• Market awaits first Spotify trades
Market awaits first Spotify trades

But Spotify is based in Stockholm, Sweden, not Switzerland. CEO and co-founder Daniel Ek has voting power that represents 23.8% of the company. Spotify's growth has been one of the company's most important assets, and Spotify claimed in its filings that it is "double the scale" of Apple Music, with more than 159 million monthly active us...

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  • Trump declares DACA 'dead', pushes wall
Trump declares DACA 'dead', pushes wall

Trump tweeted that "Mexico has the absolute power not to let these large "Caravans" of people enter their country". Border Patrol Agents (and ICE) are GREAT, but the weak Dem laws don't allow them to do their job. Trump announced the cancellation of Daca a year ago. That day has flown by and DACA's fate is still tied up in court, with littl...

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  • Dec to 'address Ant's absence' in Saturday Night Takeaway opening
Dec to 'address Ant's absence' in Saturday Night Takeaway opening

This was a big deal, as all telly lovers know - the first time he has presented a show without his co-star and best friend Ant McPartlin . 'I didn't sleep an very bad lot last night so I'm off to bed! He appeared in the opening titles and also in the continuation of pre-recorded sketch Saturday Knight Takeaway which also starred Joanna Lumley ...

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  • Analyzing Trump's vendetta with Amazon
Analyzing Trump's vendetta with Amazon

U.S. President Donald Trump was voicing concern about Amazon.com Inc when he commented about the company on Twitter on Thursday, but the administration has no action dealing with the company at this time , the White House said. Amazon's stock is tumbling-it slid 4% on Wednesday, which translates to a loss of $53 billion , reports Gizmodo-and ...

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  • One More Wet Day Thursday; Chilly Easter Forecast
One More Wet Day Thursday; Chilly Easter Forecast

Easter Sunday looks much better than Saturday , but it comes with a compromise. More widespread rain comes through on Wednesday with our next cold front. Winds SW/N 15-30 miles per hour. Easter Sunday will be the coolest since 2008 with afternoon temperatures struggling to get out of the 30s. It's important to note, the further west and s...

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  • Walker Schedules Special Elections for June in Vacant Legislative Seats
Walker Schedules Special Elections for June in Vacant Legislative Seats

But if the Legislature changes the law, Assistant Attorney General Anthony Russomanno said Tuesday, Walker would be back in court to argue the earlier order can no longer be enforced. A 2011 change to state law required the appeal be heard outside Madison-based District 4. Republican Representatives and officials did not respond for comment by pr...

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  • Apple's Tim Cook 'wouldn't be in same situation' as Zuckerberg's Facebook scandal
Apple's Tim Cook 'wouldn't be in same situation' as Zuckerberg's Facebook scandal

He follows that with: "We've elected not to do that". Cook said Wednesday in an interview with tech news site Recode and MSNBC that Apple is "not going to traffic in your personal life", a dig at rival companies that collect and share vast troves of personal information that he called "an invasion of privacy".

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  • Windows 10 Spring Creators Update might release on April 10
Windows 10 Spring Creators Update might release on April 10

Twitter is clearly shifting its Windows focus towards PWAs, as the existing store app will transform into a PWA once the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update is available. Microsoft telegraphed its plan to make AI an even bigger part of the company past year. Nadella's explanation for what he put under Guthrie was laden with industry jargon, bu...

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  • Trump assails Amazon on taxes, retail competition
Trump assails Amazon on taxes, retail competition

He said: "A lot of people have made this, with respect to Amazon, about personalities and the CEO at Amazon - we're talking about Jeff Bezos here". Before becoming president, Trump criticized Amazon's "monopolistic tendencies" and said the company could face "a huge antitrust problem" because "Amazon is controlling so much".

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  • NTSB Opens Investigation into Fatal Tesla Crash
NTSB Opens Investigation into Fatal Tesla Crash

It has underperformed by 8.23% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $43.71B company. Following the sale, the director now owns 154,589 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $48,244,135.12. Therefore 76% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 91 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. ...

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  • Google acquires GIF search giant Tenor for undisclosed amount
Google acquires GIF search giant Tenor for undisclosed amount

Google wants to make it easier for you to find that flawless GIF . Google Images has seen a spate of updates in recent weeks, with the latest now being an acqusition of Tenor to improve its GIF capabilities. "With their profound library of substance, Tenor surfaces the privilege GIFs at the time so you can locate the one that matche...

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  • Everything you need to know about the Saudi-SoftBank solar power project
Everything you need to know about the Saudi-SoftBank solar power project

Adding 200 GW would create enormous excess capacity that could be exported to neighbours or used by industry, although the kingdom will still require other forms of power generation for night-time back-up. The project will eventually generate 200 gigawatts of energy, far more than any existing solar project. The solar panels for the project will ...

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  • In debut, Shanghai crude oil futures jump more than 6 pct
In debut, Shanghai crude oil futures jump more than 6 pct

In post-settlement trading, when volumes are thinner, prices for both benchmarks slipped in tandem with equities markets , and then dropped again after industry group American Petroleum Institute (API) reported a larger-than-expected rise in USA oil inventories.

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  • Sinking Tech Sector Drags Dow, Nasdaq Lower
Sinking Tech Sector Drags Dow, Nasdaq Lower

However, at the start of the new week the tensions calmed and Dow Jones recovered most of the loses accumulated last days and return to growth. The tech-heavy Nasdaq slid 211.74 points, or 2.9 percent, to 7,008.81. Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following a huge gain the day before, led by more gains in technology companies and...

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  • Huawei unveils the P20 and the P20 Pro with impressive photography capabilities
Huawei unveils the P20 and the P20 Pro with impressive photography capabilities

DxOMark also said the P20 Pro is the best smartphone for using flash. I've gone hands-on to find out. The phablet is 152.9 x 72.5 x 85.mm in size and comes with a 6-inch 18:9 screen which doesn't have a notch, as well as a unique Red color option, albeit one that will be available exclusively in China.

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  • Qantas Airways Makes First Non-Stop Flight Between Australia and Europe
Qantas Airways Makes First Non-Stop Flight Between Australia and Europe

The Qantas flight flew more than 9,000 miles (around 14,500km) without stopping, using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. "A direct flight makes traveling to Australia a much more attractive proposition to millions of people", Joyce said in a statement .

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  • Woman beaten up by husband & village Panchayat
Woman beaten up by husband & village Panchayat

The woman was heard groaning and screaming after each hit. She also pushed her husband to the ground in front of their three-month-old son and Stone's young daughter. "We have started a hunt for other accused". According to the woman's statement, it was true that she did have a boyfriend she eloped with. She says the baby's ashes are the most imp...

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  • Toys R Us liquidation sale starts in less than 24 hours
Toys R Us liquidation sale starts in less than 24 hours

Meanwhile, toy makers are fretting, and retailers and rivals are rubbing their hands. FAO Schwarz , once a unit of Toys R Us , is plotting a reentry into physical retail after exiting a couple years ago with the closure of its (very expensive) Manhattan flagship.

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  • South African Inflation Eases In February
South African Inflation Eases In February

Inflation in the United Kingdom has fallen to its lowest level since July previous year, handing some relief to cash-squeezed households as the impact of the Brexit-hit pound starts to disappear. "Whilst we are moving back towards a position where there will be growth in real wages, that is wages adjusted for inflation, any substantial growth in re...

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  • Disney Announces New Marvel Experiences For Theme Parks
Disney Announces New Marvel Experiences For Theme Parks

Disneyland Resort's preview poster for the upcoming Marvel themed land. These lands are being created in a partnership between Disney , Marvel Themed Entertainment, and Marvel Studios even though they are all under the same company banner.

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  • Possible trip wire explosion in SW Austin neighborhood
Possible trip wire explosion in SW Austin neighborhood

All three picked up packages left on their doorsteps that exploded; the package that killed the teenager detonated in his kitchen. The latest incident significantly expanded the geography of the attacks-from East Austin to Southwest Austin-and suggests, at least in the latest case, a change from specific targets to more random targets, deepening ...

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  • Cambridge Analytica CEO Sees Claims as Backlash to Trump Win
Cambridge Analytica CEO Sees Claims as Backlash to Trump Win

News reports now suggest that contrary to prior representations, Cambridge Analytica , which was hired by Jared Kushner to run Trump's data operation, had contacts with Russians, specifically a Russian energy firm . Wait two weeks after that, and then, at long last, Facebook will begin the 90 day process of deleting all your data from the site. ...

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  • India issues note verbale after High Commission officials 'aggressively followed' in Pakistan
India issues note verbale after High Commission officials 'aggressively followed' in Pakistan

An Indian officer and his family were followed by bike-borne men on Thursday, March 15, in Islamabad . "We have asked the Pakistan government to investigate these incidents and ensure that they do not recur, and to share the results of the investigation with us", the source said.

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  • RUSSIAN ROULETTE: Putin to EXPEL UK Diplomats After British POISON PLOT
RUSSIAN ROULETTE: Putin to EXPEL UK Diplomats After British POISON PLOT

And it said it had halted the activities of the British Council , Britain's global organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities, across the country. May announced two days ago that the diplomats, identified as "undeclared intelligence agents", had one week to leave the country in what represents the biggest expulsion of diplom...

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  • CIGNA Corporation (CI) To Buy Express Scripts (ESRX) For $67 Billion
CIGNA Corporation (CI) To Buy Express Scripts (ESRX) For $67 Billion

The deal was approved by the boards of both companies and will include both stocks and cash, according to the announcement. Cigna said its offer represented a premium of almost 31 per cent to Express Scripts' Wednesday closing price of $73.42.

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  • Volkswagen assigns €20 billion in battery orders, speeds EV push
Volkswagen assigns €20 billion in battery orders, speeds EV push

In 2018 alone, the company is set to add nine new vehicles to its portfolio, which now boasts eight e-cars and plug-in hybrids. Research and development costs in 2017 were dominated by new models along with the electrification of the vehicle portfolio, a more efficient range of engines and digitalization.

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  • 90% bottled water brands contaminated globally
90% bottled water brands contaminated globally

A recent study posted on orbmedia.org highlighted the issue after researchers tested 259 bottles of water from 11 brands across nine countries and discovered that 93 percent of the bottled waters contained microplastic contamination.

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  • Trump eyes US$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese tech
Trump eyes US$60 billion in tariffs on Chinese tech

While the tariffs would be chiefly targeted at information technology, consumer electronics and telecoms, they could be much broader and the list could eventually run to 100 products, this person said. President Trump has said that the tariffs were for the national security interests of the U.S. Trump, however, has continued to defy protests ...

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  • Rising US output, shale oil boom put OPEC in a tight spot
Rising US output, shale oil boom put OPEC in a tight spot

Iraq is talking with the Kurds and Turkey about restarting crude shipments from fields in the Kirkuk area of northern Iraq, Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi told reporters in Basra. Gulf Coast. Analysts will also be on the lookout for any changes to OPEC's forecasts for USA production. Brent crude futures were at $65 a barrel, up 11c, or 0.2%.

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  • United mistakenly flies Kansas family's dog to Japan
United mistakenly flies Kansas family's dog to Japan

The family says they heard Kokito barking for two hours. During the flight, she and her mom anxious about Kokito. In a separate incident, the Swindle family was supposed to be flying their dog, Irgo, from OR to Kansas City on a United flight Tuesday.

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  • IHeartMedia radio conglomerate files for bankruptcy
IHeartMedia radio conglomerate files for bankruptcy

The company said that it had reached an agreement with the holders of over $10 billion in outstanding debt for balance sheet restructuring which would lower its overall debt by over $10 billion. Over 14,300 people are employed by the company according to its 2016 annual report. The deal would unite iHeartMedia with Liberty's Sirius XM Holdings ...

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  • Toys R Us said to be planning to liquidate its USA operations
Toys R Us said to be planning to liquidate its USA operations

Toys R Us said in its liquidation filing that those price cuts were a big reason behind its weak holiday sales. Brandon said Toys R Us will try to bundle its Canadian business, with about 200 stores, and find a buyer. Silver believes they will be hurt more than Mattel Inc . and Hasbro Inc . since Toys R Us could account for up to 40 perc...

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  • Google to pull the plug on all cryptocurrency ads
Google to pull the plug on all cryptocurrency ads

Earlier Facebook had banned cryptocurrency ads. Google's move to change its policy comes alongside the release of its yearly " bad ads " report , or its review of malicious and controversial advertisements. Then, it removed over 3.2 billion bad ads past year. Cryptocurrencies are known to be notoriously volatile, so some governments are wo...

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  • Computer issues with Air Canada causing problems at some Canadian airports
Computer issues with Air Canada causing problems at some Canadian airports

Only Canadian airports appear to have been affected, but the knock-on effects are likely to hit worldwide travelers with the airline too. According to reports from multiple airports, including Toronto and Calgary , Air Canada is now experiencing a network outage nationwide with its computer system across the country.

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  • Barcelona star wants Neymar back
Barcelona star wants Neymar back

FC Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has commented on the rumours linking his global teammate and friend Neymar with a return to the Camp Nou. After Neymar left Barca for PSG in the summer, the Calatan giants bought Ousmane Dembele in August before signing Coutinho in January as they sought to replace the influential forward.

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  • Trump's Military Parade Set for Veterans Day, Will Include Heavy Air Component
Trump's Military Parade Set for Veterans Day, Will Include Heavy Air Component

It will, however, involve "a heavy air component" with military aircraft flying overhead at the end of parade, including older aircraft "as available", the memo said. Trump decided he wanted a military parade in Washington after he attended France's Bastille Day celebration in the center of Paris last July. "Members of Congress from both par...

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  • Google's autonomous vehicle unit to test semis in Atlanta
Google's autonomous vehicle unit to test semis in Atlanta

To accomplish this, Waymo will be teaming up with Google's logistics team to accelerate the development of their self-driving semi truck technology and "integrate it into the operations of shippers and carriers". Of course, Waymo's eventual goal is for its trucks to take care of themselves, and the company said that its pilot will help that vis...

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  • Top Emirates adviser cooperating with Mueller
Top Emirates adviser cooperating with Mueller

Mueller , or whether he is a campaign aide simply nursing old wounds in a manner created to grab a cable-obsessed president's attention. Nunberg, who was sacked twice from Trump's campaign - once in 2014 and again in 2015 - also called Trump an "idiot" on CNN and suggested that Mueller might have incriminating information about the presiden...

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  • Some of the best news from the February jobs report
Some of the best news from the February jobs report

Long-term unemployment was down by 369,000 over the past year. Economists had expected 200,000 additions to nonfarm payrolls, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.0 percent. For those who want a robust recovery, it's a delicate balance on wages. In the meantime, economists are calculating how the Trump administration's decision Friday to i...

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  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes first $100B mogul on Forbes list
Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes first $100B mogul on Forbes list

His exploits in the list of the richest were announced on Tuesday as Forbes estimated the net worth of Amazon CEO at a whopping $112 billion. Forbes estimated Trump's total fortune at $3.1 billion, far from the over $10 billion he once claimed, but still enough to make him the richest president in USA history.

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