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Iced tea company's stock shoots up after adding blockchain to its name

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Literally just say the word "blockchain", apparently. Those opportunities, which as of now haven't turned into solid partnerships or agreements, include a blockchain infrastructure developer in financial services, a London-based foreign-exchange services provider developing blockchain and cryprocurrency technology for financial markets, and a smart-contract platform. Read More »

AT&T to pay $1000 bonus due to tax cuts

Under the new plan, the top corporate tax rate in the USA will fall from 35% to 21%. Wells Fargo and Fifth Third Bancorp said they plan to hike their company-wide minimum wages to $15 an hour. " Today , Congress approved legislation representing the first comprehensive tax reform in a generation", AT&T said in a statement . With these investments, we expect to add thousands of new direct and indirect jobs. Read More »

Ryanair confirms it will recognise pilot unions

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He said the unions also reminded management they could reactive their intent to strike in the absence of a "timely agreement". Earlier this year, he argued that pilots' unions are a "busted flush" who "preside over the death of numerous flag carrier airlines". Read More »

DP World provides new funding for Virgin Hyperloop One

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On December 18, Virgin Hyperloop One announced the completion of third phase testing on the DevLoop , the world's first full-scale hyperloop test site. In a statement , Virgin Hyperloop One (as it is now called) said that the Series C funding was made by Caspian Venture Capital and DP World and brings its total investment since its founding in 2014 to just under $300m. Read More »

Campbell Soup, Snyder's-Lance shares rise on deal report

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Amplify's foods include Skinny Pop popcorn, Tyrrells potato chips and Oatmega protein bars. "This acquisition will dramatically transform Campbell, shifting our center of gravity and further diversifying our portfolio into the faster-growing snacking category", CEO Denise Morrison said in a statement Monday morning . Read More »

Union 'not in a position' to cancel strike by Ryanair pilots

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However, the airline had said that management would not be able to meet with IMPACT representatives until Wednesday. This afternoon, Ryanair released a statement saying that have offered to meet with IMPACT members on Tuesday, a day before the proposed strike. Read More »

Higher costs not discouraging holiday travel this year

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The "highest year-end holiday travel volume on record", will put more than 97 million people on the roads (up 3 percent from previous years), and 6.4 million in the sky (up 4.1 percent). "With record-level travelers hitting the road this holiday, drivers must be prepared for delays in major metros", Graham Cookson, chief economist & head of research at INRIX , said in the release. Read More »

Canadian billionaire couple found dead in their mansion basement

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Mr Sherman founded generic drugmaker Apotex in 1974, then built it into one of the world's largest pharmaceutical makers. "All of us at Apotex are deeply shocked and saddened by this news and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time", the company said in a statement . Read More »

Salvation Army provides Christmas gifts for hundreds of Knoxville families

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That is a daunting number, but it will allow us to provide far more than food and shelter to those in need in our community. "Now we're asking our community to help us reach our goal financially". "About half the singles are seniors", said Leslie. "Just seeing the smiles on people giving". "We're hoping that we won't have to cut programming, but it's just, until we sit down and actually revise the budget, we don't know", Wicke said. Read More »

Sensex steadies after early excitement from exit polls

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On Friday, Yes Bank shares closed 3.98% up at Rs316.05 on BSE , while the Sensex ended 0.65% higher at 33,462.97 points. Intra-day, it shuttled between 10,276.10 and 10,141.55. It gained 375 points to touch a high of 33,621.96 during intraday trading after exit polls predicted a win for BJP in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Read More »

State College Salvation Army in need of volunteers

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Lt. Charles Smith with The Salvation Army says this year they are very low. The Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle campaign is one and a half weeks from the final collection day and although the city has been supportive, the total collected has fallen far behind past year at this point. Read More »

Bitcoin recovers to new record highs

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Cboe, the first exchange in the USA to trade bitcoin futures, is expected to be followed by another Chicago-based stock market CME as early as next week. There have been other attempts to bring bitcoin investing into the mainstream. There's also a chance of it being turned into an exchange-traded fund , where the fund owns the underlying assets (Bitcoin, in this example) and divides up its ownership into shares . Read More »

Valencia Town Center owner Westfield bought for $15.8B

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The companies said Tuesday that the cash and shares deal would create a company with 104 shopping centers in 13 countries that bring in an estimated 1.2 billion visits a year. "This is really the polarization of shopping mall markets". One challenge he faced was a shareholder revolt in 2014 over his proposal to demerge Westfield's Australian and New Zealand assets from the US and United Kingdom portfolio, they continue. Read More »

November inflation up at 4.88%, factory output growth dips

France's Socgen said in a research note it expected inflation to hit 3.2 percent, an outcome which would require Mark Carney , the governor of the Bank of England, to explain himself in writing to the finance minister, Philip Hammond . Input prices are up 7.3 per cent from a year earlier but competition has forced manufacturers to absorb some of pressure, with output prices increasing just 3 per cent over the same period. Read More »

Anil Kapoor joins Race 3 team, Salman Khan welcomes him

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Anil Kapoor shares the logo on his twitter account and captioned it as "It's nearly time for curtain call!" Anil Kapoor, who has played the role of a private detective named Robert D'Costa in the previous films, is expected to reprise his character in the Salman Khan starrer. Read More »

Arizona's Trent Franks Expected to Resign

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Franks says in a statement that he never physically intimidated, coerced or attempted to have any sexual contact with any member of his congressional staff. The investigation came after House officials learned that he had asked two female employees to bear his child as a surrogate. On Thursday afternoon, Franks was seen being consoled in the House chamber by several other Republicans. Read More »

African air travel growth spikes, outpacing strong global recovery

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While IATA expects improved profitability across all regions, North America will continue to lead the way, generating net gains of $16.4 billion. "Demand for air freight grew by 5.9% in October". "Asia-Pacific is leading the way in terms of growth and is clearly the centre of gravity in terms of where the industry is going", said IATA chief economist Brian Pearce, adding that a bigger market size, however, may not necessarily correlate with better profitability. Read More »

Apple agrees to cough up for $15 billion Irish tax bill

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He added that the Government expects that "the money will begin to be transmitted into the account from Apple across the first quarter of next year". The Commission ordered Ireland to collect back taxes for the years 2003-2014, which it estimated to be as much 13 billion euros plus interest. Read More »

Winklevoss Twins Reach Billionaire Status via Bitcoin

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Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss , the identical twins famous for their legal battle with Mark Zuckerburg over the ownership of Facebook , have become bitcoin billionaires following a surge in value of the currency over the past year, according to The Telegraph . Read More »

CBOE Announces Bitcoin Futures Trading, Starting Dec. 10

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CME's nonmembers can trade the futures too, although they will be charged for higher service and exchange fees. Ed Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cboe Global Markets, said: "Given the unprecedented interest in bitcoin , it's vital we provide clients the trading tools to help them express their views and hedge their exposure". Read More »

Christmas market EVACUATED as 'bomb found' - armed police on scene

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Police tweeted to say "no ignition device" had been found. Police were alerted at about 2:30 p.m. (1330 GMT; 8:30 a.m. EST) after the package was delivered to a pharmacy on the same street as the Christmas market, police spokesman Peter Meyritz told the Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten newspaper. Read More »

Growth rate below Modi's promise: P Chidambaram

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Coming close on the heels of Moody's recent upgrade of India's sovereign credit for the first time in almost 14 years, the growth buoyancy is a shot in the arm for the Modi government, which has been fighting off charges that demonetisation and GST launch disrupted the $2.4-trillion economy. Read More »

Record-setting Cyber Monday expected

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Adobe estimates that the largest price drops on Cyber Monday were for toys with an average discount of 18.8 percent, followed by television sets at 21.1 percent and computers at 14.7 percent. Retailers pushed more sales online on Cyber Monday, but also morphed toward offering deals all week. "Millennials were likely another reason for the dramatic growth in mobile, with 75 percent expecting to shop via their smartphone". Read More »

Mitsubishi Materials says units falsified product data

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Mitsubishi Materials has admitted that three of its divisions had falsified data for materials sold vehicle, power and aerospace sectors. Company boss Akira Takeuchi apologised for the scandal that could affect more than 250 clients, including Chinese, Taiwanese and United States firms. Read More »

Google tracks location even if setting disabled

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A Quartz report earlier this week revealed that Android phones collect nearby cell tower addresses and send that information to Google even when the user has location tracking turned off. With user location data, cell towers could be used to triangulate location to around a quarter-mile radius, and even closer in urban areas where cell towers are closer together. Read More »

YouTube advertisers quit over predatory child videos

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Several big-name brands including food companies Mars (M&Ms, Snickers) and Mondelez (Oreos, Cadbury), Diageo (Guinness, Smirnoff vodka, Johnnie Walker scotch whisky), and German retail chain Lidl pulled their advertising from YouTube upon learning their ads ran alongside the videos , The Times first reported . Read More »

Equities extend gains for 7th session aided by IT, durables stocks

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Indian shares ended higher for a seventh straight session on Friday as IT firms gained, while bonds slid on market talk of a potential sovereign ratings upgrade by Standard & Poor's. Provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors sold scrips worth Rs 416.28 crore, while domestic institutional investors purchased stocks worth Rs 427.63 crore. Read More »

Robinho speaks out after ex-Man City star 'jailed for sexual assault'

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The alleged incident occurred in January 2013, when Robinho was playing for Milan in Serie A. He was found guilty in absentia by an Italian court for sexually assaulting a 22-year-old Albanian woman. Robinho was also accused of sexual assault in London in 2009 while at Manchester City but was cleared of any wrongdoing. A statement on Robinho's Instagram page on Thursday night said that he had "already defended himself against the charges, maintaining that he played no part in the ... Read More »

AAA predicts 51 million Americans to travel over Thanksgiving

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The system reports high volume on Labor Day, Columbus Day, and throughout all of August, she said. "Even though gas prices are up since a year ago, there's more confidence in the economy", said Martha Meade of AAA Mid-Atlantic. AAA expects this Thanksgiving to be the busiest in terms of travel since 2005. In the event of inclement weather, Darras advised all travelers at McGhee Tyson to closely monitor their flight status online at flyknoxville.com or by downloading the airport's ... Read More »

Nebraskan Regulators Give Keystone XL Pipeline the Green Light

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U.S. District Judge Brian Morris of Montana disagreed, saying members of the organizations live in the states through which the pipeline would be built and "highly value and have studied the ... The three PSC Republican commissioners who voted for the project carried the vote over objections from one Democrat and one Republican commissioner. Read More »

Uber in legal crosshairs over hack cover-up

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Our outside forensics experts have not seen any indication that trip location history, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, Social Security numbers or dates of birth were downloaded. This, compounding the seriousness of the breach and the potential repercussions if the PII is abused, suggest that the CEO's mea culpa is only the beginning of what could be a trying time for the company. Read More »

The Best Apple Black Friday Deals For This Weekend

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Amazon has been running early Black Friday sales for a full week, but now it's time to remove "early" from the equation. The Walmart Black Friday sale starts online at 12:01 AM PT Thursday, November 23, 2017. Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, was the day for shopping and doorbuster sales. That's because according to the Wall Street Journal , most popular consumer items are available at lower prices at various periods during the year that don't coincide with Black Friday. Read More »

Uber's massive Volvo order is a big self-driving step

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The deal is expected to be in between the year 2019 and year 2021 as reported by Bloomberg News . The XC90 will take a testing period with safety driver and then the company will make a test of the vehicle running without safety driver so as to check whether the auto is able to give proper autonomous driving. Read More »

Indian stocks surge on Moody's first upgrade in 14 years

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Along with the rating upgrade, the Moody's also changed the outlook for India's rating to stable from positive. Moody's upgrading India's sovereign credit rating is a recognition of a series of reforms undertaken by the government, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. Read More »

Baltimore police detective shot in the head dies

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He was dressed from head to toe, like every other homicide detective in Baltimore is dressed: full suit, tie, badge displayed on his waistband. Officials say Suiter was a Washington, D.C, native who lived with his family in York, Pennsylvania, about an hour's commute from Baltimore . Read More »

Abercrombie & Fitch Company (NYSE:ANF) Jumps in Trading Today - Up $3.37

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Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was -5.21% and isolated positively in last 63 trading days (quarter) of 29.92%. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio. Many investors will take notice if a company posts a much larger earnings beat or miss than expected. In the past year there have been a total of 11 insider trades, including 3 open market buys and 8 sells. Read More »

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

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Crews shut down the pipeline about 6 a.m., according to the company's website, after a drop in pressure was detected in its operating system resulting from an oil leak that is under investigation. The spill on the first Keystone pipeline is the latest in a series of incidents that critics of the new pipeline say shows that TransCanada should not receive another permit. Read More »

United States crude stockpiles rise alongside domestic output and imports, DoE says

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The price falls mean crude prices are now down by around 5% since hitting 2015 highs last week, ending a 40% rally between June and early November. While the crude build of 1.9 million barrels reported by the Energy Information Administration was more than forecast, it was not as big as the increase of 6.5 million barrels reported on Tuesday by industry group the American Petroleum Institute. Read More »

Boeing inks $1.3B Ethiopian Airlines deal for 777 freighters

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The umbrella deal is created to supply aircaft to four airlines in which Franke's Indigo Partners investment company has stakes: US -based Frontier Airlines, Mexico's Volaris, Chilean carrier JetSmart and Hungary's Wizz. IndiGo and Indigo Partners are separate firms with separate management. It also includes two freighters the airline announced as a commitment in June that finalized into a firm order and posted on Boeing's Orders & Deliveries website this month. Read More »

Amazon Sells Portion Of Business For $300 Million Because Of Chinese Law

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Amazon Web Services confirmed in a statement reported by WSJ that this move was meant to meet compliance requirements in China. Amazon.com Inc. agreed to sell some of its Chinese cloud assets to its local partner but said it's committed to a domestic market for internet-based computing that could be worth $30 billion. Read More »

JEFFERIES: Nvidia has 'tectonic upside' (NVDA)

BidaskClub lowered shares of RPX Corporation from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, February 26. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright laws. The correct version of this piece of content can be read at nvidia-corp-nvda-coverage-initiated-by-analysts-at-loop-capital/1229324/. Read More »

Eye-Catching Stock: Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL)

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Its minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $18 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $43. Since the start of the New Year, J. The company had revenue of $2.96 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.84 billion. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.31/share and a High Estimate of $-0.1/share. Read More »

Eurozone growth at fastest pace in 10 years

In its Autumn Forecast report, the Commission said Ireland's GDP will then slow to 3.9 percent in 2018 and 3.1 percent in 2019. Beyond 2017, the EC predicts eurozone and overall European Union growth of 2.1 percent in 2018 and 1.9 percent in 2019. Read More »

Former Yahoo CEO: Stronger Defense Couldn't Stop Breaches

Marissa Mayer Testifies on the Challenges of Halting State-Backed Persistent AttacksEric Chabrow ( GovInfoSecurity ) • November 8, 2017 Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer testifies before a Senate panel on Wednesday. Lawmakers said rigorous security rules are needed to counter the hacks and that companies need "extreme" limits to protect customers' privacy. In March, federal prosecutors charged two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers with masterminding the 2014 theft of 500 million Yahoo ... Read More »

You can now purchase Hidden Valley ranch dressing by the keg

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The site says the key is lined with a special, FDA-approved coating that will keep the ranch tasting fresh. Hidden Valley has announced a line of holiday gifts. Customers who want it under the Christmas tree this year can pre-order it now with shipping beginning on December 1. From ornaments to slippers and ugly sweaters, you can complete your holiday shopping in just a few clicks. Read More »

Tesla posts record $671 million loss in Q3

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To date, our primary production constraint has been in the battery module assembly line at Gigafactory 1, where cells are packaged into modules. Some of Tesla's manufacturing lines, including those for drive units, seats, paint and stamping, have the ability to make more than 1,000 cars per week during "burst builds of short duration", they wrote . Read More »

Who are the rich and famous in the Paradise Papers?

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Crown dependency of Jersey , specifically to ensure that tax obligations and payments to the USA were not reduced", the company said. In a statement on the company's website, Apple said it has paid $35 billion (£26 billion) in corporate income taxes over the last three years. Read More »