• AAA: Premium Fuel Not Worth The Price
AAA: Premium Fuel Not Worth The Price

You may think it's better than "Regular" gasoline because, well, it is called "Premium" and it costs more. On Tuesday in Florida, the state average price for a gallon of regular gas is $2.40. AAA tested Premium and Regular gasoline in six vehicles: a Ford F-150, a Cadillac Escalade, a Mazda Miata, an Audi A3, a Ford Mustang GT and a Jeep Renegade...

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  • Unibail-Rodamco to acquire Westfield for US$24.7 billion
Unibail-Rodamco to acquire Westfield for US$24.7 billion

The transaction would create a global operator and developer of flagship shopping centers spanning the USA and Europe, with a gross market value of US$72.2 billion. "Westfield has been seen as a pioneer in US mall redevelopment, melding traditional mall retailers with atypical mall fixtures like upscale food courts, high-end restaurants, bars, cine...

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  • Protesters picket Verizon in Times Square over 'net neutrality'
Protesters picket Verizon in Times Square over 'net neutrality'

It continues, "Freedom of speech and freedom of expression are guaranteed by our constitution, and we demand that such freedoms continue online". The protesters hope Thursday's displays will create a visual representation of their outrage, to urge Arkansas lawmakers to stop the FCC vote, scheduled on December 14.

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  • Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan in 'Race 3'
Anil Kapoor joins Salman Khan in 'Race 3'

Actor Anil Kapoor who will be next seen in Fanney Khan, has joined the cast of the third instalment of Race franchise with Salman Khan. Anil Kapoor shares the logo on his twitter account and captioned it as "It's nearly time for curtain call!" The film also features superstar Salman Khan.

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  • Apple HomeKit flaw left smart gadgets vulnerable
Apple HomeKit flaw left smart gadgets vulnerable

Zac Hall of 9to5Mac discovered a vulnerability in HomeKit, Apple's home automation framework, that could allow unauthorized control of accessories like smart locks and garage door openers. Experts said that while issues with smart-home systems such as this impact consumer confidence in smart locks and other security devices, traditional locks can...

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  • Director Bryan Singer accused of assaulting teen; lawsuit filed in Seattle
Director Bryan Singer accused of assaulting teen; lawsuit filed in Seattle

Cesar Sanchez-Guzman apparently claims that he did not remember this alleged incident from 2003 until now. The lawsuit, filed in Washington state , alleges that in 2003 Singer offered to give Sanchez-Guzman, then 17, a tour of the yacht they were both on near Seattle.

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  • Sensex surges 301 points to surpass 33000-mark, Nifty above 10250
Sensex surges 301 points to surpass 33000-mark, Nifty above 10250

The 30-share Sensex stayed in the green throughout and hit the day's high of 32,992.45 following all-round buying. Meanwhile, the Nifty was trading higher by 51.30 points or 0.50% at 10,218.00 with 46 components gaining. The BSE FMCG index topped with a robust 2.23 percent rise, followed by metal 1.36 percent, healthcare 1.35 percent, consumer du...

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  • Republican Rep. Trent Franks Will Resign After Discussing Surrogacy With Female Staffers
Republican Rep. Trent Franks Will Resign After Discussing Surrogacy With Female Staffers

Although Franks's statement left the circumstances of the "discussion" murky, three Republicans familiar with the allegations said that he had asked the staffers, who worked for him at the time but have since left his office, if they would serve as a surrogate mother for his child.

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  • Piggy Chops voted sexiest Asian woman in United Kingdom poll
Piggy Chops voted sexiest Asian woman in United Kingdom poll

Yes, it is the Bollywood and Hollywood diva Priyanka Chopra Aka Piggy Chops who rocked the list in 2017. Thanking the fans for the honor, the 35-year-old " Quantico " star said, "I can not actually take credit for this at all". Nia Sharma remains one of the most searched and followed TV actresses online. The actress has caught the attention of ...

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  • Global passenger traffic up 7.2pc in Oct: IATA
Global passenger traffic up 7.2pc in Oct: IATA

While there will be growth in passenger and cargo demand, Iata's chief economist Brian Pearce warned that intense competition will continue to put pressure on passenger yields. "Airlines are achieving sustainable levels of profitability", he said while highlighting the challenges of rising fuel costs and well as labour and infrastructure expenses.

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  • Ireland makes deal to collect $20B in back taxes from Apple
Ireland makes deal to collect $20B in back taxes from Apple

Apple filed an appeal against the Commission's ruling in December 2016, and the company accused outspoken EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager of using Apple as a "convenient target" to make headlines. "The Commission's case against Ireland has never been about how much Apple pays in taxes, it's about which government gets the money"...

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  • Amazon Australia has finally launched... and it's frankly underwhelming
Amazon Australia has finally launched... and it's frankly underwhelming

One of Australia's leading retailers, Gerry Harvey of Harvey Norman told Sunrise that he's concerned Amazon will "break all the rules" and employ a predatory pricing strategy that means businesses such as his were financially incapable of matching their heavily discounted items.

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  • Zuckerberg challengers now bitcoin billionaires
Zuckerberg challengers now bitcoin billionaires

Even JP Morgan's senior analyst Tom Lee has confirmed the optimistic estimates it wants to climb within five years to $ 25,000, endorsing his undisputed commercial success. Still, the twins themselves have noted that older Bitcoin aficionados probably have larger holdings. LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: A visual representation of the digital Crypt...

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  • Tesla switches on the world's biggest battery
Tesla switches on the world's biggest battery

The battery farm launches today after extensive regulatory testing that took place to test the battery's ability to charge to, and from, Australia's National Energy Market and also act as a generator. South Australia suffered a severe blackout previous year that left 1.7 million people without electricity, prompting Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull...

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  • Deceleration trend in overall growth has been now reversed: Jaitley
Deceleration trend in overall growth has been now reversed: Jaitley

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said latest Gross Domestic Product ( GDP ) estimates show economic activities are increasing in the country. "GDP growth recovers to 6.3% in Q2 from a 3-year low of 5.7% in Q1". With the sign of growth trajectory, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley remained optimistic of a higher grow...

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  • Uber breach affected 2.7 million Britons
Uber breach affected 2.7 million Britons

Separately, prosecutors in the U.S. have heard that Uber may have hired ex-CIA intelligence operatives to conduct surveillance on its rivals . John Thune (R-SD), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA), notes that an outside law firm commissioned by Uber's board of directors uncovered the 2015 data breach.

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  • Waymo Trial Delayed Again With Sharp Words for Uber From Judge
Waymo Trial Delayed Again With Sharp Words for Uber From Judge

Alsup voiced his own concern over what he called potentially criminal conduct involving a hidden system of messaging at Uber. Waymo sued Uber, saying that they stole trade secrets about self-driving auto technology. "And there is a 50-50 chance that this will turn out to be a dry hole". The existence of such a unit deals a huge blow to Uber's a...

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  • 'Black Friday' in United States brings great news for global e-commerce
'Black Friday' in United States brings great news for global e-commerce

I have recommended both Mastercard (MA) and Visa (V) at various times over the previous year and, as the charts below show, that has worked out pretty well so far. While consumers, of course, buy pet food and supplies all year round (the American Pet Products Association reports that pet industry spending for 2016 came in at a record high $66.75 bi...

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  • AAA: Michigan average gas price drops 10 cents after Thanksgiving
AAA: Michigan average gas price drops 10 cents after Thanksgiving

Today's national gas price average is $2.51, which is 38 cents more than this time past year. The average IL price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $2.59. The downward gas-price trend of the past two weeks has been thrown into park and prices are poised to head higher again in South Florida and elsewhere around the state.

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  • Man fleeing police charged after vehicle fatally strikes deputy
Man fleeing police charged after vehicle fatally strikes deputy

Oakland County deputy Eric Overall was laying down "stop sticks" early Thursday morning in Brandon Township to deflate the man's tires. According to court records from Macomb County, Berak has prior convictions for possession of marijuana and resisting officers.

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  • Dead, 150 Injured After Violent Clashes Between Forces And Islamist Protesters
Dead, 150 Injured After Violent Clashes Between Forces And Islamist Protesters

Despite a swift reversal, protesters still demand that Pakistan's law minister resign. But protest leaders were adamant and refused to clear the intersection unless the law minister resigned. Social media platforms also appeared to be temporarily suspended. Gen. Asif Ghafoor, head of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army's media wing, ...

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  • Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets end week on a positive note
Markets@Moneycontrol: Markets end week on a positive note

The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at 33,679.24 points - up 91.16 points or 0.27 per cent - from its Thursday's close. However, some gains were capped as investors booked profits in metals stocks and foreign investors pulled out money from stocks. The BSE market breadth was bullish - 1,510 advances and 1,225 decli...

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  • United States arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme
United States arrests two Chinese oil company reps in Africa bribery scheme

Kim said in the statement. The charges, of violating money laundering legislation and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, could result in jail sentences of up to 20 years. Ng Lap Seng, a Chinese billionaire, was convicted in July of paying more than $1.7 million in bribes to U.N. ambassadors to secure rights to build a U.N.

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  • Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison over sexual assault
Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison over sexual assault

Reports in Italy claim the former Manchester City and Real Madrid star, along with five others, was implicated for an attack on an Albanian girl in a Milan nightclub in January 2013. It added that "all legal steps" were "already being taken regarding this decision". Because of that, the verdict is effectively put on hold until the appeals pr...

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  • Volvo to supply autonomous vehicles to Uber from 2019
Volvo to supply autonomous vehicles to Uber from 2019

Not to forget Uber has had fights with its driver community and this interesting deal with Volvo could help Uber to take a new turn in future. "With the advent of autonomous vehicle technology, rider attention may be focused on alternative activities, such as work, socialising, reading, writing, task-based activities and the like", Uber say...

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  • Uber adding 24000 self-driving Volvo XC90s to its fleet
Uber adding 24000 self-driving Volvo XC90s to its fleet

But the non-exclusive nature of the agreement means Volvo will continue developing its own autonomous systems, independent of Uber. Either way, the new deal proves that Uber is serious about self-driving tech. The company Uber will purchase 24,000 crossover Volvo XC90 , which are already tested as taxis in the States of Arizona and Pennsylvania....

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  • Moody's upgrades India's sovereign bond rating for first time in 14 years
Moody's upgrades India's sovereign bond rating for first time in 14 years

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , who has been taking the flak for slowing economic growth and messy implementation of GST , said the jump in India's ranking in World Bank's ease of doing business by 42 places and Friday's rating upgrade vindicated the government's belief in their "reforms process".

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  • AAA: 1 million Marylanders will travel for Thanksgiving
AAA: 1 million Marylanders will travel for Thanksgiving

Over one million people in Wisconsin are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home next week. "AAA expects drivers will pay the highest Thanksgiving gas prices in three years, thanks to strong demand and higher oil prices", said Mark Jenkins, AAA spokesman in Tampa.

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  • TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota
TransCanada Keystone pipeline leaks 795000 litres of crude oil in South Dakota

The company said in a press release that the leak was discovered after a drop in the pipeline's pressure was detected. The substance flowing through the Keystone pipeline is known as diluted bitumen, or " dilbit ", because the bitumen (the crude oil itself) is so thick and sticky it must be diluted in order to effectively flow through the system....

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  • SABC to broadcast 2023 World Cup Rugby announcment
SABC to broadcast 2023 World Cup Rugby announcment

France has won the hosting rights to the 2023 Rugby World Cup , infuriating the ousted South African bidding team. "The ability to submit clarification requests following the publication of the recommendation and comprehensive report on 31 October was agreed and permitted within the host selection process operated by World Rugby ".

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