Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

The prime minister also said that the taxation (cross border trade) bill, which seeks to allow the United Kingdom to implement its own customs regime after Brexit, and a related trade bill on Tuesday, were "an important part of our no-deal preparatio... More..

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by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Netflix Shares Crash After New Subscriptions Fall Short of Expectations

Netflix shares, which as one of the best-performing stocks have soared 109 percent this year, fell almost 14 percent to $344.60 in after-hours trading. While it's one thing for Netflix to fall short of Wall Str...More..

Amazon site crashes: Not ready for Prime time?
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Amazon site crashes: Not ready for Prime time?

Eastern time, but for many it started with an error code. Amazon Prime Day is more than just a "day" of savings, though - it's actually a 36-hour event. "The bonus from the competition can be that there's n...More..

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Stock Tanks on Weak Subscriber Adds — Netflix Earnings

Analysts had been modeling $3.94 billion in revenue and EPS of 79 cents. For Q3, it projects 650,000 net adds in the USA and 4.35 million overseas. The company reported 670,000 streaming net adds domestical...More..

How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

How to become an Amazon Prime member and how it benefits you

Amazon is even giving away a free PC game each day until July 18. Like, how can anyone call themselves a real Game of Thrones fan without at least one Mother of Dragons hoodie in the closet? In May Amazon...More..

Hudson's Bay to stop selling Ivanka Trump's clothing line
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hudson's Bay to stop selling Ivanka Trump's clothing line

Last year, the movement gained attention for organizing a boycott of Nordstrom , which said its decision was also based on performance. The news comes after the Trump administration's move to increase tariff...More..

Target tries its own version of Prime Day
by | Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Target tries its own version of Prime Day

For tech products, prices will probably be slightly better around Black Friday, but this is a good mid-year opportunity to score some discounts. How to end your Prime membership? . However, it should be noted...More..

European Union official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

European Union official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order

French President Emmanuel Macron had called in late May for talks on overhauling the WTO at a time when European companies were bracing for punishing USA tariffs on steel and aluminium imports that ultimately...More..

Thai Cave Rescuer Threatens to Sue Elon Musk Over ‘Pedo’ Remark
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Thai Cave Rescuer Threatens to Sue Elon Musk Over ‘Pedo’ Remark

Musk later deleted the tweets and did not immediately respond to a request for comment through Tesla . In a separate Twitter thread over the weekend, Musk defended his almost $40,000 donation to PAC Protec...More..

Papa John’s tells Schnatter to leave the house, cease media interviews
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Papa John’s tells Schnatter to leave the house, cease media interviews

Schnatter maintains an expansive office suite on the top floor of the company's headquarters building in Jeffersontown. The Papa John's founder has been back on the offensive in recent days. For now, AMB Spo...More..

Here are 50 top Amazon Prime Day deals 48 hours early
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Here are 50 top Amazon Prime Day deals 48 hours early

Monthly memberships for those with.edu emails is $6.49, while full-year subscriptions are $49. Amazon Prime Day is a major retail event for the e-commerce giant and any rivals that seek to capitalize on the...More..

Apple and suppliers launch $300 mn clean energy fund in China
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Apple and suppliers launch $300 mn clean energy fund in China

The fund will be managed through a third-party company, DWS Group, which also intends to invest in the program. Other participants include American suppliers Corning Incorporated and Jabil, as well as Catcher ...More..

US soybean growers denounce additional tariffs on Chinese goods
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

US soybean growers denounce additional tariffs on Chinese goods

China buys two-thirds of the world's soybean exports and, historically, more than half of US soybean shipments, worth $12.25 billion a year ago. Neal Beam grows soybeans, wheat and corn on his family's farm n...More..

Amazon Prime Day sale begins today at 12 noon
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Amazon Prime Day sale begins today at 12 noon

Flipkart is also offering minimum Rs 500 off on exchanging old phones, including those supporting 2G and 3G networks. Starting off with what the company calls Blockbuster Offers, the Honor 7X (4GB RAM, 64G...More..

Russian Federation tensions escalate over Greece, Macedonia name deal
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Russian Federation tensions escalate over Greece, Macedonia name deal

Alexander Vinnik , a one-time admin of bitcoin platform BTC-e who was arrested in Greece past year on an global warrant for cybercrime, has been ordered by a Greek court to be extradited to France. He has denie...More..

Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Elon Musk Calls Diver Involved in Thai Rescue Efforts a ‘Pedo Guy’

He elaborated that Musk "had no conception of what the cave passage was like". The freakish attack came after the rescue diver claimed that the mini-sub that Mr Musk built for the rescue and delivered to t...More..

Teachers get 15% off on school supplies at Target next week
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Teachers get 15% off on school supplies at Target next week

This link will not go live until Sunday. From pens, pencils, crayons and markers to classroom storage, organization, tissues and hand sanitizer, teachers will receive 15 percent off in stores and online. In o...More..

J&J to pay record $4.7bn damages in cancer case
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

J&J to pay record $4.7bn damages in cancer case

Yesterday a U.S. jury awarded a massive multi-billion-dollar payout to women who claim that its talcum product led to their ovarian cancer . In its natural form, some talc contains asbestos , a known carcin...More..

Government Clearance Given for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox to Bid for Sky
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Government Clearance Given for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox to Bid for Sky

Comcast , which made a US$65-billion all-cash offer for the Fox assets last month only for Disney to raise its bid, would need to return before that date if it wants to try again. Fox said the performance of ...More..

Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Musk calls mini-sub rescue plan critic ‘pedo guy’ in Twitter tirade

In an interview with CNN on Friday , Unsworth, a cave explorer, said that the mini-submarine Musk sent to aid the rescue mission was just "a PR stunt ". "Never saw this British expat guy who lives in Tha...More..

Oil Prices Slip After Libyan Ports Reopen
by | Monday, July 16, 2018

Oil Prices Slip After Libyan Ports Reopen

The bullish price action witnessed in oil suggests that this risk has not been fully priced in; this is something that would need to be considered if a trade war becomes a reality. The move is part of Trump's d...More..

U.S. Lifts Ban On ZTE Over Alleged Iran Sanctions Violations
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

U.S. Lifts Ban On ZTE Over Alleged Iran Sanctions Violations

We strongly oppose the June 2018 deal with ZTE negotiated by the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) to lift the seven-year ban against the export of USA parts and components to ZTE. The...More..

McDonald's Removing Salads From 3000 Stores After Illness
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

McDonald's Removing Salads From 3000 Stores After Illness

Health officials are investigating an outbreak of intestinal illness that has sickened dozens and is "likely linked" to salads at McDonald's. These restaurants span Illinois , Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michi...More..

Ryanair cancels flights for pilot strike
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Ryanair cancels flights for pilot strike

The airline agreed in December, for the first time in its 32-year history, to recognise unions to avert a costly strike over a rota blunder, which forced it to cancel flights affecting 700,000 customers. The co...More..

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes after 'heartbreaking' sale crowds
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Build-A-Bear CEO apologizes after 'heartbreaking' sale crowds

The deal only applies to restaurants that have Chuck E.'s Play Pass which includes all three metro Detroit locations. Build-A-Bear Workshop's " Pay Your Age Day" event on Thursday came with hours-long lines ...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Strike hits Ryanair flights today

It usually operates 290 flights from Ireland across Europe. The 24-hour walkout by pilots based at Dublin and other Irish airports began at 01:00hrs (BST) today and will last until 01:00hrs (BST) tomorrow. "W...More..

Build-a-Bear halts too-popular
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Build-a-Bear halts too-popular "Pay Your Age" deal

Customers can log into their "Build-A-Bear Bonus Club" account by midnight July 15 to redeem the voucher and can use it through August 31, the company said in a statement . In England, there were reports of ...More..

McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

Several outbreaks have occurred in the United States in the past several years, especially during the summer months, that have been linked to imported fresh produce including raspberries, basil, snow peas, and ...More..

Ryanair Irish pilots vote to strike for the first time
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair Irish pilots vote to strike for the first time

Despite the strike action, Ryanair said it still flew 12.6 million passengers in June, a rise of 7 per cent. Ryanair crew have warned that they too could be joining their colleagues in strike action next week...More..

Ryanair braces for looming pilot strike with talks grounded
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ryanair braces for looming pilot strike with talks grounded

Ryanair cabin crew are threatening to disrupt Europe's biggest low-priced airline at the height of the holiday season. "All customers on these flights have received text and email notification of these canc...More..