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Finance This robotic arm is created to flip burgers
Author: 0 This robotic arm is created to flip burgers

The robot is developed by Miso Robotics , which describes Flippy as "The world's first autonomous robotic kitchen assistant that can learn from its surroundings and acquire new skills over time". It can lift patties, place them on the cooking surface and then track the cooking time, flipping when the burger is ready to be turned. The rest of the burger-creating work is left to human hands, such as adding toppings and placing the burger inside a bun.

Finance Far Right Surges As Italy Faces Hung Parliament
Author: 0 Far Right Surges As Italy Faces Hung Parliament

The Italian general election yesterday-which resulted in a messy hung parliament-was the latest example of the hollowing out of the mainstream left. and on the economic crisis", he said. Any government based on that combination would be euro-sceptic, likely to challenge EU budget restrictions and be little interested in further European integration.

Author: 0 Theresa May seeks 'broad energy co-operation' with EU

In a speech on Friday , May rejected "unacceptable" proposals to retain customs union arrangements in Northern Ireland , arguing in favour of technological means or a broader trade agreement to ensure a soft border remains in place. "Now we do have an opening negotiating position". I think they will be there, sort of, at three in the morning, late at night with coffee and beer and sandwiches, and they can come out with an announcement saying 'against all odds we've come up with a deal.' ...

Finance Pizza Hut's New Shoes Let You Order Pizza And Pause Live TV
Author: 0 Pizza Hut's New Shoes Let You Order Pizza And Pause Live TV

Just as the shoes send a bluetooth signal to your phone, they can likewise send a signal to your DVR receiver to pause TV, and are compatible with receivers from Spectrum, DirecTV, XFinity, Dish, and Fios. Details, including pricing, on how to buy one of the 50 available pairs or win one for free will be shared on Hypebeat and PizzaHut's Twitter accounts.

Finance James Pitaro Named New President of ESPN
Author: 0 James Pitaro Named New President of ESPN

This service will be integrated a new ESPN app - an all-in-one, "personalized digital destination" that includes scores, news, highlights and authenticated live streaming of ESPN's eight US networks. John's Law School. The "Worldwide Leader in Sports" has also dealt with recent controversy related to claims that ESPN has become too political in its coverage.

Finance United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery
Author: 0 United tried to replace bonuses with a $100000 lottery

The quick and unified backlash from United's flight attendants and other employees has seen United, temproarily at least, put the proposed change on ice. "I bet they would be gloating happily if they won". "Awful idea. [Current] bonus program has everyone pulling in the same direction with a common goal".

Finance Walmart Introducing Meal Kits in 2K-plus Stores
Author: 0 Walmart Introducing Meal Kits in 2K-plus Stores

Shoppers can choose between three kinds of kits, depending on how much cooking they want to do . Essentially, Walmart's meal kits will serve two people and range in price from $8 to $15. Walmart's basil garlic chicken kit. "These delicious meals give the best or worst of cooks a fresh, easy option for dinner tonight, or later this week".

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Author: 0 "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli ordered to forfeit almost $7.4 Million

Those assets could potentially include the Wu-Tang album, as well as $5 million in an E*Trade brokerage account, a Picasso painting and a copy of the still-unreleased Lil Wayne album Tha Carter V . Shkreli was convicted of fraud for deceiving investors and misusing their money while he was a portfolio manager at a hedge fund. He also was found guilty of conspiring to manipulate the stock price of another drug company he founded, Retrophin Inc.

Finance IMF warns against Trump imposing import tariff
Author: 0 IMF warns against Trump imposing import tariff

Trump's argument, in essence, is that high tariffs will force other countries to relent quickly on what he sees as unfair trading practices, and that will wipe out the trade gap and create factory jobs. Trump's threat comes amid mounting transatlantic tension on trade. "Very often people implementing these tariffs , these protectionist measures, never think beyond the immediate benefit politically that they get, but over the long term, it tends to have a dramatic negative impact on the ...

Finance Sensex, Nifty fall for fourth straight session; metals weigh
Author: 0 Sensex, Nifty fall for fourth straight session; metals weigh

The Sensex touched a high of 34034.28 points and a low of 33684.01 points in the trade so far. The benchmark equity indices lost ground for the fourth consecutive session on Monday amidst a weak global trend following concerns around trade barriers as the US mulls import tariffs on steel and aluminium to protect its local industry.

Finance Are You Ready for an Amazon-Branded Checking Account?
Author: 0 Are You Ready for an Amazon-Branded Checking Account?

Their survey found that 52 percent of Prime customers would be open to a primary bank account from Amazon , compared with 44 percent of consumers overall. The company does offer an Amazon-branded Visa card that, among other benefits, allows customers to save money on purchases at both Whole Foods and on Amazon.com, with a 5% cash back on Prime purchases.

Author: 0 Are Analysts Bullish about Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) after last week?

About 28.85 million shares traded or 10.19% up from the average. Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) has risen 91.08% since March 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.26% the S&P500. Benjamin F Edwards Co Inc has invested 0.06% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Logan Cap Management Incorporated, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 19,942 shares.

Finance Dominant services sector picks up after gloomy January
Author: 0 Dominant services sector picks up after gloomy January

The Purchasing Managers' Index for services came in at 54.5 in the month, up from 53 in January and outstripping City of London expectations of a 53.3 reading. The services sector has been grappling with stinging costs, prompted by higher input prices caused by sterling's slump since the Brexit vote. "The (BoE) might feel it has invested too much reputational capital to hold back from raising rates in May, but the data won't support a series of hikes this year", he said.

Finance Insurer AXA to buy XL Group for $15B
Author: 0 Insurer AXA to buy XL Group for $15B

That represents a premium of 33 percent to XL Group closing share price on 2 March. Speaking on the deal, Thomas Buberl, CEO of AXA, said: "This transaction is a unique strategic opportunity for AXA to shift its business profile". UBS insurance analyst Colm Kelly said: "Historically Axa has grown via bolt-on acquisitions to achieve scale, not large scale M&A". It hopes that the planned float of its U.S.

Finance Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues
Author: 0 Qualcomm says Broadcom deal opens national security issues

Singapore-based Broadcom plans to complete its move back to the United States by mid-May to remove a roadblock to the proposed deal to by calming concerns at CFIUS, Reuters reported on Friday. Qualcomm, which has told shareholders it is open to the merger at the right price and terms, said last week it had no intention of delaying the annual shareholder meeting.

Finance US Will Be the World's Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA
Author: 0 US Will Be the World's Largest Oil Producer by 2023, Says IEA

Production of shale oil is expected to represent more than half of the output growth for the world of 6.3 million bpd, said the IEA in its outlook report of five years. "A large group of chemicals derived from oil and natural gas are crucial to the manufacture of many products that satisfy this rising demand", it added.

Finance Monday will be last day to enjoy sunshine for a while
Author: 0 Monday will be last day to enjoy sunshine for a while

Winds will really pick up tonight and continue during the day Friday . It's due in part to our next storm system that will increase our moisture content overnight to allow showers to arrive to the Valley for the morning commute on Monday .