Economy

Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes

Facebook to stop routing ad revenue via Ireland amid pressure over taxes Facebook has since come under pressure from the USA and Europe for its tax practices. Facebook Inc. announced a major change today to the way it reports advertising revenue outside of the USA, claiming that it wants to be more transparent with local governments and businesses. [Full Article...]

AAA: Premium Fuel Not Worth The Price

AAA: Premium Fuel Not Worth The Price The price in ME went down 3.9 cents to an average of $2.48 a gallon. "There's no question that higher-octane premium fuel has the potential to boost a vehicle's fuel economy and performance, however, engines have to be calibrated to require that fuel to see the full benefit", John Nielsen, AAA's Managing Director of Automotive Engineering and fix, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Well, the good news is, Death Stranding is playable

Well, the good news is, Death Stranding is playable But it swiftly goes from the obscure to the downright baffling, as some characters are dragged away by invisible monsters before a enormous creature emerges from the ground. The trailer we saw last night was running on the PS4 Pro-as in, actually part of the game. The baby's role in the game was a major talking point. [Full Article...]

Pakistan Allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet Wife, Mother on December 25

Pakistan Allows Kulbhushan Jadhav to Meet Wife, Mother on December 25 After two weeks, Pakistan accepted most of India's requests, giving the date of the meeting as December 25. "We had also asked that a diplomatic officer of Indian High Commission should accompany them while they are in Pakistan". Swaraj later spoke to Avantika Jadhav over phone and informed her about Pakistan government's decision. "We all are very happy with the news that Pakistan will give... [Full Article...]

Seattle set to apply for National Hockey League expansion team

Seattle set to apply for National Hockey League expansion team But that doesn't mean there is a lack of speculative alternatives on the table. Barring issues with the season-ticket drive - or a snag with the KeyArena renovation plan - it appears an expansion team will be headed Seattle's way. The city of Seattle says they're still working on ironing out a lot of details regarding a timeline and benchmarks that need to be made. Bettman went on to say that ... [Full Article...]

VW executive receives maximum prison sentence for his role in Dieselgate

VW executive receives maximum prison sentence for his role in Dieselgate Defense lawyers had sought a sentence of only 40 months and a United States dollars 100,000 fine, saying Schmidt's participation in the conspiracy had not occurred until nine years after it began and that he had expressed remorse. emissions tests. Reuters reports that in a letter filed in court and first published by Bild am Sonntag Schmidt wrote that he had agreed to follow a script agreed by... [Full Article...]

Achmea Investment Management BV Buys 26251 Shares of Carnival Corporation (CCL)

Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL ) has risen 24.12% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.03% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.86% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $18.86. Massachusetts Financial Svcs Ma accumulated 1.26M shares. Praesidium has 386,308 shares for 3.25% of their portfolio. (NYSE:NOW) for 142,636 shares. It is without change, as 67 inv... [Full Article...]

NH schools gear up for Hour of Code

NH schools gear up for Hour of Code Computer science can help nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity . The hour is an introduction to computer science to show the girls that anyone can learn the basics. She says she has seen the benefits of coding across the education spectrum. Also this week the girls are encouraged to post what they're learning about on social media using #girlsintechkc. [Full Article...]

Disney could announce deal for Fox assets next week

The Highvista Strategies Llc holds 51,054 shares with $1.42 million value, up from 34,354 last quarter. Rosenblatt upgraded Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc . We have $36.41 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ: FOXA worth $4.94B more. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. [Full Article...]

Ireland starts collecting back-tax from Apple

Ireland starts collecting back-tax from Apple However, Dublin as well as Apple continue to contest the European Commission's ruling. Ireland expects the U.S. iPhone maker to start paying billions in back taxes, after the European Union said in 2016 the money was the result of Apple receiving unfair tax incentives and launching a lawsuit against Ireland. [Full Article...]

Here's where you can get FREE treats on National Cookie Day!

Here's where you can get FREE treats on National Cookie Day! There are other cookie days throughout the year including Oatmeal Cookie Day and Bake Cookies Day. Run, don't walk, to the following places for your free cookie fix! The Nestle Toll House Cafe is celebrating by offering a FREE chocolate chip cookie to customers at participating locations . [Full Article...]

Amazon officially launches in Australia today

Amazon officially launches in Australia today After months of speculation, the company said in a statement this morning that it would offer millions of products across more than 20 categories. Customer orders will be fulfilled from Amazon's new fulfilment centre in Dandenong South. [Full Article...]

Winklevoss twins used Zuckerberg's payout to become world's first Bitcoin billionaires

Winklevoss twins used Zuckerberg's payout to become world's first Bitcoin billionaires They were quoted by Financial Times as saying: "We see Bitcoin as potentially the greatest social network of all", said Tyler in 2016. Bitcoin trading in Japanese yen accounted for about 58% of trading volume, while US dollar-bitcoin trading accounted for about 23%, according to CryptoCompare. [Full Article...]

American Airlines, Pilots, Continue Holiday-Flight Feud

American Airlines, Pilots, Continue Holiday-Flight Feud Mr. Tajer said that while flights remained unassigned, the terms of Friday's agreement were expected to attract enough pilots to cover the gap. American was able to reach a deal with its pilots' union which represents the airline's over 15,000 active pilots. [Full Article...]

Canada's Unemployment Rate Plunges To Lowest In Nearly A Decade

Canada's Unemployment Rate Plunges To Lowest In Nearly A Decade Alberta's economy overall reached 7.3 per cent last month, which is the lowest it's been in in almost two years. The slowdown marks the end of a rally for the Canadian economy that had, until now, lead its peers in the Group of Seven industrialized nations (G7). [Full Article...]

United Kingdom manufacturing 'shifted up a gear' in November

United Kingdom manufacturing 'shifted up a gear' in November It was still lower compared to the 56.3 posted a year earlier. Readings above 50 signal an expansion while readings below 50 signal a contraction. While the forward-looking measure of new orders rose to 53.9 from 53.2, it was still softer than the strong performance seen in the first half of the year as the broader economy accelerated. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin Futures to Launch Dec. 18

Bitcoin Futures to Launch Dec. 18 Bitcoin futures will start trading on December 18 through CME Group Inc .'s contract. The virtual currency, which had been trading at around $10,150 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange before the news, jumped to as high as $10,513 in the 20 minutes that followed, leaving it up more than 5 percent on the day. [Full Article...]

Tesla Switches on World's Biggest Lithium Ion Battery

Tesla Switches on World's Biggest Lithium Ion Battery Weatherill came under fire a year ago after the entire state went black following a major storm, and raced to shore up the state's grid with a A$510 million ($385 million) plan, including ordering the big battery and installing diesel-fueled turbines. [Full Article...]

WaPo accuses conservative activists of pushing fake Moore allegations

WaPo accuses conservative activists of pushing fake Moore allegations He said at the Washington Post , the focus on criticizing Trump "sucks so much oxygen out of the room. I think I'm just going to go". "What are we gonna do about it?'" he said. A conservative activist group tried to target Washington Post reporters, planting a source with a false allegation against Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore . [Full Article...]

Jose Garcia Zarate Found Not Guilty Of Kate Steinle Murder, Twitter Reacts

Jose Garcia Zarate Found Not Guilty Of Kate Steinle Murder, Twitter Reacts This is really about the Steinle family. [The] Assistant District Attorney [-] spent much of the trial seeking to prove the gun that killed Steinle couldn't have fired without a firm pull of the trigger, while establishing that Garcia Zarate tossed the weapon into the bay before fleeing the scene - an implication of his guilt, she said. [Full Article...]


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