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Business Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before House panel on April 11
Author: 0 Facebook's Zuckerberg to testify before House panel on April 11

He also admitted to having made "mistakes" and promised greater controls, but stayed away from adopting ambitious reforms that drastically impact essence of his business - management of user data. Outside of the United States, however, Facebook's life is about to get even tougher. The US House Energy and Commerce Committee and US Senate Commerce Committee had already formally asked Zuckerberg to appear at a congressional hearing.

Business Sensex rises nearly 100 points ahead of RBI monetary policy meet today
Author: 0 Sensex rises nearly 100 points ahead of RBI monetary policy meet today

The move by the Trump administration comes two days after China imposed hurdles on 120 USA products, including fresh food and steel, retaliating against America's tariffs on steel and aluminium Not to take things lying down, the Chinese government today that it would levy additional 25% tariffs on imports of 106 United States products including soybeans, automobiles, chemicals and aircraft.

Business MasterChef judges defend controversial Malaysian chicken comments
Author: 0 MasterChef judges defend controversial Malaysian chicken comments

Rendang , which originates from Indonesia and is also popular across Malaysia , is made by slow-cooking meat in coconut milk and spices until it is tender. Haikal Johari, 41, executive chef of Michelin-star restaurant Alma by Juan Amador in Singapore, said he had never heard of chicken rendang being crispy.

Business Wall Street higher as tech, consumer discretionary recover
Author: 0 Wall Street higher as tech, consumer discretionary recover

CNN reported that on Monday China raised import duties on $3 billion of U.S. imports in response to Trump's steel tariffs. Investors are nervous for good reason, since Monday's tumble left the S&P 500 closed below its 200-day simple moving average for the first time since June 2016.

Business Ghost Recon Wildlands Outlines Plans for Next Year's Season of Free Content
Author: 0 Ghost Recon Wildlands Outlines Plans for Next Year's Season of Free Content

Ghost Recon Wildlands is out now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One . This new year of content will begin next week on April 10 with Special Operations I, adding "a campaign mission and challenge with exclusive rewards". Updates for Ghost War PvP will also be included alongside "features highly requested by the community". Special Operation One will also include a new PvE mission, and theme.

Business After Walmart, report of Amazon eyeing a stake in Flipkart
Author: 0 After Walmart, report of Amazon eyeing a stake in Flipkart

Flipkart now competes with Amazon on nearly all product categories. Flipkart investors Tiger Global Management, Accel Partners, Naspers, IDG Ventures and others are expected to sell much or all of their shares in the Flipkart-Walmart deal, they said.

Business Spotify's official debut market value has reached just under $30bn
Author: 0 Spotify's official debut market value has reached just under $30bn

Spotify's shares on the stock market have momentarily begun trading, and according to Music Business Worldwide , individual shares have officially debuted at $166 each, resulting in a total market cap total of $29.6 billion. Apple, Amazon and Google corporate rival have amassed a combined $402 billion in cash compared to Spotify's 1.5 billion euro ($1.8 billion). A $10,000 investment in Netflix's 2002 initial public stock offering would now be worth more than $2.6 million, leaving some ...

Business Trump 'obsessed' with going after Amazon
Author: 0 Trump 'obsessed' with going after Amazon

For example, at a dinner last month at Mar-a-Lago with Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera and the president's two adult sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, Trump brought up Amazon and said they should pay more in taxes , according to a person familiar with the dinner.

Business WPP Chief Martin Sorrell Under Investigation Over
Author: 0 WPP Chief Martin Sorrell Under Investigation Over "Personal Misconduct" Allegation

WPP's board appointed an independent counsel to investigate Sorrell, the company told CNBC. It also reported that WPP's board was also examining whether he misused company assets. I reject the allegation unreservedly but recognise that the company has to investigate it. "Obviously, I shall play no part in the management of the investigation under way".

Business Wall Street set to open higher after tech-fueled slide
Author: 0 Wall Street set to open higher after tech-fueled slide

Jack Ablin, chief investment officer of Cresset Wealth Advisors , said Amazon is just the latest company to falter after it drew scrutiny from the government, as Facebook and Alphabet have slumped recently on data privacy concerns. Chinese exchange-traded funds slumped overnight, with the Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF down 2.3%. There are a few reasons driving the market lower, including fears of a trade war and of regulation in the tech industry.

Business CBS reportedly in bid for Viacom
Author: 0 CBS reportedly in bid for Viacom

CBS Corp ( CBS .N) plans to make an all-stock offer for Viacom, Inc . When investors engage in short selling or "shorting a stock", they actually borrow shares from an existing owner, sell the borrowed shares at market price, and take the cash.

Business Cristiano Ronaldo magic fires Real past 10-man Juventus
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo magic fires Real past 10-man Juventus

Ronaldo scored a third minute goal to hand Real Madrid an early lead from a pass from Isco Alcaraz. It all happened after a magnificent save from Gigi Buffon, which will now get overlooked. Juventus had not lost at home in Europe since Bayern Munich's 2-0 win in April 2013, a 27-match run, but that record was quickly under threat as their usually impregnable defence was split open with nonchalant ease after only three minutes.

Business Santos gets improved takeover offer from Harbour Energy
Author: 0 Santos gets improved takeover offer from Harbour Energy

Image: Santos headquarters in Adelaide, Australia. Santos takes the view that this one was discloseable because it was high enough to adequately reflect the company's value and therefore directors were obliged to allow Harbour Energy due diligence.

Business Pearce nets 50th coaching win at Washington
Author: 0 Pearce nets 50th coaching win at Washington

The large part of this potential rests in the Warhawks' returning upperclassmen. "We didn't go to provincials last year, so it was a huge growth year for us", Reynolds said. "We're looking for that intensity", Franco said. Honestly, we didn't have to tell them that. Though their offense is stellar, the Warhawks' pitching has been just as key to their success.

Business GM March US Sales Up 15.7%
Author: 0 GM March US Sales Up 15.7%

Retail deliveries for GM and the industry were up about 1 percent versus a year ago. Amazon shares were down 4 per cent, making it the biggest decliner in the S&P 500, after President Trump tweeted on Saturday that the internet retailer "must pay real costs (and taxes) now".

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Author: 0 "Stuck with a Toys 'R" Us giftcard? You can trade it in

It has underperformed by 58.71% the S&P500. It was reported on April, 3 by Barchart.com. You can find out more and see how much your card is worth here . 3/1/2018 - Bed Bath & Beyond was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating. Wells Fargo And Communications Mn stated it has 0% in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

Business More than 1000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap
Author: 0 More than 1000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

Thousands of companies have already released their gender pay gap figures, from Barclay's bank and RyanAir (which pays its female workers 43.5% and 60% less respectively) to the armed forces and British Museum, where the pay gap is zero. The new figures centre on pilots and cabin crew employed by Ryanair in the UK. "This is the first year of reporting and we will use the results to target our efforts effectively as we continue to work with employers towards eliminating the gender pay gap".

Business Lockheed Martin to build quieter supersonic aircraft for NASA
Author: 0 Lockheed Martin to build quieter supersonic aircraft for NASA

Lockheed's experimental plane will be created to mitigate the shock waves emanating from the nose, wings, engine and other protruding areas of the plane when the sound barrier is broken. "It's that data that is used then to shape the future", Richardson said. NASA will still have to get through quite a bit of red tape now preventing supersonic flights from taking place over land.

Business PA Attorney General joins lawsuit to prevent citizenship question on US Census
Author: 0 PA Attorney General joins lawsuit to prevent citizenship question on US Census

They were joined by New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle and Providence, Rhode Island, which all have Democratic mayors, and the U.S. These concerns are amplified by the administration's anti-immigrant rhetoric and pattern of actions that target immigrant communities. Even those who are citizens or who reside here legally could be reluctant to fill out the household-wide survey if others in their home are undocumented, critics say .

Business Panera Bread data breach exposes customer records
Author: 0 Panera Bread data breach exposes customer records

This time it's Panera Bread that's reporting a possible data leak. "I checked on it every month or so because I was pissed". "At last count, the number of customer records exposed in this breach appears to exceed 37 million ", Krebs said.

Business Crash that Killed Family May Have Been Intentional
Author: 0 Crash that Killed Family May Have Been Intentional

The family spent a fleeting moment in the global spotlight in 2014, thanks to a widely shared photograph of Devonte, who is black, tearfully hugging a white police officer at a rally to protest police violence in Portland, Ore. Their three other adopted children were believed to be in the vehicle, according to deputies, but they have not been located. West Linn police said they forwarded their report to the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Business April 2 Snow Totals
Author: 0 April 2 Snow Totals

The snow could be heavy that morning, 1 to 2 inches per hour between 4 and 9 a.m. The snow that does fall will, unfortunately, be of higher impact , coming during the morning commute. Friday - A chance of snow with a high in the mid- to upper 30s. We're tracking a second straight weekend of accumulating snow in central Indiana.

Business China North East Petroleum Holdings LTD (NYSE:NEP) Sentiment Up, Because
Author: 0 China North East Petroleum Holdings LTD (NYSE:NEP) Sentiment Up, Because

USA utility NextEra Energy Partners ( NEE .N) said on Monday it would sell its wind and solar assets in Ontario to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ( CPPIB ) for about US$582.3 million. ( NYSE :NEE) for 3,785 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 303,127 shares. One Trading Limited Partnership reported 537,756 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings.

Business SoftBank, Alibaba to invest Dollars 445 mln in Paytm E-Commerce
Author: 0 SoftBank, Alibaba to invest Dollars 445 mln in Paytm E-Commerce

The fund recently announced it would invest in building the world's largest solar power project in Saudi Arabia - a project expected to cost up to $200 billion and have a capacity to produce up to 200 GW by 2030. Paytm Mall plans to use the funding to improve its technology and build up its logistics. The fresh investment in Paytm Mall marks another significant bet by SoftBank's founder Masayoshi Son on the burgeoning online retail market here as the group forms an anti-Amazon alliance along ...

Business Wall Street slides on tech rout
Author: 0 Wall Street slides on tech rout

Among other recent winners, Intel dove 6.1 per cent following a report in Bloomberg News that Apple plans to start using its own chips in Mac computers. and Facebook Inc. seeing particular weakness. "Investors are pricing in an escalating trade war and regulation of tech companies". Beijing responded to Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs on Monday by imposing tariffs on $3 billion of United States imports.

Business Oil prices unlikely to come down soon
Author: 0 Oil prices unlikely to come down soon

Fuel prices scaled new highs on Monday but still the Centre remained unwilling to give up some of the additional excise duty gains it had made when oil prices were low. The statement by minister comes hours after petrol prices reach highest price mark in 4 years at Rs 73.83 and diesel stands at the all-time high. "When crude oil prices rise, naturally consumer feels a pinch", he said.

Business Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
Author: 0 Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. Caterpillar Inc. Iberiabank owns 90,910 shares. Tower Rech Capital Llc (Trc) stated it has 0% in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:PX) or 8,194 shares. Jnba Advsrs has 1 shares.

Business Apple will stop using Intel chips in Macs; INTC shares -8.7%
Author: 0 Apple will stop using Intel chips in Macs; INTC shares -8.7%

It has outperformed by 33.10% the S&P500. Ken Heebner decreased its stake in D R Horton Inc (DHI) by 7.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The stock has " Buy " rating by UBS on Monday, September 19. Tru Co Of Oklahoma holds 0.32% of its portfolio in Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) for 16,876 shares.

Business Trump praises Sinclair for scripted 'False News' promos
Author: 0 Trump praises Sinclair for scripted 'False News' promos

The lower the ERP5 rank, the more undervalued a company is thought to be. It's a show of support for the broadcaster, which is facing the latest criticism of its local news practices. A rating of 4 or 5 would specify a mean Sell opinion. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 3 with "Buy". (NASDAQ: SBGI ) has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, September 27 by Wedbush.

Business California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say
Author: 0 California crash that killed Hart family may have been intentional, authorities say

Authorities are still searching for the remaining three siblings - 16-year-old Hannah, 15-year-old Devonte and 12-year-old Sierra - but have said they believe they may have also been in the vehicle at the time of the crash. "It was pure acceleration from last brake application until it hit the bottom of the ocean - the edge of the ocean", Captain Baarts said, adding that no suicide note has been discovered.

Business Philippine Manufacturing Growth Improves In March
Author: 0 Philippine Manufacturing Growth Improves In March

Activity in China's manufacturing sector expanded at its weakest pace in four months in March, according to a closely-watched survey released just as Beijing has unveiled retaliatory duties on USA food imports. Fiore, chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. At the same time, factory gate prices increased only modestly. The willingness of companies to restock waned as, apart from a slower expansion in output, the growth rates in stocks of finished goods and stocks of ...

Business New privacy tool to accelerate internet
Author: 0 New privacy tool to accelerate internet

On the security side, the most appealing part of the offering, Cloudflare said the DNS resolver offers a number of specific privacy tools. Search for DNS Servers and select it from the dropdown. Enter 1.0.0.1 under alternate DNs server . Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 DNS promises to solve both problems. Go to Settings Wi-Fi and tap on your Wi-Fi network .

Author: 0 Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix problems: Zuckerberg

As more users delete their accounts and get rid of the app for good, many are discovering that Facebook holds more data and knows way more about them than they expected. Like many, I downloaded the data this week that Facebook compiled about me over the years, and frankly, it was spooky. "Advertisers will be required to represent and warrant that proper user consent has been obtained for the use of any data uploaded".

Business UP suspends e way bill on GST
Author: 0 UP suspends e way bill on GST

The system has been designed and developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC). Prakash Kumar, chief executive officer of GSTN, said being a Sunday, the volumes were less. Since then, the platform has been made more robust so that it can handle load of as many as 75 lakh inter-state e-way bills daily without any glitch .

Business Data breach at Saks, Lord & Taylor compromises customer data
Author: 0 Data breach at Saks, Lord & Taylor compromises customer data

About 125,000 of these records were put up for sale on the dark web, the firm said, adding that it "is amongst the biggest and most damaging ever to hit retail companies". Once the Company has more clarity around the facts, it will notify customers quickly and will offer those impacted free identity protection services, including credit and web monitoring.

Business Trump attacks Amazon over USA postal rates
Author: 0 Trump attacks Amazon over USA postal rates

Moors & Cabot Inc, which manages about $754.95M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Allergan Plc by 3,235 shares to 8,965 shares, valued at $1.46M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. The company earned $32.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $32.69 billion.

Business Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK
Author: 0 Expelled Russians arrive home as Moscow warns against travel to UK

A separate flight with diplomats and families from the NY consulate and Russia's United Nations mission was expected later in the day. London accuses Moscow of being responsible for the first known use of a military-grade nerve agent on European soil since World War Two and Germany has repeatedly called on Moscow to cooperate more with the investigations.

Business Lindberg leads ANA after SH Park's late collapse
Author: 0 Lindberg leads ANA after SH Park's late collapse

The 23-year-old Hossler shot a 4-under 68 for a two-day total of 11-under 133, good enough for the second 36-hole lead of his rookie season. The round was three shots better than any other recorded on day two and she and Lindberg have opened up a three-shot lead over the in-form Jessica Korda who birdied three of her last four holes to move within striking distance.

Business Walmart in early talks to buy the health insurer Humana
Author: 0 Walmart in early talks to buy the health insurer Humana

The trio's initial focus will be on their workers, but the threat of Amazon even dipping its toe into the industry has the biggest players scrambling to respond . "With CVS/Aetna and potentially Walmart/Humana, I'm not sure how much more partnering could still happen, just based on the number of large insurers/large retailers there are", he said.

Business Donald Trump set for Amazon battle after Twitter attack
Author: 0 Donald Trump set for Amazon battle after Twitter attack

Trump does not have any new policies planned that would affect Amazon , a White House official said on Thursday, adding that Trump was prompted to speak out on the subject in reaction to news reports this week. The president's latest broadside did not mention the Post , instead focusing on a handful of issues he has previously cited to criticize Amazon .

Business Google Acquires Gif Search Service Tenor
Author: 0 Google Acquires Gif Search Service Tenor

Tenor sees itself as a search business that's central to mobile messaging, the company's Chief Business Officer Jason Krebs told Marketing Dive earlier this year. The site showcases how sites using responsive web design or dynamic serving are generally set for mobile-first indexing. While the so-called "speed update" isn't as earth-shattering as previous Google changes, you should be aware of ramifications that could begin July 2018, and be ready to take appropriate action if you value ...

Business SpaceX plans morning satellite launch from Vandenberg AFB
Author: 0 SpaceX plans morning satellite launch from Vandenberg AFB

The boat will attempt to catch one half of the nose cone. SpaceX just rocketed off another batch of internet-providing satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket, the company's latest push in an effort to cover the Earth with broadband internet. It's heading for a location denoted as "Iridium 5", a nod to the name of Friday's mission. "It's arguably as challenging or more challenging that landing the [first-stage rocket boosters]", Lightsey said.

Business SpaceX's plan to provide internet using satellites gains FCC approval
Author: 0 SpaceX's plan to provide internet using satellites gains FCC approval

That technology, the FCC said, "holds promise to expand Internet access, particularly in remote and rural areas across the country". "This is the first approval of a US -licensed satellite constellation to provide broadband services using a new generation of low-Earth orbit satellite technologies", the FCC said in a statement .

Business California judge rules coffee must come with cancer warning
Author: 0 California judge rules coffee must come with cancer warning

Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $70.00 target price (up previously from $66.00) on shares of Starbucks in a research report on Friday, January 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.02, for a total transaction of $9,284,338.52. The institutional investor held 150,854 shares of the restaurants company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $8.64 million, down from 161,033 at the end of the previous reported quarter.