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Broadcom proposes $130 billion deal to buy Qualcomm

Qualcomm is preparing to fend off the unsolicited offer, arguing it undervalues the company, people familiar with the plans have said. Reports claim the merger between Broadcom and Qualcomm would create a company with a market capitalisation of more than $200 billion and would be one of the biggest takeovers in technology sector history. Read More »

FOX Is in Talks to Sell Most Assets to Disney


The fact that Disney and Fox were in talks in the first place would indicate that there remains a chance, however slight, that the studios might yet come to an agreement. If and when Disney is back in possession of the rights that 21st Century Fox now holds, it would mean that Marvel Studios could finally bring a number of classic Marvel properties such as the X-Men and the Fantastic Four into its shared cinematic universe. Read More »

Diesel registrations fall by 30% in October

Registrations so far in 2017 have dropped by 4.6% compared to the same point in 2016. As a result of the seemingly terminal decline in diesel vehicle registrations, the SMMT is calling for the government to reassure buyers that there will be no bans, charges or other restrictions place on the latest diesel cars in the future. Read More »

Netflix subscribers targeted in yet another email scam


If updated, the scammers successfully steal the subscriber's personal information. In its Help Centre, Netflix states they "will never ask for payment information to be sent to [them] over email". With the detailed data the fake website form asks for: address; credit card details; driver's license; mother's maiden name; etc, the scammers could potentially execute an identity theft and gain access to the victim's bank accounts as well as their credit cards. Read More »

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border


The kingdom's top council of clerics was quick to throw its support behind the royal decree, tweeting shortly after the announcement: "Fighting corruption is an obligation in Islamic sharia [law], a requirement of national interest, and combating it is just as important as the fight against terrorism". Read More »

What you need to know about the ACA this enrollment period


Some changes this year will compound the confusion, such as federal funding cuts, a shortened enrollment period of six weeks and website maintenance for that will keep people from accessing the site the morning enrollment opens and a few days during the enrollment period. Read More »

Patients at Children's Methodist celebrate Halloween early


Carey Ehlert, a neonatologist at Children's Hospital. IHOP offering free food on Halloween , and making it okay for kids to play with their food. Recovery Sports Grill : Kids eat free off the kid's menu on Halloween when in costume . The president of McAlister's Deli , Paul Macaluso, recently said, "McAlister's is proud to offer something delicious for every member of the family and our restaurant employees always look forward to seeing the creative costumes on Halloween! ". Read More »

Jeff Bezos Just Passed Bill Gates For World's Richest Person

Jeff Bezos became the richest man on Tlön for the second time this year. Amazon stock rocketed 13 per cent on Friday, the biggest jump in 2.5 years, fattening Bezos' portfolio by an extra $10.4 billion in a matter of hours. Mr Bezos's growing fortune is likely to antagonise tax authorities around the world, which accuse Amazon of aggressively avoiding tax. But Gates also got a boost as Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) stock rose 7 percent. Read More »

Manchester United vs Tottenham match preview


It's a minor injury, very small, but we can not take the risk for tomorrow. "But tomorrow, it is impossible". Spurs have been here before, as recently as last season, when Kane missed eight Premier League fixtures, split into two blocks. Read More »

Amazon Delivers Strong Sales In Q3


Amazon reported net income of $256 million, or 52 cents per share, for the three months ending September 30. Operating income sank 40% to $347 million, and net income rose to $256 million, far above analysts' expectations. After years of losses, this is Amazon's 10th straight quarter reporting net income. Given Amazon's appetite for growth - even when it comes at the expense of near-term profitability - it seemed logical that Amazon might spend a significant sum integrating Whole Foods' ... Read More »

SAP Faces US Probe Over South African Corruption Allegations

Revelations contained in the #GuptaLeaks emails revealed that giant German software group SAP agreed to pay 10% "sales commission" to a company controlled by the Guptas in order to clinch Transnet business. "We can not emphasize enough how seriously the SAP executive Board takes these allegations, or how committed we are to managing this process in a transparent, ethical and responsible way", SAP Executive board member Adaire Fox-Martin told reporters in Johannesburg. Read More »

World's billionaires have more money than GDP of the whole European Union!


The new billionaires created in 2016 employ at least 2.8 million people. The report also predicts that $2.4 trillion of billionaire wealth will be transferred in the next two decades, up from $2.1 trillion a year ago. That is, entrepreneurial billionaires beat the markets by being in industries that posted above-average gains in 2016. For another, the MSCI All-Country World Index advanced 8.5% in 2016 and tacked on 17.8% for 2017 through September 29, per MSCI Inc . Read More »

British auto created to reach 1000mph tested on runway


Over 20 years later, he will be making the first public tests of a auto created to go over 1000mph. The vehicle will be tested on a runway at Newquay Airport, reports BBC News , and will be piloted by RAF Wing Commander Andy Green , who set the current land speed record of 763mph in 1997. Read More »

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) stands 13.17% away from 50 SMA


S. R. Schill & Associates lifted its position in Caterpillar by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. Shares of Caterpillar ( CAT ) traded down 0.59% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $137.42. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Caterpillar will post $5.29 EPS for the current fiscal year. (NASDAQ:AKRX) on Friday, October 20 with "Hold" rating. Read More »

Amazon Is No Longer Selling Wine, But Prime Now Users Are Safe


There are an estimated 85 million Prime members in the USA, a huge and mostly higher-income group that could help build up Whole Foods' sales. You can still place orders on Amazon Wine through December 31, and the company is still very much in the wine game by way of Prime Now (hour delivery for the win) and Amazon Fresh (their grocery delivery service), both of which get wine - and beer and liquor, in some places - to you faster than Amazon Wine could. Read More »

E-cigarettes banned where regular cigarettes are banned in NY

perth_map provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the legislation on Monday. Electronic nicotine and vapor delivery systems, which include e-cigarettes, vaping pens, e-hookah and similar devices, typically contain nicotine. Read More »

Fox knew of Bill O'Reilly harassment settlement before renewing contract

Despite this, in February 21st Century Fox went forward with contract negotiations to renew O'Reilly with the network with a $25 million per year salary. that is out of context, false, defamatory , and obviously created to embarrass Bill O'Reilly and to keep him from competing in the marketplace". As part of the settlement, Wiehl agreed to destroy messages and photos from O'Reilly that could back up her complaints, and to keep silent on the issue, the newspaper reported. Read More »

Institutional Investors Are Crazy For Coca Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (NASDAQ:COKE)


Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.'s holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $12,213,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. In the transaction dated August 11, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Senior Vice President; Long Robert Edward disposed a total of 26,470 shares at an average price of $45.88, amounting to approximately $1,214,444. Read More »

Tale of the Tape: Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVE) Moves 1.95%


Fmr Llc owns $528.92 million in Cenovus Energy Inc ., which represents roughly 4.38% of the company's market cap and approximately 7.92% of the institutional ownership. Looking at a shorter time period, shares have been seen -16.45% away from the 50 day high and 3.41% off the 50 day low price.Covering sell-side analysts have recently weighed in on shares of CEMEX, C.V. Read More »

Oil prices buoyed by persistent Middle East tensions


CST (11:35 GMT), up by about a third from its mid-year levels. Oil prices traded higher Wednesday, supported by ongoing political tensions in the Middle East. The group is managing the global glut of crude oil after noticing the prices halve and revenues dip sharply in the recent times. Last Friday U.S. President Donald Trump refused to certify Iran's compliance over a nuclear deal, leaving Congress 60 days to decide further action against Tehran. Read More »

British pound sinks as BOE members signal unwillingness to raise rates


The sterling was lower against the USA dollar near midday on Tuesday after Ramsden's comments, trading at $1.1765. "The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers' housing costs (CPIH) 12-month inflation rate was 2.8% in September 2017, up from 2.7% in August 2017; it was the last higher in March 2012", the ONS said. Read More »

Hartley confirmed for F1 drive

As a former F1 test driver for STR, parent team Red Bull , and Mercedes , Hartley chased the grand prix dream through 2013, but turned his attention to worldwide sports vehicle racing once it became apparent transitioning to a full-time ride was not in the cards. Read More »

Facebook Delivers Both Food and Elections Now


To get it working, you'll need to find the Explore tab. "You can even check out what your friends have to say about a restaurant before you order your food". According to a press release , you can only order from restaurants that are already offering takeout and delivery through one of those services. Facebook is not the only tech company to do this. Read More »

Hurricane Ophelia strengthens to Category 2 storm, NHC says


The hurricane is expected to weaken somewhat Friday night but remain a hurricane for the next couple of days. Met Eireann has issued a Status Yellow national weather warning for the development of Hurricane Ophelia that is set to pass close to Ireland on Monday . Read More »

'Business as usual:' Mall manager reacts to Sears Canada news

A customers enters the Sears store in North Vancouver, British Columbia.Thomson ReutersOct 10 ( Reuters ) - Sears Canada will seek court approval to liquidate all its remaining stores and assets after the 65-year-old retail chain failed to reach an agreement to continue to operate. Read More »

Wal-Mart promises 35 second in store returns


As shoppers continue to demand that every aspect of their experience be quick, easy and free of friction, Walmart has been transforming retail with unique, technology-powered offerings like Online Grocery Pickup, Pickup Towers, Mobile Express Money Services and free two-day shipping without a membership fee. Read More »

Netflix is getting more expensive in the UK


Netflix has announced an increase in subscription prices for USA customers. Well, the media company is willing to invest in that, even up to billions of dollars, but the drawback is that they will apparently be increasing the prices for their middle and top tier plans as part of that move. Read More »

Were Analysts Bullish Carr's Group PLC (LON:CARR) This Week?


Credit Suisse maintained the shares of BRBY in report on Friday, September 8 with "Outperform" rating. They now have a GBP 41.00p price target on the stock. Tradewinds Management, a Washington-based fund reported 1,500 shares. Barclays Public Limited Com accumulated 633 shares or 0% of the stock. Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.04% or 962,863 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Uber to go public in 2019 after board shakeup


Benchmark helped force out Mr. Kalanick as chief executive in June. According to Bloomberg , " Uber Technologies Inc. directors plan to vote Tuesday on board reforms and whether to pursue a major stock deal with SoftBank Group Corp ". Read More »

Wells Fargo CEO Faces Calls to Resign on Capitol Hill


The Company's subsidiaries hold patents that support over four IP licensing programs that it owns and manages, such as digital media , digital cinema, wireless technologies, and memory and storage technologies. Shares of Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) traded down 0.9466% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $55.0539. Wafra Inv Advisory Group Incorporated Inc invested in 193,154 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Read More »

General Motors to Release 20 Electric Cars by 2023


Fletcher said GM is planning to introduce the new vehicles in key, hot-selling segments such as crossovers and SUVs. The plan revealed today calls for General Motors to launch at least 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023. Engineers and designers will build on GM's electric lineup from there, the automaker said. There have been a lot of new pushes to take the electric cars to the next level. Read More »

Another Ex-VW Exec Arrested In Germany Over Emissions


With the additional charges, the German auto maker has increased its provisions to cover the costs of the diesel scandal to EUR25.1 billion , ($29.67 billion ) from EUR22.6 billion previously. In the United States, where the diesel test-cheating scandal originated, the carmaker must also provide hardware fixes and in some cases buy back cars. Read More »

Roku connects with investors in debut, shares up 16.6 percent


The company's revenue comes from the sale of Roku TV streaming devices, advertising and subscriptions. Its streaming service offers users access to programming from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Video, HBO and more. Securities and Exchange Commission. This includes ad sales on advertising-supported channels, but also licensing fees, fees for placement in the Roku channel store and more. Read More »

Sessions: Free speech under attack by political correctness


Law students and faculty demonstrate at Georgetown University on September 26, 2017 , before U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session gives a talk about free speech on college campuses. "But if they take a provocative stand, they can expect to be condemned". "They held signs that proclaimed, "DEPORT HATE", FREE SPEECH IS NOT HATE SPEECH", and "Sessions is afraid of questions". Read More »

Wpp Plc (WPP) Shares Up 2.5%


This represents a yield of 2.02%. The stock decreased 2.36% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $59.28. Shares of Deccan Gold Mines Ltd (DECNGOLD.BO) have a 7-day moving average of 40.58. The stock of Wilmington PLC (LON:WIL) earned "Buy" rating by Peel Hunt on Monday, July 17. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Buy" on Thursday, May 18. Read More »

Toys R Us lodges for insolvency ahead of holiday season


Toys "R" Us may be filing for bankruptcy ahead of the holiday season, and it's causing shares for two major USA toy companies to drop - Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. The place that may bring back some quality memories of picking out all of your favorite toys had some serious debt to pay off after a buyout and competition from warehouse and online retailers. Read More »

Politics makes appearance quickly at Emmy Awards

The surprise appearance caused jaws to drop around the auditorium. 'Why didn't you give him an Emmy? "Shorter @ seanspicer: "I was in on the joke!' But, it wasn't a joke". Need a crowd-size estimate? "Both in person and around the world!" "Wow, that really soothes my fragile ego", the host deadpanned, before pointing at Spicer and saying, "Melissa McCarthy everyone, give it up", as Spicer laughed and shook his head. Read More »

Theresa May reacts to Donald Trump's 'unhelpful' London bombing tweet


Soon after 22 people were injured in the attack on a busy underground train in west London, Trump tweeted: "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist". White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster attempted to explain the President's morning assertion that culprits behind the explosion were known to British law enforcement, but offered little clarity. Read More »

How Analysts Rated Meggitt plc (LON:MGGT) Last Week?


Astrazeneca Plc Sp Adr now has $81.36 billion valuation. It closed at $15.92 lastly. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $44.91. United Utilities Group PLC (LON:UU)'s stock had its "hold" rating reissued by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued on Wednesday, September 6th. Read More »

Here's how analysts see Aviva plc (LON:AV) after this past week


Therefore 41% are positive. Angle PLC had 20 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Scripps has $29.0 highest and $19 lowest target. (NYSE:SOR). Capital Advsrs Limited Lc holds 0.02% or 1,480 shares in its portfolio. Invesco accumulated 154,370 shares. About 1,344 shares traded. UBS maintained Burberry Group plc (LON:BRBY) on Wednesday, October 12 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Census Bureau: US household income up 3.2%; poverty rate dips in Northeast


According to EPI's estimates, which compensates for the difference in income measurement before 2014, the median household earned about $59,992 in 2007, slightly more than the $59,039 reported in 2016. The share of blacks in poverty fell to 22% in 2016, down from 24.1% a year earlier. The rate for whites was 8.8% and for Asians 10.1%, both statistically the same as the year before. Read More »

China is shutting down domestic Bitcoin exchanges


If the Chinese government ultimately decides to handle the issue privately with its local trading platforms by cooperating with bitcoin exchange as it has done since November of 2016, bitcoin price will likely be able to recover beyond the $4,500 mark towards new all-time highs, given the successful short-term scaling of the bitcoin network through SegWit. Read More »

No. 6 USC knocks off No. 14 Stanford


USC took a 28-17 lead into the second half, but an interception by Alijah Holder at the goal line spoiled the Trojans' threat to extend the lead on their first series. Through 30 minutes Love has absolutely torched the USC defense to the tune of 141 yards and a touchdown. The tight end position is stocked with options, including freshman Colby Parkinson (three catches for 40 yards and two touchdowns), Kaden Smith and Dalton Schultz. Read More »