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Tesla’s big Model 3 bet rides on risky assembly line strategy

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk took many risks with the technology in his company’s cars on the way to surpassing Ford Motor Co’s market value. Now Musk is pushing boundaries in the factory that makes them. Most automakers test a new model’s production line by building vehicles with …

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Trump’s push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms

U.S. President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. Trump, in a private meeting with conservative media outlets, said …

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U.S. submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

A nuclear-powered U.S. submarine made a port call in South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force amid concerns that North Korea may mark the foundation of its military with a missile launch or a nuclear test, defying U.S. and Chinese pressure. The port call by the USS Michigan, …

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Tom Hanks jokes Twitter CEO inspired his character in ‘The Circle’

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks, who plays a Silicon Valley tycoon in the new film “The Circle” about a powerful social media company, teased Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on Monday that he may have been inspiration for the part. Hanks appeared alongside Dorsey on Periscope, Twitter’s service for …

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Tuesday Quote of the day – Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dear friends. Today is Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Today you share the quote of the day. Wish you have a successful day and good luck. “It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” – James Thurber “There is room in the smallest cottage for …

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German cyber crime rose 80 percent in 2016: report

The German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere is due to release the new statistics, part of the government’s annual crime …

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Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal

President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The escalated push to get Trump’s priorities, which Democrats …

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France’s Macron appears set for Elysee in runoff with Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Though Macron, 39, is a comparative political novice who has never held elected office, new opinion polls …

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Germany’s Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel fueled expectations of a future EU-U.S trade deal on Sunday, saying she was “very encouraged” talks were being looked at after her recent trip to Washington. Merkel, speaking at the opening of the 70th annual Hannover Messe trade fair, said Germany was opposed to protectionism and …

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Monday Quote of the day – Monday, April 24, 2017

Dear friends. Today is Monday, April 24, 2017. Today you share the quote of the day. Wish you have a successful day and good luck. “Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.” – Mahatma Gandhi “A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.” – Thomas Hardy “Painting …

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