• April Fools' Day: How to unlock Google Maps' Snake game
April Fools' Day: How to unlock Google Maps' Snake game

As part if its major city upgrade, you'll be able to play as a Sydney Train, travelling around the CBD and picking up passengers as you go. Or are you just not old enough to remember those halcyon days of using the keypad on your phone to play Snake while waiting in an endless line.

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  • How Brexit week could play out: Votes, deals and elections
How Brexit week could play out: Votes, deals and elections

Despite seeing her deal again defeated on Friday, the Prime Minister is determined to bring it back to the Commons for a fourth time in a final roll of the dice to get it over the line before the European Union deadline of April 12. Justice Secretary David Gauke said leaving the bloc without a deal was "not the responsible thing for a government ...

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  • China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing
China, US trade negotiators resume talks in Beijing

As the United States delegation left its hotel for a full day of talks, Mnuchin told reporters the officials had a "very productive" working dinner on Thursday. Kudlow said the United States may drop some tariffs if a trade deal is reached, while keeping others in place to ensure Beijing's compliance. European stocks finished lower on Thursday de...

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  • Erdogan Declares Ruling Party's Victory in Turkish Municipal Elections
Erdogan Declares Ruling Party's Victory in Turkish Municipal Elections

But the president's daily rallies and overwhelmingly supportive media coverage failed to win over voters in the two main cities, as Turkey's tip toward economic recession weighed heavily on voters. Mansur Yavas, who ran on behalf of the Nation's Alliance, which was set up by the Republican People's Party (CHP) social-democratic political party and ...

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  • Technical issue resolved that halted flights for several carriers
Technical issue resolved that halted flights for several carriers

Monday morning, flights all across the country were grounded or delayed due to a computer glitch. USA airlines were hit on Monday by system-wide computer outages related to problems with the Aerodata planning weight and balance program, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

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  • AstraZeneca pays up to $6.9 billion in Daiichi Sankyo cancer deal
AstraZeneca pays up to $6.9 billion in Daiichi Sankyo cancer deal

Daiichi will receive an upfront payment of $1.35 billion and contingent payments up to $5.55 billion, with $3.8 billion for achievement of future regulatory milestones and other contingencies and $1.75 billion for achieving sales-related milestones.

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  • US economy taps the brakes in late 2018
US economy taps the brakes in late 2018

Excluding the volatile trade and inventories components of GDP, final sales to domestic purchasers increased at a downwardly revised 2.1% pace, after 2.9% in the third quarter. US financial markets were little moved by the GDP data. Delving into details, PCE growth was downwardly revised to 2.5 percent, deducting a bit more than 0.2 percentage po...

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  • Lyft Rockets Onto Public Markets With $2.3B Raise
Lyft Rockets Onto Public Markets With $2.3B Raise

Its success in battling better-funded Uber for market share surprised even its own investors. "In the early days, people misunderstood, 'Oh you guys are the nice guys". Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer were also joined by some of the comnpany's drivers on Friday morning. Just before midday in New York, Lyft shares, priced at $72 o...

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  • McDonald's to introduce AI drive-thru menus that tailor to individual customers
McDonald's to introduce AI drive-thru menus that tailor to individual customers

McDonald's aims to use the automated personalization product to build a better customer experience at its drive-thrus, according to a press release. This is done through a suite of recommendation, data management, optimisation and targeting software, powered by artificial intelligence .

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  • Walgreens to start selling CBD creams, patches and sprays
Walgreens to start selling CBD creams, patches and sprays

Manufacturers are trying their best to infuse their products with CBD, as it has gained popularity among the masses and are also popular in Hollywood culture. The FDA still asserts that CBD is not to be added to food or sold as a dietary supplement. "We still get tons of questions about CBD products". Research firm Cowen has predicted the mark...

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  • Ferry and passengers remain stuck at Langdale
Ferry and passengers remain stuck at Langdale

BC Ferries is dubbing it a "mechanical issue", which occurred after the Queen of Surrey missed it's intended berth and ended up crashing into the dock around 8:10 a.m. A group of instructors from the Squamish Dance Centre had been waiting since noon to get to get onto the ferry to Horseshoe Bay. By the end of the day, Halmhofer tells us: "They ...

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  • Lira wobbles as US ties with Turkey fray
Lira wobbles as US ties with Turkey fray

The Turkish lira steadied on Friday morning, after tumbling 5 percent a day earlier, as liquidity returned to a key London foreign-exchange market. U.S. The Borsa Istanbul 100 Index slid as much as 10 percent in the week. According to the Financial Times, Turkish banks have been ordered not to sell the lira to any foreign counterparties.

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  • Apple iPhones violate Qualcomm patent: ITC judge
Apple iPhones violate Qualcomm patent: ITC judge

If it sides with McNamara, it's unclear whether it will also impose an import ban and, if so, which iPhone models would be affected. Last week the ITC agreed to hear a patent infringement case brought by USA licensing company Innovative Foundry Technologies against companies including Qualcomm.

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  • 'Significant technical issues' in Huawei engineering
'Significant technical issues' in Huawei engineering

In a damning 46-page report, the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board (HCSEC), which is run by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and examines how the company conducts its United Kingdom, issued its harshest warning to the company yet.

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  • China Pressured Into Selling Gay Dating App Grindr Over National Security Fears
China Pressured Into Selling Gay Dating App Grindr Over National Security Fears

But sources told Reuters that the company did not clear its purchase with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), a U.S. The company collects personal information submitted by its users, including a person's location, messages, and in some cases HIV status, according to its privacy policy.

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  • Apple has released iOS 12.2 with AirPods 2 support and new emojis
Apple has released iOS 12.2 with AirPods 2 support and new emojis

On September 9, 2014, at the same event where Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the iPhone 6, Apple introduced a service called Apple Pay . "By contrast, you don't need to use Uber to get high-end cash back from the Uber Visa Card (notably: 4% at restaurants)".

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  • Lyft prices IPO at $72 a share, valuing company at $24B
Lyft prices IPO at $72 a share, valuing company at $24B

The upper end of the price range would see Lyft's market capitalization hit $20.45 billion, which is slightly larger than Snap's market cap when it launched its IPO. The underwriters for the offering are JPMorgan, Credit Suisse, Jefferies, UBS Investment Bank, Stifel, RBC Capital Markets, KeyBanc Capital Markets, Cowen, Raymond James, Canaccord Gen...

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  • WOW Airlines Cancels All Flights, Strands Passengers At Logan Airport
WOW Airlines Cancels All Flights, Strands Passengers At Logan Airport

Earlier this year, Germany's Germania filed for bankruptcy , and United Kingdom regional airline Flybmi stopped flying in February . The airline says it has informed passengers due to travel today via email and text message - passengers are now being given the option to request a full refund or list onto the next available WOW Air flight.

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  • Oil slips on supply disruptions, sanctions
Oil slips on supply disruptions, sanctions

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) futures were at 59.35 dollars per barrel, up 53 cents, or 0.9 per cent, from their last settlement. Oil prices sank about 1 percent on Wednesday after government data showed U.S. "It will work itself out". Crude oil prices eased from tops above $60.00. ANZ bank said the darkening economic outlook "ov...

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  • Fears of recession keep risk rebound in check
Fears of recession keep risk rebound in check

The yield curve inverted on March 22 for the first time since mid-2007, a shift that has in the past signaled the risk of recession. Benchmark U.S. The government is planning to sell $18 billion of notes in a reopening of its two-year floating-rate security, and $41 billion of five-year debt. Investors will also be watching Fed policymakers s...

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