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by | March 25, 2019 | 00:39

In exchange for billions of dollars, studios helped Netflix launch a fledgling streaming video service by licensing their libraries of shows and movies, but that decision may have sown the seeds of their own demise. That marked growth of almost 50 percent for the service launched in 2008 by the major TV and film studios to compete with Netflix. Last year, the company also opened its India office in Mumbai and has acquired a 1.5 lakh sq ft office space in the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) of ...

by | March 25, 2019 | 00:29

That was because the Powerball jackpot was worth a staggering $638 million. But be warned: The odds of winning are 1 in roughly 292,000,000. No one has won the Powerball Jackpot since the day after Christmas. Saturday night's Powerball drawing was held at 11 p.m. EST. Since Texas joined in the multi-state Powerball games in 2010, there have been two jackpot winners here, lottery officials say.

by | March 24, 2019 | 01:12

The news that trials for the drug called aducanumab was a huge blow to the Alzheimer's community because this drug was meant to be one of the most promising drugs on the market for combating early-onset Alzheimer's. In 2013, Pfizer scrapped another antibody , bapineuzumab, when it didn't surpass placebo effects in another phase three trial. MSD also tried to treat dementia by inhibiting the production of beta-amyloid with a β-secretase (BACE) inhibitor, verubecestat.

by | March 21, 2019 | 00:54

The Hardeman's case is considered a landmark trial for hundreds of other plaintiffs in the United States with similar claims, which means the verdict could affect future litigation and other cancer patients and families. The ruling is a blow to Bayer, whose subsidiary Monsanto makes the herbicide. "It seemed like this trial would go a little bit differently, it would be a little bit more fact-based, little bit more science-based", Berzhanin said.

by | March 19, 2019 | 00:52

A UAW spokesman said in a statement Sunday that the union's "focus is on our members and to leave no stone unturned to keep the GM plants open". The sprawling facility was idled after more than 50 years producing cars and other vehicles, falling victim to changing USA auto preferences, according to the company.

by | March 19, 2019 | 00:43

Under the deal, Ericsson to manage services of wireline and wireless network for RCom covering more than 100,000 km of fiber and mobile infrastructure in 11 telecom circles, across North and West of India including Delhi and Mumbai . Other factors behind termination of agreements included the decision taken by the Rcom Board on February 1, 2019 to seek fast track resolution of its overall debt through the National Company Law Tribunal , and order passed by the NCLAT on February 4, 2019 ...

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:46

And Simo, along with the head of Instagram Adam Mosseri, head of Messenger Stan Chudnovsky, and head of WhatsApp Will Cathcart, will report directly to Zuckerberg. In a blog post , Zuckerberg said that Cox had been mulling an exit from Facebook to pursue other projects for "a few years". The departures of Cox and Daniels come a day after a technical issue that limited use of Facebook and Instagram for most of Wednesday.

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:27

However, some are anxious the new vehicle will pressure demand for what was supposed to be Tesla's flagship auto, the Model 3. It is a radical new vehicle which can sprint from 0-60mph in 1.9 seconds and has 620-miles of range on a single charge.

by | March 15, 2019 | 00:27

Fill out a form here to get your coupon . Valid for dine-in or takeout orders. Tree of Life Cafe is selling slices of its pies for $3.14 Thursday, tax included. 7-Eleven - Order a whole pizza via 7-Eleven's 7NOW for $3.14. All locations are holding pi recitation contests. Celebrations and promotions have surged in the United States since Congress passed a resolution supporting March 14 as Pi Day .

by | March 14, 2019 | 01:24

As long as you have one of Verizon's unlimited plans (Go, Beyond, or Above Unlimited), you can pay $10/mo and get access to 5G. Just like 4G a few years ago, initial 5G coverage will be limited to a few markets and the same goes for Verizon.

by | March 13, 2019 | 00:48

Tesla on Monday announced an average 3 percent hike in prices for its cars and reversed the decision to close all its physical stores. But he also said the move to close 10 percent of stores and evaluate others is the right thing to do, and said most retail companies do that all of the time.

by | March 11, 2019 | 10:25

The unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.8 percent, in line with forecasts, while wage growth was up. "As you know, the report that's out today shows that the number of jobs in Alberta has actually increased modestly month-over-month, but we're continuing to attract workers from across the country to Alberta".

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:50

After "extensive" preparations and discussions with the North Koreans , Bolton said "the issue really was whether North Korea was prepared to accept what the president called the 'big deal, ' which is denuclearization entirely, under a definition the president handed to Kim Jong Un , and have the potential for an enormous economic future, or try to do something less than that, which was unacceptable to us".

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:06

The United States and other world powers have urged restraint. Meanwhile, on Thursday, Russia President Vladimir V Putin called Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the phone and conveyed his deep condolences on the Pulwama terrorist attack.

by | March 02, 2019 | 01:00

Tesla Inc said Thursday it would offer a $35,000 version of its Model 3 sedan with a delivery time of two to four weeks while closing many of its retail stores worldwide, steps created to increase demand and cut overhead costs for the electric vehicle maker.

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:38

Russia, China, Cuba, Bolivia, Turkey and a number of other states have reaffirmed their support for constitutionally elected Maduro as Venezuela's only legitimate president. Tuesday's emergency Security Council session on Venezuela, requested by Washington, featured a sharp exchange between a U.S. senior official and the Venezuelan foreign minister.

by | March 01, 2019 | 00:37

The United States immediately recognized Guaido, and around 50 other countries followed suit. Russian Federation and China vetoed a USA -drafted U.N. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that getting aid into Venezuela to assist millions of people in need of basic necessities remains hard.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:00

One of the newest entries to the EV world will be the next-gen Porsche Macan , which will be entirely electric and contend with cars like the BMW iX3 , Mercedes-Benz EQC and Audi e-tron . Porsche's parent Volkswagen has also committed to an ambitious electrification ramp-up, earmarking €30bn (£26bn, $34bn) for electrification in the next five years.

by | February 25, 2019 | 00:30

The brands released strongly worded statements , and YouTube scrambled to assure its clients it was fixing the problem. She said numerous kids she treats in the ER list videos on YouTube as a method used to learn destructive behaviors and self-harm techniques.

by | February 24, 2019 | 00:45

The Federal Aviation Administration issued an alert after officials lost radar and radio contact with Atlas Air Flight 3591 when it was about 30 miles (48 kilometres) southeast of the airport, FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford said. The cargo plane was operating for Amazon Prime. The aircraft was flying from Miami to Houston. FAA investigators are on their way to the accident site and the National Transportation Safety Board has been notified.

by | February 23, 2019 | 01:34

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI) crude oil futures were at $56.86 per barrel, down 10 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last settlement. OPEC and some non-affiliated producers such as Russian Federation agreed late previous year to cut output by 1.2 million bpd to prevent a large supply overhang from growing.

by | February 20, 2019 | 00:59

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told the German daily Stuttgarter Zeitung on Tuesday that such a scenario was "difficult to imagine", saying it would be a "belated joke of history". "Europe must stand united and make it clear that possible further illegal tariffs would cause serious damage to transatlantic relations, and we must show the red card to ruthless nationalism", Lange added.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:27

The spokesman, Geng Shuang, said Washington was trying to "fabricate an excuse for suppressing the legitimate development" of Chinese companies. The UK's mobile and internet providers are already heavily reliant on Huawei for their networks, but the U.S.

by | February 15, 2019 | 01:14

A banking giant with nearly $6trillion worldwide every day has announced the launch of its own cryptocurrency called, JPM Coin . In other words, you shouldn't expect to see JPM Coin listed on your local cryptocurrency exchange. These now rely on wire transfers and use decades-old networks like Swift which have cut-off times for transactions in different countries. Replacement for dollars held in treasuries - The token could replace dollars held by subsidiaries of huge corporations ...

by | February 15, 2019 | 00:45

The feature is easily accessible through the car's settings. If a vehicle switches to "Alarm" state, owners will also receive an alert from their Tesla mobile app notifying them that an incident has occurred. If - for instance - someone unwittingly leans against the auto, it switches up to the equivalent of Star Trek's yellow alert (actually called "Alert" state).