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Net neutrality rules reversed by USA vote

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In 2015, the FCC formalized these rules, classifying broadband access as a "telecommunications service" and declaring that "A person engaged in the provision of broadband Internet access service...shall not block lawful content, applications, services, or non-harmful devices", and that ISPs "shall not impair or degrade lawful Internet traffic on the basis of Internet content". Read More »

BP share price: Australian watchdog blocks group's Woolworths stations deal

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Woolworths now operates 531 sites and has 12 sites in development. The decision is a blow to BP, which has been working to rebuild in the wake of its disastrous 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and a dramatic crash in oil prices. "Reduced competition will also mean that prices will not fall as far, or as quickly, in the discounting phase of the cycle". The ACCC took into account a large number of submissions from a broad range of market participants including motoring groups, competitors, and ... Read More »

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Holdings Raised by Convergence Investment Partners LLC

Microsoft Corp now has $653.89B valuation. Recent trading patterns in the stock of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT ) have investors on high alert. COURTOIS JEAN PHILIPPE had sold 26,763 shares worth $1.98 million. D E Shaw & Inc accumulated 0% or 62,680 shares. West Oak Capital Limited Com holds 0% or 10,693 shares. Van Cleef Asset Managementinc owns 3.19% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) for 158,800 shares. Read More »

Winter session of Parliament to begin today

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Switching back from campaign mode for the Gujarat assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday welcomed discussion on "all issues" that the opposition wanted to raise in parliament's winter session beginning Friday and called for constructive discussion on government business. Read More »

Facebook Says Russia Spent Less Than $1 Trying To Interfere In Brexit

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Facebook said each of the three ads actually were targeted to USA audiences and concerned immigration, not the referendum on whether Britain should pull out of the EU. In a letter to Britain's Electoral Commission, Facebook said it found 470 accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency, and said the agency had spent only 97 cents on three ads seen by British audiences during the Brexit campaign. Read More »

IT surveys at bitcoin exchanges across India

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The I-T department's intent may be seen in the light of the surveys it conducted at nine bitcoin exchanges across the country. It is, however, extremely hard, rather impossible to get details of individual or institution using/trading through Bitcoin, as it is not regulated and the principles behind Bitcoin is not to disclose the identity of the person holding it. Read More »

WTI, Brent crude prices will remain apart in 2018

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Oil prices were steady Thursday, hovering below multiyear highs, after the International Energy Agency said USA supply will grow faster than previously forecast. Gasoline inventories - one of the products that crude is refined into - rose by 5.7 million barrels, well above expectations for rise of 2. 5 million barrels, while supplies of distillate - the class of fuels that includes diesel and - fell by about 1.4 million barrels, above expectations for a build of 902,000 barrels. Read More »

Disney Makes Deal for 21st Century Fox, Reshaping Entertainment Landscape

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The companies had been working on a deal for several weeks, though there were reports 21st Century Fox had other suitors, including Comcast and Sony. The sale includes Fox's 39% stake in Sky , the owner of Sky News. Murdoch's shift to selling assets rather than buying them has come as a surprise to many who expected him to hand over the businesses to his sons, James and Lachlan. Read More »

Gas exports from Total's North Sea field halted until early Jan

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The ideal storm of a healthy appetite from China, a decline in global inventories and a major North Sea pipeline outage sent oil prices higher on Tuesday. "The strength earlier this morning (on Brent) was mainly a reaction to U.S. API data". Gasoline stocks rose by 2.3 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 2.5 million-barrel gain. Read More »

Australia's Commonwealth Bank admits to some AUSTRAC allegations

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Commonwealth Bank ( ASX:CBA ) has admitted to breaches of money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws in response to federal regulator AUSTRAC's allegations filed in Federal Court which commenced in August this year. AUSTRAC has flagged more charges could be coming in an amended statement of claim containing additional alleged contraventions. The commonwealth says the new allegations increase the total number of alleged contraventions from 53,700 to about 53,800. Read More »

Oasis Petroleum (OAS) Given a $11.00 Price Target at Mizuho

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Finally, Jefferies Group reissued a "buy" rating and set a $13.00 target price on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.63 average brokerage recommendation. (NYSE: OAS ) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Susquehanna. Read More »

ADB revises upwards 2017 GDP to 5.8 per cent

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The first three quarters of 2017 saw GDP grow by 6.4 per cent, up from 5.9 per cent in the same period of 2016, the report noted. "Robust domestic demand-particularly private consumption and investment-will continue to support growth in the subregion", said the report. Read More »

Bill Clinton 'saddened' by loss of friend, Mayor Ed Lee,

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Monday and died at 1:11 a.m. Tuesday after several hours of live-saving measures were tried. When Lee was 15, his father died of a heart attack, and Lee worked in restaurants to help support his family. Lee responded that San Francisco was a city of tolerance, love and acceptance. Ron Conway, a venture capitalist, formed an independent political action committee on his behalf and raised nearly $700,000 from executives such as former Facebook President Sean Parker and Salesforce CEO Marc ... Read More »

RA Set for Netflix Revival

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In the show, Poppy and Branch will be voiced by Amanda Leighton (" This Is Us ", " The Fosters ") and Skylar Astin (" Pitch Perfect " 1 and 2), respectively. Visit netflix.com/harveystreetkids for more information. George Beard and Harold Hutchins have bonded after finding out that they both like pranking, reading comic books and annoying Principal Krupp. Read More »

Bale earns Real Madrid late win over Al Jazira

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Real Madrid failed to equalize the score before the half time to end the first half 1-0. Winning the Club World Cup could "reinforce" Real Madrid's season and give them the kickstart they need, according to Michel Salgado. "I have the best in the world and he is showing it in this shirt", Zidane told a news conference in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. Madrid had already seen a goal by Benzema disallowed about 10 minutes earlier, after the referee signalled a foul by Ronaldo on a defender . Read More »

Apple Buys Shazam In $400 Million Acquisition

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As revealed by TechCrunch , the latest acquisition counts among one of the largest made by Apple , who previously spent the same amount of money to buy out NeXT and reclaim former CEO Steve Jobs back in 1996. If Apple becomes as open as Shazam to sharing such data with labels (which, if history is any indication, is highly unlikely), content creators and owners could have access to much richer datasets around individual songs, beyond the narrow focus on skip and play-through rates that ... Read More »

Gold in holding pattern ahead of Fed rate decision

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It also struggles to compete with yield-bearing assets like Treasurys as borrowing costs rise. It is widely expected to announce the third and final interest rate hike of 2017 on Wednesday. Analysts attributed the slide in gold futures to a weak trend overseas on higher chances of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve later this week, diminishing appeal for precious metals a safe haven investment. Read More »

Salvation Army in need of donations & bell ringers

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It's all thanks to community members and businesses who adopted the angels and bought them gifts. Every corner and aisle of the gym is filled with items kids can't wait to unwrap Christmas morning! Student council president Carissa Kintner says, "Student council really wanted to help kids who were in need of presents". Read More »

Tyson Fury Sends "Special Message" To Eddie Hearn

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BBBofC Secretary Robert Smith had stated he wouldn't consider Fury's request to reinstated until January, which was met with fire by the former world heavyweight champion, who hastily deleted his Instagram post. "Fury tweeted: "@anthonyfjoshua where you at boy? Fury was charged with testing positive for a "prohibited substance" in June 2016 but claimed that was as a result of eating a wild boar. Read More »

Scottish unemployment rises by 8000

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Estimates from the ONS showed that average weekly earnings for employees in the United Kingdom in nominal terms (not adjusted for price inflation ) increased by 2.5% including bonuses and by 2.3% excluding bonuses, compared with a year earlier. Read More »

Khloe Kardashian Has A 'Birth Plan' In Place

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Kardashian-West officially announced that she and her husband Kanye West are expecting the third child via surrogate during Sunday's episode of " Keeping Up With the Kardashians ". Reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian , 33, who is believed to be expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson , 26, shared this adorable snap of both them kissing, and thanked him for changing her life. Read More »

Germany's Lufthansa drops bid for Air Berlin's Niki unit

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Niki airline - founded by former Formula One champion Niki Lauda - is still part of insolvent carrier Air Berlin , which went bankrupt in August after losing a cash lifeline from its biggest shareholder Etihad Airways. The Commission said it would now limit its review to LGW. Air Berlin said in a statement Tuesday that prospective buyers IAG had withdrawn their interest in Niki, while there was also no workable offer from Thomas Cook, leaving Lufthansa as the group's only option for sale. Read More »

Target buys same-day delivery service

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After onboarding the Shipt platform and its community of shoppers, Target plans to bring same-day delivery to approximately half of its stores by early 2018. Shipt is an online same-day delivery service. Shipt, like rival Instacart, uses thousands of contractors to buy products at retail stores and deliver them to customers. Read More »

After a Midtown Blast, Ride-Hailing Prices Spike, Briefly

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Prices on Uber and Lyft rides also skyrocketed, and both companies have now said they will offer refunds to some passengers in the wake of immediate criticism. Were you hit with surge pricing Monday morning in NYC, and if so, did you get notified about a forthcoming reimbursement? While disgruntled customers complained that the ride-sharing services were attempting to capitalize off of a terrorist attack, the companies insisted that it was a momentary oversight. Read More »

Mobile Layer3 TV Acquisition Sends Down Comcast, Cable Stocks

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T-Mobile will enter into a new business territory in 2018. T-Mobile will offer a paid service starting next year. The strategy of T-Mobile is clear. "Together with T-Mobile, we're going to ditch everything you hate about cable and make everything you love about TV better". Layer3, which moved its headquarters from Boston to Denver in 2014, began offering TV service in Chicago previous year, and has since expanded to areas including Washington D.C., Los Angeles and Longmont. Read More »

US TV Channel Claims Ram Setu or Adam's Bridge was man-made

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The Show called " What on Earth " will air the episode called Ancient Land Bridge on the Science channel. With the recent discovery that suggests that perhaps the events of Ramayana did indeed occur, the various claims that it is a myth seem to have dissipated. Read More »

South Korea clamps down on cryptocurrencies

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About one million South Koreans, many of them small-time investors, are estimated to own Bitcoins, and demand is so high that prices for the unit are around 20 percent higher than in the USA, its biggest market. Vidente Co Ltd ( 121800.KQ ) and Omnitel Inc ( 057680.KQ ), which hold stakes of South Korea's biggest bitcoin exchange Bithumb, fell 8.4 percent and 4.9 percent, respectively. Read More »

Toshiba, Western Digital Settle Chip Unit Dispute (News)

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Last month, the Tokyo-based company said it would accelerate investments in its new Fab 6 chip facility in Yokkaichi, blocking Western Digital from participating and raising the prospect the USA company wouldn't get supplies of newer chips that it will need to remain competitive. Read More »

York becomes third United Kingdom city not to renew Uber's license

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More than half of them were attributed to Uber. In a statement , the council said: "The suspension of Uber's operating licence, which was announced by Sheffield Council on Friday, November 29, has been lifted". "From our experience, the passengers love the ability to have the convenience of pressing a button to request a vehicle, to take a trip without having to use cash at all and, from a safety point of view, being able to track every element of that journey. Read More »

Litecoin- The new silver sibling to the Bitcoin's gold

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The price of litecoin reached an all-time high of $255.42 on Tuesday. The bitcoin price rallied after US exchange CBOE launched regulated bitcoin futures contracts on Sunday, but the most prominent cryptocurrency's performance was a bit more tepid during the first full day of trading. Read More »

Trump orders NASA to send American astronauts to the moon, Mars

The President was joined by members from Congress, National Space Council, and renowned NASA astronauts like Peggy Whitson, Christina Koch, and Sen. NASA said Trump's directive will "more effectively organize government, private industry, and global efforts toward returning humans [to] the Moon , and will lay the foundation that will eventually enable human exploration of Mars". Read More »

'Steady hiring climate' forecast for York Region in early 2018

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In the first quarter of a year ago, 24 percent of employers said they would increase staffing, 71 percent sid they'd maintain staffing levels, and 3 percent said they'd reduce staffing. James Hick, managing director for ManpowerGroup Solutions, said: "The national Outlook hasn't dipped below +5% since the final quarter of 2012, yet this quarter we are seeing the worrying double whammy of a fall in confidence nationwide and flatlining hiring in London". Read More »

India seeks revenge in Mohali

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The visitors, who lead the three-match series 1-0 after a big opening win on Sunday, have fielded an unchanged side in their bid to clinch their first-ever series on Indian soil. While Mohali may not be as cold as Dharamsala, the pacers could still have a say in the second match, considering it will be another 11.30 am start. Read More »