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The tweaked BMW i3 gets all the range

The tweaked BMW i3 gets all the range

It will be the second time the automaker has upgraded the i3's battery since the electric car's 2014 launch . Today's Nissan Leaf has a 40kWh battery and a 168-mile range, remember. If the pricing ho...

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Facebook was hacked: Here's what you need to know and do now

Facebook was hacked: Here's what you need to know and do now

Facebook alerted users that a security issue had been discovered on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Rosen says the company has already fixed the vulnerability. But Facebook says the investigation is continu...

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'We'll know in 48 hours': Mexico sees new hope of trilateral NAFTA

'We'll know in 48 hours': Mexico sees new hope of trilateral NAFTA

The formal text of the U.S. -Mexico deal needs to be released by Sunday so it can be presented to the U.S. Congress by the end of the month and fulfil a 60-day notice requirement that would allow lawm...

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Bed Bath & Beyond nosedives after cutting forecasts

Bed Bath & Beyond nosedives after cutting forecasts

When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 2.26. Its stock sank 21.2 per cent to $14.81 in very heavy trading. The opposite kind of result, a...

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SurveyMonkey prices its IPO at $12 a share

This company is a leading global provider of survey software products that enable organizations to engage with their key constituents, including their customers, employees and the markets they serve...

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Trump admits friendship with Xi could be over

Trump admits friendship with Xi could be over

President Donald Trump is targeting China, saying the USA will no longer tolerate unfair trade arrangements that allow countries to dump their products in America, subsidize their goods, target US ind...

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It’s National Coffee Day: That means free and discounted java!

It’s National Coffee Day: That means free and discounted java!

Saturday is National Coffee Day and there are deals all over San Antonio if you're looking for a cup of fresh java. This deal isn't limited to National Coffee Day though - so if you're still craving...

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Bezos' Space Startup to Supply Engines for ULA's Vulcan Rocket

Bezos' Space Startup to Supply Engines for ULA's Vulcan Rocket

A hot fire test is when the fully assembled engine is fired up. "We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Blue Origin and look forward to a successful first flight of our next-generation...

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Petrol, diesel prices touch fresh highs; Check September 27 rates across metros

Petrol, diesel prices touch fresh highs; Check September 27 rates across metros

For Mumbai and Kolkata, a litre of petrol is selling at Rs 90.35 and Rs 84.82 respectively. From 1st October, petrol and diesel prices will rise again in line with costs of oil internationally...

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Homebuyers beware as interest rates start to rise

Homebuyers beware as interest rates start to rise

HSBC and Hang Seng each boosted their lending rate 12.5 basis points to 5.125 percent, while Standard Chartered lifted its rate from 5.25 percent to 5.375 percent. The Fed slightly raised its interest...

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WhatsApp co-founder shows remorse for selling out his users' privacy

WhatsApp co-founder shows remorse for selling out his users' privacy

Eventually, WhatsApp is going to need to generate revenue". There's no official word on what caused the Instagram founders to bail, although rumours hint at clashes between the two men and Faceboo...

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Goldman Sachs's Marcus account offers 1.5% interest on savings

Goldman Sachs's Marcus account offers 1.5% interest on savings

The punchy new interest rate is offered by Marcus, Goldman's consumer arm. Long-suffering United Kingdom savers could soon see higher returns, as one of Wall Street's swankiest banks boosts its pres...

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McDonald's removing artificial additives from its burgers

McDonald's removing artificial additives from its burgers

Even the Big Mac " special sauce " will get a makeover. There's just one catch: One ingredient proved too dificult to content with, so it remains as the last-standing burger ingredient made with art...

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Boeing wins US Air Force TX trainer competition

Boeing wins US Air Force TX trainer competition

Because Boeing lost the F-35 jet fighter contract to Lockheed, and the B-21 Air Force stealth-bomber contract to Northrop Grumman, the T-X competition loomed as a must-win if Boeing was to stay in m...

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OPEC has Little Spare Capacity to Make-up Drop in Iranian Production

OPEC has Little Spare Capacity to Make-up Drop in Iranian Production

It could cause Washington to take extraordinary steps, including the use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, to cool down the crude oil and other fuel prices ahead of the USA mid-term elections. "...

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Elon Musk reportedly walked away from settlement with SEC

Elon Musk reportedly walked away from settlement with SEC

He holds the equivalent of a sell rating on the stock, with a price target of US$210, below the average price target of US$301 according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Musk, 47, is the public face o...

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China urges US to stop 'slander' after Trump's election claims

China urges US to stop 'slander' after Trump's election claims

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Pyongyang next month to discuss North Korean denuclearization efforts ahead of a planned second summit between Kim and Trump , the U.S. Glaser said Chin...

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Hacker backpedals on his brazen threat to delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook account

Hacker backpedals on his brazen threat to delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook account

The stream will go live on Sunday at 6 p.m. local time in Taiwan, which is 3 a.m.in San Francisco where Facebook is headquartered. Similarly, the live-stream will commence at 6 am in NY, 11 am in Lond...

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Facebook Resets Passwords to 90 Million Accounts After Security Breach

Facebook Resets Passwords to 90 Million Accounts After Security Breach

The flaw has been fixed, wrote the firm's head of security, Guy Rosen. "We're working hard to better understand these details - and we will update this post when we have more information, or if the ...

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Ted Cruz Grills Google on Censored China Search During Senate Hearing

Ted Cruz Grills Google on Censored China Search During Senate Hearing

First reported in mid-September, the letter written by Poulson describes a "pattern of unethical and unaccountable decision making from company leadership". Similarly, in August this year, the com...

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Royal Mail tells environmental campaigners to stop posting crisp packets without envelopes

Royal Mail tells environmental campaigners to stop posting crisp packets without envelopes

Royal Mail Group (LON:RMG) stepped into a row between campaigners and Walkers as it urged people to stop putting crisp packets in postboxes without envelopes, the BBC has reported. "They are not...

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Tesla's Elon Musk hires Mark Cuban's former attorney after rejecting SEC settlement

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk faces a lawsuit from the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which also wants him removed as CEO. The SEC declined to comment when contacted by Business Insider. T...

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Ryanair refuses to compensate 30000 passengers hit by strike

Ryanair refuses to compensate 30000 passengers hit by strike

Ryanair faces a fresh clash with Britain's aviation watchdog after insisting that passengers affected by a strike by cabin crew this week would be ineligible for compensation. He said the German sto...

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FTSE Russell includes China stocks in boon to battered market

FTSE Russell includes China stocks in boon to battered market

Unsurprisingly, the gains have been led by large cap stocks with the SSE 50 - comprising the 50 largest listed stocks in Shanghai - soaring 2%, leaving the index at its highest level since June. "...

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Ryanair to cancel 190 flights on Friday across Europe

Ryanair to cancel 190 flights on Friday across Europe

Earlier in September, Ryanair rejected claims by the unions that the strike would cause "travel chaos" and said the airline would warn affected customers of a small number of flight cancellations. R...

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Elon Musk Is Being Sued by the SEC for Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ) filed suit today in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of NY against Elon Musk , the billionaire industrialist trying to lead mankind to a ...

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USA stocks end lower as Fed lifts interest rates again

USA stocks end lower as Fed lifts interest rates again

Federal Reserve policymakers expect to hike rates one more time this year, three times next year, and only once in 2020, the same as they forecast in June. The vote to raise rates was 9 to 0. The F...

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SEC files complaint against Tesla's Elon Musk

SEC files complaint against Tesla's Elon Musk

Responding to the lawsuit , Mr Musk said: "This unjustified action by the SEC leaves me deeply saddened and disappointed". Investor belief that Mr. The SEC says that this and subsequent tweets were...

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Brent prices dip while USA crude oil supplies exceed analyst expectations

In a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday, Trump reiterated calls on Opec to pump more oil and stop raising prices. Under U.S. law, the government can sell up to 30 million barrels of oil, or about...

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest insane scheme to meet production targets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's latest insane scheme to meet production targets

Another initiative was Tesla Direct, a home delivery service that was also a huge success. The catch being you have to buy an inventory Model S, Model X , or the Performance Model 3 to get it. Tesla ...

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