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A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion...

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs

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Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, according to local officials and reports. Chris Cline, 61, a former coal miner who turned his Foresight E...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Billionaire coal executive Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in the Bahamas Police in the Bahamas say a helicopter flying from Big Grand Cay island to Fort Lauderdale has crashed, killing seven Americans on board.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Billionaire coal executive and philanthropist Chris Cline dies at 60 in a helicopter crash West Virginia officials said the Foresight Energy founder is dead. The 60-year-old died in a helicopter crash, according to his alma mater, Marshall University....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Indian billionaire jeweler Modi appears in UK court Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi appeared in a London court on Thursday where he heard that no date could yet be set for a full hearing over his possible extradition to India....
21:00, 05/30/2019

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
23:51, 06/04/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
13:34, 07/09/2019

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese military was "seemingly treasonous"....
18:17, 07/15/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel said Sunday that the FBI and the CIA should investigate if Google has been infiltrated by Chinese intelligence.       ...
20:17, 07/15/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
04:34, 07/08/2019

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
07:17, 07/15/2019

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
15:00, 05/30/2019

Dia Mirza-Produced Mind the Malhotras Is Amazon's Next Indian Series Amazon Prime Video has announced a new Indian original series called Mind the Malhotras with a first look and a release date: June 7. Produced by Dia Mirza, it stars Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar....
23:17, 05/27/2019

RPT-Indian central bank to review data storage rules for payment firms-govt India's central bank will look into concerns about data storage rules that have been raised by companies, a government statement said on Tuesday, months after entities such as Mastercard and Visa were forced to store more of their data locally in the...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired po...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Arch Coal, Peabody Energy to Form Coal Joint Venture Two of the biggest producers of coal used to fire power plants are integrating their operations in Wyoming and Colorado, aiming to keep the commodity competitive with natural gas and renewable-energy sources....
19:00, 06/19/2019

Indian-American Activist Storms On Stage, Shouts At Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos An Indian-American animal rights activist briefly interrupted Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos's on-stage firechat when she rushed on stage and asked Bezos to do something about "chicken farms"....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
12:17, 07/16/2019

EU investigating Amazon's use of vendor data The European Commission announced Wednesday it has opened an antitrust investigation into whether U.S. retail giant Amazon uses sensitive vendor data to gain a competitive advantage....
18:51, 07/17/2019

EU to investigate Amazon over use of sellers' data The EU's competition regulator is to investigate the use of sellers' data by Amazon - the latest big multinational firm to face pressure over exploitation of customer information....
14:51, 07/17/2019

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny about how tech companies exploit customers' information....
15:51, 07/17/2019

Prime Day promo: Amazon will pay you $10 for more data collection A browser extension from Amazon is being touted on Prime Day for a $10 discount. It's a tool to let Amazon hit you up on desktop with more offers.       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Has Google's data collection gone too far? With Google holding a chilling amount of data on hundreds of millions of people around the world, there is an increasing sense that it is neither moral nor ethical. Are we moving closer to a digital rights revolution?...
12:34, 07/11/2019

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
18:00, 07/17/2019

EU antitrust regulators to investigate Amazon over merchant data EU antitrust regulators will investigate Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, to see if its use of other merchants' data breaches EU antitrust rules, the European Commission said on Wednesday....
12:34, 07/17/2019

Amazon Faces E.U. Inquiry Over Data From Independent Sellers European antitrust regulators have opened an investigation into the data that Amazon uses from third-party sellers who rely on the tech company’s site...
18:17, 07/17/2019

Amazon Faces Probe in Europe Over Use of Merchant Data Amazon will face a formal EU antitrust investigation into its dealings with third-party merchants, expanding a multipronged regulatory push that has ensnared other Silicon Valley giants....
08:51, 07/18/2019

Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit....
13:51, 07/16/2019

Amazon gives $10 to Prime Day shoppers who cough up personal data Amazon has a promotion for US shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new installations of the Amazon Assistant, a comparison-shopping ...
19:00, 07/16/2019

All the Data Google Has Collected About You and How to Delete It The data that Google is gathering on you stretches across Gmail, Google Maps, Android devices, web searches, smart speakers, your video viewing habits, and more. That’s a lot of information, but Google makes it available for you to view and delete if...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:34, 07/17/2019

Amazon Go uses synthetic data to train cashierless store algorithms Amazon shared new details about how it created Go, including the use of synthetic data to generate data to train its AI that powers cashierless stores.Read More...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:51, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit....
01:51, 07/17/2019

EU opening antitrust probe into Amazon over misuse of retailer data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing regulatory scrutiny over how tech companies exploit customers' information....
13:34, 07/17/2019

How Amazon uses 18-wheelers to transfer heavy data loads to the cloud Moving lots of data to a public cloud over the internet can take months or years. CNBC got an inside look at how AWS transfers data to the cloud for clients....
15:17, 07/20/2019

Amazon Web Services to boost Argentina presence with data 'Edge Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said on Thursday it will bolster its presence in Latin America with an "Edge" location in Argentina, its first in the country that will help speed up use for local users....
17:00, 06/27/2019

EU opens Amazon probe to see if it used merchant data to gain an advantage On the same day that Amazon announced plans to overhaul its business terms for its third-party sellers, the European Commission (EC) has opened a formal antitrust investigation into the retailer, designed to assess whether its use of sensitive mercha...
15:17, 07/17/2019

Amazon Web Services to boost Argentina presence with data 'Edge' Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon.com Inc, said on Thursday it will bolster its presence in Latin America with an "Edge" location in Argentina, its first in the country that will help speed up use for local users....
16:51, 06/27/2019

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
17:34, 07/08/2019

Amazon’s AWS Ground Station for satellite data hits general availability Amazon has announced that AWS Ground Station, a service designed for AWS customers to access data from satellites, is now in general availability.Read More...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon Accused of Using Echo Dot Kids to Illegally Collect Data on Children A coalition of 19 consumer and privacy groups plans to file a complaint Thursday alleging that Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally collecting data....
14:34, 05/09/2019

Consumer groups accuse Amazon of illegally collecting data on children A coalition of 19 consumer and privacy groups alleges that Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition is illegally collecting voice recordings and other identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s parental controls are flawed....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
12:17, 07/18/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
23:51, 06/04/2019

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech giant has reached a deal to acquire Looker for $2.6 billion in cash....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technology market....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
16:34, 06/27/2019

FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system England's bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud.The sport's governing body has announced the creation of a new analytics system built entirely on Google Cloud,...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Tired of Google following you? It is now easier to clear location data New functionality automatically deletes history of places users have visitedIt is now slightly easier to opt out of Google’s panopticon, with the introduction of new controls from the search engine to automatically clear your data after a set period ...
15:17, 06/27/2019

Google to buy data analytics firm Looker for $2.6 billion Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it would buy Looker, a privately held big-data analytics company, for $2.6 billion in cash, in the first major acquisition for new Google Cloud Chief Executive Thomas Kurian....
16:34, 06/06/2019

Focals smart glasses put Google Fit data on your face North's Focals smart glasses can put important data in your eyeline from the gym to the board room. The glasses can sync with Google Fit and Google Slides as a part of recent software updates announced by the company....
06:00, 05/23/2019

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia game-streaming service says he thinks data caps won't be a problem—but his prediction largely depends on...
21:17, 07/01/2019

New Google feature will automatically delete your personal data It isn't a secret that Google tracks your location, activities and web usage through your phone. By allowing the company to monitor your Location History, Google can recommend a nearby restaurant, and allowing the company access to your personal data...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete activity and location data If you're worried about your Google data history coming back to haunt you, you'll be glad to hear that there's now an easy way to keep that history brief. Google is rolling out auto-delete controls for your activity data and location h...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Aston Martin CEO woos investors at Goodwood After a share-price slump that has wiped out close to half its value since its IPO, Aston Martin is hoping that the informal setting of the Goodwood motor-racing gala has helped win over investors who thought they were buying into another Ferrari....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Amazon asks for clarification of data retention requirements under Australia's encryption laws The technology giant is concerned the Act does not make it clear if it is subject to the data retention obligation under Australia's encryption laws....
12:34, 07/08/2019

What's Really Going on With These Amazon and Google Gadget 'Experiments'? This glorious Monday comes with two interesting tidbits for gadget lovers. First off, Amazon reportedly hasn’t ruled out launching another smartphone despite the debacle of its first attempt, the Fire Phone. Second, a CNET interview with Google’s Pix...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Google to invest euros in new data centre in Finland - STT report Google owner Alphabet Inc said it would invest 600 million euros ($672 million) in a new data centre in Hamina, Finland, it said, according to a report by Finnish STT news agency on Monday....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Google to spend further 1 bln euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility in Middenmeer....
16:51, 06/24/2019

Phoenix suburb approves tax breaks for Google data center PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix suburb has agreed to give Google a property tax break of $16 million over 25 years for it to bring a data center to the city. The Arizona Republic reports the Mesa City Council approved a development agreement Monday for Goog...
00:17, 07/03/2019

Google to Share Street View's Air Quality Data With Scientists As part of a larger effort to track pollution, Google is releasing air quality data for scientists that it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Google releases AI training data set with 5 million images and 200,000 landmarks Google's AI research division has released an AI model training data set containing 5 million images of more than 200,000 different landmarks.Read More...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three year...
01:17, 06/06/2019

French drugmaker Sanofi, Google to use data tech for innovations French healthcare company Sanofi has teamed up with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Google brings back the Android data that you were waiting months for Not since late October of last year has the Android distribution dashboard been active. This is the page that showed the latest breakdown of Android builds based on devices that entered the Google Play Store over a seven day period. Many looked forwa...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to pla...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Google to acquire big data analytics company Looker for $2.6 billion Google has announced plans to acquire big data analytics platform Looker in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction, as it looks to gain ground on Amazon.Read More...
16:34, 06/06/2019

Google is cracking down on Drive and Chrome extensions that abuse your data Google is expanding its privacy audit to make third-party developer access to Chrome and Google Drive more secure. To that effect, developers must rework their Chrome extensions to request only minimum permissions without compromising their functiona...
15:51, 05/31/2019

New bill could force Facebook, Google to disclose value of users’ data There’s no such thing as a free lunch — certainly not in Silicon Valley. That’s the message from a pair of US senators who introduced a bill Monday to force tech giants like Facebook and Google to tell users just how much the personal data they colle...
09:34, 06/25/2019

New Apple Sign-In Option Could Keep More Personal Data Away From Facebook, Google Apple’s plan to enable anonymous sign-ins on mobile apps threatens to choke off access to data for companies including Facebook and Google, which use the information to track users and sell ads....
22:51, 06/06/2019

Genius accuses Google of copying its lyrics data (updated) Have you found yourself using Google's lyrics results more than visiting individual lyrics sites? You're not alone -- and Genius thinks underhanded tactics are involved. The company has accused Google of not only hurting its traffic with it...
02:17, 06/17/2019

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
08:34, 06/10/2019

Deal: Get two Nest Hubs for the price of one Google acquired Nest Labs, a manufacturer of smart home products, way back in 2014, but the search giant didn't release its own smart home speaker until 2016. When it did, it did so under the name Google Home, which was then followed by the Mini mode...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Amazon's pharmacy PillPack relies on patient data. But a third party seeks to cut off its access Amazon owns online pharmacy PillPack, but ReMy Health s working behind the scenes to prevent the company from accessing important patient data.       ...
20:00, 07/19/2019

Amazon threatens to sue major pharmacy if it prevents PillPack from tapping patient drug data Amazon's PillPack was informed this week that it will soon be cut off from patient medication data, according to people familiar with the matter....
15:51, 07/19/2019

How ‘private 5G’ could enable Google and Amazon to become telcos One of the technologies in the 5G wireless portfolio enables a transmitter to operate on unlicensed frequencies. Technically, that may mean you don’t need to own frequency to be a 5G carrier....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Google looks to take on Amazon by rebranding its Express storefront app Google Express allows both Android and iOS users to shop online from a large number of stores, and have that purchase shipped to them. First-time users get to take 20% (up to $20) off their bill using the checkout code MAYSAVE19. There have been some...
13:00, 05/05/2019

US regulators carve up oversight of Amazon and Google If there weren't already signs that American regulators expect to crack down on tech giants, there are now. Washington Post sources said that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have carved out their competitive oversight...
20:51, 06/02/2019

Google open-sources cryptographic tool to keep data sets private Poorly secured databases are a top privacy and security concern — and Google now wants to plug that leak. The internet giant has said it’s open sourcing Private Join and Compute, a new secure multi-party computation (MPC) tool designed to help organi...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Google data shows 2-factor authentication blocks 100% of automated bot hacks Two-factor authentication is annoying. Getting flustered because you have to find your phone and tap on a prompt every time you log into your accounts from a new device is peak first-world problems. But if you ever had any doubt whether it really mad...
01:17, 05/24/2019

Google unveils auto-delete for location, Web activity, and app usage data Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif.—May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabet. (credit: Getty Images | zphotos) Google will soon let users automatically delete location histor...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company a...
00:17, 05/02/2019

NSO Group’s WhatsApp spyware can now snoop on your Facebook, Google, and iCloud data too The Israeli company behind WhatsApp hack earlier this May has developed new technology that can clandestinely steal a user’s data from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft. According to The Financial Times — which reported the development —...
13:34, 07/19/2019

Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save lives. To be able to accomplish that, the university had to share patient data with G...
16:00, 06/27/2019

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," warns early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee....
21:51, 06/10/2019

Google now allows users to auto-delete location history and activity data Google is making it possible for Android and iOS users to auto-delete location history and activity data starting today. Although the search giant already provided the ability to turn on or off the Location History and Web & App Activity directly fro...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Google says leaked assistant recordings are a violation of data security policies The search giant has confirmed humans are listening in to 'Okay Google' commands, but it says leaking the recordings are a violation of its data security policies....
03:17, 07/12/2019

Google vows greater user privacy, after decades of data collection At its annual conference for software developers, the search and advertising giant showed off several new products and features that it said were created to help maintain customers’ control over their own data....
02:51, 05/08/2019

Google will soon allow users to auto-delete location history and search data People can set the Google feature to auto-delete data every three months or 18 months, to remove the places they've been, the websites they visit and the apps they use....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Google to spend further 1 billion euros to build Dutch data centers Alphabet Inc.'s Google said on Monday it will invest an additional 1 billion euros ($1.14 billion) to build data centers in the Netherlands, including a new facility in Middenmeer....
22:17, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Macron woos green vote in European elections The Latest on the European Parliament elections (all times local): 12 noon French President Emmanuel Macron is trying to prove that he's really a green-friendly guy....
14:51, 05/23/2019

CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it will offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of 2021, following through on plans announced during the pharmacy chain's 2018 acquisition of health ins...
12:51, 06/04/2019

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will no one help me?...
17:51, 06/17/2019

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Google Assistant Data Breach Faces Review by Irish Privacy Watchdog Google faces a possible investigation by Irish data privacy regulators related to reports that contractors had been able to listen to audio of users of its digital assistant technology....
20:17, 07/13/2019

Get your hands on brilliant double data Google Pixel 3a deals from Carphone Warehouse Coming in at such a low price, Google Pixel 3a deals have become our go to budget option as of late - especially as regular Pixel 3 deals have just significantly shot up in price. But with those below average prices, it can be hard for retailers to u...
14:51, 07/10/2019

Google just bought the data analytics platform Looker. Now Salesforce is buying Tableau Customer-management software developer Salesforce is buying Tableau Software, which uses self-service analytics to help people work with data.       ...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Google’s Private Join and Compute gives companies data insights while preserving privacy Google's Private Join and Compute, which is now available in open source, allows companies to glean insights from data sets without sacrificing privacy.Read More...
23:34, 06/19/2019

Google and Amazon bring the YouTube app back to Fire TV Months after Amazon and Google ended their fight over streaming video, the official YouTube app is once again available on Fire TV devices. As of today, some Fire TV devices (multiple Fire TV Stick variants and the Fire TV Cube) and TV sets (from Ele...
18:34, 07/09/2019

No, it’s not just you: Half of the internet is down, including Google, Amazon, and Reddit What better way to start off the week than by not being able to use virtually any online service or access half of the internet’s most popular sites? That seems to be the case, as DownDetector (and many tweets) suggest that Google, Amazon, Redd...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Amazon Echo vs Google Home: which is the smart speaker for you? If you're in the market for a smart speaker, then you're going to have to weigh up the Amazon Echo vs Google Home question: how do you split two of the best devices out there? Well, hopefully we can help.As you would expect from two of the ...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Pick Up the Google Pixel 3a XL for $479 from Amazon and Get a $100 Gift Card, Right Now Debating whether or not to pick up a Pixel 3a XL? Amazon’s making the choice a little easier by adding a $100 gift card. Gizmodo says that with the Pixel 3a, “Google made the best value phone on the market.”...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Google and Amazon Are at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for scrutiny of the tech giants is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google and Amazon, any investigations would be a major distraction, or worse....
21:51, 06/02/2019

Modi woos Sri Lanka, Maldives as India fends off Chinese influence Indian Premier Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka on a brief visit that New Delhi says emphasizes his "neighborhood-first policy." China is also trying to exert its influence in both Sri Lanka and the Maldives....
16:51, 06/09/2019

| WATCH: Flying high - Vietnam hot air balloon fest woos enthusiasts Rainbow-coloured hot air balloons ferry giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue for a festival organisers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot....
06:00, 04/29/2019

'I love you, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media KCNA said on Friday....
05:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-CVS to expand health hubs to 1,500 stores by end of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of 2021, following through on plans announced during the pharmacy chain's 2018 acquisition of health in...
16:34, 06/04/2019

EU single market benefits Germany and export hubs most Europe's single market boosts incomes of all EU citizens but especially export hubs, including Germany's Hamburg, says a Bertelsmann Foundation study. But rural Bulgaria, Greece and Romania have some catching up to do....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Google now lets you set a timer to auto-delete mobile location history and activity data In its latest attempt to give control back to users, Google started rolling out auto-delete controls for location history and activity data on iOS and Android devices this week. Google first announced this tool in a blog post back in May, but now you...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability ...
02:17, 06/28/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
01:17, 06/05/2019

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked the top, followed by Apple and Amazon.The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, ...
20:34, 06/23/2019

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
22:17, 07/16/2019

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
14:51, 06/03/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
13:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google -Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
09:17, 06/02/2019

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to testify to Congress on antitrust The companies have been summoned to Capitol Hill as part of House lawmakers' wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big tech firms and the threats they may pose to competition....
21:17, 07/09/2019

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google to testify in Congress on competition The House committee investigating antitrust in tech is about to call some big names to the microphone. Aides for antitrust panel chairman Rep. David Cicilline have confirmed that the committee is holding a hearing on July 16th where it will question...
21:51, 07/09/2019

U.S. regulators divide scrutiny of Amazon and Google: Washington Post U.S. antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department, the Washington Post said on Saturday....
08:17, 06/02/2019

Google's competition for advertising heats up from Amazon, rival platforms Alphabet Inc's Google, the largest U.S. digital advertising platform, is facing increased competition from sites where people purchase products and places thought to be safe from potentially offensive content, advertising buyers say....
15:34, 05/01/2019

'Over The Rainbow' composer sues Apple, Google and Amazon for piracy The estate of Harold Arlen, who wrote classic songs like "Over the Rainbow" and "I've Got the World On a String," is taking several Silicon Valley giants to court. ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday....
06:34, 06/21/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box. Read more......
14:17, 05/16/2019

Hubs and spokes — Why Scopely and LA’s game ecosystem are on the growth path Mobile game publisher Scopely is on a growth path. The company has a $400 million revenue run rate and it expanded its headquarters in Culver City, California.Read More...
05:51, 06/02/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say...
22:34, 07/05/2019

Postal service to test automated delivery between 2 major hubs The U.S. Postal Service is partnering with autonomous truck company TuSimple on a two-week pilot project that will automate trips between distribution hubs in Dallas and Phoenix....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:51, 07/19/2019

Google open sources Private Join and Compute, a tool for sharing confidential data sets Private Join and Compute is a cryptographic protocol that can be used jointly by two parties to encrypt data before sharing it with each other to discover commonalities....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person familiar with the matter....
06:51, 07/21/2019

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
06:34, 06/08/2019

Google is striking back at Amazon's advertising push with new shopping features Google announced Tuesday at its Google Marketing Live conference a slew of new products pertaining to shopping, including a personalized Google Shopping homepage which lets consumers compare and filter by features like price or brand....
20:51, 05/14/2019

US Lawmakers Grill Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google at Antitrust Hearing US lawmakers grilled executives from Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a hearing Tuesday as part of their wide-ranging investigation into big tech companies and the threats they may pose to......
09:00, 07/17/2019

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commissi...
20:51, 06/05/2019

What makes Google Cloud Platform unique compared to Azure and Amazon Since the 1980s, there’s been a rule that three major competitors don’t last long in a technology market. For Google to stay relevant and remain in contention, it has to keep innovating and changing the rules....
18:51, 05/20/2019

A big shift in cloud war between Amazon, Google, Microsoft is coming: P&G top tech exec P&G's top technology executive says the booming cloud market will contract in the next five years as customers stop paying for multiple platforms from Amazon, Microsoft and Google. P&G thinks Google will benefit as more cloud buyers focus on AI....
23:17, 04/30/2019

Here's how the Supreme Court's App Store decision could affect companies like Amazon and Google The dispute concerned whether iPhone users are entitled to bring a suit challenging Apple's alleged monopolistic behavior with its App Store, or if only app makers could do so....
00:00, 05/14/2019

The pointless Amazon and Google streaming feud officially ends today It was announced a few months ago, but today actually makes things official: Amazon and Google streaming apps are finally available on each others’ platforms again starting today, putting to rest a spat between them that did little more than di...
15:51, 07/09/2019

Nokia Launches Entry-Level Mesh Wi-Fi Router to Take on Amazon, Google Nokia has launched an affordable mesh Wi-Fi router, Beacon 1, to follow up its more powerful Beacon 3 mesh router. Beacon 1 is now shipping and costs $129 in the US....
20:17, 07/10/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc has appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
20:17, 05/28/2019

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
13:34, 06/21/2019

Seth Rogen woos Charlize Theron in the half-assed political rom-com Long Shot Seth Rogen rose to fame through a Cinderella story for the modern American schlub. The poster for Knocked Up made him the butt of the joke: “What if this guy got you pregnant?” it asked over a headshot of the actor, looking young, dumb, and dazed. We...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Electric cars could form battery hubs to store renewable energy By 2050, National Grid predicts, 35m electric cars will supply energy when neededA fleet of 35m electric vehicles could help the UK reach its net-zero carbon target by forming large battery hubs to store renewable energy, according to the country’s e...
04:00, 07/11/2019

1 Indian, 3 Indian-Origin Persons Killed In US' Cincinnati: Sushma Swaraj An Indian national and three persons of Indian-origin have been killed in Cincinnati in the US and the matter is being investigated by police there, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said......
00:00, 05/01/2019

Tech monopoly? Congress increases antitrust scrutiny on Facebook, Google, Amazon House judiciary committee launches investigation into whether current laws and enforcement are enough to address competition issuesCongress is launching a bipartisan investigation into digital markets and the tech industry, looking into giants such a...
03:34, 06/04/2019

Facebook to join Google, Amazon in developing voice-activated assistant technology Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant....
14:34, 05/01/2019

We tested the Amazon Echo and the Google Home to see which smart speaker is best, and it was extremely close Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
22:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart taps ex-Google, Amazon employee as new chief technology officer Walmart Inc appointed Suresh Kumar, a former employee of Alphabet Inc-owned Google and Amazon.com Inc, as its new chief technology officer as it tries to fuel an internal tech transformation and boost its e-commerce business....
20:17, 05/28/2019

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
17:51, 06/06/2019

Amazon's newest Echo Dot is trying to fend off the Google Home Mini with a 40 percent discount Amazon's domination of a booming smart speaker market the e-commerce giant single-handedly created just a few years ago is probably safe for the foreseeable future, but while the "regular" Google Home doesn't feel like a serious threat for the Echo, ...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows....
01:00, 06/14/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stories by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021....
22:34, 06/04/2019

CVS aims to open 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021 amid Aetna deal CVS outlined Tuesday a strategy to accelerate growth amid skepticism from investors over its Aetna merger, including opening 1,500 health hubs in stores by 2021....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple shares drop as Congress launches antitrust investigation Shares of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple dropped Monday as Congress launched its first Big Tech antitrust probe.        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Google, Facebook, Amazon dominate the tech industry. Now, a House panel is putting them on trial The House Judiciary Committee is launching its investigation into the market dominance of tech giants such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.       ...
21:34, 06/11/2019

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, according to a report from Reuters on Monday....
01:17, 06/04/2019

Amazon starts selling the Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL If you didn't buy Google's latest mid-range smartphones, the Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL, you might want to know that another US retailer has now started to sell them. Amazon and Google have come to terms and decided to bury the hatchet about a month ago...
06:34, 05/16/2019

With FAA's blessing, that drone over your house may be Google's Wing, not Amazon's FAA made Google offshoot Wing the first 'air carrier' to receive drone approval, clearing the way for service        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
16:17, 06/27/2019

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
03:34, 06/22/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Data Share aims to make big data sharing easier and safer At Inspire 2019 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced a new service -- Azure Data Share -- designed to make sharing big data "easier" and "safer."Read More...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Super Samsung Galaxy S10e double data deal: free upfront, 30GB data, only £30/pm When Samsung Galaxy S10e deals were first released back in March, we expected them to fly off the shelves. A more affordable version of the tech giant's 2019 flagship - what wasn't to like? But in the first few weeks, there was much more in...
13:17, 06/26/2019

Data.world joins forces with Capsenta to bring knowledge graph-based data management to the enterprise Data.world has been expanding its footprint in the enterprise. The acqui-hiring of Capsenta complements its portfolio with knowledge graph virtualization to connect data in the cloud and on premise, and a UI to build knowledge graphs...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Tech Data leaks 246GB of customer data IT giant Tech Data has plugged a data leak which exposed 264GB of customer data to the public after being informed of the leak by security researchers.Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar of vpnMentor first discovered that a log management s...
19:34, 06/07/2019

Why data privacy without data visibility doesn't cut it for GDPR We’re approaching the first anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Unfortunately, some companies still aren’t making the grade when it comes to protecting data. Most notably, Google earlier this year was fine...
15:00, 04/30/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
11:51, 06/26/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
03:00, 07/04/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
13:51, 05/27/2019

'CBOE Streaming Markets' is New Direct-Access Data Service From CBOE Holdings' Market Data Express CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Market Data Express, LLC, a subsidiary of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE), has launched a new market data service known as "CBOE Streaming Markets" (CSM). The service provides three separate, direct datafeeds ...
20:51, 05/02/2019

A world where data manages data Artificial intelligence (AI) is hardly a new idea. In fact, the first reference to what we now understand as AI dates back to 1863, when Samuel Butler wrote Darwin among the Machines. Butler’s article predicted the rise of “mechanical c...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Get $10/£10 credit for Amazon Prime Day when you install Amazon Assistant Ahead of Amazon Prime Day, Amazon is offering $10/£10 off your next order when you install the Amazon Assistant browser extension.The deal is open to Amazon Prime members who install Amazon Assistant for the first time, and the credit will be ap...
13:17, 07/08/2019

CBOE’s Historical Data Subscription Service Migrating to CBOE Livevol Data Shop CHICAGO, IL -- January 6, 2017 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that its historical market data service formerly operated by Market Data Express (MDX) will migrate to CBOE Livevol Data Shop today, January 6....
03:34, 05/02/2019

Coal Power The world is still addicted to coal. It’s one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions and a key driver of climate change. But it’s also abundant, easy to transport and convenient to store. The power and heat it generates have helped lift millions ...
02:51, 05/08/2019

Jay-Z becomes hip-hop's first billionaire Forbes has estimated musician and businessman Jay-Z's net worth at more than $1 billion (€890 million). His wife, Beyonce, has an estimated net worth of $355 million....
05:00, 06/04/2019

BHP and the Long Goodbye From Coal Power coal has generated big profits for miners over the years, but these days it mostly generates trouble. That doesn’t mean getting out of the business is easy....
16:00, 07/16/2019

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, when on full load, burns approximately 1,000 tons of coal per day, which produces 200 tons of ash. Willi...
20:34, 05/08/2019

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON (AP) — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid says coal hasn’t contributed to the U.K. electricity mix since the afternoon of May 1. The landma...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Three coal miners die in Poland after quake Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country's mining industry this year....
20:51, 07/01/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to power 16 million homes....
06:51, 07/15/2019

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the ...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
22:34, 05/08/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
09:51, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Google Maps is filled with false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:34, 06/20/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:17, 06/03/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with who...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
08:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:17, 06/03/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Ne...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:51, 06/03/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:34, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a s...
01:17, 05/08/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your busine...
04:51, 07/10/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Ec...
00:34, 07/12/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crow...
07:34, 06/27/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a ...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting with a new mode for Google Drive that will let you...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity. Gillette-based Cloud Peak Energy...
22:17, 05/10/2019

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Barclays urged to stop coal and oil investments A group of Barclays' investors has written to the boss of the bank urging him to stop funding companies involved in coal mining or oil sands exploitation....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid operator said on Wednesday....
16:34, 05/08/2019

UK sets new record for days without coal power The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution....
17:51, 05/07/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain has run a week without coal.Read more......
18:17, 05/08/2019

Coal’s slide to continue in US as renewables fill the gap BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. energy officials say demand for coal to generate electricity will continue to weaken in coming months despite efforts by the Trump administration to prop up the struggling industry. The Energy Information Administration sa...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:34, 06/07/2019

Behind the Czech Protests Against Billionaire Premier Since the spring of 2019, Czechs have been protesting in the streets against billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who won power in 2017 on an anti-establishment platform. They say he is compromised by his business interests and may try to meddle ...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Jay-Z Is Officially a Billionaire: Inside His Empire It's official: Jay-Z is a billionaire! The 49-year-old Grammy winner has become the first hip-hop artist to reach this major money milestone, according to Forbes. The outlet released......
18:17, 06/03/2019

Billionaire’s apartment asking $75M is overpriced, brokers say Brokers are raising eyebrows over Related Companies honcho Stephen Ross’s bold $75 million ask for his roughly 8,500-square-foot Time Warner Center penthouse. The latest sellers at the building sold at a loss of more than $5 million. They bought thei...
02:34, 07/18/2019

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
04:17, 05/25/2019

'Abducted' wife of billionaire 'may have been killed' The wife of a Norwegian billionaire who vanished eight months ago in a suspected abduction could have been killed - and her kidnapping may have been faked to hide it, police have said....
19:17, 06/26/2019

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching  Move Leonardo Del Vecchio is still trying to make a success of the $53 billion Luxottica-Essilor merger. Throwing GrandVision into the mix is a bold bet. ...
19:17, 07/18/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball his...
02:34, 06/21/2019

Bloomberg donates $500M in bid to close all coal plants in US Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating half a billion dollars to a new environmental campaign to close all of the coal plants in the US by 2030, he announced Thursday. Bloomberg, who is estimated to be worth $54 billion, is making the donation to...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Trump EPA rolls back Obama’s coal crackdown Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Wednesday finalized the agency’s plan for replacing Obama-era regulations on emissions from coal-fired power plants, part of a long-running effort by the Trump administration to roll bac...
17:34, 06/19/2019

Fourth-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images) Cloud Peak...
22:51, 05/14/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. But Bureau of Land Management offic...
23:34, 05/22/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
03:00, 05/23/2019

US in energy landmark as renewables produce more electricity than coal In April, renewables provided 23% compared to coal’s 20%‘The fate of coal has been sealed. The market has spoken’The US generated more electricity from renewable sources than coal for the first time ever in April, new federal government data has show...
18:34, 06/26/2019

Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Environmentalists file complaint over Kosovo's coal project Environmentalist groups on Monday filed a complaint with the European Union's energy watchdog challenging the legality of a power purchase agreement for a planned $1.3 billion coal-fired power plant in Kosovo....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Britain went a whole week without coal power for the first time since 1882 For the first time since the late 19th century, Britain has gone for an entire week without using coal-generated electricity. The National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO), which which runs the network in England, Scotland and Wales, confi...
19:34, 05/10/2019

Britain set for first coal-power free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, is set to go seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the National Grid operator said on Wednesday....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
00:34, 06/01/2019

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal investments in bringing on a climate crisis if all ...
20:34, 07/02/2019

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-million pound (5 million kilogram) orange giant known ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
19:34, 06/23/2019

UK hits record 140 hours without using coal as power source Britain today continued to shed its reliance on coal as the nation approached a record six days without using the non-renewable energy source to generate power....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse...
05:17, 07/19/2019

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Renewable electricity beat out coal for the first time in April Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, California. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) A remarkable thing happened in the US in April. For the first time ever, renewable electricity generation beat out coal-fired electricity generation on a national leve...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Coal-state Dem slams Bloomberg over climate initiative Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Monday blasted former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to shut down all coal plants in the U.S. in 11 years -- saying it would “devastate” communities in his state. ...
18:34, 06/11/2019

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
18:51, 06/19/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay about $4.8 million in unpaid mine safety fines. The civil lawsuit was filed by federal prosecutors ...
03:51, 05/08/2019

BHP warns investors coal could be phased out 'sooner than expected' Mining giant loses its appetite for thermal coal and will turn instead to oil, copper and nickelBHP is looking to add more oil, copper and nickel resources to its portfolio, while souring on thermal coal because it thinks the fossil fuel will be phas...
18:34, 05/22/2019

Billionaire drops $30M on Hamptons properties next door While legendary fashion designer and artist Helmut Lang is quietly shopping his Tyson Lane estate for $100 million, his high-profile neighbor is also making real estate waves. Billionaire Howard Marks, of Oaktree Capital Management, bought Donny Deut...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Billionaire sells his smaller Hamptons estate for $42.5M Natural gas billionaire Michael S. Smith and his wife, Iris, have finally sold their contemporary Hamptons beach house for close to its last asking price of $42.5 million, sources tell The Post. The couple made an even bigger splash in 2016, when the...
08:17, 06/21/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Meet the architect behind NYC’s billionaire-filled buildings It is not a stretch to say that Robert A.M. Stern is the most successful residential architect living today. The 79-year-old Upper East Sider really earns the title if you measure success the all-American way: by how much money his projects rake in. ...
22:17, 05/02/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina "Billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday."...
16:34, 06/06/2019

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
22:34, 07/09/2019

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
01:17, 07/11/2019

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-yea...
23:34, 06/03/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer jumps into presidential race Billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday officially entered the crowded field for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, reversing his earlier decision not to run. “The other Democratic candidates for president have many great ideas tha...
18:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
07:34, 05/27/2019

US Billionaire Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges: Reports A hedge fund billionaire has been arrested on sex trafficking charges in the New York area, after having long been followed by accusations of molesting young girls, US media reported....
01:00, 07/08/2019

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
21:17, 06/19/2019

India to auction fugitive billionaire's art collection Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's collection and have been seized by the government....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politically fragile region is still heavily reliant on bu...
23:34, 06/03/2019

Greens would demand $1bn fund from Labor for 'just transition' of coal workers Richard Di Natale says plan would be one of the first things Greens would bring up with Shorten government on climate changeThe Greens would demand $1bn to help workers and communities transition away from coalmining, export and power production, mak...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Blurred lines: Trump’s UN choice and her coal magnate spouse WASHINGTON (AP) — A year and a half ago, an email went out from senior EPA officials to Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, following up questions she’d had about a funding matter. But the email the EPA got back wasn’t from the am...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
01:34, 07/10/2019

Merkel's Bavarian allies snub her coal exit plan Conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies have called for Germany to phase out coal by 2030 but the government has insisted on keeping its 2038 target, in the latest sign of strain within her coalition....
17:51, 06/24/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
10:34, 07/11/2019

Britain passes one week without coal power for first time since 1882 Landmark follows government pledge to phase out electricity from coal by 2025Britain has gone a week without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since Queen Victoria was on the throne, in a landmark moment in the transition away fro...
19:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. senators target $1 bln a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury a...
20:00, 06/10/2019

After coal, forest-rich Finland will need to import biomass to keep warm Finland faces having to import biomass because, despite being Europe's most densely forested country, it will be unable to meet an expected 70% rise in demand for the fuel after it phases out coal....
16:00, 05/28/2019

South Korea fires up on renewables, to close more coal plants As renewable energy powers up in South Korea, coal-fired generation, long the bedrock of the country's electricity supply, is being tapped to give up room....
11:34, 06/18/2019

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Damghan Gov. Aliasghar Majd as saying: “After ...
16:17, 06/13/2019

America's renewable energy capacity overtakes coal for the first time America's renewable energy capacity has overtaken coal for the first time ever. According to a report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the addition of new solar, wind and hydro capacity in the first four months of the year pus...
16:51, 06/13/2019

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate cris...
06:51, 06/25/2019

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Hone...
18:51, 05/09/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Rothschild withdraws from advising Adani on Australia coal project Rothschild & Co has decided not to advise India's Adani in the financing or development of the $4 billion Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, Australia, a letter from the bank to an environmental group said....
08:34, 05/15/2019

French TV crew arrested in Australia at anti-coal protest Well-known journalist Hugo Clement and his documentary crew were arrested for blocking a railway. Protestors said they were detained without being warned or asked to move....
09:51, 07/22/2019

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government leader has intervened to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a federal election. The Carmichael mine proposed by India...
11:34, 05/22/2019

German economy ministry expects law on coal exit by end of year The German Economy Ministry said on Thursday it expected a law on the country's coal exit to be decided by the end of the year, adding talks with utility RWE - which wants billions of euros in compensation - were progressing constructively....
10:00, 07/04/2019

The power switch: tracking Britain's record coal-free run Britain has set a new record for going without coal-powered energy, but how long will it last and when will we ditch the dirty fuel entirely?Britain is setting new records for going without coal-powered energy. In the latest milestone, it has gone fo...
19:34, 05/25/2019

Michael Bloomberg pledges $500M to shutter U.S. coal plants Former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg Pledged Thursday to donate $500 million to a new campaign that aims to shutter U.S. coal plants by 2030 to curb climate change, his philanthropist foundation said. ...
08:17, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Environmentalists file complaint over Kosovo's coal project Environmentalist groups on Monday filed a complaint with the European Union's energy watchdog challenging the legality of a power purchase agreement for a planned $1.3 billion coal-fired power plant in Kosovo....
16:51, 05/13/2019

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19:34, 07/15/2019

Even Under a Coal-Loving Leader, Australia Is Leading the Charge for Renewables In Australia, record-breaking rooftop solar installations are helping the country increase its renewable energy generation. By 2030, renewables could make up more than half the electricity generated in the land down under, according to an analysis ou...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
06:51, 06/19/2019

French bank SocGen further reduces business with coal industry French bank Societe Generale said it was further reducing its servicing the coal industry, as financial companies and banks around the world gradually withdraw from fossil fuel industries to protect the environment....
21:34, 05/23/2019

India taking more U.S. coking coal, pushing out Australia -Xcoal India is buying more U.S. coking coal after disruptions in top supplier Australia, and as U.S. miners seek new markets due to declining demand from America's steel industry, an executive at Xcoal Energy & Resources India said on Monday....
12:34, 06/24/2019

New Zealand crews reenter coal mine 8 years after 29 killed Reentry into a New Zealand coal mine shut since a methane explosion killed 29 workers raises hopes the workers’ bodies and evidence that leads to criminal charges might be found...
07:00, 05/21/2019

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clean Power Plan (CPP) set national goals for reducing...
10:34, 06/20/2019

CORRECTED-Indonesia regulatory changes to bring more uncertainty to coal sector Indonesian coal miners said upcoming regulatory changes are putting added pressure on their businesses amid depressed prices and rising competition from other energy sources....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
16:51, 07/14/2019

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
00:51, 06/14/2019

Westmoreland Coal Cleared to Sell Wyoming Mine To Lenders Judge David R. Jones of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Houston granted Westmoreland’s request to sell its Kemmerer mine complex to the company’s lenders....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Coal union invites Democratic presidential hopefuls to their 'turf' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
20:51, 07/09/2019

7 Best Indian Starters Recipes | Easy Indian Starters Recipes Indian Starters Recipes: Find here a list of our best Indian Starters Recipes that you can now easily prepare at home. Complete with key ingredients and a step by step process, you can prepare dahi......
14:34, 05/06/2019

5 Best Indian Drinks Recipes | Easy Indian Drinks Recipes Indian Drinks Recipe: Find here the best of Indian drinks recipes, right from Jal jeera, kanji to thandai and lassi. With key ingredients and step by step process of each, these recipes would be easy......
13:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina - source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
16:34, 06/04/2019

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
04:34, 05/28/2019

Billionaire To Pay Off Student Loans Of Class of 2019 At US College Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia -- and then it got a whole lot better....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Billionaire Surprises 400 Graduates With $10 Million Loan Pay-Off Promise It was a hot, sticky morning in Atlanta on Sunday when billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert Smith stood atop an outdoor stage on the campus of Morehouse College, and started delivering a......
09:00, 05/20/2019

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex charges Convicted billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been been indicted on new charges related to alleged sex crimes involving minors, media outlets reported....
16:17, 07/07/2019

Billionaire Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Is Finally Arrested Justice has been a long time coming for the dozens of alleged victims of billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing and trafficking multiple teenage girls over a span of several years....
18:34, 07/07/2019

Venezuelan billionaire's home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela's richest men....
01:34, 05/14/2019

19 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read Getty Images / Matthew Peyton Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, loves to read. When he began his investing career, he would read 600 to 1,000 pages a day. According to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder letters and over two decades of interv...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking, after prosecutors said they found "nude photographs of what appeared to be underage girls", when federal agents searched his apartment....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Who is Robert F. Smith, the billionaire behind the Morehouse graduation gift? Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledge to pay off the student loan debt of graduates of Morehouse College. Here's how Smith earned his wealth.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer, at first campaign event, says he doesn't see himself as rich Billionaire hedge fund investor Tom Steyer, a late addition to the Democratic presidential field, reportedly told a San Francisco bookstore crowd this week that he doesn’t see himself as wealthy....
10:34, 07/20/2019

| US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls....
02:17, 07/09/2019

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Chinese billionaire reportedly arrested for child molestation BEIJING — Prosecutors in Shanghai have formally arrested two people over child molestation allegations, with state media identifying one as a prominent real estate developer. The case has received prominent coverage in state media, including on natio...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, a billionaire who twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. Related: Donald Trump: UK ambassador is 'a ve...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
15:34, 06/11/2019

It's fun to back sport, says billionaire INEOS boss Ratcliffe Jim Ratcliffe's chemical company INEOS makes profits in the billions and, since he loves sport, Britain's richest man sees it as entirely logical to invest some of that money in backing projects and individuals that inspire him....
02:00, 05/06/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter An appeals judge has temporarily blocked the city from opening a controversial homeless shelter along Manhattan’s Billionaires Row. Appellate Division Justice David Friedman granted an interim stay of a ruling that tossed a suit opposing Mayor de Bla...
05:51, 05/10/2019

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
19:51, 07/09/2019

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
19:51, 07/09/2019

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Clue Hints At New Successor Billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday gave a clue on who might succeed him to run his Berkshire Hathaway empire, but did not completely reveal his hand....
01:17, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela’s richest men...
23:17, 05/13/2019

San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer running for president in 2020 Billionaire Tom Steyer announced Tuesday he will run for president of the United States, joining a growing list of more than 20 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020....
22:17, 07/09/2019

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
00:00, 06/21/2019

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Be...
01:00, 07/05/2019

Arab billionaire says he has agreed terms to buy Newcastle: report Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday....
21:51, 05/27/2019

A Billionaire Will Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt. This Reaction Was Priceless. The look on the face of Henry Goodgame, who was sitting behind Robert F. Smith when the billionaire announced that he would pay off the class of 2019’s debt, says it all....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the mountain that's not Everest but gives you a great......
20:34, 05/28/2019

Supporters of Chinese billionaire’s accuser decry censorship BEIJING (AP) — Six Chinese social media accounts have been shut after advocating support for a woman who accused JD.com founder Richard Liu of rape. Chen Chun, a writer in southern China, said WeChat informed him this week that his public account was...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
22:34, 06/13/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link thei...
05:00, 06/22/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
15:17, 07/15/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
02:51, 07/10/2019

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
05:34, 06/21/2019

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
12:00, 06/13/2019

'Toxic' coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
21:51, 06/30/2019

China's state planner to cut number of small coal mines to less than 800 by 2021 China's state planner will ramp up closures of small coal mines to boost safety and reduce pollution, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Tuesday, shutting down more mines with annual capacity of less than 300,000 tonnes....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
21:00, 06/22/2019

China's top coal province defies Beijing, allows new coke projects: ministry China's top coal and coke producing region Shanxi has relaxed environmental policies regarding its coking industry despite repeated orders from Beijing to curb production from coke plants, the Ministry of Ecology and Environment said on Monday....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Daily on Energy: The EPA’s curious response to massive coal plant closure Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:34, 07/19/2019

Post-coal prom queen: Romania's lost lands – in pictures Ioana Cîrlig captures life in the towns of Romania that were heavily industrialised under communism, but have been left adrift after the 1989 revolution and the transition to a market economyPart of Circulation(s) European Young Photography Festival,...
15:00, 05/01/2019

China's Shandong province plans further coal usage cuts over next five years China's eastern province of Shandong aims to cut its coal consumption by 50 million tonnes in five years, the provincial government said in a statement on Tuesday, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and upgrade its energy structure....
18:34, 07/02/2019

Great Britain records two weeks of coal-free electricity generation England, Scotland and Wales went for two weeks without coal at 3.12pm on FridayThe power switch: tracking Britain’s record coal-free run Great Britain has hit a new power milestone – lasting for a fortnight without using any coal power to generate el...
22:17, 05/31/2019

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury a...
02:17, 06/11/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise ...
14:00, 07/23/2019

Coal baron Cline among 7 dead in Bahamas helicopter crash - media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
00:34, 05/30/2019

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule On Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and the...
19:34, 06/19/2019

New York power plants on track to be coal free by 2020: Cuomo New York’s effort to go coal free at all of the state’s power plants by 2020 appears to be on track, Governor Cuomo said Thursday. The final stages to phase out the last two coal power plants were adopted by the state’s Department of Environmental Co...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Renewable sources surpassed coal's energy production for the first time in April The United States generated more energy from renewable sources than from coal for the first time in April, the Energy Information Administration said....
00:17, 06/28/2019

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global coal industry by beginning to phase out its coal investments and insurance policies within the next t...
17:34, 07/01/2019

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
10:34, 06/10/2019

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets without new policies is underlined by an analysis that breaks down how significa...
22:00, 07/01/2019

Australia detains French TV crew filming anti-coal protest A French television reporter and his crew were arrested on Monday while filming protesters blockading a coal port in Australia's northeastern state of Queensland....
09:34, 07/22/2019

China expects to hit 2020 coal cap targets; demand overshadows: study China expects to achieve its national coal consumption cap targets in 2020, but the country's aggressive goals could be tempered due to solid demand from power, steel and petrochemical industries, a government-backed study showed on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/29/2019

Ex-BP boss John Browne: ‘It’s going to take a long time to take oil and coal out of the energy system’ The energy executive talks about squaring his business dealings with his personal convictions – and what he would say to Greta ThunbergBefore standing down in 2007, John Browne was CEO of BP for 12 years. In 2015, he returned to the global oil busine...
17:00, 06/08/2019

India plans $330 billion renewables push by 2030 without hurting coal India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation....
16:34, 07/04/2019

Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
11:00, 07/05/2019

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, lawmakers in Ohio's...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Michael Bloomberg gives $500M to campaign to kill coal and wound natural gas Former New York City mayor and climate change crusader Michael Bloomberg announced Friday he is giving $500 million to a campaign to finish killing coal and start killing oil and gas....
14:51, 06/07/2019

German renewables deliver more electricity than coal and nuclear power for the first time In Germany, sun, wind, water and biomass have so far produced more electricity in 2019 than coal and nuclear power combined. But it's a snapshot of a special market situation and might not be a long-term trend....
17:34, 07/16/2019

Democratic states line up to sue Trump EPA for 'unlawful' coal plant rule A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country are vowing to sue the Trump administration for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
15:34, 06/12/2019

Trump EPA close to gutting Obama rule on coal power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules. Lawmakers, environmentalists and others say they expect an announcement soon on a replacement for an Obama-era regulation that soug...
06:51, 06/19/2019

New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020....
00:34, 05/11/2019

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
19:34, 05/27/2019

The Latest: EPA chief eases rules on coal-fired power plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an environmental rule covering coal-fired power plants (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Trump administration has ordered a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-f...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Billionaire gives Oxford University record £150m for AI ethics institute An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence....
15:34, 06/19/2019

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main leg of the former Vice President’s trip ...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh British boarding schools. But Yusi “Molly&#...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Billionaire Patrick Drahi agrees to buy Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, has agreed to buy art auction house Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion on an enterprise value basis....
15:51, 06/17/2019

Billionaire Schwartz makes $2.6 billion bet on Canada's WestJet Airlines Billionaire Gerry Schwartz pounced on Canada's WestJet Airlines on Monday as his private equity firm Onex Corp offered to buy the struggling airline for C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion), betting it can turn around its recent decline by taking the company...
23:34, 05/13/2019

NY grads say billionaire’s student loan payoff is life-changing A New Rochelle college graduate says he is still in shock after learning billionaire tech mogul Robert F. Smith was picking up the tab for his student loan debt....
04:17, 05/21/2019

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
01:51, 06/14/2019

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme to overcharge him on dozens of masterworks....
22:17, 06/25/2019

Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
02:34, 05/20/2019

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun reported late on Sunday....
04:51, 05/27/2019

Billionaire Founders Of IndiGo Intensify Feud, Stock Drops 19% The board of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates IndiGo, has received a letter dated July 8 from Mr Gangwal, informing the company that he has sought help from the Securities and Exchange Board......
16:17, 07/10/2019

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
09:00, 07/10/2019

Billionaire's luxury superyacht slips from cargo ship, goes missing at sea The billionaire owner of a 130-foot yacht, named MY Song, is singing the blues – so to speak – now that it’s gone missing after it fell off a cargo ship. It seems the superyacht, which was on the last leg of a journey that began in the Caribbean, was...
19:51, 06/01/2019

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at......
19:00, 07/09/2019

Billionaire Sunil Mittal's Airtel Falters in War With Mukesh Ambani's Jio Airtel is struggling to add subscribers in a saturated market after Jio managed to lure more than 30 crore users over the past three years -- a quarter of the world's second-largest market....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
21:51, 05/28/2019

South Carolina Eager to Throw $115M at Billionaire NFL Owner On Thursday, the South Carolina Senate voted 27-15 to approve $115 million in tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers, an NFL team that plays its homes games at its stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina....
02:51, 05/10/2019

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
18:34, 06/17/2019

Widow sues Mexican billionaire over fatal racecar crash WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The widow of an auto racing instructor is suing a Mexican billionaire and his teenage son over the man’s death last month in a training crash. The Palm Beach Post reports the wife of Peter London is suing Carlos Per...
22:00, 05/06/2019

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
07:51, 05/31/2019

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after months of battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
22:17, 07/09/2019

Chinese Billionaire Arrested For Allegedly Molesting 9-Year-Old: Report A billionaire Chinese property tycoon was formally arrested for suspected child molestation Wednesday, state media said, in a case that has sparked anger over attempts to censor the incident....
21:17, 07/10/2019

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
11:51, 05/22/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
17:34, 05/22/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
22:17, 05/02/2019

US Billionaire Financier Lured Underage Girls For Sex Acts: Prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and......
20:00, 07/08/2019

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein due in court after sex trafficking arrest Jeffrey Epstein was expected to make his first court appearance Monday after his arrest over the weekend on sex-trafficking accusations.        ...
15:51, 07/08/2019

Chinese Billionaire Tied to $6.5 Million Payment for Stanford Met With Trump Not long after his daughter got into Stanford with the help of a $6.5 million payment, Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire Zhao Tao met with President Trump to promote a key Beijing foreign-policy initiative....
20:17, 05/03/2019

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89. Perot, who made a fortune after founding Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died Tuesday a...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Billionaire Tom Steyer makes 2020 U-turn and announces run for president Steyer, Democrats’ largest donor, says he will run after allActivist favors Trump impeachment and climate crisis actionBillionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer has formally launched his campaign for president, making a late entry into the sprawl...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Who is Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire charged with sex trafficking girls as young as 14? Jeffrey Epstein, billionaire sex offender who previously avoided jail time is known for ties to powerful people, including presidents Trump and Clinton.        ...
19:34, 07/08/2019

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:00, 07/09/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green....
09:17, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-New York adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by the end of 2020. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been highly critical of ...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Presidential Candidate Jay Inslee Proposes Shutting Down America's Coal Industry in a Decade Jay Inslee, the first presidential candidate running on climate change, has a plan to deal with, uh, climate change. After laying out four guiding pillars for his candidacy, Inslee released the first major piece of his policy platform on Friday. One ...
20:17, 05/03/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
19:17, 04/28/2019

New York state adopts rules to phase out coal power plants by 2020 New York environmental regulators adopted rules to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants that will force generators to stop burning coal in the state by 2020:...
20:51, 05/10/2019

Instant view: China's oil, coal, soybean imports rise in April from year before China's imports of crude oil, coal and soybeans rose in April from the same month last year, while cargoes of iron ore and copper dropped, customs data showed on Wednesday....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo ClémentFour journalists working for the public television network France 2 have been charged with trespassing for filming a protest near the Abbot Poin...
13:00, 07/22/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate emergency and block all new coal and gas projects, i...
06:51, 06/25/2019

U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. government says it has seized North Korean ship used to transport coal in violation of sanctions....
18:51, 05/09/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes coal ship as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States announced it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
20:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Coal baron Cline among 7 dead in Bahamas helicopter crash - media Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
23:34, 06/19/2019

The Trump Administration Protested When Kenya Halted a Coal-Fired Power Plant When the Kenyan government had second thoughts about allowing the country’s first coal-fired power plant, the Trump Administration’s representative in the country protested. U.S. Ambassador Kyle McCarter, a Trump appointee who previously ...
17:51, 07/02/2019

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
10:34, 05/19/2019

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election' may have stunned the country, but voters should k...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Horseman Rides Into Crowd of Anti-Coal Protesters in Australia, Injuring Woman The woman was left unconscious Sunday at a protest held by environmentalists in a town near a proposed coal mine that could be one of the largest in the world....
08:34, 04/29/2019

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul, Mr Kim Seong-cheol said that his department is on...
16:17, 06/20/2019

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must submit a fresh environmental study because they had failed to consult residents....
21:34, 06/26/2019

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Delhi Court Orders Framing Of Charges Against Naveen Jindal In Coal Scam A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Michael Bloomberg will spend $500 million to close coal-fired power plants Michael Bloomberg is pledging $500 million to close every coal-fired power plant in the US and to halt the growth of natural gas. According to The New York Times, the money will go towards a new Beyond Coal initiative. It will be spent over the next....
19:00, 06/07/2019

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
05:51, 05/23/2019

Japanese bank MUFG rethinks policy on coal-fired power projects Japan's Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group will no longer provide financing for new coal-fired power generation projects after July 1, it said on Wednesday in a revised environmental and social policy framework....
16:17, 05/16/2019

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
14:34, 06/18/2019

Who Is Robert F. Smith? Learn More About the Billionaire Whose Generosity Shocked a Graduating Class In an astonishing commencement address, billionaire Robert F. Smith announced on Sunday that he will wipe out student debt for the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, prompting cheers and more than a few tears from shocked listeners to...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Coca-Cola billionaire arrested after private jet search turns up $1.3M in cannabis A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to multiple reports. Alkiviades “Alki” Da...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years, people familiar with the matter said....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Billionaire pedo Jeffrey Epstein held in Manhattan on new underage sex case Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested in New York in a massive new underage sex trafficking case, according to law enforcement sources. The hedge funder — who twelve years ago wriggled out of similar charges of abusing young girls —...
12:00, 07/07/2019

Bilderberg Ahoy! Pompeo and Kushner join the billionaire boat club From a Swiss shore, the rich and mighty – and select, discreet reporters – could be seen enjoying the annual secretive summitBathed in late afternoon sun, secretary of state Mike Pompeo boarded a steamboat on Lake Geneva. He was there for drinks and ...
21:17, 06/02/2019

Billionaire Chris Cline’s daughter among those killed in helicopter crash off Bahamas The West Virginia billionaire killed in a helicopter crash off the Bahamas died alongside one of his daughters and some of her pals, friends said. Chris Cline, a coal tycoon who once dated Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, was killed Thursd...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
13:17, 06/07/2019