Alabama offered $379 million in incentives for auto plant

The announcement - made by Alabama's governor and leaders of both auto companies in Huntsville, the site of the new plant - was anticlimactic: News of the deal was leaked late Tuesday and spread like wildfire, stunning local and state leaders, some o... More..

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Months After Failed Bid, ISRO Launches 100th Satellite: 10 Facts
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Months After Failed Bid, ISRO Launches 100th Satellite: 10 Facts

The satellite will be launched shortly. The 144-foot-tall (44-meter) PSLV set for launch Friday will deliver India's Cartosat 2F mapping satellite to orbit, along with 30 secondary payloads for Indian, U.S., ...More..

Houston Company To Search For Lost Malaysian Airliner
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Houston Company To Search For Lost Malaysian Airliner

Despite an extensive and costly search effort covering vast parts of the southern Indian Ocean, the aircraft and its 239 crew and passengers have yet to be found. At least three pieces of aircraft debris collec...More..

Ford Rangers recalled over explosion dangers in air bags
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Ford Rangers recalled over explosion dangers in air bags

There have been two fatalities in 2006 Ford Rangers caused by driver-side air bag inflator ruptures from Takata inflators built on the same day. The recall involves about 2,902 vehicles located in North America...More..

Jeffrey D. Lawrence Sells 17000 Shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Stock
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Jeffrey D. Lawrence Sells 17000 Shares of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Stock

He successfully helmed initiatives for taste enhancement of its key product, and investments in technology and promotions that helped the company regain market share and become a leader in digital ordering. Ale...More..

Oil Prices Rise to Three-Year High
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Oil Prices Rise to Three-Year High

Energy Information Administration said Tuesday . Analysts are expecting oil prices to continue rising this year which could mean higher fuel prices for consumers. The first BTC futures trading session st...More..

Intel's Greatest Mistake: Meltdown, Spectre and Why Your CPU Is In Danger
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Intel's Greatest Mistake: Meltdown, Spectre and Why Your CPU Is In Danger

AMD stock, meanwhile, rose 4.9 percent Thursday. To protect yourself from Spectre Variant 2 attacks, you have to use a kernel with countermeasures, and if you're on a Skylake or newer core, a microcode updat...More..

Dropbox Files For IPO
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Dropbox Files For IPO

The company, valued at nearly $ 10 billion in a private fundraising round in 2014, was seeking to hire underwriters for an IPO, Reuters had reported in June. The two lead banks have a history of working with D...More..

New IKEA ad doubles as a pregnancy test
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

New IKEA ad doubles as a pregnancy test

The advert itself was created for Ikea in collaboration with Mercene Labs by Swedish marketing agency Åkestam Holst . But we're not quite sure if this test/ad hybrid was really thought through carefully (o...More..

Moline location closed amid nationwide shut down of Sam's Club stores
by | Friday, January 12, 2018

Moline location closed amid nationwide shut down of Sam's Club stores

All the employees will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at Sam's Clubs or Walmart facilities, according to the company. "After a thorough review, it became clear we had built clubs in some l...More..

Circuit City plans a comeback with web relaunch
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Circuit City plans a comeback with web relaunch

According to CNBC, the retailer that closed all of its stores in 2009 has picked February 15 as the day it will relaunch its website. Shmoel then told the CES audience that the retailer plans to expand to kio...More..

Ripple and MoneyGram Test XRP Currency Transfers
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Ripple and MoneyGram Test XRP Currency Transfers

Ripple's transaction fees still remain fractions of a penny, while Bitcoin fees are approximately $30 per transaction. XRP is fast too. Much of the interest in the coin appears to be based on assumptions t...More..

Phillip Durachinsky Indicted for Using 'Fruitfly' Malware to Spy
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Phillip Durachinsky Indicted for Using 'Fruitfly' Malware to Spy

Thereafter he could access stored data, upload files, take and download screenshots, log a user's keystrokes, and turn on the camera and microphone to surreptitiously record images and audio. Starting in 2003 a...More..

Walmart to pay employee bonuses, boosts minimum wage
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Walmart to pay employee bonuses, boosts minimum wage

The wage and benefit changes will impact more than one million Walmart employees in the US. "Tax reform gives us the opportunity to be more competitive globally and to accelerate plans for the USA", said ...More..

Senate Dems' bill would penalize credit reporting agencies for breaches
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Senate Dems' bill would penalize credit reporting agencies for breaches

The bill comes in response to a data breach at Equifax , which revealed in September that a hack had exposed personally identifiable information such as Social Security numbers, birth dates, driver's license n...More..

Woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Woman returns dead Christmas tree to Costco, gets full refund

A furious woman in California created a commotion at a popular wholesale outlet as she came to return her Christmas tree. Bizarrely, the woman apparently managed to get her money back in full despite taking...More..

M&S clothing sales slightly better than expected in Christmas quarter?
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

M&S clothing sales slightly better than expected in Christmas quarter?

Tesco posted its eighth consecutive quarter of growth in the United Kingdom, with all formats and channels posting positive results - its Extra hypermarkets saw LFL sales up 1.8%, while Express convenience stor...More..

Ice cream bars sold at Giant Eagle, Aldi recalled
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Ice cream bars sold at Giant Eagle, Aldi recalled

Healthy individuals may suffer symptoms such as fever, headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The FDA stated no illnesses had been reported in connection with the recalled products. Polar...More..

Ford Motor Company set to launch diesel truck
by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Ford Motor Company set to launch diesel truck

With an estimated 916kg payload and 5170kg towing capacity, the F-150 Power Stroke offers best-in-class capability. Ford's new 3.0-litre Power Stroke diesel engine - manufactured by Ford of Europe - will de...More..

by | Thursday, January 11, 2018

Should You Buy Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPW) or Welltower Inc. (HCN)?

About 3.03 million shares traded or 44.93% up from the average. (NYSE:MPW) has declined 4.49% since January 9, 2017 and is downtrending. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 46,009 shares of the real estate invest...More..

Tax season 2018: Here's what you need to know from the IRS
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Tax season 2018: Here's what you need to know from the IRS

The 2017 Annual Report to Congress from the IRS's Taxpayer Advocate Service, headed by Olson, discusses some of the challenges the IRS will confront as it implements the recently enacted tax reform legislatio...More..

Uttarakhand businessman enters BJP office after consuming poison, blames GST and demonetisation
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Uttarakhand businessman enters BJP office after consuming poison, blames GST and demonetisation

He told the minister that he was struggling to repay his loans of a bulk of currency after demonetisation and how the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax hit his business. Rawat said Pandey was on life...More..

De Blasio sues major oil companies over climate change
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

De Blasio sues major oil companies over climate change

The lawsuit seeks to recover billions of dollars in damages from BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, and Royal Dutch Shell for their role in creating - and perpetuating - climate change. NY state has alre...More..

by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Analysts See $0.63 EPS for United States Steel Corporation (X)

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.89, a current ratio of 1.92 and a quick ratio of 0.75. It has outperformed by 28.84% the S&P500. Analysts await Entegris, Inc. Conning invested in 486,489 shares. ...More..

This IKEA Ad Doubles as a Pregnancy Test (Yes, Really)
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

This IKEA Ad Doubles as a Pregnancy Test (Yes, Really)

The discount code will only reveal itself to women who are pregnant. The agency also boasted that "technical advancements made during the work with this campaign have the potential to improve medical diagnostic...More..

$1 bil. eyed for largest auto industry capital fund
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

$1 bil. eyed for largest auto industry capital fund

The first deal is a strategic equity investment in Ionic Materials, a US-based company developing cobalt-free solid-state battery materials - although the alliance did not disclose the size of the investment. I...More..

by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Trump's border wall may be shorter than first advertised

It follows a Friday White House demand that Democrats agree to $18 billion in wall construction in exchange for any deal to protect so-called DREAMers who came here illegally as children. At the same time, the ...More..

USA crude stocks drop, fuel inventories up - EIA, January 10, 2018
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

USA crude stocks drop, fuel inventories up - EIA, January 10, 2018

Energy Information Administration said world oil demand in 2018 is set to grow by an additional 100,000 barrels per day. EIA collects and publishes data every Monday on retail gasoline and diesel fuel prices...More..

Government considers extension to bag charge in England
by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Government considers extension to bag charge in England

Ms May told the Cabinet the Government had "a clear belief in conserving what is good and standing up against the profligate use of resources, whether that is public money or natural resources". He announced th...More..

by | Wednesday, January 10, 2018

RB Leipzig will resist Liverpool's attempts to get Naby Keita in January

It is unlikely that Keita will be allowed to come early but it is worth trying. Liverpool are hoping to accelerate Naby Keita's arrival from RB Leipzig after the departure of Philippe Coutinho , acco...More..