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Business Walmart to offer Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving
Author: 0 Walmart to offer Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving

Still, by some estimates the number of shoppers who went online to make purchases past year was larger than the number who went to stores and bought items in person. About 70% of consumers in the USA will shop Black Friday and/or Cyber Monday , When looked at as individual shopping days, Cyber Monday has a slight lead, as 71% of consumers responding to the survey said they intend to shop Cyber Monday , versus 69% who said they intend to shop Black Friday.

Author: 0 Lyft is expanding internationally to step up its fight against Uber

The company operates in hundreds of USA cities and Toronto will be its first global market. It will operate exactly as it does in the US: Riders can open Lyft's app, request a ride, then take one to wherever they need to go. The ride-hailing startup announced in a blog post today that it will start serving passengers in Toronto next month. For example, Quebec wants drivers to complete 35 hours of training, which Uber said was not feasible for many of its drivers who have other jobs and ...

Author: 0 Missouri starts investigating Google's business practices

Google was facing a broad investigation into its business practices Monday, with American officials planning to examine how the internet giant handles user data and offers up search results. Also of interest to Hawley's investigation is the roughly 70 percent of all card transaction information that Google collects. But the Federal Trade Commission settled with Google in 2013 and said it didn't find any reasons to impose radical changes on how the company runs its Internet search engine.

Business Green Bay Packers: Three takeaways from their win over the Bears
Author: 0 Green Bay Packers: Three takeaways from their win over the Bears

ATLANTA-With Dallas forced to play with suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott sitting out his first of at least four games, Atlanta defensive end Adrian Clayborn made the Cowboys pay. Asked why his club was so sloppy coming off the bye, coach John Fox responded, "Everyone has their own interpretation". "He's a very talented guy", Fox said.

Business China hopes quadrilateral meet on 'Indo-Pacific' concept not directed against it
Author: 0 China hopes quadrilateral meet on 'Indo-Pacific' concept not directed against it

Senior officials from Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have met today with India's Ministry of External Affairs , Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the United States' Department of State to discuss a shared vision for increased prosperity and security in the Indo-Pacific region and to work together to ensure it remains free and open.

Business Single's Day trends: $25bn spent in one day
Author: 0 Single's Day trends: $25bn spent in one day

While veterans were recognized in the US and those fallen in the Second World War were to be remembered in Europe, in China, this November 11 was to celebrate singles. JD posted a net profit of 1 billion yuan ($151 million), its highest ever quarterly profit and outstripping analyst estimates of a 213 million yuan loss.

Author: 0 Qualcomm Rising: Rejects Broadcom Bid for 'Significantly Undervaluing'

The Board has found that the proposal dramatically undervalues Qualcomm and comes with significant regulatory uncertainty, said Tom Horton, presiding director for Qualcomm. Qualcomm provides chips to carrier networks to deliver broadband and mobile data. The per share consideration would consist of $60.00 in cash and $10.00 per share in Broadcom shares.

Business One Nation Senator leaves One Nation on first day of job
Author: 0 One Nation Senator leaves One Nation on first day of job

Anning, who employed a cadre of Roberts' former staffers in the aftermath of his citizenship snafu, was reportedly barred from entering a One Nation party meeting this morning . "It seems without even contacting me, Pauline has unilaterally kicked me out of her party". There have been reports of strife between Senator Anning and One Nation and accusations the party asked him to stand aside to return Malcolm Roberts to the Senate.

Business Sanjay Leela Bhansali assures Padmavati doesn't distort history
Author: 0 Sanjay Leela Bhansali assures Padmavati doesn't distort history

The movie has been facing many hurdles. Apparently, even the Rajasthan government is planning to set up a committee to watch the film before its release. The bench comprising of Chief justice Dipak Mishra, justice A.M. Khanwilkar, and D.Y Chandrachud said that the film has followed enough guidelines for the censor board to grant certification before its release.

Business Advertisers distance themselves from Hannity after Moore coverage
Author: 0 Advertisers distance themselves from Hannity after Moore coverage

Of course, this movement has turned unavoidably political for the left and right, although the latter seems more intent upon producing a venomous result while the former side thinks Keurig will come out on top. "Thanks for bringing this to our attention". " Hannity is blocked from our advertising list", Elouqii's Twitter account stated. It's not entirely clear if this means Keurig is only pulling ads from Hannity's radio show but will continue to advertise on TV during " Hannity ".

Business Trump, Putin stress need for more Syria talks
Author: 0 Trump, Putin stress need for more Syria talks

Trump said he asked Putin again about the allegations, "you can only ask him so many times". Putin, at a briefing for reporters at the end of the summit, said there was still a need for further U.S. Two former top United States intelligence officials said yesterday they fear President Donald Trump is being manipulated by Russian President Vladimir Putin , after Trump said he believed Putin was honest in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Business Federer avoids Sock shock in Finals opener
Author: 0 Federer avoids Sock shock in Finals opener

Federer, in London for the ATP Finals, starting on Sunday, said he had enjoyed watching the matches on TV but urged caution. Heading into the final tournament of the year - the ATP Finals - the duo are considered the favourites to add one more title to their collection.

Business SegWit2x 'Tantrum' Pressures Bitcoin to 8% Slump as Bitcoin Cash Jumps 40%
Author: 0 SegWit2x 'Tantrum' Pressures Bitcoin to 8% Slump as Bitcoin Cash Jumps 40%

The war isn't over, but the battle today goes to Bitcoin Cash , as the cryptocoin that resulted from the contentious August 1st hard-fork just burst past the $1k price point for the first time. At the moment, Bitcoin Cash is more profitable to mine. Trading volumes of Bitcoin Cash are close to the normal daily volume of Bitcoin in recent weeks.

Business In Britain, the plane landed without nose gear
Author: 0 In Britain, the plane landed without nose gear

However, the nose gear failed to deploy forcing the pilot to perform an emergency landing leaving the nose skidding along the runway of Belfast International Airport. He said: "The pilots in this case appear to have done a sterling job of bringing the aircraft back under those circumstances". The emergency response went "extremely smoothly".

Author: 0 The Latest Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Insider Trading Activity

There were 49 sold out positions, amounting to 16.11 million shares. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) that has shown a discernible change in trend levels over the path of recent market activity. On Wednesday, May 17 WALKER R A bought $1.00 million worth of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC) or 19,300 shares. Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $30.06.

Business Dispute over McNuggets turns violent in Indianapolis
Author: 0 Dispute over McNuggets turns violent in Indianapolis

Officers from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called to the McDonald's just after 3 a.m. on Friday morning. She says that all she wanted was a coffee and a snack for her daughter. In the video, moments later you see the driver and passenger of the silver auto climb out of the window, yelling and screaming at the manager before driving off.

Business Pacific nations agree on 'core elements' of new TPP trade deal
Author: 0 Pacific nations agree on 'core elements' of new TPP trade deal

Reuters said a statement was due to be made today, and it marked "a successful conclusion to talks in Vietnam", which at one stage had looked headed for failure amid resistance by Canada. The TPP negotiations originally included the United States, but U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the talks. The Canadian tech-sector has long urged Ottawa to fight for the removal of those elements from the deal.

Author: 0 Plane forced to land when passenger discovers husband is cheating on her

Fortunately, reports say the airport officials in Chennai were understanding of the woman's emotional state and didn't involve the police or other security. Earlier this year, a family in the United States was forced off their JetBlue Airlines flight after their fussy toddler kicked the seat of the passenger sitting in front of him.

Business Fidget Spinners Sold At Target Contain Lead
Author: 0 Fidget Spinners Sold At Target Contain Lead

A consumer advocacy group criticized Target for not recalling fidget spinners that contain what's considered to be excessive levels of lead. Both Target and the manufacturer say the items are still on the shelves because the spinners are not meant to be children's toys.

Business Was Iowa State robbed of a touchdown late against Oklahoma State?
Author: 0 Was Iowa State robbed of a touchdown late against Oklahoma State?

The victory keeps No. 15 Oklahoma State in third place in the Big 12 and drops Iowa State to fourth and likely knocks the Cyclones out of contention for the Big 12 title race. The Cowboys defense subsequently forced a three-and-out and got the ball back with five minutes left. The combination of Kempt, Noland and Lanning outplayed Rudolph in the first half, as he relied on Hill to provide the bulk of the offense.

Business Self-Driving Shuttle Crashes On First Day In Las Vegas
Author: 0 Self-Driving Shuttle Crashes On First Day In Las Vegas

But within two hours it had already been involved in a minor crash with a [truck]. No injuries were reported and the shuttle is expected to quickly return to service. The autonomous shuttle uses a system built by Navya , a French start-up that is also testing its technology in the United Kingdom and is now taking part in a 12-month trial in the USA city.

Business Pogba predicted Martial return
Author: 0 Pogba predicted Martial return

The news that Pogba could return for United's game against Newcastle United on November 18 will be music to the ears of Mourinho. They face the Tyneside club after the two weeks of global break on 18 October and the return of the trio will come as welcome boost for Mourinho.

Business Ford and Ekso Introduce Bionic Workers
Author: 0 Ford and Ekso Introduce Bionic Workers

While this isn't the first exoskeleton created to assist the human worker, the EksoVest demonstrates how such tools can prevent injury due to fatigue and provide physically disabled individuals the opportunity to regain lost abilities. Russ Angold, co-founder and chief technology officer of Ekso Bionics , said the new collaboration allowed them to refine their earlier prototypes based on insights directly from Ford employees.

Business Starbucks offering free holiday beverages in buy 1, get 1 deal
Author: 0 Starbucks offering free holiday beverages in buy 1, get 1 deal

Starbucks has a special treat , because it is offering free drinks this week as a part of its seasonal campaign. The promotion runs from November 9 to November 13 and is offered from 2 p.m.to 5 p.m. "This year's cup is intentionally created to encourage our customers to add their own color and illustrations", said Leanne Fremar, executive creative director for Starbucks.

Author: 0 Vodafone and CityFibre to bring ultra-fast broadband to millions

Vodafone has inked a deal for a full-fibre network built by CityFibre, which could connect up to 5 million premises over the next eight years. Pockets of similar networks exist in the United Kingdom across a number of providers with Virgin Media the best-known brand for delivering such a product.

Business Hasbro Mattel Takeover Rumors Swirling - Optimus Prime, Barbie to Finally Wed?
Author: 0 Hasbro Mattel Takeover Rumors Swirling - Optimus Prime, Barbie to Finally Wed?

During the same period last year, the business posted $0.70 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Mattel will post 0.04 EPS for the current fiscal year. At the moment, the average analyst rating for MAT is Hold. Mattel , Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. The firm had revenue of $1.56 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.82 billion.

Business Uber loses appeal over drivers' rights
Author: 0 Uber loses appeal over drivers' rights

That decision did not automatically apply to the app's 50,000 drivers in Britain but was seen as likely to prompt more claims. The tribunal ruled Uber drivers should be classed as employees rather than self-employed contractors. The ridesharing company plans to appeal yet again to higher courts. "The main reason why drivers use Uber is because they value the freedom to choose if, when and where they drive".