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World Cup Update out For 'FIFA 18' on Nintendo Switch

World Cup Update out For 'FIFA 18' on Nintendo Switch For sports fans not so into football , they can also tune into Sport 24 throughout June and July to catch live action from the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, US Open and European Tour golf, Wimbledon, and the British Open. The update includes all 32 of the qualified men's national soccer teams that'll be playing in the biggest sporting event of the year. 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has finall... [Full Article...]

Doughnut giveaway in GR Friday for National Doughnut Day

Doughnut giveaway in GR Friday for National Doughnut Day No purchase is necessary, and the limit is one per customer. Ridge Donut Cafe (1600 Portland Avenue): The store is offering a free fry cake with any purchase. It is good for "any doughnut with a hole". Locations across the United States will be giving away the doughnuts while supplies last. Customers also have the option to order customized doughnuts. [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 software update earns Consumer Reports' approval

Tesla Model 3 software update earns Consumer Reports' approval Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk vowed that Tesla would fix the issue in a matter of days. Fast forward to today and Consumer Reports has revealed the update has significantly improved the situation. "I've been at CR for 19 years and tested more than 1,000 cars, and I've never seen a vehicle that could improve its track performance with an over-the-air update", says CR auto testing di... [Full Article...]

Tesla in Autopilot self-driving mode crashes into parked police cruiser

Tesla in Autopilot self-driving mode crashes into parked police cruiser The police officer was not in the SUV at the time of the crash. "When using Autopilot , drivers are continuously reminded of their responsibility to keep their hands on the wheel and maintain control of the vehicle at all times", Tesla said . [Full Article...]

New privacy law forces some USA media offline in Europe

New privacy law forces some USA media offline in Europe And that means they get better protection. "To get that adequacy decision, we will have to demonstrate that we offer a level of protection of personal data equivalent to that provided by the GDPR ". SamMobile does not disclose your personal data to third parties . The organization must then stop processing the data until they can prove they have legitimate reasons to do so. [Full Article...]

Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada

Trump talks to Naval Academy grads on how to pronounce Nevada The commander-in-chief praised America's booming prosperity, where he said we are proud again as America rediscovers its identity and regains its stride. His remarks come a day after he cancelled a planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un amid aggressive language from that country. The President also credited himself during the commencement speech for a shift in United States post... [Full Article...]

US Surgeon General gives first aid on Delta flight

US Surgeon General gives first aid on Delta flight After tweeting about the incident, Adams added in a Facebook post that he was one of three medical professionals on board the flight who helped the patient. An anesthesiologist, Adams was previously Indiana's health commissioner, and in recent years is best known for his response to an HIV outbreak that left 181 people infected in a rural in county. [Full Article...]

Ocado strikes U.S. deal to roll out online shopping tech

Ocado strikes U.S. deal to roll out online shopping tech Within the terms of the agreement, Kroger will also acquire a 5 percent stake in Ocado . According to a press release, this will bring the company's total investment to more than six percent. For Ocado's part of the deal , the company will be tasked with working with Kroger to put together as many as 20 robotic warehouses across the US. [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister starts tour of world powers to save nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister starts tour of world powers to save nuclear deal Mr Hook argued the US President's decision will stand in the pursuit of a new deal with Iran that will prevent the rogue state developing nuclear weapons. Zarif departed for Beijing in the early hours of Sunday before heading to Moscow and Brussels to hold meetings with the remaining parties to the 2015 agreement, his spokesman said. [Full Article...]

United States names suspect in Vault 7 leaks, but unable to file charges

United States names suspect in Vault 7 leaks, but unable to file charges In March 2017, the officials were already smarting from an unprecedented leak of National Security Agency software exploits seven months earlier by a mysterious group calling itself the Shadow Brokers. "In April or May of 2017, the government had full access to his computers and his phone, and they found the child pornography in this case, but what they didn't find was any connection to the Wiki... [Full Article...]

Why taxpayers should mourn Virgin East Coast

Why taxpayers should mourn Virgin East Coast Transport Secretary Chris Grayling told Parliament that temporary state ownership would provide the smoothest transition to a new operator. Trains will be run by the Department for Transport through an operator of last resort. He told the Commons that Stagecoach and Virgin have lost nearly £200m, but there had not been a loss to taxpayers "at this time". The route passed to Virgin Trains East... [Full Article...]

Gap Apologises For Flogging Shirts With Map Of China Bereft Of Taiwan

Gap Apologises For Flogging Shirts With Map Of China Bereft Of Taiwan Taiwan's foreign ministry has asked Air Canada for a "speedy correction" following the airline's decision to list Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, as a part of China on its booking website, according to a statement from the ministry on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

United States retailer Gap apologises for 'erroneous' China map printed on a T-shirt

United States retailer Gap apologises for 'erroneous' China map printed on a T-shirt We've learned a Gap brand T-shirt sold in some overseas markets mistakenly failed to reflect the correct map of China. The Global Times newspaper said that "hundreds of Weibo users (were) protesting the company's act of disrespect to China's territorial sovereignty ". [Full Article...]

Elon Musk: Tesla Autopilot system 'prevented severe injury' in 60mph crash

Elon Musk: Tesla Autopilot system 'prevented severe injury' in 60mph crash Schwall, "who was the organization's principle specialized contact with U.S. wellbeing agents, has left for match Waymo LLC, as per individuals acquainted with the choice", The Wall Street Journal wrote about Sunday. Witnesses said the Tesla auto did not brake prior to impact, the police said in a statement , adding it was unknown if the autopilot feature in the Model S was engaged at the time. [Full Article...]

Trump pledges to safeguard Chinese telecoms jobs

Trump pledges to safeguard Chinese telecoms jobs As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump said in 2015: "China, taking our jobs, taking our money". The Commerce Department in April cut off the massive Chinese telecom equipment maker from its US suppliers after determining that the company flouted a 2017 agreement resolving allegations it illegally shipped telecommunications equipment to Iran and North Korea. [Full Article...]

BT reveals plan to cut 13000 jobs over next three years

BT reveals plan to cut 13000 jobs over next three years The announcement comes almost a year after BT said it was to axe 4,000 jobs as part of a restructuring of its Global Services unit. Patterson, in the role since 2013, said the restructuring, which comes after a tough 2017, would focus on the essential services needed by consumers and businesses. [Full Article...]

Bank of England maintains policy rate

Bank of England maintains policy rate The Bank has also cut its growth forecasts predicting that the economy will only grow by 1.4% this year, down from 1.8% expected just three months ago. The Pound ( GBP ) exchange rate accelerated on Wednesday as it seemed largely unfazed by the rise in geopolitical tensions. The decisions are made after a vote by each committee member; in the event of a tie, the governor has the casting vote. [Full Article...]

UAE supports USA withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Saudi Arabia has vowed to develop a nuclear arsenal if Iran does as tensions between the Middle Eastern nations escalate. Brent futures were just above $77 per barrel Tuesday and West Texas Intermediate futures settled at $71.14 per barrel. [Full Article...]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Could Help Bring Foot Traffic Back To Sears

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Could Help Bring Foot Traffic Back To Sears The move is the latest pragmatic concession by a large traditional retailer to the reality of Amazon's strength in retail now: last month Best Buy bby announced a deal to sell sell televisions that run on Amazon's new Fire TV operating system, while Kohl's kss has been testing handling returns for Amazon and selling its gadgets in its stores. [Full Article...]

To sell Starbucks coffee, Nestle pays $7.2 billion

To sell Starbucks coffee, Nestle pays $7.2 billion The deal between the two companies will have Nestle handling the the Starbucks brand when it comes to consumer packaged goods and foodservices. The alliance, which amounts to a licensing arrangement, frees Seattle-based Starbucks to focus on improving its mainstay US cafe business, where traffic growth has stalled amid competition from fast-food chains and upscale coffee houses, while rapi... [Full Article...]


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