• Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15
Alaska Airlines to put limits on 'smart bags' starting January 15

That is only if the battery can be separated from the bag at any point that the airline requires it. United says they are planning to implement a similar policy and Southwest is undertaking a review. While it allows things like laptops to be checked, it suggests they be placed in carry-on bags instead. "The airlines' action is consistent with ou...

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  • Get an 18:9 display smartphone for under £100
Get an 18:9 display smartphone for under £100

Both the models will be available in Black, Gold, Light Blue and Rose Gold colours. The devices come with 18:9 aspect ratio display. Now, the Xiaomi Redmi 5 features a 5.7-inch HD+ (1440 x 720) display with a 2.5D curved glass on top of it.

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  • Airline and Colorado's Boom Technology partner on supersonic passenger jet
Airline and Colorado's Boom Technology partner on supersonic passenger jet

JAL also has an option to purchase up to 20 Boom aircraft. The Concorde, flown by British Airways and Air France at twice the speed of sound, retired in 2003 after nearly three decades in service as customers abandoned the jets amid declining economies and maintenance costs to keep them flying soared.

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  • Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson accused of rape
Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson accused of rape

She said she was planning on going home alone, but Anderson took her home. While discussing the events of the night with a friend weeks later, she was "recalling images and feelings of him forcing his fingers" inside her, the court filing says.

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  • Disney / Fox Update - Fox Prefers Disney as a Buyer, Reports Say
Disney / Fox Update - Fox Prefers Disney as a Buyer, Reports Say

The stock increased 3.65% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $32.62. About 3.92M shares traded. Moreover, Arizona State Retirement Systems has 0.05% invested in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . has invested 0.02% in the stock. However, the main reasons for this deal appear linked to 21st Century Fox being in need of cash after...

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  • YouTube employs more people to identify extremist video content
YouTube employs more people to identify extremist video content

Google will have more than 10,000 workers address the problem by next year, though her blog post Monday doesn't say how many the company already has. Equally, we want to give creators confidence that their revenue won't be hurt by the actions of bad actors. Wojcicki also revealed that 98 per cent of the videos the platform removes for violent e...

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  • Apple strikes interim deal on escrow fund for $15B Irish tax claim
Apple strikes interim deal on escrow fund for $15B Irish tax claim

Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told reporters that the Government has "now reached an agreement with Apple in relation to the principles and operation of the escrow fund". Like this story? Share it! Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told reporters before a meeting with European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager on Monday t...

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  • Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery
Starbucks Partners with Alibaba in Opening AR Roastery

The Reserve Roastery Shanghai, opening tomorrow 6 December, is twice the size of the first Roastery, in Seattle. "Chinese consumers, especially the younger generation, are looking for things more quality-driven, more unique, that speaks to who they are", said Jack Chuang, a Shanghai-based partner at OC&C Strategy Consultants who has studied the C...

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  • It's National Cookie Day. Here's where you can get sweet deals today
It's National Cookie Day. Here's where you can get sweet deals today

Get a free cookie with any purchase of a scoop, sammie or milkshake at Coolhaus shops in Los Angeles! The first 400 people at every Mrs. Fields location , get a free cookie December 4. Celebrate with the #CookieBonBite Equal parts bon, cookie, and awesome - buy one and get an 8 oz @fairlife while supplies last. It's FRIYAY, which means...

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  • Amazon Marketplace Has Finally Launched In Australia
Amazon Marketplace Has Finally Launched In Australia

Customer orders will be fulfilled from Amazon's new fulfilment centre in Dandenong South, and Amazon also has corporate offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Canberra that are home to more than 1,000 employees. Integer, which launched globally in 2008, is rolling out the "Digitail" consultancy offering which aims to educate Australian...

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  • Co-operative first to sell food past its 'best before' date
Co-operative first to sell food past its 'best before' date

The FSA estimates that the United Kingdom throws away around 7.3 million tonnes of food per year. "I encourage all food businesses, large and small, to use this guidance to help them put the right date mark on food and help to guide people on the refrigeration and freezing of products which are crucial to reducing the amount of edible food thrown...

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  • The Winklevoss twins are now among the world's first bitcoin billionaires
The Winklevoss twins are now among the world's first bitcoin billionaires

It was also the twins' money that was responsible for sending bitcoin's market capitalization, now over $188.7 billion, north of $ 1 billion for the first time in March of 2013. Last week it emerged that exchange operator Nasdaq could follow rival CME Group in launching bitcoin future contracts next year, a sign that professional investors are i...

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  • CME to launch bitcoin futures trading on December 18
CME to launch bitcoin futures trading on December 18

The regulatory process used is called self-certification. CME's nonmembers can trade the futures too, although they will be charged for higher service and exchange fees. The first bitcoin futures contracts on a regulated US exchange are set to launch on Sunday. CBOE will derive its bitcoin contract price from the Gemini bitcoin exchange, whic...

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  • Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday
Net neutrality protests, coming to a Verizon store near you this Thursday

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat appointed by President Obama who supports keeping the current regulations, said that almost a half-million comments before the FCC were filed from Russian email addresses , and that 50,000 consumer complaints are missing from the record.

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  • Infosys declares New CEO after Sikka's exit
Infosys declares New CEO after Sikka's exit

Incidentally, Parekh had joined Capgemini in 2000, when the company acquired Ernst & Young's consulting division, and has since held various leadership roles within the group. His exit and the prolonged public spat led to a reshuffling of the Infosys' board with Nandan Nilekani, a co-founder and former CEO, returning as non-executive chairman.

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  • Canada's Unemployment Rate Plunges To Lowest In Nearly A Decade
Canada's Unemployment Rate Plunges To Lowest In Nearly A Decade

Victoria's unemployment rate for the month of November was the lowest in the country at 3.3 per cent, but the news may not be as good as it seems. "Just on its face, it's a very large number - and following 11 months of gains it's kind of running out of superlatives to describe it", TD senior economist James Marple said.

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  • Nightmare Before Christmas For American Airlines
Nightmare Before Christmas For American Airlines

Dennis Tajer, spokesman for the APA in an interview with CNN. American Airlines Group said it has found pilots to staff all but "a few hundred" flights during next month's holiday season, easing concerns of major disruptions a day after a scheduling-system snag raised the possibility that as many as 15,000 would lack aviators.

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  • Will Jimbo Fisher be on private plane owned by Texas A&M alum?
Will Jimbo Fisher be on private plane owned by Texas A&M alum?

The Noles will win and move to 6-6, extending their bowl streak to 36 years in an otherwise very bad season. It's rare for a Power Five head coach to head directly to another Power Five school, especially in the case of a coach who won a national title with his previous school.

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  • Judge Leaves Mick Mulvaney In Place As Acting Director Of CFPB
Judge Leaves Mick Mulvaney In Place As Acting Director Of CFPB

When he was a member of Congress, current acting director Mulvaney called the agency a " joke " and sought to abolish it. Mulvaney again directed staff to disregard instructions from the agency's deputy director, Leandra English , his second such memo telling employees to ignore communications from the top official.

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  • Bitcoin rebounds after USA regulator approves futures
Bitcoin rebounds after USA regulator approves futures

The U.S. derivatives regulator said on Friday it would allow CME Group Inc and CBOE Global Markets Inc to list bitcoin futures, after the rival bourses showed their proposed contracts and trading arrangements met necessary requirements. We expect that the futures exchanges, through information sharing agreements, will be monitoring the trading ac...

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