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Marvel and 'Star Wars' Movies Will Move to Disney's Streaming Service

The news was met with some trepidation for Disney fans who weren't looking forward to subscribing to another service, and excitement in others - including /F...


IBM strikes AI deal with MIT

The company said Thursday its 10-year investment in the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab will aid research efforts of scientists from both institutions. Anantha P. IBM...


Oil Inventories Are On The Rise Again (USO)

Hurricane Harvey barreled into the U.S. Gulf of Mexico coast around 10 days ago, closing almost a quarter of the nation's refining capacity, although some of ...


Uber wants all of its London drivers using EVs by 2025

And, as part of the plan, Uber drivers will each be given up to £5,000 assistance to help them switch to cleaner vehicles through a new £150m Clean Air Fund, wh...


Federal Bureau of Investigation launches probe into Uber's Hell program

The company claims the program is no longer in use, but that hasn't stopped the investigation. It then cross-referenced those locations with data on its own dri...


Canadian job gains beat expectations in August

Full-time employment declined sharply by 88,100 for the month following a 35,100 increase the previous month while there was a strong gain in part-time employme...


LCBO To Operate Pot Shops

Legal pot will also be available for purchase on the LCBO website. Smoking weed will as usual not be allowed in the public spaces. "The argument against doi...


USA ousts Pak's biggest pvt bank on terror funding fear

Subsequently, the DFS said in a regulatory filing in August this year that it wanted to fine the bank up to $ 630 million (Rs 4,022 crore) for "grave failure...


No-fly list comes into force; unruly passengers can face lifetime ban

The decision of imposing a ban would be taken by an independent three-member committee of the flight operator concerned. No-fly offence level 2: Physicall...


Star Wars & Marvel Movies Will Help Launch Disney Streaming Service

When Disney's service goes online, new movies such as Marvel's fourth Avengers movie, Star Wars: Episode IX , Frozen 2, and the live action version of ...


IBM is installing a Watson AI lab at MIT

The Cambridge facility will be officially known as the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, and will be co-located with the IBM Watson Health and IBM Security headquarter...


Crude Oil Rally Pauses After API Inventories

Igor Sechin , the head of Russian oil company Rosneft, said the decline in the value of the USA dollar was skewing the market . As of late Thursday, data fro...


Carnival Updates Cancelled, Modified Cruises due to Hurricane Irma

Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, seventeen have assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating t...


No-fly rules finalised, has minimum 2-year ban

A Level One offence would include any unruly physical gestures or verbal harassment - including unruly behaviour from drunk passengers - for which the perso...


Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control

Bob Iger , the company's walking winning streak of a chief executive, announced Thursday that two of its biggest cinematic franchises, " Star Wars " and Marvel...


Iowa School Students Wearing White Hoods Burn Cross

Bevins did speak out about the behavior depicted in the photo. A group of five Iowa high school students are facing discipline after they posted a racist ph...


Mobile giving Netflix for free to family plan subscribers

If you have a Netflix subscription, T-Mobile will cover the cost of a standard subscription for you - offering almost $120 savings every year. Simple Choice c...


Roku launches The Roku Channel

The Roku Channel will be launched in phases over the next few weeks. The Roku Channel will be available on all Roku players, sticks and TVs in the USA and...


US services sector growth accelerates; trade deficit edges up

The deficit for real goods during July was lower than the average for the second quarter of $62.4 billion. Prices of U.S. Treasuries were little changed by the ...


Plastic fibres found in '83% of tap water samples'

Orb Media , a journalism nonprofit, conducted an investigation of tap water from more than a dozen countries and found that overall, 83% of the samples were ...


Ryanair make changes to cabin bag allowance to 'eliminate delays'

As reported by The Irish Independent , any non-priority passengers carrying a second piece of hand luggage that weighs in excess of 10kg will be required to ch...


Schroders on collision course with rivals over Sports Direct vote

Hellawell, a 75-year-old former police chief constable and government drugs czar, had previously pledged to step down if a majority of independent investors did...


Mini John Cooper Works GP concept breaks cover

Adrian van Hooydonk, senior VP of BMW Group Design says the aggressive styling of the concept is important in conjuring the ideas of Mini's sporting heritiage...


Facebook to pay music industry millions to protect users from breaking copyright

Rights holders have been negotiating with Facebook for months, and the social network has hired a team to build a system to identify and tag music. In the mea...


Mini announces hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept

And finally, in case you were wondering, the racing number 0059 refers to the year the classic Alec Issigonis-designed Mini was born: 1959. The instrument panel...


Facebook offering hundreds of millions to get music licences quicker

And that buys you quite a lot of paracetamol. Facebook is offering a range of different options for discovering video content, including a carousel of f...


Facebook Watch is live in the US

This is because Facebook has a system in place that allows copyright holders to request videos with cases of infringement to be removed from the social netw...


Canada posts Can$3bn July trade deficit

Prices of U.S. Treasuries were little changed by the data on Wednesday. During the January to July period, total trade deficit of the country was Euro 1.2 bil...


94% of Lebanon's tap water is contaminated with plastic

Rains could also sweep up microplastic pollution, which could explain why the household wells used in Indonesia were found to be contaminated . The new ana...


Ryanair blames flight delays for changes to its two-cabin bag policy

The move, which comes under Ryanair's "Always getting better" policy means that from the 1st November passengers will only be able to take one piece of hand l...


Hellawell backed by Sports Direct shareholders

Mike Ashley, Sports Direct's founder and chief executive, holds a controlling stake in the company, while Schroders owns roughly 15% of the shares not held by...


Suspect steals Texas police cruiser and goes on joyride

Police were going through bags of items from the store when Sponsler was able to undo her seatbelt and slip off her cuffs. She's arrested again after an officer...


MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept Looks Enticing in First Clip

The large sections of the concept's radical styling are unlikely to be carried over to the production model, especially the large front and rear aprons, side sk...


Facebook could pay the labels for music in your videos

Unlike other online streaming services, Facebook Watch lets you subscribe for the series or whatever you interest in, and it will show you the contents which ...


Texas woman slips out of handcuffs, steals police vehicle

They try to chase after her but she's able to get away. She started the vehicle and nearly backed into officers behind her who were checking confiscated bags ...