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Finance Petrol prices are set to drop around the country
Author: 0 Petrol prices are set to drop around the country

Diesel price in Delhi was Rs 68.88 per liter and Rs 73.33 in Mumbai. The RAC said a "punitive combination" of higher crude oil prices and a weaker pound was to blame for the increases. The organisation of the petroleum exporting countries are slated to meet formally in Vienna on June 22 to decide whether the group and non-OPEC members will raise production to ease concerns over potential supply shortfalls from Iran and Venezuela.

Finance American Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to severe storm
Author: 0 American Airlines flight makes emergency landing due to severe storm

An American Airlines plane diverted to El Paso Sunday due to a cracked windshield, the FAA said. Scariest flight of my life, ' one passenger tweeted of the ordeal. In April, a window onboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 blew out after being damaged by debris from an explosive engine failure. The aircraft, an Airbus A319 with 130 passengers and a crew of five, landed safely at 8:03 p.m.

Finance Google won’t renew Pentagon AI project after employees protest
Author: 0 Google won’t renew Pentagon AI project after employees protest

The reports said Google Cloud business head Diane Greene told employees of the decision not to renew the 18-month deal past the end of 2019, when the current contract ends. Google, meanwhile, defended its work on Project Maven , with senior executives noting that the contract is of relatively little value and that its contribution amounts merely to providing the Defense Department with open-source software.

Finance He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call
Author: 0 He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

Cranberries made the list, as did USA apples, with a 20% duty. In mid-May, a number of reports emerged claiming that Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Peter Navarro got into "a profanity-laced screaming match" during the last round of U.S.

Finance Here's Everything Coming With iOS 12
Author: 0 Here's Everything Coming With iOS 12

This file format will also work throughout iOS 12 in apps such as Safari , Mail, Messages , and the Files app. Apple has unveiled digital wellbeing tools to help people reduce the time they spend glued to their screens . Top new features of macOSMojave include a new Dark Mode, Desktop and Finder for app organising, Group FaceTime , and all new Mac App Store. Apple faced a backlash late a year ago when it emerged that the company slowed down some older iPhones with flagging ...

Finance European stocks recover in cautious trade
Author: 0 European stocks recover in cautious trade

Britain's FTSE 100 sank 1.2 percent and the French CAC 40 slumped 1.2 percent. Speaking to reporters, the official said that Treasury was tracking Italy's political turmoil closely, but he has not seen any systemic impact from volatility in Italian and worldwide markets that was a concern for the United States .

Finance Howard Schultz stepping down as Starbucks chairman
Author: 0 Howard Schultz stepping down as Starbucks chairman

Howard Schultz , who helped build Starbucks into a global food industry powerhouse, is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee chain. During his four decades as ceo and chairman, Schultz grew Starbucks from 11 stores to more than 28,000 stores in 77 countries, while demonstrating that a business can simultaneously deliver best-in-class financial performance and share success with its people and the communities it serves.

Author: 0 WWDC 18: Watch Apple map out the future of iOS and macOS

Apple announced the second version of its augmented reality develop kit - ARKit 2 . Unconfirmed reports suggest that Apple is working on an augmented reality headset scheduled for release in 2020. The Voice Memo and iBooks apps have received big updates as well. iBooks has been renamed to Apple Books and the UI gets a big overhaul in iOS 12. The operating systems themselves won't be available to the general public until the Fall, but Apple will likely announce an earlier public beta ...

Finance US TRADE WAR ramps up
Author: 0 US TRADE WAR ramps up

No joint statement was issued at the end of Sunday's meeting in Beijing , and there has been no response to the Chinese comments by the U.S. side. Those talks produced "positive and concrete" developments, according to a Chinese government statement carried by the official news agency, Xinhua.

Finance Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project
Author: 0 Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project

Among the employees who have resigned , one engineer "petitioned to rename a conference room after Clara Immerwahr, a German chemist who killed herself in 1915 after protesting the use of science in warfare". So far, Google hasn't commented on Gizmodo's report. The initial contract, which is set to expire in 2019, was signed when the company was more focused on pursuing military work, Greene reportedly said, but employee backlash has sparked the decision not to renew.

Finance Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign
Author: 0 Jordan's King Abdullah expected to ask PM to resign

Protest organizers urged the king to cancel the tax plan, saying the poor are being targeted disproportionately. The increases have caused Mulki's popularity to plummet. There have been scattered protests in provincial towns, prompting police in some places to use teargas. "The government has been raising prices for everything, without improving any of the country's poor services in return", Ali Ibrahim, one of the protesters, said.

Finance Winning Lotto Max Numbers
Author: 0 Winning Lotto Max Numbers

Two other players in Leitrim and Louth have also won prizes of €106,121 each. The victor of the €4.3 million has not yet been found but anyone with a ticket wishing to check their numbers from last night's draw can do so here. Just sold winning ticket for 4.3 million in the Irish lotto. The draw gives lotto players 110 million reasons to dream. Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario Lotto Max players have won over $4.1 billion, including 57 jackpot wins and 431 Maxmillions prizes, ...

Finance Merkel rules out relief for Italy, gives nod to Macron
Author: 0 Merkel rules out relief for Italy, gives nod to Macron

Reports say a major trading war is brewing between the USA and its closets allies after the imposition of new tariffs which could see U.S. consumers pay more for everything from canned soup to cars. "After all, we now have a situation in the eurozone that did not exist for a long time". But Merkel was adamant that solidarity among eurozone countries should not lead to a "debt union".

Finance Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become third most valuable firm
Author: 0 Microsoft surpasses Alphabet to become third most valuable firm

According to a report in Investor's Business Daily late Tuesday, Microsoft had a market cap of $753 billion at the close of trading, nearly $14 billion ahead of Alphabet . The ballooning valuations have fueled speculation as to which US tech company will be the first to reach a $1 trillion-market cap. Earlier in the year, investment bank Morgan Stanley released an estimate saying Microsoft could reach $1 trillion in valuation by the end of 2018.

Finance New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants
Author: 0 New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

Giuseppe Conte was also sworn in as Italy's prime minister. The Five Star Movement , an anti-globalist and euroskeptic party, is half the alliance now governing Italy, along with the far-right League. Reaction to the new government was wary, with concerns still running high about Italy's massive debt mountain and the future of the European Union and its single currency.

Finance It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe
Author: 0 It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe

Visa (NYSE:V) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 25th. Angry customers also took to social media to vent about their cards not working. The Royal Bank of Scotland's Twitter help account said cash machine withdrawals were unaffected. Shop tills and pay-as-you-go terminals at petrol stations would not accept card payments - forcing shoppers to revert to cash.

Finance White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May
Author: 0 White House hails surge in hiring, low unemployment rate in May

It was the 92nd-consecutive month of job creation. Average hourly earnings rose 0.3 percent from the prior month, topping projections for 0.2 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain, the report showed. Almost 15 percent of what he calls "job stayers" saw no increase in wages in the past 12 months. That suggests that many employers have yet to worry about their workers being lured away.

Finance Alibaba has a driverless delivery robot that brings packages to your door
Author: 0 Alibaba has a driverless delivery robot that brings packages to your door

Customers can also remotely control the temperature of the smart locker through a phone app so that delivered food can be kept warm or cool. "We want to build a three-dimensional distribution network". It authorizes couriers to leave packages via facial recognition while also serving as a temporary mini-fridge. After reaching the destination, the Alibaba delivery robot, G Plus either deposits the package or the consumer enters a PIN code and receives their order.

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