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Uber charges Toronto rider $14400 for ride

Uber charges Toronto rider $14400 for ride But picture this, what if you had to pay Rs 9.3 lakh for just a 20-minute long vehicle ride? He also received a message from a support rep telling him that "based on the pickup and drop off locations of the trip you took, this fare is correct". [Full Article...]

Toshiba, Western Digital Settle Fight Over Chip Unit Sale

Toshiba, Western Digital Settle Fight Over Chip Unit Sale Perhaps most importantly, the two companies also said they've agree on "mutual protections" for any assets and information connected to the sale of Toshiba's memory business, and say they will collaborate to ensure its success following an eventual initial public offering. [Full Article...]

Karen Ristevski breakthrough: Man to appear in court on murder charge

Karen Ristevski breakthrough: Man to appear in court on murder charge The yet-to-be identified man was alone with the auto in the Mt Macedon area in the time before the distressing discovery of her body. Dressed in a white T-shirt and sporting a thick beard, Mr Ristevski made no application for bail and was remanded in custody and will reappear on April 18. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka aim to win at Mohali, clinch series

Sri Lanka aim to win at Mohali, clinch series That may have been to accommodate Sri Lanka's practice later since the tourists were stranded in Dharamsala an extra day due to snow, but the morning hit out gave the team a rehearsal for what they can expect on Wednesday should they be batting first again in the must-win contest. [Full Article...]

SEC Warning: The Risks of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

SEC Warning: The Risks of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Clayton is particularly concerned with the potentially untransparent way that some ICOs treat their investors. It's the latest in a string of warnings from global regulators. On November 1, 2017, Munchee stopped all sales of the MUN tokens hours after being contacted by SEC. In a separate statement discussing the ICO market in general, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said that although ICOs "ca... [Full Article...]

Morrisons and Sainsbury's shares tank after Kantar reveals drop in market share

Morrisons and Sainsbury's shares tank after Kantar reveals drop in market share Last week research group IGD forecast the United Kingdom grocery market would grow 2.6 percent to 22.2 billion pounds over the entire festive period. Morrisons' market share fell to 10.6% from 10.8% the same period a year ago despite sales rising 1.4% year-on-year. [Full Article...]

Former Facebook exec says his children 'aren't allowed to use that sh--'

Former Facebook exec says his children 'aren't allowed to use that sh--' It's just a really, really bad state of affairs'. I predict we'll see a worldwide marketing campaign highlighting the good Facebook does in bringing communities together. His suggestion for others after this "soul searching"? "It was unintentional, but now you gotta decide how much you are willing to give up, how much of your intellectual independence". [Full Article...]

Litecoin doubles in price to $317, isn't slowing down at all

Litecoin doubles in price to $317, isn't slowing down at all Bitcoin has a supply limit of roughly 21 million, while Litecoin has a supply limit of roughly 84 million.Currently, there is 54.3 million Litecoins in circulating supply, while bitcoin has 16.7 million. For equity markets, investors sought to gold to soak up if the equity faulters. The answer is other cryptocurrencies. Litecoin hit another high on Tuesday at $341, according to Coinmarketcap.com... [Full Article...]

Hot stock: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

However, its trading capacity stayed around 9.31 million shares in normal days. (NYSE: DAL ) has consensus analyst target price is $0. It has underperformed by 4.87% the S&P500. Therefore 100% are positive. Delta Air Lines, Inc . has a 1-year low of $43.81 and a 1-year high of $55.75. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an "overweight" rating and issued a $63.00 price target (down previously from ... [Full Article...]

Charles Jenkins, US soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77

Charles Jenkins, US soldier who defected to North Korea, dead at 77 He was among four USA soldiers who defected in the 1960s and later became North Korean film stars, but was the only one who was released. In a 2006 interview with The Independent , he called it "the biggest mistake I ever made". Within two weeks they were forced to marry, according to Mr Jenkins, but they eventually fell in love, bonded by their mutual hatred of their captors. [Full Article...]

Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet

Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet The streaming service trolled some of its most loyal viewers on Sunday night for watching its heavily promoted holiday movie, "A Christmas Prince", every day for over two weeks. 'How do you expect a store to run if they don't know how their products are being used? How is this creepy when their library is public?,' wrote one user. [Full Article...]

No Child's Play: Condom Ads Banned From 6 am to 10 pm

No Child's Play: Condom Ads Banned From 6 am to 10 pm In its advisory issued on Monday, the information and broadcasting ministry said that the restrictions were being placed in order to avoid exposing children to "indecent/ inappropriate" material. Broadcasters can air condom ads only between 10 pm to 6 am. The ministry has said the condom advertisements should only be aired late night till early morning, and asked TV channels to ensure strict... [Full Article...]

A mother was kicked off a flight for breastfeeding her son

A mother was kicked off a flight for breastfeeding her son It was the second time passengers had had to get off the already delayed plane. They had been sitting on the tarmac for nearly three hours because of a de-icing delay, she claims, when she began to breastfeed her "exhausted" two-year-old son. [Full Article...]

After Trump Twitter attack, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says: 'You can not silence me'

After Trump Twitter attack, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says: 'You can not silence me' Gillibrand silently shook her head at the idea that she had "begged" Trump for campaign contributions. But Gillibrand shot back, and according to Twitter statistics seems to have gotten the better of the exchange, with three times as many likes and her most retweeted tweet ever . [Full Article...]

Inflation jumps to 15-month high, IIP slows to 2.2%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has a medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 per cent with a range band of 2 per cent either way. "At least it'll be an easy letter to write, and he'll have a ready answer as to why inflation is so high - we're still seeing the effect of the weaker pound filtering through to prices". [Full Article...]

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: The Truth About the Restoring Internet Freedom Order

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: The Truth About the Restoring Internet Freedom Order Repealing the net neutrality rules represent an "imminent threat to the internet we worked so hard to create", the pioneers say in their letter . Donald Trump's FCC, headed by the former Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai , plans to break with convention, arguing that it is an unnecessary regulation that is preventing ISPs from making money to fund new broadband infrastructure - something the ISPs them... [Full Article...]

Woman caught smoking threatens to "kill everybody" on Southwest flight

Woman caught smoking threatens to Valerie Curbelo , a Southwest Airlines passenger, chose to light up in the bathroom on December 9. The argument escalated when a flight attendant confronted her about the smoke. Law-enforcement was waiting at the gate, and arrested 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo on the spot. When a reporter from CBS 13 asked Curbelo why she made the threat, she replied that she was confused by her behavior. [Full Article...]

Day for site C dam

Day for site C dam August 2, 2017: The province's newly sworn-in NDP government asks the B.C. Utilities Commission to review the project as it considers cancelling or delaying its construction. Cancelling the project at this stage would throw away at least $4 billion in sunk costs, cancelled contracts, and expenses remediating the site. "Taking a four billion-dollar bath with nothing to show for it would have been... [Full Article...]

High schooler helps Dallas Marathon victor across the finish line

High schooler helps Dallas Marathon victor across the finish line The victor of the women's division of the Dallas marathon had some help across the finish line Sunday in a dramatic finish. That's when a high school student who was running the race as a relay stepped beside her. So I picked her up with all my might. Chandler Self took the title, the first female to run an unofficial time of 2:53:58. After self was treated by marathon staff, she returned ... [Full Article...]

Bitcoin surges by 25% as futures trading begins

Bitcoin surges by 25% as futures trading begins The two-month contract traded at $18,880 while the three-month contract was up as high as $19,040. After CBOE, Bitcoin futures are expected to launch at CME and Nasdaq on December 18 and in January, respectively. The futures rose $540 to $16,000 on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Heavy traffic made the Cboe website inaccessible in the first 20 minutes, but it said that "trading runs on... [Full Article...]


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