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by | October 02, 2018 | 17:25

The e-commerce behemoth has been hit by lawsuits in recent years alleging that it has used contract employees to skirt regulations and cut costs in the US and overseas. The retail giant has faced criticism for not paying its workers enough, especially in light of Bezos' vast wealth: he's now considered the richest person in the world with a net worth of about $165 billion.

by | October 02, 2018 | 04:46

The president, long a NAFTA critic, has complained that the original treaty cost the United States millions of factory jobs and led to persistent USA trade deficits with its southern neighbor. "If the federal government wants to increase the benefits for consumers, what it could do is take the customs duties off the products that Canadian merchants import", he said.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:29

Facebook revealed on Friday that millions of its user accounts were compromised by a security breach earlier in the week, forcing it to implement further security measures to protect the accounts. That's why when you close the Facebook tab and open it up again later, you're still logged in. You can also try deactivating your account for some time, as reactivating it will also grant new access tokens, while old tokens will automatically expire.

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:51

Musk initially vowed to fight the charges, but after Tesla's stock cratered on Friday, Musk backtracked and settled the case on Saturday. Nelson told FOX Business the settlement , which is still subject to court approval, "reflects certainty Musk is going to remain with the company in the CEO role".

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:40

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai blasted it as illegal, "radical", and "anti-consumer" during a speech last month. The neutrality law is the latest example of California, ground zero of the global technology industry, attempting to drive public policy outside its borders and rebuff President Donald Trump's agenda.

by | October 01, 2018 | 18:09

Musk, whose tweets on August 7 on a plan to take Tesla private that was later abandoned, has tweeted only once since the settlement was announced - posting a music video by rap group Naughty by Nature. Tesla in recent years has become one of the most valuable American vehicle maker, with its stock worth more than $50 billion. However, if found guilty, Musk stood to lose a lot more than $20m and could have been ousted as CEO of the company.

by | October 01, 2018 | 11:40

Ultimately, Ujczo said he expects Canada and the U.S.to reach a so-called "side letter" to the main deal that would resemble a similar agreement reached last month between Mexico and the USA which preserves duty-free access to the US market for vehicles that comply with the agreement's rules of origin.

by | September 29, 2018 | 21:22

You can also stop by Whole Foods for Allegro 12-ounce packaged coffee for a BOGO promotion that lasts until September 30. Biggby Coffee: All hot coffee is 50 percent off. The brand is also launching a new permanent menu item: a glazed doughnut-flavored coffee! Speedway : Free Belvita breakfast biscuit with the purchase of any size coffee.

by | September 29, 2018 | 19:09

According to CNBC , Salesforce Ventures will purchase $40 million of stock, in addition to investments from Tiger Management and others. At this price, the entire offering was valued up to $207 million. He pointed to its "long history of robust cash flow", which hit $45 million a year ago, and 600,000 paying subscribers. The company experienced a net loss of $27.2 million in the first six months of 2018, up from $19.1 million during the same period in 2017.

by | September 29, 2018 | 18:38

The biggest cuts will apply to machinery, measuring equipment and other kinds of electromechanical devices, which are among China's biggest imports. "But that's a very stupid strategy", Yu said. "Trump wants to make it look like China is being coerced into accepting a deal, and of course China will not play along with that", Mei said.

by | September 29, 2018 | 18:29

As of now, nearly two-thirds of the company's burgers and sandwiches are free of artificial products, which were removed from the company's cheese slices, Big Mac special sauce and several types of buns. "As interest in more wholesome diets has spread, fast-food chains that have taken sales from McDonald's in recent years have revisited their recipes too", Julie Jargon observes for the Wall Street Journal .

by | September 29, 2018 | 16:16

Speaking of mortgages, because interest rates are on an upward trajectory, new mortgage debt will also most likely be getting more expensive. The affordability index assumes a 20 percent down payment. Bond yields didn't move much following the announcement. That tight policy stance is projected to stay level through 2021. Although the Fed has been revising up its real GDP forecasts-to 2.8% from 2.1% for 2018, and 2.4% for 2019-it has maintained its subdued 1.8% median estimate of ...

by | September 29, 2018 | 16:11

ULA has always been the primary-and for several years the sole-contractor for US military satellite launches, and the venerable Atlas V rocket the company built has put dozens of spy satellites into orbit. Blue Origin , which has been developing the BE-4 since 2011, was up against engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne, a company with more than 70 years of experience in propulsion, for the Vulcan engine contract.

by | September 29, 2018 | 12:29

Diesel , on the other hand, is priced at Rs 78.82 per litre in Mumbai and Rs 76.09 per litre in Kolkata. The UAE has set fuel prices against global averages since August 2015 and they're announced on about the 28th of every month, when we'll share them with you.

by | September 29, 2018 | 02:47

It's the first time in his presidency Trump has clearly voiced support for creating separate Israeli and Palestinian nations. Trump criticized the Canadian trade delegation for not striking a revised NAFTA deal, and in particular said he doesn't "like very much" its chief negotiator, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.

by | September 29, 2018 | 02:41

Visitors to Google can now see ads for regulated cryptocurrency exchanges and firms as the ban has now been lifted for markets such as Japan and the US. When the bans were announced, die-hard members of various crypto underground movements vowed to move their ads onto "decentralized social media platforms", but no significant alternative platforms have yet come to the fore.

by | September 29, 2018 | 02:12

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. If he's successful in his latest stunt, this would mark the second time that Zuck's Facebook account has been defaced.

by | September 29, 2018 | 00:18

Trudeau's comments comes a day after US President Donald Trump said he had rejected the Canadian prime minister's request for a one-on-one meeting, though Trudeau's spokeswoman said no meeting was requested. "Canada has a long way to go". Canadian officials say there is no rush to get an agreement since any move to recast NAFTA as a bilateral deal would have to be approved by the U.S.

by | September 28, 2018 | 22:47

On the supply front, US crude inventories rose by 2.9 million barrels in the week to September 21 to 400 million, compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of 1.3 million barrels, the American Petroleum Institute said . Over the last ten years or so, experts say that OPEC's grip on the market has nevertheless weakened due to booming U.S. shale production, strong Russian output, and the rise of renewable energy.

by | September 28, 2018 | 22:40

Tesla's stock fell 12% to $270 a share on Friday. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said in a lawsuit that Musk had made a series of false and misleading statements and caused volatility in the company's shares with tweets last month which raised the potential of taking Tesla private before swiftly withdrawing the idea.

by | September 28, 2018 | 22:26

He lashed out at USA policies in Iran, Syria and Venezuela, while vigorously defending multilateral organizations such as the United Nations and warning against unilateral moves by the US or other countries. "China has all along followed the principle of non-interference", Wang said, The Guardian reported. And, in a wide-ranging encounter, lasting well over an hour, he said he thought the Yemen conflict was "getting better"; announced: "I love the Kurds!", and said he thought Iran's ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:59

Spokespeople for the company were unable to confirm if this data breach was in any way related to a hacker's threats to delete Mark Zuckerberg's account on a livestream from earlier in the day. It has not identified the attackers nor does it know the origin of the attack. "Third, we're temporarily turning off the 'View As" feature while we conduct a thorough security review , ' the firm said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:25

Elon Musk's use of Twitter has gotten him into hot water with the SEC. A code term for consuming cannabis, "420" is even something of a holiday with many marijuana users celebrating April 20 as "4/20 Day". Joseph Grundfest, a professor at Stanford Law School and former SEC commissioner, said Musk will likely want to settle before trial so that he could conceivably stay on as CEO, with some constraints such as prohibiting him from making public statements without supervision.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:30

Meanwhile The Sunday Times reported that May's aides have begun contingency planning for a snap general election to save her premiership after European Union leaders rebuffed the Chequers blueprint for Brexit . The prime minister has responded by saying a no-deal Brexit would be better than the proposal favoured by rebel Leave supporters. Delegates booed at the mention of Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg, who Mr Corbyn said had expressed his "faith" in Brexit Britain by basing his new ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:09

It has hit and passed that target, which is among the reasons it can not get some Model 3 vehicles to customers. In his response, the tech entrepreneur seemed to imply that the deliveries should be completed once the needed units of vehicle carriers will be met.