Chase's Advice To Scrimp On Java, Food, Taxis Riles Twittersphere 05/01/2019

Chase's now-deleted post featured a fictional conversation between a person and their bank account, in which the person ignored money-saving tips like making their morning coffee at home instead of buying it at a store. In addition to deleting the... More..

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Google ad revenue growth slows for 4th consecutive quarter
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Google ad revenue growth slows for 4th consecutive quarter

TAC now amounts to 22 per cent of Google's ad revenue, down from 24 per cent. Alphabet executives talked up the company's growing prowess delivering "cloud" and AI-based services. reported a first-quarter ...More..

Berkshire Hathaway to invest US$10b in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway to invest US$10b in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover

Anadarko, based in The Woodlands, Texas, announced in a statement Monday that "it intends to resume negotiations with Occidental Petroleum Corporation in response to Occidental's proposal to acquire Anadarko"...More..

Oil Prices Fall On Higher US Crude Inventories
by | Thursday, May 02, 2019

Oil Prices Fall On Higher US Crude Inventories

Regarding the USA policy, "Those who use oil as a weapon against two founding members of OPEC ( Iran and Venezuela ) are disturbing the unity of OPEC and creating the death and collapse of OPEC and the resp...More..

Trump Calls for Rate Cuts as Markets Rally
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Trump Calls for Rate Cuts as Markets Rally

USA employers added almost 200,000 jobs in March, evidence of continued strength in the labor market and a sign as well that the Fed's four rate hikes in 2018 had not constrained the economy. Data this week hav...More..

Oil pares gains as fears ease on Venezuelan exports
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Oil pares gains as fears ease on Venezuelan exports

Wealthy Gulf Arab oil exporters face their own sets of challenges, namely diversifying their economies away from reliance on oil exports for revenue in the face of sharp ebbs and flows in prices over the past s...More..

Venezuela crisis: Maduro aides agreed he had to go, USA says
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro aides agreed he had to go, USA says

Tens of thousands of people marched in Caracas in support of Guaido early on Tuesday, clashing with riot police along the main Francisco Fajardo thoroughfare. this is a glorious town and our inheritance is free...More..

U.S. meddling in Venezuelan affairs may lead to collapse - Russian foreign ministry
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

U.S. meddling in Venezuelan affairs may lead to collapse - Russian foreign ministry

In a video on his Twitter account, Guaido was accompanied by men in military uniform and leading opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, a surprise public appearance for a man who has been under house arrest ...More..

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app
by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Facebook Messenger is getting end-to-end encryption and a desktop app

Zuckerberg in March promised changes to the advertising-driven social media company, which has come under regulatory scrutiny over propaganda on its platform and violations of users' data privacy . "We're goin...More..

by | Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Chase Bank Deletes 'Motivational' Tweet About Saving Money After Backlash

In the tweet, the bank account chastises people for buying coffee, going out for food, and using ride-hailing apps. Chase tagged the tweet with the hashtag #MondayMotivation, and the post drew quick backlas...More..

Jaguar Land Rover To Reward Drivers With Cryptocurrency
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover To Reward Drivers With Cryptocurrency

Users sharing this data will be rewarded with credits, which could be redeemed for rewards, paying tolls and parking fees or for charging electric vehicles. Drivers could also receive IOTA in exchange for par...More..

Google stock drops amid slowing ad-revenue growth
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Google stock drops amid slowing ad-revenue growth

Alphabet, which gets most of its revenue from ads, said its quarterly revenue rose 17 percent to $36.3 billion, but that was still about $1 billion short of Wall Street's average estimate, according to IBES dat...More..

Biden says Trump abused his office, ignored most Americans
by | Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Biden says Trump abused his office, ignored most Americans

The president also called out "dues insane union leadership" who "rip-off their membership with ridiculously high dues, medical, and other expenses" and back Democrats, after the International Association of Fi...More..

The Newest: Amazon Prime to be 1-day shipping Rather than Two
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

The Newest: Amazon Prime to be 1-day shipping Rather than Two

This is especially true when it comes to Walmart's promised same-day delivery, which CEO Doug McMillon previous year called the "real" e-commerce war in which the company is looking to gain ground. There is a...More..

Pilot strike grounds 110000 travelers with carrier SAS
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Pilot strike grounds 110000 travelers with carrier SAS

The AFP news agency reports that pilots at Scandinavian carrier SAS walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway on Friday, stranding more than 72,000 travelers as 673 flights were cancelled, the airline ...More..

Crude oil drops 3 percent after Trump tells OPEC to slash prices
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

Crude oil drops 3 percent after Trump tells OPEC to slash prices

However, waivers were granted to eight main buyers of Iranian crude - India, China, Greece, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Turkey and Taiwan. "Decisions on buying will be easier to make when it's clearer how much...More..

SAS strike strands 70,000 passengers
by | Monday, April 29, 2019

SAS strike strands 70,000 passengers

Labor unions had earlier this month called for 1,500 SAS pilots to go on strike on April 26 if no agreement was reached on wages and other issues after an earlier round of talks failed to bear results. That's b...More..

Lucara Diamond recovers 1,758 carat stone from prolific Botswana mine
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Lucara Diamond recovers 1,758 carat stone from prolific Botswana mine

The rare gem was unearthed through Lucara's exclusive XRT circuit, which was commissioned in 2015. The colossal diamond that was retrived on Thursday weighed almost 352 grams and measured 83mm x 62 mm x 4...More..

Ford Faces Criminal Probe Over Emissions Testing, Ranger Potentially Affected
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Ford Faces Criminal Probe Over Emissions Testing, Ranger Potentially Affected

Ford emphasized in the filing that the DOJ's probe does not involve so-called defeat devices such as the ones Volkswagen used to cheat on emissions tests in 11 million of its vehicles. Ford shares shrugged o...More..

ExxonMobil reports 49% drop in profits to $2.4 bn, shares fall
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

ExxonMobil reports 49% drop in profits to $2.4 bn, shares fall

Analysts had expected Exxon to earn 70 cents per share, according to Refinitiv Eikon estimates. Exxon's oil equivalent production rose 2 percent to 4 million barrels per day, up from 3.9 million bpd in the sa...More..

Tech stocks rally on earnings reports from Facebook, Microsoft
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Tech stocks rally on earnings reports from Facebook, Microsoft

Revenue reporting season is more than a third of their manner ininvestors are searching for clues about whether profit growth can accelerate later this season after a weak first quarter. The Nasdaq rose 19 poin...More..

Bitcoin Dips Following Alleged Bitfinex Coverup of $850 Million Loss
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Bitcoin Dips Following Alleged Bitfinex Coverup of $850 Million Loss

Bitcoin fell 4% on Thursday on news that the New York Attorney General ( NYAG ), Letitia James, sued the company behind the crypto exchange Bitfinex . According to the AG, Bitfinex has taken "at least" $7...More..

Musk reaches settlement with US SEC over Twitter use
by | Sunday, April 28, 2019

Musk reaches settlement with US SEC over Twitter use

While the SEC expected Musk to begin regularly clearing tweets with lawyers, Musk interpreted this language as giving him significant discretion to decide for himself which tweets contained material information...More..

Russia Launches Probe Into Cause Of Druzhba Oil Pipeline Contamination
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Russia Launches Probe Into Cause Of Druzhba Oil Pipeline Contamination

The suspension of deliveries through Poland is preventing major buyers from receiving Russian oil at their refineries in Poland and Germany - including Poland's PKN Orlen refineries and plants in Germany belong...More..

'Systems restored,' says Air India after services affected across world for hrs
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

'Systems restored,' says Air India after services affected across world for hrs

Passengers of Air India found themselves in a hard situation after the servers of the airline stopped working early Saturday morning. " Affected passengers will be provided hotel accommodation, cancellation ...More..

Boeing counts on supply chain for recovery from 737 MAX grounding
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Boeing counts on supply chain for recovery from 737 MAX grounding

As a result, Fort Worth, Texas-based American said it now expects its 2019 adjusted profit of $4.00 per share to $6.00 per share, from a previous forecast of between $5.50 per share and $7.50 per share. Executi...More..

U.S. economy grows by 3.2 percent, beating expectations
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

U.S. economy grows by 3.2 percent, beating expectations

Economists predicted that the federal government shutdown and cold weather that slowed economic activity in parts of the country early in the year would drag down growth. The White House has sought to boost g...More..

Uber lowers IPO price, gets investment from PayPal
by | Saturday, April 27, 2019

Uber lowers IPO price, gets investment from PayPal

The filing puts Uber on track to make its trading debut in May on the New York Stock Exchange in what is expected to be the year's biggest U.S. IPO. "We believe that recent price reductions for both Uber and ...More..

S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite close at all-time highs
by | Friday, April 26, 2019

S&P 500, Nasdaq Composite close at all-time highs

Those concerns have eased or taken a back seat to more optimism among investors this year. Separately, The euro fell against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after data showing a surprise deterioration in busines...More..

Amazon targets faster delivery
by | Friday, April 26, 2019

Amazon targets faster delivery

Amazon's operating expenses rose 12.6 per cent in the quarter to US$55.28 billion as it invested in electric-car maker Rivian and self-driving auto startup Aurora and continued spending on its Prime program, gr...More..

Amazon Can Now Deliver Inside Your Garage • Tech
by | Friday, April 26, 2019

Amazon Can Now Deliver Inside Your Garage • Tech

If you already have a myQ-connected garage door opener, all you need to do is link your Amazon and myQ accounts in the Key by Amazon app and you're ready to go. This garage delivery service is available in...More..

Japanese Court Approves Nissan Ex-chair Ghosn's Release on Bail
by | Friday, April 26, 2019

Japanese Court Approves Nissan Ex-chair Ghosn's Release on Bail

Nissan's former chief Carlos Ghosn may soon walk out of a Japanese detention centre for the second time since his arrest previous year on financial misconduct charges after a Tokyo court approved his re...More..

Walgreens Still Selling Cigarettes, But Will Hike Minimum Age For Sales
by | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Walgreens Still Selling Cigarettes, But Will Hike Minimum Age For Sales

The decision to increase the age to buy tobacco at its drugstores comes as Walgreens faces possible sanction from health regulators for allegedly selling tobacco products to minors. In early April, Illinois joi...More..

Microsoft's commercial cloud revenue hits $38.4 billion run rate in Q3
by | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Microsoft's commercial cloud revenue hits $38.4 billion run rate in Q3

Microsoft shares have gained 23 percent this year, topping the 17 percent increase in the S&P 500 Index. The company's shares rose about 4% in extended trading on the results, after closing at $125.01 in NY. ...More..

Nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible E coli
by | Thursday, April 25, 2019

Nearly 57 tons of ground beef for possible E coli

Experts at the CDC say that number could go up as no single source or supplier has been identified as the source and illness reports typically take two to three weeks to reach them. A meat thermometer should ...More..