U.S. crude ends year above $60 on strong global oil demand

China's oil thirst has also led to a 3 percent monthly drawdown in its crude inventories in November, to 26.15 million tonnes, the lowest level in seven years, according to Xinhua data on Thursday. The latest official USA production figures are due t... More..

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Anonymous bitcoin trading to be banned in South Korea
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Anonymous bitcoin trading to be banned in South Korea

Cryptocurrency exchanges will also be banned from issuing virtual accounts to new clients. Before this correction, Bitcoin had managed to recover from a major correction last Friday when the cryptocurrency ...More..

'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

'Tiger Zinda Hai' gives tough competition to 'Baahubali 2' on Box Office

Khan's last hit Sultan (2016) also reached the double century mark in its first week. As per trade analysts, the film could possibly eye Rs 300 crore , which doesn't seem to be unattainable at this point. Ti...More..

An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

Most days the moon is almost 238,855 miles from Earth, but during the supermoon it will be approximately 223,068 miles away, according to NASA . The supermoon is a Full Moon when it is nearest point to the Ear...More..

Apple's Tim Cook now required to fly private company plane
by | Saturday, December 30, 2017

Apple's Tim Cook now required to fly private company plane

Apple's total tab for Cook's personal trips on the private plane was $93,109 in the 2017 fiscal year, which ended in September. The tech company revealed in a regulatory filing Wednesday that in 2017, its bo...More..

Geely becomes top stakeholder in Volvo Group
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Geely becomes top stakeholder in Volvo Group

That might be changing thanks to the purchase of a $3.3 billion minority share of AB Volvo by current Volvo Cars owner, Geely. Geely Holding bought Volvo Cars from Ford in 2010 and has been leveraging its o...More..

Holiday Retail Sales Highest in Six Years
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Holiday Retail Sales Highest in Six Years

There was no place like home for the holidays for many shoppers, who sent sales of electronics and appliances up 7.5%, the strongest growth of the last 10 year. "The strong United States economy was a contrib...More..

Apple Board Tells Tim Cook to Fly Private Jet
by | Friday, December 29, 2017

Apple Board Tells Tim Cook to Fly Private Jet

Cook's actual salary saw a comparatively smaller $57,692 increase, but the bulk of his nearly $4 million raise came from performance-based cash bonuses. He was also awarded stock worth $89m (£66m), up 74% from ...More..

Apple sued after it admits to slowing down older iPhones
by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

Apple sued after it admits to slowing down older iPhones

Further information provided revealed that this feature was implemented on the iPhone 6, 6S and SE previous year during a software update. I believe Apple's claim that the processor limitation was done to pre...More..

by | Thursday, December 28, 2017

QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Holdings Reduced by 1st Global Advisors Inc

The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,185,772 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,231,294. The stock decreased 1.57% or $5.093 during the last trading session, reaching $320.107. Dorsey & Whitn...More..

Amazon's Echo Dot speaker literally sells itself
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Amazon's Echo Dot speaker literally sells itself

In other words, Amazon shoppers decided the best gift to buy while talking to Alexa on their Echo speaker was to buy somebody else an Echo speaker, so they too could talk to Alexa when they want to buy stuf...More..

JetBlue plane skids off taxiway n Boston
by | Wednesday, December 27, 2017

JetBlue plane skids off taxiway n Boston

Passengers said the plane hit the ice and, suddenly, it felt like they were doing donuts on the tarmac. He says that forced it to touch down closer the end of the runway. Passengers were jostled, but none were ...More..

Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Bus Falls Into Banas River; 26 Bodies Recovered — Sawai Madhopur

A study of 2016 traffic deaths revealed that 150,785 people had died across the country in road accidents that year. "State government is closely monitoring the situation, including rescue operations and prov...More..

Miss America Leaders Quit After Derogatory Emails Mocking Contestants Revealed
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Miss America Leaders Quit After Derogatory Emails Mocking Contestants Revealed

The Miss America Organization was founded in 1921 and nowadays annually hosts pageants open to women aged from 17 to 24 who live in the U.S. to participate. Hagan was among dozens of former Miss Americas who ...More..

Open enrollment in Obamacare in Maryland ends today
by | Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Open enrollment in Obamacare in Maryland ends today

The individual mandate was "critical" to a well-functioning marketplace, said Sam Berger, a senior policy analyst at the Center for American Progress, a self-described "progressive" institute. The No. 2 Senate ...More..

North Korea calls latest United Nations sanctions 'an act of war'
by | Monday, December 25, 2017

North Korea calls latest United Nations sanctions 'an act of war'

The resolution, drafted by the United States and negotiated with the North's closest ally China, drew criticism from Russian Federation for the short time the 13 other council nations had to consider the draft,...More..

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Shorted Shares Increased 13.53% After Market Selling
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) Shorted Shares Increased 13.53% After Market Selling

Tensile Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Macys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $7.78B market cap company. The number of shares now owned by investors are 707.23 mln. Pinen...More..

5G Specifications Approved; But When Can We Expect It?
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

5G Specifications Approved; But When Can We Expect It?

In the morning of the day, the 3GPP held a general meeting in Lisbon, Portugal and approved the NSA (non-standalone)-based 5G standard. A coalition of tech and telecom giants said the 5G NR specifications...More..

2018 women's Olympic hockey roster has local flair
by | Sunday, December 24, 2017

2018 women's Olympic hockey roster has local flair

At the 2017 IIHF Women's World Championships, Clark scored twice and played on Canada's top line during the final two games of the tournament. According to Madison.com , former Badgers players Brianna Decker...More..

Nebraska's unemployment rate fall to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent
by | Saturday, December 23, 2017

Nebraska's unemployment rate fall to 2.7 percent; Iowa's at 2.9 percent

Year-to-year numbers show Arkansas' unemployment rate is down from 4.0 percent in November 2016. There were an estimated 27 fewer workers under the category of Local Government compared to October, and an add...More..