• Biogen Stock Crashes on Termination of Alzheimer's Studies
Biogen Stock Crashes on Termination of Alzheimer's Studies

Despite that dominance, drug development in Alzheimer's has yielded a long string of failures . But in addition to dealing a significant blow to Biogen - aducanumab was its lead product candidate - the news did the same to the amyloid beta hypothesis, which for decades has been the dominant hypothesis of what causes the disease and how to ...

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  • Bayer loses first phase of Roundup trial, now will face liability
Bayer loses first phase of Roundup trial, now will face liability

But Bayer points to more recent findings from regulators around the world, especially in advanced economies like the US, Europe and Canada, and reams of scientific studies as proof of the safety of its product. A U.S. jury has found that one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers was a " substantial factor " in causing a man's cancer. The verd...

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  • President Trump putting pressure on GM to reopen OH plant
President Trump putting pressure on GM to reopen OH plant

The company has noted that over 400 Lordstown employees had accepted offers at other GM locations and that jobs were available at other assembly plants for anyone willing to relocate to other states. The union has sued the automaker over the closures. The plant produced Chevy Cruze vehicles. Trump - who frequently references the US economy and low ...

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"Deeply Touched": Anil Ambani Thanks Brother Mukesh For Last-Minute Save

Indian tycoon Anil Ambani has settled a multi-million debt with Sweden's Ericsson , the company said Monday, after judges threatened the billionaire with jail if he did not pay his dues. The two brothers had fought a bitter public battle after his father Dhirubhai died without leaving a will. "The requisite payment of Rs 550 crore and interest...

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  • Facebook: two top executives to leave company
Facebook: two top executives to leave company

And Simo, along with the head of Instagram Adam Mosseri, head of Messenger Stan Chudnovsky, and head of WhatsApp Will Cathcart, will report directly to Zuckerberg. Daniels has been at Facebook almost nine years, and previously led the company's Internet.org effort, a project aimed at bringing internet access to developing countries.

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  • The Tesla Model Y Is OFFICIAL - VIDEO + INFO Posted HERE!
The Tesla Model Y Is OFFICIAL - VIDEO + INFO Posted HERE!

The Model Y seats seven and has a panoramic glass roof and a 15-inch (38-centimeter) touchscreen interface for accessing all the car's controls. Spending a few grand more can get you the Long Range model with rear-wheel drive in late 2020; that will set you back $42,700 without optional extras but you get 300 miles between charges and a 0-60 time...

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  • VW is ramping up its electric vehicle target by 50 per cent
VW is ramping up its electric vehicle target by 50 per cent

But with this transformation to electric vehicles , Volkswagen is also looking at cutting up to 7,000 jobs by 2023. The automaker also revealed that operating profit at its core Volkswagen brand, one of 12, fell to 3.2 billion euros ($3.6 billion) from 3.3 billion a year ago as the company faced bottlenecks certifying vehicles under new emission...

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  • Pi Day 2019: Where to find deals around metro Detroit
Pi Day 2019: Where to find deals around metro Detroit

Rick's Bakery in Northwest Arkansas is offering a slice of pie and a coffee or a fountain drink for $3.14, or you can get $3.14 off a whole pie. 7-Eleven - Order a whole pizza via 7-Eleven's 7NOW for $3.14. All slices on March 14 will be on sale for $3.14 and are first-come, first-served. " Pie One, Get One " at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen lo...

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  • Here’s how much 5G service will cost from Verizon
Here’s how much 5G service will cost from Verizon

Of course , you'll need a 5G-capable device to take your cellular download speeds to the next level, and although we still have no idea exactly when the Galaxy S10 5G and LG V50 ThinQ 5G are supposed to start selling, Verizon has you covered with a 2018 phone.

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  • Tesla Plans Price Hikes To Keep Struggling Stores Open
Tesla Plans Price Hikes To Keep Struggling Stores Open

Less than a fortnight ago the electric auto maker said it was taking sales nearly entirely online in a move it said would reduce the cost of selling a vehicle by up to 6pc and help lower the cost of its cheapest auto, the Model 3 , down to $35,000 (£26,700).

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  • China exports saw biggest fall in three years in February
China exports saw biggest fall in three years in February

China's foreign trade of goods fell 13.8 percent year on year in February to 266.36 billion US dollars, customs data showed Friday. USA stocks dropped with the dollar on Friday, after a report showed that US hiring unexpectedly tumbled in February with the economy adding just 20,000 jobs.

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  • Canada's monthly job growth exceeds USA, stifles rate cut calls
Canada's monthly job growth exceeds USA, stifles rate cut calls

More people were also employed in public administration; natural resources; and agriculture in February. Canada even beat the disappointing U.S. February tally of 20,000 - for the first month in more than 8 years. In particular, the central bank focuses on a reading called "wage common", which incorporates payroll data from several sources, not j...

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  • Elizabeth Warren calls for breakup of Facebook, Google and Amazon
Elizabeth Warren calls for breakup of Facebook, Google and Amazon

Warren said that she would nominate regulators who would unwind acquisitions such as Facebook's deals for WhatsApp and Instagram, Amazon's deals for Whole Foods and Zappos, and Google's purchases of Waze, Nest and DoubleClick. Tech companies have come under increasing fire. Amazon and Google did not immediately respond to requests for comment. ...

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  • Tesla announces it will build more powerful Superchargers
Tesla announces it will build more powerful Superchargers

A new feature is being added to vehicles called On-Route Battery Warmup. Tesla's Supercharging V3, announced last night, charges the Model 3 at a rate of up to 1,000 miles per hour (temporarily), or what Tesla says can gain you as much as 75 miles of range in five minutes.

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  • World shares tick higher on US-China trade deal optimism
World shares tick higher on US-China trade deal optimism

That means Trump's presidency will have seen the USA trade deficit-the main metric by which his judges countries to be winning or losing-grow by more than $100 billion. But America's dependence on imports seems to have increased after the tariffs that Mr. Trump imposed a year ago on foreign steel, aluminum and Chinese products.

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  • Moon calls for swift resumption of U.S.-North Korea talks
Moon calls for swift resumption of U.S.-North Korea talks

Former Representative Mike Rogers, a Michigan Republican , criticized President Donald Trump's decision to end war games with South Korea in a show of goodwill toward North Korea. Moon's government plans to hold discussions with the United States over the possibility of restarting operations at a joint Korean factory park in the North Korea...

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  • Victoria's Secret closing 53 stores this year
Victoria's Secret closing 53 stores this year

Victoria's Secret plans to close 53 stores this year as more women desert the brand for lingerie startups and big retailers. The company cites a decline in overall performance as the main reason for store closures. The numbers say as much about what's been going on outside of Victoria's Secret as within it. This marked its 16th consecutive qua...

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  • The $35K Tesla Model 3 Is Finally Available
The $35K Tesla Model 3 Is Finally Available

Tesla said its sales would now be online-only around the world and it would close many stores. For $35,000-before any federal or local tax incentives-you can now order a rear-wheel drive Model 3 Standard Range. "You can now buy a Tesla in North America via your phone in about 1 minute, and that capability will soon be extended worldwide", the co...

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  • Gap and Old Navy to split into separate companies
Gap and Old Navy to split into separate companies

Gap's market cap before the news Thursday was a mere $9.6 billion. In a statement, Gap chairman Robert Fisher said that after a review of the company by its board of directors, it was clear that Old Navy's business model and customer base had diverged from the Gap's other specialty brands.

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  • United States seeks UN vote for new Venezuela election and needed aid
United States seeks UN vote for new Venezuela election and needed aid

A resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia, China, France, Britain and the United States to pass. The US-drafted text, seen by AFP, calls for "free, fair and credible presidential elections", with the presence of global observers, describing the May vote in which Maduro was declared the victor as " neither free nor fair ".

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  • YouTube is demonetising anti-vaccination videos
YouTube is demonetising anti-vaccination videos

And these videos featured pre-roll ads from companies like Peleton, Maybelline, and L'Oreal, just to name a few, and all of whom were alerted by Wired at the publishing of their piece, as most companies purchase YouTube ads across the entire platform and rely on YouTube's algorithm for placement.

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  • Kraft Heinz plunges to record low on writedown of brands' value
Kraft Heinz plunges to record low on writedown of brands' value

Now, if Kraft Heinz was banking on buying another company to feed its growth prospects, that avenue may not longer be available. Kraft Heinz and other food makers that dominated grocery shelves for much of the post-World War II era have been whipsawed by a seismic shift in what consumers want.

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  • Cargo Jet Crashes Near Houston, 3 Crew Aboard
Cargo Jet Crashes Near Houston, 3 Crew Aboard

The cargo plane was operating for Amazon Prime. A twin-engine Boeing 767 cargo jetliner flown by Atlas Air Inc. crashed into Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas , shortly before 12:45 p.m. Records obtained by the news station indicate the plane was operated by Amazon Air and had made at least one successful trip in the last 24 hours, from Hawaii...

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  • Google ends forced arbitration for employees globally
Google ends forced arbitration for employees globally

Google stopped so-called forced arbitration in cases of sexual harassment and assault past year after 20,000 workers walked out to oppose how the search giant handles internal complaints. "We are definitely looking into this area further", Pichai said . Google won't make all employees re-sign their work contracts, it said, but will post the...

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  • Huawei concerns not about China, says United Kingdom security chief
Huawei concerns not about China, says United Kingdom security chief

Bloomberg has reported that the "nightmare scenario" for telephone companies would be if they have to remove Huawei equipment from their systems. Experts say Huawei networks are generally cheaper than those of competitors and are of a high quality, making it a hard decision for governments and telecom operators to shun the supplier altogether.

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  • Honda confirms the closure of its Swindon plant in 2021
Honda confirms the closure of its Swindon plant in 2021

Future product for Europe will be exported from Honda plans in Japan and China, Hachigo said . Should the Civic hatchback and Type R relocate to North America, two plants seem like likely candidates. The factory in Swindon, southwest England, which is Honda's only European Union plant, will shut in 2021 "at the end of the current mod...

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  • U.S., China Set to Finish Trade Talks Mnuchin Calls `Productive’
U.S., China Set to Finish Trade Talks Mnuchin Calls `Productive’

Officials from the world's top two economies are holding negotiations in Beijing on Thursday and Friday in a bid to resolve their thorny trade dispute. Pressure on the Chinese economy could spike if Beijing and Washington do not reach a deal soon to end their year-long trade dispute, which is estimated to have cost both countries billions o...

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  • Tesla introduces Dog Mode to keep furry friends cool
Tesla introduces Dog Mode to keep furry friends cool

Yes, before you ask, running the air condition while parked on a hot summer day is going to drink your battery like there's no tomorrow*, so don't plan on leaving your pet in the auto for a full day while you head off to Disneyland, but it should make quick trips to the store easier with your favorite furry friend.

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  • OPEC revises down slightly oil demand growth forecast 2019
OPEC revises down slightly oil demand growth forecast 2019

The U.S. administration reimposed sanctions against the Islamic Republic's oil exports in November in a bid to ramp up pressure against Tehran's nuclear program, but extended waivers to eight major buyers of Iranian crude, a lot of them in Asia.

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  • Wilson-Raybould resignation sets back Liberal relationship with B.C. First Nations
Wilson-Raybould resignation sets back Liberal relationship with B.C. First Nations

She said she was in the process of obtaining advice on what she she was legally permitted to discuss . Wilson-Raybould, however, has chosen not to speak publicly on the allegations, saying she is protected by client privilege and cabinet confidentiality.

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  • Amazon invests in autonomous auto startup Aurora
Amazon invests in autonomous auto startup Aurora

The large investment by a group led by Sequoia, with T. Rowe Price and Amazon involved, will count as a vote of confidence in a competition between driverless efforts that's largely measured in funding and alliances. Even Waymo's robotaxi service in Arizona still has trained backup drivers inside. Amazon has been surprisingly absent from the ...

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  • India central bank cuts rates ahead of election
India central bank cuts rates ahead of election

Banks have also been given greater operational freedom to offer interest rates to bulk deposits, raising the definition of "bulk deposits" to Rs 2 crore from Rs 1 crore now. "Looking beyond the current year, the growth outlook is likely to be influenced by. aggregate bank credit; and overall financial flows to the commercial sector continue to be s...

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  • Oil slips on API report of US inventory rise
Oil slips on API report of US inventory rise

EST (1633 GMT). US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 43 cents, or 0.8 percent, to $54.09 a barrel after posting a session low of $52.86 a barrel. "The fact that US crude oil and gasoline stocks rose more sharply than expected, as reported by the API after close of trading yesterday, is weighing on prices", said Carsten Fritsc...

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  • Oil firms after two days of losses; eyes on Trump address
Oil firms after two days of losses; eyes on Trump address

The losses were said to be a reaction to USA government data showing new orders for us -made goods fell in November, especially for machinery and electrical equipment, as well as Genscape reporting that crude inventories at Cushing, Oklahoma rose by over 943,000 barrels in the week to February 1.

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  • ''Special Place In Hell'' For Brexiteers With No Plan: EU's Donald Tusk
''Special Place In Hell'' For Brexiteers With No Plan: EU's Donald Tusk

Although it is the outcome that all parties involved in the negotiations say they wish to most avoid, the intransigence of the European negotiating team has the inevitable impact of pushing the United Kingdom closer to a so called no-deal Brexit - a full and clean break from the European Union.

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