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China works defines ride-hailing service rules

The guidelines take effect on November 1 and require, to name a few things, that drivers have a minimum of three years of experience behind the wheel to work with a ride-hailing service. They also need to drive a vehicle with fewer than 370,000 miles...

Chelsea Clinton To Ivanka Trump: "Talk To Your Dad"

Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, welcomed their third child, Theodore James Kushner, in March. Though she may well become America's first first mom, Clinton the parent has resembled the vast majority of the 43 men who have served as president.

Amazon reports 31.1 percent jump in revenue

AWS net sales were a record $2.87 billion, compared with $1.82 billion in second-quarter 2015, an increase of 58 percent. In its earnings release, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos focused on the company's expansion into India, a market it committed to inv...

Anheuser-Busch InBev increases takeover offer for rival SABMiller

The offer values SABMiller at around £79 billion and analysts suggested the deal was now likely to go through. The deal then requires shareholder approval, which could prove trickier than initial expected because of the fall in the value of the p...

Apple profits fall 27pc as iPhone sales decline

Earnings per share fell to $1.42 from $1.85. Analysts had expected earnings per share of $1.40 and revenue of $42.2 billion. Typically, Apple remained tight-lipped on Apple Watch sales figures, but a 16 per cent decline in the firm's "other pro...

US home prices rise at steady pace as sales heat up

Portland had the biggest 12-month improvement, with growth of 12.5 percent. Chicago condo prices registered a slightly stronger year over year gain of 3.9%, which was actually lower than last month's 4.0%. "Home prices continue to appreciate across...

Twitter on course for user growth

That beat the average analyst estimate for 312 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Analysts were looking for $681.4 million. The stock was immediately down more than 10 percent on the news and seems to be hovering there. "We have five...

LI unemployment falls to 3.8% near historic lows

The jobless rate for central OH and most of the state's metros rose in June as schools let out and students began searching for work. From May, unemployment rates decreased in 9 counties, increased in 78 counties, and did not change in one county.

Parliament to vote on renewing Britain's nuclear arsenal

The Trident fleet is based at HMNB Clyde, in Faslane, but all Scottish MPs taking part in the vote except for Scottish Secretary David Mundell, were against the renewal. British parliament on Monday voted to replace its aging fleet of nuclear-armed s...

Low inflation, high exchange rate risks for New Zealand economy: central bank

NZIER senior economist Christina Leung said the Reserve Bank highlights all the factors that markets have been pointing to, like the lower global outlook and weak dairy prices. Westpac was the first to move followed by ASB Bank, ANZ Bank New Zealand,...

Pokemon GO already has a Chinese clone called City Spirit Go

The app's update has made Germany as the fourth country to receive the official application, according to Androidpolice.com, on Thursday, July 14, 2016 . A report by SimilarWeb indicates that users were spending more average time per day on ...

Justice Department Moves To Block 2 Big Health Insurance Mergers

Missouri was actually the first state to move against the $37 billion merger between Aetna and Humana , citing its anticompetitive impact on consumers throughout the state. The proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna does not strike that bala...

Enbridge to pay $176M for MI oil spill

The settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice includes a commitment by Enbridge to spend US$110-million upgrading equipment, training and overall response abilities on its pipeline system. In a May filing with the Securities and Exchange Commiss...

Covered California to release 2017 insurance rates

In the four-county Sacramento region, the rates will be slightly higher than the state average, at 13.4 percent. In 14 states analyzed by the Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm Avalere Health, the cost of an average-priced plan will rise 11 perce...

SoftBank deal to buy ARM Holdings could come as early as Monday

The Financial Times reported the news in the early hours of Monday, citing two people close to the negotiations. SoftBank could not be immediately reached for comment on a public holiday in Japan. ARM has come to dominate the design of smartphone ...

Attorney: Volkswagen Believes Some Vehicles Can Be Fixed

The news of this settlement offers a sigh of relief for the owners as well. Buybacks will begin this fall if the settlement is approved. The total amount that Volkswagen will ultimately have to pay to American vehicle owners may not be clear for mo...

Lyft relaunches its luxury auto service to rival Uber

A little over two years ago, Lyft introduced a premium ride option called Lyft Plus that it promised would offer riders a high-class experience for roughly 40 percent cheaper than UberSUV. If getting picked up in a nicer vehicle like a BMW 5 series, ...

Mortgage rates fall to record lows, ahead of rate cut

Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage for borrowers with excellent credit fell to 3.41 percent this week, barely higher than the record low 3.31 percent set in late 2012. Adjustable rate mortgage loans accounted for ...

Amazon pumps up Prime Day with countdown deals, one-hour delivery

And on Wednesday, Amazon sweetened the deal for shoppers in the 25 metropolitan areas that are eligible for its Prime Now service, which promises shoppers their products in an hour or less for $7.99. For £79 per year, Amazon Prime grants you acce...

That New, New! Porsche's Redesigned Panamera

While the first generation of the sedan, which debuted in 2009, was successful despite its controversial fastback bodywork (more than 40,000 were sold in the USA alone), Porsche design chief Michael Mauer has made a decision to change that with thi...

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Middle East Tensions Support Crude Oil Price at $70 Per Barrel

Over 21 million barrels of the sulphur-rich oil were traded yesterday, reports the Wall Street Journal , meaning RMB18.3 billion ($2.9 billion) changed hands. The Shanghai contrac...

Jaguar & Waymo To Collaborate On Autonomous Car Sharing

The vehicles are the first to attain a Level 4 in autonomy , which the Society of Automotive Engineers stipulates as a "high level" but not fully autonomous. Autonomous auto comp...

Mamata in Delhi, meets leaders to forge anti-BJP front

At the Congress' key meeting earlier this month, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had recalled the change in the party's approach towards coalitions. During her visit to the Parlia...

KB Toys plots a comeback as Toys R Us collapses

So take heart, consumers who are mourning Toys "R" Us' loss. Back in late January, the company announced plans to close just 170 Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores. The tee...

Toys 'R' Us/ Babies 'R' Us Closing Info: Gift Cards, Registries & Sales

The timetable was disclosed Tuesday at a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Va. Under trade agreements, vendors were required to ship goods to Toys "R" Us on unsecured...

Alibaba Will Invest Another $2 Billion in Online Mall Lazada

The statement didn't specify how much of the company Alibaba will own after the latest investment. Lazada founder Max Bittner, who has served as CEO since 2012, will take on th...

United flight diverted because pet 'mistakenly' put on plane

Then, days later, the airline sent a German Shepard that was supposed to go to Kansas was sent to Japan. United said the dog was successfully reunited with its owner. On Monday, a ...

Tenn. high school holds second protest after walkout marred by violence

Hundreds of students at Scotland High School, emboldened by a growing protest movement over gun violence, stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide demonstrati...

Cigna acquires Express Scripts, plans to expand health services portfolio

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . Cigna and Express Scripts are embroiled in separate litigation involving Anthem . "No...

Aamir Khan & Katrina Kaif Dance From Thugs Of Hindostan Leaked ! Watch Video !

Aamir said, "I shot with Amitji last night itself". Aamir said it was a special moment for him to get birthday wishes from Bachchan . Actor Aamir Khan is known to throw surp...

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The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

The Distance Between Tillerson's State Dept. And Trump's White House

Tillerson's sacking comes shortly after Trump , without consulting his top diplomat, made a decision to accept an invitation to talks with North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on resolvi...

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

And it took true stories about six times as long as false ones to reach 1,500 people. Before we proceed, let's pause for a moment to define our terms. False news was also m...

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Lyft partners with Allscripts in hopes of closing healthcare transportation gap

Depending on the patient's needs, an Uber can be called immediately, within a few hours or with 30 days' notice. Every year, 3.6 million Americans miss doctor appointments due ...

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

United suspends change to employee bonus program after backlash

Kirby said he meant to axe a quarterly bonus scheme with an "exciting" lottery called core4 Score Rewards. "United could have been more thoughtful and strategic about creating a...

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

Amazon Is Looking to Offer Checking Accounts, Reports Says

That makes sense. Banking is a highly regulated business. A survey conducted by LendEDU found that about 45 percent of Amazon customers would be open to the concept of Amazon act...