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  • WhatsApp to Up User Age Limit in EU After Pressure
WhatsApp to Up User Age Limit in EU After Pressure

This is in part because a U.S. law - the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule (Coppa) - bans online services from collecting personal information about younger children. Teens aged between 13 and 15 will have to get permission from their parents to share personal information on the app. The regulations also give users greater powers to acces...

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  • Trump to dispatch Mnuchin to China to discuss trade
Trump to dispatch Mnuchin to China to discuss trade

The Chinese government in turn proposed its own tariffs on US goods, targeting agriculture and other exports from rural and Midwest areas important to Trump's election. "They trade with us [but] we can't trade with them", President Trump declared. Trump's remarks came after Mnuchin said Saturday that he was considering a trip to Beijing to discus...

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  • European leaders push to ease United States sanctions on Russian Federation
European leaders push to ease United States sanctions on Russian Federation

Earlier this month the US imposed sanctions barring citizens from doing business with numerous Russian businessmen, including Deripaska, as well as several Russian officials and companies. The company is known for its ties with the Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska , who is close with President Vladimir Putin. Rusal's customers scrambled to find o...

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  • Younkers stores in Midland, Bay County to close by end of summer
Younkers stores in Midland, Bay County to close by end of summer

The Younkers stores at the Lansing, Meridian and Jackson's Westwood Malls will be closed by the end of summer after a bankruptcy court approved the sale of parent company Bon-Ton to a liquidation group. That left only liquidation firms bidding for the company. Court filings show that all the Younkers and Bergners stores in IL and Iowa will close ...

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  • P&G to buy German Merck's consumer health business for about $4.21 bln
P&G to buy German Merck's consumer health business for about $4.21 bln

P&G will acquire Merck's majority shareholding in Merck Ltd . (India) and make a mandatory tender offer to minority shareholders. Merck had earned €911m from the consumer health business in 2017. "With P&G we have found a strong, highly recognized player who has the necessary scale to successfully drive the business going forward". Shares in P...

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  • Workplace Conditions At California Tesla Plant Under Investigation
Workplace Conditions At California Tesla Plant Under Investigation

California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) says it will be looking into the maker of Silicon Valley status symbols in the wake of a damning report on the hazards employees face in Tesla's massive factory in the Bay Area city of Fremont.

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  • OPEC, non-OPEC panel finds oil glut virtually eliminated
OPEC, non-OPEC panel finds oil glut virtually eliminated

The recorded rise was 1.94 dollars in a single day, leading to the largest price per barrel since the recent oil glut began in 2015. Still, the cartel and Kremlin want to drive prices even higher and offset the USA shale oil boom, so they are likely to extend the supply quota plan beyond this year.

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  • Amazon Adds International Shopping Feature
Amazon Adds International Shopping Feature

Users can also turn the feature on by themselves and customise the language or currency. Amazon just rolled out worldwide shipping on over 45 million items that can be shipped around the world from the U.S, reports Reuters . The new shopping experience is available through your web browser and the Amazon Shopping app , the company said in a pres...

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  • Bowling Portfolio Management LLC Purchases 61 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc
Bowling Portfolio Management LLC Purchases 61 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

Diam Company Ltd who had been investing in Lauder Estee Cos Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $54.73 billion market cap company. MURPHY JOHN sold $631,572 worth of stock or 14,129 shares. On Friday, February 2 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Susquehanna. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 27 by Raymond James. Macquari...

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  • Facebook confirms it can track you even if you delete your account
Facebook confirms it can track you even if you delete your account

District Judge James Donato , unsympathetic to the tech giant, ruled on Monday that the class-action lawsuit against the company could proceed. But unless you regularly venture down to the bottom of your homepage and explore the company's privacy policies on your own, it's easy to forget that your posts aren't the only thing Facebook keeps ...

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  • Damascus defiant after US-led strikes on Syrian government installations
Damascus defiant after US-led strikes on Syrian government installations

Syrian activists said more than 40 people were killed but Syria and Russian Federation deny the attack and Russian Federation even accused Britain of staging the attack. Appearing on Fox News Sunday , U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in a military context the president's declaration of " mission accomplished " refer...

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  • Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features
Facebook Could Face Billions in Fines over Facial Recognition Features

Schroepfer said most of the affected users are in the USA, and added: "We will also tell people if their information may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica ". Executives from Facebook will appear before an Oireachtas committee later today to consider the use of social media and its potential influence on previous and future...

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  • Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to lettuce spreads to Missouri, Illinois
Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to lettuce spreads to Missouri, Illinois

As of Friday, April 13, 35 people from 11 states have already been infected with the outbreak strain. They include various items prepared with romaine lettuce and sold in our catering, restaurant and salad bar areas. People generally get sick from Shiga toxin-producing E.coli around three to four days after ingesting the germ. A multistate E. co...

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  • Scientists Create Enzyme That Eats Plastic Bottles
Scientists Create Enzyme That Eats Plastic Bottles

However, while studying how the bug breaks down plastics, the researchers accidentally created a mutant enzyme that performs even better than the original bacteria. The enzyme can also degrade polyethylene furandicarboxylate (PEF), a bio-based substitute for PET plastics that is being hailed as a replacement for glass beer bottles.

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  • IPL 2018 Match 9 MI vs DD
IPL 2018 Match 9 MI vs DD

Mumbai were at 166/4 after 16 overs and before Christian's over, things were looking pretty good for the home team. For Mumbai lot will depend on Rohit and he has to lead from the front. Ishan Kishan only made nine runs, while Evin Lewis struck a 17-ball 29 before he was clean bowled by Siddarth Kaul. Out of the 18 balls bowled, seven deliveries...

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  • Fill Street for Second Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Party
Fill Street for Second Winnipeg Jets Whiteout Party

Can the Avalanche do what few teams have done this season - win at noisy Bridgestone Arena? Boudreau did say that Tyler Ennis may get back into the lineup tonight. The Wild have allowed 3.41 gpg on the road for the year, but Devan Dubnyk has a 2.61 GAA in his career in the postseason and a decent 2.75 GAA in his career against the Jets.

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  • Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) raised 8.92% in less than 24 hours
Bitcoin Planet (BTPL) raised 8.92% in less than 24 hours

George Soros, the billionaire investor who called cryptocurrencies a bubble in January, was said last week to have authorized his $26 billion family office to trade digital assets. Bitcoin Fast's total supply is 13,775,358 coins and its circulating supply is 10,608,449 coins. The official website for Kittehcoin is www.kittehcoin.net .

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  • Uber Testing New 911 Service In Denver
Uber Testing New 911 Service In Denver

Khosrowshahi said he wants to make sure all companies are treated equally when it comes to having to charge its customers this increased tax. We hope the same service to roll out in more regions within the country once the testing mode is done successfully by the testers in Denver.

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  • Volkswagen supervisory board will elect new CEO soon
Volkswagen supervisory board will elect new CEO soon

Diess's appointment to succeed Matthias Mueller, who steps down immediately, will be key to reassuring investors that the highly centralized German industrial behemoth is capable of reform. "Instead of being squeezed out, he has been pushed upward, and has been made CEO ". Without citing its sources , Spiegel said Karlheinz Blessing, who was ap...

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