• Apple reportedly spending $30 million a month on Amazon Web Services
Apple reportedly spending $30 million a month on Amazon Web Services

The big picture: Apple continues to increase its reliance on Amazon Web Services ( AWS ), a trend that appears likely to continue for the foreseeable future.at least, until Apple can get its own infrastructure in place. That's over 10 percent more than it spent in the year-ago quarter. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Th...

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  • Ford invests $500m in Rivian, gains access to new EV platform
Ford invests $500m in Rivian, gains access to new EV platform

He also says Rivian will benefit from Ford's manufacturing expertise and resources. A company spokesman declined to provide a valuation for the company, but investor website Dealroom.com estimates Rivian's value at $5 billion to $7 billion.

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  • Democratic candidates tackle free college ahead of 2020
Democratic candidates tackle free college ahead of 2020

The Democratic candidate also proposed to eliminate tuition and fees for two- and four-year public college degree programs and called for a $100 billion investment in Pell Grants over the next ten years. There are, however, a few problems with this as a financing mechanism. To those who might experience sticker shock glancing at the numbers, Wa...

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  • Huawei Generated $27 Billion Revenue in Q1 2019
Huawei Generated $27 Billion Revenue in Q1 2019

On its part, the Chinese vendor repeatedly has denied allegations of spying and espionage, noting that the United States government has never offered any evidence supporting such claims and, instead, hacked Huawei's servers and stole its email and source codes.

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  • Check out these 6 Easter weekend events in Richmond
Check out these 6 Easter weekend events in Richmond

She suggests that those who plan to participate arrive early, since they might have to park at some distance from Town Park. When we think about Easter we think about the Easter Bunny, springtime, hunting for eggs, going to mass and of course, the Sunday brunch to end all brunches.

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  • Car2go vehicle theft in Chicago probed by police
Car2go vehicle theft in Chicago probed by police

The Chicago Car2Go fleet started out with Smart ForTwo cars and bigger Mercedes-Benz CLA/GLA models; we can imagine the ForTwos are a touch slight for any ram raiding, but an escape vehicle that can vanish in a crowd of other shared Smart cars seems handy for misuse.

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  • Former Peru President Alan García dead after shooting himself moments before arrest
Former Peru President Alan García dead after shooting himself moments before arrest

President Martin Vizcarra announced the death on Twitter, saying that doctors in the capital city of Lima performed emergency surgery and tried three times to resuscitate Garcia. She said he had to be resuscitated three times: "He's had three cardiac arrests". Ollanta Humala spent nine months in pre-trial detention in 2017-2018 and Pedro Pablo Kuc...

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  • President Trump Touts Tax Bill During Minnesota Visit
President Trump Touts Tax Bill During Minnesota Visit

The IRS does give tax payer's three different options if for any reason they can't pay the full amount today. "I believe this legislation would result in an immediate tax cut for virtually all taxpayers, while also reducing the size, scope and complexity of the IRS".

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  • Prosecutors to meet with Bezos in extortion probe
Prosecutors to meet with Bezos in extortion probe

During the 2016 election, the company assisted Trump's presidential campaign by paying $150,000 to Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal for the rights to her story about an alleged affair with Trump and then burying the story. Bezos took to social media to accuse the National Enquirer of blackmailing him. Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, i...

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  • Uber files for IPO even as it continues to lose money
Uber files for IPO even as it continues to lose money

Additionally, social media company Pinterest, a company losing money as well, has set a price range for its public offering below its last valuation. "Such technologies may fail to perform as expected, or may be inferior to those developed by our competitors", said the company in the IPO Prospectus .

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  • JetBlue will fly from NY and Boston to London from 2021
JetBlue will fly from NY and Boston to London from 2021

JetBlue went full Brit for the news, first with a cheeky tweet that employed extra U's and an S instead of a Z in all the right places: "Blue has always been our favourite colour and we'll never apologise for that". The carrier has created an internal team to begin securing US regulatory approval for extended flights over water. " JetBlue will ...

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  • Tesla Model 3 lease program opens door to future ride-hailing network
Tesla Model 3 lease program opens door to future ride-hailing network

On Twitter, Musk recently confirmed that the goal of the cameras built in above the rear-view mirror of the Model 3 is to record video when owners put their vehicle on Tesla's future network, which he said would compete with Uber and Lyft.

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  • Fisher-Price recalls millions of baby sleepers after fatalities
Fisher-Price recalls millions of baby sleepers after fatalities

In response, Fisher-Price has issued a voluntary recall of the product and is advising consumers to stop using the Rock 'n Play Sleeper immediately. In a statement , obtained by PEOPLE on Friday, Chuck Scothon, general manager at Fisher-Price, said a "child fatality is an unimaginable tragedy".

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  • Why did Ecuador give up Assange after seven years?
Why did Ecuador give up Assange after seven years?

Assange was finally questioned for two days in November 2016, after a change in tactics from Swedish authorities who had previously argued that he had to travel to Sweden to be interviewed . There's no allegation Assange disclosed American secrets to a foreign power with the goal of harming the US. The indictment was brought not by Mueller and h...

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  • Nissan shareholders approve dismissal of Carlos Ghosn from board
Nissan shareholders approve dismissal of Carlos Ghosn from board

Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa has apologized to shareholders for the unfolding scandal at the Japanese automaker and asked for their approval to oust from the board former Chairman Ghosn, who has been arrested on financial misconduct charges.

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  • May will point to Labour talks to unlock Brexit delay - spokesman
May will point to Labour talks to unlock Brexit delay - spokesman

Theresa May and Angela Merkel have agreed on "the importance of ensuring Britain's orderly withdrawal from the European Union" as the UK Prime Minister makes a whistel-stop tour of her biggest EU neighbours. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Monday he was still waiting for signs of compromise from May and talks have been suspended until the summit...

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  • USA threatens tariffs on $11 billion of European goods over Airbus subsidies
USA threatens tariffs on $11 billion of European goods over Airbus subsidies

The suggested tariff amount is subject to an arbitration at the World Trade Organization, which is expected to be issued this summer. The US Trade Representative said the proposed move would be in retaliation for European Union subsidies to Airbus, the aeroplane and defence company, which the World Trade Organisation (WTO) have found to have ca...

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  • Unemployment rate in Windsor increases
Unemployment rate in Windsor increases

This was the lowest unemployment rate in MA in 15 years. The country's jobless rate was unchanged at 5.8 per cent. The number of employee positions in the private sector fell by 17,300 last month, while public-employee jobs increased by 4,200 and self-employed occupations rose by 6,000.

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  • DUP Slam Theresa May's 'Lamentable' Brexit Negotiations
DUP Slam Theresa May's 'Lamentable' Brexit Negotiations

Meanwhile, if the Corbyn talks failed, May said she would put "a number of options for the future [EU] relationship" to "a series of votes" in parliament "to determine which course to pursue". Britain's televised political melodrama over Brexit - with its weeks of passionate debates, narrow votes and seemingly endless crises - has left European U...

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  • 'Our country is full': Trump claims emergency during border visit
'Our country is full': Trump claims emergency during border visit

One economist predicted that would cause the entire United States auto industry to shut down within a week, because every U.S. auto plant depends on parts made in Mexico . "Also, I'm looking at an economic penalty for all of the drugs that are coming in through the southern border and killing our people", he told reporters in Washington before dep...

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  • May uses letter to European Union to pressurise Corbyn to do deal
May uses letter to European Union to pressurise Corbyn to do deal

She confirms that the United Kingdom would begin "contingency" preparations to field candidates for European Parliament polls but will keep working towards getting a withdrawal deal ratified by May 22 in order to avert such a move. Mr. Corbyn is pushing for the U.K.to remain in the EU's customs union after Brexit to ensure the free movement of ...

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  • Third-party errors left over 540 million Facebook records exposed
Third-party errors left over 540 million Facebook records exposed

However, more publicly accessible information could still be out there. The fact that sensitive private data could be so irresponsibly handled makes the case even worse. " Facebook's policies prohibit storing Facebook information in a public database", a Facebook spokesperson said after the UpGuard story came to light.

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  • Whole Foods Market Just Announced Huge Price Cuts + New Prime Deals
Whole Foods Market Just Announced Huge Price Cuts + New Prime Deals

Now the chain will launch its third round of price cuts on a slew of items that seem to have been chosen Wheel of Fortune-style. So, what can you save on? Prices on more than 500 items ranging from sliced ham to "peak-of-season" produce are set to drop at Whole Foods locations nationwide on Wednesday, the company announced on Monday.

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  • Turkey’s ruling party to challenge Istanbul and Ankara voting results
Turkey’s ruling party to challenge Istanbul and Ankara voting results

The lira tumbled nearly 30 percent against the dollar past year and Turkey's economy has tipped into recession. Yıldırım, who played an important role in the foundation of the AK Party, first won a seat in Parliament as a deputy for Istanbul in the fall 2002 elections and served the country as the transport, maritime affairs and communications ...

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  • Elon Musk drops an auto-tune rap about 2016 meme Harambe
Elon Musk drops an auto-tune rap about 2016 meme Harambe

Harambe was a Cincinnati Zoo gorilla killed in 2016 after a 3-year-old boy climbed into its enclosure. The song has already amassed over half a million listens at the time of writing with many highlighting the fact that it was released just before April Fool's Day in the comments section.

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  • Technical issue resolved that halted flights for several carriers
Technical issue resolved that halted flights for several carriers

PDT. Local 10 News reporter Trent Kelly was headed to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Multiple airlines on Monday were experiencing system-wide outages causing anger among travelers. The airline said no cancellations were expected due to the issue. The Federal Aviation Administration's website has a feature that allows users ...

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  • European Union losing patience as British MPs vote again on Brexit options
European Union losing patience as British MPs vote again on Brexit options

They were encouraged after the deputy leader of the pro-Brexit party, Nigel Dodds, said he would rather remain in the European Union than back Mrs May's deal. A process motion that says Parliament shouldn't ratify or implement any withdrawal agreement until it has been approved in a referendum. Campaigning for Remain, Mr Cameron resigned days aft...

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  • How anxious should the Indian market be on US Treasury yield inversion?
How anxious should the Indian market be on US Treasury yield inversion?

Fed funds rate futures are now fully factoring in a rate cut later this year, with about an 80 percent chance of a move priced in by September. Historically, an inverted yield curve - where long-term rates fall... The S&P 500 fell almost 2 per cent on Friday. The U.S. bond market continued to send warning signs about the health of the econ...

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  • China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing
China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing

Speaking March 29 on CNBC , White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow said the sides made "good headway" and USA negotiators probably were on their flight back to Washington . During the Boao Forum on Thursday, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said that China will open new economic sectors to foreign investment by the end of July.

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  • Icelandic budget airline WOW ceases operations
Icelandic budget airline WOW ceases operations

Wow in December sold four Airbus A321 passenger jets to Air Canada for US$12-million, according to Mr. Rennert and industry reports, as the carrier tried to stay afloat. But this was soon replaced with a statement reading: "WOW Air has ceased operation". Wow Air, founded by Icelandic businessman Skuli Mogensen, reportedly owe around £150.

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  • Apple's Fee-Free Credit Card Gives You Cash Back Every Day
Apple's Fee-Free Credit Card Gives You Cash Back Every Day

Apple Card will not have any annual or late fees, and boasts interest rates that are 'among the lowest in the industry, ' Apple says. For transactions made with this card, users will get 1% of their cash back through Daily Cash. "All this information is easily accessible in Wallet to use in apps and on websites", Apple explains. It's not just Appl...

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  • Air India's Ashwani Lohani likely to monitor Jet Airways operations
Air India's Ashwani Lohani likely to monitor Jet Airways operations

Read Also: Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal, wife Anita resign from board Jet was seen as India's finest airline after the government nationalized the Tata group-founded Air India . Jet has survived collapse once before when it got close to running out of cash in 2013. Goyal says he will continue to "remain just as devoted to cementing Jet Airway...

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  • Netflix Testing Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plan In Some Countries
Netflix Testing Cheaper Mobile-Only Subscription Plan In Some Countries

We can't say just what else Apple is planning to talk about, but with that said, there is a pretty good chance we will hear about an all-new streaming service from the tech giant. Apple is likely considering popular paid titles on the App Store and would exclude titles that are free to download but generate revenue via in-app purchases.

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  • Powerball to Be Drawn Wednesday With Jackpot Climbing to $750 Million
Powerball to Be Drawn Wednesday With Jackpot Climbing to $750 Million

A whopping $750 million, with a cash value of $465.5 million, is now up for grabs, according to Powerball . Hoping to be the next lucky exception, scores will purchase tickets for the next Powerball drawing, which occurs Wednesday. The jackpot could increase if ticket sales outpace expectations. A customer buys Powerball tickets at Kavanagh ...

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  • 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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