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Business LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls
Author: 0 LG's new robots to serve passengers at airports and malls

Earlier this year LG began testing its new airport robots in Seoul, South Korea in preparation for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, and at CES 2018 next week, the South Korean company will be adding three new robots to its robot family.

Business Roku is building a voice assistant too
Author: 0 Roku is building a voice assistant too

Similar to Roku's work around soundbars, the design for smart speakers will also use the Roku OS for voice control, content access and wireless audio streaming. Today, Roku refuses to be defined as just a TV device. Following inception of its licensing program, total eight TV brands began rolling out Roku TVs in the North American region.

Business Pakistan's cricket star politician slams Trump as 'ignorant'
Author: 0 Pakistan's cricket star politician slams Trump as 'ignorant'

After a three-hour meeting of senior government and military officials, Pakistan expressed "deep disappointment" in Mr Trump's comments and stressed its sacrifices and commitment to the war on terror. Administration officials said on Monday that the aid will not be sent to Pakistan . He said the war in Afghanistan can not be fought in Pakistan and "we need to find a peaceful solution to the issue".

Business Toshiba shares close at 2-month high after Westinghouse sale
Author: 0 Toshiba shares close at 2-month high after Westinghouse sale

The sale offers a fresh start for Westinghouse, which was forced into bankruptcy past year after suffering billions of dollars in losses from delays and cost overruns at nuclear plants under construction in Georgia and SC. The two nuclear projects, which will feature Westinghouse' AP1000 reactors, include the V.C. Summer in SC which is majority owned by SCANA as well as Vogtle nuclear project in Georgia which is being developed by Southern Co-led group of utilities.

Business Scots stockpiling soft drink Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change
Author: 0 Scots stockpiling soft drink Irn-Bru ahead of recipe change

The backlash over the plan to cut the sugar content of Irn-Bru by more than half has already begun - with fiercely loyal customers stockpiling cans, raising a petition and establishing a Save Real Irn-Bru campaign. The joinery and building contractor, of Ayr, Scotland, added: 'It's a nanny state problem. 'I've had my concerns about artificial sweeteners for a while now - especially as they don't sit well with my stomach.

Business United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009
Author: 0 United Kingdom vehicle industry records biggest sales dip since 2009

December was an even worse month for diesels, in fact, with sales down by 31 per cent year on year. Average CO2 emissions from cars are set to rise for the first time in two decades according to new figures. A spokesman for The AA noted that the demonisation of diesel is actually resulting in less efficient cars being on the road. So you could argue that carmakers really have themselves to blame.

Business Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier
Author: 0 Australia aims to become world's number one medicinal cannabis supplier

Recreational marijuana use is still outlawed in Australia . Cann Group ended the day up to 35%, AusCann Group rose almost 54% and BOD Australia closed up about 39%. The Australian government's proposal needs to pass federal parliament when it returns to session in February. Following consultation carried out a year ago, Australia's Federal Government announced yesterday it has chose to permit the export of medical cannabis products.

Business The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed
Author: 0 The World's Safest Airlines For 2018 Have Been Revealed

We should probably start off by telling you The Safest Airline for 2018 and guess what guys, it's an airline you've no doubt flown with before! PERTH, Australia, 5 January 2018 AirlineRatings.com (www.AirlineRatings.com), a safety and product rating website, has announced its top 20 safest airlines for 2018 from 409 airlines that it monitors.

Business Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018
Author: 0 Net Neutrality: FCC Chairman Pai Pulls Out Of CES 2018

Pai, who spearheaded the FCC's controversial decision , informed the Consumer Technology Association he would not be available for what was billed as a "candid conversation" with FTC acting chairwoman Maureen Ohlhausen, moderated by association president Gary Shapiro.

Business Apple says all Macs, iPhones and iPads exposed to chip security flaws
Author: 0 Apple says all Macs, iPhones and iPads exposed to chip security flaws

Then Google's Project Zero team, which tracks down zero-day vulnerabilities on computer systems, reported that the flaw impacts almost all modern processors. Apple Watch users are not affected, the company has said. FILE PHOTO - Intel processors are displayed at a store in Seoul June 21, 2012. Google too has listed out a set of devices and software that need to be updated to the latest version for protection against these bugs.

Business N-Out Burger brings back hot cocoa
Author: 0 N-Out Burger brings back hot cocoa

According to the Orange County Register , employees at locations in Huntington Beach and Orange say they began selling it two weeks ago. It doesn't happen often, but In-N-Out Burger is re-introducing a sweet wintry treat to its classic menu .

Business Sears continues to struggle, now will close another 100 stores
Author: 0 Sears continues to struggle, now will close another 100 stores

The company said it simply didn't make enough money and that it's trying to balance its brick and mortar stores with their online presence. Liquidation sales will begin as early as January 12 at the closing stores. Sears said it will continue to close unprofitable stores as it transforms its business model so that its physical store footprint and digital capabilities match the needs and preferences of its customers.

Business United Kingdom should introduce 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups - MPs
Author: 0 United Kingdom should introduce 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups - MPs

A cross-party committee called for urgent action to curb the mountain of up to five billion disposable coffee cups dumped each year, nearly none of which are recycled. "Anything that would help facilitate the recycling of these cups is a good thing", he said. The world loves going to coffee shops and gulping down large amounts of caffeinated beverages, but MPs aren't too impressed about the number of cups they produce.

Business AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in a Dozen Markets This Year
Author: 0 AT&T to Launch Mobile 5G in a Dozen Markets This Year

Carriers will be able to sell advanced services like virtual reality, 4K video and enable self-driving cars through upcoming faster connections. "The promise of mobile 5G is seemingly endless and we're moving fast to make the promise a reality", the firm stated.

Business BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless vehicle software
Author: 0 BlackBerry, Baidu team up to develop driverless vehicle software

The tie-up will also incorporate Baidu's CarLife offering (smartphone integration software for connected cars) as well as its virtual assistant DuerOS onto the platform. "Together, we will work toward a technological and commercial ecosystem for autonomous driving, intelligent connectivity, and intelligent traffic systems", Zhenyu said.

Business Pai Passes on CES
Author: 0 Pai Passes on CES

Pai, who was appointed as chairman of the FCC previous year by President Donald Trump, has come under fire from Democrats and net neutrality supporters after the agency voted 3-2 to dismantle rules passed by the Obama administration. It's likely Pai realised that an open panel - even one hosted by fellow net neutrality critic, Gary Shapiro - in front of a room of angry nerds who want to make him eat his stupid oversized coffee mug wouldn't be the most comfortable experience of his life.

Business Tesla lists electric truck for 150k
Author: 0 Tesla lists electric truck for 150k

But late past year, Tesla said it planned to hit that 5,000-car-per-week production rate by " late Q1 ". Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA ) stock, which closed down 1% at $317.25, continued dropping in afterhours trading and fell -2.07%. In 2017, the organization had said it meant to achieve a generation rate of 5,000 autos every week for the Model 3, however later modified back that objective to the finish of the main quarter.

Business JC Penney holiday sales rise 3.4 percent, shares up
Author: 0 JC Penney holiday sales rise 3.4 percent, shares up

They include locations in Florida, California, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Vermont. Macy's in-store and online market share shrunk between Thanksgiving and the first week of December compared with the same period a year ago, according to data from Earnest Research, which tallies anonymous card transactions of millions of USA shoppers.

Author: 0 Occidental Petroleum Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSE:OXY)

About 2.84M shares traded. Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ:OCLR) has risen 92.74% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.24% the S&P500. As per Thursday, July 14, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. OXY's profit will be $229.57 million for 61.38 P/E if the $0.30 EPS becomes a reality.

Business Peru bus plunges off cliff killing dozens
Author: 0 Peru bus plunges off cliff killing dozens

Rescuers were working to pull victims from the area in Pasamayo, about 43 miles (70km) north of Lima. A Peruvian police official says at least 25 people died, and that there were more than 50 people on the bus. The highway is known as the "Devil's Curve" because it is narrow, frequently shrouded in mist and curves along a cliff that has seen numerous accidents.

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