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AWS just sold some of its cloud computing infrastructure in China


Thus, to comply with the Chinese law, it sold "certain physical infrastructure assets" to Sinnet, who has been operating the Amazon services since August 2016. Sinnet urged its customers to avoid using virtual private networks (VPNs), which outsmart China's Great Firewall. Laws that came into effect in June require firms to store data locally. Read More »

SoftBank: No final agreement on Uber

We believe this agreement is a strong vote of confidence in Uber's long-term potential. If completed, the firm plans to use the funds to expand its business further as it faces increasing competition at home and overseas. In turn, Kalanick must receive majority board approval should he want to replace the board seats over which he has control. With so many scandals, issues and controversies, Uber need this investment. Read More »

Shell offloads remaining stake in Australia's Woodside

Owing to "strong demand from institutional investors", the Anglo-Dutch energy group said it had offloaded the entirety of its 13.28-percent stake, just hours after it announced that it had made a decision to sell 8.5 percent of Woodside. "Proceeds from the sale will contribute to reducing our net debt", Shell Chief Financial Officer Jessica Uhl said in the initial statement. However, it swiftly upsized the deal, due to strong investor demand, to also include the remaining shares it owns in ... Read More »

GE cuts dividend as it looks to 'reset'


Moreover, Ibm Retirement Fund has 1.19% invested in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 212,832 shares. Cowen and Company restated a "hold" rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of General Electric in a report on Monday, July 17th. Read More »

Supreme Court to Review California Reproductive FACT Act


The Arizona-based Alliance Defending Freedom is before the high court in another high profile First Amendment case challenging compelled speech this term: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. The law requires licensed healthcare facilities to post a notice saying that the state has programs for "immediate free or low-priced access to comprehensive family planning services. Read More »

Sydney Gets its Ferry McFerryface


Transport NSW has revealed the name of its newest vessel as Ferry McFerryFace . Though Sydney's water transit has some restrictions on animals, at least the possibility exists for Australia's own Horsey McHorseface to climb aboard. " Boaty McBoatFace " tallied the most votes, but NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constance didn't want to copy the UK's decision during a recent public poll. Read More »

Missouri AG launches Google antitrust probe

Hawley says he plans to examine several issues, including whether Google's privacy policy adequately discloses its data-mining practices. Missouri is examining "Google's collection, use, and disclosure of information about Google users and their online activities; Google's alleged misappropriation of online content from the websites of its competitors; and Google's alleged manipulation of search results to preference websites owned by Google and to demote websites that compete with Google". Read More »

Brookfield wants to buy mall-owner GGP for $14.8 billion


GGP last month reached an agreement with AvalonBay Communities build apartments at a shopping center in Seattle, and CEO Sandeep Mathrani said the company "will look to explore similar projects at other locations". If you are viewing this piece of content on another website , it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright & trademark laws. Read More »

The Bears' John Fox Commits The Worst Successful Challenge Of All Time


The Packers were coming off a short week following a division loss. Keep your heads up, Bears fans... the future is bright. Two months later, on December 29th, that became official. So we're going to analyze that. "In hindsight, there are things we would do differently". I mean, we're only hurting ourselves. In the second half, Green Bay converted five of its eight third-down situations in which Hundley dropped back to pass. Read More »

Presidency denies Zuma was going to announce free higher education


Subject to appropriate legislative amendments, the South Africa Revenue Service would collect the repayments through the income tax system. The report was published just after mid day on Monday. TVET colleges have been regarded as the second-class option for students, and been stigmatised for providing an education that will retain existing inequalities in South African society. Read More »

Chinese splurge £19bn in 'Singles' Day' shopping spree


Promoted by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, which claimed more than a million retailers worldwide took part this year, including for the first time U.S. At one point, the company was processing 325,000 orders a second. Meanwhile, reported sales of $19.1bn, up by 50 percent on last year's figure. Read More »

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's blockbuster $130bn takeover bid

Broadcom said there are "compelling financial benefits" to such a deal and Qualcomm's portfolio and global market reach would be complementary to Broadcom's business. Qualcomm and Broadcom did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Qualcomm, an early pioneer in mobile phone chips, supplies so-called modem chips to phone makers such as Apple, Samsung and LG that help the phones connect to wireless data networks. Read More »

Fraser Anning Is Swearing Up And Down Pauline Hanson Kicked *Him* Out


Senator Anning was sworn-in as a replacement for Malcolm Roberts after the Queensland senator was booted out by the High Court for failing to renounce his dual-citizenship with the UK. Ms Hanson accused former employees of dumped senator Malcolm Roberts of 'encouraging him to move to Corey Bernardi's party'. According to Hanson, Anning walked out of their meeting. Read More »

49ers targeting date for Jimmy Garoppolo's first start


On the other sideline, Jimmy Garoppolo is with the 49ers now, but with a depleted offensive line, the last thing anyone wants is for Garoppolo to get injured, so C.J. Those frustrations were expressed by star safety Landon Collins after today's loss. Celek kept alive that touchdown drive by making a 9-yard catch on third-and-8 on the previous snap. Read More »

Zverev beats Cilic in impressive ATP Finals debut


Federer got to it and hit a backhand victor. 'We all needed to be ready to take that advantage and I would say that Roger came out of the blocks a little bit better than Rafa. Zverev will move on to a meeting with Roger Federer on Tuesday, a player he beat to win the Montreal Masters earlier in the year. More errors had crept into the Zverev game and although the youngster got the help of Hawk-eye to deny Cilic a set point, the Croat soon served out to square the contest. Read More »

North Korea says Trump 'begged for a war' during his Asia trip


The expert said they do not have a specific policy of pre-emptive strikes prior to launch and if the United States were to launch a missile, North Korea could claim they have been attacked. Trump had warned North Korea on Wednesday not to underestimate the United States as he wrapped up his visit to South Korea. This image shows three USA aircraft carriers. Read More »

Trump hails India for achieving astounding growth


He said India is a country of 125 million people and is the World's largest democracy. "India is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its independence". PM Narendra Modi's economic and inclusive growth policies have often been praised by leaders across the globe and it has come as no surprise that the leader who is considered to be most powerful - President of the United States Donald Trump. Read More »

Morocco, Tunisia seal qualification for 2018 World Cup


Before Saturday, the trio of Nigeria , Egypt and Senegal had booked their tickets before the two North African countries also came on board to Russian Federation. The 2004 African champions have now qualified for their fifth World Cup (1978, 1998, 2002, 2006). Morocco's win in Abidjan gave coach Herve Renard success over his former team and the country he led to the African Cup title in 2015. Read More »

Shocking video shows woman climbing through a McDonald's drive-thru


Cellphone video taken by McNeely showed a silver auto and a scuffle in the drive-thru window. The two women started honking their auto horn and beat on the drive-through window before eventually climbing through the window and attacking the manager who displeased them, knocking over a jug of tea and a cash register in the process, Fox 59 reported. Read More »

Consumer group says Target selling fidget spinners tainted with lead


A study conducted by consumer advocacy group U.S. PIRG found that Target is selling two types of fidget spinners that contain as much as 330 times the acceptable amount of lead for young children. However, after Target and the manufacturer were provided the results of US PIRG's findings, they decided not to pull the toys from their shelves or from their website . Read More »

The Suntrust Banks Inc. Buys 7370 Shares of Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Time Warner Inc . had a higher price at the close than it did at the open. $25,416 worth of Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) shares were bought by Averill Howard M . Gannett Co., a media company. The company has a market capitalization of $70,820.00, a PE ratio of 14.60, a P/E/G ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 0.98. Read More »

Fleetwood boosts Race to Dubai hopes as Jamieson secures Nedbank lead


I'm in a good position, tomorrow will be a new challenge", Jamieson said. They include Italian Francesco Molinari, who catapuled himself into contention with a best-of-the-week 65 to sit five off the pace along with South African Haydn Porteous (67), while a big group on two-under includes former Masters champion Schwartzel (72), 2010 Open victor Louis Oosthuizen (70), former world No.1 Lee Westwood (74), Race to Dubai leader Tommy Fleetwood (67) and David Drysdale (69). Read More »

In Britain, the plane landed without nose gear


The flight circled around the Irish Sea for some time, to burn as much fuel as possible, then landed at Belfast International Airport without the nose gear down. "The incident occurred at Belfast International Airport at approximately 1:30 pm". "The aircraft departed from Belfast City at 11:07am bound for Inverness". Read More »

NTSB to investigate Las Vegas crash involving driverless bus


The autonomous shuttle uses a system built by Navya , a French start-up that is also testing its technology in the United Kingdom and is now taking part in a 12-month trial in the USA city. "Or at least leaned on the horn and made our presence harder to miss". The NTSB has sent a team of four investigators to examine the accident, which spokesman Chris O'Neil said is the agency's first probe of a collision involving a driverless auto. Read More »

Facebook Community Boost will teach social media skills to business owners


According to reports by Tech Crunch , the skills that will be going on roadshow are (of course) very Facebook-centric, leading one to question who exactly is benefiting the most from this program. 46% say Facebook is an essential tool for running their business. For online beginners: Training on digital literacy and online safety. So far, the company has been vague about what other skills will be taught, and whether they will include and programs that Facebook does not already own. Read More »

Macy's sales fall for 11th quarter


Penney announced late last month that it had to liquidate poor-selling merchandise, primarily women's clothing, a move that it said will hurt profits. Adjusted earnings per share beat analysts' expectations, while revenues missed their estimates. CEO's Take: Kevin Mansell, chairman, CEO and president, said, "We saw strong results during the back-to-school season, achieving a low single-digit positive comp". Read More »

Real Madrid secret document pushes Gareth Bale towards transfer

The 28-year-old forward also missed Wales' final two World Cup qualifiers last month as they failed to qualify for next year's tournament in Russian Federation. Madrid daily newspaper AS says he is expected to be out for between three and four weeks, missing seven matches, though Real did not put a timescale on his recovery. Read More »

Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN


Trump's comments have provoked concern that he may improperly influence the Justice Department to block the deal. The newspaper's source in the White House said that this was meant merely as a joke and Kushner did not mean to be taken seriously. Read More »

Toy story: Hasbro in takeover talks with Mattel


Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.56/share. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.01% of the company's stock. Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. MKM Partners raised shares of Mattel from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $36.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 10th. Read More »