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Trump tweets don't help: 1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO

Twitter's user growth has stalled in the past few quarters and the company has been trying to convince advertisers that it will strengthen its user base. So it was surprising that despite Trump's incessant tweeting during the US election last fall...

Reddit And Etsy Favor Net Neutrality

We need a Net Neutrality Self-Regulatory regime ( see graphic ) that promotes responsible self-regulation and governmental enforcement, when needed. It is self-funded and relies on the national Better Business Bureau for infrastructure. "The document...

Uber unveils plans for flying taxis by 2020

Uber says the cost of a VTOL could eventually be as low as $1.32 a mile, in line with the current rate of an UberX vehicle. The burden of meeting the target, however, is not on Uber , but rather on the manufacturing partners for the VTOL vehicle...

Modi seeks justice for Muslim women

IMAGE: Odisha BJP President Bsanta Panda and senior leader K V Singhdeo welcome party national president Amit Shah on his arrival at the airport in Bhubaneswar . Singh said, "I am noticing zeal and vigour in the BJP workers of Odisha". He reportedly...

United misses deadline to answer senators on dragging

The same committee requested that the Chicago Department of Aviation, which employs the officers, respond to a separate list of queries by Thursday as well. United has apologized, refunded fares to all passengers on the flight and said the airline wo...

Unilever sales growth beats the predictions

Unilever said it's on track for full-year underlying sales growth in a range of 3 percent to 5 percent. Compared with Unilever , Nestle has much more exposure to the shrinking North American packaged food market, where a late Easter and one less tr...

Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

Truong told reporters that the undercover sting is one aspect of the force's multi-pronged approach to rescuing victims of human trafficking, and charging those who buy and sell sex with children. "I would be very careful and gentle with you". The ...

Atkins Agrees to Final $2.67B SNC-Lavalin Buy Offer

WS Atkins also bolsters SNC-Lavalin's presence in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East and Asia. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017. As part of the integration process, a review of the Atkins businesses will ...

Oil set for longest gain since 2012 as Saudis seen extending cut

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures CLc1 were up 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, at $53.56 a barrel, also their highest level since early last month. The reduction is expected to happen by the end of April, and would bring Russian Federation...

'Massive' tax cut coming for businesses and individuals

Germany's finance minister is optimistic about reaching a "non-confrontational solution" on trade with Trump's administration at a summit this summer, he says after meeting his USA counterpart in Washington. President Donald Trump has made no secret ...

New York City could raise price of pack of cigarettes to $13

Chicago has the highest taxes for cigarettes at $6.16 per pack, followed by New York City at $5.85 per pack. Currently, a pack of cigarettes in New York City starts at $10.50 (including taxes); De Blasio's proposals would jack that up to $13 per ...

Verizon loses key customers for first time

Investors will look for indications from management as to how unlimited plans are affecting Verizon's financials and how the company plans to adapt to the increasingly competitive wireless environment. According to ArsTechnica , Verizon has 113....

Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

Visitors may learn more about Dana's industry-leading solutions for electric and hybrid vehicles at Auto Shanghai this week in hall 4.2, stand 4BF001 of the National Exhibition and Convention Center. "With three plants - and the designation of one ...

Tuesday weather: Showers likely, thunderstorms possible

Thursday night - A chance of showers. By Friday , temperatures are expected to be in the high 70s in Sacramento. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 75. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, exc...

Oil down slightly in subdued trade after failed North Korean missile test

Crude oil prices were pulling close to even in early trading Monday, following weakness overnight sparked by lingering USA energy sector gains. Benchmark Brent crude futures declined 56 cents to settle at $55.33 at the close of trade. "The key to u...

Netflix nears 100 million subscribers worldwide

The streaming service gained just 5 million subscribers globally in the last quarter, it said yesterday, missing the 5.3 million additions FactSet analysts predicted and the 5.2 million Netflix itself forecasted last quarter . The net profit is esti...

Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well

In 2006, a BP oil pipeline in Prudhoe Bay ruptured and spilled 215,000 gallons of crude oil over the North Slope. On April 14, 2017, at approximately 7:30 am, BPXA employees discovered an uncontrolled gas release from the top of Well 3.

April The Griaffe Finally Delivers Calf

Giraffes have one of the longest gestation periods of any animal, about 15 months. Keeping the calf "would lead to incestuous mating and undermine the genetics of the program and species", the Animal Adventure Park's website says. The 15-year-old...

Boy killed at San Bernardino school lived with Williams Syndrome

The 8-year-old boy shot and killed along with his teacher in a California special-education classroom was born with a genetic condition and had survived heart surgery, according to a school superintendent. "They were both adults and they had adult ch...

Uber claims revenue growth exceeds losses after burning through billions in 2016

The company shared financial data with Bloomberg , which shows the company is generating revenue but also losing money. Uber said it brought in $6.5 billion in revenue in 2016, and its gross bookings doubled for the year to $20 million. That tally...

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Asian Shares Mostly Lower As Fed Turns Hawkish

The Fed statement on the unanimous decision following its two-day policy meeting was little changed from previous statements, reaffirming that officials expect the economic recov...

Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks

Six Ryanair flights to and from Dublin today have been cancelled as part of the airline's plan to cancel 50 flights a day for the next six weeks. RTÉ News has seen documents w...

Honor 6X and Honor 8 Pro now available on Flipkart

Sony Bravia's 40-inches full HD LED TV is being rolled out at 22% off for Rs 36,990, instead of Rs 47,900. There will also be treats for the book lovers, as Amazon is offerin...

Thyssenkrupp won't be on the hook for Tata Steel pensions - CFO

He described the partnership as a "momentous" occasion and said that the strategic logic of the proposed JV was based on very strong fundamentals."I am confident that thyssenkrupp...

CCleaner security software infects 2 million computers

The affected versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud were released on August 15 and August 24 , respectively. CCleaner is an extremely popular tool amongst consumers for riddi...

Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection

Tuesday and plans to have locations open later this year in Sudbury, Ont., Langford, B.C., Fredericton, and Toronto. United Kingdom branches of Toys R Us are open for business...

Leishman takes two-shot lead at BMW C'ship

His round of 69 leaves him 15 off the lead - which is held by Marc Leishman - and in joint 50th place in IL . "I'm really happy to make a couple of birdies coming in and put a ...

Equifax Failed to Apply Security Patch Available for Months, Leading to Hack

Equifax, the company that essentially made personal details of over 143 million Americans available to hackers , has now officially confirmed that it had failed to install a secur...

Air Berlin cancels more than 70 flights due to pilots' "sick-out"

Air Berlin chief executive Thomas Winkelmann suggests that pilots who have absented themselves are "playing with fire". On Sunday his company Intro offered 50 million euros im...

Tesla Update Extends Vehicle Ranges to Help Customers Escape Hurricane

To aid the evacuation, Tesla temporarily opened up the models' full 75-kWh charge capacity by issuing an over-the-air-update to vehicles located in the path of the storm. So, how...

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Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

Equifax faces up to $70 billion lawsuit for data breach

You can also call Equifax (1-800-349-9960), Experian (1-888-397-3742) or TransUnion (1-888-909-8872). But there's still plenty of problems. Leach noted that state and fed...

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

Hurricane Irma Arrives And Leaves Downtown Miami Submerged Under Water

As Miami was hammered by tropical storm force winds and the occasional hurricane force gust generated by Hurricane Irma, the booms of two tower cranes in the city came down Sund...

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

US Might Say Iran Violating Nuclear Deal Without Withdrawing, Envoy Says

She said that Kim Jong Un is "begging for war" and although the USA does not want to enter a war, it may not have a choice. -Iranian relationship. Though she never stated it so bl...

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

EU Court Rejects Challenges to Refugee Resettlement

Poland backed the Hungarian and Slovak complaint . " I was convinced that such a decision would be made [by the court], but this absolutely does not change the stance of the Pol...

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Police say missing Temple University student's body was transported in a Lyft

Jenna Burleigh, a 22-year-old Temple University student reported missing last week, was found dead in Pennsylvania on Saturday, leading to murder charges for a man who was last see...