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Tech startups Pinterest, Zoom soar in Wall Street debut

Tech startups Pinterest, Zoom soar in Wall Street debut Today Pinterest boasts 250 million monthly users (or "pinners" as they are commonly known) ( October 2018 figure ), with a strong client grouping skewed around women with children ( Pinterest claims that it reaches "eight out of ten moms" in the U.S.) Pinterest shares were valued at $19 each when trading opened and they closed at $24.40, a rise of 28 percent. [Full Article...]

Air Canada reviewing 737 MAX systems as minister calls for simulator training

Air Canada reviewing 737 MAX systems as minister calls for simulator training Earlier this week, Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau reiterated the need for further simulator training to ensure that pilots will have adequate skills and knowledge in flying the Boeing Max 737 jets. Canada has already taken measures on pilot training following the Lion Air crash, working with WestJet Airlines, Air Canada and Sunwing to require a five-step memorized pilot checklist for a... [Full Article...]

Oil rises on tightening supplies; ample US output caps gains

Oil rises on tightening supplies; ample US output caps gains After slumping to a fresh daily low of below $64 in the early NA session, the barrel of West Texas Intermediate staged a modest rebound following the Energy Information Administration's weekly crude oil stock data but struggled to preserve its momentum. [Full Article...]

Easter weekend: What's open and what's closed

Easter weekend: What's open and what's closed Saturday, April 20 - 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. In most cases, Saturday hours are more limited, and not every location opens at all on Saturdays. On Easter Monday stores will be open but they might operate on reduced hours. Transit Windsor buses will run Sunday and holiday schedules on Friday and Sunday, and operate normal schedules on Saturday and Monday. Liquor stores: Open Good Friday, closed on E... [Full Article...]

Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday in Gray Summit

Easter Egg Hunt This Saturday in Gray Summit They've been making these eggs for over a hundred years so they've had plenty of time to ideal their craft. The hunt will feature beeping eggs and balloons attached to eggs. With a quick trip to the dollar store, you can find a lot of small toys that are small, cheap and great to fill Easter eggs. Fun-seekers are invited to come down during the Easter weekend and spot the first signs of spring, ... [Full Article...]

Hyundai Venue: Here's the littlest Hyundai SUV

Hyundai Venue: Here's the littlest Hyundai SUV After teasing it for weeks, Hyundai has finally unveiled its all-new compact SUV , the Venue . S S Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India said, "The future of mobility is shared, connected and zero emission". You can check out this link to know more about the connected features . Other features include electric sunroof, wireless phone charging, air purifier, cruise control, cornering lamp... [Full Article...]

Car2go app hacked in Chicago, service paused

Car2go app hacked in Chicago, service paused The Chicago Police Department is working with the company to determine whether there any other vehicles whose locations can not be accounted for. "We are now working with law enforcement to neutralize a fraud issue, isolated to Chicago", said a Car2Go spokesperson in an emailed statement . [Full Article...]

Stop & Shop, Union to Talk Again With Strike on Day 6

Stop & Shop, Union to Talk Again With Strike on Day 6 The current state of Stop & Shop should be a legitimate concern for the company. "While Stop & Shop continues to propose drastically cutting worker benefits, shareholders voted on April 10 to give themselves an 11.1 percent raise in dividends over the a year ago". [Full Article...]

Kia HabaNiro concept EV SUV unveiled in NY

Kia HabaNiro concept EV SUV unveiled in NY Metallic gray cladding covers the front and extends past the front wheels before a silvery-white color breaks it up. Since it's a crossover, there are aluminum skid plates, tow hooks, and other rugged accents. R.E.A.D. also enables the HabaNiro's Eye Tracking System (ETS) with 180° rearview video display. It won't do this as of yet but Kia says it hopes the tech will one day be smart enough to det... [Full Article...]

Two hopping Easter egg hunts get underway Friday

Two hopping Easter egg hunts get underway Friday There are plenty of egg-cellent options for Easter entertainment in the Penticton area this coming long weekend. Downtown Los Alamos will be filled with family fun Saturday as children hunt for Easter Eggs and the county fire and medical community presents the Wildfire 2019 event. [Full Article...]

Amazon says will not operate China marketplace site from July 18

Amazon says will not operate China marketplace site from July 18 Increasing competition from domestic rivals - JD.com and Alibaba's Tmall entrenched Amazon in China. It rebranded the company as Amazon.cn in 2007. Amazon has tried to make a go of it on China retail, investing in logistics and acquiring Chinese online book seller Joyo in 2004. Alibaba in January reported its lowest quarterly earnings growth since 2016, while JD.com is responding to the changi... [Full Article...]

Amazon hit with 'thousands of fake five-star reviews'

Amazon hit with 'thousands of fake five-star reviews' The British watchdog also found a large number of cameras, fitness trackers and smartwatches from unknown brands with flawless five-star ratings and a chunk of unverified reviews. Which? says glowing reviews from unverified buyers are a "telltale sign of "fake" reviews", and said its findings showed they had become a "serious problem" in online shopping. [Full Article...]

Asad Umar Decides to Resign from the Post of Finance Minister

Asad Umar Decides to Resign from the Post of Finance Minister He further stated that the PM Imran Khan desired that he should take the Energy Minister post instead of Finance Minister, but he has convinced the PM to not to hold even Energy Ministry. "Imran Khan should give up his stubbornness and arrogance to focus on the country's economy", Mr Sharif advised while commenting on the situation. A FATF team is expected to visit Pakistan for investigation. [Full Article...]

Facebook uploaded 1.5 million users' email lists without consent

Facebook uploaded 1.5 million users' email lists without consent Facebook said it stopped offering the email password verification option a month ago. Facebook asked new users to supply the password for their email account, and took a copy of their contacts. Hashes are long strings of random-looking text that are generated by passing a password, message, or file through an algorithm. It affects any user who wants to create a Facebook account with less pop... [Full Article...]

What's open and what's closed over the Easter long weekend

What's open and what's closed over the Easter long weekend For more a complete list of Easter weekend activities, please call Service Brampton at 311 or visit www.brampton.ca . All Leisure Centres will be closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22. There will be an e-edition online on Easter Monday , but no print edition will be published. Big W: Closed Good Friday , Open 9am-3pm Easter Saturday, 10am-4pm Easter Sunday. [Full Article...]

China's Economic Growth Exceeds Analyst Expectations

China's Economic Growth Exceeds Analyst Expectations The Chinese economy expanded 6.4 percent year on year in the first quarter of this year, official data showed Wednesday. While downgrading global growth forecasts, the International Monetary Fund last week revised up China's 2019 growth projection by 0.1 percentage points to 6.3 percent, citing factors including the recent developments in the China-U.S. [Full Article...]

Delist Bitcoin SV movement continues: Kraken, Bitforex onboard

Delist Bitcoin SV movement continues: Kraken, Bitforex onboard The announcement comes after some drama involving Bitcoin SV's backer Craig Wright, who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto , the inventor of the original Bitcoin (BTC ). An economist Alex Kruger said that if this action was exclusively based on technical grounds that there are various loopholes in other currency coins so, they should also be delisted. [Full Article...]

New Styling, More Efficient Hybrid Model — Toyota Highlander

New Styling, More Efficient Hybrid Model — Toyota Highlander The Highlander will also give consumers a choice between a V6 gasoline engine and a new-generation hybrid powertrain. Today's Highlander Hybrid leverages two electric motors paired to the 3.5-liter V-6, yielding a 306 horsepower output and getting a combined 28 mpg. [Full Article...]

Watch a team of Boston Dynamics robots pull a truck like champs

Watch a team of Boston Dynamics robots pull a truck like champs As you can see in the video above, 10 SpotMini robots are acting like dogs pulling a sled, only their sled is a very heavy truck. More worryingly for those with nightmares of robots sneaking up on you in the dark of night, Boston Dynamics said its newest creation was a quiet customer. [Full Article...]

The Genesis Mint Concept has very interesting doors

The Genesis Mint Concept has very interesting doors In place of a traditional hatch opening, the prototype has scissor-style openings that open upwards to reveal a parcel shelf designed mainly for occasional use. Lightweight fabrics and cognac leather emphasizes coziness and the doorpost-less window maximizes a sense of openness. The Mint Concept serves as Genesis' vision of a future electric vehicle , and appropriately it has a high-density bat... [Full Article...]


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