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Ted 2017: Elon Musk’s vision for underground road system

US entrepreneur Elon Musk has spoken at the Ted (Technology, Entertainment and Design) conference about his vision for a tunnel network under Los Angeles and shown off how it might work. Mr Musk also talked about plans to have fully autonomous journeys across the US by the end of the year. He spoke about how he wanted solar-powered roof tiles ... Read More »

Article 308: Jordan to scrap marriage loophole for rapists

A law which protected Jordan’s rapists from punishment if they married their victims looks set to be scrapped. The Jordanian cabinet revoked Article 308 on Sunday, after years of campaigning by women’s activists, as well as Muslim and Christian scholars and others. The law had meant rapists could avoid a jail term in return for marrying their victim for at ... Read More »

French presidential poll a bellwether for Europe

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment. Over 50,000 police backed by elite units of the French security services patrolled the streets less than three days after a suspected Islamist gunman shot dead a ... Read More »

Sale of Daniel and Danielle Besen’s Flinders weekender confirmed for just under $20m

THE lavish beachside mansion of Daniel and Danielle Besen has officially sold, for an eye-watering figure just shy of its $20 million price expectations. The seven-bedroom Miramar in Flinders went under offer in early March, shortly after its expressions of interest campaign ended. But the Herald Sun understands the sale was only recently finalised, with an international buyer paying about ... Read More »

Amazon India Gets RBI Nod For Mobile Wallet

New Delhi: Online marketplace Amazon India has secured a licence to operate prepaid payment instrument (PPI) or mobile wallet in the country as it tries to compete more aggressively against rivals Snapdeal and Paytm. The approval will help the US-based giant to cash in on the booming digital payments market in India. “We are pleased to receive our PPI license ... Read More »

Trump’s spending agenda could be a ‘recipe for disaster’, says NYU finance professor

The problem for President Trump is implementing his agenda: Expert  12 Hours Ago | 02:51 President Donald Trump’s spending reform agenda could turn out to be a “recipe for disaster” and a significant risk to the U.S. economy if more attention is not paid to the implementation process, NYU finance professor Edward Altman has warned. Describing the policies as “risky,” Altman ... Read More »

What you are looking for a demanding career

If you are looking for a demanding career with room for growth, consider a career at United Kingdom Parking Control. UKPC has been providing parking solutions throughout the UK for over 25 years and currently are responsible for the operations of over 1500 different parking sites. They are an established company with a strong future. The company uses the most ... Read More »

Locations for mobile speed cameras in Derbyshire revealed

The list of where the devices will be this week has come from the Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team. The locations where mobile speed cameras will be in force across Derbyshire this week have been revealed. The list of where the devices will be this week has come from the Casualty Reduction Enforcement Support Team, which forms part of the ... Read More »

How to Choose the Right SEO Tactics for Your Small Business

Different people often describe different SEO tactics in different ways, but at a high level we can think about SEO in two basic categories: On-site SEO: This is basically anything that you’d do to your own site to generate more relevant search engine traffic. This includes specific on-page elements such as title tags, image ALT tags, meta descriptions, internal linking ... Read More »

LG Provides Two New Standalone Screens for the MacBook Pro

The Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) event recently announced updates to the MacBook Pro, but there wasn’t a new standalone display. For this, Apple has decided to go with LG (KRX:066570) and a pair of premium 4K and 5K high-resolution displays. A Look at the New UltraFine MacBook Pro Displays The LG UltraFine 27-inch 5K monitor, and the LG UltraFine 21.5-inch 4K monitor ... Read More »