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Zuckerberg finally pipes up about Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal

Zuckerberg finally pipes up about Cambridge Analytica data harvesting scandal In his Facebook post , after telling how much he cares for everybody and how much serious Facebook is about what's happening, he listed some steps the company plans to take to ensure such incidents don't happen in future. Zuckerberg was humbled on US TV last night as he said sorry for the "major breach of trust ". The most important change is that Facebook will now remove developer access ... [Full Article...]

Liquidation sales at Toys R Us to start very soon

Liquidation sales at Toys R Us to start very soon The chain's Babies "R" Us stores will also close. Toys "R" Us has reportedly weighed a plan to save 200 of its strongest stores, in addition to keeping its Canadian business open. Within the next week or two, the company will begin selling off their inventories at a discount. Some lawyers representing these corporations stood in line for eight hours to try and sway the judge to convert the Cha... [Full Article...]

US Fed raises interest rates

US Fed raises interest rates Mr Powell said some Fed members are anxious about the possibility of a trade war, referencing conversations between central bankers and business leaders. They raised their estimate for growth in 2019 to 2.4 percent, up from 2.1 percent. The US central bank has said it will raise its benchmark interest rate citing a strengthened economic outlook. [Full Article...]

'Outlander' actor claims United crew made tasteless dog jokes

'Outlander' actor claims United crew made tasteless dog jokes Marisol Alcantara (D-N.Y.), the ASPCA, animal rights activists , and pets at LaGuardia Airport to protest United Airlines after the death of 10-month-old French bulldog Kokito. United said there was a miscommunication between the flight attendant and Kokito's owner. "She was like 'it's a dog, it's a dog and she said 'we have to put it up there, '" Sophia said. [Full Article...]

Girls' accessories chain Claire's files for bankruptcy

Girls' accessories chain Claire's files for bankruptcy The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing specifically affects Claire's USA business and some of its affiliates in the country. The company's bankruptcy doesn't include $245 million in funded debt at affiliates, according to court papers. It has pierced more than 100 million ears worldwide. "The retail industry as a whole has been challenged by shifts in consumer purchasing preferences and habits",... [Full Article...]

Federer survives scare to reach Indian Wells final

Federer survives scare to reach Indian Wells final Twenty-four year-old Roger Federer has nothing on 36-year-old Roger Federer. But I've said it before and I'll say it again, if you're betting against Federer in his current form, you're not very bright. Daria Kasatkina of Russian Federation and Naomi Osaka of Japan, both 20, will meet in the women's final on Sunday after knocking out several higher-ranked players along the way. [Full Article...]

Winn-Dixie parent reaches prepackaged bankruptcy deal, will close 94 stores

Winn-Dixie parent reaches prepackaged bankruptcy deal, will close 94 stores The Jacksonville, Florida-based company did not disclose when it would shutter those locations. "All the stores affected by yesterday's announcement will be closed on or before April 30th", spokesman Joe Caldwell said. The company noted that 582 of its other "successful stores" will continue to operate throughout the process. "With a foundation built on iconic, heritage banners, and with the s... [Full Article...]

McAfee Launches Industry's Most Comprehensive Cloud Security Solution for Microsoft Azure

McAfee Launches Industry's Most Comprehensive Cloud Security Solution for Microsoft Azure The expansion is the result of customer demand, showing Microsoft is following their money and further pushing to compete with Amazon and Google in the cloud wars. The types of global companies that want to store data within their country while using cloud services tend to be heavily regulated companies like insurance providers, financial services firms, and healthcare companies, he explained. [Full Article...]

European Union parliament approves Brexit resolution to press United Kingdom in talks

European Union parliament approves Brexit resolution to press United Kingdom in talks Juncker said that it had already been agreed that there "should be no hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland". "If nerve gas was actively used against civilians in one of our member states, I believe that the European Council should, in clear terms, express its full solidarity with the British people and the British government in addressing this issue", said Timmermans, who as Dutch ... [Full Article...]

Google To Ban Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency-Related Ads Including ICOs

Google To Ban Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency-Related Ads Including ICOs Cryptocurrencies have been a hot topic for quite some time now, with its regular rise and fall the digital currency coins have managed to steal the stage away. The update is outlined on Google's Advertising Services support site and includes a handful of other volatile or risky financial subjects such as binary options and financial spread betting . [Full Article...]

49ers to meet with Richard Sherman

49ers to meet with Richard Sherman He also turned his tongue to players. But maybe Detroit's " preliminary interest " in Sherman signals that they're about to be more active in the veteran cornerback market than we thought. General manager John Lynch recently noted it doesn't take a "savant" to see the 49ers need cornerbacks. Apparently, at least one other team has "reached out" as NFL Network's Tom Pelissero is reporti... [Full Article...]

US President Trump tariff move "dangerous" — European Central Bank

US President Trump tariff move German manufacturing orders fell more than expected (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/german-manufacturing-orders-drop-miss-forecasts-2018-03-08) in January, dropping 3.9%, compared with forecasts of a 1.5% decline. In the US, Mr Trump's decision on tariffs, which appeals to the President's Rust Belt base, has led to the resignation of Gary Cohn, Mr Trump's top economic adviser, who was a centrist... [Full Article...]

Tata unveils eVision sedan concept at Geneva Motor Show

Tata unveils eVision sedan concept at Geneva Motor Show The one-piece tail-light design was debuted on the new A8, and features on recent concepts from the four-ringed luxury brand. It bears the humanity line in brushed aluminium. The eVision, as its name suggests, is an electric vehicle concept that could go into production sometime in future. According to Butschek changes to the underbody were sufficient to convert the conventional architecture desig... [Full Article...]

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Atlanta & San Francisco

Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery From Whole Foods Market To Atlanta & San Francisco San Francisco and Atlanta have been added to the list, joining Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach, which were all pilot cities that launched with this new initiative last month . Customers must spend over $35 per order to qualify for the free delivery through Amazon Prime Now, Amazon said on Tuesday. Amazon is rolling out free two-hour delivery of Whole Foods products to San Francis... [Full Article...]

Amazon talking to banks about checking account-like product

Amazon talking to banks about checking account-like product Though a final product has not been unveiled nor formally confirmed, it is claimed that Amazon does not aim to become a bank. Inc.is negotiating with leading banks to develop a financial service that would offer features similar to a checking account for online shoppers. [Full Article...]

SCREEEECH: US national security agency puts brakes on Qualcomm takeover

SCREEEECH: US national security agency puts brakes on Qualcomm takeover In what can only be described as an unusual move, the U.S. Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States ( CFIUS ) has ordered Qualcomm Inc . The ugly rhetorical war between semiconductor companies Broadcom and Qualcomm got even uglier on Monday. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells and Miami!

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Indian Wells and Miami! The 31-year-old Spaniard withdrew from this week's Acapulco Open in Mexico after a recurrence of the problem. "They are both fantastic events, but coming back from a big surgery after having played a few tournaments, I have discussed with my team that it is best for me to build on the progress and go back to practice", Wawrinka said in a statement. [Full Article...]

US Commerce Secretary: No Exemptions for Trump's Steel Tariffs

US Commerce Secretary: No Exemptions for Trump's Steel Tariffs Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Sunday said the impact of President Donald Trump's recently announced tariffs on imported steel and aluminum would be minor when it comes to some of America's favorite products: beer and cars. "We'll see. The president makes the decision", Ross said on NBC's "Meet the Press" program. "China wins when we are fighting with Europe", Republican Senator Lindsey G... [Full Article...]

'A Fantastic Woman' wins Chile its first Oscar Award

'A Fantastic Woman' wins Chile its first Oscar Award In some ways, what happens when 20something Marina's ( Daniela Vega ) much older boyfriend, Orlando (Francisco Reyes), dies unexpectedly in their home is a familiar tale: His ex-wife and adult children - some of whom are probably older than Marina herself - rebel at the idea of his new partner attending the wake and funeral. [Full Article...]

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father Hours after the story was published, Mr Joyce released a statement saying he and Ms Campion felt they had "no choice but to tell the story" given media requests and continued paparazzi attention. It has been a tumultuous month for the new couple, with news of their relationship splashed across front pages around the country and sparking a feud with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who responded wi... [Full Article...]


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