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Walmart buys same-day delivery company Parcel

Walmart buys same-day delivery company Parcel The company also bought internet retailer Jet.com for about $3 billion a year ago in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup. The deal comes as Walmart's been looking to streamline its shipping operation to compete with Amazon's hyper-convenient service. [Full Article...]

Equifax Breach Affected Millions More than First Thought

Equifax Breach Affected Millions More than First Thought The former chief executive at Equifax tells lawmakers that the sale of company stock by senior executives in early August was unrelated to the data breach at the company. The company released the new figure after cybersecurity firm Mandiant, which Equifax hired to investigate the breach it disclosed on September 7, finished the forensic portion of its probe. [Full Article...]

UK Manufacturing Growth Slows In September

UK Manufacturing Growth Slows In September Aashna Dodhia, Economist at IHS Markit said: "Manufacturing conditions across Indonesia sustained its tepid recovery from July's deterioration (strongest in 12 months) at the end of the third quarter". Aw added, referring to the peso's persistent weakness against the greenback. Increases in input costs were passed on to clients, leading to the steepest increase in output charges for four month... [Full Article...]

GM to introduce two new electric cars in the next 18 months

GM to introduce two new electric cars in the next 18 months But with governments from China to California considering stiff regulations to encourage the production of emissions-free vehicles, GM is responding with big promises to shift its business more toward cars propelled by batteries and fuel cells. [Full Article...]

Another Ex-VW Exec Arrested In Germany Over Emissions

Another Ex-VW Exec Arrested In Germany Over Emissions With the additional charges, the German auto maker has increased its provisions to cover the costs of the diesel scandal to EUR25.1 billion , ($29.67 billion ) from EUR22.6 billion previously. In the United States, where the diesel test-cheating scandal originated, the carmaker must also provide hardware fixes and in some cases buy back cars. [Full Article...]

Delta to begin offering free in-flight text messaging

Delta to begin offering free in-flight text messaging DAL has been the topic of several recent research reports. Independent Consultants Incorporated reported 2,964 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. It also increased its holding in Royal Dutch Shell Plc by 8,309 shares in the quarter, for a total of 72,954 shares, and has risen its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C). [Full Article...]

Roku spikes more than 10 percent on opening day of trading

Roku spikes more than 10 percent on opening day of trading Blue Apron, of course, was hit hard by Amazon's ( AMZN - Free Report ) mega deal to acquire organic grocer Whole Foods, and the investor skepticism that followed. In an interview with CNBC , CEO Anthony Wood said that "Advertising is our bread and butter". Roku was founded in 2002 and has always been admired by even staunch rivals for having crafted perhaps the most elegant user interface ... [Full Article...]

China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea

China Moves To Limit Fuel, Textile Trade With North Korea On Friday, Russia urged "hot heads" to calm down as the United States admitted it felt "challenged" by North Korea's warning that it could test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific. One - titled "We will throw the irrational war fanatics of Trump's gang in the fire of justice" - condemned Trump's United Nations speech as "rubbish". [Full Article...]

Rumoured Lovebirds Ranbir Kapoor & Mahira Khan Caught While Smoking

Rumoured Lovebirds Ranbir Kapoor & Mahira Khan Caught While Smoking Recently, photos of the duo smoking together have gone viral on the world of internet after they were spotted chilling together outside a hotel in NY. How we react defines our own character. A video of them having an alleged lover's tiff went viral on social media, however, both of them had dismissed it as a conversation. [Full Article...]

Ryanair to recruit 125 new pilots in the 'next week or two'

Ryanair to recruit 125 new pilots in the 'next week or two' Further, O'Leary told the AGM that Ryanair was facing a " significant management failure " and the cancellations have cost the airline about 25 million euros. Alex Neill , managing director of home products and services, said: "It's outrageous that Ryanair passengers who have had already to endure huge inconvenience are essentially being double charged for booking seating and luggage". [Full Article...]

Oil prices soar as Iraq indicates possible OPEC deal extension

Oil prices soar as Iraq indicates possible OPEC deal extension Refinery utilization was expected to have jumped 7.4 percentage points from 77.7 percent of total capacity in the week ended September 8, according to the poll. November WTI Crude Oil settled at settled at $50.28, down $0.07 or -0.14% and December Brent Crude oil closed at $55.15, down $0.10 or -0.18%. The key level for November WTI traders remains $50.30. [Full Article...]

Equifax criticism increases as lawsuits and investigations mount

Equifax criticism increases as lawsuits and investigations mount And according to data cited by Fair Arbitration Now, only three consumers have filed arbitrations against Equifax since 2009. I would also encourage anyone who chooses to sign up for the services Equifax is offering to not rely exclusively on it for credit and identity protection. [Full Article...]

Homeless people of Miami feel abandoned in the face of the hurricane

Homeless people of Miami feel abandoned in the face of the hurricane The deputy director of Miami's building department, Maurice Pons, said in the city's statement that he "would not advise staying in a building next to a construction crane during a major hurricane like Irma". But even as officials warned that the cranes could pose a serious threat, they said it was impossible to move them before the hurricane arrived. After the collapse, the boom was partly da... [Full Article...]

Trump 'unlikely to nominate Cohn for Fed chair'

Trump 'unlikely to nominate Cohn for Fed chair' Cohn's prospects for the top Fed job arises largely from his criticism of Mr. Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville , Va., the people familiar with the matter said", according the WSJ . Trump has said he would consider reappointing Yellen, who was nominated to lead the Fed by his Democratic predecessor, former President Barack Obama . [Full Article...]

EU Can Force Members to Take Refugees, Court Rules

The court said Wednesday that it had " dismissed in its entirety the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary". "The mechanism actually contributes to enabling Greece and Italy to deal with the impact of the 2015 migration crisis and is proportionate." . [Full Article...]

Prince William, Kate expecting third child, Kensington Palace says

William and Kate , both 35, already have two children: Prince George , 4, and Princess Charlotte , 2. There will soon be another Royal baby! According to the statement, Queen Elizabeth and members of both families are delighted with the news. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen will offer drivers up to £7000 to scrap their old vehicle

Volkswagen will offer drivers up to £7000 to scrap their old vehicle VW's scheme comes almost two years since the firm admitted to cheating diesel pollution tests with the use of manipulated engine management software, subjecting it and the industry to intense pressure to cut pollution. "We've seen a bit of a drop in the United Kingdom vehicle market this year after years of really accelerated growth". He said VW's scrappage incentives would vary from country to ... [Full Article...]

PV Sindhu loses close final, settles for silver in World Badminton Championships

PV Sindhu loses close final, settles for silver in World Badminton Championships The two-time bronze medallist beat the junior world champion 21-13 21-10 to enter the final. When Sindhu played the game at her pace, deep to the back of the court, slowing down Okuhara's manic returning speed and retrievability, giving herself a chance to breathe, she was able to force the error or wrap up the point. [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift to release new album 'Reputation' in November

Taylor Swift to release new album 'Reputation' in November The title of the first single hasn't been revealed, but the song will arrive Thursday evening. Us Weekly reported yesterday that Swift is "overhauling her image" ahead of the album's release. Swift , you better be ready. In the aftermath of the announcement, fans and commenters haven't ceased speculating about what the new album might bring. [Full Article...]

Google Express now adds Walmart, removes membership requirement

Google Express now adds Walmart, removes membership requirement Starting in late September, Walmart will make hundreds of thousands of items available for voice shopping via Google Assistant . With this new partnership, you can link your Walmart account to Google and receive personalized shopping results based on your online and in-store Walmart purchases. [Full Article...]


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