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Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages

Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users’ private messages

The 270-pages internal documents, as well as interviews with about 50 former employees of Facebook and its corporate partners, reveal that Facebook allowed certain companies access to data despite the...

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FloraCraft chair gives nearly $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

FloraCraft chair gives nearly $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

FloraCraft, a sytrofoam company based in Ludington, which is in northern MI, says it will issue cash bonuses and 401 (k) gifts to 200 full-timers based on longevity. "I knew something was up", employe...

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Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones

Czech government office stops using Huawei mobile phones

The National Cyber and Information Security Agency (NCISA) says in an official warning dated December 17 that the two companies' ties with the Beijing government, as well as the "conduct of influence ...

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Texas judge rules 'Obamacare' unconstitutional, so now what?

Texas judge rules 'Obamacare' unconstitutional, so now what?

In order for that to happen, the judge would have had to issue an injunction prohibiting enforcement of the law. Republicans have been trying unsuccessfully to repeal and replace ACA since it became l...

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Canada-China tensions could already be hurting tourism and investment

Canada-China tensions could already be hurting tourism and investment

John McCallum, Canadian ambassador to China, met with Kovrig on Friday and Spavor on Sunday, Reuters quoted Canada's Foreign Ministry as saying. The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms g...

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Crude Oil Price Breaks Support, Crumbles to a New 14-Month Low

Crude Oil Price Breaks Support, Crumbles to a New 14-Month Low

Brent has fallen more than 4 per cent in the past three sessions so far. Inventories at the USA storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma, which is the delivery point for the WTI futures contract, rose by mo...

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Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel Is Opening Tonight

Elon Musk's Boring Tunnel Is Opening Tonight

Two years after he first announced his plan to avoid traffic and make public transportation more efficient, Musk and his Boring Company are set to open their first test tunnel tonight and reveal the...

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Federal government unveils $1.6 billion boost for Canadian energy sector

Federal government unveils $1.6 billion boost for Canadian energy sector

Sohi said. The announcement is in Alberta, but the funds are available to any oil and gas companies nationwide. At a news conference in Edmonton Tuesday, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi ...

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Man tried to pay for McDonald's order with bag of weed

Man tried to pay for McDonald's order with bag of weed

They say a suspect matching his description went through the drive-thru again at around 2am and police approached him. Police weren't able to find the vehicle, but an officer stayed behind and watch...

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Trump calls likely fed hike 'foolish'

Trump calls likely fed hike 'foolish'

Inflation is holding right around the Fed's two percent target, but if markets believe the Fed can be swayed by political pressure, inflation fears could ignite and become a more serious problem. "Not...

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Federal government to unveil passenger bill of rights

Federal government to unveil passenger bill of rights

For anyone who's ever been stuck in a plane, waiting for hours on the tarmac at an airport, or who's felt they had no restitution to deal with lost luggage - or any other issue with the airlines - the...

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Jaguar Land Rover Plans to Cut Thousands of Jobs, FT Says

Jaguar Land Rover Plans to Cut Thousands of Jobs, FT Says

Despite this, it made a £90m loss in the three months up until September because of falling sales in Europe and China. JLR is also bracing for the possibility of the United Kingdom exiting the Europ...

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No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi

No one can 'dictate' to China what it should, shouldn't do: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for support of the state economy while also guiding the development of the private sector, and said China will expand efforts at opening up and ensure th...

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US oil prices drop 1 percent on oversupply fears

US oil prices drop 1 percent on oversupply fears

But U.S. shale output is growing steadily, taking market share from the big Middle East oil producers in OPEC and making it harder for them to balance their budgets. West Texas Intermediate for Januar...

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ALERT: Netflix, police warn of phony emails that could steal customer information

ALERT: Netflix, police warn of phony emails that could steal customer information

If you have concerns about your account, login to your account directly, or contact Netflix by phone. One Ohio police department posted a warning earlier this month, considering the email a phis...

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552-carat yellow diamond found in Canada, largest ever in North America

552-carat yellow diamond found in Canada, largest ever in North America

Miners unearth 552 carat yellow diamond at the Diavik mine located in the Northwest Territory. The Diavik mine does produce some very high quality diamonds, but is not known for the huge gems usua...

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CBS Confirms Leslie Moonves Will Not Receive $120 Million Severance Package

CBS Confirms Leslie Moonves Will Not Receive $120 Million Severance Package

In his statement , Levander assailed the leaks to The Times and said the press reports further damaged Moonves' "name, reputation, career and legacy". Given past incidents of "improper and unprof...

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Vine, HQ Trivia co-founder Colin Kroll dead at 34

A drug overdose is the suspected cause of death, police said, and an investigation is underway. What appeared to be heroin and cocaine were found on the scene and taken for further testing, the New...

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Lincoln Continental Coach-Door Edition unveiled

Lincoln Continental Coach-Door Edition unveiled

If buyers miss out on the 80 Coach Editions planned for 2019, Lincoln said the special Continental will return for the 2020 model year again as a limited-production vehicle. Months after unveiling ...

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Nissan Holds Off on Picking Ghosn's Successor as Tensions Brew

Nissan Holds Off on Picking Ghosn's Successor as Tensions Brew

The letter was also sent to the board of Nissan, the CEO of Daimler AG, which has a small cross-ownership holding with Nissan and Renault, and some French government officials, according to the people...

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Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce

Farm linked to romaine E.coli outbreak also recalls cauliflower, other lettuce

The agency stressed that consumers should continue to avoid any romaine lettuce not labeled with the harvest date and location. Adam Bros. Farming Inc. Out of an abundance of caution, Adam Bros. "...

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Com's Neil Wilson on shock profit warning from ASOS

Com's Neil Wilson on shock profit warning from ASOS

Chief executive Nick Beighton said: "We achieved 14 per cent sales growth in a hard market, but in the light of a significant downturn in November, we think it's prudent to recalibrate our expectation...

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E coli investigation leads to recall of U.S. cauliflower, lettuce in Canada

E coli investigation leads to recall of U.S. cauliflower, lettuce in Canada

A California farm tied to the nationwide recall of romaine lettuce is now recalling cauliflower, red leaf lettuce, and green leaf lettuce amid fears of an E. Farms in Santa Barbara County tested pos...

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Rocco The Cheeky Parrot Keeps Using Amazon's Alexa To Order Snacks

Rocco The Cheeky Parrot Keeps Using Amazon's Alexa To Order Snacks

In fact this "skill" had landed Rocco in trouble previously when he had to be relocated from the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary in Berkshire due to his "bad language", according to a report...

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It rained cash on busy Hong Kong street

It rained cash on busy Hong Kong street

A video was released on a Facebook page owned by the individual behind the stunt. Wong is the founder of Epoch Cryptocurreny, and is known online by the name of Coin Young Master. People walking a...

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Now Google is bringing a new $1B campus to New York City

Now Google is bringing a new $1B campus to New York City

That would be the second major technology company, after Amazon , to pick America's financial capital to expand and create thousands of jobs. The news comes on the heels of Amazon.com picking NY as...

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Robinhood Launches Zero-fee Checking/Savings Account with Mastercard

Robinhood Launches Zero-fee Checking/Savings Account with Mastercard

SIPC spokesperson Kristen McCaughan noted that while Robinhood is an SIPC member firm, and its customers would be protected in the event the company failed, "The firm does have some lines of busine...

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Carnival announces roller coaster on new cruise ship

Carnival announces roller coaster on new cruise ship

Bolt will run on 800 feet of track at a maximum height of 187 feet above the sea level and a top speed of "nearly 40 miles per hour". It was designed for the new ship, Mardi Gras, and set to hit the...

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Human Heart Found Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight, Forcing Plane to Turn Around

Human Heart Found Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight, Forcing Plane to Turn Around

Sierra Donor Services, the donation service tasked with transporting the heart, called the donor's family about the unexpected delay. - A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Seattle to Dallas...

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Kotex tampons recalled after reports of pieces left inside bodies

Kotex tampons recalled after reports of pieces left inside bodies

There have also been reports of infections, vaginal irritation, localized vaginal injury, and other symptoms. Attention, all people with periods: Certain Kotex tampons are being recalled for a quali...

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