• Ford F-150 Diesel Claims 250 HP, 30 MPG Ratings
Ford F-150 Diesel Claims 250 HP, 30 MPG Ratings

The new diesel engine is one of two additional powertrains coming to the F-150 to augment its mainstay EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engines. For fleet customers, the new diesel will be available on all F-150 trim levels with SuperCrew 5.5-ft.

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  • Cars Could Soon be Getting a Serious Upgrade With NVIDIA Drive AR
Cars Could Soon be Getting a Serious Upgrade With NVIDIA Drive AR

The announcement was made at the kick off of the Consumer Electronics Show . The company aims to gradually introduce autonomous driving starting in 2020. "Developing safe, reliable autonomous vehicles requires sophisticated AI software and a high-performance GPU computing engine in the vehicle", said Eric Meyhofer, head of Uber Advanced Techno...

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  • Michigan Heisman victor Woodson selected for Hall of Fame
Michigan Heisman victor Woodson selected for Hall of Fame

The announcement of the 2018 Class was made Monday live on ESPN's SportsCenter in Atlanta , the site of the College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship, which will be played Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium between Alabama and Georgia.

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  • Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader
Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

The South's delegation also includes Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung, who has a range of experience in inter-Korean talks. North and South Korea have named their delegates for the upcoming talks involving 5 ministerial and vice-ministerial-level officials from each side.

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  • States dig their heels in over FCC's net neutrality reversal
States dig their heels in over FCC's net neutrality reversal

The news comes as the Internet Association (IA) announces its plans to join the legal appeal against the net neutrality repeal by the FCC . In his tweet , Markey called reaching the 30-senator plateau "a big step toward restoring a free and open internet ".

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  • GoPro cuts 20 percent of jobs, exits drone business on lower revenue
GoPro cuts 20 percent of jobs, exits drone business on lower revenue

Hostile regulatory environment in Europe and the United States has also weighed upon its decision. Woodman had already told CNBC earlier in the day that he would be willing to consider opportunities "to unite with a bigger parent company to scale GoPro even bigger [.]".

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  • Hate him, love him, but booted Uber CEO will be a billionaire
Hate him, love him, but booted Uber CEO will be a billionaire

Uber co-founder Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling almost a third of his 10 per cent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. SoftBank and Uber could not be reached immediately by media for comment. Kalanick owns 10 per cent of Uber, now v...

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  • GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal
GDP likely to grow by 6.5% this fiscal

The CSO's GVA full-year growth estimate of 6.1%, compares with a 6.7% pace that the Reserve Bank of India had forecast at its December policy meeting. In the second quarter, the economy showed signs of revival as the GDP growth rate picked up and stood at 6.3 per cent. As per the data, the Gross Value Added (GVA) at basic constant prices (2011-12...

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  • Water Main Break At JFK Airport Causes Flood, Soaks Baggage Claim Area
Water Main Break At JFK Airport Causes Flood, Soaks Baggage Claim Area

The eastern United States and Canada shivered under record-breaking low temperatures Saturday as Arctic blasts followed a deadly winter storm that left airports struggling to cope with the backlog of flights. CBS New York reports that no injuries were reported as authorities worked to isolate the broken main. "We're exhausted", he said. "Passen...

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  • SpaceX launches secret government payload, brings rocket back home
SpaceX launches secret government payload, brings rocket back home

SpaceX also plans to attempt a world first with the launch of Falcon Heavy - the company will attempt to simultaneously land and recover all three of its first-stage rocket cores. About 8 minutes later, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket came in for a attractive night landing at a launch pad back at the Cape. SpaceX has successfully launche...

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  • Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests
Bolivia Slams US 'Clumsiness' at UNSC Meeting On Iran Protests

The U.S. called Friday's meeting after giving moral support to the anti-government protesters in a week of demonstrations and counter-demonstrations. Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya, left, speaks to American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before the security council meeting.

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  • Diesel drop-off drives biggest annual drop in auto sales since 2009
Diesel drop-off drives biggest annual drop in auto sales since 2009

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the United Kingdom automotive industry's trade body, has forecast a further 5% to 7% decline in sales in 2018. "Some can save £400 a year driving a diesel rather than a petrol". "Falling business and consumer confidence is undoubtedly taking a toll, however, and confusing anti-diesel messages...

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  • Zuckerberg's 2018 personal challenge involves FB fixes and cryptocurrency
Zuckerberg's 2018 personal challenge involves FB fixes and cryptocurrency

Its ad-targeting capabilities were also allowing companies to find potential customers using racially discriminatory and derogatory terms . While in past years, that neutrality has enabled Facebook to grow at great speed without assuming responsibility for how individuals or governments used its tools, the political tumult of recent years has ma...

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  • Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif Starrer Tiger Zinda Hai Second Week Business!
Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif Starrer Tiger Zinda Hai Second Week Business!

The film's overseas business had crossed Rs 110 crore before January 5, and thus it required just Rs 5 crore more from the global circuit to reach Rs 500 crore worldwide collection. Tiger Zinda Hai is Salman's 12th consecutive Rs 100-crore film and his fifth film to enter Rs 200-crore club. Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Tiger Zinda Hai , produc...

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  • Oil prices near levels last seen in 2014/2015 as market tightens
Oil prices near levels last seen in 2014/2015 as market tightens

Brent crude fell 53 cents to $67.70, while West Texas intermediate, the USA benchmark, slid 57 cents to $61.44. Global benchmark Brent crude futures also rose, supported by ongoing supply cuts by top producers OPEC and Russian Federation as well as strong demand from China.

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  • Missed the Bitcoin Rally? This Cryptocurrency May Be Your Second Chance
Missed the Bitcoin Rally? This Cryptocurrency May Be Your Second Chance

How much would $100 invested in XRP in early January 2017 be worth today? This year, it may be Ripple's turn. And though XRP may be cheap, and though Ethereum has a price of around $1000 dollars, XRP has the second highest market cap after bitcoin .

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  • Is Dewanda Wise Monica Rambeau? Marvel Should Make It So
Is Dewanda Wise Monica Rambeau? Marvel Should Make It So

Marvel as her name, before switching to other code names like Warbird and Binary, before settling for Ms. Marvel and then Captain Marvel . Captain Marvel comes out on March 6, 2019. So I'm going to put my money (and my hopes) on Monica Rambeau. Though their paths rarely cross in the comics, we know that the MCU is built from concepts take...

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  • Missing Round Rock girls found in Colorado
Missing Round Rock girls found in Colorado

Terry Miles was arrested Wednesday night after police had been looking for them for days. The Texas man captured near Trinidad as part of an Amber Alert during the search for two girls Wednesday was briefly held in the El Paso County Jail before being picked up by federal authorities.

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  • Taco Bell adding $1 'nacho fries' to its menu
Taco Bell adding $1 'nacho fries' to its menu

The fries will be available a la carte for just $1, but can also be upgraded to the larger sized Supreme for $2.49 or Bell Grande for $3.49, and can be topped off with beef, pico de gallo, nacho cheese, and sour cream. Taco Bell has been beefing up its dollar menu to compete with other fast food chains, like McDonald's . Well, today is a banner d...

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  • The iPhone battery issue - how does it affect local iPhone owners?
The iPhone battery issue - how does it affect local iPhone owners?

That usually takes a year or two-or around the time you'd upgrade iOS and see it all slow down when the new iOS detects an aging battery and reduces processor output to "help" you. Apple is bending the rules of its own iPhone battery replacement policy in favor of customers, as part of its effort to appease anger over its throttling of iPhones whe...

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  • Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Neil Young, Tom Petty music copyrights
Spotify sued for $1.6 billion over Neil Young, Tom Petty music copyrights

Spotify has filed to go public on the New York Stock Exchange . Spotify has been embroiled in copyright issues in the past: in May of a year ago, the company came to a proposed $43-million settlement to resolve a class action copyright lawsuit filed by multiple songwriters.

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  • Flight redirected to Alaska due to man 'smearing feces everywhere'
Flight redirected to Alaska due to man 'smearing feces everywhere'

According to the airlines, " United flight 895, traveling from Chicago to Hong Kong , diverted to Anchorage last night due to a disruptive passenger ". and was met by local and federal law enforcement, police said. Passengers on the plane were put up in hotels, and the airline said it was working to get them to their final destination.

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  • Ranking the best, worst diets for heart health in 2018
Ranking the best, worst diets for heart health in 2018

News and World Report, told WTOP . As per the health expert, any diet that promotes to have bacons as snacks, is a very healthy diet . "These diets are so restrictive that of course you're going to lose weight fast because you're not eating enough calories to sustain basic activities of your body, let alone any exercise".

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  • Sneaky Android Malware Impersonates Uber Android App To Steal Your Login Credentials
Sneaky Android Malware Impersonates Uber Android App To Steal Your Login Credentials

A malware was detected on Android , that targets apps of 232 banks worldwide, including some in India. "Because this phishing technique requires consumers to first download a malicious app from outside the official Play store , we recommend only downloading apps from trusted sources", an Uber spokesperson said.

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  • India Inc expects 2017-18 GDP growth to be above 6.5%
India Inc expects 2017-18 GDP growth to be above 6.5%

Gross value added ( GVA ) in agriculture and allied activities is projected to fall to 2.1 per cent in FY18 because of an expected drop in the rabi harvest, an nearly three per cent fall in kharif production, and on account of a big base, according to the first advance estimates of gross domestic product ( GDP ) for 2017-18 released on Fri...

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  • FCC Chairman Cancels Appearance at Electronics Show
FCC Chairman Cancels Appearance at Electronics Show

Net neutrality advocates expressed outrage online and in protests in the months leading up to the FCC vote and in the wake of it. Pai says he and his family have become the target of aggressive harassment. In April 2017, he unveiled plans to reverse net neutrality rules that were in place by the Obama administration in 2015. Statements f...

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  • Tesla misses production goals for all-electric Model 3 sedan
Tesla misses production goals for all-electric Model 3 sedan

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) stock, which closed down 1% at $317.25, continued dropping in afterhours trading and fell -2.07%. Will Tesla see 4,000 Model 3 deliveries in January? Tesla has announced some numbers for delivered Model 3 cars during Q4 2017 and they missed their goal by a lot.

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  • Sears at Magic Valley Mall to close in April
Sears at Magic Valley Mall to close in April

Today, Sears Holdings company informed associates at 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores that they will be closing several stores nationwide between early March and early April 2018. Three of the Kmart stores are located in IL. The company did not disclose how many employees will be affected by the closures, but did say the employees wi...

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  • German lawmaker investigated for complaints over police tweet in Arabic
German lawmaker investigated for complaints over police tweet in Arabic

Von Storch's tweet-in response to a tweet from Cologne police that was in several languages, including Arabic-referenced the 2015 New Year's Eve celebrations in Cologne, which were marred by disturbing mass sexual assaults against women, mostly by migrant men.

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  • Hoda Kotb Is Replacing Matt Lauer on the Today Show
Hoda Kotb Is Replacing Matt Lauer on the Today Show

Lauer - fired for " inappropriate sexual behavior " - had been the co-host of " TODAY " since 1997, when he first led the show alongside Katie Couric. Kotb has worked as a broadcast journalist since 1986, when she started her career as a news assistant in Egypt for CBS News , according to Variety .

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  • 2017 was the safest year for the commercial aviation industry
2017 was the safest year for the commercial aviation industry

Monday marked 399 days since the last fatal passenger jet airliner accident, according to the network. Founded in 1996, it has the aim to provide everyone with an interest in aviation with up-to-date, complete and reliable authoritative information on airliner accidents and safety issues.

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  • US Customs computers outage causes delays for airport travelers
US Customs computers outage causes delays for airport travelers

Shortly after the outage ended, the CBP tweeted, "All airports are back on line after a temporary outage of CBP's processing systems". A two-hour CBP systems outage hit various airports across the country, beginning at 4:30 p.m. CBP took immediate action to address the technology disruption. All airports were back online after wait times for trav...

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  • Turkey Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 4 Months
Turkey Manufacturing Growth Strongest In 4 Months

Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) of manufacturing companies stood at 55.8 in December, down from 56.1 in November and compared with a Reuters poll of 56.3. "Strong business performance was underpinned by the fastest expansions in output and new orders since December 2012 and October 2016 respectively".

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  • Shares in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Acquired by Cetera Advisors LLC
Shares in British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Acquired by Cetera Advisors LLC

British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE: BTI ) lost -0.69 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $66.53. About 1.97 million contracts were traded on 28-Dec-17 compared to daily average volume of 2.05 million shares. A lower P/E ratio costs less per share for the same level of performance than a company with a higher P/E ratio. The stock ...

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  • India Bank warns people on risks of investing virtual currencies
India Bank warns people on risks of investing virtual currencies

The advisory cautions of "real and heightened risk of investment bubble", as it is often seen in Ponzi schemes, globally. Today India's finance ministry released a statement likening digital currency investments to "Ponzi schemes". The ministry also noted that though the digital currencies are described as "coins", they do not have the physical a...

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