Twitter shares leap after revenue and profit beat expectations

A year earlier, the company had a net loss of $21 million. The company said the drop came from efforts to weed out fake and inauthentic accounts. Twitter has removed millions of suspicious accounts this year including those that belong to Alex Jo... More..

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Amazon quarterly profit rockets tenfold to US$2.9b
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon quarterly profit rockets tenfold to US$2.9b

Growth in global sales was 13%, compared to 27% in Q2 and 34% in Q1. Amazon is looking to be on track to do $10 billion in advertising sales in a calendar year if this quarter is anything to go by. Amazon's thi...More..

Brussels rejects Italy's budget, sending it back to the drawing board
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Brussels rejects Italy's budget, sending it back to the drawing board

However, Italy has three weeks to make adjustments to the budget and resubmit it to the European Commission for review. "No one will take one euro from this budget". During a radio interview Mr Salvini insist...More..

Elderly woman racially attacked on airplane
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Elderly woman racially attacked on airplane

Following a brief and heated argument, the elderly woman is moved elsewhere on the aircraft while the man remains in the same seat. "I know if that was a black person racially abusing an elderly woman the pol...More..

Man filmed racially abusing woman on Ryanair flight indentified, police say
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Man filmed racially abusing woman on Ryanair flight indentified, police say

The budget airline was criticized for allowing the man to keep his place on the flight, and moving Gayle to another seat. He also threatened to push her from the aisle before another passenger intervened. On ...More..

Saudi Crown Prince makes first public address since murder of Jamal Khashoggi
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince makes first public address since murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Shortly after Khashoggi disappeared on October 2 while retrieving a document at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul , Turkish authorities said he was the victim of a premeditated killing by 15 Saudi agents s...More..

CIA Director Listened To Recording Of Khashoggi's Alleged Murder
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

CIA Director Listened To Recording Of Khashoggi's Alleged Murder

The following day, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman tells Bloomberg that Khashoggi is not inside the consulate. Saudi Arabia says it has signed $56 billion of deals at an investment conference thi...More..

Apple's Tim Cook takes aim at Google and Facebook over 'weaponised data'
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Apple's Tim Cook takes aim at Google and Facebook over 'weaponised data'

Cook zeroed in on privacy and users' rights as one of the fundamental issues of our current tech-obsessed culture. But his target was clear. Stamos would like Apple to explain the terms under which its gov...More..

Cathay Pacific Says Data Breach Exposed Personal Information of 9.4 Million Passengers
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cathay Pacific Says Data Breach Exposed Personal Information of 9.4 Million Passengers

The airline said passengers' names, nationalities, dates of birth, telephone and passport numbers, and email and physical addresses were included in the hack. "Such a statement doesn't give people absolute co...More..

Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's

According to a CBC report, Reyes found out about her dog after she chose to catch her in the sneaky act. But Reyes chose to go one step further and catch her dog in the act and drove to her local McDonald's ...More..

There will be justice for Khashoggi, says Saudi crown prince
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

There will be justice for Khashoggi, says Saudi crown prince

The death of Mr Khashoggi, a United States resident and " Washington Post " columnist, has sparked global outrage and threatened relations between Riyadh and Washington as well as other Western nations. U.S. ...More..

by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Microsoft crushes quarterly earnings as cloud revenues rise

Microsoft ( MSFT ) delivered strong earnings on Wednesday that lifted its shares more than 4% in extended trading despite another massive market sell-off. Revenue from the company's Azure cloud computing busi...More..

EU Hands Italy Unprecedented Budget Rebuke on Rules Breach
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

EU Hands Italy Unprecedented Budget Rebuke on Rules Breach

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte dismissed Kurz's criticism as "incautious" and reiterated that Rome wanted to have "constructive dialogue" over the budget, which includes tax cuts, welfare hikes and a rol...More..

Ford Ranger production starts in MI
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ford Ranger production starts in MI

But some insiders have made a different claim about the statement and it is that Ford won't use the name Raptor. The irony is that Ford has had a new midsize pickup, an global version of the Ranger being pr...More..

McDonald's new breakfast sandwich inspired by 'secret menu'
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

McDonald's new breakfast sandwich inspired by 'secret menu'

According to a video released on McDonald's YouTube channel, the new sandwich, called the Triple Breakfast Stack , was inspired by "menu hackers", those who doctored existing menu items to fit their own need...More..

Didn't win Mega Millions? Powerball jackpot up to $620M
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Didn't win Mega Millions? Powerball jackpot up to $620M

There were 36 second-tier winners, those who picked five winning numbers but did not match the Mega Ball. CJ Patel is the owner of KC Mart No. 7 in Simpsonville. This unlucky soul posted a picture of their ...More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading

The S&P 500 index fell 16 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 2,724. The materials sector, which includes precious and base metals miners and fertilizer companies, lost 3.4 per cent as gold futures dropped. Investors...More..

Turkish President on Khashoggi probe
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Turkish President on Khashoggi probe

While Mr Erdogan stopped short of making direct accusations, his speech adds to pressure on Riyadh, which has been facing a wave of global scepticism since claiming over the weekend that Crown Prince Mohammed ...More..

Winning the Mega Millions lottery? Here’s how much you’ll really keep
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Winning the Mega Millions lottery? Here’s how much you’ll really keep

The pot has been growing since July. The one-time cash option is estimated at $913 million - still nothing to sneeze at. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions on Tuesday night are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, a...More..

Premier Inn unveils no-frills hotel brand with pod-style rooms
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Premier Inn unveils no-frills hotel brand with pod-style rooms

PriestmanGoode, which designs first class plane cabins, designed the rooms. Each room will have twin beds that can be pushed together to create a double, a bathroom with power shower, free wifi, a TV and air ...More..

Saudi ready to boost oil output, spare capacity: minister
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Saudi ready to boost oil output, spare capacity: minister

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 450 points, with industrial bellwethers Caterpillar and 3M leading the index lower and stoking concerns about slowing global economic growth. Falih said he would ...More..

Will reach out to India again after 2019 elections, says Imran Khan
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Will reach out to India again after 2019 elections, says Imran Khan

The prime minister arrived in Madina alongwith Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi , Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and PM's Adviser on Commerce Razzak Dawood. He told the ...More..

MEGA MILLIONS FEVER: Players buy tickets before Tuesday night's $1.6 billion drawing
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

MEGA MILLIONS FEVER: Players buy tickets before Tuesday night's $1.6 billion drawing

Tickets sold for Tuesday's drawing are expected to cover 75 percent of all possible number combinations, lottery officials said. The odds to win the grand prize were 1 in 258,890,850. Mathematically, you're not...More..

Brexit backer Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Brexit backer Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore

The company plans to invest roughly £2 billion ($3.7 billion) on the project, most of which will be spent in Singapore. It said Singapore offered access to high-growth markets, an extensive supply chain and a h...More..

YouTube star leaves $10K tip for server at North Carolina restaurant
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

YouTube star leaves $10K tip for server at North Carolina restaurant

Oliverio said it took employees some time to realize they were being filmed by two men at a nearby table. After recovering from the initial shock, she made a decision to keep some of the money and give the re...More..

Saudi violated OPEC pact under USA pressure: Iran
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Saudi violated OPEC pact under USA pressure: Iran

USA sanctions against Iran's oil exports are due to kick off on November 4. We reiterate our expectation for a thorough, credible, transparent, and prompt investigation by Saudi Arabia, in full collaboration ...More..

Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled For Listeria, Salmonella Concerns
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Million Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled For Listeria, Salmonella Concerns

The items were shipped nationwide. Head to your freezers and check the taquitos because more than 2.4 million pounds of the ready-to-eat frozen food is being recalled. "Anyone concerned about an injury or i...More..

Federal government urges talks to continue as Canada Post begins rotating strikes
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Federal government urges talks to continue as Canada Post begins rotating strikes

Mike Palecek, CUPW national president, says the goal has always been to settle an agreement without "postal disruption". The union said mail will still be delivered outside of the four cities, but it could be d...More..

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

Whitbread says customers are willing to sacrifice room size and central locations for a bargain basement price. With that in mind, the company has created "compact" rooms which measure at 8.5m square and wer...More..

Elon Musk’s 150mph 'Loop' tunnel system to open in December
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Elon Musk’s 150mph 'Loop' tunnel system to open in December

Musk, a space entrepreneur and electric-car pioneer, has pledged to complete the test tunnel by the end of the year. Entrepreneur Elon Musk has said the first testing tunnel of his Hyperloop transport syste...More..