• Tesla laying off 9 percent of workforce
Tesla laying off 9 percent of workforce

Tesla , which also operates SolarCity, is only laying off salaried employees. Tweeting pictures of an email he said had been leaked to media, Musk said that the cuts were part of a simplification of Tesla's management structure promised last month.

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  • Ofo applies for e-scooter scheme license in San Francisco
Ofo applies for e-scooter scheme license in San Francisco

Motivate is not on the list of San Francisco scooter applicants. If Uber gets its way, it would be double-dipping in the bike-share market - in April it ponied up nearly $200 million for Brooklyn-based Jump, which operates about 425 dockless electric bikes in San Francisco and Washington, DC, and which will be participating in a pilot program i...

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  • Foxconn broke Chinese labour laws-rights group
Foxconn broke Chinese labour laws-rights group

It is worth remembering that Foxconn is the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and employs more than a million people, spread across multiple factories in the Far East and beyond. Amazon said it had discovered "two issues of concern" at the Foxconn factory in Hengyang earlier this year. The watchdog group China Labor Watch, based...

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  • Nirav Modi Seeks Political Asylum In UK Weeks After NDTV Report
Nirav Modi Seeks Political Asylum In UK Weeks After NDTV Report

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday approached the Interpol seeking a red corner notice against billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, who is at the centre of the over $2 billion PNB fraud case. KUALA LUMPUR • A former Malaysian central bank official who was part of a team investigating beleaguered state fund 1Malaysia Development Ber...

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  • Dominos Is Filling In Potholes Across America To Save Your Pizza
Dominos Is Filling In Potholes Across America To Save Your Pizza

The animal-rights group told the local paper at the time, "We think people would be upset to learn road repairs were a direct result of cruelty to chickens", to which then-mayor Pamela Torliatt responded that she would not participate in a "game of chicken over our pothole paving".

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  • Trump, Kim agree to repatriating USA military remains
Trump, Kim agree to repatriating USA military remains

South Korea's Presidential Blue House said it needed to "to find out the precise meaning or intentions" of Trump's statement, while adding that it was willing to "explore various measures to help the talks move forward more smoothly". Reaffirming the 27 April Panmunjon Declaration, North Korea will commit to working towards complete denucleariz...

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  • Amazon brings Prime discounts at Whole Foods to 10 more states
Amazon brings Prime discounts at Whole Foods to 10 more states

The Whole Foods' Prime discount program is now available in: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and in Kansas City, Missouri.

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  • United Flight to Chicago Diverted After Security Concern
United Flight to Chicago Diverted After Security Concern

The 207 passengers and 11 crew members disembarked the Boeing 767-330 at Shannon in County Clare at about 14:15 local time. It's believed that there had been a handwritten note claiming there was a bomb on board discovered in the toilet. As a result, authorities are conducting additional baggage screening as well as interviews of the 218 passenge...

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  • Full Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un signed statement from Singapore summit
Full Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un signed statement from Singapore summit

Kim was heard telling Trump through an interpreter: "I think the entire world is watching this moment". We had a terrific day and we learned a lot about each other and our countries'. The circus-like atmosphere might be amusing if the stakes weren't so high. A complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization "is the only outcome that the ...

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  • New Tesla software to offer 'full' autonomy, says Elon Musk
New Tesla software to offer 'full' autonomy, says Elon Musk

Edris Rodriguez Ritchie, an attorney for the NLRB, said Tesla asked workers to sign confidentiality agreements that were "overly broad" in preventing them from publicly discussing their working conditions. They have cameras, radar and sonar sensors. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has provided more details about the SpaceX upgrade package the company...

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  • This year's Tony Awards were about more than the winners
This year's Tony Awards were about more than the winners

Actor Robert De Niro , an outspoken Trump critic, went on a profanity-laced rant against Trump during Sunday night's Tony Awards . The performance was in celebration of the production's nomination for Best Musical , which was one of three Tony nominations it received after opening earlier this year.

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  • Trump set to meet with Kim one-on-one, sets early departure
Trump set to meet with Kim one-on-one, sets early departure

It has the bomb. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went on a surprise tour of downtown Singapore on Monday night, just hours before he was due to take part in a landmark meeting with US President Donald Trump . In March, Trump accepted on the spot an invitation by Kim to meet in person, without preconditions, setting the stage for Tuesday's hi...

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  • IHOP name change revealed; restaurant now called IHOB
IHOP name change revealed; restaurant now called IHOB

The chain's Twitter bio now reads " Burgers so burgerin' good, we changed our name to IHOb ". The popular breakfast chain made the announcement on Monday and Pro Wrestling Sheet reached out to the only wrestler we felt worthy of weighing in on the topic.

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  • Net Neutrality Officially Expired. Now States Are Passing Their Own Laws
Net Neutrality Officially Expired. Now States Are Passing Their Own Laws

The Federal Communications Committee (FCC) was successful in repealing the net neutrality rules that the previous FCC leadership passed in 2015. Telecoms are now free to block, slow, or otherwise discriminate against online content and services.

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  • Elon Musk's flamethrowers are listed on eBay for as high as $20000
Elon Musk's flamethrowers are listed on eBay for as high as $20000

Musk tweeted the terms and conditions for the owners on the style of Dr. Seuss. The guns, which are more of a blowtorch than an actual flamethrower , are receiving some criticism for being risky. Musk later posted a photo of a couple with a baby carriage and a flamethrower standing in front of a Boring Company photo shoot backdrop in a parking ...

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  • Jaguar Land Rover to Move Discovery SUV Production to Slovakia
Jaguar Land Rover to Move Discovery SUV Production to Slovakia

JLR said in January it would decide this year whether to build electric cars in its home market after announcing all of its new cars will be available in an electric or hybrid version from 2020. It also has an agreement with Magna Steyr, a unit of Magna Inc., to build the Jaguar E-Pace and all-electric I-Pace models in Austria. The compan...

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  • ARCTIC BLAST: Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments
ARCTIC BLAST: Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments

Trump didn't stop there he took things on next level by bashing Justin Trudeau directly via tweets . G7 leaders pose for the family photo during the G7 Summit on June 8 , 2018 in La Malbaie, Canada . The president seems to think raising US tariffs will accomplish that end. According to a Canada release, they make nearly 100 Billion Dollars...

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  • Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong
Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong

Delegations from both sides are making final preparations before the meeting. "I am on my way to Singapore where we have a chance to achieve a truly wonderful result for North Korea and the World". On the way back to his hotel, Kim walked along a promenade near the Merlion, a giant statue, and fountain, of a mythical creature, half lion, half...

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  • Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit
Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit

The president, as is his wont, took to Twitter . President Trump started his day in Singapore on Monday where he blasted the Canadian Prime Minister and slammed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation just after meeting with the USA allies at the G7 in Quebec.

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  • Facebook gave some developers access to users' friends after policy changed
Facebook gave some developers access to users' friends after policy changed

The company Facebook has provided a number of firms access to the data of its users, reports the Wall Street Journal , citing court documents, representatives of social networks and other sources. The Journal's report capped another tough week for Facebook as it continues to grapple with the fallout from a privacy scandal that erupted almo...

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  • Kim, Trump arrive in Singapore for landmark summit
Kim, Trump arrive in Singapore for landmark summit

Trump travelled to Singapore from Canada, where he attended a meeting with other world leaders. Hours earlier, a jet carrying Kim landed. Trump had been scheduled to fly back to Washington on Wednesday morning after spending Tuesday with the North Korean leader in Singapore .

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  • Poundworld falls into administration
Poundworld falls into administration

It is understood that TPG and Poundworld's management rejected offers to buy the business out of a pre-pack administration, and were hoping to sell it as a solvent business. But a deal could not be struck. "Unfortunately, this has not been possible". Losses reportedly jumped to £17.1million in 2016 to 2017, from £5.4m the year before.

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  • Pope Francis tells oil bosses world must reduce fossil fuel use
Pope Francis tells oil bosses world must reduce fossil fuel use

Nespoli was one of the astronauts who were aboard the Space Station a year ago when the pope had a 20-minute video call with them from the Vatican. With each month that passes, "the challenge of energy transition becomes more pressing", he said.

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  • Kia Recalling 500000 Cars and Vans
Kia Recalling 500000 Cars and Vans

The recall follows an announcement in March by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it was investigating air bag failures in KIA and Hyundai vehicles that were linked to four deaths. The computer detects a crash signal, issues a command to inflate the air bags and prepares seat belts for a crash if necessary. NHTSA opened a...

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  • IHOP says 'b' in new name stands for 'burgers'
IHOP says 'b' in new name stands for 'burgers'

The restaurant chain famous for pancakes will still serve flapjacks, but now it's serving steakburgers beginning today. Some people love the new change while others...not so much. Monday morning, they made it official with an announcement via social media announcing the b stands for burgers. Starting today, you can order one of seven burgers at...

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