• American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies
American Hero Buys $540 in Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout cookie season , that is. Cookie manager Kayla Dillard told CNN the girls had been selling cookies for two hours before the man showed up. Murphy, the special agent in charge of the DEA's Atlanta field division. Kayla Dillard, one of the leaders of Troop 1574, revealed the man's kindness on Facebook , calling him an "amazing so...

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  • Groupe PSA to introduce Citroen brand in India
Groupe PSA to introduce Citroen brand in India

Birla, Chairman CK Birla Group of Companies. Now, however, we have official confirmation from the company's CEO Carlos Tavares, stating it will be the Peugeot brand that will spearhead the French group's comeback, entering a market it once exited 28 years ago, as reported by Autonews Europe .

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  • Train to nowhere: 183 passengers stuck on Amtrak train since Sunday
Train to nowhere: 183 passengers stuck on Amtrak train since Sunday

The Coast Starlight Train 11 is now near the town of Oakridge - a small town that has become further isolated by the wintry conditions, with snow blocking roads and causing the town to lose power. "We have no idea how long we will be stuck, could be days", one passenger", Rebekah Dodson, told KTVI . Union Pacific is reportedly working to help ...

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  • Trump warns Saudi Arabia on oil prices as focus turns to re-election
Trump warns Saudi Arabia on oil prices as focus turns to re-election

Prices of the WTI move higher following Monday's sell off . OPEC and 10 non-OPEC countries agreed in December to cut oil production by 1.2 million bpd effective from January for an initial period of six months to help balance the market and support prices.

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  • Nokia’s all-in on computational photography is a well-calculated gamble
Nokia’s all-in on computational photography is a well-calculated gamble

The good news is you get Android 9 Pie - the latest version of the software - and the 4.2 is part of Google's Android One program meaning an nearly stock version of the operating system and guaranteed major Android updates for two years, and security updates for three.

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  • SEC says Elon Musk violated settlement agreement
SEC says Elon Musk violated settlement agreement

The request made Monday in NY resurrects a dispute between the Securities and Exchange Commission and Musk that was supposed to have been resolved with a settlement reached five months ago. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but Musk shot back on Twitter on Monday night, tweeting: "SEC forgot to read Tesla earnings transcri...

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  • World's First 1TB MicroSD Cards Shown Off at MWC
World's First 1TB MicroSD Cards Shown Off at MWC

The microSD Express cards should consume less power than traditional storage cards. The cards don't just offer a lot of storage: they also meet the app performance Class 2 spec, meaning apps and games stored on the card load and run faster on Android phones.

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  • High Wind Warning for Binghamton and the Twin Tiers
High Wind Warning for Binghamton and the Twin Tiers

Thousands of homes are without power early Monday as damaging winds gusts tear through the Lehigh Valley. The winds could lift and move trash cans, lawn furniture and loose outdoor objects. There was even some icing through the interior and Western Mass. earlier Sunday , before temperatures climbed above freezing. Areas of fog may slow down your...

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  • Despite harm to orcas, Canada should expand pipeline, energy board says
Despite harm to orcas, Canada should expand pipeline, energy board says

Robert Steeman, the NEB's chief environment officer. The NEB said the project would cause "significant adverse environmental effects" on the southern resident killer whale population, and while a worst-case spill from the pipeline or an oil tanker is not likely, "the environmental effects would be significant".

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  • Here's what parents need to know about YouTube's pedophile problem
Here's what parents need to know about YouTube's pedophile problem

Earlier this afternoon, BuzzFeed News reported that the famous video sharing platform is removing ads from videos that promote anti-vaccination contents, citing a ban on "dangerous and harmful" material. The conference call and memo came after the company explained how it processes violations of community guidelines. There are also a number o...

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  • Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war
Microsoft workers protest use of HoloLens headsets for war

A group of Microsoft workers has written a letter to CEO Satya Nadella and President Brad Smith, asking them to cancel a controversial contract with the US Army. The internal revolt at Microsoft highlights the heightened activism among employees at tech giants and follows similar uprisings at Amazon and Google, where workers have bristled...

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  • Apple and Goldman Sachs Are Collaborating To Offer a Joint Credit Card
Apple and Goldman Sachs Are Collaborating To Offer a Joint Credit Card

Apple also seems to be gearing up to offer magazine subscriptions through Apple News and is rumored to be creating a streaming video service, but it may not stop there. Goldman Sachs on the other hand deals in multinational investment banking and financial services. "Apple at present profits from credit cards via Apple Pay , yet that revenue w...

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  • USA presses China for stable currency
USA presses China for stable currency

The United States' demands include ending the Chinese policy of forcing USA companies to partner with Chinese firms to make or sell tech products in China , resulting in cyber theft and infringing on American intellectual property rights.

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  • Tens of thousands gather at Colombia-Venezuela border concert
Tens of thousands gather at Colombia-Venezuela border concert

Venezuelan artist Nacho performs as Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido flanked by Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez looks on during the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert, organized to raise money for the Venezuelan relief effort, at the head of the Tienditas International Bridge in Cucuta, Colombia...

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  • China's Dalian port bans Australian coal imports, sets 2019 quota
China's Dalian port bans Australian coal imports, sets 2019 quota

The Aussie fell more than 1 percent to a 10-day low of $0.7070 on Thursday after Reuters reported that customs at the Chinese port had banned imports of Australian coal since the start of February. Spot Australian coking coal at the northern Chinese port of Jingtang is 200 yuan ($29.85) cheaper per tonne than domestic prices, according to data ...

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  • Oil Prices Follow Stock Markets Higher
Oil Prices Follow Stock Markets Higher

Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators met on Friday to wrap up a week of talks that have seen the two sides struggle to reach a deal by a March 1 deadline. crude production hitting 13 million bpd by year-end, with 2019 averaging 12.5 million bpd", U.S. bank Citi said following the release of the EIA report.

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  • Trump Calls For 5G In The United States 'As Soon As Possible'
Trump Calls For 5G In The United States 'As Soon As Possible'

But the president could have had another wireless company in mind when he tweeted his support for 5G. But as Gizmodo pointed out, the standard for what constitutes "6G technology" has yet to be defined or developed, meaning that the president's demand for 6G is "a bit like asking for an amplifier that goes up to 11".

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  • Consumer Reports Rescinds Tesla Model 3 Recommendation Due To Reported Reliability Issues
Consumer Reports Rescinds Tesla Model 3 Recommendation Due To Reported Reliability Issues

The Model 3 had no problem surviving Alaska, but it seems to be having a tougher time surviving daily life in the hands of average owners. The Tesla Model 3 has had a hit or miss reputation with Consumer Reports in the past. As Tesla is expected to introduce a new crossover this year, along with a new Semi truck, pickup truck and roadster i...

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  • Epic Games pull ads from YouTube in wake of child exploitation controversy
Epic Games pull ads from YouTube in wake of child exploitation controversy

What next?: Dr. Oetker is asking YouTube "to explain how it could happen that advertising of our company was placed in an environment that we strictly reject and consider highly reprehensible ethically", according to a statement provided to CNN.

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  • Dublin Airport Reopens After Confirmed Drone Sighting
Dublin Airport Reopens After Confirmed Drone Sighting

The airport said the Irish Aviation Authority suspended flights for 30 minutes after a confirmed sighting by a pilot at around 1130GMT. It tweeted that the safety and security of customers was its priority. Fianna Fáil's spokesperson on transport Robert Troy this afternoon said that the Minister for Transport must "wake up to the threat of drones...

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