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Cyber Monday 2017 Sets Now Sales Record

Both Black Friday and Thanksgiving online spending levels set new all-time records, according to Adobe . It's also worth noting that many retail chains kic...


TRAI releases recommendations on net neutrality

With the possibility of the USA dismantling its net-neutrality regulations, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI ) has come out with heightened st...


Gas Prices down 17.4 cents in Lima region

Chatter about the potential extension propelled crude oil prices about $4 higher to almost $60 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange last week, though We...


Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion

Conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch are kicking in $600 million for the purchase, according to the New York Times , although neither Me...


Smartphones sales break all record on Black Friday: Adobe

Even with a combined record sales on Black Friday and Thanksgiving plus the projected sales for Cyber Monday, online sales in the United States for the holida...


Neighborhood Merchants Compete With Big Box Stores On Small Business Saturday

The reasons to shop local are many, local businesses hire local employees and much more of your money stays right here on the Cape. For Road Runner, he says t...


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos now worth $100 bn

It was gathered that Bezos' fortune went up $2.4 billion to $100.3 billion, as the online retailer's shares jumped more than 2 percent on optimism for Black Fr...


Suspect charged in Oakland Co. deputy's death

A court-appointed attorney said Berak has a history of mental health problems and is under psychiatric care. Berak's next court appearance is December 4 at 9 a....


Japan's Mitsubishi Materials reports faked quality data

On the main section on Friday, 1,329.64 million shares changed hands, dropping from Wednesday's volume of 1,603.39 million shares. Affected products worth 120...


Army Members Accused of Misbehavior on Trump Trip

The officers are accused of breaking curfew during Trump's Vietnam trip. If found guilty they could lose their security clearance - or even face a court marti...


Miley Cyrus Shuts Down Pregnancy Rumors With Funny Thanksgiving Tweet

The singer's birthday is the 23rd, so each year she has a double celebration at Thanksgiving . The pop star, who turns 25 today, posted a photo to Twitter...


YouTube ups crack down efforts on child-exploiting videos

ISBA, which represents British advertisers, called the urgent meeting to demand tougher vetting of footage and viewer comments before videos are deemed suitab...


Liquidity Drives Sensex, Nifty Up; Reliance, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Top Gainers

Mumbai: Driven by more liquidity, the Sensex today rose 102 points and the Nifty above 10,370, after the US Fed minutes showed differences on the policy path...


Darrelle Revis signs with Chiefs, who will face Jets next weekend

According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Revis' deal with the Chiefs is for two years, with the minimum this year and "no fully guaranteed money" in 201...


Nokia 2 Price Rs 6999/-, Know offers, features

It will go on sale from tomorrow (Friday, 24th November) via offline retailers across the country. The smartphone will be available in three different colors. T...


Auto Trader Group PLC (AUTO) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC

Auto Trader Group PLC (LON:AUTO)'s stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday...


US Arrests Ex-Hong Kong, Senegal Officials for Bribery

USA authorities have arrested two foreign officials on charges of participating in a large-scale corruption system seeking to secure favorable investment terms ...


Former Manchester City star Robinho given nine year sentence over sex assault

The 33-year old player is currently now playing in his homeland with Atletico Minero. Brazilian star Robinho has been sentenced to nine years in prison for ...


Weather, traffic and tips for Thanksgiving travelers

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving traditionally has the highest traffic volume of the weekend. This is projected to be the busiest Thanksgiving for travel s...


HPE CEO Meg Whitman stepping down

As of quarter end United Services Automobile Association had bought 1,172,938 shares growing its stake by 137.8%. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50...


FCC plans to repeal regulations on internet service providers

Under the net neutrality rules, internet services providers (ISPs) are prohibited from discriminating against certain websites and services. "We were not livi...


Nebraskan Regulators Give Keystone XL Pipeline the Green Light

U.S. District Judge Brian Morris of Montana disagreed, saying members of the organizations live in the states through which the pipeline would be built and "hig...


Uber data breach raises unsettling questions for infosec

Uber suffered a data breach back in October 2016 that affected tens of millions of people, and it is just now letting the public know about it, as 2018 rolls...


At $523 billion, Tencent ousts Facebook from global top 5

Tencent's stock has shot up 121.4 per cent this year, and is up 11,251 per cent since the company went public in 2004 at HK$3.70 a share. The biggest social n...


Uber wants the driverless auto experience to be sick bag

Industry analysts have termed the deal as the beginning of drastic paradigm shift in the autonomous auto industry, with a slew of collaborations anticipated amo...


Sonia Gandhi says government 'sabotaging' winter session of Parliament

The last date for nominations is December 4, until 3 pm. He will take over the post from Sonia Gandhi , who has held the position for over 19 years. Rahul's ...


London buses to be powered by waste coffee grounds

The project, which is in collaboration with Shell and Argent Energy, makes the biofuel through blending fats and oils, producing 20% biocomponent, which is then...


Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating to Baa2 with stable outlook

However, not everyone is impressed. Asked if a slippage on the fiscal deficit targets for this year could trigger a review of the rating, William Foster, vice...


Salads sold at Trader Joe's recalled due to glass, hard plastic

The recall was issued in multiple states, including California , Nevada, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Louisiana. ...


Tesla Roadster - 10000nm of Torque!

If true, that would make it the first time a production vehicle cracked the two-second threshold. Its battery is similar in composition to the batteries of Tesl...


Foot Locker Inc. Reports 28% Decline In Q3 Profit

Deutsche Bank AG raised Foot Locker from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $45.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday. Shares of...


ICE rounds up more than 40 MS-13 members in NY

Homan vowed to continue going after the gang, saying it is a top ICE priority. An MS-13 gang member is arrested during the Department of Homeland Security's "...


Why Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. Shares Popped 7% Today

The US firm's shares gained 4% in early trade on Friday, after several sources reported interest from Comcast , Sony and Verizon . The Department of Justice, ...


Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NASDAQ:ANF) To Report Earnings

Abercrombie & Fitch Company had a return on equity of 1.50% and a net margin of 0.38%. The firm's revenue was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. If you are ac...


Nebraska unemployment for October lowest since 1999

Statistics show annual growth is strongest in the leisure and hospitality sector, with 7,100 jobs added. Meanwhile, the statewide unemployment rate hit a reco...


General Electric Company: The Dividend Cut Wasn't the Worst of It

The move represents a 50% reduction of the quarterly payout. For years the company overpaid for acquisitions and crippled its cash flow, a reality Vertical Rese...


Escaped Mental Patient From Hawaii Arrested In Stockton

Authorities haven't disclosed how Saito was able to board two planes, with the second taking him to California. It took the hospital at least eight hours to n...


AAA: Highest Thanksgiving Travel for 2017 season

Eight-nine percent of all travelers - 45.5 million - are planning a Thanksgiving road trip by vehicle, an increase of 3.2 percent more than a year ago, AAA said...


Here's a sneak peek at Amazon's Black Friday sale

All the big retailers will be getting in on the act, but expect massive discounts from the biggest players including Amazon, Currys, John Lewis , Argos, Tesco ...


Oil leak shuts down portion of Keystone pipeline

TransCanada said in its statement that it expected the pipeline to remain shut down as the company responds to the leak. TransCanada crews detected a drop i...


Japanese company apologises after train departs 20 seconds early

The Tsukuba Express railway connects Akihabara and Tsukuba, two towns that are about 60 kilometres apart in a 45-minute ride, reports Bloomberg. A Japanese ...


U.S. crude stockpiles rise alongside domestic output and imports, DoE says

At the time of writing, Brent crude oil prices were trading 0.54 per cent lower at $62.82 per barrel while U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) pric...


Airbus Signs Massive $49.5 Billion Deal for 430 A320neo Aircraft

Indigo Partners, a USA firm, ordered 430 medium-haul A320neo and A321neo jets from the Toulouse-based company, at a cost equivalent to over Dollars $50 billion,...


Sprint to bundle Hulu with Unlimited Freedom plan beginning November 17

According to Allan Samson, Sprint's senior vice president of acquisition marketing, 95% of new subscribers are choosing an unlimited plan. The Netflix off...


Odisha to seek GI tag for 'Odishara Rasagolla'

There are several evidences that the sweet dish originated in Odisha and not in West Bengal, said researcher on Jagannath Cult Asit Mohanty, who had submitted t...


Amazon Agrees to Sell Some Cloud Assets to Chinese Partner

As a result, in order to comply with Chinese law, AWS sold certain physical infrastructure assets to Sinnet, its longtime Chinese partner and AWS seller-of-reco...


Brookfield Property Partners offers almost $15B to buy remaining GGP stocks

The company, which is a publicly-traded real estate company and subsidiary of Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management , already holds a 34 per cent stake in ...


Missouri attorney general launches an anti-trust investigation against Google

Google has said it provides consumers with the option to control their privacy settings and does not provide third parties with personally identifiable informa...


Global fossil fuel emissions rising again

They're pointing to China's activities as the main cause - Carbon dioxide emissions there are projected to grow by around 3.5 percent. "This year, we have see...


ATC to Buy Tower Assets From Vodafone, Idea for $1.2 Billion

Vodafone India has also agreed to sell its standalone tower business to ATC Telecom for an enterprise value of 38.50 billion rupees. "The parties will work t...