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CFPB structure is unconstitutional, Justice Department says

The Trump administration took an unusual step to defang the financial consumer watchdog created after the banking crisis, with the executive branch of the federal government telling a court that one of its own agencies is violating the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 17th, 2017

Dell sees solid on-year growth in worldwide monitor market in 2Q17, says IDC

Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to IDC. While the shipment total represented a decline of 6.4% over the prior year, some of the market softness can be attributed to a strong second-qu.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Synnex applies AI to logistics operation in China, says paper

IT and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International has applied AI (artificial intelligence) technology to operation of its logistics centers in China, Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News cited company president.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Ethereum Will Match Visa In Scale In a "Couple of Years," Says Founder

Ethereum's founder, Vitalik Buterin, believes that his cryptocurrency has the potential to replace things like credit card networks and gaming servers. He even goes as far to say that Ethereum will replace Visa in "a couple of years," though he later.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Frontier fined $1.5 million for Denver tarmac delays

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Frontier Airlines (F9, Denver Int'l) USD1.5 million for lengthy tarmac delays following a snowstorm in Denver Int'l last December. Of the total fine, the DOT has waived USD900,000 because of comp.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

Diesel Cars Contribute To 5,000 Premature Deaths a Year In Europe, Says Study

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published on Monday. The numbers are in line.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 9 min. ago

Top Apple insider says iPhone X is bad news for the iPhone 8

The iPhone 8 only just started selling, but it’s already selling out -- even though a hotter iPhone will launch in early November. However, a top Apple insider says the iPhone X is bad news for the iPhone 8. Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who oft.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

Equifax discovered major breach in March but says it"s unrelated to recently disclosed hack affecting 143M people; source says both involve the same intruders (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg: Equifax discovered major breach in March but says it's unrelated to recently disclosed hack affecting 143M people; source says both involve the same intruders  —  New timeline could have implications for executive stock s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News10 hr. 8 min. ago

DOT dismisses Avatar Airlines" licencing request

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced it has dismissed an application filed by Avatar Airlines (Las Vegas McCarran) for permission to operate scheduled interstate flights. Having failed to secure the same authority back in 199.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Boston Red Sox now said to have used a Fitbit in elaborate sign stealing ploy, not Apple Watch

Earlier this month, a detailed report described an elaborate, Apple Watch-based scheme set up by the Boston Red Sox to steal signs in numerous games. Now, however, Boston Globe reporter Nick Cafardo says it wasn’t actually an Apple Watch, but r.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Uber: We don’t have to pay drivers based on rider fares

Contracts allow rider fares to be higher than what is known and paid to drivers. Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) Uber is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit that says it secretly over charges riders and under pays drivers. In its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 53 min. ago

Emily Ratajkowski would like magazines to lay off the Photoshop, thank you

Another celebrity is calling out the use of photo editing in magazines — this time in French publication Madame Figaro.  Emily Ratajkowski, the magazine's latest cover star, says she's disappointed that her lips and breasts appear edited i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 25 min. ago

U.S. Senate votes to oust Russian security software vendor Kaspersky from federal use

 Following a directive from the Department of Homeland Security last week banning the use of Kaspersky Lab security software in the executive branch, the U.S. Senate has followed suit. On Monday, the Senate passed an amendment against Kaspersky.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

Uber: driver pay plan puts a “significant risk” on ride-hailing service

Contracts allow rider fares to be higher than what is known and paid to drivers. Enlarge (credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) Uber is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit that says it secretly over charges riders and under pays drivers. In its.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

BMW M Doesn’t Need a Halo Car, Says CEO

BMW isn’t intimidated by the Mercedes-AMG Project One and its $2.7 million price tag. Frank van Meel, boss of BMW M, says his brand won’t introduce an ultra-expensive halo car, or even a bespoke car rivaling the Mercedes-AMG GT. M will stick to o.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

USAF keeps B-21 costs in check as development ramps up

A secretive new stealth bomber in development by Northrop Grumman could fall in price if long-term trends hold, says the head of the US Air Force s Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) on 18 September......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of US Criminal Probe

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into whether top officials at Equifax Inc. violated insider trading laws when they sold stock before the company disclosed that it had.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Jerry Brown says what Trump does is "stupid and dangerous," compares supporters to cave dwellers

California Gov. Jerry Brown compared Trump supporters to cave dwellers at an event in New York. He also said that everything Trump does, including the way he handles climate change and North Korea, are "stupid and dangerous and silly." He predicts th.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

How To Boost Bizav? Think Differently, Researcher Says

Not long ago, those in the business aircraft industry were waiting for the market to turn around. Today, the thinking is changing. read more.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Air Force Chaplain Says Christians Must Put God Above The Constitution

"Counterfeit Christians in the Armed Forces will appeal to the Constitution, and not Christ," Capt. Sonny Hernandez wrote......»»

Category: securitySource:  militaryRelated News14 hr. 44 min. ago

Watch industrial robots play traditional instruments

 Robots are stealing jobs, the narrative says and according to this video, robots are stealing the arts too. The video shows several industrial robotic arms playing the piano, guitar, drums and a keyboard. Through some stellar music production,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago