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TV provider Sky to offer all its channels without a satellite dish

TV provider Sky to offer all its channels without a satellite dish

Sky raised its interim dividend by 4% to 13.06p each in addition to a previously announced special dividend of 10p. The new-generation Sky Q technology platform was launched in Italy, with the hardw...

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Facebook acquired a 3-year old ID authentication startup 'Confirm.io'

Facebook acquired a 3-year old ID authentication startup 'Confirm.io'

The 2015 seed round funded advanced forensics used to pull information from an ID card, as well as mobile biometrics and facial recognition to confirm a person's identity before the startup deleted th...

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Suspect in Rand Paul attack agrees to plead guilty

Suspect in Rand Paul attack agrees to plead guilty

Boucher said he saw Paul stacking brush onto an existing pile, and on the day of the incident he'd had "enough" - and executed a "running tackle" of Paul . 'Assaulting a member of Congress is an of...

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Hastings Group (HSTG) Receives Add Rating from Peel Hunt

AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE:AN) has declined 14.65% since January 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.78% the S&P500. Citigroup upgraded AVEVA Group plc (LON:AVV) on Thursday, July 23...

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Bulgaria to send 19 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Bulgaria to send 19 athletes to PyeongChang Winter Olympics

Whether it's a quarterback having to make a split-second decision of where to throw the ball or a skier having to refocus their eyes on the next gate as they zip down the course, virtual reality comes...

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United Kingdom unemployment hit record high as earnings increase 2.5%

United Kingdom unemployment hit record high as earnings increase 2.5%

Debbie Abrahams, Labour's shadow work and pensions secretary, said that despite the small increase in wage growth millions of people remain trapped in low pay and insecure work "while the cost of ba...

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DOJ threatens to subpoena 23 jurisdictions over sanctuary city policies

DOJ threatens to subpoena 23 jurisdictions over sanctuary city policies

Reacting to the Justice Department action, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was quick to label it in a tweet a "racist assault on our immigrant communities". "If we have a country with no laws, ...

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$4.59 Billion in Sales Expected for Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) This Quarter

$4.59 Billion in Sales Expected for Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB) This Quarter

Corvex Management Lp who had been investing in Pandora Media Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.04B market cap company. The Arkansas Index, a price-weighted index that t...

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India unveils details of bank recapitalisation plan

India unveils details of bank recapitalisation plan

There are 21 PSBs in the country that comprise 70 per cent of the banking industry, said Rajiv Kumar, banking secretary. It was announced that government will infuse Rs 88,139 crore in 20 PSBs dur...

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Comcast Sheds 33K Video Customers in Q4

Comcast Sheds 33K Video Customers in Q4

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Invesco Ltd decreased its stake in Comcast Corp New ( CMCSA ) by 0.86% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with...

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Dollar slides on US Mnuchin remarks, booming Europe

Dollar slides on US Mnuchin remarks, booming Europe

The dollar plunged to its lowest in 3-years versus a basket of currencies, propping up commodities. "We don't think that adhering to the rules is protectionist", Ross said. The euro's year-long rise...

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Why United Airlines' 'pretty darn good plan' is spooking investors

Why United Airlines' 'pretty darn good plan' is spooking investors

At the same time, United repurchased $553 million of its common shares in the fourth quarter, bringing the full-year share repurchases to $1.8 billion and completing the company's July 2016 $2 billion...

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Alphabet's X births a new AI-powered security company, Chronicle

Alphabet's X births a new AI-powered security company, Chronicle

Thousands of potential clues about hacking activity are overlooked or thrown away each day. We believe there's a better way. The latter platform aims to increase a security team's impact and speed v...

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The 'Field of Dreams' diamond in Iowa damaged by a vandal

The 'Field of Dreams' diamond in Iowa damaged by a vandal

Al Steffen, the site's field manager, said there are no security cameras on the field. The field now has no security cameras, so it is unable to identify the individuals responsible for the damage. ...

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Starbucks employees get a Trump bump to salary and benefits

Starbucks employees get a Trump bump to salary and benefits

For store employees, Starbucks expanded its parental leave policy to include all non-birth parents with up to six weeks of paid leave when welcoming a new child. The national expansion of paid sick le...

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Bank of America eliminates free checking accounts, enraging customers

Bank of America eliminates free checking accounts, enraging customers

Customers who had free checking have been moved into accounts where they must maintain a minimum monthly balance of $1,500 or have at least $250 in direct deposits, or they will be charged $12 a month...

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Somehow the best net neutrality explainer is from Burger King

Somehow the best net neutrality explainer is from Burger King

It riffs on the paid prioritization the new FCC rule revamp would allow, with BK attempting to charge $26 for a priority Whopper delivered faster. The ad plays off a worst case scenario where ISPs c...

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EU Fines Qualcomm $1.2B for Paying Off Apple

EU Fines Qualcomm $1.2B for Paying Off Apple

Apple sued Qualcomm a year ago for $ 1 billion , citing that Qualcomm didn't provide fair licensing terms for its technology and wants to pay a lower amount for using its technology. Chip maker Qualco...

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N*Sync Reunion at Super Bowl LII? Don't Get Your Hopes Up

The staff said they will be receiving several shipments daily - all week long - to keep up with the demand, as excitement continues to build for the Eagles . Those fans are insane. "They come in here...

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China warns of retaliation over USA tariffs

China warns of retaliation over USA tariffs

And most solar panels aren't on residential or commercial rooftops in Georgia. There is a 2.5GW tariff-free quota for solar cells. with volume above the quota facing tariffs of 30% (first year), 25% (...

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USA announces new sanctions over NK weapons program

USA announces new sanctions over NK weapons program

Mandelker said she also repeatedly pressed officials in Beijing to expel sanctioned North Koreans in China who facilitate North Korean financial transactions. Two companies - China-based Beijing Cheng...

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GSP continues to see big growth in passenger counts

GSP continues to see big growth in passenger counts

The figures show that 27.8 million passengers started or ended their journey at Dublin past year, while a further 1.8 million passengers used the airport as a hub. This means that Dublin Airport cel...

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Shamrock Asset Management LLC Sells 802 Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

The firm has "Hold" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, August 21. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Canaccord Genuity. See Dynex Capital, Inc. Citadel Llc invested 0.02% in Lo...

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Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

Intel has asked its partners to focus on testing early versions of the updated fix so it can accelerate the release. Shenoy last week addressed the issue and confirmed that while a majority of the ...

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Powell confirmed as Fed chair

Powell confirmed as Fed chair

Yellen's term expires February 3. The choice of Powell as new Fed Chair is a departure in a long tradition of reappointing Fed chairs to a second term since G. The Federal Reserve System is the cent...

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