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Uber lets you visit multiple destinations in a single trip


The company's chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, says it chose to roll back the change because it didn't clarify what value consumers would gain from letting Uber track them when they weren't using the app. Android users will get the feature in the future. Expedia went through a big growth phase just like Uber, and has mastered making money on travel booking transactions, something that's only an aspiration for Uber. Read More »

Uber Introduces New Safety Features To Protect Drivers


The option to never track required riders to manually enter pickup and drop-off addresses. And along with the chat feature, Uber has also introduced a new multi-destination feature in India. "We've been building through the turmoil and challenges because we already had our mandate", said Sullivan, who is a member of the executive leadership team that has been co-running Uber since Kalanick left in June. Read More »

Gas prices up slightly in northern New England

Roughly 2.5 million barrels of daily refining capacity, or about one-fifth of total US production, is offline because of the storm. According to GasBuddy, the average prices in IL have risen almost nine cents per gallon in the last week, with prices in McLean County holding now at about $2.14 per gallon. Read More »

Continuous rain leads to rise in water stock in reservoirs


Efforts are on to start traffic on three lines at Bandra as soon as possible by attending to the points, Western Railway tweeted. Central Railway services have been suspended. Water has also entered the corridors of the King Edward Memorial civic hospital in Parel. The incessant rain have also affected the city's most popular festival, Ganeshotsav, that began on August 25. Read More »

First look at Evangeline Lilly as The Wasp in Ant-Man sequel


Of course, we don't get the wings yet, and we don't get to see it in action or anything, since it's just a still of her in full, regular human size, but it's a nice tease nonetheless. Paul Rudd will reprise the role of Ant-Man. The Wasp has gone on to wear a wide variety of costumes over the years, including a famous black and gold incarnation. Read More »

Bengal CID begins awareness programme on Blue Whale game


The police said the class sixth student had his father's phone in his hand in which the game, that directs the player to commit suicide after 50 challenges, was on when the body was taken down. The Bareilly police is now investigating the matter and trying to track down the organziers and nab them. According to the Newspaper, On Sunday morning Parth told his parents that he would go to the birthday party of a friend in the evening.Last Tuesday, concerned over several suicides in India by ... Read More »

Anheuser-Busch Stops Canning Beer, Sending Canned Water To Harvey Victims


In January, Anheuser-Busch sent 50,000 cans of drinking water to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and surrounding communities devastated by a tornado . Company spokeswoman Taylor Tchoukaleff said two truckloads of water, over 100,000 cans, will be brought to Arlington, Texas, in addition to the delivery that arrived in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Monday. Read More »

Gas prices could jump more than 10 percent by Labor Day weekend


Precautionary refinery shutdowns caused a 10 cent per-gallon price spike in Texas , which should be less in the NY metropolitan area, he said. AAA said Harvey's largest impact is likely to be significant reduction of crude oil imports into the Gulf Coast, affecting refineries' crude production rates. Read More »

Jason Mitchell detained after airline rant


After missing his original flight, Mitchell, 30, apparently had to wait until the next available plane. "I got s**t to do tomorrow, y'all understand?" The whole episode was caught on video, the clipping which TMZ .com has obtained. Law enforcement sources inform that the actor was cuffed and detained when he finally left the aircraft, but Delta (the airline) refused to press charges, so he was released. Read More »

Why Did Kite Pharma (KITE) Stock Skyrocket Today?


The company was downgraded on Friday, August 7 by B. Riley & Co. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.00, for a total transaction of $2,960,000.00. 10,000 shares were sold by BUTITTA CYNTHIA M, worth $885,491. The insider Cogan John Francis sold $668,667. The insider Alton Gregg H sold $337,392. Read More »

Hyperloop pod competition victor hits a top speed of 200mph


The winning team was called WARR Hyperloop , and was one of three finalists that took part in the competition yesterday. Hyperloop systems, which are being developed by United States entrepreneurs including Tesla founder Elon Musk , are magnetically levitating pods that travel through a vacuum tunnel at speeds close to the sound barrier - potentially putting Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds or Newcastle within about 30 minutes of the capital. Read More »

Fitbit's new Flyer headphones lets you ditch your phone


Is that not also what you would describe as a smartwatch? What do you think of the Fitbit Ionic? It does however sound like it will still launch its own Chameleon fitness tracker that's designed for women and will be compatible with its recently launched All Day Fitness app . Read More »

Stocks rise, USA dollar eases as Yellen omits policy

Yellen when her term as chair expires in February. In a panel on trade, there was more direct skepticism of Trump's approach, even as economists and central bankers here agreed they had ignored for too long how hard the adjustment would be for workers. Read More »

Monmouth Real Estate Investment (MNR) Saw a New 52-Week High

Royal Gold Inc now has $5.81B valuation. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.13 on August 24, reaching $21.09. Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has 70.85 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.51. Four equity analysts rating the company a strong buy, three equity analysts rating the company a buy, ten equity analysts rating the company a hold, zero equity analysts rating the company a underperform, and finally zero equity analysts rating the company a ... Read More »

RBI to bring back all new Rs 1000 note


Last week, RBI issued the much-awaited Rs 200 denomination notes. Now, the focus is on Rs 200 notes , introduced on Friday in a bid to ease the shortage in lower denomination currencies. RBI had then issued new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes into the currency system. However, the huge gap between the Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes is creating trouble for the common man as exchange has become a major trouble. Read More »

Oil slips, gasoline surges as markets digest Hurricane Harvey impact


With U.S. production breaking through the 9.5 million barrel per day production level, the long-term prognosis for the supply side of the equation is hard to measure now, and I remain very cautious with respect to recommending any North American oil firms at this point in time for this reason. Read More »

AAA: Harvey to impact gas prices


Over the past week, prices fluctuated, with the national average per-gallon price for regular at $2.36 as of Sunday-that's 2 cents higher than the previous week. 1 buyer of USA gasoline. There is some good news in all of this. Industry analysts do not expect a 5 to 15 cent gallon spike in gas prices to last, even with the coming Labor Day travel weekend. Read More »

[Newsmaker] What does jailing of Samsung heir mean for ex-president Park?


The lawyer for Lee has steered media inquiries to Samsung, whose spokeswoman did not have any immediate comment about the appeal against the sentence handed down on Friday. Out of 43.3 billion won - the total amount of the money which the special counsel viewed as paid or promised by Samsung Group - the court acknowledged only 8.92 billion won as a bribe. Read More »

Uber taps Expedia CEO to replace Travis Kalanick


One of the final candidates, Jeffrey R. Immelt, the former chief executive of General Electric , posted on Twitter on Sunday that he had "decided not to pursue a leadership position at Uber ". The company has confronted multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is fighting a lawsuit against self-driving carmaker Waymo, and is facing a federal probe over its use of a software tool to evade law enforcement. Read More »

Gold rises to 1-week high after Yellen's speech

Her speech appeared to echo that of her number two at the central bank, vice-president Stanley Fischer , who in an interview with the Financial Times on 15 August argued against rolling back post-crisis financial regulations , describing such an attempt as "mind-boggling", adding that that the USA political system "may be taking us in a direction that is very risky". Read More »

Haryana, Punjab peaceful; security remains on high alert


As the clamour for Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's resignation grew from all quarters, the BJP leadership threw their weight behind its man on the hot seat, saying there was no question of replacing him. The court made the stinging observation as the Centre and Haryana government came under intense scrutiny for administrative lapses after Gurmeet Singh was convicted in a rape case. Read More »

Woman braves Hurricane Harvey to give reporter some beer


The four vessels have a combined capacity of about 15,000 cruisers. Royal Caribbean has been one of the cruise lines impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey and we've got the latest updates on Liberty of the Seas . Refunds are not likely, but credits are possible for those whose cruise is shortened. The ships packing almost 12,000 guests and roughly 3,700 crew members combined may be delaying returns to the Port of Galveston, a Gulf Coast stop near Houston. Read More »

Oil Trims Weekly Drop as Storm Heads for Texas; Gasoline Surges


Per the Associated Press , before the hurricane made landfall on Friday night, "Dozens of oil and gas platforms had been evacuated, at least three refineries had closed and at least two petrochemical plants had suspended operations". The prospect of supply interruptions sent gasoline futures to $1.74 a gallon, their highest level since April, before retreating to around $1.67 by Friday afternoon. Read More »