PG&E Burns $216,000 Every Hour of the California Power Outage

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Nearly one million customers of the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (NYSE: PCG) in Northern California will have their power disconnected staring midnight Wednesday. The power outage will hit PG&E’s pockets hard as it will be losing approximately $200,000 per hour in revenues. According to Pacific Gas & Electric Company, around 800,000 residential, commercial and … Read more

Trump-Johnson Bromance at Risk as US-UK Diplomatic Fracas Escalates

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The bromance between US President Donald Trump and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson could be nearing its expiration date. The two unconventional politicians have been relying on a safety-net trade deal between their two nations, which has emboldened each man to take a hardline stance in his government’s other international trade negotiations. However, their relationship … Read more

Instagram Update Makes it Way Harder to Stalk Your Ex

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The latest Instagram update removes the activity tab from the app. You can no longer see when the accounts you follow like and/or comment on a photo or follow another account. Privacy rules the day People care about their digital privacy now more than ever. This latest move by Instagram means that users of the … Read more

Saudi Crown Prince Warns Iran War Means ‘Total’ Global Economy Apocalypse

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Saudi’s crown prince warned that war with Iran would lead to a sweeping shattering the world’s economy. In a rare televised interview on 60 minutes aired over the weekend, Prince Mohammed bin Salman addressed key issues such as the death of Jamal Khashoggi, the recent Iranian attack on a Saudi Aramco oil plant, and the … Read more

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $227 Million – Here’s Your Tax Bill if You Win

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The Mega Millions lottery jackpot continues to grow more tantalizing. With no winning ticket hitting all six numbers since July 23, the prize has swelled to $227 million for Tuesday night’s drawing. Feeling lucky? Here’s how to estimate your tax bill if you win the lottery tonight. Estimating Your Tax Bill on Tonight’s $227 Million … Read more

Powerball Winner Hid $1 Million Winning Ticket in Freezer

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When Virginia resident Richard Morrison and his wife checked the winning Powerball numbers following the Sept. 4 drawing, they were shocked to discover that their $2 ticket was worth $1 million. Virginia Man Hides Winning Powerball Ticket Under Bag of Ice Their ticket successfully matched all five winning numbers, though they missed out on the … Read more

Apple’s iPhone 11 Triggered an Insanely Weird Twitter Meltdown

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Apple unveiled its flagship iPhone 11 on Tuesday, and what otherwise might have been a yawn-inducing launch caused a stir among one very specific demographic: Twitter users with “trypophobia,” the pathological fear of tiny holes. New iPhone 11 Pro Camera Triggers Twitter Users With Fear of Tiny Holes Hailed as a “photographer’s dream come true” … Read more

China’s CPI Inflation Rises in August as Trade War Ravages Producer Prices

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China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose above trend in August, fueled by a continued surge in food costs and weather-related supply shortages. Factory-gate prices, expressed by the producer price index (PPI), told a completely different story. The PPI gauge plunged deeper into deflation last month, the result of a bitter trade war with the United … Read more