Microsoft Office 2019: What's New And Different

If you're not anxious about having all the latest features and continuous upgrades then Office 2019 will be available to all customers, consumer and commercial, in the next few weeks. Nothing will change for these users, Microsoft's FAQ suggested. ... More..

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Comcast beats Fox in US$40bn Sky takeover auction
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Comcast beats Fox in US$40bn Sky takeover auction

Crossing the 30 percent threshold means that the US cable company must offer to buy out other investors at the formal offer price of 17.28 pounds per share, valuing Sky at around 30.6 billion pounds ($40.2 bill...More..

Oil spikes on tightening market, OPEC snubs Trump's demand for lower prices
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Oil spikes on tightening market, OPEC snubs Trump's demand for lower prices

Brent could rise to US$100 for the first time since 2014 as the market braces for the loss of Iranian supplies due to USA sanctions, according to Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. J.P. Morgan says the loss could be a ...More..

Instagram founders clash with Mark Zuckerberg, leave Facebook
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Instagram founders clash with Mark Zuckerberg, leave Facebook

The two had clashed with Zuckerberg in recent months, the person said. "I've learned a lot working with them for the past six years and have really enjoyed it", he said. Its shares are down more than 6 percen...More..

'President's folly': China reaches into United States heartland in trade war
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

'President's folly': China reaches into United States heartland in trade war

China is being forced to retaliate against the United States in their trade dispute, and U.S. exporters including suppliers of liquefied natural gas would "certainly" be hurt, said Chinese vice commerce ministe...More..

Gold miners Randgold and Barrick agree $18bn all-share merger
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Gold miners Randgold and Barrick agree $18bn all-share merger

The company will be listed in NY and Toronto, which means that London will lose its biggest gold stock, but it will own five of the world's 10 lowest cost gold mines, producing more than 6.5 million ounces of t...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Uncertainty Over Lost Production from Iran Sanctions Still Driving Upside Momentum

Brent crude hit its highest since May at $80.47 per barrel, up $1.63 or more than 2 per cent, before easing back slightly to around $80.40 by 0730 GMT. "As a result, significant EM oil demand destruction could...More..

Sleep in coffin for 30 hours, earn $300 in creepy contest
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Sleep in coffin for 30 hours, earn $300 in creepy contest

Entrants can bring a friend to Fright Fest, but once the event ends, the friends hit the road and the sleeping dead must fend for themselves. As Six Flags puts it on their website: "Breakfast in bed... If m...More..

Michael Kors snaps up Italy's Versace
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Michael Kors snaps up Italy's Versace

The Versace family still owns 80% of the company. Italian fashion designer Donatella Versace attends Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2018, in Milan on Sunday. WWD reported that sources said Blackstone could be l...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Saudia Arabia and Russia SNUB Trump's call to boost output

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia , on Sunday ruled out any immediate extra increase in output, effectively rebuffing a call by Trump for action to cool ...More..

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines

Porsche has officially announced that it will no longer offer diesel vehicles. Are you sad to see Porsche ditch diesel in favour of hybrids and EVs? It follows the emissions scandal involving parent ...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects Trump request to hike oil output

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia , on Sunday ruled out any immediate extra increase in output, effectively rebuffing a call by U.S. Non-member production o...More..

ABC sacks Michelle Guthrie as Managing Director
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

ABC sacks Michelle Guthrie as Managing Director

In a later interview on ABC News, Milne said the board had been "looking at the question of Michelle's ongoing employment for the last couple of months". "So, in this case the board decided that it wasn't wor...More..

Student Pilot Arrested After Hopping Florida Airport Fence and Boarding Plane
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Student Pilot Arrested After Hopping Florida Airport Fence and Boarding Plane

According to reports from USA news outlets, the man drove to the airport, parked at the curb, left his auto running, scaled a barbed-wire fence and boarded an Airbus 321 American Airlines aircraft at a maintena...More..

Needles found in strawberries at Auckland supermarket, customers warned
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Needles found in strawberries at Auckland supermarket, customers warned

It added that the brand of strawberries affected by this withdrawal "have not previously had any issues of this nature reported and had not been withdrawn from sale in Australia". The emergence of a sabotage sc...More..

Ripple Soars, Overtakes Ethereum As 2nd Largest Crytpocurrency
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Ripple Soars, Overtakes Ethereum As 2nd Largest Crytpocurrency

Within a few minutes, ETH shot up from around $230 to $250. The 24-hour trading volume has surged by $3 billion, rising from $1.7 billion to $4.7 billion. Ripple has impressed everyone by announcing its ...More..

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’

May pledged to push on with her negotiating position and said it was up to the European Union leaders to explain why her plan to withdraw from the European Union wouldn't work. "We now need to hear from the...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Oil price up as Trump calls OPEC to lower prices

The Iranian oil minister warned that OPEC's authority is being jeopardized by the US shadow effect on the allies in the region. "My information is that the markets are adequately supplied ". Trump however, w...More..

Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Danish bank CEO quits amid money laundering scandal

Britain's National Crime Agency has said that it was aware of the use of UK-registered companies in connection with Danske Bank's Estonian branch which is at the centre of a money-laundering scandal. Accord...More..

Coca-Cola plans to make soda with marijuana
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Coca-Cola plans to make soda with marijuana

According to the manufacturer, the drinks will be filled with small portions of cannabidiol ( CBD ), the non-psychoactive chemical found in marijuana. Coca Cola's statement shows the company has learned fro...More..

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

It's high times for soaring marijuana stocks on Wall Street

The drug will be used in a clinical trial at the University of California San Diego for the treatment of essential tremor, a neurological disorder. Aurora surged in popularity this week after reports emerged...More..

People Are Not Fans of These $530 'Crumply' Distressed Sneakers
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

People Are Not Fans of These $530 'Crumply' Distressed Sneakers

The Golden Goose sneakers, dubbed the " Superstar Taped Sneaker ", boast "Crumply, hold-it-all-together tape" and "a grungy rubber cupsole". Nordstrom's website was cited repeatedly by users, although the sh...More..

Oil prices slip after Trump criticizes OPEC
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Oil prices slip after Trump criticizes OPEC

Continuing declines in supply from Venezuela and Iran remain the main reason for rising crude oil prices. Iran said it will veto any OPEC decision that harms the Islamic Republic and warned that some oi...More..

Uber mulls purchase of food delivery firm to dominate EMEA market
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Uber mulls purchase of food delivery firm to dominate EMEA market

Any offer would need to be considerably above its latest valuation, according to people with direct knowledge of Deliveroo's plans. After closing down ride-hailing business in Southeast Asia , China, and R...More..

Woolworths pulls needles from Australian shelves amid strawberry spiking fear
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Woolworths pulls needles from Australian shelves amid strawberry spiking fear

Braetop Berries strawberry farmer Aidan Young holds a strawberry as he poses amid strawberries he will destroy following a nationwide needle scare, on his farm in the Glass House Mountains in Queensland on Sept...More..

What The F? Cathay Pacific Forgets One
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

What The F? Cathay Pacific Forgets One

The aircraft was seen by passengers at Hong Kong International Airport who alerted the airline. Cathay Pacific responded quickly, making light of the situation. Fixing the error will be reportedly expensive...More..

Emirates and Etihad airlines deny merger
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Emirates and Etihad airlines deny merger

Dubai's flagship airline Emirates is believed to have begun preliminary talks with Abu Dhabi's Etihad over a possible merger that would see Emirates acquire the main airline business of Etihad. A source close t...More..

India Oil Firm Cancels Imports from Iran
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

India Oil Firm Cancels Imports from Iran

This has forced the refiner to cancel a scheduled loading of 1 million barrels in October, they said . India is yet to take a call on complying with the USA sanctions on Iran. These channels would get bl...More..

Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sky takeover battle must go to auction, orders regulator

Comcast is the current higher bidder for Sky , having offered 14.75 ($19.30) per share or about $34 billion in total in July. Disney has already beaten off Comcast to secure most of Murdoch's Fox entertain...More..

US Stock Benchmarks Close at Record Highs
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

US Stock Benchmarks Close at Record Highs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up around 70 points, hitting a record high by the closing bell, lifted by McDonald's Corp and Cisco Systems Inc. The S&P 500 is up 257.14 points, or 9.6 percent. The...More..