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10 Dec by admin

Updated brochure released ahead of Border Security 2019 Conference

New speakers sign up to the 12th Annual Border Security Conference, including: SITA, Cellebrite, Estonian Police and Border Guard Administration, ICMPD, Delhi International Airport Limited. Taking place on the 12th and 13th February 2019 at the Crowne Plaza St Peter’s Hotel & Spa, Rome, Italy, the 12th annual Border Security conference and exhibition will open […]
10 Dec by admin

Renault board heads into decisive week over top leadership

PARIS — Renault, the automaker in which the French state is the most powerful shareholder, is headed into a decisive week over its leadership. While Carlos Ghosn may still formally be chief executive officer and chairman, his status has become increasingly tenuous as prosecutors in Japan close in on alleged financial digressions that led to […]
10 Dec by admin

Felipe Massa races the fastest animal on earth

Ahead of his first appearance in the all-electric race series, the 37-year-old was tested against the fastest animal on the planet — a peregrine falcon. The bird can reach speeds in excess of 217 mph when diving on its prey, a touch faster than a Formula E car. The winner? Chasing a lure attached to […]
10 Dec by admin

Black Friday saw 0% financing return, but don’t expect low rates to stick around

As Americans dive deeper into the holiday shopping season, many consumers were tempted with Black Friday new-car deals promoting 0-percent financing.  However, buyers shouldn’t get too comfortable with interest-free deals again as they continue to evaporate from dealerships’ toolboxes to sell new cars. Automotive News (subscription required) said Wednesday that the return will be short-lived […]
10 Dec by admin

The Neurons That Tell Time

In June of 2007, Albert Tsao, a nineteen-year-old native of Silver Spring, Maryland, was working in Trondheim, Norway, at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience. Tsao was a summer intern in the lab of May-Britt and Edvard Moser, married researchers who were well known in neurobiology circles for discovering “grid cells”—neurons that, by tracking our […]
10 Dec by admin

Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan all indicted for under-reporting compensation

Nissan’s internal probe accuses Ghosn of hiding some 9 billion yen ($79.9 million) in deferred compensation. UPDATED: 12/10/18 03:29 am ET – adds Nissan confirmation TOKYO – Tokyo prosecutors have indicted ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn, close aide Greg Kelly and Nissan Motor Co. for allegedly misstating Ghosn’s compensation by tens of millions of dollars […]
10 Dec by admin

Famous musclebound kangaroo named Roger dead at 12: report

Roger was rescued by the owner of the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia from his dead mum’s pouch. (The Kangaroo Sanctuary/Instagram) The adorable red male hit the headlines in 2015 when photos of his muscly body and enormous biceps circulated online. Roger was so ripped he could crush metal buckets with his paws. While […]
10 Dec by admin

Mazda-Toyota’s Ala. greenfield charts new path

A robot breaks ground for the Alabama plant that Toyota and Mazda plan to open in 2021. Toyota and Mazda broke ground last month for their $1.6 billion assembly plant in Huntsville, Ala. The 3.3-million-square-foot factory, scheduled to open in 2021, will employ 4,000 and initially build a redesigned version of the Toyota Corolla. The […]
10 Dec by admin

What a Japanese-American Artist Inherited from the Atomic Bomb

When the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Michael Koerner’s mother, Kimiko, was an eleven-year-old girl living in Sasebo, a mere forty miles away from the epicenter of the detonation. She grew into womanhood on that irradiated land, and married her American sweetheart—a civil servant with the Department of Defense—after a nine-year courtship. They […]
10 Dec by admin

Why Monday is a crucial day in the Carlos Ghosn legal drama

Ghosn has been locked in this Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of financial misconduct at Nissan. Photo credit: REUTERS TOKYO — Ousted Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn faces a landmark day in his Japanese judicial ordeal on Monday when prosecutors must decide to either indict or free the jailed auto executive. […]