Apple Earnings: Shares Gain 3% in After Hours

Barron's senior tech writer Jon Swartz on Apple and Amazon's race to a $1 trillion market cap. Propelled by the rise of Apple Music and app subscriptions, services have quickly become a major revenue contributor for the company. More..

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by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Discount ticket service MoviePass raises prices by 50 pct

MoviePass wasn't flawless, but ostensibly, they were trying to make the movie-going experience accessible to everyone, and were met with angry entitlement. After experiencing total blackouts over the weekend ...More..

MoviePass Raises Prices, Limits Access to New Movies to Save Itself
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

MoviePass Raises Prices, Limits Access to New Movies to Save Itself

No exact date has been set for when Moviepass will raise their price. For example, the blockbuster " Mission: Impossible - Fallout ", which opened last weekend, was unavailable for at least some MoviePass ...More..

Majority Of Voters Now Back A Second Brexit Referendum, Poll Shows
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Majority Of Voters Now Back A Second Brexit Referendum, Poll Shows

A majority of Britons back a second referendum on Brexit for the first time, a new opinion poll has found. Meanwhile, a separate poll out today suggests more people back holding a second referendum on quitt...More..

Harley-Davidson Announces Pan America Adventure Motorcycle for 2020
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Harley-Davidson Announces Pan America Adventure Motorcycle for 2020

As part of a plan it calls "More Roads to Harley-Davidson", the company expects to spend $675 million-$825 million over the next four years, chop costs and generate $5.9 billion-$6.4 billion in revenue in 202...More..

McDonald's Celebrates Big Mac's 50th Anniversary With MacCoin Currency
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

McDonald's Celebrates Big Mac's 50th Anniversary With MacCoin Currency

Unfortunately, the coins are not being given away at McDonald's locations, you need to win them. McDonalds has said that more than 6.2 million MacCoins will be available across USA restaurants from Thursda...More..

Elon Musk's latest offering: $1,500 Tesla surfboards
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Elon Musk's latest offering: $1,500 Tesla surfboards

Some of the boards are now being resold on eBay for three times the original price of $1,500 (£1,142). Men's, women's, and children's clothes and hats are offered alongside scale models of Tesla's cars, lea...More..

Homeless man gets more than 200 job offers after handing out resume
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Homeless man gets more than 200 job offers after handing out resume

Desperate for work, Casarez took to the streets to hand out resumes. Scofield posted photos of Casarez and his resume on Twitter that afternoon, writing: 'Today I saw this young homeless man asking for pe...More..

‘Smelly Socks’ Odor Diverts Spirit Airlines Flight
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

‘Smelly Socks’ Odor Diverts Spirit Airlines Flight

Passenger Steven Costello tells WPLG-TV of Miami that some children on the flight vomited and at least one woman fainted. The crew chose to make an unscheduled landing in SC when a unusual smell began to perv...More..

Trump touts parts of global trade deals he once rejected
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Trump touts parts of global trade deals he once rejected

Yesterday, after meeting with European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, President Trump announced that the United States has reached an agreement with the European Union in principle, which would f...More..

Shareholders approve Disney-Fox US$71.3 billion merger, Entertainment News & Top Stories
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Shareholders approve Disney-Fox US$71.3 billion merger, Entertainment News & Top Stories

Essentially Disney will now have complete creative control over Fox's film and TV assets, with properties like Avatar , Fantastic Four , and the X-Men now under Disney's belt. 21st Century Fox announced ...More..

Facebook Might've Just Had The Worst Day In Stock Market History
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Facebook Might've Just Had The Worst Day In Stock Market History

Facebook lost United States dollars $119 billion in market value as the share price plunged - reportedly the largest single-day loss for any public company in history. Facebook has faced dozens of lawsuits ove...More..

Intel's data center business falls short, shares slip
by | Monday, July 30, 2018

Intel's data center business falls short, shares slip

Earnings before certain costs such as stock compensation came in at $1.04 per share on revenue of $17 billion. That was up 15 percent from the same period a year ago. Intel's board of directors later said it h...More..

ITV profits rise, to launch a 'streaming service'
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

ITV profits rise, to launch a 'streaming service'

Revenue from its studios, which make "The Voice", rose 16 percent to 803 million pounds, accounting for around half of its total, it said on Wednesday. ITV's total advertising revenue was up 2 percent. IT...More..

World's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

World's oldest person, a Japanese woman, dies at 117

Recall, July 6, near Florence in Italy, died the oldest woman in Europe - the 116-year-old Giuseppina, Progetto. She was described as "chatty" - and her longevity was put down to a kind and patient temperamen...More..

China withdraws approval for Facebook’s new venture
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

China withdraws approval for Facebook’s new venture

Thursday also saw the cancellation of the $44 billion proposed takeover of China's NXP Semiconductor by the U.S.'s Qualcomm , after Chinese regulators failed to approve the deal. Matt Sheehan, an expert on C...More..

Mexico to demand new labor standards for foreign firms: incoming foreign minister
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Mexico to demand new labor standards for foreign firms: incoming foreign minister

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto said in Mexico City on Friday that he hoped the accelerated talks would allow for a deal in August. Lighthizer, the U.S. "I don't believe that they've compromised in ...More..

Krispy Kreme 81st Anniversary: Get $1 Dozen Donuts
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Krispy Kreme 81st Anniversary: Get $1 Dozen Donuts

The doughnut itself is made with a vanilla birthday cake-inspired dough blended with confetti sprinkles, classic Original Glaze, and lightly topped with colorful sprinkles. Founded in 2003 by university student...More..

Chinese factory churns out 'Trump 2020' flags as trade war heats up
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

Chinese factory churns out 'Trump 2020' flags as trade war heats up

In what may have been a world first for the USA leader, Trump was pictured receiving Juncker's trademark greeting of a kiss in the neck area when the pair met for high-stakes talks at the White House on Wed...More..

EU Announce a Truce in Trade War
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

EU Announce a Truce in Trade War

The EU will be a "massive buyer" of LNG, Mr. Trump said. Mr Trump had threatened to impose 25% tariffs on European auto imports. "This was a very big day for free and fair trade", Mr. This comes after farm...More..

McDonald's Staff Beat Up Milkshake-Throwing Customer
by | Sunday, July 29, 2018

McDonald's Staff Beat Up Milkshake-Throwing Customer

The fight eventually ends when the customer seems to realize it's a battle she isn't going to win. The fight happened after the customer allegedly tried to fill up a free water cup with soda. The customer mo...More..

Disneyland agrees to pay workers $15 minimum wage next year
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Disneyland agrees to pay workers $15 minimum wage next year

More specifically, those already earning $20 an hour will receive a bump of 60 cents an hour immediately, and additional 75 cents in January. This will raise Disneyland's wages to $15 an hour three years before...More..

Saudi Arabia halts oil exports in Red Sea lane after Houthi attacks
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Saudi Arabia halts oil exports in Red Sea lane after Houthi attacks

While Saudi Arabia is busy launching military factories and importing weapons, the UAE has built a formidable force of mercenary recruits, using its oil wealth to purchase arms from, among others, South Afric...More..

Facebook-led tech slump dims broader gains for stocks
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Facebook-led tech slump dims broader gains for stocks

A plunge in Facebook Inc's (FB.O) shares pushed the Nasdaq down more than 1 percent on Thursday, the index's biggest one-day drop in a month, but industrial stocks rose after the United States and the Euro...More..

US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

US GDP accelerates to 4.1% growth after Trump's tax cuts

The transformation is also not as dramatic as Mr Trump claims - and in many ways the 4.1 percent annualised growth during the second quarter is in line with an economic expansion that just entered its tenth y...More..

Trump is finally vindicated on tariffs
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Trump is finally vindicated on tariffs

President Donald Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday agreed on a plan to defuse the festering trade dispute between the two major economies. The EU's use of flash cards is n...More..

Facebook hit with class-action suits following stock tumble
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Facebook hit with class-action suits following stock tumble

Zuckerberg, 34, is now the world's sixth-richest person with US$70.6 billion, down three rungs on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Those problems hadn't mattered to the success of the business - until now. "...More..

Digital Revolution Opens New doors For Emerging Economies: PM Modi
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Digital Revolution Opens New doors For Emerging Economies: PM Modi

Efforts by China to build a coalition in its trade war against the USA are underway, with provisions for Xi to announce additional moves against the US during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia o...More..

Discount Not Discourse to Boost U.S. Soy Sales to EU
by | Saturday, July 28, 2018

Discount Not Discourse to Boost U.S. Soy Sales to EU

USA farmers have been hurt by China's retaliatory tariffs on American soybeans amid an escalating trade fight between Washington and Beijing, and Trump has been promising relief. The EU, naturally, disagrees,...More..

by | Friday, July 27, 2018

USA economy surges to 4.1 percent growth in second quarter

January-March quarter GDP growth was revised up to a 2.2 percent pace from the previously reported 2.0 percent rate to account for updated information and methodology improvements. The revisions also showed t...More..