Broadcom and Qualcomm; GNC — CORPORATE REPORT

Broadcom's gambit adds a new dimension to a struggle with immensely high stakes. Qualcomm is also engaged in a patent infringement dispute with Apple Inc ( AAPL.O ). "These nominees are inherently conflicted given Broadcom's desire to acqui... More..

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Trump Meeting With Schumer, Pelosi Back On After Cancellation
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Trump Meeting With Schumer, Pelosi Back On After Cancellation

Trump held the meeting anyway, sitting between two empty chairs with placards containing Pelosi's and Schumer's names. Schumer and Pelosi issued a joint statement Monday, saying they were glad the White Hou...More..

Trump scales back 2 big Utah national monuments
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Trump scales back 2 big Utah national monuments

President Trump is coming to Salt Lake City Monday, December 4. When President Obama designated Bears Ears a national monument previous year, it was a huge victory for five Utah tribes - the Navajo Nation, Ut...More..

CME to launch Bitcoin derivatives trading in December
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

CME to launch Bitcoin derivatives trading in December

Cboe will waive trading fees for these products for the duration of December . Bitcoin's price has soared tenfold this year, but many market participants warn of a bubble as it topped $11,000 for the firs...More..

Founder of 'Golden Krust' chain shoots self inside factory
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Founder of 'Golden Krust' chain shoots self inside factory

The name Lowell Hawthorne is an institution in New York City, as he served as CEO and founder of the popular Jamaican restaurant chain, Golden Krust . He takes care of his employees. In 2011 he was named the...More..

GM plans large scale launch
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

GM plans large scale launch

According to the San Francisco Chronicle , there are about 100 test Bolts (with a human inside) already driving autonomously around crowded San Francisco - a challenging environment considering the bustling st...More..

B campus recruitment: 150 students placed on day 1
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

B campus recruitment: 150 students placed on day 1

The software giant Microsoft, one of the regular recruiters at IIT Madras, has increased its pay package up to 40% compared to a year ago for the students selected at the campus placements on day one here. The ...More..

Former Twitter employee who deleted Trump's account says it was a mistake
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Former Twitter employee who deleted Trump's account says it was a mistake

The company told TechCrunch that even if Trump's tweets violate the company's terms of service, it is in the public interest to keep them public because they are newsworthy . In the interview, Duysak, who ha...More..

CVS Health close to buying Aetna for $66bn
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

CVS Health close to buying Aetna for $66bn

S&P Research maintained the shares of CVS in report on Monday, November 2 with "Strong Buy" rating. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 3rd. (NYSE:MBI)...More..

Amazon Driver Caught On Camera Pooping On Man's Driveway
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Amazon Driver Caught On Camera Pooping On Man's Driveway

In an official statement, Amazon said that it parted ways with the delivery person. The surveillance camera video shows the delivery woman squatting on the passenger's side door of the truck and pooping into ...More..

How To Choose The Perfect Christmas Tree
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

How To Choose The Perfect Christmas Tree

The family's acreage - located on Range Road 61, two kilometres south of Township Road 120 - is open this Friday and Saturday for families looking to cut down their own tree as a Yuletide outing. A Medicine Hat...More..

Infosys names Capgemini's Salil S. Parekh as CEO after Vishal Sikka clash
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Infosys names Capgemini's Salil S. Parekh as CEO after Vishal Sikka clash

Mr. Parekh joins Infosys from Capgemini where he was a member of the Group Executive Board. The Board believes that he is the right person to lead Infosys at this transformation time in our industry, Mr. "The...More..

American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

American, pilots reach deal to avoid canceling flights

Travelling during the holidays is already a nightmare, but for people flying American Airlines during the last two weeks in December, things may have just gotten a whole lot worse. American had offered pilots 1...More..

Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo

Sen. Tom CottonTom CottonGOP sen: Fire anyone in CFPB who disobeys Mulvaney Five health-care fights facing Congress in December Cotton: I hope we go back to health care next year MORE (R-Ark.) would then re...More..

CFTC gearing up for trading in bitcoin futures
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

CFTC gearing up for trading in bitcoin futures

Cboe offers trading across a diverse range of products in multiple asset classes and geographies, including options, futures, US and European equities, exchange-traded products (ETPs), global FX and multi-asse...More..

Arby's to buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Arby's to buy Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion

According to reports , Arby's Restaurant Group announced this week that it will buy Buffalo Wild Wings as part of a merger valued at $2.9 billion, which includes debt. About 1.43 million shares traded or 8...More..

Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback

Tesla Inc switched on the world's biggest lithium ion battery on Friday in time to feed Australia's shaky power grid for the first day of summer, meeting a promise by Elon Musk to build it in 100 days or give...More..

Explosive device defused in German city of Potsdam
by | Saturday, December 02, 2017

Explosive device defused in German city of Potsdam

He said police defused the device about three hours later. Police in Potsdam, just outside Berlin , said they were alerted to a suspicious package, which after investigation they believe was a bomb. "That'...More..

U.S. crude stocks fall, but gasoline, distillates up
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

U.S. crude stocks fall, but gasoline, distillates up

Gasoline stocks rose by 3.6 million barrels, compared with analysts' expectations in a Reuters poll for a 1.2 million-barrel gain. Distillate inventories also saw a build this week, up 2.696 million barrels, ...More..

Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Randi, sexually harassed on Alaska Airlines flight
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg's sister, Randi, sexually harassed on Alaska Airlines flight

Zuckerberg said in her letter that the passenger she was seated next to drank "multiple alcoholic beverages" on the flight, at one point having three such beverages on his tray table at the same time, but doesn...More..

Rental vacancy rates in the GTA hit 16-year low, report shows
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Rental vacancy rates in the GTA hit 16-year low, report shows

Looking at a two-bedroom apartment, the average is reportedly $1,012, essentially unchanged from 2016. Prince George's rental housing market has a lot less room in 2017 according to a recent survey from the C...More..

Stocks extend losses on F&O expiry, GDP data
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Stocks extend losses on F&O expiry, GDP data

However, losses were trimmed by healthy buying in consumer durables, capital goods and healthcare stocks. Extending its falling trend for the second session, the 30-share index, after moving between 33,728.81...More..

Thousands of American Airlines flights for the holidays don't have pilots
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Thousands of American Airlines flights for the holidays don't have pilots

American isn't saying how many flights are affected, but the pilots' union says that about 15,000 flights were scheduled without a captain, a co-pilot or both. The scheduling problem has left flights from some ...More..

McKinsey Finds Automation Could Eradicate a Third of America's Workforce by 2030
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

McKinsey Finds Automation Could Eradicate a Third of America's Workforce by 2030

In the US, it seems it's the middle has a higher value of fear, with office commissioners and construction equipment operators among those who may lose their jobs to technology or see their wages go lower to ke...More..

American Airlines blames glitch for lack of pilots over Christmas
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

American Airlines blames glitch for lack of pilots over Christmas

An American Airlines scheduling glitch is wreaking havoc on holiday travel plans. However, the union says American's proposal would be in violation of the group's overtime rules. "We expect to be able to av...More..

Undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death
by | Friday, December 01, 2017

Undocumented immigrant acquitted in Kate Steinle death

Steinle's death-a man who would not have been on the streets of San Francisco if the city simply honored an ICE detainer-the people ultimately convicted him of felon in possession of a firearm". "He did kill ...More..

Bank of Nova Scotia posts 4Q profit
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Bank of Nova Scotia posts 4Q profit

The biggest institutional shareholders in Bank of Nova Scotia (The) include Royal Bank Of Canada which owns 87 million shares in the company valued at $5.23 B million. Canaccord Genuity lifted their price tar...More..

The ups and downs of Chipotle founder and CEO Steve Ells
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

The ups and downs of Chipotle founder and CEO Steve Ells

And many said Ells , a chef turned CEO, didn't have the managerial chops to fix the company. Chipotle was once the darling of the restaurant industry, but it has been struggling for the past few years due ...More..

Irish want no hard border pledge in writing
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

Irish want no hard border pledge in writing

Ireland suggests this could mean leaving Northern Ireland inside the customs union with checks at Belfast and other ports. The British government argues that the issue can not be resolved until the shape of ...More..

San Antonio not included in MLS expansion Final Four
by | Thursday, November 30, 2017

San Antonio not included in MLS expansion Final Four

Four finalists have been named for the next two MLS expansion teams. The league released the four finalists for its next two expansion franchises and Nashville , some 200 miles away, was included with Cinci...More..