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Volvos being recalled amid engine fire risk

Volvos being recalled amid engine fire risk Another way of checking if your auto is on the recall notice is to visit the volvocars.com website and type in your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Models included in the recall include the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90. He said that the sole authorized dealer for Volvo in Estonia, AS Info-Auto, has notified most of the affected clients of the recall. [Full Article...]

Equifax forced to pay you $4 for compromising your data

Equifax forced to pay you $4 for compromising your data Equifax will also pay $275 million in fees to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Attorneys General of 48 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, and the New York Department of Financial Services. For the time you spent dealing with the breach. It was the largest breach in history, exposing the data of 56 percent of American adults. "Equifax put profits over privacy and gre... [Full Article...]

National Ice Cream Day 2019 Deals: How to Get Free Ice Cream

National Ice Cream Day 2019 Deals: How to Get Free Ice Cream The ice cream has bits of steak and bourbon caramel. Now it is observed annually each third Sunday of July. Cold Stone Creamery is giving existing My Cold Stone Club Rewards email members a buy-one-get-one-free coupon. If fact, North Carolinians love ice cream so much, back in February a bill was filed in the North Carolina General Assembly making ice cream the state's official frozen treat... [Full Article...]

Tesla’s Newest V3 Supercharger Can Charge 1,500 Vehicles A Day

Tesla’s Newest V3 Supercharger Can Charge 1,500 Vehicles A Day The Tesla V3 Supercharger will help in reducing the time taken to charge cars, by a large number. The V3 is not a retrofit of the company's previous generations. Tesla says that it supports Caesars' "CodeGreen" goal to cut greenhouse-gas emissions 30 percent by 2025. As for what it's capable of doing, Tesla explains that it can support a peak rate of up to 250kW, and is specifically cre... [Full Article...]

CBS goes dark for DirecTV customers following AT&T contract dispute

CBS goes dark for DirecTV customers following AT&T contract dispute The previous contract expired without a replacement at 2 a.m. A CBS logo is seen outside its headquarters, in NY. The network is still available free through an antenna but about 90 million of the 119 million homes that receive CBS get it through paid TV, generating billions of dollars for the network, according to The Times . [Full Article...]

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft's net income rose to $13.19 billion or $1.71 per share within the fourth quarter, from $8.87 billion or $1.14 per share a year earlier. Shares in Microsoft Corp ( NASDAQ: MSFT ) jumped 1.45% to change hands at $138.40 apiece in after-hours trading Thursday, after the tech giant announced upbeat earnings results for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks US Fed, demands rate cut

Trump attacks US Fed, demands rate cut The comments by Williams made it a virtual certainty the Fed would cut interest rates by 25 basis points (bps) at its July 30-31 policy meeting and also revived expectations of an even deeper 50 bps reduction. "Of course the market would latch on to a speech like this - given focus and timing - right before the July confab". "Disinflationary pressures, if anything, are more intense than I though... [Full Article...]

South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row

South Korea's central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row Bank Indonesia (BI) on July 18 reduced the key lending rate 25 basic points to 5.75 percent, a decision made ahead of an anticipated rate cut by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) later this month. Samsung Electronics Co.is exploring all possible means to secure stock piles of Japanese materials in preparation for Tokyo expanding its export restrictions, company sources said Thursday. [Full Article...]

Oil prices edge lower after USA fuel inventories build

Oil prices edge lower after USA fuel inventories build Brent crude futures were down 69 United States cents, or 1.1 per cent, to settle at $US63.66 a barrel. A larger than expected crude inventory drawdown offset by large builds in refined product inventories led to crude prices on Wednesday falling over 1 percent , extending a 3 percent-plus drop in prices in the previous session. [Full Article...]

US Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

US Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry Both contracts last week made their biggest weekly gains in three weeks as U.S. oil inventories fell and diplomatic tensions rose in the Middle East. The first named storm of the season forced the suspension of more than two-thirds of oil output from the Gulf of Mexico, but with the storm past and dissipated over Louisiana, workers were returned to the evacuated platforms. [Full Article...]

'Many MPs' would work to block no-deal departure, Brexit Secretary warns

'Many MPs' would work to block no-deal departure, Brexit Secretary warns That means lawmakers would be sent home two weeks earlier, hindering their ability to stop Britain leaving the European Union without a deal. Conservative Party members are presently in the final stages of selecting the next leader of their party, who through the composition of the present British Parliament will become the next Prime Minister when the votes are counted and the succession made... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020

Elon Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020 As reported by the Guardian , Musk told attendees at an event hosted by the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco that the startup is pressing forward with its project and has managed to create a form of " thread " which can track the activity of neurons. [Full Article...]

Updated air passenger rights protections in effect

Updated air passenger rights protections in effect Also beginning today, all communications, including tickets, from an airline must contain clear information on passenger rights and how to claim them. Garneau said terms are clearly defined, but reiterated that delays or cancellations following a pre-flight check are not considered something which warrants compensation. [Full Article...]

Ohio State says its reviewing Jeffrey Epstein donations

Ohio State says its reviewing Jeffrey Epstein donations That deal was brokered by Alexander Acosta, a former USA attorney in Miami who resigned last week as President Donald Trump's labor secretary after public outrage over the Epstein agreement reached a fever pitch. Wild said she was sexually abused by Epstein in Palm Beach, Fla., when she was 14. Farmer says she was 16 when she "had the misfortune" of meeting Epstein and later went to spend time wit... [Full Article...]

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Slipping

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Slipping Investment banking revenues fell 9%, weighed down by "significantly lower net revenues in debt underwriting, primarily reflecting lower net revenues from investment-grade and leveraged finance activity", although the fall was not as bad as analysts had predicted. [Full Article...]

China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy

China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday seized on slowing economic growth in China as evidence that U.S. tariffs were having "a major effect" and warned that Washington could pile on more pressure as bilateral trade talks sputtered along. One source familiar with the negotiations said the USA side wants China to clarify what negotiating document will form the basis for further talks before locking i... [Full Article...]

Facebook counts $5bn cost of Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook counts $5bn cost of Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook has reportedly been hit with one of the biggest fines in history over privacy violations as part of the Cambridge Analytica scandal . "This hardly counts as effect for Facebook's gross misconduct and violation of users' privacy ", said Reem Suleiman, senior campaigner at SumOfUs, in a statement shared with Fox News via email. [Full Article...]

Vodafone must also refund users stung by third-party billing

Vodafone must also refund users stung by third-party billing Direct billing services (DCB) allow third parties to sell digital content like games and ringtones and charge customers directly to their phone bill, often without their knowledge or consent. However, consumers could still be charged for one-off purchases without any identity verification until March 2018. As part an undertaking with the ACCC announced on Tuesday, Vodafone will offer refunds f... [Full Article...]

Woman Gets Marijuana Cake Instead of 'Moana' Cake

Woman Gets Marijuana Cake Instead of 'Moana' Cake Davis is OK with how everything turned out. "I think they thought that she said " marijuana " because we're from south Georgia, we kind of have an accent, so, 'Moana , ' marijuana". 'Look at everything that it took, ' she told USA Today . But to be at this job for nearly a year and not have a write-up, not be in trouble, and to just be let go because of mistake, it's not amusing to me'. [Full Article...]

FTC Votes to Settle With Facebook for $5B

FTC Votes to Settle With Facebook for $5B The FTC Commissioners were divided along party lines, 3-2, with Republican commissioners supporting the measure and the Democratic commissioners against it. Facebook could be facing a record-breaking $5 billion (almost £4 billion ) fine. The tech industry group NetChoice praised the fine, saying it would motivate companies to improve their privacy practices. [Full Article...]


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