• Facebook mulls refunding advertisers on outage
Facebook mulls refunding advertisers on outage

The outages lasted almost a full day, making it Facebook's longest downtime ever. Facebook , Instagram and WhatsApp saw service interruptions nearly all of Wednesday, and the company kept stating that this interruption was not because of a cyber attack.

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  • Where to Get Free or Cheap Stuff on Pi Day
Where to Get Free or Cheap Stuff on Pi Day

Are you ready to fulfill your inner foodie and 3.14 obsession? Boston Market is offering a buy one, get one free deal on its chicken pot pies. Buy one Artisan Thin Pizza, get a second free for $3.14 at select Pieology locations. Villa Italian Kitchen: Sign up to get a coupon for a Neapolitan Cheese Pizza for $3.14. And if you want the ...

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  • United Kingdom parliament again rejects draft Brexit deal with EU
United Kingdom parliament again rejects draft Brexit deal with EU

The fatally-wounded Mrs May, who had originally put forward the proposal to block a no-deal on March 29, was forced into the extraordinary situation of voting against her own bill, after parliament led by Tory Remainers ambushed her by supporting an amendment to make the block permanent.

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  • Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 has air passengers on edge
Grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 has air passengers on edge

Federal Aviation Administration's ( FAA ) acting administrator Dan Elwel said its review had shown "no systemic performance issues and provides no basis to order grounding the aircraft ". She adopted a philosophical view that has enabled her to overcome her fear of flying. "I thought maybe it would fall on our village", he said. "You can't let...

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  • Tesla to raise prices, backtracks on closing most stores
Tesla to raise prices, backtracks on closing most stores

Following that review, some more stores will close, and others will remain open, the company said. The electric vehicle manufacturer announced February 28 that it was planning on closing nearly all of its physical stores and switching to a purely online sales model, Business Insider reported.

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  • China increases defence budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion
China increases defence budget by 7.5% to $177.61 billion

Spending on the Communist Party's military wing, the People's Liberation Army (PLA), will rise to 1.2 trillion yuan ($178 billion), the Premier said. In an apparent nod to the United States, with which China has been talking to strike a trade deal, Li emphasized that Beijing will proceed with its "reform and opening-up" policy, created to devel...

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  • Uh Oh: AOC Just Had Another Complaint Filed Against Her
Uh Oh: AOC Just Had Another Complaint Filed Against Her

Ocasio-Cortez won her primary with less than 17,000 votes , beating the incumbent Joseph Crowley's less than 13,000. "In that time, the sum of $1,045,000 was apparently paid in several tranches to "Brand New Campaign LLC" and 'Brand New Congress LLC" - two private companies controlled by AOC's Chief of Staff.

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  • Indian-origin dentist killed in Australia; body found in suitcase
Indian-origin dentist killed in Australia; body found in suitcase

She was last seen at Macdonalds following the Mardi Gras parade, and last spoke to her family at around 11am on Sunday, letting them know she was heading home. Police suspect that the accident of Narde was intentional and perhaps a suicide. Officers believe that she left the fast-food chain alone. Her family raised the alarm when she did not retu...

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  • China blocks canola shipments from Canada's Richardson: customs document
China blocks canola shipments from Canada's Richardson: customs document

The Chinese businesswoman is accused of violating US sanctions on Iran by selling USA telecom equipment to the country via a Huawei subsidiary, Skycomm Tech, whose relationship to the Chinese telecom giant was cloaked. The Chinese government says Washington fabricates or exaggerates security concerns to block competition. Huawei, based in Shenz...

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  • British PM May promises 1.6 billion pound fund for Brexit-backing towns
British PM May promises 1.6 billion pound fund for Brexit-backing towns

John Mann, Labour MP for Bassetlaw, supports the scheme and told the PM last month to "show us the money" with "transformative investment" in areas that voted to leave. A committee of eight senior euroskeptics will scrutinize the government's revised backstop proposals, which Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is seeking to renegotiate in Brussels.

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  • NYC officials plead with Jeff Bezos to win back HQ2
NYC officials plead with Jeff Bezos to win back HQ2

The company pulled the plug on the project , dubbed HQ2, following vocal and persistent opposition to the plan after it was announced three months ago. "We know the public debate that followed the announcement of the Long Island City project was rough and not very welcoming", the letter stated. Nevertheless, he's persists.

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  • U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Trump Delays March Tariff Increase
U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Trump Delays March Tariff Increase

Trump announced on Sunday that he would be planning a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida to pursue a trade agreement. As late as this past Friday, Trump had planned to levy more tariffs on China. President Trump will hold off raising tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in Chinese imports, after ...

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  • YouTube Will Disable Comments on Nearly All Videos With Kids
YouTube Will Disable Comments on Nearly All Videos With Kids

He showed that sexual predators were able to use comments to identify non-sexual video content that featured minors and would appeal to pedophiles. "We took immediate action by deleting accounts and channels, reporting illegal activity to authorities and disabling comments on tens of millions of videos that include minors".

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  • Tesla tumbles as Musk strategy shift widens bull-bear divide
Tesla tumbles as Musk strategy shift widens bull-bear divide

Tesla has been gradually releasing cheaper versions of the Model 3 over the a year ago, but it has never been able to bring the price down to $35,000 - the mass market price that they have been promising. Following Tesla's launch of the highly-anticipated $35,000 Standard Model 3, the electric vehicle maker has implemented price adjustments ...

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  • Pakistan PM invites India for dialogue amid escalating tensions across LoC
Pakistan PM invites India for dialogue amid escalating tensions across LoC

He is a MiG 21 Bison Wing Commander. The parents of Wing Commander Varthaman Abhinandan were engulfed by gloom after coming to know that their son had been taken into custody in Pakistan. It is unfortunate that instead of fulfilling its global obligation and bilateral commitment to take credible action against terrorist entities and individuals o...

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  • Man bought $540 in cookies so Girl Scouts could escape cold
Man bought $540 in cookies so Girl Scouts could escape cold

Even though consumers go insane for Girl Scout cookies , most people would not buy $540 worth - but that is exactly what this Good Samaritan did earlier this week. "That man is going to have a lot of friends today if he gives away those cookies", Kimberly Norton Kotecha wrote. "What an fantastic soul!" "I do not know who the man is, but he has b...

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  • Android Pie update released for Nokia 3.1 Plus
Android Pie update released for Nokia 3.1 Plus

Analyst Ben Wood said Nokia's phone was attracting a "huge amount of interest" at the event in Barcelona . HMD Global grabbed headlines with a whopping 5 cameras on the back of the Nokia 9 PureView , which is powered by technology from a company called Light .

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  • Amtrak train still stranded near Eugene after hitting tree on tracks Sunday
Amtrak train still stranded near Eugene after hitting tree on tracks Sunday

The entire town has no electricity due to the weather, and Oregon Highway 58, visible from the train, is completely shut down due to snow and ice. McMahan said the train will continue to Portland and then return to Seattle, where it originated on Sunday morning.

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  • YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos
YouTube demonetises anti-vaccination videos

YouTube will no longer monetize content that promotes anti-vaccinations. YouTube responded by saying, "For reference, over the past few days, we've taken a number of actions to better protect the YouTube community from content that endangers minors", - in a statement , YouTube also say they are "working incredibly hard to root out...

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  • Honda says to close only British factory in 2021
Honda says to close only British factory in 2021

The company said in October 2017 it would stop making vehicles at its Sayama plant in Japan by 2022 as it grapples with a shrinking domestic market. "In light of the unprecedented changes that are affecting our industry, it is vital that we accelerate our electrification strategy and restructure our global operations accordingly".

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  • Oil hovers just below 2019 highs as markets look to trade talks
Oil hovers just below 2019 highs as markets look to trade talks

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures pushed through $56 per barrel for the first time this year, hitting $56.13 a barrel before edging back to $56.02 a barrel by 0112 GMT, still up 0.8 per cent from their last settlement. China's vehicle sales last month fell by 15.8 percent versus the same month in 2018, an industry association sai...

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  • Leave.EU under fire after claiming Honda ‘backs Brexit Britain’
Leave.EU under fire after claiming Honda ‘backs Brexit Britain’

Nissan had planned build a plant to make the X-Trail sport utility vehicle in Sunderland, Britain, but those plans were canceled because of Brexit uncertainty. Japan and the European Union have meanwhile struck a free trade deal, which makes a manufacturing presence in the European Union less important. Honda said the move was due to global...

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  • Amazon's NYC Pullout Boosts Other Cities in Bid Process
Amazon's NYC Pullout Boosts Other Cities in Bid Process

However, recent politics in the state board ensured that any such decision wouldn't go easy. Amazon pulled the plug on its New York City plans after local officials - including freshman Rep. "We're a lot closer to get to 50 [percent boost]", Mr. Dorsey said. "And I think there was a part of me that felt a little bit relieved". Maryland - l...

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  • US President Donald Trump says could extend China trade talks deadline
US President Donald Trump says could extend China trade talks deadline

US negotiators are now in China for a week of talks ahead of the deadline at which point the USA would ramp up to 25 percent its tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. A round of talks at the end of January ended with some progress reported - but no deal and USA declarations that much more work was needed. The US negotiators had been prepar...

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  • McConnell to call Senate vote on Democrats’ Green New Deal
McConnell to call Senate vote on Democrats’ Green New Deal

It's meant to offer a green alternative that honors the New Deal, which was drafted to save big banks on the heels of the Great Depression. The idea of a Green New Deal has become a key policy initiative for Ocasio-Cortez, who shortly after being elected in November joined the Sunrise Movement to protest over the climate change issue in the o...

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