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by | January 05, 2018 | 18:21

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has expressed his interest in cryptocurrency and its potential to fix Facebook's "important issues". "Recognizing its power, and understanding how that power can be used for both good and potentially bad purposes and doing something about that is probably Facebook's biggest challenge", said Williamson.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:18

The flight was one of dozens that were diverted as powerful winds and heavy snow closed runways at some of the busiest airports along the East Coast, including several worldwide long-haul flights. The airline announced last night that yesterday's BW 526, from Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Guyana to JFK had been cancelled along with BW 017, also yesterday, from Kingston to JFK.

by | January 05, 2018 | 18:14

It will close in early April, according to a statement from the company. It includes two Kmart stores in Cumberland and Dauphin counties and a Sears store in York County. Eligible employees will receive severance and all employees can apply for openings at other stores. Sears said the move allows it to continue to "right size" its store footprint.

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:46

Mira took to Twitter on Thursday to say that her love for her father had grown after his public declaration. Mira Sorvino told The New Yorker in October that while promoting Mighty Aphrodite at the 1995 Toronto International Film Festival, Weinstein "started massaging my shoulders, which made me very uncomfortable , and then tried to get more physical, sort of chasing me around".

by | January 05, 2018 | 16:32

While it may not be all that surprising to hear that the liberal island country, located in the North Atlantic Ocean and composed of over 320,000 people, has implemented another attempt to bridge its longstanding wage gap (the nation has been ranked as the world's most gender-equal country by the World Economic Forum for the last nine years , after all), the new law ultimately ensures a major win for women.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:50

Last year's 'bots were focused on guiding passengers around the airport and cleaning up after them. The South Korean firm says that the CLOi range will sit alongside the LG ThinQ range, being LG's brand for consumer-focused AI gadgets. LG's new Porter Robot will even carry your suitcase around, but I'm sure it'll be carry-on size only and not your huge suitcase, or two, or five. LG wants to eliminate the long wait and slow service that consumers experience when they stay at hotels.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:35

Through its Roku TV , Roku OS and Roku Connect programs, the California technology company is working on driving a new era of whole-home entertainment. Since going public, shares have soared 122%, compared with 7% for the S&P 500, as Wall Street has embraced the underdog story of an independent tech company more than holding its own against deep-pocketed rivals.

by | January 05, 2018 | 15:32

In a news conference last week the Pakistani military spokesman, Gen. Asif Ghafoor said Pakistan wouldn't bow to coercion. "The administration is withholding $255 million in assistance to Pakistan ". The haphazard nature of Thursday's announcement suggested it had been hastily arranged rather than developed through a traditional policy process. But Pakistan's military establishment and its frontmen on social media and television talk shows were aflame with angry responses , with much ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 14:28

The British vehicle industry association says automobile sales in the country fell in 2017 for the first time in six years and are set to fall further this year largely because of subdued economic growth. This swell of imports has hit the Irish motor trade hard, with claims that imports are chiefly responsible for the ten per cent dip in new cars sales here past year.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:10

Health Minister Greg Hunt said the changes are actually a significant step for Australia's domestic patients and domestic supply. "We have some of the best farmers in the world, we have some of the most secure conditions for the production of medicinal cannabis in the world", he said.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:09

The new investment, which will be finalized in January, was based on calculations valuing Uber at $48 billion, Bloomberg said. Kalanick left his post as chief executive of the company a year ago following a family tragedy and a stream of scandals at Uber.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:16

And while President Trump took credit on Tuesday for the USA safety record, in a tweet stating that he'd been "very strict on Commercial Aviation", airline accidents have actually been on a consistent global decline since 1992. In the US, it has been 4½ years - Barack Obama was starting his second term as president - since the last deaths involving a scheduled passenger airline.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:55

Shapiro speculated that concerns about violence might have dissuaded Pai from appearing. The CTA issued a terse statement noting PAI's cancellation, adding, "We look forward to our next opportunity to host a technology policy discussion with him before a public audience".

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:23

On Wednesday, AlphabInc's Google and other security researchers disclosed two major chip flaws , one called Meltdown affecting only Intel Corp chips and one called Spectre affecting almost all computer chips made in the last decade. And new variants of attacks may very well circumvent the protections companies have put together during the last few months during which the exploits were kept secret.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:53

The Kmart at 1400 Wildcat in Portland, Texas is on the list of store closures. Early in December, it was a full $1 more per share. The Illinois-based company, which owns both Sears and Kmart brands, issued a news release Thursday with a list of stores it plans to close by May.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:43

The West Coast burger institution began offering hot chocolate as a regular menu item on January 1, according to at least one San Diego location. In-N-Out has added a new item to its famously simple menu for the first time in 15 years. " This is actually the return of hot cocoa ", she said . The cocoa is from Ghirardelli and yes, they serve it with marshmallows. Eater.com reported that the chain would give free hot cocoa to kids under 12 on rainy days.

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:04

The MPs say that all of these cups should be recycled by 2023 - or the Government should step in and ban them. It follows research which shows the United Kingdom throws away 2.5 billion paper cups every year, with many consumers believing they are being recycled when less than 1 per cent actually are.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:51

Carriers will be able to sell advanced services like virtual reality, 4K video and enable self-driving cars through upcoming faster connections. AT&T said it also plans to trial 5G technology with businesses of all sizes across multiple industries , not just mobile consumers.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:29

Tesla also stressed that they have been on the grind and noted that they have made "major progress" in terms of their widely criticized production bottlenecks which is the main reason for the failed delivery marks they have past year. Tesla has pointed a finger at "production bottlenecks" for its shortcomings on achieving Model 3 targets, of which the company notes that "major progress" has been accomplished.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:24

The other 10 Macy's stores to close in the coming months are at Laguna Hills Mall in Laguna Hills, California; Westside Pavilion in Los Angeles; Novato (Furniture) in Novato, California; Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco; The Oaks Mall in Gainesville; Magic Valley Mall in Twin Falls, Idaho; Honey Creek Mall in Terre Haute, Indiana; Birchwood Mall in Fort Gratiot Township, Michigan; Fountain Place in Cincinnati; and Burlington Town Center in Burlington, Vermont, the company said.

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:15

Ripple's technology allows transfers to be processed much faster than bitcoin's meaning that in theory it should be able to scale much larger. It ended the year up more than 1 300%. According to data site CoinMarketCap , the entire cryptocurrency market has recovered gradually over the last week from the epic correction on December 22 a year ago, which saw the total cap plunge more than 30 percent from around $648 billion to as low as $422 billion.

by | January 03, 2018 | 00:40

The lottery offices are now open for business, although it would be later this week before the money is available for collection. THE winning EuroMillions ticket worth €38.9million was sold in a Dublin shop, Lotto bosses have revealed. The winning numbers were 04,08,22,23,48 and the lucky stars were 01 and 12. "This has been an unbelievable year for our EuroMillions players and what a way to finish with our third jackpot victor on Friday", said Lottery CEO Dermot Griffin.

by | January 03, 2018 | 00:07

The institutional investor held 12,640 shares of the aerospace company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.21M, up from 9,192 at the end of the previous reported quarter. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of QCOM in report on Friday, September 29 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2.

by | January 02, 2018 | 21:18

Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC) has risen 24.08% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.03% the S&P500. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX ) has declined 8.26% since January 2, 2017 and is downtrending. 1832 Asset Management L.P. increased its stake in shares of Barrick Gold Corporation by 11.4% in the third quarter. In general, a company with a score closer to 0 would be seen as undervalued, and a score closer to 100 would indicate an overvalued company.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:25

The bank had fixed Rs 5,000 for metro, Rs 3,000 for urban, Rs 2,000 for semi-urban and Rs 1,000 for rural customers as minimum balance to be maintained by them. The Ministry data showed the bank charged ₹1,771.67 crore from customers on account of non-maintenance of minimum average balance between April and November 2017.

by | January 02, 2018 | 19:25

Maruti Suzuki India's domestic sales rose 12.1% to 1.19 lakh units in December 2017 over December 2016. The company, a joint venture between Volvo Group and Eicher Motors, had sold 4,071 units in December 2016, VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) said in a statement.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:44

Now, Airtel offers 14 GB more data per month as compared to the similar data pack priced at Rs 799 on Jio, thanks to an additional 0.5 GB per day. At the same price, Jio's recharge pack offers 3 GB of 4G data per day. Reliance Jio beats Vodafone by double the 4G download speed as Jio recorded 21.8 Mbps of download speed while Vodafone delivered a maximum of 9.9 Mbps download speed.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:02

Aside from the new theme option for iOS users, Android users received an upgrade alongside them considering that it was already customizable in the previous version of the app. Now users can simply swipe left on a message to reply in a chat. This is going to allow you to be more social and productive since it allows for super quick replies to the messages on your Telegram account.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:52

On Dec. 22, President Donald Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law, cutting tax rates for businesses and offering some temporary cuts for some individuals and families. Shell ( RDSa.L ) said last week it would incur a one-off charge of $2-$2.5 billion, although the new legislation would have a "favorable" impact on earnings.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:08

The Dutch aviation consulting firm To70 and the Aviation Safety Network (ASN) both confirmed that there had been no commercial passenger jet fatalities in 2017. "2017 was the safest year for aviation ever ", Adrian Young of To70 told the Reuters news agency. A further 35 persons were killed on the ground following these accidents.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:34

About 9.70M shares traded. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Janus Henderson Group PLC Has $780.95 Million Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA )" was reported by The Lincolnian Online and is the sole property of of The Lincolnian Online.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:29

He shot to fame on app Vine where he shared sex-second comedy videos before moving on to YouTube where he has made a 15-minute show every day for more than 460 days. We warn readers that the footage shown in the video linked above is graphic, so viewer discretion is advised. Although the video wasn't monetized and begins and ends with messages urging viewers with mental health problems to seek help, Paul has been accused of exploiting a person's suicide.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:07

Family members and media reports identified four of the victims Cousins' two sons, his fiancée and her daughter. The incident has similarities to a crash involving another CHC-2 Beaver plane in Canada in August 2015. The firm said it was suspending all operations until further notice and was helping police with the investigation into the cause of the crash. "There appeared to be a silhouette or outline of a small aircraft but it appeared to be submerged in deep water", he said.

by | January 02, 2018 | 11:53

Bruce Williamson, of campaign group Railfuture, said: It's no wonder that poor value for money is the number one concern of rail travellers, with British rail fares amongst the most expensive in Europe. It's time for the Government and private rail companies to step up and give the passengers the service they deserve at a price they deserve, he added.

by | January 02, 2018 | 08:06

The start of legal retail cannabis sales on Monday comes more than two decades after California paved the way for legal weed by passing the first medical marijuana law in the U.S. "Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspensions and other expenses that can exceed 10,000 dollars", said the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department.