One man charged and two cryptocurrency businesses suspended following organised crime investigation

A separate government body suspended the registration of two cryptocurrency exchange businesses where the man worked in a directing role. According to a statement , AFP agents executed a string of search warrants yesterday, seizing steroids, Aus... More..

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Brexit in peril as Theresa May faces another heavy defeat in Parliament
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Brexit in peril as Theresa May faces another heavy defeat in Parliament

Less than three weeks before Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's chief negotiator said on Friday Britain could have the unilateral right to leave their customs union after Brexit . "And that might lead...More..

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg suddenly ‘cares’ about your privacy
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg suddenly ‘cares’ about your privacy

But it may benefit Facebook most by helping address two of the top issues weighing on the company: Users and governments are concerned about keeping personal information private on the social network, and Faceb...More..

Prison authorities say they are investigating pharma bro Shkreli
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Prison authorities say they are investigating pharma bro Shkreli

Federal authorities said Friday they are investigating claims that Martin Shkreli has been running his pharmaceutical company from behind bars using a contraband smartphone. The case was unrelated to the 2015...More..

Trump expected to seek $8.6 billion for border wall in new budget
by | Monday, March 11, 2019

Trump expected to seek $8.6 billion for border wall in new budget

Republicans control the Senate. The government shutdown for 35 days beginning in December after Congress and the White House deadlocked on funding for the wall. They said the money "would be better spent o...More..

Britain will not accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk: Lewis
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Britain will not accept Brexit deal that puts union at risk: Lewis

Stephen Barclay stressed that Great Britain would be able to exit the single customs territory unilaterally if it chose to do so. But Barnier immediately appeared to rebuff the prime minister, by responding w...More..

New jobs report says Calgary’s unemployment increased
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

New jobs report says Calgary’s unemployment increased

Chances of an interest rate cut by December, which had climbed this week on a more dovish tone from the Bank of Canada, fell to less than 20 percent from about 40 percent before the jobs data, the overnight ind...More..

More than 20000 prospective buyers for Porsche Taycan EV
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

More than 20000 prospective buyers for Porsche Taycan EV

In 2018, Porsche's head of electric vehicles, Stefan Weckbach, said the Taycan will be able to sustain its performance better than the Model S. The Taycan "will offer reproducible performance and a top speed wh...More..

Airbnb's acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Airbnb's acquisition of Hotel Tonight increases its appeal ahead of eventual IPO

These days, the business has confirmed its intent to get HotelTonight , the programmer of a hotel-booking app which allows travelers to organize last-minute lodging. Airbnb declined to disclose terms of its ...More..

Good progress for Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory funding
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Good progress for Tesla's Shanghai Gigafactory funding

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk visited China in January to break ground on the factory, where he said he planned to approach local banks for money to build the plant and start production. - The Shanghai f...More..

Central bank’s longer slump call, rate-hike doubts followed weak data surprise
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Central bank’s longer slump call, rate-hike doubts followed weak data surprise

The Bank of Canada left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and pointed to "increased uncertainty" about the timing of future rate hikes following the economy's abrupt deceleration in late 2018. Great C...More..

Philadelphia bans cashless stores to protect ‘unbanked’ shoppers
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Philadelphia bans cashless stores to protect ‘unbanked’ shoppers

Philadelphia has become the first city in the United States to ban cashless stores following a City Council vote against the retail practice. MA is already ahead of the curve and has a law that has been around ...More..

Dozens hurt as plane encounters heavy turbulence on flight to US
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Dozens hurt as plane encounters heavy turbulence on flight to US

Saturday, saying emergency medical personnel and the city's Port Authority were on scene at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Coleman said a flight attendant had a possible broken leg and others suffered...More..

Stocks Securing Modest Gains- Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Stocks Securing Modest Gains- Rio Tinto plc (NYSE:RIO)

Volatility is a statistical measure of the dispersion of returns for a given security or market index. The 14-day RSI is now sitting at 40.13, the 7-day is at 23.22, and the 3-day is spotted at 9.24 for Rio Ti...More..

Growth fears and Chinese equity plunge haunt global stocks
by | Sunday, March 10, 2019

Growth fears and Chinese equity plunge haunt global stocks

Analysts cautioned the timing of the Lunar New Year made it hard to draw a true signal from the noise but the scale of the miss was alarming. The euro increased 0.4 percent to $1.1233, the first advance in mo...More..

Mike Ashley seeks to remove Debenhams board
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Mike Ashley seeks to remove Debenhams board

The Sports Direct boss, Mike Ashley , is attempting a coup at Debenhams to appoint himself to the board in an executive role and oust almost all the other directors. 'If the vote passes, he would give up h...More..

FCA: Cryptocurrency noobs still buy Bitcoin without understanding it
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

FCA: Cryptocurrency noobs still buy Bitcoin without understanding it

More than 50 percent of the cryptoasset owner survey sub-sample said that they have spent their money on bitcoin, while around 34 percent chose Ether. We used the term "cryptocurrency" for the purposes of the...More..

Airbnb to Acquire HotelTonight
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Airbnb to Acquire HotelTonight

Today, more than 400,000 companies are using Airbnb to manage their travel, and same-day bookings are now growing 2x year over year. The objective is for Airbnb to become the Amazon.com Inc. Airbnb says it...More..

Retailer LK Bennett placed into administration
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Retailer LK Bennett placed into administration

A spokesperson for EY said: "Stores in the Republic of Ireland are not included in the administration". "Linda Bennett and the management team therefore made the hard decision to place the company into admini...More..

Plane from Montreal makes emergency landing in New Jersey
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Plane from Montreal makes emergency landing in New Jersey

UPDATE (1 p.m. Saturday): The Associated Press reported that no fire was found inside the plane, and the cause of the smoke in the cargo area remains under investigation. Passengers were told to crouch forward ...More..

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Lawyer sorry for 'tainting' Ghosn's fame with workman disguise

Ghosn, who headed the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors alliance, has been charged with falsifying financial reports, under-reporting his income and breach of trust in having Nissan Motor Co. Takano asked media ...More..

Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Apprenticeship Levy fails to make impact

The quality has increased too, and the introduction of higher and degree apprenticeships - including the Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship - has broadened the cohort of people completing them. In fact, it...More..

Saudi Arabia's chief diplomat assures Pakistan of Kingdom's support amid regional crisis
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Saudi Arabia's chief diplomat assures Pakistan of Kingdom's support amid regional crisis

During the visit, which concluded on March 6, the senior Chinese official reiterated Beijing's support to Pakistan for peace and stability in the region and also acknowledged Islamabad's measures against te...More..

America Created Just 20,000 Jobs in February
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

America Created Just 20,000 Jobs in February

The sharp slowdown in hiring, which may have been worsened by unseasonably cold weather, comes after employers added a blockbuster 311,000 jobs in January, the most in almost a year. Real gross domestic product...More..

Man wins $273m Lottery after Someone returned Ticket he Left Behind
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Man wins $273m Lottery after Someone returned Ticket he Left Behind

While she worked as a cost analyst for a utility company, her 54-year-old husband sat around. And she's been paying him support. And Eileen Murray won't take him back. Weirsky described himself as a "bum". "Y...More..

SpaceX's Crew Dragon Successfully Undocks From International Space Station
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

SpaceX's Crew Dragon Successfully Undocks From International Space Station

It marks the first time in 50 years that a capsule designed for astronauts returned from space by plopping into the Atlantic. Since the government agency responsible for spaceflight shut down its space shu...More..

Walmart greeter jobs: Walmart will make 'every effort' to keep disabled greeters
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Walmart greeter jobs: Walmart will make 'every effort' to keep disabled greeters

Combs, who has cerebral palsy, and other greeters with disabilities are threatened with job loss as Walmart transforms the greeter position into one that's more physically demanding. "Absolutely heartbreaking",...More..

NSW Police Locate Body Of Missing Sydney Woman Preethi Reddy In Suitcase
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

NSW Police Locate Body Of Missing Sydney Woman Preethi Reddy In Suitcase

Police spokeswoman described Reddy's disappearance as "out of character" and said there were serious concerns of her welfare. Detective Superintendent Gavin Dentate has said that investigations into Dr Reddy'...More..

Oil drops 2% as global economic outlook weakens
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Oil drops 2% as global economic outlook weakens

For the time being, however, expect the fear of weakening economies and soaring supply to continue to influence commodities trading, as evidenced by preliminary activity on Friday: both Brent and WTI fell margi...More..

Ghosn's lead lawyer not in on 'humorous' bail release ruse:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Saturday, March 09, 2019

Ghosn's lead lawyer not in on 'humorous' bail release ruse:The Asahi Shimbun

Ghosn, who headed the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Motors alliance, has been charged with falsifying financial reports in under-reporting his income and breach of trust in having Nissan shoulder investment losses ...More..