United Kingdom to Slap New Tax on Technology Giants

We are not preparing for another general election. "We've now turned a corner and we are able to give Britain a bit of good news". The potential new tax is not guaranteed to come in to force at all, though, as it's what you might call a financial... More..

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The New Home Company Inc. (NYSE:NWHM) Dips Under Moving Averages
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The New Home Company Inc. (NYSE:NWHM) Dips Under Moving Averages

For example, a stock may near its 52 week low in a price correction after earnings expectations for future quarters were revised. The purchase was performed at an average price of 13.04, for a total value o...More..

Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20m fine was 'Worth It'
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Elon Musk says tweet that led to $20m fine was 'Worth It'

Tesla was still hand-building parts of the Model 3s, people familiar with the company's production line told reporters at the time. Musk had said early past year that production of Model 3 , now price...More..

Dad eating with kids at McDonald’s fatally shoots gunman inside Alabama McDonald’s
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Dad eating with kids at McDonald’s fatally shoots gunman inside Alabama McDonald’s

The masked man died from the gunshot wounds he suffered; the father was hit by the gunman and suffered non-life threatening injuries and one of his sons was also hit and suffered non-life threatening injuries, ...More..

In Canada began a bad fuss for the legalization of cannabis
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

In Canada began a bad fuss for the legalization of cannabis

The country is known to have harsh anti-marijuana laws, including a possible five-year prison sentence for cannabis possession. "We expected, you know, certain strains might run out and there would be a bit o...More..

Angela Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Angela Merkel on the spot after painful regional vote

Merkel's first order of business when she speaks at 1:00 pm (1200 GMT) in Berlin will be buttering up the Social Democrats , who have threatened to leave the coalition that many blame for years of disappoint...More..

Mississauga man wins $500,000 playing Lotto Max
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Mississauga man wins $500,000 playing Lotto Max

If you bought a Lotto Max ticket in Edmonton for this week's draw, check your ticket. Two people in Saskatchewan appear to be $1 million richer after Friday's Lotto Max draw. Other million dollar winning ...More..

Lion Air flight crashes after taking off from Jakarta: Indonesian official
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Lion Air flight crashes after taking off from Jakarta: Indonesian official

In 2013, one of its Boeing 737-800 jets missed the runway while landing on the resort island of Bali, crashing into the sea without causing any fatalities among the 108 people on board. The plane appears to hav...More..

Wary of crypto, United Kingdom government blocks Royal Mints digital gold
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Wary of crypto, United Kingdom government blocks Royal Mints digital gold

These would then have been available to trade on cryptocurrency exchanges, and had been seen by some commentators as the initial tentative steps towards a more central role for cryptocurrency in mainstream fin...More..

IBM buys software company Red Hat for US$34b
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM buys software company Red Hat for US$34b

Last quarter the company reported a record 11 contracts valued at over $5 million each and 73 over $1 million, according to a note from JMP Securities analyst Greg McDowell. "The next 80 percent is about unlock...More..

Ryanair apologises to passenger over incident on plane
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Ryanair apologises to passenger over incident on plane

David Mesher, 70, was filmed aboard a plane in Barcelona calling 77-year-old Delsie Gayle an "ugly black [expletive]". Ryanair's statement came as David Mesher, of Birmingham, publicly apologised for the firs...More..

Court quashes prosector's attempt to reinstate Barclays fraud charges
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Court quashes prosector's attempt to reinstate Barclays fraud charges

The SFO said separately that it can not comment on the judge's decisions, citing reporting restrictions and contempt of court laws. The case against the bank was thrown out by the Crown Court in May this year...More..

New York Sues Exxon Over Climate Change
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

New York Sues Exxon Over Climate Change

Energy companies are likely to face more lawsuits similar to one filed this week that alleges ExxonMobil dramatically underestimated the risks carbon regulations pose to its oil sands assets, a legal scholar ...More..

USA economy grows by 3.5 per cent in third quarter
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

USA economy grows by 3.5 per cent in third quarter

The U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders. While the stock market itself is a poor indicator of the future of the economy, nearly every recession since World War II (when the government began collecting more ...More..

India's IT Trade Association, Nasscom, Clarifies That Cryptocurrencies Are Illegal
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

India's IT Trade Association, Nasscom, Clarifies That Cryptocurrencies Are Illegal

Continuing its momentum of being one of the most vibrant landscape for start-ups and coupled easily of doing business , India moved to 57th rank in Global Innovation Index, up from 60th in 2017. These comp...More..

Millennial railcard to go on sale nationwide before the end of 2018
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Millennial railcard to go on sale nationwide before the end of 2018

Managing Director of Rail Delivery Group, Jacqueline Starr, said: "Britain's rail companies are excited to announce that the National Rail 26-30 Railcard will be available across the country before the end of t...More..

Oil prices fall as oversupply looms amid global market woes
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Oil prices fall as oversupply looms amid global market woes

Crude oil futures were volatile Friday in part as investors are concerned about risks of an economic slowdown, yet the move into normal backwardation reflects healthier price levels, analysts said . The major...More..

Saudi Arabia rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Saudi Arabia rejects Turkey call to extradite Khashoggi killers

Cengiz has demanded the punishment of everyone involved in his murder "from the highest to the lowest levels", AFP news agency reported. After the Washington Post columnist disappeared at the Saudi consulat...More..

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Dyson confirms electric vehicle production in Singapore

This news comes after the company showed its electric auto proving ground back in August. He had said that the vehicle would be made close to suppliers and its potential biggest markets, namely in Asia. The cit...More..

How man's broken hip led to him winning major lotto prize
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

How man's broken hip led to him winning major lotto prize

South Carolina Education Lottery Chief Operating Officer Tony Cooper says the lottery knows when and where the ticket was bought, but won't be sure who bought it until the victor contacts them. Most were reward...More..

Tesla facing criminal investigation over Model 3 production, report says
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Tesla facing criminal investigation over Model 3 production, report says

It didn't hit the 5,000-a-week target until June 2018. Tesla has invested heavily in the Model 3 production, adding to losses in recent quarters. Tesla agreed to pay $20 million as part of that settlement, and ...More..

US Fed's vice chair backs further rate hikes
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

US Fed's vice chair backs further rate hikes

Presidents are not supposed to comment on monetary policy to protect central bank independence but Mr Trump has started to make a habit of it. "'To me the Fed is the biggest risk, because I think interest ra...More..

Volkswagen T-Cross makes global debut, India launch expected in 2020
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Volkswagen T-Cross makes global debut, India launch expected in 2020

The production-spec SUV will see stiff competition from the likes of the Nissan Kicks , the Tata Harrier, Renault Captur and the Hyundai Creta , and this means the model should come with premium interiors a...More..

Consumer Reports rates auto brands on reliability
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Consumer Reports rates auto brands on reliability

Lexus took the top spot with an average reliability score of 78 out of 100, and Toyota ranked second with a reliability score of 76. Tesla said it had streamlined and simplified Model S configurations, n...More..

USA stocks are signalling a rebound after Wednesday's Wall Street bloodbath
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

USA stocks are signalling a rebound after Wednesday's Wall Street bloodbath

Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 1.5 percent to 24,609.81 and the Shanghai Composite shed 0.5 percent to 2,589.65. The rally wiped out part of the market's plunge from the day before, but stocks are still down shar...More..

Murder of Khashoggi 'premeditated,' says Saudi prosecutor
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Murder of Khashoggi 'premeditated,' says Saudi prosecutor

The execution was awful. I believe it is painful for every human in the world. Erdogan said that Ankara would not allow those responsible for the killing to avoid justice. President Tayyip Erdogan has called ...More..

China leads the way as worlds billionaires get even richer
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

China leads the way as worlds billionaires get even richer

Sixty-one inherited their fortunes. Josef Stadler, head of ultra high-net-worth at UBS Global Wealth Management, said: "Over the last decade, Chinese billionaires have created some of the world's largest an...More..

Someone has just won $1,600,000,000 in the US Mega Millions
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Someone has just won $1,600,000,000 in the US Mega Millions

The winning numbers for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot , the second largest in US history, were announced at 8 p.m. Lottery officials and financial managers encourage people to take time to map out a s...More..

Single Ticket In South Carolina Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Single Ticket In South Carolina Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Hate to break it to you, but you're not the nation's newest millionaire - unless you're the lone person in SC who picked the magic Mega Millions numbers to win the $1.537 billion jackpot. Depending on the sta...More..

Google fired 48 people for sex harassment in last two years
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Google fired 48 people for sex harassment in last two years

After leaving Google on publicly amicable terms, Rubin launched Essential , a smartphone company. He violated human resources policy by not disclosing a relationship in 2011 to the company - it is not known if...More..