Sunday February 19-th, 2017

Business and energy departments merged in May reshuffle Business and energy departments merged in May reshuffle

Less than a day after becoming the U.K.'s unelected leader , Prime Minister Theresa May closed the government's climate change office, a move instantly condemned as "shocking" and "plain stupid". Amber Rudd, who was the Secretary of State responsibl...

Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika Congress expected to leave town with no action on guns, Zika

Rob Bishop, R-Utah., left, and the committee's ranking member Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Arizona., right, listen to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, during a legislative hearing on a discussion draft of the "Puerto Rico ...

Nintendo shares jump 9.5% on Pokémon Go video game success Nintendo shares jump 9.5% on Pokémon Go video game success

But analysts have noted that the amount of money Nintendo will get from free-to-play " Pokemon Go " is likely to be small compared with what it generates from its own video game hardware and software. While rain and storms may initially inhibit playe...

Pokemon GO likely to bring sponsored locations with popular brands like McDonald's

The stand-alone APK file was the easiest way to install Pokemon Go on an Android device in a country where the game wasn't yet launched, and for some reason, Nintendo has made a decision to no longer allow users to turn to this method to play the...

Ramaphosa visits Nkosi's Haven ahead of AIDS Conference

It is estimated that 6.8 million persons live with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in South Africa, of which 3.4 million receive the anti-retrovirals. But she says many people are still in denial and her job is far from over. There is more r...

Jpmorgan To Raise Minimum Wage For 18000 US Workers

Sheets Smith Wealth Management now owns 23,970 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,583,000 after buying an additional 670 shares during the last quarter. (JPM), so its rating change is noteworthy. WTI crude rose more than 2...

ED arrests NSEL scam accused Jignesh Shah for money laundering ED arrests NSEL scam accused Jignesh Shah for money laundering

Being an influential person, Shah could influence other witnesses and tamper with evidence if he was allowed to remain at large, the ED lawyer said. He was produced before the Special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court which granted th...

The FCC has just voted to move forward on 5G The FCC has just voted to move forward on 5G

In an act that could have far-reaching effects for American consumers and businesses, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to open almost 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for mobile, flexible and fixed-use wireless broa...

'The Bachelorette': Jordan Rodgers is about to score a touchdown

Before he met up with JoJo , Jordan said he felt as though he was fighting an uphill battle when it came to wooing the bachelorette . After the episode aired on Monday, Rodgers went on Twitter and wrote about people speaking the truth and s...

Wang Yi and Ban Ki-moon meet over global issues

Earlier on Tuesday, China said it is ready to confront the USA if it intervenes in the South China Sea dispute by force, the Chinese Global Times newspaper reported , adding that Beijing should accelerate developing its strategic deterrence ca...

Pokemon Go officially arrives in the United Kingdom on iOS and Android

Global Positioning System chips in player's smartphones are used to map their real-life movements onto the game world, while software overlays the 3D characters onto the view through the phone's camera. Users can roam the real world to search for Pok...

Donald Trump to Name Indiana Governor Mike Pence As His VP

Even after Pence had been reported as touching down on the East Coast, a Trump campaign spokeswoman stuck to the official line that no decision had been made. Trump adviser Ed Brookover told CNN that Trump "first and foremost" wants a running ...

Pokémon Go Begins European Roll-out in Germany Pokémon Go Begins European Roll-out in Germany

Once you are in proximity to the "placed" creature, you then use your device's camera to "view" the creature and try to "capture" it. This idea of a game that takes place wherever you are, and which blurs the lines between fantasy and reality...

Cameron leaves Downing Street for last time as PM Cameron leaves Downing Street for last time as PM

Cameron, who was given a standing ovation in the House of Commons, defended his achievements in office, saying there had been many "amazing moments" during his six years in power. During his last audience with the Queen, Mr Cameron tendered his resig...

Tesla Motors Won't Disable Autopilot Despite Recent Fatality Tesla Motors Won't Disable Autopilot Despite Recent Fatality

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began an investigation of the Florida accident. The company also looked at data from the vehicle to ascertain the driver was not keeping his hands on the steering wheel at all times even with Au...

Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows Average US mortgage rates move little; near historic lows

The short term 15 year loan interest rates at the bank are available starting at 3.250% yielding an April of 3.532%. Mortgage rates have moved little on the week while benchmark 10-year Treasury yields US10YT=RR have risen about 20 basis points sin...

UK's new 'safe hands' Chancellor Hammond faces a welter of challenges UK's new 'safe hands' Chancellor Hammond faces a welter of challenges

The new chancellor has ruled out an emergency Budget following the UK's decision to quit the European Union, but warned Britain would face challenges in managing the economy because of the "shock" of the Brexit vote. "The number one challenge is to...

Bank of England opts against rate cut despite Brexit vote

The bank has made a series of efforts to maintain confidence since the June 23 vote. Immediately following the bank's announcement, the pound was up 1.9 percent at $1.3367 and 1.5 percent firmer at 1.20 euros. Bank governor Mark Carney has already si...

Even after the update, Pokemon Go still collects info from your phone

It didn't take long for scammers to join the Pokémon GO craze, with the Australian government cybercrime organisation Stay Smart Online warning a malicious version of the app targeting Android users has been released. Augmented reality means the ga...

Oil Retreats After Industry Data Show US Stockpiles Expanding

Meanwhile, oil inventories in industrialized nations climbed to an all-time high of more than 3 billion barrels in May, while the volume of crude being hoarded on tankers at sea has reached the highest level since 2009, the IEA estimated.

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