• Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest vehicle
Koenigsegg beats Bugatti to title of world's fastest vehicle

It achieved a two-way average of 270.49mph on Valentine's Day in 2014. The test was carried out on an 11-mile stretch of road between Las Vegas and Pahrhump, that had been closed to the public. Another challenger is the recently revealed Venom F5 from America's Hennessey . To hit these incredible speeds, the Agera RS is built using a lightwe...

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  • Singapore passport gets new security features
Singapore passport gets new security features

Nothing to worry yourself about - just know that the world's most powerful passport will now be way harder to duplicate. Canada ties for sixth most powerful passport with Malaysia , Ireland, and the United States with a VFS (visa-free score) of 154.

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  • Hard Facts About ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON)
Hard Facts About ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON)

Barclays PLC raised Cypress Semiconductor from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $14.00 to $18.00 in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. If you are viewing this report on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & global copyright law. As per Fr...

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  • Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country
Images show how wildfires are ravaging Northern California's wine country

After evacuating the house, which sits at the dead end of a one-lane road in rural Napa County, she and her family watched from a distance as a propane tank exploded and their home's roof caught fire. Here's a look at what's being referred to as the Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa. Mandatory evacuations are in effect in several areas and almost 20 shelter...

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  • Netflix raises subscription prices for most USA viewers
Netflix raises subscription prices for most USA viewers

The "premium" plan with four simultaneous streams and UHD/4K quality will go from $12 to $14. The prices are already in effect for new sign-ups and will be rolling out to existing customers later this month, Netflix said . NFLX stock was up 3% as of Thursday morning and is up 54% year-to-date. In May of 2014 Netflix sent word out to it's ...

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  • USA expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington
USA expels Cuban diplomats from embassy in Washington

The secretary of state clarified that he meant to "maintain diplomatic relations with Cuba", even amid the seemingly tense investigation. "The decision was made due to Cuba's failure to take appropriate steps to protect our diplomats in accordance with its obligations under the Vienna Convention", the secretary of state, Rex Tillerson , said in ...

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  • Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea
Seoul urges U.S. to avoid 'further escalation' with N. Korea

During a meeting with President Moon Jae-in on Thursday, national security adviser Chung Eui-yong said he expected Pyongyang to act around October 10 and 18, but gave no details. The North Korean regime poses a "grave threat" to the USA and the world, according to Sen. Malaysia banned citizens from traveling to North Korea, citing the escalating ...

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  • There'll be no victor in a war on Korean peninsula, China warns
There'll be no victor in a war on Korean peninsula, China warns

President Moon Jae-in will hold a special meeting with the leaders of the ruling and opposition parties this week to discuss bipartisan efforts to end North Korea's nuclear ambitions, an official from the presidential office Blue House said Tuesday.

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  • Uber loses licence to operate in London
Uber loses licence to operate in London

Cab drivers say Uber drivers don't have to comply with the same licensing standards, giving the ride-hailing service an unfair advantage and placing the public at risk. The petition will be delivered to London Mayor Sadiq Khan , according to the fine print at the end. The company says it has 3.5 million customers in the capital and almost ...

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  • Rafa Benitez brushes off suggestions of top-four Newcastle United finish
Rafa Benitez brushes off suggestions of top-four Newcastle United finish

Sky Sports Premier League channel is showing the game with coverage starting at 3.30pm. "At the moment, we are working as hard as we were past year, but doing things a little bit better in some games". And Ritchie - who set up both United's goals at St James's Park - isn't getting carried away with the club's three-game winning run. They can do...

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  • Asia markets tread water as investors await news from the Fed
Asia markets tread water as investors await news from the Fed

U.S. Treasury yields rose, the dollar gained while U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it expects one more interest rake hike by the end of the year. Tokyo was following Wall Street higher, as USA stocks logged fresh records in advance of this week's meeting of the Federal Reserve , which is expected to announ...

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  • Ryanair pilots not threatening industrial action, Michael O'Leary says
Ryanair pilots not threatening industrial action, Michael O'Leary says

Pilots were offered the bonus in exchange for working an additional 10 days to plug a shortage that last week forced Ryanair to cancel more than 2,000 flights in September and October. He admitted " significant management failure " regarding the rostering of pilots, and warned that the moves would not guarantee an end to disruptions.

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  • Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting
Global markets edge up ahead of Trump speech, Fed meeting

Japan's Nikkei stock index ended 2 percent higher after touching its highest levels since late June, catching up to global equities gains and a weaker yen as Tokyo markets reopened after a public holiday on Monday. But economists and Fed officials say the storms will not affect the underlying trend in growth, which has been steady at around t...

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  • ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal
ICR Guides Bob Evans in Big Breakfast Deal

They issued an "outperform" rating and a $67.41 target price on the stock. They now have a Dollars 76 price target on the stock. You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Bob Evans to Post Holdings, Inc.

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  • Oil punches through $50 USA a barrel as world demands more crude
Oil punches through $50 USA a barrel as world demands more crude

OPEC said inventories were falling and that an increase in the price of Brent crude for immediate delivery to a premium over that for later supplies, known as backwardation, raised hopes that a long-awaited market rebalancing was under way.

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  • Volkswagen ID Crozz: The SUV Crossover Electric Vehicle
Volkswagen ID Crozz: The SUV Crossover Electric Vehicle

The announcement means that vehicles from auto manufacturers such as Audi , Seat and Skoda will have all-electric or hybrid versions. The group plans to bring a total of over 80 new electrified models to customers by 2025, including some 50 purely battery-powered vehicles and 30 plug-in hybrids as it doubles its investment in zero-emissi...

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  • API Reports Crude Inventory Build As Demand Falters
API Reports Crude Inventory Build As Demand Falters

USA energy firms cut oil rigs for a third time in the past four weeks as a 14-month drilling recovery stalled, with energy firms reducing spending plans in response to falling crude prices. U.S. Gulf Coast utilization rates dropped to 63.4 percent, the lowest rates since the EIA began collecting the data in 2010. " Hurricane Irma is already im...

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  • Self-driving cars could be on the road sooner than you think
Self-driving cars could be on the road sooner than you think

The House unanimously approved on Wednesday the Self Drive Act , a bipartisan bill that limits states from controlling how automakers construct and design self-driving cars. Companies must draft security and privacy plans for autonomous vehicles and document their approach for ensuring self-driving auto safety. Recode reports that while the Se...

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  • Stanley Fischer resigns as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve
Stanley Fischer resigns as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve

In view of the replacement of United States economic leadership planned by President Donald Trump, however, the likelihood that Fischer would be appointed was brought into question. Quarles' nomination is scheduled to be voted on by the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Trump has said he is also weighing whether to name his current senior eco...

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  • Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time
Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time

In Las Vegas, weekend travelers can expect to see temperatures hovering around 100 degrees today and tomorrow, 97 on Sunday and 98 for the holiday. Seven ranches and a geothermal plant remain threatened. The fire Wednesday was burning in dry manzanita, timber and brush northwest of Forbestown, Read said. A Forest Service battalion chief, 47-year-...

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  • Investor suit against former Uber CEO moved to arbitration
Investor suit against former Uber CEO moved to arbitration

Dara Khosrowshahi , the chief executive hired to restore confidence in the troubled taxi hailing company Uber, could not be more different to the man he replaces. Kalanick's leadership. Throughout the year, Uber has hobbled along from scandal to scandal, mostly from self-inflicted wounds. The Department of Justice is separately pursuing a crimi...

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  • Domino's and Ford to Test Self Driving Pizza Delivery Cars
Domino's and Ford to Test Self Driving Pizza Delivery Cars

One of the major question marks over this type of technology is customers having to walk out to a vehicle to collect the food, rather than have a delivery driver come direct to the door. On the plus side, autonomous cars don't need to stop for breaks or take holidays or any of that nonsense. Domino's wants to see how well customers deal with coming...

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  • Uber Said to Pick Expedia CEO to Lead Company Out of Crisis
Uber Said to Pick Expedia CEO to Lead Company Out of Crisis

This is just the latest twist in a legal battle for a company-and a founder-plagued by them. The board has reportedly narrowed the search down to three people, with different factions of the board backing different candidates. The board has been looking for candidates who fit the requirements for being more conventional corporate leaders - whil...

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  • Happening Today: Amazon lowers prices on popular Whole Foods items
Happening Today: Amazon lowers prices on popular Whole Foods items

Shoppers will find lower prices at Whole Foods stores, including seven in the Twin Cities, starting today when Amazon closes on its nearly $14 billion acquisition of the grocery chain. Whole Foods' private-label groceries will later be available for delivery through Amazon Fresh, Prime Now, and other Amazon programs. "Just bringing it to ...

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  • We are ready to loses a few games: Virat Kohli
We are ready to loses a few games: Virat Kohli

After a clean Sweep in the test series, India on Sunday continued its dominance over Sri Lanka in the first ODI as the team defeated the rival by a staggering 9 wickets . "At 139-1 (in Sri lanka's innings) we surely had a bit to think about but again the way the bowler came back into the game and got us those breakthroughs along with our fie...

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