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FTC's Facebook Audit Didn't Catch Cambridge Analytica Leaks

FTC's Facebook Audit Didn't Catch Cambridge Analytica Leaks Moving users from Facebook Ireland allows Facebook some leniency in applying universal privacy protections. The shift lets Facebook go on unaffected by the EU's new data protection laws. Facebook was a trailblazer at the time of its birth and set a bad precedent for gaining online consent. Using it, however, requires responsibility and common sense-don't expect someone else to regulate ... [Full Article...]

Netizens Have Found a New Obsession- Mark Zuckerberg's Eyes!

Netizens Have Found a New Obsession- Mark Zuckerberg's Eyes! According to Tech Crunch, the changes are focused on centralising a variety of controls that were previously located in other places. " Facebook provides a network where the users, while getting free services a lot of them consider useful, are subject to a multitude of nontransparent analyses, profiling, and other mostly obscure algorithmical processing", said Johannes Caspar, the data protec... [Full Article...]

Immune therapy key to extending lung cancer patients' lives

Immune therapy key to extending lung cancer patients' lives Historically, chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy, is given to lung cancer patients to shrink a large, non-metastasized tumor, and in the past, immunotherapeutic agents have been administered after surgery with limited results. According to results of the KEYNOTE-189 trial, presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting, first-line use of Keytruda (pembrolizumab)... [Full Article...]

Westjet to accelerate engine inspections following fatal Southwest Airlines incident

Westjet to accelerate engine inspections following fatal Southwest Airlines incident Southwest told the FAA in October that airlines needed 18 months and that only certain fan blades should be inspected, not all 24 in engines. Write to us in the Comments Section or on our Facebook page . In June, the company issued a so-called alert service bulletin, recommending ultrasound inspections of the components involved in the 2016 engine failure. [Full Article...]

Taxpayers get one-day reprieve after IRS site crashes

Taxpayers get one-day reprieve after IRS site crashes Kudlow said he wasn't aware of the nature of the issue, but said: "The IRS'll straighten it out". On Tuesday morning, U.S. Sen. The agency said that past year, about five million taxpayers filed their returns on the last day of the filing season. [Full Article...]

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Going out of Business Sales

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Announces Going out of Business Sales Bon-Ton will provide more details about the liquidation plans and going-out-of-business sales at its stores once the bankruptcy court issues an approval of the winning bid, according to the announcement. The wind down of the Bon-Ton stores is expected to take two to three months. Bon-Ton, it continued, is "committed to minimizing the impact of this development on our associates, customers, vendo... [Full Article...]

'Fearless Girl' Statue Moving to NY Stock Exchange

'Fearless Girl' Statue Moving to NY Stock Exchange She told CNNMoney : " Fearless Girl [will] continue to inspire the global community regarding gender collaboration in every aspect of life". In a letter sent in April 2017 to de Blasio's office on Di Modica's behalf, attorneys from Siegel Teitelbaum & Evans and McLaughlin & Stern likened the placement of Fearless Girl to a marketing gimmick and that it would behoove the city and State Stre... [Full Article...]

Keystone Financial Planning INC Increases Position in Philip Morris Intl (PM)

Keystone Financial Planning INC Increases Position in Philip Morris Intl (PM) Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters had expected earnings of $1.42 billion, or an adjusted 90 cents a share. Horan Capital Management who had been investing in The Tjx Companies for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $51.77 billion market cap company. [Full Article...]

Allergan-Shire Deal Is DOA

Allergan-Shire Deal Is DOA After $3.98 actual earnings per share reported by Shire plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.05% negative EPS growth. In late March, Takeda had expressed an interest, although at the time, Shire said it had not been approached by the company. [Full Article...]

Starbucks to close all stores May 29 for racial-bias education

Starbucks to close all stores May 29 for racial-bias education Melissa DePino, whose video of the arrest went viral on social media, told ABC News the men were doing nothing more than sitting at a table when police officers entered the shop, put them in handcuffs and hauled them away. Starbucks will close the stores May 29 to offer the training to 175,000 employees, reported the New York Times . It is hoped that the training will prevent fur... [Full Article...]

Tesla Model 3 Moves to 24/7 Production

Tesla Model 3 Moves to 24/7 Production Tesla produced 9,766 Model 3s in the first quarter and missed a goal to build 2,500 of the sedans in the last week of March. Elon Musk said that the assembly process for the Model 3 relied too much on automation. Tomorrow, it will stop work at Fremont, for three to five days. After a similar shutdown in February, Model 3, about which Tesla released almost the same statement, production di... [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley up 2.4% after topping estimates

Morgan Stanley up 2.4% after topping estimates FINRA issued shorted shares of MS's total 10.69 million shares. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its holdings in Morgan Stanley by 18.5% during the 3rd quarter. Conning Inc. now owns 37,427 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,200,000 after buying an additional 890 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Capitals-Blue Jackets, 1st Ld-Writethru,628

Capitals-Blue Jackets, 1st Ld-Writethru,628 Grubauer started Game 1 of the series , also a Washington loss, and allowed four goals on 27 shots. It was the Capitals' turn to prevail in OT, this time on the Blue Jackets' home ice, to pull to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series . Sweet goals, awesome saves and a double-overtime victor - this game had it all. The Washington Capitals are trying to be part of the 12 percent to defy expectations ... [Full Article...]

Canelo Alvarez suspended for 6 months for doping violations

Canelo Alvarez suspended for 6 months for doping violations The Mexican boxer twice tested positive for the performance-enhancing drug in February and was given his punishment at a hearing in Nevada on Wednesday. Alvarez has denied knowingly taking the prohibited substance and blamed the positive tests on contaminated beef, which has been an issue in Mexico for years.Ranchers have been known to use clenbuterol in their feed, even though it is also banned... [Full Article...]

Prime Minister encounters pipeline protest in London

Prime Minister encounters pipeline protest in London David Eby said government legal experts looked at the legislation Alberta tabled Monday and concluded it's unconstitutional, against the law and created to not be enacted. "We want to step back as an industry from there and just look at how do we move this project forward", he said. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers called the Alberta bill a "very strong tool" it hoped was not need... [Full Article...]

Dick's Sporting Goods destroys firearms it stopped selling

Dick's Sporting Goods destroys firearms it stopped selling But it takes a remarkable amount of expertise and knowledge (don't forget common sense) to be investing in these companies and being successful. Alternately, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold. Start focusing on ordinary profitability ratio which covers margins; DKS has a profit margin of 3.80%. Kbc Group Nv who had been investing in Dicks Sporting Good... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom inflation cools to one year low in March

United Kingdom inflation cools to one year low in March Pantheon Macroeconomics expects CPI inflation to continue to fall sharply towards 2 per cent later this year. Retailers have been struggling since the 2016 Brexit vote pushed the value of the pound down, and the cost of living rose. Inflation started to overtake wages in February previous year, squeezing incomes. A pound at 10.30am was worth $1.42, down from $1.43 before the inflation a... [Full Article...]

Excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake: Elon Musk

Excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake: Elon Musk Thirteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . The company has endured a number of difficulties recently, including production bottlenecks and severe mounting debt, but Mus... [Full Article...]

China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms

China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms The visit gives the leaders an opportunity to discuss Trump's upcoming summit with North Korea, which Japan eyes warily. Trump welcomed the two days of meetings at his private Mar-a-Lago club. Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday he looked forward to the meeting with Abe: "Working on Trade and Military Security". Abe instead wants to promise more Japanese direct investment in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Scientists Accidentally Create Super Enzyme That Can Devour Plastic Pollution

Scientists Accidentally Create Super Enzyme That Can Devour Plastic Pollution McGeehan and colleagues were examining the structure of the natural, PET-degrading enzyme when they found they could increase the degradation rate by manipulating the chemical structure of the enzyme. The team used the Diamond Light Source , near Oxford, UK, an intense beam of X-rays that is 10 billion times brighter than the sun and can reveal individual atoms. [Full Article...]


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