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Trump says Florida re-election rally will rock

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As the editorial board noted, the Sentinel has long endorsed Republican candidates for president except for the elections held in 2004, 2008, and 2016. Campaign officials hope the spectacle will satisfy Trump's thirst for the spotlight and see it as a way to "reset" the campaign's efforts, one campaign source said, signaling to grassroots supporters and donors alike the start of the campaign season. Read More »

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns

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Facebook is betting it can squeeze revenue out of its messaging services through transactions and payments, something already happening on Chinese social apps like WeChat. Facebook shares closed up 0.1 per cent. In the meantime, investors have lost hundreds of millions of dollars through steep price drops and crypto-exchange hacks. Read More »

Huatai's GDRs leap in Britain's first IPO via London-Shanghai connect scheme

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British finance minister Philip Hammond called a chance to deepen "global connectivity". The long-awaited Shanghai-London Stock Connect program is up and running. "Stock Connect is a ground-breaking initiative, which will deepen our global connectivity as we look outwards to new opportunities in Asia". It is estimated that 260 companies listed in Shanghai are eligible. Read More »

Canadian government approves Trans Mountain pipeline, as expected

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The expansion project was first approved in 2016 but in August 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal stopped the approval and ordered a reconsideration of the project by the National Energy Board, CNN news partner CBC reported. While the project is set to bring in some C$500 million ($373 million) in federal tax revenue each year, approval of the pipeline stalled due to fierce opposition from the indigenous population and environmental groups in British Colombia voicing concerns that potential ... Read More »

Why Google has no plans of going back to China

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The technology giant will also establish a $250 million investment fund to incentivize developers to build an additional 5,000 affordable housing units. Some longtime area residents and lower-paid Google workers have had to look for alternatives to paying steep rental costs. "She leaves her house by 4am, doesn't get home until 11pm, and barely sees her family". Read More »

Pillsbury bread flour recalled for E. coli risk

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Anyone displaying symptoms of E.coli poisoning are advised to consult a physician immediately. It is made from wheat, "which is a raw product that is minimally processed", according to the press release. Read More »

Facebook cryptocurrency to launch with support from Visa, Mastercard and more

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Libra is expected to function as a stable coin as it will be pegged to a basket of United States government issued currencies in order to limit the volatility that is associated with cryptocurrencies. Facebook has come into the crypto limelight this year with the initial soft whispers that the social media giant is going to launch its own cryptocurrency. Read More »

Flights at Newark Liberty Airport halted after plane skids off runway

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A United Airlines plane skidded off the runway after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in the US state of New Jersey on Saturday afternoon, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said, Trend reports citing Xinhua . The FAA said the plane's left landing gear was stuck in the grass and that passengers would be evacuated via stairs. Those traveling through the airport are advised to expect delays as they work to resume flight activity. Read More »

Huawei CEO expects sales to drop to $100 billion in 2019, 2020

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Now, the company has been planning its way out of this big black hole but even then this is too big a situation which will hit itshttps://www.androidauthority.com/huawei-sales-drop-us-ban-999192/ smartphone business inevitable. Huawei is bracing itself for impact as the effects of its U.S. ban look to kick in on its financial results. However, some countries have blocked telecoms companies from using Huawei products in 5G mobile networks. Read More »

Marijuana edibles may be available before Christmas 2019

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Canada's final regulations on next-generation cannabis products will include new provisions to prohibit associating cannabis products with tobacco or alcohol products, allow multiple cannabis-infused offerings to be packaged together, and will limit how cannabis can be advertised. Read More »

Amazon's Alexa invites lawsuit over recording children's voices via Echo Dot

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Parents sued Amazon on Tuesday on behalf of their children claiming that Amazon's Alexa devices are recording the children's voice without children's or parents' consent. There are now 2 clients involved in the case; an 8-year-old boy and a 10-year-old girl. The complaints say Alexa devices could have been created to only send a digital query rather than a voice recording to Amazon's servers - although processing the audio locally would have disadvantages such as potentially driving up the ... Read More »

All new Toyotas will have automatic parking from 2020

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In the future, a Toyota smartphone app will have additional reminders. The first one, called Automatic Engine Shut Off , will automatically shut off the engine after a pre-determined period of time in the event the vehicle is left running. Read More »

Pet Food IPO Chewy May Put Amazon On Its Heels

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Over the past eight years, Chewy's net sales grew from $2 million to more than $3.5 billion, including a almost 68 percent increase from FY17 ($2.1 billion) to FY18 ($3.5 billion). Spending on pet products and services is projected to continue its historically consistent growth at a 4.2-percent CAGR from 2017 to 2022, the company said, citing Packaged Facts. Read More »

Uber Elevate To Test Drone Delivery in San Diego

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Based on a Volvo XC90 , the base vehicle has been created to work with Uber's fully autonomous driving system. The most important features of Volvo Cars' autonomous drive-ready production vehicle include back-up systems for steering and braking functions, as well as battery back-up power. Read More »

Binance to Block US Access to Main Website

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But forget what's going to happen next - what prompted the move? The restrictions will come into effect this September. In the other two releases made by Binance, the customers were warned that they will have to " furnish evidence " proving that their accounts are compliant with exchange's Terms of Use , or else they will be removed from the platform. Read More »

OPEC cuts oil demand outlook, building case to keep supply curbs

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The U.S. also imported less from Iraq . Also supporting oil bulls were signs that Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members were close to agreeing on continued production cuts. Oil prices tumbled 4% on Wednesday to their lowest settlements in almost five months, weakened by another unexpected rise in USA crude stockpiles and by a dimming outlook for global oil demand. Read More »

Instagram, PlayStation hit with outages

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However, as far as we can tell, the outage looks to be sporadic affecting some while others reported that their Instagram was working fine. According to DownDetector .com, Instagram users first began reporting outages just after 5:30 p.m. Read More »

Whataburger Sets Sights on Expansion, Sells Majority Interest to Chicago-Based Bank

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Although the restaurant is planning to make changes to reach a bigger audience, Atkinson said the company doesn't plan to change its recipe for success. The family-owned Whataburger empire will soon be acquired by an investment company. It's adding Whataburger to a sizable portfolio of food retailers in which it owns majority shares, including Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Panera Bread, and the recently rebranded Dunkin'. Read More »

Tyson, America's largest meat producer, tears into fake meat

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Additionally, Tyson revealed it will sell "blended burgers". " Beyond Meat provided an early opportunity for Tyson Ventures to invest in plant-based protein products that many consumers are seeking". Beyond Meat pulled its chicken strips from stores earlier this year and is now working on creating a new chicken-alternative. "These things work together and help us have a broad view of what the world of food looks like", said Justin Whitmore , who leads Tyson's alternative protein business. Read More »

Visa, Uber and PayPal Will Back Facebook's Crypto Asset

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The cryptocurrency will have its own Libra Blockchain , a "secure, stable, and reliable blockchain" that'll be backed by the Libra Reserve, a reserve that's going to includes real assets backing the cryptocurrency to provide it with stability, low inflation, fungibility, and global acceptance. Read More »

Target expands same-day delivery

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Those with a Target-branded credit card can get the 5% discount and also have the option of paying a single delivery fee rather than a monthly or annual membership. The financial benefit of all this for Target is that when customers pick items up in stores, it is 90% cheaper for the retailer than when it has to ship something from a warehouse, the company said. Read More »

Fallout Shelter coming to Tesla cars, Todd Howard announces

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All kidding aside, Musk, a huge video game nerd himself, showed a game demonstration for Beach Buggy Racing 2 , revealing how you could use the steering wheel of an actual Tesla auto to control the in-game vehicle. Musk did not provide a launch date for these games. "So you'll have your little dwellers on the screen and they live in the auto". At Tesla's shareholders' meeting earlier this week, Musk said that the version 3 of the solar roof will be one of "the cheapest roofs available". Read More »

King Arthur Flour recalls flour because of E. coli risk

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The five-pound bags of flour should either be discarded or returned to the store for a refund, the company said in a statement . The FDA says that almost 114,000 bags of King Arthur flour are being recalled. About 5 percent to 10 percent of those who are diagnosed with E. coli infections develop a potentially life-threatening form of kidney failure known as hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Read More »

Jet Airways shares tumble almost 18% after trading restrictions

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After hitting an all-time low of Rs 84.80 per share , Jet Airways' scrips closed 16 per cent lower on Thursday, a day after the exchanges chose to shift the security from Rolling Segment to Trade for Trade Segment. The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on June 13 adjourned the hearing on Jet Airways insolvency case to June 20. It has, therefore, refrained from admitting their plea for bankruptcy proceedings against Jet filed on June 10. Read More »

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks

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The move-which Chinese officials have said must be implemented "urgently"-has sparked widespread fear that the city will lose its status as a separate legal jurisdiction, and that rights activists and dissidents in the city could be targeted by Beijing for actions deemed illegal across the internal border". Read More »

Uber unveils next-generation self driving vehicle

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In the future, Uber Elevate plans to enable the drones to land atop parked vehicles within its rides network near delivery locations before the food is picked up and hand-delivered. Uber Advanced Technologies Group Chief Scientist Raquel Urtasun showed off the company's artificial intelligence technology that allows it to drive autonomously for long distances on highways without maps and "on the fly" plot its course and navigate construction zones, reported Reuters . Read More »

Huawei Trademarks Its HongMeng Mobile OS In Malaysia

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For better ( Huawei reconciling with Google or launching its own, successful operating system) or worse ( Huawei stops producing smartphones) the future of the company will be a lot more certain in September. Huawei is reported to be sending out invitation to some popular app developers to invite them to join the Huawei AppGallery platform. The agency has sought additional details from the company about its mobile operating system. Read More »

Opposition effort to block no-deal Brexit narrowly defeated

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British MPs have voted against a Labour Party bid to seize control of the parliamentary agenda from the government in order to try and block a no-deal Brexit . Several Tory leadership candidates have been flaunting their "hard-Brexit" credentials in pursuit of the position of prime minister. He said: "Labour stands ready to use whatever mechanism it can to protect jobs, the economy and communities from the disastrous consequences of a no-deal Brexit". Read More »