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Lyft plans to build own self-driving tech to rival Uber & Google


It's typically extremely expensive to develop self-driving vehicles because test fleets are needed, as well as specialized engineers who command huge salaries. But he said the technology has evolved so quickly, with such innovations as deep learning - a form of artificial intelligence that can respond to evolving situations - that it's easier to get started now. Read More »

Relx PLC (LON:REL) Rating Reiterated by Citigroup Inc


Beaufort Securities upgraded Inmarsat Plc to a buy rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 785 ($10.25) to GBX 950 ($12.41) in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. The Manitowoc Company, a provider of engineered lifting equipment for the construction industry. The Firm operates through the Marketing segment. Read More »

Jason Gillespie 'seriously considered' India head coach gig


Shastri will have to once again look to forge a successful partnership with Kohli after building a good working relationship when the former was the team director for 18 months before Kumble's appointment. "I try to better myself and learn what works for me", Umesh told India Today before departing for Sri Lanka . "We showed that we have the ability and we can win from any situation fighting back from hard moments". Read More »

Student Loan Assistance Trumps 401ks for Many Employees


These numbers come from court filings. Due to steep interest rates on private loans, borrowers can often end up paying hundreds, and in some cases thousands, of dollars in monthly payments. Judges have dismissed dozens of lawsuits brought by National Collegiate against student borrowers because the former lacked the documentation to prove that it owns the loans, according to the Times . Read More »

Blue Apron Feeling Black-and-Blue After Amazon Moves


Shares of Blue Apron now trades below its IPO price of $10 per share, a decline of about 33%. As Ruth pointed out, Blue Apron's customer acquisition costs are already out of control: " Blue Apron's marketing department is spending an exorbitant $94 per customer to get people to sign up for its service-and in the previous year, its customer growth rate has actually slowed". Read More »

Delta Responds To Ann Coulter Tantrum


Delta said it was "disappointed" in Ms. Coulter and called her actions "unnecessary and unacceptable". Delta said Coulter had originally booked a window seat in an exit row, but changed it to one in the aisle less than 24 hours before. Read More »

China's property development investment continues slower growth


New construction starts measured by floor area, a telling indicator of developer confidence, rose 14.0 percent in June, the highest since October 2016, according to Reuters calculations. "It's also encouraging to see more signs of rebalancing with the pickup in retail sales growth". A report on how - or if - the USA will react could come as early as this week. Read More »

Centre briefs all-party MPs on standoff with China


CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury made the remarks after the government briefed the Opposition on the standoff and also on the Kashmir issue . Sources said the opposition was informed about the ground situation in Dokalam area and what the government meant to do to de-escalate the border tension. Read More »

Citigroup Inc 2Q 2017, Wells Fargo & Co 2Q 2017 Earnings Reported


It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Its up 20.98% from 7.60M shares previously. Performance week shows a value of 0.07%, and the Performance for the Month is valued at 2.11%. The insider BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC sold 7.13M shares worth $383.92M. $13,576 worth of stock was sold by Gurwitz Norman H on Monday, January 30. 16,599 shares valued at $365,178 were sold by Wright Randy W. Read More »

Severe weather, flooding possible across southeast MI


Some roads are closed after recent heavy rains. The latest warning also includes Ontario, southeastern Monroe and Wayne counties. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area, especially of low-lying and poor-drainage areas in downtown Kannapolis. Read More »

Virat Kohli leads in congratulating Mithali Raj


In the first ball of the 35th over, Lanning picked up a single off Goswami to complete her fifty. Mitali Raj is not only a good One day or test player but also has also scored 1,708 runs in Twenty20 Internationals at an impressive average of 37.95. Read More »

Gymboree closing at West Acres Mall


The retailer is also closing its stores in Mankato and Medford. The list includes Gymboree stores at Destiny USA in Syracuse, Walden Galleria near Buffalo, Oakdale Mall in Johnson City and Wilton Mall in Saratoga Springs. Traditional retailers have been struggling to deal with strong competition from online companies and slowing mall traffic. The children's clothing retailer filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this year to help reduce its debt . Read More »

India buys first ever U.S. crude oil, to step up purchases


Short covering lifted prices in USA trading on Monday with WTI pushing to highs near $44.70 p/b before consolidation just below $44.50 p/b. Brent for September settlement increased 40 cents to $47.11 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Read More »

Honda links 11th USA death to faulty Takata airbags


A Florida man's attempt to fix a 2001 Honda Accord containing a recalled Takata airbag led to his death, according to Honda and the Associated Press . Owners can go online and subscribe to Honda service manuals and find out proper procedures for many repairs. The NHTSA said 2001-2003 model Honda and Acura vehicles have as high as a 50 per cent chance of a unsafe air bag inflator rupture in a crash. Read More »

Flight Attendant Smashes Wine Bottle on Unruly Passenger


Appearing on Friday in the US District Court in Seattle, Joseph Daniel Hudek from Florida, who was travelling on Delta Flight 129 from Seattle to Beijing, faced one count of interference with flight crew members for allegedly assaulting flight attendants. Read More »

U.S. bounces back, tops Spain to claim bronze medal in World Cup


Kentucky redshirt freshman Hamidou Diallo totaled nine points, four rebounds and two assists. Washington scored at least 20 points in two games and recorded one double-double. Following a Barrett basket, Canada led 15-14 with 2:33 left in the first quarter. Barrett, a 6-foot-7 wing who has Kentucky, Duke, Kansas, Arizona, and IN among some of his early recruiting leaders, was 10-of-18 from the field, 2-of-6 from the ac and 12-of-15 at the free-throw line. Read More »

Tillerson Set To Meet Poroshenko In First Official Visit To Ukraine

And we do not rule out that we'll be able to arrange a summit following these phone talks. The conflict, which has killed at least 10,000 people, as well as Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 have pushed ties between Moscow and the West to their lowest point since the Cold War. Read More »

A massive fire is consuming a construction site in Oakland


The building was going to be a multi-use residential building with parking. Oakland Interim Fire Chief Darin White said his department got a call from a "lone caller" reporting smoke from the project at 4:30 a.m. In the center of the flames is an unstable crane. A construction crane swung wildly above the massive blaze, threatening to collapse, as firefighters fought to control the flames. Read More »

Berlin-based SoundCloud lays off nearly half its staff


Soundcloud said it doubled its revenue in the past 12 months, but still needs to cut costs to ensure the long-term profitability of the business. The reduction in staff means SoundCloud is also closing its offices in San Francisco and London. Read More »

Tesla: Model 3 production starts Friday


Based on an average daily trading volume, of 10,215,288 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Biondo Investment Advisors LLC raised its stake in Tesla by 7.7% in the third quarter. "(TSLA) a $190.00 Price Target" was first published by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives. The legal version of this article can be read at Read More »

Still possess old demonetised notes? SC might come to your rescue!


The demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in November 2016 had caused a cash crunch in the country as the bills had made up almost 86% of the currency in circulation then. "One can not make people suffer if they have genuine reasons". If people were unable to deposit them by that day, they could do so till March 31, 2017 at RBI branches after complying with certain formalities. Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: Ford Motor Co


First Citizens Natl Bank And has 0.34% invested in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) for 89,732 shares. The auto manufacturer reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.45 by $0.25. United Bank VA's holdings in Ford Motor Company were worth $3,019,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Closely-held shares are those owned by insiders, major shareholders and employees, while restricted stock refers to insider shares that can not be ... Read More »

Samsung to Pump 19 Billion to Advance Memory Chip Industry

The new line adds to Samsung's production capacity for the advanced chip, which started being produced in the company's Hwaseong plant in Gyeonggi from December a year ago. The company held an internal ceremony to mark the start of the mass production with the attendance of around 100 executives. Samsung has been fabbing two new manufacturing plants for chips. Read More »

Qatar defiant as deadline nears to resolve Gulf rift


The diplomatic mission embassy was reacting on Sunday evening after the publications of calls to the Sudanese government by the Saudi ambassador in Khartoum to support the position of his government against Qatar which is accused of supporting terrorist groups. Read More »

Abu Dhabi airport now exempt from USA laptop ban


Etihad said Sunday that it welcomed the decision. The US ban, first announced in March , now applies to nonstop US-bound flights from nine global airports in Amman, Kuwait, Cairo, Istanbul, Jeddah, Riyadh, Casablanca, Doha and Dubai. airport. Etihad is the only airline that operates direct flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States. Following the decision, Etihad sent out emails to customers that read: "If you are planning to travel to the the near future, we wanted to let you ... Read More »

Serge Ibaka agrees to three-year deal to return to Toronto

His projected deal would be for three years at $27 million per season. Lowry is coming off arguably the best year of his career, setting new highs with 22.4 points per game and a 46.4 field goal percentage. Serge Ibaka has been in the National Basketball Association for eight seasons, long enough to face the unforgiving glare of expectations and nitpicking analysis. Read More »

Hong Kong in Photos: 1997 to 2017


Protesters fear Beijing's ruling Communist Party is increasing its control over the city's political and civil affairs, undermining a pledge to permit it retain its own legal and other institutions for 50 years. "Theoretically, the chief executive is a bridge between the central government and the Hong Kong people". They urged China to uphold the "one country, two systems" principle, guaranteed by the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration. Read More »

Nike confirms it is opening an Amazon shop


It is down 5.18% since June 30, 2016 and is uptrending. NIKE , Inc. (NYSE: NKE ) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -0.70%. Gvo Asset Management Ltd bought 105,410 shares as the company's stock declined 8.78% while stock markets rallied. Read More »

Warren Buffett buys 700 million shares in Bank of America


Berkshire Hathaway released a statement saying it would convert its preferred shares to common stock on the Charlotte based bank increases its dividend, which is planned for the beginning of the third quarter. The exercise price of the warrants will be about $7.14 a share, which is 71% below Thursday's closing price of $24.32. Bank of America this week was approved for a hike in the annual dividend to $0.48 per share vs. Read More »

Invests $454000 in Constellation Brands Inc (STZ)


On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Market Perform". (NYSE:STZ) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. Constellation Brands's dividend payout ratio is presently 27.59%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was reported by The Cerbat Gem and is the property of of The Cerbat Gem. Read More »

FBI questions US employees of Russian cyber firm Kaspersky Lab


Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., sponsored the proposed ban, which was added to the legislation before the Senate Armed Services Committee approved it unanimously Wednesday. The US government is reviewing whether to continue using Kaspersky's anti-malware software in its offices, with unsubstantiated claims floating around to the effect that Russian Federation is using the software to spy on the US. Read More »

Sprint in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast on wireless deal


Phone and utilities companies led US stock indexes lower in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors sized up the latest company and economic news. Wells Fargo Senior Analyst Jennifer Fritzsche noted Sprint has a history with the cable industry - the latter were original equity holders in Sprint PCS, she said. Read More »

Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Capitol on Wednesday


While Cuomo didn't tweet anything about the derailment, his last tweet on the status of the health care bill in Congress drew the ire of his constituents closer to home. The unsafe bill strips millions of New Yorkers of their health care in order to pay for tax cuts for the rich. The governor noted that more than 2,300 people in NY died of opioid overdoses in 2015 - surpassing the number of lives lost in motor vehicle crashes that year. Read More »

Western Digital says resubmitted bid with KKR for Toshiba's chip unit


The sale has received a lot of attention, with USA chipmaker Broadcom believed to have bid around $20bn for the unit with its partner Silver Lake, the United States private equity firm, while Western Digital and Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn have also reportedly bid $18bn each for the company. Read More »

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi makes two-day stop in Pakistan


Asserting that the US" ties with India and Pakistan were not a "zero-sum game', the White House has said that the Trump administration's priorities and the nature of relationship with the two countries were different. He said China has played a good role in regional cooperation in this regard. Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi , right, and Pakistan's adviser on foreign affairs Sartaj Aziz, left, leave after a press conference, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Read More »

Good turn-out for World Blood Donor Day


National Blood Donor week has seen Bendigo's Wayne Smith make his 301st donation. "We need to make people aware on the importance of saving lives". We hope that the stuff will get liked by you and will help you in being a part of this awareness program. The Indus Hospital's blood centre, started in 2013, collects and provides free of cost, safe blood to patients in nine hospitals. Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M


Alberre owns the store with his father, who has owned it for 26 years. The Powerball jackpot has grown up to $435 million, after more than two months without a victor. Chris Raff of Lincoln, Neb., hands a Powerball ticket to a customer in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 10, 2017. A SOLE winning lottery ticket in the U.S. Read More »

High Expectations For CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), But Is There Upside?


Barclays Capital has "Equalweight" rating and $23 target. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 19 by UBS. BTIG Research initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, August 25 report. The company has a market capitalization of $858.30 million, a PE ratio of 21.14 and a beta of 0.64. It has a 48.24 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had interests in 525 shopping center properties, aggregating 85.4 million square feet of gross leasable area, located in 34 states, ... Read More »

Russian Federation regrets new USA sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves


John McCainJohn McCainFrustrated Dems say Obama botched Russia response Coats: Trump seemed obsessed with Russia probe The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill MORE (R-Ariz.), who supports tougher sanctions Russia, said in a statement Friday that the administration "abjectly failed to deter Russian aggression" and "failed to impose any meaningful costs on Russia". Read More »

Chancellor Philip Hammond warns: We must avoid Brexit 'cliff edge'


The bloc would first seek to reach an agreement on European Union citizens rights , the UK's departure bill, and the future border between the Republic of Ireland, an European Union member, and Northern Ireland, a British region. Speaking to the BBC's "Andrew Marr show", Mr Hammond said: "No deal would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain, but there is a possible worse outcome and that is a deal that is deliberately structured to suck the lifeblood out of our economy over a period of ... Read More »

How safe are America's biggest banks? - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM


A Republican-sponsored measure would reduce the authority that regulators have and raise the level of assets for which banks would undergo the type of scrutiny that the stress tests employ. That's when the Fed will announce whether it has approved banks' requests to increase dividends or buy back shares. Although the banks, including household names like JPMorgan Chase & Co and Bank of America Corp, would suffer $383 billion in loan losses in the Fed's most severe scenario, their level ... Read More »

Ashby's flying start in America's Cup final

Two weeks ago, even before Team New Zealand had clinched a spot in the final, Spithill said at a news conference that the Kiwis made fundamental mistakes in losing two races in the round robins to Oracle. Fellow Aussie John Bertrand, who beat Dennis Conner in 1983 to end the New York Yacht Club's 132-year America's Cup winning streak, said Spithill "is confident in that space". Read More »

MSCI adds China A shares to index


MSCI's decision to give so-called Chinese "A" share the green light - after having rejected them for three years - represents a symbolic victory for the Chinese government, which has been working steadily over the past few years to open up its capital markets."This decision has broad support from global institutional investors with whom MSCI consulted, primarily as a result of the positive impact on the accessibility of the China A market", MSCI said in a statement. Read More »

Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation


Walmart , which gets more than half its revenue from groceries, has been expanding with its acquisition of past year and last week said it was buying online men's clothing seller Bonobos. "This might be an opportunity for consumers who have felt that Whole Foods is inaccessible", said Lauren Beitelspacher, a marketing professor at Babson College in MA. Read More »

Amazon Said To Plan Cuts To Shed Whole Foods' Pricey Image

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc. on Friday announced that it would buy Whole Foods Market Inc. for $13.7 billion and it is a step forward to embracing brick-and-mortar stores that the giant has recently been experimenting with. Whole Foods sent a letter to customers after the merger announcement, calling the agreement a new chapter in Whole Foods' history and an incredible opportunity. Read More »

Man Utd target Morata gets married in Venice

Calderon is quoted as saying by the Sun : " Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid ". The Spaniard has become frustrated with his lack of game time at the Bernabeu under boss Zinedine Zidane. According to reports in Spain, Jose Mourinho had been phoning the 24-year-old striker on a near daily basis to convince him that he will be the main man at United. Read More »

Congress Seeks Normalcy, Heads Back to Work Day After Shooting


Trump, who visited Scalise at the hospital on Wednesday, said the congressman was "in some trouble but he's going to be okay, we hope". A former congressman who formerly held the seat now held by Scalise says his condition is serious. The FBI said it was investigating the shooter's "activities and social media impressions in the months leading up to yesterday's incident". The U.S. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson signs extension with Hendrick Motorsports through '20

Hendrick Motorsports and defending NASCAR Cup Series champion Johnson have agreed to a three-year extension that will keep one of the most accomplished drivers in history behind the wheel through 2020, Hendrick Motorsports PR reports. Johnson, Hendrick and crew chief Chad Knaus have formed one of the most successful partnerships in any sport over the past 16 years, and the relentless consistency of the No. Read More »