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Facebook to Launch Testnet for Its Libra Cryptocurrency Next Week

Facebook to Launch Testnet for Its Libra Cryptocurrency Next Week Facebook's much-anticipated cryptocurrency project, more than a year in the making, will be unveiled early next week. Each of these firms will invest around$10 million to fund further development of the currency and become part of the Libra Association. [Full Article...]

Target launches same-day delivery in US

Target launches same-day delivery in US As part of its latest push, Target shoppers will be able to order 65,000 items for same-day delivery from Target .com. Walmart has been working on same-day delivery service for groceries but in that case, it has struggled to get the service off the ground. [Full Article...]

Flour sold at local stores recalled for E-Coli outbreak concerns

Flour sold at local stores recalled for E-Coli outbreak concerns No King Arthur products sold online are involved in the recall, nor are any products sold through its Baker's Catalogue; Baker's Store in Norwich, Vt.; or Baking School in Burlington, Wash. Anyone with these products should throw them out or return them for a refund. Some kinds of E. coli cause illness by producing Shiga toxin. Symptoms typically include stomach cramps and diarrhea. [Full Article...]

Target cash registers not working at stores nationwide

Target cash registers not working at stores nationwide Several shoppers in the store said they didn't know Target was having problems with the registers. On social media, the hashtag #targetdown tracked the ensuing frustrations and chaos, while "At Target" and "All Target" trended nationwide. [Full Article...]

U.S. Core Inflation Cools, Bolstering Case for Fed Rate Cut

U.S. Core Inflation Cools, Bolstering Case for Fed Rate Cut There's no reason the Fed shouldn't consider using it - if it needs to. Its rhetoric and tortured logic confuse everyone. USA consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year. [Full Article...]

Huawei Mulls Using Russian Mobile OS After US Ban

Huawei Mulls Using Russian Mobile OS After US Ban Not long ago, there were rumors that devices running Huawei's new OS could launch as soon as October of this year. Hongmeng will support other devices later. Android OS. That could be the reason why the USA tech giant has been lobbying for an Android exemption from the Huawei ban, arguing that the ban on Huawei will raise national security risks to the US. [Full Article...]

Gold nearing the year’s high amid US-Iran rift

Gold nearing the year’s high amid US-Iran rift Tensions between Washington and Tehran have been high since President Donald Trump chose to pull the U.S. out of a landmark nuclear deal in 2018 and reintroduce sanctions against Iran. On Friday, the President of the Japanese shipping company that owns the Kokuka Courageous held a press conference in Tokyo, in which he denied that a mine had been used in the tanker attack. [Full Article...]

Oil price could fall to $30: Novak

Oil price could fall to $30: Novak The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries plus Russian Federation and other producers, an alliance known as OPEC+, have implemented a deal since January 1 to cut output by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd). oil could trade favorably as WTI and Brent will continue to track the broader risk environment high", Innes said . Conversely, we may see a dramatic sell-off in crude oil prices ... [Full Article...]

Facebook has promised to leave up a deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has promised to leave up a deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg The word " Spectre " in the video refers to an art exhibition which is a part of the Sheffield Doc Fest , an worldwide documentary festival held in Sheffield, UK from 6-11 June 2019. The video is easily recognizable as a fake, in part because the voice paired with the image sounds only marginally like Zuckerberg. Pelosi responded harshly to Facebook's refusal to take down the fake video of he... [Full Article...]

Salesforce buys Tableau Software for Dollars 15 bln worth of shares

Salesforce buys Tableau Software for Dollars 15 bln worth of shares Coatue Management LLC now owns 2,412,405 shares of the software company's stock valued at $289,489,000 after purchasing an additional 934,635 shares during the last quarter. "As part of the world's #1 CRM company, Tableau's intuitive and powerful analytics will enable millions more people to discover actionable insights across their entire organisations". [Full Article...]

Kroger to sell CBD products in almost 1,000 stores

Kroger to sell CBD products in almost 1,000 stores The Kroger Co .is joining the growing list of retailers selling CBD products. "Our limited selection of hemp-derived CBD topical products is from suppliers, which have been reviewed for quality and safety", Lowrie continued. While the regulations surrounding CBD are still murky, retailers have started to embrace the products. She said the company will not offer "ingestible" CBD products at th... [Full Article...]

Facebook unveils 'Study' market research app, says they'll compensate participants

Facebook unveils 'Study' market research app, says they'll compensate participants Facebook said it would "collect and analyse" information, that would include apps installed on a participant's phone , the amount of time spent using those apps, and the user's country, device and network type. The company also said it will not sell any information it collects via the app to third parties or use it to target ads. The social media giant is introducing a new scheme - available ... [Full Article...]

Raytheon share price up 2% after merger with United Technologies

Raytheon share price up 2% after merger with United Technologies The Defense Department and big customers like Boeing Co, Lockheed Martin Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp will have a lot of clout in the antitrust review, and may worry about over-reliance on one company for a big suite of products. Under terms, Raytheon shareowners will receive 2.3348 shares for each Raytheon share they hold. Once the merger is complete, United Technologies shareholders will own... [Full Article...]

Build-A-Bear Workshop will be holding another ‘Pay Your Age' event

Build-A-Bear Workshop will be holding another ‘Pay Your Age' event But this year, the company has come up with a way to control crowds . Each ticket is valid for one stuffed animal per child present, with a maximum of two stuffed animals per ticket. A total of 200,000 guests worldwide will receive a ticket. "Additionally, ten Guests will win the Count Your Candles Sweepstakes grand prize of a birthday party experience to use any time in the next twelve mon... [Full Article...]

China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump

China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump Beijing has hit back with its own retaliatory tariff increases. Trump attacked the Obama administration for USA trade policy on China , accusing his predecessors of allowing Beijing to trounce America economically. There has been no public indication that the Chinese president intends to avoid Trump at the summit of world leaders in Osaka on June 28 and 29, where the pair are expected to di... [Full Article...]

United Tech-Raytheon merger set for launch

United Tech-Raytheon merger set for launch Last year, for instance, UTC completed its purchase of Rockwell Collins for $30 billion and the assumption of $7 billion in Rockwell debt. Every US military operation and regime change campaign since the Gulf War of 1991-from Iraq and Afghanistan to Yugoslavia, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Syria-have included the launching of Raytheon-made Tomahawk cruise missiles, mostly from naval ships and sub... [Full Article...]

G20 finance chiefs: trade row intensified

G20 finance chiefs: trade row intensified Finance ministers and central bank governors of the world's 20 biggest economies, the G20, are meeting in the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka to discuss the global economy amid rising trade tensions between China and the United States . [Full Article...]

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones But Huawei won't have that privilege anymore. Reports that surfaced later on Friday also claimed that social networking giant Facebook has made a decision to ban Huawei from pre-installing its family of apps on its smartphones. While all new phones that leave production lines reportedly won't have the apps installed, Huawei's existing smartphone models still have access to the Googl... [Full Article...]

Trump says US and Mexico have signed immigration agreement

Trump says US and Mexico have signed immigration agreement Having threatened Mexico with an escalating series of tariffs - starting at 5 percent and growing to 25 percent - the president faced enormous criticism from global leaders, business executives, Republican and Democratic lawmakers, and members of his own staff that he risked disrupting a critical marketplace. [Full Article...]

How the Stock Market Reacted to May's US Job Numbers

How the Stock Market Reacted to May's US Job Numbers Trump said on June 7 there's a "good chance" an agreement could be reached, which also seems to have been reflected in the stock market gains. President Donald Trump has put a 25 percent tariff on $250 billion of annual Chinese imports and, on June 6, said he'll make a decision after the G20 Summit in late June on whether to expand the tariffs to another $300 billion worth of products. [Full Article...]


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