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by | June 28, 2019 | 11:19

Unlike an e-cigarette ban in force in Singapore, the San Francisco legislation does not restrict the use of vaping products - only sales, manufacturing and distribution. Many experts are referring to vaping as an "epidemic" among our nation's youth. "Having said that, we are urging caution in relation to use of e-cigarettes, as there just isn't enough evidence on their long-term health impact".

by | June 28, 2019 | 10:11

Just last month, Ford said it would eliminate 7,000 white-collar jobs, including 2,300 in the United States. It also plans to reorganize its European operations into three distinct groups focusing on passenger vehicles, imports and commercial vehicles .

by | June 28, 2019 | 10:08

Major equity indexes in the U.S. seem indecisive on Thursday as investors are taking a step back ahead of the critical meeting between U.S. President Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi at the G20 summit over the weekend. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite Index (NYSEARCA:QQQ) climbed 0.7% to close at 7,967.76. As of writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.1% on the day while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were adding 0.4% and 0.55%, respectively.

by | June 28, 2019 | 09:14

As Bitcoin price hit a new maximum on Wednesday, it had showed an over 340-percent increase after the low of $3,000 it had seen in December 2018. Still, the cryptocurrency is at its highest level in months. "While I understand the excitement for the community that a company like Facebook , backed by other big names, has launched its own coin, this just feels a lot like last time and we all know what happened then", Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at Oanda Corp.in London wrote in a note.

by | June 28, 2019 | 08:07

The Lightyear One , a prototype developed by a team emanating from Eindhoven University of Technology, was officially unveiled today at an event in Katwijk, Southern Netherlands. Lightyear, a pioneer in clean mobility, has launched a prototype of its long-range solar vehicle to a select audience of investors, customers, partners and press in Katwijk, Netherlands.

by | June 28, 2019 | 06:35

Bloomberg noted there could be many more joint Huawei-PLA projects that are classified or have been kept offline. But the academic papers list the names of the researchers and the Huawei units they work for. and China have made it seem like there were other motivations behind the ban as well. Company executives have repeatedly denied spying for the Chinese government, and in June, Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said, "Huawei is not a military company".

by | June 28, 2019 | 04:45

Interested teachers can also go in-store to a cashier for assistance. The discount applies to all USA teachers, including those that work in day care centers, early childhood education, home schooling and more. Coupons will be sent to the email address on the verification form . The discount, however, excludes backpacks, electronics, lunch bags, trial/travel sizes, swim, sleepwear, Levi's Red Tab, Fan Central and clearance items.

by | June 28, 2019 | 02:56

An AFP journalist views a video manipulated with artificial intelligence to potentially deceive viewers, or deepfake at his news desk in Washington, DC on January 25, 2019. During the time it took for Facebook's systems to flag the video as false, Zuckerberg explained, the video became more widely distributed than Facebook's policies should have allowed.

by | June 28, 2019 | 00:55

Barely pulling its punches, Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua said a "certain country in the G20 resorts to such tactics as raising tariffs and threatening trade wars to make its trading partners knuckle under to unreasonable demands".

by | June 27, 2019 | 21:15

Such an agreement would avert the next round of tariffs on an additional $300 billion of Chinese imports, which would extend punitive tariffs to virtually all of the country's shipments to the US, the South China Morning Post and Politico reported .

by | June 27, 2019 | 19:23

He was transferred to a hospital in Santo Domingo, where he unfortunately suffered from cardiorespiratory arrest and died . Vittorio Caruso , a former pizzeria owner from Glen Cove, died after reportedly feeling sick at the Boca Chica Resort in Santo Domingo.

by | June 27, 2019 | 19:09

This is the second big deal announced in the pharma industry this year . The transaction eventually won the backing of a majority of shareholders, but Bristol-Myers shares are still trading well below their pre-deal value. Allergan makes nearly $16 billion in revenue annually. AbbVie CEO Richard Gonzalez said the company was well positioned to buy Allergan because of the massive amount of cash that Humira generates.

by | June 27, 2019 | 19:01

Ken Hu, deputy and rotating chairman of Huawei's board of directors, said at the Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC19) in Shanghai that U.S. sanctions imposed since May were unfair because the allegations lacked substantial evidence. As of Saturday, Huawei has received 28 contracts from Europe, 11 from the Middle East, six from the Asia-Pacific Region, four from the Americas, and one from Africa, said Hu Houkun, deputy chairman of the company's board of directors during a press conference ...

by | June 27, 2019 | 18:58

After this, the users can also opt to share their active trip with family and friends right from that screen to keep them updated about the whereabouts. "Through our extensive research across India, we found that a lot of people limit their mobility due to safety-related concerns". "To address this, we are launching another India-first feature that will deliver a more relevant and reliable experience to our users".

by | June 27, 2019 | 18:57

Chatom Ford posted a promotional video titled " God, Guns, and Freedom ", to its Facebook page on June 19. "It's grown a lot more than we anticipated", said Coby Palmer from Chatom Ford. The dealership originally partnered with a local Chatom dealer, Andrews Ace Hardware and Seed Store, and the Athletic Locker in Waynesboro, Miss., for the giveaway.

by | June 27, 2019 | 16:39

A total of ten prospective candidates are were on stage in Miami tonight with another ten set to be on stage tomorrow night. The Medicare for All approach pushed by Warren and US Senator Bernie Sanders , which has gained support in Congress, would create a government-operated plan that eliminates private insurance.

by | June 27, 2019 | 13:24

Mr Trump said: "I hope we don't, but we're in a very strong position if something should happen". The president expressed optimism that ultimately a deal will be reached with China, saying, "They want to make a deal more than I do". Mnuchin did not indicate what the remaining 10 percent of the agreement entailed. China and the United States have been embroiled in trade tensions marked by tit-for-tat tariffs.

by | June 27, 2019 | 09:58

According to the three console makers, Chinese-developed and branded video game consoles are nearly non-existent and aren't well received by the market over there. In all, the three companies hope that the United States government won't end up imposing these tariffs on video game consoles. The letter is one of the few instances of solidarity between the three console makers, who have been in competition for a market-share of the gaming world for almost twenty years.

by | June 27, 2019 | 03:29

The Crash Sale [July 15]: Here's the fun one. eBay is promising doorbuster savings of over 50% off for products from top brands like Apple, Samsung , and LG, along with "a fresh batch of too-good-to-be-true deals that will drop if Amazon crashes".

by | June 26, 2019 | 20:22

It works to defend itself against what it calls "the unsubstantiated speculation and inaccurate information presented during [the] Subcommittee hearing will put the entire USA drone industry at risk, causing a ripple effect that will stunt economic growth and handcuff public servants who use DJI drones to protect the public and save lives".