tensions is not adequate". India imports ...More..

Three-way deal on NAFTA getting closer, but Canadian insiders remain cautious
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Three-way deal on NAFTA getting closer, but Canadian insiders remain cautious

Negotiators for the U.S. and Canada were able to overcome major sticking points between the two countries, including Canada's protection of its dairy market and a system for settling trade disputes. Beyond th...More..

Saudi Says Door Open To Future Oil Output Hike
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Saudi Says Door Open To Future Oil Output Hike

Oil at US$100 may not be sustainable in the longer-term because demand may be threatened by the U.S. Oil rallied after the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its partners stopped short of pledg...More..

Instagram co-founders set to leave firm after friction with Facebook officials
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Instagram co-founders set to leave firm after friction with Facebook officials

Instagram's growth over the past few years had a lot to do with its strategic positioning to Facebook; leveraging the latter's engineering resources whilst maintaining a sense of independence from Zuckerberg'...More..

Jet Airways Flight with bleeding passengers returns to Mumbai
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Jet Airways Flight with bleeding passengers returns to Mumbai

The complainant said that after watching the entire episode unfurling on the media, he himself called up the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) authorities who confirmed the same. The a...More..

Oil prices fall amid surprise growth in USA crude stocks
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Oil prices fall amid surprise growth in USA crude stocks

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries is concerned by threats to crude supply from large producers such as Iran , the group's top official said. Brent may fall more than $1 to $76.37 a barrel while...More..

Shares knocked lower after new USA tariff threat on Chinese goods
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Shares knocked lower after new USA tariff threat on Chinese goods

In a statement , Trump said the tariffs will take effect on September 24, at 10 percent until the end of the year, when they will rise to 25 percent. The US Treasury had invited Chinese officials for more talk...More..

Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Needle in Strawberry Sends Young Man to Hospital

The woman who found the needles took to Facebook to alert others and urge people to check their strawberries or throw them out. "Driving up the coast when Hoani Hearne bites through a strawberry and swallo...More..

Bezos: Amazon HQ2 decision will be made by end of the year
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Bezos: Amazon HQ2 decision will be made by end of the year

It's healthy. What the president should say is, this is right, this is good, I'm glad I'm bring scrutinized, and that would be so secure and confident. Within this, the Day 1 Families Fund will support existi...More..

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fuel price touches fresh high; Petrol near Rs. 90 in Mumbai

Diesel price in the state has touched an all-time high (it reigns at Rs 77.98 a litre in Thiruvananthapuram on September 10) and is now higher than all the four metros. Amid the Opposition-sponsored nation-wide...More..

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

British Airways travelers’ credit card details hacked | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

It is noted that the stolen data includes only information on non-cash settlements, hackers are unable to access your passport or flight information British Airways ' customers. Cruz said the hack was not a b...More..

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies suffer a sudden crash
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies suffer a sudden crash

Besides Bitcoin ( BTC ), the study also surveyed the popularity of Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin ( LTC ), ZCash (ZEC), Dash (DASH), XRP (XRP), Monero (XMR), Cardano (ADA), Stellar (XLM), NEO (NEO), EOS (EOS...More..

China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

China's richest man Jack Ma to stand down from Alibaba

His retirement would mark " the beginning of an era " for him, one in which he could concentrate on charitable activities in education, a field close to his heart, he said in the interview. The day Jack Ma wi...More..

Amazon becomes second United States firm to hit trillion-dollar market value
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Amazon becomes second United States firm to hit trillion-dollar market value

The stock closed at $2,039.51 Tuesday, about $11 short of keeping its valuation above $1 trillion. This growth was made clear when Apple managed to become the first US-based trillion-dollar company earlier ...More..

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Ayanna Pressley Upsets Rep. Capuano in Massachusetts Democratic Primary

In nearby Connecticut, Jahana Hayes is on track to become that state's first black woman to win a congressional seat if she prevails in November. Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Pressley, sending her media attention in ...More..

Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately: Former FM Chidambaram
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Bring petrol, diesel under GST immediately: Former FM Chidambaram

On Monday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said price of petrol would soon touch Rs 100 a litre as also the rupee against United States dollar. This takes the global price of crude oil and t...More..

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trump threatens Congress - Stay out of my plans for NAFTA

Trump is attempting to get a new NAFTA deal signed before current President Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office December 1. According to a published account of the president's leaked remarks, Trump told ...More..

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

China to invest over 60bn in Africa over 3 years

China's President Xi Jinping has offered $60bn in financial support to African countries and written off debt for poorer African nations. Trade between Africa and China in 2014 was at $220 billion. UN Se...More..

Full-size Lego Bugatti Chiron is driveable!
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Full-size Lego Bugatti Chiron is driveable!

Lego Chiron's engine was made up of 2,304 Lego Power Function motors, which pumped out a theoretical 5.3 horsepower. This includes working head and tail lights, doors that open and close, a lavishly...More..

Mexico says again it will never pay for wall
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Mexico says again it will never pay for wall

The tone sounded more positive than a Monday news conference at the White House, where Trump called outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on speakerphone to announce a two-country deal. The timeli...More..

Coke into coffee: Coca-Cola buys United Kingdom coffee chain Costa for $7 billion
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Coke into coffee: Coca-Cola buys United Kingdom coffee chain Costa for $7 billion

Coca-Cola is to plug a gap in its portfolio with the acquisition of the Costa coffee brand from British firm Whitbread for 3.9 billion pounds ($5.1 billion) in cash. Following pressure from activist sharehold...More..

99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

99.3% of demonetised currency returned to banks: RBI

His comments came after the RBI in its annual report said that 99.3 per cent of the Rs 15.3 lakh crore taken out of circulation in November 2016 has returned to the central bank. Quoting RBI report, the Tri...More..

NAFTA changes could have oversized impact on Washington
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

NAFTA changes could have oversized impact on Washington

Moran said he was pleased by the deal but insisted Trump needs to re-engage with Canada, calling it the top export market for Kansas. "This is something very positive for the United States and Mexico ", ...More..