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It's not over: What just happened with net neutrality?

It's not over: What just happened with net neutrality? But most Republicans opposed the effort, saying the regulations were potentially too onerous and that Democrats were trying to use the issue for partisan gains in November. Upending these rules means that, for a fee, ISPs can prioritize certain websites, allowing them to load more quickly on their users' devices, and slow down or even block other sites. [Full Article...]

Senate Vote Says Net Neutrality Can Stay Around a Little Longer

Senate Vote Says Net Neutrality Can Stay Around a Little Longer The Senate measure needs to win a vote in the House where Republicans have a larger majority, and to get a signature from President Donald Trump , who supports the FCC's action. The Senate has voted to kill a Federal Communications Commission rule that repealed the Obama administration's ban on internet providers blocking or slowing down certain content. [Full Article...]

YouTube to launch new music streaming service

YouTube to launch new music streaming service The ad-supported version of YouTube Music will be free, the premium service without ads will costs $9.99 a month. YouTube Music's big selling point is that it uses all the things Google already knows about you to offer a more personal music streaming experience. [Full Article...]

Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire

Swiss Tesla accident: crash may have sparked battery fire Tesla ( TSLA -3.6%) plans a six-day pause in production at its Fremont factory in order to make some assembly line fixes, sources tell Reuters . Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. According to local media, police said the woman at the wheel of the vehicle claimed it was in a self-driving mode and that her attention was on her phone. [Full Article...]

Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth

Japan GDP Slides In 1st Quarter Ending 8 Quarters Of Growth TOKYO, May 16 (Reuters) - Japan's economy contracted more than expected at the start of this year, breaking the longest run of growth seen for decades, in a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's reflationary "Abenomics" polices. Our assessment of the factors seemingly behind the negative growth is that the deterioration in consumer spending is likely due to curbed spending owing to poor weather cond... [Full Article...]

Spiking bond yields slam stock market winning streak

Spiking bond yields slam stock market winning streak The yield on the benchmark 10-year note ripped through the four-year high it hit three weeks ago, finishing 9 bps above yesterday's close at 3.08% for its highest close since July 2011, and the two-year yield gained 4 bps to 2.58%, its highest close since July 2008. [Full Article...]

European Union giving illegal subsidies to Airbus

European Union giving illegal subsidies to Airbus But the WTO also dismissed USA claims that loans for the A320 and A330, the most popular Airbus models, were also costing Boeing significant sales, thus narrowing the scope of the ruling. had previously pegged as ranging from $7bn to $10bn a year. The CEO of Airbus , Tom Enders said, "Today's report is really only half the story". The WTO case has yielded 5,000 pages of filings and cost... [Full Article...]

Amazon introduces special Whole Foods discounts for Prime members

Amazon introduces special Whole Foods discounts for Prime members The savings are rolling out initially to the Whole Foods stores in Florida, but will expand to all U.S. Whole Foods Market and Whole Foods Market 365 stores this summer. Plus, Amazon Prime members get 5 percent back on Whole Foods purchases with the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card, the companies announced earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Vodafone CEO to step down after 10 years

Vodafone CEO to step down after 10 years Colao has been very vocal on policy and industry issues arising out of India including high spectrum cost, tariff war, legal tussle with Indian government and regulator. The Italian has previously held other financial and marketing roles within the group after she joined Omnitel Pronto Italia - which later became Vodafone Italy - in 1994. [Full Article...]

Oil Slips as OPEC Seen Able to Offset Iran Losses From Sanctions

Oil Slips as OPEC Seen Able to Offset Iran Losses From Sanctions But while slogans of "Death to America" were few, many Iranians are sincerely angry over Mr Trump's decision and are siding with hard-liners who have warned to be suspicious of the West. "There is a good chance the current OPEC deal will end by end-2018, if not before", said Ed Morse, head of commodities research at Citigroup Inc.in NY. [Full Article...]

Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide

Average gasoline price nearing $3 per gallon in NY state, nationwide Gas prices recently rose again in anticipation of Memorial Day weekend, with the national average gas price standing at $2.87 on Sunday - 53 cents higher than this time previous year. Even as gas prices rise like outdoor temperatures, AAA still expects an additional 2 million people will take to planes , trains, automobiles and other modes of transportation. [Full Article...]

Facebook suspends 200 apps for possible misuse of user information

Facebook suspends 200 apps for possible misuse of user information It will show people if they or their friends installed an app that misused data before 2015 - just as we did for Cambridge Analytica . Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised users - and Congress - that the company would audit all the apps that may have collected user information under Facebook's old policy of letting developers access the data of app users' friends. [Full Article...]

Last Week Petrofac Limited (LON:PFC) Ratings

The firm has "Hold" rating by Peel Hunt given on Friday, June 9. Numis Securities maintained the shares of FAN in report on Tuesday, March 20 with "Hold" rating. It has change of 0.09, from 2017Q3's 0.98. 38 grew stakes while 19 funds acquired stakes. Amalgamated Bancshares invested in 10,563 shares or 0.01% of the stock. [Full Article...]

Trump Promises To Help Chinese Company That Violated US Sanctions On Iran

Trump Promises To Help Chinese Company That Violated US Sanctions On Iran In March past year, ZTE paid almost $900 million in penalties for exporting USA technology to Iran and North Korea in violation of sanctions. Representatives from both the USA and China - which boast the world's largest economies, with nominal GDPs of almost $19.4 trillion and approximately $12 trillion, respectively - held trade talks in early May. [Full Article...]

Viewpoint: Trump knew Iran deal wasn't working

Viewpoint: Trump knew Iran deal wasn't working Asian crude oil traders pointed to the US-Iran news as the immediate cause of the strengthening Dubai crude structure, which had been trading at 59 cents/b on April 30. The People's Republic stands to benefit if it can use its leverage as the world's largest importer of crude by insisting that its oil purchases from Iran be priced in yuan. [Full Article...]

Volunteers help efforts to "Stamp Out Hunger" in Tennessee Valley

Volunteers help efforts to Davis bourne, board chairman of Harvest Hope, says it's an easy way to help those in need. Volunteers with the SCV Food Pantry collect donations for the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive? Last year, letter carriers collected 75.3 million pounds of food from 10,000 cities and towns. [Full Article...]

Walmart may come up with IPO for Flipkart in 4 years

Walmart may come up with IPO for Flipkart in 4 years Walmart has already signed agreement to purchase shares worth $16 billion which is 77% of Flipkart, here's how the structure of deal looks like. As a portion of the bargain, wal mart will initially appoint five supervisors to Flipkart's plank, two supervisors will probably be appointed by minority investors whilst Bansal will take a single plank seat, as stated by the filing. [Full Article...]

Million Jobs will be Created with the Flipkart-Walmart Deal

Million Jobs will be Created with the Flipkart-Walmart Deal Technically speaking, Flipkart India's shares haven't been sold at all but, Flipkart Singapore, the report added. Citing sources in the know, The Economic Times said that the Japanese conglomerate is still undecided on whether to sell its 21 per cent stake in India's leading etailer given the tax liability involved if it exits less than a year after investing in Flipkart. [Full Article...]

Uber reveals new concept and partners for air taxi network

Uber reveals new concept and partners for air taxi network The company signed a " space act agreement " with NASA last fall to whip up ideas for a new "unmanned traffic management" system to safely oversee and manage these vehicles, which are supposed to be able to land in more places around a city than just airports. [Full Article...]

Starbucks changes its bathroom policy to be open to all

Starbucks changes its bathroom policy to be open to all Filmmaker Stanley Nelson will feature the training in an upcoming documentary, Schultz added. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson , settled with Starbucks earlier this month for an undisclosed sum and an offer of a free college education. [Full Article...]


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