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Money Facebook listened to users' conversations
Author: 0 Facebook listened to users' conversations

Shares of Facebook pared gains after the report and were up 1.66 per cent at US$188.44 (S$260.92). Facebook has long dismissed the rumors that it was listening to users' private conversations in order to target them with ads. That led some of the workers to believe their work was "unethical", especially when some of the conversations included vulgar material. You're talking about this conspiracy theory that gets passed around that we listen to what's going on on your microphone and use ...

Money Allegiant adds eight flights from SRQ
Author: 0 Allegiant adds eight flights from SRQ

MidAmerica Airport Director Tim Cantwell said the new route strengthens Allegiant's presence in Southern Illinois and will continue to grow the airport's customer base. Allegiant also providesd service to Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Myrtyle Beach, New Orleans, Orlando-Sanford, Punta Gorda, Saint Petersburg-Clearwater and Savanna-Hilton Head.

Money Norwegian to end transatlantic routes from Ireland
Author: 0 Norwegian to end transatlantic routes from Ireland

The only carrier that offered direct flights to Europe from Hamilton will soon discontinue service at John C. Munro airport in the fall. Following two airplane crashes within months in Indonesia and Ethiopia caused by software problems of the 737 Max 8's emergency system leaving 346 people killed, all aircraft of this type were banned from flying by countries around the world.

Money Porsche's Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Is Crazy Powerful and Crazy Quick
Author: 0 Porsche's Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Is Crazy Powerful and Crazy Quick

The more-affordable Cayenne Coupe E-Hybrid makes use of a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine good for 335PS coupled with a 134PS electric motor. There will be, soon, two even more capable and even more expensive models: a very likely Turbo S variant that will squeeze an unspecified additional chunk of horsepower from the V-8 and the Turbo S E-Hybrid packing the 680-hp combined engine-plus-electric-motor output found in the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Panamera Sport Turismo but mated to a ...

Money Olive Garden announces never ending ‘Lifetime Pasta Pass’
Author: 0 Olive Garden announces never ending ‘Lifetime Pasta Pass’

Only 50 lifetime passes are available, and they will be available to the first ones who opted-in for the upgraded pass. For the first time ever, Olive Garden will be selling a very limited supply of Lifetime Pasta Passes . The sale begins at 2 p.m. The length of the $100 pass was extended to nine weeks, from the eight weeks covered by last year's pass, and the number offered for sale was raised to 24,000, from the 22,000 that were offered in 2018.

Money Indian Telecom Jio Reveals Blockchain Network for 330 Million Customers
Author: 0 Indian Telecom Jio Reveals Blockchain Network for 330 Million Customers

But shares of telecom majors Bharti Airtel fell 4% and Vodafone Idea slid nearly 5% as the announcements spurred worries of a repeat of what happened just three years ago when Reliance's Jio burst on to the scene. Reliance Jio users will be able to make unlimited worldwide calls with the new Jio global Calling pack. JIOFIBER customers who opt for the annual plans, called JIO-FOREVER plans, will get an HD OR 4K LED Television and a 4K set-top box free.

Money Nike Just Launched A Sneaker Club For Your Kids' Growing Feet
Author: 0 Nike Just Launched A Sneaker Club For Your Kids' Growing Feet

Nike Adventure Club is a key initiative for the company. "We see Nike Adventure Club sits as having a unique place within Nike , and not just for it being the first sneaker club for kids", Dave Cobban, vice president of the Nike Adventure Club, said in a statement.

Money Moscow crash raises new questions about Tesla autopilot
Author: 0 Moscow crash raises new questions about Tesla autopilot

In its quarterly safety reports , Tesla claims that it is safer to drive on Autopilot but that diligence needs to be practiced by the driver. According to reports, the vehicle was reportedly on Autopilot at the time of the accident. This incident isn't the first to involve the electric-carmaker's Autopilot system. It was not immediately clear what type of Tesla the driver was operating.

Money Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest
Author: 0 Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest

Conflicts between Hong Kong protesters and police erupted on Sunday, resulting in a woman's right eye being struck by a pellet and causing concern of going blind, according to the news outlet. As the unrest show no signs of stopping, and as a response to their demands from the Hong Kong government stays wanting, protesters have increasingly turned to the global community for potential relief.

Money Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins due to protests
Author: 0 Hong Kong airport suspends check-ins due to protests

At least eight protests in various forms were planned over the weekend in the city. Protesters staged the flash protests in lieu of organized, legal marches after police took the highly unusual step of denying permits, saying they would invite violence.

Money Jio Fiber launch from September 5 with 100Mbps speeds
Author: 0 Jio Fiber launch from September 5 with 100Mbps speeds

As per the market reports, Jio could also launch Rs 600 "Triple Play" combo plan offering unlimited voice, unlimited data, the Jio Home IPTV service, premium Jio apps and broadband connection. Ambani also revealed that the Jio GigaFiber IoT (Internet of Things) platform will be commercially available from January 1, 2020. Jio Fiber plans will come bundled with most of OTT subscriptions.

Money A U.S.-China Currency War? What You Need To Know
Author: 0 A U.S.-China Currency War? What You Need To Know

Global financial markets tend to focus on the yuan's exchange rate to the US dollar, and it was effectively pegged to the greenback for a number of years. With the four-year anniversary of China's shock devaluation approaching on August 11, currency traders are adjusting to a new reality without the line in the sand that has helped cushion declines since 2015.

Money Massive power cut hits homes and businesses across Northampton
Author: 0 Massive power cut hits homes and businesses across Northampton

Elsewhere, Cheshire Police tweeted: "We're aware of a power outage in the Ellesmere Port area, including in Great Sutton and Little Sutton". Later on, some LNER trains were running southbound into King's Cross, and services to Stevenage and Peterborough from London also resumed, but not further up the East Coast Main Line.

Money AMD lands Google, Twitter as customers with newest server chip
Author: 0 AMD lands Google, Twitter as customers with newest server chip

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Money Ban On Ad Partner of Instagram for tracking locations
Author: 0 Ban On Ad Partner of Instagram for tracking locations

The Hyp3r company can collect all information from the user profiles, locations, and posts. "Instagram inadvertently provided an easy way for HYP3R to harvest users" data by leaving a publicly accessible JavaScript package containing data on all public pages, even after it locked down its platform following Cambridge Analytica , ' Business Insider News Editor Rob Price tweeted after the report went live.

Money Widespread power cut across United Kingdom affecting Scottish trains
Author: 0 Widespread power cut across United Kingdom affecting Scottish trains

The problems lasted about 15 minutes before power was fully restored, she added. The National Grid Electricity System Operator said that the cause of the blackout lies in two failed generators, according to Sky News. Road users were also affected by the power cut as traffic lights were also out of action. BTP tweeted: "We now have BTP officers assisting at several stations owing to current disruption caused by power issues".

Money Flight attendant arrested after passenger concern: She ‘appears to be quite drunk’
Author: 0 Flight attendant arrested after passenger concern: She ‘appears to be quite drunk’

United Airlines said the regional airline Air Wisconsin operated the flight - one of the airlines enveloped in the "United Express" brand. March was arrested and taken to St. Furthermore, Schreb claimed that a rep for United contacted him on August 2 and offered a $500 voucher or 25,000 miles for the trouble, plus a refund for that segment of his trip.

Money Gold Hits Life-Time High Of Rs 38,070 Per 10 Gram
Author: 0 Gold Hits Life-Time High Of Rs 38,070 Per 10 Gram

Amid escalation in tensions between USA and China over trade agreements, Spot Gold on Wednesday rose 1.1 percent to $1,490.57 an ounce, the highest since April 2013. Treasury yields and Wall Street, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average tanking more than 300 points. U.S. gold futures climbed 1.2 percent to $1,501.50 an ounce.

Money Walmart scrubs depictions of violence from stores
Author: 0 Walmart scrubs depictions of violence from stores

In a statement , a Walmart spokesperson told USAToday that the memo was genuine and that Walmart has "taken this action out of respect for the incidents of the past week, and this action does not reflect a long-term change in our video game assortment".

Money Walmart CEO responds to shooting amid calls to end gun sales
Author: 0 Walmart CEO responds to shooting amid calls to end gun sales

Walmart is removing from its stores nationwide signs, displays or videos that depict violence following a mass shooting at one of its stores in Texas, though it has not changed its policy on gun sales . In Or Out On LinkedIn yesterday, McMillon expressed his shock and grief, and thanked first responders for their bravery. The company believes "there are more constructive ways for associates to offer feedback such as emails or conversations with leaders", said Walmart's Mr.

Author: 0 Flight Attendant Charged After Passengers Report Intoxication

Prosecutors charged Julianne March, 49, of Waukesha, Wisconsin , after she was arrested on August 2. The flight attendant said she was in Chicago, ABC News reported. On her way to the St. Joseph County Jail, she told an officer she had two vodka "shooters" before arriving to work that morning, according to the Tribune.

Money Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates by full percentage point
Author: 0 Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates by full percentage point

The tweets are his latest demand for the central bank to cut rates to stimulate the USA economy before the 2020 presidential election . The president's remarks on rate cuts is the most specific he has been so far, but is just his latest criticism of the central bank.

Money Subway hops on the plant-based bandwagon
Author: 0 Subway hops on the plant-based bandwagon

Beyond Meatball Marinara Subs will be available at 685 participating Subway restaurants in Canada and the U.S. beginning this September, and they'll only be on the menu for a limited time. and Perdue Foods. In the last month, the sandwich chain has launched Halo Top milkshakes and rolled out King's Hawaiian bread at Subway locations.

Money NHTSA May Be Preparing Formal Investigation of Tesla Autopilot
Author: 0 NHTSA May Be Preparing Formal Investigation of Tesla Autopilot

This past fall, Tesla touted the safety rating of the Model 3 , saying that NHTSA's tests showed the auto had "the lowest probability of injury of all cars the safety agency has ever tested". "It is impossible to say based on the frontal crash test results or the Overall Vehicle Scores whether the Model 3 is safer than other 5-Star rated vehicles".

Money China tells U.S. diplomats in Hong Kong to stop interfering
Author: 0 China tells U.S. diplomats in Hong Kong to stop interfering

Protesters say police were slow to protect them. "All we want is justice and all we want is consistency", said prominent lawyer Kevin Yam, who also protested. The ministry called on the the USA consulate to "immediately make a clean break with various anti-China rioters" and to "stop interfering in Hong Kong's affairs immediately".

Money China lowers yuan's trading range but currency stabilizes
Author: 0 China lowers yuan's trading range but currency stabilizes

Exports and imports in July fell 0.8 percent to US$298 billion, of which exports grew 3.3 percent while imports dropped 5.6 percent. While China's exports to the US continued to shrink in July in the face of stiffer tariffs, shipments picked up to Europe, South Korea, Taiwan and, most noticeably, Southeast Asia (ASEAN).