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WhatsApp increases European Union age limit to 16 as GDPR approaches

WhatsApp increases European Union age limit to 16 as GDPR approaches It is reported by The Independent , writes the Chronicle. info about a reference to the European truth. However, users will first have to request their account information for downloading a copy of their user data. Twitter said their new privacy policy will offer more focus on "the controls" they give consumers regarding the use of their personal information. [Full Article...]

Asian shares advance as United States bond yields push dollar higher

Asian shares advance as United States bond yields push dollar higher Nickel and palladium (both of which Russian Federation produces a large share of global output) also fell more than 5%. The dollar camped near seven-week highs against a basket of currencies on Tuesday after it gained a boost from the rise in the USA 10-year Treasury yield toward the psychological barrier of 3 percent. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Shares Wobble Despite 16% Lift In Revenues

Microsoft Shares Wobble Despite 16% Lift In Revenues Including contributions from cloud-based versions of its Office productivity software and online gaming subscriptions, recurring revenue streams now account for about 30 percent of Microsoft's sales, said Michael Nemeroff, an analyst at Credit Suisse. [Full Article...]

Oil prices rise over Iran sanctions worries

Oil prices rise over Iran sanctions worries Brent crude futures, the benchmark for oil prices outside the USA, ticked up 17 cents to $74.18 a barrel. US crude oil production has shot up by more than a quarter since mid-2016 to over 10.54 million barrels per day (bpd), taking it past Saudi Arabia's output of around 10 million bpd. [Full Article...]

Early Praise for CMS Proposed Rule to Promote Interoperability

Early Praise for CMS Proposed Rule to Promote Interoperability The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Tuesday followed through on its promise to institute an overhaul of the Meaningful Use program created to reduce the burdens on providers in terms of time and cost, while also increasing the programs' focus on interoperability. [Full Article...]

Giannis Antetokounmpo With Poster And Game-Winner As Bucks Beat Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo With Poster And Game-Winner As Bucks Beat Celtics I know you guys want it to be, but it's the playoffs. "I think I'm being used pretty much the same way". A reporter offered to send Stevens one. Stevens said he would likely only make a switch for matchup purposes. Game 4 is Sunday in Milwaukee . (He and Anthony Davis have made the most progress towards that particular Mount Rushmore this season.) He times his tip perfectly, getting it just ... [Full Article...]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Weekly Ratings on April 25, 2018

Odey Holdings AG boosted its holdings in Alphabet by 18.2% in the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 17,647,327 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $16,406,366,000 after buying an additional 367,634 shares during the period. [Full Article...]

What the DACA ruling means for Texas

What the DACA ruling means for Texas This is the third case challenging President Donald Trump's phasing out of the program. It offered two-year renewable work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the USA as children. Here, the Department's decision to rescind DACA was predicated primarily on its legal judgment that the program was unlawful. Praising the decision, the National Immigration Law Center tweeted , " What... [Full Article...]

Macaulay Culkin reveals on 'Ellen' that he can't go out around Christmas

Macaulay Culkin reveals on 'Ellen' that he can't go out around Christmas Despite being most famous for playing Kevin McAllister in the first two Home Alone movies , Culkin admitted that he doesn't watch them anymore, mainly because of how fresh his memories of those experiences still are. Culkin also claims that he doesn't leave the house around the holiday season, in an effort to avoid the madness. "I was exhausted of it, to be honest", he said. [Full Article...]

Major Concerns as U.S. 10-Year Yields Test 3%

Major Concerns as U.S. 10-Year Yields Test 3% Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note is getting close to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014. Defense contractor Lockheed Martin ( LMT ) sank 6.1 percent. Chemical companies and other materials makers could also see their profits affected as oil prices and other expenses rise. [Full Article...]

Treasuries' March Above 3% Faces Challenge From Slumping Stocks

Treasuries' March Above 3% Faces Challenge From Slumping Stocks This month, the yield has risen on signs that US inflation is headed slowly higher while the Federal Reserve has clearly indicated the fed-fund rates could be raised another three times in 2018. buyers and rising yields increase the opportunity cost of holding gold, which is another factor lessening gold's appeal". And bonds and stocks tend to move in opposite directions, too, so the new thres... [Full Article...]

Amazon wants to Key your auto

Amazon wants to Key your auto Amazon is turning the trunk of your vehicle into a mailbox. The new in-car delivery service is now available in Houston , Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, and San Antonio, plus approximately 30 other USA cities and surrounding areas. Amazon says it will not deliver to private parking garages or other places where access to a vehicle is not readily available. You'll also get a notification when... [Full Article...]

GM Korea reaches wage deal, avoids bankruptcy

GM Korea reaches wage deal, avoids bankruptcy Initially, the management offered to transfer 100 workers from its Gunsan plant to the company's other plants in Bupyeong District, Incheon, and Changwon, South Gyeongsang, while putting the rest on four-year leave without pay. The KDB, on the other hand, requested a 20-to-1 selective capital reduction to maintain its 17 percent share in the company, since the debt-to-equity swap proposed by GM wo... [Full Article...]

India's TCS shares hit record, touches $100 bln in market cap

India's TCS shares hit record, touches $100 bln in market cap For the first time ever, Tata Consultancy Services has surpassed the big $100 billion mark on Monday. At 14:50 hrs, Tata Consultancy Services was trading at Rs 3,450.05, up 1.4 percent, on BSE. Not only this, its market cap even accounts for roughly 25 per cent of India's forex reserves, which, at last count, were valued at $426 billion. " TCS continues to execute solidly for a company of its... [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund says trade tensions hinder growth

International Monetary Fund says trade tensions hinder growth US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today said rising debt levels in low-income countries threaten to generate significant economic and social instability and imperil hard-won developmental gains. In recent weeks, however, both countries have hunkered down with neither moving forward on their threats as economists warn that a trade war would be a lose-lose scenario for both countries. [Full Article...]

International Investigators Arrive At Suspected Chemical Attack Site

International Investigators Arrive At Suspected Chemical Attack Site The team will build a report based on the test results, in addition to "other information and materials collected by the team", the statement said. An ITV News correspondent recorded the return of the OPCW convoy to Damascus. "We believe such flaws within an notable case similar to this, for all those good reasons, to be unacceptable, since the security of this O.P.C.W. staff was guaranteed ... [Full Article...]

Southwest And Engine Manufacturer Disagree Over Timing Of Inspections

Southwest And Engine Manufacturer Disagree Over Timing Of Inspections U.S. aviation regulators have ordered emergency inspections of one of the world's most popular jet engines after the fatal accident this week on a Southwest Airlines plane. It is not clear how many takeoff-and-landing cycles the engine in Tuesday's accident had gone through and whether it would have been covered by the FAA directive. [Full Article...]

FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines

FAA, EASA Order Emergency Checks On CFM56-7B Engines The order will affect about 680 engines globally, including about 350 in the U.S., the FAA said . Manufactured by CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric and France's Safra Aircraft Engines, the CFM56-7B is one of the most widely used jet engines . [Full Article...]

Mostly sunny, breezy, cool, and dry

Mostly sunny, breezy, cool, and dry Friday and Saturday mornings will be quite cool with lows in the upper 40s and lower 50s. We are waking up on this Friday morning to low temperatures in the lower 30s with winds from the east to the southeast at 5-15 miles per hour as high pressure moves away from us. [Full Article...]

Rain is in the Oklahoma forecast for Friday night and Saturday

Rain is in the Oklahoma forecast for Friday night and Saturday Tomorrow Night: Mostly cloudy. Sunday - Sunny, with a high near 54. Wind: E 5-15. High: 53. Sunday night will be mostly clear with a low around 33. Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. In Lincoln, where the annual Nebraska spring football game is set for 11 a.m., there is a slight chance of rain, mainly before noon. [Full Article...]


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