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Twitter bans two Russian media outlets from advertising on its platform

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Twitter discovered RT spent $274,100 in USA ads in 2016 and promoted 1,823 tweets . The response comes amid increased pressure on Twitter and other internet firms to police their platforms after a series of disclosures showing how Russia-backed entities sought to sow discord and spread false information to manipulate public opinion ahead of the 2016 presidential vote. Read More »

Saudi Arabia has granted "citizenship" to a humanoid robot

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Through film and literature, humans are very aware of a potential future where robots have taken over, and Sophia seemingly wasn't out to calm any of those fears. "You've been watching too many Hollywood movies". And she's just been granted citizenship in Saudi Arabia. The historic declaration was part of a large-scale session that discussed possibilities offered by future integration of artificial intelligence and technology into human life. Read More »

Buffalo Wild Wings, Amgen Inc and Las Vegas Sands Corp - AFTER HOURS

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They noted that the move was a valuation call. A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: " Buffalo Wild Wings , Inc". Several other brokerages have also issued reports on BWLD . The Firm distributes its products both domestically and internationally and internationally. Read More »

New US flight security measures take effect

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New security measures affecting flights into the United States are coming into effect, which USA authorities say are aimed at reducing the threat of hidden explosives. PASSENGERS flying from Edinburgh to the United States face enhanced security measures from today. Basel Kilani, a spokesman for Royal Jordanian, said the airline will submit questions to passengers before check-in.He did not know what types of questions would be asked. Read More »

Barclays profits jump 31% to £1.1bn

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Staley has championed investment banking amid calls from some analysts and investors to ditch a business which has in recent years struggled to match the profitability of Barclays' more mundane retail and credit card units. "IFRS9 therefore does not appear to be a material issue for Barclays ". "We think that substantially all the "damage" came from within the global division". Read More »

Tesla makes quick work of Puerto Rico hospital solar power relief project

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According to a report by the BBC, the solar panels will provide electricity to the Hospital del Nino in San Juan , while the batteries will store energy for use during cloudier weather. The "LTE balloons" have allowed numerous island's inhabitants to access text messaging and basic web browsing at a time when approximately 80 per cent of the phone towers are still down in the region. Read More »

United States crude stockpiles increase slightly, DoE says

Overnight, crude oil prices settled lower on Wednesday as rising crude supplies and a surge in USA production offset data showing gasoline supplies fell more-than-expected. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Tuesday the kingdom was determined to reduce oil inventories stocks in industrialized countries to their five-year average and raised the prospect of prolonged output restraint once an OPEC-led pact to cut supplies ends. Read More »

Daimler's new electric heavy-duty truck has 220 miles of range

In fact, Daimler claims that all FUSO models will soon have an electric version as well, anticipating the growing need for non-polluting vehicles across the world. FUSO has been a pioneer in the electrification of trucks for many years. Daimler didn't share a timeline for the concept's production, but MFTBC pledged it will bring electrified powertrains to all of its buses and trucks "in upcoming years", depending on technology and infrastructure developments. Read More »

Arun Jaitley declares Nov 8 as anti black money day

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The finance minister also rejected the criticism that note ban decision did not expose black money, saying it came from those who did not understand its objects. Union Ministers, party leaders from states as well Centre and party functionaries will be touring the length and breath of the country to underscore the Modi government's moves against corrupt economy. Read More »

Deutsche Bank agrees to $220m settlement in US Libor probe

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Deutsche Bank paid $2.5 billion in penalties and disgorgements to resolve US and United Kingdom investigations, and a unit pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with its role in the scandal. Both banks agreed to cooperate in the probe into several other banks, which is continuing. "Large financial institutions, like all other market participants, have to abide by the rules". Read More »

Mother in prison, no one shows up on child's birthday

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Officers are given free cheeseburger coupons from a local McDonald's to hand out in certain situations, and Officer Robinson wanted the child to be able to enjoy their birthday. Green Bay Police Officer Darryl Robinson is seen in a photo released by the Police Department. "We asked [the boy's] grandfather if it was OK if we took him to McDonald's", said Robinson during a press conference. Read More »

Walgreens to close 600 stores after buying almost 2000 Rite Aids

Walgreens Boots Alliance wba said on Wednesday it would close almost 600 of the 1,932 Rite Aid rad stores it is buying in a $4.375 billion cash deal set to close in the spring of 2018. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.88 earnings per share. A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Read More »

Is this the Uber wallet? New cobrand card rides in the app

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Barclaycard and Uber's new Visa card, launching November 2, uses its digital advantage in a few ways: Consumers can apply-and get approved-in minutes by signing up directly within the Uber app, a process sped up by having basic customer information already on file. Read More »

Cisco, Google Join Forces on Hybrid Cloud

On-premises, Cisco's hyper-converged platform, Cisco HyperFlex , will provide a cloud-ready solution for Kubernetes and containers , and management tools to enforce security and consumption policies. The senior director of Cisco's cloud solutions marketing, Fabio Gori stated that, "You want to carry your networking and security capabilities with you". Read More »

Texas Instruments reports Q3 beats, mixed guidance, and Other segment loss

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Texas Instrs Inc now has $94.95B valuation. Texas Instruments Incorporated shares were trading at $96.36 per share on Tuesday afternoon, up $0.15 (+0.16%). Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $18.34 million activity. The insider ANDERSKOUV NIELS sold $2.61 million. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.69, for a total value of $1,060,350.00. Read More »

NAACP issues travel advisory for American Airlines passengers

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A leading United States civil rights group is warning black travellers against flying on American Airlines, saying that they could face "disrespectful, discriminatory or unsafe" treatment. Every day American is committed to providing a positive, safe travel experience for everyone who flies with us. It was not immediately clear if the advisory was having an effect on Wednesday, although American Airlines was a top trending topic on Twitter with more than 9,800 tweets mentioning the carrier. Read More »

113 institutional investors are raising stakes in Graphic Packaging Holding Company (GPK)

The company's distance from 52-week high price is -0.46% and current price is above +11.78% from 52-week low price. $15.81's average target is 4.01% above currents $15.2 stock price. Graphic Packaging Holding has a 12-month low of $12.00 and a 12-month high of $14.39. Studying the market and being in tune with the economic landscape can help investors gain the knowledge that is needed to come out on top. Read More »

Nothing to fear: England Under 17 coach Cooper

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England's Under-17s play Brazil in the World Cup semi-final today as they look to round off an incredible year for the nation's youth teams. It's learnt that about 18000 tickets had been sold in Guwahati for the semifinal. Maybe, it's a coincidence that Kolkata gets marquee fixtures out of turn, be it the World T20 blockbuster between India and Pakistan or an U17 World Cup semifinal. Read More »