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Amazon Extends Free Shipping Deadline To Dec 16

Offers on Free Shipping Day may exclude over-sized or personalized items. The site also added a discount coupon section this year to help shoppers with a ...


Fed Raises Rates, Sticks to Forecast for 2018 Increases

It will be hard for the Fed to justify further rate increases unless inflation moves toward the central bank's target. Lee Ju-yeol told reporters. Gross domes...


Police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport

Situation secure with best rates guaranteed. Part of Schiphol and Schiphol Plaza, a shopping area, were temporarily evacuated. "He was shot in the leg and t...


New York Woman Charged with Sending Bitcoin to Islamic State Fighters

Zoobia Shahnaz of Long Island, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of NY said today , has been charged with bank fraud, conspiracy to commit mo...


Facebook introduces 'snooze' setting on social media site

Snooze allows users to mute their Facebook friends without having to unfollow or unfriend them permanently. However, users who Snooze someone or something wi...


Facebook Plans Pre-Roll Advertisements

The world's largest social networking site has said on December 14 that it would begin promoting videos more prominently inside its News Feed. Everyone's leas...


IT Department pays visit to Bitcoin exchanges

A cryptocurrency , Bitcoin's value touched almost 20,000 USA dollars this month, for the first time, in its astounding assent that puzzled watchers. Accordin...


Apple confirms Finisar VCSEL support

The iPhone maker has committed to spend at least $1 billion through its Advanced Manufacturing Fund in US -based companies to support high-tech manufacturing....


Arizona 31st in U.S. health rankings

Also "beating" us were Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and CT. MS ranked 50th for the least healthy state, according to the survey. An annual report by the United ...


EasyJet statement on EC approval of its Air Berlin acquisition

It also operates three licensed airlines within the European Union and Switzerland. Lufthansa said it will now stop financing Niki, which it had been keeping ...


BREXIT: EU urges United Kingdom to remain faithful

The European Parliament on Wednesday gave its backing to the deal which, if approved at the summit later this week, should now allow the negotiations to move ...


YouTube & Apple Line Up Major Music Moves For 2018

We're telling you all this not just because we love to vogue - though we do - but also because Shazam is in the news. For nearly a decade, Shazam has been the...


SpaceX delivery delayed few days; 1st reused rocket for NASA

According toSpaceX, the first stage of the rocket will return to Cape Canaveral for refurbishment and use on a future flight. The first stage booster landing ...


India bans telecast of condom ads between 6am & 10pm

Television channels can not air advertisements selling and promoting condoms between 6 AM and 10 PM, according to the latest diktat of the Information and Bro...


Comcast Stock Surges As DIS Moves Closer to Acquiring Fox Assets

This comes as a statement from the company itself, seemingly getting ahead of an announcement from Disney and Fox, who have had eyes for nobody but each other t...


BC government to announce Site C decision on Monday

The groups "threw everything we could" into making that case to the hasty B.C. Utilities Commission review that Horgan called, Boon said, and he was "astonished...


Mum thrown off flight for breastfeeding

The flight attendants then allegedly conferred at the front of the plane before telling Mei, her baby, and her two elderly parents they had to get off the plane...


Arms sales rise for first time in five years

Arm sales by worldwide defense contractors have risen for the first time in five years, due in part to the mounting threat of North Korea's missile and nuclea...


HSBC No Longer Under Threat of US Prosecution

Money laundering is the process of disguising the proceeds of crime so that the money can not be linked to the wrongdoing. The bank also paid USA authorities a ...


Met Éireann warn that Sunday night's temperatures will drop even further

Counties Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo are expected to be the worst hit with snowfall likely to cause accumulations of 4 to 8cm....


These are the best companies to work for in the UK

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award ,...


Oil slides toward $57 on signs U.S. gasoline stockpiles expanded

The perception that the higher fuel stocks pointed to weak demand outweighed a drop in crude inventories by 5.5 million barrels to 451.8 million barrels, trader...


Steinhoff shares nosedive after CEO Markus Jooste resigns

Shares in Poundland's parent firm Steinhoff International have lost more than 60% of their value after its chief executive quit amid allegations of accounting i...


Global airlines' industry profit to hit $38.4b in 2018: IATA

Middle East carriers recorded a 6.9 percent rise in demand in October year on year, up from 3.9 percent in September , said the International Air Transport ...


Score sweet deals on National Cookie Day

Hershey's just released a new goodie called Cookie Layer Crunch, which combines "crunchy cookie texture, layered with a decadent filing, all wrapped in creamy, ...


YouTube to counter extremist content with 10000 staff

Wojcicki said the company would take "aggressive action" by launching new comment moderation tools. In November, confectionary maker Mondelez ( NASDAQ:MDLZ ),...


Ireland to reluctantly collect tax windfall from Apple

The announcement comes after some tension with Brussels, which referred Ireland to the European Court of Justice in October of this year for failing to coll...


Infosys board appoints Salil S Parekh as CEO and Managing Director

In a separate statement, Paul Hermelin, chairman and chief executive of Capgemini thanked Parekh, saying he contributed to the group's development in India and ...


Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC Decreases Position in Amazon.com, Inc

Regis Management CO LLC now owns 231 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 2 shares in the last quarter. Shine In...


FBI Removed Agent From Russia Probe for Anti-Trump Messages

Flynn was also told by a "very senior member" of Trump's transition team to contact Russian Federation and other foreign governments to try to influence the...


U.S. regulator to allow CME, CBOE to list bitcoin futures

CME said on Friday it would list its bitcoin futures contract, which like CBOE's will be priced against and settled in the cash bitcoin market, on December 18. ...


Potsdam bomb alert: Object containing explosives under investigation by German police

Local media reports that the package was delivered to a pharmacy but was reported as suspicious when an employee found wires inside. Police tweeted to say "...


Applebee's offering $1 Long Island Iced Teas throughout December

As in: "Here's a mug of liquor, with just a little bit of carbonated sugar to make it easier to ingest". The famous cocktail is a mixture of rum, vodka, gin, ...


Donald Trump Misses His Old Life, President's Ex-Wife Ivana Trump Says

Since she trimmed that tree, the tradition on the first lady welcoming the tree has lived on. A profile of the first lady at Vanity Fair quotes two insiders w...


War On Christmas: Washington DC Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar

The words on the advertisement invited readers to "Find the Perfect Gift" and providing a link to their website for those who are interested in Catholic tradi...


Waymo Trade Secret Trial Delayed After Uber Accused of Sneakily Withholding Evidence

He said he was part of the ride-sharing firm's corporate surveillance team, which has now been disbanded. According to Bloomberg , Uber has already tested U....


YouTube goes after child-exploiting channels and videos

In case if you don't know, the YouTube Go was partially released by Google earlier this year, that substantially reduces the bandwidth usage while playing v...


Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $1.85 billion

Charles and David Koch are among the new owners of the recently sold Time Inc., the company that owns and publishes over 100 magazine brands, including Ti...


Pharma leader MSD endorses government's Industrial Strategy

The business secretary hailed the investment as an endorsement of his efforts to foster closer co-operation between the state and strategically important indust...


Local businesses excited for Small Business Saturday

Small businesses across Central Texas are preparing for Small Business Saturday this weekend. Shoppers were out and about on Small Business Saturday looking f...