US Senate passes bill protecting net neutrality, likely a symbolic gesture

Three Republican senators, Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and John Kennedy (R-LA), voted in favor of the bill, which passed 52-47. There's a glimmer of hope for net neutrality yet. A recent poll showed that 83 percent of Americ... More..

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What Does the End of Net Neutrality Mean for Cryptocurrency
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

What Does the End of Net Neutrality Mean for Cryptocurrency

Still, Democrats are already using their messaging in campaign material. Only some minor parts of the repeal took effect such as including the internet as an information service rather than a utility. But in a ...More..

Long awaited YouTube Music is finally coming
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Long awaited YouTube Music is finally coming

Freed from those duties, YouTube Red will be transformed into YouTube Premium and offer what subscribers have always equated YouTube Red with: ad-free original content. As of May 22nd, YouTube Red i...More..

Over 8000 affected by Sri Lanka flash floods
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Over 8000 affected by Sri Lanka flash floods

Rugby teams across the world have been paying tribute to a North East player who died on a tour in Sri Lanka. Thomas Howard, 25, and Thomas Baty, 26, both suffered breathing difficulties after returning fr...More..

American Airlines restricts emotional support animals on flights
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

American Airlines restricts emotional support animals on flights

United reports that the number of support animals on flights increased 77 percent in 2017. Emotional support animals provide comfort to those suffering from emotional or psychological conditions such as a...More..

Cashier-free grocery store coming to Chicago
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Cashier-free grocery store coming to Chicago

Amazon Go is a new kind of store, with no checkouts and no cashiers . Overhead cameras keep track of what a customer buys and charges them after they leave, the Tribune said. The company says it uses computer ...More..

German coach Loew agrees contract extension to 2022
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

German coach Loew agrees contract extension to 2022

Germany head coach Joachim Low has extended his contract until 2022. Low, whose previous deal was due to expire in 2020, has been in charge for 12 years and led Germany to the World Cup title in 2014. "I...More..

WOW Air announces route from St. Louis to India for $199
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

WOW Air announces route from St. Louis to India for $199

In a promotion, Wow is selling a total of 4,200 one-way seats to India for just $199. The airline on Tuesday said that the fare would start at Rs 13,499. The carrier already operates a route to Newark Liber...More..

Japan's economic system shrinks in January-March quarter
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Japan's economic system shrinks in January-March quarter

Capital expenditure fell 0.1 percent, down for the first time in six quarters, suggesting corporate investment is not as strong as many economists had expected. However, there are concerns that trade friction w...More..

United States stocks close lower amid rising Treasury yield
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

United States stocks close lower amid rising Treasury yield

That paves the way for higher borrowing costs on mortgages. The prospect of higher mortgage rates weighed on home builders, while the rise in bond yields sent stocks that pay high dividends lower . Small-com...More..

European Union still providing illegal subsidies to Airbus
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

European Union still providing illegal subsidies to Airbus

Airbus shares closed down 0.9 percent. "Today the WTO Appellate Body, the highest WTO court, has definitively rejected the USA challenge on the bulk of EU support to Airbus , and agreed that the EU has la...More..

The Home Depot (HD) Holdings Trimmed by Johnson Financial Group Inc
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Home Depot (HD) Holdings Trimmed by Johnson Financial Group Inc

The stock grabbed 180 new institutional investments totaling 4,052,335 shares while 98 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,137,535 shares. (NYSE:HD) news were published by: "S...More..

Facebook Closes 583 Million Fake Accounts
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Facebook Closes 583 Million Fake Accounts

The report covers the period between October, 2017 to March, 2018 and deals with content removed for graphic violence , adult nudity and sexual activity , terrorist propaganda, hate speech , spam , and fak...More..

Found: A Rapidly Expanding Supermassive Black Hole
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Found: A Rapidly Expanding Supermassive Black Hole

As Dr. Christian Wolf of the Australian National University explained, this finding represents a big problem for astrophysics which, until now, was pretty much sure that supernovae turn into black holes which...More..

Tesla Model S crashes into truck in Utah
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tesla Model S crashes into truck in Utah

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 miles per hour (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it's unknown if the Autopilot...More..

Vodafone group CEO Colao decides to call it a day
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Vodafone group CEO Colao decides to call it a day

Vodafone said the appointments followed an internal and external search for candidates. The announcement came as Vodafone reported an annual profit of €2.8bn (£2.5bn), compared with a loss of €6.1bn a year...More..

Women, youth voted in large numbers in Karnataka polls: CEO Sanjeev Kumar
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Women, youth voted in large numbers in Karnataka polls: CEO Sanjeev Kumar

Most exit polls have predicted that former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda led-Janata Dal (Secular) will emerge as the be a kingmaker should there will be a hung assembly. NewsX-CNX exit poll has claimed that ...More..

Kaspersky to move user data to new Swiss centre by end
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Kaspersky to move user data to new Swiss centre by end

The creation of the Zurich Transparency Center is part of a larger plan announced by the company in October 2017, called the Global Transparency Initiative . The Swiss facility will host a number of core pro...More..

World's First Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Transaction Performed by HSBC
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

World's First Blockchain-Based Trade Finance Transaction Performed by HSBC

The transaction demonstrates that blockchain as a solution to trade digitisation, is commercially and operationally viable. " This is an inflection point for how trade is conducted ", Vivek Ramachandran , H...More..

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Swampy Dealings Dissected by John Oliver
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen's Swampy Dealings Dissected by John Oliver

A federal judge ruled last month that a "special master" could review the materials seized before federal prosecutors got them in order to determine if any business documents or records were covered by attorn...More..

Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Facebook says it has suspended 200 apps for possible misuse of data

This investigation started with the Cambridge Analytica scandal , which revealed just how easily app developers could gather information about Facebook users and their friends. Ideally, Facebook's in-p...More..

Trump has options if markets panic on Iran
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Trump has options if markets panic on Iran

If OPEC and Russian Federation kept in place their existing oil production cuts for 2018 and beyond, the price could even rise to $US100 before the end of next year, they said. He tweeted on Tuesday that " Do...More..

Retail inflation accelerates to 4.58% in April
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Retail inflation accelerates to 4.58% in April

Last month, the RBI in its first monetary policy review for this fiscal had maintained status quo on policy rate citing inflationary concerns. It said deflation in vegetables was 0.89 per cent in April, whi...More..

CBI names ex-PNB CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian in PNB scam case
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

CBI names ex-PNB CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian in PNB scam case

Meanwhile, Allahabad Bank , in a stock market filing, announced that its board will meet on Tuesday to discuss the issue of CBI allegedly charging its CEO Usha Ananthasubramaninan in the PNB fraud . The agenc...More..

Seattle approves business tax for homelessness
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Seattle approves business tax for homelessness

Construction workers chanted "no head tax" and disrupted a news conference she held last week on Amazon's campus. Amazon has the backing of the Seattle Times editorial board, which has called the proposed t...More..

CBS Sues Controlling Shareholder National Amusements, Accuses Shari Redstone Of Undermining Board
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

CBS Sues Controlling Shareholder National Amusements, Accuses Shari Redstone Of Undermining Board

CBS alleges that Redstone shooed away an interested buyer, reportedly Verizon Communications Inc. CBS is right to defend shareholder value but in doing so it could hurt investors in both companies. Redst...More..

Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide
by | Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide

The national average was $2.87 Monday. In Virginia, most regional prices are about 50 cents higher than they were at this time past year. GasBuddy.com says that there's a strong chance of seeing crude oil...More..

by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Iran's oil output up 10000 bpd in April: OPEC

The report also presented the country's average heavy oil price to be $66.56 in April, a $4.41 or 7.1 percent rise from $62.15 in March. Oil has extended a rally this month to the highest level in more than t...More..

West Bengal Panchayat Polls On Monday
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

West Bengal Panchayat Polls On Monday

The West Bengal panchayat polls were marked by sporadic incidents of violence in which at least five people were killed and several people were injured on Monday, according to reports. Candidates were earlier...More..

Walmart's deal to buy Flipkart came with an interesting caveat
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Walmart's deal to buy Flipkart came with an interesting caveat

Currently, both Amazon and Flipkart control a respective 35 percent of India's e-commerce market, which is estimated to be a $30 billion market today but poised to grow into a $200 billion market within the n...More..