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The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are urging Amazon to stop selling its facial recognition software to police departments. The organization claims that the "technology poses a grave threat to customers and communities across the country." "Amazon Rekognition is primed...

BP Tuesday announced it has invested $20 million in Israel's StoreDot, a "ultra-fast charging battery developer." According to BP, StoreDot's innovative battery technology can charge electric vehicles in five minutes. StoreDot aims to commercialize its flash battery for mobile communication devices...

The average price of gas in the United States has jumped to $3 a gallon. According to AAA Daily Fuel Gauge, the average cost has jumped 12 cents over the past 14 days, and six cents since May 14. The current national average of $2.93 per gallon is the highest price point going into the busy Memorial...

china-trade-tariff-052218.jpg China will cut the import tariffs it charges on cars to 15 percent, which will give a boost to foreign automakers in the world's largest market, especially for US automakers. The Chinese Finance Ministry Tuesday said that it will cut import duties on passenger vehicles from 25% to 15%, starting July...

tesla-model3-05-22-18.jpg Tesla Inc.'s (TSLA) mass-market Model 3 sedan, which will be available in two new versions with dual motors and all-wheel drive in July, has failed to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports.

nasaa-crypto-052218.jpg State and provincial securities regulators in the U.S. and Canada have probably conducted one of the largest coordinated crackdowns on fraudulent Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency-related investment products, and the people behind them. The crackdown dubbed "Operation Cryptosweep" was conducted in coordination with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).

sec-pompeo-052218.jpg The United States has warned that it is set to impose the "strongest sanctions in history" on Iran. In his first major foreign policy speech after becoming the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said: "This sting of sanctions will be painful if the (Iranian) regime does not change its course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen to one that rejoins the league of nations." The form

miss-usa-052218.jpg Sarah Rose Summers, the beauty queen from Nebraska, was crowned Miss USA 2018. The 23-year-old Certified Child Life Specialist beat out 50 other contestants in the annual pageant held at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana, Monday night. Miss North Carolina Caelynn Miller-Keyes is the First Runner-up, and the second runner-up is Miss Nevada Carolina Urrea. Instead of c

obama-michelle-obama-netflix-052218.jpg Within one and a half years of leaving the White House, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are venturing into film production. The former President and First Lady have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and TV shows with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service said on Monday. The production package potentially includes scripted series, unscripted s

kohls-tjx-05-22-08.jpg Department store chain Kohl's Corp. reported financial results for the first quarter that beat analysts' estimates. Meanwhile, off-price retailer TJX Companies, Inc. reported adjusted earnings for the first quarter that missed analysts' expectations, even as its revenues beat estimates. Both the companies raised their earnings outlook for the full year.

crypto-may22.jpg Cryptocurrencies are trending lower for a second straight day, as sentiment was damped by some dismal predictions regarding the future for the top cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Here is a wrap of the main news from the cryptocurrency and blockchain space over the past 24 hours.

crypto-companies-warning-052218.jpg A Canadian provincial regulator has warned investors that five unlicensed crypto companies are involved in schemes to encourage investors to trade or invest in cryptocurrencies. The firms that the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has named in an investor alert it issued last week are Btcreal, Bitserial, Hypercube Ventures LP, Cabincoin OÜ, and Baappay Inc. OSC said these companies are not reg

cryptowiser-051818.jpg Swedish firm Cryptowisser has launched a Trading Cryptocurrency Guide website that provides comparison and reviews of crypto exchanges, crypto coins, crypto wallets, etc. primarily for novices.The website is a guide that will help both new and experienced cryptocurrency investors to find their best cryptocurrency exchange site, their best altcoin wallet or their best crypto coins to invest in.

markettrading-may22.jpg DCA is short for Dollar Cost Averaging. This is an investment strategy used by cryptocurrency investors who HODL, or hold a crypto, for longer term gains. Under DCA, a fixed dollar amount of Bitcoins, or the chosen cryptocurrency, is bought at regular intervals, regardless of whether the price is high or low at that time.

boe-mark-carney-052218.jpg Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday that interest rates are set to rise at a gentle pace and the slowdown seen in the first quarter was temporary. Speaking to lawmakers, Carney said households expect rate hikes over the course of the year. They also expect the bank to proceed at a very gentle pace.

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