Finance

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:39

According to CNBC , Broadcom brought the offer to Qualcomm privately more than a year ago but was rebuffed. The resulting tech company would control key components needed to make smartphones and is likely to face scrutiny from regulators.

by | November 07, 2017 | 01:10

The deals with Fox were signed long before Disney bought Marvel Entertainment in 2009. However, with Universal holding the Orlando-area rights to Disney's most widely-known Marvel characters, a Fox deal would mean another of Universal Orlando's top themed area would be licensed from its biggest entertainment industry rival.

by | November 05, 2017 | 02:19

The Bank of England has hiked interest rates by 0.25 percent in its first such rise in more than a decade. The official bank rate has been lifted from 0.25% to 0.5%, the first increase since July 2007. and eurozone. Some predict rates could rise again as soon as February, but others expect there will be a pause until at least later in 2018. "This month's MPC decision is an important signal to the public that the era of very low interest rates is coming to an end".

by | November 05, 2017 | 02:13

The resounding victory, riding on the exhilarating batting exploits of their top-order and, in particular openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, was the country's first-ever over the Black Caps in the shortest form of the game. 1 - Colin Munro is the first player in history to score two T20I centuries in the same calendar year. Virat soon got to his 18th fifty in T20i's but the scoreboard pressure got the better off him as he got on 65 runs off 42 balls.

by | November 04, 2017 | 00:54

The leisure and hospitality industry was hardest hit by the hurricanes in September, shedding 111,000 jobs. Last month's acceleration in employment growth re-inforces the Fed's assessment on Wednesday that "the labour market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a solid rate despite hurricane-related disruptions".

by | November 03, 2017 | 01:06

Data from Google Trends indicates searches for "bitcoin" and "bitcoin price " are also nearing all-time highs, suggesting this exposure is perhaps translating into new awareness and investment in the protocol, now valued at more than $100 billion, according to data from CoinMarketCap .

by | November 03, 2017 | 01:08

The sign up window runs from November 1 to December 15. In fact, more consumers will be able to snag policies that will cost them nothing each month. In Texas, where premiums are rising an average of 23 percent and many counties only have one or two providers, local health officials fear the price spike and lack of competition will turn consumers away.

by | November 02, 2017 | 01:07

IHS Markit's manufacturing sector PMI for October printed at 54.6 for October, versus a reading of 53.1 for September, marking a small upwards revision from the original estimate of 54.5. "Production volumes jumped higher on the back of a substantial improvement in order book inflows, in part due to supply chains returning to normal after the hurricanes but also reflecting a combination of strong underlying demand", IHS Markit Chief Business Economist Chris Williamson said.

by | October 29, 2017 | 03:05

She had limit compel wounds to her head and body, and kicked the bucket at a doctor's facility. They may have been driving a dark grey Ford F-150 pickup truck that appears to have NY license plates, according to the report. Marshal's office at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to 84711 (tip411 ). Police said they took the girl to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

by | October 29, 2017 | 02:59

That $1.9 million includes the $274,000 in US advertising a year ago that Twitter first disclosed in late September. The development comes the same day that the San Francisco-based company announces a ban on advertising from Russian government-connected news services, Russia Today and Sputnik.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:13

He said, "The subject found himself locked within the beer cooler (and) knew that Kwik Trip would not sell him any beer after midnight". A customer finally found Van Ert in the beer cooler at 5:50 a.m. Before he was able to buy the beer, however, he was accidentally locked inside the store's beer cooler. He also fell over a stack of Busch Light 30-pack cases, breaking three of them open.

by | October 28, 2017 | 01:07

Revenues for the quarter were $43.7bn (£33.4bn), up from $32.7bn in Q3 2016. Amazon's net income for the quarter was $256 million, up from $252 million in the year-ago quarter. Amazon has begun charging for Alexa skills, as the online retailer looks to monetize the apps used by its Echo smart speakers. "And it's working - customers have purchased tens of millions of Alexa-enabled devices, given Echo devices over 100,000 5-star reviews, and active customers are up more than five times ...

by | October 27, 2017 | 01:02

Sears will instead focus its sales efforts on its own Kenmore appliances , as well as Whirlpool whr competitors, including GE, Samsung and Frigidaire. "The entire Sears business declined over time", Bitzer added. The Michigan-based appliance maker cited higher raw material prices in its earnings report and warned that those costs are expected to rise through 2018.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:58

A Prime membership will cost you another $99 a year. It's to the point where I've wondered if Amazon is secretly plotting to take over the world and now there's one more piece of evidence in support of that plot with the company's latest announcement that they will now be offering delivery inside of your home.

by | October 27, 2017 | 00:42

However, its percentage contribution to GDP means its impact on overall growth in the quarter was limited. The British pound rose shortly after today's growth report, going up 0.25 percent against the U.S. Over the past 12 months GDP grew by 1.5pc, the joint-slowest rate since 2013. A rate rise by the BoE would act to curb inflation. "The Bank argues that inflationary pressures could rise sharply if not checked by higher interest rates, and that the current low unemployment rate could ...

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:05

Under the deal, Lord & Taylor will sell its almost 676,000 square-foot flagship to WeWork for $850 million after the 2018 holiday season. (TSX:HBC) is selling its Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue building in NY to a joint venture between WeWork and Rhone Capital in a deal valued at $1.075 billion.

by | October 25, 2017 | 01:00

Assemblywoman Linda B. Rosenthal said, "Closing the e-cigarette loophole by including it in the Clean Indoor Air Act is a long-overdue step that will help protect every New Yorker's right to enjoy indoor public spaces free from the intrusion of e-cigarette vapor".

by | October 23, 2017 | 04:39

Notwithstanding that record, 21st Century Fox started contract transactions with Mr. O'Reilly, and in February conceded him a four-year expansion that paid $25 million a year. Early that month, The Times gave an account of five settlements including Mr. O'Reilly, driving promoters to blacklist his show and generating challenges requiring his ouster.

by | October 23, 2017 | 04:37

Prime Minister Narendra Modi , the best bet for the ruling BJP will also be rushing to Gujarat on Sunday. Thakore met Gandhi at the latter's residence this evening and was accompanied by Congress general secretary in-charge of Gujarat Ashok Gehlot and state unit chief Bharatsinh Solanki .

by | October 22, 2017 | 02:28

Existing bank account holders have been asked to furnish the Aadhaar number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) by 31 December 2017, failing which the account will cease to be operational, the government notification had said.

by | October 22, 2017 | 02:23

Finally, Almanack Investment Partners LLC. purchased a new stake in shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) in the 2nd quarter worth about $142,000. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc.'s holdings in Coca-Cola Company (The) were worth $12,213,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

by | October 21, 2017 | 00:54

The explosion occurred at around 6:30pm when the worshippers were doing the evening prayer. He said the suicide bomber blew himself up among the worshippers. Mohammad Iqbal Nizami, the spokesman for the provincial chief of police, says the bomber struck during Friday prayers, killing 33. The president said the attacks were aimed at creating division among the people, adding that these nefarious acts will not yield any result and will not affect the unity of Afghans.

by | October 19, 2017 | 01:00

To prevent frozen door latches before old man winter comes around, Ford will install water shields over the latches, in addition to fixing any broken actuation cables, free of charge. 2015-17 F-150, built at Dearborn Assembly Plant, March 12, 2014 to December 31, 2016. Ford sold 820,000 of the F-series trucks in the USA previous year.

by | October 15, 2017 | 01:23

He was released form their young driver programme in July 2010, going on to unsuccessfully trial for the Mercedes two years later before finding a home in endurance racing. The 2017 Le Mans victor has emerged as a front-runner to gain the US Grand Prix audition after years as a reserve driver and time in the junior programme with the Red Bull team.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:14

BMW AG is working on a deal that will bring manufacturing of the iconic Mini brand to China for the first time, according to people with knowledge of the plan. Spokespeople from BMW and Great Wall declined to comment on the matter, with the latter saying that the company will issue a statement later. Trading in the stock will resume on Monday, the company said.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:08

The social media company claims that it is making it easier for people who already go to Facebook to discover nearby restaurants and see what their friends have to say about them. From the past year, Facebook was testing this feature, now finally it is coming out in the USA. All Facebook is really doing here is launching an in-app browser so you can get a meal without ever leaving the app.

by | October 14, 2017 | 01:05

Hurricane Centre on Friday . A weather warning has been issued for Cornwall as Hurricane Ophelia sweeps the Atlantic . That would keep the center of the storm south of most of the Azores , but close enough that a tropical storm watch or warning might be issued later today.

by | October 13, 2017 | 00:50

It is important to note that the valuation of Bitcoin is highly volatile and more hard to sell than traditional assets. That said, Goldman Sachs is reportedly considering offering bitcoin trading and even China is considering easing restrictions of the cryptocurrency .

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:05

Netflix has raised the price on its standard and premium streaming service subscriptions. Netflix announced Thursday it is raising the prices of some of its subscription packages for US, UK and some other European subscribers. The streaming giant last raised prices in the US two years ago. The Standard plan on Netflix which allows you to stream on two screens at the same time will now cost subscribers £7.99 a month when it previously cost 50p less.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:02

Businesses with annual turnover of up to Rs 1.5 crore, which constitute 90 per cent of the taxpayer base but pay only 5-6 per cent of total tax, have been allowed to file quarterly income returns and pay tax instead of the current provision of monthly filings.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:38

The board's decisions mean that Uber, valued at almost $70 billion and closely watched by other start-ups, may have defused - at least temporarily - another fractious situation. Benchmark, which wants Kalanick off the board, alleges that he "fraudulently" obtained the power in 2016 to name three additional members to the company's board of directors .

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:48

He said the security of the camps is reviewed periodically and adequate measures are taken to ensure safety of the camps. Usually, these articles give us clear evidence about their origin. He went missing from his residence after being released. The terrorists, according to BSF officials are holed up inside the building campus of the 182nd Battalion camp.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:31

Mallya fled to Britain in March previous year, after defaulting on loan payments to state-owned banks and allegedly misusing the funds by rerouting them to tax havens. Mallya left India in 2016, saying he was moving to England to be closer to his children. This is the second time that Mallya was arrested this year in London .

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:30

This can sometimes mean that the cars have a handful of miles, but in this situation, most will likely be Model S 75 sedans that have just come off the assembly line. Although there are bottlenecks with producing the auto in great numbers still, the company remains confident it will significantly boost production next year.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:49

Its shares dropped after the statement and were down 3.1 per cent at the bottom of the German blue-chip DAX index which was up 0.2 per cent. VW's diesel emissions scandal bill is set to reach $30 billion as the German vehicle manufacturer faces another $3 bill to fix affected engines in the United States.

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:43

The Bluetooth toggle operates in a similar fashion. They are left in the background running to keep features like the file transfer, AirDrop, geolocation services and communications with an Apple Watch intact. This week Apple admitted that a bug in the operating system leaves users locked out of Microsoft's software and receiving a message which reads "Cannot Send Mail".

by | September 23, 2017 | 01:41

The announcement marks a milestone in the long recovery from 2008, and reflects confidence by Fed officials that the economy will continue to grow. Fed officials are predicting economic growth of 2.4% in 2017, a stronger expansion than they anticipated in June.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:56

Forbes magazine estimated her fortune to be worth $39.5 billion this year. "We all had a great admiration for Liliane Bettencourt", stated chairman and CEO of L'Oreal Jean-Paul Agon. He died in 2007. In this Wednesday Jan. 26, 2011file photo, l'Oreal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt attends Franck Sorbier's spring/summer 2011 Haute Couture fashion collection, in Paris, Paris.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:43

For its part, the company said it doesn't plan to close stores and will continue normal operations at its namesake outlets, as well as Babies "R" Us, and their websites. But like many brick-and-mortar retailers, Toys R Us was overwhelmed by consumers' rapid shift to buying goods on the internet at sites such as Amazon.com and the severe price competition from those sites.

by | September 13, 2017 | 00:43

Following on from its successful rollout in the U.S., the Apple TV App will soon be available in the UK. The new model supports HDR video, too. But unfortunately, the HDMI ports of many televisions do not support an HDR signal. Power is hard to measure for media streamers . That, and a bump up to 3GB of RAM, should easily handle 4K HDR footage. At the heart of the Apple TV is an A10X fusion chip , the same as the iPad Pro .