Reese's lets people trade gross Halloween candy for peanut butter cups

The famous candy company has built a machine that will take your unwanted Halloween candy and replace it with delicious, delicious Reese's. The candy brand will deliver the ultimate Halloween treat this year with its innovative (and much appreciate... More..

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Amazon, other tech giants face United Kingdom 'digital services tax'
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Amazon, other tech giants face United Kingdom 'digital services tax'

Tech firms have been able to allocate where they book profits in the most tax-advantageous way, depriving governments of billions of pounds of revenue. He went on to say that the tax is "narrowly targeted" on...More..

Record low user growth at Facebook
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Record low user growth at Facebook

Monthly active users, meanwhile, were up to 2.27 billion-a ten percent jump compared to past year. Three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expected 2.28 billion, on average. The earnings report comes a week befo...More..

Government Invokes Never-Before-Used Powers To Direct RBI Governor
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Government Invokes Never-Before-Used Powers To Direct RBI Governor

Senior officials said the government fears the rift could tarnish the country's image among investors. "It shows that the government is hiding facts about the economy and is desperate", Chidambaram wrote on m...More..

China Trade War Rhetoric Weighing Further on the Chinese Yuan (CNH)
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

China Trade War Rhetoric Weighing Further on the Chinese Yuan (CNH)

The comments immediately soothed market fears that the trade confrontation between the world's two biggest economies would become more acute, with Asian markets mostly gaining on Tuesday. USDCNH has weakened e...More..

Tesla reportedly faces FBI criminal investigation
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tesla reportedly faces FBI criminal investigation

The investigation seeks to find the legitimacy of Tesla's public statement about Model 3 productions; if the number of cars on the paper tally with those actually built. Tesla's shares witnessed a spik...More..

Royal Mint shutters plans for gold-based blockchain
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Royal Mint shutters plans for gold-based blockchain

Marie Huillet UK Government Vetoes Royal Mint's Launch of Digital Gold After CME Exit The British government has vetoed the launch of a gold-backed cryptocurrency by the 1,100 year old institution Her Majes...More..

IBM buys software company Red Hat for US$34b
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

IBM buys software company Red Hat for US$34b

Together, they will help clients create cloud-native business applications faster, drive greater portability and security of data and applications across multiple public and private clouds, all with consistent ...More..

Economic growth / US economic growth slows in third quarter
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Economic growth / US economic growth slows in third quarter

It excludes the more volatile trade and inventories components of GDP. Government spending rose by the most since 2016. "This is what happens when we pass policies to help American consumers, workers, and busin...More..

Third consecutive weekly loss looks likely for oil
by | Sunday, October 28, 2018

Third consecutive weekly loss looks likely for oil

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures were trading down 1.4%, at $66.39 a barrel. US President Donald Trumps' Iran sanctions will apply from November 5 and in its wake it is h...More..

Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Retired veteran claims $1 million Powerball ticket in Madison

A $ 1 million lottery ticket purchased in Lindenwold, New Jersey is going to a group of hospital employees in South Jersey - and one patient. For the victor, options include an immediate cash payment of ...More..

China leads the way as world’s billionaires get even richer
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

China leads the way as world’s billionaires get even richer

China produced around two new billionaires a week past year as the fortunes of the world´s ultra-rich soared by a record amount, a report said Friday. The top three industries where Chinese billionaires made...More..

FBI conducting criminal investigation into Tesla
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

FBI conducting criminal investigation into Tesla

It didn't hit that level of production until the end of June 2018 . The Journal reported that the FBI is investigating whether the company made production estimates that it knew would be impossible to meet. ...More..

Trump launches new broadside against the Fed: 'I'm very unhappy'
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Trump launches new broadside against the Fed: 'I'm very unhappy'

The us president, Donald Trump has renewed on Tuesday its criticism vis-à-vis the monetary policy of the Fed and of the president of the central Bank, which he accuses of being "happy when he is pushing up in...More..

Volkswagen T-Cross - Meet Germany's rival to the Hyundai Kona
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Volkswagen T-Cross - Meet Germany's rival to the Hyundai Kona

The smallest SUV from Volkswagen will also lock horns against the upcoming Skoda SUV (expected in 2019) that also uses heavily localised MQB A0 platform for India. Under the hood, the new T-Cross will have a ...More..

Chevy, Ford, Tesla slip in Consumer Reports' reliability survey
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Chevy, Ford, Tesla slip in Consumer Reports' reliability survey

Consumer Reports said it received more than 500,000 responses to its annual survey this year, covering 300 models from 2000 to 2018. The luxury Lexus nameplate rose from the No. "That's why we conduct this e...More..

Wall Street rebounds after rout, Nasdaq +3.0%
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

Wall Street rebounds after rout, Nasdaq +3.0%

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index dropped 111.4 points, or 1.91 per cent, to 5717.6 at 1030 AEDT at the start of likely the fifth session of losses, with the market having already hit a new six-month low on Wednes...More..

European Commission rejects Italian government's spending plans
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

European Commission rejects Italian government's spending plans

The European Commission on Tuesday took an unprecedented step and chose to send back Italy's budget plan for 2019 for reconsideration, as it says the proposed plan is breaking EU rules. Worries about Italy's ...More..

Saudi Arabia says Turkish evidence shows planned killing
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia says Turkish evidence shows planned killing

Signaling a major pivot in its narrative, Saudi Arabia on Thursday said evidence shows that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated, an apparent effort to ease worldwide outrage over th...More..

$1M winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Grandville
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

$1M winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Grandville

The record jackpot had set off a lottery frenzy across America, with people lining up at convenience stores, supermarkets and liquor stores to buy a $2 ticket that gave them a roughly one in 300 million chanc...More..

Mega Millions $1.6 billion winning ticket sold, lottery officials say
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Mega Millions $1.6 billion winning ticket sold, lottery officials say

The massive jackpot had set off a lottery frenzy across America, with people lining up at convenience stores, supermarkets and liquor stores to buy a $2 ticket that gave them a roughly one in 300 million ch...More..

Google allegedly paid $90 million severance to Andy Rubin after misconduct allegation
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Google allegedly paid $90 million severance to Andy Rubin after misconduct allegation

The email specifically referenced 13 " senior managers and above " who were let go without exit packages like the one offered to Rubin in exchange for his resignation. People familiar with the matter told the...More..

Amazon revenue forecast falls short of estimates, shares tumble
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Amazon revenue forecast falls short of estimates, shares tumble

In addition, Amazon faces a tougher year-over-year comparison because the Whole Foods deal closed in the third quarter of 2017, and the different timing of the holiday Diwali affected sales patterns, he said ....More..

Saudi Arabia says killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi Arabia says killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated

Issuing a statement condemning the journalist's assassination, the Sri Lankan media watchdog stated that the Saudi government should extend its fullest cooperation towards worldwide efforts to investigate the...More..

'Saudi king will have crown prince replaced'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

'Saudi king will have crown prince replaced'

The development comes as Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel is set to brief US President Donald Trump on the investigation into Khashoggi's death. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said on W...More..

by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's Son Salah Leaves Saudi Arabia for US - Rights Group

What was left unclear was who premeditated the killing. The calls came at the end of a day that saw increasing pressure heaped on the Saudis, with an adviser to Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan acc...More..

McDonald's new breakfast sandwich inspired by 'secret menu'
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

McDonald's new breakfast sandwich inspired by 'secret menu'

Not only does new sandwich have three times the meat, but the chain says it was inspired by its very own " secret menu ". What's going on: McDonald's announced Wednesday that it will add a new sandwich call...More..

Tim Cook Says It's Time for the U.S. to Follow Europe's Lead
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Tim Cook Says It's Time for the U.S. to Follow Europe's Lead

Speaking at a conference in Brussels on Wednesday, Cook was highly critical of his Silicon Valley competitors, appearing to aim digs at Facebook and Google (which he did not name), and called for new pri...More..

Questions Mount Over Delay After Cathay Pacific Admits Huge Data Leak
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Questions Mount Over Delay After Cathay Pacific Admits Huge Data Leak

Data breach documents from Hong Kong Exchanges - which operates the Hong Kong Stock Exchange - noted on Wednesday that Cathay Pacific first discovered suspicious activity on its network in March. "We are i...More..

Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Owner warns others to stop feeding 'gold-digging' dog McDonald's

Reyes even posted photographic evidence of the ruse by her sneaky dog sitting by a line of waiting cars at the local fast food joint. Reyes caught the dog in the act when she drove to McDonald's and photograp...More..

Murder of Khashoggi premeditated: Saudi prosecutor
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Murder of Khashoggi premeditated: Saudi prosecutor

President Trump, while acknowledging the Saudi's role as a USA ally in the Middle East , has expressed doubts on the kingdom's claim of non-complicity. Worldwide business leaders have pulled out from attending...More..

by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Microsoft tops estimates as cloud-fueled growth spree persists

The gross margin percentage increased because of material improvements in Azure gross margin offset by an increased mix of cloud offerings. Microsoft reported quarterly earnings Wednesday that once again be...More..

The long good-bye: Theresa May's Brexit transition plan could last for years
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

The long good-bye: Theresa May's Brexit transition plan could last for years

May was addressing a meeting of her party's "1922 Committee" of backbench lawmakers. One told The Sunday Times that the prime minister had entered "the killing zone" this week, while another told The Mail on...More..

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge in early trading

The S&P 500 lost 84.59 points, or 3.1 percent, to 2,656.10. The S&P 500 fell 25 points, or 0.9 percent, to 2,730 as of 1:15 p.m. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index dropped 376.04 points, o...More..

20 $10,000 winners in Georgia following Mega Millions drawing
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

20 $10,000 winners in Georgia following Mega Millions drawing

Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. The store sold the lucky ticket with the numbers 5, 28, 62, 65,70 and the mega number 5 . He gets a $50,000 bonus, and said today he wi...More..