• Facebook Admits Its Use Can Affect Mental Health... Suggests Using It More
Facebook Admits Its Use Can Affect Mental Health... Suggests Using It More

More specifically, a Carnegie Mellon University study found that people who sent or received more messages, comments, and Timeline posts reported improvements in social support, depression, and loneliness . And just a few days ago, an ex-Facebook executive blasted the company saying it was "destroying how society works". Telling everyone that usin...

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  • Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary
Who Is Track Palin? Sarah Palin's Son Arrested For Assault, Burglary

The 28-year-old was arrested in 2016 for allegedly punching his girlfriend. Todd told cops that he had armed himself with a pistol and was prepared to "protect his family". He pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm while intoxicated, and took a plea deal that resulted in other charges being dismissed. Palin ran unsuccessfully for vice preside...

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  • Arsenal vs Newcastle: Michael Owen delivers Premier League prediction
Arsenal vs Newcastle: Michael Owen delivers Premier League prediction

The loss at the Emirates was Newcastle's eighth in their last nine league games, with the exception being a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion. "That's the difference in the Premier League - if you put a good run together you can shoot up the league", he told the club's official website.

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  • United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS
United States woman used bitcoin to move cash to ISIS

Shahnaz allegedly meant to "put thousands of dollars into the coffers of terrorists", Acting U.S. Attorney for the Easter District of New York Bridget Rohde said in a statement. Prosecutors say she took out fraudulent loans of $85,000 (£63,000) in order to buy the bitcoin online. "In June, Shahnaz resigned from her job as a laboratory expert at t...

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  • 'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading
'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

Chicago-based exchange Cboe has become the first USA traditional finance exchange to trade the digital currency, allowing investors to bet on the price of it. "If it works out and it gets more established and it trades like a store value and it doesn't move up and down 20% and there's liquidity in it, we'll get to it".

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  • Gold prices almost flat ahead of Fed meeting outcome
Gold prices almost flat ahead of Fed meeting outcome

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to raise the fed funds target range by a quarter point at the conclusion of its two-day policy meeting at 2:00PM ET (1900GMT) on Wednesday, which would put it in a range between. Much will depend on the projections, said Think Markets analyst Naeem Aslam. "Any further strength in the dollar index would push th...

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  • Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV
Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV

Layer3's TV packages now start at $75 per month. Layer3 TV, which is now available in five cities across the country, integrates television, OTT services like Xumo, and services like Facebook, Pandora, and YouTube into its set-top boxes.

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  • BC government will move forward with Site C
BC government will move forward with Site C

On September 13, 2017, the 10th anniversary of the declaration, Horgan said "Our government understands the enormous responsibility we have to Indigenous peoples, in the face of historical wrongs that have never been made right and in the wake of inaction by government after government".

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  • Korean threats fuel South arms sales
Korean threats fuel South arms sales

Arm sales by global defense contractors have risen for the first time in five years, due in part to the mounting threat of North Korea's missile and nuclear ambitions, a Swedish think tank announced Monday. This growth is primarily led by United States companies who control over half of world's arms sales. Brazil, India, South Korea and Turke...

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  • United States mother kicked off flight for breastfeeding toddler
United States mother kicked off flight for breastfeeding toddler

Grammy-nominated pianist and cancer researcher Mei Rui was supposed to fly from Houston to Newark on Friday, but was kicked off her flight, the Washington Post reports . He replied: 'I do not have the ability to do that. But when she asked security why she was removed from her flight, they were less than helpful. 'I just want to know why we ...

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  • USA seeks dismissal of deferred criminal charges against HSBC
USA seeks dismissal of deferred criminal charges against HSBC

A consumer advocacy organization lamented the "travesty of justice" on Monday after HSBC said that it no longer had to worry about the possibility of criminal charges for laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in drug cartel money and violating other federal laws since the bank's deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of J...

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  • Countries Around the World Tackled Net Neutrality in Different Ways
Countries Around the World Tackled Net Neutrality in Different Ways

Protestors targeted Verizon stores because Ajit Pai , the current chairman of the FCC, previously served as associate general counsel at Verizon, which has been a longtime opponent of net neutrality. The organizer of the Redding protests, Valerie Anderson, asked people to call Congressman LaMalfa and express concerns about the pullback from net ne...

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  • JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest

Cortland Advisers Llc decreased Jpmorgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) stake by 3.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Neuberger Berman Group Llc sold 197,228 shares as the company's stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q2. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to o...

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  • Steinhoff CEO quits over accounting irregularities
Steinhoff CEO quits over accounting irregularities

Steinhoff International's shares crashed on Wednesday after it revealed "accounting irregularities" and its CEO quit, shocking investors who had backed the rapid reinvention of a South African furniture chain into an global retail empire.

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  • Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion
Apple finally giving Caesar he's due to the tune of $15 billion

The Government has finalised an agreement with Apple over the management of an escrow account into which its contested €13 billion tax bill will be paid. Apple filed an appeal against the Commission's ruling in December 2016, and the company accused outspoken EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager of using Apple as a "convenient target"...

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  • U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown
U.S. approves bitcoin futures but Brits plan regulatory crackdown

Trading will begin, under the ticker symbol "XBT", at the start of global trading hours at 6 p.m. ET, and will be free through December . CME, the world's biggest exchange owner, and smaller venue Cboe , known for its volatility products, were allowed to offer the products Friday after pledging to US regulators that they comply with the law.

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  • Former Egyptian PM Shafiq Returns To Cairo, Plans Presidential Campaign
Former Egyptian PM Shafiq Returns To Cairo, Plans Presidential Campaign

In an announcement he made from the United Arab Emirates, Shafik said on Wednesday that he would run for president in the elections set to take place in April 2018. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is widely expected to run for a second term but has yet to announce it. A prominent military commander, he was appointed commander of the air force in ...

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  • India's Q2 GDP growth up at 6.3%, reverses 5 quarters' slump
India's Q2 GDP growth up at 6.3%, reverses 5 quarters' slump

India's GDP had grown at 7.2 per cent in the corresponding quarter past year. In the first two quarters of the current financial year, India's gross value added ( GVA ) in basic price grew by 5.83 per cent - 5.56 per cent in the first quarter and 6.1 per cent in the second quarter.

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  • Infy has a new CEO in Salil S Parekh
Infy has a new CEO in Salil S Parekh

Sahil Parekh was already a member of the Group Executive Board at French IT services company Capgemini . Prior to his work at Capgemini, where he has spent over 25 years, Parekh has also served as a partner at Ernst & Young, or EY, a multinational accounting firm and consultancy, according to his LinkedIn profile.

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  • Mueller removes Federal Bureau of Investigation agent from Russian Federation probe for anti-Trump messages
Mueller removes Federal Bureau of Investigation agent from Russian Federation probe for anti-Trump messages

But a former Obama administration Justice Department official, Matthew Miller, said Mr Trump's tweeted response may have "admitted to obstruction of justice". "Comey wrote in his opening testimony that Trump said: "'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go. Some conservatives encouraged Mr.

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  • Suspicious package found at German market
Suspicious package found at German market

Potsdam police said it was too soon who may have been responsible. Police were notified about the package after it was delivered to a pharmacy on the same street as the market at around 2:30 p.m. "The investigations are still just beginning", Schröter said, adding that the powder might be a fake created to look like a bomb. "If it was really exp...

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  • Long Island iced tea for $1 at Applebee's
Long Island iced tea for $1 at Applebee's

Applebee's offered a similar promotion with $1 margaritas - the " Dollarita " - in October. And for good reason - you can't get a deal like that anywhere. As you may (or may not) have surmised from the name, its a Long Island Iced Tea for just a dollar! The deal is only at participating restaurants, though.

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  • Industrial Strategy: More energy intensive firms to be exempt from policy costs?
Industrial Strategy: More energy intensive firms to be exempt from policy costs?

The strategy will help these sectors grow and equip businesses for future opportunities, backed by private sector co-investment. The new "Transforming food production: from farm to fork" programme aims to boost sustainable agricultural practices, by increasing incentives for producers to embrace innovative technologies and techniques.

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  • Volcano erupts again in Indonesia's Bali
Volcano erupts again in Indonesia's Bali

KLM, Qantas, AirAsia, and Virgin were among the airlines that canceled flights, which included travel to Australia, the Netherlands and Malaysia. 30 p.m. "There has not been an increase in seismic and volcanic activity after the [Tuesday] eruption and until this afternoon", according to the agency's statement , adding that it had not changed its...

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  • CBS is blacked out on Dish Network days before Thanksgiving
CBS is blacked out on Dish Network days before Thanksgiving

Dish Network and CBS Corp. worked through Thanksgiving to resolve a fee dispute that returned CBS channels to the air for Dish customers late Thursday. The CBS blackout on Dish came amid much tension between network owners like CBS and pay-TV distributor such as Dish. Dish added that "terms of the agreement were not disclosed".

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  • Here Are Amazon's Best Black Friday TV Deals
Here Are Amazon's Best Black Friday TV Deals

Adobe Insights, which measures 80 percent of online transactions at 100 major USA retailers, said mobile transactions are "hitting record highs" this holiday season. Cyber Monday began in 2005 as a way to promote online retail, and the annual shopping day has grown from year-to-year. "You don't have to deal with the crowds and the deals are, b...

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  • ISPA supports changes to broadband ad rules
ISPA supports changes to broadband ad rules

ISPA ( Internet Services Providers' Association) has welcomed changes to the broadband advertising rules. In a joint statement, the companies said the watchdog has "failed in its duty to protect what is undeniably in consumers' best interests - the transparency around the services they are being sold by technology providers".

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  • Thomas Cook shares tumble as United Kingdom profits drop 40 percent
Thomas Cook shares tumble as United Kingdom profits drop 40 percent

The company also pointed to a surge in costs from fraudulent illness claims and a big bill supporting 10,000 customers caught up in Hurricane Irma , which devastated parts of the Caribbean and the U.S. Thomas Cook shares took a hit on Wednesday. Demand for holidays in both countries had fallen after terror attacks. "As soon as Turkey, Egypt and...

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  • Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?
Does vodka actually make you more aggressive?

Mark Bellis has set out to prove that changes in the behavior of a drunken man do not occur randomly, and depending on what kind of alcoholic beverage he had consumed. "Such prices can encourage consumption at levels harmful to the health of the drinker and through violence and injuries also represent a risk to the people around them".

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  • CT attorney general investigating Uber breach: spokeswoman
CT attorney general investigating Uber breach: spokeswoman

Among those, the hackers stole 600,000 driver's license numbers of drivers for the company. Uber chief executive Data Khosrowshahi , who took on the role in September this year, told Bloomberg: "None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it".

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  • IPhone X Assembled With Illegal Student Labor
IPhone X Assembled With Illegal Student Labor

The students, whose ages range from 17 to 19, told the paper they were informed that a "three-month stint" working on the iPhone assembly line was a "work experience" requirement they had to fulfill in order to graduate from Zhengzhou Urban Rail Transit School.

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  • Coffee oil-based biofuel to run London's buses
Coffee oil-based biofuel to run London's buses

Oil giant Shell and United Kingdom start-up bio-bean have teamed up on a project to provide a low carbon biofuel for London buses that contains waste coffee grounds collected from high-street retailers. Bio-bean, a technology company that recycles ground coffee, said it has produced enough coffee oil to run one bus in the capital for a year. Re...

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  • The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations
The Tesla Semi already has some big-name reservations

Tesla also showed a second, smaller truck model they described as a "pickup". "If you order now, get a truck in two years", he said. Leading up to the event, there was speculation that Tesla might deal with the range problem by devising some kind of battery swapping service at truck stops, but there was no mention of this on Thursday.

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  • ME unemployment dips to 3.5% in October
ME unemployment dips to 3.5% in October

Breaking down the numbers, the private sector added 4,300 jobs while government jobs declined by 2,900. The September estimate was revised to a gain of 10,300 jobs. Last month's rate is well below the state's October 2016 rate of 6.1 percent. However, the number of unemployed in OH has increased by 11,000 in the past 12 months, from 285,000 in Oc...

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  • AAA: 2017 to have most Thanksgiving travelers in 12 years
AAA: 2017 to have most Thanksgiving travelers in 12 years

Nationwide, 51 million people will be traveling between November 22-26, AAA predicts. Road trip ready: 89 percent of all travelers - 45.5 million - are planning a Thanksgiving road trip, an increase of 3.2 percent over past year. airports over the holiday period. "With more money in their pockets, consumers are willing to spend on air trave...

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  • Oil rises as expected extension of OPEC cuts counters rising U.S. supplies
Oil rises as expected extension of OPEC cuts counters rising U.S. supplies

This week has so far seen several oil market-quakes that have affected prices seriously enough for EIA's figures to add their own force to the blows rattling the markets. "I think this group of committed and responsible producers came together. and I think they will continue to do what it takes to take us to the next level", he said at an worldwide...

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  • How Walmart Earnings Beat Estimates
How Walmart Earnings Beat Estimates

Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has invested 0.34% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE: WMT ). Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 3,892 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $252,000 after purchasing an additional 235 shares in the last quarter.

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  • Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'
Chevrolet Debuts 755-Horsepower Corvette ZR1 In Flashy 'Sebring Orange'

To get these insane numbers, Chevrolet had to bring in a completely new supercharger that offers 52-percent more displacement than that of the old Z06 LT4. To that end there are no less than 13 heat-exchanging units, including four new radiators. That bigger supercharger meant a taller engine altogether, one that wouldn't clear the hood; so, wh...

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  • Uber Slapped with Class-Action Lawsuit over Rape, Violence
Uber Slapped with Class-Action Lawsuit over Rape, Violence

The lawsuit , filed in the Northern District of California on Tuesday, is on behalf of women passengers who experienced " rape , sexual assault , physical violence or gender-motivated harassment " by Uber drivers . One of the reasons Uber's background checks on drivers are so faulty is keeping costs down, women allege. The lawsuit hits Uber...

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  • Airbus Stuns With Historic Order After Boeing Took Early Lead In Dubai
Airbus Stuns With Historic Order After Boeing Took Early Lead In Dubai

Together, the orders totaled $76.5 billion, which set a new record. Veteran airline investor Bill Franke looked set to place a historic $40 billion order for around 400 Airbus jets, shaking up the low-priced industry and turning the annual race between Airbus and Boeing for plane orders on its head.

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  • Hasbro reportedly makes a takeover bid for struggling rival Mattel
Hasbro reportedly makes a takeover bid for struggling rival Mattel

Shares in Mattel reacted positively to the news as they shot up by 24% during Friday afterhours trading. Hasbro's approach to Mattel was made recently, one of the people said. Joe, Nerf, Transformers and My Little Pony. The company reported a decline in sales after Toys R' Us filed for bankruptcy in September . Mattel in late October repo...

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  • Restaurants Offer Freebies For Veterans, Active Duty Military Members
Restaurants Offer Freebies For Veterans, Active Duty Military Members

Chili's: Free meal from a special menu. Free small wings - traditional or boneless - and a side of fries on Saturday, November 11. Wienerschnitzel is offering a deal for veterans on November 11. Get a free a "bloomin' onion" and non-alcoholic beverage at Outback Steakhouse on November 11 if you are a veteran or an active service ...

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  • JC Penney Comp Store Growth Higher Than Expected
JC Penney Comp Store Growth Higher Than Expected

C. Penney Company, Inc . Telsey Advisory maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $11.0 target in Monday, January 9 report. J.C. Penney president and CEO Marvin Ellison at the J.C. If you are viewing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of global trademark and copyright law. With the PPOH below...

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  • Nvidia Climbs To Record High On Upbeat Q3 Results
Nvidia Climbs To Record High On Upbeat Q3 Results

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 6 by Bank of America. This analyst is not the only one cautiously optimistic on the chip maker, with TipRanks analytics exhibiting NVDA as a Buy. According to Colette Kress, chief financial officer for Nvidia , the cryptocurrency market is "volatile" and thus will not affect the company's foc...

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  • Macy's Inc Stock Surges on Earnings - Enjoy it While it Lasts
Macy's Inc Stock Surges on Earnings - Enjoy it While it Lasts

Shares of Nordstrom fell as much as 7.6 percent to $37 in late trading after the results were released. Macy's sales fell as it had a hard time pulling shoppers through its doors and Kohl's reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, underscoring just how challenging the holiday shopping season will be for department store chains.

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  • Uber's Flying Taxi Service Faces Many Hurdles, Even With NASA's Help
Uber's Flying Taxi Service Faces Many Hurdles, Even With NASA's Help

Eric Garcetti, mayor of LA, said the city is the "perfect" place to test the new service. The company's plans may cause some skepticism considering 2020 is only two years away. Uber doesn't think so. And it seems that Uber has been making the moves to ensure it will happen. Uber is working with NASA to develop software for managing l...

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  • Marissa Mayer testimony: I don't know how Yahoo hack happened
Marissa Mayer testimony: I don't know how Yahoo hack happened

Congress grilled Mayer on why it took so long to let users know about the breach and why Yahoo! underestimated the number of accounts affected. Mayer apologized during the hearing . "Unfortunately, while all our measures helped Yahoo successfully defend against the barrage of attacks by both private and state-sponsored hackers, Russian agents in...

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  • Rivals AMD, Intel partner to take on Nvidia
Rivals AMD, Intel partner to take on Nvidia

Size comparison between a standard implementation of discrete GPU and CPU on a laptop against the upcoming 8th Gen Intel Core processor with semi-custom AMD Radeon chip and HBM2 memory. We have some HUGE news for you in the computing world and it is sure to rock long-standing factions that have stood behind Intel and AMD processors to...

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  • Qatar Airways buys 9.6% stake in Cathay
Qatar Airways buys 9.6% stake in Cathay

This investment further supported Qatar Airways' investment strategy which already included a 20 per cent investment in International Airlines Group, 10 per cent in LATAM Airlines Group and 49 per cent in Meridiana. Separately, Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said: "Qatar Airways is very pleased to complete its financial investment i...

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  • Deontay Wilder's chilling tweet prior to knocking out Bermane Stiverne
Deontay Wilder's chilling tweet prior to knocking out Bermane Stiverne

I shouldn't really tell you the reply, but it was 'I'll eat him, ' and the size difference is huge. The finish came soon-after when, with just seconds left in the opening period, Wilder jerked his way on to the inside and loaded up on a jolting right uppercut that left Stiverne sprawled on the canvas unable to continue.

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