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Tesla is ending its lifetime free Supercharging offer
Engadget - 2018-09-16
Tesla's offer of free, unlimited Supercharger access was supposed to have ended in early 2017, but it's been on a form of life support since then.Unless you were buying a regular Model 3, you could get the no-cost charging by ordering your EV with a ...

Before You Buy That Couch, an App Will Put It in Your Living Room
The New York Times - 2018-09-16
The new furniture showroom might be your own living room. Growing interest and investment in augmented reality technology are starting to give more shoppers the ability to see what a couch, a console or a coffee table will look like in their homes.

NDRRMC: 2 disaster responders dead from landslides caused by 'Ompong'
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 15) -- Typhoon Ompong left at least two people dead, disaster management officials said Saturday. The two emergency responders in the Cordillera region ...

Transcript: FEMA Administrator Brock Long on "Face the Nation"
CBS News - 2018-09-16
The following is a transcript of the interview with FEMA Administrator Brock Long that aired Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, on "Face the Nation." Load Error JOHNDICKERSON: We want to go now to the head of FEMA Brock Long who is at the agency's headquarters in ...

Kuya J targets 200 stores by next year
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Kuya J Group Holdings Inc ... fast expansion of the company, Chang said they are now challenged to find good locations for new stores. "As we grow, the challenge is to find good locations. Easy for the first 75 (stores) but ...

ASPREE: No Benefit of Aspirin in Primary Prevention
Medscape - 2018-09-16
The possible benefit of aspirin for primary prevention has taken another blow with new results showing no benefit of treatment in extending disability-free survival, a novel endpoint that combines all-cause death, dementia, or physical disability, among ...

Cebu lawmaker, 12 others face plunder raps
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Cebu sixth district Rep. Jonas Cortes and 12 other former officials of Mandaue City are in hot water over an alleged anomaly in the sale of a 3.5-hectare reclaimed land during his stint as city mayor in 2015. Two residents ...

Batang Pinoy on in storm-hit Baguio; athletes in distress
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
She will be heading to Baguio City today if weather permits to accompany her children in the competition. "Hindi lang po last night ang worries namin but since they left on Thursday (for a 1:25 p.m. flight). We are monitoring TV news and social media as ...

Gender gap narrows but push towards science has lowered wages
The Guardian - 2018-09-16
Policies to boost female participation have helped narrow the gender gap in career earnings but pushing students to study science has resulted in smaller pay packets. Those are the results of a Grattan Institute analysis of graduate earnings and employment ...

ICTSI content with 50% stake in Manila North Harbor
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is not making moves to take a controlling stake in Manila North Harbor Port Inc. (MNHPI) at present after raising its stake in the domestic port to equal that of the San Miguel ...

Driverless technology might actually add as many jobs as it destroys, but the new roles will be 'the worst trucking jobs around'
Business Insider - 2018-09-16
The trucking industry is expected to be disrupted by driverless technology in the coming decades. There are 1.8 million truck drivers in the US. A new report by University of Pennsylvania sociologist Steve Viscelli suggests that not all 1.8 million jobs ...

SMC cites strong demand for shares of F&B subsidiary
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
In all, the diversified conglomerate has a pipeline of big-ticket projects including breweries and food facilities for SMFB; airports, roads, bridges and train projects for the infrastructure business and a new portfolio of renewable energy projects for ...

7 wounded in General Santos blast
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
SOUTH COTABATO, Philippines -- Seven people, one of them a three-year-old girl, were wounded in an explosion in Barangay Apopong, General Santos City at past 11 a.m. yesterday. The victims were identified as Marlon Orabia, 30; Jerry Guyos, 19; Felipa ...

Rockwell Land keen on Cebu expansion
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Rockwell Land Corp., the listed property developer of the Lopez Group, plans to continue expanding its operations in Cebu with more residential projects after successfully launching its first residential-resort development.

Don't Trust Artificial Intelligence? Time To Open The AI 'Black Box'
Forbes - 2018-09-16
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Enterprise & Cloud I write and consult on digital transformation in the enterprise. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Despite its promise, the growing field of Artificial ...

SSS partners with UnionBank for pension loans
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- State-run Social Security System (SSS) has partnered with Aboitiz-led Union Bank of the Philippines for the implementation of its Pension Loan Program, the state fund said. With the partnership in place, eligible retiree-members ...

PSEi carries positive momentum
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Share prices may recover this week with next support level seen at 7,350, analysts said. Last week saw the index on a six-day losing streak, which it managed to snap out of. "The next support comes in at 7,350. The bottom line is ...

Security Researcher Finds Bug That Will Crash and Restart Your iPhone
Fortune - 2018-09-16
A security researcher and software engineer has found a new bug that can crash and restart an iPhone, according to TechCrunch. Sabri Haddouche tweeted about the bug, a webpage with just 15 lines ...

Airport workers go overtime for Ompong
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Personnel of the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), Bureau of Immigration and Bureau of Customs at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have been asked to extend working hours to assist passengers whose flights ...

Meat processors seek retention of tariff on raw material imports
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
"The increased cost of doing business will discourage institutional growth, foreign direct investments to fuel the need to feed our ever-increasing population count," he added. PAMPI said the use of MDM in the country as raw material ingredient for ...

Central bank opens FX hedging facility
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-16
short-term trade borrowings made by oil companies from offshore banking units and US dollar trust receipts, among others. Hedging contracts will last 90 days, although clients have the option to reavail, the BSP said. BSP Deputy Governor Diwa C.

Analysts split on impact of delaying tax reforms
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) School of the Economics Dean Cid Terosa told BusinessMirror at the weekend that the delay in TRAIN 2 will lead to lower government revenues.

SSS leads backers of Package 2 of tax reforms
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
Dooc said lowering the CIT rate spells additional disposable income for employers, which, in turn, would lead to business expansions and more jobs. In turn, this translates to more SSS members.

Post-Ompong: Army chief told to head NFA
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
Otherwise, he said, their licenses to sell will be canceled. The Department of Trade and Industry will not renew the business permits of the violators of the regulation. Agriculture Secretary ...

Lawmaker pushes for creation of agency in charge of investors
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
We can be assured of this continuous rise in FDIs once we fully implement soon enough the EODB [ease of doing business] law," Villafuerte argued. He explained a new department in charge of ...

BSP orders PDIC to take over Lanao del Norte rural bank
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has issued a circular letter prohibiting the Rural Bank of Maigo (Lanao del Norte) Inc. from doing business in the country. The BSP also ordered the ...

Don't buy any of the new iPhones announced this week until you've downloaded iOS 12 to your current iPhone
Business Insider - 2018-09-16
Apple just announced three new iPhones this week: the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. The iPhone XS and XS Max will be available to preorder starting Friday before going on sale a week later, on September 21. The iPhone XR won't be ...

ABS-CBN studio experience store seen boosting company earnings
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
She noted her group hopes the new business--the last vertical for a network, as she claimed--would be one of the main drivers of the consumer-business revenues of the multimedia company. "

Culture eats strategy for breakfast
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
Whatever its strategies, goals, objectives, or income targets set ever year, the culture of this company has mandated that each day will never be business as usual. It comes to no surprise that ...

Climate change becoming a reality check for the North
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
While de Jong can afford spending thousands of euros on irrigation each week, he knows it is no longer sustainable for his farming business. He currently grows potatoes, onions and wheat ...

UN chief: World must prevent runaway climate change by 2020
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
He appealed for leadership--"from politicians and leaders, from business and scientists, and from the public everywhere"--to break what he called the current "paralysis" and act now.

Why U.S. Grocery Chains Need More (and Better) Store Brand Products
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
The US grocery industry has reached an interesting and uncertain crossroads. In 2017 German discount grocery retailers Aldi and Lidl announced plans to open hundreds of new stores across the ...

ABS-CBN launches indoor theme park
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-16
ABS-CBN Corp. is expanding its portfolio with the introduction of a new indoor theme park that banks on its line of business as a media company. The company on Sunday launched ABS-CBN Studio Experience (ABS-CBN Studio XP), a 1,400-square meter amusement ...

Gwen Zamora comes out of her cocoon
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-16
Will she ever be comfortable with the frills of show business? She could one day soon be surfing one moment in Baler, shades of her character in Apocalypse Child, or be whisked off to some far-off ...

West Nile Virus: How Climate Change May Be Contributing To Its Spread
Forbes - 2018-09-16
Here's something else that may suck more because of climate change: mosquitoes. And when mosquitoes suck more they may be more likely to transmit pathogens like the West Nile Virus (WNV). Mosquitoes sucking more is not the only thing affecting the spread ...

Quick, versatile Philippine 5 favored vs injury-hit Qataris
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines has assembled a quick guard ... Clinton Johnson III, Mansour Atif Elhadary and Abdulrahman Mohamed Saad are among Qatari top guns with health woes. Guiao, however, said they would focus on what Qatar can do and ...

Marijuana Stocks Are Doomed for a Colossal Collapse -- This Chart Shows Why
Yahoo Finance - 2018-09-16
Is the "pot-com" bubble about to pop? That's probably the biggest fear for investors who have already jumped into marijuana stocks or have considered doing so. After all, Tilray's (NASDAQ: TLRY ...

Can the PHL fully participate in ASEAN Taxation Cooperation?
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-16
Embracing the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEoI), whether in the form of FATCA and/or CRS, affects stakeholders ranging from the government and businesses down to the ordinary consumers of financial products and services. As such, the uncertainties ...

Dissecting the Tourism Master Plan
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-16
Above all, it has the full support of the Palace. With this, there is no reason why the DoT should fail. The DoT is a bright spot of this administration and one we are all banking on.

Questions on TRAIN 2 a.k.a. TRABAHO
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-16
Ayala Corp., which enjoys about 19% return on sales can save around PHP 38+ billion or so in corporate taxes, while San Miguel Corp. with its USD 14 billion sales will enjoy some PHP 38+ billion corporate tax reduction, assuming constant sales figures ...

A senior Google researcher just reportedly resigned in protest over the company's potential plans for a censored search engine in China
Business Insider - 2018-09-16
Jack Poulson, a senior Google research scientist, has put his money where his mouth is. He resigned his position in protest to Google's possible re-entry to China, The Intercept reported Thursday. Google management last month acknowledged that it has ...

Research suggests stress only damages your health if you think it does
Business Insider - 2018-09-16
According to Gallup's annual Global Emotions report, people all over the world are more stressed than ever before. Nearly 40% of adults from 146 countries reported having experienced worry or stress the day before the survey was carried out. And it isn't ...

At least 270,000 people affected by 'Ompong'
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
State weather bureau PAGASA said on its final severe weather bulletin on "Ompong" at 5 a.m. Sunday that the eye of the typhoon was located at 570 km west of Basco, Batanes at 4 a.m. today. "Ompong" is barreling towards Hong Kong and China coast.

A 'super typhoon' is hitting Hong Kong and China after slamming the Philippines
Business Insider - 2018-09-16
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A hurricane force "super typhoon" swirled toward Hong Kong and the Chinese coastline on Sunday, gaining in force over the South China sea after hurtling through the Philippines where it left at least three people dead. "Super typhoon ...

Baguio City opens access road as search, rescue missions continue
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- One of the main roads closed to the public in Baguio City has reopened, to allow search and rescue operations, following the wrath of Typhoon Ompong.

Dozens dead in Philippines, now Typhoon Mangkhut pummels China
dw.com - 2018-09-16
Deadline landslides Philippine authorities said most of the dead got caught up in landslides in mountainous areas. The heavy rains and fierce winds knocked out electricity and communication lines, while thousands of homes and business premises were torn down.

BI denies extension of Australian nun's missionary visa
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) denied the request of an Australian nun to extend her missionary visa to the country. In a statement released Sunday ...

LOOK: Tuguegarao airport damaged by #OmpongPH
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 15) -- Typhoon Ompong heavily damaged Tuguegarao Airport, forcing its closure on Saturday. Images taken by Transportation Assistant Secretary Giovanni ...

6/58 Ultra Lotto pot to hit P618 million
philstar.com - 2018-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The jackpot for the 6/58 Ultra Lotto is expected to reach P618 million on Sunday night, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said yesterday. No one correctly guessed the six-digit combination 52-32-55-17-07-40 during ...

Study: A Daily Baby Aspirin Has No Benefit For Healthy Older People
NPR - 2018-09-16
Many healthy Americans take a baby aspirin every day to reduce their risk of having a heart attack, getting cancer and even possibly dementia. But is itreally a good idea? Results released Sunday from a major study of low-dose aspirin contain a ...

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