Domino’s, Ford to test driverless pizza delivery

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Soon, the pizza you order from Domino’s might show up in a Ford Fusion hybrid without a driver. Domino’s and Ford will begin testing the concept Wednesday in Ann Arbor, where Domino’s is based, to see whether customers like the idea of driverless-car delivery or stumble over what amounts to a self-serve… Please follow and like us:

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Pentagon says up to 30,000 National Guard troops prepared to assist in response to Harvey

WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials said Tuesday that National Guard assets are at full readiness to assist in the unfolding disaster in Texas wrought by Tropical Storm Harvey. Maj. Gen. James C. Witham, director of domestic operations for the National Guard, told Pentagon reporters that up to 30,000 guardsmen as well as a U.S. naval amphibious assault… Please follow and like us:

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Nuclear Weapons ‘Socializing’ North Korea? Time To Pressure Russia

North Korean missile launch WASHINGTON: As the Japanese reacted vigorously today to North Korea’s firing of a missile over the northern island of Hokkaido, the head of the Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College argued in an article that the possession of nuclear weapons is actually helping to restrain Kim Jong-un’ s actions. In his… Please follow and like us:

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Euro continues rise while Harvey leaves Wall St mixed

The euro extended its gains on Monday, trading at a two-and-a-half-year high against the dollar as currency traders believed a wind-down in European economic stimulus was not imminent. European stocks also fell while Wall Street was directionless, buffeted in large part by worries over a pounding delivered to US energy infrastructure by Hurricane Harvey. In much… Please follow and like us:

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Trump should replace Fed Chair Janet Yellen in February

WASHINGTON, August 28, 2017 – In February 2014, President Obama nominated University of California–Berkeley Business and Economics professor Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors. Her four-year term expires February 3, 2018. Should President Trump re-nominate her? Most liberal economists give Yellen high marks for her performance so far. She has maintained… Please follow and like us:

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Why Gold Is Trouncing Stocks This Year

Gold prices have surged $100 an ounce over the past seven weeks, closing Friday just under $1,300 an ounce, settling at their highest price in almost three months. A decline in the U.S. dollar following a speech by Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that failed to mention monetary policy, provided the… Please follow and like us:

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1,700 Internet Of Things Device Credentials Leak, A Boon For Botnets

A massive list of login credentials for Internet of Things products that could allow anyone to access a number of internet-connected routers and other devices have been discovered online by security researchers. Researchers at the GDI Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in the Netherlands that works to improve internet security, came across the list of credentials… Please follow and like us:

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Foolish US Energy Policy Concentrates Refineries in Vulnerable Gulf States

(Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) Gas prices could rise from 10 to 25 cents throughout the country because of Hurricane Harvey, which has stalled America’s oil refining capabilities this week. Photo by roy.luck (CC) Prices have already risen in states most immediately affected, such as Texas, which saw a small hike over the weekend. Harvey will hit… Please follow and like us:

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Whole Foods slashes prices on some items as much as 43 percent as Amazon deal closes

Amazon.com Inc. completed its $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday and immediately slashed prices by up to 43 percent for some of the grocery chain’s bestselling products. Prices were lowered for Whole Foods’ bananas, large brown eggs, salmon, avocados, baby kale and almond butter, among other groceries. Amazon had said last week… Please follow and like us:

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Five essential Dropbox tools you might be missing

Get more out of the app. Dig deeper into Dropbox and reap the benefits. David Nield/Popular Science Since its launch in 2007, Dropbox has become a leading product for fast and efficient file syncing between computers and the cloud. You can use it to keep files up-to-date across multiple computers, collaborate on work with other people,… Please follow and like us:

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Tropical storm Harvey displaces 30,000 in Texas

More than 30,000 people are expected to be placed in temporary shelters in the US state of Texas due to widespread flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, US officials said, with more rain expected in the coming days. Brock Long, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said on Monday that 50 counties in Texas are… Please follow and like us:

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Tropical storm Harvey displaces 30,000 in Texas

More than 30,000 people are expected to be placed in temporary shelters in the US state of Texas due to widespread flooding caused by Tropical Storm Harvey, US officials said, with more rain expected in the coming days. Brock Long, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, said on Monday that 50 counties in Texas are… Please follow and like us:

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Euro holds gains on bets for ECB tightening but stocks mixed

The euro held its gains on Monday as traders bet the European Central Bank will start to wind down its crisis-era stimulus programme, while lower expectations for further tightening in the United States weighed on the dollar. While ECB boss Mario Draghi made no mention of the bank’s plans for its bond-buying scheme at a much-anticipated… Please follow and like us:

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Fed quietly robbing U.S.?

While politicians and the media kept the country distracted and divided, the American people were robbed of $9 trillion by the Federal Reserve. The inspector general claimed no knowledge of the theft, and could not even speak to whether there had been any investigation to find out where the money went or how it got taken.… Please follow and like us:

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China increases effort to rein in SOE debt

BEIJING – The Chinese government has stepped up a crackdown on state-owned enterprises (SOE) debt to prevent systemic financial risks infecting the broader economy. A recent State Council meeting agreed the work would be a priority in the ongoing campaign to bring down debt levels of SOEs administered by the central government, amid improving corporate performance.… Please follow and like us:

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