• Lyft Shares Soar on Nasdaq Debut After IPO
Lyft Shares Soar on Nasdaq Debut After IPO

The next test will be to see how the stock performs when it begins trading later Friday morning. Its co-founder, Ben Horowitz, sits on Lyft's board. "In those early days we were told we were insane to think people would ride in each others' personal vehicles".

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  • Wow Air Shuts Down Operations and Cancels All Flights, Stranding Passengers
Wow Air Shuts Down Operations and Cancels All Flights, Stranding Passengers

Icelandair further explained that the deal was only available to passengers who had already started their trip on WOW Air , and could provide proof they had purchased a return ticket scheduled between March 28 and April 11. Alternatively, EasyJet is offering a dedicated rescue fare of £110. Icelandair, which services numerous same routes as W...

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  • Crude Oil Futures Settle Lower Again On Growth Concerns
Crude Oil Futures Settle Lower Again On Growth Concerns

ANZ bank said the darkening economic outlook "overshadowed the supply-side issues" the oil market was facing amid supply cuts led by producer club OPEC as well as the USA sanctions on Venezuela and Iran. local time. Offering support for prices, oil output from Russia, OPEC's biggest non-member ally, averaged 11.3 million barrels per day so far ...

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  • Three Virginia tickets each win $50,000 in Powerball
Three Virginia tickets each win $50,000 in Powerball

The numbers drawn Saturday night were 24, 25, 52, 60 and 66, with a Powerball of 5. "A jackpot of this size can make many dreams come true - not just for the victor, but for all Lottery beneficiaries and the lucky state of Wisconsin". Tickets for a chance to win are at least $2 each and the odds of winning are roughly 1 in 292.2 million. More...

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  • McDonald’s Is Buying Dynamic Yield To Increase Customer Personalization
McDonald’s Is Buying Dynamic Yield To Increase Customer Personalization

Testing of the tech in 2018 was a success, so this year customers in the USA can expect more bespoke menus. McDonalds explained that the new technology will be used for creating personalized menus for its Drive-Thru restaurants, stating that those menus will change in relation to the weather, trending menu items and traffic conditions.

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  • Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today
Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal may step down as chairman today

In a stock market filing which also announced the resignation, the company said that banks would lend around $210m to keep it afloat until it starts to sell shares to new investors. The next steps, which include the amount of equity capital being infused and the selection of the new board, are more critical, said CAPA India CEO Kapil Kaul.

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  • Trump to nominate conservative economist Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve board
Trump to nominate conservative economist Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve board

Given his sharply partisan reputation, Moore could spark opposition among Democrats in the Senate. "Fed officials have noted that they would like to return the balance sheet to primarily Treasury assets, meaning that MBS (mortgage-backed securities) will continue to roll off, with the proceeds being invested in Treasury securities", he said.

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  • Powerball jackpot estimated at $625 million before Saturday drawing
Powerball jackpot estimated at $625 million before Saturday drawing

The record $1.586 billion prize was won in 2016 across three states: California , Florida and Tennessee. The Powerball jackpot was last won by David Johnson, a 56-year-old supermarket worker from Brooklyn, New York. Get your tickets and get the results right here on News24!* Download the News24 app via the Play or iTunes App stores and get a f...

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  • Facebook Confirms Cause For Its Worst Ever Global Outage
Facebook Confirms Cause For Its Worst Ever Global Outage

Yesterday, though, before Facebook provided its explanation, rumours circulated about the cause of the outage, including a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack, a rumour the company was quick to shoot down. A grand jury in NY has subpoenaed information from at least two major smartphone makers about such arrangements with Facebook , accor...

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  • Pi Day: Stop & Shop offers pies for $3.14 on Thursday
Pi Day: Stop & Shop offers pies for $3.14 on Thursday

Blaze Pizza will also have a $3.14 pizza deal tomorrow. Bertuccis - At this eastern U.S. pizza chain, receive a free large cheese or Bertucci pizza for $3.14 with the purchase of any large pizza when you use the code "PIDAY". For Pi Day, all slices of Pie Not's sweet pies will be $3.14. Anyone can become a rewards member by signing up for t...

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  • Brexit vote today: Britain's Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal
Brexit vote today: Britain's Parliament rejects Theresa May's Brexit deal

She was speaking after MPs voted to rule out a "no deal" departure on March 29 - two days after they also rejected her own divorce terms. Conservative MPs would therefore be given a free vote on the motion that "this House declines to approve leaving without a deal".

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  • Boeing's fixes to 737 MAX software delayed by government shutdown, report claims
Boeing's fixes to 737 MAX software delayed by government shutdown, report claims

Southwest has 34 Max 8 aircraft among its more than 750 planes. Could some travellers be more affected than others? . Lebanon and Kosovo barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 from their airspace, and Norwegian Air Shuttles said it would seek compensation from Boeing after grounding its fleet.

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  • China cuts growth target to 6-6.5%
China cuts growth target to 6-6.5%

The state media reported that China planned to have five aircraft carriers in the near future with plans to build nuclear carriers like the US. To help shore up the economy, Li said China's fiscal policy will become "more forceful", with the government pencilling in cuts of almost 2 trillion yuan (US$298.31 billion) in taxes and fees for companie...

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  • Political operation tied to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aide faces scrutiny
Political operation tied to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aide faces scrutiny

In filing the complaint, the Policy Center has effectively requested that the FEC begin a formal investigation into several named individuals and entities, including Rep. Under the agency's rules, for instance, a political committee must provide memos listing all the vendors paid through a campaign credit card, but the agency has not required c...

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  • Boyfriend killed, Indian-origin lady dentist's body found inside suitcase in Sydney
Boyfriend killed, Indian-origin lady dentist's body found inside suitcase in Sydney

Glenbrook Dental Surgery, where Dr Reddy worked, has closed for the day as staff grieve her death. While the family informed police when she failed to return, the man Preethi Reddy stayed with, also died in an apparently "deliberate" accident - a head-on collision, at about 10 pm on Monday.

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  • Huawei is suing the U.S. government
Huawei is suing the U.S. government

Huawei said it had filed a complaint at a federal court in Texas challenging Section 889 of the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) - signed into law by US President Donald Trump in August - which bars federal agencies and their contractors from procuring its equipment and services.

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  • EU’s Barnier to meet UK Brexit negotiators on Tuesday
EU’s Barnier to meet UK Brexit negotiators on Tuesday

Britain is due to leave on March 29 but May's withdrawal deal was overwhelmingly rejected by lawmakers in January because they want legally-binding assurances that Britain will not be trapped permanently in an Irish "backstop" - an insurance policy to prevent the return of a hard border on the island of Ireland.

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  • NY officials to Amazon: Please don't go
NY officials to Amazon: Please don't go

An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment. These are issues that other cities which house giant tech companies - like Seattle and San Francisco - are still fighting, but critics say that NY didn't do enough to ensure that the city wouldn't face the same problems when HQ2 moved into Long Island City.

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  • Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks
Trump extends China tariff deadline, cites progress in talks

If the sides make further headway in negotiations, Trump said he and Xi planned to meet at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to conclude an agreement, though he didn't offer any details on the timing of the meeting or how long he expects the tariff extension to last.

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  • YouTube to Block Comments on Most Videos Showing Minors
YouTube to Block Comments on Most Videos Showing Minors

Suspending comments from the videos will happen over the next several months. "These efforts are focused on videos featuring young minors and we will continue to identify videos at risk over the next few months", it said. "Nothing is more important to us than ensuring the safety of young people on the platform". It comes after reports that pred...

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  • Tesla Says,
Tesla Says, "Where We Are Going, We Don't Need Stores"

Traditional auto companies with multiple models and configurations need salespeople to help customers make sense of their wide ranges of offerings. Tesla's decision to focus on only online sales could face some hurdles. The cheapest Model 3 on sale before Thursday was $42,900. The "Standard Range" model has 220 miles of range with a top spe...

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  • China urges Pakistan and India to show restraint, seek dialogue
China urges Pakistan and India to show restraint, seek dialogue

According to Pakistan, this never happened, with Islamabad calling the strikes "an illusion". She said the limited objective of India's pre-emptive strike inside Pakistan on a terrorist training camp Tuesday was to prevent another terror attack inside India by the Jaish-e-Mohammad extremist group.

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  • Relief and dread over China tariff hike delay
Relief and dread over China tariff hike delay

ENERGY: U.S. crude oil gave up 8 cents to $55.40 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Trump's decision to delay the tariff increase has been greeted with a mixture of relief and dread among US industry groups and lawmakers, many of which are increasingly fed up with what they say is China's failure to live up to i...

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  • Man who bought Girl Scouts' entire supply of cookies arrested
Man who bought Girl Scouts' entire supply of cookies arrested

I'm taking them all so y'all can get out of this cold. "We actually had to cancel some of our booth sales this weekend because we didn't have cookies to sell at the booth because he purchased them all", said Dillard. A DEA spokesman said McGowan's arrest is completely unrelated to the cookie purchase. McGowan gained national attention last wee...

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  • Nokia 9 PureView uses five cameras to take ultra-high definition photos
Nokia 9 PureView uses five cameras to take ultra-high definition photos

In addition to the Nokia 3 .2 and Nokia 4 .2, HMD Global has unveiled the new Nokia 9 PureView with it's incredible five rear cameras, Nokia 1 Plus with Android 9 Pie (Go edition), and Nokia 210 phones at its MWC 2019 event.

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