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Uber launches Uber Lite, a 5MB app for India

The Uber Lite app will be less than 5 MB and will be supported on Android 4.1 and above. Keeping India's connectivity issues in mind, the Uber Lite app ha...


Foxconn investigates ‘harsh working conditions’ at its Amazon plant

Foxconn , known previously as Hon Hai Precision Industry , is the largest contract electronics maker in the world and employs over one million people. These wo...


Domino's Pizza offering to fill in potholes nominated by customers

Why is Domino's extending this offer? "Domino's cares too much about its customers and pizza to let that happen". Domino's says it's "is saving pizza, one p...


Germany orders Daimler to recall 238,000 diesel vehicles

Up to 774,000 Mercedes vehicles with Euro 6 diesel engines are said to be affected across Europe. According to the authorities, the cars use an illegal sh...


North Korea sanctions to 'remain in effect’

The sanctions will remain in force until full denuclearization, the U.S. president said, noting that he is " looking forward " to it. I think without the rhetor...


Pompeo says North Korea could get ‘unique’ security guarantees

This is it? This is, well, pathetic given that the U.S. president was personally involved. We had a terrific day and we learned a lot about each other and our c...


Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Eating Chick-fil-A After Twitter Mob Attacks

Others also chimed in , with Dorsey offering a mea culpa in reply to O'Brien, saying he "completely forgot" about the company's background - a statement that di...


Uber wants to patent technology to detect drunk riders

The ride-sharing company said in a recent patent application that it was developed a way to tell "the state of the user". Its algorithms weigh a number of fac...


Nirav Modi flees to London, seeks political asylum

India is already seeking the extradition of Vijay Mallya , a liquor and aviation tycoon, over unpaid loans to his defunct Kingfisher Airlines after the busi...


Tesla's Autopilot to get 'full self-driving feature' in August

While the company has repeatedly pointed to human error in these cases, the "Autopilot" branding has left some drivers confused about the capabilities of the so...


United Flight to Chicago Diverted After Security Concern

A plane flying from Europe to the U.S. has been diverted after a cryptic note hinting at a bomb was reportedly found scrawled on the wall in the aircraft's bath...


Robert De Niro Uses Profanity to Condemn Trump During Tony Awards

The national television audience did not hear what Mr. De Niro said , as the censors immediately bleeped out the curses. The 2007 film, The Band's Visit ,...


Oil prices extended losses on after JP Morgan cuts forecast

J.P. Morgan also thinks supply-and-demand fundamentals are poised to weaken due partly to voluminous US output, but it believes prices could still see a high si...


Final preparations underway ahead of landmark Trump-Kim summit

It's so far unclear whether the USA and North Korea will release some kind of joint statement or agreement following the sit-down. A global Comprehensive Te...


What does net neutrality repeal mean?

Many Internet providers, such as AT&T and Verizon , have said they do not and will not block or slow content. Comcast has also said it does not block or slo...


No breakfast, IHOB is the International House of Burgers

Why would they change their name and switch up their favorite product line-pancakes? IHOb , announced the temporary change last week, but didn't reveal wha...


Big Boy Toys! Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Are Now Available

It continued: 'I will not use this in a house, I will not point this at my spouse, I will not use this in an unsafe way, The best use is créme brulee'. 'Works a...


Amazon Prime Expands Whole Foods Discounts to 10 More States

Amazon is expanding benefits at Whole Foods stores to Prime members in North Carolina. Amazon says that should include "hundreds" of items within the store, but...


Pres. Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

The joint communique is a statement of broad goals and principles endorsed by the G7 leaders, and Trump's refusal means that this will be the first year tha...


No panic in Singapore as summit approaches

As for Singapore , the White House said Trump was leaving early because negotiations had moved "more quickly than expected", but gave no details about any po...