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by | March 23, 2019 | 04:58

In light of that, one of the biggest pharmacies in the United States just announced they'll start selling CBD products in over 800 stores, across 8 states. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that on Thursday, Curaleaf's value "jumped as much as 17%" in Toronto, Canada-which gives the company "a market value of more than $2.6 billion".

by | March 23, 2019 | 04:20

A followup investigative report from Forbes in 2018 alleged more misconduct, accusing Schnatter of fostering a "bro" culture at Papa John's, where women were often the target of sexual harassment. The former National Basketball Association star has also entered into a marketing agreement with the company and has agreed to pitch the brand. As noted, Shaq has plenty of experience in the food business.

by | March 23, 2019 | 03:42

AT&T, on the other hand, saw an opportunity to gain market share by lying about its network and publicly doubled down on the strategy, praising itself for breaking "our industry's narrative". It is a real upgrade over the older portions of AT&T's 4G network, but that's true for all four carriers. "Bottom line, if one service is offering a meaningful boost over another, it probably should be labeled differently, just not with a name that confuses customers".

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:17

The Swedish firm divided opinion among drivers earlier this month, when it announced it would be capping the maximum speed of its new cars from 2020, limiting them to 112 miles per hour. If the vehicle decides that its owner is intoxicated, it will dial Volvo's call centre where an adviser will speak to the driver. Volvo plans to add sensors capable of detecting drunk driving in its vehicles.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:25

Earlier this week, Jane Doe #1 of Riverton, Utah and Jane Doe #2 of Fort Worth, Texas filed suit in federal court in NY. According to HuffPo, the suit alleges that pilots, Eric Johnson and Dan Watson approached the two crew members and another woman, who worked for the airline, while the ladies were relaxing and drinking on a beach on May 9th.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:14

General Motors CEO Mary Barra on the automaker's plans to build an electric vehicle plant at a plant in Orion, Michigan, President Trump's criticisms of the company's decision to close a plant in Lordstown, Ohio and the company's commitment to jobs in America.

by | March 23, 2019 | 02:05

Along with what's pictured, it will also control the rights to the Alien and Planet of the Apes franchises, as well as live-action series, including NBC's This is Us , ABC's Modern Family and Fox's longtime adult animation mainstays The Simpsons and Family Guy , which are respectively in their 30th and 17th seasons.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:13

When two Texans found out that the popular pet store Petco supposedly welcomes all leashed pets in their stores, they chose to put that rule to the ultimate test. The staff members were reportedly "super friendly and courteous". The Facebook post reads, "We made a decision to take a chance and call Petco's bluff on the "ALL LEASHED PETS ARE WELCOME" policy".

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:44

In its statement following a two-day meeting in Washington , the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) repeated January language that it will be " patient " amid "global economic and financial developments and muted inflation pressures". The Fed's statement and projections as well as Powell's accompanying press conference are likely to be in the spotlight on Wednesday amid an otherwise quiet day on the USA economic front.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:51

Jurors in federal glyphosate multidistrict litigation in San Francisco found that that use of glyphosate caused non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in the plaintiff, Edwin Hardeman. The jury found that it was on Tuesday. "We will only really know whether it works for Bayer to isolate scientific issues once we see more trials", said Adam Zimmerman, a law professor focusing on mass torts at Los Angeles-based Loyola Law School.

by | March 21, 2019 | 02:32

In a statement, the EU's top antitrust watchdog, Margrethe Vestager , said Google cemented itself as a powerhouse in the online search industry - then proceeded to shield itself from competition by imposing restrictive contracts with third-party websites that blocked other companies from placing their search adverts on those websites between 2006 and 2016.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:50

The Federal Reserve voted to keep the benchmark federal funds rate steady during its second policy meeting of the year on Wednesday, also signaling that there will be no hikes for the remainder of 2019. "It's a great time for us to be patient". Stocks across the globe rose for a seventh straight session on Tuesday despite late selling on Wall Street, while the pound wobbled against the dollar as traders expected European Union officials would allow Britain a delay on Brexit.

by | March 20, 2019 | 02:46

Zurich, Geneva and Osaka, Japan, round out the top five most expensive cities. Two U.S. cities also made this year's list: NY tied for seventh place with Copenhagen, Denmark, and Seoul, South Korea; Los Angeles came in tenth place along with Tel Aviv, Israel.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:53

The social media behemoth announced a new feature Tuesday that allows users to shop directly on the app without being redirected to an advertiser's website to complete a transaction. If you're one of the many people who fall victim to Instagram's eerily on-point shopping ads, you're either going to love or panic over this news.

by | March 19, 2019 | 03:44

Launched this morning, BA's new "Club Suite" seat will be a significant departure from, and drastic improvement on, the airline's current offering. It's based on a customised version of the Super Dimond seat made by Collins Aerospace and comes with a new 18.5-inch IFE screen which can finally be used from gate-to-gate.

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:51

Said to feature a "futuristic, elegant muscular look", the new electric SUV has a prominent lower grille and a glass plate for the radar system where a traditional upper grille would normally reside. Fisker also hinted about a panoramic-style roof that opens "without compromising the rugged and safe structural integrity of an SUV". Fisker's new affordable electric crossover is planned to be the first of three mass-market EVs.

by | March 19, 2019 | 04:05

Currently, the Ohio-built Acura NSX is the most expensive auto built in the United States, as Motor1 points out, but the expected price tag for the new Maybachified GLS beats the NSX's price tag by about $42,500. "We'll logically extend it where it makes sense-I can not imagine you will have a Maybach A-Class", he explained. "But on the top luxury cars, to have the luxury edition makes a whole lot of sense for us".

by | March 19, 2019 | 03:27

This lawsuit has been filed since July 2017, which means that it has nearly been two full years since the companies has been conflict. During the trial, Qualcomm asked the jury to award it royalties of up to $1.41 per infringing iPhone. The verdict sets the stage for a bigger trial in April between the two companies next month in San Diego. Maxell further noted in their filing that six of the patents in the case against Apple (6,748,317; 8,339,493; 7,116,438; 6,408,193; 6,928,306; and ...

by | March 19, 2019 | 02:56

Lyft officially kicked off the road show for its initial public offering, putting 30 million shares up for sale Monday with an anticipated price of between $62 and $68 USA per share. That is much higher than its $ 15 billion valuation achieved in the middle of 2018-after Lyft's last round of private market financing. The company will trade on Nasdaq with the ticker symbol LYFT, starting on March 29.

by | March 19, 2019 | 01:35

I asked her to sell it or do something quickly", Trump wrote in the tweet sent at 6:27 p.m . Earlier in the day, the president had already lashed out at the local UAW president, David Green, saying he "ought to get his act together and produce".

by | March 19, 2019 | 01:32

If Anil didn't pay the debt, then he had been threatened by India's Supreme Court with a prison term. The judges warned that Ambani would be jailed for three months if 4.5 billion rupees were not stumped up within a month. The court also fined he three Reliance Companies, namely RCom, Reliance Telecom and Reliance InfraTel Rs one crore each after holding them guilty of contempt as well.

by | March 19, 2019 | 00:25

And so with the new CT5 and CT6, Cadillac will have a mid-size and full-size luxury sedan to offer the market next year. The new sedan borrows heavily from the Escala concept that wowed in 2016 at Pebble Beach, including a dramatic and upright nose, sculpted hood, vertical headlights, and starched creases along the body sides.

by | March 18, 2019 | 10:03

Wednesday's estimated jackpot, $550 million, is the eighth largest in Powerball history. The next Powerball drawing will be on Wednesday, Mar. 20. The Powerball has gone 21 consecutive drawings since December without a jackpot victor. The lump sum payment before taxes would be about $300 million.

by | March 18, 2019 | 09:55

Meanwhile, the existing Bitcoin futures will remain available for trading, which means that the most recent contract XBTM19 will expire in June 2019. However, throughout 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) has rejected or delayed several Bitcoin ETF proposals from a variety of investment firms, leading many to wonder whether the SEC is simply playing hardball or is genuinely unsatisfied with current proposals.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:37

Developers say market sentiment has improved recently thanks to looser credit policies. US President Donald Trump said yesterday he sees a "very good chance" of reaching a trade deal with China but is in "no rush" to reach an agreement.

by | March 17, 2019 | 03:28

Cloud Services account for 70 percent of Oracle revenues . Cloud Services and License Support, an accounting category that encompasses all subscription revenue, contributed $6.7 billion, and licenses sold in the cloud or on-premises brought in another $1.3 billion.

by | March 17, 2019 | 03:26

The attempt at humour caused particular offence. The company was founded in 1937 as part of a plan to ensure Germans could afford a vehicle, and utilized slave labour from those at concentration camps during World War II. In a statement, Mr Diess said he was sorry for what he described as "definitely an unfortunate choice of words". The Volkswagen factory was also repurposed during the Nazi era to build military vehicles and equipment.

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:19

Wednesday's vote boosted investor optimism in European equities too, with the pan-European STOXX 600 index climbing 0.6 percent while London's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent as sterling extended gains. Sterling was down 0.4 per cent at US$1.3285 (RM5.428) after going as high as US$1.3380 the previous day, its strongest since June 2018. Nikkei slumped 1% to 21290.24 with yen little changed against the dollar as data showed domestic machinery orders fall in January accelerated.

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:16

The offering, which could value the company at $120 billion-the largest of several tech IPOs in 2019-will probably start after the stock of Lyft, its chief rival, has already debuted. Lyft got its IPO party rolling earlier this month by filing its Form S-1 with the SEC. Both companies have been steadily increasing revenue, however, both companies are also losing billions of dollars per year as they attempt to reign in costs and make other tweaks in their quest to achieve profitability.

by | March 16, 2019 | 03:11

Spotify fired a broadside at Apple today as it reported its rival to the European Union competition authorities over the way that the tech giant's App Store works. Spotify made an announcement in its newsroom, revealing that the company has filed an antitrust complaint against the Cupertino tech giant with the European Commission .

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:20

Still, Tesla stock did rise ahead of Thursday night's Model Y unveiling . Three years later, affordable long-range electric vehicles no longer have such a pent-up demand. Due to its connection to the Model 3, the Model Y shares about 75% of its components with the auto. The Y will seat seven people with 66 cubic feet of storage space.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:03

An Interserve spokesman told Reuters the company's lenders had already set up a company with a shadow board ready to buy Interserve's assets. The firm has sought to reassure workers that as far as possible it will be business as usual as the director and lenders spend the weekend completing their plan B created to allow the business to continue to operate as normal for customers and suppliers.

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:06

These issues arose just a short while after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to unite all of Facebook's services closer together in a more cohesive user experience. " Instagram is down, so I have no choice but to post this picture of Watson on a grassy hillside here instead", wrote another user, posting a picture of a pet dog.

by | March 15, 2019 | 01:13

The S&P 500 rose 8.22 points, or 0.3%, to finish at 2,791.52 as health care and utilities stocks led gains, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 32.97 points, or 0.4%, to finish at 7,591.03. S&P 500 e-minis were down 0.25 points, or 0.01 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-minis were up 7.5 points, or 0.1 percent. In electronic trading after the settlement, gold futures touched highs above $1,302, edging slightly higher after the Brexit vote.

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:47

Volkswagen has ruled out compulsory layoffs until 2025, but early retirement of staff working in administrative positions at the company's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, will help reduce the workforce by 5,000 to 7,000, it said. Some carmakers lacking VW's scale have opted for electric models that'll share underpinnings with combustion models or roll down the same production lines.