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Valpak tucking $100 checks in select envelopes

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It might sound too good to be true, but Valpak said it's not. "No strings attached, just $100 for consumers to use as they wish", Valpak officials said in a press release . "The odds are there is one check in every 50,000", said Jensen. Valpak says not so fast, the checks are real. The next set of checks are set to go out between April 7 and 10. Read More »

Nissan and Renault Talking Merger

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Renault's actions are being shot this Thursday after Bloomberg economic news agency reported today that French vehicle is negotiating to merge with Japanese Nissan in a single brand. Both Renault and Nissan declined to comment when contacted by our sister publication, Autocar UK, stating that they do not react to "speculative rumours". Read More »

Uber Won't Renew Autonomous-Vehicle License for California

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According to the report , this wasn't a minor design change. The result is a auto with more blind spots compared to its earlier generations as well as compared to those of their rivals. Virtually all autonomous test vehicles have a human in the driver's seat on standby if the digital system fails. In December 2016, Uber announced it was pulling its self-driving program out of California. Read More »

Walmart Bans Cosmopolitan Magazine From Checkout Aisles

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Walmart said in a statement reported by multiple news outlets that the move was primarily a business decision but that it also heard the concerns people raised about the magazine. Cosmo's reputation has grown worldwide, with dozens of global editions, that Cosmopolitan says cater to the "fun, fearless female". By removing Cosmo from it's check-out line, Walmart is playing into the archaic idea that women are at fault when men behave grossly. Read More »

Boeing hit by WannaCry virus

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In an internal memo, Mike VanderWel, chief engineer of Boeing Commercial Airplane production engineering, said the attack was "metastasizing" and he anxious it could spread to Boeing's production systems and airline software. WannaCry, which first struck last May , locks users out of their computer and prompts them to "pay a ransom, typically in cryptocurrency", to unlock the device, says The Verge . Read More »

Bargain Booze firm Conviviality close to administration

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Some 2,600 people work across Conviviality's brands which include Matthew Clark, Bibendum, Catalyst, Bargain Booze, and Wine Rack. It comes after Bargain Booze allegedly failed to raise £135m from an emergency cash call . A number of suppliers are understood to have also deserted the company, which supplies drinks to thousands of pubs. Shares in the firm, which trades on the Alternative Investment Market, have been suspended. Read More »

Ola, Uber revive merger talks

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In an interview to PTI, Khosrowshahi said India is already among the top three markets (besides the United States and Latin America ), accounting for 10 percent of its trips globally. It would mean that we aren't investing enough. "We think we can increase that by 5x or 10x over the next 10 years". Ola will acquire the Indian unit of Uber, but details of the deal are still being discussed and may be out soon. Read More »

Ransomware Attack Hits Multiple Atlanta Government IT Systems

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The ransomware attack on Thursday targeted Atlanta's online systems, shutting down computers and printers. A ransomware attack hobbled Baltimore's 911 dispatch system over the weekend, a city official confirmed Wednesday, prompting a roughly 17-hour shutdown of automated emergency dispatching. Read More »

ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) : Are you searching Analysts Rated Stock

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Analysts pointed to a cascade of negative stories surrounding leading technology names, including Facebook, Tesla Motors and Twitter. The shorter the moving average, the sooner you'll see a change in the market. These projections are then used as a basis for providing "buy" or "sell" recommendations. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade. Read More »

'March for Our Lives' attendees reflect on magnitude of event

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A couple of artistes and celebrities have joined hundreds of thousands of young people in the United States for the "March for Our Lives" protest which is now rocking the nation's capital. Donald Trump, who was in Florida, did not comment on Twitter . Beyond the hashtags, memes, celebrity endorsements and requisite calls for Wadler to run for president, it's in moments such as these that we realise these young people really are marching for their lives. Read More »

Institutions Peg This Stock As a Favorite: RSP Permian, Inc. (NYSE:RSPP)

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Over the past twelve months, RSP Permian, Inc . Hartree Partners LP now owns 62,125 shares of the oil and natural gas company's stock worth $2,527,000 after acquiring an additional 1,625 shares during the last quarter. 352,305 were reported by Cushing Asset Management Ltd Partnership. In the latest week RSP Permian, Inc . Teton Advisors Inc owns 7,411 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Read More »

Are pilots describing UFO over New Mexico in this recording?

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High above the Arizona and New Mexico border, they saw a UFO . Not one, but two different commercial pilots flying on two separate aircrafts say they witnessed something odd in the Arizona skies last month. Another person can then be heard saying " UFO ". Moreover, it had a big reflection . Based on the conversations, the UFO hovered above the eastern-bound airplanes in the opposite direction and was located a few thousand feet above the aircraft. Read More »

Facebook data scandal prompts redesign of settings, privacy pages

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The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after news broke that 50 million Facebook profiles were passed along to United Kingdom data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and used for political profiling. Facebook has announced that it is making it easier for users to access its privacy tools. The social network already gives consumers the ability to download their data and control many privacy settings , albeit in a confusing way. Read More »

Invites bids to divest 76% AI stake

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An airline with negative net worth can also partner a private equity investor to bid for Air India . On the debt restructuring, the PIM disclosed that the "existing debt and liabilities of AI and AIXL as on 31st March, 2017 are being reallocated and it is expected that debt and liabilities, including net current liabilities of Rs 88,160 million, aggregating to Rs 333,920 million will remain with AI and AIXL". Read More »

GDP Revised Up to 2.9% for Q4 2017

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Still, analysts believe the economy will hit the Trump administration's 3 percent annual growth target this year, driven by a $1.5 trillion income tax cut package and a planned increase in government spending. In another indicator sign of a slowing economy, profits from current production-corporate profits with inventory valuation adjustment and capital consumption adjustment-decreased $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter, in contrast to an increase of $90.2 billion in the third quarter. Read More »

Google copyright battle with Oracle could cost $8.8 billion

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At times when price is in a downtrend and the moving average is in a downtrend as well, and price tests the SMA above and is rejected a few consecutive times (i.e. Zuckerberg Mark had sold 145,000 shares worth $24.16 million. Sentinel Asset Mgmt has 460,800 shares. (NYSE:QEP) for 150 shares. Blackrock Inc owns 0.01% invested in QEP Resources, Inc. Read More »

Further allegations of abuse made against R Kelly in new documentary

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Parents of one of the women, who chose to remain anonymous, told their story of how they met Kelly before they say he brought their daughter into his "cult". Kelly or his representatives have yet to respond to these sick allegations, but he has always denied accusations of sexual misconduct over the years. Read More »

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia announce world's largest solar power project

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He said the project will create 100,000 jobs, reduce Saudi Arabia's dependence on oil for its electricity, which it can sell internationally instead. Son said the ample sunshine and land, as well as engineers and workers, make the foray into solar there lucrative. SoftBank was said to be planning to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years. Read More »

2018 iPhone X Range Forecast To Be Cheaper

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This strategy could certainly work for the Cupertino company , if recent supply chain reports regarding slowing iPhone X sales are to be believed. Daryanani suggested that the LCD model will use aluminum edges, while the OLED ones will be equipped with "premium steel". The step-down version would be the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone , which could be around $699 or $750. Read More »

NTSB probing fiery fatal crash of Tesla on Highway 101

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The company said it is working with authorities to recover the logs from the computer inside the vehicle to try to gain a better understanding of what happened. The driver of the Tesla , a 38-year-old man from San Mateo, California, was killed in the crash last week on US 101 in Silicon Valley, California Highway Patrol spokesman Art Montiel said. Read More »

Honda Insight Revealed Ahead of New York Debut

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It serves as Honda's newest compact hybrid offering and is powered by the company's latest two-motor hybrid system. The Insight shares a base platform with the Civic but received several upgrades for ride quality and quietness. While the 2019 Honda Insight is very efficacious, that does not mean that style, performance and elegance have been neglected in its design philosophy. Read More »

Lynk & Co 02 revealed

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Lynk & Co is jointly owned by Volvo owner, Geely Holding Group and the two vehicle makers it owns, Volvo and Geely auto. Lynk & Co. hasn't revealed specs for the 02 but expect numbers to match the 01. The 02 small SUV (pronounced "zero-two") is pitched at young professionals and Lynk & Co calls it "the absolute centre of gravity... and the heart of what Lynk & Co is all about". Read More »

Brooks: Ryan May Resign as Speaker, Scalise Leading Candidate

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Paul Ryan may soon resign as speaker of the House. Scalise, from Louisiana's 1st Congressional District, is now the House majority whip, responsible for rounding up votes on various bills and issues. "If I was just guessing, he wanted to do the tax bill". After throwing open the idea that Ryan would resign, Amodei then acknowledged no one is openly campaigning to succeed him or pursuing other seats in leadership that could become vacant if McCarthy or Scalise moved up. Read More »

Sensex trims early gains; stays in green

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Indian shares rose for a second day running on Tuesday amid improved risk appetite after the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its third-biggest point gain ever overnight on hopes that a trade war between the US and China is avoidable. Wipro, Infosys, Tata Motors , TCS and NTPC were the biggest losers, tanking as much as 3.96% on Monday. Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 1,628.19 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold equities ... Read More »

Mooted Sea of Thieves death cost shelved

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Should the gameplay element have been implemented, though, one could argue that Rare might have been able to incorporate it in a meaningful way that's similar to how other titles that take away in-game currency for dying. "Thanks for the honest feedback & discussion on this", Neate said in a tweet . In the post, Neate also highlighted the main issues Rare has come across with Sea of Thieves now it is up and running, picking up especially on player griefing: "We are very aware of the ... Read More »

Foxconn snaps up Belkin-including Linksys, Wemo brands-for $866 million

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Foxconn was established in 1974 and is the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, responsible for manufacturing approximately 40pc of the world's gadgets, including iPhone devices, Playstation and Xbox consoles. Founded in 1983, Belkin is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA with more than 1,400 employees worldwide. Belkin founder and chief executive Chester J. Read More »

Councils to get extra £100m to fix potholes

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He said giving councils more funding would mean "all road users can enjoy their journeys without having to dodge potholes". "However, with a county the size of Staffordshire this is always going to be a challenge and the prolonged ice and even snow in March has created even more potholes, so I am pleased that the Government has recognised the impact of the recent severe weather by announcing this extra funding today". Read More »

Lowe's shares rise after CEO Announces Retirement

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Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 35.60% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. (NYSE: LOW ). Ironsides Asset Ltd reported 1.07M shares. It also reduced its holding in Amgen Inc. Investors sentiment is 0.85 in Q3 2017. It is positive, as 76 investors sold LOW shares while 406 reduced holdings. Read More »

JD Sports Powers Into US Market With Finish Line Acquisition

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Wall Street analysts predict that Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ: FINL ) will report $575.11 million in sales for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. The acquisition represents an excellent opportunity for JD to establish its market leading multi-brand proposition in the world's largest athleisure market. Read More »

Birmingham police officer charged with 2 felony crimes

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The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office issued warrants against Officer Tony Noble Williams for first-degree theft of property and ethics law violation, police said. The chase ended at I-35 and 66th St. During the foot pursuit, Warnock kept reaching into his pockets. Officers are now searching for the suspects. Read More »

Starbucks Corporation (SBUX): What's the Story?

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Based on a recent bid, this stock ( SBUX ) was trading at a distance of 1.69% from 20 days simple moving average, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 0.88% while it has a distance of 2.24% from the 200 days simple moving average. Read More »

Spotify forecasts up to 96 million subscribers in fiscal 2018

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A company going public with its shares usually holds an initial public offering , but Spotify is taking a different tack. While hitting that magic 200 million MAU milestone will arguably be the bigger headline-grabber (if it happens), the numbers also indicate that Spotify's paid subscription base is edging ever closer to evens at more than 46 percent. Read More »

China's First Ever Yuan Oil Futures Begin Trading in Shanghai

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Morgan, was quoted by China's official Xinhua News Agency as saying. The existing benchmarks are "highly liquid, (have) been trading for decades, denominated in U.S. "With this launch, the market will pay more attention to China's demand story". The most-active September contract opened at 440.4 yuan ($69.78) per barrel from a reference point of 416 yuan, jumping as high as 447.1 yuan ($70.85) in the first few minutes. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 launched in India. Details here

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But majority were slow compared to a physical sensor. New reports claimed that Samsung would ditch putting fingerprint sensor in the screen and that is because of challenges of responsiveness and accessories. "While Apple will stick to its 3-D Face ID solution, Samsung and Huawei are expected to adopt the display integrated fingerprint authentication method", Hong said. Read More »

National Football League free agent rumors: Jets pull their offer to Ndamukong Suh

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No further explanation was given for the move, and Suh's controversial history, which includes multiple suspensions and unsportsmanlike on-field actions, was not brought up as a reason. "That's where I have to leave it". Only time will tell when it comes to Suh finally making his decision, but at least with this news surrounding the Jets, the Rams have to be feeling good heading into the final week of March. Read More »

John Mara talks Giants at league meeting

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New York Giants owner John Mara says the team does not have Odell Beckham Jr ., on the trading block, then stopped short Sunday of saying the controversial star receiver is an untouchable. He is now in the fifth-year option of his rookie deal that is worth a little more than $8.4 million for the 2018 season. "I can't answer that one way or the other", Mara said. Read More »

Uber is selling its Southeast Asia business to rival Grab

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Under the agreement, Grab will acquire all of Uber's operations in a region of 620 million people, including food delivery service UberEats. After a fierce battle, Uber sold its China operations to rival Didi Chuxing in 2016 in return for a stake, and past year the United States firm merged in Russian Federation with the taxi-hailing app of internet giant Yandex . Read More »

Dow loses 724 points after Trump's tariff announcement

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The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted in the last hours of a volatile day, closing down 424.69 points, or 1.8 percent. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite ended lower by 2.4 per cent to 6,993 points. The resignation of Dowd, Trump's lead lawyer in the Russian Federation investigation, and debate on Capitol Hill over a $1.3 trillion spending bill weighed on the market. Read More »

Dump of plastic waste swirling in Pacific ocean larger than previously feared

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A huge, swirling pile of trash in the Pacific Ocean is growing faster than expected and is now twice the size of Texas and roughly three times the size of France . Plastic found near Long Beach, Calif. . "We need a coordinated global effort to rethink and redesign the way we use plastics", he said. Yet despite repeated attention and outrage over the Great Pacific Garbage Patch since it was first discovered in the 1980s, it shows no signs of shrinking. Read More »

The Associated Banc Corp Reduces Position in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)

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Social media is buzzing with word of a new spring frappuccino from Starbucks. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its stake in shares of Starbucks by 3,076.5% during the second quarter. Company fiscal year is ending in August and analysts' consensus recommendation is Outperform for WBA and estimated EPS for next quarter is 1.48. PROFITABILITY RATIOS: The company's net profit margin is 19.30%. Read More »

First non-stop flight from Australia to UK

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Qantas flight QF9, a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with more than 230 passengers and crew on board, touched down at 5.03am at Heathrow on a chilly Sunday morning to a welcome from ground staff. If you get fidgety on long flights but have no option but to travel, there is some good news - especially for air travellers between Australia and England. Read More »

Bucks' Antetokounmpo could play vs. Spurs

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The Bulls Sunday (AEDT) without many regulars and carrying a heavy recent workload went into Detroit and predictably sputtered, falling behind by double digits in the first quarter and never recovering in a 117-95 loss. Milwaukee is 15 in scoring defense as they allow 106.3 points per game . Antetokounmpo missed Friday's game against Chicago due to the right ankle sprain he suffered on Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers . Read More »

Lionel Messi reveals injury blow before Argentina's clash with Italy

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Messi , who has been struggling with a muscle problem, was not included and reduced to the role of spectator as Argentina dominated much of the encounter at the Etihad Stadium. "We made too many errors, especially in the first half, but we are trying and there is work to be done, which we already knew and isn't exactly a new development. Read More »

Bitcoin is sliding amid fears of a crackdown on a Japanese exchange

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Binance hopes to soon start a "fiat-to-crypto exchange" on the European island nation. Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment to what he called "irresponsible journalism" and to reassure Binance customers that there is no conflict between the regulations of the Japanese Financial Services Agency and his company. Read More »

China 0-6 Wales: Gareth Bale Breaks Scoring Record in Friendly

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Gareth Bale's hat-trick saw him take his global goal tally to 29 and overtake Ian Rush as the country's all-time leading goalscorer. Liverpool legend Rush scored 28 goals from 73 games beteen 1980 and 1996. Bale's hat-trick was the first claimed by a Wales player since Robert Earnshaw achieved the feat against Scotland in February 2004. The 21-year-old had not played for Wales since then, and capped an impressive individual display in Nanning with a superb first global goal ... Read More »