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Economia Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29 Million Verdict in Talc Cancer Case
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29 Million Verdict in Talc Cancer Case

J&J says it will appeal the judgment. A California jury ordered pharma giant Johnson & Johnson Wednesday to pay $29 million over a claim the company's talc baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos . Johnson & Johnson is facing over 13,000 more cases stemming from asbestos-contaminated talcum powder. The jury decided against awarding punitive damages, which are created to punish the defendants - in this case Johnson & Johnson and the other companies involved in making the talcum ...

Economia Tesla Model Y: new electric mid-size SUV revealed
Author: 0 Tesla Model Y: new electric mid-size SUV revealed

And when the Model Y finally did appear , it was instantly clear that it is the result of Tesla's near-permanent "production hell": barely distinguishable from the Model 3, Tesla's new crossover is the most lukewarm and evolutionary new product it has ever introduced.

Economia Two more top Facebook executives leave the company
Author: 0 Two more top Facebook executives leave the company

Facebook's top leadership has seen turmoil over past year , Instagram's co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger departed abruptly after clashing with Zuckerberg over the platform's future. Zuckerberg said on Thursday that Olivan will now lead the effort to integrate Facebook apps, a key move as the company encrypts conversations on more of its messaging services and makes them compatible.

Economia Tesla reverses out of showroom closures
Author: 0 Tesla reverses out of showroom closures

Tesla has pulled a U-turn on plans to close nearly all of its dealerships while announcing price rises for its more expensive cars. This backtracks the company's announcement less than two weeks ago that it would shut most physical stores and shift sales worldwide to "online only".

Economia Oil Prices Increase as US Lowers Crude Production Estimates
Author: 0 Oil Prices Increase as US Lowers Crude Production Estimates

As of 1555 GMT, front monh West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures for prompt month delivery were climbing by 1.73% to $57.87 a barrel on the ICE. A previous report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) went on to predict that the USA would lead the world's growth in oil output.

Economia It's National Pi Day!
Author: 0 It's National Pi Day!

Hungry Howies : Use code 19Pi for a $3.14 medium one-topping pie with the purchase of a large Howie Bread. 7-Eleven - When you join 7-Eleven's reward's program - 7NOW - you'll be able to order a whole pizza for $3.14. Fill out a form here to get your coupon . Blaze Pizza will also have a $3.14 pizza deal tomorrow. CPK will offer slices of Key Lime Pie for $3.14 (pre-tax) on Thursday.

Economia Google employee breaks Guinness World Record calculating 31.4 trillion digits of Pi
Author: 0 Google employee breaks Guinness World Record calculating 31.4 trillion digits of Pi

Iwao emphasized the importance of cloud computing, and how it can be used to solve complicated mathematical constants, such as pi. She works as a Cloud Developer Advocate at Google's office in Osaka, Japan . This is the first time the Pi calculation world record was ever broken in the cloud, and it breaks the most recent world record breakage, that of Peter Trueb in November of 2016.

Economia Facebook, Instagram explain massive outage, apologize for inconvenience
Author: 0 Facebook, Instagram explain massive outage, apologize for inconvenience

It should go without saying that phoning law enforcement to inform them of a website outage is a serious waste of police time. Though WhatsApp isn't particularly prevalent in the USA, it has around 1.5 billion users worldwide and is a big part of Facebook's growth plans as it prepares to integrate all of its messaging services.

Economia Son's heartbreaking post about dad's new donut shop goes viral
Author: 0 Son's heartbreaking post about dad's new donut shop goes viral

People in the area or those planning to travel to Texas can stop by Billy's Donuts at 7022 Highway 6, Suite 800, Missouri City. A single tweet by the son of the owner of a newly opened mom-and-pop doughnut store in Texas helped bring in scores of customers and sell out items over the weekend.

Economia U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models
Author: 0 U.S. Announces Immediate Grounding Of Boeing 737 Max Models

However, a more formal fix to redesign it won't be mandated until April, the FAA said Monday. The shares have fallen about 13 per cent since Sunday's crash, losing about $32 billion of market value . Canada has grounded the world's third largest fleet of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on Sunday. Fennell said travelers should confirm that flights are still operating.

Economia Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports
Author: 0 Oil rises to $67 on cuts to Saudi, Venezuelan exports

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil futures stood at about $56.39 per barrel at 0323 GMT, up 32 cents, or 0.6 percent from their last close on Friday. A host of involuntary supply curbs in OPEC members, caused by unrest in Libya and United States sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, have also boosted prices.

Economia Infiniti will exit western Europe to focus on US, China
Author: 0 Infiniti will exit western Europe to focus on US, China

Nissan canceled plans in February to build a new diesel-powered X-Trail sports utility vehicle in Sunderland. Just 170 of the pair were sold in Australia past year, with the marque notching up just 649 sales in total. Unite's national officer Steve Bush said: "This decision, which is driven by poor sales, is obviously sad news". The Japanese vehicle maker said the move was part of plans to withdraw from the premium auto market in western Europe, where the Infiniti brand faces stiff ...

Economia Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines plane with 157 people on board crashes minutes after take-off

Wreckage lies at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after takeoff at Hejere near Bishoftu , or Debre Zeit , some 50km south of Addis Ababa , in Ethiopia on Sunday. There was no immediate information on what might have caused the crash . "I am reaching out to President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta and Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to express my condolences for this tragic event".

Economia Turbulance injures at least 25 on flight into NY
Author: 0 Turbulance injures at least 25 on flight into NY

The jetliner reportedly hit turbulence just before landing. The airline didn't immediately respond to request for comment. Bloody ceilings and fallen panels were the result of the extreme turbulence. Turkish Airlines, the airline whose top priority is safety and passenger well-being, is deeply saddened by this unfortunate experience, and closely monitors the health status of injured passengers, and is making resources available to them.

Economia Nvidia outbids Intel to buy Israel's Mellanox in data centre push
Author: 0 Nvidia outbids Intel to buy Israel's Mellanox in data centre push

Mellanox, which makes chips and other hardware for data center servers that power cloud computing, said it does not comment on rumors or speculation. 'We're excited to unite Nvidia's accelerated computing platform with Mellanox's world-renowned accelerated networking platform under one roof to create next-generation data centre-scale computing solutions.

Economia Tesla to Raise Prices, Backtracks on Closing Most Stores
Author: 0 Tesla to Raise Prices, Backtracks on Closing Most Stores

At the end of last month, CEO Elon Musk said that only a small number of stores in "high-traffic locations" will stay open as galleries, showcases and Tesla information centers. We will only close about half as many stores, but the cost savings are therefore only about half. Tesla says that stores will cary a "small number" of cars in inventory so that some buyers can drive away in a Tesla right away.

Economia Gold rises on bleak economic outlook, softer dollar
Author: 0 Gold rises on bleak economic outlook, softer dollar

He wrote that the "great hope" had been that after "prolonged period of unconventional monetary policies (which nearly by definition, don't offer sustainable solutions but merely buy time at the risk of collateral damage and unintended adverse consequences)" the central banks would be able to hand over to governments.

Economia What would a
Author: 0 What would a "privacy-focused" Facebook look like?

The idea is to give people more control over their private messages and how long they're stored, and to reduce the permanence of the content that people share. Even in India, Facebook and its social media platforms WhatsApp and Instagram appeared before a parliamentary committee recently to assure the Centre that they were complying with the local privacy laws.

Economia Mike Smyth: Butts on hot seat in SNC-Lavalin scandal
Author: 0 Mike Smyth: Butts on hot seat in SNC-Lavalin scandal

The scandal has rocked Trudeau's government. Gerald Butts, who quit last month as Trudeau's chief aide, is due to testify to the House of Commons justice committee about the allegations on Wednesday. "That is two meetings and two phone calls per month for the minister and her office on an issue that could cost a minimum of 9,000 Canadians their job", said Butts.

Economia Elizabeth Warren: It's time to break up Amazon, Google, and Facebook
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren: It's time to break up Amazon, Google, and Facebook

Investors, however, shrugged off her comments with shares in the three companies barely affected. Any such proposal would face myriad obstacles in Congress and the courts. Under this proposal, Google would be forced to spin off its search business. Facebook declined to comment. To deal with today's tech behemoth challenge, Warren suggests two major steps.

Economia Tim Cook Changes His Twitter Handle To ‘Tim Apple’ After Trump Gaffe
Author: 0 Tim Cook Changes His Twitter Handle To ‘Tim Apple’ After Trump Gaffe

What we think the great man has noticed is that Tim Cook has become such a company man he is slowly transforming into an outward manifestation of Apple . The Apple CEO appeared unfazed. Some fans of Apple and Tim Cook took to Twitter to laugh over this debacle started by the President. Another Twitter user commented: "I have watched this thousands of times in a row now and I'm still laughing".

Economia Popular Women's Clothing Store to Close ALL Locations
Author: 0 Popular Women's Clothing Store to Close ALL Locations

A retailer with several stores in the Ozarks announces it's closing. Charlotte Russe , the mall-based retailer selling clothes for young women, is closing all its stores, including two in the Valley. It also owned 10 children's clothing stores under the Peek brand, which it acquired in 2016. Charlotte Russe started in San Diego in 1975. The store had 512 locations in the US and Puerto Rico, and employed 8,700 at the time of its bankruptcy filing.

Economia Japan unexpectedly grants ex-Nissan boss bail after months behind bars
Author: 0 Japan unexpectedly grants ex-Nissan boss bail after months behind bars

At about 4:30 pm local time, Ghosn left the Tokyo Detention House wearing a mask often used by Japanese who have a cold, as well as a uniform with reflective strips like those used by highway workers. A towering figure once revered in Japan for turning around Nissan's fortunes, Ghosn also forged a successful alliance between Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors and France's Renault.

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